Archives for March 13, 2018

1TB Seagate Expansion USB 3.0 HDD for $46 w/FS

If you don’t want to put all your storage eggs into one basket, and you like the idea of 1TB external hard drives, the new condition 1TB Seagate Expansion USB 3.0 (model STEA1000400) is currently on sale for $46 with free shipping by Amazon itself. You can buy as may as you want. This is not a lightning deal.

16pk Philips A19 Frosted LED E26 Light Bulb (60W-eq, 2700K, 800 lu) for $22

On the budget side of lighting, Amazon itself is offering the 16-pack of Philips LED A19 light bulbs, frosted, 60W equivalent (8.5W actual), 800 lumens, 2700 Kelvin, Soft White, with E26 base for the very specific price of $21.60. Free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order [check $5 gadget posts for ideas if you want to climb over $25]. Limit up to six 16-packs per customer. This is not a lightning deal.

Used Panasonic G9 for $1499 + S&H

A late bird update of the Stock Status Tracker has good news for fans of the Panasonic G9! If you are a fan of used, there is one “Used – Demo” condition listing at Adorama for $1499 plus shipping. This is shown under the “Buy for as low as $1499.00 in Used” in small print on their website. I can’t find them by searching their USED department. IF/when they sell out, you will no longer see the used option. Annotated screenshot below:

Free shipping on Gear Rentals of $99+ at BL

BorrowLenses is back with another offer. If you place a camera gear rental order of $99 or more during the promotional period, you can get free UPS ground shipping. As usual, a screenshot outlines the promotion better and faster than I can with words 🙂

Pre-order new Kindle Oasis Gold e-reader (32GB storage)

If gold inspires you to read more, Amazon is now accepting pre-orders for their brand new Kindle Oasis 7-inch e-reader for $280 with the option without Ads for $20 more. Or for $307 you can get the Travel Bundle with a Kindle tote bag and two Kindle branded luggage tag.

A lot of the tech websites are mis-reporting that the gold is $30 more expensive than the standard version because it’s gold but actually that’s not true. The gold color scheme is more expensive because it has 32GB on-board storage, while the $250 option has 8GB storage. The gold version is only available as Wifi-only, no 3G option.

Manfrotto Street Messenger for $30 w/free S&H

Back by popular demand this Adorama doorbusterama is back! The new condition Manfrotto Street Messenger for DSLR kit (along with additional Lenses and laptop) is going for $30 with free shipping. This is a limited time offer. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout…

Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II film/document scanner for $170

The new condition Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II film and document scanner is currently on sale for $170 with free shipping at B&H Photo and by Amazon itself

LOL Amazon Gold Box goes in QVC mode!

Amazon is now turning the Amazon Gold Box into a hybrid QVC channel! Between 11am to 7pm eastern every day, they have a live show talking and showcasing some of the items that are featured in the gold box lightning deals. Volume is off by default. You may or may not see it depending on screen size and device. As of they time of writing, they were QVCing (verb) a Cuisant grill set, then an Alexa smart alarm clock 🙂

Here’s a screenshot of the “live box” in the Gold box 🙂

Speaking of the Gold Box, running until Wednesday at 3am eastern they have a sale on Anker products such as chargers, power banks and cables; and a $6 iPhone X case.

Pakpod Adventure Tripod for $69

A tripod that looks like a creature from a robot horror movie? Yes! It’s the Pakpod Adventure Tripod and it is on sale for $69 at This is a Kickstarter “graduate” project, and comes with a 1-year warranty and all sales final. This embedded YouTube video shows its unique features:

SmallHD 501 5″ HDMI Full HD LCD On-Camera Monitor with Waveform for $599

Adorama has launched another limited time “snapshot” sale. It is the new condition SmallHD 501 5″ HDMI Full HD LCD On-Camera Monitor with Waveform, 1920×1080 going for $599 with free shipping for a limited time.

Pay What You Want Photography Bundle: $1+ gets you two classes (DIY Food Photography, Advanced Creative Skills), $14 gets you five more classes

The Stacksocial Pay What You Want Photography Bundle gets you two photography classes with $1 or more: “DIY Food Photography” and “Advanced Creative Photography Skills”. They are about an hour each. Or if you meet or beat the average of around $14, you get an additional five classes (Portrait Masterclass, Travel Photography, Black and White in the digital age, and Become a Better Photographer two-parter), along with two sets of photography assets (pictures to practice on/with). There is a slide-show with details on each class over there.

The 2018 Mac Essentials Bundle for $20

It is back for Mac OS fans! It is the latest incarnation of the The 2018 Mac Essentials Bundle at Stacksocial going for $20 featuring ten MacOS apps. Of photography interest, they have the Movavi Photo Editor by Golden Software. Other software include “Flip PDF” (turn PDFs into digital flipbooks), Concealer (no, not a retouching app, but hide/encrypt files), anti-malware subscription, duplicate files finder, uBar 4 dock, HoudahSpot 4 file finder, 2-year Cargo VPN subscription, BusyCal3 calendar and a classic game.

Corel Paintshop PRO 2018 for $40 Full or $30 Upgrade

Adobe is not the only making imaging software! Corel is alive and kicking and they are offering their PaintShop PRO 2018 as a digital download for $40 full version OR for $30 as a qualifying upgrade (must have a previous licensed version of Paintshop PRO or Ultimate that was not Academic or Home-and-Student or OEM or NFR).

For Photos That Matter
New Release! Photo-editing software

If you prefer more software and digital assets to go with it, they are offering their PaintShop Pro 2018 Ultimate bundle as a digital download for $80 full version or $64 as a qualifying upgrade. This bundle includes Painter Essentials 5 and Aftershot 3 and Perfectly Clear 3 SE (by Altentech Imaging) and the Creative Collection (various brushes, textures and royalty free backgrounds).

If you prefer media by mail, Corel charges an extra $8, however, Amazon has a PC Disc Exclusive version of the Ultimate for $80 with free shipping, and it includes the “MultiCam Video” software. Amazon does not offer the qualifying upgrade $64 option.

Photography Patent Prints for $17 with free US shipping

It’s geeky decoration for the home or office or the studio! Massdrop, a shopping club that is free to join is offering a series of Inked and Screened Patent Prints going for $17 each with free shipping to US addresses. Because of the way their offers and pricing works, an account is needed to see all the details (it is free to join).

There are a couple of photography-related patents included in this set. Page down on the page to see them all. One is the 1963 Polaroid patent by Herbert A. Bing [Google Patents] and the other is the 1938 “photographic camera” by Gustave Fassin [Google Patents]. Look for these in the image carousel over there.

The prints are size 18×24 inch and they are available in your choice of background: chalkboard (black) or blue or white with a grid. The offer runs for three days and a few hours from today (today = 3/13/18). All sales are FINAL.

These will be printed and shipped to you with estimated shipping date being April 6 in 2018. There is no express shipping option. Massdrop products ship slowly, they are the opposite of Amazon’s Prime and PrimeNOW instant gratification deliveries 🙂

If you don’t want to wait, there are various camera-themed patent-prints at Amazon that are Prime eligible.

PS: if you are a fan of cars/automobiles, they have a separate sale on Automotive Patent Prints going for $14 plus shipping each. This offer runs for six days from today.

20% off Groupon Local (custom photo prints offers are there)

The variety of custom photo print offers (photo books, metal prints, canvas prints, wood, photo-gifts, etc) reside under Local Deals at the Groupon website and coupon code SALE3 running until Wednesday night gets you 20% off on up to three different local deals. For each deal, you get a discount on one unit purchased, with a maximum discount of $50 per deal. Restrictions and exclusions apply.

This coupon also gets you 10% off Groupon Goods which are the physical products. That’s where camera accessories and other tangible/consumable goods can be found.

Meike 8mm f/3.5 fisheye for $155 after coupon

A $9 off green clip-on coupon, drops the price of the new condition Meike 8mm f/3.5 fisheye lens from $165 to $156 sold by Voking with the orders fulfilled by Amazon. The price and clip-on coupon is available M43rds and Fuji X among the mirrorless and Canon and Nikon among the DSLRs. The Sony E version is not on sale and does not have a clip-on coupon.

(ENDED) Wedn Gold Box: YI, K&F, NIX, Terra, Huion, DBPower, Etc

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(ENDED) Expiring Wednesday Night: KEH Camera, AdoramaPIX, DJI, Etc

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(ENDED) KEH Camera Accessories Coupon: 15% off Flashes, Grips, Prisms; 25% off Other Accessories [5700+ options]

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(ENDED) Flash sale: 50% off refurbished Dell Latitude E5440

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(ENDED) The big YI 4K Action Camera Gold Box Lightning Deal

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(ENDED) National Geographic Store Flash sale (up to 60% off site-wide)

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(ENDED) YI Lite Action Camera for $80, with Waterproof Case for $96

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(ENDED) More Gold Box: K&F 62″ Tripod+ for $60, TerraMaster, Etc

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