Refurbished Nikon D7500 w/18-140 DX VR and Corel for $1119

BuyDig is back with another coupon! Coupon code DFPRO749407004 (you don’t have to type it in, you can clip it on the product page (if Javascript is enabled) gets you the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7500 with 18-140 DX VR for $1119 with free shipping. You also get the Corel Paint Shop Pro X9 as a digital download [look under “Bundle Includes”]. The camera and lens come with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty. Offer ends 4/17/18 or earlier if sold out.

In new condition, the D7500 w/18-140 goes for $1550 at authorized dealers such as Amazon itself and Adorama

In-Stock Now: both Pentax K-1 II kits for $2000 & $2400

This update of the Stock Status Tracker has great news for fans of B&H Photo and the new Pentax K-1 II body only 35mm full frame DSLR! As of the time of writing, both kits are in-stock and shipping: the K-1 II body only goes for $2000 with free shipping while the K-1 II with 28-105 goes for $2400 with free shipping.

Bad news however for the a7 III with 28-70 FE, it is now out of stock, just like the body only…

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In-Stock: Pentax K-1 II Body for $2000

An update of the Stock Status Tracker finds more options for the Pentax K-1 II body only for $2000 as follows: Cameta (eBay) and Cameta II (eBay) and Focus (eBay) and Kenmore (eBay)

Or you can wait until Wednesday when it should be in-stock at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon

In-Stock: Pentax K-1 II Body for $2000 [one unit]

Thanks to the miracles and wonders of eBay, there is one unit of the Pentax K-1 II body only in-stock and shipping by Kenmore Camera (eBay) for its starting price of $2000 with free shipping… The other retailers have an April 11 release estimate… For the big picture, check the Stock Status Tracker

Imported Nikon D850 body drops to $3150

An update of the Stock Status Tracker has the following updates on the Nikon D850 front:

+ the imported grey-market option drops to $3150 by eBay seller “Deals All Year” (99.7%, New Jersey, 1-year seller warranty), while “6ave” sky-rockets their price

+ Amazon’s estimate for the D850 Filmmaker’s Kit is a floating “2 to 4 weeks”

(ENDED) KEH 3-Day Coupon with 2200 Options: 10% off Cameras, 15% off Lenses, 20% Accessories

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Pre-order the Nikon D850 FilmMaker’s Kit for $5500

Nikon has a hard time making enough Nikon D850s to satisfy demand but that didn’t stop them from creating the “FilmMaker’s Kit”, it is the D850 body only bundled with a trio of f1.8G FX lenses (20, 35, 85), the ME-1 Stereo Microphone and ME-W1 wireless microphone, a 7 inch Atomos Ninja Flame and a spare EN-EL15a battery.

The price of this bundle is $5500 and it is available for pre-ordering at Amazon by Amazon itself and by Adorama and by B&H Photo… This has been added to our Stock Status Tracker

WHEN DOES IT MAKE SENSE TO BUY THE FILMMAKER KIT?

The three f1.8G lenses on their own go for $800, $527, $477 respectively, totaling (with the help of a calculator) $1804. The Atomos goes for $795 on its own, increasing the bundle value to $2600. The battery goes for $60 on its own, while the two microphones go for $134 and $199 respectively. So that’s a total under $3000 for the Filmmaker kit, plus $3300 for the camera = $6300, with an asking price of $5500 for the bundle.

So with a difference of $2200 between the D850 body only ($3300) and the Filmmaker kit ($5500), you’d need to want at least $2200 worth of the kit items to make this a good deal. In other words, if you want all three lenses AND the Atomos, then it’s worth doing it, otherwise it becomes a too close to call type of a situation.

Canon 5D Mark IV Body with Pixma PRO 100 Printer and Paper and Meural Canvas Leonara (27″ IPS Canvas-Frame) for $3300 after $350 MIR

There is a new twist in the Canon PIXMA mail-in rebate offers at Adorama. In addition to the usual bundle they are also including a FREE Meural Canvas (priced $595 on its own) for the same price. But let’s start from the beginning.

Adorama is bundling the Canon 5D Mark IV body only with the PIXMA PRO 100 printer, its trusty sidekick the SG-201 (50pk 13×19″ photo paper) and the Meural Canvas Leonora Black model. You pay $3649 at checkout with free shipping. After you receive it all and make sure all is well, following the instructions and deadlines you submit the usual PIXMA mail-in rebate. A few weeks later, if all is well, you receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card. Thus making this offer $3300 after the $350 MIR.

This is the same price for the Canon 5D Mark IV body only without the Pixma and Meural and without any mail-in rebates at B&H Photo and Amazon itself.

The Meural Canvas Leonara is a modern stylish take on the digital picture frame. It is a 27″ IPS display with computer-y internals that can display a variety of pictures. You get a 1-year subscription to their Art Library but you can also display your own pictures – of interest to photographers obviously. Here is a link to the product page for reference. Don’t add it to the shopping cart from this link. You have to order the Canon 5D Mark IV bundle to get it for free (included automatically).

A parallel offer is also available in the other two official Canon 5D Mark IV kits:

+ Canon 5D Mark IV with EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM for $4049 after $350 MIR

+ Canon 5D Mark IV with 24-105mm f4L IS II for $4199 after $350 MIR

NOTE: the order cut-off point before Adorama closes for Passover 2018 is Friday at 12pm ET (but don’t wait until the last minute to order!)

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Still Good: Zeiss Wedding Weeks Instant Savings

With the Passover closing at the end of the week, if you need Zeiss lenses to get to you in the near term, Adorama is continuing their Zeiss Wedding Weeks Instant Savings promotion with a variety of discounts on DSLR and mirrorless lenses. The lenses are sorted over there by the instant savings discount, ranging from $500 off to $150 off. The price you see is the price you pay, no coupons, no mail-in rebates…

Canon 80D with 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS for $1120

One more deal from the Canon Assortment sale, it is the new condition Canon 80D with 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS going for $1120 with a 1-year Canon warranty. Limit up to three per customer. Shipping is free for Prime members or $5 flat. Offer ends 3/31/18 or earlier if sold out…

This particular kit goes for $1400 with freebies at Adorama and B&H Photo and various at Amazon

Canon D-Rebel T7i with 18-55 for $790

There is a Rebel hiding in the Canon Assortment sale, it is the new condition Canon D-Rebel T7i with 18-55 going for $790 with a 1-year Canon warranty. Limit up to three per customer. Shipping is free for Prime members or $5 flat. Offer ends 3/31/18 or earlier if sold out…

This particular kit goes for $849 with freebies at Adorama and B&H Photo and various at Amazon

FREE Shure or Tascam Microphone with select Nikon, Canon, Sony, Fuji and Panasonic cameras

Adorama is running a free microphone promotion. When you purchase select digital cameras, select DSLR and mirrorless models from Nikon, Canon, Sony, Fuji and Panasonic [too many to list here individually], you receive a FREE Shure or Tascam microphone. Some cameras get the free Shure, some get the free Tascam. The free microphone is included automatically by Adorama while this promotion is running, no coupon, no rebate, just add the bundle to the shopping cart and proceed to checkout…

(ENDED) Surprise Canon Assortment Sale launched at Woot Plus

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(ENDED) 10% off used Canon Gear with KEH Coupon (740+ options; ends Thur PM)

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(SOLD OUT) Canon 6D Body + Pixma PRO 100 + Paper + 32GB Sandisk + Sling Bag for $950 [no mail-in rebate!!!]

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(SOLD OUT) Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens for $1540

As of a 3/29/18 AM recheck, this sold out…

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Rokinon 14mm f2.8 Ultra Wide for $249 [C/E]

The winning lottery letters for this sale are C and E! The Rokinon 14mm f2.8 ultra wide manual focus lens is on sale for $249 with free shipping in the Sony E system (model FE14M-E) and the Canon EF system (model FE14M-C). Maximum of three per system per customer. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time unknown… The other system options are not on sale…

Used Nikon D850 body only for $3149 [Coupon Expired]

The KEH week-long coupon expired, so now their “Used – Like New Minus” condition Nikon D850 body only is available for $3149 with a 180-day warranty… Original post after the jump…

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(SOLD OUT) Nikon D850 for $3300 at Authorized

As of a 3/22/18 AM recheck, the one $3300 authorized dealer unit sold out… For other options:

+ grey market (eBay) for $3180 by 6ave with 1-year seller warranty

+ more auction-style listings are now appearing on eBay

+ for future updates check the Stock Status Tracker

An update of the Stock Status Tracker finds the Nikon D850 body only in-stock for $330 with free shipping by an authorized Nikon USA dealer, AVC of Miami (Florida). They have one unit available.

AVC is Audio Video Communication store, a real brick and mortar store in Miami [Yelp storefront evidence], and they are an authorized Nikon Professional dealer [see PDF file of Nikon authorized dealers].

Imported Nikon D850 body only drops to $3180

An update of the Stock Status Tracker finds a big discount on the new condition imported grey-market Nikon D850 body only, now going for $3180 with free shipping by the 6ave eBay store. A maximum of five per eBay user at this price. It comes with a 1-year warranty from the seller 6ave (not Nikon USA)… The price at authorized Nikon USA dealers is $3300…

Meanwhile the number of classic auction-style listings by individuals are increasing. You can find them in the eBay search results. The one we previously mentioned already got close to $3300 and it still has 30+ hours to go.

(ENDED) Tamron 45mm f1.8 Di VC USD for $350 [C/N]

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(ENDED) Tuesday is Last DAY for 15% off Refurbished Canons

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(ENDED) Refurbished Canon 24mm f2.8 STM EF-S for $99 after coupon

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FREE to Watch Streaming Class Starts 12pm ET: Nikon Lenses the Complete Guide

IF you are curious about the Nikon lens line-up, set your alarm clocks! Starting at 12pm eastern today (Saturday 3/17/18; I often type the date to make sure I know what day and date it is LOL) streaming for FREE is a repeat of the class by John Greengo (the CreativeLIVE Tech/Gadget Guy) Nikon Lenses the Complete Guide. The class will repeat overnight until 12pm eastern the next day, so if you are busy earlier on Saturday, you can watch it later. Much cheaper than movie tickets + popcorn + soda 🙂

This is among the classes free-streaming at the CreativeLIVE On-AIR. Yesterday I forgot to check, and of course they were running the Canon Lenses the Complete Guide. This is streaming until 12pm ET today. I don’t know if they plan to stream it again for Saturday. Some of the rebroadcasts run on back to back days, others are single day.

(ENDED) Refurbished Canon 6D Mark II Body for $1359 after coupon

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(ENDED) Refurbished Canon 85mm f1.8 EF for $286 w/free S&H

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(ENDED) 15% off on Canon Refurbished Gear with coupon

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The St. Patrick’s Day festivities continue at the Canon USA refurbished store, where coupon code MRGREENIE gets you an additional 15% off refurbished camera gear until Tuesday 3/20/18 at 11:59pm eastern time. Free shipping with orders of $100+ as usual. One year Canon USA warranty on the refurbished products.

(ENDED) Refurbished Canon 50mm f1.8 STM for $80 after coupon

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Refurbished Nikon D5300 Body w/90D W for $340 w/FS

To the eBay Deals we go where BuyDIG is back again, offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D5300 body only for $340 with free shipping and a 90-day Nikon USA warranty. Maximum five units per eBay customer.

For a refresher on the current APS-C DSLR market, check our APS-C DSLR Price Charts (mid-February 2018 edition).

Nikon D850 Body eBay Auction-style listing: $2669 with 18 bids [closes Wedn AM]

Today’s update of the Stock Status Tracker finds a Nikon D850 Auction listing by an individual eBay seller, offering the camera in new condition, with five pictures of their camera. This auction-style listing is at $2669 with 18 bids as of the time of writing. The listing ends on Wednesday at 6:50am eastern.

Canon 5D Mark IV body + Pixma PRO 100 printer + Various Extras for $3249 after $350 MIR

If you are not afraid of mail-in rebates and prepaid AMEX gift cards, B&H Photo is back with another Canon 5D Mark IV mail-in rebate offer. You pay $3599 at checkout, and for that you receive the Canon 5D Mark IV body only, the Pixma PRO 100 printer, a 50pk of 13×19″ photo paper (aka “the trusty sidekick” of the printer), an extra Canon LP-E6N battery, and a 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC memory card. Then following the instructions and deadlines you submit the mail-in rebates and a few weeks later, if all is well, you receive a $350 prepaid AMEX gift card mail-in rebate, making this an $3249 after $350 MIR offer.

Rokinon 14mm f2.8 for $279 to $289 most systems; $329 Nikon AE, $379 Canon AE

Keeping it real with manual focusing, the Rokinon 14mm f2.8 IF ED UMC lens is on sale for a limited time for $279 to $289 in various systems (Pentax K, Sony A and E, Fuji X, Canon EF, and Olympus Four Thirds DSLR system). Meanwhile the chipped models (with “AE chip”; the lenses are fine, they don’t have things broken off “chipped”) go for $329 in Nikon and $379 in Canon, all these at B&H Photo… Some of these options also earn 2% promotional rewards…

Meike 8mm f/3.5 fisheye for $155 after coupon

A $9 off green clip-on coupon, drops the price of the new condition Meike 8mm f/3.5 fisheye lens from $165 to $156 sold by Voking with the orders fulfilled by Amazon. The price and clip-on coupon is available M43rds and Fuji X among the mirrorless and Canon and Nikon among the DSLRs. The Sony E version is not on sale and does not have a clip-on coupon.

Lens Sales at Adorama (583 options)

Adorama is having a lens-a-palooza sale with over 580 lenses participating. This is a mix of sales, instant savings promotions and such. You can filter them using the various options (manufacturer, price-range, etc) on the left hand side of their website. More on these later, being not-Watson means I cannot digest 583 lenses in milliseconds 🙂

Sigma 105mm f2.8 EX DG OS HSM MACRO with Extras for $569 [C/N/A/Si]

Tele Macro time, not to be confused with Tele Marco 🙂 The new condition Sigma 105mm f2.8 EX DG OS HSM macro lens is on sale for $569 with 4% promotional rewards at B&H Photo or with free lens-y accessories instead at Adorama (Tiffen 62mm Photo Essentials filter kit, lens cap tether and cleaning kit of course) in your choice of Canon, Nikon, Sony, or Sigma SLR systems…

(ENDED) Used Nikon D850 body only for $3199 w/free S&H

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An update of the Stock Status Tracker finds an eBay listing for a “Used – Window Demo” condition Nikon D850 body only for $3199 with free shipping from California seller “esales.california” (100%, 7903). There is only one unit available. This is a “Buy It Now”, not an auction listing.

As usual, be sure to research the seller to your satisfaction before buying.

Nikon D850 body only has a March 13 estimate

Don’t run to the hills! Run to Amazon! An update of the Stock Status Tracker shows a March 13th estimate for the Nikon D850 at Amazon by Amazon itself at its starting price of $3300. The various kits with various Nikon lenses shown on the same listing have the same estimates since they simply ship you the boxes of the camera and the lens(es) of choice; these are not separate Nikon boxes for every D850 + lens combination. As long as the lenses too are in a similar or better stock situation.

As usual, keep in mind estimates are estimates, and they change over time based on a variety of reasons!

(ENDED) Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary + USB Lens Dock for $770 [N]

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Refurbished Nikon 70-300/4.5-6.3G DX non-VR for $105 w/FS

If you don’t care about VR much, the manufacturer refurbished Nikon 70-300mm f4.5-6.3G ED AF-P DX is on sale for $105 with free expedited shipping and a 90-day warranty at Adorama. This is not a VR lens!

If you prefer the VR lens, you can get it refurbished for $150 after coupon through BuyDIG.

Zeiss Wedding Weeks sale [C/N/E/M]

Do you hear wedding bells? You may still do if you attended the WPPI trade show in Vegas 🙂 WPPI may be over [see Trade Show Calendar], but the “Zeiss Wedding Weeks” lens sale continues at Adorama where you will find all participating lenses sorted by the biggest discount (starting at $500 off for the 135/2.8 Batis, making it $1500).

The lenses participating in the sale are:

+ 135/2.8 Batis for $1500 [E]
+ 85/1.4 APO for $4190 [C/N]
+ 85/1.4 Milvus for $1600 [C/N]
+ 135/2 Milvus for $1800 [C/N]
+ 85/1.8 Batis for $999 [E]
+ 85/2.4 Loxia for $1200 [E]
+ 85/1.4 for $1133 [C/N]
+ 85/4 for $837 [Leica M]
+ see them all at the Adorama Zeiss Wedding nicely organized page

Canon 80D body drops to $999 (with freebies)

The Canon 80D body only went for $1100 when we posted the APS-C price charts, but as of this recheck, it is down to $1000 with free shipping at authorized dealers with these freebies:

+ 4% rewards ($40) to be used in future purchases at B&H Photo and Adorama

+ free 32GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDHC and Canon EOS shoulder bag and Corel software bundle and more at Adorama

+ 5% statement credit ($50) at Amazon for Prime members who pay with either the Prime Chase VISA or the Prime Store credit card

+ Digital Goja fulfilled by Amazon with free camera sling bag, two 32GB Sandisk Ultra SDHC cards, Monopod, mini tripod with pistol grip, neck strap, and of course cleaning kit
+ they are authorized Canon dealers, a Miami (Florida) store, listed in the PDF of authorized Canon dealers” as “Goja Inc”
+ you still get the $50 statement credit if you pay as outlined in the previous section

Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM + FREE Sigma TC-2001 2X TeleConverter + $136 Rewards for $3400 [C/N/Si]

Zoom-zoom and weight-lifting practice too! The new condition Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM for a limited time comes with a FREE Sigma TC-2001 2x Teleconverter ($399 on its own) along with either 4% rewards ($130+ in future purchases) at Adorama or free lens-y accessories at Adorama or 4% promotional rewards at B&H Photo. The lens is available in the Canon, Nikon and Sigma systems.

Imported Nikon D810 body w/1-YR Seller Warranty for $1900

The new condition Nikon D810 body only goes for $2800 at authorized dealers which offer it with a variety of useful freebies, eg, Adorama. But if you are comfortable with imported grey-market cameras…

… to the eBay Deals we go where eBay seller “6ave” (98.7%) is offering the Nikon D810 body only in new condition imported grey-market with a 1-year seller warranty for $1900 with free shipping with up to three units per customer at the sale price…

The price difference is certainly big, $900! Considering that the D810 is a previous generation model, going refurbished or used or grey-market may be the smart money idea. After all, $3300 can theoretically get you the new Nikon D850 [impossible to find – check Stock Status Tracker], so why spend $2800 on the previous generation ~ unless of course you specifically want the D810 in new condition from authorized dealers.

(ENDED) 10% off Nikon Gear with KEH Camera coupon

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This is the last call for this offer! Good until Wednesday at 11:59pm eastern, KEH Camera is back with another coupon promotion, coupon NIK03A gets you 10% off Nikon Camera Gear. Over 1070 options are available, including DSLRs, lenses, film cameras, and other assorted Nikonalia. As usual, their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies for the coupon.

Refurbished Nikon 70-3004.5-6.3G DX VR for $150 after coupon

Picture this, a VR telezoom lens for your Nikon for $150! Coupon code PICTURETHIS gets you the manufacturer refurbished Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G AF-P ED DX VR for $150 with free shipping at BuyDIG until 3/12/18 or earlier if sold out.

(ENDED) 10% off Nikon Gear with KEH Camera coupon

This coupon expired… Nikon fans, your time has come! Good until Wednesday at 11:59pm eastern, KEH Camera is back with another coupon promotion, coupon NIK03A gets you 10% off Nikon Camera Gear. Over 1100 options are available, including DSLRs, lenses, film cameras, and other assorted Nikonalia. As usual, their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies for the coupon.

Pentax K-1 Body with Battery Grip and Extra Battery and Corel software and 32GB Extreme and more for $1700

The Pentax K-1 II is coming out soon for $2000 with a free battery grip [see Stock Status Tracker]. If you can’t wait or if you prefer the first generation Pentax K-1, its price has now dropped to $1700 at Adorama with free Overnight shipping along with the Pentax D-BG6 battery grip and an extra D-LI90 battery.

If you don’t need Overnight shipping and you are fine with free expedited shipping, you can trade the free Overnight for a handful of free accessories at Adorama:

+ the aforementioned D-BG6 battery grip and extra D-LI09 battery
+ the new Corel software bundle (four photo-related titles)
+ 61-inch Takama 3-section tripod with 3-way head
+ 32GB Sandisk Extreme PRO C10 UHS-I U3 V30 SDHC card
+ Adorama slinger bag
+ card wallet and cleaning kit

The same price/bundle but not with free overnight shipping (you get expedited shipping instead) is available at B&H Photo.

On the same listings, you will also find the K1 with 28-105 for $2400 with free battery grip and extra battery but no free overnight shipping option and no additional free accessories.

PS: the first generation K-1 is eligible for an optional +$550 upgrade to the K-1 II internals later in 2018

(ENDED) Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary + USB Lens Dock for $770 [C/N]

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Into the eBay Deals we go where the BuyDIG eBAY store is offering the new condition Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens bundled with a USB Lens Dock, together going for $770 with free shipping in your choice of Nikon or Canon, with up to three per customer.