(ENDED) Ends Thur 3am ET: Corel PaintShop Pro X7 for $30

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(ENDED) Refurbished Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Wi-Fi Quadricopter for $185

This daily deal expired… The Woot OFF ended after its usual 48 hours. The new Woot deal of the day ending by 1am ET on Friday, is the factory reconditioned Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Wi-Fi Quadricopter, model PF721000SE, offered for $180 plus $5 flat shipping. Limit 3 per customer.

Adobe Lightroom Preset Library with Lifetime subscription for $39

New offer launched at Stacksocial.com, for $39, you get a lifetime subscription to the Adobe Lightroom Preset Library offered by Presetual. This offer includes updates, and use in both personal and commercial projects without the requirement to credit the source. However, this offer does not offer refunds. Check the description and terms/conditions for more details.

Three MacBook specials at B&H

B&H Photo has a trio of MacBook laptop specials as follows:

+ 11.6″ MacBook Air (MD712LL/A) for $850
+ 13.3″ MacBook Pro (Late 2013, ME864LL/A) for $1070
+ 13.3″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display (Mid 2014, model MGX72LL/A) for $1200
+ they come with a six month Parallels Access 2.0 subscription

2TB WD External USB 3.0 hard drive with either LR5 or Elements 12 for $109 with coupon

More VISA Checkout promotions at BuyDig, this is centered around the 2TB Western Digital My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 external portable hard drive. You can get it for $109 with free shipping with free software, either Lightroom 5 or Photoshop & Premiere Elements 12. Offers expire by 1/25/15.

+ 2TB WD HDD + Adobe Lightroom 5 for $109 with Visa Checkout promo code VMECO

+ 2TB WD HDD + Adobe Photoshop/Premiere Elements 12 for $109 with Visa Checkout promo code VMECO

+ the 2TB WD hard disk drive on its own (without the aforementioned software) goes for $93+ at Amazon

Make your own deal: VISA Checkout coupons: $25/$200+ or $15/$100+

You can make your own deals at BuyDig thanks to the VISA Checkout coupons. These are particularly of interest for items that have the same price everywhere or don’t often get discounted or you want them right now. There are two coupon codes, depending on your purchase amount. You must pay for the order with VISA Checkout. They expire 1/29/15. Here they are:

+ $15 OFF Orders of $100 or more with Visa Checkout coupon code VISAVDAY15

+ $25 OFF Orders of $200 or more with Visa Checkout coupon code VISAVDAY25

Two 128GB Lexar USB 3.0 flash drives for $70 w/VISA Checkout coupon

Another VISA Checkout coupon offer at BuyDig, use Visa checkout code VME12015 to get this 2-Pack of 128GB Lexar SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Flash Drives for $70 with free shipping. Ends by 1/25/15.

Canon MG5620 printer and Lightroom 5 for $72 with VISA Checkout coupon

BuyDig.com is offering another Canon Pixma printer and Lightroom 5 bundle, this time brought together by a VISA Checkout coupon. Use Visa Checkout code VMECO at BuyDig to get the Canon MG5620 WiFi All-in-One Printer + Adobe Lightroom 5 for $72 with free shipping. Offer ends by 01/25/15.

Pre-order: new Panasonic GF7 w/12-32 for $600

New Year, New Cameras! Panasonic has a new M43rds camera, the GF7 with the 12-32mm lens is a 16mp camera with a price of $600, in black or pink color schemes, available for pre-orders at B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon with a February-ish release estimate… We are keeping track of only the interesting new cameras of 2015 in this tracking post.

PS: I forgot to mention, the previous version, the GF6 with the 14-42mm kit lens goes for $350 in new condition at B&H Photo and Amazon itself (limit 2).

Corel AfterShot 2 for $30 (Windows)

The basic version of Corel’s latest AfterShot, “AfterShot 2” is going for $30 as a Windows digital download, with two bonus software titles (Winzip, FastFlick slideshow maker) at Corel’s own digital store. The more advanced version “Aftershot Pro 2” goes for $60 – click on the “AferShot 2 Family” [their typo] link above the product picture to get to it. The Pro version works on Windows, Linux and Mac, while the non-Pro only works on Windows. There is a detailed PDF file comparing the two over there – the “Compare Versions (PDF)” link – direct PDF link.

(ENDED) Woot-OFF continues for Day #2

This WOOT-OFf ended… The Woot OFF which started on Tuesday at 1am ET continues for Day #2, which means, other things equal, it will end at 1am ET on Thursday 1/22/15. Multiple other sub-Woots are also participating (but not Electronics or Computers). As usual, I do not know what items are coming up, so it is a YMMV adventure.

(ENDED) New Woot-OFF started Tue 1am ET (also: Duracell and Seagate deals of the day)

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Crumpler 4 Million Dollar Home Shoulder Bag for $30 w/free S&H

From the Camera Bags addiction department, the Crumpler 4 Million Dollar Home Shoulder Bag is on sale for a limited time only, in the Navy/Red color scheme, model MD4002-U04P40, for $30 with free shipping at Adorama.

Lomography Colorsplash Camera with Integrated Color Wheel for $25 w/free S&H (35mm camera)

The Lomography Colorsplash Camera, 35mm Camera with Integrated Color Wheel is on sale for a limited time for $25 with free shipping at Adorama. This is a film camera, not digital!

Refurbished Nikon D3100 two-lens DX not-VR kit for $340

If you are looking to stock up on Nikon DSLR gear, the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3100 two lens kit with the 18-55 and 55-200 DX not-VR lenses is offered for $340 with free shipping at Adorama. Keep in mind, this is an older DSLR with older DX kit lenses, which is why it is discounted as such compared to the newer D3xxx DSLRs.

Panasonic TS5 elementproof (orange) for $200 (limit 2)

The orange Panasonic TS5 elementproof P&S digital camera is currently on sale for $200 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon herself. Limit two per customer. Only the Vitamin C color is on sale.

Ricoh WG-20 elementproof P&S for $130 (limit 5)

We check upon the Monday wave at the eBay Deals where Beach Camera’s eBay store is offering the new condition elementproof Ricoh WG-20 digital camera for $130 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer. Only the black color scheme is available through this offer, so you can’t color code it if buying for multiple people as gifts (eg gGrandchild #1 gets blue, #2 gets red, #3 gets black, #4 gets white, #5 gets orange, etc).

Tamron 16-28mm f2.8 ATX Pro FX for $600 (C/N)

f2.8 zoom action now, the Tamron 16-28mm f2.8 ATX Pro FX lens is on sale for $600 with free shipping at Adorama for the Canon and Nikon SLR mounts.

Phottix Mitros TTL Flash Kit for Canon Cameras for $300

The Phottix Mitros TTL Flash Kit for Canon Cameras is now on sale for $300 with free expedited shipping at Adorama. It includes the flash, a shoot-through umbrella, an umbrella swivel, 6′ light stand and gear bag.

Westcott Photo Basics 24″ x 32″ Softbox with Silver Interior for $30 w/free S&H

The Westcott Photo Basics 24″ x 32″ Softbox with Silver Interior is currently on sale for $30 with free shipping at Adorama. If your order total is $49+, you get upgraded to Expedited shipping.

Olympus XZ2 returns Jan-27 but for $253

The previous Olympus XZ2 new condition price was around $213. It is now back at Amazon [corrected link] with a January 27 (2015) in-stock estimate for $253… Check Serious Fixed Lens Camera Price Charts for price reference.

Strategically, it’s the same thing as usual: if you need it now vs if you don’t need it now. In the future, there will be more cameras and more discounts and more sales and more options (other things equal).

64GB Sony Backup SDXC card for $22 (also 32GB for $11.60)

If you like to use SDXC memory cards as part of your layered backup strategy (or use them as backup or extra storage for your Chromebooks and SSD laptops), the 64GB Sony Backup SDXC card is on sale for $21.70 per card at Amazon by Amazon itself while the 32GB version goes for $11.60. There is a limit of five per size per shopping cart.

PLEASE NOTE: this comes with pre-installed Sony backup software for automated backups of Windows computers. However, you can reformat the card and use it as a general purpose SD card. Check the customer reviews for ideas and tips.

(ENDED) Tuesday Lightning Deals: Square Filter Kit, third-party Canon batteries

Tuesday’s lightning deals expired… For future specials in the future, check the Gold Box and Camera and Photo page

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(ENDED) Tuesday: Steadicam Curve for GoPro for $55

This daily deal expired… The B&H Photo Deal of the Day is the Steadicam Curve for GoPro Hero action cameras for $55 with free shipping. Offer ends by 11:59pm ET on Tuesday 1/20/15 (or earlier if sold out).

GoPro Helmet Front Mount for $6.60 (limit 3)

The GoPro Helmet Front Mount is currently on sale for $6.60 each, with a limit of three per customer, at Amazon by Amazon herself. The usual free shipping terms apply (2-day for Prime or with a $35+ order for non-Prime). A whole cottage industry of GoPro accessories has sprung.

Northwest Waterproof & Impact-Resistant Camera Case for $30 w/free S&H

On the briefcase-style camera bag front, Groupon Goods is offering the Northwest Waterproof & Impact-Resistant Camera Case for $30 with free shipping and free returns. It has no reviews, so this may be for the more early-adopter types. It ships within 12 business days, so don’t buy if you have a deadline or trip coming soon.

For other offers, check the Groupon Camera & Photo offers page. It has about 30 different offers (excluding security cameras).

Sony RX100 III with Lightroom 5 for $800

The Sony RX100 Mark III, along with Adobe’s Lightroom 5, and a 64GB memory card and basic camera pouch is offered for $800 with free shipping and free returns at Groupon Goods.

Deal Follow-Up: Amazon Camera Gift Card promotional credit expires 1/31/15 or 2/7/15

This is a deal follow-up/reminder, not a new deal. If you previously had purchased one of the Amazon Camera Electronic Gift Cards during the holidays with the $25 or $50 promotional bonus towards a future purchase, the promotional credits expire on 1/31/15 ($25 promotion) or 2/7/15 ($50 promotion) if they are not used by that time.

The credit is already in your account, it will show up in your shopping cart (the Amazon Checkout page) if you add any of the eligible cameras for that promotion and proceed to Checkout.

As a refresher, these are our older posts talking about these. These are for reference only, they are not good for new buyers. Only the ones who previously purchased the eligible Camera gift cards during the Holidays: $50 promotion and $25 promotion.

Canon 5D Mark III MIR bundles with Pixma Pro 100, 50pk 13×19″, Bag, 64GB SDHC, extra battery

Adorama is having a trio of Canon 5D Mark III bundles with the Pixma Pro 100 printer, a 50pk Canon 13×19 inch paper, a New Leaf One Year Spills/Drops warranty, Adorama slinger bag, 64GB Lexar SDHC 600x card, and extra battery. The offer includes the $650 mail-in rebate (MIR; American Express prepaid gift card). The bundles are:

+ Canon 5D Mark III body only bundles for $2450 after $650 MIR
+ Canon 5D Mark III w/24-105mm L for $3050 after $650 MIR
+ Canon 5D Mark III w/24-70mm f4L IS for $3200 after $650 MIR

Custom Photo Books with free shipping starting at $12

If you are fond of print offers with free shipping, Picaboo has such an offer at Amazon Local offering three print sizes with free shipping:

+ 8×6 inch classic for $12
+ 11×9 inch classic for $17
+ 14×11 inch classic for $24
+ free shipping
+ hardcover books with acid-free glossy pages
+ 20 pages are included in the price
+ additional pages cost an extra $1/page
+ limit 2 vouchers for you, and 2 more as gifts
+ redeem one voucher per order
+ check terms/conditions/restrictions for more

Canon 70D body with Pixma Pro 100 and paper for $800 after $350 MIR

If you are cool with mail-in rebates and prepaid gift cards, Adorama has this Canon 70D body only bundle that includes the Pixma Pro 100 printer and 50pk Canon 13×19″ photo paper for $800 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card). The picture also shows a camera bag and SDHC card but those are not listed in the product description, so assume they won’t be included.

(ENDED) Dolica SB-015RD mirrorless sling bag for $20 (limit 3)

This daily deal ended… One of the Sunday daily deals at NewEgg is the red Dolica SB-015RD mirrorless sling bag offered for $20 with a limit of three per customer. The offer will end at some point early Monday AM.

(ENDED) Monday Lightning Deals at 9am ET: Veho action cam, Vivitar batteries/chargers for Canon/Nikon, etc

The very spartan Monday lightning deals expired… Check the Gold Box Lightning Deals for future deals in the future…

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(ENDED) Sunday: Fuji S9250 superzoom with bag and 8GB SD for $150

This daily deal expired… The Best Buy deal of the day for Sunday is the new condition Fuji S9250 superzoom with a camera bag and 8GB SD memory card offered for $150 with free shipping. This ends at some point Monday AM.

PS: I can’t always check the deals of the day exactly when they go live, which is why we have the “DAILY DEALS LINKS” section in the right sidebar of this blog, so you can check at any time at your convenience.

(ENDED) Monday: Bolt VM-160 LED Macro Ring Light for $60

This daily deal expired… The B&H Photo Deal of the Day for Monday is the Bolt VM-160 LED Macro Ring Light for $60 with free shipping, good until 11:59pm ET on Monday 1/19/15 or earlier if sold out.

32GB Sandisk tiny Cruzer Fit USB 2.0 for $12 (or 16GB for $8)

If you are okay with USB 2.0, these tiny Sandisk Cruzer Fit flash drives are on sale, the 32GB is the best price per gigabyte, going for under $12 at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of five per customer. The 16GB goes for $8 and the 64GB goes for $27.

Refurbished GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition Camera for $270

The previous flagship GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition Camera currently goes for $350 in new condition at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 2). But if you want to save more, you can get it manufacturer refurbished with a one year warranty for $270 with free shipping by “premiumdirectllc” (99.5%), with a maximum of five per customer, as one of the latest eBay Deals.

(ENDED) Refurbished Nikon Coolpix L620 compact-zoom for $60

This eBay deal expired… Staying at the eBay Deals, also manufacturer refurbished, you can get the black Nikon Coolpix L620 compact-zoom (14x optical) for $60 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer, sold by BuyDig’s eBay store. BuyDig is an authorized Nikon dealer.

(ENDED) Refurbished Samsung EK-GC110 Android superzoom (21x) for $185

This daily deal expired… The Woot SellOut Daily Deal ending by 1am ET on Sunday 1/19/15 is the factory reconditioned Samsung EK-GC110 Android superzoom (21x optical) digital camera offered for $180 plus $5 flat shipping. Limit 3 per customer. Available in two different colors.

Preorder new Fuji 50x AA-powered superzooms (S9900W, S9800)

If you are fond of AA-powered cameras and 50x optical zoom OIS cameras (24-1200mm eq.), Fuji announced two new models today, the S9900W (W for wireless) and the S9800, with 16mp 1/2.3″ sensors and such. They are available for pre-order for $350 and $330 respectively at B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon.

Preorder new Fuji X-A2 w/16-50 f3.5-5.6 II for $550

We have a new mirrorless camera in 2015, Fuji continues to pay attention to the first time buyers with the new X-A2 camera with the new 16-50mm f3.5-5.6 II lens. This kit is available in orange or silver/black or white for $550, with pre-orders accepted at Amazon and B&H Photo and Adorama.

Preorder new Fuji XQ2 compact with RAW for $400

The compact with RAW party continues from Fuji with their brand new 12mp 2/3″ Fuji XQ2, available in black or silver color schemes, with a pre-order price of $400 at Adorama. The pre-order price at Amazon is $500 and likely an error/typo because the official press release price is $400. There is no price listed yet at B&H Photo… If you want to see how this fits in the grand scheme of fixed lens camera prices, check the Fixed Lens Cameras Price Chart.

Refurbished Nikon S6500 + case for $60

On the compact-zoom front, the factory refurbished red Nikon Coolpix S6500 (12x optical) is offered for $60 with free shipping and a free camera case included automatically during this promotion at BuyDig.com. Offer ends 1/18/15 or earlier if sold out.

Panasonic ZS40 with $50 GC for $350

If of all the Panasonic superzooms it is the ZS40 the one you want, you can get it for $350 with a bonus $50 house gift card at Adorama (with bonus 32GB Lexar 400x SDHC) and B&H Photo (bonus 4% promotional rewards). The offer is good in either black or silver. If you buy at Adorama, you get a $50 Adorama gift certificate. If you buy at B&H, you get a $50 B&H gift card.

Panasonic GF6 w/14-42mm for $350

If you are M43rds-curious and want a take-pictures-with kit, the Panasonic GF6 with the 14-42mm lens (GF6KK kit) is offered for $350 with free shipping at B&H Photo and by Roberts at Amazon.

(ENDED) 1.5TB WD My Passport Ultra External USB 3.0 hard drive for $63

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(ENDED) Refurbished Nikon D5200 w/18-55 plus Lightroom 5 for $420

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(SOLD OUT) Friday: Petrol Deca Camera and Accessories Bag for $90

This sold out before it expired… The B&H Photo Deal of the Day good until 11:59pm ET on Friday (or earlier if sold out) is the Petrol Deca Camera and Accessories Bag offered for $90 with free expedited shipping.

128GB Lexar SDXC C10 (400x) for $51 (64GB for $28)

The 128GB Lexar SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 400x memory card is currently going for $51 with free shipping, with a limit of 30 per customer at Amazon by Amazon itself. In parallel, the 64GB version [corrected link] goes for $28 with a limit of 30 per customer. The usual Amazon free shipping applies, free 2-day for Prime members or with a $35+ order for non-Prime member. This is not part of the lightning deals.

Lowepro Photo Sport Sling 100 AW (Orange) for $50

Getting more cameras eventually leads to getting more camera bags perhaps. If you are fond of orange camera bags, the Lowepro Photo Sport Sling 100 AW (Orange) is on sale for $50 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.