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How to Deal with Friends Requesting Discounts on Your Photography

Photographers often receive requests for free images and services, and messages from friends asking for your services at extremely discounted rates are not much better. Here's a helpful 3-minute video by Josh Enobakhare of Olufemii Tutorials in which he shares a number of ways that you can avoid needing to give that awkward "no."

Sigma 135mm f/1.8 ART Available for Pre-Order, Ships in May for $1,400

Start saving up now, because the brightest and baddest new 135mm lens on the market has a price and a release date. Sigma is still keeping price and availability a secret for their 24-70mm 14mm ART lenses, but they've officially announced that the 135mm f/1.8 will debut in May for $1,400.

Apple Slashes USB-C Dongle Prices to Quell Macbook Pro Complaints

After the new Macbook Pro was unveiled by Apple last month, many people were unhappy about Apple's decision to remove the "cumbersome" SD card slot and only include USB-C ports. In response, to make buying the new laptops a little more palatable, Apple is slashing prices on its USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 dongles -- temporarily.

This Photographer’s Minimum Price is Zero*

Natalie Brasington is a New York-based advertising and entertainment photographer who shoots for a variety of clients, including Comedy Central, Pantene, DirecTV, Details and Rolling Stone. She recently spoke about pricing at a round table discussion put on by PhotoShelter, and we were intrigued by her approach and outlook.

Fujifilm Announces Big Worldwide Price Hike on Film

Kodak's film business may finally turn a profit this year thanks to support from Hollywood, but the photographic film industry is still seeing declines in demand.

That's the latest word from Fujifilm, which today just announced a major worldwide price increase for its film lines.

What The? Sony is Selling the a7R for $200 Instead of $1,900

Heads up: for some reason the Sony a7R full frame mirrorless camera is currently listed on the Sony Store for $199.99 instead of its regular price of $1,898. This may either be a temporary mistake on Sony's end or one of the best camera deals you'll ever see in your life.

Sony Drops the Price of the RX10 by $300, Possible Response to Panasonic’s FZ1000

When we announced the Panasonic FZ1000, we told you why many saw it as a Sony RX10 'killer.' Priced $400 cheaper and boasting a newer 1-inch 20.1-megapixel sensor and longer-reaching 16x 25-400mm equivalent f/2.8-4.0 lens, there were a lot of reasons for Sony to be worried... oh, and the Panasonic shoots 4K as well.

Now, quite possibly in response to all of the Panasonic talk and the competition they're anticipating from this new camera, Sony has dropped the list price of the RX10 by a whopping $300.

Sigma 50mm Matches the Otus in Almost All Tests, Said to Cost One-Fourth as Much

Just days after publishing their glowing review of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art series lens that ranked it leaps and bounds ahead of the Canon and Nikon competition, SLRgear finally got their hands on the ZEISS Otus for comparison.

And it seems ZEISS will have to work hard to justify the rumored price difference between those two lenses...

Free Pricing Guides Help Budding Photogs Navigate the Business Side of the Industry

One of the challenges if you're just now carving out your niche in this crazy world of professional photography is figuring out how to price your work. How exactly do you determine how much your photos are worth, what expenses can you expect to run into, what contracts are you likely to run into and what exactly do they mean?

All of this and more is explained in a series of free guides that PhotoShelter has released over the course of the last year. Starting with Magazine Photography, then Corporate & Industrial Photography and finally finishing off the series with a guide for Photojournalists.

Amazon Accidentally Publishes Nikon Df Page, Reveals a $2,750 Price Tag

It looks like Amazon made a major goof and accidentally (or maybe not) published the Nikon Df sales page momentarily before taking it back down again. In addition to confirming the specs we already expected were coming, the page also let the cat out of the bag in regards to how much the Df will cost... as it turns out, it's an expensive cat.

Sigma’s Game-Changing 18-35mm f/1.8 Zoom Lens to Cost Just $799

Sigma shook up the camera world back in April by announcing its new 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens -- the world's first zoom lens with a fixed maximum aperture of f/1.8. It turns out the revolutionary lens will have a revolutionary price tag as well: the company announced today that the lens will cost just $799.

Greentoe Lets You Save Some Dough on Camera Gear by Naming Your Own Price

If you're a frugal photographer who's constantly searching for ways to save some dough when buying gear, you might want to look into the new Los Angeles-based startup company Greentoe. It's a shopping site that's trying to turn the e-commerce world on its head by taking pricing power from merchants and putting it into the hands of consumers.

Basically, it's a site that lets you buy camera gear at prices you want to pay.