Sony USA Lens price hike

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Sony USA Lens price hike

Unread postby adakshi » Wed Apr 01, 2009 5:25 pm

Hello,

Just checked Sonystyle.com ... looks like all lens prices are higher by $50-$100. BH Photo still has old prices, buy now if you want to save some money.

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Re: Sony USA Lens price hike

Unread postby KevinBarrett » Wed Apr 01, 2009 6:02 pm

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Re: Sony USA Lens price hike

Unread postby adakshi » Wed Apr 01, 2009 6:17 pm

Things were already expensive, now they are more .... be happy with used Minolta, if you have any :)

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Re: Sony USA Lens price hike

Unread postby Winston » Wed Apr 01, 2009 6:46 pm

I saw this heads-up this morning at DPR. I have been seriously thinking about the 70-400G. Decided to do something. B&H and Adorama still listed them at the old price but back-ordered. Amazon had one left at the old price...it's on its way :mrgreen:
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Re: Sony USA Lens price hike

Unread postby bakubo » Wed Apr 01, 2009 9:59 pm

I think the A900 price went down though to $2,699.99.

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Re: Sony USA Lens price hike

Unread postby Cameron » Thu Apr 02, 2009 12:16 am

I'm guessing this is where Americans are going to use the 13 dollars a week Income Tax Cut under the Obama Administration.

When can I expect The Photographers Bail Out?

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Re: Sony USA Lens price hike

Unread postby KevinBarrett » Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:32 am

Sony's 300/2.8 is now $2200 more expensive than Canon's...with the difference I could buy a 50D and a 24-105/4.
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Re: Sony USA Lens price hike

Unread postby Dusty » Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:58 pm

Don't worry, this viscous cycle of devaluing money and price raising has a silver lining. I saw this in Brazil in the '80s. You just wait until you get the cost of living raise to cover the devaluing dollar, then buy up old stock where they haven't raised prices yet.

We'll all soon be pawning our camera equipment for food anyway, if Obamanomics isn't derailed soon!

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