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Fujifilm Deal: X-Pro-1 And Lens Bundles

There is a special deal right now on the Fujifilm X-Pro-1 mirrorless camera if you purchase it with a couple of available lens options:

Yes, you read that correctly — the 27mm lens is essentially free with the X-Pro-1, and for $150 you can also get the outstanding 35mm f/1.4 XF R lens which is sold separately for $599! (This is the lens that is almost always on my X-E1 body.)

Fujifilm X-Pro-1 Body
Fujifilm X-Pro-1 Body

If you are interested in trying out the Fujifilm sensor system, like rangefinder-style bodies, and like to shoot with small, high quality primes, this seems like a great deal to me.

These days I use two different camera systems, depending on what kind of photography I’m doing. While my main system is based the Canon EOS 5DS R DSLR, I also use a separate system based around one of the Fujifilm X-trans mirrorless sensor cameras. I still use the original Fujifilm X-E1, even though it has now been superseded by newer models including the Fujifilm X-E2, the Fujifilm X-T1, and the less expensive Fujifilm X-T10.

The first of the interchangeable lens X-trans sensor bodies was the Fujifilm X-PRO-1. This was — and in many ways, remains — a groundbreaking camera. Continue reading Fujifilm Deal: X-Pro-1 And Lens Bundles

Deal Alert — X-Rite i1 Display One Pro

This isn’t the typical post here, but today only there is a great deal on the X-Rite i1 Display One Pro calibration system at site-affiliate B&H Photo. The device calibrates computer and other monitors and projectors and has a bunch of other useful features that I won’t list here. If you need such device, this sounds like a great time to get it. Here are the details:

  • Big savings on X-Rite i1 Display One Pro calibration system at B&H — Regular price $249. $95 off right now makes the cost $154. An additional $25 mail-in rebate brings your final cost to only $129! VERY LIMITED TIME OFFER – ENDS AT MIDNIGHT EST TODAY or when supplies run out. This unit calibrates a wide range of monitors and projection systems.

Note the VERY LIMITED DURATION of this offer. It ends tonight at midnight EST or sooner if supplies run out. Now, off to see about ordering… ;-)

X-Rite I1 Display Pro
X-Rite I1 Display Pro

Canon, Nikon, Sony Deals Ending

Since this is timely, I’m interrupting the “usual stuff” on the blog to share…

Site sponsor B&H reports that a number of Canon, Nikon, and Sony promotion/rebate offers are ending*… and that they will not be extended. There are also rumors floating about that Canon is going to try to return to enforcing MAP (minimum advertised pricing) on their photography equipment in April, and that this could make it more difficult to find bargains for a while.

*IMPORTANT: The B&H website will NOT accept orders between Friday March 28 at 7:15 PM EDT and Saturday, March 19 at 8:45PM EDT. For many of you, this may make TODAY the final day to order!

Follow these links for full details.

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Canon 6D DSLR and 24-105mm Lens Bundle Deal

I just got an email from B&H Photo about a special bundle pricing on the Canon EOS 6D DSLR bundled with the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS lens$500 off at $1999. (The initial price on the landing page will appear to be $2499—the discounted price appears after you add the product to your shopping cart.)

The 6D is Canon’s excellent full frame DSLR which produces photographic quality essentially equivalent to that of the more expensive 5DIII. The 24-105mmm f/4L IS lens (which I own) is a fine and versatile lens for a wide range of types of photography. The combination is the core of a fine system for many photographers. If you have been considering moving the the full-frame 6D, this sounds like a great deal.

By the way, a few years back I wrote that it would not be all that long before high quality full frame DSLRs would be available in the price range of what were then the high end crop sensor bodies – like today’s 7D. Well, considering what the list price is of this lens alone, we are now there and more!

Canon 6D DSLR with Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS
Canon 6D DSLR with Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS

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Canon L Lens Discounts at B&H

More Canon lens discounts at site sponsor B&H. I have listed both the newly announced deals and some of the earlier ones in the following list:

* The process for getting the listed “final costs” above requires several steps. First, use the links to go to the B&H page where you’ll see the regular list price. Add the item to your cart and a new, lower price will appear. Then make sure to download the Canon mail-in rebate form, read the terms, and then fill it out carefully and mail it after you receive your lens.

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Black Friday: Fujifilm X-E1 With Lens at $899

Fujifilm X-E1 with kit lens

Site affiliate B&H Photo just sent me a link to a lower $899 price on the bundle that includes Fujifilm X-E1 camera and the 18-55mm lens. This model was well over $1000 with this lens a few months ago (perhaps $1399?) and has recently been reduced to $999. The “black Friday” price for the Fujifilm X-E1 with the 18-55 lens at B&H is now only $899 – plus it also includes a shoulder bag, a 16GB memory card and a 6% “reward” offer. If you want to give the Fujifilm X-series cameras a try, this seems like a really great deal to me. (I have this camera and this lens, and I’ve written extensively about this gear.)

(I think that this deal can be combined with the Fujifilm X-Series Lens Bundle Discounts that was announced a few days ago – giving $100-$250 additional savings on lenses purchased with the camera/lens bundle. Check this on the B&H web site – it was available a couple of days ago, but these things change quickly sometimes.)

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Lightroom 5 $50 Off for 24 Hours Only

I just was alerted that B&H has a 24 hour-only $50 off on Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 sale. It is available for both Mac and Windows. If you have been waiting, this might be a good opportunity to act!

NOTE: There was a problem with this link when I first posted it, but it should work now.

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G Dan Mitchell is a California photographer and visual opportunist whose subjects include the Pacific coast, redwood forests, central California oak/grasslands, the Sierra Nevada, California deserts, urban landscapes, night photography, and more.
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