Archives for March 2018

(SOLD OUT) Eneloops Sale (three options: 16pk AA, two cases)

As of a 8:37pm ET recheck, these SOLD OUT before they expired…

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(ENDED) 10% off Canon Gear at KEH

This coupon expired…

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Yuneec Typhoon H RTF Drone + $150 Promo Gift Card for $740

If you are a Dell Home shopper, and you are interested in the Yuneec Typhoon H RTF Drone with ST16, CG03+ and battery, in the new smaller box, you can purchase it for $740 with free shipping. Within twenty days of purchase, you will receive an email with a $150 promotional Dell gift card. The promotional amount must be spent at Dell Home within 90 days after it is sent to you. So in a way, you have to plan how to spend it if you are not a frequent Dell shopper. They have a variety of general purpose technology/computer accessories.

If you don’t see the promotion mentioned at the product page or in the shopping cart, it means the promotion expired. It should look like this:

Still Good: Zeiss Wedding Weeks Instant Savings

With the Passover closing at the end of the week, if you need Zeiss lenses to get to you in the near term, Adorama is continuing their Zeiss Wedding Weeks Instant Savings promotion with a variety of discounts on DSLR and mirrorless lenses. The lenses are sorted over there by the instant savings discount, ranging from $500 off to $150 off. The price you see is the price you pay, no coupons, no mail-in rebates…

Still Good: Photographer’s Guide ebooks by Alexander White on sale for $8 each: Fuji X100S, various Panasonic LX*, Sony RX1/RX10/RX100 models, Etc

Alexander S. White has written a lot of camera guides for various RAWsumers/serious-compacts and a number of his ebooks are currently on sale for $8 for the Kindle! You can find them all under his name.

How useful these type of ebooks can be to you depends on many factors. For example, if you purchased every single Sony RX100 camera since they started coming out, you may have no need for the RX100 Mark V book. On the other hand, if the Sony RX-something is your first ever Sony digital camera, a camera guide can be helpful in getting you familiarized with the world of Sony.

Among the camera guides that are going for $8 as of the time of writing:

+ Fuji X100S
+ Sony RX1R II
+ Sony RX10 IV, I
+ Sony RX100 V, IV, II, I
+ Nikon P900, P610, P600, P510, B700, etc
+ Panasonic LX10/LX15, LX100, LX5, ZS70/TZ90
+ Canon S95
+ some Leica D-Lux models

There are two ways to get a feel for these camera guides before buying them:

1. you can get read Kindle sample (typically the first few pages of the book)
2. if you go to the hardback/print version of the book, it may have “Look Inside” enabled. “Look Inside” often lets you jump all over the book, and that’s the best way to get a feel for it since you can read actual content, not just the beginning

PS: you can find out at any time how much no-rush shipping digital credits you have by doing to amazon.com/norushcredits – it’s easy to remember, no rush credits. As far as I know, there’s no way to tell ahead of time whether an ebook is eligible or not for no-rush-credits.

AdoramaPIX order deadline is Thursday 9am ET

If you are planning an AdoramaPIX order and want it to arrive in the near term, the order deadline for processing before AdoramaPIX closes for the Passover holiday is Thursday 9am eastern. Print orders placed before that deadline will be processed before the company closes. The lab will be closed after that until April 6.

And there are some coupon promotions running as well:

+ coupon 20PRINTEM is 20% off all Photo Prints (ends Thur 9am ET)

+ coupon 15MTLEM is 15% off Metal Prints (ends Wedn 11:59pm)

+ coupon 26BKEM is 26% custom photo books (excludes Hudson albums; ends Wedn 11:59pm)

Canon 80D with 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS for $1120

One more deal from the Canon Assortment sale, it is the new condition Canon 80D with 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS going for $1120 with a 1-year Canon warranty. Limit up to three per customer. Shipping is free for Prime members or $5 flat. Offer ends 3/31/18 or earlier if sold out…

This particular kit goes for $1400 with freebies at Adorama and B&H Photo and various at Amazon

Canon D-Rebel T7i with 18-55 for $790

There is a Rebel hiding in the Canon Assortment sale, it is the new condition Canon D-Rebel T7i with 18-55 going for $790 with a 1-year Canon warranty. Limit up to three per customer. Shipping is free for Prime members or $5 flat. Offer ends 3/31/18 or earlier if sold out…

This particular kit goes for $849 with freebies at Adorama and B&H Photo and various at Amazon

FREE Shure or Tascam Microphone with select Nikon, Canon, Sony, Fuji and Panasonic cameras

Adorama is running a free microphone promotion. When you purchase select digital cameras, select DSLR and mirrorless models from Nikon, Canon, Sony, Fuji and Panasonic [too many to list here individually], you receive a FREE Shure or Tascam microphone. Some cameras get the free Shure, some get the free Tascam. The free microphone is included automatically by Adorama while this promotion is running, no coupon, no rebate, just add the bundle to the shopping cart and proceed to checkout…

B&H Order Deadline is Thursday 4pm ET (Passover Closing After That)

The year is flying by fast. Easter is here, Passover is here, and as every year, B&H Photo will be closing for the holiday. If you need something from B&H now, the order cut-off point is Thursday 3/29/18 at 4pm eastern. Orders placed after that deadline will be processed when B&H Photo re-opens on Sunday April 8 in 2018.

They have a link on their website that reminds of this. Here’s an annotated screenshot of the important dates for online ordering:

Wacom Intuos Art Pen and Touch Tablet (Small) + Corel PSP X9 + Stylus Mini for $88 w/FS

Good until April 3 (or earlier if sold out), thanks to an instant coupon, BuyDIG is offering the new condition Wacom Intuos Art Pen and Touch Tablet (Small Black) bundled with Corel Paint Shop Pro X9 (Digital Download Card) and Wacom Bamboo Stylus Mini (for smartphones), all together for $88 with free shipping and 45-day returns.

PS: there are two styli in the package. One is included with the graphics tablet as part of its standard kit. The second, the Wacom Bamboo Stylus Mini, is a general use touchscreen stylus.

(ENDED) Surprise Canon Assortment Sale launched at Woot Plus

Half of the items sold out and this sale got disbanded… The surviving products “moved” to the Woot Plus Cameras Sale

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(ENDED) Wedn Daily Deals: Yuneec Q500 4K for $379, Etc

These daily deals expired…

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(ENDED) Wedn Gold Box: Nix, Terra, Excelvan, Huion, Etc

These expired for more Gold Box posts here, follow the Yellow Brick Road of Gold-Box tagged posts

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(ENDED) Wedn (B&H): Vinta Travel Backpack for $179, SmallHD, Kolibri

These daily deals expired BUT for more action, check the B&H Featured Sales

NOTE: Thursday 4pm eastern is the deadline if you want to place an order from B&H Photo and have it ship now, before they close for Passover!

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(SOLD OUT) Imported Sony a7r III body for $2880 w/1-YR Seller W

As of a 3/29/18 recheck, this sold out…

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(ENDED) Imported Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS for $330 after coupon

This iteration of the coupon expired, but if you missed it, fear not – it returns every few days/weeks…

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(ENDED) 10% off used Canon Gear with KEH Coupon (740+ options; ends Thur PM)

This offer expired…

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15% off at YESCOM store at Rakuten with coupon

One-day offers can be annoying if you are often busy or away from your regular activities. Which is where week-long offers come in! Good until 3/31/18 coupon code YES15 gets you a 15% off discount at the YESCOM store at the Rakuten website. This is a discount on the price you pay, not Rakuten rewards! As usual, these type of offers are great for products that have the same prices everywhere or rarely get discounted.

The discount is only good at the YESCOM store. YESCOM is one of the many marketplace sellers at Rakuten. They have 73 items under their Camera and Photo category

Sunpak DF3000C Digital Flash for $30 w/FS [C/N/A]

A modest doorbuster at B&H Photo, it is the new condition Sunpak DF3000C Digital Flash going for $30 with free shipping in your choice of Canon, Nikon or Sony-Minolta system. If your order total is $49+, then you get upgraded to free expedited shipping.

Speaking of flashes at B&H, the new condition Bolt VC-310C Compact On-Camera TTL Flash is on sale for $80 with free expedited shipping in your choice of Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Olympus/Panasonic and Sony. Sale ends on 3/29/18 at 11:59pm ET. Check the detailed page of each option for compatibility and features…

(ENDED) Sell Your Gear to KEH Camera, Get 5% Bonus with Coupon

This coupon promotion expired…

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Refurb GoPRO HERO5 Session Action Cam w/1-YR W for $120

Front and center at the eBay Deals the official GOPRO eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished GoPRO HERO5 Session for $120 with free shipping and a 1-year warranty. Up to five per eBay user at the sale price.

While we are on eBay, the official Monoprice eBay store is offering their own new condition Monoprice 27″ WQHD 2560x1440p TN-LED 144Hz Ultra Slim Aluminum Monitor FreeSync for $250 with free shipping with up to five per eBay user at the sale price.

FREE to Watch (starts 12pm ET today): Craft Photography, Lightroom CC Photo Editing

Two potentially interesting classes are streaming today for FREE at the We have a world premiere starting at 12pm eastern today at the CreativeLIVE On-AIR and repeating until 11:59am ET of the following day:

+ Craft Photography Fundamentals with Candice Stringham

+ Lightroom CC Photo Editing: The Complete Guide with Ben Willmore

COMING UP IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS
+ CONTINUES: Adobe Photoshop CC Bootcamp until April 6
+ MAR-27: Fine Art Photography: the Complete Guide
+ MAR-27: Adobe InDesign CC Intermediate: Beyond the Basics (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ MAR-28: 28 Days of Portrait Photography
+ MAR-29: Flash for Dramatic Images (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ MAR-29: Flash for Beauty Images (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ MAR-29: Understanding Light with Mark Wallace
+ MAR-30: Flash for Children/Family Images (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ APR-03: Lightning and Posing for Wedding Photographers (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ APR-04: Business of Wedding Photography
+ APR-05: The Wedding Story (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ APR-09: Lightroom Classic: The Complete Guide (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ APR-23: Powerful Portraits using Body Language and Lightning
+ the above is just a sampling, see them all at the CREATIVE LIVE On-AIR Schedule

Now shipping: various Canon M50 Mirrorless kits at standard prices ($779 to $1249)

If you want to be among the first to get the new Canon M50 mirrorless APS-C camera, some of the kits are now in-stock and ready to ship as follows:

+ black M50 body for $779 by Amazon itself

+ white M50 with 15-45 for $899 by Amazon itself (don’t call me Stormtrooper color scheme)

+ black M50 with 15-45 by 3rd-parties thru Amazon (none of them are fulfilled by Amazon)

+ black M50 two lens kit (15-45, 55-200) for $1249 by 3rd parties thru Amazon (one is Prime eligible)

+ black M50 Video Creator Kit (15-45, Rode VideoMic, 32GB Sandisk, etc) for $999 by 3rd-parties thru Amazon (one is Prime eligible)

As usual, if you are buying from third-party sellers at Amazon make sure that 1) they are authorized Canon dealers, 2) they are reputable dealers; The two are not mutually exclusive, ideally one would go for YES to both…

(ENDED) Tuesday (B&H): Samsung Smart TVs, Etc

These expired but for more action, check the B&H Featured Sales

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(ENDED) Tuesday Gold Box: Moza Air, Zhigun Crane, Feelworld F7, Excelvan Studio/Lighting Kit, Force1 drone, Mohoo Props, Etc

These expired BUT for more Gold Box posts here, follow the Yellow Brick Road of Gold-Box tagged posts

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(SOLD OUT) Refurbished Olympus E-PL7 with 14-42 II R for $225

As of a 8:12pm ET recheck, this SOLD OUT and cannot be ordered…

Also appearing in the Olympus Outlet store is the the manufacturer refurbished Olympus E-PL7 with the 14-42mm II R lens going for $225 in the black color scheme with free shipping and a 90-day Olympus USA warranty. It is in-stock as of the time of writing!

(SOLD OUT) Refurbished Olympus E-PL7 Body for $200

As of 10:49pm eastern recheck, the e-pl7 body only sold out as well…

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(SOLD OUT) Canon 6D Body + Pixma PRO 100 + Paper + 32GB Sandisk + Sling Bag for $950 [no mail-in rebate!!!]

As of a 3/29/18 AM recheck, this sold out…

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(SOLD OUT) Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens for $1540

As of a 3/29/18 AM recheck, this sold out…

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(ENDED) 200GB Sandisk Ultra microSDXC w/SD adapter for $60 w/FS

This sale ended too…

If you are a fan of the Sandisk Ultra brand and can use a microSDXC that comes with a full-size SD adapter, Amazon itself is at the moment offering the new 200GB Sandisk Ultra micro-SDXC with full size adapter for $60 with free shipping. Maximum 30 cards per customer at the sale price. Not a lightning deal, so expiration time is unknown to us mere mortals. Only the Amazon AI Price Bots know – and even they probably don’t know – they just make changes based on the data.

(ENDED) Woot-OFFs at Sellout, Shirt, Gourmet

This Woot-OFF ended after 24 hours. Woot is exploring other ways to sell/get-rid of things, including “Garage sales” and different kinds of sales, eg the Canon Assortment sale

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(ENDED) 15% off general use eBay flash coupon

This 7-hour flash sale coupon expired, but eBay has been launching these more and more often these days, so stay tuned for more mayhaps in the future…

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(ENDED) 10% to 15% off with Rakuten coupons

These recurring coupons expired in their current iteration…

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

This Groupon coupon expired…

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(ENDED) 5pk of adjustable AmazonBasics Monitor Stands for $45 w/FS

As of a 3/29/18 AM recheck, this sale ended…

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Picbot (automated photo/video smartphone robot for $100 + S&H

Of smartphone photography interest, the Picbot, an automated smartphone robot for photo and video is currently available at Touch of Tomorrow for $100 plus shipping. It ships in a couple of business days with all sales final. It requires bluetooth 4.0+, Android 4.3+, iOS 7+, and supports smartphones up to 5.5 inches. It is rechargeable via microUSB.

Rokinon 14mm f2.8 Ultra Wide for $249 [C/E]

The winning lottery letters for this sale are C and E! The Rokinon 14mm f2.8 ultra wide manual focus lens is on sale for $249 with free shipping in the Sony E system (model FE14M-E) and the Canon EF system (model FE14M-C). Maximum of three per system per customer. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time unknown… The other system options are not on sale…

7artisans 25mm f1.8 MF Lens w/freebies: $66 [m43], $70 [E, X]

If you are a boldly going explorer of 3rd-party manual focus lenses, there are some freebies and tiny discounts on the 7artisans 25mm f1.8 MF lens by various fulfilled by Amazon.

The Micro Four Thirds version has a $4 off clip-on coupon dropping it to $66 and has a cleaning kit that includes …gloves with it [useful for OJ cosplay as well].

No clip-on coupons for the Fuji X version but it gets a free lens pouch, while the Sony E version gets the glove cleaning kit from the paragraph above.

Still Good: Sandisk microSD USB card reader for $4 w/free S&H

And now something from the $5 Gadget department 🙂 The new condition Sandisk microSD USB card reader continues to be on sale for $4 with free shipping. No minimum purchase required to get free shipping. Limit up to ten card readers per customer at the moment. No contract or installment plan needed for this purchase 🙂

5-Day Coupon: 30% off AND Free Shipping at Blurb

Spring is in the air, at least in some regions, so if you want to start printing some of your sprint photography, coupon code PRJCTSHIP3RT (probably best to cut and paste than to type) gets you 30% off AND free shipping to US, Canada and UK at the Blurb website until 3/29/18 at 11:59pm local time. As usual exclusions and restrictions apply.

4-Day Coupon: 50% off Great BIG Canvas

Speaking of printing, mayhaps today is “Printing Sunday”, coupon code WINDY50AFF gets you 50% off site-wide at Great BIG Canvas until 3/28/18 PM.

FREE 8×10″ Walgreens Photo Print and 40% off most things

The main coupon theme at Walgreens Photo is 40% off a variety of photo product categories using coupon code BUNNYPICS (the pictures can be of anything, you don’t have to print bunny pictures!) until Saturday 3/31/18 at 11:59pm central with the usual terms (free store pickup; max five uses per coupon per customer, shipping is extra unless they have a free S&H promotion)…

But wait, there’s more! Until Wednesday night on 3/28/18, coupon code EASTERPIX gets you one FREE 8×10 inch enlargement online, with free store pickup as usual. Select the 8×10 print option from the Photo Print options.

Used Nikon D850 body only for $3149 [Coupon Expired]

The KEH week-long coupon expired, so now their “Used – Like New Minus” condition Nikon D850 body only is available for $3149 with a 180-day warranty… Original post after the jump…

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(ENDED) Monday (B&H): Intova Action Cam or WEIN HS to HS w/PC for $25 w/FS, Canon Bino, Etc

These expired but for more action, check the B&H Featured Sales

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(ENDED) Monday Gold Box: Macro Tubes for N, Moza On-C Monitor, Sinfoto Ballhead, D-Link Scary Router, Etc

These offers expired BUT for more Gold Box posts here, follow the Yellow Brick Road of Gold-Box tagged posts

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(ENDED) Monday coupon: 20% off Monoprice with $300+ orders

This coupon expired…

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(ENDED) Monday: 26% off most Custom Photo Books at AdoramaPIX

This coupon expired… Good until Monday night at 11:59pm pacific, coupon code 26BKEM gets you 26% off orders of all Photo Books (excluding Hudson Albums) at AdoramaPIX. Free shipping with orders of $49+. Cannot be combined with other offers, etc, etc.

(ENDED) Expiring Monday night: B&H, DiscountMags, Dell RB, Gaming, Mono, Etc

Monday is over, and so are its expiring offerings…

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(ENDED) Monday: PC Gaming includes computers, monitors, storage, processors, SSDs, Etc

These daily deals expired…

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