Archives for April 2018

Used Sony RX100 Mark V for $680

Among the cameras participating in the previously mentioned earlier today 20% off Earth Week promotion at Amazon Warehouse Deals is the Sony RX100 Mark V, dropping from $850 to $680 with free shipping in “Used – Like New” condition with pictures of the offered cameras in the individual listings over there.

The automatic in-cart discount only works when the seller is “Amazon Warehouse Deals” itself, and not 3rd-party sellers. The previous link shows only the Warehouse Deals itself offers. This link shows other sellers as well (the “default view” as determined by Amazon’s algorithms/bots).

MeFoto Filter Kits for $12+ w/free S&H

In addition to the previously mentioned Flash sale of earlier today, Adorama is having a limited time sale on MeFoto Filter Kits with free shipping and prices starting at $12 (67mm) and $14 (72mm). These are UV + CPL kits with various options.

Lightdow LD6000 WiFi 1080P HD Sports Action Camera Bundle under $30

The blue color scheme of the new condition Lightdow LD6000 WiFi 1080P HD Sports Action Camera Bundle is currently on sale for $32 minus a 10% off clip-on coupon, sold by the Lightdow store with the order fulfilled by Amazon (Prime shipping). The other colors go for $40+. They average 3.9 out of 5 based on 1200+ customer reviews and they have over 880 answered questions. This is not a lightning deal, so you don’t have to worry about the darned six hour clock ticking…

20% off at Amazon Warehouse Deals (select items)

As part of the Earth Week festivities, Amazon Warehouse Deals is running a 20% off sale. The sale happens automatically in the shopping cart after you add an eligible item. There’s no coupon code. Eligible items mention it in their listing entries. Only sold by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself (not 3rd-party sellers) are eligible. As of the time of writing, there are 271 entries in the Camera & Photo category including the Panasonic LX10 and ZS100, Sony RX100 V and HX80, Sigma 17-50/2.8 DC OS and 18-35/1.8 DC ART and more…

Also participating in the sale is the used Essential Phone going for $270+ after coupon (depending on color and condition)…

Here’s a screenshot of what to look for:

Adorama Flash Sale: refurb A900 for $189, Vanguard + Incase Combo for $200, Etc

Adorama has launched a Flash Sale that includes among others:

+ manufacturer refurbished Nikon Coolpix A900 for $189 with 90-day Nikon USA warranty

+ Incase DSLR Pro Backpack + Vanguard 264AB-100 4-section Aluminum Tripod w/ Ball Head for $200

+ also 24″ Dell Inifinity Edge display, LaCie RAID, Hubsan quadcopter, and Pacsafe Camsafe V11 Anti-theft Camera Front Pack for $40

UPDATE: of headphone interest, Adorama is offering for a limited time B-stock AUDEZE EL-8 Titanium Magnetic Planar Closed-Back Headphones for $250 with free shipping and warranty too.

Used Fuji X-H1 body for $1576

An early bird update of the Stock Status Tracker continues to have the Sony a7 III and Nikon D850 as not in-stock, while the Pentax K-1 II remains steadily in-stock. The biggest development is a new low price on the USED Fuji X-H1 body only, you can get it for $1576 with free shipping in “Condition 9” at B&H Photo

(ENDED) Wedn Gold Box: Moza Air, Removu S1 Gimbal, Action Cams, Vegas, Etc

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(ENDED) Wedn: Timbuk2 Pack Sale (15 options, $48 to $120)

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(ENDED) Wedn (B&H): MK290LTA3-BHUS 290 Light Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head for $100, Keewifi $10, BenQ DLP

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Vanguard The Heralder 51T Rolling Backpack for $200

Another sale B&H Photo, this time it is the new condition Vanguard The Heralder 51T Rolling Backpack offered for $200 with free expedited shipping for a limited time… For more action, check the B&H Featured sales

Canon 1D X II Body Only + Pixma PRO 100 printer + Paper for $5549 after $350 MIR

Flagship time! The Canon 1D X Mark II body only is bundled with the Pixma PRO 100 printer and the 50pk SG-201 13×19″ photo paper, all together going for $5549 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card) at B&H Photo

Refurbished Nikon D7500 body w/90D W for $850

Back to the eBay Deals we go, the BuyDIG eBAY sore is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7500 body only for $850 with free shipping. One DSLR per customer at the sale price.

The new condition price at authorized Nikon USA dealers is $1250 at places like Amazon and Adorama

20% off Custom Photo Books and Hudson Albums w/coupon

Ever the procrastinator, I am scrambling to finish taxes tonight (no sleep until they are submitted), so deal posts are a bit helter-skelter. But if you finished your taxes and want to reward yourself with a gift of your own photography, AdoramaPIX has a duo of coupons running until 4/18/18 at 11:59pm:

+ 20% off Photo Books with coupon PHBKEM20
+ 20% off Hudson Albums with coupon HUDALEM20

Meanwhile until 4/19/18 coupon METL20EM is 20% off metal prints…

Refurb GoPRO HERO4 Black w/1-YR W down to $130

A $10 price drop since early April 2018 takes us back to the of the eBay Deals where the official GoPRO eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished GoPRO HERO4 Black action camera for $130 with free shipping and a 1-year manufacturer warranty. Limit up to five units per buyer at the sale price.

Meanwhile B&H Photo is offering an alternative to the previously mentioned Target offer on the new condition GoPRO HERO 5 Black. The B&H Photo offer comes with a $25 B&H e-gift card, a 32GB Sandisk Ultra microSDHC card, and a GoPRO rechargeable battery for the same price of $250 with free expedited shipping.

Hoya 49mm Circular Polarizer Glass Filter for $15 [max 2]

For a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Hoya 49mm Circular Polarizer Glass Filter for $15. Free shipping IF your order total is $49+, so you’d have to append it to a larger order to get free shipping. Limit two per customer at the sale price.

In other B&H action, they are offering the new condition Google Daydream View Virtual Reality Headset 2017 Edition for $50 with free shipping in your choice from three colors.

Starts 12pm ET: Professional Photographer’s Digital Workflow (World Premiere)

Meanwhile at the free-to-watch CreativeLIVE ON-AIR schedule streaming page they are having the world premiere (recording live in front of a live studio audience in Seattle) of a brand new class at 12pm eastern. It is the “Professional Photographer’s Digital Workflow” with Michael Clark.

Woot Plus Macbook PRO and Air sale (17 options)

Another Woot Plus sale is in progress, these last longer than a day, this one in particular is good until 4/22/18. It is a MacBook AIR and PRO sale of Apple laptops with 17 laptops available and two having already sold out.

CreativeLIVE coupon: $20 off next purchase

For a limited time, seasonally appropriate coupon code TAXBREAK20 gets you $20 off your next purchase at Creative LIVE. Handy for classes that rarely go on sale or are lower in price.

UPDATE: I forgot to mention the coupon expires on 4/17/18.

(ENDED) Tue (B&H): Rokinon 35/2.8 AF FE for $259, Fujinon Bino for $25

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(ENDED) Tue: 1-Year of “Digital Photo” print magazine for $3.29

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(ENDED) Tue: $25 credit for every $100 spent at Touch of Modern

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(ENDED) Tue Gold Box: K&F, TerraMaster, Apeman, NIX, Etc [updated]

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(ENDED) Expiring Tue Night: KEH, Rokinon AF FE, Coupons, Etc

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

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(ENDED) Tue: $15 off orders of $75+ at Monoprice

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(SOLD OUT) Used Neewer Battery Grip (BG-2P replacement) for $6

As of a 4/18/18 recheck, these sold out…

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63-inch AmazonBasics Tripod/Monopod with Bag for $45

A price drop! The new condition AmazonBasics 63-Inch Lightweight Aluminum Travel Tripod/Monopod with Bag are now down to the very specific price of $45.47 with free shipping sold and shipped by Amazon itself. Up to three of these per customer at the sale price. They average 4 out of 5 based on 16 customer reviews.

For more Amazon action, check the new Randomalia round-ups

Amazon Randomalia Episode #3

And now we have a new installment of the new experimental series “Amazon Randomalia”. You can check the previous two in the Amazon Randomalia category. I won’t repeat (intentionally) any of the previously mentioned sales…


+ Lightdow LD-160 Ultra High Power Dimmable 160 LED Bulb Video Light for $21

+ USED Like New (original packaging) Yashica YAC-436 12MP 1080P 360 Degree Action Camera with Wi-Fi for $50

+ Case Logic DCB-304 Compact System/Hybrid Camera Case (Black) for $12.77 (up to five per customer)

+ Monoprice weatherproof cases for $18+ (eight options)

+ Neewer Flash/Shoe/Umbrella Mount/Holder/Bracket Type E For All hot-shoe flashes except Sony and Minolta Brands for $7.64 (maximum five; Add-On)

+ Neewer Hot shoe Flash Bracket Grip Handle for Canon 600EX 580EXII EX580 EX550, Nikon SB910 SB900 SB800 and Neewer 560 561 660II 660III 620 NW910 MK910 NW670 VK750 II NW690 NW565 NW985 Flash Speedlite for $9.34

+ 11oz Photography Themed Coffee Mug for $9.27
+ written on the mug, “I Shoot People And Sometimes Chop Off Heads”

+ new low: AmazonBasics Li-Ion Battery for Nikon Cameras (EN-EL5) for $3 (Add-On, up to three per customer)


+ Essential Phone PH-1 for $400 in White or Black Moon (unlocked, US warranty, up to seven per customer)

+ 128GB Sandisk Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Flash Drive for $31, model SDCZ430-128G-G46

+ Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7″ Display, 8 GB, Black – with Special Offers for $35


+ Westworld: The Complete First Season 4K Ultra HD for $28 (up to two sets per customer)
+ Season 2 begins next Sunday

+ 27oz Borosilicate Glass Tea Pot with stainless steel infuser for $12 minus 5% off clip-on coupon

+ Mission Men’s Radiantactive Performance Beanie/Scarf/Glove Set for $9.60 (up to three sets per customer)

+ 2 lbs Jammin’ Java Trenchtown Decaf Wholebean Coffee for $9.44 (Add-On, up to four per customer)

+ 6 pack of 18 count Stash Tea Cinnamon Vanilla Herbal Tea for $4.23 (that’s 108 tea bags)

GoPRO HERO 5 Black + $35 GC for $250

The Tarjay website is targeting GoPro fans wallets as it is offering the new condition GoPRO HERO 5 Black with a $35 gift card for $250 with free shipping or free ship to store. You have to “add to cart” to see the price, but you don’t have to login or suffer otherwise 🙂

40% off Posters, Prints and Enlargements w/Walgreens coupon

Sunday is here and the tax clock is ticking! But this coupon will wait for you after you finish your taxes. Good until Saturday 4/21/18, the latest Walgreens Photo coupons offer 40% off on Posters, Enlargements and Prints with coupon MOMSPICS (Mom’s pics).

64GB Samsung EVO Select microSDXC returns to $20

If you are a fan of the Samsung green-gray (“EVO Select”) microSD cards, their 64GB UHS-3 card has oscillated back down to $20 at Amazon by Amazon itself with up to ten per customer at the sale price. It comes with a full SD adapter. The 128GB goes for $40, and these two “defeat” the 256GB and 32GB options in this line in $/GB.

On the other hand if you are a fan of the Sandisk, their 64GB Ultra microSDXC [CORRECTED LINK!] UHS-I A1 also goes for $20, so price is a wash, you can decide on the merits of each card. Their 128GB goes for $39 which actually defeats in $/GB their 200GB Ultra microSDXC which goes for $65. [MATH CORRECTED]

None of these are lightning deals, so expiration time is unknown…

(ENDED) Monday (B&H): Datacolor Spyder5PRO Calibration for $100, Etc

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(ENDED) Monday Daily Deals: 64GB Pixtor SDXC for $20, Etc

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(ENDED) Zhiyun Crane-M 3 Axis Brushless Handheld Gimbal for $271

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(ENDED) Monday: 25% off orders of $300+ Monoprice coupon

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Monday is here and so we have the big spender coupon at the Monoprice website where the featured coupon PJS25 is 25% off orders of $300+ in eligible products. Coupon ends 11:59pm pacific time. You can test coupon and get S&H estimate without creating an account. Exclusions and limitations apply as always…These are some of the featured sale items that are eligible for the coupons…

(ENDED) Ends Tue 11:59pm ET: 15% off Select Cameras (DSLRs, Fixed, Film) with KEH coupon (70+ options)

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(ENDED) YI Action Cam Discovery for $45, Lite for $75, Gimbal Stabilizer for $149

These lightning deals expired but if you missed them, fear not – the YI action cameras are recurring gold box lightning deals (every few days/weeks)…

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Timberland Waterproof Denim Camera Bag for $19

If you are a fan of the Timberland brand and wish they made a denim-styled waterproof camera bag and they put it on sale as well, you’ve found the right post! A 3rd-party seller fulfilled by Amazon (Prime eligible) is offering the new condition Timberland Waterproof Denim Camera Bag, model CA121Q288, for $19 with free 2-day shipping for Prime members or $25+ for non. This is not a lightning deal. You can buy as many as you like. It has no customer reviews.

(ENDED) Sunday Gold Box: Moza Air, Action Cam, Etc

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(ENDED) Sun (B&H): Olympus LS-P1 $99, 20000 mAh charger for $20, Etc

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VIP Sale at Adorama (2000+ options) such as Sigma 150-600/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary for $789 [C/N]

Adorama has launched a VIP Camera Sale offering over 2000 options, including the new condition Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM “Contemporary” Lens for $789 with free expedited shipping and a $31~ promotional rewards. This is available in the Canon and Nikon systems.

Amazon Randomalia Episode #2

Yesterday we had the first installment of a new experiment, “Amazon Randomalia”, a round-up of various Amazon offers that are not lightning or daily deals. Today we have episode #2! We won’t repeat yesterday’s offers here, so check yesterday’s if interested in those.


+ DxO Labs FilmPack 5 Elite Edition Image Processing Software for Macintosh & Windows for $40

+ Fotodiox Pro 5-in-1 Reflector – 22in (55cm) Premium Grade Collapsible Disc (Silver/Gold/Black/White/Diffuser) for $8

+ DJI Mavic Accessories Portable Mavic – Aircraft sleeve, Black (CP.PT.000666) for $7 (Add-On; Maximum three but 3rd-party sellers have it too)

+ 16ft Radiance Flexible Light Strip, 16 ft, Daylight White, Cuttable/Linkable for $2.08 (Add-ON)

+ 4pk Energizer 2032, 3V button cells for $2.83 after clip-on coupon (Add-ON)

+ 16pk AmazonBasics 100W-eq LED A21 Light Bulbs (Daylight, non-dimmable) for $42.86

+ 2X DSTE Replacement Batteries for Olympus Li-90B for $9~


+ Ring Wifi Doorbell for $99 in three color schemes
+ Amazon purchased the company not so long ago

+ Logitech Z207 2.0 Multi Device Stereo Speaker for $24 (maximum three)

+ Anker SoundCore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker for $30 in three colors

+ 100pk Verbatim CD/DVD paper sleeves with round window for $4.08 (Add-ON)

+ Apple Lightning to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapter for $7.69 (Add-ON)


+ KEF Q100 Bookshelf Loudspeakers – Black Oak (Pair) for $249

+ Nivea Cocoa Butter Body Cream, 15.5 Ounce for $3.79 (Add-ON, maximum three)

+ 24pk Snickers 0.76oz 100-calorie bars for $8.50 (Add-ON)

+ 6pk EastPoint Sports Billiard Chalk for $0.99 (Add-ON)

Pre-order new AMD Ryzen 7* and 5* processors

The new AMD Ryzen 7 and 5 processors are now available for pre=ordering at NewEgg and Amazon by Amazon itself with prices ranging from $200 for the Ryzen 5 2600 to $330 for the Ryzen 7X 2700. Both places have an April 19 release date, giving you plenty of time to start or finish your taxes 🙂

Nikon Hands-On Guide To Creative Lighting DVD for $10 w/FS

If you want to feed your DVD player so it doesn’t feel neglected with all the streaming, the “Nikon Hands-On Guide To Creative Lighting” DVD is on sale for $10 with free shipping (no minimum purchase required) at and at a couple of sellers (Cameta and Michigan Camera Exchange) thru Amazon (not Prime eligible) and at Focus Camera (eBAY)

Used Panasonic G9 body for $1499 + S&H

Also surfacing during this update of the Stock Status Tracker is the Panasonic G9 offered in “USED – Demo condition” for $1499 plus shipping (around $15) at Adorama. The new condition model goes for $1700 however it gets a free battery grip at multiple dealers, thus short-circuiting / squeezing the used prices. Check the aforelinked Stock Tracker for all the options.

CreativeLIVE sale: 12 classes for $29 each

CreativeLIVE is back with another sale. This one offers 12 online classes for $29 each for a limited time. Topics include photo/video fusion, wedding photography, “painterly photographs”, ebook writing, online art portfolio, volume sports photography, etc.

On the free-to-watch streaming front at the CREATIVE LIVE ON-AIR page, starting at 12pm eastern today is another class in the series of “Family Photography”, this one is themed “Capturing Connection”. There’s also a “Digital Scrapbooking for Beginners” class…

(ENDED) Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera for $47 w/FS

As of a 4/16/17 AM recheck, the price is up to $65…

It’s Margarita time! The “Margarita Green” color scheme of the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera is on sale at the moment for the very specific price of $47.11 [WAS $50.86] with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual. It is not a lightning deal. You can buy as many as you like.

(ENDED) 15% off Select Cameras (DSLRs, Fixed, Film) with KEH coupon (70+ options)

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Good until Tuesday 4/17/18 at 11:59pm ET, coupon code SDFC04A gets you 15% off select cameras at KEH Camera. A total of 74 options are available as of the time of writing, including DSLRs of all kinds (Nikon, Canon, Sony, Oly E-5), and fixed-lens cameras of all kinds (eg Fuji X100, superzooms), and film SLR too. As usual, their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies for what…

New Experimental Feature: “Amazon Randomalia”: Camera and Photo (C&P), Tech and Other Deals

We have a new “blog experiment”. Since the Amazon Gold Box Lightning Deals don’t have many name-brand deals like they used to, we are having a new experimental blog feature, the “Amazon Randomalia Round-Ups” that feature a number of camera and photo, technology and other deals that are not daily deals or lightning deals. These are “organic” deals, sales, and/or price-matches that don’t have a ticking clock like the 6-hours of the lightning deals or the 24-hours of the gold-box daily deals.

Please let us know in the comments or using the Online Contact Form if you find this useful, what else you’d like to see, etc, etc, etc…


+ 82 certified refurbished products at the iKAN Outlet Store at Amazon
+ some are Prime eligible, some are not; check each individual listing for details

+ Kodak Mini Portable Mobile Instant Photo Printer – Wi-Fi & NFC Compatible for $70~ (maximum three)

+ Corel Painter Essentials 6 Digital Art Suite for $25

+ Condition 1 20″ Large #253 Black Waterproof Carrying Case with DIY Customizable Foam for $83 (maximum five)

+ 256GB Silicon Power Elite MicroSDXC UHS-1 Memory Card Limited Edition with Adapter (SP256GBSTXBU1V21SP) for $88 (maximum two per customer)


+ Prime members only: Buy 1-Year of Dropbox PLUS for $99, receive 15% BACK if you pay for it with an Amazon Prime Credit Card (Chase VISA or Store card)

+ Acer XR382CQK bmijqphuzx 37.5” UltraWide QHD (3840 x 1600) AMD FreeSync Monitor (USB 3.1 Type-C Port, Display Port, HDMI Port) for $800

+ ZOTAC VR GO Backpack PC HTC VIVE Bundle with Preloaded Steam VR Software & Two Games ZBOX-VR7N70-W2B-U-VIVE (SW) for $2500

+ Blu Vivo XL3 Plus smartphone for $130 (maximum two)
+ 6″ HD+, 18:9 display, Snapdragon 425, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, microSD, Android 7.1.2
+ note that Blu got in trouble with some of their older phones “phoning home” to China; Amazon temporarily removed them but they are back on
+ Blu is a US based company (Florida) that sells Chinese-made phones

+ AmazonBasics Travel and Storage Case for Nintendo Switch, Neon Yellow for $6.39 (maximum three; Add-ON)

+ Sabrent 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub with Individual Power Switches and LEDs (HB-UM43) for $8
+ all the connectors are full size USB 3.0 Type A

+ Evecase Universal Fabric Neoprene Messenger Tote Shoulder Bag for $17 minus 10% off clip-on coupon


+ JBL Arena B15 Black Bookshelf & Surround Speaker with Special Edition Grilles & Logo Set of 2 Black for $79 (maximum four pairs per customer)

+ AmazonBasics 75L Internal Frame Hiking Backpack with Rainfly for $40~ in black or green

+ pre-order the “The Fall of Gondolin” hardcover (August 2018, 320 pages) for $24 by the Tolkien Family (J.R.R.R.R.R and Son)

+ Ozzy Osbourne “Bark at the Moon” audio CD for $2.78 (Add-On; maximum two)

+ Copco Desktop Stainless Steel Coffee Mug, 16-Ounce for $4 (Add-On)

+ Philips In-Ear Headset SHE2105WT/28 White for $2.36 (Add-On)

10pk Fujifilm Instax Wide Monochrome Film for $15

The 10pk of Fujifilm Instax Wide Monochrome Film is currently on sale for $15 at Amazon by Amazon itself (maximum three 10pks per customer) with free 2-day shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order…

Meanwhile the 10pk of Fujifilm Instax Mini Monochrome Film goes for $10 with free shipping (no other purchase required for the 48 contiguous) at Adorama (no realistic limits per customer) and at Amazon by Amazon itself (same S&H/limits as the “Wide” in the first paragraph above)…