1x EOS Rebel T6 Body
1x EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
1x EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III
1x EOS Shoulder Bag 100ES
1x Battery Pack LP-E10
1x Battery Charger LC-E10
1x Eyecup Ef
1x Interface Cable IFC-130U
1x Wide Strap EW-400D
Funny, I talked to my wife incessantly for the past week about how I would pick on of these up for Black Friday until yesterday when the clutch went in one of cars. I think it’s a pretty solid deal though. A couple days ago though a lot more was offered by an independent dealer on Amazon for $449 (sd cards, tripod, extra lenses), but for cheapness, this is definitely the best deal I’ve seen in the past week.
Whenever a camera pops up on MEH I never know if it’s a great deal and I should jump on it and quit my day job and be a professional traveling rock & roll wedding photographer… or if it’s a pretty basic deal and I should keep my day job as a strictly local rock & roll wedding photographer.
What crap - I bought this camera last time it came up and love it. Now it’s on sale for the same price with the extra zoom lens I’ve been thinking about getting. If you’re interested in getting a DSLR, but don’t want to make a huge investment, this one is a great beginner camera.
Every time this has come up I decided not to buy it. This time they add the 70-300 mm zoom lens, probably the most versatile single lens you will ever need. Along with the 18-55 mm, the beginner to serious amateur has all the camera and lens they will need. Go to your local discount emporium, get a semi cheap tripod and you are good to go. I caved and went in on this deal and I am happy. Just in time for my daughter’s wedding in May.
@kus I dunno it doesn’t really bother me that this doesn’t record 1080p60. If it isn’t gaming footage, I feel like 60 FPS is pretty unnecessary IRL. Anything shot in 60 FPS always remind me of telenovelas. Of course this may be different for our kids or future generations, but I feel it’s safe to say 60 FPS won’t see widespread use in live action film or TV until years to come.
@kus the Nikon d3300 can but it has taken hits for having grainy video and low light capabilities and inexplicably suffers from a 10 minute limit on video clips compared to most cameras’ 30 minutes. With that said I largely echo @bluepaperclip’s sentiments, it’s a premium feature most people have no need for.
Définition of Irony: not even 24 hours after a holiday in which we are supposed to celebrate the many things we have in life to be grateful for people are acting like spoiled children on Meh because the deal wasn’t what they wanted but were never promised or the really nice price on a current year model camera bundle isn’t a “fire sale clear the shelves before the insurance adjuster gets here so we can take it all as a loss” price. Thanks for NOT making me feel good about the nature of humanity guys.
For the record this is a fantastic deal for what’s included.
@j37hr0 YouTube worked really well for me. Don’t just fiddle with it thinking you’ll figure it out. Spend some time on YouTube watching the functions being explained and demonstrated and you’ll be really glad you did. Then start fiddling. DSLRs have a lifespan and eventually the shutter will fail, so this is a great camera to learn on. The next camera you get can be a more expensive one with more features and you’ll start out with a much better grasp of how to get the most out of it.
Perfect deal for my 12-year-old who told us that he wants only one thing this Christmas: a starter DSLR. He’s been taking photography as an elective in middle school, and wants to become a photographer. Thanks, Meh!
Just when you thought you got a good deal on “just the camera” when it was being sold a few months ago, then Meh comes out with a better bundle for the same damn price. Maybe I should just start holding off altogether on Meh.com purchases?
Wish I wasn’t broke. I started with an Olympus OM-1 (which I still have) with several lenses and other assorted things. Love that camera and would still use it were film not so expensive. Now I only use an ancient point and shoot olympus digital that is likely at least 10 years old. Anyone want to buy my Olympus OM-1 and all the assorted stuff I have to go with it so I can add to my digital camera through the DSLR camera fund?
FWIW if this holds up as well as my T5 has it will be a great camera for whoever buys it.
I was taking pics at a waterfall in the UP in mid-oct and while trying to spot for my grandson who had also climbed up with me I lost my footing and slid down about 50 ft of rocks to land in a pool of (COLD) water at the bottom. I ended up with one HELLUVA bruise on my hip, but more critically, the camera (T5) I had been using got briefly submerged as well. As soon as I got my s*** together and got out of the water I opened the battery compartment and pulled the battery and the SD card out as well as the lens I had been using. I blew out what water I could, and had to strip off my wet clothes down to my underwear to get into the rental car, then when we got back to the house we had AirBnB’d I put it in the toaster oven at the lowest setting overnight. I figured WTF did I have to lose?
Amazingly, it recovered and I was able to shoot several hundred pics the next day at the wedding we were attending. Of course I would NOT recommend trying to replicate this event, but it’s nice to know that it was able to take that punishment and “keep on ticking”.