In addition to the previously mentioned Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN lens sale, B&H has the Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN lens on sale for $149 (reg. $199) as one of its Cyber Monday deals. It is available for Sony NEX cameras and Micro Four Thirds cameras from Olympus and Panasonic. This deal ends Nov. 27. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN lens for Sony NEX and Micro Four Thirds cameras is $50 off at B&H for Black Friday. The lens normally runs $199, but is $149 right now. I own this lens and highly recommend it for Sony NEX users. See my Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN First Look Review.
The Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye lens is on sale for $229 (reg. $299) through November 27. The lens is available in Canon, Nikon Sony Alpha, Pentax, Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mounts. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Check out more deals on our 2012 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Camera and Photo Deals Roundup.
The Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm f/1.8 lens is a new Micro Four Thirds lens for its PEN system of mirrorless cameras. As such, it serves as a 34mm equivalent when compared to full frame cameras.
The new lens retails for $499.99 and should ship in December. It is available for pre-order here at B&H Photo.
Olympus has issued a firmware update for the OM-D E-M5, which offers the following improvements:
1) Decreased operating sounds in photo ready mode
2) Improved 5-axis stabilization when using OM lenses with an adapter, even in Movie mode
3) All updates up to version 1.2 are included
You can get the firmware update through Olympus’ software updater.
The Panasonic GH3 is a new 16MP Micro Four Thirds camera with both still image and video prowess. The GH3 features powerful 1080/60p 50Mbps IPB video capture and 1080/24p at 72Mbps ALL-I video capture.
The GH3 body is magnesium alloy and weather sealed and offers an OLED monitor and an EVF. What’s more, the GH3 packs all of this into a $1299 price tag – available for pre-order here at Amazon.com.
Panasonic GH3 Key Features
- 16MP LiveMOS Sensor
- 1080/60p 50Mbps IPB and 24p 72Mbps ALL-I
- 6fps Frame Rate
- ISO 125-25600
- OLED Monitor and Live View Finder
- Magnesium Alloy, Weather Sealed Body
- Auto HDR Mode
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]