Cheap Photo: Top Deals for Fujifilm and Canon Shooters

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Fujifilm 90mm f2 first impressions product images (2 of 9)ISO 4001-60 sec at f - 3.2

Today has been a big day for Canon and Fujifilm shooters with some major announcements from both companies. While many of you may be getting ready to lock some of that new tech down with pre-orders, there are also some killers deals on currently available items for both systems that you shouldn’t forget about either.

  1. Canon EF 24-70mm F/2.8L IS II (Save $100) – Deal
  2. Fujifilm 14mm F/2.8 (review) – Deal (Save $300)
  3. Fujifilm 23mm F/1.4 (review) – Deal (Save $250)
  4. Canon 6D (Save $200) – Deal
  5. Canon 7D Mark II (Save $200) – Deal
  6. Fujifilm X-T1 (Save $300) – Deal

New Announcement Pre-Order Links

We also have some quick links here for those of you who want to pre-order some of those new announcements from today.

Top Brand Deal Quick Links: CanonNikonSonyFujifilmTamronSigma 

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The Canon 5D Mk IV is a Photographer’s Workhorse Camera

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We’ve been waiting for a very long time for a replacement for the Canon 5D Mk III; and today we’re getting its successor in the form of the Canon 5D Mk IV. The replacement was well worth the wait and if you look at the grand scheme of things and what Canon is trying to do, it simply makes a lot of sense. The camera isn’t being positioned as high as the Canon 5Ds (which is a spectacular camera) but instead is going to continue to target the photographer that needs a workhorse camera, great video and a balance of both resolution and high ISO output.

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Canon Announces Two New L Lenses For the Photojournalist

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In addition to the new Canon 5D Mk IV, the company is also announcing two new lenses and accessories. Among the announcements are the Canon EF 16-35mm f2.8 L III USM and the 24-105mm f4 L IS II USM lenses. Both of these incorporate the latest technologies from Canon, but do not have the blue refractive element of the Canon 35mm f1.4 L II USM.

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Cheap Photo: Our Top 5 Lens Deal Picks

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Fujifilm X-T2 review initial product images (5 of 12)ISO 2001-550 sec at f - 2.8

There are always good deals to be had on lenses for virtually every system on any given day. Today we have our picks for the top 5 lens deals currently available on display – as always, our full running list is also available if you are looking for a specific deal from the bunch.

  1. Olympus 75mm F/1.8 (Save $200) – Deal
  2. Canon EF 24-70mm F/2.8L IS II (Save $100) – Deal
  3. Fujifilm 14mm F/2.8 (review) – Deal (Save $300)
  4. Canon EF 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6L IS II (Save $100) – Deal
  5. Fujifilm 23mm F/1.4 (review) – Deal (Save $250)

Top Brand Deal Quick Links: CanonNikonSonyFujifilmTamronSigma 

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Cheap Photo: Our 5 Favorite Camera Deals

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Sony 85mm f1.4 G Master lens product images. (8 of 8)ISO 4001-160 sec at f - 2.5

In the market for a new camera? Here are our current picks for 5 of the best deals on bodies right now. Any one of these cameras would serve you well and can be hand for some pretty significant savings.

  1. Sony A7 (Save $600) – Deal
  2. Nikon D810 (Save $503) – Deal
  3. Fujifilm X-T1 (Save $300) – Deal
  4. Nikon D610 (Save $503) – Deal
  5. Olympus OM-D E-M1 (Save $200) – Deal

Top Brand Deal Quick Links: CanonNikonSonyFujifilmTamronSigma 

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Creating the Photograph: Nathan Hostetter’s “Mirror Mirror”

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Creating the Photograph is an original series where photographers teach you about how they concepted an image, shot it, and edited it. The series has a heavy emphasis on teaching readers how to light. Want to be featured? Email chrisgampat[at]thephoblographer[dot]com

Photographer Nathan Hostetter usually works with natural lighting and tries to emulate some sort of film look to his images. His photos can be characterized as having some sort of elegance to them while also finding a way to show off the humanity in his subjects. So when Nathan showed us a few of his portraits, we were quite impressed with one he shot of Naomi.

But what you’ll also be amazed by is how simple his lighting is–and that’s what makes the images!

Here’s Nathan’s story!

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Cheap Photo: EM-1 Savings & Return of the Running List

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Olympus OMD EM1 Product Photos (3 of 8)ISO 2001-40 sec at f - 2.8

Olympus’s OM-D E-M1 is a known gem of the Micro Four Thirds system, offering some great features in an attractive package, and currently – for a really great price too.

In many ways, the Olympus OMD EM1 is the perfect Micro Four Thirds camera and can even be said to be the perfect mirrorless camera. It is weather sealed, has WiFi transmission for future forward photographers, excellent image quality, stellar RAW file versatility in the hands of a specialized colorist, good autofocus, focus peaking, functional timelapse shooting, and lots more features that will appeal to photographers.. — Read our full review here

Interested? You can pick one up for a cool $200 off over on Amazon right now. Here are several other notable deals…

  • Olympus 40-150mm F/2.8 (Save $200) – Deal
  • 10 Pack – 8GB Wooden USB Drives – Deal
  • Rokinon 50mm T/1.5 (Save $~$48) – Deal

Top Brand Deal Quick Links: CanonNikonSonyFujifilmTamronSigma 

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