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Service Photo Joins Gear Focus

Service Photo of Baltimore, MD Joins Gear Focus Marketplace

Service Photo Among First Camera Stores to Join Gear Focus

If you have searched for used camera gear in the past, chances are you have run across one of the biggest sellers of used camera gear in the US. Over 50 years ago, Service Photo was founded to serve the photography needs of the local neighborhood and Baltimore-area consumer. Soon after launching Gear Focus and having our headquarters located in Maryland, we naturally reached out to new and Used Camera Stores in the area. We wanted to show them our vision to help them sell more new and used camera gear and get the highest value and earnings from their sales.

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Gear Focus Featured New & Used Camera Seller

Featured Seller: Digital Outfitters Joins Gear Focus to Sell Camera Gear Online

Starting a new company and movement to an existing industry is not an easy venture. Getting others onboard who believe in your vision is therefore vital to any business. This  could not be more true with Gear Focus. Soon after launch we saw a few new listings come through for Sony gear and reached out to the seller. Their store had a nice logo, complete information describing themselves as a seller, and nice product photos. And most importantly, Digital Outfitters had appropriately priced their used camera gear. Continue reading

Panasonic GH5 Win a Camera

Sell Your Used Camera Gear for a Chance to WIN a Panasonic GH5 & Lens!


If you haven’t figured it out by now, we LOVE giving away camera gear! Proving once again that Gear Focus LOVES to give away the latest gear, we are officially launching our New Year camera gear giveaway! Sell your used camera gear for a chance to win! A Panasonic – LUMIX GH5 Mirrorless Camera with LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 Lens!

This month we are showing our holiday spirit to all sellers by giving away what we still consider one of the best hybrid cameras available, the Panasonic GH5! We felt this would be a really great giveaway as adding a Panasonic Lumix gh5 to any camera bag! The Lumix GH5 can greatly improve your capabilities. Even if you shoot, Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji, etc. the GH5 allows you to capture stunning 4K video as a second or third camera and is a great option for photographers as well.

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WIN The New DJI Mavic Mini

WIN The New DJI Mavic Mini


Proving once again that Gear Focus LOVES to give away the latest gear, we have officially launched our next giveaway! Last month our lucky winner of the DJI Osmo 4K Pocket was Wayfarist Media! Enter to win photography equipment and check out their Gear Focus store here.

This month we are showing our thanks giving to all existing sellers and new sellers by giving away the NEW DJI Mavic Mini Drone! We felt this would be a great giveaway to any photographer or videographer, as drones are becoming increasingly popular amongst all creatives. Many have already added drones to their arsenal, but if you haven’t yet there is no better time than now! Continue reading

Canon 1DX Mark III Camera Announcement

Canon has announced that the 1DX Mark III is officially in development. We just listed the Canon 1DX Mark II as one of our top used camera buys for 2019 – you can read about it here. The flagship Canon DSLR has long been touted as an excellent sports and wildlife photographer’s camera. One of the main reasons for this is the staggering speed and high image quality attainable with the Canon 1DX Camera. UPDATED RELEASE INFO NOW AVAILABLE.

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Sell Your Used Cameras & Win

Sell Your Used Camera Gear & WIN a DJI OSMO POCKET

Gear Focus loves giving away camera gear! From now until October 31, 2019. Simply Sign-Up to Gear Focus and list your used camera gear and automatically be entered into our giveaway!

Every item you list counts as 1 entry into the Osmo Pocket 4K Action Camera Giveaway, so gather up the used camera gear you no longer need or have been looking to upgrade and get it listed for sale. Remember we are also offering ZERO seller fees until Oct 31, 2019 as well, so it is a win/win opportunity.

Take a look at our Seller Page for these 4 easy steps to list your gear today!

Stay tuned for our future giveaways! Make sure to sign-up to our mailing list to be notified!



New DJI Mavic Mini Announcement, Real Images and Specs Revealed

In a recent email sent out last week about, DJI’s “Fly as you are!’ event, new photos and specs are being shared online about the new DJI Mavic Mini, by reviewers who are leaking the photos of the new and unreleased drone. (UPDATE: The DJI Mavic Mini has been officially released!)

Retailers are listing the new DJI Mavic Mini drone on their websites which confirm those leaks that have recently been made, and prices the drone at $646.15 Canadian dollars (around $494) when sold with DJI’s Fly More kit. $500 is a rather accurate price point, given that it’s the same price that the DJI Spark went for back in 2017, but its extra small size an weight will likely make the Mavic Mini appeal to a wider and more niche audience. Continue reading

How to Check your Used Camera Gear Upon Arrival

How to Check your Used Camera Gear Upon Arrival

So you just got your new or used gear from a seller and you now need to check it out and make sure everything is as stated as it was in the listing…Today we are going to be talking about checking your gear once it’s arrived. Buying photography or videography gear second hand doesn’t have to be scary, especially if you follow these simple steps.

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