Cheap Photo: Stuff from Nikon, and Other Stuff That You Probably Don’t Need But Spend Hours Lusting After Anyway

– The D7000 is available in a bunch of different kits with savings included.

– The D800E is in stock for those of you that do nothing but pixel peep and share your images in forums and then go, “Wow, I didn’t know I could get so much detail in a photo.”

– The Nikon V1 comes with two lenses and a ton of other stuff; and despite the small sensor national sales statistics say that it sells really well.

Tamron’s 70-200mm f2.8 VC is now priced at $1,499.00

Tamron’s 90mm f2.8 VC is a bit more affordable at $849

– The Sony NEX 6 comes with the 16-50mm kit lens for just under $1,000. Check out our first impressions with the camera and our comparison against the X Pro 1.

Cheap Photo: 50% off on Athentech’s Perfectly Clear Software

Photo edited with Perfectly Clear

PhotoWhoa has a pretty cool deal going on right now where you can get 50% off of Athentech’s Perfectly Clear software (which comes out to around $100.) You can do so by clicking the link in the previous sentence. But before you even think about it, check out out review of the Lightroom Plug-in. As you’ll read in our Android app review, after lots of extended use, the plug-in is really quite a lifesaver for photographers who shoot lots of portraits, weddings, etc.

Cheap Photo: You Have A Few Hours to Give B&H Photo Your Money, Or the Prices Get It…(Cool Title, Huh?)

Canon 50mm f1.8 II is $92

Canon EOS Rebel T3i Digital Camera with 18-55mm IS II & 55-250mm IS II Lenses and PIXMA Pro9000 Mark II Printer Kit is $599 after rebate

Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLR with 24-105mm f/4L IS Lens and Pro9000 Mark II Printer Kit is $2,199 after rebate

40mm f2.8 is $149

Canon 5D Mk II $1,699

Canon 5D Mk III is $2,499 $2,994

All of the flashes are at reduces prices. Plus there are discounts on the lenses, and all of these DSLRs.

Are You Paying Too Much For Your CompactFlash Cards?

Last month I reported on an enticing price drop by Lexar on all their memory cards that was to end at the beginning of October. Imagine my surprise when I checked on prices today and found not only was the deal still on, some cards were even cheaper!

I don’t normally shoot with Lexar but it got me thinking: At these prices, would it be worth it to upgrade from my older Transcend X133 cards? And if so, should I stick with the cheaper brand or pony up the extra funds for Lexar or SanDisk?

The conclusion I came to is that, for my shooting, a mix is likely in my future. Let me lay out some numbers for you before you go hog wild on the cheap prices still available this month.

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Cheap Photo: Nikon Decides to Have Its Revenge on Canon With Extra Additions on the D600 and D800

We publicized some Canon deals earlier today, but Nikon also has some of their own. When you purchase one of the cameras using the links below, you’ll get some extra goodies.

D600 (Body Only): Includes free Lowepro Rezo 170 AW Camera Shoulder Bag, SanDisk 32 GB SDHC Memory Card Extreme Pro Class 10 UHS-I, Power2000 Battery For Nikon EN-EL15 7.0V 2200MAH ($134.71 Total Value)

D600 (With 24-85mm kit lens): Includes free Lowepro Rezo 170 AW Camera Shoulder Bag, SanDisk 32 GB SDHC Memory Card Extreme Pro Class 10 UHS-I, Power2000 Battery For Nikon EN-EL15 7.0V 2200MAH ($134.71 Total Value)

D800: Includes free Lowepro Rezo 170 AW Camera Shoulder Bag, SanDisk 32 GB SDHC Memory Card Extreme Pro Class 10 UHS-I, Power2000 Battery For Nikon EN-EL15 7.0V 2200MAH ($134.71 Total Value)

And as always: know before you buy. Check out our First Impressions of the D600 and our D800 review.

Cheap Photo: Forget Your Mortgage! Get The Canon T3i, Printer, Bag, Lenses and More for Under $600!

Get the Canon T3i, 18-55mm II, 55-250mm lens, SanDisk Class 10 16GB SD card, Lowepro Rezo 170 AW camera bag, PIXMA Pro9000 Mk II printer,  and Canon Photo Paper for $999.00. Then add on a $400 rebate and you’ve got even crazier savings.

Be sure to also check out their other deals:

Instant Savings on loads of lenses and flashes

The 5D Mk II with 24-105mm f4 L IS, printer, bag, and more for just over $2000 after rebates.

Be sure to check out our Complete Canon T3i review and also make sure that it’s the right one for you too.

Cheap Photo: I Think That Canon Could Really Be Trying to Get You To Buy Some Stuff

Here are a couple of pretty awesome instant savings and rebates for Canon going on right now:

– There is this whole page with loads of instant savings on tons of Canon glass.

– The Canon 24-70mm f2.8 L USM II will be coming into stock soon at B&H Photo

– Canon is basically giving away 5D Mk II cameras and a bunch of other stuff with them for only a little more than 2K.

And as always, we encourage you to know before you buy. So check out our reviews accordingly:

Canon 8-15mm f4 L Fisheye

Canon 17-40mm f4 L

Canon 20mm f2.8

Canon 35mm f1.4 L

Canon 50mm f1.2 L

Canon 50mm f1.4

Canon 85mm f1.8

Canon 100mm f2.8 L IS Macro and the non-L Canon 100mm f2.8 Macro

Cheap Photo: Insane Canon 5D Mk II Deal Will Make You Bow to Your B&H Photo Overlords

Ready for it?

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital Camera Kit with Canon 24-105mm – $2,499.00
  • Canon PIXMA Pro9000 Mark II Inkjet Printer – $338.00
  • Lowepro Rezo 170 AW Digital Camera Bag (Black)  – $43.72
  • Vello FreeWave Plus Wireless Remote Shutter Release – 2.4GHz (for Canon)  – $59.95
  • Canon Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss 13 x 19″ (50 Sheets) –  $79.00

All for $2,599.00. And then there are rebates on top of that which make it all $2,199. Limited quantity available. But before you purchase, you may want to see why I’m still sticking with the Mk II.

Vanguard Offering Mail-In Rebates of Up To $50 on Select Products

Image courtesy of B&H Photo

Here’s a “cheap photo” opportunity for you guys: Vanguard USA is currently offering mail-in rebates of up to $50 on select products. If you just purchased or are about to purchase or fancy one of the products listed below, just send them in the original receipt together with their official rebate form and the UPC barcode from the product packaging, and get up to $50 cash back! The offer is valid through January 13, 2013 on items purchased between October 15 and December 31, 2012, and can be claimed for the following products:

  • Alta Pro tripods — $50 rebate on carbon fiber models and $25 rebate on aluminum models
  • BBH ball heads — $25 rebate
  • UP-Rise backpacks, sling bags and messenger bags — $15 rebate (excluding zoom bags and shoulder bags)

Fancy any of these? You can buy them over at B&H, and then go on an claim your mail-in rebate.

Purchase Vanguard Alta Pro tripods from B&H Photo (also read our first impressions here)

Purchase Vanguard BBH ball heads from B&H Photo

Purchase Vanguard UP-Rise bags from B&H Photo

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Cheap Photo: Nikon Wants You To Keep $150, But Still Own A D3100 With Lens

I’m not one to shout “Buy! Buy! Buy!” but dang, Nikon is making it tempting for me to jump the manufacturer fence and pick up a D3100 on the cheap. If you’re not familiar with the D3100, check out our review here.

Nikon is offering, until September 29th, 2012, a $150 instant discount when you pick up a D3100 with 18-55mm kit lens. That brings the price to below $500! Yes, I just used Red AND Bold in the same sentence, twice!

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