(ENDED) Camera Deals Situation Room for the 2015 Holiday Shopping Season

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The post below is kept for reference/archival purposes. It will not be updated again…

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Just like previous years, we have the return of the “Situation Room”, summarizing some of the latest camera and photo deals during the Holiday Shopping season, starting with Black Friday and continuing until the end of the calendar year.

QUICK JUMP LINKS: DSLRs and MIRRORLESS and LENSES (both SLR and mirrorless) and RAWSUMERs (compacts with RAW) and FiXeD LENS CAMERAS (superzooms, P&S, waterproofs, etc) and Various Accessories and Everything Else

Latest Update: Wedn 12/22/15 PM edition – Quick Jump links have been added so you can quickly jump to product categories of interest (since this post has gotten longer and longer)… new items in each sub-category below appear at the top of each sub-category to make it easier to quickly skim-and-scan… Expired offers are removed from this post to keep it simple and readable…

OLYMPUS E-P5 DOORBUSTER

+ Olympus E-P5 body only (yes, E-P5, not E-PL5) is sale for $350 with free shipping and $40 promotional rewards at Adorama in either the black E-P5 body only or the silver E-P5 body only. Offer ends by 12/31/15 or earlier if sold out.

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FREE LAST MINUTE SHIPPING (limited time offers!)

+ FREE Overnight Shipping on 1200+ items at Adorama

+ free NEXT DAY DELIVERY on over 2000 items from many different brands at B&H Photo
+ ENDS WEDNESDAY 12/23/15 at 7AM EASTERN

+ Tuesday 12/22/15 is the LAST DAY for FREE 2-DAY PRIME SHIPPING at Amazon by Amazon itself

+ Thursday 12/24/15 is the last day for PRIME NOW local 2-hour deliveries
+ first time orders use coupon 10PRIMENOW for $10 off
+ long post on what to expect for first time PRIME NOW shoppers
+ you have to use the Prime NOW app, you can’t order with a web browser

+ for Apple related products, free NEXT DAY delivery at MacMall.com on orders of $299+ AND weighing under 20 lbs
+ order deadline is Wednesday 12/23/15 at 9pm Eastern

DSLRs

+ Nikon D610 body only with the Nikon MB-D14 Multi Battery Power Pack for $1500 at Amazon by Amazon itself

+ Canon EOS 5DS R Body with $360 Rewards for $3600 at B&H Photo
+ Canon EOS 5DS R Body with Audio-Technica AT8024 Stereo/Mono Camera-Mount Microphone ($250 on its own) and the Corel Software Bundle (includes AfterShot Pro 2 and PSP X7) for $3600 at Adorama

+ Semi-curated Beginners DSLR kits by various sellers on eBay (500+ options)

+ 10% Rewards on Canon and Nikon DSLRs and Lenses (46 options) at B&H Photo

+ Canon D-Rebel T5 with 18-55 IS II & 75-300 non-USM non-IS & Pixma Pro 100 & Extras for $350 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX Gift Card) at B&H Photo

+ Canon 70D Body Only with Pixma Pro 100 Printer and 50pk Canon SG-201 13×19-inch photo printer and 32GB Lexar SDHC and Lowepro Nova camera bag for $680 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX Gift Card) at Adorama

+ Canon 6D Body Only with Pixma Pro 100 Printer and 50pk Canon SG-201 13×19-inch photo printer and 32GB Lexar SDHC and Lowepro Nova camera bag for $1100 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX Gift Card) at Adorama

+ Canon D-Rebel T5i w/18-135 IS STM & Pixma Pro 100 & 50pk 13×19″ Paper for $500 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX Gift Card) at Adorama
+ Canon D-Rebel T5i w/18-55 IS STM & Pixma Pro 100 & 50pk 13×19″ Paper & 32GB SDHC & Camera Bag for $400 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX Gift Card) at Adorama

+ 10% Promotional Rewards on various Canon DSLRs and Powershots at Adorama

+ Nikon D810 body with 3TB G-Technology G-DRIVE G1 USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $2800 at B&H Photo (or $3300 with 24-120)
+ Nikon D750 body with 3TB G-Technology G-DRIVE G1 USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $1900 at B&H Photo (or $2400 with 24-120)
+ also get 2% promotional rewards and 32GB Sandisk Ultra SDHC card
+ offers end 12/12/15 at 11:59pm ET

+ Canon D-Rebel T6i with 18-135mm IS and Pixma Pro 100 printer and 50pk 13×19 inch photo paper and 32GB Sandisk card and Canon shoulder bag and 2% promotional rewards for $750 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card) at B&H Photo

+ Nikon MB-D16 Battery Grip for $300 at Adorama and Adorama on Amazon

+ 10% promotional rewards at B&H Photo on 20 Canon and Nikon DSLR kits: 6D, 7D Mark II, 5D Mark III and 5DS and 5DS R, 1D X, D610, D810 and D810A, Df, and D750.

+ Canon 7D Mark II body only, the Pixma Pro 100 printer, a 50pk of Canon 13×19-inch photo paper, a 32GB Sandisk Ultra, and a Ruggard DSLR shoulder bag for $1050 after $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX Gift Card) at B&H Photo

+ manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7000 body only for $380 at Roberts Digital on eBay

+ manufacturer refurbished Nikon D5100 w/18-55 VR for $300 at Adorama

+ manufacturer refurbished Nikon D5300 w/18-55 VR and $9 promotional rewards for $450 at Adorama

+ manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7100 body only and refurbished Nikon WU-1a and $9.50~ promotional rewards for $480 at Adorama

+ Nikon D610 with 24-85 VR lens and Nikon MB-D14 Battery Grip and refurbished WU-1b wireless adapter and $38 rewards for $1900 at Adorama
+ only the WU-1b is refurbished, everything else new condition

+ Nikon D3300 with 18-55 and 55-200 (both DX VR) for $500 with various different free accessories at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself and Groupon Goods (select from options) – more details on the freebies

+ Nikon D810 body only imported / grey-market for $2000 by GetItDigital on eBay (99.7%)
+ comes with 1yr warranty from seller, not Nikon USA
+ limit one per customer

+ 15 options of Canon DSLR kit + Pixma Pro 100 printer + Mail-In Rebate (AMEX gift card) bundles at B&H Photo
+ participating DSLR kits: 1D X, 5D Mark III, 6D, 7D Mark II, 70D, D-Rebel T6i and T5i, and SL1
+ offer ends 11/30/15 at 11:59pm ET

+ FREE 3TB G-Technology G-DRIVE and 32GB Sandisk Ultra SDHC with purchase of select Canon 6D, 7D Mark II and 5D Mark III kits

MIRRORLESS

+ Samsung NX3000 with 20-50mm and Flash and LR5 for $300 with free 1-Day shipping at Amazon in either the black color scheme or the white color scheme

+ Fuji X-T1 body only with ON1 Effects 10 software download, 16GB Extreme SDHC card, extra 3rd-party battery, Ruggard camera case and a microfiber cleaning cloth for $1000 at B&H Photo

+ Panasonic GX8 body only and $100 Gift Card and ON1 software for $1000 at B&H Photo

+ Hassleblad (Sony E-, A-, RX-) and Zeiss Touit (E) Sale at B&H Photo

+ Panasonic GH3 body only for $500 at B&H Photo

+ Panasonic GH4 body only and $150 B&H Gift Card and 4% rewards for $1300 at B&H Photo

+ 10% Promotional Rewards on select Sony Mirrorless iLCs at Adorama

+ 10% promotional rewards at B&H on select Sony a7 II and a6000 kits

+ Free Fuji Metal Hand Grip or Leather Case with Fuji X-T10 kits at B&H Photo
+ look for the “Includes Free” section on each individual product page over there

+ Canon EOS M3 body only with EVF-DC1 EVF for $448 – see details

+ Panasonic GH4 body with $200 Gift Card and $60~ promotional rewards for $1500 at B&H Photo

+ Sony a7 body and $100 Gift Card and Extra Battery and $40 promotional rewards for $1000 at B&H Photo
+ Sony a7 with FE 28-70mm f3.5-5.6 OSS and $100 Gift Card and Extra Battery and $52 promotional rewards for $1300 at B&H Photo

+ Panasonic G7 with 14-42 & 45-150 & Rode Mic for $750 at B&H Photo
+ Panasonic G7 with 14-42 for $600 at B&H Photo (free Rode Mic GO on-camera microphone and On1 Effects 10 software)
+ Panasonic G7 with 14-42 for $600 at Adorama, with either FREE $100 Adorama Gift Card or FREE Audio-Technica AT8024 Stereo/Mono Camera-Mount Microphone
+ optionally you can triple the original warranty via mail-in rebate…

+ Sony a7R Mark II body with FREE $200 Gift Card OR FREE Metabones T Smart Adapter Mark IV for Canon EF or Canon EF-S Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera OR Rode Mic and memory card for $3200 at B&H Photomore details
+ update: an extra Sony battery was added to the bundle since the original post

+ Panasonic GX8 with 12-35mm f2.8 and EITHER a [$100 B&H Photo Gift Card] OR a [Rode Mic and 32GB Extreme SD card] for $1795 at B&H Photomore details

+ Olympus E-M10 Mark II body only for $550 at B&H Photo (free ON1 Effects 10 offer) and Adorama and Amazon by Amazon itself

COMPACTS with RAW

+ Canon S120 + Pixma PRO 100 + Paper + 32GB SD + Bag for $250 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC) at Adorama

+ Panasonic LX100 bundled with a $200 Adorama Gift Certificate for $700 at Adorama

+ Canon G7 X with the Pixma Pro 100 printer and 50pk 13×19″ photo paper and 32GB SDHC and camera bag for $500 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card) at Adorama

+ Panasonic CM1 Android-Camera-Smartphone for $450, along with various Android Smartphones on sale at B&H Photo (eg Nexus 5X with $20 Gift Card for $330 and more)

+ Sony RX100 for $400 at B&H Photo (free 32GB Sandisk Ultra SDHC, generic camera case, $8 rewards) and Adorama (32GB Lexar SDHC, Lowepro case, screen protector, cleaning kit) and OneCall via Amazon (no freebies)
+ price dropped since last week, and $50 gift card promotion expired (same net price but don’t have to deal with a gift card)

+ Canon G3X with EVF-DC1 Electronic Viewfinder for $918 at Adorama [CORRECTED LINK!]
+ I was accidentally pointing to the wrong kit earlier

+ Canon G16 standard kit and the Pixma Pro 100 printer and a 50pk 13×19 inch photo paper and camera case for $250 after $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express Gift Card) at Adorama
+ Canon G16 standard kit and the Pixma Pro 100 printer and a 50pk 13×19 inch photo paper for $270 after $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express Gift Card) at B&H Photo

+ Panasonic LX7 black with 4% rewards for $278 at B&H Photo

LENSES

+ Nikon 24-70mm f2.8E VR with B+W 82mm Filter (choice of Clear or HTC) for $2200 at Amazon by Amazon itself

+ 10% Rewards on Tamron Lenses (24-70, 70-200, 150-600, 16-300) [Canon, Nikon, Sony Alpha-Minolta] in addition to the mail-in rebates at B&H Photo

+ Handevision 40mm f0.85 for $800 (Sony E, Fuji X, m43, Canon EF-M) at B&H Photo

+ Fuji X-System Lens Instant Savings (17 options; some with 4% rewards) at B&H Photo

+ Panasonic 14-140mm f3.5-5.6 OIS with $100 Gift Card for $600 at Adorama

+ Tokina 16-28mm f2.8 and $20 promotional rewards for $500 (Canon or Nikon) at B&H Photo

+ Bower 35mm f1.4 manual lens for $250 in Four Thirds SLR mount and $280 in the Nikon F mount at B&H Photo

+ 10% Promotional Rewards on most Canon (EF and EF-S) and Sony Lenses (SLR and E-mount) at Adorama

+ Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 Pro DX II with $14~ promotional rewards for $360 (Canon or Nikon) at Adorama

+ Pentax DA* 50-135mm f2.8 ED (IF) SDM for $750
+ Pentax DA 16-85mm f3.5-5.6 ED DC WR for $450
+ Pentax 1.4x HD PENTAX-DA AF Rear Converter AW for K-Mount Lenses for $450

+ Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L USM IS with $26 promotional rewards for $1000 at Adorama

+ Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f2.8 PRO DX for $470 (Canon or Nikon) at B&H Photo

+ 10% Promotional Rewards at Adorama on most Canon (EF and EF-S) and Sony Lenses (SLR and E-mount)

+ Lensbaby Composer Pro System Kit with a $50 Adorama Gift Certificate and $24 rewards for $600 at Adorama in Canon mount or Nikon mount

+ Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS for $400 in the Canon (OS) and Pentax (non-OS) versions at Amazon

+ Hasselblad LF 16mm f2.8 (E) for $150 at B&H Photo

+ Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6L IS USM with $125 rewards for $1250 at Adorama

+ Olympus 40-150mm f4-5.6 R (micro four thirds) with 3-year New Leaf Spills and Drops warranty and $4 promotional rewards for $100 at Adorama in black 40-150 or silver 40-150

+ Canon 24-70mm f4L IS USM & $36 promotional rewards for $800 at Adorama

+ forgot to include this earlier, the Nikon Macro and Portait Two DX Lens Kit with the 35mm f1.8G and 85mm f3.5G VR for $500 at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon by Amazon itself

+ Tokina 11-20mm f2.8 for $429 by Robert’s Digital on eBay (Canon or Nikon)

+ Panasonic 25mm f1.7 (M43, H-H025K) for $99 is temporarily gone from Amazon by Amazon itself and B&H Photo
+ its price increased to $250 at Adorama

SUPERZOOM CAMERAS

+ Panasonic ZS50 + $50 Gift Card for $250 at Adorama

+ Panasonic ZS45 for $150 in black at Adorama (closeout) in white at B&H Photo

+ Nikon Coolpix S7000 (20x optical) with Extras for $147 at Adorama (free Lowepro case, 16GB SDHC card and cleaning kit) and B&H Photo (2% rewards)

+ Nikon Coolpix L340 for $100 at Target

+ Fuji S8600 superzoom (36x optical) for $125 at Adorama and Amazon
+ camera case for the S8600 & S9400W for $1.09 at B&H Photo (free shipping if your order total is $49+)

+ Panasonic FZ200 superzoom + $50 B&H Photo Gift Card for $300 at B&H Photo

+ manufacturer refurbished black Nikon Coolpix S9900 for $180 by Adorama

+ Canon SX 530 HS superzoom (50x optical) with various free extras for $230 at Amazon by Amazon itself (free 32GB Sandisk Extreme SDHC) and Adorama (free Canon MG-2922 printer, 16GB Toshiba SD, Adorama camera bag, cleaning kit, photo book coupon, 2% rewards) and B&H Photo (2% rewards)

WATERPROOF CAMERAS

+ Nikon Coolpix S33 for $89 at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 5)
+ bundled with camera case, 16GB SD card and a cleaning kit for $97 at Adorama

+ Panasonic TS30 for $100 at Amazon by Amazon itself and Adorama and B&H Photo

P&S CAMERAS

+ refurbished blue Canon Elph 150 IS with Case and Strap and 1yr warranty for $48 w/free 2-day S&H with coupon 2DAYDEAL at Canon Outlet offers

+ Sony Cybershot W800 silver for $70 at B&H Photo (must add to cart and be logged on to your B&H account)

ACTION CAMERAS

+ Kodak PIXPRO SP360 Full HD 1080p Action Camera with various accessories for $200 (Aqua or Explorer Packs; with free 32GB microSD) or $250 (Extreme Pack) at Adorama

+ GoPro HERO entry-level action camera for $118 at Amazon by Amazon (limit 3)
+ GoPro HERO+ (Wi-Fi Enabled) for $160 at Amazon by Amazon
+ GoPro HERO+ LCD for $237 at Amazon by Amazon itself
+ GoPro HERO4 Silver for $320

STUDIO, LIGHTING and ACCESSORIES

+ various camera bags on sale, starting at $6 shipped

+ Camera Bag sale at B&H Photo featuring 18 different camera bags from Tamrac, Lowepro, Gura, ThinkTank, Clik, Ruggard, Brenthaven, Manfrotto

+ Generic camera case for Fuji superzooms for $1.09 at B&H Photo (free shipping if your order total is $49 or more; eg good deal if you include with an order of other items)

+ Clik Elite Venture 30 Backpack for $90 at B&H Photo (black or gray)

+ AmazonBasics DSLR Backpack for $25 at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 3)

+ Tripods sale at B&H Photo (17 options from Gitzo, Manfrotto, Oben, Induro, Vanguard, Benro and Sirui)
+ ends Tuesday 12/8/15 11:59pm ET

+ Impact PowerSlave Wireless Flash Transmitter and Receiver Kit (Canon or Nikon systems) for $40 + shipping at B&H Photo
+ free expedited shipping with $49+ order (eg add a memory card or anything else)

+ Think Tank Retrospective 30 Shoulder Bag (blue slate color scheme) for $70 at Adorama on Amazon and Adorama directly

+ Flashpoint StreakLight 360 Ws Flash with Blast Power Pack for $320 at Adorama

MEMORY CARDS and STORAGE

+ 256GB Sandisk Extreme SDXC UHS-I/U3 for $119 at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 30)

+ 1-Year of Amazon Cloud Drive Unlimited Storage for $5 (both Prime and non-Prime) (details)

+ Non-Prime members only: 1-Year of Amazon Cloud Drive Unlimited Photo Storage for $1 (details)
+ Prime members get this service for FREE

+ 128GB PNY Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-I, U3 (up to 95 MB/Sec) for $40 (was $38) at Amazon (limit 4)

APPS and IMAGING SOFTWARE

+ Lightroom now FREE on Google Play, no Adobe ID, no sign-up needed

BOOKS and MAGAZINES

+ 25% off at Barnes and Noble with coupon code BNGIFT25
+ 25% off at Amazon’s website with coupon code 25OFFBOOK
+ coupons expire 12/16/15 at 3am ET [extended!]

EVERYTHING ELSE

+ $20 Best Buy eGift Card for Nexus devices owners who use Android Pay at various participating brick and mortar stores – more details

DEALS PAGES for the MAJOR RETAILERS

+ eBay Daily Deals and eBay Trending Deals
+ Amazon Gold Box (with giant pictures; new tablet-y version)
+ Amazon Gold Box (old version with deals widget)
+ Amazon Camera and Photo deals
+ latest B&H Photo Black Friday specials
+ Adorama Category by Category or list of 6800+ offers

FOOTNOTES

+ prices and post are manually written. Prices can change at any time at the retailers’ websites, and cannot be updated automatically here
+ to keep this easier to read and easier to edit, expired offers will be removed. In previous years I kept them at the bottom and that created an even longer and sprawling text-mess šŸ™‚

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