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Amazon Lists $550 Sony Lens for $250… But Gives Buyers $20 Instead

Amazon sparked a frenzy on Prime Day back in July after it accidentally listed a wide range of cameras and lenses -- some worth over $13,000 apiece -- for $94.48 each. While we've heard of strange pricing errors before, what's crazy is that Amazon honored the orders and buyers actually received tens of thousands of gear for hundreds of dollars. But it seems Amazon's generosity (or oversight) was limited to its Prime Day festivities...

Amazon is Bringing One-Day Shipping to Prime Members

Retailers are already having problems competing against Amazon's free two-day shipping for its Prime members, but now the retail juggernaut is planning to cut that standard shipping time in half. That's right: Amazon is planning to offer free default one-day shipping as a Prime perk.

Beware: Amazon Still Sells Counterfeit Memory Cards

Photographer and Nikon Ambassador Charmi Patel Peña ordered four $60 128GB SanDisk SDXC memory cards from Amazon last month. Things seemed fine... until the cards started constantly stopping her camera. Peña then examined the cards more closely and realized that all of the cards were counterfeit.

Amazon Has a Book on ‘How to Seduce Women Through Photography’

Famous photographer Terry Richardson was just banned by top fashion magazines this week after years of being accused of sexual harassment by models. Now there's a book being sold on Amazon that photographers are speaking out about. It's titled: An Introduction to Camera Game: How to Seduce Women Through Photography.

Amazon Will Soon Deliver Camera Gear Directly Into Your House

Photographers who buy camera gear online these days often have to deal with the inconvenience of being home to sign for a package or the riskiness of having packages left in front of the home. Amazon has an idea for solving these issues: why not have packages delivered directly into your home?

Amazon Mistake Gives Photographers Free $150+ Solar Eclipse Lens Filters

Yesterday, we reported that Amazon has been issuing refunds to photographers who purchased LEE's Solar Eclipse lens filters, warning that they were not sourced from a recommended manufacturer. Now it looks like the whole thing was a mistake on Amazon's part and that a lot of photographers just got free pricey $150+ lens filters.

I Fell Victim to a $1,500 Used Camera Lens Scam on Amazon

I’ve been ordering used lenses for years and have never had a problem with any purchases. That is, until now. I recently ordered a $1,500 used camera lens from Amazon. The lens never showed up, and Amazon is refusing to return my money because they claim the tracking number shows that it was delivered to my address.