[Updated: The price went back up to $595, which is still a solid deal.]
Note: This may be a gray market lens. ebay seller AllNewShop has a positive feedback rating of 99.4% at the time of this post.
Note: This is labeled as a gray market lens. ebay seller GetItDigital has a positive feedback rating of 99.6% at the time of this post.
[Update: This lens is now official and is available for pre-order.]
As my wife and I were watching The People v. OJ Simpson a couple nights ago, we talked about how television programming has reached a renaissance era. The best programming ever is available today. And it’s because we have alternative platforms driving incredible content. Netflix, HBO Now, Hulu and other platforms are forcing traditional cable to push the boundaries of the limited quality we’ve seen over the last three decades.
In a very similar vein, Sigma and other third-party lens manufacturers are holding the traditional guards’ feet to the fire with amazing new lenses. It’s like we’re hitting a lens renaissance now that the digital era is maturing and the market is moving up stream to the enthusiast and pro niches. And now that next crazy lens is almost here… [Read more…]
There are a number of big instate rebates available now for Fuji’s X-Series cameras and lenses ranging from $100 to $400 off regular prices. Check them all out here at B&H Photo.