5% Rewards on select Nikon, Canon and Panasonic iLCs

Part of the Cinco de Mayo celebrations, Adorama is offering 5% promotional rewards on select DSLRs and Mirrorless models. The offer is good until 5/9/16. The promotional rewards are in addition to any other free accessories the camera may be eligible for. Participating kits include the Nikon D5300 and D5500 and J5, the Canon D-Rebel T5 and T5i, and the Panasonic GM5.

In-stock now: Nikon D5 (xQD edition) for $6500

Hooray! We have the first “find” of the new Stock Status Tracking page, for fans of the xQD memory card system, the xQD edition of the Nikon D5 flagship DSLR is now in-stock and ready to ship at its starting price of $6500 at Amazon by Amazon itself.

Imported Nikon 50mm f1.8D for $99

Back to the eBay Deals Top 100 we go where eBay seller “PhotoVideo4Less” (99.9%, ships from Brooklyn) is offering the imported grey-market new condition Nikon 50mm f1.8D lens for $99 with free shipping, with a limit of 50 per customer. No warranty is mentioned in the listing.

In contrast, this goes for $130~ at authorized dealers (eg Adorama).

Speaking of eBay, celebrating Star Wars Day, the The Force Awakens Blu-Ray/DVD/DigitalHD set is on sale for $17 with free shipping (ships from Kentucky; limit 5 per customer; Calipari not included!).

In-stock now: Nikon D5 (CF edition)

Hide your wallets, or empty your wallets, because the Compactflash edition of the new Nikon D5 flagship DSLR is now in-stock and ready to ship to your front door for its starting price of $6500 at Adorama.

Nikon D610 Body and Nikon MB-D14 Battery Grip and $60 rewards and Extras for $1500

Look under your chairs Nikon full frame photographers. You get a battery grip, and you get a battery grip, and you get a battery trip! If you are not a Nikon photographer, you get a limited edition box of Oprah Chai 🙂

The above paragraph, in case it wasn’t obvious, it was a joke, but this offer is not a joke. You get the Nikon D610 body only along with the official Nikon MB-D14 battery grip along with a 16GB Sandisk Extreme card, a shoulder bag and an extra Watson-brand EN-EL15 compatible battery, along with 4% promotional rewards (around $60 to be used in the future), all together for the regular price of the D610 body only of $1500 at B&H Photo.

For more action, check their latest Mother’s Day Specials good until 5/8/16 (some require coupon code MOMDAY16).

Nikon D810 body and Nikon MB-D12 Battery Grip and Extras for $2800

B&H Photo is back and a new wave of specials has been unleashed. We start full frame with the Nikon D810 body only bundled with the official Nikon MB-D12 battery grip, along with a 32GB Sandisk Extreme PRO card, a shoulder bag and an extra Watson-brand EN-EL15 compatible battery, all together for the regular price of the D810 body only of $2800.

For more action, check their latest Mother’s Day Specials good until 5/8/16 (some require coupon code MOMDAY16).

(ENDED) Tue: Refurbished Nikon L840 (38x optical, AA) for $130

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Imported Nikon 50mm f1.8G for $168

More imported camera gear action at the eBay Deals, with a Nikon prime. eBay seller “PhotoVideo4Less” (99.9%, Brooklyn::NewYork) is offering the new condition imported Nikon 50mm f1.8G lens for $168 with free shipping. There is no warranty mentioned in the eBay listing, so assume it gets no warranty.

This lens goes for $218 with free accessories at authorized Nikon USA dealers such as B&H Photo and Adorama (including the Corel software bundle). So it’s up to you to trade off the manufacturer warranty and the free accessories versus paying $50 less.

(ENDED) Friday at Best Buy: Lowepro UR 250 for $40, refurb Nikon L840 for $150

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Refurbished Nikon D3300 w/18-55 & 55-200 (both VR) w/90-day Nikon USA warranty for $350

Bubbling around in the eBay Top 100 trending deals is yet another manufacturer refurbished Nikon DSLR promotion with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty. It is the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3300 with the 18-55 and 55-200 DX VR II lenses (both lenses are VR) going for $350 with free shipping, with a limit of two per customer by Beach Camera on eBay. This is available in either black or red D3300. Over 760 units got sold so far from this eBay listing per the numbers shown there.

There are many and more Nikon DSLR kits floating out there, it’s a buyers market, with the silver lining being option overload. But I’m pretty sure the people who paid $2000 for an APS-C DSLR thirteen years ago would be willing to trade choice overload for 1/7th the price 🙂

Refurbished Nikon S7000 (20x optical, Wifi) for $123

Another compact zoom sale, the black Nikon Coolpix S7000 (20x optical, Wifi) is available in certified refurbished condition with a 90 day warranty for $123 with free shipping by Beach Camera thru Amazon. The new condition price at authorized dealers is $200 with free accessories (eg Adorama).

This ships from a Beach Camera facility, but if you are a Prime member, you still get free Prime shipping. This is because of a recent expansion of the Prime program benefits where some retailers for some products (such as Beach Camera and recently Adorama) also offer fast shipping for Prime members. The downside of this is that you have to pay even more attention to the product listings to notice all these distinctions. Annotated screenshot crop below highlighting the points to look at:

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DSLR Video Bundles: Nikon D750, Canon 7D II and 5D III

Among the many NAB Specials at B&H there are some DSLR Video bundles that include accessories help with DSLR Audio/Video, such as mics and such. There are bundles centered around three different DSLRs, the Nikon D750 kits and the Canon 7D Mark II kits and the Canon 5D Mark III kits. Most of the NAB specials expire 4/21.

Also note that B&H offices will be closed starting 7pm ET on 4/21/16 and will reopen 5/1/16 at 10am.

Refurbished Nikon Coolpix S9600 (12x) for $90

You can even get a compact superzoom for under $100 these days. The black Nikon Coolpix S9600 (12x optical, LiIon) is available in manufacturer refurbished condition with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty for $90 with free shipping at Adorama as one of their 37 refurbished Nikons sale.

Refurbished Nikon DSLRs and Lenses (37 options)

We mentioned some of these earlier on, but I don’t think I got through them all, as of the time of writing there are 37 manufacturer refurbished Nikon DSLRs and Lenses on sale at Adorama. You can use the left sidebar and the menu sorting options to filter through them. There are three pages of items. They come with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty… These too are part of their Warehouse Clearance sales

Costco: Nikon D7200 w/18-55 & 55-300 & Extended Warranty on Camera & Extras for $1300

Costco is a non-profit company, so all their profits go towards the never-ending supply of free food samples 😉 If you are a member, $1300 will get you the Nikon D7200 with the 18-55 and 55-300 DX VR lenses, a 2-year extended warranty on the camera only, a camera bag, an extra EN-EL15 battery, a 32GB memory card, and a $5 off Costco coupon. Sorry, rotisserie chicken not included (it would leak and mess up the camera anyway). If you are not a member, you can purchase it but you have to pay a 5% surcharge (+$65). Details at the Costco product page.

Imported Nikon 24-70mm f2.8 non-VR for $1200 [or refurb w/90-day Nikon USA warranty for $1400]

The Nikon 24-70mm f2.8G ED-IF AF-S goes for $1800 in new condition at authorized Nikon dealers, while the VR version goes for $2400. If you don’t want the VR version, you might as well save by going refurbished on the non-VR, it is going for $1400 at Adorama with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty.

If you want to save some more, and don’t object to imported grey-market gear without a warranty, you can get it in new condition for $1200 with free shipping as one of the eBay Deals by eBay seller RedTag Camera on eBay (99.9%, limit 5). Nearly 350 units got sold from this listing as of the time of writing.

Imported Nikon D750 body w/1yr seller warranty for $1300

The Nikon D750 body only goes for $2000 at authorized Nikon dealers which are allowed to bundle it with free accessories (eg free RodeMic OR Lightroom 6 at Adorama or free 4TB external HDD and other extras at B&H Photo).

On the other hand, if you are comfortable with imported grey-market DSLRs, among the latest buzzing eBay Deals, eBay seller “Electronics Valley” (99.5%, New Jersey) is offering new condition imported grey-market Nikon D750 body only dSLRs with a 1-year seller warranty (not Nikon USA) for $1300 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer. Nearly 200 units got sold so far per the eBay listing number there.

As usual with situations like these, it is up to you to decide based on whatever makes you feel comfortable and won’t keep you up at night. Make sure you understand the trade-offs and risks of buying authorized dealer vs imported if you are not already familiar with them.

Imported Nikon 35mm f1.8 for $149 _VS_ $197 in new condition with Nikon USA warranty and Extras and Corel Software

A quick look at the eBay Deals shows a prime lens offer if you are not risk averse. The eBay store of PhotoVideo4Less (99.9%) is offering new condition imported grey-market Nikon 35mm f1.8 DX lenses for $149 with free shipping. There is no manufacturer warranty on this. In fact there is no mention of warranty, so you can assume that you get no warranty (unless you find out otherwise). Limit five per customer. Over 2000 units got sold so far from this eBay listing. This is a simple prime lens, which reduces the risks of issues, but again, do whatever helps you sleep better at night 🙂

On the other hand, if you prefer Nikon USA blessed items and you have use for Corel’s imaging (and other software) Adorama is offering the new condition version of the Nikon 35mm f1.8 DX lens along with the Corel software bundle (includes AfterShot PRO and Paintshop PRO among others), along with a 52mm MC UV filter, a tether, and a cleaning kit, along with $4~ in promotional rewards for $197 with free shipping. This is temporarily on backorder, but you can order it if you like the offer and don’t object to waiting.

Refurbished Nikon D5100 body w/90 day wrnty for $280

There are many options in Nikon APS-C dSLRs out there these days. If the one you want is the Nikon D5100 body only or you are shopping for a price point without the need of the 18-55 kit lens, Adorama is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D5100 body only for $280 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon USA warranty… To do a little bit of a theater of absurd, you can get seven of these for the price of the brand new D500 flagship APS-C… This too is one of the 2000 items on sale at Adorama. I’m only on page #17 but slowly making progress 🙂

Nikon 16-35mm f4G ED VR II for $900 (limit 10)

The Nikon 16-35mm f4G ED VR II is currently on sale for $900 with free shipping with a limit of ten units per customer at Amazon by Amazon itself. This is not a lightning deal, so I do not know when it ends.

Refurbished Nikon 55-200mm DX VR II for $110

The Nikon 55-200mm DX VR II lens is available in manufacturer refurbished condition for $110 with free shipping with a 90-day B&H warranty from B&H Photo.

Refurbished Nikon D3000 body only with 90 day Nikon USA warranty for $165

You can even get an APS-C dSLR for under $200 now-a-days. It is the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3000 body only (yes, that’s pretty old by today’s standards) going for $165 with free shipping and a 90-day Nikon USA warranty by Adorama among their 3200+ clearance sale items… Optionally you can buy this DSLR with various camera accessories for a combined purchase discount. Expand the yellow “Special Offer” section there to see the available options…

Refurbished Nikon V2 body for $300

After many years of waiting, the Nikon V2 is now down to earth in terms of prices. You can get the white Nikon V2 body only in manufacturer refurbished condition with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty for $300 with free shipping at Adorama as one of their 4200+ clearance items.

Refurbished Nikon D7200 Body w/90 day Nikon USA warranty for $770

A more recent Nikon APS-C DSLR, the D7200 is now available in manufacturer refurbished condition for $770 with free shipping at Adorama as one of their refubished Nikon specials that are part of the 4200+ Spring Clearance Items.

Refurbished Nikon 55-300mm f4.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX VR for $195

An alternative option to the previously mentioned refurbished Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6 DX VR II for $110, Adorama is offering the manufacturer refurbished refurbished Nikon 55-300mm f4.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX VR with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty for $195 with free shipping… This is one of their 4200+ Spring Clearance Items

Refurbished Nikon 18-140mm f3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX VR for $210

A versatile lens, perhaps an alternative to the basic 18-55 lens, the Nikon 18-140mm f3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX VR is available in manufacturer refurbished condition for $210 with free shipping at Adorama with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty… This is one of their 4200+ Spring Clearance Items

Refurbished Nikon S9600 (12x optical) for $90

Not only can you get a superzoom for $100 these days, but one with Wifi and NFC too! Adorama is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon Coolpix S6900 CompactZoom (12x optical) with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty for $90 with free shipping… This is one of their 4200+ Spring Clearance Items

Refurbished Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED DX VR II w/90 day Nikon USA warranty for $110

This is not a bad way to add a stabilized telephoto zoom to one’s Nikon virtual camera bag, the Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED DX VR II is available in manufacturer refurbished condition with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty for $110 with free shipping at Adorama as one of their 4200+ clearance sale items.

Nikon Lens Instant Savings with Lens Filter & Corel software

The current iteration of various Nikon SLR Instant Savings at Adorama come with some extra items as well, a lens filter and the Corel software kit that includes AfterShot PRO and Paintshop PRO. The lenses are organized by type over there for easier navigation. It includes a mix of primes and zooms. This round expires 4/2/16.

Refurbished Nikon D800 w/24-120 f4G VR for $2000

We have a quartet of refurbished Nikon DSLR specials from Adorama. We start with a refurbished duo, both the DSLR and the lens are manufacturer refurbished with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty offered at Adorama, it is the Nikon D750 with 24-120 f4G VR offered for $2000 with free shipping.

Refurbished Nikon D800 w/90-day Nikon USA warranty for $1700

Once upon a time full frame Nikon DSLRs were hard to find (many were driven back to the F5* while waiting), but now it’s close to raining full framers. The Nikon D800 is available in manufacturer-refurbished condition with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty for $1700 with free shipping at Adorama.

Refurbished Nikon D5300 body w/90-day Nikon warranty for $400

If you are in the same price as the previously mentioned D7000, but you prefer more modern digital internals (eg Wi-Fi), the black Nikon D5300 body only is offered manufacturer-refurbished with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty for $400 with free shipping by Adorama directly and by Adorama on eBay.

Refurbished Nikon D7000 w/rewards & 90-day Nikon warranty for $380

The Nikon D7000 along with the Fuji X100 were some of the historically influential digital cameras of the last few years, but camera manufacturers keep on releasing new models. For example, the Nikon APS-C world now has a $2000 flagship in the Nikon D500 (very expensive to remove that extra “0” from the D5000 name!).

However, if of the various Nikon APS-C options out there it is the good old D7000 the one you want, it is currently available in manufacturer-refurbished condition with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty for $380 with free shipping and $7.60 promotional rewards at Adorama.

Refurbished Nikon D3300 with 18-55 & 55-200 (both VR) for $350

To the eBay Deals we return where the parade of refurbished Nikon DSLR kits continues with Beach Camera’s eBay store offering the manufacturer-refurbished with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty Nikon D3300 Two-Lens Kit with the 18-55 DX VR and 55-200 DX VR lenses for $350 with free shipping. You have a choice of black or red. Limit five per customer. Over 550 units got sold so far from this eBay listing per their stats there.

Nikon Lenses Instant Savings (23 options) with Free Accessories

B&H Photo is now running a Nikon SLR Lenses Instant Savings promotion featuring 23 lenses with a mix of primes (including three macros {remember to search the page for Micro, not Macro, because Nikon-speak}) and zooms (including the f2.8 PRO trio).

Nikon 24-70mm f2.8G with $64 rewards and two 77mm Hoya Filters for $1700

From the lensaholic department, the Nikon 24-70mm f2.8G ED AF-S lens is on sale for $1700 with free shipping, and 4% promotional rewards ($64~ to use in future purchases) and a 77mm Hoya HD2 UV filter and a 77mm Hoya NXT CP filter, and a Nikon cleaning kit at B&H Photo.

If you are a fan of refurbished, you can get it manufacturer-refurbished with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty, without any freebies, for $1400 at Adorama.

Refurbished Nikon D3300 with 18-55 and 55-200 (both VR) and WU1a for $390

This is a manufacturer refurbished kit, all items are so, with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty. It is the Nikon D3300 with the 18-55 DX VR II lens and the 55-200 DX VR II lens and the WU-1a wireless gadget going for $390 with free shipping at Adorama. Offer ends 3/31/16 or earlier if sold out.

Refurbished Nikon Df with 50mm f1.8 SE Lens w/90-day Nikon USA warranty for $1950

Full frame action now, if you are comfortable with manufacturer refurbished with their 90 day Nikon USA warranty, Adorama is offering the manufacturer-refurbished Nikon Df with the 50mm f1.8G Special Edition lens for $1950 with free shipping and handling and a 90 day Nikon USA warranty. Both are manufacturer-refurbished. This is the black color scheme.

Refurbished Nikon Coolpix S9700 (30x optical) for $145

Adorama launched a flash sale, it is the manufacturer refurbished Nikon Coolpix S9700 (30x optical zoom) going for $145 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon USA warranty and $3~ promotional rewards.

Refurbished Nikon D3300 with 18-55 & 55-200 (both VR) for $380

More action from the Adorama 48 Hour Sale, they are offering a manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3300 Two Lens Kit with the 18-55 DX VR II and 55-200 DX VR II lenses for $380 with free shipping. These come with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty. Offers end 3/10/16.