Top 5 Camera & Lens Bundles this Christmas

16/11/2019 3:24 PM

Take the stress out of Christmas camera shopping with our camera & lens bundles, the perfect gifts for photography enthusiasts. Discover our selection now.

Your Guide to the Best Camera & Lens Bundles this Christmas

With so many photography products on the market, choosing Christmas gifts for camera lovers can be tough! Whether you’re looking for a gift for the photography enthusiast in your life or something to add to your own wishlist, the Ted’s Cameras guide to gift-friendly camera and lens bundles will help you narrow it down.

Read on for our expert round up of camera and lens bundles to suit every budget, skill level, and photography style.

Under $1000

  • Camera type: Mirrorless
  • Sensor size: 4/3”
  • Megapixels: 16MP
  • Viewfinder: Electronic
  • Video resolution: 4K
  • Autofocus points: 121
  • Minimum and maximum shutter speed: 60 sec to 1/4000 sec
  • Continuous shooting speed: 8.6fps


The retro-style Olympus E-M10 MK3 looks like a classic film camera, but has all the features you’d expect from a modern model. This top-class mirrorless camera is compatible with a wide range of Micro Four Thirds lenses - and three are included in this kit!

  • Ideal for wide-angle and portrait photography, the 14-42mm lens features a 3x zoom range and 7 aperture blades for natural background blurring. It also has a silent autofocus, which is great for filming.
  • Perfect for shooting sporting games and portraits, the 40-150mm is a lightweight, portable lens with a field of view that’s equivalent to 80mm-300mm. It features a 3.75x zoom range and a macro focus range of 90cm.
  • Versatile and easy to use, the 25mm lens offers a 50mm equivalent focal range. Its speedy f/1.8 maximum aperture works well in low lighting and helps to produce beautiful bokeh effects.

One of the best budget cameras for beginners, the E-M10 is ideal for those who are venturing into the world of photography for the first time. Its 3-inch touch-sensitive, tilting LCD screen and electronic viewfinder make it easy to compose and capture stills, selfies and videos.

Along with a 4K video resolution, it has a built-in 5-axis image stabilisation for crisp, blur-free photos. Last but not least, its touch AF shutter allows you to make the most of the 8.6fps burst drive.

Under $1500

  • Camera type: DSLR
  • Sensor size: 22.3mm x 14.9mm
  • Megapixels: 24.2MP
  • Viewfinder: Electronic
  • Video resolution: 4K
  • Autofocus points: 45
  • Minimum and maximum shutter speed: 30 sec to 1/8000 sec
  • Continuous shooting speed: 7fps

 
If you’re ready to sharpen your photography skills, consider investing in an entry-level DSLR. Known as one of the best cameras under $1,500, the Canon EOS 80D is kitted out with a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor for superb image quality (even in low-light situations), and a 4K video resolution to bring your videos to the forefront.
 
You can rely on Canon’s Dual Pixel AF system for fast, smooth autofocusing during “live view” and video filming, while the 7fps burst speed is perfect for shooting sporting events. The DSLR has a headphone for high-end audio capture, plus a hot shoe you can use to attach a flash, microphone and other accessories.

Regular Price: $1,249.00

Special Price $1,124.10

After Cashback:
$1,074.10


The kit includes Canon’s EF-S 18-55mm IS STM lens, a flexible zoom lens that works to reduce flare and improve the sharpness and clarity of your photos. Its aperture range also adapts to all lighting conditions, including low light.

  • Camera type: Mirrorless
  • Sensor size: 23.6 x 15.6mm
  • Megapixels: 24MP
  • Viewfinder: Electronic
  • Video resolution: 4K
  • Autofocus points: 325
  • Minimum and maximum shutter speed: 30 sec to 1/4000 sec
  • Continuous shooting speed: 8fps


With a classic retro-inspired body, user friendly features, and performance that puts much larger, heftier cameras to shame, the X-T20 packs a punch despite its compact size. Built in Wi-Fi connectivity, touch screen LCD screen and UHD 4K video recording makes this the perfect camera for capturing quality content on the go - even low-light situations like concerts or candle lit dinners will come out looking perfectly sharp.

The Fujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-F4 R OIS Zoom is a user-friendly lens that’s in a different class to many other kit lenses. With exceptional sharpness and optical image stabilisation, you’ll be capturing amazing detail in every shot. Combined with the X-T20, you’ll be getting impressive bang for your buck.

Regular Price: $1,449.95

Special Price $1,304.96

After Cashback:
$1,154.96

Under $2000

  • Camera type: Mirrorless
  • Sensor size: 23.5mm x 15.7mm
  • Megapixels: 24.2MP
  • Viewfinder: Electronic
  • Video resolution: 4K
  • Autofocus points: 425
  • Minimum and maximum shutter speed: 30 sec to 1/4000 sec
  • Continuous shooting speed: 11fps

 
Content creators, this kit has your name written all over it. The star of the kit is the Sony A6400, mirrorless camera with an impressive 24.2MP APS-C sensor and a lightning-fast AF system that can focus in as little as 0.02 seconds. It’s portable and weather-sealed, and has vlogging-friendly features like a tilting LCD screen, microphone input and 4K video capability. The 11fps continuous shooting speed means you can capture multiple frames and choose the best ones during the editing stage.

The 16-50mm lens features Power Zoom technology for smooth zooming, and ED glass to reduce aberrations. As a bonus, it also boasts built-in image stabilization.

Along with the camera and lens, the kit includes an external microphone and handgrip. Once you’re ready to share your work, the camera’s built-in WiFi connectivity allows you to instantly transfer files to your phone. Thanks to these features, it’s one of the best mirrorless cameras under $2,000.

  • Camera type: DSLR
  • Sensor size: 23.5mm x 15.7mm
  • Megapixels: 20.9MP
  • Viewfinder: Electronic
  • Video resolution: 4K
  • Autofocus points: 51
  • Minimum and maximum shutter speed: 30 sec to 1/8000 sec
  • Continuous shooting speed: 8fps

 
When it comes to high-end DX-format DSLRs, the Nikon D7500 sets itself apart from the pack. It’s a good alternative to full-frame models, with a 20.9MP APS-C sensor to maximise image detail and sharpness and a 51-point AF system for fast and accurate autofocus. Nikon’s Expeed 5 processor is as fast as it gets, and offers an 8fps continuous shooting rate and excellent low-light performance.
 
The camera's 3.2-inch tilting, touch-sensitive LCD screen allows you to compose photos from tricky angles, and the 4K video resolution makes sure your videos are of the highest quality. For easy image sharing, you can pair the camera with Nikon’s SnapBridge Smartphone app.

Regular Price: $1,599.95

Special Price $1,439.96

Nikon’s 18-140mm lens has a versatile 7.8x zoom range, a 4 stop VR system and a speedy autofocus. Thanks to these specs, it suits landscape, wildlife, and travel photography as well as portraiture.

Over $3000

  • Camera type: Mirrorless
  • Sensor size: 36mm x 24mm
  • Megapixels: 26MP
  • Viewfinder: Electronic
  • Video resolution: 4K
  • Autofocus points: 4779
  • Minimum and maximum shutter speed: 30 sec to 1/4000 sec
  • Continuous shooting speed: 4fps


If you’re an enthusiast or professional photographer with a little more room in your budget, it’s hard to go past this mirrorless camera. At the moment, the full-frame mirrorless market is booming with exciting and innovative models, and the Canon EOS RP tops the list. It’s the smallest and lightest full-frame EOS camera ever released, weighing in at less than 500g - but it doesn’t sacrifice quality.
 
It boasts a 26MP sensor for brilliantly detailed images and videos, and a mammoth 4779 AF points that allows you to focus on multiple areas within the one frame. Its 3-inch tilting, touch-sensitive LCD screen is ideal for subject and selfie shooting, and the electronic viewfinder is handy during composition. There’s a microphone input and headphone jack for high-end audio recording and monitoring - but that’s not all. The EOS RP has a range of advanced applications for the creative content-maker, like an interval timer and 4K time-lapse.

Regular Price: $1,599.95

Special Price $1,439.96

With its wide to short-telephoto zoom range, the 28-70mm lens is everything you need for everyday photography, and the f2 aperture makes it perfect for low-light conditions and guarantees an exceptional background blur.

Get on the ‘’nice’’ list this Christmas!

Take the stress out of Christmas shopping and choose a bundle the camera enthusiast in your life is sure to love. Check out our budget-friendly Christmas gift guide for more ideas, or visit your local Ted’s Cameras store to shop our full selection.


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