2013 Black Friday Deals


It is that time of year, your inbox is loaded with Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and people are killing each other at Walmart. Can’t you feel the festivities in the air?

I thought I would put together a list of deals that caught my eye for you guys here on DSLR Video Shooter. For a list of all deals going on click on the amazon or B&H links below. If you use my link I will get a small commission on the sale at no cost to you.

Thank you and have a fantastic weekend!

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Cheap 8mm Lens Just Got Cheaper

If you have been looking for an affordable wide angle lens, I have some good news for you. The Bower 8mm F3.5 just got it’s price dropped to $209. This is a killer deal for anyone in need of a super wide APS-C lens.

Get yours while they last here:


Bower 8mm F3.5 Wide Angle Lens

Product Highlights

  • For Canon APS-C EOS Cameras
  • 180° diagonal angle of view on APS-C image format
  • Creates outstanding, sharply defined images by using a hybrid aspherical lens
  • Reduces flare and ghosting with super multi-layer coating
  • Minimum focusing distance of 12-inches (304.8mm)
  • Fixed petal-type lens hood

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Massive Savings on Canon 5D Mark III, 6D, 70D and More

B&H Photo Video is running some crazy deals on their site. Check out all the killer deals below.

IMPORTANT! These deals are only around while the Photo Plus event is on. So we have until October 26th to take advantage of this madness.

Canon 5D Mark III Kit


What you save

Was $3999 now $3499 with mail in rebate at checkout.

What you get

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS USM AF Lens
  • Canon SG-201 Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss 13 x 19″ (50 Sheets)
  • Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Wireless Professional Inkjet Photo Printer
  • SanDisk 32GB SDHC Extreme Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card

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Canon Rebates Are Back With 70D and 60D Deals

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Save Big on the Canon 70D

If you’re like me and plan to purchase the Canon 70D now is the time to strike. Canon has several rebates running and you can save up to $300 on your 70D purchase. Get more info here.

Huge Savings on the Canon 60D

On a budget and can’t afford the 70D? No problem, the Canon 60D kits are now up to $500 off! To see the offers, go to this link and click on 60D.

Lens Deals

Also be sure to check out the lens deals on B&H to save some cash.

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Win $2000 in Cameras: B&H Photo Video Photography Contest

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B&H with be giving away a Canon 6D OR Nikon D600 ($2000) to the winner of their new contest.

All you have to do is submit your best videos about using technology or gear in an unintended way.


Contest Details

  • Submissions: August 1st to September 1st, 11:59 PM EST. The top ten will be chosen by the social media team and/or celebrity judges.
  • Voting: September 2nd to 10th, 11:59 PM EST. Winners announced September 10th through social media channels
Get more info and enter here.


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Impact Octacool-9 Light Kit Review


I have been using the Impact Octacool-9 Kit for a while now and thought I’d share a quick review with you guys.

Quick take:

Pros: Soft light, adjustable light levels, not hot lights, well built.

Cons: Slight green hue, takes time to setup, no switch on the cord.

The Kit

The kit consists of 2 light units (9 bulbs each), a collapsible soft box for each light, an inner baffle for each light and 2 heavy-duty impact air cushioned light stands.

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