Wedn: refurbished Canon 5DS body only for $1380

35mm Full frame options abound these days and you can easily find new condition FF DSLRs under $1000. If of all those options out there it is the Canon 5DS body only the one you want, it is available in refurbished condition with a 90-day Woot warranty as one of the Woot deals of the day. Up to ten units per customer. Sale ends on Wednesday 9/11/19 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out.

Sony a7 II body only for $898

Once upon a time you had to put down $2000+ to get an APS-C DSLR. Nowadays under $1000 gets you a 35mm full frame DSLR or mirrorless camera and it’s not even the first generation model. You can now get the second generation Sony a7 mirrorless full framer, the “a7 II” for $898 with free US shipping at B&H Photo until 9/7/19 or earlier if sold out… No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to a mirrorless checkout…

Panasonic Instant Savings promotions (GH5S, DC-S1, ZS100)

B&H Photo is currently running a few limited time Panasonic Instant Savings promotions as follows:

+ GH5S body only with Rode VideoMic Pro microphone and extra Watson battery for $1997

+ DC-S1 full frame mirrorless body only for $2198
+ DC-S1 with 24-105mm for $3098
+ free V-Log Upgrade software key

+ DC-S1R body for $2998
+ DC-S1R with 24-105 for $3898

+ ZS100 superzoom with the Panasonic Travel kit (charger and battery), 32GB Sandisk SD card and camera pouch for $448

With all the Panasonics above, you can optionally extended the standard 1-year warranty to a 3-year warranty by following the steps required by Panasonica…

Used Sony a7 II body for $704, a7 with 28-70 for $734 [Prime]

The 20% off Warehouse Deals promotion has two offers for Sony a7*.* fans as follows:

+ a7 with 28-70mm in “Used – Like New” condition for $734~, while the new condition goes for $998

+ Sony a7 II body only in “Used – Like New” for $704 while the new condition goes for $898

+ these are for Prime members only as part of the Prime Day 2019

Used Nikon D610 body for $609, Manuf Refurb for $899

On the other hand, if you prefer a Nikon 35mm FF DSLR under $1000, Adorama is also offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D610 body only for $899 with free US shipping and a 90-day Nikon USA warranty… The new condition goes for $1500 at the moment…

OR at the other end of the price spectrum, the D610 body only goes for $609 in USED condition at Adorama… It comes with a 90-day Adorama warranty and a 30-day money-back guarantee…

So you have a trade-off here of $300 and manufacturer versus seller warranty…

Refurb Nikon Df with 50/1.8G SE for $1700

It’s full frame time of the refurbished kind. Adorama is offering the Nikon Df with 50mm f1.8G Special Edition for $1700 with free US shipping and a 90-day Nikon USA warranty. This is the same price as the refurb body only… The more things change, the more they stay the same, a full frame camera with a 50mm normal prime, just like in the good old film days 🙂

Pre-order the new Canon RP portable mirrorless full framer

It’s full frame mirrorless party! Canon has reveled a brand new full frame camera in their new mirrorless R system, a more “portable” camera, named so with the “RP” name, as in an R-system camera that is P-ortable! Pre-orders start at $1300 for the body only which is bundled with an EF-to-RF adapter (EF lenses on the new R bodies). Also, for a limited time during the pre-order festivities you can get your choice of a free Canon EG-E1 extension grip [this is not a battery grip]. The extension grip is available in your choice of body color.

All the aforementioned are available for pre-order at B&H Photo with a late February 2019 availability estimate.

Note that in the two kit bundles you see over-there there-are [“-” to prevent a double “there there” in a sentence] two different 24-105 lenses. The $1699 kit comes with the EF [yes, EF] 24-105mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM lens, while the $2199 kit comes with the RF 24-105mm f4L IS.

These are also available for pre-ordering at Adorama and also by Amaozn itself [note that the kits at Amazon are a bit confused, so pay attention to which option you are ordering]

In Europe, Amazon Germany has two kit options, both bundled with the EF-to-R adapter since that opens up a lot of lenses for the new R cameras. The body only (with adapter) goes for 1500 euro, while the kit with the adapter and the RF 24-105mm f4L IS lens goes for 2500 euro…

Tuesday (EU): Sony a7s for 1358, a7r II for 1729

A duo of Sony E-system full frames can be found in the Tuesday JAN-29-2019 Amazon Germany Gold Box, both body-onlies, with the a7s going for 1358 euro, and the a7r II going for 1729 euro… Today’s sales also include the Motorola G6 Plus (4Gb RAM, 64GB onboard) going for 239 euro. You definitely needs a Wiki page to sort out the G6 models, let alone the whole Moto G line

The choices now in full frame mirrorless have exploded after Photokina 2018, with Canon and Nikon throwing their own hats in the ring, and a new ragtag alliance of three launching Micro Four L 😉

Imported Canon 5D IV body only w/1-YR seller W for $1900

The Canon 5D Mark IV body only goes for $2800 with various freebies at authorized Canon dealers such as various at Amazon and Adorama and B&H Photo

… but if you are comfortable with imported/grey-market cameras, to the eBay Deals we go where the Deals All Year eBay store is offering the new condition imported/grey-market Canon 5D Mark IV body only for $1900 with free shipping with a 1-year seller warranty (from Deals All Year). Maximum of two cameras per eBay account at the sale price…

Imported Sony a7r III body for $2250

The new condition Sony a7r III body only goes for $2800 at authorized Sony USA dealers such as B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon (with FREE Manfrotto Befree Advanced 4-Section Tripod with Ballhead and a free Joby GorillaPod 5K Stand and a free Lowepro m-Trekker BP 150 Backpack)…

… but if you are comfortable with grey-market/imported camera gear, to the eBay Deals we go where the Department Store NYC eBay store is offering the new condition imported/grey-market Sony a7r III body only for $2250 with free shipping. There is no mention of any warranty included in the listing, so assume there is noen. They offer a 30-day return policy…

Imported Nikon D850 body w/1-YR Seller W for $2430

The new condition Nikon D850 body only at authorized Nikon dealers go for $3500 such as B&H Photo and Amazon and Adorama

… but if you are comfortable with imported/grey-market cameras, to the eBay Deals we go where the 6ave eBay store is offering the new condition imported/grey-market Nikon D850 body only for $2430 with free shipping with a 1-year seller warranty (from 6ave). Maximum of two cameras per eBay account at the sale price…

Pentax K-1 II with 28-105/3.5-5.6 FA L and D-BG6 Battery Grip and Sling for $1897

The PM edition of our Black Friday continues with a Pentaxian full frame temptation. For a limited time, the Pentax K-1 II bundled with the 28-105mm f3.5-5.6 ED FA L lens sells for the same price as the body only, $1897 with free shipping at Adorama which includes the Pentax D-BG6 battery grip (nice!) and the Pentax DSLR sling bag and a padded strap too.

Sony a7 II body with FE 28-70/3.5-5.6 OSS for $998

The year is 2018 and now you can get “take pictures with” full frame camera kits for $1000! At the start of the century, at a very influential PMA trade show [I forgot the exact year – 2002?], we were all getting excited because APS-C DSLR body onlies could be had for under $2500 🙂

Good for a limited time only, during the Black Friday festivities, you can get the Sony a7 II full frame mirrorless camera with the 28-70 f3.5-5.6 OSS FE lens for $998 with free shipping at select Sony dealers:

+ at B&H Photo you also get a 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO and a camera bag

+ at Adorama you get all kinds of free accessories including a 32GB Extreme SD

+ at Amazon you get no freebies but if you pay with a Prime credit card you get 5% back (that’s $50~ to your credit card statement or cashback balance)

If you don’t want/need the 28-70 lens, the body only goes for $898. The lens currently goes for $400 on its own, so even if you don’t need the lens, you can sell/trade it or gift it.

Imported Canon EOS R body w/1-YR seller W for $1980

More eBay Deals action, this time of the imported/grey-market kind. eBay seller Deals-All-Year (99.7%) is offering the new condition imported grey-market Canon EOS R body only for $1980 with free shipping and a 1-year warranty from the seller… In new condition at authorized dealers this goes for $2300…

Wednesday: select Canon 5D IV or 6D II DSLRs + Pixma PRO 100 + Extras Bundles

Good until Wednesday at 11:59pm eastern tonight, B&H Photo is having some special offers on select Canon full frame DSLRs with Pixma PRO 100 printer bundles as follows:

+ Canon 5D Mark IV body only with Pixma PRO 100 printer with Canon BG-E20 Battery Grip with 64GB Sandisk Extreme SDXC with extra Battery with 50pk photo paper for $2449 after $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card)
++ on the same listing you can find this offer running with the “with 24-70mm” lens for $3199 after the MIR, or “with 24-105” lens for $3349 after the MIR

+ Canon 6D Mark II body only for $949 after the $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX gift card)
+ same bundle as above but obviously with the BG-E21 Battery Grip; with Pixma PRO 100 printer, 50pk photo paper, 64GB Extreme SDXC, and extra battery

++ 6D II with 24-105mm f3.5-5.6 bundle for $1349 after the $350 MIR
++ same freebies as above

++ 6D II with 24-105mm f4L II for $1849 after $350 MIR

Optionally, you get a 13-month Canon CarePak coverage by following the instructions in the PDF file at B&H

New Canon Instant Savings are LIVE

Sunday has also brought with it a new round of Canon Instant Savings featuring a mix of DSLR and mirrorless and Powershot cameras, along with lenses, bundles and accessories. For example, the EF 40/2.8 STM is down to $129 with 4% rewards, while the 6D II and 5D Mark IV get free battery grips. The 6D II body only is at its lowest price of $1300, while the 5D IV at $2800.

New Sony Instant Savings promotions are LIVE!

Sunday has brought with it, as it is often the case, a new round of Sony Instant Savings promotions featuring a variety of E cameras, lenses and accessories including the lowest prices ever for the a7 R II for $1600 and the a7 R III for $2800, while the a9 body only is down to $3500. Full frame camera, empty frame wallet 🙂 But fear not, a handful of lenses are on sale as well including affordable primes such as the 50/1.8 E OSS for $273 and the 50/1.8 FE for $223…

In-Stock Now: Nikon Z7 with 24-70mm f4 S

In addition to the previously mentioned Nikon Z6 “take pictures with” kit being in-stock, the Nikon Z7 with 24-70mm f4 S is also in-stock and ready to ship for its starting price of $4000 at authorized Nikon dealers such as Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself… Also in-stock is the bundle that includes the FTZ mount adapter kit for $150 more. The FTZ mount adapter, as the name hints, allows the use of 350+ F-mount lenses on the new Z camera bodies…

Now shipping: Nikon Z6 with 24-70/4S for $2600

Curiosity killed the wallet cat they say but if you can’t resist the curiosity-temptation, the all new Nikon Z6 mirrorless camera with the 24-70mm f4 S lens is now in-stock and ready to ship for $2600 at authorized dealers such as Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself… Also in-stock is the bundle that includes the FTZ mount adapter kit for $150 more. The FTZ mount adapter, as the name hints, allows the use of 350+ F-mount lenses on the new Z camera bodies…

Funny the way Amazon’s ad system works, when you search for the Nikon Z6, you get a Sponsored product that is surprise-surprise, a Canon R mirrorless camera! Screenshot evidence below 🙂

Nikon D750 body with MB-D16 Grip with Extras for $1400 [w/24-120 VR for $1900]

If you were interested in getting the Nikon D750, either in the body only or the 24-120 VR kit, authorized Nikon dealers are bundling with it for FREE the new condition Nikon MB-D16 battery grip. But that’s not all. Some retailers are including on their own additional freebies such as Adorama (32GB Extreme, Corel software, Lowepro, extra battery, 2% rewards, free Overnight shipping). Meanwhile B&H Photo is including a 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO, 2% rewards, extra battery and a shoulder bag… Amazon itself offers the battery grip for free, but as of the time of writing they do not offer additional free accessories BUT you get 5% rewards if you pay with a Prime credit card…

More In-Stock Nikon D850 for $3300

In addition to B&H Photo, the Nikon D850 body only is now in-stock and ready to ship for its starting price of $3300 at Adorama and also by Amazon itself where some of D850 Guides & e-books are also on sale to tempt new owners of the full framer…

LIVE NOW: Sony a7 II with 28-70/3.5-5.6 OSS FE and extras for $998

UPDATE: it is now LIVE!!!

CORRECTION: this offer starts on Sunday at 12:01am eastern time!

Full frame is slowly but steadily getting more affordable. If you want a “take a picture with” kit entry-point into the Sony full frame e-system, at the moment, B&H Photo is offering this Sony a7 II with 28-70/3.5-5.6 OSS FE bundle with extras (32GB Extreme card, extra battery and charger) for $998 with free shipping and handling…

In-Stock Now: Nikon D850 body only!

Grab your e-wallets, call your CFO/CEO Spouse to approve the purchase! The new condition Nikon D850 body only is FINALLY in-stock and shipping at B&H Photo for its starting price of $3300…

Coming Up: Zeiss ZX1 Full Frame Fixed Lens Camera

It is not available for pre-ordering just yet, but it will become available at some point in time! Yes, Zeiss is in the digital camera game too with their brand new ZX1, a 35mm full frame fixed lens camera with a [of course] prime lens of the 35mm f2 kind. Early details and specs of the camera can be found at B&H Photo

Speaking of B&H and Zeiss, they are offering the new condition ZEISS Distagon T* 18mm f/3.5 for $895 and 4% promotional rewards [around $36 to be used in future purchases] in your choice of Canon or Nikon system…

Refurbished Nikon D750 body only for $1200

If you want a full frame DSLR without breaking the frame of your wallet [I’m running out of “full frame” jokes!], Adorama is currently offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D750 body only for $1200 with free shipping and a 90-day Nikon USA warranty… The new condition currently goes for $1700 at authorized dealers… But mayhaps the biggest expense of a full frame camera is the 35mm full frame lens one has to buy to make the most of it :)…

In-Stock Now: Nikon D850 Filmmaker’s Kit for $5500

Today’s update of the Stock Status Tracker has good news if you are looking for the official Nikon D850 filmmaker’s kit which goes for $5500 in new condition at authorized dealers. It is in-stock and ready to ship at this price at Amazon by Amazon itself (and 3rd-party sellers too), along with B&H Photo… The kit is about a $800 combined purchase discount over purchasing the bundle items individually…

In-Stock Now: Nikon D850 Filmmaker’s Kit at authorized dealer

An update to the Stock Status Tracker has good news if you are looking for the official Nikon D850 Filmmaker’s kit. It is in-stock and ready to ship at its official price of $5500, in new condition with Nikon USA warranty at the Adorama website… The bundle is a discount of $800~ [bundle difference may vary if item prices change] if you buy all the included items separately…

In-Stock Now: Sony a7 III with 28-70 for $2198

An update of the Stock Status Tracker has good news for Sony a7 III interested photographers! The new condition Sony a7 III with the 28-70mm is currently in-stock and ready to ship at its official price of $2198 in new condition with Sony USA warranty at the Adorama website. AS of the time of writing, it comes with Free Overnight Shipping, which is one business day, so it may take longer during weekends and holidays!

In-stock now: Nikon D850 body for $3300

Good news for new condition Nikon D850 body only hunters as of this update of the Stock Status Tracker, the camera is in-stock and shipping in new condition for $3300 at KEH Camera’s website

eBay auction: Sony a7 with 28-70 for $2000 but closes Fri 1pm ET

An update of the Stock Status Tracker finds a Sony a7 III with 28-70mm kit as an 100% eBay User Auction Listing in USED condition. As of the time of writing, this goes for $2000 with 10 bids placed. Shipping is $25 flat from Michigan. However, the listing closes on Friday at 1pm eastern, so there will definitely be more bids. The new condition at authorized Sony dealers goes for $2200.

In other action, Unique Photo is down to one unit of the Nikon D850 film maker kit for its normal price of $5500.

(SOLD OUT) Used Nikon D850 body only for $2500 w/free S&H

As of a 1:21pm ET recheck, this sold out… For future updates, check the Stock Status Tracker

Today’s update of the Stock Status Tracker has good news for people who likes used news! The Nikon D850 body only is available in USED condition for $2500 with free shipping (from Nevada) by a 100% individual eBay seller. One unit is available. This is a “buy it now” price, not an auction listing! The listing closes on Sunday at 9pm pacific time unless sold out ahead of time.

Imported Sony a7R III body w/1-YR Seller W for $2770

The new condition a7R III body only goes for $3200 at authorized Sony USA dealers which offer some freebies, eg $64 promotional rewards at B&H Photo or you can get various free accessories and software at Adorama

But if you are comfortable with imported/grey-market that come with a 1-year warranty from the seller (not Sony USA), then to the eBay Deals we go where eBay seller “Department Store NYC” is offering it in imported grey-market condition for $2700 with free shipping and a 1-year seller warranty from Dept Store NYC (not Sony). Up to three per customer at the sale price.

IF you are eligible for the limited time eBay Bucks bonus promotion, you can get $100 eBay Bucks on the purchase. The promotion has limits, so you don’t get unlimited 8%.

(SOLD OUT) In-Stock: USED Sony a7 III for $1658+, w/28-70 for $1934+

As of a 5/22/18 recheck, these sold out… For future updates, check the Stock Status Tracker

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Free Battery Grip and Rode Mic with Nikon D750 w/24-120 for $2000

Among the latest Nikon deals at B&H Photo they have a bundle with two freebies based on the new condition Nikon D750 w/24-120mm for $2000 with free shipping: the Nikon MB-D16 Multi Battery Power Pack and a Rode microphone too. The free items are included automatically by B&H Photo while this promotion is running; no coupon, no mail-in rebate needed;

In-Stock Again: Nikon D850 Filmmaker’s Kit for $5500 [one unit]

The early AM update of the Stock Status Tracker also has good news for fans of the official Nikon D850 Filmmaker’s kit! B&H Photo is now out of stock, but there is one unit available for the same price of $5500 at Kenmore Camera’s eBay store.

FREE Pentax D-BG6 Battery Grip with Pentax K-1 II purchase

An early AM update of the Stock Status Tracker has good news for Pentax K-1 II hunters! B&H Photo is now offering a FREE Pentax D-BG6 Battery Grip with the purchase of the Pentax K-1 II body only for $2000 or with the K1-II with 28-105mm for $2400…

New round of Sony Instant Savings promotions

Sunday can mean new instant savings promotions as Sunday is the beginning of a new “retail” week/month/etc. Sony has launched a new round of instant savings promotion on a variety of their gear, which you can find nicely organized at B&H Photo. Among the items on sale are a trio of their full frame cameras: the a9 for $4200, the a7r II for $2000 and the a7s II for $2200.

PS: check on the individual listing of each camera for optional offers that include free accessories with purchase!

(SOLD OUT) In-Stock Now: Nikon D850 Filmmaker’s Kit for $5500

As of a recheck, B&H Photo does not have these in-stock… For future updates, check the Stock Tracker

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Sony a7 III estimate “improves” to 2-5 weeks

The silver lining good news of today’s update of the Stock Status Tracker is that the Amazon estimates for both the sony a7 III body only and the a7 III w/28-70 have “improved” from “1 to 2 months” to “2 to 5 weeks”. This is still a nebulous estimate, so keep that in mind if you need the camera by a specific date.

(ENDED) eBay Auction By User: Sony a7 III body for $2225 w/42 bids but ends Mon night [updated]

UPDATE 4/17/18: this auction listing ended at $2325 with 43 bids. Someone swooped in and grabbed it in the last 56 hours…

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FREE Overnight Shipping for Pentax K-1 II

Today’s update of the Stock Status Tracker has more good news for Pentax K-1 II fans! Adorama is offering FREE Overnight Shipping at the same price of $2000 for both the K-1 II Body Only and also the K-1 II with 28-105 for $2400…

(SOLD OUT) Sony a7 III w/28-70 for $2200 [updated]

As of a 4/14/18 AM recheck, these sold out… For future updates, stay tuned to the Stock Status Tracker

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In-Stock Everywhere: Pentax K-1 II Body for $2000

Mission accomplished Pentax fans! An update of the Stock Status Tracker shows the brand new Pentax K-1 II body only is in-stock for its starting price of $2000 at Adorama and Amazon itself (along with 3rd-party sellers) and B&H Photo

If you are a fan of eBay shopping, a number of eBay sellers have it as well: Cameta (eBay) and Adorama (eBay) and Focus (eBay) and Kenmore (eBay)

If you prefer the “take pictures with” kit that comes with the 28-105 lens, that too is in-stock for its starting price of $2400 at Adorama and B&H Photo

In-Stock Now: both Pentax K-1 II kits for $2000 & $2400

This update of the Stock Status Tracker has great news for fans of B&H Photo and the new Pentax K-1 II body only 35mm full frame DSLR! As of the time of writing, both kits are in-stock and shipping: the K-1 II body only goes for $2000 with free shipping while the K-1 II with 28-105 goes for $2400 with free shipping.

Bad news however for the a7 III with 28-70 FE, it is now out of stock, just like the body only…

In-Stock: Pentax K-1 II Body for $2000

An update of the Stock Status Tracker finds more options for the Pentax K-1 II body only for $2000 as follows: Cameta (eBay) and Cameta II (eBay) and Focus (eBay) and Kenmore (eBay)

Or you can wait until Wednesday when it should be in-stock at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon

(ENDED) In-Stock Now: Sony a7 III with 28-70 for $2200

It may have been a website glitch or very small quantity. Upon recheck of the Stock Status Tracker, it shows it’s April 10, not in-stock…

Hide your e-wallets! An early bid update of the Stock Status Tracker has great news for anyone interested in the Sony a7 III “take pictures with” kit. B&H Photo has the a7 III with 28-70mm kit in-stock and shipping for its starting price of $2200 with free expedited shipping. This is $200 more than the body only and it gets you the FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens.

(SOLD OUT) In-Stock Now: Sony a7 III with 28-70 for $2200

This sold out… For future updates, check the Stock Status Tracker

An early bird update of the Stock Status Tracker has the Sony a7 II with the 28-70 FE OSS lens in-stock and ready to ship for $2200 with free shipping at B&H Photo and by 3rd-party sellers at Amazon… The body only is currently not in-stock at the tracked retailers. Both B&H’s and Amazon’s estimates are 2-5 weeks in the future…

In-Stock: Pentax K-1 II Body for $2000 [one unit]

Thanks to the miracles and wonders of eBay, there is one unit of the Pentax K-1 II body only in-stock and shipping by Kenmore Camera (eBay) for its starting price of $2000 with free shipping… The other retailers have an April 11 release estimate… For the big picture, check the Stock Status Tracker

Imported Nikon D850 body drops to $3150

An update of the Stock Status Tracker has the following updates on the Nikon D850 front:

+ the imported grey-market option drops to $3150 by eBay seller “Deals All Year” (99.7%, New Jersey, 1-year seller warranty), while “6ave” sky-rockets their price

+ Amazon’s estimate for the D850 Filmmaker’s Kit is a floating “2 to 4 weeks”

Sony a7r II Body + Sony Vertical Grip + 4TB WD HDD for $2398

Good until Friday 3/30/18 at 7:15pm ET, B&H Photo is offering new condition Sony a7r II Body Only with a FREE Sony Vertical Battery Grip and a 4TB WD MyPassport external USB 3.0 hard drive, all together for $2398 with free expedited shipping…