Archives for August 16, 2017

Thursday Lightning Deals: Feiyu, Usual Camera/Photo accessories

There are over 40 items listed in the Camera & Photo lightning deals (old format) or Full Page format (faster to navigate on Desktop) of the Amazon Gold Box. Due to time constraints I cannot create a detailed listing of them all. The usual assortment of accessories are running throughout the day.

UPDATE: over 140 textbooks in e-book are participating in a back to school e-textbook sale. There no photography e-books but there is a variety of other topics.

2TB Cloud Storage for $50 (lifetime service)

If you are looking for an additional storage and backup option to integrate into your strategy, for a limited time, Stacksocial is offering 2TB of Zoolz Cloud Storage for $50. This is a lifetime service. You pay $50 once and you continue to use the service without any additional fees.

This includes 1TB of instant Vault storage, and 1TB of cold storage. This runs on the Amazon AWS. You can use two different computers to make backups. This offer is for new customers only, it cannot be stacked with additional promotions like this to get more storage at the same price.

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD for $949 [Canon EF]

If you are a Canon EF shooter, the new condition Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD lens in the Canon EF system only, is on sale for $949 with free shipping and with 4% promotional rewards (around $38 to be spent in future purchases) at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Great Off-Topic Deal: Snack Sample Box (Prime only)

This is an “off topic” deal but it’s a very good deal if you …eat food 🙂 The offer is for Prime members only. Amazon launched a brand new Snack Sample Box with a minimum of ten different items (the one I got had 11). You pay $9.99 for this box with free shipping (not 2-day, it is standard/slower free shipping).

After your box ships, Amazon sends you an email informing you that a $9.99 credit has been added to your account automatically. You can use this credit to buy any of the 140+ eligible food/snacks in any combination and in multiple orders. You can tell the credit is in your account when you see it deducted at the top right corner of the Checkout page. You don’t have to enter any coupons. You can filter using the left sidebar (eg non-GMO, GF, Kosher, Vegan, Organic, etc).

PS: if you like the way this promotion is structured, they have many other Sample Boxes as well. If some eligible products belong to multiple sample boxes, credits from all eligible sample boxes will be applied to your order.

Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro with Lots of Extras for $569 (Canon EF)

The Canon EF version of the Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro is bundled with a boatload of free accessories while still going for the same price of $569 by Beach Camera through Amazon. Prime members get Prime-like shipping speed but it ships directly from Beach Camera (East Coast).

The free items are:

  • Bounce Zoom Slave FLASH
  • 64GB SDXC C10 card
  • Vivitar 62mm Filter Kit with case
  • Corel PAINTSHOP Pro X8
  • 8″ neoprene lens pouch
  • card wallet, cleaning kits, card reader, lens cap tether, etc

Benro TAC008ABR0 Active Aluminum Tripod with BR0E Ball Head for $30 w/free S&H

Doorbuster time at B&H Photo, they are offering the new condition Benro TAC008ABR0 Active Aluminum Tripod with BR0E Ball Head for $30 with free shipping. If your order total is $49+, it gets upgraded to free expedited shipping.

you are looking for something else to add to your B&H order to get to $49+, check their Featured Sales and Back to School sale.

YMMV: 8% back in eBay Bucks [no minimum amount]

This is YMMV ~ I do not know if eBay offers this to everyone or a subset of their registered users. Good until Friday 3am eastern (8/18/17), you earn 8% eBay Bucks on your purchases This particular promotion has no minimum purchase price, so even a $1 item will get you bonus bucks.

First you have to manually activate the offer from the eBay email or your eBay messages (if invited/selected to participate). Some exclusions apply as usual and the maximum rewards you can earn is $100 per transaction, and $500 during the promotional period. The email title announcing this promotion is not as clear as previous ones, but it has “eBay Bucks” in it, so look for that if you are skimming or filtering eBay emails.

A good place to look for ideas are the eBay Deals along with the Trending Deals (shows only 100 trending deals, less overwhelming to look at than their main deals page). There’s also a dedicated search box there that searches only the Deals, not everything else on eBay.

Another way to look for ideas is our eBay Category posts.

UPDATE: speaking of eBay, PayPal Digital Gifts is offering $25 Peets emailable gift cards for $20 with a limit of five per customer. This is a 20% off discount. If you max out, you pay $100 and get $125 worth of Peets e-gift cards. Peets has launched a rewards program now with iOS and Android apps as well.

10% off Hudson Albums with coupon at AdoramaPIX

If you are interested in the Hudson Albums (custom photo books), there are two new coupon promotions running at AdoramaPIX until 8/20/17 PM.

+ coupon code PXAGHUD10 gets you 10% off all Hudson albums

+ coupon code PXHUDSON164 gets you a 10-page 10×10-inch Genuine Leather Hudson album for $165. The regular price is $190, so this is a slightly better discount than 10% off

+ free shipping with orders of $49+
+ additional pages, add-ons, rounded corners, etc cost more

Zhiyun Crane 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for $500

Back to the eBay Deals we go where the official Best Buy eBay store is offering the new condition Zhiyun Crane 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for $500 with free shipping. Limit three per buyer.

Meanwhile the Zhiyun-Tech Crane-M 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer that works with action camera, smartphones and lightweight cameras (up to 1.4 lb) is on sale for $359 at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Dell Refurbished: 50% off Dell Precision M4700 or M4800 Laptops

Another coupon is born at Dell Refurbished, you can get 50% off Dell Precision M4700 or M4800 Laptops with coupon code SAVE50NOW and free ground shipping. Offer ends 8/20/17 at 11:59 PM CST. Dell Refurbished carries off-lease computers and it is operating in parallel to the main Dell Home website.

(ENDED) FeiyuTech G5 3-Axis Stabilized Handheld Gimbal for $195

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(ENDED) Vello Softbox for $20; Moment phone lenses for $55; Etc

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(ENDED) Wednesday: Union of the Two eBay Towers Opportunity: eBay Bucks AND Coupon

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