(ENDED) Monday Lightning Deals: B+W, X-Rite, WonderPana, Rokinon 12/2.8 fish, etc

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(SOLD OUT) Mon: Lensbaby Special Edition Spark 50mm f2 for $60 (C/N)

This B&H daily deal too sold out before its 24 hour expiration window closed… For more B&H action, check their Featured Deals page

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Olympus E-PL6 w/14-42mm for $300

The new condition Olympus E-PL6 with 14-42mm is currently going for $300 with free shipping at B&H Photo (2% rewards) and Adorama and Cameta upon eBay and various at Amazon.

(ENDED) $5/yr Photo Magazines: Digital Photo Pro, Pop, Outdoor, DP

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(ENDED) Sun: Canon D-Rebel T5 w/18-55 for $325

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(SOLD OUT) Sun: Induro Grand Turismo AGT214 Aluminum 8M Tripod with Ball Head for $160 (limit 2)

This offer sold out before its expiration… The latest B&H Deal is the new condition Induro Grand Turismo AGT214 Aluminum 8M Tripod with Ball Head for $160 with free shipping with a limit of two per customer. Offer ends by 11:59pm ET on Sunday or earlier if sold out.

Refurbished Nikon D800E body for $2150

The Nikon D800E is currently available in certified refurbished condition for $2150 with free shipping by Beach Camera through Amazon. As of the time of writing, per the quantity slider on the right hand side of the page, there are nine left.

If that runs out, you can get it for $2200 by BuyDig on eBay (limit 5) and Adorama and Buydig.com.

Imported Nikon D7200 body for $900

Back to the eBay Deals, if you are comfortable with imported (grey market) cameras, GetItDigital (99.6%) is offering the new condition Nikon D7200 body only for $900 with free shipping with a limit of five per buyer. It comes with a one year warranty from the seller, not Nikon USA. Per the listing, this sale ends “7/28/15 AM”.

At authorized dealers, this goes for $1200 with various freebies, such as Adorama (among others, free Corel software that includes Aftershot Pro 2) and B&H Photo and Amazon herself.

(ENDED) Sat: NAS sale (8 options, Buffalo, QNAP, Lenovo, Iomega)

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Panasonic GH3 body only for $600

The Panasonic GH3 body only is currently offered in new condition for $600 with free shipping with a limit of ten per customer at B&H Photo as one of the headliners of their Featured Deals page.

Refurbished Nikon D800 body for $1700

Adorama is offering the Nikon D800 body only for $1700 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon USA warranty.

Refurbished Nikon D610 body for $1100

The second of a refurbished Nikon DSLR trilogy at Adorama is the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D610 body only offered for $1100 with free shipping. Full frame close to the $1000 frame 🙂 It comes with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty.

Refurbished Nikon D5300 w/18-55 VR for $490

If you don’t want to pay full price and don’t want to risk imported or used, one option is manufacturer refurbished and as such, Adorama is offering the manufacturer refurbished black Nikon D5300 w/18-55 DX VR for $490 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon warranty and 2% promotional rewards (around $10).

1TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim External USB 3.0 HDD + 200GB OneDrive Cloud (2yr) for $55

If you need a 1TB lightweight external hard drive and could use some boost to your OneDrive cloud storage, the 1TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim Portable External Hard Drive (USB 3.0, model STDR1000102) is on sale for $55 with free shipping in the blue and red color schemes at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of five per color. The silver and black go for slightly more. The different colors can be useful if you want to easily color-code them for your mobile or internal backup purposes. Once you register these, you can receive 200GB of OneDrive cloud storage for two years. This is good for new or existing OneDrive accounts but you can only redeem one of these 200GB freebies per OneDrive account.

TIP: here is one color coding scheme: red for weddings, blue for landscape, black for family, silver for business.

12oz Coffee Lens Mug (BPA Free, Stainless Steel) for $11 w/free s&h

Speaking of eBay, GearXS (97.9%) is offering a new condition (one would certainly hope so) 12oz Coffee Lens-Shaped Mug that is promoted as BPA-Free and Stainless steel for $11 with free shipping, with a limit of 50 per customer. This may remind some, very vaguely (ha!) of the Canon 24-105mm f4 Lens. I don’t think DXo measured this one yet 😉

In-stock nao: Canon G3X with Red Giant and New Leaf

The new Canon G3X with its 1-inch sensor and 25x optical zoom lens is now in-stock and ready to zoom into your hands at Adorama for $1000 with free shipping and two bonus items, the Red Giant production bundle software (Knoll Light Factory, Magic Bullet, Text Anarchy) along with a one year New Leaf spills and drops warranty. The free items are included automatically by Adorama while this promotion is running. You see them mentioned on the page (annotated screenshot below):

canong3x_free_items_at_adorama

Eye-Fi Pro X2 16GB WiFi Class 10 SDHC for $50

The Eye-Fi Pro X2 16GB WiFi Class 10 SDHC memory card is now on sale for $50 with free shipping at Adorama. You can buy as many as you like. This is an X2.

GoPro HERO4 Black Action Camera for $400

IF you have been holding out for a hero, you may belong to the Bonnie Tyler Fan Club or waiting for a sale on the GoPro Hero. You can’t unread that previous sentence I’m afraid, but if you keep on reading, among the latest eBay Deals, Adorama’s ebay store is offering the new condition GoPro HERO4 Black Action Camera, model #CHDHX-401, for $400 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer.

(ENDED) Friday Lightning Deals: B&W, XRite i1Photo Pro 2 EO2PHO, Rokinon 12/2 (m43), etc

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(ENDED) Panasonic MIC150 XLR On-Camera Shotgun Microphone for $120

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Bag The Camera Bags (Also a couple of Surface with Corel software bundles)

And now the moment you have all been waiting for, a new installment of the “Bag The Bags” game show! 😉 I already mentioned earlier today a couple of Camera Bag/Case offers, but there’s even more, so it is time to round them up. Here they are, in price order…

+ Think Tank Retrospective Laptop 13 for $60
+ Tenba ProDigital 2.0 Small Messenger Satchel, Fits 15″ Laptops & Small Camera System for $70
+ Tenba Shootout Backpack LE (small, black) for $120
+ Jill-e Jack Rolling Satchel for $150
+ Incase EO Travel Collection Roller for 17″ MacBook Pro for $180 [if you are having a deja vu, this is also part of the Thursday Amazon Lightning Deals]
+ free expedited shipping

Speaking of Adorama, they have two different Microsoft Surface tablets bundled with the Corel Digital Organization Creativity Software Kit that includes AfterShot Pro 2 and Paintshop Pro X7. They also include a Microsoft BT mouse and Wacom’s mobile devices stylus duo. They are:

+ Surface 3 non-Pro non-RT (Atom X7, 2GB RAM, 64GB, 1yr O365 sub, Win 8.1) for $475
+ 4GB RAM and 128GB storage version of above for $575
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And one more thing at Adorama, there is an Eye-Fi sale featuring six options with prices ranging from $20 (4GB) to $92 (32GB).

Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USB with 82mm VU filter, 3yr Spills/Drops, Lowepro Lens Exchange for $1224 after $100 MIR (C/N/A)

The Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USD currently goes for $1200 after a $100 mail-in rebate at authorized dealers, but if you also want a drops and spills warranty and a lens case and a filter, Adorama has them bundled up for $1224 after the $100 MIR in the Canon, Nikon and Sony SLR mounts. So the extra $25 gets you a three year NewLeaf spills and drops warranty, the Lowepro Lens Exchange Case 100AW case ($35 on its own) and a VU Sion UV 82mm Filter (VSUV82, $100+ on its own).

SLRGear Cine 25mm T0.95 and 12mm T1.6 together for $1000 (m43)

Hide your wallets Cine M43rds fans. Adorama is offering two SLRGear Cine lenses together as a bundle, the 12mm T1.6 and 25mm T0.95 for $1000 with free shipping. You can buy as many as you like.

PS: yes, there is a certain irony to an “SLR Gear mirrorless lens” 🙂

Pelican Elite Progear with Free Gift Card and Light (27 options)

This offer is so new, the thumbnails haven’t been fully created on the website. Adorama has 27 different Pelican Elite ProGear Bundles that include one of the CarryOn/Vacationer cases, along with a free Adorama Gift Card ($50 or $75 or $100 depending on item) and a free Pelican light. You can see the freebies and open the gallery for each item (if it doesn’t have a thumbnail yet) by opening the “This Kit Includes” section. Annotated screenshot below points to relevant parts…

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Joby GP3 Gorillapod SLR Tripod Zoom with Extras for $30 w/free s&h

The Joby GP3 Gorillapod SLR Tripod Zoom is bundled with a memory card wallet, an air blower and a cleaning kit, all together for $30 with free shipping at Adorama. You can buy as many bundles as you like during this sale.

Manfrotto MKBFRC4-BH BeFree Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod with Travel Backpack for $300

Bundle time at Adorama, they are offering the Manfrotto MKBFRC4-BH BeFree Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod with the Advanced Manfrotto Travel Backpack together for $300 with free expedited shipping.

Refurbished Nikon Coolpix L840 (38x, AA) for $150

Another offer added to the eBay Deals du jour, Adorama’s eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon Coolpix L840 superzoom (38x optical, 4 AA) in either black or red for $150 with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty and free shipping with a limit of five per customer during this promotion.

5TB Seagate Expansion USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive for $115

Back to the PayPal-divorced eBay Deals where NewEgg’s eBay store is offering the new condition megapixel-hoarding 5TB Seagate Expansion USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive, model STBV5000100, for $115 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. Over 5200 units got sold from this eBay listing so far per their statistics over there.

Pre-order new Canon DSLR Video Creator Kits

Canon is jumping on the video hype train by creating special Video Creator Kits centered around some of their dSLRS, launching with the D-Rebel T5i, T6i and 70D, perhaps targeting the family archivists and YouTube channelers. In addition to the DSLR (obviously), the bundles include the RODE VideoMic GO and a 32GB Sandisk memory card. The T5i bundle goes for $900, the T6i for $1000, and the 70D for $1650. The D-Rebels come with the 18-55 lens while the 70D comes with the 18-135. They are available for pre-order at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazonia.

Olympus 40-150mm f4-5.6 R (m43) for $100

Zoom-zoom Micro Four Thirds fans! The Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm f4-5.6 R lens is now on sale for $100 with free shipping at B&H Photo and Amazon by Amazon herself. Each seller has a limit of two per color. Guess what everyone is getting for the 2015 Holidays? 40-150 zooms! 🙂

Imported Canon 7D II body only Drops to $1150

Since we posted this a couple of months ago, the price dropped from $1200 to $1150! It is at the eBay Deals, where we find another import (grey market) trade-off. eBay seller “GetItDigital” (99.6%) offering the new condition imported grey market Canon 7D II body only for $1150 with free shipping and a one year warranty from GetItDigital, not from Canon USA. Limit five per customer with over 780 units sold from this eBay listing.

In comparison, at authorized Canon dealers, this goes for $1500 such as Adorama and B&H Photo which offer a few free accessories each along with 2% promotional rewards (= $30~). Amazon itself is stingy on the bundles but it offers 0% 12-month financing with their Store credit card and potentially 5% rewards for Prime members who apply and get approved for the Prime version of their Store card (5% = $75 in statement credit). As usual with credit offers, read terms and conditions carefully, ask them questions if something is not clear, and do some financial planning to make sure such offers will have a net benefit to you in the long run.

Panasonic AG-AF100A (m43 video camera) for $2000

The Panasonic AG-AF100A micro four thirds video camera is now on sale for $2000 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.

Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 for $55 (Disc or Download)

The Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 software is currently on sale for $55 with free shipping/delivery at B&H Photo (disc or download) and Amazon itself (limit 3, PC/Mac disc only).

Oben CC-2461L 4-Section Carbon Fiber Lateral Tripod Legs for $280

Tripod action now at B&H Photo, they are offering the Oben CC-2461L 4-Section Carbon Fiber Lateral Tripod Legs for $280 with free shipping and handling.

Canon PIXMA MG2520 and pocket album for $21

Adorama has a bundle offer, for $20 plus under $1 shipping, you can get the Canon PIXMA MG2520 and a Canon 3×3 inch pocket photo album. This is a bundle promotion, so you must needs add the printer to the bundle and then add the bundle to the shopping cart. Offer ends by 7/31/15 or earlier if sold out.

In-stock Nao: COMODO Orbit Handheld Stabilization Rig for $400

In-stock now and ready to ship is the brand new COMODO Orbit Handheld Stabilization Rig for $400 with free standard shipping (not eligible for free expedited shipping) at B&H Photo.

(ENDED) Thursday Lightning Deals: B+W 52mm, etc

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Monoprice DSLR + Laptop backpack for $22 w/free s&h

Monoprice is slowly discovering the joys of free shipping. Good until 7/26/15, they are offering their DSLR and Laptop Backpack (Monoprice product ID 11747) for $22 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer. This is black on the outside and orange-yellow on the inside, with adjustable compartments for the camera gear and laptop up to 15.6″. Short video from Monoprice showcasing embedded below…

Speaking of Monoprice, they are having a 13th Anniversary Sale with a variety of products (the camera related options are towards the bottom). Limit 10 per product. Ends 7/26/15.

Pentax 645D body only for $4000

If you want to take the jump into 645 digital, B&H Photo has further discounted the Pentax 645D body only, now going for $4000 with free expedited shipping. This has a 40mp CCD sensor and supports both PEF and DNG.

Olympus M43rds specials (34 options)

The latest round Olympus M43rds specials (cameras and lenses) is nicely organized at B&H Photo with 34 total options (two pages) with most of them eligible for 4% promotional rewards from B&H.

Sunpak Quantaray QSX 9502TM Tripod w/built-in removable Monopod for $40 w/free S&H

For a limited time only, Adorama is offering the Sunpak Quantaray QSX 9502TM Deluxe Tripod with Built-in Removable Monopod, 6.6lbs Capacity, 72.9″ Maximum Height, for $40 with free shipping. You can buy as many as you like (within real-world reasonable limits of course).

UPDATE: another Sunpak offer, B&H Photo is offering the Sunpak 423PX2 3-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod with Compact Pistol Grip Head for $80 with free expedited shipping.

Imported Canon 6D body only for $1194 _VS_ Open-Box (Canon warranty) for $1270

Back to the eBay Deals we go where we find the new condition imported-by-seller grey-market Canon 6D body only offered for $1194~ with free shipping and a one year warranty from the seller “GetItDigital” (99.6%), not Canon USA. Limit three per customer.

If you don’t feel comfortable with imported (grey market) cameras, but you are comfortable with open-box Canon USA blessed cameras, you can get the Canon 6D body only for $1270 with free expedited shipping by Adorama. The listing says it includes all accessories and comes with a one year Canon USA warranty.

If you prefer new condition from authorized dealers, it goes for $1400 with a variety of various freebies at Amazon and B&H Photo and Adorama.

20% off select Hasselblad Medium Format Lenses

Hasselblad has announced a worldwide 20% off sale on select medium format sales. They have a handy global map there to find authorized local dealers around the world. For internet buying, check prices at Adorama and B&H Photo.

(ENDED) Wedn Lightning Deals: B+W, Lowepro Slingshot, Blackbox

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(ENDED) Wedn: ikan VL7e 7″ HDMI LCD Field Monitor with Canon LP-E6 Type Battery Plate for $170

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Lowepro Photo SportSling 100AW Orange for $50 {limit 2}

You can check out any time you like, but you cannot leave your camera gear unprotected, so more camera bags 😉 B&H Photo is offering the Lowepro Photo Sport Sling 100 AW (Orange) for $50 with free expedited shipping with a limit of two per customer during this sale.

Sigma 70mm f2.8 EX DG (Nikon or Pentax) for $450

The Sigma 70mm f2.8 EX DG Macro SLR lens is currently going for $450 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo in the Nikon mount (with 2% promotional rewards) and in the Pentax K-mount (no rewards).

Fuji X-Pro1 with 27mm f2.8 and lots of extras for $800 [add 35mm f1.4 for +$150] {add Fuji XQ2 for +$200}

Fuji X temptations! At Adorama, thanks to Fuji X-Pro1 shopping cart bundles, you can get the Fuji X-Pro1 body only along with an extra Fuji battery, a 32GB Lexar card and a 16GB Sandisk memory vault for $800. Look at the “Camera Lens Deals” bundle and you can add the Fuji 27mm f2.8 R lens for FREE. The lens comes with a free bundle of its own (NewLeaf extended warranty, filter, wrap, tether, cleaning kit). You have to press the blue button to add the lens to the bundle and then add the bundle to the shopping cart.

But that’s not all. Optionally you can add the 35mm f1.4 lens in the same fashion as above for +$150 more. This lens too comes with a similar freebies bundles as the lens above. This makes it $950. No coupons/rebates, just add to cart!

Also if you click on the “Buy Together and Save” on the left side over there, you can optionally buy the Fuji XQ2 rawsumer for +$200. Annotated screenshot of the bundles below highlighting in green the relevant parts…

fuji_xpro1_bundles_at_adorama

These are limited time offers but I do not know when they expire…

12″ Apple Macbook & Corel Creativity Suite (incl. Aftershot Pro 2) & 3yr AppleCare for $1325 after $100 MIR

In order to purchase Apple products online at Adorama, you must needs be a member of the free to join Adorama VIP program. Which brings us to this Apple MacBook bundle at Adorama. For $1325 after a $100 mail-in rebate (see rebate details, form only good for Adorama purchases), you get the 12″ Apple MacBook MK4M2LL/A (8GB RAM, 256GB PCIe Flash, Core M 1.1GHz), along with a 3 year Apple Care extended protection plan, and the Corel Digital Organization Creativity Suite for Mac that includes the Aftershot Pro 2 software, FX Photo Studio Pro and Photo Zoom Pro software. Offer ends Expires 7/23/15 or earlier if sold out.

Panasonic TS30 waterproof with case, 16GB card and cleaning for $128

On the “summer camera” front, the colorful Panasonic TS30 waterproof point and shoots are now on sale for $128 with free expedited shipping at Adorama with a free Lowepro camera pouch, 16GB memory card and cleaning kit. This is available in red or blue or back. Page down over there to find the color and bundle of interest. Offer ends by 8/8/15 or earlier if sold-out/etc…