Archives for December 24, 2019

Gift Panic? Fear Not ~ Electronic Gift Cards Save The Day!

Last minute changes to your gift-giving plans? Unexpected guests arriving? You forgot your “professional graduate student” nephew is actually back from college? You forgot a gift for the mother in law? Fear not! Electronic gift cards are ready to save the day, with email delivery and/or print-and-give options! Check the available options and designs at Amazon itself and B&H Photo and Adorama

SUPER PRO TIP: before sending an electronic gift card via email or SMS and worrying if/when they will receive it, FIRST, send an e-gift card to yourself to see whether and/or how fast it arrives. Then you can feel more confident to send to others. The minimum amount for electronic gift cards is typically very small…

YMMV eBay Bucks: 8% or 10% on $25+ [ends Wedn PM]

IF you are participating in the eBay rewards program {it’s free to join anytime}, AND you have been invited by eBay via email or their eBay messages to participate, and you have clicked to activate the promotion for your account {you must click to activate before you earn the bonus}, you have until Wednesday 12/25/19 at 11:59pm to earn 10% on eligible purchases over $25, and 8% on purchases under $25…

Maximum rewards you can earn are $100 per transaction and $500 for the duration of this promotion. Terms, conditions and restrictions and exclusions apply as always…

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

PS: speaking of eBay, until 12/30/19, coupon code JUMBOSAVE gets you 15% off on many official outlet stores on eBay including Adidas (All Day I Dream About Shutter_speed), Eddie Bauer, Asics, Hoover, Reebok, etc…

12 Classes for $19 each at C-LIVE

The New Year Resolutions are fast approaching. If your list is going to include learning new things or learning more, then you can get a head start on your future procrastinations with this 12 classes for $19 each sale at Creative LIVE. Topics include studio lighting, wedding photography, fine-art, commercial, strobe, digital workflow, compositing [not composting however], etc…

Separately, they are running a sale for 30 classes under $30 with prices ranging from $15 to $29 and a variety of subject matter…

Wednesday: Celestron A11 50th Annie, ReWritable Lens Cap, Cactus LVS, Magnus Tripod, Etc

Santa Claus(e) is coming to town with six new B&H daily deals until Wednesday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out). No flash deals today…

+ SenSei Squiggle Re-Writable Rear Lens Cap for Canon or Nikon for $4 each
+ yes, you read right, erasable white-board surface for wet-erase markers ~ what could go wrong? 🙂

+ Cactus LVS laser trigger for $30

+ MagNus TR-13 Travel Tripod with Dual-Action Ball Head for $60

+ CeleStron Travel Scope 70mm f/6 AZ Refractor Telescope, Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Bundle for $75

+ also iK Multimedia , Hoodman climbing rope neckstands

15% to 40% off on Overstock gear with KEH Coupon [ends Thur PM]

Good until Boxing Day (12/26/19) at 11:59pm ET, coupon code OVER12A gets you up to 40% off on Overstock and Clearance camera gear at KEH Camera. The discount depends on the clearance category:

+ 15% off or 20% off or 40% off
+ this time the discount is not based on a product type but rather the clearance category it got grouped in
+ regardless, their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what discount you get ~ you can test it without login/signup

Tuesday: National Geographic Magazine for $9 [annual digital subscription]

One of the Tuesday Amazon USA Gold Box deals of the day is a sale on digital magazine subscriptions, one of which is an annual digital subscription to the National Geographic Magazine for $9, after a 28-day free trial. Note that this is an auto-renewing subscription, so it will renew automatically in the future, until or unless you cancel it.

PS: if you happen to have a print subscription, you can get the Kindle version for free if you verify your subscription through Amazon…

Tuesday: Manfrotto 502A, Yongnuo Flashes, Hoodman CFast 2.0

Tuesday is upon us with another set of B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Manfrotto 502A Video Head, 546GB Tripod, and Carry Bag Bundle for $399

+ ChargeWorx Magnetic Mount Kit for $8

+ Yongnuo flashes for $50 to $113 (three options)

+ HoodMan 64GB HCFAST Steel Memory Card for $80

+ Tamrac camera bags, $25 to $40, three options

+ also Auray studio monitor stands and Blizzard LED light