It’s Black Friday today and many websites kick off the holiday season with some unique offers and large discounts. Here are some of the best Black Friday Deals we found for video shooters on the look for new equipment. Actually it seems people sometimes get really crazy about these sales. The image above is a good reminder… So make sure you only get what you really need. We hope the list is helpful and you find some of the things you were looking for. Most of the items are from our partner B&H, some of them are from manufacturers directly. From all the offers we received in the last days we filtered out the ones that might be useful to our readers. Lenses Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 for EF & Sony E – $329 $249 SLR Magic Cine 12mm for MFT – $569 $399 Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F/0.95 for MFT – $799 $699 Sony 35mm F/1.8 OSS – $448 $398 Canon EF 50mm F/1.4 – $399 $329 Rokinon 50mm T/1.5 – $549 $399 Sigma 50mm F/1.4 Art Lens – $949 $849 Canon EF 50mm F/1.2L – $1,449 $1,349 Sony E 50mm F/1.8 OSS – $298 $248 Canon EF 85mm F/1.8 – $419 $349 Canon EF 100mm F/2.8L Macro IS – $899 $799 Sigma 105mm F/2.8 Macro OS – $969 $569 Tokina 11-16 F/2.8 – $479 $399 Canon EF 16-35mm F/4L IS – $1,099 $1,049 Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS – $999 $899 Canon EF 70-200 F/4L IS – $1,199 $1,149 Cameras Panasonic GH4 – $1,498 $1,298 Panasonic GH3 – $798 $698 Panasonic G7 – $798 $598 DJI Phantom 3 Pro with 4K Camera – $1,229 $1,129 Sony a6000 Mirrorless Camera – $548 $398 Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body – $2,799 $2,499 (or with kit lens) Canon EOS 6D Body – $1,699 $1,399 (or with kit lens) Nikon D810 with kit lens – $4,397 $3,297 Accessories Tilta Sony a7S Cage & Rig – $399 $349 SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB SD Card – $52 – $43 SanDisk Extreme Pro 128GB SD Card – $93 $80 2x Lexar Pro 64GB 1066x CF Card – $173 $160 DJI Ronin 3-Axis Stabilizer – $2,499 $1,999 Steadicam Solo Stabilizer – $499 $279 Syrp 82mm Vari ND Filter Kit – $189 $149 Syrp Magic Carpet Slider – $299 $239 Manfrotto Digital Director – $499 399 Came-Tv Video Sucker (Car Mount) – $248 $148 Shootools Slider & Dolly Accessories – 30% off X-Rite ColorChecker Passport – 50% off Computers Apple Retina MacBook Pro 13.3″ – $1,299 $1,149 (or with 256GB SSD) Apple Retina MacBook Pro 15.4″ – $1,999 $1,799 Apple iMac 5K with Retina Display – $1,799 $1,629 Samsung 850 EVO 250GB SSD – $108 – $78 Other FilmConvert Color Grading Plugins – 30% off Learn Color Grading Tutorials – 80% off Convergent Design Apollo Option – $1795 $1595 Convergent Design Odyssey RAW bundle – $995 $795 We hope the list we gathered helps. If you find any other good deals relevant for video shooters please share those in the comments for the other readers. All the best from cinema5D and a good weekend to you!Read more
It’s that time of the year again – Thanksgiving, many people taking a break and getting ready for the holiday shopping craze that starts hours later, on Black Friday. As it happens, everybody and their mum is trying to sell you something especially during that time of the year when they want you to believe that there are great savings to be made. Truth is, these savings aren’t all that great in many cases, so it simply takes time to assess a deal for what it’s really worth. We here at cinema5D tried to do just that and here’s a condensed list of currently rebated filmmaking gear and software that we love from various sources – remember, for a very limited time only! B&H Some great deals on already inexpensive entry-level cameras are to be had – here are our highlights: Panasonic GH4 4K Mirrorless Digital Camera $1,497.99 Save $200 Nikon D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-140mm Lens $996.95 Save $300 Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera $448 Save $200 Sony Alpha a7R Mirrorless Digital Camera $2,098 Save $200 Sony Alpha a5000 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm $298 Save $200 Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR Camera with EF-S 18-135mm $849 Save $200 Sennheiser MKE 400 On-Camera Mic $99 Save $100 GoPro HERO3+ Silver Edition $249.99 Save $50 DJI Ronin Stabilizer with Additional Battery $2,699 Save $200 Data Color Spyder4PRO Screen Calibrator $129 Save $40 Extreme Pro 128GB Compact Flash $299.95 Save $43 Sennheiser ew 11-p G3 Wireless Mic Kit $629.95 Save $100 Syrp Genie Motion Control Timelapse Device $699 Save $200 Zacuto Marauder Camera Rig $599 Save $136.25 Beachtek DXA-SLR Ultra XLR Adaptor $299 Save $170 plus $84 worth of free accessories Tascam DR-100mkII Recorder & Sennheiser MKE 600 Shotgun $349.99 Save $230 Zoom H6 Recorder Kit & Sennheiser MKH-416 Shotgun $1029 Save $370 The MusicBed The Music Bed, the best resource for royalty free music of the highest quality, has a 10% rebate on all purchases until Monday. Code: Thanks10 Kessler Kessler has an extended sale that gives you 10% off any purchase above $1000. Filmconvert They offer a powerful color grading plugin that transforms digital colors to accurately match the look of analogue film. Filmconvert supports the latest large sensor cameras and just today they announced support of the GoPro Family. Any other interesting Black Friday deals you came across? Let us know in the comments and we might share them!Read more
UPDATED for Black Friday – Cyber Monday Deals: B&H are running some exclusive and very interesting deals which only last from Black Friday (Nov 29) until Cyber Monday (Dec 2). Check them out, these are the good ones for filmmakers:Read more
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