Yongnuo YN-680-EX-RT lithium wireless TTL flash for $109

If you are a fan of the Yongnuo way of flashing, their new condition Yongnuo YN-680-EX-RT lithium wireless TTL speedlite can be yours for $109 after a $60 clip-on coupon at B&H Photo. You just click to clip the coupon, you don’t have to type anything. This is a limited time offer…

Pre-order new Manfrotto PRO Scrim kits

Pre-order time of the Manfrotto kind! Their new PRO Scrim kits (four options, $460 to $930) are now available for pre-ordering at Adorama… Product details over there…

They come with a 2-year warranty which can be extended to a 5-year extended warranty when you register the product [which goes to show the value of one’s personal data, which most people readily hand off to Facebook and Google and such without expecting compensation for the commercial use of their personal data, but that’s a story for another day]…

Now shipping: Profoto OCF adapter for $299

Those of you part of the Profoto ecosystem may be interested to learn that the new Profoto OCF adapter is now in-stock and shipping for $299 with free US shipping at Adorama and also at B&H Photo

Thursday: Neewer RingLight Kits, Samsung Note 10+, Etc

Some action at the Thursday Amazon USA Gold Box, good until 11:59pm pacific, or earlier for anything that may sell out:

We have the return of the Neewer Ringlight Flashes, with prices ranging from $18 to $160, with a total of a dozen options:

+ eight different Ringlight flash kits
+ two lighting kits
+ one selfie ring light
+ one 2-n-1 monopod/tripod

For fans of the S-Pen, the new condition factory-unlocked with 1-year Samsung US warranty 256GB Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ for $800 with free US shipping. This is available in three color schemes. Up to three per customer at the sale price.

And for coffee fans [is this turning into a coffee blog?] there’s a couple of Nespresso Vertuo Next pod systems for $100 each. The thumbnails look similar but one is made by DeLonghi and the other by Breville. They include coffee-pod starter kits to get you going… I don’t know if Nespresso has 3rd-party refillable pods (they exist for the Keurig system, with mixed results [of the ones I tried])…

Flashpoint eVOLV 200 TTL Pocket Flash Dual Head Pro Kit for $509

You are not seeing double! There are almost two of each at the current Adorama daily deal (changes Sunday 10am ET), it is the new condition Flashpoint eVOLV 200 TTL Pocket Flash Dual Head Pro Kit going for $509 with free US shipping. Check the listings for what’s included…

Thursday: E-Mart Lighting Gear Sale (16 options) and Kodak Instant Digital Camera & Printer (13 options)

The 2-Day Prime Day is over, but Amazon has already (!!!) entered the “Holiday Dash” season [hey, at least it’s not Christmas decorations in July at Dollar Tree] and surprise-surprise there are two (!!!) groups of camera and photo products at their Thursday 10/15/20 Gold Box / Holiday Dash daily deals as follows:

+ E-Mart Photo Accessories, 16 options, $15 to $139, including various background stands, backdrops, rectangular and ring lights, umbrella kits, crystal balls (!!!), and more

+ Kodak Smile Instant Print Digital Cameras, 13 options, $70 to $105; includes:

+ sale ends Thursday at 11:59pm pacific time (or earlier for anything that may sell out ahead of its designated expiration time)

Profoto Daily Deals at Adorama [4 options; ends Mon 10am ET]

It’s the return of Profoto at the Adorama daily deals , good until Monday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out… There are four options in the sale…

The Profoto C1 Plus Portable Studio Light goes for $299 with free US shipping and a free cleaning kit…

Then there are three kits based on the Profoto A1X flash. The “AirTTL” option goes for $895, the “connect trigger” goes for $995, and the combo with the “connect trigger” and the “C1 Plus” goes for $1094…

The above three kits come with three freebies each:

  1. Profoto A1 grid kit
  2. Profoto Gel Kit for A1
  3. Profoto Wide Lens for A1 light

The freebies are included automatically by Adorama while this promotion is running, no coupon is needed…

IMPORTANT: the above daily-deals link shows only the Canon versions, however the promotion for the $895 and $995 bundles is running for Nikon, Sony and Fuji as well. Simply go to the individual product pages of the above items, and select the camera-system of your choice from the options…

Profoto A1X Flash with Extras for $895 [C/N/S/F]

Profoto [the brand name] fans, your time has come! Good until Thursday at 10am ET [or earlier if sold out] the current Adorama daily deal is a sale on two Profoto options:

+ Profoto A1X On/Off-Camera Flash with Built-in AirTTL Remote with FREE A1 Grid kit and Wide Lens for A1 Studio Light and Gel Kit for $895 in your choice of Nikon, Sony, Canon or Fuji system

+ Profoto A1X AirTTL On/Off-Camera Flash and Profoto Connect Flash Trigger for $995 in your choice of the same four systems as above

GoDox DP III Series Sale (4 options, $159 to $299)

GoDoX time at the Adorama daily deals, it is a sale on their DP III series, with models participating (DP400 to DP1000) with prices ranging from $159 to $299 with free US shipping… Sale ends on Friday at 10am ET [or earlier if sold out]…

Rotolight NEO II On-Camera LED Lighting Fixture for $149 [ends Wedn 10am ET]

The latest Adorama daily deal (ends by Wednesday at 10am ET) is the new condition Rotolight NEO II On-Camera LED Lighting Fixture going for $149 with free US shipping. No coupons, no mail-in rebates, it’s a simple sale. Add to cart and proceed to checkout!

Thursday: 10% off Lighting, Tripods and Accessories with KEH coupon

KEH Camera is back with a limited time offer, this one is running for 24 hours only, good until 11:59pm ET on Thursday 6/4/20, it is a Lighting and Tripods and Accessories sale. Coupon code ACC6A gets you 10% off their current prices.

There are plenty of exclusions ~ as usual for “accessories” offers of this kind:
+ no Leica, no Breakthru Photography brands
+ no “NEW” condition
+ no “USED – Like New” condition
+ no Camera Film
+ no Memory Cards
+ no Extended Warranties
+ no LENSES
+ no Converters

If there’s anything left, happy shopping 😉

Joking aside, the easiest way to find out if something’s eligible is to add it to the shopping cart and enter the coupon. You don’t have to login/signup to test the coupon…

10% off Lighting, Accessories and Tripods with KEH coupon

KEh Camera is back with another coupon promotion, good until Saturday 5/16/20 at 11:59pm eastern, coupon code ACC5A gets you 10% off Lighting, Tripods and Accessories. As usual, their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies for the coupon and you don’t need to signup/login to “test” the coupon…

As usual, there are exclusions. No “NEW”, no “Used – Like New”, no Leica-branded, no no “Breakthrough Photography” brand, no memory cards, no extended warranties, no camera-film, NO LENSES, and no extended warranties…

Godox MonoLight Sale (17 options, $549 to $1K)

If you are looking for some lighting gear of the monolight kind and more specifically of the Godox brand, you’ve found the right post because currently B&H Photo is running a Godox sale with 17 participating products with prices ranging from $549 to $1003 with free US shipping… Sale ends 6/30/20 or earlier if sold out…

Quasar Science Q25-X Q-LED-X 2′ Crossfade Linear LED Lamp for $90 [ends Sat 10am ET]

The latest Adorama daily deal (changes Saturday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out) is the new condition Quasar Science Q25-X Q-LED-X 2′ Crossfade Linear LED Lamp going for $90 with free US shipping. No coupons, no rebates.

Luxli LED Lights sale (12 options, $220 to $3600)

Good until 4/30/20, B&H Photo is having a sale on select house-brand Luxli LED Lights products. A total of 12 items are participating in the sale, with prices ranging from $220 to $3600 (bundle)…

Yongnuo CE Compass Professional Wireless Flash for $55

Another variant of the Woot Liquidation sale is in progress, and one of the in-stock items (as of the time of writing) is the new condition Yongnuo CE Compass Professional Wireless Flash Speedlight offered for the very specific price of $55.08. Not sure what those eight cents are for 🙂

Free shipping for Prime members or $6 flat for the calendar day for non-members. It comes with a 90-day Woot warranty. Up to three per customer at the sale price. The sale ends in about nine days (from blog posting time) or earlier if sold out [a number of Liquidation sale items do sell out]…

Godox Lighting Gear sale (75 options)

Good until April 1st in 2020, B&H Photo is having a Godox sale with 75 products participating. You can browse them through or you can use the left hand side to filter them through by category (eg non-TTL), or you can sort them by price or best seller status and such. Too many obviously to list here individually. Godox fans, unite and take over!

Dracast LED500 Plus Series Bi-Color LED Light for $287

On the lighting front, B&H Photo is having a limited time offer (longer than a daily deal though) on the new condition Dracast LED500 Plus Series Bi-Color LED Light going for $287~ with free US shipping. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to purchase…

PS: speaking of B&H, if you are working from home and need related hardware and/or upgrades to existing equipment, B&H has launched a Work from Home portal

20% off Lighting and Tripods, 25% off Accessories with KEH Coupon (ends Sun PM)

Good until Sunday at 11:59pm ET, KEH Camera is having coupon Code ACC3A get you 20% off select lighting gear and tripods and 25% off Accessories. The discount depends on the product category as determined by the KEH computers. Their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies for the coupon (you can test it without login/signup)…

Excluded are: “NEW condition” and “USED – Like New” items, Leica & Breakthrough Photography brand items, Camera Film, Extended Warranties, Memory Cards, & Lenses & Converters…

Monday: Sunpak LED 448 19″ Bi-Color Ring Light for $80

Meanwhile Sunpak has a 2-day streak now at the Best Buy daily deals, this time around they are offering the new condition Sunpak LED 448 19″ Bi-Color Ring Light for $80 with free US shipping (or store pickup or ship-to-store ~ whatever’s possible/available) until the end of day on Monday 12/23/19…

UPDATE: Speaking of dailies, the latest Adorama daily deal is the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 with Signature Type Cover going for $500 (m3, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, W10 PRO, etc). Adorama daily deals rotate at around 10am eastern, not at midnight local-retailers time…

Flashpoint eVOLV 200 Pro TTL Pocket Flash Exclusive HexaPop Kit (Godox AD200Pro) for $349

The currently running Adorama daily deal is the new condition Flashpoint eVOLV 200 Pro TTL Pocket Flash Exclusive HexaPop Kit (Godox AD200Pro) going for $349 with free US shipping. Check the listing to see everything that is included with this bundle which averages 4.9 out of 5 based on 19 customer reviews over there…

Flashpoint Zoom Li-on X R2 TTL On-Camera Round Flash Speedlight for $159 [many systems]

With all this Cyber Monday talk, we forgot about Dre! We also forgot about Adorama’s Daily Deal which currently is the new condition Flashpoint Zoom Li-on X R2 TTL On-Camera Round Flash Speedlight for $159 with free US shipping, available for Canon, Nikon, Sony TTL, Fuji, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax for a limited time…

For more action, check Adorama’s Cyber Monday Twilight Offers. The most recent offers appear first ~ the link above is sorted by most recently added items…

Flashpoint eVOLV 200 TTL Pocket Flash with Barndoor Kit Built-in R2 2.4GHz RRS for $229

The latest Adorama Daily Deal (it has a countdown clock, this cross over into two calendar days, it is not a midnight-based daily deal) is the new condition Flashpoint eVOLV 200 TTL Pocket Flash with Barndoor Kit Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System (Godox AD200) going for $229 with free US shipping…

Optionally you can append additional products for a combined purchase bundle. To see the options, click on the “Create Your Bundle and Save Up to $300!” link on the product page…

Aputure Light Storm LS C120d LED Daylight Light Kit with V-Mount Battery Plate for $480

The latest limited time Adorama daily deal is the new condition Aputure Light Storm LS C120d LED Daylight Light Kit with V-Mount Battery Plate offered for $480 with free US shipping. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout…

Flashpoint XPLOR 600 HSS Battery-Powered Monolight with R2 RRS (Bowens) and R2 Transceiver

Adorama is back with another Flashpoint Monolight bundle for a limited time [this is not their daily deal though]. For $349 you get their Flashpoint XPLOR 600 HSS Battery-Powered Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System – Bowens Mount (AD600) along with the Flashpoint R2 single-pin transceiver… Other options and configurations are also available on the product page and of course the price adjusts as you adjust the options…

Flashpoint XPLOR 400PRO TTL Battery-Powered Monolight for $419 [limited time offer]

Now that we are in the holiday shopping season, Adorama has relaunched their daily deals promotion. The current deal of the day is the new condition Flashpoint XPLOR 400PRO TTL Battery-Powered Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System (With Bowens Mount Adapter) – Godox AD400 Pro, going for $419 with free US shipping.

You can optionally purchase additional Flashpoint items with it (flashes, etc) for a combined purchase discount. Expand the “Special Offer: Create Your Bundle and Save Up to $300!” area to see all those options.

Genaray Beacon LED Wand-Style Light with FREE Battery & Barndoors for $179

On the lighting side of things, the Genaray Beacon LED Wand-Style Light is on sale for $179 until the end of October 2019 (or earlier if sold out) at B&H Photo but that’s not all.

B&H is also including two free items automatically with purchase. These are mentioned in the listing while this offer is running (“Includes Free: 2 items $69.94 value”):

+ Genaray battery

+ Genaray barndoors (we can all pretend that I just typed my now predictable joke “barn animals not included”) 🙂

Sunday: LOTS of Neewer products (Flashes, Ring lights, Umbrellas, Etc) in the Gold Box Lightning Deals

IF you are a fan of Neewer camera accessories, the lightning deals of the Camera & Photo Gold Box for Sunday 7/28/19 includes a variety of their C&P accessories, including:

+ fluorescent ring light
+ TT560 Flash
+ mini tabletop tripod
+ C-stand
+ telescopic background support
+ umbrella set
+ NW-670 TTL flash kit
+ foldable LED panel
+ another ring light kit
+ NW-562 E-TTL flash
+ NW400 GW36 2.4G flash
+ another ring light
+ NW-565-EX E-TTL flash
+ Backpack

The above are all Neewer branded products and are running for the next 24 hours as of the time of writing of this post. They are listed in the order of appearance (order of going live in the Gold Box ~ other things equal)

Adorama Lighting Gear March Madness sale

March Madness is upon us all and to celebrate this, Adorama is having a sale-a-bration on their house-brand lightning gear featuring discounts of up to 35% off. Participating brands include Flashpoint, GoDoX, CLAR, Glow, and Orlit…

Because it’s hard to have photography without …light 🙂

Photoolex WFC-05 Wireless Flash Trigger set (Canon) for $9 after coupon [limited quantity]

As of the time of writing, according to the shopping cart, there are 18 units of these available… There is a $18 off clip-on coupon on the listing of this Photoolex WFC-05 1/8000s 2.4G Wireless Flash Trigger set for Canon cameras. The price of the item is $27~, so after you clip the clip-on coupon [you must be logged on to your Amazon account so it will add the coupon to your account for current or future use while the coupon is alive], the price drops to around $9. Not bad!

Here’s an annotated screenshot with all the interesting parts to pay attention to if you are not familiar with Amazon’s clip-on coupons…

Semi-annual Adorama lighting sale

Adorama is having their semi-annual Lighting sale featuring a variety of their house and house-adjacent brands such as Flashpoint, 3Pod, Green Extreme and more. A total of 110 products are participating in this sale…

Meanwhile their on-going Sale and Clearance page has over 5000 items, which you can filter in various ways using the left-sidebar and you can also adjust the sorting/display using the options on the main screen window…

Thur: Flashpoint Bundle (600PRO, XP600, eV 200) for $899

The Adorama Holiday Deal for Thursday is a Flashspoint lighting bundle going for $899 with free shipping consisting of three Flashpoint products:

+ Flashpoint XPLOR 600PRO TTL Battery-Powered Monolight Kit
+ XP-600 Pro Extention Head
+ eVOLV 200 Kit

Tue: Westcott Ice Light 2 WrapAround Dimmable LED Light with Spare Battery for $350

The Adorama Holiday daily deal for Tuesday is of the lighting kind, it is the new condition Westcott Ice Light 2 WrapAround Dimmable LED Light with Spare Battery (included by Adorama) going for $350 with free shipping and handling. No coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and proceed to checkout…

Sun: Aputure LS C300D LED Light (V-Mount) for $1099

The Adorama Holiday deal for Sunday is the new condition Aputure LS C300D LED Light (V-Mount) going for $1099 with free shipping. No coupons, no rebates, just add to le shopping cart and proceed to the checkout page…

Fri: Sekonic L-308X-U Flashmate Digital Light Meter for $189

The Friday Adorama Holiday deal du jour is the new condition Sekonic L-308X-U Flashmate Digital Light Meter offered for $189 with free shipping. No coupons, no rebates, just add to le shopping cart and proceed to le checkout page.

Adorama Lighting Gear Sale

The latest Adorama Snapshot deal is a big Lighting Gear sale featuring products from Flashpoint, Green Extreme, 3POD, GLOW (no relation to the Netflix show), ORLIT, and CLAR.

Flashpoint XPLOR 600 HSS Battery-Powered Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System – Bowens Mount (AD600) for $379

Adorama is running another limited time “snapshot” deal, this time it is the new condition Flashpoint XPLOR 600 HSS Battery-Powered Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System – Bowens Mount (AD600) – offered for $379 with free expedited shipping… Optionally you can add various other accessories to your shopping cart with this order for an additional combined purchase discount – expand the yellow “Special Offer” area over there to see the various options organized in sub-tabs in that section of the page…

In-Stock Alert: LowelTotaLED Daylight LED Floodlight w/FREE Battery Kit

B&H Photo scored an exclusive with this particular product and as of the time of writing, it is now in-stock and ready to ship.. “This” being the new condition Lowel TotaLED Daylight LED Floodlight for $449 with free shipping. And for a limited time, B&H is also including for FREE the Watson Pro 14.8V 97Wh Battery with LEDs & Single Position Charger Intro Kit (V-Mount). The free item is included automatically while this promotion is running, there’s no coupon code and nothing else to add to the shopping cart…

Lighting Sale (video priority) with promo codes

B&H Photo is running a Lighting sale of the video-priority kind [by that I mean lighting for video capture] with some of the offers require promo code VIDLIGHT to get the best price. Promotions expire 11/26/18 or earlier if sold out… Brands participating include Litepanels, Genaray, Dracast and Impact…

Thur: Philips Hue lighting products

Into the Thursday Amazon Gold Box we go which includes a sale on various Philips Hue lighting products, including various light bulb options…

Thur (B&H): lots of Lighting products (25 options)

Thursday is here and with it we have a new round of B&H Daily Deals including:

+ various lighting setups from Dracast, LitePanels and Genaray from $299 to $590 (five options available)

+ three options of flexible LED lights from $129 to $599 from Dracast, bescor and Intellytech

+ Fluorescent & Continuous LED Lights (5 options) from $29 to $974 from Interfit, Impact, Genaray and Light & Motion

+ Ringlights (four options) from $70 to $138 from iKan, Dracast, Genaray

+ Monolights (three options) from $80 to $500 from Photoflex and Interfit

+ Lighting accessories (five options) from $40 to $65 from Impact

Litepanels Astra 6X Bi-Color Next Generation LED Light Panel for $935

Headlining the latest sale at Adorama [we are after all a mere two weeks away from Black Friday 2018] is the new condition Litepanels Astra 6X Bi-Color Next Generation LED Light Panel (105W) going for $935 with free shipping and handling. An optional 18-month financing service is available, on approved credit and all that….

Speaking of Adorama, don’t forget to check their Featured deals on a variety of products!

ORLIT RoveLight RT 601 HSS (Non-TTL) Monolight with On Board Power (Bowens) for $310

Back to Adorama where they have launched another limited time “snapshot” deal. It is the new condition ORLIT RoveLight RT 601 HSS (Non-TTL) Monolight with On Board Power (Bowens Mount) offered for $310 with free shipping… You can optionally expand the yellow “Special Offer” section over there for various combined purchase discount options…

Speaking of Adorama, they are offering the new condition Asus ROG Strix GL753 17.3″ Gaming Notebook Computer (i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4GB memory, W10 Home) for $1030 with free shipping. No rebates, no coupons, just add to cart and proceed to checkout during this promotion.

Flashpoint XPLOR 600 Monolight w/Built-in Radio (Bowens) for $499

AS part of their Fall Back Sale featuring over 800 items, Adorama is offering the new condition Flashpoint XPLOR 600 HSS TTL Battery-Powered Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System – Bowens Mount (AD600 TTL) for $499 with free shipping. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout…

LitePanels Astra Soft BiC NextGen LED Light Panel w/10′ Stand for $1000

Adorama has launched another snapshot deal, a limited time offer of sorts, it is a bundle of two, the new condition Litepanels Astra Soft Bi-Color Next Gen LED Light Panel bundled with the Flashpoint 10′ C Stand on Turtle Base Kit, 40″ Grip Arm & Two 3″ Gobo Heads [the description makes it sound like a 50s scifi movie monster but it is NOT] for $1000 with free expedited shipping…

Speaking of lighting matters, Adorama has a limited time sale on 250+ Lighting products from in-house (eg Flashpoint) and out-house brands (eg iKan).

Lighting Gear Sale at Adorama (230+ options)

Adorama is having a limited time sale on lightning gear products with 230+ options available from brands such as Flashpoint, Orlit, LitePanels, iKan, Lowel, (Dave) Matthews (Band), Chimera, etc. You can also filter by product type and other options using the filters on the left-hand side of the website over there. You don’t have to go through them one by one – if you don’t want to 🙂

Now shipping: Nissin i400 TTL Flash for $150 [C/N/S/X/m43]

B&H Photo has scored an exclusive and it is now shipping, it is the new condition Nissin i400 TTL Flash going for $150 each with free shipping in your choice of Sony, Nikon, M43rds, Fuji and Canon systems. I’m personally holding out for the Pentax Q option ^_^

Sun (Gold Box): eMart Lighting Gear (four options)

The Amazon Gold Box has a lighting plan for you! Good until Sunday at 11:59pm pacific time, one of the deals of the day is a sale of Emart Lighting Gear, with prices ranging from $24 to $48~. These are fulfilled by Amazon, so Prime members can get them in about two days. It includes a backdrop stand, umbrella kit, tabletop lighting and of course a softbox kit. You can buy as many as you like.

Typically these “fulfilled by Amazon” offers don’t sell out since they don’t have the name-brand recognition of the well-known camera and electronics manufacturers, but of course you never know. I may have jinxed them by merely saying this 🙂

PS: if you prefer to spend as little time as possible buying clothes, Amazon is having a sale on 30+ clothing items from their own Amazon Elements house brand with fairly reasonable prices considering some of them are multi-packs…

Litepanels Astra 4X Daylight LED Panel with 2-YR New Leaf for $500

Adorama strikes again with another “Snapshot deal”, it is the new condition Litepanels Astra 4X Daylight LED Panel with a free 2-year New Leaf extended warranty included by Adorama. All together they go for $500 with free shipping…

AmazonBasics Electronic Flash for $23 [limit 5]

On the budget side of things, the new condition AmazonBasics Electronic Flash for DSLR Cameras is on sale for the very specific price of $22.75, with up to five per customer at the sale price, sold and shipped by Amazon itself. This is not a lightning deal, so the price does not have a visible ticking clock. It averages 4 out of 5 based on 280+ customer reviews and it has 165+ answered questions, so if you are curious about it, chances are, your questions about it may have already been answered.

Also on the budget side of things at Amazon, the new condition Neewer 5 in 1 Portable Multi 40″x 60″/100 x 150CM Camera Lighting Reflector/Diffuser Kit with Carrying Case is on sale for the very specific price of $18.89.

Speaking of Neewer, their Sling Backpack in the black color scheme is currently on sale for $28 each…

In other budget action, a 2pk of Maxboost waterproof floater straps is on sale for the very specific price of $9.19 (around $4.60 per strap)…

Free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order…