DXo PhOtO LaB 2 Elite for $89 after coupon

It’s better than Black Friday exclaims the DXo emailing list promo. Coupon code APRIL-SAVE-DPL2 drops the price of the DXo PhOtO LaB 2 Elite edition software from $199 to $89 until April 2nd in 2019. This is a digital download with immediate activation. This is the full version, not the upgrade version ~ thanks to le couponeaux!

Nik Collection for $60 or 60e

DxO is now the babysitter of the Nik Collection software and until the end of February 2019, they are offering the Nik Collection for $60 in the US and 60 euro in Europelandia through the DXO online shoppe.

Wedding photography classes sale at C-LIVE

It’s never too late to be preparing for wedding photography season, since rumor has it people get married all around the year 😉 Which brings us to the latest Creative LIVE sale, it is a Wedding Photography sale with the discount amounts varying by class. The price you see is the price you pay.

The sale includes classes from well-known photographers like Lindsay Adler, Robert Lim, Jasmin Star, Jirsa, Cincota and more. Topics cover most aspects of wedding photography but they also have more all-around classes like a “Bootcamp” and a “30 Days” class. There are many classes there, so many there are TWO pages of search results at the aforelinked page.

Speaking of weddings, the 2019 WPPI trade show tips off on February 25 in Las Vegas. Check the trade show calendar for the planned 2019 action…

I am too working on a wedding photography class, it’s a very niche topic but something I believe no one has paid attention to, “Wedding Photography with WebCams for couples married by an internet priest” 🙂

Wedn: Paintshop PRO 2019 Ultimate for $40

One of the Wednesday Best Buy daily deals is the Windows version of the Paintshop PRO 2019 Ultimate software going for $40.

AS of the time of writing, Amazon has not price-matched it…

Meanwhile at the Woot website, “Electronics” features refurbished Pixel 3 smartphones (unlocked Verizon) for $550 to $600 (XL) with a 90-day Woot warranty… At “Computers”, it’s the refurbished Surface PRO 3 tablet bundle for $500 (12″, i5, 8GB, 256GB, Type Cover 3, 3rd-party Pen, 3rd party power supply, 90-day Woot warranty). There are many Surface models out nowadays, it’s a headache sorting things out if you are not intimately familiar with them, especially when you start factoring in the prices of accessories (covers, keyboards, pens, mice, cats, etc) and condition (new, open-box, manufacturer refurbished, 3rd-party refurbished, used, etc).

Dxo PhotoLAB 2 for $110

If you are a fan of the DxO software, they are running a Valentine’s promotion (in other words, it ends at the end of Valentine’s day, aka FEB-14), you can get the DXo PhotoLaB 2 software for $110 or the Elite version for $170…

Also part of the sale is the FilmPack 5 for $70 and the ViewPoint 3 for $70… The Elite editions of the aforementioned software cost more [as it is often the case with these type of things]…

EU: Elements 2019 for 50 euro (single) or 71 (both)

For EU photographers, if you are a fan of the Adobe Elements series, they have a sale at Amazon Germany on their Elements 2019 series. Individual Element titles (Photoshop or Premiere) go for 50 euro each, or you can get both together for ever and ever to part for 71 euro. These are the digital download options and may be restricted to Germany…

Photography Software Humble Bundle

It’s photography time at Humble Bundle. They have a Professional Photography software bundle running that gets you digital keys to a variety of software titles.

  • Pay $1 or more and get Photo Mirage and Photo LeMur 2
  • Pay more than the average ($14~ as of the time of writing) and additionally get Paintshop PRO 2019 and Camera Bag PRO [camera bag NOT included; that’s just the name of the software title]
  • Pay $25+ and additionally get Imerge PRO and ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2018 and Aurora HDR 2018

All the software titles are available for Windows. About half of them are available for the Mac. Look for the tiny Windows and Mac logos at the bottom right corner of each software title picture at the aforelinked page.

Thur: $50 Amazon Gift Card + 1 Year Microsoft Office 365 Home [up to six people] for $100 total

Amazon hearts Microsoft in the Thursday Amazon USA Gold Box as they are offering a FREE $50 Amazon plastic gift card with the purchase of a prepaid 12-month Microsoft Office 365 Home auto-renewing subscription for $100 total. This promotion is for the first 12 months. After that, the auto-renewing subscription will renew at the future going rate. The $50 gift card is only for the 12 months of year of the subscription: the one you are buying now; the auto-renewal will NOT include a $50 Amazon gift card. This subscription options includes up to six people. You can buy up to two bundles per Amazon account, so you can cover a physical or virtual household of up to 12 people with these.

Up to 30% off DXO software

Adobe may think they are only game in town when it comes to imaging software, but the DRM-loving and Analytics-selling company is far from it. Good until Christmas Day, the official DXo online store is having an up to 30% off sale on their various software titles. There’s no coupon code to enter ~ the price you see is the price you pay…

50% off everything at DXO

Adobe is not everything! Many and more others are making photography related apps. One such is DXO, the new proud owner of the Nik Collection. And as part of the Black Friday festivities, they are offering 50% off everything at the DXO online shop. No coupon is needed ~ the price you see is the price you pay…

Corel Black Friday software offers

Adobe is not the only one making imaging software! Many others continue, surprising, I know 🙂 If you are a fan of Corel, they have launched their Black Friday promotions already featuring their usual assortment of photo and video and arts-n-crafts software packages and bundles…

DXO PhotoLAB 2 for $100 or Elite for $150

Adobe is not the center of the image editing universe, although they want the world to believe so 😉 Good until 11/18/18, you can get the DXO PhotoLAB 2 for $100 in the Essential edition and $150 in the Elite edition at the DXO online store. No coupon is needed.

Friday (EU): 1-Year Creative Cloud Photography Plan for 85 euro

The Amazon Germany Gold Box is more active in terms of name-brands than the Amazon USA Gold Box, mayhaps because Amazon is not as dominant in Germany/EU as it in the USA, so they need to be more $competitive$ in order to attract more customers into their CULT Prime membership ^_^

Which brings us to the Friday daily deals at Amazon Germany which include a 1-Year Adobe Creative Cloud subscription of Photoshop CC and Lightroom for the one prepaid price of 85 euro for the first year (12 months of subscription).

In other action they offer:

+ Surface Laptop for 599 euro (13.5″, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, HD 615, Win 10S, etc)
+ a few other tech related things among the general purpose products offered

1-Year Creative Cloud Photography Plan with 1TB cloud for $180

All your clouds are for annual hire now 😉 B&H Photo is offering the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan bundled with 1TB of Adobe Cloud storage, both together as a 1-year subscription for the one time fee of $180; instead of its usual price of $240. This is a digital download, not a physical delivery.

Mon: PaintShop Pro 2019 Ultimate (Win) for $35

Some action in the Best Buy daily deals for Monday, also running approximately in the central time zone of the day. It is the PaintShop Pro 2019 Ultimate for Windows offered for $35. The sale is only for the physical copy of the software. The digital version remains at its list price.

Stacksocial Freebies include VSDC Video Editor

Stacksocial is also offering a handful of freebies at their website, among which you can get the VSDC Video Editor. Terms and conditions apply on this 1-year license for two-computers and non-commercial use. Updates are included for the year of the license. Works with Windows 7, 8 and 10.

Among the other freebies, they have this Ultimate Coding Bundle (27 hours; Rudy, Go, Java, Javascript, Full Stack) as well. A total of 27 hours between all the included courses.

DXO PhotoLab 2 for $100, Elite for $150

As a special launch promotion, DXO is offering their Photo Lab 2 software for $100 in the “Essential Edition” and $150 in the “Elite Edition”… If you can’t decide which version to get, there is a small red “Which edition to choose” link that pops up a feature-comparison between the two versions… Because no one wants a complete Adobe monopoly ^_^

Corel Software $20 each: Aftershot PRO 3, PSP X9, VS X9

Amazon is using Woot to conduct various “experiments in online shopping”, and among those is a Last Chance Sale that includes a trio of Corel related products, each going for $20 with free shipping for Prime members, or $5 flat for non-members:

+ Aftershot PRO 3
+ Paintshop PRO X9
+ VideoStudio X9
+ up to ten of each option per customer

Per the Woot product pages, these are delivered as “Key Cards” in the mail…

PS: speaking of Woot, their Computers Garage sale including the refurbished 6″ Kindle Oasis e-reader with Wifi and free AT&T 3G for $150 but with a 90-day Woot warranty, not the Amazon 1-year refurbished warranty. This sale also features low capacity SSDs for $20 to $25 [if you need them for experimentation or just for a specific app/purpose]… The Garage sales work in mysterious ways at Woot ^_^….

Cloud Prime Day Deals: Dropbox and Adobe’s Creative Clouds

And now some cloud-y action in the Prime Day festivities. For a limited time, there is an in-cart discount for the following items:

+ 1-Year Dropbox PLUS for $79 after in-cart discount

+ Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC plan | 1 Year Subscription for $96 after in-cart discount

+ Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan with 20GB storage | 1 Year Subscription for $96 after in-cart discount

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 & Premiere Elements 2018 for $80

The bundle of the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 & Premiere Elements 2018 is currently on sale in the physical packaging (DVD) for $80 with free shipping by Adorama thru Amazon and Adorama directly. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout…

Pinnacle Studio 21 Video Editing Suite for $36 [Win]

Adobe is not the only one making photo-video software. One of the “survivors” of the post-Photoshop apocalypse is Pinnacle Systems and they are currently offering their Pinnacle Studio 21 Video Editing Suite for PC for $36 with free shipping, sold and shipped by Amazon itself. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time unknown.

Tue: Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018 with two 16GB USB flash drives for $80

For Tuesday 5/15/18, NewEgg is offering the Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018 for $80 with free shipping and two 16GB Team USB flash drives. These are added automatically to the shopping cart by NewEgg while this promotion is running. No coupon, no mail-in rebate.

(ENDED) Photoshop Elements 2018 & Premiere Elements 2018 for $100

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(ENDED) Saturday: 1-Year Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan for $100 with promo code

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(ENDED) DxO PhotoLab Elite Edition for $130 with coupon

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PYWY Humble Bundle includes Magix Photo Software ($1+) and VEGAS PRO 14 Edit ($20+)

This offer runs until 4/25/18, so there’s plenty of time to ponder. It’s another Pay What You Want (PWYW) Humble Bundle that features a variety of software titles from Magix, including some photo/video-related titles as follows:

  • Pay $1 or more: get “Photo Manager Deluxe” (and two other titles)
  • Pay Average Price ($18+): also get Xara Photo & Graphic Designer, and Magix Photo Story Deluxe (and another)
  • Pay $20+: also get “Vegas PRO 14 Edit” and Magix Vintage FX (and two more titles)

The “other/another” titles mentioned above are other topics (music, audio, and web design).

(ENDED) Affinity Photo for $37.49

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Google Play Android Apps: HD Camera PRO (silent shutter) 99c, Photo Studio PRO $1.99

The Google Play store now has a dedicated section of limited time sales, and among them there are two photography apps that are on sale for a limited time:

+ HD Camera PRO, a silent shutter app, by “HDM Dev Team” (Japan) for $0.99 with Android 3.2 and higher support

+ Photo Studio PRO “by KVAD Group” (Florida) for $1.99 with Android 4.0 and higher support

Affinity Photo imaging software for $37.49 [Windows]

Adobe just had a record breaking quarter with over two billion dollars in revenue, but that’s not stopping them from raising prices for the Creative Cloud subscription (but not the Photographer Creative Cloud). If you have had enough of Adobe’s tactics and antics or you just want to check out alternative image processing software, the official Microsoft Store is offering the Windows version of “Affinity Photo” by Serif for $37.49. Their other software, “Affinity Designer” is also on sale for the same price. IF you have any Microsoft Store gift cards or Bing Rewards, don’t forget to use them! The sale runs for the next 13 days [as of the time of writing] per the product page.

DxO Labs FilmPack 5 Elite Edition for $49 w/free S&H

Micro Center too is now selling through Amazon and as of the time of writing they are offering the DxO Labs FilmPack 5 Elite Edition for $50 with free shipping. This is the physical software (not a digital download) and ships from Microcenter and it is not Prime eligible. This is not a lightning deal.

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.

FREE (Google Play): Silent Camera app

Free for the next five days and change (from blog-posting date) is the typically not-free Google Play app Silent Camera (Silent Mode) by Gazami software. The purpose of the app is to silence your smartphone’s built-in camera if you can’t turn off all the annoying consumer-y sounds from your phone’s own camera menus.

Adobe Photoshop & Premiere Elements 2018 Combo for $100

The bundle of Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 & Premiere Elements 2018 is currently on sale for $100 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself and B&H Photo. Your choice of digital download or doorfront delivery at those two retailers. Same price at Adorama with DVD/doorfront delivery.

The Academic (student and teacher) currently edition goes for $80 for those who qualify as set forth by Adobe’s guidelines.

FREE: Fontmania (iOS app)

Free time! The Fontmania app by Avalon Apps is currently FREE at the iTunes store. You can grab it with an Apple devices but also using iTunes for Windows. This apps lets you write on photos. It requires iOS 9 or later to run but you can grab it regardless.

(ENDED) Tue: Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 for $60

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Lightroom Presets for Landscape Photography for $29

Compatible with Lightroom versions 6, 5, 4 and CC, you can get in digital download form the Matt Kloskowski Lightroom Presets for Landscape Photography for $29 with electronic delivery in 1-3 business days via email. Over 100 presets and 700 combinations are included. Digital purchases are non-returnable and non-cancellable. This too is part of the B&H WPPI sales.

FREE (iOS app): Enlight by Lightricks Ltd

Free at the moment is the Enlight app on iTunes by “Lightricks Ltd”. It won a 2017 Apple Design award, calling it the “Best all in one editor”. It is a 105~ MB download. It requires iOS 10 or later.

PS: you can also use the Windows iTunes version to claim it for future use (if you don’t currently have a compatible iOS device with you).

(ENDED) Framelapse PRO (Neximo) for $0.99 [GPLAY]

This sale ended… For a limited time, the PRO version of the Framelapse time-lapse Android app by Neximo Labs is on sale for $0.99 (instead of its regular price of $2.99) at Google Play. Note that MediaTEK devices are NOT supported.

FREE ACDSee Video Studio 2 software

If it’s free I’ll take three, but this promotion is limit one per customer! ACDSee is offering FREE licenses for their Video Studio 2 software. You enter a name and email address. By doing this, you will be added to their emailing list (you can unsubscribe later). A few seconds later you receive an email with your license key (a long letters and numbers combo) and a link in the email points you to the download page. The .EXE download there is a 22.2MB file. I’m not currently on a Windows machine, so I can’t tell you what happens next. It’s a cliffhanger 🙂

New Arrival: Skylum Imaging software at B&H

Adobe is not the only one making imaging software, contrary to popular belief 😉 Skylum is one of the alternatives, and now, their software is being carried by B&H Photo in digital download form. Their Luminar 2018 photo editing and management software goes for $69 in either Mac or PC digital download, while their Aurora HDR 2018 software is going for $99 in PC or Mac digital download. Software are non-returnable and non-cancelable.

(ENDED) PowerDirector 16 Ultra & PhotoDirector 9 Ultra for $75

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 for $60

It’s Elemental my dear Watson! The Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 software is on sale for $60 with free shipping with physical delivery to your door at Amazon by Amazon itself. You can buy as many boxes as you like. The digital downloads go for $70 each. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time is unknown to me.

Pixomatic photo editor by Qube (iOS) for $3

The Pixomatic photo editor by Qube LLC is on sale for $3 for iOS through the iTunes store. This is a limited time offer. It was last updated in late December 2017, and requires iOS 8.0 and later. This latest version is doing very well review wise. It is a 121 MB download.

(SOLD OUT) 1-Year Creative Cloud Photography Plan for $90

As of a Saturday 5:12pm ET recheck, this sold out. It is rare for digital software to sell out but this one did. They either ran out of licenses or there was some other technical issue, or Amazon yanked the listing to end the promotion…

The “Digital Day” is over, but as of Saturday 11:06am ET, this sale continues… One of the Amazon Digital Day offers running at the moment is a 1-Year Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan offered for $90 for the 12-month term prepaid in advance. This is the download option. The key card by mail is not on sale. Limit two per customer during this promotion expires Saturday 3am ET. Thanks to one of our readers for the alert!

(ENDED) Corel PaintShop Pro X9 Ultimate for $27 w/FS

This flash sale ended… Good until 7pm ET, you can get the DVD version by mail of the Corel PaintShop Pro X9 Ultimate for $27 with free shipping. The price before the sale was $45. The digital download is not on sale.… This was a flash sale that is part of the B&H Photo Daily Deals

Prime Credit Cards Only: 20% Statement Credit on select Adobe 1-Year Subscriptions including CC Photography Plan

It’s not just physical goods that are participating in the Prime Credit Cards 20% Statement Credit promotion. There is also a Software tab at the aforelinked page, and among the 40+ options, they have these camera and photo related software:

+ Pay $120 for 1-Year Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan, Get $24~ Statement Credit

+ Pay $240 for Adobe Creative Cloud Student and Teacher Edition Prepaid Membership 12 Month – Validation Required, Get $48~ Statement Credit
+ good for either Download or DISC option

+ Pay $100 for Corel Paint Shop Pro 2018 Ultimate – Amazon Exclusive – Includes Multi Cam Video Software, Get $20~ Statement Credit
+ offer available on the DISC option

For more details on this offer, check our Introductory post.

For other camera and photo related things participating in this promotion, check this Yellow Brick Road of posts (under Prime Benefits since only Prime members can do this, paying with a Prime credit card).

(ENDED) Corel Paint Shop Pro 2018 Ultimate – Amazon Exclusive – Includes Multi Cam Video Software for $42 [ends 5pm ET]

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Corel Green Monday Sale includes Aftershot PRO 3 with Free Plug-IN for $44

The Corel Green Monday sale includes the Aftershot PRO 3 software with the ParticleShop plug-in included for FREE, for $44 for the full edition or $33 for qualifying upgrade. Pay attention to the shopping cart as it automatically adds an optional service. Because Adobe does not have a monopoly on being assholes to consumers. Rant Ends 🙂

Some of their other software is also on sale, including Paint Shop PRO 2018 Ultimate with the aforementioned plug-in included for free for $70, a PaintShop Pro 2018 and VideoStudio Pro X10 bundle for $95, Painter and Corel Draw sales and more.

(ENDED) Affinity Photo for iPad for $10 (limited time)

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