Cheap Photo: Save Big On Lenses By Buying Refurbished

Money doesn’t grow on trees, in the ground, or come out of water faucets. You work hard for your money and I think we can all agree that saving as much of it as possible, whenever possible, is always good. Buying new is great, but buying new is spendy. What if I told you that you could save some major money on that killer lens that you have wanted forever, while at the same time getting what is essentially a brand new item? Too good to be true? No, it’s all about those refurbs

Spotlight: Refurbished Lenses Offer Significant Savings on Some of the Best Lenses

So why buy refurbished? These are lenses that have been sent back to the manufacturer for one reason or another that have been checked and rechecked by company trained technicians and are being resold. Sometimes these lenses end up being better than a brand new unit at a more affordable price. Below are a number of selected deals, but here are even more.

The Full Running List (Cameras, Lenses, Accessories, Education and More!)

Education, Software & Downloads

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Education & Tutorials

  • Dramatic Portrait Photography By Michael Grecco (Save $12): Get The Deal
  • HDR Photography Workshop (Save $30): Get The Deal
  • The Perfect Shot Bundle For Wedding Photography (Save $300): Get The Deal
  • BREED’s Shooting Fashion Photography On Location (Save $120): Get The Deal
  • The Photographer’s Workflow: A Guide To Post-Processing In Lightroom (Save $10): Get The Deal
  • Instagram Explosion: Photography Edition (Save $200): Get The Deal
  • Linsay Adler’s Guide to Creative Studio Lighting (Save $20): Get The Deal
  • Retouching Academy’s Master Dodge & Burn Video Course (Save $29): Get The Deal
  • DIY Food Photography Video Course (Save $9): Get The Deal

 

Software

 

Downloads

  • 75+ Email Templates For Every Photography Business (Save $110): Get The Deal
  • 40+ Creative Photoshop Actions For Portraits & Double Exposures (Save $68): Get The Deal
  • Symufa’s Photoshop Actions For Split Tone Color Editing (Save $18): Get The Deal

 

Accessories

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Western Digital My Passport Wireless review images (7 of 7)ISO 4001-160 sec at f - 2.8

Memory Cards

 

Tripods & Monopods & Heads

  • Benro GoTravel Tripod 2 (Save $245): Get The Deal
  • Manfrotto MKCOMPACTLT-BK Compact Tripod (Save $11): Get The Deal
  • Davis & Sanford TR553-P228 (Save $31): Get The Deal
  • Opteka GH1 Professional Heavy Duty Metal Gimbal (Save $49): Get the Deal

 

Monitors

  • Dell Ultra HD 4K Monitor P2415Q 24-Inch (Save $212): Get The Deal
  • Dell Ultra HD 5K Monitor UP2715K 27-Inch (Save $760): Get The Deal

 

Computers & Laptops

  • MS Surface Pro 4 – 256 GB, 8GB RAM, Intel i5 (Save ~$125): Get The Deal
  • MS Surface Pro 4 – 256 GB, 8GB RAM, Intel i7e (Save ~$225): Get the Deal
  • MS Surface Pro 4 – 256 GB, 16GB RAM, Intel i7e (Save ~$155): Get The Deal
  • MS Surface Pro 4 – 512 GB, 16GB RAM, Intel i7e (Save ~$205): Get The Deal
  • Dell XPS XPS9 13.3 Inch QHD+ Laptop (Save $210): Get The Deal

 

External Storage

 

Internal Storage

 

Lens Filters

 

Speedlights

  • Canon 600EX-RT (Save $80): Get The Deal
  • Altura Photo Professional Flash Kit for Nikon (Save $35): Get The Deal
  • Altura Photo Studio Pro Flash Kit for Canon, 2 Light Kit (Save $50): Get The Deal
  • Yongnuo YN560 IV Wireless Flash (Save $8): Get The Deal
  • Godox V860II-N 2.4G TTL Li-on Speedlite (Save $100): Get The Deal

 

Lighting & Studio

 

Misc

  • Sabrent USB 3.0 Super Speed Memory Card Reader (save $10): Get The Deal
  • Zonman Univeral Underwater Housing Case (Save $49): Get The Deal
  • Polaroid ZIP Mobile Printer (Save $30): Get The Deal
  • TerraMaster USB3.1 External Hard Drive Enclosure (Save $60): Get The Deal

 

Bags & Cases

 

Batteries

  • Wasabi for GoPro HERO4 – 4 Pack (~$49 savings over GoPro): Get The Deal
  • Wasabi for Canon LP-E6/LP-E6N (~$50 Savings over Canon): Get The Deal
  • DOT-01 Sony NP-FW50 – 4 Pack (~$205 Savings over Sony): Get The Deal
  • DOT-01 Fujifilm NP-W126 ( ~$56 Savings over Fuji): Get The Deal
  • Halcyon Panasonic BLF19 – 4 Pack ( ~$237 Savings over Panasonic): Get The Deal

 

Lenses

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Fujifilm X Pro 2 product images review (11 of 12)ISO 4001-50 sec at f - 2.8

Nikon

 

Canon

 

Sony

 

Fujifilm

 

Panasonic

  • There are currently no Panasonic lens savings we are aware of.

 

Olympus

 

Pentax

  • There are currently no Pentax lens savings we are aware of.

 

Sigma

  • Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 Sports DG APO OS HSM (Save $200): Get The Deal

 

 Tamron

 

Rokinon

 

Zeiss

 

Cameras

Fujifilm X-Pro 2, 35mm F/2 WR

Canon

 

Nikon

 

Sony

 

Fujifilm

 

Panasonic

 

Olympus

 

Pentax

  • We are not currently aware of any Pentax camera deals

 

Samsung

 

 Well, that is it for today’s Cheap Photo. Make sure and check back tomorrow for another Cheap Photo post with our complete (and up to date) running list all in one place. Have a great day and make sure to save some money!

Anthony Thurston

Anthony is a Portland, Oregon based Boudoir Photographer specializing in a dark, moody style that promotes female body positivity, empowerment, and sexuality. Besides The Phoblographer, he also reviews gear and produces his own educational content on his website.