Fotodiox released a lens mount adapter from Canon EOS to Sony E-mount with a built-in 10-stop variable neutral density filter. For only $99.
The Photography Blog reviewed the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED and gives it a ‘recommended’ rating as a relatively affordable ultra-wide zoom.
Not gear, but definitely worthwhile, Jay Maisel’s ‘Light, Gesture, and Color (Voices That Matter)‘ book is out. I’ve twice attended his lecture of the same title and can only imagine that this book is filled with the same goodies. Jay changes the way you observe the world.
Adorama (a new affiliate for this site) has deals on Canon’s entry-level DSLRs, including camera body, lens, printer and free shipping:
Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens – Special Promotional Bundle: $899 – $350 Mail In Rebate = $549
Canon T5i Camera w/18-135mm Lens – Special Promotional Bundle: $1099 – $350 Mail in Rebate = $749
Canon EOS Rebel SL1 DSLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens, Special Promotional Bundle: $799 – $350 Rebate = $449