(ENDED) Sunday Lightning Deals: Tamrac DSLR backpack, Corel, Lumia 520, Selfie Stick, etc

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Portable tabletop studio for $35 w/free S&H

The portable tabletop studio in a box that goes by many names is currently offered for $35 with free shipping at Groupon Goods as the Electric Avenue Deluxe Table Top Photo Studio Bundle. It comes with a carrying case that unfolds to become the “studio”, along with two lights and a mini tripod and three different color backgrounds. Some of the other variations come with only the blue background, which is perhaps why this one is “deluxe”. Especially of interest if you have Groupon balance or gift cards or promotions.

(ENDED) Friday Lightning Deals: Corel, Camera Bags, Albums, Ring Light, etc

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La Crosse Technology BC-700 charger for $41.50 (was $40.50)

If you are a rechargeable AA power user, the La Crosse Technology BC-700 is now on sale for $41.50 (was $40.50) with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit ten per customer).

$150 prepaid VISA via mail-in rebate on select Gitzo Tripods

These are not scary tripods from the 50s scifi movies! They are the photographer’s friend tripods. B&H Photo has a promotion on 51 different Gitzo tripods and assorted accessories that are eligible for a $150 prepaid VISA gift card via mail-in rebate. Prices range from $237 to $1988 with the rebate price factored in. The PDF of the rebate is available on each eligible product page over there.

(ENDED) Wedn only: X-Rite i1Display Pro for $155 (or $129 after MIR)

This daily deal expired… The B&H Photo Deal of the Day for Wednesday 12/17/14 is the X-Rite i1Display Pro on sale for $155 with free shipping. If you are okay with mail-in rebates, you can submit a $25 MIR, bringing it down to $129 after MIR. With free expedited shipping. Offer ends by 11:59pm ET on Wednesday or earlier if sold out.

(ENDED) Steadicam Merlin 2 Camera Stabilizing System for $300

This daily deal expired… The current B&H Photo Deal of the Day is the Steadicam Merlin 2 Camera Stabilizing System offered for $300 with free shipping. Offer ends by 11:59pm ET on Sunday night (or earlier if sold out).

(SOLD OUT) 12oz Lens Shaped Coffee Mug for $8 w/free S&H (limit 5)

As of a 10:41pm ET recheck, this is sold out with over 1600 lens-mugs sold… And now to the single figure featured items at the eBay Deals, for $8 with free shipping, you can get this 12oz Lens Shaped Coffee Mug from eBay seller “GearXS” (98%) with a limit of five per customer. Dxo has not yet measured this one 🙂

Eneloop 4-position charger + 4 AAs (K-KJ17MCA4BA) for $18 w/free S&H

And now something for Eneloopy fans. NewEggFlash (NewEgg’s answer to Groupon type sites) is offering the Panasonic K-KJ17MCA4BA eneloop Advanced 4-position Charger & 4-pack AA New 2100 Cycle Rechargeable Batteries for $18 with free shipping and handling. You can buy up to 30 sets at this per unit price. Free shipping whether you buy one item or a gazillion… This goes for $20 at Amazon but if you don’t have Prime, you don’t get free shipping… The NewEggFlash offer ends 12/16/14.

NOTE: if you are speed-reading the specs,the numbers are similar and it may create confusion (it did with me): this is a 2100 cycle (2100 recharges), not a 2100 mah battery set. The batteries are rated 2000 mah (1900 mah minimum)… (yes, I know, mAh, not mah, but it’s faster to type mah – although not so much faster if I have to write a separate sentence talking about it 🙂 )

(ENDED) Thur only: X-Rite ColorChecker Passport for $60 (or $50 after $10 MIR)

This daily deal expired… The B&H Photo Deal of the Day for Thursday 12/11/14 is the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport for $60 with free shipping. This also has a $10 mail-in rebate, so if you feel like rebating, it becomes $50 after MIR.

(ENDED) Manfrotto End by 8:50pm ET: MK055XPRO3-BH 055 for $250 or MT055CXPRO3 055 for $480

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Fuji X-T1 EC-XT Extended Eye Cup for $15

We are hunting high and low! Now to a $15 accessory, the Fujifilm X-T1 EC-XT Extended Eye Cup is on sale for $15 at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 3) and B&H Photo. Neither offers unconditional free shipping. At B&H, you need an order of $49 or more. At Amazon, you either need to be a Prime member or place an order of $35 or more.

Speaking of Prime memberships, the 32GB Amazon Fire Phone is on sale again, this time $230, unlocked, no-contract, and comes with a one year of Prime membership ($100 actual value), which can also be used to extend an existing Prime membership. [it was on sale for $200 during Black Friday weekend, then went up, now it is down again].

10% Rewards on Flashpoint gear

For a limited time, Adorama is offering 10% promotional rewards on various Flashpoint camera and studio products. All eligible products mention the 10% rewards promotion on their individual product pages while this promotion is running.

(ENDED) Ends Tue 1am ET: Betsey Johnson Large Camera Long Pendant Necklace for $41

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(ENDED) Ape Case Small Aluminum Hard Case Grey/Black (ACHC5400) for $24 (ends 9:50pm ET)

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3Pod P5CRH 5-Section 8X Carbon Fiber Compact Reversable Tripod with K3 BallHead for $100

Adorama is offering the 3Pod P5CRH 5-Section 8X Carbon Fiber Compact Reversable Tripod with K3 BallHead for $100 with free expedited shipping and 10% promotional rewards.

Lowepro Urban Photo Sling 250 for $20 w/free S&H

Adorama is offering the Lowepro Urban Photo Sling 250 for Cameras and Tablet Computer, Black, for $20 with free shipping, with no purchase quantity limits.

Manfrotto Advanced Travel Backpack for $80 after $20 MIR

If you don’t want to chase camera bags in lightning deals or daily deals, Adorama is offering the Manfrotto Advanced Travel Backpack for $80 with free expedited shipping, after a $20 mail-in rebate.

(ENDED) Ends 9:50pm ET: Panasonic Eneloop Pro Bundle K-KJ17KHC82A for $50

This 4-hour lightning deal expired… We have another lightning deal, this ends by 9:50pm ET on Wednesday (or earlier if sold out), the Panasonic Pro Eneloop Bundle K-KJ17KHC82A goes for $50 with free shipping. 35% claimed as of 7:17pm ET. The kit includes 8 AA, 2 AAA and 4-slot advanced charger and case. They average 4.6 out of 5 based on 37 customer reviews… UPDATE: bad time-math, ends 9:50pm ET, not 9:40pm ET.

(ENDED) Ends 9:50pm ET: Manfrotto 229 3D Super-Pro Head for $213

This 4-hour lightning deal expired… One of today’s Lightning Deals, ending by 9:50pm ET today, is the Manfrotto 229 3D Super-Pro Head – Replaces 3039 offered for $213 with free shipping. No rebates. 42% claimed as of 7:11pm ET.

(ENDED) Davis & Sanford Provista 7518 Tripod with FM18 Head for $100

This daily deal expired… The B&H Photo deal of the day ending by 11:59pm ET on Wednesday 12/3/14 (or earlier if sold out) is the Davis & Sanford Provista 7518 Tripod with FM18 Head offered for $100 with free shipping. That page has a countdown clock and percentage indicators so you can get an estimate of how close it is too ending (eg how much time you have to decide on it).

(ENDED) Mon only: Vanguard Abeo 283AT 3-Section Aluminum Tripod (Legs Only) for $85

This Cyber Monday deal expired… For Cyber Monday only, B&H Photo is offering the Vanguard Abeo 283AT 3-Section Aluminum Tripod (Legs Only) for $85 with free shipping.

PS: if you are just now catching up, you can check the latest deals summary at the Cyber Monday Situation Room.

(ENDED) Pelican IM2050 Storm Case for GoPro Camera for $29

This Cyber Monday doorbuster expired… An e-doorbuster for GoPro fans at Adorama, for $29 with free shipping you can get this Pelican IM2050 Storm Case for GoPro Camera.

(SOLD OUT) Tue only: Lowepro Pro Roller x200 Case for $200

A lot of photographers “bagged the bag” because it sold out before it expired… The B&H Photo Deal of the Day for Tuesday 12/2/14 (in the Eastern time zone) is the new condition Lowepro Pro Roller x200 Case offered for $200 with free shipping. It averages 4.7 out of based on 177 customer reviews at B&H.

(ENDED) Ends by 9:50pm ET: Manfrotto MVH502A,546BK-1 for $308 after $125 MIR

This 4-hour lightning deal expired… Another potentially interesting Gold Box Lightning deal went live at Amazon, the Manfrotto MVH502A,546BK-1 Professional Fluid Video System with Aluminum Legs and Mid Spreader (Black) is on sale for $433 with free shipping. It also has a $125 mail-in rebate promotion running on it, which brings the price down to $308 after the mail-in rebate. Offer ends by 9:50pm ET today (Cyber Monday) or earlier if sold out.

(ENDED) Lensbaby Wide Angle/Telephoto Kit for $45 w/free S&H

This limited time offer expired… Fond of Lensbabies? B&H Photo has the Lensbaby Wide Angle/Telephoto Kit on sale for $45 with free shipping with a limit of ten per customer. Offer ends 12/1/14.

More B&H Photo specials: Rokinon, SLR Magic, Impact, Westcott, Lexar, Ruggard, Air, Vanguard, etc

B&H Photo has another round of Holiday Specials with free shipping, including:

+ Rokinon 14mm f2.8 for $260 (six options)
+ SLR Magic Cine 12mm T1.6 (M43) for $500
+ Lexar CompactFlash and SDHC sale (16 options)
+ Bolt VB-22 Bare-Bulb Flash with Cyclone PP-400DR Kit for $500
+ 32″ Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Circular Reflector Disc for $27
+ Impact Octa Soft and Natural Creator Kit for $290
+ Impact 3 Light Green Screen Kit for $600
+ Westcott 43″ Collapsible Umbrella Flash Kit with Stand for $60
+ Fotodiox Crystal Camera Replicas for $50 (D90, 7D)
+ Vello wireless remotes for $40
+ Ruggard backpacks (four options)
+ Vanguard Nivelo 204PK Tripod w/Rotating Tilt Head (Pink) for $25
+ Apple 13.3″ MacBook Air Notebook Computer (Early 2014) for $890
+ and many and more

Adorama specials: Lensbaby, Maha, Sekonic, Impossible Instant Lab, Timbuk2, etc

Some other potentially interesting items from the Adorama semi-secret sale (free shipping unless otherwise indicated):

+ Maha PowerEx MH-C800S Eight Cell Smart Charger for AA/AAA with bonus 8 PowerEx AA 2700 mah rechargeable batteries for $50
+ Sekonic L-308DC DigiCineMate Light Meter for Digital Videography with HD Cine/Cine/Photo Modes for $230
+ Lensbabies starting at $100
+ 3 Legged Thing X1.1 Brian Evolution 2 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $350
+ 64GB Samsung EVO microSDHC with SD adapter for $25 (or 32GB for $13)
+ Westcott 5×7 foot backdrops for $20 each
+ Timbuk2 bags (six options)
+ Impossible Instant Lab for $115

FLIR ONE Thermal Imager for iPhone 5/5s for $250

The FLIR ONE Thermal Imager for the iPhone 5/5s is now on sale for $250 with expedited shipping at Adorama and B&H Photo.

New Gear: new Vu and MeFoto filters

It’s mid-November, but that doesn’t stop new products from rolling out. Two new lines of filters are now available for purchase at Adorama, the VU Filters (118 items) and the MeFoto filters (80 items)… Due to time constraints we can’t break down all those 198 new items 🙂

Flashpoint ZeroGrav 2-Axis Digital Gyro Stabilizer for $1000

For the video fans, the Flashpoint ZeroGrav 2-Axis Digital Gyro Stabilizer is on sale for $1000 with free expedited shipping at Adorama.

Vanguard Auctus 323AT Aluminum Tripod for $150

We continue looking at the B&H Photo Holiday specials (first wave) where we find the Vanguard Auctus 323AT Aluminum Tripod for $150 with free shipping. Offer ends by 11/15/14. No rebates/coupons needed!

(ENDED) Ends Wedn 9:50pm ET: X-Rite CMUNPH ColorMunki Sale for $360 after $50 MIR

This limited time offer ended… As part of Amazon Gold Box Lightning Deals, ending by 9:50pm eastern on Wednesday 11/12/14 is a lightning deal on the X-Rite CMUNPH ColorMunki for $360 after a $50 mail-in rebate. The price before the sale was $460 ($410 after MIR).

Speaking of Amazon, but not part of the lightning deals, this 23-inch Dell E2314H Computer Monitor goes for $120 with free S&H.

Lowepro Fastpack 250 for $66 (limit 3)

The Lowepro Fastpack 250 camera/laptop backpack is currently on sale for $66 with free shipping and with a limit of three per customer at Amazon by Amazon herself.

Stacksocial: Extreme Micro Drone 2.0 w/Aerial Camera and Duracell AA/AAAs

Two new offers went live at social-shopping site Stacksocial. First up, the Extreme Micro Drone 2.0 + Aerial Camera goes for $75 with free 2-4 week shipping and 90 day warranty. And a Duracell single-use battery bundle, 100 AAs and 52 AAAs for $60 with free shipping. Batteries “expire” in 2019.

Optionally, you can get this limited time 20% off Stacksocial coupon and apply it to their offers. You must follow them and tweet/post about the offer on Twitter or Facebook in order to get the 20% off coupon (and a free design bundle). This coupon promotion ends in about five days from today.

(ENDED) Camera & Photo Lightning Deals (Mon): Sony NEX-5TL w/16-50, ePhoto, Naneu, etc

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GoPro Protective Lens and Covers for $15.50 (limit 3)

The official GoPro Protective Lens and Covers is currently on sale for $15.50 as a set at Amazon by Amazon herself with a limit of three sets per shopping cart. It averages 4.4 out of 5 based on 194 customer reviews over there… GoPro has slowly but steadily built up an ecosystem of accessories…

(ENDED) Ends Mon 3am ET: Manfrotto 055XPROB Pro Tripod for $110

This limited time offer ended… Ending at 3am eastern on Monday 11/3/14, you can get the Manfrotto 055XPROB Pro Tripod Legs (Black) for $110 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon herself with a limit of three per customer.

Free S&H on Monoprice Camera Bags, Hard Cases, Underwater housings

For a limited time (expires at the end of day on 10/31/14), Monoprice is offering free standard shipping (regardless of purchase price) on all their Camera Bags, Hard Cases, Underwater housings. A total of 14 items are participating in this promotion, with prices ranging from $5 to $181. Underwater housings are available for the Sony RX100 and Canon G1X and S120 and S110.

Crumpler 7 Million Dollar Home Shoulder Bag & Pouch for $72.50

Adorama has a sale and freebie promotion centered around the Crumpler 7 Million Dollar Home Shoulder Bag. You also get a free “The Haven” pouch. Add one of the three shown there to your shopping cart, and the price of $72.50 will remain the same. The neckstrap is not free. Free expedited shipping. Offer ends 11/03/14.

Now shipping: ExpoDisc EXPOD2-82 82mm for $50 w/free S&H

The ExpoDisc EXPOD2-82 82mm white balance filter is now in-stock and shipping for $50 with free S&H by DB Roth at Amazon. Amazon’s own inventory is still “2-3 weeks” away.

Joby JM3-01WW GripTight GorillaPod Stand for under $17

Of potential interest to smartphone photographers, the Joby JM3-01WW GripTight GorillaPod Stand is currently on sale for under $17 at Amazon with a limit of three per customer. They average 4.5 out of 5 based on 321 customer reviews. If you are curious about this critter, it has 75 questions answered.

(ENDED) Camera Bag Lightning Deals (Tue): Ape, Lowepro, Naneu, etc

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AmazonBasics camera bags discounted (limit 3 each for on-sale items)

I’m not sure exactly when the discounts happened, but I was just looking at the best selling camera cases at Amazon, and some of their house brand “AmazonBasics” are discounted. Their Sling Backpack goes for $25 each (limit 3), while their top-selling Backpack for SLR/DSLRs goes for $30 (limit 3) and averages 4.6 out of 5 based on over 2300 customer reviews. They come in frustration-free packaging, so no fighting shrink-wraps or other packaging annoyances. Meanwhile their large DSLR gadget bag goes for $21.50 each (limit 3), while their holster goes for $16 each (limit 30).

Speaking of Amazon, if you are planning to place an order of $25 or more ($35+ if you want free shipping as a non-Prime member), you can get this eForCity leather hand grip for $4.20 each (that’s the actual price!). This is part of the Add-On program, so the shopping cart won’t allow you to buy it unless your order total is $25 or more. Regardless of Prime membership status. You can buy as many of these as you like. They average 3.5 out of 5 with nearly 600 customer reviews, so there are trade-offs.

Ships 2-3 weeks: 82mm ExpoDisc 2.0 for $50

If you have lenses that take 82mm filters, rejoice! Shipping in 2-3 weeks is the brand new ExpoDisc 2.0 at 82mm and it has the same price as the 77mm version, $50, available for purchase at Amazon by Amazon herself. The listing says these are hand calibrated and made in USA.