It is time for another Canon DSLR Pixma MIR bundle promotion. This new offer at Adorama includes the Canon D-Rebel T5i with 18-55 IS STM along with the 75-300mm f4-5.6 III non-USM non-IS along with the Pixma Pro 100 printer along with a 50pk Canon SG-201 13×19 inch photo paper for $450 after a $350 mail-in rebate which will be delivered as a prepaid American Express Gift Card (not a check). Rebate details in the PDF file. Offer good through the weekend.
Canon D-Rebel T5i w/18-55 IS STM and 75-300 non-IS and Pixma Pro 100 Printer and 50pk 13×19″ paper for $450 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX Gift Card)
We start as with all photography, with a prime lens. The Tamron SP 35mm f1.8 Di VC USD with 10% promotional rewards ($60~) is available for $600 in the Canon and Nikon SLR mounts at B&H Photo. This lens does not have a mail-in rebate. The promotional rewards can be used on future B&H Photo purchases.
NOTE: the Sony Alpha version (not stabilized/VC) is NOT available for purchase yet, so it is not participating in the promotion, since you can’t buy it, and the promotion is 10% of the purchase price. There is no release estimate for it as of the time of writing. [the other participating Tamron lenses are available in the Sony-Alpha mount however, unlike the Canon/Nikon versions, the Sony-Alpha-Minolta are not VC/stabilized].
Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD macro + $63 Rewards for $500 after $130 mail-in rebate [C/N/A]
We continue to Tamronize (yes, it’s a verb!), this time we have something for unapologetic superzoom fans, the Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO is $500 after a $130 mail-in rebate and comes with 10% promotional rewards (=$63~) at B&H Photo and available in the Canon SLR mount and Nikon SLR mount and Sony Alpha Minolta SLR mount (not stabilized/VC).
In addition to the 70-200mm f2.8, the Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USD is also participating in the 10% promotional rewards at B&H Photo. It is $1200 after a $100 mail-in rebate and you also get 10% promotional rewards ($130~). It is available in the Canon SLR mount and Nikon SLR mount and Sony-Minolta SLR mount (not VC).
Note that the 10% promotional rewards offers are limited time offers, but I don’t know the exact expiration date. The mail-in rebates have their own expiration date (2/29/16).
The Tamron SP 70-200mm f2.8 Di VC USD Zoom Lens is also participating in the B&H Photo 10% Rewards promotion. You pay $1500 with free shipping, which goes down to $1400 after a $100 mail-in rebate (MIR). You also get 10% promotional rewards (=$150~) to be used on a future purchase (I am assuming the reward is on the purchase price but I could be wrong)… This offer is available in the Canon SLR mount and the Nikon SLR mount.
UPDATE: this offer is also available for the Sony Alpha SLR mount but the Alpha version is not a stabilized (VC) lens.
We have a bit of a Sigma vs Tamron 150-600mm Reward duel, because B&H Photo is also offering 10% rewards ($107~) on the Tamron SP 150-600mm f5-6.3 Di VC USD. The lens goes for $1069 with free shipping, but thanks to a $120 mail-in rebate, you can get it for $950 after $120 MIR. As far as I can tell, the 10% reward is on the purchase price ($1069) not the after-rebate-price ($950), but I could be wrong.
There’s Sporty Spice, and then there’s Sporty Sigma. Part of their relatively recent Sports lens line-up, the Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports Lens goes for $1800 with 10% in promotional rewards ($1800~) to be used in future purchases at B&H Photo. This offer is available in the Canon, Nikon and Sigma SLR mounts.
Also good for some weightlifting exercises, the Sigma 300mm f2.8 EX DG HSM goes for $3400 but for a limited time B&H Photo is offering 10% promotional rewards with it, which comes out to $340~ to be used in future purchases at B&H. This offer is available in the Canon SLR mount and the Nikon SLR mount.
The Canon 24-70mm f4L IS USM goes for $850 at authorized dealers, but for a limited time, B&H Photo is offering 10% promotional rewards to go with it. That’s $85 to spend in future transactions at B&H Photo. Certainly not a small amount, and more flexible that accessories bundles (unless you happen to want/need that particular set of accessories).
The current of Canon Lens Instant savings promotion expires 2/27/16 and features 16 lenses (mix of primes and zooms) and one Speedlite. This is a plain old discount, no coupons, no rebates, no combined purchases needed. You can find all participating items nicely organized at B&H Photo.
In parallel, there is an official “Premium Kit” that includes a 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 memory card and USB 3.0 CFast 2.0 card reader. It is available for pre-order for $6300 at B&H Photo and Adorama.
A number of other accessories are coming long with the camera, including the $600 WFT-E8A wireless transmitter, along with various power/battery options, and a focusing screen. You can see all these and place pre-orders at Adorama.
This has been added to the New Cameras of 2016 Tracking page.
More eBay Deals action, we return to the Get It Digital eBay store with an imported grey-marked DSLR that was part of a Kit With Lens but was separated from the lens and sold separately. This time it is the new condition Canon 70D body only going for $650 with free shipping with a limit five per customer. There is no mention of warranty in the listing.
Another option, somewhere in-between, you can get it in open-box condition with a 1-year Canon USA warranty for $800 at Adorama.
The Canon EF 40mm f2.8 STM lens is available in open-box condition for $119 with free expedited shipping from Adorama. This is described as “Open Box-Packaging may show some wear and tear. Includes all original accessories and full 1 year Canon USA warranty.”… This is one of 500+ Camera and Photo Specials at Adorama…
To the Trending eBay Deals we go, where eBay seller “GetItDigital” (99.5%) is offering the imported grey-marked new-condition Canon 6D body only for $1000 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer.
Based on the eBay listing, this does not specify whether it comes with seller’s warranty. It definitely does not come with a Canon USA warranty. This camera was part of a Canon 6D with Lens kit, but they are selling the camera and the lens separately to “share” the kit discount with the customers
Yet another option (if you have no use/need for the extra accessories) is open-box condition of the Canon USA version with a 1-year Canon USA warranty going for $1270 at Adorama.
If you are a fan of open-box camera gear, the Canon EF-S 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM is available in Open Box condition for $450 with free shipping at Adorama. Per the description there, this is:
“Open Box-Packaging may show some wear and tear. Includes all original accessories and full 1 year Canon USA warranty.”
Canon CarePak 13-month FREE Accident Insurance Offer extended for Eligible purchases made up to 2/27/16 (19 Canon DSLRs and Lenses Eligible)
The Canon CarePak 13-month FREE Accident Insurance for some of their camera gear has now been extended for purchases of eligible products made until 2/27/16. A total of 19 Canon DSLRs and Lenses are eligible. You have to manually activate the 13-month free insurance using the serial number of your product through the Canon Carepak website. You can find the eligible Canon products nicely organized at B&H Photo.
The Canon version (it’s the only one they have available) of the Sigma 10-20mm f4-5.6 EX DC HSM lens is currently on special for $259 with free shipping at B&H Photo. Offer ends 1/27/16 at 11:59pm ET.
Also part of the featured eBay Deals, the GetItDigital (99.5%) eBay store is offering the new condition white box Canon 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM for $229 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. There is no mention of warranty in the listing, but it says it is a “white box” lens with all accessories included. Assume this is an imported/grey-market since it doesn’t specify, and does not have a UPC (since it was probably separated from a DSLR kit). Nearly 1200 units got sold as of the time of writing.
To parallel the previously mentioned Nikon accessories sale, Adorama is also running a Canon-branded Accessories Sale good until 2/5/16 (or earlier for any items that may sell out). A total of 22 Canon-branded items are participating including batteries, AC adapters, cases, the BG-E13 Battery Grip ($160), the BG-E16 Battery Grip ($130) and more. This is an ever-scrolling page, so page down until you see the $130 waterproof case for the Canon G15.
The Canon version of the Phottix Mitros+ TTL Flash and Odin Flash Trigger Combo, model PH80375, is on sale for $400 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. The Nikon version is not on sale (goes for $550). This offer ends by 11:59pm ET on 1/20/16.
CORRECTION: this is Tokina, not Tamron. They always get me. Side-effects of having both companies with T-names with six characters each. All apologies for the confusion. I propagate confusion
To the eBay Deals we hurry where Robert’s Digital (aka Robert’s Imaging of Indianapolis, popular in the Midwest) is offering the new condition Tokina 11-20mm f2.8 PRO lens for $430 with free shipping in either Canon or Nikon, with a limit of five per customer. It comes with a 3-year USA warranty.
While there on eBay, the BuyDig eBay store is offering two 128GB Sandisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I Class 10 memory cards with full SD adapters for $90 with free shipping. Limit five 2-packs per customer.
For a slight discount on the above, you can first get this $200 eBay Gift Card (via email) from PayPal’s Digital Gifts for $195. It’s only a 2.5% discount, but if you were going to pay full price, 2.5% less is 2.5% less
The Sigma EF-610 DG Super Flash is on sale for $225 with free shipping along with 2% promotional rewards (about $4.50~) in the Canon, Nikon, Sony-Alpha-Maxxum, Pentax K, and Sigma SLR mounts at B&H Photo.
It’s pre-orderin’ time, and not a typo, it’s f2 as in f2.0 as in f-two. The new Tokina 14-20mm f2 DX PRO AT-X is available for pre-order for $900 at Adorama in the Canon mount and the Nikon mount. The Canon mount is expected to come out early February, while the Nikon mount in early March. The credit cards are charged when the item ships, not when you place the pre-order. Happy f-two-oooing.
Jealous of the new Panasonic 100-400mm lens, Canon has an instant savings promotion on their own 100-400mm lens Kidding aside, the Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II USM is on an instant savings promotion going for $2100 at authorized dealers. At Adorama, you have two options for bonus items: you can either get 4% promotional rewards ($84~) or you can get 2% rewards ($42~) + Boatload Of Accessories (ProOptic 77mm Digital Essential 3-filter kit, FocusShifter DSLR Follow Focus & Rack Focus, lens cap teether and cleaning kit).
The Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 OS DG HSM Sporty Spice SLR lens for the Canon, Nikon and Sigma mounts is going for $1800 but it is also earning 10% promotional rewards (around $180) to be used in future purchases at B&H Photo. This promotion ends 1/7/16.
This offer stands at the intersection of many interests (video, printing, mail-in rebates, gift cards). Adorama has a Canon D-Rebel T5i Video Creator Bundle for $550 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card). For that, you get the Canon D-Rebel T5i with 18-55 IS STM, the Rode VIDEOMIC GO Microphone, and a 32GB Sandisk C10 memory card (these are the official colorfully-boxed-by-Canon “Video Creator Kit”. You also get the Pixma Pro 100 printer and a 50pk of 13×19″ Canon SG-201 photo paper.
Strategically with these bundles, if you don’t need all the included items, you can dispense with them as you see fit. Some may become gifts for other people, some could be traded locally or through various camera forums, others sold on eBay/Craiglist, others donated to local schools and non-profits, etc, etc, etc.
The Canon 24-105 f4L IS USM lens is bundled with some of the more advanced Canon DSLR kits. Some enterprising retailers are taking advantage of the kit bundle discounts and they sell the camera and the lens separately, partially passing some of the savings to the lens buyers. Once such case is found in the eBay Deals where eBay seller “Get It Digital” (99.5%) is offering the white-box (does not come in outer retail packaging) Canon 24-105 f4L IS USM lens for $606 with free shipping, with a limit of 3 per customer. Over 1400 lenses got sold so far from this listing per the eBay statistics over there.
NOTE: the eBay listing has no mention of a warranty. It does not state whether the lens was split from a USA warranty kit, or if it was split from an Imported kit. To be on the safe side, assume this is an imported grey-market item. They would have probably charged more if it was a USA warranty lens.
The lens on its own in retail packaging with Canon USA warranty goes for $1000 at authorized Canon dealers (eg Adorama with boatload of free accessories). A white box option (again with no specifics on warranty) goes for $610 by AudioDealz fulfilled by Amazon (with six free lens-related accessories).
The current iteration of the Canon Lens Instant Savings expires 1/2/16. A total of 38 items are participating at the aforelinked B&H Photo page, 34 lenses and 4 flashes. There are too many to list here individually. Many of them have promotional rewards as well. Some of these offers may not return after 1/2/16, but I have no way of knowing for certain either way.
UPDATE: I forgot to mention, running in parallel, also with a 1/2/16 expiration date are the instant savings on Canon DSLRs. These are not combined purchase discounts, just discounts on the DSLR prices.
It’s not just Sigma! Tamron has f2.8 Pro Zooms too! This offer has both Promotional Rewards and a mail-in rebate. You can get the Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USD SP for $1100 after a $200 mail-in rebate, but you also get 10% Promotional Rewards (~$130 or $110~ if the MIR price is not included in the promotional rewards) at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon and Sony-Alpha-Dyxum-Maxxum-Dzixum-Mfoxum SLR mounts. Offer ends 12/31/15 (but the free Next Day cutoff is Wedn 4pm ET).
This DSLR is at the Union of the Two Offer Towers (but in a good way), it is eligible for 10% promotional rewards (a juicy $360) and Free NEXT DAY delivery (cut-off is Wedn 4pm ET). It is the Canon 5DS R body only going for its usual price of $3600 at B&H Photo… If you don’t need next day delivery, you can swap that for the Audio-Technica AT8024 Stereo/Mono Microphone and still get the 10% promotional rewards and the Corel software kit (AfterShot P2, PSP X7, etc) for $3600 at Adorama… It’s good to have choices!…
Sigma must be big fans of Art Bell, because they named a big line-up of lenses “ART” Their new 50mm f1.4 DG ART HSM lens is going for $850 with free Next Day Delivery (cutoff Wedn 4pm ET) and 4% promotional rewards (~$34~) at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon, Sony and Shiguma SLR mounts… If you don’t need Next Day delivery, you have two options at Adorama: either 4% rewards and the Sigma USB Lens Dock included, or the usual lens-accessories and Corel software bundle…
Pro zoom action now, the Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM lens is on sale for $1200 with 4% promotional rewards (~$48) at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon, Sony and Sigma SLR mounts… NOTE: the Canon and Nikon mounts get free NEXT DAY delivery (cut-off is Wedn 4pm ET), while the other two get free Expedited shipping…
If you prefer free lens-y accessories included instead of 4% promotional rewards, you can also get it for $1200 at Adorama…
For a limited time, B&H Photo is offering 10% Promotional rewards on 44 different Canon and Nikon DSLR kits and Lenses. This is mostly four-figure items, such as the D810, 5D Mark III, 6D, f2.8 professional zooms, peaking with the $10,300 Nikon 500mm f4E VR which will get you $1,030 rewards to use on future B&H purchases. There are two pages of eligible items, so don’t forget to check page #2 over there. No coupon is needed. An expiration date is not mentioned. When it expires, you will no longer see it mentioned there (that’s how you’ll know it’s over).