128GB Sandisk USB 2.0 flash drive for $33 (no limits)

The 128GB Sandisk Cruzer USB 2.0 flash drive, model SDCZ36-128G-B35, the one with the red retractable button, is currently on sale for $33 each at Amazon by Amazon itself. You can buy as many as you like. Free shipping with a $35+ order or for Prime members. Only the 128GB version is discounted in this fashion.

Speaking of storage, the 16GB Lexar Platinum II (200x) Class 10 SDHC card is on sale for $8 at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 3).

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2yr Photo Magazine subscription offers ($9.50 to $10 total)

For this weekend (ends Sunday at 11:59pm ET), the weekend sale at DiscountMags.com is a two year sale on print magazines (USA addresses only). You can only sign up for two year subscriptions during this particular sale. You cannot change it to one or three years. The offer is good for new subscription or renewals or gift subscriptions.

Four photography magazines are participating, all 2-year terms with these prices:

  • 2yrs of Digital Photo Pro for $10 total
  • 2yrs of Pop Photo for $9.50 total
  • 2yrs of Outdoor Photographer for $9.50 total
  • 2yrs of Digital Photo for $9.50 total

You can find the Photo magazines towards the bottom of the page, or use the grey menu bar over there (rightmost side, under “More”, Photo is the 3rd option) or use your browser’s in-page search function to search for “photo” at the promotional page.

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4TB Seagate Expansion Hard Drive for $90 after $40 MIR

If you find the previously mentioned 500GB HDD offer too small for today’s camera and data files, fear not! Adorama has another option for you. They are offering the 4TB Seagate Expansion Desktop External Hard Drive (USB 3.0, 3.5″, model STEB4000100) for $90 after a $40 mail-in rebate (MIR). The rebate offer ends 4/30/15. The PDF of the rebate form is available over there. This form is only good for purchases at Adorama. The rebate form says limit two per customer (one rebate application per envelope).

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500GB Toshiba USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for $25 after $20 MIR

If you are comfortable with mail-in rebates, Adorama has a closeout promotion on the 500GB Toshiba USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, model HDTB205XK3AA. It goes for $45 and it is eligible for a $20 mail-in rebate (you receive a prepaid gift card, not a check). The PDF of the rebate is available over there, it says limit one per customer and ends by 4/30/15. Note that that rebate form is specifically for Adorama, you cannot use it for other retailers.

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64GB Toshiba Exceria 1000x Compactflash for $80

You don’t need a prescription from a dermatologist to get Exceria. You can just it from Amazon ;-) It is the name Toshiba decided to use for their memory cards. Don’t blame me :) Joking aside, their 64GB 1000x Compactflash memory card, model PFC064U-1EXS, is currently on sale for $80 with free shipping, with no purchase quantity limits, at Amazon by Amazon itself. The other storage options are not on sale. This is not part of the lightning deals, I found it while beating the bushes at Amazon. It averages 4.6 out of 5 based on 17 customer reviews.

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Refurbished red Nikon L830 superzoom for $125

We have a refurbished Nikon Coolpix trilogy here, starting with the manufacturer refurbished red Nikon Coolpix L830 (34x optical zoom) offered for $125 with free shipping and 90 day Nikon warranty at Adorama.

The new condition models currently go for $180 at Adorama and Amazon.

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Refurbished Nikon Coolpix S3500 for $45

Adorama is offering the manufacturer refurbished silver Nikon Coolpix S3500 P&S digital camera (7x optical zoom) for $45 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon warranty and 2% promotional rewards (= a King’s ransom of $0.90).

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Refurbished Nikon P600 superzoom for $200

Adorama is offering the manufacture refurbished Nikon Coolpix P600 superzoom (60x optical) for $200 with free shipping and 2% promotional rewards and a 90 day Nikon warranty.

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Neewer Battery Grip for Canon D-Rebels for $18.40 w/free S&H

Among the trending deals of the eBay Deals du Jour you can get this new condition Neewer Battery Grip for Canon D-Rebels for $18.40 with free shipping, with a limit of 50 per customer (guess what they are all getting this Christmas!) by eBay seller “emilyandlilly” (99.2%).

This has 540+ customer reviews at Amazon and if you are curious about it, it has 46 questions answered by internet viewers like you.

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Pre-order Olympus E-PL6 w/14-42mm for $300

Olympus has a new marketshare-grabber mirrorless camera out available for pre-order, with the 14-42mm kit lens, going for $300 at B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon by Amazon itself. This is an Olympus USA model with Olympus USA warranty.

If you are fond of Japanese models, the white E-PL6 two lens kit (14-42, 40-150) is shipping from Japan for $375+ by various third-party sellers through Amazon. Keep in mind, this is the model for the Japanese market!

PS: we are keeping track of the interesting cameras of 2015 at this reference page at the main blog. Keep in mind, the main blog is no longer a “breaking news alert” website, so new gear is not necessarily added there immediately upon announcement.

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Friday: Fuji S9250 superzoom with card and case for $130

In the middle of Friday’s Best Buy Daily Deals, you can get the new condition Fuji S9250 superzoom with a Fuji camera case and SD card for $130 with free shipping. Offer ends by the end of day on Friday.

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Refurbished Nikon D3300 w/18-55 for $400

To the eBay Deals du jour we return where Beach Camera’s eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3300 w/18-55 for $400 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. Beach is an authorized Nikon dealer, one of only a couple that get featured regularly in the eBay Deals spotlight.

It is good to have choices, but at the same time, it can be overwhelming for someone trying to decide on a Nikon DSLR, with various models and various conditions (new, refurbished, used, imported, different kit options, etc).

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Glidecam XR-4000 Handheld Camera Stabilizer for $200

The B&H Photo Featured Deal is the Glidecam XR-4000 Handheld Camera Stabilizer for $200 with free shipping. Offer ends by Saturday at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out (Friday daily-deals last for 48 hours instead of the usual 24).

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Free Premium apps include “A Better Camera”

The Amazon Android-y App Store has another Premium App giveaway. A total of 26 for-pay apps are free for a limited time (probably the weekend) including “A Better Camera Unlocked” Almalence Inc. Other popular apps are included such as Wolfram Alpha and the Oxford Spanish Dictionary. You can get as many as you like.

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One Year of Prime + Unlocked Fire Phone (GSM) for $190

The sale is back, the unlocked 32GB Fire Phone (GSM) is back on sale for $190 with free shipping by Amazon herself and it includes one year of Amazon Prime membership which can be appended to existing Prime memberships or for new members. No contract. Limit five per customer.

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(ENDED) Friday Lightning Deals: Rokinon 35/T1.5, Joby, Sony SDHC, 128GB PNY

These lighting deals expired… For future ones in the future, check the Amazon Gold Box and Camera & Photo page

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(ENDED) Friday: Pop Photo for $5 per year (w/coupon)

This limited time offer expired…
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Pre-order new Fuji 16mm f1.4 R WR for $1K

Fuji X time! Their brand new 16mm f1.4 R WR lens is now available for pre-order for $1000 at B&H Photo and Adorama.

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Nikon D750 drops to $2000 (with 24-120 for $2700)

Hot off the discounting presses, the Nikon D750 DSLR is now down to $2000 in body only at authorized Nikon dealers such as B&H Photo which also includes 2% rewards (= $40), Free Next Day Delivery, and free bag, 16GB SD and extra Watson battery.

Adorama has three options with freebies for $2000 for the D750 body only:
+ with Shure VP83 Lenshopper
+ various accessories (32GB Lexar, camera bag, plus three trinkety accessories)
+ other accessories (extra EN-EL15 battery, 32GB Lexar, camera bag)
+ all three get 2% promotional rewards as well (= $40)

Similarly discounted and freebie-accessorized is the D750 with 24-120mm kit for $2700 at B&H Photo and Adorama.

The various D750 kits are also optionally eligible for the continuing Nikon Instant Savings.

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Pre-order new Blackmagic Design Micro Cinema (M43rds) cameras

Black Magic had a couple of new compact M43rds cameras to show at NAB 2015, and they are now available for pre-order at B&H Photo: the Blackmagic Design Micro Cinema Camera for $1000, and also the Blackmagic Design Micro Studio Camera 4K for $1300. They have a mid-July release estimate (2015 that is). They also have the Ursa Mini 4K and 4.6K cameras with either EF or PL mounts ranging from $3000 to $5500.

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Instant Savings on 18 Canon Cinema Lens options

Also part of the NAB 2015 action, a total of 18 Canon Cinema lens options are currently discounted. Some are EF mount, some are PL mount, some are bundles. Not 18 unique lenses. You can see them all at B&H Photo.

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128GB iPad Air with 4G LTE for $530 (also a couple of 15.4″ MacBook Pros)

Of Apple computer-y interest among the latest NAB offers you can get the 128GB iPad Air with 4G LTE for $530 (ends 4/19/15). There’s also a couple of mid-2014 15.4″ MacBook Pros discounted further (up to $160 off) with coupon BHNAB2015 entered at checkout. The coupon is only for the Macbooks.

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In-stock nao: the new Olympus Stylus 1s for $700

I don’t know why camera manufacturers love creating naming confusions, but they keep doing it like clockwork. Olympus now has the new Stylus 1s, not to be confused with the older Stylus 1. The 1s has a starting price of $700 and it is already in-stock and ready to ship at B&H Photo. Pre-orders are accepted at Adorama and Amazon.

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eBay YMMV (A15-19): free auction-style listings (up to 500)

This is a reverse deal of sorts: if you have camera gear you want to sell to fund more gear purchases (or any other items for any other reasons), eBay is running a targeted offer by email and/or the eBay Messages. Between April 15-19 in 2015, you can post up to 500 free auction-style listings. You won’t pay the listing fee during this promotion, but obviously you still pay the other feeBay fees. You must click through to activate the promotion, it is not automatically activated. Check emails and messages to see if you qualify.

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Canon 1D X body with extras and 2% rewards for $5300

Also part of the NAB 2015 festivities, B&H Photo is offering the Canon 1D X body only for $5300 with 2% promotional rewards (= $106), 32GB Sandisk Extreeeeme Pro card, shoulder bag and wireless remote.

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