Starting from this week, many US retailers will be having special holiday sales for cameras, lenses, lighting equipment, various accessories and other photo gear. Instead of spamming our readers with constant deal alerts, I decided to create a single page where we will be hosting the best deals that are available as of now. The page is called “Current Deals” and it is accessible from the top navigation of this site, right next to “Contact Us”. So far I posted some great deals on the Nikon D600, third party lenses from Sigma and Tamron, Memory card deals and more.
I will be updating the page as new deals come in, although we will probably do a separate post on Black Friday deals when they become available. Check back more often this week, since you might miss some crazy deals that will only last several hours, until stock is all gone. This is that time of the year when it happens. If you miss the deals, next Monday is “Cyber Monday” and some additional deals might be available. I have gotten a number of inquiries from our readers, asking me whether the killer Photoshop deal Adobe had this summer is going to come back or not. To be honest, I do not think we will see another deal like that, but check back daily and hopefully there will be some good incentives from Adobe again.
As for cameras and lenses, I am sure many will be on sale, although it is hard to say by how much. Both Canon and Nikon already have some good deals and looks like retailers are bundling more stuff with cameras as an incentive. The price of the Nikon D600, for example, has been lowered by $100 from Nikon, dropping the price under $2K. B&H is throwing a bunch of freebies worth $115 on top of that and it is giving another 2% in rewards back for you to spend on other gear. And if you purchase an Epson R2880 Printer together with the D600, there is an additional $300 rebate available.