Nikon Hands-On Guide To Creative Lighting DVD for $10 w/FS

If you want to feed your DVD player so it doesn’t feel neglected with all the streaming, the “Nikon Hands-On Guide To Creative Lighting” DVD is on sale for $10 with free shipping (no minimum purchase required) at OneCall.com and at a couple of sellers (Cameta and Michigan Camera Exchange) thru Amazon (not Prime eligible) and at Focus Camera (eBAY)

Flashpoint lighting products …flash sale

Adorama is running another “Snapshot” flash sale. These typically last 24 hours or so and the current “Snapshot” sale is a sale on their various Flashpoint Flash and Lighting products. The price you see is the price you pay, no coupons, no mail-in rebates!

The order deadline for shipment before they close is 3/30/18 at 12pm eastern.

(ENDED) GVBGear Pocket Camera Light Fixture On-Camera Light for $25

This lightning deal expired…

Into the Amazon Gold Box we go, where, until 5:50pm ET tonight, you can get the new condition GVBGear Pocket Camera Light Fixture On-Camera Light for $24.99 sold by “GVB Gear” with the order fulfilled by Amazon. Only this one of the three options on the listing is a lightning. The price before the sale was $40 when I posted the Lightning Deals schedule earlier today.

Angler Whitebox Softbox (60″) for $100 w/free S&H

The brand name is “Angler” but this is not typically something you take to your local angling club meeting 🙂 The new condition Angler Whitebox Softbox (60″) is on sale for a limited time for $100 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo…

Sunpak DF3000C Digital Flash for $30 w/FS [C/N/A]

A modest doorbuster at B&H Photo, it is the new condition Sunpak DF3000C Digital Flash going for $30 with free shipping in your choice of Canon, Nikon or Sony-Minolta system. If your order total is $49+, then you get upgraded to free expedited shipping.

Speaking of flashes at B&H, the new condition Bolt VC-310C Compact On-Camera TTL Flash is on sale for $80 with free expedited shipping in your choice of Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Olympus/Panasonic and Sony. Sale ends on 3/29/18 at 11:59pm ET. Check the detailed page of each option for compatibility and features…

Lumu Power Color & Light Meter for $250 [requires iPhone with working Lightning port]

Another Kickstarter project that has made the transition to the world of grown-ups (ha!), the new condition Lumu Power Color & Light Meter is currently on sale for $250 with free expedited shipping at Adorama. This is a lightning-connector device, it turns your iPhone into a color-meter and a light-meter using the Lumu app. An iPhone with a working lightning connector is needed!

(ENDED) GVB Gear BiColor LED Light Kits for $40 to $50 (two options)

This lightning deal expired but this brand is appearing on a semi-recurring basis in the Gold Box, so it may return in the future again…

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16pk Philips A19 Frosted LED E26 Light Bulb (60W-eq, 2700K, 800 lu) for $22

On the budget side of lighting, Amazon itself is offering the 16-pack of Philips LED A19 light bulbs, frosted, 60W equivalent (8.5W actual), 800 lumens, 2700 Kelvin, Soft White, with E26 base for the very specific price of $21.60. Free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order [check $5 gadget posts for ideas if you want to climb over $25]. Limit up to six 16-packs per customer. This is not a lightning deal.

(ENDED) KEH Camera Accessories Coupon: 15% off Flashes, Grips, Prisms; 25% off Other Accessories [5700+ options]

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Fotodiox Pro 5-in-1 Reflector (22″) for $8

The Fotodiox Amazon store is offering the new condition Fotodiox Pro 5-in-1 Reflector (22 inches) for $8 with free shipping for Prim members or with a $25+ order. You can buy as many as you like. As this is an old fashioned sale, expiration time is unknown.

Litepanels Hilio / HC Field Lighting Package for $1000

Adorama is offering the new condition Litepanels Hilio / HC Field Lighting Package with Anton/Bauer Gold Mount and Anton/Bauer Dionic HC Battery and Anton/Bauer TWIN Charger, all together for $1000 with free shipping for a limited time.

Photogenic StudioMax III AC/DC Wireless Studio Kit for $500

For those about to rock and lighting… Adorama is offering the new condition Photogenic StudioMax III AC/DC Wireless Studio Kit, model AKC640BK, with two AKC 320B Constant-Color Monolights, Umbrellas, Stands & Case, but Battery is NOT included, for $500 with free shipping and handling.

Adorama 48 Hour and Lighting/Studio Sales

Adorama is currently running two sale promotions. First up is a 48 Hour Sale featuring a mix of products, and then there is a Lighting Week sale featuring lighting/studio type of products. Digest/breakdown of these later today on a time-permitting basis. If only I was Watson/Siri/GA/Bixby/Cortana/HAL…

Pre-order new Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL portable flash system

New on the lighting front! If you are a fan of the Elinchrom way of things, they have just launched their new Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL system with preorders accepted at B&H Photo for $1250. The ELB 500 TTL Flash head goes for $500 on its own. Or you can pre-order the ELB 500 TTL To Go Kit for $1900 (ELB 500 TTL with battery, flash cable, cable, charger, etc) or you can get that with two heads for $2125. The flash head has a March 12 in-stock estimate, while the rest are “coming soon”.

Lighting Offers: Angler Steady Cool 2-Lamp Fluorescent Fixture 2-Light Kit for $239 [and more]

“Lights, Camera, Action!” as the saying goes and it’s true! Because you can’t have cameras without light 🙂 On the lighting front, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Angler Steady Cool 2-Lamp Fluorescent Fixture 2-Light Kit for $239 with free expedited shipping for a limited time.

In other lighting action, they are offering:

+ Genaray Contender sale featuring four options, $339 to $1045

+ Bescor FM-256 Flexible Remote-Controlled Bi-Color LED Light Mat for $159

+ Bescor FP-576KB Bi-Color Wireless Control LED Studio 2-Light Kit with Battery for $439

(ENDED) GVBGear Pocket On-Camera Light for $25

This lightning deal expired… Happening now in the Gold Box, running until ends 5:30pm ET tonight you can get the new condition GVBGear Pocket On-Camera Light for $24.95 with free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order. Only this model of the three in the listing is on sale.

ORLIT 250Ws KWIK Series Studio Flash With Bowens S Mount for $170

The brand new ORLIT 250Ws KWIK Series Studio Flash With Bowens S Mount is now on sale for $170 with free expedited shipping at Adorama. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout.

Speaking of Adorama, they are offering the new condition Dell XPS 15.6″ Ultra Thin 4K Touchscreen Notebook (Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 4GB, W10 Home) for $1650 with free shipping and handling.

Pre-order Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI flash for $399

AI is not just in smartphones anymore! Canon has revealed their brand new Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI flash with pre-order price of $399 and a May 1st release estimate, and pre-orders for this smarty-pants flash are accepted at B&H Photo and Amazon itself and Adorama

ORLIT RoveLight RT 601 HSS (Non-TTL) Monolight with On Board Power (Bowens Mount) for $350

On the Adorama front, they are offering the new condition ORLIT RoveLight RT 601 HSS (Non-TTL) Monolight with On Board Power (Bowens Mount) for $350 with free expedited shipping or for $30 more you can get it with a Canon or Nikon or Sony trigger. This among their latest WPPI 2018 specials.

Lightning Specials at WPPI (114 options)

I will try to digest these tomorrow, but in the meantime, if you are interested in studio/lighting gear, the B&H WPPI Lighting sale features 114 products from various brands including Pocket Wizard, Westcott, Dynalite, Bowens, Broncolor, Profoto and more. Some of them include “free with purchase” extras… For more WPPI action, check the B&H show specials

Luxli Viola 5″ On-Camera RGB LED Light for $230

And now we are back to digesting B&H Photo WPPI specials until the Samsung MWC 2018 presentation begins around 12pm eastern today!

Next up, an on-camera light! The new condition Luxli Viola 5″ On-Camera RGB LED Light is on sale for a limited time for $230 with free expedited shipping from B&H Photo. All the WPPI specials are limited time offers…

Pre-order on Monday: Sony HVL-F60RM Wireless Flash and Battery Pack

A Trade Show Binge trilogy begins [see Trade Show Calendar], first with the WPPI in Vegas, then the Mobile World Congress in beautiful Barcelllllooooona, and finally the good old CP Plus in Tokyo where a new anime movie will premiere, Smartphone Titans eat point and shoot cameras 😉

Which brings us to another new product on the Sony front, available for pre-ordering on Monday February 26 at 11am eastern at B&H Photo as follows:

+ Sony HVL-F60RM Wireless Radio Flash for $600

+ Sony FA-EB1 External Battery Pack for $250

FREE OCF 24″ Beauty Dish with select Profoto B1X or B2 kits

Do two posts in a row make a theme? After the B&H Studio/Lighting offers we have one from Adorama! It’s a Profoto offer. With the purchase of the select Profoto B1X or B2 kits, you get a FREE Profoto OCF 24″ Beauty Dish with Deflector Plate. The free offer is mentioned on the individual product pages of participating items, and it is included automatically by Adorama while this promotion is running. No coupon, no rebate needed! The Beauty Dish goes for $179 on its own.

In other lighting related action at Ado, the new condition Litepanels Lykos 23W Bi-Color Flight Kit (3x Lykos Bi-Color LED Panels, 3x Ball Head Shoe Mounts, 3x Manfrotto Nano Stands and 3x Diffusion Gels) is on sale for $1580 with free expedited shipping. No relation to the Lycos search engine 🙂

For more Adorama offers, check their President’s Day sales

Studio/Lightning deals: Aputure, Elinchrom, Dracast, Impact

Thunderbolt and Lightning very very frightening! Who knew that “Bohemian Rhapsody” was actually prophecy about 21st century technology standards? Speaking of lightning, to the lighting front we go with a handful of special offers with free shipping at B&H Photo as follows:

+ Aputure Light Storm LS 1c AC LED Light with Wireless Controller Box for $556

+ Elinchrom D-Lite RX 4/4 Softbox To Go Kit for $800

+ Dracast Silkray 400 Daylight LED Panel Light for $162

+ Dracast BoltRay LED400 Plus Bi-Color LED Light for $279~

+ Impact Collapsible Background Kit – 5 x 7′ (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green, Black/White for $199

(ENDED) GVM 520 LED Video Lights Multi-function Adjustable Bi-color Video Photography Lighting kit for $160

These lightning offers expired…

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(ENDED) Godox V850II GN60 2.4G 1/8000s High-Speed Sync Camera Flash for $104

These lightning deals expired…

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16pk AmazonBasics 100W-equivalent A21 LED Light Bulbs for $46 (Daylight or Soft White)

The 100W equivalent LED light bulbs of the A21 kind are not easy to find or as cheap or subsidized like the 40W and 60W equivalent. If you happen to need them in multiples of 16, and you don’t need to receive them immediately, the AmazonBasics 16-packs are down to $45.29 in the Daylight (5000 Kelvin) and for $46.53 in the Soft White (2700 Kelvin). This puts each light bulb under $3.

If you don’t need that many or need them right away, the 6-packs are in-stock and ready to ship for $22~ in either Daylight or Soft White, making them $3.67 per light bulb.

In-Stock Now: Godox AD600Pro Witstro All-In-One Outdoor Flash with FREE Next Day Delivery (FO/C/N/S/F)

It’s in-stock time! The new condition Godox AD600Pro Witstro All-In-One Outdoor Flash is now in-stock and shipping for $899 with free next delivery at B&H Photo in the Flash Only configuration. Or for $968 you can get it with your choice of Canon, Nikon, Fuji, or Sony Trigger. These too are in-stock and get free next day delivery to the 48 contiguous US states.

PS: “FO” in the blog-post title is “Flash Only”. C/N/S/F are the initials of the manufacturers…

PS2: a handful of new lenses and cameras were revealed this week, hopefully I will add them to the tracker and create pre-order posts later tonight…

(ENDED) Godox AD600BM Bowens Mount 600Ws GN87 High Speed Sync Outdoor Flash Strobe Light Monolight with X1T-S Wireless Trigger Transmitter For Sony for $476

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Now shipping: Flashpoint Transmitter for Fuji X

Look under your chairs Fuji fans! You get a Flashpoint transmitter, you get a Flashpoint tranmitter, …. provided you pay for it 🙂 In-stock and ready to ship now is the Flashpoint Fuji X transmitter for $69 with free shipping at Adorama, joining the Canon, Nikon and Sony options. Adorama’s Flashpoint system has grown in many directions now with a variety of offerings.

Litepanels Astra 1×1 Daylight LED Panel for $700

Let there be light! Lite! On a Panel! Adorama is offering the new condition Litepanels Astra 1×1 Daylight LED Panel for $700 with free expedited shipping for a limited time. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout.

For more Adorama action, check their Mardis Gras 2018 sale

Dracast LED500 Pro Bi-Color LED Light with V-Mount Battery Plate for $320 with free shipping

Let there be light! For a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Dracast LED500 Pro Bi-Color LED Light with V-Mount Battery Plate for $320 with free expedited shipping. On the same listing, there’s also an option for a Gold mount for $349 with free expedited shipping.

For more action, check the B&H Featured Sales, while ending by 11:59pm ET tonight are the Daily Deals which include a Wooden Camera cage, a Quantum Turbo 3 battery and the $20 Corel VideoStudio 9 Ultimate software.

Westcott Strobelite Plus Monolight for $154 w/Free S&H

It may sound like the title of a Cannes Film Festival entry, but it’s actually a monolight! The Westcott Strobelite Plus Monolight is on sale for a limited time for the very specific price of $153.90 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. No coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and proceed to checkout during this sale.

In-Stock Now: Profoto A1 AirTTL Studio Light for Canon and Nikon

Good news for fans of the all new Profoto A1 AirTTL Studio Light! This is in-stock for Canon and Nikon for its starting price of $995 with free shipping as follows:

+ Canon version at Adorama

+ Nikon version at B&H Photo

ORLIT RoveLight RT 601 HSS (Non-TTL) Monolight with On Board Power (Bowens Mount) for $320 with Free Overnight Shipping

Adorama is back with another limited time offer, their ORLIT RoveLight RT 601 HSS (Non-TTL) Monolight with On Board Power (Bowens Mount) is on sale for $319 with free OVERNIGHT shipping. Near instant gratification. This is a limited time offer only!

Meanwhile continuing are two camera bags for $10 with free shipping each, with no minimum purchase amount required:

+ Manfrotto Amica 20 Shoulder Bag for Mirrorless and Compact DSLR Cameras, Black for $10

+ Case Logic Reflexion Removable Pod with Adjustable Storage Panel Shoulder Bag for DSLR Camera, 2x Additional Lenses and Flash, Indigo for $10

Impact Parabolic Umbrella Sale ($26 to $240)

For a limited time, B&H Photo is having a 20% off sale on eight Impact Parabolic Umbrella, with pries ranging from $26 to $240. The prices are factored in on the website, no coupon, no rebate needed.

In-Stock Now: Profoto A1 AirTTL-N [Nikon]

The Nikon version of the brand new Profoto A1 AirTTL-N is now in-stock and ready to ship for $995 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. The Canon version is not in-stock yet, but it is available for pre-ordering.

LitePanel Specials (9 options, $199 to $3799)

If you are a fan of Litepanels, Adorama is currently running a LitePanels Sale featuring nine different products/bundles with prices ranging from $199 to $3799 with free shipping. The $3799 item gets free Overnight Shipping, the others range from free Standard to free Expedited shipping. No coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and proceed to checkout…

Pre-order new Lastolite Joe McNally Ironworks Collapsible Background

If you are a fan of all things Joe McNally, the brand new Lastolite Joe McNally Ironworks Collapsible Background (5×7 feet) is now available for pre-ordering at B&H Photo for $218 with free expedited shipping when it becomes available/in-stock…

Elinchrom Ranger Quadra Hybrid with Lead Acid Battery for $699

Power up Elinchrom fans! The new condition Elinchrom Ranger Quadra Hybrid with Lead Acid Battery is on sale for $699 with free shipping at Adorama directly or if you have Amazon gift cards to spend, you can get it for the same price by Adorama thru Amazon… This too is part of their Accessories Sale

(ENDED) Thursday: Dracast Camlux Pro Bi-Color On-Camera Light Kit for $59 w/FS

These daily deals expired BUT for more action, check the B&H Featured Sales

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Adorama House Brand Sale (40+ options)

Adorama is having their semi-annual sale of their house brand products, with over 40 items participating, including Flashpoint/Orlit monolights, flashes, shoulder rigs, macro rings, tripods, ball heads, reflectors, camera bags and more.

Impact Astral Extreme AS-X-400 Monolight with FREE Remote Kit for $300

The new condition Impact Astral Extreme AS-X-400 Monolight is bundled with a FREE Impact ControlSync 16 Transmitter and Receiver Kit included automatically by B&H at the moment, for $300 with free expedited shipping.

If you want to save more, you can get the monolight (without the free remote) starting at $180 (in Condition 8) with free expedited shipping from B&H Photo Used

House brands are another increasing trend on the interwebs, and B&H Photo too has its own house brands. And at the moment they have a Lighting Gear sale of their various house brands with a total of 57 Impact products featured with more options when you click on the brand names on the left hand side of the page over there.

Random C&P Accessories sale: 5-in-1 Collapsible Reflector for $9, Lens Caps, Chargers/PowerBanks, Light Meter, Etc

A dive into the non-lightning deals at Amazon has surfaced some potentially interesting sales as follows. Since these are not lightning deals, they typically last longer, they are part of the “Savings & Sales” part of the Gold Box:

+ Etekcity 24″ (60cm) 5-in-1 Portable Collapsible Multi-Disc Photography Light Photo Reflector for $9 with free 2-day shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order

+ Spinido 3-Slot Charger with Three Replacement batteries for the DJI Phantom 4/PRO for $24 in white or black

+ Dostyle Light Meter, Digital Illuminance Lux Meter with LCD Display for $15.49
+ also a 5% off green clip-on coupon drops price under $15

+ 2pk generic 58mm lens caps replacements for Canon E-58 II for $4.38

+ 6-port Tiergrade USB Wall Charger (60W, 12A) for $10

+ RAVPower 60W 12A 6-Port USB Charger Desktop Charger for $18 after coupon RAVP2211

+ RAVPower 22000 Portable Charger 22000mAh 5.8A Output 3-Port Battery Pack for $30 after coupon RAV22000
+ also FREE 2pk USB-A to USB-C cables if you buy them together in same shopping cart from same seller

Thur FREE to Watch (starts 12pm ET): “Speedlight Photography Basics” and more

The new round of free-to-watch classes at CreativeLIVE begin at 12pm eastern every day. According to the Creative LIVE ON-AIR schedule, among the classes streaming today (Thur 1/11/18) is “Speedlight Photography Basics” and “File Formats Explained”. It looks like the “Alternative Processing” class is also continuing among others…

Coming in the next few days:

+ JAN-12: “how to shoot with your first flash”
+ JAN-13: “Composition Basics”
+ JAN-14: “Fundamentals for Great Prints”
+ JAN-15: “Posing 101” and “Writing Week”
+ JAN-16: “Location, Posing, Execution”
+ JAN-17: “Portrait Photography”
+ JAN-18: “Capturing Authentic Portraits”
+ JAN-19: “Engagement Photography”
+ JAN-20: “Wedding Photography Bootcamp”
+ JAN-21: “Think like a 10K Photographer”
+ JAN-22: “Fundamentals of Photography 2018” (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ JAN-22: “Portrait Photography Fundamentals”
+ JAN-23: “Camera Buyers Guide”
+ JAN-30: “Color and Composition”
+ and many more, see them all at the Creative LIVE ON-AIR schedule

(ENDED) Proxelle 700W Photography Softbox Studio Lighting Kit 24″X24″ for $48 with free S&H

This lightning deal expired…

Running until 12:35am ET on Wednesday among the Gold Box lightning deals, the new condition Proxelle 700W Photography Softbox Studio Lighting Kit 24″X24″ is on sale for $48 with free shipping (fulfilled by Amazon). The price before the sale was $60… It is 12% claimed as of 7:49pm ET… It averages 4.7 out of 5 based on 140 customer reviews and has 27 answered questions…

Pre-order Flashpoint XPLOR 600PRO TTL Battery-Powered Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System (Bowens Mount) – Godox AD600 Pro for $899

CES 2018 is happening at a more reasonable date this year (official start January 9th; see Trade Show Calendar) and this gives more time for the various new product announcements to have more breathing room. Which brings us to a brand new product from Adorama…

… the brand new Flashpoint XPLOR 600PRO TTL Battery-Powered Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System (Bowens Mount) – Godox AD600 Pro is available for pre-ordering for $899 without transmitter. They also offer four system bundles with transmitters for either Canon, Nikon, Fuji, or Sony for $968. Free shipping…

(ENDED) Proxelle 700W Photography Softbox Studio Lighting Kit 24″X24″ for $48

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Pentax AF360FGZ II Flash for $377

It’s Pentax time! The new condition Pentax AF360FGZ II Flash is currently on sale for $377~ with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo and also at Adorama

Adorama Closeout Lighting Round-Up: Foba, Lumo, Kino, Arri, Cool-Lux, Etc

In addition to the previously mentioned Lighting offers, we now round up the remaining Adorama close-out while-supplies-last lighting deals, with free shipping. They are sorted below by price:

+ Botero Backgrounds 006 10×12′ Muslin Background, Sky Blue/Pink for $30

+ Lumos 500MK 3200 approx. 5600K Multi-Function LED Light without Lens, 120W Power Consumption, 1000W Equivalent Tungsten for $1300

+ Foba DIBRO Large Shooting Table for $1500

+ Arri Snap-in Five Lens Set for sun 60 PAR for $1749

+ Cool-Lux CL3-1500 Bi-Color PRO Studio LED Spot Light Kit with V-Mount Plate, Includes 3x Spot Light, 3x Light Stand, 3x Stand Case, 3x Carry Case, Boom Arm, AC/DC Power for $1839

+ Kino Flo BarFly 200D 2 Light Kit, 100-240V AC for $1900

+ Lumos 700MK LED HD Studio Light, 3,200-5600K, 29 x 18″ Panel, Dimmable – Without Lens for $2499