Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 65mm f/1.4 for $599 [Fuji G MF]

If you are part of the Fuji G medium format mirrorless system OR if you needed another excuse to jump into the system, for a limited time B&H Photo is offering the new condition Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 65mm f/1.4 for $599 with free US shipping.

Fuji GFX 50R body only for $2999 [MF]

And now our Medium Format Deal of the Week, also part of the Black Friday action, the new condition Fuji GFX 50R medium format body only is down to $2999 at authorized Fuji dealers including B&H Photo and Amazon and Adorama

Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 65mm f1.4 Manual Focus (Fuji GF) for $599

Arthur C. Clarke wrote lesser known book, Randezvous with AdoRama and there until Thursday at 10am ET we have a 4-pack of offerings, one of which is a lens, a Fuji …Girl Friend 🙂

+ Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 65mm f/1.4 for Fuji GF, a manual focus lens, going for $599
+ only available in Fuji GF

+ DJI Ronin-S for $399
+ wasn’t there a Ronin movie at some time in the past? or in the future? I’m a little unstuck in time these days and I lost my sonic screwdriver 😉

+ Lenovo 500 Full HD USB Webcam for $33

+ H&A Professional USB Microphone for $50

Meanwhile among the Wednesday Amazon USA Gold Box offers there’s a sale on GooDee video projectors, and stylish TeaForte teas, most of them samplers in presentation boxes, would make nice gifts for all occasions, even better a random unexpected pick-me-up type of gifts. There’s also an adorable cherry-blossoms design resuable ceramic 12oz cup with included tea infuser for $14… Also great as a gift or even as home or office decor 🙂

NExt up at the Wednesday Best Buy dailies we have the return of the Sunpak 12″ Bi-Color Ring Light Kit with BOYA Lavalier Microphone and Bluetooth Remote all together going for $60… More there, 15% off on Bath & Body Works gift cards, universal tablet stand, sit-n-stand dual-monitor desk converter type of a thing, Apple cases, a basic 5-cup $10 coffee machine and such…

Open box Fujinon GF 120mm f4 RLM OIS WR Macro for $1837

If you are willing to take a risk on an open-box lens with a 30-day warranty only, Woot is offering the Fujinon GF 120mm f4 RLM OIS WR Macro for $1837, with up to three per customer… Sale ends in about three days (or earlier if sold out)…

Fuji GFX 50R Medium Format Body for $3499, with 50/3.5 for $4499 [w/Think Tank & Sandisk freebies!]

And now our obligatory weekly medium format deal post! If you are Fuji GFX curious, the 50R medium format digital camera body only is now down to $3499 at B&H Photo which is also including two free accessories, a 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC and a Think Tank Photo Retrospective 7M Shoulder Bag (Pinestone) which goes for $165 on its own!

The same free accessories are included if you purchase the “take pictures with” kit, the 50R with the FUJIFILM GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR Lens for $1000 more…

Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 85mm f1.2 MF for $630 [E/C], $649 [N], $659 [GF]

If you like super-bright manual focus lenses, the new condition Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 manual focus lens is currently on sale for a limited time and at different prices for different camera systems at B&H Photo and also at Adorama as follows:

+ Canon EF for $629 (only at Adorama)
+ Sony E for $630
+ Nikon F for $649
+ Fuji GF (Medium Format) for $659
+ the other options (A,K) are higher
+ manual focus all of them

Fuji Instant Savings at Adorama (201 options)

If you are a fan of all things Fuji, another round of Fuji Instant Savings is running at Adorama, with 201 options available that are part of the X-system, their Medium Format system, and there are some fixed lens cameras too… In addition to the instant savings discount, check also the USED prices if you are a fan of used camera gear. Adorama offers a 90-day warranty of their own for used items (those in usable condition; for example, the “spare parts only” obviously do not get a 90-day warranty)…

And if you are jumping on the COVID-19 Gadgets Hype Train, Adorama is offering their new condition Green Extreme TH-100 Digital Non-contact Infrared Forehead Thermometer for $49 with free US shipping. You can also use it with your Star Trek cosplays! It’s a 2-in-1 🙂

Fuji GFX50R Medium Format Body Only for $3500 [or $2800 USED]

If you are tempted by the Fuji medium format mirrorless system or you want another camera body to add to your arsenal, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Fuji GFX50R Medium Format Body Only for $3500 with free US shipping…

Or if you prefer to go the way of THE USED [no, not the whiny emo music group], you can get it in USED – Condition 9 for $2800…

Zhongyi Mitakon 85mm f1.2 MF for $649 (Canon, Sony E), $699 (Nikon F), $749 (Pentax K), $849 (Sony A), $899 (Fuji GF)

Do you like fast primes, and manual focus? If so, there is a sale on the Zhongyi Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f1.2 manual focus lens as follows:

+ at B&H Photo the Canon EF and Sony E go for $650, the Nikon F for $700, the Sony A for $800, and the Fuji GF for $850

+ at the Sony E and Canon EF go for $649, while the Nikon F goes for $700
+ the Pentax K and Sony A are special orders and go for $750 and $800 respectively
+ the Fuji GF (not X) goes for $849

+ if you prefer to shop through Amazon (eg the 5% cashback rewards), the above price are available by various sellers (including Adorama) through

$150 Gift Cards with select Fuji GF lenses (GFX MF)

And now we begin digesting the B&H WPPI 2018 specials, starting with select Fuji GF lenses for their medium format system getting a $150 B&H Photo gift card with purchase. Eligible lenses show this on their product page.

UPDATE: oops, I forgot to mention this, you also get a $200 B&H Photo gift card when you purchase the new condition Fujifilm GFX 50S with the 110mm f2 lens for $8299 with free expedited shipping.

Used Fuji GF 23mm f4 R LM WR for $1229 [GFX/MF]

The new condition Fuji GF 23mm f4 R LM WR medium format lens for their GFX Medium Format System is on sale for the Black-Cyber-Monday sales for $2050 at authorized dealers such as Adorama… But if you want to save more, you can get it in “Used – Like New” condition (damaged original packaging) for $1229 by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself (3rd-party sellers not eligible) thanks to a limited time 20% off automatic in-cart discount.

PS: it’s easier to do 80% off the price, than 20% off the price and subtract that from the full amount 🙂

Used Fujifilm H Mount Adapter G for GFX 50S for $230

This is a “deep cut” both in terms of price and in terms of being a niche within a nice product. The new condition Fujifilm H Mount Adapter G for GFX 50S goes for $660 in new condition at authorized dealers sucha s Adorama. It is used to mount Super EBC Fujinon HC lenses to the Fuji GFX 50S camera.

But thanks to the 20% off in-cart promotion at Amazon Warehouse Deals (AWD), you can get this in USED – Like New Condition (original packaging) for $230 after the 20% off in-cart discount, sold and shipped by AWD itself.

Fuji GFX-50S body with GF 63mm f2.8 for $7000 [or other options]

And now it is time for our weekly medium format post 🙂 The new condition Fuji GFX-50S medium format body only goes for $6500 but if you want a “take pictures with” kit, thanks to Fuji’s current round of instant savings, you can get it with the GF 63mm f2.8 together for $7000 at Amazon by Amazon itself.

Amazon appears to have “solved” their combined purchase discount problem of the old days where you had to manually add things to cart and such. Now they are pre-creating listings with the eligible items. Screenshot example below:

Used Fuji GFX-50S MF Mirrorless for $5347+

The new condition Fuji GFX-50S medium format mirrorless camera holds steady at $6500, but the number of used listings have increased, and with the today’s update of the Stock Tracker, we have these used priced:

+ Amazon (USED) for $5347 by 3rd-party seller

+ Adorama for $5500 with multiple listings

+ B&H Photo for $5525

+ KEH Camera for $5900 with one listing with EVF included

New Canon (EF) and Fuji (X, GF) Instant Savings

Sundays are the starts of new “shopping weeks” and promotions at retailers and also by manufacturers through their MAP-controlled “Instant Savings” promotions. This Sunday we have two new instant savings promotions going live, nicely organized by B&H Photo as follows:

+ Canon Instant Savings featuring five DSLRs and 13 lenses

+ Fuji Instant Savings featuring a handful of cameras and lenses, in the X System and the GF* system too
+ also available nicely organized at Adorama

+ in progress, I don’t think mentioned them before, there are some Panasonic Instant Savings, nicely organized at Adorama

Pre-order new Fujifilm GF 45mm f2.8 R WR [Medium Format]

The Fuji GFX mirrorless medium format system has a new member today, a brand new lens, the new Fuji Fujinon GF 45mm f2.8 R WR, available for pre-ordering for $1699 at Adorama and B&H Photo.

Medium Format systems are more specialty, so you’re not gonna get a burst of new lenses like you may get with DSLR and mirrorless 35mm and smaller-sensor systems.

There is only one camera so far in the system, the GFX-50S, which goes for $6500 in new condition or you can get it used starting at $5300 at Amazon Warehouse Deals. You can find this at the bottom of the Stock Status Tracker.

(SOLD OUT) Used Fuji GFX-50S Body for $5363

As of a 8/17/17 recheck, the lower price is no longer available…

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Open-Box Fuji GFX-50S for $5799

The Fuji GFX-50S medium format body only goes for $6500 in new condition at authorized dealers, some of which offer a $650 trade-in discount, eg Adorama, IF you are willing to trade-in a top tier DSLR or MF camera.

If you are willing to go the used way, authorized dealer OneCall has it in Open-Box Condition for $5799 with free shipping. They also offer it through Amazon Warehouse Deals.

Trade-In Fuji GFX-50S Offer: $650 off discount + Value of your Used Serious Camera

If you are interested in buying the Fuji GFX-50S medium format camera body-only kit in new condition, AND you have a serious DSLR or mirrorless or medium format camera you are willing to part with, Adorama has a Fuji GFX-50S Trade-In Promotion.

You can only trade-in one of the cameras listed in the aforelinked promotional page. They are serious cameras, for example, among Canons, it starts with the 6D and goes up to the 1D*; among Nikons it is D600 and up, among Sonys it is Sony a850/900, a7* and up, and so forth. Some medium format cameras are also eligible. See the complete list in this PDF file (direct link to PDF file).

I haven’t done this promotion, but based on the Promotional page, the steps are these:

  • fill in your information in the Trade-In form
  • send your used camera to Adorama
  • after Adorama receives your used camera and evaluates it, they will send you:
    1. a check for the value of your used camera
    2. a coupon code that gets you $650 off the purchase of the Fuji GFX-50S
  • using the coupon code, you can them purchase the GFX-50S for $650 off its current price

(SOLD OUT) Used Fuji GFX-50S MF Mirrorless for $5850

As of 7/17/17 recheck, this SOLD OUT… For more options, check the Stock Status Tracker

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In-Stock Now: Fuji GFX-50S for $6500 at multiple places

The floodgates have finally opened for the Fuji GFX-50S, it is now in-stock at multiple dealers for its starting price of $6500 including Amazon itself and various 3rd-party sellers over there, along with B&H Photo and Adorama. When you expand the yellow “Special Offers” section at Adorama, they have a variety of combined purchase discounts if you buy the camera with various lens adapters and accessories.

For the big picture, check the Stock Status Tracker.

In-stock now: Fuji GFX 50S for $6500

If you prefer to buy camera gear from Amazon itself, not from 3rd-party sellers, Amazon itself has the Fuji GFX 50S medium format mirrorless camera in-stock for its starting price of $6500 with a limit of up to three units per customer.

If you are fond of buying from eBay, Kenmore Camera has it in-stock for $6500 as well.

For the big picture, check the Stock Status Tracker.

Used Fuji GFX-50S body for $5979 to $6000; New In-Stock for $6500

New addition to the Stock Status Tracker, the Fuji GFX-50S, it is in-stock for $6500 at multiple dealers, but if you are comfortable with used, you can get it for $5979 by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself (Amazon’s used sales persona, Prime eligible for members), or for $6000 by OneCall (Prime eligible) with a 1-year warranty from OneCall. Amazon’s own Warehouse Deals only promises a 30-day return policy, they don’t promise a warranty. From there, Adorama has it in “Used – Demo” condition for $6349 plus shipping (which is very close to the new condition price).

It is in-stock in new condition for $6500 at the usual places, including Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon. Keep in mind, B&H and Adorama orders will ship beginning Wednesday April 19.

PS: blanket warning reminder for Amazon ~ Amazon has yet to figure out how to block the armies of spam/scam/bot sellers that offer high-demand items at ridiculously low prices in order to harvest customer data (and who knows what else they plan). These are typically “Just Launched” sellers, and they ask you to email them before buying.

In-Stock Now: Fuji GFX 50S Medium Format for $6500

Oops, I forgot to add this to the Stock Status Tracker but it is already in-stock, the new Fuji GFX 50S medium format mirrorless camera is in-stock and ready to ship for $6500 at Amazon by Amazon itself. Limit three per customer.

It’s hard to take pictures without a lens, the Fujinon GF 63mm F2.8 R WR is also in-stock for $1500 with free shipping with a matching limit of three per customer as well.

Pre-order the new Fuji GFX MF Mirrorless Camera and three GFX Lenses

It’s the official launch of a brand new camera system today. Fuji has unveiled their Mirrorless Medium Format system with a starting line-up of ONE camera and THREE lenses (two prime, one zoom). The camera uses a 43.8 x 32.9mm sensor with 51.4 megapixels, a surface area approximately 1.7x that of 35mm FF. The prices of the camera and lenses are appopriately sized as well and they are available for pre-ordering as follows: