(ENDED) Tuesday: Sony NEX-7 with 18-55 for $600

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Olympus E-PM2 body only for $210 (limit 2)

The black Olympus E-PM2 body only is currently available for $210 (was $220) with free shipping, with a limit of two per shopping cart, at Amazon by Amazon itself. This is not part of the lightning deals… Price updated 1/5/15.

Olympus E-M5 body only drops to $600

The Olympus E-M5 body only is now down to $600 with free shipping at Adorama and Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 2).

Olympus E-M1 body only drops to $1200

The Olympus E-M1 body only is now down to $1200 with free shipping thanks to a new round of Olympus instant rebates at Adorama (page down to see various E-M1 kits, including one with 12-40mm for $2000) and Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 2)… For mirrorless camera price reference, check the Mirrorless Price Chart.

Refurbished white Nikon AW1 w/11-27 for $520

The waterproof Nikon AW1 with the 11-27.5mm lens goes for $700 in new condition at authorized dealers, but if you want to go refurbished, the white refurbished with 90-day Nikon warranty goes for $520 with free shipping at Adorama.

Olympus E-PL5 silver body only for $400

The silver Olympus E-PL5 body only is going for $400 with free shipping by Willoughby’s at Amazon. The order ships from Willoughby’s, not Amazon… UPDATE: the white body only is likewise at $400.

Pentax Q-S1 body only for $297 (gold) or $312 (white)

The Pentax Q-S1 body only is currently going for $297 with free shipping in the Champagne Gold color scheme at B&H Photo and Adorama. If you don’t feel as festive, the white body only goes for $312~ at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 2).

Samsung Galaxy NX body only for $850 to $857

The Samsung Galaxy NX body only is currently on sale for $857 with free shipping at B&H Photo after you add it to the shopping cart. Shipping estimate is 7-14 business days.

Alternately you can get it for $850 with free shipping by Roberts Camera fulfilled by Amazon. Amazon’s own price is $857.

Olympus E-M1 body drops to $1300

The Olympus E-M1 body only is down to $1300 in either the silver or the black by Mel Pierce Cameras at Amazon. This ships from Mel Pierce Camera, not Amazon.

Ending Soon: refurbished Sony NEX-5TL two-lens kit for $400

According to the red “Almost Gone” marking in the eBay Deals, ending soon is the manufacturer refurbished Sony NEX-5TL two lens kit (18-55, 55-210) going for $400, sold by Secondipity’s eBay store.

(ENDED) Samsung NX300 with 18-55 and $75 Gift Card for $408

This is over! the camera price doubled (!) as of 1/5/15 recheck… If you are NX-system curious, Amazon has another temptation for you to consider. For $408, you get the black Samsung NX300 with 18-55 and a $75 plastic Amazon Gift Card included automatically. Limit three per customer during this promotion.

(GONE) Fuji X-A1 blue w/16-50 & 50-230mm for $450

As of a 12/31/14, this is gone again… It is back in-stock, the blue Fuji X-A1 with the 16-50mm and 50-230mm lenses and 4% promotional rewards is going for $450 with free shipping at Adorama.

Sony a3000 w/18-55 drops to $300

On the mirrorless E-mount front, the Sony a3000 with the 18-55mm lens is now going for $300 with free shipping at B&H Photo and Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 2). You may have to do the add-to-cart song and dance before you can see the price.

Or if you prefer, you can get it manufacturer refurbished for $237 with free S&H and 90 day warranty from Secondipity on eBay.

(ENDED) Ends Mon 1am ET: New-OpenBox Sony NEX-3N w/16-50 for $285

This daily deal expired… The Woot Electronics deal of the day, ending by 1am ET on Monday, is the new (open-box condition) black Sony NEX-3N with 16-50mm offered for $280 plus $5 flat shipping. Limit 3 per customer during this promotion. Note this is a new condition camera but not in the original retail packaging. The listing says it comes with a 90 day Sony warranty.

(ENDED) Panasonic GM1 w/14-42mm (silver) for $500 [TOOS; limit 2]

As of a 12/29/14 recheck, the price is back to $6500… As of a 12/29/14 at 2:12am ET recheck, the silver Panasonic GM1 with 14-42mm has gone “temporarily out of stock” as well at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of two per customer. This is not part of the lightning deals, so the price is market driven.

(ENDED) Orange Panasonic GM1 w/12-32mm for $500 (limit 2; TOOS)

As of a 12/29/14 recheck, the price is back to $6500… Oranges and carrots are good for you. If you happen to like cameras with colors somewhere in-between oranges and carrots, the Panasonic GM1 with 12-32 (model DMC-GM1KD) is on sale for $500 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself. Limit two per customer during this sale. It is currently “temporarily out of stock” (TOOS) but you can order it and lock up the $500 price… This is not part of the lightning deals, so the price is market driven (can change or not change at any point in time).

Sony a5000 w/16-50mm & card & case & New Leaf for $300

Adorama is offering a bundle centered around the Sony a5000 w/16-50mm for $300 with a free Lowepro case, free UV MC filter, free 16GB card, free cleaning kit. Optionally you can get a free New Leaf 1yr Spills and Drops warranty – you have to add this manually by clicking under “Buy Together and save” and then selecting the “Adorama Holiday Gift” and there you will see the New Leaf offer and then add it to bundle and then add bundle to the shopping cart. All three colors of the a5000 kits are participating. Here’s the example for the silver model.

Panasonic GH4 w/14-140mm non-OIS for $1700

The Panasonic GH4 camera is bundled with the 14-140mm Panasonic non-OIS lens for $1700 with free shipping and a free 32GB card at Adorama. The GH4 body only goes for $1500 on its own (with various freebies).

(ENDED) Ends Mon 3:50pm ET: Samsung NX3000 w/16-50mm for $300

This limited time offer expired, but if you missed it, fear not; the NX cameras are recurring in the Lightning Deals (but I have no clue if/when they will re-appear)…

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Sony a6000 two-lens kit (18-55, 55-210) with $50 GC & extras for $750

If of all the Sony NEX e-mount APS-C camera kits it is the Sony a6000 two lens kit (18-55, 55-210) the one that you want, B&H Photo has two-lens kit bundles for $750 that include these bonus items: $50 B&H Photo gift card, 16GB SDHC, and shoulder bag. This is available in all three camera colors.

Fuji X-E1 with 18-55mm for $700

If you also need a zoom lens, the Fuji X-E1 with the 18-55mm lens is available in either black or silver for $700 with free shipping at B&H Photo. The lens goes for $600+ on its own, so this offer may also be of interest if you are interested in the 18-55mm lens. You are essentially getting an extra camera body for a few extra dollars.

Fuji X-E1 body only (silver) for $440 [corrected link]

The silver Fuji X-E1 body only is currently going for $440 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards at Adorama [corrected link]. Or for $40 more, you can get a bundle with extra accessories (3rd-party battery, 32GB Transcend, holster case, memory card case).

Panasonic GF6 with 14-42mm for $360

To the eBay Deals we go where we find the new condition Panasonic GF6 with 14-42mm offered for $360 with free shipping by Robert’s Camera on eBay (99.6%). Limit five per buyer. As with all featured eBay deals, they are limited time offers of unknown expiration date.

(ENDED) Ends 9:50pm ET: Samsung NX3000 w/20-50mm for $280

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Refurbished red Nikon J3 w/10-30 for $175

If you are Nikon CX-curious (1″ 1-System mirrorless), BuyDig is offering the refurbished red Nikon 1 J3 w/10-30 VR with a free case for $180 with coupon code EMPROSEG entered over there. This expires by end of day 12/22/14.

(ENDED) Panasonic GH3 body for $600 (PanaLeica 42.5mm f1.2 for $1100) [ends by 3:50pm ET]

This limited time offer ended. The 42mm f1.2 lens got completely sold-out before the 4-hour deal window closed. The GH3 was roughly 20% claimed…

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Buy select Fuji X body onlies and add 18mm f2 for $225 more

If you are interested in getting a Fuji X system camera body (X-E1 or X-M1 or X-Pro1) and you are also interested in the Fuji 18mm f2 prime lens, you can buy it together, in the same shopping cart, with the X camera body, and pay only $225 more for the 18mm f2 lens. This is because of a $300 combined purchase promotion. The price of the lens may change on its own. No expiration date is mentioned.

Samsung NX Mini with 9mm and $75 Gift Card for $314

More Samsung NX action, this time of the Mini variety, the brown NX Mini with the 9mm prime lens is bundled with a $75 plastic Amazon Gift Card for $314 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself.

On the other hand, if you happen to need Lightroom 5 and like white cameras, the white NX Mini with the 9mm prime along with Lightroom 5 and 32GB card is offered for $300 at BuyDig (you have to add to cart and do the whole song and dance to see the price).

Samsung NX300 w/18-55 & $75 Gift Card for $408

If of all the Samsung NX cameras it is the NX300 with 18-55mm kit that you want, it is currently offered with a bonus $75 plastic Amazon Gift Card included for $408 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself. It goes for $400 without the $75 gift card.

Free 1-Day shipping on 140+ Cameras and 220+ Lenses at Amazon

If you like 1-day shipping or you are buying a camera before a holiday deadline, Amazon has launched a variety of free 1-day shipping promotions, including one in their Camera and Photo store. As of the time of writing, there are 25 DSLR kits and 69 mirrorless kits and 55 P&S cameras. Please note some of the cameras are miscategorized, for example, the Sony a6000 in under P&S. Also eligible for this promotion are 242 camera lenses.

The usual terms apply. Items must be sold and shipped by Amazon herself (not 3rd-party sellers, not used/refurbs). You must select Free One Day shipping in the shopping cart and after you do that, the shipping price will be adjusted in the top right corner of the Amazon Checkout page. No coupon codes needed. This is a limited time promotion in the buildup towards Christmas. Each eligible camera also mentions this promotion on the individual product page (under the Special Offers” section).

Refurbished Olympus E-M5 w/12-50 for $750 (body only for $625)

The Olympus Outlet Store is offering the refurbished Olympus E-M5 with 12-50mm for $750 in either silver or black. The parallel body only kits go for $625.

M43rds Lenses Instant Savings (29 choices, Pana, Oly, Sigma, etc)

If you are interested in M43rds lenses, B&H Photo has an instant savings promotion that includes 29 mostly Panasonic and Olympus M43rds lenses. This includes mostly Panasonic and Olympus lenses but there are also a few of other lenses as well (Tokina mirror, Sigma DN, Lensbaby, Ibelux prime). Prices range from $150 to $1400. Some are eligible for 4% promotional rewards as well.

Handevision IBELUX 40mm f0.85 (X/m43/E/EF-M) for $1400

Prime your wallets, here comes a bright lens that will scorch your credit card statement! The Handevision IBELUX 40mm f0.85 Lens is on sale for $1400 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo in four different mirrorless mounts: Fuji X, Sony E-mount, Micro Four Thirds, and Canon EF-M (yes, Canon has a mirrorless system in case you forgot!).

Panasonic GX7 body for $478

The Panasonic GX7 body only is currently on sale for $478 with free shipping at Adorama (4% rewards, free 32GB Lexar, double warranty via mail-in rebate) and at Amazon… The with 14-42mm kit goes for $600.

Panasonic GH3 body plus $100 Gift Card for $700

May all your mirrorless dreams come true! Especially if they include the Panasonic GH3! For a limited time, Adorama is offering this special Panasonic GH3 bundle: the GH3 body only kit, plus a $100 Adorama gift certificate, plus 4% promotional rewards for $700 with free 2-day shipping… Optionally you can add lenses or flashes to your order for a combined purchase discount – click on the small link under “Buy together and save” over there for details… Also optionally, you can double the original Panasonic warranty via mail-in rebate. PDF available over there – look for it on the right side of the page, under “View Available Rebate(s)”.

Sony a58 w/18-55 & $50 Gift Card & extras for $400 (add 55-200 for +$50)

The Pellicle is not a scary creature from a 50s scifi movie! It is your friend! The Sony a58 with the 18-55mm lens and a bonus $50 B&H Photo gift card and a free 16GB Sandisk SDHC and a free holster bag are on sale all together for $400 with free shipping at B&H Photo… Optionally you can add the 55-200mm lens to your order for +$50 or the 55-300 for +$150. Look for these two offers under the “Savings Available” section by clicking the small “View All Savings” link. Other add-on bundle options include Corel Aftershot Pro 2 for +$30.

Panasonic 14mm f2.5 for $300 (ends by 12/18/14)

After a sanity break, we are back with a new burst of specials! We start by serving you all some light breakfast. Pancakes! The Panasonic 14mm f2.5 is on sale for $300 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. Offer ends 12/18/14 or earlier if sold out. Syrup not included!

In-stock nao: Rokinon Cine Lens 4-packs for $1900 (four T1.5 prime lenses)

If you are interested in Cine lenses and Prime lenses, B&H Photo has the Rokinon Cine Lens Four Pack in-stock for $1900 in the Canon and Nikon and Alpha SLR mounts and M43rds. The Sony E-mount remains in pre-order state. The four lenses in this bundle are 24, 35, 50, 85mm T1.5 Cine DS.

Sony a7s with Rode VideoMic Pro Compact Shotgun Microphone for $2500

Mirroring (ha!) the previously mentioned Panasonic GH4 offer, you can also get a free Rode VideoMic Pro Compact Shotgun Microphone when you purchase the Sony a7S body only for its usual price of $2500 at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Sony a7r body with Oben CT-3451 Carbon Fiber Tripod With BE-113T Ball Head for $2100

If you are looking for both a Sony a7r body only and a tripod, B&H Photo is currently offering the Sony a7r body only for $2100 with free shipping with this free item included automatically by B&H, the Oben CT-3451 Carbon Fiber Tripod With BE-113T Ball Head. This promotion is good as long as you see it mentioned right below the product name at the B&H Photo website.

Panasonic GH4 new freebies: Rode VideoMic or other options

The Panasonic GH4 body only kit remains at $1500 but it has more freebie options. At B&H Photo you get a free Rode VideoMic Pro Compact Shotgun Microphone. At Adorama, you get a free $50 gift certificate and 32GB SDHC or a free battery and 32GB SDHC and 4% promotional rewards. 4% of $1500 is a sizable amount = $60 to be used in a future purchase.

(ENDED) Panasonic G6 w/14-42 and 45-150 for $516

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Samsung NX3000 w/20-50 drops to $330 (w/16-50 for $360)

The Samsung NX3000 with the 20-50mm kit lens is down to $330 with free shipping, in either the black or the white color configuration at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of two per customer. In parallel, the NX3000 w/16-50mm in black or white, almost matches Friday’s lightning deal price, it goes for $360 instead of $350… These are not part of the lightning deals.

(ENDED) Fuji X-A1 (blue) two-lens kit drops to $450

As of a 12/15/14 at 4:37pm ET, this promotion expired and the price went up to MSRP levels… If you or anyone you know likes (or at least does not hate) blue cameras, we have another $50 discount on the blue Fuji X-A1 two-lens bundle at Adorama, you can now get it for $450 with free shipping: the X-A1 with 16-50mm and 50-230mm lenses, a free camera bag, a 16GB Toshiba SDHC, and 4% promotional rewards (=$18). Only the blue kit is discounted in this fashion.

Panasonic G6 w/14-42mm drops to $500

The Panasonic G6 with 14-42mm was going for $550 with a $100 B&H Photo gift card. That promotion expired, but now the price of the camera has dropped to $500 at various authorized Panasonic dealers, including Amazon itself (limit 2) and Adorama and B&H Photo. No free gift cards at the moment.

Nikon WP-N1 Waterproof Housing (for J1/J2 CX cameras) for $100

For a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the Nikon WP-N1 Waterproof Housing for Nikon 1 J1 / J2 Digital Camera for $100 with free shipping. This is only the UW housing. Camera not included.

(ENDED): Samsung NX3000 with 16-50mm for $350

This daily deal expired… Never a dull moment! The bonus deal of the day at the Amazon Gold Box is a sale on Samsung NX3000 with 16-50mm kits. Prices range from $350 to $360 depending on color/combination. Limit three of each option per customer. Offer ends by 3am ET on Sat 12/13/14 or earlier if sold out.

(ENDED) Ends 10:50pm ET: Rokinon 16mm f2.2 Cine (M43rds or Canon EOS) for $400

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(ENDED) Ends 11:50pm ET: Olympus 15mm f8.0 Body Cap Lens for $38

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(ENDED) Ends 11:50pm ET: Rokinon 85M-FX 85mm F1.4 (Fuji X) for $228

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