What Do We Buy?

We are interested in digital slr cameras and lenses in good working order, but we will also take in full manual film cameras and brand-name film lenses depending on how much inventory we have at any given time.  The categories below will help clarify what type of equipment we generally do and do not buy.

Camera Equipment Perfect Image Will Buy

  • Digital SLRs
  • Digital SLR Lenses
  • On-Camera Flashes
  • Medium Format Film Cameras
  • Full Manual Film SLRs and Manufacturer Specific Film Lenses(Examples of film SLR cameras we would be interested in: Nikon F, FE, FE2. FM, FM2, F100, N90, Canon AE-1, A-1, F-1, FTB, Pentax K-1000, Minolta X-700, SRT-101)

Camera Equipment Perfect Image Does Not Buy

  • Videotape Camcorders
  • Point & Shoot Digital Cameras
  • Point & Shoot Film Cameras
  • Camera Bags
  • Darkroom Equipment
  • Tripods
  • Large Format Cameras
  • Antique or Vintage Cameras
  • Non-Manufacturer Film Lenses
  • Polaroid Cameras
  • 8mm or 16mm Movie Cameras

How The Buying Process Works

Canon-A-E1We buy and sell our used equipment at our Fruitville Pike location in Lancaster, PA.  After dropping off your equipment, we will inspect everything and contact you with a quote within one business day.

Please note, there are times when we do not have the appropriate personnel on hand to give you a quote on the spot, so please plan accordingly.

Our Fruitville Pike Location

Benefits of Selling Your Used Camera Equipment to Perfect Image

Immediate Payment

When you sell your used camera equipment to us, we will cut you a check for all of your equipment at once.  You won’t have the hassle of trying to sell each piece individually and worry about whether each transaction will go smoothly.

Sales To Perfect Image Are Final

When you sell to us, you’ll never have to worry about the purchaser of your equipment contacting you post-sale about issues with your gear.

All In One Convenience

By selling us your camera equipment, you won’t have to worry about who you’re dealing with, whether the monetary transactions will go through, or paying for costly shipping and insurance for online sales.

Other Things You Should Know

We are buying your camera gear with the intent to re-sell it.  This means we pay wholesale prices for used equipment, not retail.  We are up front with all of our customers that you will most likely get a better price for sales to private buyers. When you sell wholesale to us you are doing so to take advantage of benefits listed above.  If you’re looking to maximize the money you are getting for your gear you should be looking at a private sale.

Please make sure to bring all batteries, chargers, and essential accessories with you when you’re looking for a quote.  The inclusion of these items will maximize the amount we can offer you.

Make sure to bring a driver’s license or government issued photo ID.  We are required to record a copy of your ID for all purchase or trade-ins of used equipment.

We do not give price estimates over the phone.  There are many variables that go into what we can offer for your gear and unfortunately, we must be able to inspect the gear in person to account for all of those variables before we can give you a quote or estimate.

 

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