Well, this is what a lot of people have been waiting for—the undyingly popular Fuji X100, with its super-duper lens and superlative image quality, not to mention Leica-like looks, for less than a grand. (You knew the day would get here, you just didn't know when.) The price drop takes it from $1,199 to $999, and is good until Nov. 3rd.
And on the screaming bargain front, B&H is closing out the still very nice Canon 5D Mark II (in favor of the new 6D) with the kit to end all kits—the camera, the very nice 24–105mm image-stabilized all-purpose"L" zoom lens, and a Pro 9000II printer, along with a few other goodies, all for $2,199. The page says the offer's good till the end of the year, but don't count on that—it's probably good for as long as Canon can supply the cameras. Of course you can buy just the camera and lens if you want to...for $300 more.
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Rob L: "I've seldom loved a camera more than my X100—sure, it's frustrating, but all great things are (try changing film on a Leica in a hurry). But the results outweigh the growls. And the looks honestly don't feel like a put-on, but an honest attempt to match form with function."
Mike Boudreaux: "Well, a $999 mistake would be better than the $1299 mistake I made when I bought one."
Bob (partial comment): "...Personally, I need much more for a massive ONE THOUSAND QUID!!!"
Robin Dreyer: "I'm so happy with my X100, I don't even resent this price drop. As others have said, it's worth taking the time to thoroughly learn this camera. Which isn't as daunting as learning a lot of other cameras because there are lots of (mostly silly) things that the X100 doesn't do, so there's not as much to learn."