The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (2.06.20)

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Headlining our Deals of the Week, save $200 on the Sony a7 III mirrorless camera.

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.

Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Lens

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.

SanDisk 256GB Extreme PRO Memory Card

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!

Sony Alpha a7 III Mirrorless Camera with FE 28-70mm Lens

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.

Samyang 35mm f/1.4 Auto Focus Lens for Sony E-mount

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.

Adorama Deal of the Week

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.     

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