Canon 5D Mark III for $1999 – Deal Alert


ebay (via GetItDigital) has the Canon 5D Mark III for $1999 (compare at $2499) in limited quantity. Check it out while it lasts here on ebay.

Note: This is labeled as a gray market item and, therefore, won’t include a US warranty card. At the time of this post, ebay seller GetItDigital has a positive feedback rating of 99.6% and offers its own 1-year warranty with the camera.


Canon is Celebrating 10 Years of the EOS 5D Line

Canon 5D Product Line 10 Year Anniversary

On August 22 this year, the original Canon EOS 5D will turn 10 years old. Leading up to the official 10-year anniversary date, Canon has kicked off a bit of an anniversary celebration of the Canon 5D line.

At the time it was announced, Canon slotted the original 5D 12.8MP full frame camera in between its prosumer EOS 20D model (at 8.2MP) and the high-end professional EOS 1Ds Mark II (16.7MP). [Read more…]

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens Hands-On Review

Canon EF 50mm f1.8 STM-2

I received my new Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens today and wanted to share my initial impressions.

This lens is situated as the next Nifty Fifty in Canon’s line-up, offering the popular 50mm focal length at an affordable $125 price point. Of course, on APS-C cameras like the Canon EOS Rebel series will provide a field of view equivalent to an 80mm lens on a full frame camera. This makes it a nice option as a beginner’s portrait lens for the Canon Rebel shooter. [Read more…]

Canon USA Store Refurbished Deals

Canon Refurbished Deals May 2015

Canon USA has several of its refurbished cameras and lenses on sale this weekend. Notable deals include:

  • Canon 5D Mark III for $2199
  • Canon 6D for $1299
  • Canon 7D for $649
  • Canon T5i for $449
  • Canon PowerShot G1 X for $299.99
  • Canon PowerShot G15 for $249.99
  • Canon PowerShot SX170 HS for $79.99
  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II for $99.99
  • Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III for $69.99
  • Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS for $349
  • Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II for $79.99

Since these are official Canon USA refurbished products, everything comes with Canon USA’s 1-year warranty. You can find everything here on Canon USA’s website.