Monday Lightning Deals: Neewer Flashes, Lighting Kits, Tri-Monopods, Action Cams, Etc

Neewer once again is headlining the Amazon Gold Box and Camera & Photo lightning deals

NOTE: this post contains a mix of lightning deals that were live as of the time of writing, then followed by pre-scheduled deals. The “+ ends” are the ones in progress, the “+ starts” are the pre-scheduled. This as of the time of writing, as updating this non-stop 24×7 is a full time job 🙂

+ ends 7:05am ET: GIT2 Action Camera – Pro Edition – 2K HD – WiFi with Panasonic 16MP Sensor for $110

+ ends 9:24am ET: Zookki Outdoor Sports Accessories Kit for GoPro for $8
+ lots of small things in this bundle

+ ends 9:55am ET: Neewer Metal 13-21-31 AF Auto Focus Macro Extension Tube Set for Canon for $28

+ ends 10:10am ET: Neewer Carbon Fiber 66″/168cm Lightweight Portable Camera Tripod Monopod with 360 Degree Ball Head and Bubble Level for $88

+ starts 4:40am ET: Neewer NW-561 LCD Display Speedlite Flash (price before sale $40)

+ starts 6am ET: MOHOO 5x7ft Cotton Polyester Photography Background Thin Retro Pattern Photography Backdrop Studio Props (Updated Material) 1.5×2.1m (price before sale $33)

+ starts 7:05am ET: NEEWER CN-216 216PCS LED Dimmable Ultra High Power Panel (price before sale $41)

+ starts 7:20am ET: Putars 10-Inch Natural View 1024X600 High Resolution Digital Photo Frame (price before sale $60)

+ starts 7:35am ET: Fasmov Heavy Duty Photographic Sandbag Studio Video Sand Bag for Light Stands, Boom Stand, Tripod ,Pack of 4 (price before sale $16)

+ starts 7:35am ET: MOHOO Photography Background 5FTX10FT Cotton Polyester Fabric Solid Color Green Screen Photography Backdrop Cloth Photo Backdrop for Photo Studio Props With Pole Pocket No Wrinkle (1.6X3M) (price before sale $35)

+ starts 7:55am ET: G-raphy 8.6×12.6×6-Inch Camera Insert Bag with Sleeve (price before sale $39)

+ starts 8:20am ET: Neewer NW759(C) 7 inches 1280×800 IPS Screen Camera Field Monitor with 1 Mini HDMI Cable (price before sale $150)

+ starts 8:40am ET: Zyxel Personal Cloud Storage [2-Bay] for Home with Remote Access and Media Streaming [NAS326] (price before sale $100)

+ starts 9:25am ET: Pixel TW-283/DC2 LCD Wireless Shutter Release Timer Remote Control for Nikon (price before sale $28)

+ starts 10:30am ET: Neewer 6 Pack Black Sand Bag Photography Studio Video Stage Film Saddlebag (price before sale $27)

+ starts 11:05am ET: ZOMEI F678 55-Inch Flexible Tripod Set with 4s Stand, 1/4 Mount and 3-Way PanHead (price before sale $85)

+ starts 11:05am ET: Car Dash Cam (price before sale $80)
+ looks P&S camera-ish

+ starts 11:45am ET: Neewer NW670 E-TTL Flash Kit for Canon DSLR Cameras,Includes:(1)Flash with LCD Screen+(1)2.4 GHz Wireless Trigger+(1)Hard & Soft Flash Diffuser+(1)Lens Cap Holder+C1 Cord+C3 Cord (price before sale $73)


+ starts 12:10pm ET: Neewer TT560 Flash Speedlite (price before sale $32)

+ starts 12:50pm ET: ADIKA Water Sports set for GoPro Floating Handle Hand Grip Monopod + 40m Clear for GoPro Waterproof Case Housing Skeleton (price before sale $20)

+ starts 1:05pm ET: Kamisafe KINGJOY KH-6251 Portable Aluminum Alloy Quick Release Plate Adapter with 1/4″ and 3/8″ Screws (price before sale $24)

+ starts 1:15pm ET: Ugee M1000L Art Design Graphics Drawing Tablet with 10 x 6 Inch Active Area, 8 Hotkeys,16 expesskeys (price before sale $50)

+ starts 1:30pm ET: Excelvan Mini Portable Photography Photo Studio Lighting Cube Tent Kit 40 X 40CM Light Box + Four Backgrounds (Black White Blue Red) (price before sale $44)

+ starts 1:50pm ET: NEXGAGDET WIFI Action Camera, DISCOVER-655 SERIES (price before sale $70)

+ starts 2:45pm ET: Sabrent Flexible Tripod for standard Tripod mount (GoPro mount adapter included) (GP-TRPD) (price before sale $9)

+ starts 3pm ET: Slow Dolphin Photography Studio Photo Video Portrait Photography Heavy Light Stand Tripod with Caster Wheels (price before sale $30)
+ actual dolphins not included ~ hopefully they are swimming freely in the oceans of their choice 🙂

+ starts 3:05pm ET: Neewer Film Movie Making Rig Camera Video Cage Kit With Handle Grip for Sony (price before sale $70)

+ starts 4:40pm ET: Neewer 540W(180W x 3)Professional Photography Studio Flash Strobe Light Lighting Kit (price before sale $230)

+ starts 5:50pm ET: Excelvan Q8 Full HD 4K 1080P Waterproof Sports Action Camera (price before sale $50)

+ starts 8:30pm ET: 256GB ADATA SU900 Ultimate 3D NAND MLC 2.5″ Internal Solid State Drive – Black (ASU900SS-256GM-C) (price before sale $125)

+ starts 8:35pm ET: Raspberry Pi Camera Case / Enclouser – Blue Transparent assemble in 30 secs (price before sale $8)

+ starts 8:55pm ET: NEXGADGET Action Camera, DISCOVER-650 SERIES (price before sale $60)

+ no updated “Elsewhere at Amazon” segment here, but you can check the last previously posted one. I have to figure out how to do this better 🙂

Monday: Tiffen, SmallHD, Thinkpad

The latest B&H Photo Daily Deals continue until 11:59pm ET on Monday (or earlier if sold out):

+ Tiffen 82mm Variable Neutral Density Filter for $80 after a $20 mail-in rebate

+ SmallHD 1703 HDR 17″ Production Monitor for $2199

+ Lenovo 14″ ThinkPad X1 Yoga Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Notebook for $1149
+ i5-6200U Dual-Core, 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 256GB M.2 SSD, 14″ 1920 x 1080 IPS Touchscreen, Intel HD Graphics 520, Etc

+ free shipping on the B&H daily deals
+ for more action, check their Featured Sales

Ends Mon PM: $4.80 per magazine per year: Outdoor Pho or Digi Pho

The weekend sale at Discount Mags is here, and the theme of this sale is $4.80 per magazine per year. Of photography interest, they have “Outdoor Photographer” and “Digital Photo”. Various other six degrees of separation magazines are also participating such as fashion, nature, sports, bridal, etc. A total of 83 magazines are participating in this sale which ends Monday night.

Lowepro Flipside 300 DSLR Camera Backpack for $58

Bag the Bag! The Lowepro Flipside 300 DSLR Camera Backpack is currently on sale for $58 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself. Limit one per customer. This is not a lightning deal. It is either a sale or a price-match. It is not restricted to Prime members as of the time of writing.

B&M: Get $10 store rewards on $50 Google Play Gift Card

If you live in the Android Google PLAY ecosystem, CVS B&M stores offer $10 back in CVS ExtraBucks when you purchase a $50 Google PLAY gift card until Saturday night (June 27, 2017). Limit one per customer for the week. Of interest if you buy camera and photo e-books or apps or photography documentaries (or any other content) from Google PLAY.

Brother Printer MFCJ4420DW Wireless Color Inkjet All-In-One for $120

Brother has found a new life in the new era of “printers as a service” and one of their models is currently on sale, the Brother Printer MFCJ4420DW Wireless Color Inkjet All-In-One goes for $120 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of up to two units per customer. This has Scanner, Copier and Fax and is compatible with the Amazon Dash buttons.

Speaking of printers, an HP printer sale features 17 different models of all kinds.

Duracell Batteries Rewards are back at Office Depot (Sun to Sat)

The Duracell Batteries Penny (+ Sales Tax) After Rewards promotion is back at Office Depot and Office Max stores. You can find the offer online at their Rewards page and in-store in their Weekly circular ad. The terms are as before, you can buy one or two 16-packs of Duracell single-use AA or AAA Coopertop batteries, and get back the purchase price (minus one penny) in Rewards a few weeks later. The Sales Tax amount is NOT included in the Rewards amount. Rewards do not roll over, so don’t pay with rewards if you expect to get rewards on the offer. These Rewards will arrive separately from their monthly rewards (a good thing because regular monthly rewards are only issued in $10 increments). Offer runs Sunday 5/21 until the close of business on Saturday 5/27/17.

Fuji X-T2 Body Only drops to $1500 to $1516

This may be a computer-generated price-match, so I don’t know how long it will last, but the new condition Fuji X-T2 body only is not only in-stock but it is also down to $1516 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of up to three per customer.

If you are a more adventurous shopper, you can get it for $1499 by Cardinal Photo through Amazon (not Prime eligible).

For the big picture, check the Stock Status Tracker.

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In-Stock Now: Panasonic GH5 for $2000 for multiple places

If you are looking for the Panasonic GH5, we have good news for you! The body only is now in-stock and ready to ship for $2000 at B&H Photo and by Amazon itself which currently restricts it to Prime members.

Meanwhile B&H Photo also has it in-stock bundled with the Steadicam Solo Stabilizer & Monopod for $2200. The Steadicam goes for $300 on its own, so you are getting a $100 combined purchase discount.

On the other hand, if you are an eBay fan, a handful of recognizable camera sellers also have it in-stock for $1300 ~ check the Stock Status Tracker for those.

1TB of Cloud Storage with Lifetime Access for $30 (one time payment)

If you are a fan of cloud storage, Stacksocial has a 1TB Zoolz Cloud Storage sale with lifetime access for $30 as a one time payment fee. This is two products, you get 500GB of instant storage, and 500Gb of cold storage (takes 3-5 hours to retrieve the backups). You can install the Zoolz backup app on two devices, but you can restore your backups from additional devices. You can change the designated backup devices, but you can only have two active ones at a time. Check terms and description for all the details.

Speaking of Stacksocial, they have a variety of Pay What You Want promotions including one for photography. Minimum price is $1, but if you want to unlock additional items, you have to meet or beat the average price, which typically is under $20.

Fujitsu charger + 8 AA and 4 AAA rechargers and Spaces for $25 after coupon

If you are a fan of Fujitsu chargers and rechargeable AA and AAA batteries, coupon code EMCSRFCB4 gets you a Fujitsu 4-slot charger, 8 AA and 4 AAA rechargeables along with 2 C and 2 D spacers (not batteries, but shells to put AA batteries and make them work in C or D situations ~ YMMV on how well they work depending on device and application) for $25 with free shipping at NewEgg by NewEgg itself.

On Sunday, the coupon works for people who are subscribed to NewEgg’s newsletters. On Monday, it will move to their “Shell Shocker” daily deals and be open to everyone. Because daily deals were not complicated enough, so NewEgg decided to make them so 🙂

Elinchrom ELB 400 Hi-Sync To Go Kit for $1690

Photography needs light but sometimes lighting gear is a pain to carry around. So sometimes “To Go” kits can be handy. Which brings us to a limited time sale at B&H Photo, it is the Elinchrom ELB 400 Hi-Sync To Go Kit going for $1690 with free expedited shipping. No coupon, no rebate, it’s vanilla sale… For more action, check the B&H Featured Sales

Save the Date: Sony a9 LIVE STREAM by B&H on May 23 at 7:30pm ET

If you are curious about Sony’s new a9 flagship mirrorless camera (available for pre-order for $4500), B&H Photo is planning to have a Live-Streaming Panel talking about the camera on May 23 at 7:30pm eastern time. Yuo can submit questions ahead of time and have a chance to win the a9 by asking a Twitter question using the #BHPhotoLive twitter hashtag.

Five photographers will be participating on the panel. Details on all that at the B&H Event page.

Buy Sennheiser MKE 2 elements Action Mic for GoPRO for $200, Get $30 Back

To celebrate Dads and Grads, Amazon has a new promotion until 6/18/17 for Prime Store card members (Amazon Prime members only). Instead of the usual 5% back on eligible purchases, you will instead get 15% back (in the form of a statement credit) when you purchase eligible Dads and Grads products. Camera gear are not eligible except for this, the Sennheiser MKE 2 elements Action Mic for the GoPro HERO4.

It goes for $200, so with this promotion, IF you pay for it with the Prime Store Card (and decline any 0% APR financing offers you may be offered), you will receive $30 back as a statement credit on your Prime Store card.

2017 Through the Lens 12 x 12 inch Wall Calendar for $7 to $8.50

And now a weekend type of an item, part of eBay’s action, you can get the new condition 2017 Through the Lens 12 x 12 inch Wall Calendar for $2 plus $5 flat shipping by eBay seller “Juvo Auctions” (Southern California).

If you are a Prime member and prefer faster delivery, it looks like the same seller is offering it fulfilled by Amazon for $8.45.

PS: it should go without saying, more than 1/3rd of 2017 is already gone, so this is more of photo-calendar fan interest than utilitarian 🙂

(ENDED) Neewer LED 500 Ultra High Power Dimmable Video Light with Built-in LCD Panel with Remote Control for $112

These lightning deals ran out of light 🙂

Continue reading “(ENDED) Neewer LED 500 Ultra High Power Dimmable Video Light with Built-in LCD Panel with Remote Control for $112”

Groupon coupon: 10% off Goods, 20% off Local (where photo print offers reside)

The Groupon website has launched a new 2-day coupon, coupon code SALE3 gets you 10% off on Groupon Goods (physical products such as camera gear and electronics) and 20% off on Local Deals (which includes most of the photo print offers such as custom canvas prints, photo books, photo gifts, metal prints, etc). The coupon expires Saturday night.

The usual terms apply. The coupon discounts one unit per offer/deal. You can use the coupon on three different Goods, and three different Local Deals (also good on Getaways but I don’t think there’s anything photo-related there). The maximum discount is $50 per deal. Other restrictions may apply.

In-Stock Now: Fuji Instax Mini 9 for $68

Some of the colors of the new Fuji Instax Mini 9 instant camera are in-stock and ready to ship for $68 to $70 at, some by Amazon itself, some by 3rd-party sellers. Check the various colors and detailed listings for each to see all available options. There are five color schemes for the camera, handy if you want to easily be able to tell who owns which model 🙂

In-Stock Now: Fuji SQ10 Square hybrid digital/instant for $279

The new square format Fuji SQ10 hybrid (digital and instant at the same time) is now in-stock and ready to ship for $279 with free shipping by Roberts thru Amazon. This is not Prime eligible, so you get slow free shipping unless you $upgrade$ to faster shipping. As of the time of writing there are five units available.

Pre-order new Sony FE 16-35/2.8 and 12-24/4 Lenses

Sony has embraced the smartphone flagship pre-ordering model for their camera gear, where the pre-orders start a few days after the announcement. So starting today, you can pre-order their two new constant aperture FE lenses as follows:

+ Sony FE 12-24mm f4 G for $1700
+ July 31 release estimate

+ Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM for $2200
+ August 31 release estimate

Keep in mind, estimates are only estimates and are subject to change as various factors known and unknown can affect their release and delivery.

Shutterfly coupon: 50% off Hardcover Photo Books, 40% Others

To ease the transition from MyPublisher to Shutterfly, Shutterfly has launched a new coupon code, FORDAD gets you 50% off hardcover photo books, and 40% off other products at the Shutterfly website. Some exclusions apply. Cannot be combined with other offers. 50% off is for the first 20 standard finish pages of the photo books. Offer ends 5/21/17 PM.

(ENDED) 50% off Dell Optiplex 7010 Desktop with coupon (Dell Refurbs)

This coupon expired… The Dell Refurbished store (specialize in off-lease computers) has a new promotion, coupon code SAVE7010NOW gets you 50% off any Dell OptiPlex 7010 Desktop excluding clearance items. Free ground shipping. Prices at $145 after coupon. The coupon code expires 5/21/2017, 11:59 PM CST.

Pre-order new Olympus TG-5 Elementproof and Underwater Housing

If you are a fan of elementproof cameras and ones that have an official underwater housing, Olympus has announced the new Tough TG-5 and its accompanying underwater housing, available for pre-order as follows:

+ TG-5 Camera for $450 at Adorama and Amazon itself

+ Olympus Underwater Housing PT-058 for $300 at Amazon itself and Adorama

500GB SAMSUNG 850 EVO 2.5″ SATA III 3-D Vertical Internal SSD for $148

More eBay Deals action, this time it is the NewEgg eBay store offering a “See Price at Checkout” promotion on the new condition 500GB SAMSUNG 850 EVO 2.5″ SATA III 3-D Vertical Internal Solid State Drive. When you do the “See Price at Checkout” song and dance, the price drops to $148 with free shipping. Limit three per customer (not the usual limit five NewEgg typically has).

Speaking of eBay Deals, don’t forget the 20% off coupon promotion expires tonight (Thursday night).

Imported Sony Alpha a7R II Body w/1yr seller warranty for $2200

The new condition Sony Alpha a7R II currently goes for $2700 at authorized Sony dealers, some of which are bundling it with free extras, for example, free Lightroom 6 at Adorama or free accessories bundle at Adorama (including Corel software)…

… but if you are comfortable with imported camera gear, to the eBay Deals we go where eBay seller “Department_Store_NYC” (99.2%, New York) is offering the imported grey-market Sony a7r II body only with a 1-year seller warranty (not Sony USA warranty) for $2200 with free shipping. Limit three units per customer.

Imported grey-market Canon 6D Body Only w/1yr seller warranty for $1060

The Canon 6D body only goes for $1400 at authorized dealers which are bundling with some free extras, eg free 1-year Creative Cloud at B&H Photo or free Lightroom 6 at Adorama or free accessories bundle (including Corel software) at Adorama

… but if you are comfortable with imported grey-market DSLRs that come with a 1-year warranty from the seller (not Canon USA), to the eBay Deals we go where you can get the new condition imported grey-market Canon 6D body only for $1060 with free shipping by 6ave on eBay (99.1%, New Jersey). Limit three per customer.

(ENDED) Neewer VK750 II i-TTL Speedlite Flash with LCD Display for Nikon for $38

This lightning deal expired…

Good until 2pm ET today in the Amazon Gold Box is the Neewer VK750 II i-TTL Speedlite Flash with LCD Display for Nikon offered for $38.39 with free shipping. The price before the sale was $50 when I posted the Lightning Deals schedule last night.

Flashpoint R2 Ultimate Photographer’s Gift for $3000 (C/N)

If you are a fan of the Flashpoint lighting gear, Adorama has created the Flashpoint R2 Ultimate Photographer’s Gift bundle available in Canon or Nikon for $2995 with free shipping. This bundle contains 21 Flashpoint products and a $200 Adorama gift certificate. Yes, that’s 21 Flashpoint products:

+ Flashpoint XPLOR 600 HSS TTL Battery-Powered Monolight (Bowens Mount)
+ Flashpoint Extension Head 600 Ws Flash For The XPLOR 600 (Bowens Mount)
+ Canon/Nikon specific items: Flashpoint R2 TTL Transmitter, Receiver, Streaklight 360, cable
+ Canon/Nikon specific items: Flashpoint Zoom Li-Ion R2 TTL, Zoom R2 with integrated R2 radio
+ Flashpoint eVOLV 200 R2 TTL Pocket Flash
+ Flashpoint 10′ C Stand on Turtle Base Kit, 40″ Grip Arm & Two 3″ Gobo Heads
+ Glow ParaPop 38″ Portable Softbox
+ Glow Speed Ring Adapter to Mount Glow ParaPop on Bowens Mount
+ Glow S-Type Speedlite Bracket With Bowens Mount
+ Glow 31 x 31″ Quick Softbox
+ various batteries and adapters for various products mentioned above

This is a ready-to-go bundle, you just add to cart and proceed. No coupons, no rebates, no manually adding all the items to cart. Just one “add to cart” press 🙂

Pre-order new Element 4K Fire TV Edition HDTVs

If you are a fan of the Amazon ecosystem, you can now place pre-orders for brand new Elements 4K HDTVs with Fire TV built-in (aka Fire TV editions) in 43, 50, 55, and 65 inch sizes, with prices ranging from $450 to $900. Many of them also have a bundle with a free HDTV antenna. The Sound Bar bundles go for more. The shipping estimate is mid-June 2017. Detailed pictures of the TV and remove further down the product pages.

Of photography interest, FireTV has a handful of photo-related apps, including Smugmug, VLC, and a variety of gateway apps by 3rd-parties that offer access to Flickr, Google Photos, OneDrive, file managers, along other mirror/casting apps.

GoPro HERO4 Black + LCD Touch BacPac + Charger/Battery for $299

Bundle up time at B&H Photo! For $299 with free expedited shipping you can get the GoPro HERO4 Black and the GoPRO LCD Touch BacPac and the GoPRO 2-slot Charger with an extra Battery. The freebies are included automatically by B&H while this offer is running. You know an offer is running when you see it mentioned prominently on the product page (screenshot example below)…

Photoshop Week at CreativeLIVE (Free to watch until Saturday)

Good until Saturday (May 20), it is Photoshop Week at CreativeLive with lots of Photoshop-related classes streaming live. It is FREE to watch any of the classes that are streaming/recording for the first time ever, so if you have flexibility with your time, you can watch a LOT of Photoshop classes this week!

Motorola Moto Z for $500 (Unlocked USA warranty)

If you want a factory unlocked smartphone with a USA warranty and GSM compatibility AND like the idea of having optional add-on modules (like the Hasselblad True Zoom camera), the Motorola Moto Z smartphone is on sale for $500 with free shipping at B&H Photo (with free B&H photo/video kit), and by Amazon itself.

On the other hand, if you want to pay a lot less AND want a phone that works with all four major US carriers, B&H Photo is offering the new condition 64GB Moto G4 PLUS with a free B&H photo/video kit for $220 with free shipping. This is available in black or white. The 64GB version also has 4GB of RAM, while the 16GB version has 2GB of RAM, so keep that in mind.

UPDATE: speaking of smartphones, the brand new HTC U11 with its 12mp Ultrapixels and a 90 DXoMark score is now available for pre-order at Amazon by Amazon itself.

BorrowLenses: 10% to 30% off RENTALS coupon + FREE Memorial Day

BorrowLenses are celebrating their 10 years (time sure does fly, they’ve been around for ten years!) and to celebrate, they have a new coupon promotion that gets you 10% to 30% off gear rentals. The coupon percentage increases as the rental order price increases. Also, if your rental period includes Memorial Day (May 29), you will get that day for FREE automatically (their computer system will adjust it automatically).

Everything is explained in this annotated screenshot from their email. If I tried to explain it all with words, it would take ten paragraphs instead of three 🙂