Mon: Rokinon 8mm f3.5 fisheye (C/N/A/P) for $180

The B&H Photo Deal of the Day for Monday 8/31/15 is the new condition Rokinon 8mm f3.5 Ultra Fisheye lens in the Canon, Nikon, Pentax or Sony Alpha SLR mounts offered for $180 with free shipping. Click on the tab-names of the mounts over there to select the mount of interest. Offer ends by 11:59pm ET on Monday or earlier if sold out… For more B&H action, check their Featured Deals page

Imported Nikon 18-140mm f3.5-5.6G DX VR for $250

The new condition price of the Nikon 18-140mm f3.5-5.6G DX VR at authorized Nikon USA dealers of $500 is out of touch with reality – partly because this lens is bundled with select DSLR kits, and the prices want to nudge buyers towards the kits. Regardless, if you are comfortable with imported grey-market camera gear without a Nikon USA warranty…

… among the latest eBay Deals you can get the new condition grey-market imported Nikon 18-140mm f3.5-5.6G DX VR for $250 with free shipping with a limit of five per buyer from eBay seller “Peach Photo” (99.9%).

Imported grey-market Nikon D810 body only for $2100

And now some imported grey-market action at the eBay Deals… According to the listing subtitle there, this offer expires by 8/31/15… it is the new condition imported grey-market Nikon D810 body only offered for $2100 with free shipping by eBay seller “Get It Digital” with a limit of five per customer…

This comes with a 1yr warranty from the seller, not Nikon USA… The eBay listing says:

“Direct Import Item 1yr US Warranty via Seller
Warranty Provider: Trained Professionals at Authorized Repair Center”

In comparison, at authorized Nikon dealers, the D810 body only goes for $3000 with various free accessories included at B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon.

Refurbished Nikon D7000 with 18-55 non-VR for $450

We haven’t forgotten about the eBay Deals! Back there we go, where the Buydig eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7000 with 18-55mm non-VR for $450 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer… There are many Nikon DSLR options out there in this price range, so you have many choices to consider considering…

Nikon SLR Lens Instant Savings expire 8/29/15 (8 options)

The current iteration of the Nikon SLR Lens instant Savings are set to expire on 8/29/15. Eight lenses are participating. These are straight up discounts on the lenses, you don’t need to buy a camera body or sing or dance to get them. You can find the nicely organized at B&H Photo

Imported (grey market) Nikon D4S body only for $4000

More eBay action, this time of the imported grey-market variety, without a Nikon USA warranty but with a seller one year warranty. eBay seller Get It Digital (99.7%) is offering the new condition grey-market imported Nikon D4S body only for $4000 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. It does not come with a Nikon USA warranty instead the seller provides a one year warranty (parallel in features to the manufacturer warranty), with the “Item Specifics” on the eBay listing saying: “Trained Professionals at Authorized Repair Center”.

If you are not comfortable with imported grey-market items, you can get it manufacturer refurbished with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty for $5000 at Adorama.

The new condition price, at authorized Nikon dealers is $6000 with some offering free accessories, such as B&H Photo (32GB Extreme, extra battery, shutter release, shoulder bag) and Adorama (2% rewards and extra accessories or free Audio-Technica AT8024 camera-mount mic) or Amazon (64GB Lexar, camera bag). One benefit of buying new-condition from an authorized dealer is that you can take advantage of the Combined Purchase DSLR-Lenses promotions.

Refurbished Nikon D7100 body for $630

If you only need the refurbished Nikon D7100 body (and not interested in the $700 refurbished two lens kit {corrected price in the link; the linked-to blog-post had the correct price of $700}), Adorama is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7100 body only for $630 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon warranty and 2% promotional rewards (= $13~).

Refurbished Nikon D3200 w/18-55 & 55-200 & Elements & extras for $390

This is a bit of a pig in a poke offer since not all necessary information are posted on their product page, but the Staples website is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3200 two lens kit (18-55, 55-200) and Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements software and camera case and 16GB SD card for $390 with free shipping to store (or free shipping for rewards members). This is an online only offer and ships in about two weeks.

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

Back to the Flea Bottom Deals we go where the eBay store of Roberts Imaging (authorized dealer) is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7100 with 18-55 and 55-300 lenses (Both VR) for $700 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon warranty. Limit one per customer. Over 2000 units sold so far from this listing.

Imported Nikon D750 body for $1400

If you are comfortable with imported grey-market cameras without the “blessings” of the USA instantiation of the manufacturer, among the latest Flea Bottom Deals, the eBay store of Red Tag Camera (99.9%) is offering the new condition imported grey-market without Nikon-USA warranty Nikon D750 body only for $1400 with free shipping with a limit of five per buyer.

The new condition price at authorized Nikon dealers at the moment is $2000 with a variety of free accessories at well-known retailers such as B&H Photo (free 12-month Creative Cloud Photography Plan (download card)) or free accessories) and Adorama and Amazonia. At B&H and Ado, you also earn 2% promotional rewards (= $40~)

PS: one of the potential benefits of buying from an authorized Nikon dealer is that you are eligible to participate in the combined purchase discounts – that’s if you also want to buy one or more lenses at the same time as the DSLR.

(SOLD OUT) Monday: Nikon D3200 w/18-55 for $299

This daily deal sold out before its expiration but if you missed it, the D3200 is making the rounds at various deals websites…

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Refurbished with 4yr warranty Sigma 18-250 DC OS for $230 (C/N/A/P)

More superzoom action at the eBay Deals, this time of the SLR kind. The Sigma 18-250 f3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM macro lens is currently offered for $230 with free shipping and a four year warranty (1+3) by Adorama’s eBay store in the Canon, Nikon, Sony Alpha and Pentax K SLR mounts. Limit five per buyer.

PS: if you are having a bit of a deja vu, this had been offered a few weeks ago for $250 by Buydig thru the eBay deals.

Refurbished Nikon D5300 body only for $420 [or w/18-55 for $490]

It is a pure coincidence that we have three consecutive refurbished offers, the market works in mysterious ways :) We start in the land of Nikon DSLRs, where Adorama is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D5300 body only for $420 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon warranty. Optionally you can add Adobe software or X-Rite monitor calibration hardware for a combined purchase discount. Look for the “Special Offers Buy together and Save up to $140.00 with bundle. See details” line above the product pictures.

UPDATE: if you want the D5300 kit with the 18-55mm DX VR lens, it is currently offered for $490 with free shipping in black or red by BuyDig’s eBay store.

Rokinon 8mm f3.5 HD fisheye for $190 (Pentax/E-mount) to $210 (Nikon FF)

Adorama has a sale on five different variations of the Rokinon 8mm f3.5 fisheye lens with the Pentax K-mount and Sony E-mount going for $190 (the last two on the page), with the Fuji X and different E-mount for $200 and the Nikon full frame going for $210. These are manual focus lenses.

Refurbished Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 for $680 (C/N/A/P) {4yr warranty}

To the eBay Deals we check-upon where we find Adorama’s official eBay store offering the manufacturer refurbished Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC HSM Art lens in the four major SLR mounts (Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax) for $680 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. Warranty is a total of four years from the date of purchase (1+3).

Lens Instant Savings at B&H: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, Sigma

More B&H action, this is a round-up of the current Lens Instant Savings promotions running:

+ Canon SLR Lenses and flashes (21 lenses, 2 flashes)
+ Nikon SLR Lenses (8 lenses)
+ Sony SLR and Mirrorless Lenses (many options)
+ Pentax SLR Lenses (36 options)
+ Sigma SLR Lenses (186 options) – use coupon code PSWBH15 at checkout for more discounting for the Sigmas

Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USD with 4% rewards for $1200 after $100 MIR (C/N/A)

Rule #4975.34.AV30iiv (0.453 revision) of the Brand Fairness Doctrine requires that every time we mention a Tokina special, we have to match it with a Tamron offer, if nothing else, because those two names are too similarly confusing, at least to newcomers to the world of photography 😉 With that unnecessary introduction out of the way, the Tamron SP 24-70mm f2.8 DI VC USD Lens is offered for $1200 after a $100 mail-in rebate (MIR) plus 4% promotional rewards (= $50~) by B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon and Sony Minolta Alpha mounts.

Lensbaby Special Edition Spark 50mm f2 for $60 (C/N)

The Lensbaby Special Edition Spark 50mm f2 Selective Focus Lens is currently on sale for $60 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards at Adorama, available in the Canon and Nikon SLR mounts. Offer ends 8/31/15.

Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX-II with 4% rewards for $400 (N)

The lens party continues at B&H, this time for Nikon DSLR photographers, the Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX II ATX lens is on sale for $400 with free expedited shipping and 4% promotional rewards ( = $16~). The Canon and Sony Minolta Dyxum A-mount also go for $400 but don’t get the 4% promotional rewards.

Zeiss 50mm f1.4 T* with 4% rewards for $525 (C/N)

For Canon and Nikon manual focus lens fans, B&H Photo is offering the Zeiss 50mm f1.4 Planar T* for $525 with free expedited shipping and 4% promotional rewards (= $20~).

Zeiss 85mm f1.4 T* with 4% rewards for $983 (C/N)

Rumors of Zeiss hiring Vanilla Ice for a new “Zeiss Zeiss Baby” TV commercial are completely unfounded, but founded in your wallet is a new sale on the Zeiss 85mm f1.4 Planar T* manual focus lens for Canon and Nikon DSLRs for $983 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards (= almost $40) at B&H Photo.

Pre-order new Rokinon Xeen T1.5 Primes (24, 50, 85mm) in C/N/E/m43/PL

Rokinon has revealed a trio of new T1.5 prime lenses under the Xeen name, the 24mm, 50mm and 85mm, available in five mounts: Canon and Nikon (SLR), PL-mount, Sony E-Mount, and Micro Four Thirds. All of the lenses go for $2500 each and are available for pre-order at B&H Photo as follows: 24mm T1.5 and 50mm T1.5 and 85mm T1.5.

UPDATE: they are also available for pre-order at Adorama in four of the five mounts (Nikon not listed at the moment).

PS: you can find these added to the New Cameras and Lenses of 2015 tracking page.

Refurbished Nikon D610 body for $1050

Back to the eBay Deals where BuyDig is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D610 body only for $1050 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer.

It currently goes for $1500 in new condition, along with a variety of free accessories and rewards at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Pre-order new Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 Di VC II for $250 (C/N/A)

Zoom-zoom APS-C DSLR-style now as Tamron has a new 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 Di VC II lens available for pre-order for $250 in the Canon, Nikon and Alpha (the C/N/A in the blog-post title) mounts. You can pre-order them at B&H Photo and Adorama.

You can find this lens added to the tracking page of New Cameras and Lenses of 2015.

Pre-order three new Nikon SLR lenses ($750 to $2400)

Nikon has announced three new SLR lenses today (see New Lenses of 2015 tracking page) and they are available for pre-ordering as follows: