Canon and Nikon branded Battery Grips and Packs and Such discounted with Coupon (MB-D14, MB-D12, WT-7A, BG-E11, LP-4EN)

A new coupon promotion for these Canon and Nikon branded battery grips and packs and assorted items. Coupon code SOOOGOOD (yes, that’s the coupon name, cut and paste if you don’t feel like typing) gets you the following items at a discount until 7/30/16 at Adorama:

+ Nikon MB-D14 Multi Battery Power Pack / Grip for D600 & D610 for $199

+ Nikon MB-D12 Multi Battery Power Pack / Grip for D800 and D810 for $331

+ Nikon WT-7A Wireless Transmitter for $649

+ Canon LP-E4N Battery Pack for EOS-1D C, EOS-1D Mark III, EOS-1D Mark IV, EOS-1D X and EOS-1Ds Mark III for $139

+ Canon BG-E11 Battery Grip for EOS 5D Mark III, EOS 5DS, EOS 5DS R for $249

Tamron 90mm f2.8 UV USD Macro for $499 (C/N)

Stabilized macro temptation time now for Canon and Nikon DSLR photographers, the Tamron 90mm f2.8 DI MACRO VC USD is on sale for $499 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo until 7/24/16 or earlier if sold out as one of their many Photoshop World Specials. No coupon/rebate needed for this particular offer.

Canon 5D Mark III + Pixma Pro 10 + 4TB WD HDD + 1yr Creative Cloud Photography + X-Rite for $2750 after Coupon and Mail-In Rebate

B&H Photo has a trio of Canon 5D Mark III bundles with a promo code and mail-in rebates. The prices you see on the linked page are before the coupon code is factored in. The coupon code PSWBH16 drops $200 off on the current price, and it stackable with the Pixma Pro 10 mail-in rebate promotion. So with the coupon and mail-in rebate factored in, the prices are:

+ 5D Mark III body only bundle for $2750
+ 5D Mark III with 24-105mm f4L IS bundle for $3350
+ 5D Mark III with 24-70mm f4L IS bundle for $3500

The bundles include the Pixma Pro 10 printer, 50pk 13×19″ photo paper, X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Photo, 4TB Western Digital My Book USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, and 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan (Download Card).

The mail-in rebate is the on-going $350 prepaid gift card when you purchase a qualifying Canon dSLR kit bundled with a qualifying Canon printer.

Offer ends 7/24/16 as do many of their Photoshop World Specials.

Rokinon 14mm f2.8 for $300 (Canon) or $340 (Nikon chip)

More action among the Photoshop World specials, it’s Rokinon time, their 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC lens drops to $300 in the Canon EF mount and $340 in the Nikon with AE chip when you use coupon code PSWBH16 at B&H Photo. The links include the coupon code but in case it doesn’t take you can manually enter it there. Offer ends 7/24/16.

Pre-order Sale: Canon EOS C100MK II Wedding/Documentary Kit (EF) for $5500

Wedding season is upon us, and there are plenty of reasons to film documentaries these days, which is perhaps why this Canon EOS C100MK II Wedding/Documentary Kit (EF mount version) is on sale for $5500 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. This is a pre-order sale, there is no estimated shipping date yet for this bundle that includes a Ronin-M Stabilizer among other things.

(ENDED) Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 APO EX DG HSM OS for $900 (C/N/A/Si)

This Prime day promotion expired with three of the four mounts effectively selling out before expiration…

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Imported Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II for $1650

The Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II goes for $2100 at authorized dealers which are allowed to bundle it with various free accessories and/or promotional rewards (eg Adorama).

But if you are comfortable with imported grey-market items that come with a 1-year seller warranty (not Canon USA warranty), off to the eBay Deals we go where eBay seller “Electronics Valley” (99.6%, New Jersey) is offering the new condition imported grey-market with 1-year seller warranty Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II lens for $1650 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer.

In-stock Now at standard prices: both Canon 1D X II kits for $6000, both Nikon D500 kits, and the Pentax K-1

After a week of letting it breathe, we just updated the Stock Status Tracker and we have good news, all the cameras tracked are in-stock at their regular prices at at-least one authorized dealer!

The Canon 1D X II body only kits are back in-stock finally, both going for $6000. The C-FAST kit (which includes a memory card and card reader on top of the standard DSLR kit) is in-stock at Adorama, while Amazon itself expects it to arrive July 8-ish. Meanwhile the standard 1D X II body only kit (no CFAST extras) is in-stock at Amazon itself.

The Nikon D500 body only continues to be in-stock for $2000, but it’s now trying to be usurped by the Nikon D500 with 16-80mm kit, dropping from the crazy price of $3067 to the more realistic price of $2567, at Amazon and Adorama and B&H Photo.

Meanwhile the K-Unicorn, the first full frame Pentax 35mm DSLR remains in-stock for $1800 at Amazon itself and Focus Camera and Adorama.

New round of Canon DSLR Instant Savings

Somehow multiple manufacturers manage to have their instant savings promotions start and end at the same time. It’s like the invisible hand of the market is guiding them 🙂 Which brings us to a new round of Canon-initiated instant savings on Canon DSLRs, which you can find nicely organized at B&H Photo which includes a variety of free accessories with some of the participating kits.

(ENDED) Wednesday: Canon D-Rebel T6 w/18-55 IS II for $399

This daily deal Mehended… The Meh Deal of the Day for Wednesday 7/6/16 is the new condition Canon D-Rebel T6 with 18-55 IS II offered for $394 plus $5 flat shipping with a 1-year warranty from Canon. Free shipping if you are signed up for their monthly $5/month free shipping club.

Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM and $12 Rewards for $399 (C/N/A/P/Si)

F2.8 zooms have a special place in photography, which is why there are APS-C versions as well. Which brings us to the Sigma 17mm-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM, on sale for $399 with free shipping and $12~ promotional rewards at Adorama in the Canon, Nikon, Sony Alpha, Pentax K, and Sigma SA SLR mounts. The Sony and Pentax are not OS. This is part of the Adorama 4th of July specials.

New Canon Cine Pro Video Instant Savings

For fans of Canon’s Cine Pro video line of products, a new round of Instant Rebates has rolled out featuring a variety of EOS C300 and C100 camera kits and the 17-120mm T2.95 lenses. You can find them all nicely organized at Adorama.

Thursday only: Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM and 4% rewards for $420 (C/N/A/P/Si)

Good until 11:59pm eastern tonight (Thursday 6/30/16) the Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM APS-C lens in the Canon, Nikon, Sony Alpha, Pentax K-, and Sigma SLR mounts is on sale for $420 with free shipping at B&H Photo.

NOTE :the Sony and Pentax are not OS. All except for the Sigma mount get 4% promotional rewards as well. The Sigma mount is a special order, the rest are in-stock.

(ENDED) Thur: Bolt CBP-C1 Compact Battery Pack for Select Canon & Bolt VX Series Flashes for $45 (C/N)

This daily deal expired… For more action, check their Latest Offers

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Rokinon 8mm f3.5 Fisheye for $190 (C) or $200 (A/P)

Rokinon time again, their 8mm f3.5 Fisheye SLR lens goes for $190 with free shipping and 2% promotional rewards in the Canon mount, and $200 with 2% in the Sony and Pentax SLR mounts. The chipped Nikon version goes for $240 without 2% promotional rewards. All these at B&H Photo.

In-stock now: Canon EOS C100MK II Wedding and Documentary Kit for $5999

Since fate has created a mini medium format theme today, how about a professional wedding and documentary photography bundle? The Canon EOS C100MK II Wedding/Documentary Kit is now in-stock and ready to ship for $6000 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. It is eligible for the optional Canon Financial financing offers for business customers. NOTE: this is NOT returnable!

The kit is centered on the EOS C100 Mark II Cinema EOS Camera with Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Body Only) kit and includes a number of additional items: AVX Camera-Mountable Lavalier Digital Wireless Set (ME2 Lavalier), Ronin-M 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer, and SKB Case Holds Entire Package for the whole package. See pictures and “In the Box” sections over there for complete details.

Official Video Creator Kits for the Canon 80D and M3

Canon has launched official Video Creator Kits for the Canon 80D w/18-135mm kit and the Canon M3 w/18-55 kit. They are available for pre-order at B&H Photo for $2050 and $900 respectively.

(ENDED) Wedn: Vello FreeWave Aviator Wireless Flash Trigger Transceiver & Receiver Kit for $135 [C/N]

This offer ended… For more action, check the Weekly B&H Photo specials

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Imported Canon 5D Mark III Body for $1999

Some more eBay Deals action, if you are interested in imported grey-market camera gear, the new condition with 1-year seller warranty (not Canon USA) Canon 5D Mark III body only is offering for $1999 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer by eBay seller “Electronics Valley” (99.6%, ships from New Jersey).

Accessory Bundles for select Canon, Nikon and Sony DSLRs/iLCs

Adorama has a set of accessory bundles for select Canon, Nikon and Sony DSLR and Mirrorless camera bundles. It is a mix of full frame and APS-C cameras, each brand has a horizontally scrolling list of options. It includes accessories for newly released cameras like the Nikon D500 and D5. A total of 40 items are participating in this.

Canon DSLR & Lens Instant Savings end Friday 8:15pm ET {196 options}

The current iteration of the Canon DSLR Instant Savings (138 DSLR Kit options) and the Canon Lens Instant Savings (58 options) expire at 8:15pm ET tonight, Friday 6/10/16. After that, the B&H Photo website will not accept online orders until Monday 6/13/16 at 9:45pm ET [corrected dates and times]

Canon DSLR Instant Savings (129 DSLR kits, ends 6/10/16)

The current round of Canon Instant Savings at B&H Photo is good until 6/10/16 and it features 129 different DSLR kits, some standard kits, some bundles created by B&H.

Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USM with Free Extras for $329

The Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USM is part of a couple promotions for $329 with free shipping. At B&H Photo you get the Luminesque 58mm UV and Circular Polarizer Multi Coated Filter Kit and 2% promotional rewards. At Adorama you get the Corel Software Bundle, ProOptic filters, tether and cleaning kit.

Canon 85mm f1.8 with Free Extras for $350

The Canon 85mm f1.8 SLR lens is part of a couple of promotions for $350 with free shipping. At B&H Photo you get 2% promotional rewards and the Luminesque 58mm UV and Circular Polarizer Multi Coated Filter Kit. At Adorama you get the Corel Software Bundle, ProOptic filters, tether and cleaning kit.

Rokinon T1.5 Three Cine Prime Lens Bundle for $999 (C/N/A/E/m43)

It’s Prime Cine time now, the Rokinon T1.5 Cine Prime Lens Bundle that consists of the 24mm and 35mm and 85mm T1.5 Cine Primes is on sale for $999 with free shipping at B&H Photo in your choice of Canon or Nikon or Sony SLR mounts and Sony E or M43rds mirrorless systems. Click on the mount of choice in the tabs over there to get to your desired version of interest.

Rokinon 14mm f2.8 IF ED UMC Lens For Canon EF with AE Chip for $399

Chip time for Canon DSLR users too, the Rokinon 14mm f2.8 IF ED UMC Lens For Canon EF with AE Chip is on sale for $399 with free shipping at B&H Photo.

Sigma 18-300mm f3.5-6.3 HSM DC MACRO OS Contemporary and USB Lens Dock and Close-Up Lens and 4% Rewards for $450 after Coupon (C/N/Si)

We have a trio of promo code Sigma lens specials at B&H Photo. We start with a zoomy bundle, it is the Sigma 18-300mm f3.5-6.3 HSM DC MACRO OS Contemporary offered for $450 with free shipping after you enter coupon code BHOPTIC16 over there. The coupon drops the price, but you also get 4% promotional rewards, a Sigma Lens USB Dock, and the Sigma AML72-01 Close-Up Lens. This is available in the Canon, Nikon and Sigma SLR mounts. This is part of the B&H Optic conference promotions, it should end by 6/8/16.

Sigma 105mm f2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro for $570 w/coupon (C/N/A/Si)

Coupon Prime action continues at B&H Photo, the same coupon, coupon code BHOPTIC16 entered over there gets you the Sigma 105mm f2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro SLR lens for $570 with free expedited shipping. You also get 4% promotional rewards. It is available in the Canon, Nikon, Sony-Alpha-Minolta-Dyxum-Maxxum-Pixxum-Odium and Sigma SLR mounts. Offer ends by 6/8/16.

Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM for $820 with coupon (C/N/A/P/Si)

The Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM SLR lens is currently on sale for $820 with free shipping at B&H Photo after you enter promo code BHOPTIC16 over there. It is available in the Canon, Nikon, Sony-Minolta-Alpha, Pentax and Sigma SLR mounts. Offer ends by 6/8/16.

Free 4TB WDD HDD with Canon 1D X II CFAST Pre-order for $6000

We just updated the Stock Tracking page and the new development is on the Canon 1D X Mark II CFAST Kit front. If you pre-order the camera for $6000, you also get a free 4TB Western Digital External Hard Disk Drive at B&H Photo. The CFAST kit includes the CFAST reader and 64GB card by definition, so the 4TB HDD is a bonus included by B&H.

Imported grey market Canon 7D II Body Only with 1yr seller warranty for $1150

The Canon 7D II body only goes for $1500 at authorized dealers with free accessories or free Lightroom 6.

But if you are comfortable with imported grey-market items that come with a 1-year seller warranty (not from Canon USA), you can get it for $1150 with free shipping by Electronics Valley on eBay (99.6%, ships from New Jersey). Limit five per buyer.

(ENDED) Imported Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L II IS for $1600

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Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports with Free USB Dock and 10% Rewards for $1799 [C/N]

Weight-lifting caliber lens action now, the Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports is going for $1799 with free shipping in the Canon or Nikon SLR mounts at B&H Photo, good until 6/21/16. You also get a free Sigma USB Lens Dock, and 10% promotional rewards, which, considering the price of the lens is a pretty decent amount to use on future B&H Photo purchases.

PS: the Sigma SLR version is a Special Order item so it will take longer to arrive, and only gets 4% promotional rewards instead of 10%.

(ENDED) Thursday: Rokinon 12mm f2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Fisheye for $369 [C/N/A/E]

This daily deal expired… For more action, check the B&H Photo Featured Deals page

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(ENDED) Wedn: Bolt VS-560C Wireless TTL Flash for $139 [C/N]

This offer expired… For more action, check the B&H Photo Featured Deals page

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Canon 80D with 18-135 and 55-250 and Extras for $1748

It’s bundle time at B&H Photo, you can a Canon 80D Two Lens Bundle with the 18-135mm and 55-250mm lenses along with an extra Watson battery and Ruggard shoulder bag and 16GB Sandisk Extreme for $1748 with free expedited shipping.

NOTE/REMINDER: if you have an Amazon Chase VISA credit card, and you are eligible for this offer, you haven’t used this one-time Pay with Chase VISA promotion, you can get the Canon 80D with 18-135 for $1280. The two aforelinked posts explain this YMMV offer.

In-Stock Now: Canon 1D X II CFAST Kit [also Pentax K-1 for $2000]

Just updated the Stock Status Tracking page. If you are looking for the Canon 1D X Mark II body only CFAST KIT (with CFAST card and card reader), it is now in-stock and ready to ship at its starting price of $6000 at Amazon by Amazon itself… On the Pentax K-1 front, one 3rd-party seller is offering it with a limited available premium, for $2000 instead of $1800, Portable Guy on Amazon

Stock Update: In-Stock Now: both Nikon D500 and D5 Kits, both Canon 1D X II kits

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!]…

In-stock now: Canon 1D X II CFast Kit and Nikon D5 xQD

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 Nikon D5 xQD version is now in-stock as well at its starting price of $6500 at Adorama
B&H Photo.

The Pentax K-1 body only continues to not be in-stock.

Bower SLY 358C 8mm f3.5 Fisheye for $150 (C)

One of the benefits of going with a Canon/Nikon SLR system is that it’s raining lenses from all kinds of manufacturers, so if you are a experimentalist lensaholic, you may have many and more choices. Which brings us to the Bower SLY 358C 8mm f3.5 Fisheye lens on sale for $150 with free shipping in the Canon mount at B&H Photo. Only the Canon version is on sale. The other two (Nikon, Four Thirds) go for $200+.