(ENDED) Ends Wedn 3am ET: earn 5% eBay Bucks on $100+ purchases (must opt-in)

This expired… If you are a member of the eBay Bucks rewards program, a new promotion is running until 3am ET on Wednesday 11/19/14. This time you earn 5% eBay Bucks on purchases of $100 or more. You can do this multiple times during this promotion. You must manually opt-in/activate this offer. Check your email or eBay Messages for more details… A good place to start looking for deals are the eBay Daily Deals

(ENDED) Ends by 9:50pm ET: Rokinon CV24M-C 24mm T1.5 Cine (DeCliq, FF) for $525

This limited time offer ended… The Rokinon CV24M-C 24mm T1.5 Cine Wide Angle Lens for Canon with De-Clicked Aperture and Follow Focus Compatibility is a lightning deal at Amazon, ending by 9:50pm eastern (or earlier if sold out) going for $525 with free shipping. Only the Canon version is on sale.

Heads up: New Experimental Twist in Black Friday sales – Preordering (!) the deals

This is only a heads up of yet another twist in the way Black Friday deals are offered. Apparently Amazon.com is trying a new experiment, you can pre-order (!) some of the Black Friday Deals. You will pay the lower price. This experiment is done with these four Samsung HDTVs. This is the first time I see this. I don’t know if other items will be offered in this fashion… So here’s a concrete example, using this 55″ Samsung HDTV as the Guinea pig: it sells for $850 if you want it right now. Or you can “pre-order” it for Black Friday for $800 and it will ship after 11/23/14.

Olympus USA store has “Black Friday” sale now

The Olympus USA store (GetOlympus) has launched what they call their early Black Friday sale. In addition to the discounts, they also offer free 2-day shipping with any order of $25 or more, which may be useful if you need any accessories or extra batteries and things of that nature. Their sale includes M43 cameras, M43 lenses, and P&S digital cameras. Promotion ends 11/30/14 or earlier if sold out.

Updated Nikon DSLR Instant Savings – add as many lenses as you like

Just in time for the holidays, the Nikon DSLR Instant Savings have been updated at B&H Photo, you can add as many lenses as you like and the savings will keep adding up. This is a one-DSLR and multiple-lenses purchased together in the same shopping cart promotion. Here is an example, a direct link to the Nikon D750 page over there. All those lenses scrolling down are eligible for this promotion.

(ENDED) Ends Sun 11:59pm ET: Four different Photography Magazines for $5 per year per magazine

This limited time offer expired. If you missed it however, fear not! These are recurring offers that return every few weeks… Expired details after the break…

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(ENDED) Starts Sun 9am ET: Sandisk Extreme 60MB/sec SDHC Sale

This limited time offer expired… As part of the Amazon Lightning Deals, starting on Sunday at 9am ET (for Prime members) and 9:30am ET (for Everybody else) there is going to be a sale on Sandisk Extreme 60MB/sec SDHC memory cards. I don’t know if it is going to be just the 32GB version that will be on sale or the whole line-up (16, 32, 64GB). We’ll know for certain when it goes live. This is a limited time offer, as all Amazon Lightning Deals are.

Wacom Bamboo Capture Pen Tablet CTH470 for $69

To the land of the eBay Deals we return, where we find the new condition Wacom Bamboo Capture Pen Tablet, model CTH470 offered for $69 with free shipping, by BuyDig’s eBay store.

More retailers have the Fuji X100T in-stock for $1300

Some of the first wave Fuji X100T retailers sold out, but there is a new wave of retailers that have it in-stock! I just updated the Fuji X100T stock status page with the latest details. As usual, there is a “Latest Updated” timestamp. The page is manually updated, so the further away you are from the timestamp, the higher the chances that things may change.

(OLDER POST) Heads Up: Photography magazine specials going live tonight

This was an older post… This is a heads-up! Four printed photography magazine specials, for $5 per year per magazine will go live tonight at the date-change time period (12:01am Eastern Time on Saturday). A new blog-post will go live at that time. No auto-renewals! You can use them for yourself or gift subscriptions for other photo-people. Details on Sat at 12:01am ET. The promotion will be good for Saturday and Sunday.

(ENDED) Starts Sat 9:30am ET: Sigma EF-610 DG ST Electronic Flash sale

This limited time offer expired… According to the schedule at the Amazon Gold Box, starting at 9:30am ET (Eastern Time) on Saturday 11/15/14, there is going to be a sale on the Sigma EF-610 DG ST Electronic Flash. The sale price will be revealed when it goes live. The price before the sale is $135.

(ENDED) Ends Sun 3am ET: Free Premium Camera & Photo Apps (Android)

This 48 hour promotion expired…

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Targeted: 5% off at Olympus USA store by taking survey

If you are part of the Olympus e-mailing list, they just sent an email with a survey. Participating who take the survey will receive a coupon for 5% off their next order at the Olympus USA store. This is a limited time offer, surveys are typically limited in slots available. The offer ends by the end of day on 11/14/14. If you participate and receive the coupon, the coupon expires at the end of day on 12/31/14. You must be in their emailing list and have received an email with the survey promotion in order to do this.

Corel Aftershot 2 for $20 (Windows digital download)

Corel is offering their AfterShot 2 software as a digital download for $20. Please note this is the “AfterShot 2”, not the more advanced “AfterShot Pro 2”. You will find a PDF file on the aforelinked page that compares the features of the two versions in detail. The AfterShot 2 is only available on Windows. Pro is available on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

PhotoVision specials at Adorama

Adorama has a trio of PhotoVision products on sale. Free Expedited shipping with orders of $49 or higher…

+ PhotoVision One-Shot Digital Target Utility Bundle with DVD for $130
+ PhotoVision 34″ Original One-Shot Digital Target with DVD for $70
+ PhotoVision 6″ One-Shot Digital Mini Calibration Target with DVD, an Exposure Aid for Digital Cameras – Pack of 2 for $45

8×10 Enlargement for 99c at Walgreens online (with coupon)

The Walgreens website is offering 8×10 Enlargement prints for 99c when you enter coupon code 99CENT8X10 at online checkout. The coupon offer expires at the end of day on Saturday 11/15/14. Options include mailing or same-day pick-up at a local participating store. Check the Walgreens Photo page for more.

(ENDED) Camera & Photo Lightning Deals (Fri): Polaroid, Fotodiox, ePhoto, Velsey, Coleman, etc

These limited time offers expired… Check back on Fridays and Mondays (or any days that end in “y” for that matter) for potential new offers from the Amazon Gold Box Lightning Deals… Expired items after the jump…

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(ENDED) Ends Fri 3am ET: 10% off one item at Groupon Goods

This limited time offer expired… Groupon Goods is running a limited time coupon promotion. Use coupon code SALE to get 10% off a single Groupon Goods item (this is where most cameras and electronics are), or 20% off a Local item. The coupon expires 3am ET on Friday 11/14/14. Limit one item per customer. Maximum discount is $50 (eg a purchase price of $500). Due to time constraints I cannot price-check Groupon offerings right now, but you can check their Groupon Goods page for ideas (Camera and Photo has its own sub-category on the left side of the page).

Fuji X100T starting to ship for $1300 from US sellers [updated]

UPDATE: the black Fuji X100T is now in-stock at some places for $1300 including Kenmore Camera (eBay) and Amazon (via 3rd parties)… For more, check the Fuji X100T Stock Status page (now HTML only, no widgets!)

The Fuji X100T is arriving before our eyes! We just updated the Fuji X100T Stock Status page and the silver version of the camera is in-stock and shipping for $1300 at Best Buy… As usual with new releases, there may be some initial bumps… Please note I can’t stay all night updating the page, so for the latest updates, you can do DIY-checks using the links in the Fuji X100T Stock Status page.

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Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera (Yellow) for $62 (limit 2)

In a world dominated by digital, instant film still lives! It even goes on sale! The Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera (Yellow) is on sale for around $62 with free shipping, with a limit of two per customer, at Amazon by Amazon herself… Now when are they going to put this instant camera’s innards inside a Fuji X-T1 body? 🙂 [joke!]

Panasonic 14-140mm f3.5-5.6 OIS (m43) for $560

If you are a fan of superzoom Micro Four Thirds lenses, the stabilized Panasonic 14-140mm f3.5-5.6 POWER OIS, in the black color scheme, is currently on sale for $560 with free shipping at B&H Photo and Amazon (look for Amazon herself as the actual seller or other well-known authorized sellers).

3TB Western Digital External USB3/USB2 HDD for $92 (limit 5)

The B&H Specials also include a couple of hard disk storage options! For $92 with free shipping, and a limit of five per customer is the 3TB Western Digital External USB3/USB2 HDD, model WDBWLG0030HBK-NESN. Needs reformatting for Mac usage. This is a limited time/quantity promotion.

On the slimmer and more fashionable front, the WD 1TB My Passport Air Portable Hard Disc Drive, model WDBWDG0010BAL-NESN, with a free carrying case included automatically by B&H, is on sale for $91 with free expedited shipping. Limit five per customer. Needs reformatting for Windows usage. This is a limited time/quantity promotion.

Canon SX510 HS superzoom for $200

More B&H action, of the superzoom kind, this is a LiIon-powered camera, the Canon SX510 HS (HS = CMOS sensor) is offered for $200 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. This is a limited time offer.

Profoto AcuteB2 600Ws AirS LiFe Power Pack with free Lamphead for $1500

Lighting power users, this is for you! For a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the Profoto AcuteB2 600Ws AirS LiFe Power Pack with a free Profoto AcuteB 600 Watt/Second Lamphead (included automatically by B&H) for $1500 with free expedited shipping! This is a limited time and limited supply offer!

Vanguard Auctus 323AT Aluminum Tripod for $150

We continue looking at the B&H Photo Holiday specials (first wave) where we find the Vanguard Auctus 323AT Aluminum Tripod for $150 with free shipping. Offer ends by 11/15/14. No rebates/coupons needed!

Preorder new DJI Inspire 1 Quadcopter with 4K Camera and 3-Axis Gimbal for $2900

If you are a “Droneographer”, a brand new DJI model has just been announced! It is the DJI Inspire 1 Quadcopter with 4K Camera and 3-Axis Gimbal, and it is available for pre-order for $2900 at B&H Photo where you can find a detailed product description and product specs. The release estimate is December 1st in 2014.

Also coming up (prices to be posted later on) are two other bundles, the two transmitter bundle and a stand-alone transmitter.

UPDATE #1: they are now also available for pre-order at Adorama.

UPDATE #2: one of the three kits is now available for pre-order at Amazon as well.

Sony HDR-AS15 HD Action Camcorder for $100

Also part of the first wave of the B&H Photo Holiday specials is the new condition Sony HDR-AS15 HD Action Camcorder with Wifi offered for $100 with free shipping. Offer ends by 11/15/14.

Olympus XZ2 rawsumer for $300

The Olympus XZ2 (black color scheme) compact with RAW is now on sale for $300 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon herself and B&H Photo and NewEgg… Thanks to one of our readers for the email alert!

Canon G1X with Canon WP-DC44 Underwater Housing for $550

For a limited time, B&H Photo is offering this Canon G1X plus Underwater Housing bundle for $550 with free shipping together! You get both, no coupon, no rebate, just checkout! The underwater housing is Canon WP-DC44 Waterproof Case. This promotion ends by 11/15/14 or earlier if they sell out… This is the headliner deal of the first round of the B&H Photo Holiday specials (a total of 33 offers listed there).

Wedn only: Fuji S4830 superzoom with extras for $120

At the bottom of the pile of the Best Buy Daily Deals for Wednesday 11/12/14 there is a Fuji S4830 superzoom bundle offered for $120 with free shipping. It is the camera kit plus a Fuji camera case and a Fuji 8GB memory card.

Canon 50mm f1.8 II SLR lens for $83 (limit 5; maybe Imported/Grey)

To Los eBay Deals we geaux, where we find the Canon 50mm f1.8 II SLR lens offered for $83 with free shipping, in new condition, by Red Tag Camera, with a limit of five per buyer. There is no mention of a warranty, so to be on the safe side, assume it is a gray market (imported model). Still for many this may be a reasonable risk, a double figured simple prime lens is a much smaller risk than a complicated four figures lens. But it’s up to you – we blog, you decide!… Separately there is a promotion that saves you $5 for every 3 eligible items you buy, all offered by Red Tag Camera – you will see this offer right above the product picture over there…

(ENDED) Ends Thur 1am ET: 128GB Centon USB 3.0 Flash drive for $40 (limit 3) + $5 flat ship

This limited time offer ended… The main Woot Daily Deal ending by 1am ET on Thursday is the new condition 128GB Centon USB 3.0 flash drive, offered for $40 plus $5 flat shipping. You can buy up to three of these per shopping cart. This is model S1-U3P6-128G… Speaking of Woot, continuing from yesterday is the Woot Sellout-only Woot-OFF

(ENDED) Ends Wedn 9:50pm ET: X-Rite CMUNPH ColorMunki Sale for $360 after $50 MIR

This limited time offer ended… As part of Amazon Gold Box Lightning Deals, ending by 9:50pm eastern on Wednesday 11/12/14 is a lightning deal on the X-Rite CMUNPH ColorMunki for $360 after a $50 mail-in rebate. The price before the sale was $460 ($410 after MIR).

Speaking of Amazon, but not part of the lightning deals, this 23-inch Dell E2314H Computer Monitor goes for $120 with free S&H.

Black Friday: Best Buy stores open at 5pm Thanksgiving, re-open 8am Friday

If you are looking for an excuse to avoid annoying, drunk or pestering relatives/friends/commitments/obligations on Thanksgiving Night, Best Buy has a lifeboat for you 😉 They will be opening at 5pm local time on Thanksgiving night until 1am local time. They will reopen on Friday at 8am local time for more conventional madness. Hours may vary slightly by region/state/store. More at their doorbusters page.

Drobo 5N 5-Bay NAS Storage Array (DRDS4A21) for $360

Speaking of the eBay Deals, Adorama’s eBay store is offering one of the currently featured deals, a new condition Drobo 5N 5-Bay NAS Storage Array with Gigabit Ethernet, model DRDS4A21, for $360 with free shipping. Limit five per buyer during this sale… It goes for $480 at Amazon… Please note this is the Base Unit. No hard disks are included with this model…

Ends Thur 3am ET: Earn 3X eBay Bucks (no minimum order) [must opt-in]

If you are a member of the eBay Rewards program (eBay Bucks; free to join), a few hours ago they sent in another bonus rewards promotion. This time you earn 3X eBay Bucks but unlike previous times, there is no minimum purchase amount, so whether you buy a $12 item or a $255 item, you still earn 3X rewards. You must manually opt-in before you can earn the bonus rewards. Look for the email in your inbox or the eBay Messages section of their website. The promotion ends at 3am ET on Thursday 11/13/14… If you are looking for ideas on what to get, check the eBay Daily Deals (you can find this, and other links to daily deals pages on the right sidebar of this blog)…

Samsung WB350F Wifi Superzoom w/extras for $140

The white Samsung WB350F Wifi Superzoom digital camera (conventional digital camera, not Galaxy Android) is currently on sale for $140 with a free Lowepro case and 8GB microSDHC card at Best Buy. Please note this camera takes microSD cards, not full size SD cards… It is also going for $140 at Amazon (limit 2) but no freebies there.

512GB Toshiba Q Internal SSD for $200

You can fight the software sprawl and megapixel wars with SSD! B&H Photo, for a limited time only, is offering this 512GB Toshiba Q Internal SSD (solid state drive) for $200 with free shipping. Limit 10 per customer during this sale. This is model HDTS251XZSTA, SATA 3.0.

Preorder: new Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II for $2200

November is often too late for most new product announcements, but there’s always new stuff that sneaks out, even during Photokina years. Case in point, just announced is the Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II USM Lens available for pre-order for $2200 at B&H Photo (and lens hood) and Adorama.

(ENDED) New Woot-OFF started on Tue at 1am ET

This 48-hour Sellout Woot-OFF ended… A new surprise Woot-OFF went live (Tuesday at 1am ET) at Woot Sellout. Sellout is the only part of Woot that is currently having a Woot-OFF. These typically last 48 hours but since this is a bit unusual, only time will tell… As usual, a random variety of items will be featured, I have no way of knowing what/when/how-much, so this is a YMMV adventure (or a workaround against insomnia)…

(ENDED) Ends Wedn 3am ET: Sony SDHC C10 memory card sale: 32GB for $12, 64GB for $25, etc

These daily deal ended. For future Lightning Deals, check their Amazon Gold Box… Expired items after the jump…

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(ENDED) Pay $80, Get $100 iTunes Electronic Gift Card (limit 2)

This limited time offer ended, but if you missed it, fear not. iTunes sales happen frequently on the interwebs and the brick and mortar world too… eBay Deal for today is this $100 iTunes Electronic Gift Card (delivery by email; not by snail mail) offered for $80 by PayPal Digital Gifts. Limit two per customer during this promotion. Nearly 2000 of them sold so far… This is a 20% discount, not the lowest ever, but if you happen to need one now, it’s better than full price :)… You can use this on a variety of camera and photo apps at iTunes (including Photoshop Touch), along with various photography e-books and everything else they digitally sell there. This is a limited time offer…

Panasonic ZS35 black compact-zoom for $216

The black Panasonic DMC-ZS35 is currently on sale for $216 with free shipping at Best Buy and Amazon by Amazon herself (limit 2). Or you can get it for $144 refurbished from Willoughby’s

NOTE: when price checking this you will find lower prices by various marketplace and unknown sellers. Chances are they are not authorized Panasonic dealers, so be sure to further research them if not familiar…

Refurbished Sony RX100 Mark II for $400

More eBay Deal action, this time we have a refurbished camera, it is the Sony RX100 Mark II (second generation or second of her name), offered for $400 with free shipping, with a limit of 10 per buyer, by Secondipity’s eBay store. They also include a 32GB card and case. The warranty is offered by Asset Recovery Division, LLC (“LSI”), a subsidiary of Liquidity Services, Inc. (see PDF file).

Refurbished GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition for $255 (w/1yr warranty)

The current spotlight eBay Deal action is an …action camera. The manufacturer refurbished GoPro HERO3 Black Edition with a manufacturer warranty is offered for $255 with free shipping by ebay seller “premiumdirectllc” (99.5%) with a limit of five per customer. This is a previous generation model. This was the “deputy” model to the then flagship “Hero 3+”. This one on offer is the Hero 3… I wish GoPro came up with a better way to describe model numbers, special characters and colors are confusing! But I’m digressing…

Nikon Coolpix P530 superzoom (imported model) for $230 [or refurbished authorized]

To the latest eBay Deals we geaux where we find the imported / gra market new condition Nikon Coolpix P530 superzoom offered for $230 with free shipping by eBay seller “bigvalueinc” (99.3%). Please note this does not come with a Nikon USA warranty because it was imported by the seller without their “blessings”. The seller offers their own one year warranty… The new condition price from authorized Nikon dealers is currently $350 (eg Amazonia)… Given the price difference, for some, this may be a reasonable risk. For others not so. We blog, you decide!

UPDATE: if you prefer the comfort of a blessed-by-Nikon USA model, you can get it for $230 with free shipping, in factory refurbished condition from BuyDig’s eBay store. So you can trade-off new/imported vs refurbished/authorized. Thanks to one of our readers for the email alert!

Refurbished Roku 3 for $70 w/free S&H

The Roku 3 is the current flagship in their line-up and it is currently available refurbished with a 90 day warranty for $70 with free shipping at NewEggFlash.com. It includes the Roku “puck”, a remote, an HDMI cable, and earphones… The new condition is on sale for $85 at Amazon… The Roku has a number of photography apps (channels), including Flickr, Picasa, Phanfare, Shutterfly, Smugmug, Facebook Photos, plus ways to access your pictures physically (via external storage) or through your computer network (Roku Media Player, Plex, etc).

Lowepro Fastpack 250 for $66 (limit 3)

The Lowepro Fastpack 250 camera/laptop backpack is currently on sale for $66 with free shipping and with a limit of three per customer at Amazon by Amazon herself.

(ENDED) Mon only: Epson XP-610 printer for $75 (or $88 w/extra ink) with free S&H

This daily deal expired… The headliner deal of the day for Monday 11/10/14 at the Best Buy website is the Epson Expression Premium XP-610 printer offered for $75 with free shipping. Or for $88 with free shipping they offer a bundle with extra black ink (Epson 273 T273020). This ships online and it may also be available for store-pickup (you can check by zipcode over there).

(ENDED) Camera & Photo Lightning Deals (Mon): XRite, Opteka, etc

These limited time offers expired… Check back on Fridays and Mondays (or any days that end in “y” for that matter) for potential new offers from the Amazon Gold Box Lightning Deals… Expired items after the jump…

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