The various mail-in rebates (MIR) and instant savings of Canon (see PDF MIR form) and Nikon (instant savings, not MIR) and Sony (instant savings, not MIR) expire on 1/31/15. You can find them all at the aforelinked Adorama pages. I don’t know what happens after 1/31/15. Sometimes they get extended, sometimes they change, sometimes they take a break and return later.
These offers are also available at B&H Photo with a 1/31/15 expiration: Canon DSLRs and Lenses along with Nikon DSLR gear and Sony gear.
As of a 1/26/15 recheck, this is sold out…
The Canon SX60 HS superzoom is currently going for $500 with free shipping by OneCall at Amazon. It ships from OneCall, so it is not eligible for Prime 2-day free shipping.
The two Canon Cinema C100 EOS body only video cameras have dropped $1000! The Dual Pixel CMOS AF body only now goes for $4500, while the non-DualPixel body only goes for $4000. Please note that these cameras are NOT returnable.
If you are looking for a Canon 6D kit and the Pixma Pro 100 printer, and don’t object to mail-in rebates that pay in the form of a prepaid American Express gift card, Adorama has a couple of Canon 6D bundles, with the Pixma Pro 100 printer and 50pk 13×19 inch Canon photo paper as follows:
+ 6D body only bundle for $1250 after $650 MIR
+ 6D w/24-105mm f4 L IS bundle for $1750 after $650 MIR
+ direct link to rebate’s PDF file
+ limited time offers
BuyDig.com is offering another Canon Pixma printer and Lightroom 5 bundle, this time brought together by a VISA Checkout coupon. Use Visa Checkout code VMECO at BuyDig to get the Canon MG5620 WiFi All-in-One Printer + Adobe Lightroom 5 for $72 with free shipping. Offer ends by 01/25/15.
Adorama is having a trio of Canon 5D Mark III bundles with the Pixma Pro 100 printer, a 50pk Canon 13×19 inch paper, a New Leaf One Year Spills/Drops warranty, Adorama slinger bag, 64GB Lexar SDHC 600x card, and extra battery. The offer includes the $650 mail-in rebate (MIR; American Express prepaid gift card). The bundles are:
+ Canon 5D Mark III body only bundles for $2450 after $650 MIR
+ Canon 5D Mark III w/24-105mm L for $3050 after $650 MIR
+ Canon 5D Mark III w/24-70mm f4L IS for $3200 after $650 MIR
If you are cool with mail-in rebates and prepaid gift cards, Adorama has this Canon 70D body only bundle that includes the Pixma Pro 100 printer and 50pk Canon 13×19″ photo paper for $800 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card). The picture also shows a camera bag and SDHC card but those are not listed in the product description, so assume they won’t be included.
The Canon EF-S 17-85mm f4-5.6 IS USM lens is now down to $300 with free shipping at B&H Photo and at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 2).
This sale ended, the price is $550 as of 1/15/15 PM recheck…
The first generation Canon G1 X compact with RAW and zoom has dropped from $550 to $500 at Amazon by Amazon itself… For a quick reference of prices, check the Fixed Lens Cameras Price Chart (end of 2014 prices).
If you are looking to buy the new Canon 7D Mark II and you also need/want Lightroom 5, Buydig is offering it for free as a bundle, along with a 64GB SD card and 4% promotional rewards on both the Canon 7D Mark II body only ($1800) and the 7D Mark II with 18-135mm IS STM ($2150). Offers end by 1/31/15. The free items are included automatically by BuyDig. If you are not familiar with how to spot them, you can find an annotated example in the earlier Canon 6D post.
If you want both the Canon 6D body only and the Lightroom 5 software (full version, not upgrade), you can get them together for $1500 after the usual $300 prepaid American Express Mail-In Rebate, along with a 64GB SDHC card and 4% promotional rewards at Buydig.com which is an authorized Canon dealer. Offers end 1/31/15. The mail-in rebate (MIR) is the standard MIR promotion from Canon, it is not linked to the Lightroom promotion. Optionally you can buy it together with eligible Pixma printers for bigger rebates. If you are not familiar with where BuyDig mentions these offers, here is a poorly annotated screenshot crop below to help you pinpoint it quickly…
If you are fond of lots of camera accessories, and also need the Canon D-Rebel T5 w/18-55, BuyDig has a Canon T5 w/18-55 Accessories Hoarder bundle for $500. It includes the standard T5 w/18-55 kit plus the following accessories: two converter lenses (2x tele, .45x wide), Vivitar slave flash, three filter kit with case, another UV filter, 59-inch tripod, mini tabletop tripod, gadget bag, wrist strap, wireless shutter release control, one 16GB and one 8GB SD cards, card reader, memory card wallet, lens cap keeper, and of course the obligatory cleaning kit Offer ends 1/14/15.
Canon has announced and made available for pre-order a number of photography related products at CES 2015. They have three new superzooms, headlined by the SX-530-HS with 50x optical for $430, SX-710-HS with 30x optical for $350, the SX-610-HS with 18x optical for $250. They also have the Elph 170 IS for $150 and Elph 160 for $110. Also in are new Vixia camcorders, a couple of printers, and the Connect Station CS100 (NFC, Wifi, USB, SD, CF). All these are now available for pre-ordering at Adorama and Amazon.
For photographers interested in both the Canon 6D dSLR and the 24-105mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM lens, Canon has a brand new official 6D kit, the 6D with 24-105mm available for pre-order for $2200 with free shipping at Adorama and Amazon. No release estimate at the moment.
The Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II USM Lens is in-sotck at B&H Photo for $2200 with free shipping. B&H will be accepting orders again Saturday PM.
The red Canon SX 170 IS superzoom is on sale for $120 with free shipping at B&H Photo and Amazon (limit 2).
The current iteration of the Nikon Instant Rebates and Canon Instant and Mail-In Rebates are expiring on January 3 in 2015 and won’t be extended in their current iteration.
If of all the Canon D-Rebel options out there, it is the D-Rebel T5 the one you want, the two lens kit, with the 18-55 and 75-300mm lenses along with a free camera bag and free SDHC memory card is going for $500 at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 3) and B&H Photo. No coupons needed, just add to cart and checkout… The T5 w/18-55 kit goes for $450… The two lens kit with the 55-250mm instead of the 75-300 goes for $600…
NOTE: this is the T5 entry-level DSLR, not to be confused with the more advanced T5i.
This daily deal expired…
The B&H Photo Deal of the Day for Sunday 12/28/14 is the white Canon VIXIA Mini Camcorder with a free strap and case included automatically going for $130 with free shipping. Offer ends on Sunday at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out.
The Canon SX 520 HS superzoom with a free 16GB card and Lowepro case is offered for $200 with free shipping at Adorama (also free cleaning kit) and at Amazon by Amazon itself.
The latest action in the eBay Deals includes the new condition but very likely not-USA-warranty Canon 50mm f1.8 II lens offered for $93 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer, by eBay seller RedTagCamera (99.9%). There is no mention of warranty in the listing and the seller is not an authorized Canon dealer (as far as I can tell), so assume this is imported or something similar.
Since this is a low priced simple prime lens, for some people, this may be a reasonable risk… At authorized Canon dealers, this goes for $105 after a $20 mail-in rebate (eg Adorama, B&H Photo).
If you like white color printers, BuyDig is offering the Canon PIXMA MG2520 AiO Printer plus Adobe Lightroom 5 together as a bundle for $70 with free shipping. Add to cart to see the price drop from $150 to $70. No coupon needed.
A coupon is needed for this next printer and LR5 bundle offer: use coupon code EXCEL to get the Canon PIXMA MG5620 AiO Printer plus Adobe Lightroom 5 for $75 with free shipping. Coupon expires 12/26/14.
If you are comfortable with used DSLRs (used; not refurbished), B&H Photo has a special promotion on various used Canon 7D kits, going for $580 (8+ condition) and $620 (9 condition). Used quantities are typically more limited than new condition products.
The refurbished Canon 24-105mm f4L IS lens was going for $750 when we started the Deals Situation Room but as of a recheck right now, the price is down to $700 with free shipping at Adorama.
If you are interested in the Canon 5D Mark III and also DSLR audio/video, Adorama has these three Canon 5D Mark III bundles that come with a free Tascam DR-70D recorder (goes for $300 on its own). Free accessories are included as well. The mail-in rebate you see there is the usual Canon DSLR mail-in rebate promotion on the Canon 5D IIIs.