With Black Friday right around the corner, what better way to soothe a Thanksgiving food coma than shopping for new gear at the year’s most discounted prices? Whether you plan to hit the stores in person or do your shopping online, there are a number of incredible deals any photographer absolutely shouldn’t miss.

Here are the best of them:


Sony is offering discounts on nearly ALL of their products—cameras, lenses, camcorders…you name it—in addition to bundles you can purchase at an even better price. The bundles include 16-50mm & 55-210mm lenses that can be paired with either the alpha6000, alpha6300, or alpha6500 body. The most expensive bundle originally went for $1849.98 but with the black friday deal it’s down to $1449.98. If you aren’t interested in a bundle, you can buy individual products for discounts ranging from $50-$200. Sony products can be purchased from B&H, Amazon, BestBuy, and a number of additional photography retail stores. Check out this page for a full list of Black Friday deals. Offer is valid through December 2nd.



RGG is offering an incredible deal, especially for those newer to the business side of photography—with the purchase of any of their tutorials, you will get their Photographer’s Toolkit for FREE. The kit includes 6 essential business tools for managing a photography business, including tutorials to help you build your photography portfolio, learn about copyright protection, manage your studio and clients, and perfect your motion and cinematography. Additionally, with a purchase of over $450, you get 50% off your enter order with the promo “BF50” at checkout. The Photographer’s Toolkit is valued at over $1200, and is indispensable to anyone in the photography business. Learn more about this deal here. Offer is valid from November 23rd-26th.


3. Canon

Canon is offering 6 bundles through B&H.com that include all of the essential products for any photographer. Some bundles include the “Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera with 24-105mm Lens and Inkjet Printer Kit” which is goes for $4,099.00 (you save $839!), the “Canon EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera with 24-105mm f/4L II Lens and PIXMA PRO-100 Printer Kit” which goes for $2,599.00 (you save $739!) and the “Canon EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera with PIXMA PRO-100 Printer Kit” which goes for $1,699.00 (you save $539!). Each bundle saves you at least over $500, which is an incredible discount for quality products. For a full list of bundles, check out B&H’s website here.


4. Hive Lighting

Hive Lighting is offering a deal of up to $100 off their Wasp 100-C Open Face, Wasp 100-C Par Spot, and Wasp 100-C Adjustable Fresnel. These lighting products are great for quick usage and are easy-to-use, making them a great choice for a holiday gift. The deal of 10% off is for 24 hours only, so don’t miss this opportunity for quality lighting equipment! To find a retailer near you with these products available, check out this link.


5. Macphun

Macphun is offering two photo-editing software deals: “Luminar 2018 for Mac & Windows” and “Aurora HDR 2018 for Mac & Windows”. The Luminar software will go for $69 & bonuses of $130 in value. The bundle includes the all-new Luminar 2018 for Mac & Windows, Urban Preset Collection by Contrastly, Creative Look LUTs Collection, the Ultra-Wide Landscape ebook by Ian Plant and an Aerial Photo & Video training by Matt Granger. The Aurora software will go for $89 & bonuses of $90 in value. This bundle includes the all-new Aurora HDR 2018 for Mac & Windows, Trey Ratcliff’s Deep Dive video, a Realistic HDR preset pack (40 presets) by PresetPro, and the Powerful Imagery Ebook by Mitchell Kanashkevich & Photzy. The offer is valid through November 29th. For more info on the Luminar deal check out this link. For more info on the Aurora deal check out this link.


6. Olympus

Olympus has a number of deals for all of their products, including everything from cameras to lenses to camcorders. Some of the highlights include The OM-D E-M1 Mark II which normally goes for $1999.99 and can be bought for $1699.99 with the Black Friday deal. This is the lowest sale price ever for this model! Additionally, you can save $200 on pro lenses ranging from the M.Zuiko 7-14mm F2.8 PRO for $1099.99 to the M.Zuiko 300mm F4.0 IS PRO for $2299.99. Olympus is also offering Travel Lens Kits and Portrait Lens Kits which you can save up to $200 on. With a purchase of over $50, you’ll get free 2 day shipping, and they offer extended returns through January 1st. For more info on the Black Friday deals click here.


7. Fujifilm

Target is offering a deal on Fuijfilm’s Instax Mini 9 Camera as part of their extensive Black Friday sale. You can purchase the camera in many of its colors for only $59.00, which is $10 off the normal price. Additionally, with the purchase of the camera, you will receive a pack of Fujifilm Instax Mini film for free. This is a great deal on a widely loved product, and its inexpensive price makes it the perfect holiday gift for a new photography lover. If you purchase before November 23rd, you will get free shipping and free returns. For more info on Target’s incredible selection of camera deals, check out this link.


8. DJI

DJI is offering deals on their drone products for the holiday season, with up to $150 off on select products. While their isn’t a discount on their Phantom Pro model pricing, you will get a free extra battery, landing pad and MicroSD card. Their other products like the powerful Mavic pro will go for $1,149 (you save $150), and the mini Spark drone will go for just $399 (you save $100). Their are plenty more discounts and deals to check out, if you are interested in drone photography this is something you do not want to miss out on. The deal is valid through November 27th. For more info check out this link.


9. Lensbaby

This holiday season Lensbaby is offering an awesome deal through Adorama.com of a Limited Edition Velvet & Twist Gift Set for Sony Mirrorless Cameras that includes the Velvet 56 f/1.6 Lens, the Velvet 85 f/1.8 Lens and the Twist 60 f/2.5 Lens. The set will go for $999.95 (it typically goes for $1,299.95) meaning you save $300 on this incredible collection of lenses. In addition, the set comes with 2x Customs Lens Cases, a 14″ x 14″ Lens Cleaning Cloth, a Wrist Strap, 3x Front Lens Caps, 3x Rear Mount Caps, 3x User Guides AND Lensbaby 1 Year Warranty. For someone looking to expand their photography gear collection, this is an opportunity you shouldn’t pass up. Check out the deal here.


 10. Vanguard

Vanguard is offering a deal on their BIIN 47 Sling Bag through Amazon.com and B&H.com, and the discount is pretty awesome. The bag typically goes for $89.99 but with the deal you will get the bag for $29.99, which is $60 off! The bag fits a DSLR Camera with 3-4 Lens Kit, has a 150-Denier Polyester Ripstop Exterior and 100 x 150-Denier Polyester Interior with Velvet Interior Lining. There is also free shipping for this item. This is a great gift for photographers who love to travel and need a good amount of storage for their gear collection. For more info on the deal check out Amazon or B&H.


11. Syrp

Syrp is offering a number of deals on their photo gear equipment, with discounts ranging from $20-$200 off. Their equipment is perfect for shooting in various environmental conditions, offering you maximum control over your images. Some of the highlights include the Genie Mini for $224.10 (originally $249), the Slingshot for $791.20 (originally $989), and the Magic Carpet Tracks for $251.10-$332.10 depending on size (originally $279-$369). For a better look at their black friday deals check out this link. Discounts will be available starting this Friday at 12:00 a.m.


12. B&H

B&H is offering an impressive collection of deals that range from under $50, under $500, under $1,000, and over $1,000, making your holiday shopping 10x easier. You can also shop by category (photography, computer, mobile, etc.), meaning you can get virtually any products for at least some sort of discount. Any lover of photography, regardless of if they are an amateur or a professional, needs to check out B&H’s Black Friday deals where they are SURE to find something either for themselves or for others…there is truly something for everyone. Check out this link for more info.