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Need to buy a canon lens in midtown Manhattan

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Need to buy a canon lens in midtown Manhattan

I need to purchase a Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens and am staying in Midtown Manhattan, just off Lexington Avenue.

Does anyone have any suggestions of good shops to purchase the lens, as I have limited time in NYC and would like to pick this up as soon as I arrive.

Thank you!

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1. Re: Need to buy a canon lens in midtown Manhattan

B&H. DO NOT go to any of the shops in Times Square.

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2. Re: Need to buy a canon lens in midtown Manhattan

Ok thanks Brooklyn bridge. If anyone knows where I can go please?

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3. Re: Need to buy a canon lens in midtown Manhattan

Hey TravelFan1:-) That's the place to go... B & H:-) www.bhphotovideo.com/ EnjoY!

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4. Re: Need to buy a canon lens in midtown Manhattan

BrooklynBridge told you to go to B&H camera store. It is the biggest, and best. Helpful staff and great pricing.

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5. Re: Need to buy a canon lens in midtown Manhattan

BrooklynBridge was referring to B & H photo on 34th and 9th.

bhphotovideo.com

I just bought a camera online from them and highly recommend them.

Just be aware of Sabbath rules with them.

Out of curiosity, why not order online in advance?

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6. Re: Need to buy a canon lens in midtown Manhattan

B&H would also be my #1 choice. Other reputable options with good prices are J&R in Lower Manhattan and Adorama in the Flatiron district.

http://www.jr.com/

http://www.adorama.com/

(Like B&H, Adorama schedules its store hours around the Jewish sabbath and holidays).

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7. Re: Need to buy a canon lens in midtown Manhattan

There are holidays coming up when B & H will be closed. Exactly when are you coming to NYC. If B & H is closed your only choice will be J and R--which is good, but not as close to your were you are staying.

BTW are you staying in a hotel--if so, contact them and see if you can order and ship to the hotel prior to your arrival.

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8. Re: Need to buy a canon lens in midtown Manhattan

Thanks so much guys! ...sorry didn't understand what B&H was in the first post..sorry Brooklyn Bridge!

Look like this is the place to go :) I'll see if I can order on-line.

Thank you for the other recommendations too & info about the sabbath.

As always - a very helpful community. Takes the hassle and time out of searching!

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9. Re: Need to buy a canon lens in midtown Manhattan

Sorry just see your post @rdglady..I'm arriving 11th March?

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10. Re: Need to buy a canon lens in midtown Manhattan

No Jewish holidays that week. They close early on Friday and all day Saturday, and I agree that it is the place to go.