Amazon Prime Day has been around for five years now and provides a great opportunity to get a bargain new camera or other photography or astronomy equipment.

How it works is that you have to be an Amazon Prime member to take advantage of many of the sales. The sales are then offered on a flash basis and last for a few hours.

This means that items will come and go and so you have to keep your eyes open!

 

1. When is Amazon Prime Day 2019?

We don’t yet know when the Amazon Prime Day sales will start in 2019.

Last year (2018), it was over the 16th and 17th July.

 

2. Do I have to be an Amazon Prime member?

Yes, the deals are available to Amazon Prime members only. You can sign up for the 30-day free trial below to give it a go.

3. What were the best Amazon Prime Day camera deals last year?

In 2018, some of the best Canon cameras were available at discount, including:

Nikon cameras reduced included:

If you are after a mirrorless camera, then there were deals to be found on top models:

And there were some great wide-angle lenses on offer, including:

To help you think about what might be best for you, check out our article on the best camera for astrophotography and also the best lens for astrophotography.

 

4. What were the best Amazon Prime Day telescope deals last year?

In 2017, some great telescopes were available at discount, including:

See our guide here to the best telescopes for more information on these models.

In addition, bargains were to be found on astronomy binoculars, including:

To help you think about what might be best for you, check out our article on the best astronomy binoculars.

 

5. How to find the best camera deals on Amazon Prime Day 2019?

This page will be updated with the best Amazon Prime Day deals on cameras, telescopes, and accessories when they are released.