South African retailers have begun launching early deals and previews to their Black Friday sales for 2017, and camera and photography stores are getting an early foot in on the craze.
Photography, videography and drone flight does not come cheap, and Black Friday provides an excellent opportunity to cut a few thousand rand off costly equipment and accessories.
Due to the costs involved, Black Friday deals for camera equipment have come early, with some camera retailers in South Africa starting to take pre-order deals for this coming weekend, with the promise to have products delivered on the 24th.
Here are 10 South African retailers where you can find great camera deals right now, and this Friday.
Cameraland is yet to unveil its Black Friday specials, but has kept its specials tab open for the sale happening on Friday.
Camera Warehouse will have Black Friday specials on a host of cameras, lenses and accessories.
Dion Wired will be having sales on cameras and equipment this Black Friday.
Foto Discout World has already launched sales in the lead up to Black Friday, offering big discounts on cameras, lenses and accessories.
Kameraz will be holding Black Friday specials all weekend, but has also launched some pre-order specials, which it will deliver on the 24th.
While Nikon won’t have Black Friday deals at its retail store in Centurion, the brand has launched its Black Friday catalogue, which will discount its products at all participating retail outlets.
ORMS is already running specials, slashing thousands of rands off camera lenses and equipment, with the Black Friday sale on the 24th promising savings on cameras, lenses, lighting and accessories.
Outdoorphoto is also running pre-order sales in the lead-up to Black Friday, which will be delivered on the 24th.
Stuidio22 will be running Black Friday deals until midnight of 24 November, with specials already running throughout the week leading up to the day.
Takealot will be running its Blue Dot Sale, which will offer discounts up to 80% on 15,000 products across all its item categories – including electronics and equipment. New sales will launch every day from 24 November to 28 November, so keep your eyes open for any potential camera deals.