Drone Photography & Video Course for $25

Drone photography has different challenges than grounded photography. If you are interested in a class in video format, Bruce Geddes through Udemy has a Drone Photography & Video Course, currently available for $25 through StackCommerce (formerly known as StackSocial – the “social” hype is wearing off!). All sales final. Instant digital redemption. This is video course available for Web and/or Mobile video-streaming. Lifetime access. You must redeem this promotion within 30 days after purchasing.

Free CreativeLive Online Conference

CreativeLIVE is having a FREE online conference running between September 18-25 in 2015. A variety of classes are planned. You can see the schedule by day over there.

Photoshop 2-course bundle by GoSkills for $39

This offer expires soon (unless renewed), so it can’t wait for the upcoming round-up. At Stacksocial, you can get the Photoshop 2-Course Bundle by GoSkills for $39. This provides 12 months of streaming access to the courses. Internet access is required to watch the courses. Instant redemption. All sales final.

Some may remain: $5 Groupon Offers: $5 online fashion photography class, $5 20-page 8×8 photo books PLUS Shipping [updated]

UPDATE: some of the offers remain at $5, others expired. Some of them were created specifically for this promotion while others were $5 anyway and they got tagged along…

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Free 1yr Adobe CC Photography software and KelbyTraining with purchase of Canon 6D or 7D II or 5D III

If you are planning to get the Canon 5D Mark III, or 6D Mark I, or 7D Mark II, there is a new (stackable with other offers) promotion at B&H Photo that gets you one year of free Adobe Creative Cloud Photography (Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC, not everything in the Creative Cloud), along with one year access to the Kelby One online training courses for Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC.

To locate this offer on eligible cameras, take a deep breath, and locate the tiny “Rebates Available” link on the individual product page. Click on that, and a small box will appear. Click on the PDF link of this offer to see more details. Don’t let the PDF scare you – this is NOT a mail-in rebate, but it is redeemed online by registering with Canon, Adobe and Kelby. Here’s a screenshot crop of what to look for, using the 7D II body only as our guinea pig:


To redeem this offer, you go to usa.canon.com/PowerToCreate and register, and receive an email with redemption codes you can use to activate your one year memberships at the Adobe Empire and the Kelby Empire 🙂

This offer is stackable with any other offers available, whether they are free accessories or prepaid Pixma mailin rebate offers or promotional rewards or anything else.

The Big Deal Photo Software Education & Membership Bundle for $100

UPDATE: this bundle is also offered through Stacksocial.com.

Good until June 25 in 2015, B&H Photo is offering an electronic download bundle for $100, the The Big Deal Photo Software Education & Membership Bundle. This is delivered electronically, 1-3 business days after purchase. It includes a variety of training courses (100 hours of videos), eBooks (12 of them), presets and actions (836) and one-year memberships (six of them). A lot of familiar names are participating, Kelby, Ziser, EyeFi, Sammon, and more. This was just launched, so there are no customer reviews of it yet.

Video courses: Train Simple Creative Cloud Mastery Bundle for $50

On the training front, Stacksocial has a Train Simple Creative Cloud Mastery Bundle for $50. It includes eight courses that include a Photoshop CC Fundamentals course. This comes with lifetime access to the online courses with instant redemption but all sales are final.

Elsewhere at Stacksocial, their Summer Mac Essentials Bundle features nine software titles for $20, including the Noiseless app by MacPhun that as the name suggests, tackles image noise. The other eight are utilitarian utilities of potential Mac interest. This is a digital download, all sales final, resale of licenses not allowed.

And on the “pay what you want front”, if you meet or beat the average price (currently $6.38), you can get a Mobile-First Developer’s Bundle that features 10 courses with a 70+ hour runtime covering HTML5, Swift (Apple’s now open-sourced language), Lollipop, WordPress, iOS8, and more). Digital redemption, all sales final, lifetime access. Compatibility varies by item, so check the individual listings there if you are interested in something specific.

On the online front, there’s a lifetime subscription to VPN Unlimited for $40 (up to five devices activated, updates included).

And if you have gone down the WordPress Theme rapid rabid rabbit hole like I have, they offer a variety of WordPress Theme bundles, including a “pay what you want” bundle.

Adobe Photoshop CC Training Bundle for $55 (by Train Simple)

Stacksocial has launched a new Adobe Photoshop CC Training Bundle from Train Simple offered for $55. This bundle contains eight different courses. It offers instant digital redemption. It comes with a 30-day money back guarantee.

DSLR Photography Course Bundle for $25

At Stacksocial, there is a DSLR Photography Course Bundle by Ken Schultz on sale for $25. This offers unlimited online access to the courses and instant redemption. No refunds.

Adobe KnowHow Photography Skills Course Bundle for $50

Stacksocial is back with another photography course bundle. This bundle is called the Adobe KnowHow Photography Skills Course Bundle for $50, sold by Adobe KnowHow. The terms state this is an instant digital redemption and all sales are final. It includes the following nine photography courses:

+ Lightroom 5 Fundamentals, Adobe Lightroom Crash Course, Adobe Photoshop CS6 Course, Adobe Photoshop CC Mastery Course
+ Night Photography, Black & White Photography, Art of Travel Photography
+ EasyDSLR Beginner, EasyDSLR Advanced

Click on the “Read More” of each course at the Stacksocial listing for more details.

Photographer Course Bundle for $49 (seven courses)

Seven is the magic number at Stacksocial, they are offering a Photographer Seven Course Bundle for $49. The seven courses are from six different Udemy instructors: DSLR, HDR, iPhone, Black and White, Portraiture, Travel and Photo Restoration. Click on the “Read More” of each course to see more details. They offer unlimited access to the courses once purchased. This offer has a 30-day money back guarantee.

Videographer Course Bundle for $39 (seven courses from Udemy)

More action at Stacksocial, this time Udemy is offering a seven course Videographer bundle for $39. The seven courses cover general topics and software specific topics. You can find a detailed list of the courses and their contents over there. Note that all sales are final for this offer. Once purchased, the courses are access through Udemy.

Ken Schultz Digital Photography Video Course for $25

Stacksocial is offering this Ken Schultz Digital Photography Video Course bundle for $25. It includes two courses, a Beginner’s and an Advanced course, with a total run time of 10 hours. This offers unlimited online access to the courses for this one-time fee. This offer includes a 15-day money back guarantee if it does not turn out to your liking. A couple of sample videos from the course are embedded at the aforelinked page (click on the “Read More” gray buttons to reveal them.

Over 5000 Adobe Training videos with lifetime access for $79

Stackosocial is offering this bundle of over 5,000 Adobe Training Videos with lifetime access for $79. The bundle is offered by “Train Simple”. No refunds. You must redeem within 60 days after purchase. To access the videos, per the page over there, Web browser, Flash Player, iOS device, or Android device is needed. Please note this covers all Adobe products, not just Photoshop/Lightroom.

Free w/social media actions: 20% off sitewide coupon and free Design Bundle at Stacksocial

Stacksocial has a new freebie promotion. This is a two for one. You receive a 20% off sitewide coupon code AND their Epic Design bundle for free, which includes a couple of Photoshop tutorials (poster, watercolors) and various design assets. The catch for the freebie is that you have to follow Stacksocial on social media (Twitter or Facebook) and tweet/post this promotion on your social media account. Check the promotion and details at Stacksocial. They have a comments section at the bottom and Stacksocial employees respond to most answerable questions.

(ENDED) Ends Sun 3am ET: Cosmos (Neil deGrasse Tyson) for $20 (DVD) or $23 (BluRay)

This offer ended… Ending by 3am ET on Sunday 11/2/14, the Bonus Gold Box deal du jour at Amazonia is the Cosmos Documentary Series with Neil deGrasse Tyson. The BluRay goes for $22.50 while the DVD set goes for $20. Lots of astrophotography and digital imaging of all sorts. Needless to say, this is something you can watch and rewatch and rewatch and learn more each time.

Now shipping: Photography: The Definitive Visual History by Tom Ang (480 pages, DK Adult)

Forgot to post an “in-stock alert” about this one. Tom Ang is back with another book, this one is under the “DK Adult” line that specializes in larger visual books (this one 12.4 x 10.3 x 1.4 inches). This 480 pager is “Photography: The Definitive Visual History”, released September 29 in 2014. It is available for purchase for $31 to $37 (shipping and tax vary depending on retailer and location) at Buy.com’s eBay store and Powell’s via BN and Rakuten itself and Barnes and Noble and Amazon itself. This is a very visual book, it’s not available in ebook format… Speaking of ebooks, if you have a Kindle Unlimited e-book subscription, we put together a partial list of participating camera and photography related ebooks at the main blog…

Free shipping at National Geographic store (almost everything)

National Geographic fans, the National Geographic store has a site-wide free ground shipping promotion good until October 23 at 11:59pm pacific time. No coupon code needed. There are some restrictions:

“Offer excludes framed maps, CafePress merchandise, Genographic Kits, Around the World in 125 Years – 3-Volume Collector’s Edition Book from TASCHEN, mounted maps, and globes. U.S. standard delivery only. Additional charges apply for expedited and non-U.S. shipping. Cannot be combined with other offers; not valid on previous orders. Applicable for online orders only. Prices not valid in the National Geographic UK Online Store or Road Less Traveled Store.”

In a separate promotion, if you spend $100 or more, you can buy the Best of National Geographic Channel 8-DVD Collection, Volume 5 (660 minute runtime) for $20. No coupon code needed. No expiration date mentioned.

Their prices can be all over the place, so if you are not familiar with a particular product’s prices, you may want to price check at Amazon or other price search engines.

Photography Course bundle from AdobeKnowHow for $30

A brand new photography course bundle has gone live at Stacksocial for $30. It is offered by a company by the name of “Adobe KnowHow” and includes these four lessons:

+ Night Photography Unlocked Video Course (4 hours)
+ Mastering Adobe Photoshop CC: A Definitive Course (13 hours)
+ EasyDSLR Beginners Photography Course (4 hours)
+ The Art Of Black & White Photography (6.5 hours)
+ 30 day refund policy
+ unlimited access to courses forever
+ licensed on a per user basis

Speaking of Stacksocial, if you are looking to host a blog/website/etc, they are offering one year of JustHost web hosting for $30 total. This gets you 12 months of service. JustHost offers only one shared web hosting plan, so it can’t scale up if you are planning to produce viral content and such. The usual caveats of using shared web hosting apply.

Seven Photography Classes Bundle by Udemy for $49 total

Stacksocial is offering the Seven Photography Classes by Udemy for $49 total. This offers lifetime access to the seven courses included in this bundle. You can watch on a computer, iPad or iPhone. It is licensed on a per user basis. You also get a 30 day money back guarantee if you don’t like them. The seven courses included are:

  • EasyDSLR Digital Photography Course: Advanced
  • Learn To Creating Stunning HDR Photos
  • iPhone Photography Secrets
  • The Art of Black and White Photography
  • Portrait Photography With Simple Gear
  • The Art of Travel Photography
  • Photo Restoration with Photoshop Tutorial
  • offer ends around 13 days from blog-posting date

DSLR Photography courses for $29 each (Basic or Advanced) [or $39 for both]

AmazonLocal is offering online photography courses from DSLR Pro Academy in this fashion: each course is good for 12 months, it does not have lifetime access. They have two courses for $29 each: “Basic DSLR Photography” and “Advanced DSLR Photography”. Or for $39 you can buy both. Again, keep in mind, you only have 12 months with these courses, not lifetime access. Check the terms/conditions for all the details before buying.