Archives for March 2, 2018

Rokinon 35mm f2.8 Autofocus for $299 [Sony E]

If you are a fan of autofocusing technology and the Sony E system, Adorama is offering the new condition Rokinon 35mm f2.8 Autofocus lens for the Sony E system for $299 with free expedited shipping. Yes, Rokinon is embracing AF AF 🙂

Manfrotto XPRO Land Aluminum Monopod for $40 w/FS

In addition to the previously mentioned Manfrotto XPRO Land Aluminum Monopod going for $40 with free shipping for a limited time. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout…

AmazonBasics Hiker Camera & Laptop Backpack for $49 w/FS

You name it, AmazonBasics likely has it these days and that’s just one of Amazon’s many and multiplying house brands. Which brings us to the blue, very blue, AmazonBasics Hiker Camera & Laptop Backpack on sale for the very specific price of $49.32 with free shipping with up to three per customer at the sale price. The very orange goes for $56~. This is not a lightning deal so expiration time unknown. They average 3.9 out of 5 based on 63 customer reviews.

Pentax K-1 Body with Battery Grip and Extra Battery and Corel software and 32GB Extreme and more for $1700

The Pentax K-1 II is coming out soon for $2000 with a free battery grip [see Stock Status Tracker]. If you can’t wait or if you prefer the first generation Pentax K-1, its price has now dropped to $1700 at Adorama with free Overnight shipping along with the Pentax D-BG6 battery grip and an extra D-LI90 battery.

If you don’t need Overnight shipping and you are fine with free expedited shipping, you can trade the free Overnight for a handful of free accessories at Adorama:

+ the aforementioned D-BG6 battery grip and extra D-LI09 battery
+ the new Corel software bundle (four photo-related titles)
+ 61-inch Takama 3-section tripod with 3-way head
+ 32GB Sandisk Extreme PRO C10 UHS-I U3 V30 SDHC card
+ Adorama slinger bag
+ card wallet and cleaning kit

The same price/bundle but not with free overnight shipping (you get expedited shipping instead) is available at B&H Photo.

On the same listings, you will also find the K1 with 28-105 for $2400 with free battery grip and extra battery but no free overnight shipping option and no additional free accessories.

PS: the first generation K-1 is eligible for an optional +$550 upgrade to the K-1 II internals later in 2018

Planet Earth II in UHD/4K for $15 [Digital]

For Prime members only, for a limited time, Amazon offering in UH / 4K digital video the six-part series Planet Earth II for $15. If you are not a Prime member, or not logged on to a Prime account, you will see the regular price of $29. A UHD television is required for UHD viewing, otherwise it will downgrade to HD or SD depending on screen and internet connection. If you have any “digital credits” they will be automatically applied if this purchase is eligible.

Dell Refurbished coupons: 50% off $499+ items (and so on)

We already mentioned the month-long March 2018 coupons from Dell Refurbished, now we have their customary Friday to Monday night coupons. Free US ground shipping. Coupons cannot be used on clearance items or combined with other offers. Coupons only work on Dell Refurbished (formerly “Dell Financial Services”), not other Dell websites…

+ 50% off any Dell item priced $499 & up (excludes Server items) with Coupon code MARCH$$DEAL

+ 40% off any Dell item priced $498 or less (excludes E6430 models) with Coupon code MARCH$$DEAL

+ 25% off any Dell Server with Coupon code MARCH$$DEAL

ORLIT 250Ws KWIK Series Studio Flash With Bowens S Mount for $170

The brand new ORLIT 250Ws KWIK Series Studio Flash With Bowens S Mount is now on sale for $170 with free expedited shipping at Adorama. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout.

Speaking of Adorama, they are offering the new condition Dell XPS 15.6″ Ultra Thin 4K Touchscreen Notebook (Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 4GB, W10 Home) for $1650 with free shipping and handling.

B&H now offers Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9* pre-orders

We rounded up the various carrier options for the brand new Samsung Galaxy S9* earlier today, but if you are a fan of factory unlocked with US warranty purchased from independent retailers, you are in luck! B&H Photo now has them available for pre-ordering as follows:

+ Samsung Galaxy S9 for $720 in four color schemes

+ Samsung Galaxy S9 PLUS for $840 in three color schemes

New LOWER Price: Canon PIXMA PRO 100 Printer + Paper for $69 after $250 MIR and Coupon

As of 3/2/18 at 1:42pm ET, this has a new lower price, it is $69 after coupon and mail-in rebate instead of $80…

Printer time! If you want the Canon PIXMA PRO 100 printer, and don’t want/need to buy a DSLR with it, Adorama comes to the rescue with a limited time WPPI coupon promotion! The new condition Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Inkjet Photo Printer can be yours for $69 after a $250 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card) and by entering coupon code HBWPPI99 in the Adorama shopping cart. The price is $119 after rebate without the coupon. The coupon drops it to $69 after rebate! This is a limited time offer!

You also get the printer’s trusty sidekick, the SG-201 (50pk 13×19″ Canon LU-101 Pro Luster Photo Paper) included for FREE automatically by Adorama.

For more offers, check the Adorama WPPI 2018 specials

Refurbished DJI Mavic PRO for $679 w/free S&H

DJI is opening up stores everywhere, eBay, NewEgg, Amazon, etc. Their Amazon store is currently offering the certified refurbished DJI MAVIC PRO mini quadcopter for the the very specific price of $679.15 with free shipping. It ships directly from DJI and it is not Prime eligible.

PanaVise 391 Micrometer Stand for $40 w/FS

The new condition PanaVise 391 Micrometer Stand is currently on sale for the very specific price of $40.28 with free shipping by Amazon itself. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time unknown. You can buy as many as you like (well up to 30, so except for resellers, that’s more than enough of a limit)

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Pre-order the new Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ today

The Mobile World Congress party is over but the Samsung Galaxy S9* party has just began! Today is the first time pre-orders are accepted for the new Snapdragon 845 duo [remember, only the S9+ gets the dual camera], with orders shipping/delivered two weeks from today (March 16).

+ Samsung’s own website offers the S9 for $720 and the S9 Plus for $840, unlocked with USA warranty
+ optional financing available on 24 or 36 month plans
+ up to $350 trade-in credit of eligible phones
+ Unlocked with USA warranty is the best way to buy it unless you prefer a carrier or their leasing/buying/upgrade options
+ Samsung also offers carrier versions of the phone, sometimes with lower prices than the carrier themselves if you plan to buy it outright (the carriers are favoring the 18-month and 24-month plans and leases instead of outright purchases)

+ Unlocked not available for purchase yet at 3rd-party retailers like B&H and Amazon (phone manufacturers and their carrier friends intentionally delay them because … carriers)

+ Verizon Galaxy S9 for $800 outright or $33.33/mo on 24 month plan
+ Verizon Galaxy S9 PLUS for $930 outright or $38.74/mo on 24 month plan
+ up to $350 trade-in credit on eligible phones; $150 if you switch to Verizon
+ $150 off if you buy it together with a Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch

+ AT&T Galaxy S9 for $$790 outright or $26.34/mo on 30-month plan;
+ AT&T Galaxy S9 PLUS for $915 out right or $30.50/mo on 30-month plan
+ AT&T NEXT options also available;
+ up to $350 trade-in credit on eligible phones; $150 if you switch to AT&T

+ T-Mobile Galaxy S9 for $720 outright or $30/mo for 24 months
+ T-Mobile Galaxy S9 PLUS for $840 outright or $120 down plus $30/mo on 24 months
+ up to $360 trade-in o eligible phones
+ all you can eat magenta is FREE 🙂

+ Sprint Galaxy S9 for $792 outright or with 18-month Flex Lease plans
+ Sprint Galaxy S9 PLUS for $912 outright or with 18-month Flex Lease plans
+ up to $350 trade-in credit; $150 prepaid VISA if you switch to Sprint
+ note that Sprint lease plans do not pay the full price of the phone; at the end of the lease you have to pay the difference if you want to keep the phone

+ Xfinity Galaxy S9 for $720 outright or $30/mo on 24 months
+ Xfinity Galaxy S9 PLUS for $840 outright or $35/mo on 24 months

+ other regional and emerging carriers should also be announcing their offers

+ as usual, the carriers have a variety of terms, conditions, restrictions and traps when you sign up for their installment plans, so be sure to read through it all!

Zeiss Batis 85mm f1.8 for $999, 135mm f2.8 for $1499 [Sony E]

It’s WPPI time after all, and thanks to the avalanche of Sony 35mm full frame mirrorless cameras, FE-shooters can now have their very own Zeiss full frame portrait lenses.

The Zeiss 85mm f1.8 Batis for the Sony E-system goes for $999 with free shipping and $40~ promotional rewards at Adorama and B&H Photo

The 135mm f2.8 Zeiss Batis is on sale for $1499 with free shipping at B&H Photo and Adorama

15% off one item at B&N (ends Sun PM)

IF you are looking to buy any photography/camera (or any other) books that have the same prices everywhere you look, coupon code HAPPYMARCH gets you 15% off one item your entire order at the Barnes & Noble website until Sunday night (3/4/18). Exclusions apply to the coupon as usual. Some product types (ebooks, LEGOs, Nooks, gift cards, etc) are excluded from general purpose couponization.

The Clearance section is another place to look for deals. You can drill down the sub-categories or go directly to the Photography Clearance section. There’s also this 30% – 75% off Clearance page.

(ENDED) Sat Gold Box: Dolica, DBPower, Huion, eBags, Altura, NIXplay, Mactrem, Apeman, Etc

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(ENDED) 20% off $150+ Monoprice orders (end Sat PM)

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(ENDED) 20% off $150+ coupon at Monoprice (ends Sat PM)

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(ENDED) Manfrotto Adventure 1 Camera Backpack for $50 w/FS

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(ENDED) Sat: HP ENVY 7640 Wireless AiO IIR Printer for $70 w/FS

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(SOLD OUT) Used Panasonic G9 body for $1487

These sold out as the G9 is getting harder to find… An update of the Stock Status Tracker finds the Panasonic G9 available in “Used – Very Good” condition (minor cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging) offered for $1487~ with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself. There’s only one used listing for this at the moment… The new condition price at authorized dealers is $1700…

(ENDED) Bonai rechargeable AA batteries ($1/battery)

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(ENDED) Some B&H WPPI expire 11:59pm ET tonight (Sat)

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(ENDED) Dolica LA600 Pro 60-Inch Aluminum Alloy Traveler Edition Tripod for $50 with free shipping [ends 9:10pm ET]

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(ENDED) KEH Camera: 15% off Used Gear in “BGN” Grade with coupon

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