Thursday: Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC HSM ART for $529 [C/N/A/K], Rotolight, Peak D, Tascam DR05, 3Doodler, Etc

Hooray, back to back lens days at the B&H daily deals and for Thursday 4/2/20, it is SHIGUMA time! Good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC HSM ART for $529 in Canon, Nikon, Sony and Pentax APS-C SLR systems

+ Peak Design Everyday Sling (10L) for $80 in two color schemes

+ RotoLight NEO 2 LED Light for $140

+ Porta Brace Wheeled Rigid Frame DSLR Case for $250

+ RAVpower 20,100mAh Universal Power Bank with AC Outlet for $60

+ Tascam DR-05 Portable Handheld Digital Audio Recorder for $65

+ 3Doodler Create EDU Bundle (Full) for $599

UPDATE: the headliner of the Best Buy dailies is the new condition 12TB WD EasyStore external USB 3.0 hard drive for $180…

Tue Big Storage Sale: WD, Seagate, G-Tech, Glyph, Promise Tech, Etc

Today, Tuesday March 31 in 2020 is National Backup Day and to sale-a-brate that, the B&H daily deals have a storage theme, good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Seagate hard drives, 7 options, $46 (1TB) to $480

+ WD hard drives, 11 options, starting at $70 (2TB USB-C external)
+ these have automatically applied in-cart coupons to arrive at the sale price

+ G-Tech G-Drive hard drives, 5 options, discounts applied automatically in the shopping cart

+ Synology DiskStation DS220j 2-Bay NAS Enclosure for $150

+ Promise Technlogy Pegasus32 Thunderbolt 3 RAID, 4 options, all in the four figures

+ Intel 1TB 660P NVMe M.2 Internal SSD for $115, 2TB for $220
+ Glyph Technology Docking Stations, 4 options, $240 to $400

+ flash deal: Sony AtomX SSDmini (2TB) for $379
+ coming later: 500GB LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt SSD USB-C (price before sale $160)

Monday: PowerEx 4-slot charger for $8, Zhiyun WeeBill for Mirrorless, GVM, Impact kit, Etc

Monday is upon us, April Fool’s Day is almost here, and I have not figured out any April Fool’s Day posts yet! #panic!

In the meantime, the Monday B&H daily deals have seven offers good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out) as follows:

+ POWEREX MH-C204GT 4-slot Smart Charger for $8
+ batteries NOT included
+ charge them in pairs of two
+ comes with AC adapter AND car adapter
+ six hours for a full set of batteries
+ optionally buy it together with an 8pk of PowerEx 2700 mAh non-LSD batteries for a $4 off combined purchase discount
+ LSD = Low Self Discharge

+ Zhiyun WEEBILL LAB Handheld Stabilizer for Mirrorless Cameras for $250

+ GVM RGB-10S LED On-Camera RGB LED Video Light with Wi-Fi Control for $42

+ Impact Luxbanx Duo Small Strip Softbox (12 x 36″) for $60 with FREE 12×32″ Fabrid Grid included by B&H

+ also Roland mixer, Nuforce earphones and Senal microphone

UPDATE: among the Monday Woot website deals, under “Computers”, you can get the factory-conditioned Microsoft Surface Book (actual laptop, not tablet) for $500 with a 1-year Microsoft warranty. It is i5-6300U 2.4GHz, 8GB DDR3, 256GB SSD, 267ppi 13.5″ 3000×2000 touchscreen, Windoze 10 PRO, etc… The CPU ranks #991 at cpubenchmark.net

UPDATE #2: at the Best Buy dailies, they have a 5pk of 16GB PNY USB 2.0 flash drives all together for $18, and Nixplay 9.7-inch digiframes ($224 to $264)…

UPDATE #3: the Adorama daily deal (changes Monday at 10am ET) is the new condition Benro RedDog R1 Handheld Stabilizer offered for $200 with free US shipping…

Sunday: Tamrac Goblins, Fujinon 10×42 Bino, Etc

Six is the magic number for the B&H daily deals for Sunday, good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Fujinon 10×42 KF Binocular for $90

+ Tamrac Goblins, 18 options, $6 to $12
+ not a joke, the product name is “Goblin” πŸ™‚

+ O’Ben TS-110 Deluxe Tripod Strap with Swivel Clip for $17

+ SenSei DOC-CK Deluxe Optics Care and Cleaning Kit for $13

+ also dashcam camera and loudspeaker management system

UPDATE: at the Best Buy dailies, $100 can get you a 5TB WD EasySto’or external USB 3.0 hard drive…

Dual Wielder, Magnus, Moultrie, Anker, Sirui, Etc (ends Sat PM)

Not a lens day but plenty of offerings at the latest B&H daily deals good until Saturday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier for any individual item that manages to sell out ahead of its designated expiration time):

+ RUCPAC camera straps, $25 to $50 (for the Dual Wielder ~ you can be a swordsman with two camera bodies!)

+ Porta Brace Wheeled Tripod/Light Case (Black) for $250

+ Magnus MegaGrip Flexible Tripod for $13, with Mini Ball Head for $20

+ Impact PowerSync Mini Transmitter and Receiver Kit for $70

+ Moultrie M-4000i Trail Camera Bundle with Batteries & SD Card for $70

+ Anker Roav Viva Alexa-Enabled Car Charger with Universal Magnetic Mount for $18

+ flash deal: Genaray MonoBright Daylight LED 1200 for $199
+ next flash deal: no teasers yet

MEANWHILE the current Adorama daily deal (changes Friday 10am ET) is the new condition Sirui EP-224S 4 Section Multi-Function Flip Leg Lock Carbon Fiber Photo/Video Monopod going for $110 with free US shipping…

Thur: Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports for $999 [C/N]

It’s another LENS DAY at the B&H daily deals, and not just any lens but an f2.8 PRO zoom, running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports for $999 in your Canon EF or Nikon F

+ VelBon Sherpa 6350D Tripod with PHD-65D 3-Way Pan Head for $60

+ AngLer 865BLED Sparta Bicolor LED Light for $99

+ DraCast LED3000 Silq Bi-Color LED Panel for $479

+ TasCam DR-60DmkII 4-Input / 4-Track Multitrack Field Recorder for $130

+ also Teradek and Polsen audio gear

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deal (ends Fri 10am ET) is the new condition Acer Nitro 7 15.6″ Full HD IPS Gaming Notebook (i7-9750H 2.60GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 3GB, W10H, etc) going for $649…

UPDATE: the Best Buy dailies include the new condition 3TB WD Black P10 external hard drive with USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A going for $90.

UPDATE #2: the extra downtime is a great opportunity to rekindle (pun intended) the reading habit, be it fiction or non-fiction, and for that, you have plenty of affordable options in the $1 to $3 at the Kindle Monthly Deals, with over 1000 options, broken down by various categories…

UPDATE #3: speaking of ebooks, if you have an Amazon ereader hardware device, you are eligible for a FREE 2-Month Kindle Unlimited trial. If not cancelled before the expiration, it will automatically convert to a $10/month Netflix-style subscription. They have over 70,000 options now, including “designer books” (eg Harry Potter), it’s not just self-published authors… (I’m assuming the system determines that you “have” an Amazon eReader if one is registered to your account?)…

Wedn: ASUS Zenfone and 29″ Monitor, Tiffen VND (72 to 82mm), Dr. Bag, SteadiCam, Panasonic HomeHawk, Etc

It’s ASUS day at the B&H daily deals for Wednesday 3/25/20, good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ ASUS ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL Dual-SIM 64GB Smartphone (Unlocked) for $279
+ because not everything revolves around iPhones and Galaxies
+ okay, scientifically yes to the Galaxies πŸ˜‰

+ ASUS MX299Q Ultra-Wide Cinematic Monitor (29″, Silver and Black) for $199
+ 21:9 2560 x 1080, 0.8mm Bezel Thickness,16.4mm at Thinnest Point, etc

+ Tiffen Variable Neutral Density Filters, 72mm, 77mm, 82mm, $50 to $70 each AFTER a $20 mail-in rebate

+ SteadiCam AIR 25 Monopod for $199

+ ARCO Video Dr. Bag 20 for $69
+ also useful for your Grey’s Anatomy cosplays?

+ Panasonic HomeHawk SHELF 1080p Home Monitoring Camera with Night Vision for $60
+ NOT micro four thirds πŸ™‚

+ flashdeal: Pelican 7060 Gen 5 Rechargeable LED Flashlight for $70
+ next: JOBY GripTight POV Kit (price before sale $19)

Tuesday: Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 for $60

The headliner Amazon Gold Box deal of the day for Tuesday 3/24/20 is the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 going for $60 in your choice of digital download or Disc delivered by mail…

In other daily action, the Adorama daily deal (changes Wedn 10am ET) is the new condition Polar Pro Mavic 2 Pro Cinema Series Gradient Filter Collection (with ND8GR, ND164 & ND328) going for $50 with free US shipping…

Tuesday: Zeiss Batis 40/2 CF (E) for $949, Wooden Camera, DraCast, SmallHD, Etc

Hooray, we have another lens day, Tuesday 3/24/20 is the second in a row at the B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Zeiss Batis 40mm f2 CF for $949 in Sony E only (full frame of course)
+ CF = close focusing, not carried forward

+ Wooden Camera Unified BMPCC4K/BMPCC6K Camera Cage (Rubber Handle) for $169
+ “Wooden Camera” is the company’s name, you will not receive an actually wooden camera πŸ™‚
+ add this to the company/product naming faux-pas πŸ™‚

+ DraCast BoltRay LED600 Plus Daylight LED Light for $139

+ SmallHD FOCUS OLED SDI Monitor Gimbal Kit for $299

+ also NetGear NightHawk and Denon Audio Commander
+ very impressive sounding names πŸ™‚

Meanwhile the headliner of the Tuesday Best Buy dailies is the Microsoft Surface PRO 7 tablet going for $900 after you add it to the shopping cart (12.3″, i5, 8GB, 256GB SSD, latest model). Keyboard and Pen are NOT included…

Monday: 2pk 32GB Sandisk Ultra microSD for $11 after coupon

If you need 32GB microSD cards, or you have older devices that don’t work with higher capacities, good until Monday 3/23/20 at 11:59pm central time (or earlier if sold out) Woot is offering a new condition 2pk of 32GB Sandisk Ultra microSD cards (A1, U1, Class 10, up to 98MB/sec transfer read) for $11 after using coupon code SANDISK in their shopping cart. It comes out to $5.50 per 32GB card after the coupon. The price before the coupon is $16. They come with the Sandisk Limited Warranty. Limit one offer per customer.

PS: another use, if you have higher capacity memory cards in devices that end up not using them, you can swap out the higher capacity cards and put the 32GB cards in them. You may think you’re gonna fill up the tablet’s 128GB microSD card but when you look six months later, it uses up just 12GB πŸ™‚ Not that I’ve done this, this is purely an example for example purposes. Really! πŸ™‚

Monday: Rokinon 14mm f2.8 for $249 [C/E] or $269 [N w/AE]; Sony CFast 2.0, Adobe, Etc

Hooray, it’s LENS DAY at the Monday 3/23/20 B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET or earlier for any that manages to sellout ahead of the designated expiration time…

+ 2pk 64GB Sony CFAST 2.0 G series memory card and Card Reader for $200

+ Rokinon 14mm f2.8 IF ED UMC for $249 in Canon EF or Sony E manual focus and $269 for Nikon with AE chip
+ ED is Extra-low Dispersion (does not need blue pills to function)

+ Adobe Premiere Elements 2020 for $60 in your choice of DVD or digital download

+ Impact Panel Frame Reflector Kit – Zebra Gold / Zebra Silver (43 x 67″) for $200

+ Ruggard Electronics dry cabinets, 8 options, $70 to $1000
+ consult with your gurus whether these work for cigars and/or puerh teas πŸ™‚

+ Alesis Elevate 3 MKII – 20W 3″ Two-Way Active Desktop Studio Monitors (Pair) for $59
+ that’s a pretty good value per pound, they weigh 6.3 lbs (shipping weight 8.6 lbs) ~ if we were buying speakers like groceries πŸ™‚

Zhiyun Crane V2 3-Axis Brushless Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for $326 [ends Mon 10am ET]

The latest Adorama Daily Deal (expires 10am ET Monday or earlier if sold out) is the new condition Zhiyun Crane V2 3-Axis Brushless Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer going for $326 with free US shipping…

And an update from Adorama’s shipping, the same-day shipping cut-off point for orders, whether they are regular or rush, will be 11:30am eastern time on Monday through Thursday and 10:30am ET on Friday.

Sunday: Tamrac Nagano, SpiderPRO, Xcellon USB Hub, Vanguard VEO2, Etc

Every day is like Sunday during the Corona Days but we have some excitement, six new B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier for any that sells out ahead of its designated time):

+ Tamrac Nagano 12L Camera Backpack for $50 in two color options

+ SpiderPro Hand Strap for $29

+ XCeLLon 7-Port USB 3.0 HubΒ² with Intelligent Charging for $30
+ five data ports, two charging ports, full size Type A all
+ NOTE: the 2 superscript appears to be part of the model name? Not sure πŸ™‚ Just like the final “s”, these type of potentially confusing things are best avoided in product names πŸ™‚

+ JarvisMobile Dual-Port USB Type-C PD + QC 3.0 Wall & Car Charger Kit for $20

+ also NetGear router and AKG wireless mic set ~ both with automatic add-to-cart discounts

MEANWHILE at the Adorama Daily Deal (changes daily 10am ET) they are offering the new condition Vanguard VEO 2 235CB 5-Section Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod for $110 with free US shippings…

UPDATE: reading is fun-da-mental at the Amazon Gold Box where the headliner deal of the day is a sale on 98 Kindle eBooks from a various of genres, fiction and non-fiction…

At the Best Buy dailies, there’s a refurbished Epson Workforce ES-50 sheetfed [memo to self: be careful with typos here!] scanner going for $70… and a 27″ Acer Predator XB272 LED G-Sync FHD computer monitor going for $350. Pretty soon, all communication will happen with TLAs! (Three Letter Acronyms]…

Rotolight Anova PRO 2 BiC, Celestron, RucPac, Etc (ends Sat PM)

And here we are again, a new round of B&H daily deals, as usual on Fridays good until 11:59pm ET on Saturday (but orders not accepted Fri PM to Sat PM {check their website for exact times}):

+ RotoLight Anova Pro 2 Bi-Color Standard LED Light for $800

+ PapaGO GoSafe 220 Dash Camera for $40

+ RucPac Professional Tech Headlamp for $25

+ XerOX B205 Multifunction Printer for $125

+ flash deal: CelesTron AstroMaster 70AZ 70mm f/13 Alt-Az Refractor Telescope, Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Bundle for $90; because the real stars are in the sky, not on the television πŸ˜‰

Of the Best Buy dailies, somewhere in the middle of the Friday lot, they have the GOPRO Karma (not Chameleon) Grip stabilizer for $150 with free US shipping and store pickup/etc…

At the Friday Woot website they have refurbished former flagship Android smartphones starting at $60 in “Electronics”, and a $100 refurb 11.6″ HP Chromebook in “Computers”…

And at the Adorama dailies (changes 10am ET daily) you get the new condition Pelican 95QT Elite Cooler for $515. This is bear-certified, though not certified against stock market bears πŸ˜‰

And if you are a Prime Member, for a limited time, you can get the new condition 2019 model year Fire TV Stick for $23 instead of its non-Prime-member price of $35…

Thursday: Pelican, Velbon Sherpa Tripods w/BH, ZOOM H4n PRO, TorchLED, Etc

Thursday is here with a new set of B&H daily deals until 11:59pm ET (or earlier for anything that sells-out ahead of its designated expiration). We also have the return of the flash deals…

+ CoreSWX TorchLED Bolt 250W On-Camera Light for $149
+ with additional battery and charger for $189

+ Pelican IM Storm Case, without foam, two options, $100 to $120
+ actual pelicans (the birds) NOT included πŸ™‚

+ Velbon Sherpa Aluminum Tripods with Ball Head, three options, $40 to $60

+ ZOOM H4n Pro 4-Input / 4-Track Portable Handy Recorder with Onboard X/Y Mic Capsule for $170

+ flash deal: ZOOM Venture 30 Power Pack and Nomad 7 Plus Solar Kit for $130
+ no teaser (as of time of writing) for next flash deal

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deal (changes Thur 10am ET) is the Litra LitraTorch 2.0 Filter Set Limited Edition going for $95 with free US shipping…

Wedn: Digipower Refuel Camera Battery sale (16 options)

For Wednesday 3/20/20, one of the Best Buy deals du jour is a sale on DigiPower ReFuel digital camera batteries. A total of 16 options are available with compatible batteries for various Canon and Nikon and Sony and GoPRO…

Wedn: Elvid 5″ TouchScreen, Zhiyun Crane 3 Lab, Etc

Wednesday is here with a new set of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier for any of them that may manage to sellout ahead of its designated expiration time):

+ ElVid 5″ RigVision HDR On-Camera Touchscreen Monitor for $199

+ Zhiyun CRANE 3 LAB Handheld Stabilizer or $399

+ Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Oval Reflector with Solid Gold (42×72″) for $50

+ Xcellon USB 3.0 Type-C Mini Docking Station for $30

+ TP-Link ARCHER C8 Dual Band WirelessAC1750 Gigabit Router for $40

Meanwhile the current Adorama daily deal (changes Wedn 10am ET) is the new condition Bushnell 8x42mm H2O Water Proof Roof Prism Binocular for $60 with free US shipping….

+ AMX ACV-5100 Acendo Vibe Conferencing Soundbar with Camera for $199 in two color options

Tuesday: Fire HD 8 Tablet starting at $50

Another Corona-inspired offer, if you and friends and family and kids and roommates are locked in, the more tablets the merrier appears to be the thinking in the Amazon Gold Box headliner deal of the day for Tuesday 3/17/20, it is the new condition Fire HD 8 tablet going for $50 with free US shipping. This is the base model (16GB storage, With Offers). A +$20 gets you from the 16GB to the 32GB model, and a +$15 removes the Special Offers. They are available in four color options, a great way to color-code the tablets of people living in the same house for ease of recognition [“it’s my tablet, MINE! not yours!!!!”] πŸ™‚

Note that these have microSD slots that can take up to 400GB cards, so the storage limitation of the on-board memory is only if you have any apps that refuse to use the microSD card…

Tuesday: Sandisk and WD sale (32 options)

The headliner of the Best Buy daily deals for Tuesday 3/17/20 is a sale on the Sandisk and WD storage with 32 options that include Extreme and Ultra SD and microSD cards, external HDD and SSD hard drives, along with internal drives, and various USB flash drives…

Tuesday: Inovatic, Bescor, Watson, ASUS 25″, Vello LCD Protectors (35 options), Etc

Six is the magic number for the Tuesday 3/17/20 B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Inovatic Pro Monitor Mount for $149

+ ASUS Designo MX25AQ 25″ Widescreen LED Backlit LCD Monitor for $199
+ AH-IPS Technology HDMI, / DisplayPort 1.2 Inputs, 2560 x 1440, ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio, Etc

+ NetGear R6120 AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Router with EX6110 Wi-Fi Range Extender for $69

+ Vello LCD protectors (35 options)

+ Watson Pro 14.4V 95Wh Slim Li-Ion 2-Battery Kit with Dual Charger, two options, $370 to $420

+ Bescor FM256 Flexible Bi-Color LED Light Mat with Swivel Ball Mount and Battery for $189

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET) is the new condition Marantz PMD-750 Camera-Mount Digital Wireless System with Omnidirectional Lavalier Mic for $150 with free US shipping…

Monday: 400GB Sandisk microSDXC for $53, Galaxy Note 9 for $600

Two potentially interesting deals in the Amazon USA Gold Bawx for Monday 3/16/2020 until 11:59pm pacifica time (or earlier for any that gets sold out):

+ 400GB Sandisk Ultra microSDXC for $53

+ Samsung Galaxy Note 9 for $600 (128GB) or $750 (512GB)
+ factory unlocked, USA warranty, sold and shipped by Amazon herself

Monday: 256GB Sandisk Extreme PRO CFexpress Type B, refurb Nikon Bino, Manfrotto Nitro, Dell 15.6″, Etc

CoronaMonday is here and with it we a new quartet of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sandisk 256GB Extreme PRO CFexpress Card Type B for $350 after in-cart coupon

+ Manfrotto 612 Nitrotech Fluid Video Head and Aluminum Twin Leg Tripod with Ground Spreader for $700

+ refurbished Nikon 8×42 ProStaff 5 Binoculars for $90

+ DELL 15.6″ Inspiron 15 Multi-Touch Laptop for $330
+ 2.2GHz Core i3-8130U dual, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 1920 x 1080 Touchscreen,Intel UHD Graphics 620, etc
+ with FREE 1-year BitDefender 5-device license

Meanwhile the current Adorama daily deal (changes at 10am ET) is the new condition Thinkware F800 Pro 1080p HD Dash Cam for $175…

Speaking of which, for a limited time, Audible is offering for FREE (Buy for $0.00) the James Taylor Original “Break Shot: My First 21 Years”…

Sunday: Venus Lowa 15mm f4 MACRO for $349 [C/N/K/A], Etc

Sunday is here with a new set of B&H daily deals and lo-n-bee-hold (because we need all the bees!) it is a LENS DAY, good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Venus Laowa 15mm f/4 Macro Lens for $349 in your choice of Canon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K and Sony A; an old school SLR-only lens

+ Porta Brace hard cases, two options, $60 to $100

+ also combo powerbank and xenon flashlights

HP Sprocket, GVM, Spiffy, Atech CFast 2.0, Etc (ends Sat PM)

Friday is here and with it we have a new of B&H daily deals which end on Saturday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if soldout) but as usual B&H does not accept orders between Friday PM and Saturday PM…

+ Atech Blackjet VX-1C CFast 2.0 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Card Reader with 64GB CFast 2.0 Card for $140

+ HP Sprocket 2-in-1 Smartphone Printer & Instant Camera for $60

+ GVM 7S RGB LED On-Camera Video Light with Wi-Fi Control for $45

+ Spiffy Gear light blaster, five options, $50 to $70

+ flash deal: open-box Peak Design Everyday Messenger 15″ Version 2 for $130
+ no teaser yet for upcoming flash deal(s)

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deal is the Sennheiser ew 112 P G4 Camera Lavalier Set (A:516-558 MHz) bundled with the Zoom H4n Recorder, and a cleaning kit, all together for $600. Offer changes at 10am ET daily…

Then when you scroll down the Best Buy dailies you may find the 5TB WD Easystore external USB 3.0 hard drive for $100. This line of WD HDDs is making the rounds in the Best Buy dailies, so if you want to stock up on them [and you like their prices or you have coupons or store credits or gift cards and such) keep an eye out on them…

Thursday: DataColor SpyderX PRO/Elite, Benro tripods, QuickLok, Etc

Corona Thursday is here with a new 4-pack of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ DataColor SpyderX Pro Colorimeter for $100 after automatic in-cart coupon

+ DataColor SpyderX Elite Colorimeter for $170 after automatic in-cart coupon

+ Benro Video Tripod kits, three options, $160 to $400

+ QuickLock Z-250-BKCY 3-Shelf Computer Workstation for $140 in two color options

+ General Brand Background Stand Support Kit for $39

UPDATE: the Best Buy dailies include the 128GB Sandisk Ultra Plus SDXC card for $25 each…

Wedn: 2pk Hoodman 64GB HCFAST cards for $130, Porta Brace, Etc

And just like that, Hump Day is here once again, as it happens about 52 times per year (52 or 53 to be precise). And with that we have four new B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ 2-pack of 64GB Hoodman HCFAST memory cards for $130 total
+ optionally buy it together with an Xcellon CFast 2.0 USB-C Gen II card reader for $5 off combined purchase discount

+ Porta Brace Soft-Sided Case with Quick-Zip Lid for Compact Camcorders and DSLR Rigs for $130

+ CalDigit TS3 Plus 15-Port Thunderbolt 3 Dock (Space Gray) for $200

+ Samson studio headphones for $25

UPDATE: at the bottom of the Best Buy dailies they have the 12TB WD EasyStore external USB 3.0 hard drive for $180 with free US shipping and/or store pickup/ship-to where possible/available…

Tue: Silk Lite Tripod w/Flashlight for $50, Tamrac Goblins, Anker Charging, Etc

The Tuesday B&H daily deals are currently a trio (a bluetooth headphone has already sold out), good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Silk Lite AL-420S Tripod with LED Center Column Flashlight for $50

+ Auray wooden piano bench for $100 (two options)
+ could perhaps under the right circumstances be used in portraiture as well

+ Tamrac Goblin Accessory Pouch 1.0 for $7 (three color schemes)

UPDATE: at the Woot website there are iPad Mini 4 ($190 to $230) under “Computers” and VIVO Standing Desks under “Clearance” (formerly the unfortunately named “Sellout” which sounds/reads almost like “Soldout”)…

UPDATE #2: the headliner deal of the Amazon Gold Box is yet another Anker charging sale headlined by a 26,800 mAh powerbank (3 power output ports, 2 power input ports, 18 month coverage) for $37.49. The other offers are wall, car and wireless chargers and USB-C and Lightning cables…

Mon: Sirui, Pelican Storm Trek, 256GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC for $60 [512GB for $150]

Monday is here and just like that March Madness is upon us [because “Championship Week” (TM ESPN?) has more games than the actual NCAA tournament]. And with it we have a new set of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ 256GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I memory card (up to 170MB/sec, V30, U3, C10) for $60 after 40% off in-cart automatic coupon

+ 512GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I memory card (up to 170MB/sec, V30, U3, C10) for $150 after $50 off in-cart automatic coupon

+ optional combined purchase discount with a 2pk of 16GB Sandisk CompactFlash cards

+ Sirui P-326SR Photo/Video Monopod with VH-10X Head for $199 after $30 mail-in rebate

+ Pelican Storm Trak cases, four options, $200 to $269

+ Lumens VC-A51 20x DVI-I/3G-SDI HD PTZ Camera (Black) for $1290

UPDATE: at the Best Buy dailies they have a 2pk of 32GB PNY Attache USB 2.0 flash drives for $8 total [it is USB 2.0 after all], a sale on Logitech mice, while their headliner is the 24-inch DELL LED QHD G-sync monitor (HDMI, DisplayPort) for $250…

UPDATE #2: meanwhile at the Amazon Germany AngeBote [which is today’s word(s) of the day, GoldBox] has a sale on printers (Epson Expression Photo, HP Tango and Sprocket) along with Anker power-n-charging accessories (along with a 7-port USB-C hub for 25~ euro [4.6 out of 5 on 150+ customer reviews), and there’s also a Lenovo laptops, tablets and monitors sale…

[DEAD] Peak Design Everyday Messenger Bag for $100 (ends Mon 10am ET)

As of a 6/9/20 at 1:26am ET recheck, this is sold-out and can no longer be ordered…

The current Adorama daily deal ending on Monday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold-out) is the new condition Peak Design Everyday Messenger Bag (for Smaller Body Types & Mirrorless Kits and Up to 13″ Laptops) for $100 with free US shipping and handling

Sun: RAVPower 22,000 mAh, Auray, Pelican, Samsung GAlaxy Watch A2, Etc

Good until Sunday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out), the B&H dailies include the following:

+ RAVpower Ace Series 22,000mAh Portable Power Pack for $22
+ that’s 1000 mAh per dollar πŸ™‚

+ AuRay LED18-RM-R Rack Mount LED with Removable Work Light for $45

+ PeliCan 3310R-RA Right-Angle Rechargeable FlashLight (Yellow) for $50

+ Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 Bluetooth Smartwatch (Aluminum, 44mm, International) for $200 in two color options

Meanwhile at the Amazon Gold Box they are offering a $50 off combined purchase discount if you purchase two Fire HD 8 tablets together (forever and ever). And on the storage front, they are offering the new condition 2TB WD FireCuda Gaming (Compute) Hybrid SSD for $60 in frustration free packaging. You can buy as many as you want but the in-stock estimate has moved to “March 16”, sometimes (but not always) a sign they may be running out…

Friday: 14TB WD Easystor USB 3.0 External HDD for $230

The headliner of the Friday 3/6/20 Best Buy dailies is of the storage kind [did you remember to do your backups? did you remember to test your recovery process?], it is the new condition 14TB WD EasyStor external USB 3.0 hard drive going for $230 with free US shipping or free store pickup. This comes out to $16.42 per terabyte [or if you are a giant planet-eating alien, there’s also the term “terrabite”]. It averages 4.7 out of 5 based on 51 customer reviews.

Me, personally, I save all my photos on my trusty 32MB SmartMedia memory card πŸ™‚

ONA Bowery, CameraMuzzle, CamBee OnC LED (ends Sat PM)

As usual, the Friday launched offers at the B&H dailies last until Saturday at 11:59pm ET [unless sold out] but usual B&H does not accept orders Friday PM to Saturday PM {check their website for exact times}, thus the extra 24 hours in the deal cycle…

+ ONA Bowery Camera Bag (Canvas, Oak) for $79 {looks nice}

+ CameraMuzzle Sound Blimp for $100
+ do NOT try this on your dog!

+ CamBee on-camera LED lights for $45 to $85 (two options)

+ Polsen VCP-2 Passive Stereo Volume Controller for Powered Speakers for $30
+ if only they made a version for humans ^_^

Thur: Rokinon 12/2 NCS CS for $239 [X/E], Moza, MacBook PRO

Hooray, Thursday is a LENS DAY at the B&H daily deals, good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS for $239 in your choice of Sony E or Fuji X

+ MoZa AirCross 2 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for $369

+ Apple 13.3″ MacBook Pro (Mid 2017, Space Gray) for $1099

+ Sachtler Eargonizer Audio Bag for $120 in Small or $140 in Large

Wedn: Manfrotto FH w/Tripod, SmallHD 702L, Angler, Corel, PortaBrace, Etc

Hump Day is upon us once again with a new six-pack of B&H dailies good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Manfrotto MVH502A Fluid Head and MVT502AM Tripod with Carrying Bag for $330

+ SmallHD 702 Lite 7″ SDI and HDMI On-Camera Monitor for $599

+ Angler CI-LR20 Circo 19″ LED High-Power Ring Light for $130

+ Corel VideoStudio Ultimate 2019 (Box) for $25

+ PortaBrace Carrying Case for DSLR Camera, Multiple Lenses and Accessories (Black) for $100

+ AT wireless earphones for $20

UPDATE #1: at the Best Buy dailies they offer the 128GB Sandisk Extreme Plus microSDXC card for $34…

UPDATE #2: LOL, it was bound to happen! With the subscription model being the new darling in the profit-making world, there’s now a Netflix-style …coffee subscription at Panera Bread. $9 per month gets you “unlimited” coffee. I haven’t read the fineprint though but I’m guessing, just like unlimited cellphone plans, unlimited may have some limits πŸ™‚

Tuesday: Vello Lens Adapter Mania (60 options, $12 to $69), SYRP Slingshots, Etc

Tuesday is here and with-it it-brings a fisheye and an adapter among the B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Vello lens adapter-a-palooza with 60 options ranging from $12 to $69
+ too many to list here individually

+ Moment 15mm Fisheye Lens for $50
+ you must needs have or purchase a compatible Moment Photo case to use with your phone

+ SYPR Slingshot, three options, $899 to $2099

+ Tamrac memory card wallets, 8 options, $6 to $8

+ IZOtope Nectar Elements Automated Vocal Production Plug-In for Pro Audio (Download) for $9

Monday: Atomos, Sirui, DataColor SpyderLensCal AF Calibration Aid for $39, Etc

March is here, and March Madness already is just around the corner! For Monday 3/2/2020, the B&H daily deals have a 6-pack of offerings as follows, good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier for any that may manage to sellout ahead of its designated expiration time):

+ DataColor SpyderLensCal Autofocus Calibration Aid for $39

+ Sirui aluminum travel tripods for $100 to $120

+ Atomos Shogun 7 HDR Pro/Cinema Monitor-Recorder-Switcher for $999
+ with Accessory Kit for $1199

+ GenAray Escort Daylight LED Interview 3-Light Kit for $399
+ no, not a Ford Escort πŸ™‚

+ CyberPower CP1000AVRLCD Intelligent LCD UPS for $80 after in-cart coupon

+ Samsung Galaxy A90 SM-A908B 5G 128GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Black) for $420 with free bulk-packaged wall charger and 7-day prepaid Mint Mobile SIM card [you don’t have to use this of course]
+ International Variant, SnapDrogon 855, 6.7″, 2400×1800 SuperAMOLED, etc
+ nice price πŸ˜‰

Meanwhile at the Woot website the main Woot has a sale on various Surfaces ($370 to $1060), while “Computers” has Kindle ereaders and tablets, and such…

Speaking of Woot, there are running another variant of the “bargain bin”, this time around it is the Serious Crap sale (expires 3/11/20 – except for the items that are already sold-out)…

And the Adorama daily deal (ends 10am ET daily) is the new condition Joby GorillaPod 3K PRO Kit (includes Stand & BallHead with QR Plate) going for $100 with free US shipping and with a free GripTight ONE mount for smartphones included automatically by Adorama (while this “Includes Free” promotion is shown on their product page…

Sunday: ONA Brixton Messenger, Fujinon 8×42 KF, Etc

Sunday brings us four more B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out) as follows:

+ ONA Brixton Camera/Laptop Messenger Bag (Canvas, Field Tan) for $130
+ looks very stylish I must admit

+ Fujinon 8×42 KF Binocular for $80
+ I’m guessing the X-System is helping sell some of these too; if nothing else to the new Fuji X converts πŸ™‚

+ Samson BT30 30-Pin Bluetooth Adapter/Receiver for $14

+ Kaiser 8x Base Magnifier Loupe for $7

E-Image EK-50-AAM FDVH & Tripod for $120, Etc (ends Sat PM)

Good until Saturday at 11:59pm ET, this round of B^H daily deals is as follows:

+ E-IMAGE EK50AAM Fluid Drag Video Head and Tripod for $120

+ Senal USB microphone, Audio Technica consumer bluetooths

+ SOLD-OUT: Nanuk 935 case with dividers for $100

Thursday: Spider, Sachtler, GenAray, GVM, Etc

Thursday is here, 2/27/20 or at least that’s what the calendar insists on, and with it we have a new set of B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Spider Camera Holster Spiderlight Hand Strap for $15 in three color options

+ JarvMobile Jarv PPS Power Exec 10,000mAh Powerbank with USB Type-C 18W PD for $18

+ GenAray MonoBright Daylight LED 1200 for $199

+ GVM LT-10S Smartphone Video Camera Rig Light for $50
+ all together now, because photography without light is hard πŸ˜‰

+ Sachtler Lite Cases for $150 (medium) or $180 (Large)
+ fries are extra

+ 2pk of some kind of a night vision wifi cam for $60

Wedn: Sigma 105mm f1.4 DG HSM, Pelican Cases, 1TB WD, LEDGO kit, FeiYu, Etc

It’s a LENS DAY at the B&H daily deals, good until 11:59pm ET (Extra Terrestrial) on Wednesday 2/26/20 (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sigma 105mm f1.4 DG HSM ART for $1179 only in Sony E
+ the Leica L version is not on sale but it gets a free lens filter

+ 1TB 1TB My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for $40
+ this is white-gold ~ in case you color-code your external HDDs by usage type (eg blue for backups, black for production use, red for mafia work, yellow for TV/movies, green for nature pics, etc)

+ LEDGo LG-E2686 Bi-Color LED Large Pad Light Kit with Eggcrate Grid and Bag for $98
+ eggs NOT included in the egg crate; try Trader Joe for that πŸ™‚

+ Pelican Cases, seven options, $60 to $178

+ FeiYu AK4000 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for $239
+ if Beatles were around now, just like the Dave Matthews Band turned their song into a Ben & Jerry ice cream, the Beatles would have turned “Hey You” into a “Fei Yu” commercial πŸ˜‰

+ flash deal: Sandisk ibi Smart Photo Manager with 1TB for $100 after in-cart coupon
+ later: no teaser shown as of the time of writing

Tuesday: 512GB Extreme CFexpress, Peak D, Sirui, Mirfak, Angler, SmallHD

Tuesday, on the silver lining front, brings us closer to Friday, and with that we have a new 6-pack of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET or earlier for any that mayhaps may manage to perhaps sellout ahead of its designated expiration time:

+ 512GB Extreme PRO CFexpress Card Type B for $530 after automatic in-cart coupon

+ open-box Peak Design Everyday Sling (5L, Black or Gray) for $60 each

+ Sirui P-224SR Photo/Video Monopod with VA5 Head for $130 after $50 mail-in rebate

+ MirFak Moin Micro LED Photo and Video Light for $39

+ Angler Bi-Color LED Ringlight (18″) for $99

+ SmallHD FOCUS SDI Monitor Kit for $199~

UPDATE: the Amazon USA Gold Box headliner deal of the day for Tuesday is another variant of the Computer Gaming sale featuring various monitors, gaming laptops, and assorted accessories along with a 6TB WD Blue internal hard drive for $112. A total of 19 products are participating in the sale…

Monday: RAVpower, Sachtler, ASUS, Tascam, DJI, Lexar, HP, iPhone, iPad Air 3, Etc

Monday is here, hooray for those just getting started with their Monday-Friday (or Monday-Sunday) workweek, and here’s today’s set of B&H daily deals:

+ RAVpower Prime 3.0 Quick Charge 10,000mAh Portable Charger for $13
+ new arrival; QuickCharge 3.0 model

+ Sachtler Roll-Along Tripod Cage for $149 (Medium) or $159 (Large)
+ #FreeTheTripods

+ ASUS VP239H-P 23″ 16:9 IPS Monitor for $90
+ HDMI / D-Sub / DVI-D, 1920 x 1080, etc

+ Tascam DR-40 4-Channel / 4-Track Portable Audio Recorder with Adjustable Stereo Microphone for $100

+ IDX Two 96Wh High-Load Battery Kit with 2-Bay Battery Charger for $429

+ Kaiser RS 2 CP Copy Stand for $299

The Amazon USA GoldBox has yet another variant of the Computer Accessories sale, this time around with networking and the following storage products:

+ 256GB HP microSDXC (C10, U3, UHS-I) for $28
+ 128GB Lexar Professional (2000X) SDXC for $108
+ 64GB Lexar Fingerprint JumpDrive for $24~

Meanwhile at the Woot website they have:

+ DJI sale at Electronics
+ scratch and dent iPhones at main Woot
+ refurb iPad Air 3 tablets at Computers (I’ve lost track of the many iPad generations, but fear not, Wikipedia comes to the rescue!

Sunday: 3pk of 64GB Samsung EVO Select cards for $24 total after coupon

Samsung microSD card fans, unite and take over! If you need 64GB Samsung EVO Select in multiples of three, you are in luck! As one of the Sunday 2/23/20 deals of the day at Woot (ends 11:59pm central or earlier if sold out) you can get 3-packs of 64GB Samsung EVO Select microSDXC cards for $24 total after using coupon code SAVEFIVE ($5 off), coming down to $8 per card. Limit up to three 3-packs per customer. Free shipping for Prime members or $6 flat for the calendar day for non-members. Note that the listing says these come with a 90-day Woot warranty… The current price at Amazon is $12 per card… These days the Samsung microSD cards are my go-to, I never had any problems with them, in phones or tablet/laptops…

Elsewhere, at the B&H daily deals they have:

+ GenAray Escort Daylight LED Spot Light for $150

+ JBL speakers, auray headphone stand and ChargeWorx Qi wireless charging pad

It’s all utilitarian at the Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET daily), it’s the H&A Universal Tablet Stand Adapter for $13

Sirui Video Kit, Gura Module Case, Vello Softbox, Ruggard Parka, Etc (ends Sat PM)

FriYAY is here, rejoice if you are on the Mon-Fri work schedule! Good until Saturday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out; but B&H does not accept orders (as usual) between Fri PM and Sat PM) are the following B&H deals:

+ SirUI VSK-5 Video Survival Kit for $150 AFTER a $100 mail-in rebate

+ GuraGear Medium Compact Photo Module Case for Uinta Backpack for $25

+ Vello FlexFrame Softbox for Portable Flash (8 x 12″) for $20

+ Ruggard DSLR Parka Cold and Rain Protector for Cameras and Camcorders (Black) for $40

+ flash deal: IDX IPL-98 Powerlink Li-Ion High-Load V-Mount Battery with 96Wh Capacity for $325
+ no teasers for next flash deal

Thursday: Manfrotto CF w/free SmallHD, Sachtler, Chasing Claudius, Etc

Never fear, Thursday is here with a new 6-pack of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Manfrotto 504HD Head & Carbon Fiber Twin Leg Video Tripod Kit (100/75mm, Ground Spreader) with FREE SmallHD 5-inch HDMI On-Camera monitor for $650
+ free item included by B&H automatically while the promotion is running = free item is mention in the listing as “Includes 1 Free Item…”

+ SACHTLER LCD monitor bags, two options, $70 to $80

+ Chasing GLADIUS MINI Underwater ROV Kit (328′ Tether) for $999
+ “Chasing Gladius” could have easily been a Cannes film festival nominee πŸ˜‰

+ MyGeckoGear E100 1080p Dash Camera for $26
+ sorry, you have to get YourGeckoGear, this is MyGeckoGear πŸ˜‰

+ also Teradek Bolt and Vi Vi Ai personal trainer headphones
+ me personally, I do my personal training with metal, more specifically, forks and knives πŸ˜‰

UPDATE: the headliner of the Thursday Amazon USA Gold Box is a sale on SK hynix NAND SSD drives, with prices ranging from $38 to $85 and storage options ranging from 250GB to 1TB…

Wedn: Sigma 12-24mm f4 DG ART HSM (C/N), ASUS PorArt, GVM, Peak Design, Etc

It’s the return of LENS DAY at the B&H daily deals for Wednesday 2/19/20 until 11:59pm ET (or earlier for anything that manages to sell out ahead of its designated expiration time):

+ Sigma 12-24mm f4 ART DG HSM for $1149 in your choice of Canon EF or Nikon F

+ open-box Peak Design Everyday Messenger 15″ Version 1 (Heritage Tan) for $99

+ GVM 672S-B Bi-Color LED Video 3-Light Kit for $480

+ ASUS ProArt PA32UC 32″ 16:9 Wide Gamut IPS Monitor for $1000 after in-cart coupon
+ HDR Panel, Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI, 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz Native, 1000:1 Static CR, etc

+ Dell laptops, four options, $329 to $429 with FREE Bitdefender

+ Jarv PPS Exec 10,000mAh 18W PD Power Bank with Qi Wireless Charging for $23
+ not a bad idea, kinda combines two devices in one

UPDATE: the Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET) is the new condition Inovativ Pro Monitor Mount with Vesa Plate and Hardware for $150 with free US shipping…

Tuesday: Sachtler Rollpak, Cinetics Lynx, Dell 34″ Curved, Rokinon 45/1.8 AF (E), Etc

Tuesday brings us a 4-pack of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sachtler Camera Rollpak for $200

+ CineTics Lynx 3-Axis Motorized Slider for $1299

+ DeLL P3418HW 34″ 21:9 IPS Curved Monitor for $469

+ Logan Graphics 450-1: 40″ Artist Elite Mat Cutter for $125

UPDATE: the Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET daily) is the new condition Rokinon 45mm f1.8 auto-focus lens for the Sony E-system offered for $299 with free US shipping. This is only available in Sony E…

Monday: Pelican, NanGuang LED, Celestron NexStar 150mm f10

Jump aboard the excitement train, it’s Monday, the start of a new Mon-Fri work week. Hooray! πŸ™‚ And with Monday we have a new set of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Pelican 1495 Laptop Computer Case with Foam (Desert Tan) for $110

+ NanGuang RGB173 LED Panel Light for $279

+ Celestron NexStar 6SE 150mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain GoTo Telescope for $599

+ also Ring thing

+ flash deal: now JBL clip-on bluetooth speaker for $30
+ later: JBL wireless headphones

Sunday Photography-related Novel: “The Age Of Light” for $3

There’s only so many photography how-to and camera user-manuals you can read. Sometimes you just want to read a novel that has some …photography in it. For example, the protagonists are photographers or some other related plots and twists and turns. Such is the case with one of Sunday’s Kindle ebook daily deals, it is the “The Age of Light” novel by Whitney Scharer (for the speed-readers out there, no, not Whitley Strieber) for $2.99. It is 385 pages, got published in February 2019, and averages 4.1 out of 5 based on 150+ customer ratings. You can get the start of the book using the “Kindle sample” or you can jump around jump around jump around using the “Look Inside” feature when you are on the Hardcover or Softback Amazon page of the book.

This is biographical historical fiction, not a romance novel…

“As they work together in the darkroom, their personal and professional lives become intimately entwined, changing the course of Lee’s life forever.”

Sunday: Giottos Tripods, Vortex bino, Sachtler Harness, Etc

Never fear, Sunday is here and February is halfway done! Good until 11:59pm ET on Sunday (or earlier if sold out) the following B&H daily deals are in-progress:

+ Giottos VGR9255-S2N 5-Section Aluminum Tripod/Monopod with Ballhead for $130
+ Giottos Aluminum Tripod/Monopod w/ARCA QR Ball Head for $139

+ Vortex 8×42 Diamondback Binocular for $120 with FREE harness
+ Arizona Diamondback season tickets NOT included πŸ™‚

+ Sachtler Heavy Duty Harness for $79

+ also JBL waterproof wireless earphones

Meanwhile the current Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET daily) is the new condition Polar Pro Cinema Series Vivid Collection of filters for the DJI Osmo Pocket for $20…