This week in filmmaking deals: There are a bunch of deals on lenses right now. You can save 33% on the Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens, as well as 37% on the Samyang 35mm f/1.4 Auto Focus Lens for Sony E-mount. If you're in the market for a mirrorless camera, this Sony a7 III kit, which includes an FE 28-70mm lens, will save you $200. Also, the SanDisk 256GB Extreme PRO memory card is currently $70.99, down from $99.95. Finally, Adorama is running a special on the JVC GY-HM250 4K camcorder, bringing down the price to just $1699.
If you're looking for fast glass, you might want to take a look at the Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens. It features an f/1.8 aperture, close-focusing abilities (MOD of 11.4"), Vibration Compensation (VC) system, as well as High-speed AF with USD. This beast usually retails for $599, but you can get it now for $399.
You can always use another memory card, right? If you want to stock up, the SanDisk 256GB Extreme PRO Memory Card, which features transfer speeds of up to 170 MB/s and UHS Video Speed Class 30 (V30) and UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) ratings, is on sale for $70.99, saving you a cool $29. But guess what...you can save even more if you get it on Amazon, so...score!
If you're still waiting to pull the trigger on a new mirrorless camera, the Sony Alpha a7 III has a lot to offer. It features a 24.2MP back-illuminated 35mm full-frame sensor, 4K video recording, 15 stops of dynamic range, 14-bit uncompressed RAW output, 5-axis stabilization, and an ISO range of 50 to 204,800. Best of all, it's on sale right now. You can get the camera body, as well as an FE 28-70mm lens, for just $1998.
Looking for a fast 35mm for your full-frame shooter? The Samyang 35mm f/1.4 lens might have the features you're looking for. It offers an f/1.4 aperture, hybrid aspherical lenses for sharper images, multi-layer coating to cut down on flare and ghosting, and has a minimum focusing distance of 12" which will help you get beautiful close-ups. This lens usually retails for $798, but you can get it now for $499.
Even though full-frame mirrorless cameras are all the rage right now, some of you might be in the market for a good camcorder. If that's you, you should take a look at the full-featured JVC GY-HM250 4K camcorder. It features a 4K CMOS sensor, a 12x optical zoom lens that has a tele-macro focus mode, SDHC/SDXC memory card support, as well as the ability to livestream full HD video. Adorama is running a special on this bad boy that saves you $376. Get it now for just $1699.