(ENDED) Tuesday Lightning Deals: Samsung NX3000, Panasonic GH3, etc

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(ENDED) Tue: Vidpro Professional Photo & Video LED Light Kit for $90

This daily deal expired… The B&H Photo deal of the day for Tuesday is the Vidpro Professional Photo & Video LED Light Kit offered for $90 with free shipping. Offer ends by 11:59pm ET on Tuesday 12/23/14.

(ENDED) Tue only: Popular Photography for $5 per year

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Refurbished red Nikon J3 w/10-30 for $175

If you are Nikon CX-curious (1″ 1-System mirrorless), BuyDig is offering the refurbished red Nikon 1 J3 w/10-30 VR with a free case for $180 with coupon code EMPROSEG entered over there. This expires by end of day 12/22/14.

Monoprice MHD 2.0 Action Camera (product 12179) for $90

If you are a fan of Monoprice products, their MHD 2.0 Action Camera (product 12179) is on sale for $90 each. Offer ends 12/23/14.

Used Canon 7D body only for $580 (8+ condition)

If you are comfortable with used DSLRs (used; not refurbished), B&H Photo has a special promotion on various used Canon 7D kits, going for $580 (8+ condition) and $620 (9 condition). Used quantities are typically more limited than new condition products.

Pentax K-3 body only with D-BG5 Battery Grip for $800

K-time now, the Pentax K-3 body only kit with the Pentax D-BG5 Battery Grip included for FREE is going for $800 at Adorama (also 4% rewards, 32GB SDHC) and at B&H Photo… If you happen to also need the 50mm f1.8 DA lens, you can get it with the K-3 and battery grip and 4% promotional rewards for $900 at Adorama.

B&H Photo Lighting, Studio, Battery Grips, and such

In this post we round up some of the latest B&H Photo non-camera/non-lens specials. As usual, these are limited time offers of varying expiration dates. The usual rule of thumb of “deal half time” applies – the further you are from the blog-posting date, the higher the chances are that the prices will be different. The offers below are broken into two clusters, Lighting and Everything Else:

+ Quantum Instruments specials (30 different options)
+ Impact LiteTrek 4.0 DC Monolight and Mini LiteTrek (LT) Battery Pack Kit for $550
+ Impact Octacool-6 Fluorescent 2 Light Kit with Octabox (6 Lamps) for $375
+ Impact Luxbanx Duo Medium Strip Softbox (16 x 55″) for $125
+ Westcott uLite with 26″ Octabox Kit for $50
+ Westcott Scrim Jim Medium Reflector Kit – 42×72″ (1×1.8m) for $125
+ Vello FreeWave Stryker Lightning & Motion Triggers (six options)
+ Genaray LED-2100 36 LED Compact On-Camera Light for $25 [free shipping with an order of $49+ only]

+ Vello Battery Grips and DSLR Accessory Kits (20 different options for various cameras)
+ Delkin Devices SensorScope 3 Cleaning Kit for $70
+ Ruggard Bags (five options)
+ Kata E-690 PL Elements Cover (Black) for $30
+ Crumpler 5 Million Dollar Home Bag (Purple/Olive Green) for $50
+ Oben TT-300 Table Top Tripod for $48
+ Vanguard Abeo 323AB Tripod With Ballhead for $120
+ DIYP Camera Cookie Cutters (Set of Three, SLR, RF, TLR) for $14 with free shipping – actual cookie cutters, BPA free (DIYP = DIYPhotography.net)

Epson Workforce WF-2540 inkjet all-in-one printer for $60

A Do-It-All-Paul printer, the Epson Workforce WF-2540 inkjet all-in-one (print, copy, scan, fax) is currently on sale for $60 at the Staples website as part of their featured online offers. There are multiple delivery options, including store pickup (if in-stock locally), free ship-to-store, or free shipping (for Staples Rewards members). Offer ends by 12/27/14. Note this is an older-ish model, so only 10/100 Wired Ethernet and only 802.11 b/g/n wireless.

(ENDED) Monday Lightning Deals: Corel PSP X7, Aputure 7″ monitor, 64GB Samsung SDXC, etc

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(ENDED) 13.3″ Apple MacBook Pro (late 2013, ME867LL/A) for $1450 w/free Next Day delivery

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(ENDED) Monday: 75% off Hostgator hosting from 1am to 4am ET and 11am ET to 2pm ET

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Free Overnight shipping at Adorama

Adorama too has launched their Free Overnight Shipping for the holidays. This is a limited time offer. You can filter products by the categories shown over there, or simply search for the items of interest and check their product pages to see whether they qualify for the free overnight shipping promotion.

(ENDED) Sunday: Photography magazines for $5 per year (four options)

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(ENDED) Sunday only: Duracell battery sale (single-use mostly plus rechargeable bundle)

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(ENDED) Sunday Lightning Deals: Tamrac DSLR backpack, Corel, Lumia 520, Selfie Stick, etc

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(ENDED) Nikon D5200 two-lens non-VR kit for $580 (ends by Sun 3am ET)

This daily deal expired with over 40% claimed… As one of the day-long deals in the Amazon Gold Box, good until 3am ET on Sunday (or earlier if sold out), the Nikon D5200 two-lens bundle (18-55, 55-200, DX non-VR, free case, DVDs, card) is on sale for $580 with free shipping. It is also eligible for free 1-day shipping (you must manually select 1-day shipping in the shopping cart and its price will be automatically deducted at the top right corner of the Amazon Checkout page while the free 1-day shipping promotion is running).

(ENDED) 32GB Lexar Professional 800x CompactFlash for $45 (ends by Sun 3am ET)

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(ENDED) Panasonic GH3 body for $600 (PanaLeica 42.5mm f1.2 for $1100) [ends by 3:50pm ET]

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Nikon A drops to $400 silver [or $570 with DF-CP1 OVF]

More discounting action on the Nikon A big sensor prime. It is now going for $400 with free shipping as follows:

+ silver Nikon A by Amazon itself (limit 2) and B&H Photo
+ black Nikon A + DF-CP1 OVF kit for $570 at B&H Photo
+ jumped to $450 as of 12/20/14 recheck: + black Nikon A by Roberts at Amazon

Refurbished Canon 24-105mm f4L IS lens drops to $700

The refurbished Canon 24-105mm f4L IS lens was going for $750 when we started the Deals Situation Room but as of a recheck right now, the price is down to $700 with free shipping at Adorama.

128GB Sandisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash for $279

The 128GB Sandisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash, model SDCFXPS-128G-X46, UDMA7, VPG-65, up to 150MB/sec Write, is currently on sale for $279 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself and Adorama.

PS: I just updated the Latest Deals Summary mega-post, so if you are just now catching up, you can use that to check to see what is currently available.

Bonus $50 promotional bonus with select GoPro cameras

REI has a new limited time promotion, you earn a $50 promotional bonus gift card when you purchase one of select GoPro models. The promotional bonus gift card will be emailed to you and must be used on a single future purchase (it cannot be split like a normal gift card). The offer is good for in-store, online or telephone orders. Details, eligible model SKUs, deadlines and restrictions and such at the REI website.

Refurbished Nikon P7800 rawsumer for $350

Adorama is offering the refurbished Nikon P7800 compact with RAW for $350 with free shipping and the usual refurbished-by-Nikon-USA 90 day warranty. The new condition goes for $550 at the moment… Or if you prefer the previous generation Coolpix P7700, you can also get it refurbished for $300.

Refurbished Nikon D3100 w/18-55 & 55-200 for $340 (non-VR)

Adorama is offering the refurbished Nikon D3100 two lens kit (18-55 and 55-200 DX non-VR lenses) for $340 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon warranty… Optionally you can add to your purchase a variety of software for a combined purchase discount – see the “Buy together and save” section over there.

(ENDED) Saturday Lightning Deals: Panasonic GH3, PanaLeica 42.5/1.2, Nikon D5200 two lens kit, etc

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(ENDED) Fri only: Nikon Coolpix S9600 compact-zoom w/extras for $150

This daily deal expired… One of the many Best Buy deals of the day for Friday 12/19/14 (page down to see it) is the new condition black Nikon Coolpix S9600 compact-zoom (22x optical) with bonus camera case and 8GB SDHC offered for $150 with free shipping.

Buy select Fuji X body onlies and add 18mm f2 for $225 more

If you are interested in getting a Fuji X system camera body (X-E1 or X-M1 or X-Pro1) and you are also interested in the Fuji 18mm f2 prime lens, you can buy it together, in the same shopping cart, with the X camera body, and pay only $225 more for the 18mm f2 lens. This is because of a $300 combined purchase promotion. The price of the lens may change on its own. No expiration date is mentioned.

Samsung NX Mini with 9mm and $75 Gift Card for $314

More Samsung NX action, this time of the Mini variety, the brown NX Mini with the 9mm prime lens is bundled with a $75 plastic Amazon Gift Card for $314 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself.

On the other hand, if you happen to need Lightroom 5 and like white cameras, the white NX Mini with the 9mm prime along with Lightroom 5 and 32GB card is offered for $300 at BuyDig (you have to add to cart and do the whole song and dance to see the price).

Samsung NX300 w/18-55 & $75 Gift Card for $408

If of all the Samsung NX cameras it is the NX300 with 18-55mm kit that you want, it is currently offered with a bonus $75 plastic Amazon Gift Card included for $408 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself. It goes for $400 without the $75 gift card.

Portable tabletop studio for $35 w/free S&H

The portable tabletop studio in a box that goes by many names is currently offered for $35 with free shipping at Groupon Goods as the Electric Avenue Deluxe Table Top Photo Studio Bundle. It comes with a carrying case that unfolds to become the “studio”, along with two lights and a mini tripod and three different color backgrounds. Some of the other variations come with only the blue background, which is perhaps why this one is “deluxe”. Especially of interest if you have Groupon balance or gift cards or promotions.

Refurbished Nikon 55-300mm DX VR for $200

The refurbished Nikon 55-300mm DX VR lens is currently on sale for $200 with free shipping at Adorama. This is refurbished by Nikon USA with a 90 day day Nikon warranty.

60% off SquareTrade Extended Warranty on sub-$4000 items

If you are a fan of SquareTrade Warranties, B&H Photo has a 60% off sale on two year drops and spills Square Trade warranties on camera gear under $4000. The first link describes the benefits of the plan. This includes Cameras and SLR Lenses and Mirrorless Lenses.

Free 1-Day shipping on 140+ Cameras and 220+ Lenses at Amazon

If you like 1-day shipping or you are buying a camera before a holiday deadline, Amazon has launched a variety of free 1-day shipping promotions, including one in their Camera and Photo store. As of the time of writing, there are 25 DSLR kits and 69 mirrorless kits and 55 P&S cameras. Please note some of the cameras are miscategorized, for example, the Sony a6000 in under P&S. Also eligible for this promotion are 242 camera lenses.

The usual terms apply. Items must be sold and shipped by Amazon herself (not 3rd-party sellers, not used/refurbs). You must select Free One Day shipping in the shopping cart and after you do that, the shipping price will be adjusted in the top right corner of the Amazon Checkout page. No coupon codes needed. This is a limited time promotion in the buildup towards Christmas. Each eligible camera also mentions this promotion on the individual product page (under the Special Offers” section).

Free Gift Box with Free 1-Day shipping on select Amazon Gift Cards

If you prefer to give physical gift cards instead of emailable certificates, or if you want to stock up on some “emergency” physical gifts for the Holidays (gifts which you can always use yourself in 2015 if not needed), Amazon is back with their usual Free 1-Day Shipping and Free Gift Box Gift Card promotion. Simply select which designs you want and the amounts, which range from $50 to $2000 per gift card. This is a limited time offer in the runup to Christmas.

This promotion should not be confused with the two-step electronic gift card promotion that gets you a $50 promotional credit toward select DSLRs if you buy the “Amazon Camera” electronic gift card design with $0.50 or more.

B&H Photo Offers Free Next Day Delivery on 2000+ items

Buying gifts before a deadline? Don’t look now, but we are just seven days away from Christmas! B&H Photo is offering Free 1-Day Shipping on 2000+ different products. The promotion ends on 12/23/14 at 11:59pm ET. But don’t wait until the last minute – having a buffer is a good way to inoculate against last minute kerfuffles.

Free Shipping: 26pg 8×8″ Story book for $10.20, 16×20″ Canvas for $24.65 (with coupon)

Amazon Local (their Groupon competitor) is offering 15% off the current prices of their offers when you add coupon code HOLIDAYS to your account. You have to manually apply the promo code, for example, you can hit the giant orange button in the Terms and Conditions page. Offer expires by the end of day 12/20/14. One time use. Maximum savings $75. Of photographer interest: (NOTE: the prices below factor in the 15% off discount)

+ Online DSLR Photography Course from FotoClasses
++ Beginners or Advanced course for $25.50 with coupon ($30 before) each
++ Both Courses for $34 ($40 before)
++ Online classes
++ Limit one for you and two more as gifts for others.

+ 26-Page 8×8-Inch StoryBook from SmileBooks for $10.20 ($12 before coupon) with free shipping
++ buy as many as you like, but redeem one at a time (no big deal since they come with free shipping)

+ CanvasFocus Canvas Prints with Free shipping
++ 16×20 inch gallery wrapped canvas for $24.65 ($29 before coupon)
++ 20×24 inch for $33.15 ($39 before coupon), 20×30 for $41.65 ($49 before coupon)
++ 16×20 inch collage for $29.75 ($35 before coupon)
++ free upgrade to 1.5 inch thick frame
++ you can buy as many as you like, but redeem them one at a time (since they come with free shipping, no big deal)

Refurbished Olympus E-M5 w/12-50 for $750 (body only for $625)

The Olympus Outlet Store is offering the refurbished Olympus E-M5 with 12-50mm for $750 in either silver or black. The parallel body only kits go for $625.

Fuji XQ1 silver drips to $260

If you have a near-term interest in the silver Fuji XQ1 compact avec RAW, it is currently on sale for $260 with free S&H at B&H Photo and Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 2).

(SOLD OUT) GoPro HERO4 Black + $50 GC + 32GB card + Mount/Clip for $500

As of a 12/19/14 recheck, this is sold out once again… Because things can never get too complicated, Amazon has two different GoPro Hero4 Black edition holiday bundles that keep going in and out of stock and get rotated. Anyway, to cut a long story short, the GoPro HERO4 Black Holiday Bundle (with $50 plastic Amazon Gift Card and 32GB Sandisk Extreme microSDHC and GoPro Headstrap Mount and Clip) is back in-stock for $500. Just add to cart, no coupons, and no shopping cart gymnastics needed. Amazon finally sorted out product bundles 🙂 Sometimes the memory card is a Sandisk, sometimes it is a Lexar. This time it is a Sandisk.

(ENDED) Friday Lightning Deals: Corel, Camera Bags, Albums, Ring Light, etc

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La Crosse Technology BC-700 charger for $41.50 (was $40.50)

If you are a rechargeable AA power user, the La Crosse Technology BC-700 is now on sale for $41.50 (was $40.50) with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit ten per customer).

Refurbished GoPro HERO3 Black Edition for $250

Back to the eBay Deals where one of the latest featured specials is the factory refurbished GoPro HERO3 Black Edition offered for $250 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer, by eBay seller “premiumdirectllc” (99.6%). As with all eBay Deals, it is a limited time offer of unknown exact expiration date.

Adorama Holiday specials: Tamron Lens bundles, Sandisk, Minox, F&V, Flashpoint, etc

In this post, we round up a number of Adorama specials we haven’t mentioned yet. Rounding them up in a single post speeds up both writing and reading. We group them in similar category clusters. Keep in mind, these are limited time offers with varying expiration dates…

+ Sandisk SDHC specials: 32GB Ultra for $13, Extreme for $20; 16GB Ultra for $9.50, Extreme for $13
+ 2TB WD My Passport Ultra Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0 plus 64GB Lexar Professional 600x SDHC together for $110

+ Tamron bundle specials:
++ Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di USD (C/N/A) with 3yr New Leaf Spills/Drops warranty, Lowepro Lens Exchange bag, 82mm UV filter for $1224 after $100 mail-in rebate [price without freebies is $1200 after MIR]
+ Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 Di VC USD (C/N/A) for $1429 after $100 MIR with similar freebies (77mm Hoya filter, longer case) [price without freebies is $1400 after MIR]
+ Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (C/N/A) for $612 after $30 MIR with 67mm Filter kit, 3yr New Leaf Spills/Drops warranty, holster case, cap leash, cleaning kit [goes for $600 after MIR without freebies]
+ C/N/A = Canon, Nikon, Alpha (Sony/Minolta/Dyxum/Maxxum/Ziaxum)

+ Flashpoint Reporter Super Compact 150 LED – on Camera light for $50 with 10% rewards
+ Flashpoint LED Light sale (ten options) plus 10% promotional rewards
+ F & V Lighting K4000 Daylight LED Studio Panel Light, 3 Light Kit for $980
+ Elinchrom BRX 500 2x Head Portalite To Go Monolight Kit for $1500
+ Botelo backgrounds (64 options)

+ Minox DCC 14.0 Classic Digital Camera, Silver for $160

+ eMotimo TB3 3-Axis Motion Control Camera Robot with Time Lapse, Black for $900

+ 10″ Samsung Galaxy tab Pro tablet (new condition) for $280 [football not included; probably part of a Samsung Super Bowl promotion]
+ Canon printer bundle savings with computers: select Canon printers are further discounted if purchased together with select computers; easiest way to check prices is to click on the red “Bundle Up & Save Now” buttons below the name of each eligible computer over there (page down to see the eligible computers). This is an instant discount, no coupons. Select PCs and Macs are participating.

M43rds Lenses Instant Savings (29 choices, Pana, Oly, Sigma, etc)

If you are interested in M43rds lenses, B&H Photo has an instant savings promotion that includes 29 mostly Panasonic and Olympus M43rds lenses. This includes mostly Panasonic and Olympus lenses but there are also a few of other lenses as well (Tokina mirror, Sigma DN, Lensbaby, Ibelux prime). Prices range from $150 to $1400. Some are eligible for 4% promotional rewards as well.

In-stock nao: Zeiss Otus 85mm f1.4 Apo Planar T* ZF.2 (N) for $4450

Prime your wallets! The Zeiss Otus 85mm f1.4 Apo Planar T* ZF.2 for the Nikon SLR mount is now in-stock and ready to attach to your DSLR for $4450 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.

(ENDED) Thursday Lightning Deals: XRite, Orbo, Corel, AA precharged rechargeables

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(ENDED) Thur only: Drift HD Ghost Action Camcorder for $130

This deal of the day expired… The B&H Photo Deal of the Day for Thursday 12/18/14 is the Drift HD Ghost Action Camcorder for $130 with free next day delivery. Offer ends by 11:59pm ET on Thursday or earlier if sold out.

Free Tascam DR-70D recorder with select Canon 5D Mark III kits

If you are interested in the Canon 5D Mark III and also DSLR audio/video, Adorama has these three Canon 5D Mark III bundles that come with a free Tascam DR-70D recorder (goes for $300 on its own). Free accessories are included as well. The mail-in rebate you see there is the usual Canon DSLR mail-in rebate promotion on the Canon 5D IIIs.

8GB Lytro for $100 (16GB for $130)

If you are curious about the Lytro light-field cameras, they are on sale at B&H Photo, with the 8GB going for $100 and the 16GB for $130.

Speaking of B&H, they are offering the Domke F-832 Medium Photo Courier Bag (Black Canvas) for $65 with free expedited shipping.

Speaking of speaking of B&H, they have the 32GB Google Nexus 7 with 4G cellular (first generation) for $140 with free shipping, and no contract. This gets Lollipop too.