A parallel offer to the Sony VG-C1EM, the Sony VG-C2EM battery grip is bundled with a 64GB Transcend SDXC card, battery, charger, and other free accessories for its authorized dealer price of $300 by Cameta on Amazon and Cameta directly.
The Sony VG-C1EM Vertical Battery Grip goes for $200 at authorized dealers, but if you also need some extra camera related accessories, for the same price you can get it with a 64GB Transcend SDXC Class 10, a battery, a charger, and various trinkety accessories (cleaning kit, memory card case, screen protectors, amoeba hats) for $200 by Cameta on Amazon or Cameta directly.
The Cameta Description section of their product pages clearly indicates what kind of a warranty an item has, for example, in this case, it has a 1-year Sony USA warranty. Annotated screenshot crop of that part of the page right below:
Sony continues with their two-parter announcement/pre-order, instead of the conventional same-day approach. They have revealed a new 24mp APS-C E-mount camera (a6300) along with three FE lenses (24-70 and 70-200 f2.8s and 85/1.4 prime). Pre-orders will be accepted on Wednesday 2/10/16 in the AM. The a6300 body will start at $1000, the 24-70 at $2200, the 85/1.4 at $1800. The 70-200 price is not available yet… These too have been added to the Cameras and Lenses of 2016 tracking page…
UPDATE: for more details on the new camera and lenses, you can also check the B&H Photo product pages.
Sony launched a new 2-week promotion good until Valentine’s Day (2/14/16) offering instant savings on some of their Lenses, and Flashes and interchangeable Lens Cameras, and Cybershots. You can find all participating items nicely organized at B&H Photo.
If you are interested in the Sony a7 II body only kit, there is a special offer at B&H Photo, you pay the standard authorized dealer price of $1700 and in addition to the camera kit, you also receive the official Sony soft carrying case kit (LCSELCB) and 10% promotional rewards ($170~) to be used in future purchases.
If you were about to pull the trigger on the Sony a7R II body only from an authorized dealer, B&H Photo is sweetening the pie a little bit by including a FREE $200 B&H Photo Gift Card with your order. Look for the tab with the “Free $200 Gift Card” sign on it at the B&H Photo Product Page.
To the eBay Deals we check upon where we find BuyDig’s eBay store offering the manufacturer refurbished Sony 55-210mm f4.5-6.3 (SEL55210) offered for $150 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer. As of the time of writing, 300 of these had been sold per the eBay page over there. The listing says “1 Year Parts & Labor” under Warranty.
Sony a77 II with 16-50mm f2.8 and $160 Rewards and Battery Grip and 72mm Hoya and 32GB Extreme SDHC for $1600
If you feel like jumping in the middle of full frame E-mount with a ready to take-pictures-with kit, B&H Photo has a great bundle for you. You pay $1600 and for that you get this Sony a77 II bundle:
+ Sony a77 II with 16-50mm f2.8 E-mount lens
+ Sony VG-C77AM Battery Grip
+ Hoya 72mm alpha MC UV Filter
+ 32GB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I U3 SDHC Memory Card (Class 10)
+ $160 in promotional rewards (10% of purchase price) to be used towards future purchases
This is a limited time promotion. While it is running, all the free items are shown under the “INCLUDES FREE” section, and the 10% promotional rewards are shown below the “You Pay” price on the right hand side. You don’t need any coupons or rebates, just add to cart, and B&H Photo will automatically include all the free items with your order.
The last time we mentioned the Hasselblad Stellar in early December 2015, it was going for $800. Upon a recheck today, we have further price drops, you can get it for $650 in various Special Edition color schemes at B&H Photo. At that page you will also find the 16mm f2.8 E-mount lens continuing to sell for $150 (or $200 with a lens case).
If you are a Sony FE superzoom fan, there’s a sale for you too! The Sony FE 24-240mm f3.5-6.3 OSS Lens gets 10% promotional rewards ($90~) and free Next Day Delivery (cutoff Wedn 4pm ET) at B&H Photo… If you don’t want promotional rewards and next-day delivery, you can get it for the same price but with the Corel software bundle and extra lens-related accessories at Adorama…
You can zoom your way into the new year with the Sony E PZ 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 OSS Lens going for $1048 with free Next Day Delivery (cutoff is Wedn 4pm ET) and 4% promotional rewards at B&H Photo… If you don’t need Next Day Delivery and prefer actual accessories instead of promotional rewards, you can get it for the same price with expedited (not next day) shipping along with the Corel software bundle (Aftershot Pro 2, Paintshop Pro X7, etc) and a 67mm ProOptic Filter Essentials Kit, and a soft lens case and lens cap tether and two cleaning kits at Adorama…
This late night lightning deal expired…
Adorama is having a Rokinon Lens Sale featuring six different models. Four of them are Cine T1.5 lenses, the 24mm for $419, the 35mm for $339, the 85mm for $229, and the 50mm for $379. This is the order in which they appear on the aforelinked sales page… The Cine lenses are available in 3-5 mounts each, including Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony A- and E-, and Micro Four Thirds…
There are also two non-Cine lenses on sale towards the bottom of that page, the 8mm f3.5 HD Fisheye Lens (Removable Hood) goes for $179 in Canon EF, $189 in Fuji X, and $199 in Nikon F chipped… Meanwhile the 24mm f1.4 ED AS UMC goes for $450 in Canon EF, Nikon F, and Sony E… You can find at the bottom of the Rokinon Lens Sale…
The Sony a6000 two-lens kit (16-50, 55-210) was one of the major Black Friday iLC brick and mortar offers at $700. But now there’s more! Not only you get that, but also the Adobe Lightroom 6 software is included at Adorama. To recap, you get the Sony a6000 with 16-50 and 55-210 lenses and the Lightroom 6 software (the Win/Mac DVD, not a digital download).
If you already have LR6 or are not interested in it, the two lens kit is also available for $700 with a differet set of extras instead of LR6: an additional Sony battery, an additional Sony charger, a screen protector, and a 64GB Lexar microSDXC C10 card.
The SLR Magic 50mm f1.1 Cine Lens for the Sony E-mount is, as of the time of writing, in-stock and ready to ship for $350 at Adorama with free 2-day shipping for the holidays.
The Rokinon 14mm f2.8 EF ED UMC lens is currently on sale for $240 with free shipping at B&H Photo. The E-mount goes for $250, and the rest (Alpha-Minolta, Pentax K, Nikon chipped) for $280. The sale ends 12/19/15 at 11:59pm ET.
Bright prime time for mirrorless shooters, the Handevision 40mm f0.85 lens is on sale for a limited time for $800 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo in the Fuji X, Micro Four Thirds, Sony E-mount, and Canon EF-M mirrorless.
The latest B&H Photo Deal of Days promotion is a Hasselblad and Zeiss Touit sale featuring many of Hasselblads re-incarnations of Sony cameras. This includes E-mount cameras and lenses, along with an A-mount SLR, and RX-series cameras. Also joining in the sale party are three Zeiss Touit E-mount lenses, the 12/2.8 for $700, the 32/1.8 for $500, and the 50/2.8M for $1000. Also participating is the Hasselblad 16mm f2.8 (E-mount) for $150.
B&H Photo has a new limited promotional rewards promotion, you can 10% promotional rewards (to be used on future purchases) when you buy one of these Sony E-mount cameras:
+ Sony a7 II body only with $100 B&H Photo Gift Card (not to be confused with the 10% promotional rewards) and extra battery for $1700
+ 10% promotional rewards = $170
+ Sony a7 II with 24-70 FE with $100 B&H Photo Gift Card (not to be confused with the 10% promotional rewards) and extra battery for $2000
+ 10% promotional rewards = $200
+ Sony a6000 with 16-50 for $548
+ 10% promotional rewards = $54.80
Eligible cameras for the 10% promotional rewards show this offer in their price box (annotated screenshot crop below):
Babies eventually grow up. Even lens babies 😉 The Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f1.6 lens is currently on sale for $450 with $18 promotional rewards at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon, Alpha and Pentax SLR mounts, and the E/NEX, M43rds, Fuji X and Galaxy (ha!) NX mounts. That’s the “(C/N/A/P/E/X/m43/NX)” in the post title
Speaking of Lensbabies, the Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 50 Optic is on sale for $200 with $8 promotional rewards and free shipping at B&H in the above eight mounts, plus Four Thirds.
The Sony a7 body only is now bundled with a $100 B&H Photo Gift Card along with an extra Sony battery and 4% promotional rewards (around $40) at B&H Photo… The same promotion ($100 Gift Card, 4% rewards) is available on the a7 with FE 28-70mm f3.5-5.6 OSS for $1300… You also get a Free Download Of ON1 Effects 10…
In parallel to the 10% Lens Rewards, Adorama also has a 10% rewards promotion on many Canon DSLRs, Powershots and Sony iLCs. Keep on scrolling to see all eligible cameras. The Canons are first, followed by the Sonys. The exact reward amount is mentioned on the individual product page of each eligible product. Click on the reward amount link to see terms and conditions of the rewards program (example in the previous post).
If you are interested in getting any Canon SLR lenses or Sony SLR or E-mount lenses, a whole lot of them are eligible for 10% promotional rewards at Adorama. The lens are grouped by manufacturer and mount and type, starting with Canon SLR lenses and followed by Sony SLR lenses and E-mount lenses. Keep paging down to see all available options. This is a very long page, you may need to use a desktop/laptop to scroll through them effectively. Even some of the Canon tilt-shift lenses are eligible!
If you are not familiar, promotional rewards are to be used in future purchases. They are not a discount on the current purchase price, and they are not cashback you can deposit in your bank account. Click on the reward link on any product page to see all the details and terms and conditions.
The Hasselblad LF 16mm f2.8 lens for the Sony E-mount (APS-C / NEX lens) is now priced down to reality, you can get this pancake without spending a lot of syrup, $150 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo… If you like those fancy Hasselblad bags, you can get those bundles for an extra $50 (brown or black bags)…
Zoom, zoom! The Sony FE 24-240mm F3.5-6.3 OSS E-Mount lens is currently bundled with a $100 Adorama gift certificate going at its regular price of $900 at Adorama… If you prefer lots of accessories instead of a $100 gift card, Adorama has an accessory overload bundle with a ProOptic 72mm Filter Kit, Slinger Lens Pouch, Lens Shade, Cap Tether, Cleaning kit and Corel creative software (including Aftershot Pro 2 and Paintshop Pro X8)…
We previously mentioned the Sony a7R II body only special offer at its standard price of $3200 at B&H Photo that offers you an extra battery and your choice of one FREE item from these: either “$200 B&H Gift Card” OR “Metabones T Smart Adapter Mark IV for Canon EF or Canon EF-S Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera” OR “Rode Video Mic and 32GB SD card”.
Now there’s more options, also at $3200. At Adorama, you get the a7R II body only and a $200 Adorama Gift Card and a free Wacom PTH451 Intuos Pro Pen and Touch Tablet (small size) and an extra battery when you expand the yellow “Special Offer” segment and add it to bundle. Optionally you can add a charger for +$7 or the battery grip for +$150 or the Multi Interface Shoe Adapter for +$12.
If instead you prefer more utilitarian free accessories, the Amazon bundle, also for $3200 includes the Manfrotto MKCOMPACTLT-BK Compact Tripod (Black), an AmazonBasics DSLR backpack, a 32GB Sony SDHC card, and a Wasabi charger with two Wasabi batteries. The batteries are not made of wasabi
The Adorama $200 Gift Certificate bundling continues, this time we have the Sony a7S body only bundled with a $200 Adorama gift certificate at its regular price of $2200. On top of that, if you expand the yellow “Special Offer” section, you can optionally add an extra Sony battery for FREE and a Sony charger for +$7, and the Battery Grip for $98.
Adorama is bundling a $200 Adorama Gift Certificate with the purchase of either the Sony a7 II body only for $1700 or the Sony a7 II w/28-70 OSS for $2000. But that’s not all! When you click on the yellow “Special Offer” section, you can optionally add an extra Sony battery for FREE, and an extra Sony charger for +$7, and the Sony battery grip for +$150.
The $700 Sony a6000 2-Lens Kit was one of the high profile Black Friday offers, but if you are interested in a more affordable “take pictures with” kit in the E-mount, the Sony a5000 with the 16-50mm lens is bundled with a $50 Adorama Gift Certificate and the official Sony LCS-EBB Body Case for $400, available in Black or Silver or White.
Sony a7S body + $200 Gift Card + Sony Battery Grip + Charger + Battery + 64GB Extreme SDXC + Corel Software for $2300
Another bundle temptation for full frame E-mount fans. Adorama has a Sony a7S bundle that includes the a7S body only kit, a $200 Adorama Gift Certificate, the Sony VG-C1EM Vertical Grip, an extra Sony-branded Charger and Sony-branded battery, a 64GB Sandisk ExTrEmE SDXC card, a screen protector, and the Corel Creative Software kit that includes Paintshop Pro X8 and AfterShot Pro X2. All these can be yours for $2300… The standard a7S body only goes for $2100 on its own, so essentially the $200 gift card evens the prices, with the various accessories being the bonus…
The Sony a7r II body only goes for $3200 at authorized Sony dealers. As part of the Cyber Monday sale-a-brations, B&H Photo is offering you one FREE gift with it from a choice of two: either a $200 B&H Photo Gift Card or the Metabones T Smart Adapter Mark IV for Canon EF or Canon EF-S Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera. You also receive a free download of ON1 Effects 10.
After you add the camera to cart, a box pops up that shows you the free options. You select one of the two and proceed as usual. Annotated screenshot of that event right below.
Adorama has now “defeated” the Sony a6000 2-lens Black Friday kit with a batter offer. You still pay $700, but you get the Sony a6000 with 16-50 and 55-210 and $50 Adorama gift certificate and extra Sony battery and extra Sony charger and 64GB Lexar SDXC card and screen protector.
While we are at Adorama, there’s another sale, the Aries BlackBird X10 Quadcopter With built in 16MP Still/Cine Camera has drooped to $300.
The a6000 2-lens kit offer has ended as of late 11/28/15 re-check:
To the Trending eBay Deals we go where we find BuyDig’s eBay Store offering the new condition Sony a6000 with 18-55 & 55-210 for $580 with free shipping. Four of the six color combinations have sold out, but two remain (silver body with either silver or black 55-210 lens). Limit five per customer. These are brand new with USA warranty. BuyDig (Beach Camera) is an authorized Sony dealer.
While strolling the eBay Cyber aisles (this phrase was resurrected from 1998), there storage offers are also trending:
+ 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim USB 3.0 Portable External HDD for $70 by NewEgg on eBay (limit 5)
+ 240GB OCZ ARC 100 2.5″ SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) ARC100-25SA for $60 by NewEgg on eBay (limit 5)
+ 2TB WD My Passport Ultra External Hard Drive, USB 3.0 for $65 by Adorama on eBay (limit 5)
UPDATE: so I’m not starting new eBay posts every 5 milliseconds, here’s some eBay Gift Card specials:
+ Pay $80, Get $100 iTunes Gift Card via email (limit 4)
+ Pay $50, Get $60 in GameStop Cards via email (limit 4)
Another one of the Black Friday Ads is now price-matched by the internets. The Sony a6000 2-lens kit with the 18-55 and 55-210 lenses is going for $700 at Black Friday and it is now going for $700 at Amazon by Amazon itself (with free camera bag and 16GB Sony SD)… On the other hand, if you don’t need these particular lenses, the a6000 body only (with a number of free accessories) goes for $400 at Adorama and B&H Photo…
The Sony a6000 with the 16-50mm lens is bundled with a $50 Adorama Gift Certificate along with a 64GB Lexar SDXC and 1yr Leaf spills-n-drops warranty for $550 at Adorama in the black A6000. The silver A6000 gets the $50 gift card too but receives a different set of freebies: Vivitar 3pc filter kit, 16GB Toshiba, cleaning kit, Slinger holster bag, and memory card case… You can see all options and bundles at Adorama here.
This kit was going for $680 last week, see the “Take Pictures With” segment of the Mirrorless Price Charts. Meanwhile the body only was going for $480 last week, but now…
And now, 35mm full frame camera at the magical $1000 price point. The Sony a7 body only is now down to $1000 with free shipping at Adorama… This was going for $1100 last week (see 35mm Full Frame price charts)…
Speaking of Sony, a couple of their lenses are on sale as well. The FE 24-240mm F3.5-6.3 OSS goes for $900 with free shipping, while the Carl Zeiss 24mm F/1.8 goes for $900 too but also earns a $36 promotional reward.
The Rokinon 12mm f2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Fisheye Lens is on sale for a limited time (ends 11/30/15) for $380 with free shipping at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon (chipped) and Sony SLR mounts along with the Sony E-mount.
Speaking of Rokinon and B&H, they offer the Rokinon 135mm T2.2 Cine DS lens for the Canon EF, Nikon F and Sony E mounts for $450 (offer ends 11/25/15).