Pre-order new Nikon Lenses: 16-80/2.8-4, 500/4, 600/4

Nikon strikes again with a trio of new four and five figure lenses available for pre-order as follows:

+ Nikon 16-80mm f2.8-4 DX VR for $1067 at Adorama and B&H Photo

+ Nikon 500mm f4 VR for $10,300 at Adorama and B&H Photo

+ Nikon 600mm f4 VR for $13,330 at Adorama and B&H Photo

(ENDED) Refurbished Nikon D3200 w/18-55 & 55-200 (not VR) & extras for $300

This offer ended but there are plenty refurbished Nikon dSLRs making the deal rounds…
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Pre-order new Tokina 24-70mm f2.8 AT-X (C/N) for $1000

The all important f2.8 pro zooms have a new member today. Tokina has revealed a new 24-70mm f2.8 AT-X DSLR lens, available for pre-order for $1000 at Adorama in the Canon mount and the Nikon mount.

Imported Nikon 50mm f1.8D for $99 w/free s&h

The Nikon 50mm f1.8 D currently goes for around $130~ at authorized dealers (eg Adorama, B&H Photo). Since this is a simple low-priced 50mm prime lens, there is lower risk going grey-market (imported without manufacturer warranty). If so, you can get it for $99 with free shipping by Peach Photo on eBay (99.9%). Over 600 units got sold so far from this listing.

Refurbished Nikon D3300 w/18-55 & 55-200 (both VR) for $450

Don’t refurbish me bro! (okay, I am not sure where I am going with this joke attempt, so I am going to pretend I didn’t write it). Back to the eBay Deals, Beach Camera’s ebay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3300 with 18-55 and 55-200 (both VR) for $450 with free shipping, and a 90 day Nikon warranty, with a limit of five per customer.

PS: the 55-200 is VR. There’s only one spot in a sub-heading that mentions 55-200 without VR (they probably ran out of space) but all the other mentions have VR. Also, the part number (Nikon part number 2166) is that of the 55-200 VR.

Sigma 50mm f1.4 DG ART Lens with Extras for $850

Prime time with extras! The Sigma 50mm f1.4 DG HSM ART lens is going for $850 but that’s not all. Adorama is also including automatically a variety of free accessories (77mm filter kit, 3yr Leaf Spills and Drops warranty, Lens Wrap, Capleash II, cleaning kit). These bundles are available in the Canon mount and Nikon mount and Sigma mount.

Refurbished Nikon D7100 w/55-300 and 18-55 for $700

To the eBay Deals, where Roberts Digital (99.5%) is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7100 w/18-55 and 55-300 lenses for $700 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon warranty with a limit of ONE set per buyer. Over 1100 units got sold so far from this offer. The 18-55mm is DX non-VR. The 55-300 is DX VR. These ships in “Authorized Nikon Refurbished” boxes.

(ENDED) Refurbished Nikon D7000 w/18-55 and 55-200 DX non-VR for $500

This offer ended with 180~ units sold… Back to the eBay Deals with an if-the-stars-align type of a deal (if you have use for the DSLR and the DX lenses, eg the D7000 for you and bundle the DX lenses with older DSLRs to give to family/friends or trade with others), Beach Camera’s eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7000 with 18-55 and 55-200 DX non-VR lenses for $500 with free shipping and a 90 day warranty. Limit five per customer.

Zeiss ZE and ZF Lens Sale with 4% rewards (26 lenses participating)

To celebrate its 125 year anniversary, Zeiss has a sale on some of their SLR lenses, more specifically 12 ZE (Canon) and 14 ZF (Nikon) lenses are on sale plus they earn 4% promotional rewards at B&H Photo. The promotion ends by 7/31/15. Given the prices of most Zeiss lenses, the 4% promotional rewards are a very decent amount, for example, a $2000 lens gets you an $80 reward!

Refurbished Nikon D3200 w/18-55 DX VR for $280

Back to the eBay Deals, where Beach Camera’s eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3200 with 18-55mm DX VR for $280 with free shipping with a limit of three per customer.

Nikon DSLR Instant Savings: bundle up to 17 lenses with a DSLR

If you are interested in getting both a Nikon DSLR kit and at least or more of their SLR lenses, there is a brand new combined purchase instant savings promotion. You can bundle up to 17 different lenses, along with three flashes and two teleconverters. Many Nikon DSLRs are participating, including the D3200, D3300, D5200, D5300, D5500, D7100, D7200, D610, D750, D810, Df, and D4s. Find all the details and options nicely organized at B&H Photo. This round expires around 6/27/15 with the usual caveats of Instant Rebates getting extended/renewed/adjusted/etc.

Refurbished Nikon D3300 w/18-55 II DX VR for $370

More Nikon action at the eBay Deals, this time of the dSLR variety, Adorama’s eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3300 w/18-55 II DX VR for $370 with free shipping, and a 90 day Nikon warranty, and a limit of five per customer.

Refurbished Nikon D7100 with 18-55 and 55-300 for $700

Back to the eBay Deals where we have two more refurbished Nikon dSLR offers. First up, Roberts Digital (authorized Nikon dealer) is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7100 w/18-55 and 55-300 for $700 with free shipping, and a 90 day warranty with a limit ONE per buyer. The 55-300 is DX VR, while the 18-55 is just DX, no VR.

Refurbished Nikon D3100 w/18-55 and 55-200 for $270 (non-VR)

Further down the the eBay Deals, Adorama’s eBay store (authorized Nikon dealers) is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3100 w/18-55 and 55-200 for $270 with free shipping and 90 day Nikon warranty with a limit of five per customer. The lenses are NOT stabilized.

If you just need a body and have no need or use for these two non-VR lenses, Adorama’s own website is offering the refurbished D3100 body only for $200.

Zeiss SLR Lens Instant Savings (C/N) [25 options]

While we are patiently waiting for Vanilla Ice to be hired to perform “Zeiss Zeiss Baby”, there is a new round Zeiss SLR (Canon, Nikon) instant savings promotions featuring a total of 25 lenses. These also earn 2% promotional rewards, which are not small change considering the premium price nature of Zeiss lenses. You can see all 25 options at B&H Photo.

Refurbished Nikon 18-140mm f3.5-5.6G DX VR for $240

Refurbished can save a lot in some cases, such as the refurbished Nikon 18-140mm f3.5-5.6G DX VR lens going for $240 with free shipping at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Refurbished Nikon D3100 body for $200

If you are looking for an older Nikon DSLR body, Adorama is offering the manufacturer refurbished black Nikon D3100 body only for $200 with free shipping, and 2% promotional rewards.

Refurbished Nikon sale (20 options)

Adorama has a sale on select refurbished Nikon camera gear, denoted by the price shown in red ink. There are:

+ five refurbished DSLR options
+ five refurbished Lens options
+ ten refurbished Coolpix options

Used Nikon D300 body for $400

B&H Photo is offering the used Nikon D300 body only in Used condition with an 8+ rating for $400 with free shipping. Instead if you prefer it refurbished by Nikon USA with the usual 90 day warranty, it goes for $800 at Adorama.

Refurbished Nikon D2X for $1000

If of the many professional Nikon DSLRs it is the old D2X the one you want, you can currently get it refurbished by Nikon USA for $1000 at Adorama. Extended warranty (NewLeaf) options start at +$28.

Refurbished Nikon D7000 two lens kit for $500

More Nikon action at the eBay Deals where Beach Camera’s eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7000 two lens kit (18-55, 55-200, both non-VR) for $500 with free shipping, a 90 day Nikon warranty and a limit of five per buyer.

Speaking of eBay, NewEgg’s eBay store is offering the new condition 5TB SAMSUNG D3 Station (USB 3.0, 3.5″ Desktop External Hard Drive, model STSHX-D501TD) for $120 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer.

As with all eBay deals, they are limited time offers of unknown exact expiration time.

Free Audio-Technica AT8024 with Canon 5DMk3, Nikon D750, D810, Sony a7r, a7s, Pana GH4

Video may have killed the radio star, but you can’t really have video without audio. With that as semi-unnecessary preface, here’s an audio + video sale. Adorama is bundling the Audio-Technica AT8024 Stereo/Mono Camera-Mount Microphone ($250 on its own) with these 11 digital camera kits (Canon 5D Mark III, Nikon D750, D810, Panasonic GH4, and Sony a7r and a7s).

Nikon MB-D11 Battery Grip for D7000 for $150

The Nikon MB-D11 Battery Grip for the Nikon D7000 is currently on sale for $150 with free shipping and 60-day returns at Crutchfield. Car stereo not included!

Imported Nikon D810 body only for $2250

If you are comfortable with imported (grey market, no Nikon USA warranty) DSLRs, there’s more eBay Deals action, GetItDigital (99.6%) is offering the imported grey-market with seller warranty (not Nikon warranty) Nikon D810 body only for $2250 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer.

The new condition price at authorized Nikon dealers is $3000 with free accessories and rewards at B&H Photo and Adorama.

3X Best Buy Rewards with select Canon and Nikon DSLRs and Lenses

Best Buy is offering 3X Best Buy Rewards Points if you purchase select Canon and Nikon DSLRs and Lenses (29 options available). You have to be a member of their Rewards program to earn this (it is free to join). You also get upgraded to free express shipping (you must needs select it manually in the shopping cart). Eligible DSLRs include the D750, D7200, 6D, 5DMk3, and some lenses as well.