Who else got a A5000 for $298 on Black Friday? :)

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Cameras' started by ilovehatephotography, Nov 29, 2014.

  1. ilovehatephotography

    ilovehatephotography TalkEmount Regular

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    May 30, 2014
    Los Angeles, CA
    Ed
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    I picked up this bad boy at Samy's Camera today in LA for $314 all in (http://www.samys.com/s/sony a5000), which included a 32G Lexar SD card, a camera bag, and a 40.5mm Hoya HMC filter. This will play as the second fiddle to the Sony A7. I got it because of the combination of size, sensor, pop-up flash, kit power zoom, and, of course, price. I can't believe how small this guy is yet it still has an APS-C sized sensor. It's like auto-crossing a Miata on R-comps, just surprises the heck out of the big boys. Should be fun :)
     
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  2. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    That's quite a deal.
     
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  3. Shutterdad

    Shutterdad TalkEmount Regular

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    Nov 28, 2013
    Dallas, Texas
    Nice deal!!


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  4. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    Wow, $300 incl. the 16-50 lens!!! So, basically you bought a lens and they gave you a free body as a gift :p
     
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  5. fractal

    fractal TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 17, 2014
    Southeastern PA
    Chris
    Great deal! Where did you get that strap?
     
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  6. christian

    christian TalkEmount Veteran

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    Apr 12, 2014
    Boston MA
    HA HA Ed!
    That's great!
    As I told you, you'll see that it's so small that it's almost like only carrying a lens.
     
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  7. WNG

    WNG TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 12, 2014
    Arrid Zone-A, USA
    Will
    Congrats! I saw that deal yesterday on the Sony site, couldn't believe the price. Tempted, but I bought an a6000 3 months ago. The idea of having two bodies at the ready was intriguing.
     
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  8. robertro

    robertro TalkEmount Rookie

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    Aug 8, 2011
    I picked up an A5000 as well to use with legacy lenses once I figured out that it was part of a new generation of NEX E-mount cameras. Anyone need a 16-50 kit lens?
     
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  9. ilovehatephotography

    ilovehatephotography TalkEmount Regular

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    May 30, 2014
    Los Angeles, CA
    Ed
    It came with the camera, inside the Sony box. Are they different from before?
     
  10. christian

    christian TalkEmount Veteran

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    Apr 12, 2014
    Boston MA
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  11. Nicko7

    Nicko7 New to TalkEmount

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    Dec 5, 2014
    Picked it up as well! New to photography, only point and shot from iPhone, but what a bargain it was on Black Friday. Love it so far!
     
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  12. chrid

    chrid Super Noob

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    May 5, 2014
    australia
    Chris
    Congrats its a great deal, also welcome to the forum :)
     
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