Reader Question: Why Can’t I Zoom My DSLR with the “Zoom” Buttons on the Camera Body?

Nikon D7000

Photography Bay reader, Carol, just got her new D7000 camera. As a new DSLR user, she wants to know more about zooming with the camera and lens.

I just purchased a D7000 camera, and in using the various features, I noticed that I can NOT take a picture in the zoom in or out setting. Apparently this setting is used only for playback viewing?  Why is that?

Here’s my response to Carol on why this is the case with DSLRs like the Nikon D7000…. [Read more...]

Nikon DSLR and Lens Bundle Instant Rebates

Nikon DSLR and Lens Bundles

In addition to the current instant rebates on standalone Nikon lenses, there are a number of big deals available by purchasing Nikon DSLRs with certain popular lenses.

Included in this deal are the Nikon D600, D7000, D3100, D3200, D5100, D90, D800, D800E and D4. In addition to the several lenses up for grabs, the new Nikon SB-910 and SB-700 speedlights also yield some big bundle savings.

Check out all the DSLR bundle deals here at B&H Photo.

Nikon D800, D600 & More DSLR Refurbished Deals

Nikon D800

Along with the solid deal on the Nikon D600 refurbished model posted yesterday, there are several solid deals available for other Nikon DSLRs. Check them out below.

Nikon D800 for $2,499.95 at B&H

Nikon D800E for $2,679.95 at B&H

Nikon D600 for $1,699 at B&H and Adorama

Nikon D7000 for $749 at Adorama

Nikon D3200 (w/ lens) for $514 at Adorama and B&H

Nikon D3100 (w/ lens) for $399 at Adorama

Nikon D7000 w/ 18-200mm Len and Accessory Bundle Deal w/ Free Overnight Shipping

B&H has the Nikon D7000 with AF-S 18-200mm DX VR II lens in a bundle with several accessories for $1496.95. Here’s all the stuff that come in the bundle:

  • Nikon D7000 body
  • Nikon School Fast, Fun & Easy DVD
  • Nikon Guide to SLR Photography
  • Nikon Camera Bag
  • Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Zoom Lens
  • Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D Lens
  • Vello BG-N4 Battery Grip for Nikon D7000
  • 16GB SDHC Memory Card Extreme Class 10 UHS-I
If purchased separately, this bundle would $2,262. B&H is also offering free overnight shipping through Friday afternoon to ensure orders arrive in time for Christmas. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

 

Nikon D7000 w/ 18-105mm VR Lens for $996.95 – Black Friday Deal Alert

Nikon D7000 w/ 18-105mm VR Lens for $996.95 - Black Friday Deal Alert

B&H Photo has the Nikon D7000 with the 18-105mm VR kit lens in a bundle for $996.95 for Black Friday.

In addition to the camera and lens combo, you also get a Lowepro Rezo 170 AW camera bag (a $40 bag) and a SanDisk 16GB Extreme SDHC UHS-I memory card (a $20 card) in the bundle.

The kit runs $1500 at retail and even with the recent $200 instant rebate it was on sale at $1296.95. So this is $300 off the best deal that’s been around for this kit. Check it out here at B&H Photo while it lasts this weekend.

Check out more deals on our 2012 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Camera and Photo Deals Roundup.