Cheap Photo: Samyang FE 35mm and More Great Items On Sale

Time for another check in on the deals front! Today we have a great selection of deals ranging from fun accessories to some affordable lenses. Additionally, many of the Fujifilm and Panasonic deals that we mentioned in our previous most recent cheap photo check-ins, so make sure and check those out still as well if you have been thinking about it. They likely won't last much longer.

Cheap Photo: Deals on Panasonic, Nikon, Lexar, Rokinon and Sony

Time for another check-in on the currently available deals and sales across the industry. This is always a post to catch if you are on the market for some new equipment, as we all know, this profession/hobby is not cheap and any penny saved could end up a penny earned.

Is a Nikon Mirrorless Full Frame F Mount Camera Possible?

Years ago, Nikon tried something really courageous with the Nikon Df--but if the company were to create a brand new Nikon Mirrorless Full Frame F Mount camera, it would be an announcement that would genuinely shake up the industry.

Could The Citograph 35mm Lens Be The Grab And Go Lens For Street Photographers?

The Citograph 35mm is a new campaign over on Kickstarter by the team at C. P. Goerz. The idea behind the project is to address the issue that we mentioned above – that is needing to carry your standalone camera with enormous lenses or carry big and awkward accessory lenses which complicate the smartphone photography process.

Could the Citograph 35mm Lens Be the Grab and Go Lens for Street Photographers?

The Citograph 35mm is a new campaign over on Kickstarter by the team at C. P. Goerz. The idea behind the project is to address the issue that we mentioned above – that is needing to carry your standalone camera with enormous lenses or carry big and awkward accessory lenses which complicate the smartphone photography process.

Ahmad Sultan: Northern Pakistan in Crispy Black and White

I got my first camera long before I knew what to do with it. It was nearly 20 years ago, and I used it to document mostly class trips and sports days in school. My first serious foray into the photography world was in freshman year of college.

The Last Call Father’s Day Deal Roundup

Fathers Day, the one day each year where celebrate the men that brought us into this world. Men love their gear and their gadgets, and as you would expect, this means there are some killer deals going on right now as companies compete to try and win some of the many Fathers Day dollars that will be spent.

Deal Alert: Big Savings on Sony Cameras and Lenses

There are a ton of lens and camera deals flying around right now. Nikon, Fujifilm, Rokinon, all have some great deals going on, but featured in our post today we are taking a look at some great savings on Sony lenses that can currently be had:

Vintage Camera Review: Minolta Maxxum 7 (Minolta a7)

No, this isn't the Sony a7, but the Minolta a7 is perhaps one of the best film Alpha mount cameras that you can still get your hands on used. While the Minolta a9 is considered the flagship, there are features built into the Minolta a7 that can make it much more appealing.

Cheap Photo: More Deals Ahead of Fathers Day

Men like their gadgets, and that includes cameras, tech, and related items. This fact is not lost on the industry so as we eek closer to Fathers Day more and more deals of note have begun to pop up. Here are some that stood out to us in the crowd:

Why Small Film Cameras Are The Ultimate Every Day Camera

This addiction of mine began a few years ago and continues into today; it helped spur a movement. Remember a few years ago how Fujifilm came onto the scene with cameras that had retro aesthetics, looked gorgeous and actually functioned well while doing it nowhere as expensive as Leica? Then Olympus hopped on board.

The Profoto B1X Is Promising the Widest HSS Flash Range, More Power

Profoto isn't calling the new Profoto B1X monolight an update, but instead it's a replacement in a pretty big way. Most importantly, the Profoto B1X is offering a lot more LED Modeling light power (which works great double duty for video) and 50% more power overall.

Cheap Photo: Portable Beauty Dishes on Sale

If you want to get out of the studio with your portraiture than having some easily portable lighting in your kit is essential. A great modifier for portraiture is the beauty dish thanks to the beautiful light that they produce.

Cheap Photo: Lots of Fujifilm Camera Savings Right Here

As photographers, not only are we always needing more storage to hold our digital images, but we are needing better ways to backup that data within our various workflows. One of the best ways to do this is with a NAS (Network Attached Storage) device that allows you to backup the data on your computer to a separate location within your home (or in some cases offsite).

4 Fixed Lens Cameras You Can Actually Use As Your Primary Shooter

It's easy for those of us with interchangeable lens cameras to look at fixed lens cameras with a bit of a scoff as we think to ourselves about how limiting and basic they are. It is true, for a long time fixed lens cameras were very much a staple of the consumer, and therefor less advanced, segment of the camera market.

Panasonic’s Digital Camera Business Named in Dwindling Profit Report

It's pretty insane to think that very soon, a very big camera manufacturer could fall--or at least that's what being hinted at with a new report about Panasonic's dwindling profits. In fact, six of the businesses under Panasonic aren't doing so great and one of those listed is the digital camera business.

Cheap Photo: Save Hundreds Off the Phottix Indra360!

TTL studio strobes are all of the rage these days in lighting circles and Phottix's Indra series is one of the more affordable options on the market that has been getting some good reviews. Currently you can pick up the Indra360 for over $400 off, a crazy good deal if you have been in the market for a set of these.

Cheap Photo: 3 Sony A7 Bodies On Sale

If you have been looking into picking up a Sony A7 series camera, maybe thinking about making the switch to mirrorless, than now may be the time for you to jump on that train. Two of Sony's latest high end A7 bodies, the A7r II and A7s II are both on sale right now, joining the original A7 which has been on its discounted $1000 price point for some time now.

Review: Rokinon 20mm f1.8 (Sony E Mount, FE)

Rokinon has for a while been the maker of affordable lenses capable of delivering very high quality photos--and the new Rokinon 20mm f1. 8 continues to hold the company to that very tradition. Like many of the company's other optics, you can expect some incredibly sharpness from this lens.

Review: Leica 40mm f2 Rokkor (Leica M Mount)

Most affectionately known as the lens that comes with the Leica CL, the Leica 40mm f2 Rokkor is also a bit of a hidden gem. To this day, it's one of the sharpest Leica lenses ever made and perhaps a lens that has held its value so well vs many other options on the market.

The Best Budget Lenses For Top Mirrorless Camera Systems

Budget lenses are a necessity for amateur and semi-professional photographers. Not everyone can afford to go out and drop $1000+ on a brand new lens, so the budget oriented shoppers look for lenses in that sub $1000 range to to really give them solid performance without breaking the bank.

Cheap Photo: Fujifilm, Canon, Nikon and Sony Savings For All

It has been a bit since we did a full cheap photo post, mostly thanks to myself being in Vegas for WPPI last week. So today we kick off your week with some great savings on everything from Instant prints to incredible cameras and lenses. Check it out!

Cheap Photo: Great Nikon, Olympus, Canon and Sony Savings

We hope that you all enjoyed your weekend, but that dreaded day that is Monday has returned and its back to work. But we figured we would give you a glimmer of joy today with some great deals on some of the gear that you have been looking to add to your kit.

Cheap Photo: Nikon Kits And ‘Tog Tech Deals

If you have been looking to switch over to the Nikon system, there are currently some good deals on Nikon kits available for stellar cameras like the D500 and D750, as well as more budget oriented options like the D3300.

Cheap Photo: Lens Savings For Team Red

There is always this constant ebb and flow of deals on a weekly basis, with deals popping up and fading away. Sometimes with few ever noticing they were there. That is why we have these Cheap Photo posts, to keep you all informed of the deals as we come across them, to save you money and help you maximize your photography budgets.

The Godox AD200 Witstro Monolight Gets Revealed

Godox recently revealed their AD200 Witstro monolight on Facebook; and the new monolight seems much different than most offerings out there already. For starters, it's a giant block--and has a flash head that is rectangular in shape vs the more traditional circular area.

Luminous Landscape Speculates DJI Bought Hasselblad

It’d be pretty insane for any of us to believe that a Chinese company purchased the aging and historical Hasselblad, but according to Kevin Raber over at Luminous Landscape, it seems to be the case.

Shooting Portraits with an f0.95 Lens on a Sony a7 II

It seems as if these days portrait photographers are concerned with two aspects of a lens above all else, its sharpness and its bokeh. To meet the needs of photographers who are looking for that ultra shallow depth of field and rich, creamy bokeh, companies like Mitakon have been releasing lenses in the .095 aperture range.

Cheap Photo: Continued Cyber Monday Week Deals To Be Had

Today we continue with our highlighting of the killer deals that are still available for Cyber Monday Week over on Amazon. Really, there are still some great deals to be had if you did not already drain your bank account completely over the course of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Cheap Photo: Sandisk and LaCie Savings To Whet Your Whistle

So the biggest shopping days of the year are now behind us, hopefully you got some great deals on items that you needed or wanted to gift. But just because the major deals are over doesn't mean the deals are done, today we have a great selection of good deals for those of you still looking to save some money.

Early Holiday Savings On Sony Cameras Ahead of The Big Weekend

We hope that you have been saving your spending money getting ready, because the deals this week are going to be coming fast and furious, starting today with some new Sony camera deals the company has announced ahead of the biggest shopping weekend of the year.

Reports Indicate Beefier Sony Full Frame Mirrorless Coming in 2017

There have been reports that Sony plans to release a higher end 'true pro' level mirrorless full frame camera for some time now, going back at least a year and a half or so. The general consensus of these reports centered around the naming of this newer camera being called something along the lines of an A9, to signify the unit being a class above the current crop of A7 series bodies.

Sample Photos: Sony RX100 Mv, Sony a99 II, Sony a6500

We've been in Austin with Sony for the past couple of days testing all their newest cameras out. Our Sony a99 II and Sony RX100 V first impressions have both been updates and hyperlinked accordingly, Below the jump, you can find a number of our sample images from the Sony a6500.