Archives for December 2021

Rogue, Sandisk Ultra, Vortex, Screen Protectors, ObsBOT, Etc

Friday is here and as usual the Friday B&H Photo daily deals [CORRECTED] last until Saturday at 11:59pm ET with the usual caveat that orders are not accepted Fri PM to Sat PM {check their website for exact hours}:

+ Rogue 3-in-1 Grid and Color Correction Filters Kit for $48

+ 2pk 32GB Sandisk Ultra microSD w/SD adapters and USB 2.0 flash reader for $14
+ 1pk 64GB Sandisk Ultra microSD w/SD card reader for $17

+ Vortex 10×42 Crossfire HD Binoculars for $120 with FREE Harness

+ Celestron LensPen Tool for $4

+ Vello Umbra screen protectors for $8 (six options)

+ OBSbot Tiny AI-Powered PTZ Webcam for $143

+ Spieltek gaming chairs and recliners, 11 options, $90 to $120

+ flash deal: RucPac Professional Tech Headlamp for $25

$9 Class sale at CreativeLiVE (8 options)

Creative LIVE is back with another sale, this is a $9 sale with eight classes offered, including multiple flashes (Mike Hagan), posing, lighting for boudoir, video for photographers, etc…

Following the $9 block of offers, there are also $19 and $24 blocks. The $24 block includes a couple of bootcamp classes (weddings, newborns) and the Fine Art Photography complete guide.

PRO TIP: weddings and newborns are highly saturated markets, HOWEVER, one untapped market segment is …”Divorce Photography” 😉

Datacolor SpyderCheckr Color Calibration Tool for $89

The latest iteration of the Adorama daily deals runs until Friday 10am ET and has four offerings:

+ Datacolor SpyderCheckr Color Calibration Tool for Digital Cameras for $89

+ Pelican 1535TP Air Wheeled Carry-On Case with TrekPak Divider System, Black with Vanguard VEO 2 233CB 3-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod for $370

+ SmallRig 3202 V-Mount Battery Adapter Plate with Crab-Shaped Clamp for $59

+ H&A 5″ 150W Portable PA System with Bluetooth for $100

B&N: Get $5 e-gift-card for every $50 in B&N gift cards

Per the Fairness Doctrine (TM) we have to also mention Barnes and Noble, not just Amazon and what a coincidence, they are offering a $5 B&N e-gift card for every $50 you spend in Barnes and Noble gift cards

Speaking of B&N, they have now released their new Nook Glowlight 4 e-reader for $150. This has USB-C charging, and free lifetime in-store support at B&N B&M stores. It has 32GB on-board storage and physical page turn buttons and of course the built-in (Glow)Light…

Thursday: Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 DG DN ART for $899 [E/L] {also: $10 Lowepro, Reikan Lens Cal, Nanuk, Yololiv, Zoom, Etc}

Hooray-Hooray, it’s a lens day, and a PRO zoom at that at the Thursday B&H Photo daily deals [CORRECTED], in the standard 7+1 configuration, running until 12/9/21 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Lowepro Adventura SH 110 II Shoulder Bag (Black) for $10
+ Bag the Bag!

+ Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 DG DN ART for $899 in Sony E or Leica L

+ Reikan Focal Pro Lens Calibration for $86~

+ Nanuk 925 cases, six color options, $78 each
+ Bag the Whole Collection 😉

+ YoloLiv YoloBox Portable All-in-One Multi-Camera Live Streaming Encoder, Switcher, Monitor, and Recorder for $598
+ yes, Yolo is now serious video equipment 🙂

+ Zoom H4n Pro 4-Input / 4-Track Portable Handy Recorder with Onboard X/Y Mic Capsule (Black) for $200

+ Roland video mixer type things, three options, $225 to $370

+ flash deal: Sairen Q1 Vlog Video Camera-Mount Cardioid Microphone for $18
+ it may be cardioid but you don’t need a cardiologist to use it 😉

UPDATE: among the Best Buy dailies you can have the new condition Roku Streaming Stick+ 4K Headphone edition with voice remote for $30… Roku is one of the few independent companies that is left standing in the War of the Googles and the Apples and the Amazons and the Microsofts (time to bring back Zune again?) 😉

UPDATE #2: it’s an ASUS laptops takeover at the “Computers” of the Thursday Woot daily deals with prices ranging from $100 (Chromebook) to $1350. A total of 11 options are available including gaming Windows laptops… Meanwhile at the “Electronics” there’s a 3rd generation Airpod for $163. One per customer with a 1-year Apple warranty…

Insta360 ONE R 4K Edition w/FREE charger for $255

Adorama is back with another round of daily deals, this trio running until Thursday at 10am ET:

+ Insta360 ONE R 4K Edition for $255 with FREE Insta360 ONE R Battery Charger

+ JOBY GorillaPod 5K Tripod Kit with Rig for $70

+ Meural 27″ Full HD Digital Canvas II Wi-Fi Frame, 19×29″ for $500

Wedn: 10″ Dragon Touch 2K digiframe for $200

Among the offerings at the WEdnesday Amazon USA Gold Box there is a sale on a couple of Dragon Touch digital picture frames. The 10-inch IPS Wifi model goes for $104, while the 2K model goes for $200…

Speaking of the Gold Box, there is also a sale on Tea Forte tea gift-sets, including this all-seasons Tea Forte Kati Cup Cherry Blossoms, Ceramic Tea Infuser Cup with Infuser Basket and Lid for $14…

And if you are looking for more ebooks to read, there are another 70+ options in the Wednesday Kindle daily deals… If you are an avidly voracious voluminous reader, a strategic Kindle Unlimited subscription may be in order…

Wedn: Moza, LubeCube, Tamrac, PortaBrace, ProGrade CF Express 2.0 Typ B, Etc

Actual Wednesday is here, unlike yesterday when right here we had a faux-Wednesday 🙂 We start with the 7+1 formation of the B&H Photo daily deals running until 12/8/21 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Moza AirCross 2 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for $269 with FREE Moza Magic Arms
+ you will be able to perform Gandalf-level of magic with the Magic Arms. It is known!

+ 512GB ProGrade CFexpress 2.0 Type B Gold Memory Card for $400
+ 1TB for $600
+ if Leica ever makes these, they’ll be “Typ B” 😉

+ LumeCube Panel Mini Video Conference Lighting Kit with Stand and Suction Cup for $80
+ Panel GO 2-Light Kit with Stands for $180

+ Vertiv Liebert UPS, two options, $40 or $100

+ PortaBrace cases, two options, $120 or $209

+ Spieltek gaming accessories, six options, $3 to $15

+ Ruggard Renewable Dehumidifier for $12

+ flash deal: Tamrac Tradewind 18 Photo Backpack (Dark Gray) for $35
+ Bag the Bag!

Datacolor Spyder Lens Cal AF Calibration Aid for $39

Datacolor is here again, this time they are headlining the Adorama daily deals until Wednesday at 10am ET:

+ Datacolor Spyder Lens Cal Autofocus Calibration Aid for $39

+ Movo Photo GH600 Vertical Mount Heavy-Duty Carbon Fiber Gimbal Tripod Head with Arca-Swiss Quick-Release Plate for $55

+ Alter 72/77mm Rapid Filter System Plus, Includes Lens Mounting Ring for $25

+ Vanguard VEO 2 235AB 5 Section Aluminum Tripod with VEO 2 BH-50 Ball Head for $80

Tuesday: DataColor SpyderCHECKR Color Chart and Calibration Tool for $89, Etc

CORRECTION: today is Tuesday, not Wednesday 🙂

Tuesday Day is here and we have another 7+1 formation at the B&H Photo daily deals running until 12/7/21 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier IFF sold out):

+ DataColor SpyderCHECKR Color Chart and Calibration Tool for Digital Cameras for $89

+ Vello off-camera TTL flash cords, 4 options, $23 to $40

+ Bright Tangerine Misfit Atom 4 x 5.65″/4 x 4″ Ultra Lightweight 2-Stage Clip-On Matte Box for $264
+ despite the name, there’s no Vitamin C 😉

+ IDX Imicro-150 14.5V 145Wh Li-Ion V-Mount Battery for $259

+ 1TB Angelbird AV Pro CF CFast 2.0 Memory Card for $600

+ Manfrotto 504X Fluid Head & Aluminum Tripod System with Ground Spreader, Ultrasone Headset & Amplifier for $800
+ not a typo, it’s a tripod and a headphone bundle of bundles 🙂

+ TelMax PRO-IP-EX Universal Tablet & Smartphone Teleprompter for $249 with FREE bluetooth remote
+ now you can give speeches like a true politician 😉

+ flash deal: RucPac Solo Camera Strap for $20

UPDATE: you can improve home-improvement by 10% because the headliner of the Tuesday NewEgg daily deals is a $100 Lowe’s e-gift card offered for $90. Up to two per customer. Sold and shipped by NewEgg actual…

Monday: Mehrathon, Canon XC10 4K PRO Camcorder for $999, SYRP, Elinchrom, SmallHD, Etc

Finally something good happening on a Monday morning, it’s a Meh-rathon at the Meh website, their variant of the “Woot Off” but with Meh, all in-stock earlier Mehrathon offers are still available for purchase (except for the ones that sell-out/run-out)…

Then to the B&H Photo daily deals we go where it’s an …artillery day (yes, a canon, what else did you expect?) in the usual 7+1 formation, good until Monday 12/6/21 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out…

+ Canon XC10 4K professional camcorder for $999

+ Elinchrom Softbox To Go Kit for $140
+ sorry, fries not an option in this “To Go” kit 🙂

+ SYRP Magic Carpet Medium Track Kit with Carriage and End Caps (39″) for $186

+ Magnus REX VT-5000 2-Stage Video Tripod with Fluid Head for $150

+ SmallHD Cine 7 Touchscreen On-Camera Monitor with choice of either RED or ARRI Control Kit (L-Series) for $1799

+ Synco WMic-T3 2-Person Camera-Mount Wireless Lavalier Microphone System (UHF: 512 to 589 MHz) for $229

+ PortaBrace RB-1B Small Lightweight Run Bag (Black) for $114

+ flash deal: Philips DVT2710 VoiceTracer Digital Voice Recorder with Speech Recognition Software for $30

Rokinon 12mm f2 NCS CS Manual Focus for $229 [E]

Good until Monday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out), they have the following Adorama daily deals:

+ Rokinon 12mm f2 NCS CS Manual Focus for $229 for Sony E

+ SmallRig Cage for Sony Alpha 7S III, A7S III and A7S3 Camera for $22

+ On-Stage AS800 Large-Diaphragm FET Condenser Microphone – Bundle With H&A Broadcast Arm with Internal Springs and Integrated XLR Cable, H&A Pop Filter with Gooseneck for $50

Sunday: ONA, Tamrac, Cecilia, Sunpak, Kodak, Etc

Sunday is here and there’s another 7+1 B&H Photo daily deals rotation running until 12/5/21 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Tamrac Tradewind Zoom Bag 2.1 for $10

+ Sunpak VL-LED-12 Compact Video Light for $8

+ Cecilia camera straps, seven options, $20 to $40

+ Vello hot-shoe bubble levels, $6 to $10

+ Kodak digital picture frames, $90 to $110

+ Centure Wire 16 AWG Extension Cord (Green, 50′) for $13

+ Anton Bauer Go 90 2-Battery and Dual Charger Kit (V-Mount) for $550

+ flash deal: ONA Bond Street Waxed Canvas Camera Bag for $69

10-inch Kodak Touch Screen Rechargeable Digital Photo Frame for $130

Running until Sunday at 10am ET, we have this round of dueling-banjo Adorama daily deals:

+ Insta360 Nano Spherical 360deg. Video Camera for iPhone 6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus/7/7 Plus for $50

+ KODAK 10″ Touch Screen Rechargeable Digital Photo Frame Wi-Fi Enabled with HD Photo Display, Rose Gold for $130

Meanwhile the weekend FREEbie for Lucky Rewards supermarket shoppers is a Laird creamer, of interest to those looking for alt-creamers and healthier-creamers. Me personally, I put half-n-half in my half-n-half, along with three drops of coffee 😉

Saturday: 15 Classes for $15 each [CL]

Good until Saturday 12/5/21 at 11:59pm pacific time, the Creative LIVE Days of Deals deal of the day is a “15 classes for $15 each” sale. Topics include weddings, newborns, social media for photographers, seniors (the young seniors that is), and more…

Explorer AX-RGB AuraRGB Lightweight LED Light Panel for $60

Two is the magic number of this 24-hour set of Adorama daily deals running until Saturday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Explorer AX-RGB AuraRGB Lightweight LED Light Panel for $60

+ Slik Pro AL-324 BH4 Tripod with BH4 Triple Action Ball Head for $70

MEANwhiLe among the Friday Amazon USA Gold Box offerings there’s Tile products, Hamilton Beach, Logitech gaming, instant pot, iRobot/Shark, Hydro Flask, Bowflex and more…

Metz, Nanuk, Tamrac, Carson, SYRP, RucPac, FotoDioX

If you are looking for movie-genre ideas, Friday is Fright-Day! Because this is a one-stop shop blog for all your needs 😉

We start with the B&H Photo daily deals for Friday, which, as usual, run until Saturday at 11:59pm ET but orders are not accepted between Friday PM and Saturday PM {check their website for exact hours}:

+ FotoDioX Selfie Starlite Vlog 18″ Bi-Color Ringlight Kit for $70

+ NaNuk 915 Waterproof Hard Case with Insert for DJI Mavic Air 2 Fly More Combo for $60

+ Metz WT-1T wireless transmitter, three options, for $44

+ Tamrac accessory belts with railroad long acronyms, from $7 to $8

+ Carson RedPlanet 90mm f/11 EQ Refractor Telescope for $210 with FREE Celestron Night Vision Red LED Flashlight
+ you can’t dream of the stars if you don’t see them first!

+ 32GB Kingston Canvas Select Plus UHS-I microSDHC Memory Card with SD Adapter and Card Reader for $10

+ RucPac Professional Focus Headlamp for $40

+ SYRP 82mm Super Dark Variable Neutral Density Filter Kit for $65

Samyang 75mm F1.8 AF Compact Full Frame for $285 [E]

Running until Friday at 10am ET, we have a new round of Adorama daily deals as follows:

+ Samyang 75mm F1.8 Auto Focus Compact Full Frame Lens for Sony E for $285

+ NiSi Close Up Lens Kit NC 77mm with 67 & 72mm Adapters for $89

+ Apai Genie S1 Auto Smart Shooting 360 Degree Object Tracking Smart Phone Holder for $12

Thur: Wiral, Photoflex, Energizer Multi-Fit Remote Shutter, 2TB Delkin CFExpress Typ B, Extension Tube Kits, Etc

Thirsty Thursday is here and we start this round-up with another 7+1 formation of the B&H Photo daily deals running until 12/2/21 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Vello Extension tube sets, six options, $12 to $55

+ Celestron Night Vision Red LED Flashlight for $4

+ Wiral Lite Cable Camera Motion System for $249

+ PhotoFlex RapiDome with Grid Kit for $85

+ Energizer Multi-Fit LCD Timer Remote Shutter Release for $14

+ 2TB Delkin POWER CFexpress Type B Memory Card for $550 after automagic in-cart coupon

+ Joby GripTight PRO Video GP Stand (Black/Charcoal) for $30~ after automagic in-cart coupon

+ flash deal: PortaBrace PC-111 Medium Production Case (Blue) for $235

UPDATE: winter is here, the holidays are here, time for some hot tea, and the time is right because the headliner at the Amazon USA Gold box is a sale on Vahdam teas, 16 options, many of them samplers, so it’s a great opportunity to try teas you wouldn’t otherwise. There’s even an adorkable $15 insulated XMas Tree mug. PSA: don’t drink the trees, only the teas 😉

Refurbished Epson Perfection V600, Flatbed 8.5×11.7″ Photo Scanner for $170

Running until Thursday at 10am ET is this new set of Adorama daily deals:

+ refurbished Epson Perfection V600, Flatbed 8.5×11.7″ Photo Scanner, 6400x9600dpi for $170

+ Astro Gaming A40 TR Headset + MixAmp Pro TR for Xbox for $195

+ Xbox Series S Console – Bundle With Microsoft Xbox Wired Stereo Headset, Xbox Wireless Controller, Pulse Red for $400

Wedn: KODAK SCANZA Digital Film & Slide Scanner for $128

Otterbox, Samsung monitors, Breville coffee machines, Instant Pots, Motorola phones and Samsung SSDs are among the WEdnesday 12/1/21 Amazon USA Gold Box offerings.

But the headliner of camera-n-photo interest is the new condition KODAK SCANZA Digital Film & Slide Scanner going for $128, fulfilled by Amazon… As of the time of writing it averages 4.2 out of 5 based on 8000+ customer ratings and it has 610+ answered questions…

Speaking of Amazon, over 120 ebooks are participating in the Wednesday Kindle daily deals