If you don't already have a Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens, the kit is a great value even without the B&H deal.
Make this deal even hotter by adding a Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Printer plus paper to your cart at the same time. The camera and printer combination qualifies for a $400.00 rebate, which completely covers the cost of the printer. The included 50 Sheets of 13 x 19" Canon SG-201 Semi-Gloss Photo Paper Plus has a $44.45 value.
Don't need the printer? Sell it on eBay to take another chunk off of the 6D price tag.
If you're keeping score, that's a win-win-win-win.
Components of the new setup:
Thats a solid panoramic setup for $305.00 (and significantly cheaper than many pre-made pano rigs). If you don't already have an L-bracket, then you'll only be able to shoot in landscape orientation. The L-bracket gives you the option to use a portrait orientation for more vertical real estate in your pano. One limitation of this setup is that you can't shoot 360-degree spherical panoramas with it; but for standard panoramas, it works very well.
Keep in mind that there are options for swapping several of the components above. I originally purchased the Kirk QRC-1.75 Quick Release Clamp to use in my BlackRapid to Arca-Swiss Plate conversion, but found that the longer tension screw handle allowed the clamp to fit perfectly on the Sunwayfoto DDP-64M Indexing Rotator. If I were buying the compenents again, I'd probably pick up a Sunwayfoto Discal Clamp 64mm With Long Handle instead. You can also purchase a longer rail if you want to shoot with a larger lens. However, make sure that your ballhead can support the weight of a moderately heavy camera/lens combination in an offset position. You can even forgo getting the Indexing Rotator & QR plate and simply rotate the rail/bi-directional clamp via your ballhead's panning base for an especially inexpensive setup. That said, I prefer using the Indexing Rotator for easy, consistent capture.
All in all, I'm really happy with my new pano setup. The Sunwayfoto products seem well-made and durable. A few days ago I created a 360-degree panorama in a local business, The Lamp & Lighthouse (click image to view a larger version):
I shot the panarama above using a 5D Mark III and the Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 lens. I corrected the lens distortion with PTLens (although some distortion still exists), stitched the pano using Hugin and polished it up in Photoshop CC.
Tip: When leveling your setup, ignore the bubble levels on your gear. Depending on design tolerances, bubble levels can be anywhere from "pretty close" to "completely useless." Use your camera's built-in electronic level for the best results.
|Item||Reg. Price||Buy Together|
|Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash||$299.00||$231.00|
|Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens||$419.00||$310.44|
Update: It looks like the 600EX-RT deal has expired. The 430EX II and 85mm f/1.8 deals are still active.
Adorama also has two Canon EOS 6D deals when using the "Buy Together and Save" option. Simply add the Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens to activate special pricing. These deals also ship for free and qualify for 2% Rewards.
|Item||Reg. Price||Buy Together|
|Canon EOS 6D Body||$2,548.00||$1,797.00|
|Canon EOS 6D + EF 24-105mm Kit||$3,148.00||$2,399.00|
Note: The "Reg. Price" shown in the 6D deals includes the price of the lens being added with the "Buy Together and Save" option.
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