Cheap Photo: It’s All About That Instax

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Fujifilm Instax Mini 70 product images (2 of 10)ISO 4001-50 sec at f - 2.2

Good morning everyone! In case you all missed it in a Game of Thrones induced bewilderment and bliss, Fujifilm announced the latest addition to their ever-popular Instax line, the new SP-2 printer, which offers significant upgrades over the currently still available SP-1. You can get all of the details on that here. But for today’s cheap photo we are featuring some Instax deals, as well as some other great deals.

Check them out after the jump.

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Cheap Photo: Save Big On Lenses By Buying Refurbished

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 product photos (5 of 7)ISO 2001-125 sec at f - 2.2

Money doesn’t grow on trees, in the ground, or come out of water faucets. You work hard for your money and I think we can all agree that saving as much of it as possible, whenever possible, is always good. Buying new is great, but buying new is spendy. What if I told you that you could save some major money on that killer lens that you have wanted forever, while at the same time getting what is essentially a brand new item? Too good to be true? No, it’s all about those refurbs

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Cheap Photo: Save up to 68% Off SanDisk 80MB/s + 95MB/s SD Cards

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Nikon D810 first impressions product images (7 of 8)ISO 4001-50 sec at f - 3.2

Yesterday’s incredibly enticing Fujifilm deals really got the week off to a good start, and today we have some more killer savings for you to enjoy. Starting with the fact that you can save up to 68% off on SanDisk 80MB/s & 43% off Sandisk 95MB/s SD cards. If you have not taken advantage of some of the other SD card deals we have posted over the last couple months, then this may be one you want to jump on!

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The Olympus TG-Tracker is Aimed at the GoPro Market

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It was only a matter of time until Olympus was going to take its excellent TG series of cameras and turn them into a full GoPro competitor–and today is that day with the announcement of the new Olympus TG-Tracker. At its heart is a 1/2.3 8MP CMOS sensor. Just like other action cams, it boasts a really wide angle lens. This one is 13.9mm equivalent and has f2 lens. The body is capable of being used at down to 100 feet of water without a housing. It is also dustproof just in case you happen to sling it into the dirt.

It also has an LED lamp, 5 axis image stabilization, and can shoot from 1/2 sec – 1/24000 sec. Unfortunately there isn’t manual shutter control–but you get sequential shooting abilities which can be quite cool.

More details are after the jump.

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Review: Sigma 30mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary (Sony E)

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Sigma 30mm f1.4 DC mirrorless product images (1 of 6)ISO 4001-60 sec at f - 4.0

Sigma has been putting out loads of awesome lenses over the past years–even their Contemporary glass seems to be right up there with their Art and Sports lenses. So when the company announced their 30mm f1.4 DC DN, I was really curious as to why it wasn’t under the Art series.

With an f1.4 aperture, nine aperture blades and fast focusing motors inside, it surely seems like it would be. But maybe Sigma is making their contemporary lenses render a bit less saturation vs the Art series–at least that’s what the 30mm makes me believe.

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