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Amazon Prime Day Deal Tracker For Photographers

By SLR Lounge Official on July 17th 2017

It’s that time of year again, ‘Prime Day’ is back! Today is the 4th annual “Amazon Prime Day” (July 16-17, 2018) and for 36 hours Amazon is having its biggest set of sales and only for Prime members.

The deals have already begun lining up and rolling in, and we’ll be continuously updating this post throughout the day with the best, and most relevant photography-related deals as we sift through the rough to find the diamonds.

If you’re not familiar with Prime Day, it’s essentially a 36-hour flash sale on thousands of items from Amazon, with the caveat being that to take advantage of them you must be an Amazon Prime member. Should you get Prime to take advantage of this? That depends, but Prime usually runs about $100 a year and depending on what you’re buying you could offset the price easily. Even if you’re not sure, there’s a 30-day free trial you can sign up for. In addition, if you’re a student with a ‘.edu’ email address you can get a whopping 6 month free trial and 50% off Prime right now! Check that out here.

What To Expect

Amazon will be adding new deals for Prime Day almost by the minute throughout the period, and many of those will be ‘Lightning Deals’. These deals are highly-discounted deals that last only for a few hours. They happen every day on Amazon anyway, but on Prime Day they are rampant and are the ones to really look out for. Basically, if you see something you want, act fast.

Of course as with any big sale, there are a few great deals hidden in a sea of average ones, so we’re here to help you navigate through them so that you can save on things you need (or just want) for your photography hobby or business.

To get started, check out the full Camera and Photo Section of Prime Day.

Below are a few of the more notable items sales and the ones that are going fast.   We will continue to update this page as the sale progresses.

Amazon Prime Day Photo/Tech-Related Deals


Memory Cards, Hard Drives & Storage

Cameras & Lenses

Lighting & Lighting Equipment

Mobile Phones & Mobile Accessories

Camera Bags

Computers & Computer Cameras

Tripods & Accessories

Music & Random Tech

#AmazonPrimeDay Twitter Chatter

Check out some of the chatter around Amazon Prime on Twitter in the box below.

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Q&A Discussions

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  1. Michael Yuen

    Be sure to check or for price history. Sometimes, the great deals aren’t that great

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    • Kishore Sawh

      I’ve used those, and I agree when it comes to Amazon pricing in general. That said, the Lightning Sales and Prime Day Sales are actually very good from what I can see.

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  2. Curtis Mason

    Just picked up a Pelican 1650, thanks for the heads up!

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    • Kishore Sawh

      You’re more than welcome. We’ll be scrounging around for the best deals today. Adding more as we speak, but let us know how you get on with the Pelican. Cheers Curtis

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