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"Blackmagic Design today announced an exciting Summer Special discount for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera for the low price of US$495. With a normal recommended retail price of US$995, this Summer Special represents incredible value and is available for a limited time and will end on the 31st of August 2014...

 

http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/uk/press/pressdetails?releaseID=61418

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The only way is also the best way :)

 

Metabones Speed Booster EF to BMPCC

 

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1064603-REG/metabones_mb_spef_bmpcc_bm1_canon_ef_to_bmpcc.html/BI/6943/KBID/7492

 

It goes to nearly Super 35 / APS-C with this.

 

Timing is good for you as the adapter is released on Friday (18th july).

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at adorama u can Save up to $300.00 with bundle!!!! 
 
BMPCC $495
+
Metabones Leica R  Speed Booster $169
or
Metabones Nikon G Speed Booster $189
 
and this is insane:
 
BMPCC $495 + NEW Metabones Canon EF Lens to BMPCC Speed Booster $659 = $1154 - $300 = $854!!!!!
 
holy sh++++!

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Lol.  So glad I didn't buy this camera.  A lot of people got burned.  If you aren't making money with your gear it's better just to wait.  Some people bidding on ebay haven't heard the news... Unfortunate.  I was actually looking at the BMCC a few weeks ago because the prices on the used BMPCC were just way too high.  Looks like my instincts were right.

 

 

The reason I focused more on the BMCC is it has less of a crop and it has an ef mount that allows IS.  Also it uses SSDs vs SD cards.  I also found the used pricing to be interesting.  I might actually be able to get a BMCC with full Resolve for $1500ish.  That's a $500 discount (25%).  You can't get a BMPCC for 25% off.  Once you take into account the price of Resolve the price difference between a BMPCC and a BMCC on the used market is not that much.

 

 

So now Blackmagic has gone and made it interesting.

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BMPCC $495 + NEW Metabones Canon EF Lens to BMPCC Speed Booster $659 = $1154 - $300 = $854!!!!!
 
 

 

 

I am not seeing that.  Here is what my cart shows BMPCC $495 + NEW Metabones Canon EF Lens to BMPCC Speed Booster =$1154-$100=$1,054.00

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I am not seeing that.  Here is what my cart shows BMPCC $495 + NEW Metabones Canon EF Lens to BMPCC Speed Booster =$1154-$100=$1,054.00

 

I refresh the page and you are right... They changed the discount from 300 to 100 :(

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weird....

 

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Well pull the trigger and see what happens.  They may have changed it since you put it in your cart.  Whatever you do don't empty your cart or wait too long.

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Damn!  I was trying to warn you to buy it.  But too late.

 

nop, I do not buy it. I was just snooping around  :D

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I'm very, very tempted by this. 

 

I've been craving RAW so badly recently. Last night I was shooting 7fps RAW bursts on my G6 just for a taste! Pointless.  :(

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