Tue: Macro Ring Light for $40, Lensbaby Optic Swap Spark Kit for $360, Etc

Tuesday is here ushering in a new round of B&H Photo daily deals running until 11/15/22 at 11:59pm Et or earlier if sold out. Yes, we are already at the halfway point of November! Black Friday is now inevitable!

+ Bolt VM-160 LED Macro Ring Light for $40

+ Lensbaby Optic Swap Spark Kit for $360 in Canon EF and RF, Sony E, Nikon F and Z, Fuji X, M43rds and Pentax K
+ consists of Composer II PRO with Edge 50
+ Spark 2.0 and Sweet 50 Optic
+ Swap System case
+ no relation to derivative swaps 😉

+ NanLITE Compac 24B Adjustable Bi-Color Soft LED Panel Desktop Light with Stand for $39

+ Benro MeFOTO RoadTrip Classic Series 1 Tripod with Monopod and Ball Head Kit for $90

+ Roland Web Presentation Dock for $199

+ 15.6″ Lenovo Legion 5i Gaming Notebook for $1350
+ Phantom Black
+ 2.3 GHz Core i7 14-Core (12th Gen)
+ 16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD,
+ 1920 x 1080 @ 165 Hz IPS
+ NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti (8GB GDDR6)
+ with FREE ACRONIS thing

+ 1TB AngelBIRD AV Pro CF CFast 2.0 Memory Card for $500

+ flash deal: Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canceling In-Ear Earphones (Black) for $100

Monday: AUTEL, Benro, GVM, Platypod, FSTOP, Lensbaby Optic Swap Founder Collection, Etc

Monday is here and we have a new round of B&H Photo daily deals running until 11/7/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Lensbaby Optic Swap Founder’s Collection for $499 in Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, Fuji X, M43rds, Nikon Z, Pentax K, and Canon RF
+ set includes Sweet 50, Edge 35 and 50, System Case, and Composer PRO II for the appropriate camera system

+ AUTEL EVO II PRO 6K Drone Rugged Bundle (Dual-Band) for $1799

+ Vello ShutterBoss II Timer Remote Switch with Sub Mini Connection for $30 in two Canon, two Nikon, and one Sony, Panasonic, Fuji options

+ Benro MeFOTO RoadTrip Pro Carbon Fiber Series 1 Travel Tripod with Ball Head and Monopod (Pacific Blue) for $130

+ Platypod Max Camera Support for $69

+ FSTOP Mountain Series Ajna Backpack (40L) for $170 in three color options with choice of freebie

+ GVM SD300D Bi-Color LED Video Spotlight Kit with Stand and Softbox for $439

+ flash deal: Viltrox RB08 Mini Bicolor Portable LED Light for $25

Tue: Lensbaby Trio 28 Lens with Filter Kit for $180 [X/E/m43/Z/EF-M], Feelworld, Sandisk, Benro, Cinetics, GVM 3-Light Kit, Etc

Lenze Dayze continue at the B&H Photo daily deals, that is if you consider Lensbabies to be lenses. A 50-page forum thread debating this follows 😉 Offers good until 11/1/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out!

But first, a quick note. A new month is here, November 2022 is upon us all, even though it feels like yesterday we were singing Happy New Year 😉 YES, Black Friday Month is here! Expect your emails to be filled with “Early Black Friday” offers. After all, Black Friday is a state of mind, it’s a lifestyle, it’s not just a calendar period 🙂

+ Lensbaby Trio 28 Lens with Filter Kit for $180 in five mirrornyet options: M43rds, Fuji X, Sony E, Nikon ZZ Top, and Canon EF-M
+ this consists of the 28mm f3.5 lens and three 46mm filters and a carrying case

+ GVM 560AS Bi-Color LED Studio Video 3-Panel Light Kit for $229

+ Ben Ro MeFoto GlobeTrotter Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod Kit (Black) for $275
+ yes, our favorite emo-jedi is back!

+ FeelWorld F6 Plus 5.5″ 4K HDMI Monitor for $120
+ yes, our favorite Depeche Mode coverband is back!

+ Cinetics Lynx 3-Axis Motorized Slider for $1100
+ I use this to record QVGA video with my Sony Cybershot P72 😉

+ CoreSWX Hypercore NEO 150 Mini 147Wh Lithium-Ion Battery (V-Mount) for $299

+ 128GB Sandisk Ultra UHS-I microSDXC Memory Card for $15

+ flash deal: Auray MS-65HD Professional Mic Stand with Telescoping Boom Arm for $40

Tuesday: GVM SD600D, Gitzo for Sony a-series, Camouflage Tent, Lensbaby Velvet 28/2.5 [C/N], Etc

Yes, we have been upgraded dear readers! We now get comment-spam from health insurance agents! 😉

We start with the B&H Photo dailies running until Tuesday 9/20/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out. Wow, 2/3rds of September have gone by already, where did all the time go???

+ Lensbaby Velvet 28mm f2.5 in silver for $370 in Canon EF or Nikon F
+ the other options are not on sale

+ Gitzo GK1545TA Series 1 Traveler Tripod Kit for a9 and a7-Series Cameras for $480

+ GVM SD600D Bi-Color LED Spotlight for $1099

+ LilliPut A7S 7″ Full HD Monitor with 4K Support (Red Case) for $125
+ put options not included 😉

+ Japan Hobby Lobby Camouflage Tent II for Photographers for $80
+ can this fool a bear? details at the Photographer News at 11!

+ Samsung QMR-A 43″ Class 4K UHD Smart Digital Signage LED Display for $699
+ yes, it is true, Samsung is the new Sony 😉

+ CoreSWX Sharkfin Battery Plate for V-Mount OR Gold Mount Camera for $549 each

+ flash deal: XPG 1TB GAMMIX S70 Blade PCIe 4.0 M.2 Internal SSD with Heatsink for $80

Monday: Panasonic G7 with 14-42mm and 45-150 for $497

Surprise-surprise, an actual interchangeable lens camera is among the Monday 8/29/22 B&H Photo daily deals. And a lens-type-thing as well!

+ Panasonic G7 with 14-42mm and 45-150 for $497
+ both MegaOIS lenses
+ remember, we don’t wear mirrorless after Labor Day 😉

+ Lensbaby Fixed Body with Creative Bokeh Optic for $119 in Canon EF and RF, Leica L, Fuji X, M43rds, both Nikon F and Z, and Sony E

+ Manfrotto 612 Nitrotech Fluid Head with 645 FAST Twin Aluminum Tripod System and Bag for $880

+ Nanuk 909 Hard Utility Case with Foam Insert for $36 after in-cart coupon, five color options

+ FeelWorld 7″ 4K Ultra-Bright Monitor with Loop-Through HDMI for $170

+ 15.6″ ASUS TUF Gaming F15 Series Gaming Laptop (Eclipse Gray) for $999
+ 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 8-Core (11th Gen), 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB M.2 PCIe SSD
+ 15.6″ 1920 x 1080 IPS Display @ 144 Hz, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (6GB GDDR6)
+ free Intel Call of Duty type thing

+ Denon Audio thing for $399

+ flash deal: Audio Technica AT2005USB Microphone Pack with ATH-M20x, Boom & Mini-USB Cable for $79

THINGS are more quiet at this round of Adorama daily deals that goes up until Tuesday at 10am ET, it’s Tiffen Digital HT Circular Polarizing Glass Filters, 52mm to 82mm, $50 to $120…

Monday: GVM, Nanuk, Oben, Zhiyun, Remote Triggers, Shure, Lensbaby Optic Swap Spark Kit for $399 [C/N/P/E/X/m43/Z/RF], Etc

Monday is here and it’s a loaded 7+1 formation of the B&H Photo daily deals running until 8/15/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Lensbaby Optic Swap Spark Kit for $399 in Canon EF, Canon RF, Sony E, Nikon F, Nikon Z, Pentax K, Fuji X and M43rds
+ kit includes:
++ Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic
++ Spark 2.0 with Sweet 50 Optic
++ Optic Swap System Case
++ Microfiber Lens Cloth

+ Zhiyun SMOOTH-X Smartphone Gimbal Combo Kit for $24 in two color options

+ Oben CFT-6194L Skysill 4-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod with 90° Lateral Center Column for $200

+ Oben Skysill CFT-6194L 4-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod with 90° Lateral Center Column and BE-117 Dual-Action Ball Head for $250

+ Nanuk 908 Hard Utility Case with Foam Insert for $40 after in-cart coupon
+ seven color options, great for color-code organization!

+ GVM 7S RGB LED On-Camera Video Light with Wi-Fi Control for $30

+ Vello Wireless ShutterBoss 4.0 Remote Timer and Trigger for $50 in Canon or Nikon or Sony MT or Oly-Pan

+ Shure SRH840 Closed-Back Over-Ear Professional Monitoring Headphones (New Packaging) for $79

+ flash deal: Apexel 6×20 Monocular with Smartphone Clip for $40

Wedn: Anker, GVM, Zhiyun, Lensbaby 56/1.6 SE, Etc

If you frequently complain that powerbanks are frequently under-powered, well, the Wednesday 8/3/22 Meh daily deal is the Anker PowerCore III Elite 25,600mAh 87-Watt High Speed USB-C PD Power Bank going for $79 plus shipping. It has two USB-C and two USB-A ports that can be used all together up to 78W, while a single item can charge up to 87W.

Meanwhile the daily deals stork has delivered lens …babies at the B&H Photo daily deals 🙂

+ Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 SE Lens in silver for $350 in Canon EF, Nikon F or Pentax K

+ Zhiyun Smooth-Q3 Smartphone Gimbal Stabilizer for $49

+ GVM Professional Video Carbon Fiber Motorized Camera Slider (32″) for $229

+ GEnaray LED-7100T 312 LED Variable-Color On-Camera Light for $119

+ Tascam TM-180 Studio Condenser Microphone with Shockmount, Hard Case, and Zippered Soft Case for $49

+ Celestron NexStar 127SLT 127mm f/12 Maksutov-Cassegrain GoTo Telescope for $530 with FREE COAST HX4 Dual-Color Utility Beam LED Clip Light
+ UFO props not included 😉

Tuesday: Lensbaby PRO Kit (3 lenses, 1 case) for $800 [C/N/E]

Tuesday is here in the Eastern Time Zone and it brings with it a new set of B&H Photo dailies running until 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Lensbaby PRO kit for $800 in Canon EF, Nikon F or Sony E
+ kit includes Velvet 85mm f/1.8. Burnside 35mm f/2.8, Twist 60mm f/2.5, and Nanuk 910 Hard Case

+ Bescor MP-101 Motorized Pan & Tilt Head with Power Supply and 100′ Extension Kit for $170

+ Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 114AZ 114mm f/9 AZ Reflector Telescope for $170 with FREE COAST HX4 Dual-Color Utility Beam LED Clip Light

+ Samson G-Track Pro USB Microphone with Built-In Audio Interface (Silver) for $80

+ Anton Bauer NP-F976 7.2V, 6600mAh L-Series Li-Ion Battery (47Wh) for $49~

+ Tascam Portacapture X8 6-Input / 8-Track Handheld Adaptive Multitrack Recorder for $399

Thursday: Lensbaby Optic Swap Founder’s Collection for $500 [C/N/E/K/X/m43/Z]

No, it’s not the Deep Space Nine Founders you are seeing at the Thursday B&H Photo daily deals running until 6/9/22 at 11:59pm ET:

+ Lensbaby Optic Swap Founder’s Collection on sale for $500 in seven different systems:
+ DSLR: Pentax K, Nikon F, Canon EF
+ MirrorNYET: Fuji X, Sony E, M43rds, Nikon Z
+ NOT on sale: Canon RF

+ GVM JJL-JY Video Tripod System with Fluid Head for $124
+ optionally buy TOGETHER GVM Tripod Dolly for Camera Photo Lighting for $173

+ 2-pack of Elinchrom Softbox To Go Kit for $130

+ 2TB Crucial X6 Portable SSD for $150 after in-cart couponization

+ NetGear networking gear sale, seven options,$55 to $300

+ JVC true wireless for $40

Lensbaby Velvet 28mm f2.5 for $399 [C/N], 2pks of Lexar CFast 2.0 3500x, Sirui, Camera Skins (20+ cameras), Etc

CORRECTION! these offers are running for 96 hours, until Monday at 11:59pm ET, not Saturday at 11:59pm – because of the Shavuos / Shavuot Holiday! The text below has been corrected to reflect that:

This Friday’s B&H Photo daily deals run until Monday at 11:59pm ET… And it’s a loaded set of options this time around, and you have plenty of time to research them to your satisfaction before purchasing!

+ Lensbaby Velvet 28mm f2.5 for $400 in Canon EF or Nikon F

+ Sirui SUP426SR Carbon-Fiber Photo/Video Monopod for $184 after a $15 mail-in rebate
+ yes, mail-in rebate!

+ 2pk of Lexar Professional 3500x CFast 2.0 Memory Cards
+ 64GB for $170, 128GB for $238, 256GB for $384
+ you don’t need a calculator to see this pattern, the higher the capacity the better the $/GB ratio is

+ Ruggard SleekGuard Silicone Camera Skins, 20 options, $14 to $27
+ some of them are compatible with multiple camera bodies, eg previous-next generation using the same chassis/base

+ Angler Muslin Background (White, 10 x 12′) for $40

+ Edelkrone JibONE Motion Control Jib Tripod Attachment for $799
+ optionally, buy TOGETHER with edelkrone Pan PRO for $1108 total

Monday: Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS, Lensbaby Velvet 28mm f2.5, Etc

Late start, 20 yard penalty! Running until Monday 12/13/21 at 11:59pm ET, we have these B&H Photo daily deals:

+ Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens for Sony E for $1299

+ Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens for Nikon F or Canon EF for $729

+ Lensbaby Velvet 28mm f2.5 for $340 in nine system options

+ Snaptain SP510 2.7K Foldable Drone for $100

+ Manfrotto crazy bundles, $750 to $1000

+ Ruggard Electronic dry cabinets, five options, $100 to $250

+ Tascam MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42B Podcast Studio for $100 with FREE Buzzsprout Podcast Hosting Service (3-Month Subscription)

+ refurbished 3-pack TP-Link Deco M5 AC1300 MU-MIMO Dual-Band Whole Home Wi-Fi System for $90

+ flash deal: some Lorex security thing

Wedn: Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f2.8 for $299 {9 options}, Etc

It’s a “kinda lens day” at the Wednesday 11/24/21 B&H Photo daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f2.8 for $299 in nine system options
++ DSLR: Canon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K
++ mirrorless: M43rds, Fuji X, Sony E, Leica L, Canon RF, Nikon Z

+ Browning BTC-5HD-APX-20C Strike Force Apex HD Trail Camera (20MP) for $90

+ Genaray Ultra-Thin Bicolor 288 SMD LED On-Camera Light Basic Kit for $79

+ Cambee Professional RGB 600 Panel 2-Light Kit for $228

+ SyRP Genie Mini II Panning Motion Control System for $150 after automatic $110 off in-cart coupon

+ Samson G-Track Pro USB Microphone with Built-In Audio Interface (Silver) for $80
+ the time is right to start the camera/photography podcast you’ve always dreamed about!

+ Tascam DR-10L Micro Portable Audio Recorder with Lavalier Microphone (White) for $125
+ kinda looks like a tape recorder of the good old days

+ flash deal: Tamrac Tradewind 2.6 Shoulder Bag (Dark Gray) for $16

Sunday: Peak D, Spider, Vello Battery Grips, Lensbaby Velvet 56/1.6 for $295, 28/2.5 for $360, Etc

Sunday is here, and it’s Cyber Monday Eve already, but it’s also another “daily deal day” , this round of B&H daily deals is good until Sunday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out)…

+ Vello Battery Grips, 30 options, $30 to $60 each

+ LensBaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 for $295 in Canon EF, Nikon F after automatic in-cart coupon

+ Lensbaby Velvet 28mm f2.5 for $360 after automatic in-cart coupon in Canon EF and Nikon F

+ Peak Design Everyday Messenger 15″ Version 1 for $100 in two color options

+ Spider SpiderPro Hand Strap for $25

+ also TP-Link, Sandisk mp3 player and Motorola earphone offers

+ flash deal: Samsung 500GB 860 EVO SATA III 2.5″ Internal SSD for $50
+ next four flash deals: various Sirui BCT-series tripods

+ for more action check the B&H Black Friday deals

Lensbaby discounts (112 options)

If you are a fan of the Lensbabies, you are in luck because B&H Photo is having a big Lensbaby sale. A total of 112 options are participating in the sale, obviously too many for me to list here individually. Now the Baby Yoda is trending, maybe Lens Baby will trend too 😉

Wedn: Lensbaby 5.8mm f3.5 circular fisheye for $160 [C/N/E/X/m43], And MORE {ONA, Rotolight, SmallHD, AirPods, Sandisk, Etc]

To pickup from yesterday, the new OnePlus Nord is starting at 399 euro, but no US availability/pricing so far. It is a nice mix of old and new technology to meet the price point. It is nice that the mid-range battles are heating up, because let’s face it, the majority of people don’t need/want or can’t afford $1200+ flagships these days!

Back to the B&H daily deals [tested: corrected link] where it is a LENS(baby) DAY. Offers good until 11:59pm ET [or earlier if sold out]:

+ LensBaby 5.8mm f3.5 circular fisheye (DSLR edition in Canon and Nikon) for $160
+ Mirrorless version in Sony E, Fuji X and Micro 4/3rds for $160 as well
+ with bonus 4% B&H rewards
+ the f-stop number is almost equal to the focal number!
+ this one can also be called a “FishBaby” 🙂

+ ONA Bowery Camera Bag (Nylon, Black) for $69

+ RotoLight Anova Pro 2 Bi-Color Standard LED Light for $779

+ SmallHD 702 Bright On-Camera Monitor for $679

+ AirPods Pro with Wireless Charging Case & AppleCare+ Kit for $239

+ also: CoreSWX batteries

Meanwhile among the Best Buy deals du jour you can get the 128GB Sandisk Ultra PLUS SDXC card for $25 along with the usual Shutterfly coupon. Best Buy “loves” these Sandisk “PLUS” cards. Whatever their difference is from the non-PLUS 🙂

And finally at the Newegg website is the 256GB Samsung EVO microSDXC for $38 with free US shipping…

UPDATE: meanwhile the latest Adorama daily deal (changes Thursday at 10am ET) is the new condition Gitup Git2 1080p Full HD Gyro Video Wi-Fi Action Camera going for $85 with free US shipping and handling…

In-Stock Now: Lensbaby Velvet 28mm f2.5 for $549 [C/N/E/X/Z]

If they made Lensbabies in the blue color scheme, they could have mayhaps licensed the “Blue Velvet” song? Well, they didn’t ask me for my marketing advice, so let’s move on 🙂

IF you are a fan of the Lensbaby way of lens-ing, the Lensbaby Velvet 28mm f2.5 is now in-stock in multiple color systems for $550 with free US shipping at B&H Photo, in the Canon EF, Nikon F, Nikon Z, Sony E, and Fuji X systems. Still not in-stock are the Canon R and M43rds…

Lensbaby Velvet sale: 56mm f1.6 for $375, 85mm f1.8 for $425

Don’t throw the (lens)baby out with the bath water! IF that describes your feelings towards Lensbaby lens-y products, for a limited time B&H Photo is having a Lensbaby sale featuring the following two lenses:

+ Velvet 56mm f1.6 for $375 in Canon EF and RF, Nikon ZZ Top, Fuji X, M43
+ the silver versions for Canon EF and Nikon F go for $400

+ Velvet 85mm f1.8 for $425 in Canon EF and RF, Sony E, Fuji X, M43

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

Thur (B&H): Lensbaby Spark 50/5 SF [C/N], Etc

Thursday is upon us and until 11:59pm ET tonight, these are the latest B&H daily deals:

+ Lensbaby Spark 50mm f/5.6 Selective Focus Lens for $48 in Canon or Nikon

+ JarvMobile 10,000 mAh powerbank for $29

+ Arco Video Dr. Bag 30 for $79

+ SENAL AWS-2000-B Advanced Wireless Microphone System Kit for $300 (two frequency options)

= for more action, check the B&H Shop Early, Save Early sales. Remember, Black Friday comes earlier in the month this year!

Pre-order new Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8 Lens (eight systems; $500)

The LensBabies are growing up, they should be called LensTeens! Brand new and available for pre-ordering right now is the new Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8 lens for $500 at B&H Photo in your choice of various DSLR systems (Kanon, Nighkon, Bentax, Sonya) and Mirrorless systems (Fujitsu, Nano Four Thirds, Sonny, and Samsuck).

Mildly surprising they are making a new Samsung NX lens. Mayhaps it was too late in the development process to cancel it?

$50 off Lensbaby Composer PRO II + Edge 50 Optic Combos (various DSLR/Mirrorless systems)

If you are interested in the Lensbabies Composer PRO II, for one week only, Adorama is offering $50 off using coupon code 50EDGECP2 on select Composer PRO II and Edge 50 Optic combos available in a variety of DSLR and mirrorless system options.

Lensbaby 5.8mm f3.5 Circular Fisheye for $199 [8 systems]

How do lenses have babies? The mystery remains, and also remaining until 12/2/17 PM is a Lensbaby 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye instant savings sale for $199 with free shipping and $8~ promotional rewards at B&H Photo in select DSLR (Canon, Nikon, Pentax K, Sony A) and mirrornyet systems (M43rds, Fuji X, Sony E, Samsung NX).

Lensbaby Limited Edition Velvet & Twist Gift Set for $1000 [C/N/E]

Lensbabies have been growing up and getting fancier, if you are a fan of, you are in luck, because B&H Photo has the Lensbaby Limited Edition Velvet & Twist Gift Set on sale for $1000 with free expedited shipping in the Canon, Nikon DSLR systems, and the Sony E mirrornyet system. This set includes two custom cases, the 60 Optic with straight body, and the Velvet 56/1.6 and 85/1.8 lenses, along with a strap and cleaning cloth.

Pre-order Lensbaby Sweet 80 Optic for $200

Lensbabies are multiplying like bunnies these days. The new Lensbaby Sweet 80 Optic is available for pre-ordering for $200. This if you already have a compatible Lensbaby “Lens Body”.

If not, fear not, they also have bundles of the Sweet 80 with the Composer Pro II, together available for pre-order for $379 at B&H Photo in your choice of Nikon, Pentax K, Sony A, or Canon in SLR systems, and in your choice of Fuji X, M43rds, Sony E or Samsung NX in mirrorless systems.

Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 35 Optic for $300 (eight systems)

Lensbabies action! The Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 35 Optic is on sale for $300 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo in eight different camera systems, four SLR (Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony) and four mirrorless (Sony E, M43rds, Fuji X, Samsung NX)… For more action, check the B&H Featured Sales

Lensbabies Velvet 56 for $450 [corrected]

Just like most babies (except perhaps Gilly’s baby), the Lensbabies are growing up in size and in cost. Their Velvet 56, available for various DSLR and mirrorless systems is now going for $450 at Adorama and by various at Amazon.

CORRECTION: blog-post title initially showed price as $50. It is/was $450. Probably cause of typo: the dollar-sign being shift-4.

Pre-order new Lensbaby Velvet 85mm f1.8 in eight systems

Lenses can have baby, and once they start doing so, they start multiplying like bunnies. Which brings us to a new Lensbunny, oops, I mean, Lensbaby, it is the Velvet 85mm f1.8 with a pre-order price of $500 and available in eight different systems, Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony A, Sony E, Fuji X, Micro Four Thirds, and …Samsung NX.

They are available for pre-order at Adorama and at B&H Photo.

Lensbaby Trio 28mm f3.5 Lens for $230 after coupon (E/X/m43)

The Lensbaby Trio 28mm f/3.5 Lens drops to $230 after coupon code MOMDAY17 at B&H Photo. The price before the coupon is $280. Free expedited shipping. This is available in the Fuji X, Sony E, and Micro Four Thirds systems. This is a limited time offer, part of the Mother’s Day promotions.

Lensbaby Velvet 56mm F1.6 for $450 w/coupon [C/N/A/P/E/m43/X/NX]

Can lenses have babies? I’ll leave that question to the optics experts. In the meantime, the Lensbaby Velvet 56mm F1.6 lens is going for $450 with free shipping at B&H Photo when you enter coupon code PPEBH16 over there… It is available for both DSLRs (Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax) and Mirrorless (Fuji, M43, Sony E, Samsung NX) systems… This is part of their Photo Plus specials… NOTE: orders placed today will ship 10/26+…

(ENDED) Tuesday: Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 35 Optic for $220 (C/N/E)

This daily deal ended… The B&H Photo Daily Deal good until 11:59pm ET on Tuesday (or earlier if sold out) is the new condition Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 35 Optic for $220 with free shipping in the Canon and Nikon SLR mounts, and the Sony E mounts. The Pentax K and Fuji X are NOT on sale.

For more action, check the B&H Featured Deals page

Lensbaby Wide Angle/Telephoto Kit for $40 w/free S&H

The Lensbaby Wide Angle/Telephoto Kit for Lensbaby is on sale for $40 with free shipping and handling for a limited time at B&H Photo.

Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic with $8 rewards for $200

The Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic along with $8 promotional rewards is on sale for $200 at Adorama. The same price but without the $8 rewards is available at B&H Photo.

(ENDED) Lensbaby Spark Duo for $65 (C/N)

This offer expired… For more action, check the B&H Photo Featured Deals page

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Lensbaby Macro Converter Extension Rings for Lensbaby for $25 w/free S&H

And now we start another burst of posts, starting with a … toddler accessory. The Lensbaby Macro Converter Extension Rings for Lensbaby are on sale for a limited time for $25 with free shipping at B&H Photo. This also earns 4% promotional rewards, getting you $1 to use in future B&H purchases.

Lensbaby Fisheye Optic for $80

The Lensbaby Fisheye Optic is currently on sale for $80 with free shipping at B&H Photo and Amazon itself.

Pre-order Lensbaby Edge 50 Optic for $225

While we are on the topic of pre-orders, there is also a brand new Lensbaby Edge 50 Optic (50mm flat field lens part of the Lensbaby Optic Swamp System), available for pre-order for $225 at Adorama and B&H Photo.

Lensbaby Fisheye Optic for $49 w/free S&H

The Lensbaby Fisheye Optic is currently on sale for $49 with free shipping at B&H Photo… While there, the Lensbaby Wide Angle/Telephoto Kit is on sale for $40 with free shipping… These babies don’t require diapers 😉

Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f1.6 for $450 (C/N/A/P/E/X/m43/NX)

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.

Lensbaby Composer Pro System Kit with $50 Gift Card for $600 (C/N)

The Lensbaby Composer Pro System Kit is currently bundled with a $50 Adorama Gift Certificate for $600 with free shipping at Adorama for either Canon mount or Nikon mount. You also earn $24 in promotional rewards.

Lensbaby Edge 80 for $200 or Composer Pro with Edge 80 for $300

Some may call Lensbabies the Jon Snows of lenses, but that’s another story for another day 😉 A couple of Lensbaby items are currently on sale at Adorama: the Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic is on sale for $200 with free shipping, while the Lensbaby Composer Pro with Edge 80 Optic is on sale for $300 with free shipping in the Canon or Nikon options… All three earn 4% promotional rewards, which, if my math is correct (I used a scientific calculator for this), they are $8 and $12 respectively…

(ENDED) Lensbaby Spark 50mm f5.6 Selective Focus Lens (C/N) for $49 w/free shipping

This daily deal expired… For more action, check their Featured Deals page

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Lensbaby Fisheye Optic for $50

The Lensbaby Fisheye Optic is currently on sale for $50 with free expedited shipping even at B&H Photo. This is to be used as part of the Lensbaby system – check product page and reviews for details.

Lensbaby Special Edition Spark 50mm f2 for $60 (C/N)

The Lensbaby Special Edition Spark 50mm f2 Selective Focus Lens is currently on sale for $60 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards at Adorama, available in the Canon and Nikon SLR mounts. Offer ends 8/31/15.

(SOLD OUT) Mon: Lensbaby Special Edition Spark 50mm f2 for $60 (C/N)

This B&H daily deal too sold out before its 24 hour expiration window closed… For more B&H action, check their Featured Deals page

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Now shipping: Lensbabies for Fuji X (four options)

You know you have arrived when they make lensbabies for you 😉 Four Lensbaby lens-creatures for the Fuji X system are now in-stock and ready to ship from B&H Photo with prices ranging from $300 to $500.

Lensbaby 5.8mm f3.5 Circular Fisheye for $230 (4% rewards)

Babies poop all the time, but Lens Babies do not. In case you were wondering 😉 The Lensbaby 5.8mm f3.5 Circular Fisheye is currently on sale for $230 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards (= $9.2) at Adorama. Offer ends by 2/28/15. It is available in the four major SLR mounts and three of the four major mirrorless mounts (M43, NEX, NX).

(ENDED) Lensbaby Wide Angle/Telephoto Kit for $45 w/free S&H

This limited time offer expired… Fond of Lensbabies? B&H Photo has the Lensbaby Wide Angle/Telephoto Kit on sale for $45 with free shipping with a limit of ten per customer. Offer ends 12/1/14.

Adorama specials: Lensbaby, Maha, Sekonic, Impossible Instant Lab, Timbuk2, etc

Some other potentially interesting items from the Adorama semi-secret sale (free shipping unless otherwise indicated):

+ Maha PowerEx MH-C800S Eight Cell Smart Charger for AA/AAA with bonus 8 PowerEx AA 2700 mah rechargeable batteries for $50
+ Sekonic L-308DC DigiCineMate Light Meter for Digital Videography with HD Cine/Cine/Photo Modes for $230
+ Lensbabies starting at $100
+ 3 Legged Thing X1.1 Brian Evolution 2 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $350
+ 64GB Samsung EVO microSDHC with SD adapter for $25 (or 32GB for $13)
+ Westcott 5×7 foot backdrops for $20 each
+ Timbuk2 bags (six options)
+ Impossible Instant Lab for $115