(ENDED) Canon D-Rebel T3i w/18-55 for $450 [updated]

This flash sale expired… The Canon D-Rebel T3i DSLR may be as old as the universe in DSLR-Dog Years, but with the newer D-Rebels not being significantly different, it appears to have staying power. Still, it’s an older DSLR, but if all the Canon DSLRs this is the one you want, it is now on sale in the standard T3i w/18-55 kit for $450 with free shipping at Sears and Best Buy and various at Amazon… UPDATE: the price went up at Adorama

Nikon D3200 two-lens kit with Photoshop & Premiere Elements 12 for $500

Buydig has taken the $500 Nikon D3200 two lens non-VR kit you see in the many Black Friday Ads and added the Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements 12 software (previous version) for FREE! Offer ends 11/30/14 or earlier if sold out… For more specials, check their Black Friday sales page.

PS: if you are just now catching up to the madness, you can also check a summary of the latest deals at the Black Friday 2014 Situation Room.

Sony A58 w/18-55 & 55-200 & Lightroom 5 for $480

The Sony a58 A-mount pellicle-mirror APS-C camera with the 18-55mm and 55-200mm lens along with Lightroom 5 is offered for $480 with free shipping and free returns at Groupon Goods. IMPORTANT: under Options (right side of the page over there, below the green BUY button), you must select the Kit with Lightroom! I can’t create a link with the Lightroom pre-selected. The default option is without Lightroom and goes for $450. Also included is a case and 16GB card.

(ENDED) Sigma 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS for $300 (C/N/P/Si)

This limited time offer ended… Superzoom time! Adorama is offering the Sigma 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS lens for $300 with free shipping in the Nikon dSLR mount and Canon dSLR mount and Sigma dSLR mount and Pentax K mount (K-mount version not stabilized, which is a plus or minus depending on your optical image stabilization disposition).

(ENDED) Tokina 11-16mm F/2.8 ATX Pro DX II for $465 (C/N/A)

This limited time offer ended… Wide Tokina action now at Adorama where the Tokina 11-16mm F/2.8 ATX Pro DX II is going for $465 with free shipping at Adorama. No coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and checkout. It is available in the Canon mount and Nikon mount and Sony A-mount.

(ENDED) Last Call: Ends Fri 3am ET: Nikon D7000 with 18-55mm for $650 (limit 2)

This daily deal expired… Surprise-surprise! The Amazon Gold Box deal of the day for Thursday is the new condition Nikon D7000 with 18-55mm going for $650 with free shipping, with a limit of two per shopping cart! The body only goes for $550 while the two lens kit (55-200 DX VR) goes for $800. Offer ends by 3am ET on Friday or earlier if sold out.

Some Pentax K-50 options with free AF-200FG flash start at $367

The Pentax K-50 is available in three colors and three kits, making price-checking and deciding a bit of a project. But it may be worth the time because Adorama has many offers and some of them come with the AF-200FG for free (automatically included by Adorama – when you see this mentioned right below the price on the right side of the page). Be sure to pay attention to each individual listing as there are many and each has a slightly different offer.

The action starts at $367 with the K-50 body only kits. The black is out of stock (but you can still order it) while the Storm Trooperish White is in-stock. However, in terms of pure value, for $400 you can get the K50 body only kits with a $50 Adorama gift certificate and a 4GB EyeFi memory card in black and white and red.

The K-50 with 18-55 kits start at $450 in the exotic colors (no free flash) but at $457 for the standard colors (white, black, red) you get the free flash and 4GB EyeFi card.

The K-50 with 18-55 and 50-200 two lens kits go for $550 and they too come with the free flash and 4GB EyeFi card in the usual white, black and red colors.

(ENDED) Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS with Extras for $1390 after $200 MIR

This limited time offer ended… If you don’t hate mail-in rebates, Adorama has a bundle centered around the Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L USM AF Image Stabilized Lens. Manually click “Add to Bundle” (blue button) on the New Leaf One Year Spills and Drops warranty. You also get a 77mm Tiffen filter kit and other lens accessories as part of the bundle on the lens. You pay $1590 at checkout. After you receive it, you submit the usual $200 Canon mail-in rebate, bringing you a happy ending of $1390 after mail-in rebate.

(ENDED) Thur Lightning Deals: Tamron 70-300/4-5.6, Roki 85/1.5, Fuji S8200, etc

At this point in time, the lightning deals are pretty much happening on a round the clock basis at the Amazon Camera & Photo Lightning Deals… Expired highlights for Thursday after the jump…

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Canon DSLR, Lens, Lighting and P&S Black Friday at Adorama

Adorama has also launched their Black Friday specials on select Canon DSLRs and DSLR Lenses and Speedlites (flashes) and Fixed Lens Cameras. Free accessories and/or promotional rewards and/or mail-in rebates, and free shipping are included. Due to time constraints I cannot price check every item listed there, that is a DIY adventure for any item(s) you may be interested in.

Nikon DSLR, Mirrorless, P&S Black Friday at Adorama

Adorama has launched a wave of Nikon offers. A number of cameras includes extra accessories and/or promotional rewards and free shipping. They have separate pages for their DSLR offerings and Mirrorless offerings and P&S offerings. Due to time constraints I can’t price check every single item listed in all those pages, so that is a DIY adventure.

(ENDED) Refurbished Nikon D3200 with 18-55 and Lightroom 5 for $300

This limited time offer expired… Back to the eBay Deals, another combo offer from Beach Camera’s eBay store, you can get the manuacturer-refurbished Nikon D3200 with 18-55mm PLUS Lightroom 5 for $300 with free shipping, with a limit of five per eBay shopper. As with all eBay Deals, this is a limited time offer of unpredictable expiration time.

Canon DSLRs (5D3, 6D, 70D) with Pixma Pro 100 with Mail-In Rebates (AMEX GCs)

If you are looking to get some of the more advanced Canon DSLRs and also the Pixma Pro 100 printer, and you don’t object to submitting mail-in rebates (MIR) and receiving the rebate back as a prepaid American Express Gift Card, Adorama has a number of offers:

+ Canon 5D Mark III body only bundle for $2750 after $650 MIR; includes 5D Mark III body only, Canon Pixma Pro-100 printer, Canon semi-gloss paper, Adorama slinger bag, 32GB Lexar SDHC card, spare Canon LP-E6 Battery pack

+ Canon 5D Mark III with EF 24-105L IS Bundle for $3350 after $650 MIR; includes 5D Mark III with EF 24-105L IS lens, Pixma Pro-100 printer, Canon semi-gloss paper, Adorama slinger bag, 32GB Lexar SDHC card, spare Canon LP-E6 Battery pack

+ Canon 5D Mark III with EF 24-70mm f4L IS Bundle for $3500 after $650 MIR; includes 5D Mark III with 24-70mm lens, Pixma Pro-100 printer, Canon semi-gloss paper, Adorama slinger bag, 32GB Lexar SDHC card, spare Canon LP-E6 Battery pack

+ Canon 6D Body Bundle for $1520 after $650 MIR; includes 6D body, Pixma Pro-100 printer, Canon semi-gloss paper, 32GB Lexar SDHC card, spare Canon LP-E6 Battery pack, Adorama slinger bag.

+ Canon 6D with EF 24-105mm f4L IS USM Bundle for $2200 after $650 MIR; includes 6D with EF 24-105mm lens, Pixma Pro-100 printer, Canon semi-gloss paper, 32GB Lexar SDHC card, spare Canon LP-E6 Battery pack, Adorama slinger bag

+ Canon 70D Body Bundle for $800 after $350 MIR; includes 70D body, Pixma Pro-100 printer, Canon semi-gloss paper, 32GB Lexar SDHC card, Adorama Slinger Bag

+ Canon 70D with EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM Bundle for $1150 after $350 MIR; includes 70D with EF-S 18-55mm lens, EF-S 55-250mm lens, Pixma Pro-100 printer, Canon semi-gloss paper, ProOptic 58mm Digital Essentials Filter Kit, FXHOME Ltd Photokey 6 Lite software

(ENDED) Refurbished Nikon 55-200mm DX non-VR for $80

This offer ended but sometimes Groupon offers return after a few weeks…

The Nikon 55-200mm DX non-VR SLR lens is offered in manufacturer refurbished condition for $80 with free shipping, free returns and a 90 day Nikon warranty at Groupon Goods as part of their Camera & Photo Deals… Groupon also has a running page of pre-Black-Friday doorbusters.

Pentax K-5 IIs body for $500 [update: no more free flash]

As of a 11/25/14 recheck, the free flash promotion expired but the Pentax K-5 IIs body only price remains $500 at Adorama…

K-curious? Anti-anti-alias-filter curious? Adorama is currently offering the new condition Pentax K-5 IIs body only for $500 with free AF-200 Flash (included automatically by Adorama) and free 2-day shipping and 4% rewards. The Free Flash is mentioned right below the price on the right side of the page. This is a very limited time offer!

(ENDED) Ends 2:50pm ET: refurbished Nikon D3300 w/18-55 & 55-200

This limited time offer expired with 100% claimed… The headliner of the Lightning Deals camera-wise for Monday is the certified refurbished Nikon D3300 with 18-55 DX VR and 55-200 DX lenses offered for $500 with free shipping, sold by Beach Camera on Amazon, with the order fulfilled by Amazon (eligible for free 2-day Prime shipping). Offer ends by 2:50pm ET or earlier if sold out.

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(ENDED) Camera & Photo Lightning Deals (Mon): refurb Nikon D3300 two lens kit, Roki 35/1.5, etc

These limited time offers expired… Check back daily for more new holiday shopping season offers from the Amazon Gold Box Lightning Deals… Expired items after the jump…

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Imported/Grey Market Nikon D610 body for $1200 (seller warranty)

Also one of the featured eBay Deals is the new condition imported/grey-marked Nikon D610 body offered for $1200 with free shipping, with a limit of five per buyer. The seller is bigvalueinc (99.4%). Over 120 cameras got sold through this eBay listing so far.

NOTE: this does not come with a manufacturer warranty. It comes with a one year warranty from the seller. This was part of the D610 with lens kit, but the lens removed. Selling the lens and body separately is more profitable since the bundle has a built-in discount. Some sellers use the term “broken kit” to describe this but it’s an unfortunate term because when a shopper reads “broken”, they run away scared 🙂

The standard Nikon D610 body only kit from authorized Nikon USA dealers goes for $1600 (eg Amazon, B&H Photo), so you have trade-offs, such as $400 vs manufacturer-warranty, authorized Nikon dealers vs eBay sellers and such. It’s up to you to triangulate your risk matrix on deals like this – there’s no one size fits all answer.

Nikon 35mm f1.8 DX for $155 (no manufacturer warranty)

If you are comfortable buying prime lenses that don’t come with a manufacturer warranties, one of the featured eBay Deals is the new condition Nikon 35mm f1.8G DX lens offered for $155 with free shipping, with a limit of five per buyer. The seller is photovideo4less (99.8% [corrected; not 98.8%]). Nearly 500 lenses got sold through this eBay listing so far. Again, keep in mind this does not come with a manufacturer warranty. For some the risk may be acceptable, a low price simple prime lens is a much smaller risk than a $4000 tilt-shift lens 🙂 For others, it may not. We blog, you decide! This is not a “nanny state” blog – we don’t decide for you 😉

B&H Photo offers: Bower 16mm T2.2, refurb Nikon D610, Vanguard Legs, Oly E-M5, NIRs

B&H Photo has a new round of specials. We round them up in one post to keep things moving fast! All come with free shipping:

+ Vanguard Auctus 323AT Aluminum Tripod (Legs Only) for $150

+ Bower 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for $300 in the Canon EF and EF-M, Nikon F, Sony Alpha A-mount and E-mount, Fuji X, M43rds, and Samsung NX flavors

+ Olympus E-M5 body only for $600, other kits price-adjusted accordingly; also promotional rewards and freebies
++ NOTE: the E-M5 body is going to be an Amazon Lightning Deal at 3am ET on Tuesday.

+ refurbished Nikon D610 body only for $1440

+ new condition Nikon D610 body only with various freebies (16GB, shoulder bag, Watson battery, shutter release, 2% rewards) for $1600

+ Nikon DSLR Instant Savings, the more you buy, the more you save (and obviously the more you pay total!)

Refurbished Nikon D5300 w/18-55 for $630 (limit 2)

UPDATE (11/18/14): as of this update, this is marked as an “Item Under Review”. It will be unavailable for purchase for a few hours/days until it gets sorted out. It is not uncommon for this thing to show up on various Amazon.com listings.

Amazon is now selling refurbished products “natively” (on the main product page), not just the Warehouse Deals. One of the guinea pigs of this new development is the refurbished Nikon D5300 w/18-55 going for $630 with free shipping, with a limit of two per shopping cart. This is sold by Amazon herself, not marketplace sellers… An annotated screenshot crop of the product page showing all these is after the jump (it is a tall picture, so it’s not on the front page to prevent taking over the whole page).

NOTE: you may not see this format when you visit that page – the Amazon web servers often test different versions on different browsers, operating systems, screen sizes, and Viewports (the visible part in the actual browser window, which on a desktop may be significantly different from the screen size/resolution; that was a long way of saying, browser windows can be of many different sizes on a desktop, from full screen to tiny little boxes).

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Updated Nikon DSLR Instant Savings – add as many lenses as you like

Just in time for the holidays, the Nikon DSLR Instant Savings have been updated at B&H Photo, you can add as many lenses as you like and the savings will keep adding up. This is a one-DSLR and multiple-lenses purchased together in the same shopping cart promotion. Here is an example, a direct link to the Nikon D750 page over there. All those lenses scrolling down are eligible for this promotion.

Canon 50mm f1.8 II SLR lens for $83 (limit 5; maybe Imported/Grey)

To Los eBay Deals we geaux, where we find the Canon 50mm f1.8 II SLR lens offered for $83 with free shipping, in new condition, by Red Tag Camera, with a limit of five per buyer. There is no mention of a warranty, so to be on the safe side, assume it is a gray market (imported model). Still for many this may be a reasonable risk, a double figured simple prime lens is a much smaller risk than a complicated four figures lens. But it’s up to you – we blog, you decide!… Separately there is a promotion that saves you $5 for every 3 eligible items you buy, all offered by Red Tag Camera – you will see this offer right above the product picture over there…

Preorder new Rokinon 12mm T3.1 ED AS IF NCS UMC Cine DS Fisheye for $550

Lens names keep getting longer and longer! Of interest if you have a cinematography interest, B&H Photo is accepting preorders for the Rokinon 12mm T3.1 ED AS IF NCS UMC Cine DS Fisheye for $550, available in the Canon, Nikon, Sony and Pentax SLR mounts, along with the Sony E-mount. The release estimate is December 1st.

Speaking of preorders, B&H Photo is also accepting pre-orders for the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K with PL Mount for $3000.

200+ Sigma Lenses on sale with promo code (various mounts)

We continue traversing the B&H Photo PDN specials where we find a Sigma Lenses sale featuring over 200 individual lenses (of various mounts, that’s why the number is high). You must needs use promo code BHPPE14 for the discounts to work! These are specially marked urls that enable the promotion and the use of the promo code. Due to the high volume of items, I can’t summarize them here… Offers expire by 10/31/14 at 11:59pm ET.

Limited time Pentax SLR Lens Sale (ends 11/1)

Adorama is having a limited time sale on Pentax Lenses, featuring a total of 40 items, mostly SLR lenses, big and small, from tiny pancakes to missile launching telephotos. Also included are a couple of Q lenses and a couple of flashes. No coupon needed, the price you see is the price you pay. The discount amount is shown in red ink. The price before and after is shown above and below the red ink for each lens. A lot of them may also get 4% promotional rewards, free 2-day shipping, and New Leaf extended warranty. Check the individual product page of each lens of interest to see. We can’t post all 40 of them here.

Nikon 16-85mm f3.5-5.6G DX ED VR with Hoya Filter and Tripod for $610

The Nikon 16-85mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR DX dSLR lens is currently on sale for $610 with free shipping and a 45-day return policy at BuyDig.com which also includes three bonus items: Hoya 67mm UV MC filter, 59-inch Bower tripod, and lens cleaning pen… It goes for $620 at Amazon with free 2-day shipping and $630 with a free three filter kit at Adorama… You may have to do the add-to-cart song-and-dance in order to see the prices…

Canon D-Rebel SL1 w/18-55 & 75-300 & Pixma Pro 100 for $500 after $350 MIR

The Canon DSLR bundles party at Adorama continues! This time the centerpiece of the bundle is the Canon D-Rebel SL1 w/18-55. Add to that the 75-300 lens, Pixma Pro 100 printer and 50pk of 13×19″ photo paper, and proceed to checkout. The price you pay at checkout is $850. Once you receive the order and submit the mail-in rebates, you will receive $350 back by mail from the mailin rebate promotion. Thus, a $500 after $350 MIR offer. This is the PDF rebate form. Free expedited shipping… If you are not sure how this works, check our previous visual post on a similar D-Rebel T5 offer… Offer ends 11/2/14…