With autumn comes a ﬂurry of new photo-product announcements and the traditional season for bargain hunting. Our editors have scoured the marketplace to come up with the seasons best deals, ranging in street-price from $7 to $850. Some are closeout models, some are brand new, but they all give you great value for your gear-buying buck. Happy shopping.
Accessory Steals, $7-$70
There are plenty of useful gadgets in this price range for holding, aiming, carrying, and protecting your camera, but one category—extra memory, in the form of either cards or USB drives—is critical. At prices this low, you can’t afford not to have this kind of backup. Items in this group also make great, affordable gifts for photogaphy-loving friends and family. Why not slip a memory card in with that birthday card?
Small and light enough to fit in almost any camera bag, the $40 SpyderCube has a midtone gray patch that makes color balancing simple, while the white, black, and specular highlight points let you monitor dynamic range.