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p.1 #1 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


Grab one before it's gone!!!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Canon-EOS-5D-Mark-III-Digital-SLR-Camera-Body-22-3-Megapixels-USA-Warranty-/390468355036?forcev4exp=true



Sep 15, 2012 at 03:35 PM
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p.1 #2 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


Sweet deal.


Sep 15, 2012 at 03:39 PM
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p.1 #3 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


Boy, how do the early adopters of this semi-upgrade feel now? Canon has a way of really sticking it to it's faithful followers don't they.


Sep 15, 2012 at 03:43 PM
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p.1 #4 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


At this rate it'll go down to $2200 by Christmas, wow, what a deal.


Sep 15, 2012 at 03:47 PM
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p.1 #5 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


Well, 6 months ago, many many people, including myself paid $750 more for it. Some even paid higher than $3,500 on eBay or on B&S forum.

Still, I sold my 5D2 for about $1,800. Had I held on and waited, I would have had to live with the mediocre AF for another 6 months and it would have been sold for $350-$400 less.

5D3 is a great camera. Whenever a new camera is released, I won't have to rush into ordering now. If a 6D comes out and I find it useful, I'll probably wait until price drop first.



Sep 15, 2012 at 03:47 PM
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p.1 #6 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


Sarsfield wrote:
Boy, how do the early adopters of this semi-upgrade feel now? Canon has a way of really sticking it to it's faithful followers don't they.


Speaking only for myself, a bit surprised, but not feeling at all bad. I made the decision that it was worth $3500 six months ago, and the camera is even better than I thought it would be. "Semi-upgrade"? LMFAO.

I'd be surprised if this price "stuck," but we all should be very aware that the price of tech devices (which modern cameras certainly are) do nothing but fall after introduction.



Sep 15, 2012 at 03:47 PM
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Sarsfield wrote:
Boy, how do the early adopters of this semi-upgrade feel now? Canon has a way of really sticking it to it's faithful followers don't they.


Of the several people I know that got one right away at $3500, there isn't one that has expressed any regret with their decision. Most I know have put thousands of actuations on their body doing a lot of shooting over the last several months. In fact, just about everyone I know who bought one when it came out did so knowing full well the price would drop dramatically over the coming months and bought one anyway because they had a use for it and the potential savings didn't outweigh its usefulness.



Sep 15, 2012 at 03:49 PM
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p.1 #8 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


carlsbadbum wrote:
At this rate it'll go down to $2200 by Christmas, wow, what a deal.


Nah, no way it'll go down to $2,200 by Christmas. But I kinda expect retailers will try to clear out the 5D3 + 24-105L inventory. I think sooner or later Canon will have 5D3 + 24-70L II kit. I've heard they already have that in Australia.



Sep 15, 2012 at 03:49 PM
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p.1 #9 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


carlsbadbum wrote:
At this rate it'll go down to $2200 by Christmas, wow, what a deal.


http://www.propagandacritic.com/articles/lf.extrapolation.html



Sep 15, 2012 at 03:52 PM
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p.1 #10 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


thedigitalbean wrote:
http://www.propagandacritic.com/articles/lf.extrapolation.html


And 6D, if it comes out, would have to go down to $1500 or less if 5D3 is at $2,200. Then, a used 5D2 in the market would have to be less than $1,000. A used 7D would be $500. And all Rebel series would be considered disposable cameras.

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p.1 #11 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


thedigitalbean wrote:
http://www.propagandacritic.com/articles/lf.extrapolation.html

Nice summary.
BTW, add me to the list of those with no regrets that I bought a 5D3 at introduction.



Sep 15, 2012 at 03:59 PM
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Sarsfield wrote:
Boy, how do the early adopters of this semi-upgrade feel now? Canon has a way of really sticking it to it's faithful followers don't they.


Not really. I bought the 5D III on day one knowing that was the most expensive it would ever be. I have had 6 months use (= several thousand images) and have no regrets. There are those who would rather wait and save. That's a perfectly reasonable approach to take but I don't regret my decision.

Having said that, there is no denying that the price you quote is attractive. I paid $3900 for mine and the current price in this part of the world is $3800 so if someone is asking $2750 that is quite a discount.

Of course, the fact that B&H are asking $3400+ makes me a little skeptical of the price you quote, particularly since Adorama's own web site quotes the price as $3400+. It does raise a question about how such a discrepancy could arise!




Sep 15, 2012 at 04:02 PM
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p.1 #13 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


Sarsfield wrote:
Boy, how do the early adopters of this semi-upgrade feel now? Canon has a way of really sticking it to it's faithful followers don't they.


I dont feel good, definitely not warm and toasty, but not bad either, having made about $15,000 using the 5D3 since I got it. (from working on jobs the past month and a half since I was travelling most of june and july)

I mean, unless you make money with your gear there was little reason to upgrade over a 5D2. And if buying new into a system the D800 and now the D600 are much better deals.

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Sep 15, 2012 at 04:03 PM
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p.1 #14 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


Number 57 here, lets see how soon they ship this batch.


Sep 15, 2012 at 04:04 PM
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Wahoowa wrote:
Well, 6 months ago, many many people, including myself paid $750 more for it. Some even paid higher than $3,500 on eBay or on B&S forum.




Yeah but most of them are Pros that can't wait for the 1DX, that 6 months translated to thousands of dollars in business. Bottomline, they get tax write off and sold many images the clients love to buy.



Sep 15, 2012 at 04:04 PM
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p.1 #16 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


Sweet.


Sep 15, 2012 at 04:08 PM
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carlsbadbum wrote:
Yeah but most of them are Pros that can't wait for the 1DX, that 6 months translated to thousands of dollars in business. Bottomline, they get tax write off and sold many images the clients love to buy.


None of the half a dozen people I know that bought 5D3 bodies 6 months ago are pros. Most pros I know have to be a lot more conservative with their finances.



Sep 15, 2012 at 04:14 PM
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p.1 #18 · $2750 for 5D3 at Adorama on eBay! Why wait for 6D?!


The original link in this thread seems to be from Adorama and quotes the 5D III at $2750. However, if you go to the Adorama web site they quote the price as $3,464.

I have to admit that I'm confused so can someone please explain this discrepancy to me.



Sep 15, 2012 at 04:17 PM
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coranda wrote:
The original link in this thread seems to be from Adorama and quotes the 5D III at $2750. However, if you go to the Adorama web site they quote the price as $3,464.

I have to admit that I'm confused so can someone please explain this discrepancy to me.


Ebay actually makes a deal with the seller in this case Adorama where the basically pay them a certain amount to sell the item at a lower cost. So basically Ebay is partially funding this price. I guess they make it up in advertising or somehow.



Sep 15, 2012 at 04:21 PM
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svassh wrote:
Ebay actually makes a deal with the seller in this case Adorama where the basically pay them a certain amount to sell the item at a lower cost. So basically Ebay is partially funding this price. I guess they make it up in advertising or somehow.


Well, I don't have any data to specifically refute this assertion but I have to confess that it is a surprising occurrence. Of course, if you are right then this is not indicative of a price drop from Canon but just a one-off ebay promotion that will not translate to a long term price reduction.



Sep 15, 2012 at 04:25 PM
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