As of 7/7/16 recheck, this sale is over…
A rare market-driven lens discount! The Nikon 55-300mm f4.5-5.6 DX VR is currently on sale for $247 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of ten units per customer.
As of 7/7/16 recheck, this sale is over…
The Nikon D500 body only remains at $2000, but Nikon has taken the axe to the price of the D500 with 16-80mm kit, dropping it from $3067 to $2567, a $500 drop, as you can see at B&H Photo which offers free Next Day Delivery (eligible USA addresses).
A new cycle of Nikon authorized Instant Savings has began, featuring seven different Nikon SLR lenses, a mix of zooms and primes. You can see them all at B&H Photo.
To the eBay Deals if and only if you are comfortable with imported grey-market cameras without a manufacturer warranty. eBay seller Photo4Less (99.9%, New York) is offering the new condition imported grey market Nikon D7100 body only for $530 with free shipping with a limit of five per buyer. There is no mention of warranty, so assume none comes with it.
We just updated the Stock Status Tracker and we have good news for people who like good in-stock news. The Pentax K-1 body only is now in-stock in full force, three different retailers have it ready to ship at its starting price of $1800: Amazon itself and B&H Photo and Adorama.
Good news for Nikon D500 Body Only hunters, it is in-stock and ready to ship for $2000 by Amazon itself. Limit three per customer.
The current iteration of Nikon SLR Lenses Instant Savings initiated by Nikon USA is set to expire on 7/2/16 at 11:59pm ET. A number of the participating lenses earn 2% promotional rewards and get free a filter and/or other free accessories. You can see the participating lenses with these promotions at Adorama (a total of 12 options are available).
Back to the eBay Deals again, with another imported camera promotion. eBay seller Photo4Less (99.9%, New York) is offering the imported grey-market Nikon D7200 body only for $750 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. There is no mention of warranty in the listing, so assume no warranty whatsoever. Over 330 units got sold so far.
At authorized dealers, the D7200 body only kit goes for $1100 and gets various free accessories, such as at Adorama.
It’s back in-stock and ready to ship again, the Nikon Macro and Portrait lens kit (the 35mm f1.8G DX and the 85mm f3.5G DX VR Macro) along with $20 promotional rewards to be used on future purchases are back in-stock at Adorama for $497 with free shipping.
We just updated the Stock Status Tracker and since the previous updates, we have some good news on the Nikon D500 front. The D500 body only is now in-stock at its starting price of $2000 at Amazon by Amazon herself and Adorama and B&H Photo… Meanwhile the D500 w/16-80mm kit is now in-stock at Amazon as well for its obscure price of $3067… On the Canon 1D X II CFAST Kit front, the Adorama website has a LOW STOCK alert, which means it may go out of stock soon (depending on demand as usual since this is a $6000 flagship)… It should go without saying when not mentioned in these alerts, the Pentax K-1 remains out of stock…
PS: if the Stock Status Tracker looks a bit different, it’s because we retired the Nikon D5 kits. They had been steadily in-stock for a number of days in a row, so there is no need to track them any more. If you have any not-yet-released cameras you’d like to see tracked, please leave a comment or use the online contact form.
There are so many Nikon APS-C DSLRs available these days, especially when you factor in the used and refurbished market, which is great for choices, but mayhaps a decision headache. One of those options is the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D5000 body only with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty going for $270 with free shipping at Adorama.
We are updating the Stock Status Tracker and we have a breaking in-stock news alert, the Nikon D500 body only is currently in-stock for $2000 with free next day delivery at B&H Photo… Meanwhile the estimate at Amazon is now June 16…
UPDATE: The D500 with 16-80mm is also in-stock for $3067 at B&H Photo.
The action picks up at the eBay Trending 100 where Beach Camera is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3300 with 18-55mm DX VR II for $299 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon USA warranty. Limit two per customer during this promotion.
Alternately, if you need a holster-style camera bag and the Corel Software Bundle (that includes AfterShot and Paintshop), you can get it bundled up as such for $330 with free expedited shipping at Adorama.
This 4-hour sale expired…
We just updated the Stock Status Tracker and the biggest change with this update is that the Nikon D500 body only remains in-stock but has a “low stock” alert at Adorama, so if you have a short term buy-interest in the camera, this is something to consider considering.
To the eBay Deals we go where eBay seller Red Tag Camera (99.9%, ships from Brooklyn) is offering the new condition imported grey-market Nikon D810 body only for $2380 with free shipping. This only gets a 30-day seller warranty and that’s it. This may have been part of a kit with a lens, with the lens removed (to be sold separately for more $profits$).
The offer may be for more high risk offers, if you happen to need accessories or Lightroom 6, you may be better off paying $2800 for the new condition with Nikon USA warranty from Adorama that has three different bundles with free items going for $2800:
+ lots of accessories but no LR6: Green Extreme Extra Battery, 66-inch Takama tripod, Flashpoint remote shutter thing, Flashpoint release cable thing, Lowepro Nova 17L AW shoulder bag, and Corel Software Bundle (five titles including Aftershot PRO 2 and Paintshop PRO X8
+ you get either a 32GB Lexar SDHC or a 32GB Sandisk Extreme microSDXC, there’s conflicting info
+ lots of accessories: replaces Lowepro bag with cleaning kit (I think)
We just updated the Stock Status Tracker and we have good news for Nikon and Canon shooters, both Nikon D500 and both Nikon D5 and both Canon 1D X II kits are currently in-stock at their starting flagship prices… Meanwhile the Pentax K-1 remains in back-order/pre-order status, for example the B&H Photo estimate is July 2016. Well, we K-waited for 10+ years, what’s a few more weeks [sea salt on the open wound!]…
UPDATE 5/26/16: This L840 offer expired, but the rest of the items from the the eBay Deals Top 100 continue…
Not only did we forget about Dre, we also forgot about the eBay Deals Top 100 where BuyDig’s eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon Coolpix L840 compact-zoom (38x optical, four AA) offered for $139 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. It comes with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty.
If you like to buy photography or camera books, especially ones that rarely get discounted, one way around it is to find a gift card at a discount. Which brings us to this plastic gift card delivered for free by mail, Pay $88, Get $100 Barnes and Noble Gift Card with free shipping to your front door. Limit three per customer.
While there, there’s also a plastic gift card by mail promotion, of interest if you use the CVS photo services mayhaps, Pay $88, Get $100 CVS Gift Card with free shipping to your front door. Limit three per customer.
But wait there’s more! Here’s some other potentially interesting six degrees of separation items:
+ Google Chromecast Audio (latest model) for $30 with free shipping by Google’s own eBay store (yes, they have an eBay store now, launched a few days ago) ~ limit 5 per customer
+ NOTE: the other one sold out but the Audio version continues
+ 2TB Seagate Expansion Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0 Model STEA2000400 for $73 with free shipping by NewEgg’s eBay store (limit 5)
+ 28″ Dell S2817Q UHD LED 4K Monitor, 3840 x 2160, for $400 w/free S&H by Adorama’s eBay store (limit 5)
+ DJI Phantom 3 Standard with 2.7K Camera and 3-Axis Gimbal CP.PT.000168 for $399 with free shipping (limit 5) by Cookie Electronics
Good news for people who like good in-stock news. We just updated the Stock Status Tracker and we have two in-stock alerts!
The Canon 1D X II CFAST Kit is now in-stock for $6000 at B&H Photo, the same price as the body only without the CFAST Kit (card and reader).
The Pentax K-1 body only continues to not be in-stock.
I just updated the Stock Status tracking page and as of this update, these cameras are in-stock at their standard prices at at least one major retailer: Nikon D500 w/16-50, Nikon D5 (both), Canon 1D X II Body Only (CFast bundle). The CFast bundle currently goes for the same price as the standard 1D X II body-only.
Adorama has a Spring Wedding sale, and among the items bubbling there is a new twist on the Nikon Macro & Portrait Two Lens Kit (35mm f1.8 DX, 85mm f3.5G DX VR Micro), you get $20 promotional rewards with it, while still paying the standard price of this bundle of $497. Free expedited shipping.
The promotional rewards can be used in future Adorama purchases. If you are not familiar with Adorama’s Promotional Rewards, here’s a quick TL;DR:
- 40 days after shipment, your Rewards will automatically convert into a promotional code that can be used on a future purchase of any item sold by Adorama
- Once issued, the promotional code will be valid for six months
- click on the “Get $19.88 Reward” blue link over there to see the detailed Terms and Conditions
On the Nikon side of things, the Nikon AF-S 24-120mm f4G ED VR lens is available in refurbished condition at B&H Photo for $535 with free expedited shipping and a 90 day warranty from B&H Photo (not Nikon).
The new Nikon B500 superzoom (40x optical), a rebooting of the old L-series naming scheme, is now in-stock and ready to ship and at the same time it has its first itty bitty discount, you can get it for $292~ by Amazon itself and $291~ by Kellards through the Amazon website (look on the sidebar under “Other Sellers”).
It’s free accessories with the purchase of the Nikon Coolpix S3700 (8x optical zoom) digital camera. It gets these freebies: Lowepro pouch, 16GB Toshiba SD, and cleaning kit, while it still sells for $107 with free shipping which is the standard Nikon-blessed price at the moment. These bundles are available at Adorama in either the red S3700 color or the pink S3700 color. With lower priced cameras, the free accessories are a much higher value percentage versus buying a $2000 dSLR and getting a bag and card and cleaning kit. Mayhaps a starting kit for kids of all ages?
We just updated the Stock Status Tracking page and we have another new in-stock alert! If you are looking to get the new Nikon D500 APS-C flagship bundled with the 16-80mm f2.8-4E ED VR AF-S DX Lens, that kit is in-stock and ready to ship at its starting price of $3067 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.