Imported Fuji X100S for $685 (Gray Market)

If you are comfortable buying imported (grey market = no manufacturer USA warranty) digital cameras, the Fuji X100S can be yours for $685 with free shipping at Abe’s of Maine using coupon code LOYALTY15 ($15 off). Again, this is an imported model, you don’t get a Fuji USA warranty. If you are not sure what this means, do not buy.

SLR Magic HyperPrime Cine II 25mm T0.95 (M43) for $500

Prime your wallets! The SLR Magic HyperPrime Cine II 25mm T0.95 Lens in the Micro Four Thirds mount is currently on sale for $500 with free shipping and a bonus 49mm UV filter at B&H Photo.

Speaking of the brand, the SLR Magic Anamorphot 1.33x 50 Anamorphic Adapter is now on sale for $529 with free shipping at Adorama.

B&M: Mike’s Camera Circular Ad coupon: $20 off $40+

The back of the Mike’s Camera weekly circular ad found in today’s mega-thick newspapers loaded with Black Friday ads has a coupon for $20 off on any single item with an in-store purchase of $40 or more. Coupon expires 11/29/14. Limit one per customer, cannot be combined with other offers. Not good towards gift cards.

Sony A-mount and E-mount Lens Instant Savings

Sony has a new round of A-mount (SLR) and E-mount (mirrorless) Lens Instant Savings. You can see all the lens options nicely organized at Adorama. Over 20 lenses are participating in this promotion which expires 1/3/15. Adorama is offering promotional rewards and/or free accessories on some of them. Check the individual product listings for details.

B&H Memory Card sale: Lexar, Sony, Sandisk, Transcend

B&H Photo has a sale on various memory cards, featuring SD*, microSD*, CompactFlash, etc for the following brands:

+ 18 Lexar options (CF, SDHC, flash sticks)
+ Transcend 2-packs (3 options)
+ Sony SDHC (3 options)
+ 21 Sandisk options (SDHC, CF, microSD)

(ENDED) Sigma 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS for $300 (C/N/P/Si)

This limited time offer ended… Superzoom time! Adorama is offering the Sigma 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS lens for $300 with free shipping in the Nikon dSLR mount and Canon dSLR mount and Sigma dSLR mount and Pentax K mount (K-mount version not stabilized, which is a plus or minus depending on your optical image stabilization disposition).

(ENDED) Zeiss 12mm f2.8 Touit for $800 (Fuji/Sony)

This limited time offer ended… It’s a different kind of a tweet! The Zeiss 12mm f2.8 Touit mirrorless system lens is now on sale for $800 with free shipping at Adorama in the Sony mirrorless mount and Fuji mirrorless mount… Also on sale is the Zeiss 32mm f1.8 Touit for $580 in the Sony mirrorless mount and Fuji mirrorless mount

(ENDED) GoPro HERO4 Silver + $50 Gift Card + 32GB microSD for $400

This limited time offer expired… The GoPro HERO4 Silver with a bonus $50 Amazon.com plastic gift card and a 32GB Sandisk microSDHC card is offered for $400 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual, with a limit of three bundles per customer. For the same price, they have another bundle that replaces the $50 Gift Card with three accessories…

Or if you want to optimize for the lowest out of pocket price, you can get it (CHDHY-401) for $380 from NewEgg’s eBay store (limit one per customer).

(ENDED) Tokina 11-16mm F/2.8 ATX Pro DX II for $465 (C/N/A)

This limited time offer ended… Wide Tokina action now at Adorama where the Tokina 11-16mm F/2.8 ATX Pro DX II is going for $465 with free shipping at Adorama. No coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and checkout. It is available in the Canon mount and Nikon mount and Sony A-mount.

(ENDED) Internets price-match Nikon Coolpix L830 for $170 w/free extras

This limited time offer ended… The Nikon Coolpix L830 compact-zoom is one of the cameras found in many Black Friday Ads but as it is often the case, the internets have price-matched it, you can now get the camera for that price with free accessories at Amazon and B&H Photo… However, the internets are not able to defeat the Citibank Thank You Rewards program (members only with enough points), you can claim it for 14800 (= $148 equivalent) there on Cyber Monday only (no free accessories).

(ENDED) Panasonic ZS30 compact-zoom for $270

This limited time offer expired… If of all the compact-zooms it is the black Panasonic ZS30 the one that you want, you can now get it for $270 with free shipping and 8GB SDHC card and 2% promotional rewards at Adorama… Speaking of Panasonic, their LF1 compact-with-RAW is going for $250 at Adorama and B&H Photo.

(ENDED) Last Call: Ends Fri 3am ET: Nikon D7000 with 18-55mm for $650 (limit 2)

This daily deal expired… Surprise-surprise! The Amazon Gold Box deal of the day for Thursday is the new condition Nikon D7000 with 18-55mm going for $650 with free shipping, with a limit of two per shopping cart! The body only goes for $550 while the two lens kit (55-200 DX VR) goes for $800. Offer ends by 3am ET on Friday or earlier if sold out.

(ENDED) Get $6 Reward on $25 Google Play Gift Card at Rite Aid B&M

This limited time offer ended… At Rite Aid brick and mortar stores, for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, you can get a $6 Reward back when you purchase a $25 Google Play Gift Card. Limit two per customer during this promotional period. This is essentially a 24% off discount. Think along the lines of Android Camera and Photo apps (including the two Photoshop Touch versions) along with camera and photography e-books in Google Play Books… UPDATE: for iTunes fans, buy iTunes $30 multipack (three $10 gift cards), get $10 Walgreens gift card (effectively a 33% off discount) at Walgreens brick and mortar stores (expires Saturday night).

Pentax K-3 body with free Battery Grip for $800 (add 50/1.8 for +$80)

The Pentax K-3 body only with the BG-5 battery grip included by the retailers in the box for FREE is going for $800 at B&H Photo and Adorama (where if you click on “Buy Together & Save”, you can add the 50mm f1.8 lens for just +$80).

(ENDED) Pay $75, Get $100 iTunes Electronic Gift Card by email (limit 2)

This limited time offer expired… Never a dull millisecond! To the eBay Deals we go again, where pay $75 and get a $100 iTunes Electronic Gift Card, delivered by email, with a limit of two per customer, sold by PayPal’s Digital Gifts. Think camera/photo apps and photography e-books, some of the more interactive ones being iPad-exclusives.

(ENDED) Fri Lightning Deals: Rokinon, Manfrotto, XRite, ePhoto, Corel, Ricoh, etc

At this point in time, the lightning deals are pretty much happening on a round the clock basis at the Amazon Camera & Photo Lightning Deals… Expired highlights for Friday after the jump…

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Some Pentax K-50 options with free AF-200FG flash start at $367

The Pentax K-50 is available in three colors and three kits, making price-checking and deciding a bit of a project. But it may be worth the time because Adorama has many offers and some of them come with the AF-200FG for free (automatically included by Adorama – when you see this mentioned right below the price on the right side of the page). Be sure to pay attention to each individual listing as there are many and each has a slightly different offer.

The action starts at $367 with the K-50 body only kits. The black is out of stock (but you can still order it) while the Storm Trooperish White is in-stock. However, in terms of pure value, for $400 you can get the K50 body only kits with a $50 Adorama gift certificate and a 4GB EyeFi memory card in black and white and red.

The K-50 with 18-55 kits start at $450 in the exotic colors (no free flash) but at $457 for the standard colors (white, black, red) you get the free flash and 4GB EyeFi card.

The K-50 with 18-55 and 50-200 two lens kits go for $550 and they too come with the free flash and 4GB EyeFi card in the usual white, black and red colors.

(SOLD OUT) 2TB WD My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 Hard Drive plus 32GB Lexar 600x SDHC for $90 [limit 5 bundles]

As of 11/29/14 recheck, this offer expired with 3500 units sold… We check upon the latest eBay Deals where Adorama has a made-for-photographers two-for-one storage special! For $90 with free shipping, you can get the new condition 2TB WD My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 Hard Drive _plus_ 32GB Lexar SDHC 600x card. Limit five bundles per customer during this sale. Already over 1200 bundles sold so far from this eBay listing… The hard disk alone goes for $100 at Amazon… As with all eBay Deals, it is a limited time offer of unknown expiration date…

(ENDED) Woot-OFF starts on Black Friday: Main and Sellout

This Woot-OFF lasted for Black Friday (actual day) only… More madness! Woot has started a new round of Woot-OFFs on Friday at 1am ET, including the Main Woot and Woot Sellout, the more likely places to find camera/photo-related items. As usual, I don’t know what the offers are going to be, so it is a YMMV adventure.

(ENDED) Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS with Extras for $1390 after $200 MIR

This limited time offer ended… If you don’t hate mail-in rebates, Adorama has a bundle centered around the Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L USM AF Image Stabilized Lens. Manually click “Add to Bundle” (blue button) on the New Leaf One Year Spills and Drops warranty. You also get a 77mm Tiffen filter kit and other lens accessories as part of the bundle on the lens. You pay $1590 at checkout. After you receive it, you submit the usual $200 Canon mail-in rebate, bringing you a happy ending of $1390 after mail-in rebate.

(ENDED) 30% any Printed Photography (or other) Book [max savings $10]

This limited time offer ended… If you are interested in buying a print book, whether it’s a Photography Book or any other book sold at Amazon by Amazon herself (not marketplace sellers), you can save 30% off the current price of the book by using coupon code HOLIDAY30 over there. The maximum savings from this coupon is $10 (in other words, it phases out above a book purchase price of $33). Coupon ends 11/30/14. For more details, check the Terms and Conditions.

(ENDED) Thur Lightning Deals: Tamron 70-300/4-5.6, Roki 85/1.5, Fuji S8200, etc

At this point in time, the lightning deals are pretty much happening on a round the clock basis at the Amazon Camera & Photo Lightning Deals… Expired highlights for Thursday after the jump…

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(ENDED) Panasonic FZ200 superzoom for $300

This limited time offer expired… The Panasonic FZ200 superzoom is now going for $300 with free shipping at Adorama and B&H Photo (where they also offer the TS5 elementproof P&S for $220.

(ENDED) Adobe Photoshop & Premiere Elements 13 for $70 (was $80) [updated]

This daily deal ended…
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(ENDED) Samsung SDHC Pro memory card sale: 64GB for $30 (limit 3)

This daily deal expired… The secondary Amazon Gold Box deal of the day for Thursday is a sale on Samsung SDHC memory cards, with the 64GB Pro Class 10 SDXC (up to 90MB/sec) going for $30 with a limit of three per shopping cart. The 32GB goes for $17. There are both SDHC and microSD cards in that page and they look similar if you are speed-reading. Offer ends by 3am ET on Friday or earlier if sold out.

Sony a5000 with 16-50mm for $300

The Sony a5000 with the 16-50mm is now dropping to $300 at various authorized Sony dealers including B&H Photo and Adorama and BuyDig and various at Amazon.

Red Nikon 1 S1 with 11-27.5mm for $150

If you don’t care for the Waterproof Housing offer, you can instead get the Red Nikon 1 S1 with 11-27.5mm and case for $150 with free shipping from B&H Photo.

Ricoh GR with GV-1 EVF for $600 [updated]

If you happen to want both the Ricoh GR big sensor prime and the GV-1 External EVF, you can get them together as a bundle for $600 with free shipping at B&H Photo. You also get a 32GB SDHC card… If you don’t need the GV-1, you can get the GR camera for $600 from Adorama.

Sony a6000 with 16-50mm and Lightroom 5 for $600

More eBay Deals action, you can get a new condition bundle from authorized Sony dealer BuyDig, Sony a6000 with 16-50mm and Adobe’s Lightroom 5 and 64GB card for $600 with free shipping. This is the standard price of the a6000 with 16-50mm, so you are essentially getting LR5 for free. Available in silver or black. You can see the bundles in pictures #1 and #2 in the eBay gallery. Limit 5 per buyer.

UPDATE: if you don’t need 16-50mm lens and Lightroom 5, the Sony a6000 body only goes for $450 at Adorama and Amazon et al.

Sony a5100 body only for $350

If you want a more recent model instead of the previously mentioned a5000 w/16-50mm, for $350 with free shipping you can get the Sony a5100 body only at Adorama et al.

Refurbished Nikon D7100 body with two 64GB 600x SDHC and case for $800

To the eBay Deals we check upon, where find the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7100 body only, along with two 64GB 600x SDHC memory cards and a case offered for $800 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon warranty by Adorama’s eBay store. Limit 5 per buyer.

Canon DSLR, Lens, Lighting and P&S Black Friday at Adorama

Adorama has also launched their Black Friday specials on select Canon DSLRs and DSLR Lenses and Speedlites (flashes) and Fixed Lens Cameras. Free accessories and/or promotional rewards and/or mail-in rebates, and free shipping are included. Due to time constraints I cannot price check every item listed there, that is a DIY adventure for any item(s) you may be interested in.

Nikon DSLR, Mirrorless, P&S Black Friday at Adorama

Adorama has launched a wave of Nikon offers. A number of cameras includes extra accessories and/or promotional rewards and free shipping. They have separate pages for their DSLR offerings and Mirrorless offerings and P&S offerings. Due to time constraints I can’t price check every single item listed in all those pages, so that is a DIY adventure.

Trade-In Working DSLR or Lens, Get up to $345 towards Sony a7 or a7R + value of traded-in gear

Are you interested in getting either the Sony a7 or a7r digital cameras? Do you have a working DSLR or lens that you no longer need or you don’t want to use any more? Adorama has a Sony a7 or a7r trade-in offer that gets you an instant trade-in discount in the shopping cart when you purchase the a7/a7r. Within 30 days, you must send them your working DSLR or Lens. You also get the market value of your trade-in camera/lens. The Trade-In bonus is as follows:

+ a7 body-only up to $255
+ a7 w/28-70 up to 300
+ a7r body-only up to $345
+ only the above three kits are eligible
+ trade-in instructions will be included in your a7* package
+ you also earn 4% promotional rewards on purchase amount
+ promotion ends by 12/31/14
+ contact Adorama for more details

Black Friday Situation Room launched at Main Blog

As we do every year, we launched the Black Friday Situation Room at the main blog, summarizing the latest Black Friday deals on a rolling basis on a single mega-post. Deals will be posted here one by one as they happen. The Situation Room will be a summary of the latest deals for those catching up or wanting to double check without going through this blog’s archives.

New Camera & Lens: Sony A7 Mark II for $1700 (70-300 for $1150)

It’s not just a Black Friday week for deals, there’s also some new full frame camera action! The all new Sony a7 Mark II, with sensor-shift image stabilization, is now officially available for pre-order for $1700 (body only) or $2000 with the 28-70mm lens, with a December-ish estimate, as follows:

+ a7 II body: Adorama and B&H Photo

+ a7 II w/28-70: Adorama and B&H Photo

+ also: Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II Lens for $1150 at B&H Photo

(ENDED) 64GB Patriot Class 10 SDXC for $25 (limit 5)

This limited time offer ended… Memory card action! The 64GB Patriot Class 10 SDXC memory card, model PSF64GSDXC10, is currently on sale for $25 at Amazon by Amazon herself with a limit of five per shopping cart. This is not part of the lightning deals. It is either a random sale or a price-match. This is part of the Patriot LX series.

(ENDED) Refurbished Nikon D3200 with 18-55 and Lightroom 5 for $300

This limited time offer expired… Back to the eBay Deals, another combo offer from Beach Camera’s eBay store, you can get the manuacturer-refurbished Nikon D3200 with 18-55mm PLUS Lightroom 5 for $300 with free shipping, with a limit of five per eBay shopper. As with all eBay Deals, this is a limited time offer of unpredictable expiration time.

(ENDED) GoPro Hero4 Black with $20 Gift Card for $500

This limited time offer ended… As part of an online pre-Black-Friday sale (not related to the Early Access sale with promo codes we mentioned yesterday), Best Buy is offering the GoPro Hero4 Black Edition for $500 bundled with a $20 Best Buy Gift Card and free shipping… OTOH, for the same price, but without a gift card, Amazon has a Starter bundle with free 32GB Sandisk microSDHC and GoPro Headstrap Mount + Quick Clip ($12 on its own). So unless you need the 32GB Sandisk card, the Best Buy offer is a better value.

(SOLD OUT) Refurbished Nikon Coolpix P530 superzoom for $230

As of a 12/2/14 recheck, this is sold out… The Nikon Coolpix P530 superzoom goes for $300 in new condition (with free accessories at B&H and Beach at Amazon), but if you want to pay a lower out of the wallet price, you can get it factory refurbished for $230 with free shipping and 45-day returns at BuyDig.com.

(ENDED) Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 PZD VC (C/N/A) with lots of extras for $592 after $50 MIR

This limited time offer ended… The Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD lens goes for $580 after a $50 mail-in rebate at the moment. However, if you want a better value, Adorama has a bundle that includes the following bonus accessories automatically included by Adorama in your order: a 3 year New Leaf Spills and Drops warranty and a 67mm Filter Kit (UV/CPL/ND2), and holster case and cleaning kit and capleash that goes for $592 after a $50 mail-in rebate… So for an extra $12 you get the warranty, filters, case, and other small accessories. You still have to do the mail-in rebate regardless. It is available for Alpha DSLRs and Nikon DSLRs and Canon DSLRs. Promotion ends 12/1/14.

(SOLD OUT) Red Nikon 1 S1 with 11-27.5mm with WP-N2 Waterproof housing for $200

This doorbuster sold out… B&H Photo has a Nikon 1 System e-doorbuster, for $200 total with free shipping you can get the Red Nikon 1 S1 with 11-27.5mm with WP-N2 Waterproof housing and an extra bag.

One Year of Prime and Unlocked 32GB Fire Phone for $200 total (no contract)

If you want to try out the Prime membership or extend your existing Prime membership and you also need an unlocked no-contract GSM phone, Amazon has just started a …fire sale on their 32GB Fire Phone (GSM, unlocked, no contract) for $200. So $200 gets you the phone, unlocked, without contract AND one year of Amazon Prime membership (new members or add one full year to your existing Prime membership).

Canon EF-M Lens Adapter Kit for Canon EF / EF-S Lenses for $45

The Canon EF-M Lens Adapter Kit for Canon EF / EF-S Lenses is offered for around $45 with free shipping as one of the eBay deals frenzy deals by Big Value Inc on eBay (no mention of warranty) and marked as a white box by marketplace sellers at Amazon.

Name Your Own Price ($3+) for 9 Mac apps including Intensify Pro and Pixa

The last few imaging software deals we mentioned were Windows-only, but now we have something for Mac computers only! It is the Mac Name-Your-Own-Price Mac Bundle at Stacksocial that offers nine different apps, including, of photography interest, Intensify Pro by MacPhun software and Pixa by Shiny Frog. This is a name your own price promotion. You can get all nine apps if you beat the average price which is currently $2.91. All sales final. These are instant digital downloads. You can also select one from three charities to support with your purchase (10% of your amount).

Quick Page Jump options added to HOME button

During the madness of the next few weeks, deals may quickly roll off the front page of the blog. To make it easier to catch up, I added quick links to the first five pages of the blog under the HOME button at the black menu bar at the top of each blog page (to check more, simply change the number in the url)… You can also filter by manufacturer or product type using the black menu bar… You can also use the Calendar widget towards the bottom of the Right Sidebar to check by day… Also, we will soon launch our customary “Situation Room” at the main blog…

Lightroom 5 and Canon MG5520 printer for $80 w/free S&H

Would you like a printer with your Lightroom? 🙂 BuyDig has a new combination promotion, the price of the Lightroom 5 and Canon PIXMA MG5520 Wireless Inkjet Photo AiO Printer Combo drops to $80 with free shipping when you add it to the shopping cart there. There price before the add-to-cart is $150. No coupon needed. Limit one per customer. Expires 11/30/14 or earlier if sold out.

MediaFlair Portable Wi-Fi Streaming Storage for $24 w/free S&H

BuyDig is offering the MediaFlair Portable Wi-Fi Streaming Storage which includes an 8GB SDHC Card in the box for $24 with free shipping. Of interest especially if you want to stream your photos/media to mobile devices. Limit one per customer. Expires 11/30/14 or earlier if sold out.

For more BuyDig specials, check their Early Black Friday Sale and their HDTV Pre-Order Sale with Samsung and LG this time.

(OLDER POST) Fuji X100S black with EF-20 flash for $1000

This is an older post… Big Sensor Prime action. The black Fuji X100S with the Fuji EF-200 flash included for free is offered for $1000 with free expedited shipping and 4% promotional rewards (= $40) at Adorama. The free flash offer is mentioned right below the price on the right side of the page. No coupon needed.

Best Buy launches select advertised Black Friday deals early using Promo Codes

If you are a member of the My Best Buy rewards program, they sent out an email saying that 20 of their advertised Black Friday deals are now available early by using the promo codes shown in the Black Friday Early Access page. Of camera and photo interest, the early access offers available are:

+ GoPro Hero3+ Silver plus 16GB card and LCD Touch Bacpac for $250
+ two Nikon D7000 bundles
+ cameraphone with microSD: no-contract Samsung Galaxy S III (S3) for Sprint Prepaid for $80
+ you must enter the coupon codes shown on the Black Friday Early Access page for the prices to drop

I don’t know if the coupon codes only work for MyBestBuy rewards members or everyone.

As a refresher these are the camera and photo offers mentioned in the Best Buy Circular Ad (main blog mega-post).