Refurbished Nikon D610 body for $1300 [corrected]

B&H Photo is currently offering the refurbished Nikon D610 body only for $1300 with free expedited shipping and with the usual 90-day B&H Photo warranty (not refurbished-Nikon-USA warranty) [corrected 1/1/15! Thanks to one of our readers for the alert!]. The new condition goes for $1500 (see 35mm Full Frame Price Chart for price research).

4TB WD My Book External Hard Drive for Mac for $140 w/coupon

For a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the 4TB WD My Book External Hard Drive for Mac for $140 with free shipping when you enter coupon code MYBOOK30 over there.

(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.

(SOLD OUT) Wedn: Lowepro Pro Messenger Bag 200 AW (Slate Gray) for $90

This deal of the day sold out before its 24 hours expired. This is the second back to back B&H deal of the day that sells out before the end of the day, so don’t sleep on them!… The Wednesday B&H Photo Deal of the Day is the Lowepro Pro Messenger Bag 200 AW (Slate Gray) offered for $90 with free expedited shipping. Offer ends by 11:59pm ET on Wednesday or earlier if sold out.

(ENDED) Tue: Sandisk Ultra storage sale, 64GB SD for $28, 32GB for $13, etc

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Receive a FREE X-Rite-Sekonic ColorChecker Passport by Mail with select Sekonic purchases

Ending 12/31/14, you can receive a FREE X-Rite-Sekonic ColorChecker Passport by mail, via mail-in rebate, when you purchase a Sekonic LITEMASTER PRO L-478D or L-478DR or DigitalMaster L-758DR or L-758 Cine. Eligible Sekonic products mention this promotion under “View Available Rebates”, under their price on the right side of the product pages (example) at Adorama.

NOTE: you don’t buy the X-Rite ColorChecker. You will receive it for free by mail later on. You purchase the eligible Sekonic product. Once you receive it and all is well, you submit the mail-in rebate (PDF form available at the aforelinked Adorama pages). After a few weeks, Sekonic’s representatives will mail you the actual X-Rite-Sekonic ColorChecker Passport to your front door.

Mail-In Rebates at Adorama: Metz, Manfrotto, Nissin, Quantum, Gossen, Elinchrom, etc

Adorama has a number of end of year specials, including the following:

Mail-In Rebates
+ Quantum Mail-In Rebates (39 options)
+ Manfrotto Camera Case Mail-In Rebates (multiple pages) and Manfrotto Tripods Mail-In Rebates
+ Nissin Flash Mail-In Rebates (11 options)
+ Gossen Mail-In Rebates (6 options)
+ Elinchrom Mail-In Rebates (four options)
+ Metz Mail-In Rebates
+ Photogenic Lithium Mail-In Rebates (five options)

No Mail-In Rebates
+ eight Westcott products on sale, $20 to $450
+ Flashpoint Twin 20 Watts Video Light with battery for $30 plus 10% reward
+ Flashpoint All-Inclusive DSLR/DV Cinema Bundle with Z Mount bracket for $400 plus 10% reward
+ ProOptic 4X4 (100mm) Filter Holder – Foundation kit for $40 plus 10% rewards
+ Pentax SLR lenses with free 3yr New Leaf spills and drops warranty (37 options)
+ various Panasonic GH4 with YAGH Video Interface Unit bundles
+ Canon Cinema Lens bundles

Buy $500+ in Art (including Photography) get $50 Gift Card via email

If you like to purchase photography as art, the Amazon Art store has a couple of promotions: purchase $500 or more of art in a single order and receive a $50 Amazon Electronic Gift Card as a bonus via email. For first time buyers of Amazon Art, you receive a $25 Amazon Electronic Gift Card when you spend $100 or more in a single order. I don’t know if the promotions are stackable. In the Photography section, they have over 8500 photographs available for sale. I am not an art critic, but I’m pretty sure the United Club Lounge Pass is not art 🙂

Ends Tue night: 10% off Groupon Goods coupon

Groupon has a coupon, code SALE10 gets you 10% off the price of a single Groupon Goods item, which includes Camera and Photo items. The coupon expires Tuesday 12/30/14 night. With the coupon discount factored in, they have these prices:

+ refurb Nikon D3200 w/18-55 for $360
+ refurb Nikon 55-300 DX VR for $202~
+ refurb red Nikon Coolpix L28 for $45
+ Sony a6000 w/16-50mm and extras for $540 or $567 with Lightroom 5
+ Canon Powersnot N for $135
+ Canon SX600 HS superzoom for $162
+ Canon SX520 HS superzoom for $180
+ Olympus SZ-16 iHS for $90
+ refurb Samsung Galaxy EK-GC120 Camera with Verizon 4G LTE for $180
+ and a few more

Fuji XF1 red for $147 (was as low as $129 earlier)

Thanks to one of our readers for the email alert! The red Fuji XF1 is currently going for $147 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of two. Earlier in the day, it was going for $129.

Pre-order refurbished Nikon D5300 w/18-55 for $580

Amazon is slowly but steadily building up inventory on certified refurbished cameras (and other products), sold and shipped by Amazon herself. One of them coming up is the refurbished Nikon D5300 w/18-55 going for $580 with free shipping. There is no release estimate at the moment.

New Price Research series at Main Blog

We started a new price research series at the main blog, the Camera Price Charts. So far, we have two installments, 35mm Full Frame Cameras and APS-C DSLRs. More coming up as we close 2014.

Pentax K-S1 body only for $432 (black) or $438 (white)

The Pentax K-S1 body only kit is currently going for $432 in black K-S1 and $438 in white K-S1 with a limit of two per color, sold at Amazon by Amazon herself. As far as I can tell, these are the only two colors on sale, but Pentax has many and more K-S1 combos.

(ENDED) Monday: 64GB PNY Elite SDHC for $24 (limit 3), 8-in-1 GoPro accessory kit for $24, etc

This round of daily deals expired… For more future deals, check the future Amazon Gold Box

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(SOLD OUT) Tue: Oben CT-3531 Carbon Fiber Tripod With BE-108T Ball Head for $170

As of a 7pm ET recheck, this sold out, before the 24 hour window closed… The B&H Photo Deal of the Day for Tuesday 12/30/14 is the new condition Oben CT-3531 Carbon Fiber Tripod With BE-108T Ball Head for $170 with free expedited shipping. Offer ends by Tue 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out.

Refurbished Nikon D3 body only for $2200

If you happen to be looking for the Nikon D3 body only kit, it is available manufacturer-refurbished with a 90 day Nikon warranty at Adorama and by Adorama on eBay… Speaking of old school Nikon DSLRs, the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D2X is available for $1500 with free shipping at Adorama.

PS: these surfaced while I was price-checking other cameras for the Camera Price Charts – in case this post feels like a random blast from the past 🙂

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.

8GB Dane-Elec Compactflash (133x) for $5 w/free S&H

On the $5 shipped front, B&H Photo is offering the 8GB Dane-Elec Compactflash (133x) for $5 with free shipping, even if you get just this one memory card. Limit 100 cards per customer. For more, check their Year End sales.

Speaking of single figure items with free shipping, this Wacom Bamboo Stylus solo (Black) goes for $6 with free shipping, even if you just get one of this and nothing else. Limit five per customer. It is available in four different colors, click on the thumbnail colors over there to see them. This is for phones/tablets, not for Wacom graphics tablets/digitizers.

Nikon WP-N1 waterproof housing for $97

If you have one of the compatible Nikon 1-System CX cameras, the Nikon WP-N1 waterproof housing is currently on sale for $97 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.

B&H Photo Roundup: Instant Savings/Rebates and individual products

In this post, we round up a variety of offers currently underway at B&H Photo. We break them in two clusters. The first has instant savings and mail-in rebate promotions. The second cluster features individual products. For more, check the B&H Photo Year End deals page.

Instant Savings and Mail-In Rebates
+ Canon DSLR Lenses and Speedlites Mail-In Rebates (expire 1/3/2015)
+ Canon DSLR & Lens Combined Purchase discounts (expire 1/3/2015)
+ Nikon DSLR & Lens Combined Purchase discounts (expire 1/3/2015)
+ Pentax Lenses and Flashes Instant Savings (45 options; ends 12/31/14)
+ Sigma Lenses and Flashes Instant Savings (53 options; ends 12/31/14)
+ Lensbabies Instant Savings (8 options)

Individual Products
+ 32GB Toshiba Flash Air II Wireless SD card for $32 w/free S&H
+ Lowepro Classified Sling 180 AW Bag for $50
+ 750GB WD Elements Portable Hard Drive USB 3.0 for $47
+ 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim Portable External USB 3.0 Hard Drive use coupon SHOPEB418 for more savings
+ 2TB Apple Time Capsule for $180
+ 6TB WD My Cloud Personal Cloud Storage (model WDBCTL0060HWT-NESN) for $270
+ 32GB Lexar Twist USB 2.0 Flash Drive for $10 with free shipping (buy 4 or more for $9 each)
+ Tamrac cyber rollers (3 options, $140 to $200)
+ Case Logic SLR Camera Sling Bag (Anthracite) for $35
+ Lowepro Classified Sling 220 AW Bag for $55
+ Manfrotto MK055XPRO3-BH Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head for $250
+ Vanguard Auctus aluminum tripods ($130 to $200)
+ PIXO C4 Portable Universal Quick Charger and 4-Pack of AA Rechargeable NiMH Batteries Kit for $40
+ USED computers and computer accessories (23 options)
+ USED Canon 7D body only for $580 (8+ condition)

Nikon A with DF-CP1 OVF kit drops to $500 (silver) or $520 (black)

If you are interested in the Nikon A, we have good-news/bad-news for you. We start with the bad news: the silver Adorama bundle with four extras for $400 is sold-out and no longer orderable. Also, Amazon’s lowest price is now $460.

The good news now: if you want the Nikon A and the DF-CP1 OVF optical viewfinder, the black Nikon A bundle has dropped from $570 to $520 at B&H Photo.

If you prefer the silver Nikon A and the DF-CP1 OVF, at B&H Photo, you can click the “Save $300 On Nikon DF-CP1 Optical Viewfinder” under “Savings Available” and add it. This allows you to add the DF-CP1 OVF kit for +$100. So $400 + $100 = $500.

If you prefer the silver Nikon A without any extras, it continues to sell for $400 at B&H Photo and Best Buy (store pickup).

Canon D-Rebel T5 w/18-55 & 75-300 & Bag & SD for $500

If of all the Canon D-Rebel options out there, it is the D-Rebel T5 the one you want, the two lens kit, with the 18-55 and 75-300mm lenses along with a free camera bag and free SDHC memory card is going for $500 at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 3) and B&H Photo. No coupons needed, just add to cart and checkout… The T5 w/18-55 kit goes for $450… The two lens kit with the 55-250mm instead of the 75-300 goes for $600…

NOTE: this is the T5 entry-level DSLR, not to be confused with the more advanced T5i.

(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).

(ENDED) Nikon D4S body only for $6200

As of a 12/29/14 recheck, the price is back to $6500… The Nikon D4S body only kit is currently going for $6200 with free shipping at and by OneCall at Amazon… It goes for $6500 with various free accessories and 2% rewards (=$130) at B&H Photo and Adorama.

(ENDED) Nikon D750 body only for $2150

As of a 12/29/14 recheck, the price is back to $2300… The Nikon D750 body only is currently going for $2150 with free shipping by OneCall at Amazon instead of its usual price of $2300.

(ENDED) Sunday: Canon VIXIA Mini Camcorder with extras for $130

This daily deal expired… The B&H Photo Deal of the Day for Sunday 12/28/14 is the white Canon VIXIA Mini Camcorder with a free strap and case included automatically going for $130 with free shipping. Offer ends on Sunday at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out.

Fuji X100T stock update: more places in-stock (also new-other for $1200)

After nearly two weeks, we finally updated the Fuji X100T stock status page. Even more retailers now have the camera in-stock for its starting price of $1300 including Amazon itself and B&H Photo. Of the ones that have it in-stock, Adorama leads the bonus items with 4% promotional rewards (= $52). Of the well-known reputable online dealers, OneCall’s eBay store has some silver bodies in New-Other condition for $1200. The big picture at the Fuji X100T stock status page.

Leica RF Lens sale (26 options)

Adorama has a sale on 26 Leica rangefinder lenses, with most of them also earning 2% promotional rewards.

Sigma 50mm f1.4 ART (Nikon) with extras for $900

The Nikon version of the Sigma 50mm f1.4 SLR Art lens is available as a special bundle at Adorama for $900 with free shipping. The bundle includes these bonus items: 3yr New Leaf warranty (in this case, it is included automatically, you don’t have to add it manually), 77mm filter kit (UV, CPL, ND2), lens wrap, capleash and cleaning kit. Only this Nikon bundle is going for $900. The other versions go for $950… I don’t know if it is a price error or a specific sale or a price-match.

Golla Sky Ultra-Zoom Camera bag for $6 w/free S&H

Among the various offers at the clearance website, there is the Golla Sky Ultra-Zoom Camera bag offered for $6 with free shipping, with a limit of ten per customer. No specs and no specific model number are provided, so I can’t really tell how big it is. The closest thing to a size estimate in the product description is this phrase: “Your mirror less camera, semi SLR camera, or camcorder”.

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.

Canon SX520 HS with card and case for $200

The Canon SX 520 HS superzoom with a free 16GB card and Lowepro case is offered for $200 with free shipping at Adorama (also free cleaning kit) and at Amazon by Amazon itself.

In-stock nao: Atomos Shogun 4K recorder/monitor for $1995

For the video crowd, the Atomos Shogun 4K HDMI/12G-SDI Recorder and 7″ Monitor is now in-stock and shipping for $1995 with free expedited at B&H Photo. As usual, B&H Photo will resume accepting orders Saturday PM.

(SOLD OUT) Friday: Pelican camera cases sale (eight options; $50 to $200)

These sold out before the full 24 hours period expired. Pelicans are apparently more popular than Storks 🙂

The Amazon Gold Box deal of the day for Friday 12/26/14 is a Pelican Camera Case featuring eight different Pelican models with prices ranging from $50 to $200. Limit three of each item per customer. Sale ends on Saturday at 3am ET or earlier if sold out.

Mac NyoP bundle: MacPhun Intensify Pro for as low as $6

Stacksocial is running a Mac Name Your Own Price bundle that includes MacPhun’s Intensify Pro and Shiny Frog’s Pixa Mac computer apps. The Pixa app is available with any price. To get Intensify Pro, you need to meet or beat the average price, which currently is $5.66. If you pay below average, you get three apps (Pixa included). If you pay above average, you get nine apps total (Intensify, Pixa, etc). The average price is shown over there and it changes as more people buy. These are digital downloads, all sales are final. 10% of your purchase price goes to a charity (three charity choices are available including Creative Commons).

Speaking of Stacksocial, if you are looking for a photography-themed WordPress theme, they have a WordPress Theme Name Your Own Price bundle featuring the Photex responsive WordPress theme (see demo) if you beat the average price of $7.84 (as of time of writing).

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).

Used (white box) Panasonic 14-42mm II for $100

The Panasonic 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II megaOIS Lumix G Asph Vario H-FS1442A lens is available in “Used – Like New” condition, in a white box, with the description of “never been used” for $100 with free shipping by Roberts Camera at Amazon Warehouse Deals. I don’t now if this was part of a camera kit that got split apart or not.

(ENDED) New Woot-OFF is under way (started Friday 1am ET)

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(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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Canon 50mm f1.8 II (imported or likewise) for $93

The latest action in the eBay Deals includes the new condition but very likely not-USA-warranty Canon 50mm f1.8 II lens offered for $93 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer, by eBay seller RedTagCamera (99.9%). There is no mention of warranty in the listing and the seller is not an authorized Canon dealer (as far as I can tell), so assume this is imported or something similar.

Since this is a low priced simple prime lens, for some people, this may be a reasonable risk… At authorized Canon dealers, this goes for $105 after a $20 mail-in rebate (eg Adorama, B&H Photo).

Nikon D5200 two-lens holiday bundle drops to $580

The Nikon D5200 two lens holiday bundle that consists of the D5200 and 18-55 and 55-200 DX non-VR lenses and the Nikon WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter and the Nikon School DVD and camera case and 16GB SDHC card is now down to $580 with free shipping at Adorama and Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 2).

(ENDED) Thur only: Refurbished Nikon D5300 w/18-55 for $565 (was $585)

This daily deal expired but many of the Woot deals are recurring, so it may return at some point in the future…
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(ENDED) Limited Time: four free Amazon Android Premium photo apps

This limited time promotion ended but every few weeks, Amazon’s Android-y app-store has free premium app promotions…
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Nikon A silver with FREE 32GB, extra Nikon battery, 2yr warranty, case for $400

The market competition is heating up for the Nikon A! The invisible hand of the market is now adding four free accessories at the $400 price point for the silver Nikon A! The latest situation, as of the time of writing:

+ silver Nikon A with four free accessories (32GB Lexar, extra battery, leather case, 2yr extended warranty) for $400 at Adorama [NEW!]
+ silver Nikon A for $400 by Amazon itself (limit 2) and B&H Photo and Best Buy
+ black Nikon A + DF-CP1 OVF kit for $570 at B&H Photo

Pentax K-5 IIs body only with free AF-200FG flash for $500

If you like Varys, you may also like Low Pass Filter Eunuch cameras 😉 The Pentax K-5 IIs (no low-pass filter) is currently offered for $500 with a free Pentax AF-200FG flash automatically included during this promotion at B&H Photo (the free items are mentioned right below the camera’s name on the individual product pages – if you don’t see them mentioned there, it means the promotion expired)… Optionally you can add the Corel AfterShot Pro 2 (digital download code) to this offer for +$30.

Panasonic LX100 with free Jacket Case or free Rode mic for $900

The Panasonic LX100 compact-with-RAW stubbornly holds on to the early-adopter price of $900, however, to sweeten the price, there are offers with free accessories at authorized Panasonica dealers. At B&H Photo, the silver LX100 includes for free the Panasonic DMW-CLX100 Jacket Case ($100 on its own) along with a free 32GB Sandisk Extreme SDHC card and 4% promotional rewards (= $36)

Meanwhile at Adorama, for the same price of $900, they have a different set of freebies, the Rode VideoMic Go on-camera microphone and a 32GB Panasonic SDHC memory card and 4% promotional rewards, available in either the black LX100 or silver LX100.

Speaking of early-adopter Panasonic prices, the FZ1000 continues to go for $900 but comes with a free $100 store Gift Card at Adorama and B&H Photo (plus 4% rewards) and at Amazon by Amazon itself.

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.