(ENDED) Voking VK430 I TTL Speedlite LCD Display Shoe Mount Flash for Nikon for $38 w/free S&H

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(ENDED) Voking VK750 Manual LCD Display Universal Flash Speedlite for $30 w/free S&H

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(ENDED) CRAPHY Portrait Studio Kit for $43 w/free S&H

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(ENDED) LimoStudio LED Ring Light 5600K for $80

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One of the Gold Box lightning deals is generating some traction, it is 14% claimed 12 minutes into it, it is the new condition LimoStudio LED Ring Light 5600K Dimmable, 1/4 Screw Nut Camera Mount Adapter, Light Diffuser Installed, Light Stand Tripod, Photo Studio going for $80~ with free shipping (fulfilled by Amazon), running until 6:54pm ET or earlier if sold out. The price before the sale was $110 last night when I posted the lightning deals schedule which looks a lot more compact with the current/old WordPress theme 🙂

LED Light Bulb Sale: 16pk Philips 60W-eq for $20+, 6pk AB 100W-eq for $20+

Light is light! On the budget side of lighting, a number of LED light bulbs are on sale:

+ 16 pack of Philips LED A19 (2700 Kelvin Soft White, 8.5W = 60W equivalent, E26 base) for $20~
+ limit five per customer

+ 16 pack of Philips LED A19 (5000 Kelvin Daylight, 8W = 60W equivalent, E26 base) for $21~
+ limit five per customer

+ 6 pack of AmazonBasics LED A21 (5000 Kelvin Daylight, 14W = 100W equivalent, 1400 lumens) for $20

+ 6 pack of AmazonBasics LED A21 (2700 Kelvin Soft White, 14W = 100W equivalent, 1300 lumens) for $22

+ the Philips are currently the Top Sellers at Amazon, while the Daylight AmazonBasics (AB) is in the Top 10

(ENDED) Andoer Photography Studio Lighting Kit for $45 w/free S&H

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Ends Tue PM: B&H’s Studio Lighting Sale

Studio gear don’t get as much love as cameras and lenses, but B&H Photo has now created a 2-day Studio Lighting Sale running until Tuesday night (11/14/17) at 11:59pm ET. There are many and more products participating from various brands (iKan, LitePanels, Genaray, Fotodiox, Lowel, Elinchrom, Dracast, Interfit, etc) and in various categories (LED, Strobe, Tungsten, Fluo, etc).

You can use the tabs under the bright lights banner over there to filter them by price range, or product category, and sort them by price or popularity. No coupon is needed, no rebates, the price you see is the price you pay.

(ENDED) Thursday: Luxli On-Camera Light $180, iKan EC1 $479, 24″ NEC $85

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Flashpoint Photo/Video 19″ AC Powered 600W 5500K Fluorescent Ring Light With Bag for $70 w/free S&H

Adorama just ushered out an early Black Friday sale that includes two of their Flashpoint products:

+ Flashpoint Photo/Video 19″ AC Powered 600W 5500K Fluorescent Ring Light With Bag for $70 with free expedited shipping

+ Flashpoint StreakLight 360 Ws Flash (AD360) for $159
+ option to add the Glow Speed Ring Adapter for +$10 at the bottom when you expand the yellow “Special Offer” section

Flashpoint RoveLight 600 Ws Monolight with On Board Power with Freebie for $450 [and more options]

The new condition Flashpoint RoveLight 600 Ws Monolight with On Board Power (Bowens Mount) is bundled with a FREE Flashpoint V2 Replacement Remote Controller for RoveLight 600, all together for $450 with free expedited shipping at Adorama for a limited time.

Also on sale from their Flashpoint line is the Flashpoint Rapid 400 HSS Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System (Bowens Mount) for $549 with free expedited shipping.

Or for $599, you can get the new condition Flashpoint Rapid 600 HSS Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System (Bowens Mount) with free expedited shipping.

Last but not least, $799 gets you the new condition Flashpoint Rapid 1200 HSS Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System (Bowens Mount) with free expedited shipping.

Flashpoint Photo/Video 19″ AC Powered 600W 5500K Fluorescent Ring Light With Bag for $70

It’s doorbusterama time, aka a doorbuster at Adorama, it is the new condition Flashpoint Photo/Video 19″ AC Powered 600W 5500K Fluorescent Ring Light With Bag offered for $70 with free expedited shipping for a limited time.

For more Adorama specials, check these promotional index pages:

+ latest manufacturer refurbished products (70+ options)

+ Overstock Sale (over 7000 items)

+ the 100 Year Nikon Anniversary items

+ CLEARANCE sale on USED items (16000+ items)

(ENDED) Used Flashpoint Zoom R2 Manual Flash With Integrated R2 Radio Transceiver for $31

As of a 11/5/17 recheck, this is sold out in USED condition…

If you are comfortable with used camera gear, Adorama is offering the Flashpoint Zoom R2 Manual Flash With Integrated R2 Radio Transceiver in USED Condition (Excellent Minus) for $24 plus mandatory shipping which is $7 or higher depending on shipping method and location. Used quantities are limited. When this sells out, the link above will not show any search results. Which it is still available, you will see at least one product at the aforelinked page.

Pre-order new Manfrotto Nitrotech N12 [also: new arrivals from Flashpoint, Glow, 3Pod, Orlit]

Nitro is not just the trending cold brew coffee at Starbucks. It’s also trending at Manfrotto, their new line-up of Manfrotto Nitrotech tripod-alia is now available for pre-ordering at Adorama. The N12 head goes for $600, while the three tripod bundles range from $1100 to $1480.

These are not the only new arrivals at Adorama, they also have new lightning products from Flashpoint, Glow and 3Pod. The 3Pod ball heads range from $20 to $50, the Glow reflectors range from $40 to $80, while the Flashpoint Rapid Monolights range from $550 to $800, while the Orlit Roverlights range from $560 to $620.

Flashpoint Reporter Super Compact 150 LED On-Camera Light for $50 w/free S&H

Flashpoint lighting gear are also part of the October sales at Adorama, with free expedited shipping, as follows:

+ Flashpoint Reporter Super Compact 150 LED – On Camera Light for $50

+ Flashpoint CL-1300B LED PanelLight – BiColor LED Light for $330

Elsewhere among these sales, $20 gets you the Hammer & Anvil MX-SLR100 Two Channel DSLR Micro Mixer with free shipping.

(ENDED) Dracast Silkray 400 Bi-Color LED Round Light for $100, Think Tank TurnStyle for $40, Etc

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In-Stock: 6pk 100W eq AmazonBasics A21 LED Light Bulbs for $20

On the budget side of Lighting, we have light bulbs! The 100W-Equivalent 6-pack of A21 AmazonBasics LED light bulbs are back in-stock at Amazon in the Daylight (5000 Kelvin) for $20 and in the Soft White (2700 Kelvin) also for $20.

Free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order. If you need that extra $5 push to get to $25, check the “Other Sales at Amazon” segment further down the Lightning Deals round-ups.

In-Stock Now: Rotolight NEO II and 3 Light Kit too

If you want to be among the first to get these, these two new models are now in-stock and ready to ship from Adorama with free shipping:

+ the Rotolight NEO II On-camera LED Lighting Fixture for $400

+ the Rotolight NEO-II 3 Light Kit for $1600
+ as the name suggests you get three lights with three of each needed accessories, along with a hard roller case for carry/storage

(ENDED) Thursday: Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX (Canon only) for $649, Interfit S1 Monolightt for $550, Etc

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Lighting Sale at Adorama (35 options)

Adorama has just launched a Lighting Sale featuring 35 products from the world of photography lighting and assorted related accessories. This includes products from Profoto, Rotolight, Bowens, Ikan, Westcott, and more, including some of Adorama’s house brands. More on these later today, as unfortunately I an not IBM’s Watson, I cannot spawn 50 sub-threads and digest all the sales and post them in a millisecond 🙂

ORLIT RT-600C TTL RT Speedlite with Two Extras for $90 + S&H [Canon]

Also part of the Adorama 48 hour sale is the new condition ORLIT RT-600C TTL RT Speedlite (for Canon ST-E3-RT & 600EX-RT) bundled with a FREE Glow SpeedLight Bracket for Beauty Dish and 16X16″ Softbox, going for $90 plus shipping. Shipping starts at $7.

Westcott 48″ Rapid Box Octa XXL for Bowens for $250

Thunderbot and lightning mean totally different things in technology than they do in Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody. Which brings us to lighting 🙂 The new condition Westcott 48″ Rapid Box Octa XXL for Bowens is on sale until 10/22/17 (or earlier if sold out) for $250 with free shipping at Adorama.

While there, they are also offering the SmallHD 502 5″ HDMI/SDI LCD On-Camera Monitor Kit with a variety of accessories for $999 with free shipping until 10/30/17 or earlier if sold out.

Also there, you can get the new condition Tascam US-16×08 16×8 Channel USB Audio Interface for $200 with free shipping.

B&H Lighting Sales: Dracast BoltRay for $304, iKan PL74 for $129, Light Kit $999, Etc

Some DRACAST models are today’s B&H daily deal but there are more lighting-related gear that are currently on sale, for a limited time at B&H Photo, but they are not part of the daily deals so they will last longer:

+ Dracast DRBR-F-600B BoltRay LED Bi-Color 2-Light Kit for $304

+ ikan Piatto PL74 Accent Light (7 x 4″) for $129

+ ikan iLED312-v2 3-Point Light Kit for $999

+ TP-Link LB100 Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb 2-Pack Kit for $30

+ free shipping for the items mentioned above

(ENDED) Tuesday: Savage Universal Background Stand for $158

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(ENDED) Tuesday: Dracast LED 500 for $170 (three options)

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Used Bower SFD728N Automatic TTL Flash for Nikon i-TTL for $14

Continuing our Amazon Warehouse Deals adventures, we now have something for Nikon shooters. The Bower SFD728N Automatic TTL Flash for Nikon i-TTL goes for $40+ in new condition (eg B&H Photo but if you are comfortable with used…

… you can get it in “Used – Like New” condition (original packaging) for $14.20 by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself. This is not an Add-ON item, so Prime members get it with free 2-day shipping.

If that sells out, it goes for $25 at USED – Condition 9+. Free shipping with orders of $49+.

(SOLD OUT) Used Metz MZ 36 AF-5 36352OPL Flash for $43

As of a 10/12/17 PM re-check, this sold out… Used quantities are often limited…

The Metz MZ 36352OPL 36 AF-5 flash for Olympus/Panasonic 4/3 cameras goes for $140 in new condition (eg Adorama) but you can pay about 1/3rd of that price if you go used, you can get it for $43 with free shipping in “Used – Very Good” condition by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself.

Westcott LunaGrip Kit for $100

More action from the Adorama Warehouse Sale, you can get the new condition Westcott LunaGrip Kit, Includes 40″ Basics 5-in-1 Reflector, Protective Carry Case for $100~ with free shipping. It is temporarily on back-order but you can still order it at the sale price.

(ENDED) Neewer 2.4G HSS 1/8000s TTL GN36 Wireless Master Slave Flash Speedlite for Sony for $65

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Flashpoint RoveLight 600 Ws Monolight with On Board Power (Bowens Mount) for $340

Adorama has a new limited time flash sale, it is the new condition Flashpoint RoveLight 600 Ws Monolight with On Board Power (Bowens Mount) for $340 with free expedited shipping.

For more Adorama action, check their latest Latest Curated Sales

16pk of Philips LED A19 Light Bulbs (60W equivalent) for $25 in either Daylight or Soft White

On the utilitarian side of lighting, 16-packs of Philips LED A19 (E26 base) 60W-equivalent lightbulbs are on sale for $25~, making them just over $1.50 per light bulb. They are available in Daylight (5000 Kelvin) or Soft White (2700 Kelvin). The Soft White are limited three sets per customer, the Daylight do not appear to have a limit.

But that’s not all! Until 9/30/17, Amazon has a Philips Special Promotion. If your order total of eligible items is $48+, you can get this Philips LED A19 SceneSwitch (four color-changing light bulbs, they switch between 5000, 2700, 2200 Kelvin) for FREE. You must add the free SceneSwitch manually to your order. Check this post for Step by Step Instructions.

You can get the free SceneSwitch item with one of each of the 16-packs or two of the same 16-pack, or any other combination of eligible items. Remember, all items must be sold and shipped by Amazon itself as a one-time purchase (not Subscribe and Save).

Spend $48+ on Philips LED Light Bulbs, Get FREE Philips SceneSwitch 4-pack

Good until 9/30/17 (or earlier if sold out), Amazon has a promotion when purchasing $48 or more in participating Philips LED light bulbs, sold and shipped by Amazon itself as one time purchases (not “Subscribe and Save”). Over a dozen different Philips options are eligible for the promotion.

How to Get the Freebie PHILIPS SCRENESWITCH

  • Add $48+ in eligible Philips lights – this can be multiple units of the same item, or a mix and match of various items. Amazon itself must be the seller, not anyone else
  • manually add the free item to the shopping cart, the Philips LED A19 SceneSwitch (four color-changing light bulbs, they switch between 5000, 2700, 2200 Kelvin). This too must be sold and shipped by Amazon itself
  • Proceed to Checkout. If all is well, the price of the SceneSwitch ($23.90 as of the time of writing) will be deducted from your order total at the top right corner of the Amazon Checkout page)
  • If you don’t see the discount, it means the promotion expired or there is some other problem. Do not proceed. If you don’t see the discount, you will pay full price! Screenshot of what you should be seeing below:

Now shipping: the Elinchrom ELB 1200 system

From a $6 used camera to a four figure lighting system we go! The Elinchrom ELB 1200 system is now in-stock and ready to ship at Adorama which has all the bundles and accessories nicely organized in one page. There are four bundles with prices ranging from $3500 to $3700, along with a variety of system accessories and batteries. It beats using flashlights 🙂

Lighting Deals at B&H: Genaray (six options), Lowel PRO Power LED Light (Daylight or Tungsten) with FREE Softbox for $378

Lighting action now at B&H Photo! They are offering Tungsten OR Daylight options for the Lowel PRO Power LED Light with a FREE Lowel PRO Power LED Softbox, for $378 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. This is a limited time offer. Expiration date unknown (to me).

Speaking of lighting at B&H Photo, here are some other lighting offers:

+ Genaray SpectroLED Essential Kits, six options, price ranging $235~ to $498~

Refurbished Canon Speedlite 270EX II flash for $99

The Canon Speedlite 270EX II flash goes for $169 at authorized dealers such as B&H Photo.

But if you want a lower price, you can get it in manufacturer refurbished condition for $99 with a 1-year warranty from the official Canon USA Outlet store.

This too is part of a 38-item Refurbished sale.

Used Sigma EF-610 DG ST Flash for $65 [Pentax only]

I’m trapped at the bottom of the Warehouse Deals Bargain Bin and that’s where I run into something Shiguma!

The Sigma EF-610 DG ST electronic flash for Pentax cameras is available in “USED – Very Good” condition (various cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging) going for $65~ with free shipping sold by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself. Only the Pentax version is available there.

Metz mecablitz 52 AF-1 Flash (Canon) for $108 [USED] or $244 [NEW]

The new condition Metz mecablitz 52 AF-1 digital Flash for Canon Cameras is currently on sale in the Canon version only, in NEW CONDITION, for $244~ with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. The other system options go for more!

But if you are comfortable with used flashes, you can cut the price in half, you can get it in “Used – Very Good” condition with minor cosmetic damage, in original packaging, going for $108~ with free shipping Aamzon Warehouse Daels itself, another of one of the recent Bargain Bin additions.

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Pre-order new Profoto A1 AirTTL Studio Lights and Accessories

Profoto is expanding into on-camera flashes, with their new Profoto A1 AirTTL Studio Lights available in Canon or Nikon for $995 each. To get along with them, they are also launching nine accessories (gel kits, extra batteries, chargers, bounce cards, etc. You can see them all and place pre-orders at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Adorama 1-Day Sale on House Brands: Flashpoint, Glow, Orlit, Green Extreme, Etc,

Another doorbuster sale at Adorama, this is a 1-day sale (limited time) on their House Brands including Flashpoint flashes and monolights, Orlit powered monolights, Glow softboxes and reflectors, Green Extreme battery grips and batteries, and more!

For more Adorama action, check their:
+ Camera Bag sale (230 options)
+ New Releases and New Pre-orders page

Flashpoint Photo/Video 19″ AC Powered 600W 5500K Fluorescent Ring Light With Bag for $70 w/free S&H

Adorama has launched another limited time lighting sale, it is the new condition Flashpoint Photo/Video 19″ AC Powered 600W 5500K Fluorescent Ring Light With Bag going for $70 with free expedited shipping.

For more Adorama action, check their:

+ Tripod sale (50 options)

+ Camera Bag sale (240 options)

+ New Releases and New Pre-orders page

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(ENDED) Thursday: LimoStudio 600W Photography Triple Photo Umbrella Light Lighting Kit for $38 w/free S&H

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Happening now in the Amazon Gold Box, and good until 11:59pm ET tonight, you can get the new condition LimoStudio 600W Photography Triple Photo Umbrella Light Lighting Kit, Video, and Portrait StudioLighting Kit With 3 CFL Photo Bulbs, Black/Silver Reflective Umbrellas, and Carrying Case, AGG912-A for $37.82 with free shipping (Prime eligible). It is 16% claimed as of 7pm ET. The price before the sale was $49.50 last night when I posted the schedule.

Pre-order Litepanels Gemini 2×1 Bi-Color LED Soft Panel

On the pro lighting front, there is a pre-order there too! B&H Photo is accepting pre-orders for the Litepanels Gemini 2×1 Bi-Color LED Soft Panel (Standard Yoke) for the very specific price of $4218 with free expedited shipping when it gets released. The current availability estimate is mid October 2017.

For more B&H action, check their latest B&H Featured Sales.

(ENDED) SAMTIAN 48 Macro LED Ring Flash Light with LCD Display Adapter Rings and Flash Diffusers for $18

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I just caught a “live fish” in the Amazon Gold Box, running until 9:30pm ET tonight, you can get the SAMTIAN 48 Macro LED Ring Flash Light with LCD Display Adapter Rings and Flash Diffusers for $18 or $19.49 (there are two options there). The price before the sale was $28 last night when I posted the schedule of lightning deals.

Pre-order new Rotolight NEO II and HSS Transmitter

On the lighting front, a new line of Rotolight NEO II on-camera lights and HSS Transmitters are now available for pre-ordering at Adorama. The NEO II light fixture goes for $400, or you can buy a full kit for $1600. HSS Transmitters are available for Canon, Nikon, Sony, and Olympus-Pentax [one model for both; they haven’t merged]. There’s also a $100 receiver. A total of seven options are available.

For more Adorama action, check their latest New Releases and Pre-orders page.

AmazonBasics Electronic Flash for $23 [limit 5]

It’s back on sale again! The new condition AmazonBasics Electronic Flash is down to $23.26 with free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order. Limit up to five flashes per customer at this sale price. This is not a lightning deal.

It averages 3.9 out of 5 based on 111 customer reviews and it has 60+ answered questions over there. Needless to say, don’t expect triple-figure performance from a $23 flash 🙂

If you are looking for ideas on how to get to $25+, here are some other AmazonBasics items on sale:

+ AmazonBasics 50-Inch Lightweight Tripod with Bag for $13 [limit 10]
+ averages 4 out of 5 on 1730+ customer reviews

+ various UV Lens Filters for $5+

+ Tripod mount for GOPRO for $6~ [limit 5]

+ 67-inch Monopod for $13 [limit 5]
+ averages 4.5 out of 5 based on 650+ customer reviews

+ Universal Waterproof Smartphone Pouch for $3.36

+ there is an insane number of AmazonBasics products these days, it’s hard to keep track of them all
+ such as iPhone 7 PLUS case for $1.68 [limit 3]
+ and all kinds of AmazonBasics bags

The good old Camera Cleaning Kit eventually sold out a few days ago. When it came back in-stock, the price was/is $9.

(ENDED) Phottix Odin TCU TTL Flash Trigger Transmitter for Nikon for $90; Etc

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Flashpoint StreakLight 360 Ws Flash for $159 + S&H

The new condition Flashpoint StreakLight 360 Ws Flash is on sale for $159 plus shipping (starts around $8, YMMV by zipcode) at Adorama for a limited time as part of their Labor Day sales.

Speaking of which, they are offering the new condition Westcott 40-Degree Egg Crate Grid for 43″ Apollo Orb for $20 with free shipping.

Westcott Rapid Box Duo 32″ Octagonal Speedlite Modifier for $350

The new condition Westcott Rapid Box Duo 32″ Octagonal Speedlite Modifier with 40 Degree Egg Crate Grid is on sale for a limited time for $350 with free shipping at Adorama as part of their latest Labor Day Deals.

Speaking of Adorama, they have organized a page with some of the latest camera gear that are now in-stock and ready to ship.

Sony HVL-F43M External Flash with Extras for $398

In addition to the previously mentioned B&H flash (actual external hot-shoe camera flash) sales, there’s another flash bundle, this one at Adorama…

… it is the Sony HVL-F43M External Flash bundled with a handful of free accessories for $398 with free expedited shipping. The freebies are: a shoe-mount triple-bracket, a sto-fen omni-bounce, a mini soft box diffuser, and a Power 2000 4-slot charger with 4 rechargeable AA batteries. Shocker, I know, no Corel software and no cleaning kits 🙂

This is part of the early Labor Day Deals at Adorama…