Tokina 14-20mm f2.8 DX PRO with lots of free accessories for $599 (C/N)

F2 zoom lenses are a thing too these days, partially thanks to the DX format, which brings us to the Tokina 14-20mm f/2.0 AT-X Pro DX lens bundled with a boatload of free accessories for $599 with free shipping at Adorama in the Nikon mount and Canon mount. The free accessories are: 82mm Pro-Optic Filter Kit, Slinger Lens Case, lens cap tether, cleaning kit, lens shade, and an updated Corel software bundle that includes Paintshop Pro X9 and VideoStudio 9 and AfterShot PRO 2. Both are in-stock with free shipping.

Rokinon 50mm f1.4 AS IF UMC for $299 (C/N/E)

Normal price action now of the Rokinon kind, their 50mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC lens is on sale for $299 with free shipping with 2% promotional rewards (around $6 to be used in future purchases) at B&H Photo in the Canon and Nikon SLR systems and the Sony E-mount. The sale ends 12/6/16 at 11:59pm ET.

(ENDED) Vivitar 1.4x Teleconverter (Canon or Nikon) for $70 (ends Mon 9am ET)

This flash sale ended… In addition to the day-long deals, the B&H Photo Daily Deals also include flash sales, offers that only run a few hours each (instead of the full 24 hours). Currently running until 9am ET on Monday is the Vivitar 1.4x Teleconverter for $70 with free shipping in either Canon or Nikon.

(ENDED) Certified Refurbished Nikon WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter for $21.56 (ends Sun 1:20am ET)

This particular sale ended, but this refurbished critter is frequently discounted across the interwebs… Another Gold Box lightning deal, good until Sunday at 1:20am eastern, is the certified refurbished Nikon WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter for $21.56. This is sold by Beach Camera with the order fulfilled by Amazon, so it gets free 2-day Prime shipping, or the usual $25+/$49+ terms for non-Prime members.

Imported Nikon D750 body w/30-day seller warranty for $1299

The Nikon D750 body only goes for $1800 at authorized dealers who include various free accessories (eg Adorama) but if you are comfortable with higher-risk imported items…

… among the Trending eBay Deals, eBay seller Red Tag Camera (99.9%, Brooklyn) is offering the new condition imported grey-market Nikon D750 body only for $1299 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. Nearly 1700 units got sold from this eBay listing so far. This only comes with a 30-day seller warranty, no warranty from Nikon USA, so this is for the higher-risk-taking shoppers.

In-Stock now: Sigma 85mm f1.4 DG Art (Nikon)

Nikon photographers, the time may be right to open the wallet with an f/1.4 aperture, because the new Sigma 85mm f1.4 DG HSM Art lens is the Nikon F mount is now in-stock and ready to ship for $1199 with free shipping at B&H Photo.

Tamron 100mm f2.8 (Nikon) with $15 rewards for $350 after $20 MIR

Not a big discount but a discount it is, the Nikon version of the Tokina 100mm f2.8 AT-X PRO D lens is available for $350 after a $20 mail-in rebate (MIR) at Adorama. You also receive $15~ in promotional rewards to be used in future purchases at Adorama. The mail-in rebates expire 12/31/16.

One of the benefits of Canon/Nikon SLR systems is the abundance of 3rd-party lens options, from the perspective of photographers of other systems lamenting the lack of choices. On the other hand, it makes picking lenses easier 🙂

Nikon Lens Instant Rebates expire 12/3/16

The current iteration of the Nikon Lens Instant Rebates expire on 12/3/16. You can find eight of these lenses nicely organized at B&H Photo featuring a mix of zooms and primes, and a mix of FX and DX.

Vello 3rd-party Battery Grips sale (32 options)

If you like the idea of 3rd-party battery grips, B&H Photo is having a sale on their Vello brand of Battery Grips with 32 products participating. Most of the models are for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, but there are also a couple for the Panasonic GH-series and a trio for Sony a7** cameras… This too is part of the B&H Cyber specials.

Flashpoint StreakLight 360 Ws Flash TTL with the BP-960 Power Pack for $350 (C/N)

Thunderbolt and Lightning was once most famous for being part of a Bohemian Rhapsody. Now it has been reduced to computer and phone connector names. * insert some kind of segue * and now we are talking about Lighting! Adorama is bundling the Flashpoint StreakLight 360 Ws Flash TTL with the BP-960 Power Pack for $350 with free shipping in your choice of Canon version or Nikon version… Optionally, when you expand the yellow “Special Offers” area, there are combined purchase discounts if you want to purchase additional Flashpoint products… These two are part of their Cyber specials

(ENDED) Nikon SB-700 AF Speedlight for $280.50

This sale was gone in a flash (pun obviously intended)… Flash! The new condition Nikon SB-700 AF Speedlight flash is currently on sale for $280.50 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of ten units per customer. This is not a lightning deal.

(ENDED) PocketWizard Sale: Plus III Transceiver for $120, Plus IV for $140 (also 4pk and 5pk TTL Radios)

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(ENDED) Refurbished Nikon D3300 w/18-55 DX VR II for $299

This offer expired too… Another option for “take pictures with” Nikon DSLR kit, the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3300 with the 18-55 DX VR II lens and a 90-day Nikon USA warranty is offered for $299 with free S&H at Adorama as one of their Cyber Monday specials… But there are a couple of 2-lens kit alternatives in new condition – check under the DSLR Section

Imported Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USB (N) for $770

The imported grey-market parade continues in the eBay Deals, you can get the new condition Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD in the Nikon mount for $770 with free shipping by eBay seller “QuickNDone” (99.9%). This ships from Ontario, Canada. Canadians get the 6-year Tamron warranty. Non-Canadians get a 1-year international Tamron warranty.

In-Stock Again: Nikon Macro & Portrait kit with Lots of Freebies for $500

If you like big accessory bundles, which can come in handy during the holidays when you are assembling photo-related gifts, the Nikon Macro and Portrait kit is back in-stock and ready to ship from Adorama. It goes for its standard price of $497 with free shipping, but Adorama is including all these freebies with your purchase: Corel software bundle (includes AfterShot PRO X2, and Paintshop PRO X8; now both are previous generation), ProOptic 52mm digital essentials filter kit, cleaning kit, and another 52mm ProOptic MC UV filter.

On the other hand, if you prefer rewards over more free accessories, this kit continues to be in-stock at B&H Photo with 4% rewards ($20 to be spent in the future at B&H) along with a Sunpak 52mm filter kit…

Nikon 35mm f1.8 DX with Extras for $167

The Nikon 35mm f1.8 DX, their “APS-C normal” prime lens is not only on sale but it is getting free accessories at Adorama. For $167 with free shipping you get the standard lens kit plus a 52mm ProOptics filter kit and a lens-cap tether, and a cleaning kit and 2% promotional rewards… For more action, check their latest Cyber Monday specials

Nikon Macro & Portrait Kit is back for $500 with freebies

The Nikon Macro and Portrait 2-Lens Bundle featuring the 85mm f/3.5 DX VR and 35mm f/1.8 DX lenses is back on again for $500 with free shipping and free accessories as follows: at Adorama you get a ProOptic 52mm filter kit, the Corel software bundle, another filter, and a cleaning kit. At B&H Photo you get 4% promotional rewards (around $20 to be used in future purchases) along with a 52mm Sunpak filter kit and cleaning cloth.

PS: if you are just now joining in the Black Friday madness and don’t want to go through five pages of archives on this blog, you can also check the latest deals summary at the Black Friday 2016 Situation Room.

(ENDED) Refurbished Nikon D7200 with 18-55 DX VR II and PSP X8 for $699

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(ENDED) Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC HSM with Sigma USB Dock for $649 (C/N/A)

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Tamron SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD for $520 after coupon and MIR (C/N)

We start a series of lens specials at Adorama using coupon code LENSFRIDAY with the Tamron SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD lens going for $520 after you enter the coupon code and a $50 mail-in rebate (MIR). You can test the coupon by adding the item to the shopping cart, proceed to checkout. You don’t have to create an Adorama account, page down to the Payment section and enter the coupon code in the “Gift Card / Promo Code” segment and see the price drop at the top right column of the Checkout page if all is well (see screenshot at the bottom). This offer is available in Canon mount or the Nikon mount.

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Then you submit the $50 mail-in rebate, making it a $520 after coupon and MIR…

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM for $1000 with coupon (C/N)

Using coupon code LENSFRIDAY you can get the Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 EX DG OS HSM for $1000 with free shipping at Adorama in the Canon mount or the Nikon mount.

Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary for $800, Sport for $1600 with Coupon (C/N/S)

If you have Lenses and Friday on your mind, use coupon code LENSFRIDAY to get a discount on the following Sigma 150-600mm lenses which also include a free Sigma lens dock and free shipping. The coupon works on both the Contemporary and the Sport versions of the lens.

+ Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM “Contemporary” Lens for $800 after coupon for Canon systems or Nikon systems

+ Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport Lens for $1600 after coupon for Canon systems or Nikon systems or Sigma systems

Sigma 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM with Dock and Close-Up Lens for $450 after coupon (C/N/S)

Coupon code LENSFRIDAY is a gift that keeps on giving/discount at Adorama, with this coupon code, you can get the Sigma 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Lens along with a free Sigma Dock and Sigma AML72-01 Close-Up Lens for $450 with free shipping in the Canon system or Nikon system or Sigma system.

Refurbished Nikon D750 body only w/90-day Nikon USA for $1250

The Nikon D750 body only full framer goes for $1800 in new condition at authorized dealers that are bundling various free accessories with it, eg Adorama and B&H Photo

However, if you are comfortable with manufacturer refurbished DSLRs, the Buydig eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D750 body only with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty for $1250 with free shipping with a limit of up to five per customer. Nearly 250 units got sold so far from this listing. This is among the buzzworthy Trending eBay Deals.

Nikon D3400 with 18-55 & 70-300 & Extras for $500

A parallel offer to the D5300 two-lens kit, the Nikon D3400 two lens kit is bundled with the Nikon 18-55 and 70-300 lenses, along with a bag and 16GB Sandisk SD card and 2% promotional reward (around $10 to be used in future purchases) at B&H Photo… This is yet another one of the glossy Black Friday ads we digested that is getting price-matched online (as it happens every year)…

Nikon D5300 w/18-55 & 70-300 & $12 rewards for $600

Another one of the Black Friday Glossy Ads is getting price-matched online as well, the Nikon D5300 with the 18-55 and 70-300mm lenses is now available for $600 with free shipping at B&H Photo with 2% promotional rewards ($12~ to be used in future B&H purchases). Offer ends 11/26/16 at 11:59pm ET… This too is within their latest specials

Nikon APS-C D5xxx and D3xxx: Wait for Black Friday Offers to go live (or get matched/defeated)

If you are looking for a Nikon APS-C DSLR with lenses in the D5xx and D3xxx lines, you may want to wait until the Black Friday Ads. As of the time of writing, they have not been price-matched by the internets, which likely means Nikon has not yet given the green light for these offers to go live.

Why wait? The various Black Friday ads have the Nikon D5500 with 18-55 and 70-300 going for $600 and the D3400 with 18-55 and 70-300 going for $500. These prices handily defeat the current (as of the time of writing) prices at Amazon, B&H and Adorama. So patience will likely get you the above prices or even better if the aforementioned online retailers bundle them with more free accessories when their versions go live.

Here’s a screenshot of the Best Buy D5300 BF ad:

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Nikon D500 Body with MB-D17 Grip and Extras for $1800

Nikon is slowly trying to bring the price of their APS-C flagship closer to earth, it is more expensive than the entry-point 35mm full frame DSLRs of the three major systems [see 35mm FF Price Chart], and now they are bundling it with the official Nikon MB-D17 battery grip along with other assorted accessories at authorized dealer discretion…

At Adorama you additional get the Corel Software Bundle (including Aftershot PRO X2, PSP X8), a 32GB Sandisk SDHC, a 24/7 holster, and three small accessories (cleaning kit, memory card wallet, table-top mini tripod)… At B&H Photo, you additionally receive a 64GB Sandisk EXTreMe PRO SDXC, a Lowepro hatchback (not a car, a camera bag), and 2% promotional rewards ($36~ to be used in future purchases at B&H)…

On the other hand, if you want to optimize for a lower price, and you don’t want/need the battery grip or the other extra accessories, then to the eBay Deals we go, where the new condition imported grey-market Nikon D500 body only is offered for $1450 with free shipping by eBay seller Electronics Valley (99.7%, New Jersey) with a 1-year warranty from the seller (not Nikon USA). Limit five per customer.

Imported Nikon D810 body w/seller warranty for $1999

The Nikon D810 body only is bundled with the official battery grip and other accessories at authorized dealers for $2500. However, if you don’t want/need the grip and the free accessories, and you want to optimize for a lower price, and you are comfortable with imported grey-market camera gear…

… among the latest eBay Deals, you can get the new condition imported grey-market with a 1-year seller warranty (not Nikon USA) Nikon D810 body only for $1999 with free shipping by eBay seller “Department_Store_NYC” (99.3%, New York) with a limit of five units per buyer.

Sigma 150-500mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports with $180 Rewards, USB Lens Dock, 105mm Filter for $1799 [C/N]

It can not only be used as a lens, but also for weight lifting and other exercises, it is the Sigma 150-500mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens currently on sale for $1799 with free shipping at B&H Photo for the Canon and Nikon dSLR systems with THREE freebies:

+ 10% promotional rewards = $180~ in future purchases at B&H Photo
+ the Sigma USB Lens Dock
+ the Sigma 105mm Protector filter (this is not a baby lens, so it’s not a baby-priced filter either)

PS: if you are trying to decode the lettered brackets at the end of 3rd-party lens post headlines, C = Canon, N = Nikon, A = Sony Alpha Minolta A-mount, P = Pentax K, S = Sigma SA, E = Sony E-mount, X = Fuji X, m43 = Micro Four Thirds, etc.

PS2: for more action, check the latest featured specials at B&H.

(ENDED) Refurbished Nikon 55-300mm f4.5-5.6G DX VR w/90-day Nikon warranty for $180

This daily deal expired… The manufacturer refurbished Nikon 55-300mm f4.5-5.6G DX VR with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty is on sale for $180 with free shipping at Adorama. The offer is good until 12pm ET on Tuesday, or earlier if sold out, or later if it gets extended.

Adorama’s approach to daily deals is more versatile than other retailers (from a consumer perspective who may have missed that particular day), some (but not all) of them last longer than 24 hours, for example Tiffen 52mm Digital Essentials Filter Kit continues for $20 with free shipping, and the Case Logic CPL-108 DSLR Camera and iPad/Netbook Backpack continues for $22 with free shipping.

Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC HSM w/$15 rewards for $369 (C/N/A/P/S)

Shiguma time once again, the Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM is on sale for $369 with free expedited shipping, along with 4% promotional rewards ($15~ to be used in future B&H purchases) at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax and Sigma SLR mounts… (The Sigma SA does not get 4% promotional rewards however)… This is among their latest featured sales… Also in-progress is a new round of the previously mentioned Sigma Lens Instant Savings

PS: “Shiguma” is the computer-translated name for Sigma when using computer-translation websites.

Latest Canon, Nikon, Sony specials at Adorama

Adorama launched another round of early Black Friday specials featuring some of the latest promotions and bundles with free accessories featuring Canon, Nikon and Sony cameras and lenses and assorted accessories. The cameras and lenses are broken down in sub-groups, nested within the manufacturer listing blocks in the order mentioned above.

Nikon D810 Body Only with MB-D12 Battery Grip and choice of other freebies for $2500

If you need a full frame Nikon DSLR body and must have the official battery grip with it, you are in luck, because the latest promotions have the Nikon D810 body only bundled with its official grip for FREE.

At B&H Photo, for $2500 you get the Nikon D810 body only, the MB-D12 battery grip, a 64GB Sandisk ExTreMe SDXC card, a Watson 3rd-party extra battery, and a Ruggard shoulder bag, along with 2% promotional rewards ($50 to spend in future B&H purchases) for $2500 with free expedited shipping.

On the other hand, if you prefer Lightroom 6 but still want the D810 and the battery grip, you can get the D810 body only along with the Nikon MB-D12 battery grip and the Lightroom 6 software (boxed DVD) for the same price at Adorama. No other extras are included with this bundle… Optionally you can add Nikon lenses to your order for a combined purchase discount – expand the yellow “Special Offer” section there to see them…

Nikon D500 w/16-80 and MB-D17 Battery Grip and 64GB Extreme and Lowepro and $96 Rewards for $2400

On the APS-C flagship front, the Nikon D500 with the 16-80mm f2.8-4 E VR ED kit is bundled with three free accessories (the official Nikon MB-D17 battery grip, a Lowepro backpack, and a 64GB Sandisk ExtReMe PRO SDXC card) along with 4% promotional rewards ($96~ to be spent on future B&H photo purchases) at B&H Photo for $2400 with free expedited shipping.

Nikon 50mm f1.8G with Extras for $177

Pentax is not the only one with normal price sales, Nikon is offering their 50mm f1.8G AF-S lens for $177 at authorized dealers, but you can get it with 4% promotional rewards (around $7 to be used in future purchases) along with a Sunpak 58mm UV and CPL filter kit for the same price at B&H Photo.

Rokinon Tilt-Shift 24mm f3.5 ED AS UMC (N) for $699

Tilt shift lens time and it’s not four figures. The Rokinon Tilt-Shift 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC is on sale for $699 with 2% promotional rewards (around $14 to be spent in future purchases) at B&H Photo until 11/22/16 at 11:59pm ET.

10% off refurbished gear at Nikon’s own store (82 options)

The official Nikon USA store is having a refurbished sale, offering 10% off on the current prices of 82 items. 56 of them are lenses, along with 11 DSLRs and 10 fixed lens cameras, along with two film SLRs, and one “Angry Inch”, and two flashes, and a vegan partridge in a chocolate pear tree 😉 No coupon code needed, add to cart and proceed. The sale ends November 22 in 2016.

(ENDED) B&H Daily Deals (Sunday): Bower 16mm T2.2 (N) for $200, Hahnemuhle, G-Tech

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Tamron Mail-In Rebates and Instant Savings (plus free accessories)

The current iteration of Tamron mail-in rebates (MIR) expires on 12/3/16. In addition to the MIR, there’s also some instant savings discounts, plus Adorama is including a variety of free accessories with each lens. On top of that, optionally, you can click on the yellow “Special Offer” for additional combined purchase discounts. You can find all participating lenses nicely organized at Adorama.

Sigma Two Lens Bundle for $1800: 24-105/4 DG OS HSM Art and 150-600/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary (C/N)

If you need both of these lenses, or if you have local photographer-friends/frenemies you can “split” the order with, B&H Photo is offering this Sigma Two-Lens Bundle for $1800 with free shipping until 11/17/16 at 11:59pm ET. The bundle is composed of the Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM Art and the Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lenses. It is available in the Canon and Nikon SLR options.

Rokinon 8mm f3.5 Fisheye for $180 (C/N/P/E)

I have exceeded my lifetime quota on the “fish have eyes” joke when talking about fisheye lenses, so you won’t hear it again (unless I forget) 🙂 Which brings us to the Rokinon 8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens on sale for $180 with free shipping at B&H Photo in the Nikon, Canon, Pentax SLR mounts and the Sony E-mount. All but the Nikon version get 2% promotional rewards ($3.60~ to be used in future purchases). Offer ends on 11/17/16 at 11:59pm ET.

PocketWizard Sale: 11 options, $85 to $474

B&H Photo is also having a Pocket Wizard sale featuring 11 different products, with prices ranging from $85 to $474, including multi-packs for Canon or Nikon (4-packs or 5-packs).

Seven Nikon DSLR Lenses On Sale w/Rewards and Freebies (zooms and primes)

Seven different Nikon DSLR lenses, a mix of primes and zooms, are currently featured on sale at B&H Photo with promotional rewards and free accessories as well. It includes two f2.8 constant zooms (14-24, 24-70), more zooms, along with the 85/1.4G, and the return of the 2-Lens Kit Sale (85/3.5, 35/1.8) with free Filters and 4% rewards for $500.

In-Stock Now: Voigtlander Nokton 58mm f/1.4 SL II S for $599 (Nikon F)

We have an in-stock alert for Nikon F photographers, the Nikon version of the Voigtlander Nokton 58mm f/1.4 SL II S is in-stock and ready to cling on to your camera for $599 with free shipping at B&H Photo. This is a manual focus lens.

Vello Canon EF Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Accelerator AF Lens Adapter for $399

Good until 11/14/16, the Vello Canon EF Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Accelerator AF Lens Adapter is on sale for $399 with free shipping at B&H Photo. Below that, you will also notice two other models going for $350 each, variations of the “Nikon F to Sony E” depending on lens/sensor preference.

Samyang Cine SYCV24M-N 24mm T1.5 (Nikon) for $439

While the Sony Alpha version is a lightning deal, the Nikon version is on sale but not a lightning deal. It looks like it might be a price-match, the Samyang Cine SYCV24M-N 24mm T1.5 lens in the Nikon mount is on sale for $439 with free shipping for a limited time (unspecified expiration date) at B&H Photo (in-stock) and Amazon itself (limit 10; Temporarily Out Of Stock).

Open-Box Nikon D810 w/24-120 for $2900 + S&H

The Nikon D810 with the 24-120mm standard kit goes for $3200 with some free accessories at authorized dealers (eg Adorama), but if you want to save some and don’t need the extra accessories, B&H Photo is offering this kit in open-box condition for $2900 plus shipping and handling. It comes with a 1-year warranty from B&H Photo, not Nikon; a plus if you don’t like to deal with Nikon’s warranty service 🙂

(ENDED) Refurbished Nikon D3300 w/18-55 and 55-300 (both DX VR) and Wu-1a for $480 w/90-day Nikon USA warranty

As of 11/1/16, this promotion expired… It’s a good time to be a DSLR buyer, so many choices and price tiers to pick from. Which brings us to Adorama, offering a manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3300 Two Lens Bundle with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty for all included items for $480 with free shipping. This includes the Nikon D3300 with two DX VR lenses, the 18-55 and 55-300. Yes, it’s the 55-300, not the 55-200! Also coming along for the ride is the Nikon WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter. All items are manufacturer refurbished. It’s a while supplies last type of a promotion.

(ENDED) Samyang 14mm f2.8 for $270 (Canon) or $300 (Nikon Chipped; Price Drop!)

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