From Zeiss lenses and drone backpacks to Blackmagic video assists, here’s the best of the Advanced Media Garage Sale!
July 2, 2020

In the photography space regionally, Advanced Media takes a special place for most photography enthusiasts. They have now announced an online garage sale running from 28th June 2020 to 11th July 2020. And there are some real deals here people, with 50% off on brands which generally don’t associate too often with discount sales.
Zeiss Milvus 18mm F/2.8 ZF.2 Lens For Nikon F
AED8,885.00, now AED4,450.00, VAT excl
These lens for Nikon F utilizes a Distagon optical concept, with a pair of aspherical elements and four anomalous partial dispersion elements, to control distortion, spherical and chromatic aberrations, and color fringing in order to produce sharp, clear, and color-neutral imagery with a broad perspective.
With over 15 Zeiss lenses as part of the garage sale, another one we had our eye on was the 50% off on the Zeiss Touit 1.8/32 E, which is on sale for 1310 against an earlier 2,650
In terms of lenses, you also get to choose from a ton of Tokina lenses.

Think Tank Digital Holster 40 V2.0
AED315.00m now AED126.00, VAT excl.
The Digital Holster 40 V2.0 is designed for pro size DSLRs such as the Nikon D3/D4 series or the Canon 1D/1Ds series. The Think Tank also accommodates standard size camera bodies with add-on vertical battery grips. The shape of the bag conforms to the camera itself, with one straight side and one curved side. It can actually stand up by itself!
Angelbird Atomos Master Caddy 4K RAW (1000GB)
AED3,095.00, now AED1,900.00, VAT excl.
This SSD is designed to interface directly with Atomos Master Caddy products that support 4K video. This model has 1TB of storage, and will record high-resolution 4K as well as HD video. Atomos’s Shogun and Ninja series recorders in the Inferno, Flame, and Assassin categories will support these drives, and since they are self-contained, no assembly is required.
Nanlite MIXPAD 11 3 Kit
AED1,650.00, now AED750.00, VAT excl.
Ideal for on-camera use, the MixPad 11 Tunable RGB Hard and Soft LED Panel from NanLite is a fixture with a unique design that allows you to switch from the traditional soft output to a harder light output for sharp-shadow effects, with greater intensity that’s ideal for long-throw work. The light has color temperature that’s variable from 3200 to 5600K to blend in seamlessly with ambient light conditions, match other fixtures, or express creative effects. It also has an RGB mode that enables its red, green, and blue SMD LEDs to select from 360 colors with hue control that produces myriad color combinations. Comer CM-LBPS1800 LED Camera Light
AED1,200.00, now AED340.00, VAT excl
A professional powerful low consumption 10-LED on-camera light, the Comer CM-LBPS1800 has a solid sturdy built with barn doors and filters to provide maximum flexibility for shooting in different lighting environment.
National Geographic  Australia Rear Backpack
AED695.00, now AED364.00, VAT excl.
Created from earthy-red, genuine Italian leather and water-repellent fabrics, this rear access backpack holds a medium size DSLR such as Canon5D mark III & Nikon D750 with a 70/200 mm f2.8 lens
attached, up to 5 additional lenses and/or a selection of accessories. By simply adjusting the internal dividers, it easily fits a premium Compact System Camera. The camera compartment zipper is concealed close to the body at the back of the pack so valuable equipment stays secure inside. An additional side access allows users to quickly grab their gear so they never miss a shot.
SWIT Bi-Color 40W Kit: 3PCS Of S-2420C With Carrying Case, 3 Pcs Tripods, Power Adaptors
AED3,750.00, now AED1,850.00, VAT excl
This portable ultra-thin studio light, adopts 160pcs of ultra bright LEDs which are distributed on the edge of the light body frame, through diffuser to form uniformly illuminated area light which is soft and glareless, and is very suitable for professional video and photography field such as mobile studios.
Insta360 EVO 3D/2D Convertible 360/180° VR Camera
AED1,799.00, now AED665.00, VAT excl.
The Insta360 EVO 3D/2D Convertible 360/180° VR Camera boasts a clever folding design that allows you to shoot in two different formats: record 360° 2D video when the camera is folded closed with the lenses on either side, and when it is open flat with the lenses on the same side you can record 180° 3D video. The high-resolution EVO records up to 5.7K30 video and 18MP photos with HDR support. The EVO is VR headset-ready and the footage it records can be viewed on  headsets such as the Oculus Go, the Samsung Gear VR, and the HTC VIVE Focus using the downloadable Insta360 VR app.
Godox MS300 Studio 2 Head Flash Kit
AED1,400.00, now AED999.00, VAT excl
The kit includes two 300Ws MS300 monolights with built-in radio receivers and an XT-16 Remote Trigger to fire them at distances up to 328′. Also included are two 23.6 x 35.4″ softboxes, two light stands, and a carry bag for storing and transporting it all.
The Advanced Media online garage sale runs from 28th June 2020 to 11th July 2020. Head to for more details.

by Anil George
Avid follower of all things tech. In between his quest for the ultimate gizmo, Anil fiddles with light meters, collects rare books and feeds his fetish for Jap horror movies. As Managing Editor of T3 Middle East for the GCC, Anil oversees content direction across print and digital. He was a CES 2020 Innovation Awards Judge, reprising his role as an Innovation Awards Judge at CES 2018, CES 2017, 2016 and 2015. Anil is also the Middle East's first Brand Ambassador for Ashdown Engineering. Reach him at:
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