Tuesday: Oben, Intel i7, Think Tank, Ziv, Etc

Tuesday is now officially called ToonsDay or TunesDay, or if you have free/available time, you are empowered to watch all the cartoons/anime you want, and listen to all the music you want ~ even Adult AC πŸ˜‰

Meanwhile this round of B&H daily deals is good until Tuesday 1/19/21 at 11:59pm ET or earlier for anything that sells out ahead of time…

+ Oben CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod for $65

+ Intel Core i7-8700K 3.7 GHz 6-Core LGA 1151 Processor for $260
+ OR you can buy an Apple M1 computer πŸ™‚
+ funny how things change, especially when you start milking the clock instead of pressing on with innovation; Intel went from having a virtual monopoly to getting owned by AMD/Ryzen, dramatically losing on mobile to Qualcomm/MediaTek/etc, and getting humiliated by the Apple M1 chip

+ Think Tank Video Transport 18 Carry-On Case for $230

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

+ ZIV TTL Cord with Focus Assist for Nikon (Coiled, 3′) for $15

+ SirUI PB-10 Multi-Axial Panoramic Head for $100

Meanwhile at the Adorama daily deals they have Coleman 10×25 Signature Waterproof Roof Prism Binocular offered for $50 with free US shipping… They also have a 50pk of 3-ply single-use masks for $8…

Monday: Nanuk, Mefoto, Acronis, Etc

Our Linguini Experts suggest Monday got its name from the french phrase “Mon Dieu I have to go back to work again”. Disclaimer: the previous sentence has not been fact-checked πŸ™‚

The current round of B&H Photo daily deals is good until 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out…

+ Nanuk 920 Hard Utility Case with Foam Insert for $80 after automatic $40 off in-cart coupon
+ with purchase, you are contractually obligated to say “Nanu Nanu” Robin Williams style every time you open or close it

+ MeFoto RoadTrip S Travel Tripod in alumin(i)um for $80 in five delightful summer fruit colors

+ Acronis True Image 2021 (1 Windows or Mac License, Download, Standard Perpetual Edition) for $18

+ Dhale 552 Professional Rotary Trimmer (20″) for $129

+ LetsCom ID131Color HR Fitness Tracker for $15 in three color options

+ 50pk 3-ply Kids masks for $5
+ one way to tell how the markets see the ending of COVID (in sight) is the ongoing discounting of masks and other COVIDalia (sanitizers, forehead thermometers, etc)
+ with disposable masks dropping in price, multi-use masks lose favorability because they too have their costs (you have to wash and disinfect them, and that’s not free either ~ costs in terms of water use, power use, time/effort, and detergents)
+ welcome to our new COVID 2021 mini-blog πŸ˜‰

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deals, whose current incarnation ends on Monday at 10am ET features:

+ StabiLens Gimbal Stabilizer Starter Kit, Includes Gimbal Ring, 10x Tungsten Alloy Weights for $80

+ Sirui 82-95mm Nano MC Step-Up ND Filter, 10-Stops for $15

+ Sirui Aluminum Ultra Slim S-Pro Nano MC UV Filter 86mm for $20

+ contrary to popular belief, a Filter CD or a “Hey Man Nice Shot” digital download is NOT included with the purchase of a filter πŸ˜‰

Sunday: Photoshop Elements 2020 for $32, Etc

It’s party time at the Woot website, they have a sale under “Electronics” featuring five Contixo drones ranging from $55 to $288, plus assorted Contixo items (robot dog, stunt car, remotes)…

But the headliner of photography interest at Woot is under “Computers”, the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 (or Premiere Elements 2020) going for $32 each. This is a PC/Mac disk sent by mail. There is NO digital download or email delivery option. Up to ten per customer. This is NOT eligible for an upgrade discount for the 2021 versions per the “Specs” of the product page

Meanwhile at the Best Buy dailies it’s the return of the 6-pack of Insignia (house brand) CR-2032 batteries sold for $7… Of iPad interest, there’s a desk-stand type-thing for the 9.7″ (5th and 6th gen) iPads for $47…

Sunday: Yongnuo Flash, Tripod Collars, Sirui, Tamrac Wheeled

Sunday is here and being Sun-Day it is contractually obligated to be sunny, otherwise you get your money back!

We have a new round of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm eastern (or earlier if sold out):

+ Yongnuo YN560Li Lithium Speedlite for $48
+ batteries NOT included
+ uses CR18650 Lithium batteries only

+ Vello Tripod Collars for select Canon and Nikon lenses for $30 each

+ SirUI 3T-15 Tabletop Tripod with B-00 Ball Head for $50

+ Tamrac Speedroller Studio M Wheeled Bag for $249
+ NOTE: you can’t fit the whole studio inside, the bathroom and the kitchen have to be packaged separately πŸ˜‰

+ no flash deals today

Meanwhile at the Adorama daily deals [change Sunday 10am ET] they have two offerings:

+ Slik Sprint Pro III BH Travel Tripod with SBH-100 DQ All Metal Ball Head (3.5 lb Capacity) for $55

+ Sirui 105mm Nano MC UV Filter, Aluminum Ring for $35

Gossen, dual-wielding, Moza, Da-Lite, Etc

As usual, the Friday B&H daily deals last until 11:59pm ET on Saturday but the website does not accept orders Fri PM to Sat PM (check website for exact times). They are:

+ RucPac Dual Camera Strap (Black) for $50
+ dual-wielding swordsmen are fabled, and so can you!

+ Case Logic USB Flash Drive Case for $1.49
+ unusual use case: if you suspect someone is trying to steal your data, put a bait usb flash drive (empty, broken, full of cat videos, etc) in this and leave it at a prominent place πŸ™‚

+ Moza Mini-S Essential Smartphone Gimbal for $54

+ Da-Lite 93982 Deluxe Insta-Theater Portable Projection Screen (36 x 64″) for $428
+ the Big TV vs Projector Debates continue!
+ or you can have both

+ Ruggard Slim 11″ Tablet Sleeve for $10
+ unusual use case: if you suspect someone is trying to steal your tablet/thin-n-light laptop, put a dummy tablet (old magazines, etc) in this and leave it at a prominent place

+ flash deal ends Fri 4pm ET: Gossen DIGISKY Flash and Ambient Light Meter for $200

+ no teaser for next flash deal(s)

A photography and videography prop that can play music? And you get two of them for $29 + shipping? That’s the Friday Meh daily deal: bluetooth wireless speakers in the shape of flame lanterns, with LED light flickering to simulate a flame. An eternal flame (until the battery runs dry)!

Thursday: Elements 2021, Vanguard Alta Pro, IndiPro, refurb iPad Mini 4 Wifi+Cell (128GB) for $279, Nighthawk, Etc

Thirst-DAY is here and we’ve almost gobbled up January. Time flies, the Time Lords must have forgotten this timeline in fast-forward!

We have a new 4-pack of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out) as follows:

+ Adobe Photoshop Elements 2021 for $60
+ DVD or digital download options

+ VanGuard Alta Pro 263ABT 100 Aluminum Alloy Tripod Kit with Monopod and SBH-100 Ball Head for $130

+ IndiPro 2 x Micro-Series 98Wh Li-Ion V-Mount Batteries with Dual V-Mount Battery Charger Kit for $429

+ NetGear Nighthawk AX4 AX3000 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router for $100

Smartphone screens are getting bigger and bigger and foldables can expand into tablet territory BUT if of all the options out there it is the refurbished (Grade A) 7.9″ iPad Mini (4th generation) is the one you want, it is the headliner daily deal at the Woot website for $279 with a 90-day Woot warranty. Before you scream at the price, this is the 128GB Wifi + Cellular model, available in three color options. This is the previous generation model. Check Wikipedia to sort out the four lines of iPads (regular, Mini, Air, and PRO).

Rokinon 35mm f2.8 Auto Focus Ultra Compact for $169 [Sony E]

It’s a LENS DAY at the current round of the Adorama daily deals which end on Thursday at 10am eastern time:

+ Rokinon 35mm f2.8 Auto Focus Ultra Compact in Sony E for $169

+ Incase DSLR Pro Pack Nylon Camera Backpack for $100

+ Benro X-Series 3XS 3-Axis Handheld Smartphone Gimbal Stabilizer for $70

Wedn: Tamrac Anvil, Oben Monopod, B&W, Etc

And just like that, Hump Day is here once again and this round of B&H Photo daily deals is good until Wednesday 1/12/21 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Tamrac Professional Series: Anvil Super 25 Backpack for DSLR & 600mm (Blk) for $100
+ actual Anvil NOT included πŸ™‚
+ a Liverpool shirt is also not included

+ Oben ACM-2400 4-Section Aluminum Monopod for $35

+ Dahle PaperSAFE Deskside Shredder (8.75″ Feed, 10-12 Sheets per Pass) for $75
+ don’t let them see your bad prints!

+ B&W PX7 Wireless Over-Ear Noise-Canceling Headphones (Space Gray, Refurbished) for $249 after automated in-cart coupon

Meanwhile at the Adorama daily deals (change Wednesday 10am ET) you can get:

+ Manfrotto 46mm to 77mm Circular ND8 Lens Filter with 3 Stops start at $10

+ Zendure A2 6700mAh Crush-Proof Portable Charger for $13 in two color options

Tuesday: Manfrotto Nitro, Rhino, Trascend, Tamrac, Pelican, Incase, Etc

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

+ 64GB Transcend 700S UHS-II SDXC for $40
+ optionally buy it together with the Transcend RDF9 UHS-II reader for $59 total

+ Tamrac Goblin Lens Pouch 1.4 (Ocean) for $8
+ that’s the ocean color scheme, you do not get an ocean included with it πŸ˜‰

+ Rhino R?V PRO Traveler 16″ Motorized Slider for $224

+ Manfrotto 608 Nitrotech Fluid Video Head and 536 Carbon Fiber Single Leg Tripod for $800 after a $630 off automatic in-cart coupon

+ Technical PRO WebCamArm 2 Camera Arm (20.9″) for $19

+ flash deal: Pelican 1507WF Air Case with Pick-N-Pluck Foam for $137

+ next flash deal (starts 12pm ET): Incase Designs Corp Rainfly Backpack Cover

Meanwhile the current iteration of the Adorama daily deals [change Tuesday 10am ET] include:

+ Manfrotto 77mm Professional Protect Filter for $20

+ K&F Concept SA234 Aluminum DSLR Tripod with Ball Head for $50

+ Zendure Q3 Qi-Compatible 7.5W Wireless Charger for $13

Monday: 1TB Lexar SD, Tamrac, MeFoto, GVM, Etc

The current set of Adorama daily deals which ends on Monday at 10am ET is Vivitar ND 3-filter kits ranging from $13 to $15 with options at 52mm, 55mm, 58mm and 62mm. The filters are ND2, ND4 and ND8 in each kit.

Meanwhile at the B^H Photo daily deals, good until Monday 11:59pm ET we have a 4-pack, no flash deals, no lenses…

+ 1TB Lexar Professional 633x SDXC UHS-I for $99
+ trade off here is speed vs more storage

+ Tamrac Stratus 6 Shoulder Bag (Black) for $50
+ Dodge Stratus NOT included πŸ™‚

+ MeFoto BackPacker S Travel Tripod (alumin(i)um) in five color options, $60

+ GVM GP-120QD Motorized Carbon Fiber Video Slider (48″) for $260
+ not to be confused with the MLB Sliders πŸ˜‰

Sunday: Venus Optics Laowa 7.5mm f2 for $419 [m43], Etc

Sunday is here and with it we have a new round of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier for anything that may sellout ahead of its designated expiration time):

+ Venus Optics Laowa 7.5mm f2 for $419 in Micro Four Thirds
+ only the black color scheme; not the Ultralight version

+ Apexel Extendable Tripod for DSLR Camera and Smartphone for $18

+ Oben VH-A30 Tilt Head for Monopods for $60

+ Ruggard Fabric Rain Shields, three options, $13 to $15

+ Wein Safe-Sync Hot Shoe to Hot Shoe with PC for $25

+ flash deal: Gossen MAVOLUX COMPACT Light Meter for $240

+ next flash deal (starts 12pm ET): Ape Case ACPRO4000 Digital SLR and Laptop Roller Backpack

Hoodman, Pelican, Sirui, Softbox, NiSi, EddyCam, Etc (ends Sat PM)

And just like that Friday is here, and we are in the second week of 2021 already, although it may feel like 2020 on steroids! As usual, the Friday round of B&H daily deals is good until Saturday at 11:59pm ET with the usual caveat of orders not being accepted Friday PM to Saturday PM [check website for exact times]:

+ Hoodman Steel31 Dual-Slot CF/SD Memory Card Reader for $20
+ because Reading is Fundamental, and that includes reading memory cards πŸ˜‰

+ Pelican 7070R Rechargeable Tactical LED Flashlight for $70
+ because you can’t be a proper light painter with a flashlight from the dollar store!

+ SirUI Video Slider (26″) for $60

+ Vello Universal Softbox for Portable Flash (Large) for $10
+ optionally buy it together with a cinch strap for $15 total

+ EddyCam fashion camera straps, nine options, $59 to $99
+ it says fashion in the name, thus the fashion-price πŸ™‚

+ Ruggard Herringbone Sleeve for 9-11″ Tablet for $10
+ rather ponderous name for a tablet sleeve πŸ™‚

+ flash deal: NiSi P1 Compact Filter Kit for Smartphones for $10

+ no teaser yet for next flash deal

UPDATE: at the current Adorama daily deals running until Saturday at 10am ET they have:

+ H&A Compact Tripod Tabletop Microphone Stand for $4.56

+ H&A 4-Point Universal Shock Mount for Camera Shoes and Boompoles for $7.60

+ H&A HA-OM-L Professional-Grade Wearable Omni-Directional Miniature Lavalier Microphone for $40

Thursday: Magnus, Vanguard, Pelican, Revo, iDX, Nanguang, Etc

The current Adorama daily deals round which ends on Thursday at 10am ET includes two offerings:

+ Vanguard VEO 2 265AB Aluminum Tripod with VEO 2 BH-50 Ball Head for $85

+ AKASO EK7000 12MP 4K Ultra HD Waterproof Action Camera with Wi-Fi for $60

Meanwhile the options at the B&H Photo daily deals which end at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Magnus VT-400 Aluminum Tripod System with 2-Way Fluid Pan Head for $80

+ Pelican 1615AirNF Wheeled Check-In Case without Foam (Yellow) for $184

+ Revo remotes for select Sony cameras, $20 to $38

+ iDX battery kits, $157 to $460

+ flash deal: NanGuang Mixpad 106 LED Panel Light for $113

+ next flash deal: Nanlite MixKit 3 MixPad 27 RGB Panel 3-Light Kit

A little bit of a coffee theme at the Amazon Gold Box, there’s a sale on Zojirushi mugs and jars and AmazonBasics Coffee and Machines

And among the NewEgg daily deals there’s a 512GB Team Group microSDXC card going for $52… And a refurb AKASO action cam for $20, and such…

Wedn: Feiyu, Fotodiox, Bushnell, Wandrd, Etc

And just like that we have the first Hump Day of 2021, and with it we get a new round of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ FeiYu SPG2 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for Smartphones for $60

+ FotoDioX Pro FlapJack LED Wand C-308AS Bi-Color Edge Light Kit for $140

+ WandRd inflatable camera cubes, four options, $59 to $88

+ Bushnell Legend Ultra HD 10×25 Binoculars (Black) for $119

Meanwhile at the Adorama daily deal ending by Wednesday at 10am ET they have the Manfrotto Virtual Reality Aluminum Mini Tripod with Dual-Section Column Extension going for $60 with free US shipping…

UPDATE: at the latest Adorama daily deal ending by Thursday at 10am ET is the Alter 52mm Rapid Filter System, Includes Lens Mounting Ring offered for $13…

Tuesday: Hand Grip Strap, CamBee Kit, Huddly, Etc

Tuesday is Toons-DAY and also the first Tuesday (of many) in 2021! And with it we have a 4-pack of new B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Vello Hand Grip Strap with Arca-Style Quick Release Plate for $20

+ CamBee Professional Bi-Color 600 Panel 2-Light Kit for $250
+ because [all together now] we can’t have photography without light

+ Huddly GO Work from Home Camera Kit for $279

+ Anton Bauer Gold mount batteries, two options, $300 or $400

Monday: Godox, Peak D, BlackMagic, SteadiCam, Etc

UPDATE #2: the latest Adorama daily deals good until Tuesday at 10am ET:

+ Joby GorillaPod 3K PRO Kit, Includes Stand & BallHead with QR Plate for $90

+ Joby GripTight GorillaPod Stand PRO for Smartphones for $30

The clock is ticking on the current Adorama daily deals this lot is good until Monday at 10am ET:

+ Godox SL Series SL150W 150W White LED Video Light, 5600K for $199

+ Godox 37″ Octagon Softbox with Bowens Mounting for $28
+ despite the Octagon, Godox is not an MMA fighter πŸ˜‰

Budget fitness smartwatch is the theme of the day at the Meh website it is the Empower Fit Pro Smartwatch, model 3MP0W3R-YR53LF. Thankfully this is not a smartwatch blog, so you don’t have to memorize the model number. It won’t be included in the semester exams πŸ˜‰

We got spoiled with LENS DAYS last week at the daily deals, but now it’s back to the C&P accessories at this round of B&H Photo daily deals good until 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Steadicam AIR 25 Monopod for $199
+ they call it AIR because with this, you can jump as high as #23

+ SirUI Video Survival Kit 2 Tabletop Dolly with Slider Track for $55

+ BlackMagic Design Mini converters, five options, $156 each

+ Peak Design Everyday Tote Bag (Ash) for $65

And just like that, we are in CES season! A COVID-y CES. Given the current uncertainty of COVIDalia and the speed and availability and options in terms of vaccinations, I will wait for a few more weeks for the situation to clear more before I update again the Trade Show Calendar

UPDATE: among the Best Buy dailies they have the JOBY HandyPod Mobile Lock for Mobile Phones going for $25…

Coffee and Logitech are among the Woot daily deal themes for Monday 1/4/21, a mix of six coffee makers (filter, pod, etc) and grinders including Ninja and Cuisinart… And under “Computers” there’s five Logitech headsets and a refurbished 27″ LG 5K iPS computer monitor for $970 with a 90-day Woot warranty…

Sunday: 128GB Lexar Pro 2000x UHS-II SDXC, Miggo, Rain Slicker, Manfrotto, Zebra Card, Etc

Sunday is here as we are quickly barreling towards 2022! Just 362 days left until 2022 is here!

And with that we have a new set of B&H daily deals good until Sunday 1/3/21 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ 128GB Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC Memory Card for $110
+ up to 300MB/s, V90, U3, C10, it has all the certification bling πŸ˜‰

+ miggo Stormproof cases, two options, $40 to $50

+ PortaBrace DSLR Rain Slicker for $49~

+ H&R Block 2020 Deluxe + State Tax Software (Digital) for $22.50
+ even COVID can’t do away with taxes!

+ flash deal: NovoFlex Extra Large Zebra Card (Gray/White, 8 x 12″) for $14

+ next flash deal (starts 12pm ET): Manfrotto Lumimuse 8 On-Camera LED Light with Built-In Bluetooth (Black)
+ price before sale $105~

PS: there will be the usual “adjustment period” by the time I learn to type “2021” instead of “2020” as the year πŸ™‚ So if you see some xx/xx/20 expiration times in posts written in 2021, this is probably a muscle-memory typo πŸ™‚

Saturday Camera & Photo Lightning Deals

Happy New Year with a new round of Amazon Camera and Photo Lightning Deals, 100 of them as of the time of writing, including:

+ studio, background and lightning gear galore!

+ actjon cams and kids digicams

+ on-camera monitors

+ ring lights

+ stabilizer-y things including tripods and sliders and Feiyu-Tech and GVM

+ digiframes

+ on-camera flash kit

+ Neewer still reigns supreme

Friday: Interfit, Porta Brace, 512GB Wise CFExpress, Etc

Happy New Year, 2020 is gone, here comes 2021, the year where everything will be magical and great and unicorns will sing, and mermaids will dance, and cats will behave as humans expect them πŸ™‚

The B&H Mega Deal zone ended as expected, now it’s back to the B&H daily deals and this being Friday, this set ends on Saturday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold-out):

+ Interfit Fluorescent Ring Light (19″) for $75

+ Porta Brace HB-40SS Super Strap for $49

+ Ruggard Ultra-Thin Neoprene Sleeve with Handles for 15-16″ Laptops (Black/Yellow) for $10

+ NoGa MG9038CA CineArm MG (Large) for $115

+ flash deal: 512GB Wise Advanced CFX-B Series CFexpress Memory Card for $399

Thursday: B&H Mega Deal Zone Continues for Day #4

It’s New Year’s Eve, but don’t count out 2020 yet. There’s a lot of damage it can still do in whatever’s left of 2020! And then 2021 will be roses and puppies and fireworks and cheesecakes πŸ˜‰

If you missed out the last three days and now you have extra time to go through them all, good news, the B&H Mega Deal Zone continues for Day #4, so it is guaranteed to run until 11:59pm ET on Thursday 12/31/20!

Wednesday Camera & Photo Lightning Deals

And now lettuce take a lQQk at the Wednesday rolling Camera and Photo Lightning Deals at the Amazon mothership, 91 in their number as of the time of writing, including:

+ GVM motorized sliders, $260 to $315

+ background and studio and lightning kits as usual

+ stabilizer-y things like tripods and MOZA AirCross 2

+ monolights galore today

+ ring lights, light panels, on-camera flashes

+ on-camera monitors, camera backpack

+ action cams and binos

B&H Mega Deal Zone Continues for Day #3

No Spud Webb dunking, but the B&H Mega Deal Zone All-Star Game continues for Day #3! The day ends at 11:59pm ET unless it gets extended for another day! I have yet to dig into them and point out some potentially interesting deals like I promised. It is 2020 after all, you can’t expect anything to go right πŸ™‚

Tuesday Camera and Photo Lightning Deals [and Acer Nitro 5 for $669]

It is Tuesday 12/29/20 at the Amazon USA Gold Box and their headliner deal du jour is the new condition Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop going for $669 with free US shipping, sold and shipped by Amazon herself with up to two per customer at the sale price.

This is powered by the Core i5-10300H (which, as of the time of writing, ranks at #472 at the cpubenchmark.net). It has 8GB DDR4, 256GB NVMe SSD, NVidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (4GB dedicated GDDR6), 15.6″ IPS 144Hz 1080p display, backlit keyboard, DTS X Ultra, slots for easy upgrades, Wifi 6, various USB-A and USB-C type of ports, HDMI 2.0, Ethernet port, around 5 lbs, etc, etc…

MEANwhile at the Camera and Photeaux Lightning Deals, as of the time of writing, they have 75 options running, including:

+ starts 7:20pm ET: Neewer 35mm f1.7 APS-C Manual Focus in the Sony E system once again
+ price before sale $63 once again

+ studio lighting kits

+ LED panels and ring lights including GVM

+ binos, generic camcorders and digicams, action cams

+ monolights and on-camera flashes

+ digiframes

+ stabilizer-y things

B&H Mega Deal Zone Continues for Day #2

We have Day #2 of the B&H All Star Game, aka the Mega Deal Zone, aka almost all of the daily deals of the last few months happening all together at the same time and you can buy as many of the offers as you want! But if you are Bill Gates or Elon Musk, please don’t buy everything, leave some for us πŸ˜‰

UPDATE: the headliner of the Best Buy daily deals for Tuesday 12/29/20 is an 8TB WD EasyStore external USB 3.0 HDD going for $130, that’s $16.25 per gigabyte!

Monday: Camera & Photo Lightning Deals

Among the Monday 12/28/20 Amazon Gold Box deals of the day there is a return of the Office promotion variant. You get a $40 plastic Amazon gift card with the purchase of a 1-Year prepaid Microsoft 365 Family subscription for up to six separate users (up to six different Microsoft accounts, 1TB OneDrive per account)… This goes for $100… This is an auto-renewing subscription. The $40 gift card is only for this initial purchase, not every year…

NEXT up we dive into the Camera and Photo Lightning Deals where as of the time of writing there are 110 options including:

+ starts 6:50pm ET: Neewer 35mm f1.7 MF APS-C lens
+ only again Gold Box teaser points to the Sony E version, price before sale $70

+ binos

+ backgrounds, studio and lightning kits galore

+ kids cameras and generic P&S digicams

+ stabilizer-y things including FeiYu and Moza

+ light panels, ring light kits

+ monolights and on-camera flashes

+ action cams and generic camcorders

+ digiframes

+ Neewer is the new Cal Ripken

Hide Your Wallets, The B&H Photo MEGA DEAL ZONE is BACK!

This is like an All-Star Game of Daily Deals! The B&H Photo Mega Deal Zone is back! This features almost all of their previous daily deals, there are hundreds of them. You can filter them by price-range OR by product category (eg the Photography sub-tab) or by Brand name. For example, there are ten Mitakon Zhongyi (it is going to be on the Photographer’s Spelling Bee contest!) prime lenses for various systems.

All the filtering happens in the widget, there are no separately links for sub-categories. Later on, on a time permitting basis I’ll try to highlight some.

OR you can look for them by painstakingly browsing through our previous daily deals posts which include B&H (but also other retailers). Mayhaps I need to create a B&H daily deals tag for future use πŸ™‚

Sunday Camera & Photo Lightning Deals

UPDATE: at the Adorama daily deals which run until Monday 10am ET you can get:

+ 3Pod Orbit Tripod for DSLR Photo & Video Cameras, 4 Section Extension Legs, Bubble Level, with Bag. 69″, Carbon Fiber for $150

+ PanaCast 2 Panoramic-4K USB Plug-and-Play Video Camera with Wall Mount for $249

One of the Sunday deals of the day at Amazon Germany is the new condition Datacolor Spyder5PRO Monitor Calibration offered for 99 euro with free shipping in Germany-Austria. Price includes reduced VAT for Germany…

Then to Amazon USA we fly where we take a look at the Camera and Photo Lightning Deals where 119 options exist as of the time of writing, including:

+ action cams, generic camcorders, binos

+ studio, backgrounds and lightning kits

+ stabilizer-y things including tripodalia galore and FeiYu and MoZa

+ generic digicams

+ monolites and flashes

+ Neewer wins the day once again

Sunday: Sigma 17-50/2.8 f2.8 EX DC OS HSM (N) for $279, Etc

Bag the bags at the Meh daily deal, you can buy two FUL backpacks (from a choice of four) for $18 total. So that’s $9 per bag. Free shipping for Mehmebers. These are general use bags, not camera bags.

And now we have a Nikon LENS DAY at the B&H Photo daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM in the Nikon F system only for $279
+ the other SLR system options are not on sale

+ 3 Legged Zayla L-bracket for $46, four options

+ GVM GP-80FW Carbon Fiber Camera Slider with Flywheel (33″) for $99

+ CoreSWX Nano for $149 in your choice of V-mount or Gold mount

+ Sachtler Lite Case (Medium) for $120

+ 4id UVC smartphone sanitizers, three options, for $25 each

+ Cleer Flow headphones for $60

+ flash deals: Smith-Victor LED Ring Light (13.5″) for $80

+ next flash deal starts 3pm ET: Bescor LED RGBW Studio Light Panel

UPDATE: good until Sunday at 10am ET we have a couple of Adorama daily deals as follows:

+ CLAR FlexLite 16x20in / 40x51cm 100W Rollable Wireless Bicolor SMD LED Panel for $259

+ Joby GripTight ONE Mount for Smartphones for $13

Friday Camera and Photo Lightning Deals

LAST CALL: the previously mentioned Julie Adair-King, Nikon D3500 Dummies ebook for $4 Kindle daily deal expires on Friday at 3am eastern!

And now lettuce take a looxie @ the Camera and Photo Lightning Deals at Amazon, a total of 118 as of the time of writing:

+ starts 4:20pm ET: Neewer 35mm f1.7 manual focus for Sony E
+ only Sony E on the listing; price before sale $63
+ averages 4.5 out of 5 on 42 aottow (as of the time of writing)

+ Fotga touchscreen on-camera monitor for $159
+ later: 7-inch Neewer F100

+ stabilizer-y things including tripods and sliders and handhelds and such from Moza, Hohem, etc

+ studio and lightning and background kits galore as usual

+ on-camera flashes

+ digiframes, binos

+ generic P&S cameras, camcorders, action cams

+ ring lights of all sorts

+ Neewer camera backpack

+ CPL filter

+ and so on…

64GB Sony UHS-II SDXC, Peak Design, Oben, 8TB Glyph, Etc

Never fear, Christmas Day 2020 is here!

As usual this new round of B&H Photo daily deals is good until Saturday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out) with online checkout turned off between Friday PM and Saturday PM (check website for exact times):

+ 64GB Sony SF-E Series UHS-II SDXC for $21.49

+ Peak Design Everyday Messenger 13″ Version 1 for $90 in two color options

+ Oben AC-1451 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-113 Ball Head for $90

+ Xcellon USB Multi-Card Reader (SD, CF) for $15
+ UHS-II, UDMA7

+ SOLD OUT: SmallRig TC2400 10-Year Anniversary Edition Multi-Tool for $9~

+ MyGekoGear Orbit 510 1080p Dash Cam with Night Vision & 16GB microSD Card for $60

+ flash deal: 8TB Glyph Blackbox Pro 7200 rpm USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C External Hard Drive for $270

+ no teasers for next flash deal(s) as of the time of writing

Thursday: Tokina 24-70mm f2.8 PRO FX for $579 [C], Etc

LOL, the headline for the Thursday 12/24/20 Meh daily deal is funny yet also right? “The Germaphobes were right” LOL. Anyway, their deal of the day is a Sharper Image phone and accessories UV sanitizer type thing for $25…

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

+ Tokina 24-70mm f2.8 PRO FX for $579 in the Canon EF system
+ the Nikon F version is marked discontinued and cannot be ordered, that’s why only the Canon version is on sale
+ this is blog-certified to be Tokina, not Tamron πŸ™‚

+ Lowepro Urbex BP 24L Backpack for $30
+ bag the bag!

+ Bolt VB-22 Bare-Bulb Flash Kit with PP-500DR Pack and Battery for $330

+ Steadicam Air 15 Monopod for $180
+ not your father’s monopod and as such, you can’t cosplay Gandalf with this

+ Oben Magnetic Mount Kit with Mini Ball Head for $13

+ also Shure earphones and sanitizer thing

+ flash deal ends 12pm ET: Wandrd Inflatable Camera Cube for $32
+ this product is so thrifty they don’t want to pay for vowels πŸ˜‰

+ flash deal starts 12pm ET: Samsung Galaxy Watch LTE GPS Smartwatch (42mm, Midnight Black)
+ price before sale $200
+ marked as “New Arrival”
+ also known as: one more thing to charge daily πŸ˜‰

UPDATE #1: the headliner of the Best Buy dailies is the 12.3″ Surface PRO 7 (latest model) going for $559 (i3 10th gen, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD), while the i5 with 8GB RAM option goes for $799 and the 256GB option has an Apple-esque +$100 price increase… While the $559 price may be tempting, keep in mind that this is Windows, so get the 4GB version only if you plan to use it in a way that can survive with 4GB of RAM…

Among the rest of the Big Yellow dailies there’s a 1TB Sandisk Extreme USB-C SSD for $125 [Conspiracy Theory Alert: just when the prices of the HDD crashed down, of course the next big thing became SSDs and Encrypted so the price points would go up!], and the 64GB Sandisk Extreme Plus microSDXC for $20, and no, that Duke Canon thing may look like AA batteries in the pictures above but it’s a lip balm type thing πŸ™‚

UPDATE #2: the current Adorama dailies [I forgot to post them earlier] include the ORLIT 250 KWIK Series Studio Flash With Bowens S Mount for $100 and a Swann Wifi pan-and-tilt PTCAM for $43… These change on Thursday at 10am eastern [or earlier if sold out]…

Wednesday Camera & Photo Lightning Deals

And now lettuce take a look at the Wednesday Camera & Photo Lightning Deals at Amazonia. As of the time of writing there are 79 participants, including:

+ light panels and selfie ring lights galore

+ stabilizer-y things include FeiYu and tripods

+ generic cameras and camcorders

+ binos and action cams and body cameras

+ monolights and on-camera flashes

+ on-camera monitors

+ background kits

+ Neewer wins once again

Wednesday: Pixel 4a, CamBee, LitePanels, LightSabers, Etc

Hump Day is here once again, the hump now being the one on our backs from too much time on computers and smartphones and such πŸ˜‰

Because life is too short to take too seriously, the Meh daily deal for Wednesday 12/23/20 is a 4-pack of lightsabers for $20, with free S&H for Meh-members… Bonus points the Star-Wars-ized basketball player names at the Meh page, Jruebacca Holiday, Kylo Korver, etc πŸ™‚

Meanwhile at the B&H Photo daily deals they have this lot good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Google Pixel 4a (128GB) for $319 after automatic in-cart coupon
+ if it wasn’t for early Android releases, would anyone buy the Pixels?
+ #BitterNexusUser

+ LitePanels Caliber LED Fresnel 3-Light Kit with Soft Case for $550

+ CamBee panel lights, two options, $49 and $89

+ SmallHD 502 Bright On-Camera Monitor for $529 with FREE SmallHD Faux LP-E6 Battery with DC Barrel Connector
+ in an era of 100-inch UHD TV sets, it’s a good thing they named them “Small HD” πŸ™‚

+ Joby GripTight PRO TelePod for $69
+ because there’s a market for all combinations and variations and permutations of tripods, monopods, hand pods, and pod-pods πŸ˜‰

+ Sachtler Ace M System Black Edition with Tripod & Mid-Level Spreader (75mm Bowl) for $460
+ PRO TIP: you cannot eat your cereal out of this bowl πŸ˜‰

+ RucPac Professional Tech Headlamp for $25
+ move over Light Painters, we, the Headlamp Painters are coming!

+ flash deal ends 12pm ET: Roland GO:LIVECAST Live Streaming Audio and Video Studio for Smartphones and Tablets for $190
+ because we are now in the SuperChat and Patreon and GoFundMe and KoFi and Cash-app era (which reminds me I need to set those up LOL)

+ next flash deal starts 12pm ET: ONA The Beacon Lens Case (price before sale $89)
+ despite the name, no light comes out of the case ~ unless you personally attach flashlights or other self-powered light sources inside πŸ˜‰

Tuesday Camera and Photo Lightning Deals including Neewer 35mm f1.7 MF

Tuesday action at the Amazon Camera and Photo Lightning Deals where, as of the time of writing, they have 121 items, among them:

+ starts 5pm ET: Neewer 35mm f1.7 manual focus lens
+ lightning deal once again points to Sony E version

+ action cams and binos and monos

+ lightning kits galore

+ generic kids cameras, P&S, camcorders

+ background and studio kits

+ monolites galore and on-camera flashes

+ digiframes and camera backpack

+ light meter and on-camera monitors

+ stabilizer-y things including sliders and FeiYu

Tuesday: Metz, Sigma 40/1.4 DG HSM ART for $899 [C/N/E], Etc

Tuesday used to be (New) TunesDay but since that got moved to Friday, Tuesday is now ToonsDay πŸ˜‰ And we have a new round of B&H Photo daily deals good until 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ yes, it’s a LENS DAY back-to-back!
+ SIGMA 40mm f1.4 DG HSM ART for $899
+ DSLR version in Canon EF and Nikon F
+ Mirrorless version in Sony E

+ Metz MegaBlitz flashes, 11 options, 44 AF-2 and M400, $100 to $130

+ SirUI SUP426SR Carbon-Fiber Photo/Video Monopod for $199

+ LuxLi Timpani 1×1 RGBAW LED Light for $700

+ 13.3″ Apple MacBook Airs (early 2020), five options, $880 to $1249
+ using conventional Intel processors
+ the new M1 silicon are the late 2020 models
+ already rumors talk of the upcoming M1x chip which is cannibalizing M1 sales πŸ™‚

+ Hyper 27,000mAh HyperJuice USB Type-C Power Delivery 3.0 Battery for $120
+ two USB-C, one USB-A ports, 100W Power Delivery 3.0, etc

+ Core SWX batteries, 16 options, $399 to $1799

+ flash deal (ends 12pm ET): Miggo Agua Sling Bag 60 for $89
+ has a little bit of aqua-blue color to justify the name πŸ˜‰

+ next flash deal (starts 12pm ET): LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen Dual SIM Smartphone (128GB, Unlocked)
+ price before sale $500
+ poor LG getting hammered and squeezed in the blockbuster movie “Battle of the Titans: Samsung vs Apple vs China Inc”
+ not to be confused with the “Attack On Titan” manga/anime; the Titans haven’t eaten LG yet πŸ˜‰

MEANWHILE at the Adorama daily deals [change Tuesday 10am ET] they have:

+ Gitzo GK0545T-82TQD Series 0 Traveler Tripod – 4 Section – with GH1382TQD Quick Release Center Ball Head for $450

+ LG 24MK430H-B 24″ Class 16:9 Full HD IPS Gaming Monitor with AMD FreeSync for $90

+ Nooie outdoor wifi security cam for $50

KINDA FREEBIE: if you are near a Habit Burger (part of the Burger 2.0 wave), you can get a free “Charburger with Cheese” when you download their app and purchase a regular size drink… The Charburger is more expensive than the regular drink πŸ™‚

Monday: Rokinon 50mm T1.5 Cine, 12.9″ iPad PRO (2020), Etc

And just like that Monday is here once again and with it we have a new set of B&H Photo daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out). And it’s a LENS DAY, hooray-hooray:

+ Rokinon 50mm T1.4 AS DS Cine DS manual focus lens for $379 in your choice of Canon EF or Nikon F or Sony E system or Micro 4/3rds

+ 12.9″ iPad Pro (Early 2020, Wi-Fi Only) for $949 (256GB on-board) or $1149 (512GB on-board), two color options each
+ also 256GB available as Wifi + Cellular for $1099

+ GVM Professional Video Carbon Fiber Motorized Camera Slider (32″) for $240

+ also Senal studio headphones for $45 and Denon In/Out speakers pair for $50 and AmazFit GTS smartwatches for $95 (six options)

+ flash deal: RucPac Solo Camera Strap for $20

+ next flash deal: Savage LiteShaper Flexible LED Panel

UPDATE: various Vivo standing desk / office related things and the refurbished Kindle (2019 model, 10th generation, latest model) for $40 are among the Monday Woot daily deals… If you love reading text-only books (eg fiction, or text-only non-fiction), an e-reader is a must have. Especially if you love reading in-bed or before bed time, because they are front-lit and black-n-white like paper, so they don’t affect your brain/sleep the way smartphones/tablets do, which are back-lit, so the light shines on your face instead… Or something like that…

Sunday: Neewer Battery Grip (BG-E8 replacement), Etc

At the rest of the Sunday daily deals, among the Best Buy offerings they have the 128GB Sandisk Ultra Plus microSDXC with full-size adapter for $25, a Microsoft full-size bluetooth keyboard for $40, a 114″ outdoor projection screen for $180, an Acer 28″ UKD monitor and a 75″ LG UHD television set… And a two-in-one coffee machine, one side is a conventional filter-basket electric coffee maker and the other side is a Keurig K-cup brewer. So you have choices and you can avoid a lot of intra-family debates and arguments about which one to get. This is for $100 by Keurig herself…

At the Woot website there’s a refurbished Pixels sale starting at $100 for the Pixel 2 and going up to $230 for the Pixel 3 XL… Me, personally, I’m holding on to my Nexus πŸ˜‰

Among the Amazon Gold Box offers there’s a COVIDalia sale that includes this 4-in-1 infrared thermometer for $18. This is a more compact design, not the Star Trek phaser style one… It takes two AAA batteries [not included]…

And now some thunderbolt and lightning, that is the Camera and Photo Lightning Deals, 96 as of the time of writing and they include, among others:

+ starts 3:54pm ET: Neewer Battery Grip replacement for Canon BG-E8
+ that’s for select Canon D-Rebel models, takes two LP-E8 or six AA
+ price before sale $28
+ averages 4.6 out of 5 on 2200+ customer ratings

+ ring lights galore

+ on-camera flashes and monolites

+ binos, action cams

+ stabilizer-y things including FeiYu and Zhiyun

+ lightning, studio and background kits
+ they have them only on days that end in “y” πŸ˜‰

+ assortment of generic digicams and camcorders

+ Neewer once again wins the day

Sunday: DJI Ronin-S, Robus, Lens Shade, Tamrac, Etc

Sunday is contractually obligated to be sunny, a Sun-Day if you must, so if it is not sunny, you are entitled to go into Karen mode and demand a refund!

With that out of the day, the time is right to look at the latest Sunday deals du jour at the B&H Photo website [and also web-sight since it is well-organized with lots of informational extra material] good until 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out…

+ DJI Ronin-S for $359 after automated in-cart discount
+ no relation to the Ronin movie?

+ Robus RC-5558 Vantage Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $300
+ theme song: ZZ Top o/~ Legs o/~

+ Flex Lens Shade for SLR lenses for $20

+ Vello VB-2000 ActionPan Pro Stabilizing Action Grip/Handle for $20

+ Letscom ID130Plus HR Fitness Tracker for $13 in two color options
+ if you don’t need all the Garmin and Fitbit and Smartwatch features why pay more?

+ MyGekoGear Orbit 122 1080p Dash Cam with 8GB microSD Card for $40
+ and be sure to sign up for my new class: “Learn How To Drive so YOU can take AMAZING Pictures with your DashCam”

+ SoundCraft Ui16 16-Input Remote-Controlled Digital Mixer for $299 after in-cart automatic discount

+ flash deal: Tamrac Jazz Shoulder Bag 50 v2.0 for $18
+ rumor has it, when you open the bag, it auto-plays the latest Norah Jones album πŸ˜‰

+ next flash deal: Porta Brace Wheeled Rigid Frame DSLR Case (price before sale $447)

Friday Camera and Photo Lightning Deals including Neewer 35mm f1.7 MF

As of the time of writing, 88 items are buzzing around in the Friday Amazon Camera and Photo Lightning Deals. Among them, of potential interest:

+ starts 11:45am ET: Neewer 35mm f1.7 manual focus lens
+ listing has a 10% off clip-on coupon on the Sony E APS-C
+ price before sale: Fuji X for $50, Sony E for $69, Canon EF-M for $73
+ the Gold Box teaser points to the Sony E version
+ UPDATE: the sale is the Sony E APS-C version for $58

+ lightning, studio and background kits – as always

+ stabilizer-y things including tripods

+ action cameras

+ generic P&S digital cameras and camcorders

+ monolights, ring lights (including selfie style)

+ digiframes, binos, etc

+ Neewer reigns supreme for another day

MEANWHILE at the Adorama daily deals [change Saturday 10am ET] they have this trio:

+ FotoPro X-Go Max 4-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod with Built-In Monopod, FPH-62Q Ball Head for $140

+ Minolta MN67Z super-zoom digital camera for $349

+ Minolta 10″ HD Smart Wi-Fi Digital Photo Frame for $90

Camera Silicon Skins (20+ options), Oben, Celestron, Etc

As usual, the Friday B&H daily deals are good until Saturday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out) with the customary Friday PM to Saturday PM non-checkout [check their website for exact times]:

+ Ruggard SleekGuard Silicone Camera Skins for 17 different options for cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony
+ over 20 cameras are covered because some have very similar bodies with respect to “skin wearing”, eg D5600/D5500, A6400/A6300, D3400/D3300, Z6/Z5, full-frame a-series with or without “R”
+ it’s getting cold out there, cameras need their jackets too πŸ˜‰

+ staying with the winter theme
+ RucPac Professional Tech Gloves for $20 in two size options

+ Oben AC-1321 Aluminum Tripod with BA-106A Ball Head for $70

+ 32GB Kingston USB 3.0 flash drive for $4
+ 5pk for $20, 10pk for $38

+ Celestron Night Vision Red LED Flashlight for $6

+ GVM LT-10S Smartphone Video Camera Rig Light for $46
+ smartphone cameras are so advanced now they can capture high-speed UFOs in fighter jets πŸ˜‰

+ MilSpec Century Power SJTW Triple Tap Extension Cord (12 AWG, Black, 25′) for $23

+ flash deal: Moultrie Wingscapes TimelapseCam Pro Digital Camera for $115

+ next flash deal: no teasers posted

Thursday: Storage sale including Samsung full-size SDXC cards [and Sandisk, Lexar, PNY, WD, Crucial, Kingston, 24 options]

It is yet another incarnation at the Amazon USA Gold Box until Thursday at 11:59pm pacific time or earlier for any item that may sell out ahead of its designated expiration time, it is Another Storage Sale featuring Sandisk, WD, Samsung, Lexar, Kingston, Crucial and PNY! A total of 24 options are available, including:

SDXC (full size) cards
+ 256GB Samsung EVO Plus SDXC for $32
+ 256GB Samsung PRO Plus SDXC for $38
+ a rare opportunity for a Samsung full size SD card on sale!

+ 512GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC for $120

+ 128GB Lexar PRO 2000x SDXC for $111
+ gold/black, UHS-II, V90

+ 2pk of 128GB Lexar PRO 1667x SDXC for $60
+ that’s $30 per card

microSDXC cards
+ 256GB Sandisk Ultra Plus microSDXC for $26.59
+ 512GB for $60, 200GB for $24

+ 512GB Sandisk Extreme microSDXC for $80

+ three PNY and three Lexar options and one Kingston as well, 128GB to 512GB options, $18 to $75

Other Storage
+ 12TB WD MyBook desktop external USB 3.0 HDD for $200

+ 128GB HP x900w USB 3.0 flash drive for $13.49

+ three Crucial portable external SSDs

+ also Sandisk Lightning flash drive and one WD Black game dock thunderbolt type thing

Find them all at the Thursday Amazon Storage sale good until 11:59pm pacific time on December 17 in 2020…

UPDATE: the current Adorama daily deals (changes Friday 10am ET) includes the Qnap TS-251D 2-Bay NAS Enclosure (Celery dual-core, 2GB RAM) for $230, a Pictar Smart 18mm wide angle smartphone lens for $40, and a JBL EON Compact AiO rechargeable personal PA for $499…

Thursday: Bolt Macro Ring, Gossen, Tamrac, E-Image, Etc

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

+ BOLT VM-160 LED Macro Ring Light for $40

+ Impact Hexi 24 Speedlight Softbox for $75 with FREE Impact Grid

+ Tamrac Tradewind Backpack 18 (Dark Gray) for $30

+ E-iMaGe EK60AAM Fluid Drag Video Head and Tripod for $170

+ Vello FreeWave Fusion Basic 2.4 GHz Wireless Trigger System for Canon or Nikon or Sony for $27 each

+ Lexar 128GB Professional CFexpress Type-B Memory Card for $145 after automatic in-cart coupon

+ GVM NP-F970 6600mAh Lithium-Ion Battery with Travel Charger for $44

+ flash deal: Gossen Mavo Monitor for $700

+ next flash deal: WD 12TB My Book Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive (price before sale $260)
+ “My Book” are powered, AC adapter included; 3-year warranty

Wedn Camera and Photo Lightning Deals

Another variant of the Anker charging accessories sale returns to the Amazon USA Gold Box for Wednesday 12/16/20…

Meanwhile, as of the time of writing, there are 120+ Camera & Photo Lightning Deals, among which:

+ action cams and generic P&S cameras and camcorders and kids cameras

+ studio, lightning and background kits parade as usual

+ stabilizer-y things include sliders and tripods and Feiyu and Zhiyun

+ on-camera flashes and on-camera monitors

+ digiframes and binos too

UPDATE: the latest Adorama daily deals (change Thursday 10am ET) include:

+ Sirui 3T-35R 1-Section Aluminum Table Top Tripod for $50

+ Shoulderpod S1 Professional Smartphone Rig with Tripod Mount, Filmmaker Grip, and Traveler Stand for $23~

Wedn: GVM, Mount Adapters, Peak D, Wooden, Etc

If you don’t think $39 drones are meh, the Meh daily deal is the Vistatech 2.4GHz Live-Streaming WiFi Video Drone with free shipping for Meh-members otherwise you pay flat shipping…

And just like that, Hump Day is here with a new set of B&H Photo daily deals good until 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ TECHART auto-focus adapters
+ Sony E lenses to Nikon Z cameras for $170
+ Leica M lenses to Sony E cameras for $230

+ Tamrac Quick Release Nonslip Shoulder Strap for $10
+ and if you’re ever in a reality TV show, you can use it for Z snaps πŸ˜‰

+ Peak Design Everyday Backpack (30L) for $160 in three color options

+ GVM Variable-Color On-Camera LED Light Kit with Mini Tripod & Suction Mount for $89

+ MagNus REX VT-4000PRO 2-Stage Video Tripod with Fluid Head for $140

+ Dana Dolly Portable Dolly System Rental Kit with Universal Track Ends for $1029

+ Celestron 10×50 Granite Binoculars for $270

+ flash deal: Wooden Camera Unified BMPCC4K/BMPCC6K Camera Cage (Rubber Handle) for $160

+ next flash deal: Nanguang Compac200C Bi-Color Slim Soft Light Studio LED Panel

Tuesday Camera and Photo Lighting Deals

Thunderbolt and lightning very very e-frightening! Over 130 items are currently featured at the Camera and Photo Lightning Deals at Amazon USA Gold Box for Tuesday 12/15/20. Of potential interest:

+ starts 4:30pm ET: Neewer Charger with Two Batteries (replacement for Sony NP-FW50)
+ also has $3 off clip-on coupon
+ price before sale $27 after $3 off clip-on

+ studio, lightning and background kits as usual

+ generic camcorders, kids cameras, generic P&S cameras, action cams

+ stabilizer-y things including tripods and GVM sliders

+ on-camera flashes and monolights, from Neewer of course

+ digiframes, on-camera monitors

Tue: refurbished Nikon Coolpix B500 (40x optical) for $150

Another one of the recurring refurbished Nikons is back, it is the plum-n-black color scheme of the Coolpix B500 superoom going for $150 with free US shipping and/or store pickup and such at the Best Buy website… It has a 40x optical zoom-zoom, and as of the time of writing it averages 4.3 out of 5 based on 164 customer reviews over there…

But Best Buy is not done yet, they have more camera-related gear:

+ 128GB Sandisk Extreme Plus microSDXC for $33

+ Aluratek 11.6″ wifi digiframe with Live Video Chat for $152

+ 15.6″ MSI laptop

+ 1TB Crucial internal SSD

+ dual monitor desk stand

MSI is also represented in the Tuesday Woot dailies with desktops in the $1 to $1.5K range… And of interest to prime members who don’t have to pay extra shipping, there’s a sale of trinkety-techie-gadgets stocking stuffers from $6 to $8…

Tuesday: Metz Wireless Sets, GVM, Tamrac, Joby, Gitzo, Etc

Tuesday is here or TunesDay for music fans, or ToonsDay for cartoons fans and with it we have another set of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Metz Wireless Transceivers, Receivers & Sets (9 options), from $40 to $100

+ Vello QuickDraw Rotating Flash Bracket for $13
+ now you too can be the fastest draw in the wild west!

+ Tamrac Tradewind 2.6 Shoulder Bag (Dark Gray) for $13

+ Joby GorillaPod 1K Flexible Mini-Tripod with Ball Head Kit for $25
+ optionally buy it together with the Joby Action Grip for $29~ total

+ GVM Professional Video Aluminum Alloy Motorized Camera Slider (48″) for $225
+ you can be a slider without Scott Bakula!

+ CoreSWX HyperCore NEO 150 Mini batteries, four options, $300 to $719

+ FotoGear Magilight LED Light Painting Stick / Wand for $199

+ flash deal: Gitzo GIGT1555T Traveler Series 1 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $350
+ it looks like Gitzo is getting pole position on the flash deals these days

+ next flash deal: Impact Venture TTL-600 Battery-Powered Monolight (price before sale $799)

Monday Camera & Photo Lightning Deals include Neewer 85mm f1.8 MF (Canon APS-C)

Thunderbolt and Lightning! No, not a weather report, and not the technical connector standards either. Monday is here at the Amazon USA Camera & Photo Lightning Deals and as of the time of writing there are 129 listings, among them:

+ starts 12:30pm ET: Neewer 85mm f1.8 manual focus for Canon APS-C
+ price before sale $101
+ only the Canon version is on the listing
+ averages 4.3 out of 5 based on 356 ratings

+ starts 1:24pm ET: Neewer Battery Grip (replacement for Canon BG-E14)
+ price before sale $39

+ action cams, kids cameras
+ generic P&S cameras and camcorders
+ body camera too

+ stabilizer-y things including tripods and Feiyu

+ studio, lightning (including LED panels) and background kits

+ digiframes, binos, on-camera monitors

+ on-camera flashes, monolites, selfie ring lights

+ once again, Neewer reigns supreme

Monday: Sigma 150-600 for $729 [C/N], SpyderX, DJi Mavic Mini, MeFoto, Dry Cabinets, LG, Gitzo, Etc

It’s not just any Monday today, it is Green Monday! Because we all reminisce longingly about Cyber Monday, so we need another named Monday πŸ˜‰

But it carries some weight because it’s a LENS DAY during Monday 12/14/20 at the B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out… A weightlifter lens day πŸ˜‰

+ Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporiaries for $729 in Canon EF or Nikon F options
+ optionally, under “Buy Together and Save” you can add the Sigma MC-11 mount converters for $99 each: either Sigma EF lenses to Sony E, or Sigma SA lenses to Sony E

+ DataColor SpyderX Photo Kit for $179
+ just like pixel-peeping [memo to self: be careful with the typos here!], calibration is also an officially recognized lifestyle

+ DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo with Hard-Shell Travel Case (Black) for $449
+ personally I’m waiting for the “Fly Less” combos πŸ˜‰

+ MeFoto RoadTrip S Travel Tripod (Carbon Fiber) for $100 in five color options which can be color-coded for project or by person
+ because you know there are some people who freak out if anyone else touches their stuff [and that’s pre-COVID]

+ LG 27UK670 27″ 16:9 4K FreeSync IPS Monitor for $330

+ Ruggard Electronic Dry Cabinets, nine options, $70 to $1000
+ because humidity and dust and such are not a lens’s best friend

+ also $15 Polsen studio headphones

Flash Deals
+ ends 10am ET: GITZO GT3532 Mountaineer Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod with 3-Way Fluid Head Kit for $859

+ starts 10am ET: Pelican 1507TP Air Case with TrekPak Insert

+ starts 2pm ET: Sennheiser EW 112P G4 Camera-Mount Wireless Omni Lavalier

+ starts 7pm ET: Polsen M-85 Professional Dynamic Handheld Microphone

MEANWHILE at the Adorama daily deals [change Monday 10am ET] there’s the Incase 16″ Reform Backpack with TENSAERLITE for $35 and the Zendure Q3 Qi-Compatible 7.5W Wireless Charger for $13…

UPDATE #1: it’s Samsung Day at the Best Buy dailies and it includes:

+ 128GB EVO Plus microSDXC for $21!
+ 1TB T7 portable external USB 3.0 SSD for $160

+ S20* and S10* smartphones
+ Tab S6 (10.5″, 256GB) Android tablet for $430

+ TVs, soundbars, smartwatches, robot vacuums, etc

UPDATE #2: the headliner at the Woot website is a Philips Hue system sale, with 15 options ranging from $18 to $180, including starter kits, light bulbs, hubs, light-bars, etc…

The sales also include CANAKIT Raspberry Pi kits ($65 to $90), various assorted former flagship Samsung Galaxy phones ($70 to $410), Birkenstock sandals ($22 to $40) because we all have a bit of a hippy inside us πŸ™‚

Sunday Camera & Photo Lightning Deals

The theme of the day for Sunday at the Amazon USA Gold Box is Amazon-branded products, which are harder to spot these days since they have a gazillion different sub-brands. Back in our time kids, when we had to go to school walking up the hill backwards in the blizzard under a scorching blood red sky, they only had AmazonBasics. Which is one of their sub-brands that is on sale today, along with “Daily Essentials” and Fire/Echos, etc…

Meanwhile at the 100+ Camera & Photo Lightning Deals, as of the time of writing, of potential interest, they have:

+ studio, lightning and background kits

+ action cams and generic P&S cameras & camcorders
+ and kids cameras too

+ on-camera flashes (Neewer of course)

+ stabilizer-y things including tripods

+ digiframes

+ monoculars and binoculars
+ sorry, no trinoculars πŸ˜‰