Canon 50mm f1.4 USM International for $270

The new condition with USA warranty of the Canon 50mm f1.4 USM lens goes for $330 with free accessories at some Canon USA authorized dealers like Adorama, or if you want to venture into the used market, it starts at $238~ at B&H Photo and KEH Camera

But if you prefer new condition for less than the USA model, the international model is currently offered in new condition for $270 with free US shipping at Massdrop. There’s no mention of warranty in the listing. It will ship in mid-May 2019 from Massdrop. The offer runs for the next seven days [from posting date here]. Shipping outside the US hovers around $10 (varies depending on country/region/continent obviously)…

Wedn (EU): Canon and Sony and M43rds and more camera sale

Amazon Germany decided to continue their Gold Box Spring Sale until Thursday instead of its previous ending of Monday. The Wednesday group of daily deals includes a Canon and Sony camera sale among other things:

+ Canon camera sale
+ 80D with 18-135 for 1125 euro
+ M50 body for 495 euro
+ M50 with lens for 585 euro
+ M50 two lens kit for 720
+ XC10 4K professional camcorder for 1420
+ G9 X II for 313 to 323
+ G7 X II for 473
+ also superzooms and camcorders

+ Sony and Friends camera sale
+ Sony a6500 body for 1055
+ Sony HX90 superzoom for 249
+ Sony RX100 III w/selfie grip for 499
+ various Sony and Sigma and Olympus lenses
+ Olympus E-PL9 with kit lens for 539
+ Panasonic G70 with kit lens for 429
+ Panasonic TZ58 superzoom for 149
+ camcorders

Among the other sales, it’s the return of the PC Gaming sale featuring many accessories, from keyboards/mice to headsets to mics and audio. There’s LEGOs and cat food and Fire tablets and coffee machines and various kitchen-y things of all sizes…

10% off Lenses at KEH with coupon (ends Sun PM)

KEH Camera fans, a new 5-day coupon is upon us! Using coupon code LENS4A you can get 10% off most lenses at KEH Camera. The coupon expires on Sunday APR-21-2019 at 11:59pm ET.

As always, there are exclusions: the coupon does NOT work on “New” and “Like New” condition products. LEICA branded products are also excluded from the promotion. You can test the coupon by entering it in their shopping cart without the need to login or signin…

Grey-market Fuji XC 50-230mm f4.5-6.7 OIS II for $189

The new condition Fuji XC 50-230mm f4.5-6.7 OIS III goes for $399 at authorized Fuji USA dealer such as B&H Photo

But if you want to pay half the price but not get any warranty, AND you are okay with the second generation (II) of the lens, for the next five days you can get it as international grey-market for $189 with free US shipping at Massdrop… Orders will ship at the end of April by Massdrop… This offer is only available to US addresses…

PS: speaking of Massdrop, they have brought back the Peak Design camera straps sale with the straps dropping to $40 ONCE you select a specific option in their shopping cart. The price you see on their website before these steps is $50… There are optional add-ons for $more$ as well… All available options are listed in the product description… They come with a Peak Design limited lifetime warranty… They will ship in late April 2019 by Massdrop…

Olympus M. Zuiko ED 12-40mm f2.8 for $560 [MD]

Massdrop is back on again with a new lens offering. It is the new condition Olympus M. Zuiko ED 12-40mm f/2.8 lens offered for $560 with free US shipping. International shipping appears to hover around $10 but I can’t check all the countries in the universe 🙂

There is no mention of warranty in the listing, and this is the international version of the lens. In other words, a grey market from the perspective of the US market.

The offer runs for the next seven days (from posting time) and will get shipping in mid-to-late April 2019 by Massdrop

In new condition at authorized Olympus USA dealers this goes for $1000 (eg B&H, Adorama). Used prices start at $559 in condition “V” at Adorama

Kamlan 28mm f1.4 MF lens for $150 [X/E/m43/EF-M]

If you are a fan of mirrorless systems and manual focus prime lenses, the Kamlan 28mm F1.4 is currently offered for $150 at the Massdrop website for the next five days and change. This is available in four different mirrorless systems, Fuji X, Sony E-mount, Micro Four Thirds, and Canon EF-M.

Orders will ship in mid-April 2019. The product description has no mention of a warranty, so assume there is none. Shipping is free in the US. International shipping is around $5, with the exact amount depending on individual countries and regions. A prime lens is not that hard to ship after all 🙂

International Olympus 40-150mm f2.8 PRO ED for $880 + S&H

If you are comfortable getting a PRO lens without a manufacturer warranty, Massdrop is offering for the next two days and change [from blog-posting time] the new condition Olympus 40-150mm f2.8 PRO ED M.Zuiko lens for $880 plus shipping which is under $10 for the US zipcodes I tried and varying around $20 depending on country.

There is no mention of warranty in the listing, so assume there is no warranty. This is the international version of the lens. This is how they explain it on their page.

The orders will be shipped in mid-April of 2019 by Massdrop…

Fri/Sat (B&H): Oben Tripod, Lensbaby 50/5.6 SF (Nikon only) for $40, Etc

It’s breakfast at Tiffany’s and weekend at the B&H daily deals with this quartet running until Saturday at 11:59pm ET (the Friday set runs for 48 hours instead of the usual 24 hours):

+ Lensbabies Spark 50mm f/5.6 Selective Focus Lens for Nikon F Mount for $40
+ only the Nikon is on sale

+ OBEN AC-2361L 3-Section Aluminum Tripod for $90

+ Auray M-LED18-CL 18-LED Clip-On Music Stand Gooseneck Light (Cool/Warm Light) for $30

+ OP/TECH USA Work Mat (Medium, 20 x 32″) for $10

Rokinon 24mm f2.8 Auto Focus Full Frame for $289 [E]

Now it’s 80s flashback time. Here I am, Rokinon you like a hurricane 😉 Which brings us to the latest Adorama limited time (aka “Snapshot deal”) which is the new condition Rokinon 24mm f2.8 lens, a rare bird in that this is a Rokinon auto-focus lens(e), a full frame lens at that, and available in the Sony E system for $289 with free US shippings.

Mon: Zeiss Distagon T* 25mm f2 (ZE) for $749, Etc

Hooray, once again a lens is headlining the Monday daily deals at B&H Photo, it is the Zeiss Distagon T* 25mm f/2 ZE (Canon EF mount) going for $749 with free US shipping. Unfortunately for Nikon fans, the Nikon mount option is discontinued at B&H and obviously cannot be ordered or pre-ordered.

The other three offers:

+ Delkin Fat Gecko Triple Mount for $60
+ Samson G-Track Pro USB Microphone with Built-In Audio Interface for $70
+ Pelican 1920B MityLite LED Flashlight for $17

Meanwhile at Amazon Germany Gold Box they are offering Philips TVs and Acer Swift laptops among their daily offerings…

UPDATE: at Woot Computers their daily deal is a refurbished 11.6″ Lenovo Thinkpad 11e Chromebook (Celery N3160, 4GB RAM, 16GB on-board, card reader, bluetooth, HDMI, USB 3.0, etc) for $100 with a 90-day Woot warranty. Creepy Google and all, there’s something very relaxing when you own a laptop that does NOT ever need to use Windows Update 🙂

Pentax 18-50mm f4-5.6 DC WR RE HD DA for $177

No, this has not turned into a Pentax blog, it’s just that price-checking can sometimes work out like this. Another Pentax lens is on sale, the HD DA 18-50mm f4-5.6 DC WR RE is going for $177 with free shipping and handling by Amazon itself (limit up to three per customer) and also at B&H Photo

Used (heavily) Pentax 16-50mm f2.8 ED-AL SDM for $249 + S&H

The Pentax lens price-check is a gift that keeps on giving. This surfaced in the Adorama Used store, a well-used Pentax 16-50mm f2.8 ED-AL IF SDM is going for $249 plus shipping. Supplies are very limited, so if you don’t see anything at the aforelinked page, it means the used inventory sold out.

This is rated as condition “V” at Adorama, which, per their website:

Pentax 50mm f1.8 DA for $97

While price-checking the Pentax 35/2.4, another sub-$100 new condition Pentax prime surfaced, it is the 50mm f1.8 DA going for $97 as well by Amazon itself (up to three per customer) and also at B&H Photo and also at Adorama

Pentax 35mm f2.4 DA AL for $97 New OR $76 Used

Pentax prime time now! For $97, you can get the new condition Pentax 35mm f2.4 DA AL lens from Amazon itself with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price. This is not a lightning deal, it looks like it may have been a price-match…

On the other hand, if you are fond of used lenses, you can get it for $76~ in “Used – Like New” condition in original packaging from Amazon Warehouse Deals itself. Note that used supplies are limited, so it may have sold out by the time you read this. Always pay attention who the actual seller is on Amazon and at Amazon Warehouse Deals as many and more can offer products for sale over there…

PS: meanwhile in Europe, you can get this lens in “Used – Very Good” condition for 85~ euro by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself. Note that used inventory is limited, so it may be gone by the time you read this post…

Pre-order new Nikon Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens

If Canon has something up for pre-order, of course Nikon must needs match it, so Nikon is offering for pre-ordering their brand new Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens for $2300. Pre-orders are available at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon herself… Obviously, a compatible Z camera is needed to best utilize this lens 🙂

EU: Tamron 70-300/4-5.6 Di LD Macro for 90 euro [C] or 100 [N/A]

If you are a fan of unstabilized zoom lenses, the new condition Tamron AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro is on sale for 90 euro in the Canon DSLR system and for 100 euro in the Nikon system (motorized) or in the Sony-Minolta A mount… Limit up to two units per customer at the sale price… This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time unknown… The Pentax K is not available…

Rokinon 12/2 NCS CS MF for $249 [E/m43] or $269 [X/EF-M]

Adorama is running a limited time promotion [they call them “snapshot deals”] on the new condition Rokinon 12mm f2 NCS CS MF lens for $249 in the silver color scheme in the Sony E and Micro Four Thirds systems and $269 in the Fuji X and Canon M systems. Meanwhile the black color scheme goes for $269 with free shipping in all four aforementioned systems…

Mon: Sigma 35mm f1.4 DG ART HSM for $749 (C/N/A/P and E)

If lenses are kings, it’s the Return of the King at the Monday B&H Photo daily deals with a lens leading the way. It is the new condition Shiguma 35mm f1.4 DG ART HSM lens going for $749 with free shipping in five different systems. Yes, there are at least four young mirrorless-generation of photographers: Canon, Nikon, Sony A, and Pentax K. The lens is also available for Sony E… I don’t know if it’s foreshadowing or a bad omen, but the lens has …404 customer reviews as of the time of rating 🙂

There’s two more items in the B&H daily deals, the MeFoto GlobeTrotter (not from Harlem through) Air Travel Tripod going for $50 in your choice from five trendy/trending color schemes of the pastel-inspired kind. There’s also a TP-Link smart-something thing…

Of potential interest to EU shoppers in the Monday Amazon Germany Gold Box, it’s the Huawei P20 going for 399 euro, the P Smart+ [mayhaps they didn’t think of the giggle-inducing name in casual-speak english] for 219 euro, and the 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab A (T585) tablet with LTE going for 190 euro…

Meanwhile at the Woot website there’s yet another MacBook sale, some HP Pavilion desktops, and an Android blast from the past with an unlocked Droid Turbo 2 smartphone…

Free Tripod with select Nikon f2.8 zoom lenses

If you are a fan of Nikon-branded lenses and tripods, you are in luck! For a limited time, Adorama is running a free Tripod with select Nikon lenses promotion. The free tripod depends on which lens you buy. The MeFoto Roadtrip tripod is free with either the Nikkor 14-24/2.8G or the 24-70/2.8G, while the Fotopro X-Go is free with either the 24-70/2.8E or the 70-200/2.8E… So the aforementioned G lenses get the MeFoto while the aforementioned E lenses get the Fotopro…

Wedn: Tokina 11-16/2.8 DX-II [C/N] for $329, Etc

And just like that, mid-week is upon us, and a new trio of B&H Photo daily deals, with today too headlined by a camera lens, this time it is Tokina’s turn, their AT-X 116 PRO DX-II 11-16mm f/2.8 going for $329 with free shipping in your choice of Canon or Nikon SLR systems. We must needs start saying that now that they both have full frame mirrorless too 🙂

The other two daily deals are:

+ Think Tank Retrospective 10 Shoulder Bag for $70 with free Pocket Rocket (???) in your choice of color scheme

+ Impact Cruiser ACDC-500-TTL 2-Light Kit for $999 in your choice of Canon or Nikon or Sony systems

Fuji 10-24mm f4 OIS with choice of extras for $749

Gong hei fat choi but red lenses are hard to find, so we make do with silver and black…

If you are a fan of the Fuji X-system and you are just getting tired of prime lenses [MEOW!!?!] the Fuji XF 10-24mm f4 OIS lens is currently on sale for $749 at authorized dealers and it is bundled with a variety of lens-a-holic free accessories at Adorama (filter set, trinkets, etc), while B&H Photo goes the Hoya freebie route with two 72mm Hoyas (Haze, CP)… Amazon itself does not offer any freebies [other than the usual 5% statement credit with a Prime credit card] but various 3rd-party sellers offer their own bundles of lens-y joy…

Tue: Rokinon 35mm T1.5 Cine DS for $399 [C/E/m43], and more

Never fear, Super Tuesday is here at the B&H Photo daily deals with a lens! It’s the new condition Rokinon 35mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens going for $399 in your choice of Canon EF, Sony E and Micro Four Thirds. Poor Rokinon and friends, they’ll be burning the midnight oil to make lenses for all the new full frame mounts of 2018 ^_^

The other B&H daily deals include:

+ Vanguard VEO 2 235AB Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head for $70 in two color schemes
+ DRACAST LED1000 Pro Bi-Color LED 3-Light Kit with V-Mount Battery Plates and Stands for $1289
+ WestCott Round Halo Mono Softbox (45″) for $50

Some …action at the Amazon Germany Gold Box as well for Tuesday in the German time zone, a variety of Victure (the brand name) action cameras and trail/wildlife cameras starting at 26 euro… There you’ll also find a 30 euro Jabra bluetooth headphone…

Wedn: Tamron 150-600/5-6.3 Di VC [C/N] for $779 {also Dracast, Atomos, Surface} [updated]

One of the benefits of the Canon-Nikon systems is the abundance of third-party lenses from the Japanese trio (TamTokSig), offering more affordable alternatives to the “canon” system lenses. Which brings us to the Wednesday B&H Photo daily deals, headlined by the new condition Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens offered for $779 with free shipping in your choice of Canon or Nikon systems…

PS: this is certified to be a Tamron lens {that’s because I often confuse/mistype Tamron and Tokina ~ they share four of the six letters in their respective names}

Also participating in the deals du jour is the Dracast LED500 Pro Bi-Color LED Light with V-Mount Battery Plate for $199 and three bundles of the Atomos Shogun Inferno 7″ ranging from $995 to $1195…

UPDATE: speaking of daily deals, at Best Buy they are offering the new condition 12.3″ Microsoft Surface PRO (4GB RAM, 128GB SSD) with a keyboard included for $649 with free shipping or store pickup… There are enough Surface products now (and that’s before the foldables and the smartphone-type-things arrive) to warrant a visit to the Wikipedia page to sort them all out. We’ve already had six generations of the tablet, and two of each of the laptop and the “Book” and the Studio and three of the Surface Hub…

Canon Instant Savings until February 2nd (201 options)

The latest iteration of the Canon Instant Savings (manufacturer initiated discounts at authorized dealers) includes 160 Canon cameras (DSRLs, mirrorless, Powershots), along with 31 lenses and ten flashes. They are obviously too many to list here individually, but you can find them nicely organized over there at B&H Photo…

Tamron 70-210mm f4 Di VC USD with FREE Silk PRO II Tripod for $599 [C/N]

It’s Tammy time! No, not Tammy Wynette, but Tamron! Their new condition Tamron 70-210mm f4 DI VC USD DSLR lens is bundled with
the FREE Slik Pro II Tripod (with Ball Head & Case, gunmetal finish), all together going for $599 with free shipping at Adorama in your choice of Nikon system or Canon system.

No coupon, no rebate; just add to cart and proceed to checkout. During this promotion, the free Silk tripod is mentioned and included automatically by Adorama. If you don’t see the offer mentioned at the aforelinked pages, it means the promotion expired. Screenshot below if you are not familiar with the way Adorama does these type of offers…

Wedn (EU): Various Lenses and Pana G80 and GX9 (w/14-140), Huion, Etc

The photography theme continues to be part of the Amazon Germany Gold Box for Wednesday December 12 in 2018 with this dedicated camera and photo sale that is lens-heavy:

+ Panasonic G80 with 12-32 for 319 euro in two color options
+ Panasonic GX9 with 14-140/3.5-5.6 OIS for 940

+ Nikon 200-500/5.6E ED VR for 1170

+ Tamron 15-30/2.8 Di USD for 829 in Sony

+ Sigma 10-20/3.5 EX DC HSM for 309
+ Sigma 17-50/2.8 EX DC OS HSM for 259
+ Sigma 35/1.4 DG HSM for 669
+ Sigma 50/1.4 DG HSM for 649

+ there’s also a Huion Graphics tablets sale with prices ranging from 40 to 622 euro, with eight options available

Tue: 9% off most lenses at KEH Camera w/coupon

Tuesday is a gift that keeps on giving, today it brings us another coupon-offer from KEH Camera: coupon code NINTH12 gets you 9% off most lenses sold at the KEH Camera website. The usual exclusions apply. You can test the coupon in the shopping cart without creating an account or logging in. Eligible purchases made until 12/31/18 automatically get a 365-day warranty instead of the usual 180-day warranty (items in AS-IS and UGLY grade do NOT get a warranty regardless)…

Sigma 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM Macro for $269 [Canon only]

The Adorama Featured Holiday Deal of the day for Monday DEC-10-2018 is the new condition Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS in the Canon EOS system only, going for $269 with free shipping. Only this mount and this kit is on sale. The other options (eg with freebies) are not on sale. This is a limited time offer.

Last Call: 20% off Olympus Outlet w/coupon

Good until 11:59pm ET on Cyber Monday, the Olympus Outlet store [CORRECteD LINK] is offering 20% off when you enter coupon code CYBERSAVINGS over there. This is only on reconditioned/refurbished items which is what their Outlet store has. The Olympus store offers a 90-day Olympus USA warranty on the reconditioned products they sell. Free shipping with orders of $50+. They are not famous for fast shipping so if you cutting it too short for a date or deadline, keep that in mind…

Sat (EU): Six Lenses (five Canons, one Sony)

At the Amazon Germany Gold Box for Saturday, among the other offers you can get:

+ Lens Sale featuring five Canons (three EF, one EF-S, one EF-M) and one Sony (24-240/3.5-6.3 OSS for 759 euro)
+ Canon lenses range from 118 to 538, three primes and two zooms

+ just like Amazon USA, Saturday’s daily deals are subdued in contrast to Black Friday’s

Voigtlander Lenses Sale (21 options; Leica M, Sony E, Nikon F)

Voigtlander fans, unite and take over! B&H Photo is running a Voigtlander Instant Savings promotion featuring 21 options, a mix of systems offered, Leica M, Sony E, Nikon F, but not Canon EF 🙂 Prices range from $349 to $949…

Last Call: Rokinon 24mm f2.8 AutoFocus FE for $299

This is a last call on this deal, the new condition Rokinon 24mm f2.8 autofocus FE lens (Sony E system) is on sale for a limited time for $299 with free shipping at B&H Photo

Sigma Lenses Instant Savings [119 options]

If you are a fan of Sigma lenses, a total of 119 options are participating in the latest Sigma Lenses Instant Savings promotion that is part of the ever-growing B&H Black Friday sale for 2018. A mix of DSLR and mirrorless system lenses are available. Some of the lenses come with freebies (eg lens docks). Some of the lenses earn promotional rewards that can be used in future purchases at B&H…

NOTE that this is 119 options, not 119 different/unique lenses. For example if fictitious lens 5mm f0.005 is available in ten different mounts, it will appear as ten options under the above listings…

PS: and before you say 5mm f0.005 cannot be done, check the camera store at the Reptilian Mothership above the Equator 😉

SLR Magic 8mm f4 for $129 [m43]

Budget prime time for Micro Four Thirds shooters now! The new condition SLR Magic 8mm f4 lens is currently on sale for $129 at B&H Photo as part of their SLR Magic sale and also at Adorama… You see, Canon and Nikon don’t have all the lenses 🙂

Black Friday refurbished and preview at Canon USA

The official Canon USA store is having a Black Friday preview sale with a mix of new condition and refurbished products on offer, including a refurbished $100 pancake prime (24mm f2.8 STM EF-S) with the same 1-year warranty

New Zeiss Lenses Instant Savings (61 options)

Zeiss too has joined the Sunday “new instant savings party” with a total of 61 items offered in the latest Zeiss Lenses Instant Savings. Most of them also earn promotional rewards. The sale includes both lenses for DSLRs and for mirrorless camera systems. All but one are in-stock and ready to ship. The other one is a “special offer”…

PS: by now you may be curious to find out which one of the 61 lenses is the “special offer”. If you don’t want to find out yourself, here’s the SPOILER: it’s the Biogon T* 35mm f2 ZM in the silver color scheme.

PS2: Biogon sounds like the name of a fictional company working in biology/genetics from a videogame or superhero comic?

Tamron 28-75mm f2.8 SP AF XR Di LD for $399 [K/A]

It’s f2.8 PRO zoom but without breaking the bank! For a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Tamron 28-75mm f2.8 SP AF XR Di LD (model A09) for $399 with free shipping in the Pentax K and the Sony Alpha DSLR systems. Finally a sale that focuses on the non-big-market-share mounts… The Pentax version earns 4% promotional rewards (around $16 to be used in future B&H purchases)… Offer ends 11/15/19 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out…

Nikon Lens Instant Savings [9 options]

A new week is upon us and with it, B&H Photo has launched a new round of Nikon Lens Instant Savings featuring nine options of zooms and primes and bundles as follows:

+ 14-24/2.8G for $1700
+ 24-70/2.8G for $1700
+ 200-500/5.6E ED VR for $1200
+ 18-300/3.5-6.3G DX VR for $600
+ 10-20/4.5-5.6 DX for $287

+ 50/1.4G for $377
+ 85/1.8G for $437
+ 105/2.8G VR Macro for $822

+ Landscape and Macro kit for $500 (the 40/2.8 and 10-20/4.5-5.6 together)

All these come with 4% B&H promotional rewards, which you can use in future B&H purchase. They also come with a free Zeiss lens care kit included by B&H.

Sigma 70-200/2.8 DG OS APO HSM with 1.4X APO TC and 4% rewards for $1149 [C/N]

Canon and Nikon shooters have a lot of variety in 3rd-party lenses to choose from, one of the reasons they are popular systems. Which brings us to another Sigma lens offer that is only available for the Canon and Nikon DSLR systems. It is the new condition Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM bundled with the Sigma APO 1.4X teleconverter [included automatically by B&H during this offer], along with 4% promotional rewards [about $46 to be used in future B&H purchases]. All these for the one price of $1149.

Now shipping: Fuji 200mm f2 WR OIS w/1.4X Teleconverter kit

Speaking of new releases, among the latest Trending New Releases at B&H Photo is the in-stock and ready to ship Fuji XF 200mm f2 OIS WR WITH the XF 1.4x TC F2 WR Teleconverter Kit, all together going for the stabilized bright teleprice of $6000…

Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM (C) + MC-11 EF to E Converter for $1238

What if you have both Canon DSLRs but also Sony E cameras and want a big zoom lens you can use for both? B&H Photo has the answer to that, they are bundling two things for $1238:

+ Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens for Canon EF
+ Sigma MC-11 Mount Converter/Lens Adapter for Sony E

Both items are included automatically by B&H during this promotion.

In other B&H action, they have specials on a couple of Dell laptops:

+ Dell 15.6″ Inspiron 15 5000 Series 5579 Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Notebook for $899
+ 1.8 GHz i7-8550U Quad, 16GB DDR4, 512GB SATA 2.5″ SSD, UHD 620, SD reader, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, 360° Hinge, W10 Home, etc

+ Dell 17.3″ Inspiron 17 5000 Series Notebook for $929
+ 1.8 GHz i7-8550U Quad, 8GB DDR4, 2TB HDD _and_ 256GB SSD, 17.3″ 1920 x 1080 AG IPS, UHD 620, SuperMulti DVD Burner [as rare as Bigfoot?[, SD reader, HDMI 1.4b, 802.11ac, W10 Home, etc

Olympus 25mm f1.2 PRO for $1000 [m43]

A bright prime temptation for micro four thirds users, as the 25mm f1.2 PRO micro four thirds lens is on sale for a limited time for $1000 at authorized dealers such as B&H Photo (with 4% promotional rewards) and Amazon itself (limit three; 5% back for Prime credit card holders) and Adorama (4% reward but currently on back-order) and the official Get Olympus store

Wedn: Kamlan 28mm f1.4 manual focus for $150 [X/E/M/FT]

Good until the end of day on Wednesday in the pacific time zone, Massdrop is offering the new condition Kamlan 28mm f1.4 manual focus lens for $150 in your choice of Fuji X, Sony E, M43rds or Canon EF-M. These will be shipped in late November. US orders will be shipped by the vendor [unspecified], while international orders will be shipped by Massdrop itself…

In-Stock Alert: Canon RF 50mm f1.2L

For the boldly going Canon RF full frame photographers, B&H Photo now has in-stock and ready to ship the brand new Canon RF 50mm f1.2L for its full frame price of $2300. The lens is eligible for a 13-month CarePak coverage via registration following Canon’s instructions [and obviously purchased from authorized Canon dealers]….

Olympus 45mm f1.2 PRO with rewards for $1000

Bright prime pro time for Olympus M43rds shooters! Their 45mm 1.2 lens is now going for $1000 with 4% promotional rewards at Adorama and B&H Photo while at Amazon you get 5% if you pay with a Prime credit card… It is also offered at this price at the official store at Get Olympus

HandeVision Iberit 35mm f2.4 for $329 [X, E]

Prime time is mirrorless time in this post as Adorama is offering the new condition HandeVision Iberit 35mm f2.4 lens for $329 with free shipping in your choice of Sony E (silver) or Fuji X (silver or black color schemes). This is a limited time offer but expiration date is unknown… No coupon, no rebate, just add to the shopping cart and proceed to checkout…

Thur (B&H): Tokina 11-16/2.8 DX-II PRO for $329 [C/N]

It’s a lens day at the B&H Daily Deals where the Canon and Nikon versions of the Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX-II AT-X 116 PRO lens are on sale for $329 each with free shipping. Sale ends on Thursday at 11:59pm eastern as usual [or earlier if sold out]…

PS: to make sure I type the correct company name, this is indeed a Tokina lens, not a Tamron. Both with six characters, start with a T, and share 4 out of the 6 letters in their names. It’s as if they wanted to confuse us 😉

Wedn: Mitakon Speedmaster 35/0.95 II for $419 [X/E/EF-M]

A lens is headlining the Wednesday 10/10 B&H Photo Daily Deals, it is the new condition Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 35mm f0.95 Mark II offered for $419 with free shipping in your choice of Fuji X, Sony E, or Canon EF-M! Only the black color scheme is on sale. The silver remains at $499. Sale ends, as usual, at 11:59pm eastern of the same day, or earlier if any of the variations sellout.

[DEAD] Sony sale at Amazon Germany: a7 II, a6000, RX100, Lenses, Etc

This limited time promotion expired…

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Refurb Olympus 25/1.8 for $200, OM to M43 Adapter for $135

The latest refill of the Olympus Outlet store includes, among other factory refurbished items with a 90-day Olympus USA warranty, the following:

+ refurb Olympus MF-2 OM Adapter (OM to Micro Four Thirds) for $135
+ refurb M.Zuiko 25mm f1.8 for $200
+ free shipping with orders of $100; otherwise $5 flat ship