Joke of the day: Hassleblad Stellar is now $2,300 off

After the announcement of the new Stellar II camera the price of the previous Stellar dropped by $2,300 and is now selling for $999.

The first Stellar model is based on the Sony RX100 camera that currently sells for $448.

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Limited time Topaz Labs special for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

For Black Friday and Cyber Monday TopazLabs are offering their entire Photography Collection (all 15 products) for $249.99 (reg. $429.99) with coupon code BLACKFRIDAY2014. For more information, click here. This offer will end on December 1st.

The TopazLabs Photography Collection includes the following products:

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Black Friday deals


Here are some of the Black Friday deals on photo gear. Check out also the main Black Friday pages at AmazonAdorama and B&H for more offers.

→ Pentax K-5 IIs is now $500 off

→ Fujifilm X100s with FREE Fujifilm EF-20 TTL flash

→ Fujifilm X-A1 is now $400 off

→ Sony a5000 for $298

→ Sony a6000 for $598

Sony a7 for $1,298

→ New Sony rebates

→ Pentax lens discounts

→ Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 and 12mm f/2.8 lenses for $1,299 ($450 off)

→ SLR Magic HyperPrime Cine II 25mm T0.95 lens (MFT) for $499 ($400 off)

→ Canon deals: Speedlites | DSLR | Lenses | Compacts

More deals, discounts and rebates:

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Sony a7 II coming to the US in two weeks, available for pre-order

Sony a7 II camera

The new Sony a7 II full frame mirrorless camera with with 5 axis in-body stabilization (more information available here) is now officially announced in the US and will start shipping on December 5th. Here are the pre-order options:

The new Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II lens is also now listed in the US.

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Hasselblad has no shame, announces new Stellar II camera

Hasselblad Stellar II camera
Hasselblad Stellar II camera box
Hasselblad Stellar II camera models
The Hasselblad Stellar camera has been around for over a year (PhotoRumors first broke the news in July, 2013). It seems that the company still believes in this concept after closing their design center in Italy and changing their CEO - they just announced a new Stellar II camera ($2,395) based on the Sony RX 100 II model ($648):

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Panasonic patented an external hybrid (EVF and OVF) viewfinder

Panasonic hybrid EVF and OVF viewfinder patent
Panasonic filed a patent in Japan for a hybrid (optical and electronic) viewfinder. The drawings show an external viewfinder that can be attached to the camera's hot shoe. The hybrid VF will be able to communicate with the camera and obtain information such as focal length. Here are few more details:

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For a limited time Panasonic is giving extended 2 years warranty on select Lumix G-series cameras and lenses

Panasonic is now offering an extended 2-years warranty on select Panasonic Lumix G-series cameras and lenses, purchased between 11/23/2014 and 12/27/2014. The GH4 and even the new GM5 cameras are included in this promotion. The warranty extension form can be downloaded here. All other instant savings are still valid, including an extra $50 gift card when you purchase a GH4 at B&H.

More deals on photography gear can be found here.

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