In our field, gear matters, and you’d have to have a bank balance bigger than your bank account number for you to acquire all you likely would want when the whim takes you. However, if you keep your ear to the ground like we do, you come about the best photography deals currently on the market, and within our Deal Dashes, we share them with you:

CreativeLive

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SLR Lounge is proud to partner with CreativeLive, and to let you know that right now they are having a massive sale with up to 50% off site-wideCreativeLive is, for the one or two of you who don’t know, a massive online education powerhouse that broadcasts live classes from leaders in their respective fields all around the world. Those classes span the gamut of the photographic field and cover varying degrees of education for photographers of all levels. Associated with CL are names like Chase Jarvis, Sue Bryce, Ramit Sethi, Pratik Naik, and our own Pye Jirsa.

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Those classes span the gamut of the photographic field and cover varying degrees of education for photographers of all levels. With CreativeLive you can learn from Chase Jarvis;  how to shoot like Sue Bryce; how to make money with Ramit Sethi; how to retouch with Pratik Naik, and how to take top-shelf engagement and couples photos with our own Pye Jirsa. There’s never been a better time to tap into what CreativeLive’s got in store. Click here to find the perfect class for you.

NIKON Deals

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Nikon has been having some of the best deals ever in the past few months, only to cut them short, bring new ones, and then take them away soon thereafter. Moral of the story has been, to pounce on the offerings when they come.  Right now there are significant savings to be had on some of their best bodies, and bundles which present even bigger ones; you’re looking at anywhere from $300 to $900 off. Here’s what’s on tap:

Nikon Bodies & Bundles:
D5500

D610

Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens

D750

Nikon D750 DSLR Camera with 24-120mm Lens

D810

Nikon D810 DSLR Camera with 24-120mm Lens

D500 DSLR Camera with 16-80mm Lens

Nikon Lenses:

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G

Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED

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Canon Sales

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Not to be outdone, or at least left out, Canon also is running deals on some of its best bodies from the 7D MK II up to the venerable 5D MK III. Each carry with it a saving of $200

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 7D Mark II