(SOLD OUT) Mon: Lensbaby Special Edition Spark 50mm f2 for $60 (C/N)

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(ENDED) Sun: Canon D-Rebel T5 w/18-55 for $325

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Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USB with 82mm VU filter, 3yr Spills/Drops, Lowepro Lens Exchange for $1224 after $100 MIR (C/N/A)

The Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USD currently goes for $1200 after a $100 mail-in rebate at authorized dealers, but if you also want a drops and spills warranty and a lens case and a filter, Adorama has them bundled up for $1224 after the $100 MIR in the Canon, Nikon and Sony SLR mounts. So the extra $25 gets you a three year NewLeaf spills and drops warranty, the Lowepro Lens Exchange Case 100AW case ($35 on its own) and a VU Sion UV 82mm Filter (VSUV82, $100+ on its own).

Pre-order new Canon DSLR Video Creator Kits

Canon is jumping on the video hype train by creating special Video Creator Kits centered around some of their dSLRS, launching with the D-Rebel T5i, T6i and 70D, perhaps targeting the family archivists and YouTube channelers. In addition to the DSLR (obviously), the bundles include the RODE VideoMic GO and a 32GB Sandisk memory card. The T5i bundle goes for $900, the T6i for $1000, and the 70D for $1650. The D-Rebels come with the 18-55 lens while the 70D comes with the 18-135. They are available for pre-order at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazonia.

Imported Canon 7D II body only Drops to $1150

Since we posted this a couple of months ago, the price dropped from $1200 to $1150! It is at the eBay Deals, where we find another import (grey market) trade-off. eBay seller “GetItDigital” (99.6%) offering the new condition imported grey market Canon 7D II body only for $1150 with free shipping and a one year warranty from GetItDigital, not from Canon USA. Limit five per customer with over 780 units sold from this eBay listing.

In comparison, at authorized Canon dealers, this goes for $1500 such as Adorama and B&H Photo which offer a few free accessories each along with 2% promotional rewards (= $30~). Amazon itself is stingy on the bundles but it offers 0% 12-month financing with their Store credit card and potentially 5% rewards for Prime members who apply and get approved for the Prime version of their Store card (5% = $75 in statement credit). As usual with credit offers, read terms and conditions carefully, ask them questions if something is not clear, and do some financial planning to make sure such offers will have a net benefit to you in the long run.

Imported Canon 6D body only for $1194 _VS_ Open-Box (Canon warranty) for $1270

Back to the eBay Deals we go where we find the new condition imported-by-seller grey-market Canon 6D body only offered for $1194~ with free shipping and a one year warranty from the seller “GetItDigital” (99.6%), not Canon USA. Limit three per customer.

If you don’t feel comfortable with imported (grey market) cameras, but you are comfortable with open-box Canon USA blessed cameras, you can get the Canon 6D body only for $1270 with free expedited shipping by Adorama. The listing says it includes all accessories and comes with a one year Canon USA warranty.

If you prefer new condition from authorized dealers, it goes for $1400 with a variety of various freebies at Amazon and B&H Photo and Adorama.

Free One Year of Adobe Creative Cloud (Photographers) and KelbyOne Training with select Canon DSLR purchases

For a limited time (expiration date not mentioned), with the purchase of select Canon DSLR kits (6D, 5D Mark III, 7D Mark II) through Amazon, you receive a FREE one year subscription to Adobe’s Creative Cloud for Photographers (Lightroom and Photoshop CC editions), and one year subscription to Kelby’s KelbyOne training.

The free subscriptions are redeemed online through the usa.canon.com/PowerToCreate website.

Imported Canon 5D Mark III with 24-105L for $2600

Back to the feeBay Deals we geaux where GetItDigital (99.6%) is offering new condition but imported (grey market) Canon 5D Mark III with 24-105 f4L IS kits for $2600 with free shipping with a one year warranty provided by GetItDigital, not Canon USA. Limit five per buyer. 250+ units sold from this sale so far.

At authorized Canon USA dealers, this kit goes for $3100 with various free accessories such as Amazon and B&H Photo and Adorama.

Canon 70D kits (three options) with Pixma Pro 100 and more start at $650 after $350 MIR

Adorama is having a trio of Canon 70D bundles with mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card) good until Sunday 7/19/15 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out. The bundles include the Canon PIXMA PRO-100 printer, and 50pk of SG-201 13″x19″ photo paper, and the Lowepro Nova Sport 17L AW Shoulder Bag, along of course with the Canon 70D. The prices depend on which one of the three Canon 70D kits you select:

Pre-order the new Sigma 24-35mm f2 (C/N/Sig)

If anyone remembers to look up forum histories, the new Sigma 24-35mm f2 lens will make some eat digital (probably not actual) crow. This new lens is now available for pre-order for $1000 even at Adorama in the Canon mount or the Nikon mount or the Sigma mount.

(ENDED) Ends 8:50pm ET: Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 OS DG FLD Lightning Deal (Canon) for $900

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(ENDED) Ends 6:50pm ET: Rokinon DS50M-C Cine DS 50mm T1.5 (Canon EF) for $426 [Ends 7:50pm ET: Rokinon 16mm T2.2 (Canon) for $310]

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Pre-order Canon 5DS R with 85mm f1.2L

B&H Photo is now accepting pre-orders for the Canon 5DS R with 85mm f1.2L for $5900. There is no release estimate posted there at the moment.

Imported Canon 5DS body only for $3200 [vs $3700 from authorized Canon USA dealers)

If you are comfortable buying imported professional caliber DSLRs, the latest eBay Deals have something for you as well, the imported grey-market new condition Canon 5DS body only for $3200 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer by eBay seller “GetItDigital” (99.6%). You get one year warranty from GetItDigital, not Canon USA.

The 5DS body only goes for $3700 in new condition at authorized dealers such as Amazon (check who the actual seller is – as usual) and Adorama (free Overnight, 2% rewards=$74~) and B&H Photo (2% rewards).

UPDATE: Amazon itself is offering the 5DS only for $3700 with the Audio-Technica AT8024 Camera-Mount Microphone for FREE, which you can use or sell/trade/gift if you don’t need. The microphone goes for $250 on its own.

Imported Canon D-Rebel T5 w/18-55 for $300

Also part of the eBay Deals, if you are comfortable with imported (grey-market) camera models, and the D-Rebel T5 with 18-55mm (1200D) is the EOS DSLR you want/need, eBay seller GetItDigital (99.6%) is offering the new condition Canon D-Rebel T5 w/18-55 IS II for $300 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer. It comes with a one year warranty from GetItDigital, not from Canon USA.

ioShutter Shutter Release Cable with Canon N3 Connector for $13

The ioShutter Shutter Release Cable with Canon N3 Connector, compatible with Android and iOS is currently on sale for $13 at Adorama.

Refurbished with 4yr warranty Sigma 18-250 DC OS for $250 (C/N/A/P)

If you are a fan of the non-Mazda zoom-zoom, the eBay Deals have something for you too. Buydig’s eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Sigma 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM lens for $250 with free shipping AND a four year Sigma USA warranty. It is available in Canon, Nikon, Sony Alpha and Pentax K SLR mounts. Limit five per buyer. This is Sigma model SG18250SEOS2.

Canon 6D with 24-105 f4L and Pixma Pro 100 and Adobe/Kelby for $1900 after $350 MIR

If you are not afraid of mail-in rebates, you can get a loaded bundle from B&H Photo centered on the Canon 6D with 24-105 f4L. You pay $2250 at checkout, receive the order, make sure all is well, submit the mail-in rebate following instructions and deadlines, and if all is well, a few weeks later you receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail, making this a $1900 after $350 MIR offer.

For that, you get:

  • Canon 6D with 24-105mm f4L
  • Pixma Pro 100 printer
  • 50pk 13×19 inch Canon SG-201 photo paper
  • One Year of Adobe Creative Cloud (Photographer Plan) and One Year of Kelby One training on LR and Pho (you redeem these online, separately, not through the mail-in rebate)
  • a vial of Nikon tears (NOT!)

Free 1yr Adobe CC Photography software and KelbyTraining with purchase of Canon 6D or 7D II or 5D III

If you are planning to get the Canon 5D Mark III, or 6D Mark I, or 7D Mark II, there is a new (stackable with other offers) promotion at B&H Photo that gets you one year of free Adobe Creative Cloud Photography (Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC, not everything in the Creative Cloud), along with one year access to the Kelby One online training courses for Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC.

To locate this offer on eligible cameras, take a deep breath, and locate the tiny “Rebates Available” link on the individual product page. Click on that, and a small box will appear. Click on the PDF link of this offer to see more details. Don’t let the PDF scare you – this is NOT a mail-in rebate, but it is redeemed online by registering with Canon, Adobe and Kelby. Here’s a screenshot crop of what to look for, using the 7D II body only as our guinea pig:

canon_CreativeCloud_Kelby_promotion

TO REDEEM
To redeem this offer, you go to usa.canon.com/PowerToCreate and register, and receive an email with redemption codes you can use to activate your one year memberships at the Adobe Empire and the Kelby Empire :)

This offer is stackable with any other offers available, whether they are free accessories or prepaid Pixma mailin rebate offers or promotional rewards or anything else.

Canon Speedlite 430EX II drops to $200

If the brand new $300 Canon 430EX III does not tempt you, you can get the now previous generation Canon Speedlite 430EX II for $200 at B&H Photo along with 2% promotional rewards.

Pre-order new Canon Speedlite 430EX III Flash for $300

Pre-order time! The brand new Canon Speedlite 430EX III Flash is now available for pre-order for $300 at Adorama (along with the Remote Control Adapter (RA-E3, $40) and Bounce Adapter (SBA-E2, $30) and Color Filter (SCF-E2, $30)) and B&H Photo.

Now shipping: Yongnuo 50mm f1.8 (Canon EF) for $58

If you like 50mm primes in decidedly double figures, now in-stock and ready to ship at B&H Photo is the brand new Yongnuo 50mm f1.8 (EF mount) lens going for $58 with free expedited shipping.

(ENDED) Wedn: Canon 50mm f1.8 II with Cleaner for $110

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Imported Canon 7D II body only for $1200

Back to the land of always winter, aka eBay Deals, where we find another import (grey market) trade-off. eBay seller “GetItDigital” (99.8%) is offering the new condition imported grey market Canon 7D II body only for $1200 with free shipping and a one year warranty from GetItDigital, not from Canon USA. Limit five per customer with over 700 units sold from this eBay listing.

In comparison, at authorized Canon dealers, this goes for $1500 such as Adorama and B&H Photo which offer a few free accessories each along with 2% promotional rewards (= $30~). Amazon itself is stingy on the bundles but it offers 0% 12-month financing with their Store credit card and potentially 5% rewards for Prime members who apply and get approved for the Prime version of their Store card (5% = $75 in statement credit). As usual with credit offers, read terms and conditions carefully, ask them questions if something is not clear, and do some financial planning to make sure such offers will have a net benefit to you in the long run.

Canon D-Rebel T5i w/18-55 & Pixma Pro 100 & lots of other accessories for $450 after $350 MIR

If you are not afraid of mail-in rebates and prepaid American Express Gift Cards, Adorama has a loaded bundle centered on the Canon D-Rebel T5i w/18-55 kit. You pay $800 at checkout, receive the order, make sure all is well, submit the mail-in rebate following deadlines and instructions and a few weeks later you receive a $350 prepaid AMEX Gift Card by mail, making this a $450 after MIR promotion. For that, you receive:

  • Canon D-Rebel T5i w/18-55
  • Pixma Pro 100 printer
  • Pixma MG-2520 printer
  • Lowepro Nova Sport 7L AW shoulder bag
  • 50pk Canon 13×19 inch photo paper
  • New Leaf One Year Spills and Drops warranty on the camera

Speaking of Canon, a new mail-in rebate promotion is underway.