This Week’s Top Deals for Filmmakers – DJI Mavic 2 Pro, Sony a6500, Canon 5D Mark IV, Lenses and More

January 23rd, 2020
This Week’s Top Deals for Filmmakers – DJI Mavic 2 Pro, Sony a6500, Canon 5D Mark IV, Lenses and More

There are a couple of new, interesting deals for filmmakers available. We have selected the best offers of filmmaking gear from our partners’ online shops for this week – including DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom drones, Sony a6500, Canon 5D Mark IV, DJI Osmo Action and Osmo Pocket, cine lenses and more.

I went through the current deals on our partners’ websites and have selected the best offers currently available, which I think could be interesting for you. First, there are B&H offers listed for our readers based in North and South America, and then there are a couple of deals from our European partner CVP. By shopping at our partners’ stores, you are supporting cinema5D through our buy links, as we get a small affiliate commission when a purchase is completed.

Now, let’s take a look at this week’s top deals for filmmakers:

B&H: DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom – Up to $300 Discount

The DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom are still among the best choices when it comes to image quality in the foldable drones category. For example, the Mavic 2 Pro has a 1″ sensor capable of 4K 10-bit 4:2:2 video. To know more about these drones, check this article. The current discounts are valid for both drones and both with or without the DJI Smart Controller.

Buy link: DJI Mavic 2 Pro Was: $1,729.00  Now: $1,499.00 (Savings: $230.00)

Buy link: DJI Mavic 2 Pro with Smart Controller Was: $2,199.00  Now: $1,899.00 (Savings: $300.00)

Buy link: DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Was: $1,439.00  Now: $1,249.00 (Savings: $190.00)

Buy link: DJI Mavic 2 Zoom with Smart Controller Was: $1,899.00  Now: $1,649.00 (Savings: $250.00)

B&H: Sony a6500 Camera with 16-50mm Lens and Free Accessory Kit – $600 Discount

Although already over three years old, Sony a6500 is still a very capable APS-C mirrorless camera from Sony. It shoots 4K video with S-log flat profile and it does not suffer from the overheating issues as the a6300. Take a look at Johnnie’s Sony a6500 review if you want to know more about this camera.

In this discounted set, along with the camera, you get the Sony E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens, SanDisk 64GB Extreme PRO UHS-II SDHC memory card, spare battery pack, and a DSLR shoulder bag.

Buy link: Sony a6500 Camera with 16-50mm Lens and Free Accessory Kit Was: $1,498.00  Now: $898.00 (Savings: $600.00)

B&H: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera with Accessory Kit – $610 Discount

The Canon 5D Mark IV is Canon’s latest full-frame DSLR camera from the 5D line. It records 4K video (in crop mode). It is a workhorse for pro photographers, but can also act as a capable filmmaking device in case you need to do both. For more information about how the camera performs in video, make sure to check Johnnie’s Canon 5D Mark IV review.

In this discounted set, along with the camera, you get the SanDisk 64GB Extreme PRO UHS-II SDHC memory card, spare battery pack, DSLR shoulder bag, and Zeiss lens cleaning kit.

Buy link: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera with Accessory Kit Was: $3,109.24  Now: $2,499.00 (Savings: $610.24)

B&H: DJI  Osmo Action – $100 Discount

The DJI Osmo Action is still a relatively new product and it is the most serious contender to the GoPro. It is a very capable action camera with 4K 60fps video recording and brilliant stabilization. Even better then Hero7 Black’s HyperSmooth – here is our comparison of these two cameras. Make sure to also watch our Osmo Action review.

Buy link: DJI Osmo Action Was: $379.00  Now: $279.00 (Savings: $100.00)

B&H: DJI  Osmo Pocket – $50 Discount

The DJI Osmo Pocket is the smallest Osmo yet. It combines camera with a 3-axis gimbal and fits literally in the palm. The camera still offers up to 4K 60fps video recording. Make sure to watch and read our DJI Osmo Pocket review for more information.

B&H also gives away free PGYTECH Mini Carrying Case worth $24.90 with every DJI Osmo Pocket.

Buy link: DJI Osmo Pocket Was: $399.00  Now: $349.00 (Savings: $50.00)

B&H: Zhiyun-Tech CRANE-M2 Gimbal – $70 Discount

The Crane-M2 is a new very compact gimbal from Zhiyun-Tech. Its size can be compared with smartphone gimbals, but it can carry payload of up to 1.58 lb. It will carry even a lightweight APS-C mirrorless body (like Sony a6000 series or FUJIFILM X-T3) when used with a lightweight lens.

Buy link: Zhiyun-Tech CRANE-M2 Gimbal Was: $269.00  Now: $199.00 (Savings: $70.00)

B&H: Rokinon SP 50mm f/1.2 Lens for Canon EF – $350 Discount

This very fast manual focus lens covers full-frame sensors. It offers 86mm front filter thread and the aperture can be set between f/1.2 and f/16. The lens is quite heavy and bulky hence the build quality should be good.

Buy link: Rokinon SP 50mm f/1.2 Lens for Canon EF Was: $999.00  Now: $649.00 (Savings: $350.00)

B&H: Rokinon 24, 35, 50, 85mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens Bundle – $750 Discount

This bundle of four cine lenses for the Canon EF-mount offers traditional focal lengths with a maximum aperture of T1.5. The lenses produce image circle wide enough to cover full-frame sensors, they offer gear rings for follow focus, and the aperture ranges from T1.5 to T22.

Buy link: Rokinon 24, 35, 50, 85mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens Bundle Was: $2,346.00  Now: $1,596.00 (Savings: $750.00)

B&H: SLR Magic Cine 35mm f/1.2 FE Lens for Sony E-Mount – $200 Discount

Another interesting lens offer is this very fast SLR Magic cine lens. This time it is a Sony E-mount lens. It covers full-frame sensors, offers gear rings for both focus and iris ring, which is clickless and can set the aperture between f/1.2 and f/16. There is a 52mm front filter thread. Currently, there are more SLR Magic lenses discounted on B&H.

Buy link: SLR Magic Cine 35mm f/1.2 FE Lens for Sony E-Mount Was: $399.00  Now: $199.00 (Savings: $200.00)

CVP: Panasonic LUMIX GH5 Camera Body – €55 Discount Plus Trade-In Bonus, Free 3-Year Warranty

Panasonic GH5

The Panasonic GH5 is a mirrorless camera with Micro Four Thirds mount and sensor. It offers a variety of useful tools for filmmakers, like 4K 10-bit 4:2:2 video and In-Body Image Stabilisation (IBIS). With the new retail price, it is a very nice deal in my opinion.

Buy link: Panasonic LUMIX GH5 Camera Body Was: €1,199.52  Now: €1,143.81 (Savings: €55.71 + Trade-In Bonus, and Free 3-year warranty)

What do you think of this week’s selection? Share with us if you know and like any of these products.

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