The best Black Friday camera deals for 2015

Our selection of the best photography and accessories deals

Black Friday camera deals in the US make today a big day for photographers, especially those who use Canon and Nikon DSLRs, for two reasons.

First, you can pick up some truly amazing deals on products you were thinking of buying already; second, you may spot a camera you've always wanted but thought you could never afford. We've seen a couple of these already, and we're expecting more through the day.

This page is where you'll find the best deals Black Friday deals for photographers, compiled and edited by humans – not machines! This means you'll get hand-picked offers based on our own camera experience and know-how.

Black Friday has been crazy today, with thousands of offers arriving faster than you can take them in, but we've got a room full of experts sifting through the latest deals the second they appear, so if you check out only one Black Friday page, make it this one.

We're picking out the best camera deals, right from basic point-and-shoot cameras through high-end compacts, bridge cameras, mirrorless cameras. We're also looking for deals on lenses, tripods, camera bags and other accessories – and the signs are that the dealers have got some really exciting camera/lens/accessor bundles lined up.

So get ready for some amazing deals as Black Friday unfolds, and even if you can't stay with us all day, do keep coming back because the prices and the deals will be changing throughout the day.

Best Black Friday deals for photographers

Nikon D3300 twin lens kit Save $500 and get the D3300 with 18-55mm and 55-200mm telephotos, now $499 at Nikon US.

Nikon D7100 twin lens kit with free Wi-Fi adaptor Includes 18-55mm kit lens, 55-300mm Nikon telephoto zoom, WU-1a wireless adaptor, 32GB memory card and camera bag, now $999 at Nikon US.

Nikon Coolpix S7000 Get this stylish 30x zoom compact at a saving of $130, now $149 at Nikon US.

Nikon Coolpix L840 Save $130 on this Nikon compact camera with 38x zoom, now $169 at Nikon US.

Canon EOS 7D II with 18-135mm lens Save $500 on Canon's top APS-C format DSLR, with 20.2MP sensor, 65-point AF system and 10fps continuous shooting, now $1,649 at B&H.

Fuji X-A1 body only Need a cheap second body to go with your Fuji X-mount system? Get the X-A1, body-only in blue, at a bargain price, now $210 at Amazon.

Fuji X-T1 with 18-55mm lens Save $300 on Fuji's top mirrorless camera, complete with 18-55mm f/2.8-4 kit lens, now $1,399 at B&H.

D3200 twin lens kit Nikon US is offering the D3200 with 18-55mm VR and 55-200mm VR lenses for an amazing price, now $399 at Nikon US.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II body only Save $300 on Canon's top APS-C DSLR, with its 20Mp sensor, 65-point autofocus and 10fps continuous shooting, now $1,299 at B&H.

Canon EOS 5DS R Save $300 on the highest-resolution full-frame DSLR on the market, now $3,599 at B&H.

Nikon D7100 twin lens kit Get the Nikon D7100, 18-55mm kit lens and 55-300mm telephoto zoom, now $996.95 at Amazon.

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Save $20 on this f/1.8 prime lens for Canon DSLRs, now $105 at B&H.

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro (Canon fit) Get an $80 saving on this telephoto zoom lens for Canon DSLRs now $149 at Adorama.

Nikon D810 body only Nikon's professional 36-megapixel full frame DSLR is now $2796.95 at B&H.

Canon EOS 6D body only Canon's most affordable full-frame DSLR at a bargain price now $1,499 at Adorama.

Nikon S7000 compact camera With its 20x zoom lens, the pocket-sized S7000 is perfect for vacations, now $146.95 at Amazon.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Get this pro-spec mirrorless camera for a great price, now $899 at Amazon.