Monthly Archives: November 2014

Cyber Monday deals part 1

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Deal of the day: take an extra 30% off any book on Amazon

There are still few hours left on the Amazon 30% off any book offer: To use this promotion, you must enter “HOLIDAY30” at checkout under the “Gift cards & promotional codes” section to receive 30% off any ONE (1) book purchased in your order (up to $10 promotional credit). This offer is only valid on […]

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GoPro rumored to launch consumer drones with HD cameras in 2015

GoPro is rumored to start producing consumer drones (multi-rotor helicopters) with a HD cameras in late 2015. The expected price will be between $500 and $1,000. Read more at The Verge and WSJ (picture: Phantom Quadcopter with GoPro mount kit).

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Lensbaby circular fisheye 5.8mm f/3.5 lens now available for MFT, Sony, Samsung and Pentax mounts

Lensbaby announced new MFT, Sony, Samsung and Pentax mounts versions of their circular fisheye 5.8mm f/3.5 lens (already available for Canon and Nikon mounts). Sample images can be downloaded here. Additional information:

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The latest patents from Fuji, Ricoh and Canon

Fuji filed a patent for a 27mm and 30mm f/2.8 pancake lenses designed for APS-C mirrorless camera that could be a replacement for the Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8 lens. Ricoh filed a patent for an adjustable translucent mirror where the amount of reflected and transmitted light can be adjusted (0-50%; 50-100%). Ricoh filed a patent for a […]

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Last moment Black Friday deals

Few last moment Black Friday deals (see also this post): → Fuji X100s camera (black) for $899.95 ($400 off) → Samsung NX300 camera with 18-55mm lens for $399 ($400 off) → Sigma dp2 camera for $599 ($400 off) → More Sony camera deals (check out also the Sony a7 trade-in program) → SanDisk 64GB Extreme Plus SDXC memory card for $39.95 (original: […]

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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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