Canon 50D and XSi Deals at B&H

The Canon 50D and the XSi are available at B&H for $1,099 with $100 instant savings and $599.95 respectively. What’s better about this is that there is also free shipping. While you’re at it you also may want to check out some of the best budget lenses for the system.

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Recommended Step Up Cameras For Summer Travel

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It’s getting much warmer here in NYC and summer is approaching. You’ll probably be taking a vacation or go site seeing. That said, it may possibly be time to upgrade your camera or get something new. If you or someone you love is looking and they’re in the entry-level crowd, check out this list of cameras to go for.

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Cheap Photo: Canon 7D/5D MK II Instant Rebates Available Through April 3rd

Canon is offering special instant rebates on purchases of the 7D, 5D Mk II and other items. For those of you that don’t know the 7D is Canon’s flagship APS-C sensor camera. Hit the jump to figure out which combo is best for you. Those of you actually interested in purchasing, please make your purchases by clicking the links on my site as they help to keep ThePhoblographer running.

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Cheap Photo: 40% Off Large Prints at Bay Photo

If you’re looking to get large prints made for that wedding, model or landscape you’re shooting then consider the fact that Bay Photo has a promo code to get 40% off of large prints. By definition, large prints are 16×16 or larger. The offer only lasts until February 15th, the day after Valentine’s Day.

Cheap Photo: Step-Up Cameras

For those of you that think that a DSLR will be too expensive of a choice: think again. Entry-level ones are becoming cheaper and cheaper and some are even rivaling prices of premium point and shoot cameras.

Canon XS with 18-55mm lens: $439.99 with free shipping from eCrater. If you want a more familiar dealer, Abe’s of Maine has it for only $10 more.

Samsung CL65 12MP Premium Point and Shoot with WiFi, Bluetooth, Geotagging and HDMI: $299.00 with free shipping from Amazon via LogicBuy.

So there you have it, a high-tech point and shoot or an economical DSLR. Make your choice, young jedi.

Cheap Photo: Nikon D3000 for $459.95

There are some great items available today for Cheap Photo after scouring the interwebs: check out some of these awesome deals here.

Nikon D3000 w/ 18-55mm kit lens: $459.95 (includes shipping, from Unique Photo)

Eye-Fi 4GB Explore Video SDHC Memory Card: $87.79 (includes shipping, from Amazon)

Canon Powershot G11: $429 (includes shipping, from Abes of Maine)

Canon Powershot SX200: $284 (free shipping, from Newegg)

Anyone else find anything good?

Cheap Photo: Free Lesson at Web Photo School

Everyday I’m going to try to bring you cheap deals in the photography world. If you have something that you’re selling or offering, please email me at ChrisGampat[at]gmail.com.

Today, Web Photo School is offering a free lesson to its readers: Hot Rod Pin-Up Portraits. Written by guest contributor David Perry, the lesson takes you through how to light your model properly and comes complete with strobist diagrams. Be sure to check out the videos as well.

The awesome part: it’s all done with a Canon 20D. So that means you don’t need something like a 5D Mk II to do this work. Check it out when you get a chance. (Warning: SOME PHOTOS NSFW)

Link us to some of your own work in the comments below or let us know about your photo deals that you may find.