While some camera manufacturers are retracting or condensing their line-ups, Fuji is expanding. Hot on the heels of their Mirrorless Medium Format they have launched a new line of Sony E-mount (I’m not drunk, I triple checked!) Cine lenses 🙂 Two of them have been revealed and they are available for pre-order for $3799 each. The 18-55 will come out first…
+ Fuji MK 18-55mm T2.9 (E-mount) for $3799 at Adorama and B&H Photo
+ Fuji MK 50-135mm T2.9 (E-mount) for $3799 at B&H Photo
+ these too have been added to the New Lenses of 2017 tracking page
These daily deals expired… For more action, check their Featured Sales along with their WPPI 2017 specials (some require coupon – they are noted so on the aforelinked page)…
Continue reading “(ENDED) Wednesday: Rokinon 24/1.5 Cine (EF) $449, three Benro Tripods, Raya Studio Kit $120”
Bundle time that involves a mail-in rebate as well! At Adorama, you pay $1295 at checkout with free shipping. For that, you receive the Atomos Ninja Flame 4K HDMI 7″ Recording Monitor AND SanDisk Extreme PRO 480GB Solid State Drive (SSD) AND iKan Ultra-Heavy Duty Camera Shoe Mount AND cleaning kit trinkets. Once you receive your order and all is well, you can submit a mail-in rebate (PDF file) and receive a $200 prepaid VISA gift card by mail, making it a $1095 after mail-in rebate offer.
For more action, check their New Years Sales and also their CES 2017 specials…
B&H Photo has a sale on SLR Magic Cine Lenses of the Sony E and Micro Four Thirds mounts. Five options are available with prices ranging from $299 to $699.
The Canon M3 with 18-55 Video Creator Kit (an official Canon bundle that includes the Rode VideoMic Go microphone, a 32GB memory card and a Canon bag) is bundled with a $50 B&H Photo e-gift card (electronic delivery) for $599 at B&H Photo…
If instead of a $50 gift card you prefer a boatload of free extra accessories, at Adorama you get the Corel software kit (Aftershot PRO 2, Paintshop PRO X9, VideoStudio 9, etc) and a 52mm filter kit, and a 16GB Delkin SDHC and a cleaning kit… Another sign Canon is taking mirrorless more seriously than they used to 🙂
It’s Tea Time for Micro Four Thirds cinema shooters, the M43rds version of the Tokina Cinema AT-X 11-16mm T3.0 lens is currently on sale for $799 with free shipping at Adorama along with $32~ promotional rewards to be used in future purchases… This is part of their latest Cyber Week specials…
PS: double-checked, this is Tokina 🙂
This bundle sale expired too…
If you are interested in the Rokinon Xeen T1.5 Cine lenses, they are on sale for $1800 each at Adorama and they get 10% promotional rewards, which means you’d have $180 to spend in future Adorama purchases. The lenses participating in this sale at the 35mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5 and 85mm T1.5. They are $1800 each, not as a trio. They are available in different DSLR and mirrorless systems.
The SLR Magic Cine 50mm f/1.1 Lens for the Sony E-mount is currently on sale for $299 with free shipping at B&H Photo until 11/28/16 at 11:59pm ET.
While the Sony Alpha version is a lightning deal, the Nikon version is on sale but not a lightning deal. It looks like it might be a price-match, the Samyang Cine SYCV24M-N 24mm T1.5 lens in the Nikon mount is on sale for $439 with free shipping for a limited time (unspecified expiration date) at B&H Photo (in-stock) and Amazon itself (limit 10; Temporarily Out Of Stock).
This daily deal expired but Corel software are recurring offers every few weeks…
One of the deals of the day at the Gold Box for Wednesday that went live at 3am ET (and was not then part of the Lightning Deals schedule is the Corel VideoStudio Ultimate X9 for PC/Windows for $30 as either a Digital Download or Delivered by Mail. Offer ends Wednesday 3am ET or earlier if sold out.
If you are dabbling with DSLR audio, Adorama is offering the Tascam DR-60D MKII Portable Recorder for DSLRs for $125 after a $30 mail-in rebate (here’s the PDF file of the rebate). Offer expires 9/26/16.
A total of 14 Rokinon Cine prime lens are participating in the Woot Electronics daily deal. A variety of T-primes are featured of different mounts, from 8mm to 85mm. Prices range from $250 to $550. Shipping is $5 flat. Sale ends on Thursday at 1am ET or earlier if any of them sellout.
The Canon EF version of the Rokinon Xeen 135mm T2.2 Lens is now in-stock and ready to ship for $2195 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. The other four mounts remain in-stock (Nikon, PL, M43, Sony EeeeEeee).
And now a quartet of Canon D-Rebels with Pixma Pro 100 mail-in rebate promotions. We start with a Canon D-Rebel T6i Video Creator bundle. You pay $1000 at checkout, you receive the offer, make sure all is well, submit the mail-in rebate, and if all is well, in a few weeks, you receive a $350 AMEX prepaid gift card by mail, making it a $650 after MIR promotion. For that, you get:
+ Canon D-Rebel T6i Video Creator Kit (includes 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens and Rode VIDEOMIC GO Microphone and 32GB Sandisk SD card)
+ Pixma PRO 100 printer
+ the printer’s trusty sidekick, 50pk 13×19″ LU-101 photo paper
+ Canon DSLR shoulder bag
+ sale price ends Sunday afternoon
+ mail-in rebate details at PDF file
PS: NO 75-300 lens with this bundle, not included!
If you are seriously dabbling in DSLR-Audio magic, the Tascam DR-70D 4-Channel Audio Recorder for DSLR Cameras is currently offered for $185 after a $30 mail-in rebate at Adorama. Rebate details in the PDF file. Offer ends 6/30/16.
Canon has launched official Video Creator Kits for the Canon 80D w/18-135mm kit and the Canon M3 w/18-55 kit. They are available for pre-order at B&H Photo for $2050 and $900 respectively.
The Tascam DR-60D MKII Portable Recorder for DSLR can be yours for $125 after you enter coupon code 1JUNESVNGS and also after you submit and receive a $30 mail-in rebate (PDF details) at the Adorama website. Offer ends 6/20/16. The coupon drops it to $155, the mail-in rebate (MIR) makes it $125.
It’s Prime Cine time now, the Rokinon T1.5 Cine Prime Lens Bundle that consists of the 24mm and 35mm and 85mm T1.5 Cine Primes is on sale for $999 with free shipping at B&H Photo in your choice of Canon or Nikon or Sony SLR mounts and Sony E or M43rds mirrorless systems. Click on the mount of choice in the tabs over there to get to your desired version of interest.
The Panasonic VW-VBN130 Battery Pack (for camcorders) is on sale for $29 with free shipping and handling at B&H Photo. Limit 10 per customer. If your order total is $49+, you get free expedited shipping instead of the slower free shipping.
It’s a season of primes these days, and here comes another one available for pre-order in the Sony E-mount, C-mount and Micro Four Thirds, it is the Veydra 85mm T2.2 Mini Prime Lens going for $900 to $950 depending on mount and focus distance markings (meters or feet) at B&H Photo. This is not a full frame lens.
We are now in the last few hours of the NAB 2016 Specials. Last call as they say. B&H closes at 7pm ET today (Thursday 4/21/16) and will re-open on 5/1/16, so this is the final countdown for the NAB offers.
If you don’t feel like going through all the offers, here are some pre-sorted links by product category: 10 Tripods (Benro, Magnus, E-Image, Manfrotto, etc) and 30 LED Lights (Genaray, Litepanels, Dracast, Ledgo, Cool-Lux, etc) and 2 Impact Green Screens and 2 Flolights and 3 Westcott Cine Kits.
One more thing, if you are looking for a workstation-caliber $1000 laptop, the HP 15.6″ OMEN Pro Multi-Touch Mobile Workstation PC, model L9U78AA#ABA, goes for $1000. It has a late May 2016 shipping estimate though. Specs include Core i7-4870HQ Quad-Core, 16GB 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM, 15.6″ UWVA Anti-Glare 1920 x 1080 Touchscreen, 512GB Z Turbo Drive M.2 PCIe SSD, NVIDIA Quadro K1100M with 2 GB GDDR5 VRAM, 64-bit Windows 7 Professional, 3 year warranty, etc.
The NAB specials are running in all directions, here’s another one. If you are a fan of Tokina’s Cinema T-lenses (yes, they make those too), there is a sale on nine of those lenses at B&H Photo with the Canon EF, PL, and M43rds mounts represented with various T3.0 zooms and other lenses. They also earn 4% promotional rewards.
Most of the NAB Specials at B&H expire on 4/21/16 PM, and that’s when the B&H offices will close until 5/1/16, so factor that in your purchase planning.
NAB 2016 brought a number of new products, and many of the new items are available for pre-order at B&H including the new 12-inch Macbooks along with a variety of 40+ other video-related products from GoPro, DJI, Canon, JVC, Blackmagic, Lectrosonics, Aja, Zacuto, Pelican, Zoom and more.
For the price of a used Honda Civic (not fact-checked with the Blue Book) you can get a five-pack of Rokinon Xeen Cine lenses for $9,995 with free shipping from Adorama. The 5-packs are available in the Canon and Nikon SLR mounts, the PL-mount and the Sony E and M43rds mirrorless systems. The lenses are the 14mm T3.1, and four T1.5s, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm and 85mm. The lenses go for $2500 on their own.
There’s enough lenses in this bundle to justify a YouTube “Haul video” 🙂 Four Rokinon Cine DS primes are bundled together for $1900 (technically $1896) with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon and Sony SLR mounts and Sony E and Micro Four Thirds mirrornyet mounts… The four lenses are all T1.5, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm… No coupon is needed for this particular offer, but like many of the B&H NAB specials they expire on 4/21/16…
The Rokinon 50mm T1.5 AS UMC Cine DS lens is on sale for $450 with free shipping at B&H Photo when you enter coupon code BHNAB16 at checkout. It is available in the Canon, Nikon, Sony A SLR mounts and M43rds and Sony E mirrornyet mounts… This coupon, like many of the B&H NAB specials expires on 4/21/16…
This promotion does not require a coupon, it is an instant savings promotion good until 4/21/16 at 11:59pm ET, a 10% off discount (the prices shown in the price you pay) on 32 Raynox High Definition Lenses at B&H Photo.
If you are dabbling in audio-craft, the Tascam DR-44WL 4-Channels Portable Handheld Audio Recorder with Wi-Fi is on sale for $190 with free shipping for a limited time at Adorama if and only if you enter coupon code 197787545 at checkout over there by the end of day on 4/14/16. The price without coupon is $280… This too is one of the items in their latest 48 hour sale…
If you are dabbling in DSLR Audio-craft, the Tascam DR-70D 4-Channel Audio Recorder for DSLR Cameras can be yours for $200 with free shipping at Adorama if you enter coupon code 6986645213 during checkout. The coupon code expires 4/10/16.
Back to the Adorama 48 Hour sale, if you are a Rebel with a Rebate Cause [all these years and so many horrible puns and I think this is the first time I thought of this combination!], there is a Canon D-Rebel T5i Video Rebate Bundle. You pay $850 at checkout, receive order, make sure all is well, submit mail-in rebate following deadlines/instructions and a few weeks later, if all is well, you receive a $350 prepaid American Express Gift Card by mail. And a railroad sentence 🙂
For that, you get the Canon D-Rebel T5i with 18-55 IS STM in the Video Creator bundle which also includes the Rode VIDEOMIC GO Microphone and a 32GB Sandisk card and you also get the PIXMA PRO 100 printer and its accompanying 50pk of 13×19″ photo paper, which is what qualifies the mail-in rebate.
Also part of the WPPI festivities, B&H Photo has a sale on 18 Rokinon Cine Lenses of different SLR and Mirrorless mounts. The sale includes the “T1.5 Prime Bundle” (24, 35, 50, 85) for $1900 in the Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony A, Sony E, and M43rds mounts. Sale ends 3/10/16.
Corel’s latest new video software, VideoStudio 9 is now ready for purchase or a free trial if you are curious about it but don’t want to commit. The official Corel Store offers the Pro X9 for $80 and the Ultimate X9 for $100 as full versions. Qualifying Upgrades get a $20 off discount (they have an “Upgrade Eligibility” link there for more details). You can also start a free trial… The full versions are also available at Amazon as a digital download (available now) or PC disc (ships in a couple of days) – Pro X9 for $80 or Ultimate X9 for $100. Amazon does not have free trials or upgrade options.
For Cyber Monday only (ends 11/30/15 at 11:59pm ET), B&H Photo is offering the Rokinon T1.5 Cine Lens Bundle for Canon EF mount which consists of the 24mm, 35mm and 85mm t1.5 lenses, for $1000 total with free expedited shipping… Meanwhile the Sony A-mount version goes for $800 (has lower list price than EF trio)…
If you had previously purchased the Panasonic GH4 body only, and you now want to add the sexily-named YAGH Interface Unit, good news, its price is now down to $500 in new condition at B&H Photo (with 4% rewards) and Adorama and Amazon by Amazon itself… Optionally you can triple the original warranty via mail-in rebate…
This price is now the same as the difference between the GH4 body only ($1300) and the GH4 with Interface Unit ($1800). But there is a non-price difference: some of the GH4 kits get a number free accessories from some of the retailers, for example various bundles of the GH4 body at Adorama include a [camera cage] OR [$50 Gift Card + 32GB SD] OR [extra battery + SD + Sandisk]. At Amazon the bundle includes 32GB SD, Camera Case, 3rd-party charger and two 3rd-party batteries.
For the DSLR audio crowd, Adorama has created a bundle, for $230 with free expedited shipping, you can get together, without coupons, without rebates, both the Tascam DR-60D MKII Portable Recorder for DSLR _AND_ the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones. Offer ends by 11/10/15.
This daily deal expired… For more action, check the B&H Featured Deals page…
The Steadicam Solo Stabilizer & Monopod is on sale for $150 (after a $100 mail-in rebate) with free expedited shipping as the latest deal du jour. Offer ends by Thursday at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out…
UPDATE: added the mail-in rebate price in the blog-post text and title.
The sales party continues at Adorama, this time they are offering the Redrock Micro theEvent, DSLR 2.0 Hybrid Rig for $300 with free expedited shipping.
And now let’s take a look at some of the video-related specials from B&H:
+ JVC GC-PX100 Full HD Everio Camcorder with free JVC CU-VF100 Detachable Color Viewfinder for $1000
+ JSteadicam Solo Stabilizer & Monopod for $300
+ Steadicam Merlin 2 Camera Stabilizing System with free Steadicam 8017900 Docking Bracket for $300
+ Custom SLR Accessories (15% off sale; 20 options)
Rokinon has revealed a trio of new T1.5 prime lenses under the Xeen name, the 24mm, 50mm and 85mm, available in five mounts: Canon and Nikon (SLR), PL-mount, Sony E-Mount, and Micro Four Thirds. All of the lenses go for $2500 each and are available for pre-order at B&H Photo as follows: 24mm T1.5 and 50mm T1.5 and 85mm T1.5.
UPDATE: they are also available for pre-order at Adorama in four of the five mounts (Nikon not listed at the moment).
PS: you can find these added to the New Cameras and Lenses of 2015 tracking page.
The COMODO Orbit Handheld Stabilization Rig is currently down to $400 plus shipping at B&H Photo. Shipping is NOT free on this one.
TIP: you could also use this as a prop if you are filming a low budget 50s-homage scifi movie 😉
For a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the Petrol PC102 Deca U-Bag (Black) for $180 with free standard shipping. This is filed under Pro Camcorder cases.
PS: a camera bags sales roundup post should be coming later today (I’ll group them in one post for expediency)… UPDATE: it is now posted…