Archives for 2018

Wedn (KEH coupon): 20% off Camera & Photo accessories [6000+ options]

The Wednesday party moves on to KEH Camera where today’s “day of deals” style coupon is TENTH12A and it gets you 20% off over 6000 camera and photo accessories. Exclusions apply. As usual, the shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies and you can test the coupon in the shopping cart without having to login or sign-up for an account…

Wedn: 1T Crucial MX300 2.5″ Internal SSD for $130

It’s currently SSD time at the latest Adorama holiday deal, you can get the new condition 1TB Crucial Technology MX300 2.5″ Internal SSD with 9.5mm Adapter (SATA 6.0Gb/s Interface, 530 MB/s Read Speed, 510 MB/s Write Speed, model CT1050MX) for $130 with free shipping and handling. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout…

Wedn (B&H): DJI, Techart (M to E), Kowa, Peak D, Etc

Hump day is here and the latest B&H Photo dailies include:

+ DJI Mavic PRO Fly More combo for $869

+ Techart PRO Leica M to Sony E for $249

+ 27″ LG 16:9 IPS computer monitor for $144

+ also Ssnal studio headphones, Black Vue, Dash camera and a big old KOWA spotting scope

+ flash deal ends 12pm ET: Peak Design Everyday Messenger for $120

Wedn (EU): Various Lenses and Pana G80 and GX9 (w/14-140), Huion, Etc

The photography theme continues to be part of the Amazon Germany Gold Box for Wednesday December 12 in 2018 with this dedicated camera and photo sale that is lens-heavy:

+ Panasonic G80 with 12-32 for 319 euro in two color options
+ Panasonic GX9 with 14-140/3.5-5.6 OIS for 940

+ Nikon 200-500/5.6E ED VR for 1170

+ Tamron 15-30/2.8 Di USD for 829 in Sony

+ Sigma 10-20/3.5 EX DC HSM for 309
+ Sigma 17-50/2.8 EX DC OS HSM for 259
+ Sigma 35/1.4 DG HSM for 669
+ Sigma 50/1.4 DG HSM for 649

+ there’s also a Huion Graphics tablets sale with prices ranging from 40 to 622 euro, with eight options available

CreativeLIVE coupon: $5 off purchase

For a limited time, coupon code EXTRA5181211 gets you $5 off your purchase at Creative LIVE. `No minimum purchase amount. Coupon expires 12/13/18. Coupon was sent to email subscribers. The smaller the class price, the better deal you can get with this coupon ~ percentage wise that is…

Green Monday continues at Dell Home

Green Monday is a 2-day event and the offers continue to roll at the Dell deals website. The usual vertical and horizontal navigation takes you to more of the same type of offers. Not that I am one to be giving advice on website design, but the Dell website could use an efficiency revamp 🙂

Tue: 9% off most lenses at KEH Camera w/coupon

Tuesday is a gift that keeps on giving, today it brings us another coupon-offer from KEH Camera: coupon code NINTH12 gets you 9% off most lenses sold at the KEH Camera website. The usual exclusions apply. You can test the coupon in the shopping cart without creating an account or logging in. Eligible purchases made until 12/31/18 automatically get a 365-day warranty instead of the usual 180-day warranty (items in AS-IS and UGLY grade do NOT get a warranty regardless)…

Tue (EU): Various Lenses, Ricoh GR II, Nikon D7200, P900, Sony a6500, RX10 III, Accessories

Camera deals are also among the options in the Tuesday Amazon Germany Gold Box with a new set of iLCs and lenses and such which can all be found in the dedicated Camera sale page:

+ Ricoh GR II for 450 euro
+ yes, it’s the good old rawsumer that was announced in June 2015

+ Nikon D7200 body only for 779
+ Nikon 35/1.8 DX for 140, 50/1.8G for 185, 10-20/4.5-5.6G VR for 280
+ Nikon P900 zoom to the moon and back (93x optical) for 470

+ Canon 24-105/4L IS II USM for 929, 24-70/4L IS USM for 728

+ Tamron 10-24/3.5-4.5 Di VC HLD for 389 in Nikon

+ Sony a6500 body for 1039, RX10 III for 999 [note it’s the IV with the blazing fast AF]
+ Sony 16-70 Zeiss f4 OSS APS-C for 709

+ Panasonica G70 with 14-42 for 430

+ Lowepro Flipside Star Trek BP 450 AW for 106

+ Manfrotto MCLAMP for 8 ~ this is M Clamp, not MC Lamp 🙂

+ Joby GorillaPOD 1K for 28

+ find them all in the Amazon Germany Gold Box

Tue: Pod Green Camera platform for $18

Tuesday is here also in the Adorama Holiday daily deals and the current featured item is the The Pod Green Camera platform offered for $18 for a limited time only…

Tue (B&H): iKan, MSI, Wooden Camera (the brand), Etc

Yellow Tuesday is here, following Green Monday, and a new day in the eastern time zone means a new round of B&H Photo daily deals which include among others:

+ iKan IFB576 Featherweight Bi-Color LED Light with Anton Bauer and Sony V-Mount Battery Plates for $329

+ MSI 15.6″ GF63 Laptop for $599
+ 2.3 GHz i5-8300H Quad, 8GB DDR4, 256GB NVMe SSD, 15.6″ 1920 x 1080 IPS-Level Display [what does “IPS-Level” mean?], NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5), etc

+ Wooden Camera camera handle for $95 or monitor mount for $95

+ also tablet stand, Teradek thing, L-shaped computer desk, etc

+ flash deal ends 10am ET: Selton Brothers case for 13″ Macbook Air for $10

DJI Mavic AIR for $629 [some colors]

For a limited time, the red and white color schemes of the new condition DJI MAVIC AIR are on sale for $629 each with free shipping at B&H Photo. The black color scheme goes for more…

50% off Everything Photo w/WP coupon

Walgreens Photo latest offers include 50% off Everything Photo using coupon code FROMSANTA who is obviously real, otherwise he wouldn’t have a coupon named after him… Separately and stackable, if you are participating in the free-to-join Walgreens Rewards program, they have a bonus rewards promotion running…

20% off select Groupon with coupon

Good until Tuesday night, coupon code GREEN20 gets you 20% off select things at the Groupon website. Among the eligible items are various photo-printing offers. As usual with these type of things, adding items of interest to the shopping cart and entering the coupon is the most effective way to finding out whether something is coupon-eligible…

NewEgg Green Monday sale

If you are a fan of the Way of the Egg, NewEgg too has launched their Green Monday sale featuring their usual assortment of technology products and promotions you know and love.

PS: all this talk of Green Monday has me a bit confused, I’m starting to feel like ti’s Saint Patrick’s Day 🙂

Mon: Anker chargers and powerbank sale

Sunday has lot of camera action in the Amazon Gold USA Box, but Monday brings us the return of the Anker sale. This lot of offerings includes a small 10,000 mAh powerbank for under $20, a trio of Lightning cables for $20, a couple of AC powered USB multi-port chargers, a charging pad, a car charger, and more!

Monday: 20% off most things at Monoprice w/coupon

The internet has decided that today is Green Monday [a good opportunity to recycle things that are not in use or not in need?], and the Monoprice website is offering 20% off almost everything using coupon code GM2018 [as in Green Monday 2018]. Exclusions and restrictions apply as usual. You can test the coupon by adding the items of interest in your shopping cart and entering the coupon. If there’s another coupon in the shopping cart, you must remove it first. You can test the coupon without logging in or creating a Monoprice account.

Panasonic GH4 with 12.5mm f12 for $748

Grab your e-wallets! Another one of the Adorama Featured Holiday Deal of the day for Monday DEC-10-2018 is the new condition Panasonic GH4 with 12.5mm f12 lens going for $748 with free shipping. This kit is currently less than the GH4 body only! This is a limited time offer.

Sigma 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM Macro for $269 [Canon only]

The Adorama Featured Holiday Deal of the day for Monday DEC-10-2018 is the new condition Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS in the Canon EOS system only, going for $269 with free shipping. Only this mount and this kit is on sale. The other options (eg with freebies) are not on sale. This is a limited time offer.

Mon (KEH coupon): 8% off most cameras

Coupon code EIGHTH12A gets you 8% off nearly all cameras sold at KEH Camera. Exclusions apply as usual. Their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies. You can enter the coupon and see what happens without having to login or create an account with them. Offer ends at 11:59pm ET on Monday.

PS: see, 8th day of deals = 8% off. There is a madness to the method 🙂

CreativeLIVE: All Classes under $60 each

CreativeLIVE time! For a limited time, they are running a promotion that gets you all of their classes for $60 or less. There is no coupon code to enter ~ the price you see is the price you pay!

Mon (B&H): Sigma 85/1.4 ART, Moza, MeFoto, ACE, 12.9″ iPad PRO, Etc

For Monday until 11:50pm ET, these are the voyages of the starship B&H Photo Daily Deals, on a 24 hour mission to boldly go…

+ Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art with 2% rewards for $849 in Canon, Nikon and Sony E [a mirrorless hooray!]

+ 12.9-inch Apple iPad PRO (512GB storage, mid 2017 model) for $799 in three color options

+ Intova DUB action camera for $20 [yes twenty]

+ Moza AIR 3-axis motorized gimbal stabilizer for $329

+ MeFOTO Backpacker AIR travel tripod for $30 in five options

+ TP-Link smarthome things for $40 to $45

+ flash deal until 9am ET: APE Case AC PRO 4000 Roller [Henry Rollins NOT included] for $130

Adorama Green Monday sale (850+ options)

ADorama has launched their Green Monday sale with over 850 items participating, which you can organize by manufacturer, price-range, product type and such as they are too many for most people to browse through page by page. But no one is stopping you from doing so – a big monitor helps in such a case 🙂

Mon (EU): Tamron 15-30/2 VC G2, Manfrotto, RAWsumers, etc

Another variation of the camera sale has returned to the Amazon Germany Gold Box with prices ranging from 15 to 1069 euro. There’s also a sale on Nokia and Huawei phones (including the P20 PRO for 649), along with a sale of various computer monitors (99 to 299) and much and more…

The Camera and Photo sale includes:

+ Tamron 15-30/2.8 VC USD G2 for 1069 for Nikon only

+ Tamron 90/2.8 Di VC USD MACRO for 479 – 35 clip-on coupon = 444 for Canon only

+ Sony 18-200/3.5-6.3 OSS APS-C for 545

+ rawsumers: Canon G9x II for 327, Sony RX100 IV for 555

+ Manfrotto MHX-PRO-3W 3-way tilt for 117~
+ Manfrotto 200PL quick release plate for 15
+ Manfrotto 323 quick change for 33~

Sun (B&H): Genaray, Moultrie, Alesis, Etc

The Sunday B&H Photo daily deals ending by 11:59pm ET include:

+ GEnaray BiColor soft ring light LED 10″ for $229

+ Moultrie time lapse camera for $40

+ also Alesis keyboard, iK mic, Scotche powerbank

+ sold out is the Pelican storm case

Sun: 20% off Lens Filters w/KEH coupon (1260+ options)

Sunday is here and the KEH Camera promotion for this is coupon code SEVENTH12A that gets you 20% off 1260+ lens filters. . AS usual, you can test the coupon without logging in or creating an account. Their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies for the coupon as it is the shopping cart the one that will give you the coupon.

Saturday: Fuji X-T2 body only for $783 or $824

Among the Saturday Amazon USA Gold Box deals of the day you can get
the new condition Fuji X-T2 body only for $825 with free shipping but that’s not all. The product page also has a 5% off clip-on coupon [you must be logged on to an Amazon account eligible for this promotion to see it]. Once you clip it, the price drops to $783~. See the annotated screenshot crops below:

Dell Refurbished coupons: 50% off $500+, 45% off $400+, 40% off $300+

A “buy more to save more” offer is running for this weekend, until Monday night at the Dell Refurbished website on the purchase of laptops and desktops. Dell Refurbished is formerly Dell Financial Services, and it is a corner of the Dell online universe that focuses on re-selling off-lease computers. These coupons cannot be used on any of the other Dell websites:

+ use coupon code HOLIDAY4UDEAL for the laptop/desktop offers below ~ the discount depends on the item’s price
+ excludes Clearance items; free ground shipping

+ 50% off any Laptop or Desktop priced $500 & up

+ 45% off any Laptop or Desktop priced $400- $499

+ 40% off any Laptop or Desktop priced $250 – $399

+ 35% off any item in stock (excludes Clearance items & 7020 models) with coupon code HOLIDAY35DEAL

Sat (Sandisk): 64GB Ultra microSD for $12; 256GB Flash Drive (3.1 Type A) for $45

A couple of limited time doorbuster Sandisk deals are running at B&H Photo until 11:59pm ET on Saturday BUT note that the B&H website will begin allowing checkouts at 5:45pm ET on Saturday. So you have until them to research the items and do an inventory of your storage needs and such. The two offers are:

+ >a href=’https://go.skimresources.com?id=125810X1587253&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bhphotovideo.com%2Fc%2Fproduct%2F1170203-REG%2Fsandisk_sdsqunc_064g_an6ia_sandisk.html’>64GB Sandisk Ultra UHS-I microSDXC Memory Card (Class 10) for $12 ~ you can buy as many as you want

+ SanDisk 256GB Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Type-A Flash Drive for $45 ~ up to twenty per customer at the sale price

YMMV $5 off orders of $5+ coupon sent by eBay

This offer is apparently back for December 2018. This is YMMV. Check your eBay emails/messages – there is one offer running around that is a $5 off coupon [orders of $5.01+] running until 12/31/18. The coupon code is TAKEFIVE but will only work if your eBay account is eligible/invited for the coupon… Restrictions and limitations apply as usual…

For ideas on what to buy, check the latest eBay Deals and the latest Trending Deals

7-Day Free Trial of CreativeLIVE’s Season Pass

If you are curious about the “Netflix style” plan of CreativeLIVE, the Creator Pass, they are currently running a 7-day free trial promotion. If not cancelled, it will convert to an annual for-pay subscription for $300 per year. You can cancel the free trial from the Settings page in your CL account. This plan allows you to watch most current and future classes as many times as you want during the free trial [and 1-year for pay subscription] BUT there are some exceptions due to prior agreements and such. The exceptions are listed in this FAQ page

Sat: Polaroid instant camera sale

In addition to the $40 Instax Mini 26 bundle, the Amazon USA Gold Box has a Polaroid + Kodak Instant Camera sale with ten options, with the Kodak Dock/Printer going for $100, and the rest of the offers being Polaroid instant cameras ranging from $180 to $200

Sat: Fujifilm Instax Mini 26 + Rainbow Film Bundle for $40

In addition to the previously mentioned Fuji X-T2 deal, the Amazon USA Gold Box has a number of other photo-related offerings of a more general interest including the new condition Fujifilm Instax Mini 26 + Rainbow Film Bundle going for $40 with free shipping. The promotion is available on four different color schemes of the camera, with up to three per color per customer. I’m not sure if it’s an overall limit of three, or three per color. I have not attempted to buy them all 🙂 The rainbow pack is 10 exposures. Sale ends Saturday at 11:59pm pacific time or earlier if sold out.

60% off Cards w/Walgreens coupon

Good until the end of day on Saturday in the central time zone, coupon code EARLYCARD60 gets you 60% off cards and stationary prints at Walgreens Photo. So if you like to print your holiday cards, this is an option other things equal…

Multi-Year Sale at DiscountMags

The theme for this weekend’s sale at Discount Mags is a multi-year sale meaning that a 3-year subscription per magazine will get you the best per-year price. Of camera and photo interest, you can get 3-years of “Outdoor Photographer” or “Digital Photo” for $13 per magazine per 3-year term. Or $17 for Videomaker or $22 for “Digital Photo PRO”…

B&N coupons: 20% off $50+ online orders [also 25% off one B&M item]

Reading is fun-da-mental and Amazon is not the only bookseller out there! If you are fond of Barnes and Noble, coupon code WISHKIST gets you 20% off orders of $50+ in eligible items… And if you want to visit their B&M stores, over there you will find a printable 25% off one item coupon… The usual exclusions apply ~ they are detailed on their website… For more offers, check the offers at their aptly-named Coupons and Deals page…

Sat: X-Rite Digital ColorChecker Passport for $65

Another day, another featured holiday deal of the day at Adorama. For Saturday in the eastern time zone, you can get the new condition X-Rite Digital ColorChecker Passport, Exposure & White Balance System for $65 with free shipping and handling. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart while this daily deal is in progress…

NewEgg Winter Wonderland sale

Marketing departments typically ran out of names and cutesy things to name their various and never-ending sales during the never-ending holiday shopping season. The latest NewEgg sale is called Winter Wishes but that’s not a good enough name, so I’m helping them out, let’s just call it a “Winter Wonderland” sale :)… As usual, some offers require a promo code, which you can use as long as you are willing to sign-up for NewEgg’s email e-newsletters – in other words, give them your email address ~ which you’d have to use anyway if you were planning to make a purchase [eg create an account] at NewEgg…

Sat: 20% off Film Gear and Equipment w/KEH coupon [1600+ options]

Saturday is upon us and today’s KEH Camera promotion is this: use coupon code SIXTH12A to get 20% off on 1600+ Film Gear and Film Equipment. Over 1600 options are available… The usual exclusions apply (no Leica, no “Like New” or “NEW” condition products are eligible for the coupon). AS usual, you can test the coupon without logging in or creating an account. Their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies for the coupon as it is the shopping cart the one that will give you the coupon.

Sat: Yuneec Breeze Drone With 4K Camera & BT Cntrlr for $100

The Saturday main Woot deal of the day is the new condition Yuneec Breeze Drone With 4K Camera & Bluetooth Controller (model YUNFCAUSWAL) going for $100 with free shipping for Prime members and a 1-year Yuneec warranty. Limit up to ten per customer at the sale price. Offer ends Saturday at 11:59pm central time as usual…

Up to 60% off Used Purchases at BL

This is a sale without a coupon running until 12/14/18. Borrow Lenses is having a clearance sale on their USED camera gear that is up to 60% off. The price you see is the price you pay. These are gear you purchase for conventional ownership. This promotion is not for camera gear rentals.

Canon Pixma MX492 for $40 after coupon

A 2-day flash sale at the official CAnon USA store can get you the new condition PIXMA MX492 Black Wireless printer for $40 when you enter coupon code 60OFF492 over there. The coupon is self-descriptive, $60 off MSRP off model 492 🙂

Adorama Lighting Gear Sale

The latest Adorama Snapshot deal is a big Lighting Gear sale featuring products from Flashpoint, Green Extreme, 3POD, GLOW (no relation to the Netflix show), ORLIT, and CLAR.

Friday: KEH coupon for 10% off Used Gear of EX or EX+ condition

Friday is upon us and for this day, in the eastern time zone, the KEH Camera offer is a 10% off discount on used gear in EX or EX+ Grade using coupon code FIFTH12A in their shopping cart. “EX” being Excellent. Free 365-day warranty included automatically on purchases made until the end of the year. Free shipping on orders of $49+. Leica products excluded.

Weekend (B&H): iKan Mirrorless Gimbal, GVB, Logan, Vixen, Etc

Friday is here and as usual, the B&H Photo daily deals last for 48 hours (instead of 24), so this round is good until Saturday at 11:59pm eastern:

+ iKAN MS-PRO Beholder 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for Mirrorless Cameras for $260

+ GVB lens protectors for $10

+ Freehands men finger mittens (four options) for $20

+ Logan Graphics elite cutter for $125

+ Vixen Mars Viewer for $70

+ also Cinegear ghost-eye

+ flash deal ends Friday 12pm ET: Joby Griptight for $5

Thursday Gold Box: Microsoft Office

It’s Office day at the Amazon USA Gold Box, there’s a trio of Microsoft Office options on sale, with a 1-year 365 subscription going for $40 for Personal and $55 for Home, or a conventional purchase for Home/Student 2019 for $100… Other gold box offers include bulletproof coffee setups, tools (eg for studio/DIY work), AmazonBasics luggage (four options starting at $50), household goods, AT Cross fine writing [for those who still remember how to write with their hands], holiday decor, and a globe whisky decanter to go with the whisky theme of Amazon Germany 🙂

Thursday 20% off UGLY Gear at KEH Camera

It pays to be ugly on Thursday at KEH Camera. Coupon code FOURTH12A gets you 20% off on used camera gear in UGLY Grade. The short for this is “UG”. This offer ends Thursday at 11:59pm ET.

NOTE that products in “Ugly” condition do NOT get a warranty from KEH. Products from “BGN” (Bargain) up to “LN” (Like New) get a 180-day warranty normally, BUT purchases made until the end of 2018 in the “BGN” to “LN” range get a 365-day warranty instead of 180-day. This happens automatically on the KEH backend based on the purchase date, there is no coupon to enter for this promotion.

PS: you can typically tell the ranking of conditions by the prices. For example, “LN” is priced higher than “BGN” which itself is priced higher than AS IS.

Thur: Vanguard 264AB-100 4-Section Aluminum Alloy Alta Pro 264-AT Tripod Legs with SBH-100 QR Ballhead for $120

The Thursday Adorama Snapshop Deal is the new condition Vanguard 264AB-100 4-Section Aluminum Alloy Alta Pro 264-AT Tripod Legs with SBH-100 QR Ballhead (Maximum Height 64″, Supports 15.4 lbs) going for $120 with free shipping and handling. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout.

Thur: refurbished DJI Phantom 3 SE Quadcopter 4K for $445

The Thursday Woot Sellout/Clearance deal of the day is the refurbished DJI Phantom 3 SE Quadcopter 4K going for $445 with a 90-day Woot warranty, with free shipping for Prime members or flat $6 flat shipping for non-members.

PS: yes, at some point in the last few months the Woot flat shipping increased from $5 to $6. As almost everything increases. Except for computer prices. You can get a LOT of computer for a fraction of what a computer used to cost. And you don’t have to go back to the 8086 days for that 🙂 Twenty years ago I paid $2000 for a solid mid-range desktop. Now I get can something likewise [in terms of market place] for under $500 (or even less if one buys parts and assembles it). Back in our time…

Speaking of daily deals, the BEst Buy Days of Doorbusters is headlined by the 10TB WD Easystore External USB 3.0 Hard Drive with 32GB Easystore USB Flash Drive for $180 with free shipping or pickup.

Thur (B&H): Benro, Dracast, Kodak, Vello, etc

Never fear, Thursday is here! It turns out this phrase works with every day of the week that ends in “y” 🙂 Good until Thursday 11:59pm ET [or earlier if sold-out or if a flash-sale] are the latest crop of B&H Foto daily deals:

+ Dracast LED1000 Kala Bi-Color LED Panel for $279

+ Benro GA158FB1 GoClassic Aluminum Tripod with B1 Ball Head for $130

+ Kodak Scanza Digital Film Scanner for $115

+ Vello Extendá Wi-Fi Camera Remote Control for Select Canon, Nikon & Sony for $80

+ also Auray microphone and Roland electronic drums

+ flash deal ends 10am ET: Vello Rapid Lens Changer for Nikon F for $30
+ not to be confused with the french word “velo” which means:
A) veil
B) bicycle
C) a velvety smooth cheesecake
D) all of the above
E) none of the above

Thursday (EU): Sony E-system and RX sale, etc

It’s another camera and tech busy day at the Amazon Germany Gold Box. Among the various offerings there, prices below in euro of course since this is sold in the EU:

+ Sony E-system sale including:
++ A7 II body for 1145
++ a6000 with kit lens for 444
++ a77 II DSLR body for 809 [this DSLR sings Pearl Jam’s “I’m still alive”]

++ RX100 IV rawsumer for 769
++ RX10 II rawsumer for 798 [daily reminder: it is the RX10 IV that has the blazingly fast AF]
++ HX60 travelzoom (30x optical, can your smartphone do this?] for 169

++ seven E-system lenses, a mix of primes and zooms from 182 to 715

+ various Sony electronics, lots of whiskey (!!!) {winters are cold and the white walkers are coming!), various home/household/fashion items, and this SECACAM wildlife camera bundle for 159 euro (includes remote, card, batteries, etc)