Refurbished Canon camera and lens offerings (115 options)

The official Canon USA store is running a number of offers at the moment on refurbished Canon camera gear as follows:

+ 14 refurbished Powershot fixed lens cameras, a mix of G-series, superzooms and three Elphes too (okay, so the plural of “Elph” is “Elphs” or “Elves” or “Elphes”?)

+ 23 refurbished interchangeable lens cameras of the EF, EF-S and EF-M (mirrorless) variety

+ 73 refurbished Lenses of the EF, EF-S, EF-M and RF kind

+ get the refurbished Canon 75-300mm f4-5.6 III for +$80 when purchased together with select Canon APS-C DSLR kits (five options)

10% off Canon and Nikon gear with KEH coupon [ends Wedn PM]

In the real-world, there’s the power of love. In the world of digital cameras, there’s the power of CaNiKoN 😉 Case in point, good until Wednesday 4/8/20 at 11:59pm ET, coupon code CN4A gets you 10% off Canon and Nikon camera gear participating in this promotion. As usual, their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies…

EXCLUDED are “NEW” condition, “USED – Like New” and digital starter kits…

KEH Starter Kit #1: USED Nikon D5100 with 18-55 and Extras and 180-day warranty for $239

We have the first of three USED camera “Starter Kits” offered by KEH Camera. This one is the lowest price one as you are getting an older DSLR (released in 2011) but you are also paying a lot less for a non-entry-level tier APS-C DSLR. It is the USED Nikon D5100 Starter Kit that includes the 18-55mm DX (no VR) lens, battery, charger, 52mm UV filter, camera strap and 16GB memory card along with a 180-day warranty offered by KEH. All this for $239 plus shipping…

Optionally, the starter kits (and many other purchases at KEH) are also offered through an installment plan through Affirm. As always with these type of financing offers, be sure to read the terms and conditions before jumping in, and look at how they figure into your financial planning and such…

KEH Starter Kit #2: USED Nikon D3300 with 18-55 DX VR AF-P and Extras and 180-day warranty for $269

On the other hand, if you want a more recent DSLR body, KEH Camera is also offering a Nikon D3300 centered Starter Kit. The D3300 was released in 2014. It comes with the AF-P 18-55mm X VR lens, battery, charger, 55mm UV filter, camera strap and 16GB memory card. You also get a 180-day warranty from KEH. The price is $269 plus shipping…

Given today’s memory card prices, you may scoff at a 16GB card, but given that this is a “starter kit”, it is a great idea to include a memory card, so a potential buyer or gift recipient can start shooting out of the box without additional purchases. Then one can procure additional memory cards as needed 🙂

Sigma Lens Instant Savings for DSLR and Mirrorless systems (93 options)

If you are a fan of Sigma lenses, their latest round of instant savings promotion are up and running at B&H Photo until 4/30/20 as follows:

+ 73 Lenses for SLR/DSLR systems including Canon EF, Nikon F, Sigma SA and a few Pentax K and Sony A too

+ 20 Lenses for Mirrorless Systems including Sony E, M43rds, Canon EF-M and Leica L too

Thursday: Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC HSM ART for $529 [C/N/A/K], Rotolight, Peak D, Tascam DR05, 3Doodler, Etc

Hooray, back to back lens days at the B&H daily deals and for Thursday 4/2/20, it is SHIGUMA time! Good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC HSM ART for $529 in Canon, Nikon, Sony and Pentax APS-C SLR systems

+ Peak Design Everyday Sling (10L) for $80 in two color schemes

+ RotoLight NEO 2 LED Light for $140

+ Porta Brace Wheeled Rigid Frame DSLR Case for $250

+ RAVpower 20,100mAh Universal Power Bank with AC Outlet for $60

+ Tascam DR-05 Portable Handheld Digital Audio Recorder for $65

+ 3Doodler Create EDU Bundle (Full) for $599

UPDATE: the headliner of the Best Buy dailies is the new condition 12TB WD EasyStore external USB 3.0 hard drive for $180…

Tamron 35mm f1.4 Di USD SP with FREE Tap-In, B+W Filter for $699 [C/N]

If you prefer a zoom to a body-builder zoom lens, then the Tamron instant savings have you covered as well. Their 35mm f1.4 Di USD SP lens is on sale for $699 with free US shipping in your choice of Canon or Nikon SLR systems at B&H Photo and B&H is including three free items with purchase while this promotion is running:

  • Tamron TAP-IN Console for Canon or Nikon (depending on lens purchase)
  • B+W 72mm UV Haze MRC filter
  • Zeiss lens cleaning kit

Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 SP with FREE Tap-In, B+W Filter for $1199 [C/N]

If you are looking for a 150-600mm lens for your Canon or Nikon SLR systems, thanks to a new instant savings promotion, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 SP for $1199 with free US shipping AND three free items included automatically by B&H Photo while this promotion is running:

  • Tamron TAP-IN Console for Canon or Nikon (depending on lens purchase)
  • B+W 95mm UV Haze MRC filter
  • Zeiss lens cleaning kit

PS: mayhaps the only time when the Zeiss branded product is the lowest priced in a photographic bundle 🙂

Rokinon 14mm f2.8 for $379 [Canon w/AE chip] {chipless Pentax K for $279}

Nikon is no longer than only one with “AE chipped” Rokinon/Samyang lenses. Canon mount options have them too. Such is the case with this limited time offer, running until 4/8/20 (or earlier if sold out), it is the new condition Rokinon 14mm f2.8 IF ED UMC lens going for $379 with free shipping in the Canon with AE chip option at B&H Photo

On the same page, you will find also on sale other SLR options without an AE chip. The Pentax version goes for $279 while the Sony-Minolta A goes for $289.

Thur: Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports for $999 [C/N]

It’s another LENS DAY at the B&H daily deals, and not just any lens but an f2.8 PRO zoom, running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports for $999 in your Canon EF or Nikon F

+ VelBon Sherpa 6350D Tripod with PHD-65D 3-Way Pan Head for $60

+ AngLer 865BLED Sparta Bicolor LED Light for $99

+ DraCast LED3000 Silq Bi-Color LED Panel for $479

+ TasCam DR-60DmkII 4-Input / 4-Track Multitrack Field Recorder for $130

+ also Teradek and Polsen audio gear

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deal (ends Fri 10am ET) is the new condition Acer Nitro 7 15.6″ Full HD IPS Gaming Notebook (i7-9750H 2.60GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 3GB, W10H, etc) going for $649…

UPDATE: the Best Buy dailies include the new condition 3TB WD Black P10 external hard drive with USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A going for $90.

UPDATE #2: the extra downtime is a great opportunity to rekindle (pun intended) the reading habit, be it fiction or non-fiction, and for that, you have plenty of affordable options in the $1 to $3 at the Kindle Monthly Deals, with over 1000 options, broken down by various categories…

UPDATE #3: speaking of ebooks, if you have an Amazon ereader hardware device, you are eligible for a FREE 2-Month Kindle Unlimited trial. If not cancelled before the expiration, it will automatically convert to a $10/month Netflix-style subscription. They have over 70,000 options now, including “designer books” (eg Harry Potter), it’s not just self-published authors… (I’m assuming the system determines that you “have” an Amazon eReader if one is registered to your account?)…

Refurbished Nikon D610 body only for $665

We have a “Refurbished Full Frame Trilogy” of posts, starting with the refurbished US model Nikon D610 body only for $665 with free S&H for Prime members or $6 flat for non-members. Yes, you can haz a full framer for under $666 🙂

Up to ten per customer at the sale price. It comes with a 90-day Woot warranty. This one does not have an optional SquareTrade warranty offer [or I didn’t find it].

This too surfaced through the Woot Categories, a much easier way to see what else the still-chaotic Woot is offering 🙂

Refurbished Canon 6D body only for $795

Also digging through the Woot offerings we find in refurbished condition the US model of the Canon 6D body only (the first generation) going for $795 with free S&H for Primes (or $6 flat for non) and a 90-day Woot warranty.

Up to three per customer at the sale price. SquareTrade offers an optional 1-year protection plan for +$110.

Refurbished Canon 5DS body only for $1100

Among its longer running Camera Offerings Woot has the refurbished US model Canon 5DS body only offered for $1100 and free shipping for Prime (or $6 flat for non) and a 90-day Woot warranty.

Up to ten units per customer at the sale price. Optionally they offer a 1-year SquareTrade plan on it for +$180. So, as you can see, there is a value difference between a 90-day and a 1-year warranty…

Sigma 105mm f2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro for $469 [C/N]

And a macro and a prime and stabilized! Photographers of the Canon and Nikon SLR systems can part with $469 and for that you can get the new condition Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro lens with B&H including a free Tiffen UV filter as well. With the extra down time, it is a good time to photograph the spring in your backyard and all the little things you (re)discover [and sell on eBay?] while getting an early start on spring cleaning inside the home/apartment/etc…

Offer ends on 3/31/20 or earlier if it sells out…

Monday: Rokinon 14mm f2.8 for $249 [C/E] or $269 [N w/AE]; Sony CFast 2.0, Adobe, Etc

Hooray, it’s LENS DAY at the Monday 3/23/20 B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET or earlier for any that manages to sellout ahead of the designated expiration time…

+ 2pk 64GB Sony CFAST 2.0 G series memory card and Card Reader for $200

+ Rokinon 14mm f2.8 IF ED UMC for $249 in Canon EF or Sony E manual focus and $269 for Nikon with AE chip
+ ED is Extra-low Dispersion (does not need blue pills to function)

+ Adobe Premiere Elements 2020 for $60 in your choice of DVD or digital download

+ Impact Panel Frame Reflector Kit – Zebra Gold / Zebra Silver (43 x 67″) for $200

+ Ruggard Electronics dry cabinets, 8 options, $70 to $1000
+ consult with your gurus whether these work for cigars and/or puerh teas 🙂

+ Alesis Elevate 3 MKII – 20W 3″ Two-Way Active Desktop Studio Monitors (Pair) for $59
+ that’s a pretty good value per pound, they weigh 6.3 lbs (shipping weight 8.6 lbs) ~ if we were buying speakers like groceries 🙂

10% off refurbished Canon Cameras and Lenses (113 options)

Canon fans, unite and take over! The official Canon USA store is having a 10% off refurbished gear sale on cameras and lenses. The price you see is the price you pay. The sale price is thrown over there. As usual, they come with a 1-year Canon USA refurbished warranty.

The refurbished sale includes 31 interchangeable lens cameras (EF, EF-S, EF-M and R) and 15 Powershots (make every shot a powershot?) and 67 Canon lenses (EF, EF-S, etc) and a trio of camcorders.

Rokinon 14mm f2.8 MF Chipped for $289 [Nikon] {ends Wedn 10am ET}

Good until Wednesday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out) the current Adorama daily deal is the new condition Rokinon 14mm f2.8 IF ED MC MF lens with chip for the Nikon F system going for $289 with free US shipping. Only the Nikkkkon [UK pronunciation] is on sale…

Wedn: Sigma 12-24mm f4 DG ART HSM (C/N), ASUS PorArt, GVM, Peak Design, Etc

It’s the return of LENS DAY at the B&H daily deals for Wednesday 2/19/20 until 11:59pm ET (or earlier for anything that manages to sell out ahead of its designated expiration time):

+ Sigma 12-24mm f4 ART DG HSM for $1149 in your choice of Canon EF or Nikon F

+ open-box Peak Design Everyday Messenger 15″ Version 1 (Heritage Tan) for $99

+ GVM 672S-B Bi-Color LED Video 3-Light Kit for $480

+ ASUS ProArt PA32UC 32″ 16:9 Wide Gamut IPS Monitor for $1000 after in-cart coupon
+ HDR Panel, Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI, 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz Native, 1000:1 Static CR, etc

+ Dell laptops, four options, $329 to $429 with FREE Bitdefender

+ Jarv PPS Exec 10,000mAh 18W PD Power Bank with Qi Wireless Charging for $23
+ not a bad idea, kinda combines two devices in one

UPDATE: the Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET) is the new condition Inovativ Pro Monitor Mount with Vesa Plate and Hardware for $150 with free US shipping…

15% off select Lenses, 20% off select Accessories with KEH coupon (ends Wedn PM)

Good until Wednesday 2/5/20 at 11:59pm ET, coupon code SALE2A gets you discounts on select featured products at KEH Camera as follows:

+ 15% off select featured LENSES

+ 20% off select camera/photo accessories including tripods and lighting

As usual, their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies for the coupon. You can test the coupon without login/signup in their shopping cart…

Exclusions apply as usual, no Leica, no “NEW” condition, no “Used – Like New” products, no memory cards, no film, no Breakthrough branded products, no extended warranties are eligible for the coupon promotion…

10% off many Canon and Nikon items with KEH coupon [ends Thur PM]

CaNikon fans unite and take over! Good until Thursday 1/30/20 at 11:59pm ET, coupon code CN1A gets you 10% off Canon and Nikon gear at the KEH Camera website. As usual, you can test the coupon in their shopping cart without the need to login or signup…

NOTE that as usual there are exclusions to the offer: NO NEW condition gear, NO “Used – Like New” gear, and NO “Digital Photography Starter Kits”…

Canon Lenses Extra Savings with Coupon Code (EF, RF, EF-M)

It’s coupon time of the Canon kind at Adorama! For a limited time, coupon code CA3YG4ERG gets you additional discount on select Canon EF, EF-S, RF and EF-M lenses, along with some accessories (flashes, etc). The lenses are too many to list here individually, and I can’t coupon-test every single lens, but here are some examples with the post-coupon discounts:

+ EF 70-200/2.8L IS III USM for $1619~
+ EF 100-400/4.5-5.6L IS II USM for $1619~
+ EF 24-70/2.8L IS II USM for $1439~

+ EF-M 22/2 STM for $206~

+ RF 70-200/2.8L IS USM for $2429~
+ RF 24-70/2.8L IS USM for $2069~

PS: the tilde (~) in the price is because the coupon code creates penny prices, many of them ending in .10

Monday: Yongnuo 14/2.8, 40/2.8, 50/1.8 II, Sachter, LG, Etc

Hooray, it’s lens day in the Monday B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Yongnuo 50mm f1.8 II for $55 in the white color scheme in Canon EF only

+ Yongnuo 40mm f2.8 for $72 in Nikon F only

+ Yongnuo 14mm f2.8 for $371 in your choice of Canon EF or Nikon F

+ Sachter Ace M System Black Edition with Tripod & Mid-Level Spreader (75mm Bowl) for $479

+ Polsen SCL-1075 Camera Mount Condenser Shotgun Microphone for $20

+ LG UU340C 55″ Class HDR 4K UHD Commercial LED TV for $699

Last Call on Instant Savings Promotions from Canon, Fuji, Zeiss, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Sigma, Tamron

B&H Photo is having a last call on the current instant savings promotions as we get into 2020 and CES mania. Too many cameras and lenses to list individually. You can browse through the aforelinked page or filter it over there, or use the manufacturer-specific links below:

+ Zeiss lenses: 68 options, Planar, Batis, Loxia, Milvus, Biogon, etc

+ Canon instant savings: DSLRs, mirrorless, lenses, accessories, (make-every-shot-a-)Powershots, etc

+ Fujifilm instant savings: X-series mirrorless cameras, X-series rawsumers (fixed lens cameras with RAW), lenses, medium format, etc
+ now that the X-system has been around for a while we are seeing more body-only promotions even for more entry-level cameras, for example the X-T100 body only goes for $349 with free accessories
+ or with 15-45mm and extras for $399
+ it’s hard not to fall in love photographically with those X-T cameras!

+ Sony Instant Savings with E-system APS-C and full frame cameras and lenses, camcorders, Cybershots, flashes and related accessories

+ Olympus Instant Savings with M43rds cameras and lenses, fixed lens cameras, and related accessories

+ Nikon Instant Savings with mirrorless Z-system, APS-C and full frame DSLRs and lenses, related accessories and the occasional Coolpix mixed in for good measure

+ Sigma Instant Savings with lenses for DSLR and mirrorless systems, accessories, etc with a total of 90 options offered

+ Tamron instant savings with 25 options including their two f2.8 PRO zooms and a mix of primes and zooms for all budgets
+ lenses only available for Canon, Nikon and Sony A DSLR systems

Last Call (ends 12/31): 10% off refurbished Canon Cameras and Lenses

Last Call! Coupon code HOLIDAY19 gets you 10% off refurbished Canon cameras and lenses at the official CAnon USA online store. The coupon can be used once per customer during this promotional period which began in mid-December 2019. Refurbished Canon gear get a 1-year warranty from Canon, not the more customary 90-day that most manufacturers offer…

Canon 5D Mark IV now gets a FREE Canon Battery Grip at same prices ($1999 body only)

EDIT: this did not get posted a couple of days ago due to technical issues but thankfully the promotion is still running as of the time of writing…

If you are tempted by the new Canon 5D Mark IV body only price of $1999 but instead of the previously mentioned many accessory-freebies (cards, bags, cleaning kits, etc) offers you prefer a battery grip to come free with the camera, more specifically the Canon BG-E20 battery grip, then for the same price of $1990 you can get the 5D IV at B&H Photo with BG-E20 and 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC…

A parallel offer is available on the other official Canon 5D Mark IV with lenses kits…

But if you already have or don’t want a battery grip, fear not, Adorama is countering that with a FREE Flashpoint Zoom Li-On X TTL flash for the same prices. No other freebie however with the free flash.

EU: Nikon Z and DSLR and Lenses sales [50 options]

Amazon Germany is having another Nikon gear sale featuring Z and DSLR camera bodies, along with various lenses along with a few Coolpixies as well. Lenses are all over the place, including the 20/4.5-5.6G DX VR for 225 euro and the 50/1.8G FX for 150 euro…

A total of 50 options are available, too many to list here individually…

Canon D-Rebel T6 two lens kit with 58″ Sunpak tripod for $400

The Best Buy 12 Days of Deals (separate from their actual daily deals) have a trio of headliners, one of which is the Canon D-Rebel T6 two lens kit (with EF-S 18-55 IS II and EF 75-300mm non-USM and Canon bag; the Canon 2-lens bundle) and with a free Sunpak PlatinumPlus 5858D 58″ Tripod included by Best Buy, all together now for $400. Of special interest if you have any expiring Best Buy rewards or coupons or promotional gift cards and such…

If you don’t need the Sunpak tripod, B&H Photo is instead bundling it with a 32GB Sandisk Extreme memory card and the Luminar 4 software…

At Adorama you have a variety of additional freebies: two ProOptic 58mm filter kits (one for each lens), 16GB Sandisk Ultra SD, Corel software, extra Green Extreme Battery, and the obligatory cleaning kit…

10% off Refurbished Canon Gear with coupon

If you are a fan of the Canons, for a limited time, the official Canon USA store is having a Winter Clearance sale with a 10% off discount on refurbished products using coupon code HOLIDAY19 until the end of 2019. Coupon can be used once per account during this promotional period.

NOTE that the refurbished Canon gear sold at their official online store come with a 1-year warranty instead of the more common 90-day warranty most other manufacturers…

Canon 5D Mark IV body (with freebies) down to $1999

Canon is running parallel DSLR vs Mirrorless offerings. As we previously mentioned you can now get the EOS-R body with Mount Adapter (and extras) for $1500, but if you want a DSLR, they got you covered too because the Canon 5D Mark IV is now discounted at authorized dealers.

The 5D Mark IV body only is going for $1999, with the addition of the Canon Log for $2099, and with the EF 24-105mm f4L II going for $2899. You can find the options through each listing below. I am linking to the body only below. The retailers below are also including freebies of their own to the mix:

+ at B&H Photo you get a 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC, RJ DSLR shoulder bag, extra Watson battery and cleaning kit
+ see all options

+ at Adorama you get a 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO card, a Canon EOS shoulder bag, an extra Green Extreme battery, Corel software and cleaning kit

+ at Amazon, it’s the usual 3rd-party-pallooza of optpoins

Canon 6D Mark II body with freebies for $1199

We are already at the second generation of the Canon 6D, and the 6D Mark II body only (and the other official Canon kits of these camera) are getting some freebie along with a $1199 sale price at various authorized dealers…

At B&H Photo you get a 64GB Sandisk Extreme SDXC card, an extra Watson battery and a RJ camera bag…

At Adorama you get a 32GB Sandisk Extreme card, a Lowepro bag, 3Pod small table top tripod, Corel software and various trinkets…

At Amazon third-party sellers offer various freebies (but check to make sure they are authorized dealers) while Amazon itself has no freebies (regardless of the seller you get 5% cashback on the official Amazon VISA and Store credit cards)…

PS: on the Amazon Store credit card, if you select a special no-interest financing promotion, you typically do not earn the 5% cashback (one of the two benefits but not both)…

Nikon D5600 Options abound (NC Two Lens Kit for $600, Refurb Body for $400, Etc)

The Nikon D3500 two lens kit goes for $400 as part of the Cyber FriMonday festivities, but if you want a more advanced DSLR as a jumping point into the Nikon system, the new condition (NC) Nikon D5600 two lens kit (18-55, 70-300) is currently going for $600 at various authorized dealers (eg B&H Photo and Amazon)…

However, if you do not want/need the kit lenses and prefer a lower priced entry, Adorama has D5600 refurbished options with the body only going for $397, with 18-55 for $430, and two lens kit for $500. But if you prefer the new condition two lens kit they have a bundle with modest freebies (16GB SD, Lowerpro bag, lens filters, Corel, etc)

EU: lots of Nikon Lenses sale including 50mm f1.8G for 149 euro

Lots of nice price on Nikon lenses at Amazon Germany including the obligatory headliner of the sale, the new condition 50mm f1.8G AF-S lens going for 149 euro with free shipping within Germany and Austria. Limit two per customer. Hard to argue with the price and if/when you want to sell it alone or with a DSLR bundle, it makes for a more attractive kit…

Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC HSM ART w/USB Dock, Filters, Etc for $639 [C/N/A/K/Si]

We do not have a DX/APS-C theme today, it just happened that the last three lens deals posted are APS-C 🙂 This time we zoom brighter, the new condition Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC HSM ART is bundled with the official Sigma USB dock, lens filters and cleaning kits for $639 at Adorama in your choice of Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony-Minolta A, and Sigma DSLR systems…

At B&H Photo all but the Canon version for some reason get the free Sigma USB dock. All of them get a free 72mm UV filter and a Zeiss cleaning kit…

At Amazon it’s the usual Wild West of 3rd-party sellers and bundles, more so in this case because there are five options for the lens, so multiply the 3rd-party seller chaos by five. Plus the 5% cashback if paying with an Amazon credit card…

Cyber Monday live at Canon USA official store

Cyber Monday has arrived at the official Canon USA online store with a mix of DSLR, mirrorless, lenses, Powershots, printers and such.

Of greater interest is their refurbished gear sales since they too come with a 1-year manufacturer warranty. To find them, expand the “Camera Deals” section at the Sales page and use your browser’s in-page search feature to search for “refurbished”. In total, there are four refurbished sales on iLCs and Powershots and one refurbished sale on Lenses…

Nikon D3500 with 18-55 & 70-300 & Lots of Extras for $397

A Black-Cyber (and holiday shopping season) tradition, a Nikon D3XX two-lens kit limited time promotion and indeed a great gift idea considering the D3500’s battery life, it’s the new condition Nikon D3500 with the 18-55mm DX VR AF-P and 70-300mm f4.5-6.3G DX non-VR AF-P official two lens kit (with the official Nikon bag and learnings online course [goodbye DVDs?]) going for $397 at authorized Nikon dealers but that’s not all, retailers are adding their own freebies as well!

At B&H Photo you get a 32GB Sandisk Extreme SDHC memory card and a digital download of Skylum Luminar 4 (it’s imaging software, even though its name might remind some of Skyrim)…

At Adorama there is a 16GB Lexar SD card, a card reader and a cleaning kit…

The only freebie at Amazon is the official Nikon bag and course that are Nikon-included. But if you pay with an Amazon credit/store card, you get 5% back, $20~ in this case…

EU: Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM for 266 euro [C/N]

As you can tell from the reviews, this lens has its share of trade-offs but then again, you are only paying 266 euro, so can you scrutinize it the same way you’d scrutinize a four-figures f2.8 constant-aperture zoom? It’s up to you (of course)…

“This” being the new condition Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM on sale for a limited time for 266 in your choice of Canon or Nikon DSLR systems at Amazon Germany by Amazon Germany itself. Limit two per system per customer…

EU: Nikon 35mm f1.8G DX for 119 euro [limit 2]

Hard to go wrong with this lens at this price if you have/use a DX DSLR, it is the new condition Nikon 35mm f1.8G DX AF-S lens going for 119 euro with free shipping within Germany-Austria at Amazon Germany. Limit two per customer.

Nikon D750 body with 12-month Creative Cloud for $997

35mm full frame for $1000 and that’s for a Nikon D7XX, not a D6XX! During the Black Friday – Cyber Monday festivities, authorized Nikon dealers are offering the Nikon D750 body only for $997 but that’s not all! B&H Photo is bundling it with a 12-month prepaid Creative Cloud subscription! IF you don’t want the Creative Cloud, there’s also a “With Free Accessory kit” option that gets you instead a 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC and a camera bag…

Free accessories is also the name of the game for $998 at Adorama (more free items but 32GB SDXC card).

No freebies at amazon.com but you get 5% cashback if you pay with an Amazon credit or store card (or you can get a special 12-month finance promotion).

Canon and Nikon deals at B&H Photo

B&H Photo is also running a dedicated page with all the Nikon Black Friday deals and of course in a Fairness Doctrine (TM) parallel, all the Canon BF deals.

Nikon offers include DSLRs, mirrorless (now that Nikon has gotten over their “Angry Inch” problem), and of course Lenses, along with related camera accessories and the occasional Coolpix P&S camera.

Likewise the Canon sale includes DSLRs, mirrorless (now that Canon has gotten over their me-too EF-M problem), and of course Lenses and assorted camera-related accessories, along with some Powershots with and without RAW.

You can filter them by price-range but also you can use the thin horizontal line that says “ALL DSLR Cameras Mirrorless Cameras” to filter by product type in case you are only interested in specific product categories (eg DSLRs or P&S etc etc).

More on these later on as, unlike a real computer, I cannot spawn multiple background process to digest it all and post it all at once 🙂

Tamron 15-30mm f2.8 Di VC USD for $899 [C/N]

It’s a great day for wide zoom freedom pronounced prophetically Pink Floyd. It is the Tamron 15-30mm f2.8 Di VC USD SP going for $899 in your choice of Canon or Nikon, for a limited time, at B&H Photo. Used options currently start at $644 depending on system…

Zeiss Lens Sale (68 options) [C/N/E/X/M]

Here’s a bold prediction: eventually ZEISS is going to hire Vanilla Ice to do a “Zeiss Zeiss Baby” commercial, be it a serious one or a self-parody. But until then (mayhaps don’t hold your breath) there is a sale of 68 Zeiss Lens options at B&H Photo. Note that this is lens options, not lenses, meaning a lens available in four mounts counts as four options in the listings…

Prices start at $612 and go upwards, but don’t forget to also look at the USED options shown in smaller print in the listings. For example the Tweet 32mm f1.8 for Sony E is available for $425 in “Used Condition 9″…

The most expensive individual lens of this lot is the Otus 100mm f1.4 (ZE, ZF.2) for $4242 but the most expensive items in sale are Prime 4-Packs of Loxia and Batis lenses for Sony E going for $4600~ and $4924~ respectively. Find them all, sorted by price, at the B&H Zeiss sale

The sale is a mix of DSLR lenses (Canon and Nikon) and mirrorless lenses (Sony E, Fuji X) and rangefinder (Leica M, aka ZM)…

Lensbaby Velvet sale: 56mm f1.6 for $375, 85mm f1.8 for $425

Don’t throw the (lens)baby out with the bath water! IF that describes your feelings towards Lensbaby lens-y products, for a limited time B&H Photo is having a Lensbaby sale featuring the following two lenses:

+ Velvet 56mm f1.6 for $375 in Canon EF and RF, Nikon ZZ Top, Fuji X, M43
+ the silver versions for Canon EF and Nikon F go for $400

+ Velvet 85mm f1.8 for $425 in Canon EF and RF, Sony E, Fuji X, M43

Tuesday Canon Lenses: EF-M 11-22/4-5.6 IS STM for $250, EF-S 55-250 IS STM for $160

One of the Woot deals of the day for Tuesday 11/26/19 is a Tech Basement sale that features a variety of tech items. Among them there are two Canon new condition lenses as follows:

+ EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Wide Zoom Lens (Japanese Version) for $250 with 90-day Woot warranty

+ EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens for $160 with 1-year Canon warranty

Limit up to ten of each per customer while this promotion runs ~ it ends at 11:59pm central time or earlier if sold out. Prime members get free shipping (you must needs (one time) connect your Woot and Amazon accounts) or $6 flat shipping for the calendar day for non-Primes…

Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemp for $649 [C/N]

It’s not a bird, it’s a lens! The current limited time Adorama daily deal (there is a countdown clock on the aforelinked page) is the new condition Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens on sale for $649 with free US shipping in the Canon and Nikon SLR systems. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout while this offer is in progress…

KEH Starter Kit: Used Nikon D3100 w/18-55 DX VR, Extras and 1-YR warranty for $159

Per the “DSLR Fairness Doctrine” of 2002, if a retailer offers a Canon bundle, they must needs also offer a Nikon bundle. So KEH Camera is also offering the Nikon D3100 Starter Kit. For $159 you get:

+ Nikon D3100 camera
+ 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 DX VR
+ battery and charger
+ 52mm UV filter
+ 16GB memory card
+ 365-day KEH warranty
+ the gear is in USED – EX (Excellent) condition…

KEH has also prepared a list of optional recommendations to go with the starter kit. The recommendations you buy separately as individual products.

KEH Starter Kit: Used Canon D-Rebel T6 with 18-55 IS and Extras and 1-YR Warranty for $249

If you are looking for a starter kit or an entry-point into the Canon system, pay $249 but still get a 1-year warranty, KEH Camera is now offering the Canon D-Rebel T6 strter kit for that price. The used products are in “EX” (Excellent condition). The starter kit includes:

+ Canon D-Rebel T6 camera
+ Canon 18-55 f3.5-5.6 IS II lens
+ battery and charger
+ 32GB memory card
+ 52mm UV filter
+ camera bag and strap
+ 365-day warranty from KEH

If you like to add more related products to the bundle, they hare a page with recommendations. The recommendations you buy separately as individual products.

Thursday: Nikon 18-140mm f3.5-5.6G ED DX VR for $200

The main Woot deal of the day is a “Woot Plus” Give the Gift of Technologie sale featuring 25 in-stock items (and one sold-out). One of the in-stock items is the new condition Nikon 18-140mm f3.5-5.6G ED DX VR lens going for $200 with free shipping for Prime members and a 90-day Woot warranty (not a 1-year Nikon warranty). Limit up to ten lenses per customer at the sale price. Sale ends at 11:59pm central time on Thursday 11/14/19 (or earlier if sold out)…

Thursday: Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX II (N) for $289, GlideCam, Nuance, DraCast, Vizio, Etc

Rejoice it’s not a bird, it’s a Lens among the Thursday B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX II for $289 but only in the Nikon F mount
+ the Canon EF and Sony A (or Sonya) go for more and they are not participating in this sale

+ GlideCam Devin Graham Signature Series Handheld Stabilizer for $549

+ Devin Graham himself is NOT included 😉

+ DraCast LED500 Pro Daylight LED Light with V-Mount Battery Plate for $180

+ BrownIng BTC-4P Command Ops Pro Trail Camera for $60

+ NuAnce Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Premium for $50

+ ViZio E Series 65″ Class HDR UHD Smart LED TV for $550 with FREE HDMI cable (included by B&H)

UPDATE: for European shoppers, one of the Amazon Germany deals of the day is a sale on AmazonBasics tech items including various backpacks (not dedicated camera bags though) and various cables (different kinds of USB, Lightning, etc)

Nikon D3500 with 18-55 DX VR and 70-300 DX non-VR and Various Extras for $447

If you don’t want to deal with the madness of the holiday shopping season and chasing black friday deals and such, and you want a Nikon APS-C DSLR starter kit with extras, then for $447 you can get the Nikon D3500 2-lens kit with freebies at B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon itself. The two lenses are the 18-55mm DX VR AF-P and the 70-300mm f4.5-6.3G DX AF-P non-VR. Also included is a Nikon camera bag with a free online course.

From there on, Adorama and B&H include additional freebies. At B&H you get a 32GB Sandisk Extreme SDXC and the Paintshop PRO 2020 Ultimate software (on DVD with a download card)… At Adorama a 16GB Lexar II SDHC card, a USB card reader and a cleaning kit… Optionally at Adorama when you click on the “Create Your Bundle and save up to $200” you can add the Nikon 18-140mm f3.5-5.6G DX VR lens with extras for +$297…

KEH offer: 12% off DSLRs, 10-15% off Lenses (ends Thur PM)

KEH Camera is back with another limited time coupon promotion. This offer runs for two days, until Thursday 11/17/19 at 11:59pm eastern time. This is a multi-option offer. Using coupon code SLR11A at checkout you get a discount depending on the product type:

+ 12% off DSLR bodies
+ 10% to 15% off Lenses
+ more details at the offer page

Exclusions apply as usual. No “NEW” condition products, no “Used – Like New”, no Leica-branded products and no Medium format lenses. As usual, their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what’s eligible for what…