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Missed Black Friday? These great camera deals are still available

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday might be over, and Boxing Day is yet to come knocking, but that doesn't stop the discounts. 

Some offers that we saw during Black Friday are still hanging around, with only marginal changes in pricing. So if you happened to miss out then, you can take a look at the stragglers listed below. We'd suggest you snap them up quick in case these discounts soon.

But it's not just cameras that are available for less. You can also score a lens or two, a tripod or perhaps pick up a Christmas gift for less.

The best camera deals are currently from Amazon Australia, and while any purchase above AU$39 made on the online retailer's site automatically qualifies for free shipping, it's a good idea to consider signing up for a Prime membership that ensures you get free, expedited shipping on all local eligible purchases, and as well as on those shipping from the US or the UK that cost over AU$49.

Best camera deals in December 2020

Nikon Z50 + Nikkor DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR + Nikkor DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR | AU$2,099 AU$1,699 on Amazon

This is Nikon's first APS-C format mirrorless camera and the company has done well here. Small, lightweight and full-featured, with a relatively affordable price tag too. But don't bother spending top dollar as Amazon is consistently beating out the retailer competition by slapping a price of just AU$1,699 on this two-lens kit. That's AU$400 less than the usual RRP.View Deal

Canon EOS RP (body only) | AU$1,899 AU$1,641 on Amazon

Retailing for AU$1,899 at major stores, it's possible to find a lower price on the most affordable full-frame mirrorless camera yet. However, Amazon's little discount is currently the best deal you can get on the EOS RP body, although it's about AU$100 more than its Black Friday offer.View Deal

Nikon Z5 + Nikkor Z 24-50mm f/4-6.3 | AU$2,699 AU$2,379 on Amazon

Nikon's new entry-level full-frame mirrorless camera is far more capable than its beginner status. It shares a lot of its specs with the more expensive Nikon Z6, making it a very impressive mid-ranger. Admittedly its price tag isn't reflective of it being an entry-level camera but grabbing a single-lens kit from Amazon for less isn't a bad buy.View Deal

Nikon Z6 (body or kit) | from AU$2,999 from AU$2,699 at Ted's Cameras

Nikon has only just released the Mark II version of its mid-range full-framer and we were hoping to see steep price cuts on the first-gen model. While that may not have happened, Ted's Cameras is still offering a AU$300 discount on the body. If you'd like a kit, then the Z6 + Z 24-70mm f/4 bundle is just AU$2,999 – far cheaper than Ted's Black Friday offer of AU$3,399.View Deal

Sony Alpha A7 III (body only) | AU$2,999 AU$2,499 on Amazon

It might be Sony's 'basic' model in the A7 series of full-frame mirrorless cameras, but the third iteration is worth every penny of its AU$2,999 RRP. But you really don't need to spend that much money, with Amazon listing it for AU$500 less. You get over 24 million pixels on tap, a 693-point AF system and 10fps bursts for under two and a half grand.View Deal

Fujifilm X-Pro3 (body) | AU$2,799 AU$2,254 on Kogan (save AU$545)

With retro charm and a controversial 'hidden' LCD screen, the X-Pro3 made some headline when it was announced last year. It sure does take a certain kind of photographer to go for a camera like this, but if that's you, Kogan currently has a darn good price on it.View Deal

Fujifilm X-T3 (body only, black) | AU$2,499 AU$1,673 on Amazon

This 26.1MP shooter is a superb stills camera, with phase-detect autofocus, up to 20fps burst speed and dual SD card slots. A new firmware that was rolled out at the end of October has upped the AF performance of the X-T3 to be on par with that on the X-T4. So why spend over AU$3,000 on the new camera when the predecessor is half price?View Deal

Fujifilm X-A7 + XC 15-45mm PZ OIS lens | AU$899 AU$764 at Digital Camera Warehouse (save AU$135)

This entry-level offering from Fujifilm has very impressive performance, even in low light and uneven lighting. It's got a large 3.5-inch rear screen that's best suited to a 16:9 aspect ration, and takes pretty good 4K movies. And it's remarkably affordable too – a great gift to someone just setting out into the world of photography. Did we mention it will happily slip into a coat pocket as well?View Deal

Panasonic Lumix G7 + 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 + 45-150mm f/4.0-5.6 | AU$1,199 AU$930 on Amazon

This is by far the best offer we've seen on a Lumix G7 kit – a kit with two lenses. That's a remarkably affordable bundle on a very capable camera. Great picture quality, good performance and 4K video to boot, all for just AU$912. That's 22% off on Amazon right now and only 2% higher than the Black Friday offer.View Deal

Fujifilm X100V | AU$2,619 AU$1,697 at CameraPro (save AU$472)

If you're into street photography, then the X100V is the best sidekick you can get. It's a joy to use, thanks to the new tilting rear display, viewfinder and autofocus system. If you missed out on the Amazon offer from earlier, that's a good thing. as CameraPro has it for cheaper still, saving you a decent chunk.View Deal

Panasonic Lumix FT30 waterproof camera | AU$249 AU$168 on Amazon

For just over AU$150, this makes for a great Christmas gift for someone who loves to go swimming in Australia's beautiful waters and enjoys taking pictures. It's waterproof down to 8m, but can also survive a 15m fall. A great little buy at a pretty affordable price.View Deal

GoPro Max | AU$799 AU$699 on Amazon

GoPro's new 360-degree action camera is feature-packed, with image stabilisation, hyperlapse, time lapse and so much more. But all that comes at a very steep price. However, Amazon's Cyber Monday of AU$100 off the AU$799 RRP is still sticking around, making it a slightly more affordable option.View Deal

DJI Osmo Action | AU$499 AU$399 on Kogan

If the latest GoPros are too far out of your budget's reach, perhaps DJI's Osmo Action will be a more tempting offer. It was down to AU$350 during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but it's still discounted by AU$100 on Kogan, and could make for a great stocking stuffer for yourself or a loved one this Christmas.View Deal

Fujifilm Instax Mini LiPlay | AU$229 from AU$179.06 on Amazon

Unlike the Instax Mini cameras, the LiPlay is a hybrid featuring a 2.7-inch TFT LCD display on the rear. It has a plethora of frames to tweak your photos, and you can even connect to your phone via Bluetooth and print photos stored in your image library as well, just like you would a portable printer. You get about 100 photos per charge and a decent AU$50 discount from Amazon on the Dark Grey version, while the Elegant Black, Blush Gold and Stone White flavours are slightly more expensive, but still discounted.View Deal

DJI Mavic Mini | AU$599 AU$539 at Amazon

That's AU$60 off and free delivery on what we think is a cracker of a little drone. Yep, 5 Stars in our review. It weighs in at just 250 grams, records 2.7K video with a 3-axis gimbal and has a flight time of 30 minutes. It would make a great Christmas present for someone who's never flown a drone before but has always been keen to try.View Deal

Nikkor Z 24-50mm f/4-6.3 zoom lens | AU$799 AU$647 on Amazon

This standard Z-mount zoom for Nikon's full-framers retails for AU$799, but if you're willing to import it from Amazon UK, you can save a decent chunk of change on this impressive lens. Stock is pretty low though, so you will need to hurry and, if you're a Prime member, you won't need to be pay for shipping as it's Prime eligible.

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Panasonic Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH lens | AU$299 AU$199 on Amazon

This MFT 25mm prime offers a focal distance of 50mm (35mm equivalent) with a fast f/1.7 aperture. It's a great portrait lens that's got an affordable price tag even without a discount. However, Amazon Australia's current 34% off deal drops the price point to below AU$200 – an absolute steal!View Deal

Save on Zeiss lenses | from AU$944 on Amazon

There are several Zeiss lenses available for a little less than their AU retail prices on Amazon, but shipping in from the US. You might well know that Zeiss lenses don't come cheap, and while the discounts aren't huge, anything you can save on one of these prestigious lenses is a bonus. So take a gander on what's available and be sure to check if they're compatible with your camera system.

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Samyang 10mm f/2.8 wide-angle lens | from AU$588 (usually AU$699)

Samyang makes affordable lenses that don't compromise on quality. And if you're in the market for a wide-angle lens then this 10mm prime with a fast f/2.8 aperture is available for less for Fujifilm and Canon camera systems:
Fujifilm X: AU$571
Canon: AU$576

Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM for Nikon | AU$750 AU$586 on Amazon

This is a darn good and very versatile lens, but please note this is for a Nikon camera, and it's cheapest on Amazon right now. Amazon also stocks the 18-300mm Sigma lens for other camera systems as well, but they're currently not any cheaper than their usual RRPs.View Deal

Fujifilm XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R OIS WR | AU$1,319 AU$946 on Amazon

This is a great standard zoom for anyone on a Fujifilm X system. The optics are topnotch, the build is weather resistant and it's available for under one grand on Amazon. Note that this is not Prime eligible and ships from a third-party reseller but there are no delivery charges for this lens.View Deal

Lexar 128GB Professional 1667x UHS-II SDXC memory card | AU$135 AU$63.21 on Amazon

Retailing for around the AU$130 mark in Australia, this Lexar 128GB SD card can be an expensive proposition. Its UHS-II speed makes it great for most cameras today, and if you import it from the US, you can easily get two for what you'd pay locally. Thanks, Amazon.

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Joby Gorillapod | AU$89 AU$49.95 on Amazon

Set up anywhere, anyhow. With bendy legs, this little tripod that's perfect for compacts and action cameras can be made to sit on pretty much any surface. Whether you want it on rocky terrain, up on a tree branch or even a tabletop, you can adjust the height and angle of individual leg to your heart's content.View Deal

Joby Handypod | AU$69 AU$39 on Amazon

There's a whopping 60% off on this little tripod, that's capable of handling a little extra weight. While it's best suited to compacts and smaller ILCs, it can potentially take on a lighter DSLR too. It's handy to even fit external lighting modules as well. Great for a gift too.View Deal

Crumpler Creator's Algorithm backpack | AU$249 AU$168.85 at Ryda.com

Fitting a 13-inch laptop, with straps for a tripod on the outside and a reinforced waterproof bottom makes this compact backpack a great and affordable option for carrying out your gear. It's fine for a small camera set, and makes for a great gift too.View Deal

Crumpler The Flying Duck camera backpack | AU$179 AU$134.85 at Ryda.com

Featuring removable padded inserts to keep your camera and up to two lenses organised, space for a 13-inch laptop, tablets and other necessities as well, this is a stylish backpack for when you need to be on the move. There's straps for a tripod or monopod as well, and it's only a touch over AU$130 right now – down from an RRP of AU$179.View Deal

LowePro Freeline 350AW camera backpack | AU$559 AU$299.95 on Amazon

This versatile backpack costs a pretty penny when full price, but then quality comes at a price. It's weatherproof, with a divider called QuickShelf that folds flat if you don't need it. It can easily fit a DSLR or mirrorless body, with a few lenses or accessories, and a laptop too. Straps for a tripod are on the front. It was far cheaper during Black Friday, but still carries a very impressive 46% discount.View Deal