I received from prompt and professional service with 42nd Street Photo. All I needed to purchase at this point was a replacement lens cap. Their prices were the best I could find. They kept me updated on when my order was processed, shipped, etc. I hope to in the very near future purchase add'l access for my Canon Rebel.
42nd Street Photo
Time Out says
Posted: Tue Mar 16 2010
Open for more than 40 years, 42nd Street Photo is home to a large selection of cameras (digital included), as well as audio and video electronics. We'd never shop here, however, because of the tourist trap location—there are better, more reliable deals at B&H Photo.
42nd Street Photo 378 Fifth Ave
Average User Rating
4.8 / 5
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- 4 star:2
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I purchased a Canon PowerShot SX50HS camera from 42nd Street Photo. I did a lot of research on the camera and shopped several other companies and decided that 42nd Street Photo offered the best price on the camera as well as offering FREE shipping. I received a call from 42nd Street Photo to verify my purchase and to see if there were any accessories I needed before they shipped the camera. The sales representitive was pleasant and the camera was shipped quickly. Thanks for an Great buying experiance.
Bought the Canon G15 - great experience with 42nd Street Photo - best price around and quick shipping. Just be aware of the post order up sell. If you're looking to expedite the order and forego any add-ons during the up sell, just give them a phone call to accelerate the end to end process, allowing you to have your camera that much faster. Awesome!
We were looking for a graduation present for my daughter. 42nd Street had the best price around. When contacted by a customer service rep. about the order I mentioned that I needed the camera within 2 days. He made sure that it shipped from the correct location so I would have it in time for graduation with paying additional shipping. Great experience overall!!
Ordered a Sony RX100 for a vacation trip. 42th had the best prices, no sales tax for out of state and free shipping. Got a call couple days later to confirm UPS instruction. Got the pitch about needing a special high-speed SD memory card - figured it was coming. I said "no thanks" and everything was fine. Camera arrived as scheduled, everything was in the box. All is great - fantastic camera for the size. Definitely on my go-to list when on-line shopping.
I'd rate at 4.5 stars. Great prices and the camera came on time and was packed well. 42nd St. Photo came through without any glitches. My only complaint is that when I was called about an issue with my billing address, the guy calling tried to scare me into buying a proprietary memory card. I'm not to keen to salesmen tactics, but other than that I'm happy with my buying experience and I'll definitely consider them in the future.
I've purchased several digital cameras and accessories from 42nd Street. I've always been pleased with the pricing, service and value. I wouldn't buy a camera from another source.
This was the first time I ordered from 42nd Street Photo. Their service was as expected and the camera I ordered was delivered on time. After placing the order they called back to confirm which was good although receiving a confirmation email would have been sufficient for me.
There are several things I like about 42photo: 1. Very good promotions. I got a Sony DSC-HX30V at an unbelievable price. 2. Quick delivery time. I paid for 7-10 delivery and received it in two. 3. Convenient service - via internet, phone, email www.42photo.com is now my go-to place for my video/camera digital needs. I definitely recommend this merchant to others!
I have ordered from 42photo.com a couple of times now for the same camera(no error on their end, just needed multiple cameras at different times). I was pleased that after I completed my online order, I received a call every time to confirm the order, which made me feel more secure in my purchase, as some online sites are not always reliable. There has never been an issue with shipping or the cameras. Very reliable and I would order from them again.
Ordered a Panasonic FZ200 from 42photo.com; great price, great service, and quickly shipped. What more could a buyer ask for? (and it's a great camera too!)
I am impressed with the fast and hassle free service and shipping. The camera arrived on time and in great condition. I will definitely shop with you again for my future needs. Thanks,