Monday, May 12, 2008

Digital Camera Market: Shopping News

Welcome to this new experimental feature. This will be a "sticky" post that has the latest updates from the digital camera shopping world. For example, it will list the dates of stores closing for holidays, ongoing special promotions, and of course some of the latest and greatest deals. And if you are a fan of this blog, you can $help$ this blog by making your purchase through this blog :)

Camera Deals Wire
DSLRsFixed Lens CamerasOther Equipment
Nikon D300 + 18-200 DX VR $2214 at Amazon

Nikon D80 bundle, with 18-55 DX VR, 70-300, 4gb SDHC, EN-EL3e, Case, More, $1140 Cameta on Amazon

Sony A300 2-lens kit, $800, Amazon

Sigma SD14 body only, $550 Cameta on Amazon

Sony A200 + 18-70 DT $600 $500 Amazon

Sony A100 + 18-200, $700 B&H Photo
Canon S5 IS bundle $342 at Adorama includes Lowepro Edit 120 camera bag, 2gb Kingston SD card, and more

Canon SD870-IS, $255, Amazon

Adorable? Samsung L100 red, $130 Amazon

Olympus FE-340 in a special Mother's Day bundle, $175, Adorama

Refurbished Nikon S4, $120 at Adorama. Free shipping. Refurbished!

Specials at including refurbished Fuji F40fd for $150

Ricoh R7 $247 at Adorama

Kodak Z712-IS, $187 Amazon
Nikon SLR System bag, $25 at Adorama

Pharos Drive GPS 150 pocket size, $140 with free shipping at Adorama

Gitzo Series 3, Systematic Studex 6X Carbon Fiber 4 Section Tripod Legs with G-Lock for $750 - $40 rebate at Adorama

Nikon Camera Control Pro 2, $169 at Amazon

Olympus 25mm f2.8 pancake, $250 pre-order Amazon

Opteka EF-600 DG SL Super E-TTL Digital Flash for Canon, $120, 47th Street Photo at Amazon

Amazon Kindle in-stock for $400

2gb Kingston SD card $10.68 Amazon

Please let us know if you like this floating tri-fold format, or you prefer a more conventional single-line, or table with clearly defined and marked rows and columns.

DSLR Reviews
For reviews of the recent DSLR models, be sure to check the DSLR Review Matrix.

Canon price increases in May 2008 (posted May 1st)
We first learned about this in the dpreview forums, now Galbraith confirms that there will be slight Canon price increases in May, but this will not affect digital cameras, but rather lenses and accessories.

Store Schedules (posted April 28)
B&H Photo and Adorama have reopened. They were closed for Passover for ten days.

Retired (Expired) Specials
The Calumet $15 off $100 special expired on 4/30/2008.

The $75 mail-in rebate by Ritz/Wolf cameras on the Fuji F45fd has expired on April 30, 2008. If you have F45fd cravings, be sure to read our wall to wall coverage of the Fuji F40fd/F45fd.

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