(ENDED) Panasonic GH3 for $500 (limited time offer) [updated]

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Nikon Coolpix AW130 for $250

If The Dave Matthews Band is licensing their songs to the Yogurt Industrial Complex, may I also suggest creating a special edition of “Crash into me” for waterproof action cameras called “Splash, into me!”. With that as a completely unnecessary introduction that took up at least 41 extra characters, we drive in to Amazon where they are offering the Nikon Coolpix AW130 for $250 with free shipping, in three color schemes, with a limit of five per customer. The same price is also available at B&H Photo (they will begin accepting orders again Saturday PM).

While we are on the topic of elementproof cameras, the Panasonic TS30 remains at $100 at Amazon by Amazon itself and Adorama and B&H Photo.

Panasonic ZS45 compact-zoom for $100

Zoom zoom, the black Panasonic ZS45 compact-zoom with the all-important “wink selfie” feature is now on sale for $100 by Adorama and Adorama thru Amazon and Adorama on eBay.

Panasonic CM1 for $500 [was $380] {updated}

The $380 limited time offer on the Panasonic CM1 Android Camera-SmartPhone expired on Thursday at 11:59pm ET, but as of Friday at 12:02am ET, the price did not skyrocket, it is currently going for $500 with free shipping at B&H Photo… For many more new specials, check their latest Black Friday specials

Panasonic LX7 black for $278

If you are looking for an old school RAWsumer with a 1/1.7″ sensor, the black Panasonic LX7 is back on sale again, you can get it for $278 with free shipping, and 4% promotional rewards at B&H Photo… This is part of their latest Black Friday specials

Panasonic TS6 elementproof for $180 after $40 MIR

The element-proof Panasonic TS6 digital camera is on sale for $180 after a $40 mail-in rebate at Adorama, available in four different color schemes… Details on the mail-in rebate in the PDF file

Panasonic GM5 w/12-32 for $470

The Panasonic GM5 with the 12-32mm kit lens is currently going for $470 in red at Adorama and $470 in black at B&H Photo and Adorama where you can optionally add the Panasonic DMW-GTC1 Conversion Lens for +$20 using the yellow “Special Offer” section.

Speaking of M43rds, the $99 promotion on the Panasonic 25mm f1.7 (m43) lens is still good at Amazon by Amazon itself and Adorama and B&H Photo… It is not shipping immediately but you can lock up the price…

(OLDER POST) Panasonic CM1 sale [Creative Cloud expired]

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Panasonic TS30 elementproof for $95

Winter is coming so if you want a basic P&S digital camera you can use in the elements without worries price-wise, the black Panasonic TS30 elementproof is on sale for $95 with free shipping at Adorama. This is one of their 5000+ Holidays Deals.

Panasonic 25mm f1.7 (m43) for $98

Prime time now and under $100! The Panasonic 25mm f1.7 micro four thirds lens, model H-H025K, is on sale for $98 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 10) and $99 at Adorama and $100 at B&H Photo… It is not shipping immediately, so keep that in mind if you have a deadline…

Panasonic G7 w/14-42 for $600 with FREE GIFT: $100 Gift Certificate or AT Microphone

The Panasonic G7 with 14-42mm was going for $800 last week [see price charts] but now it has become a discounting party. Not only has it dropped to $600, but Adorama is offering free gifts bundled with it for a limited time, while you still pay $600. The gifts are added automatically by Adorama while these promotions are running (they are mentioned on the product description pages).

+ Free $100 Adorama Gift Certificate in silver G7 or black G7
+ Free Audio-Technica AT8024 microphone ($250 value) in silver G7 or black G7

Panasonic G7 w/14-42 with Rode Mic drops to $600

The Panasonic G7 with 14-42mm was going for $800 last week (see Mirrorless Price charts) but now you can get it for $600 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards (=$24~) at B&H Photo in the black or silver color scheme… Optionally you can triple the warranty via mail-in rebate… UPDATE: The black color scheme gets a free Rode microphone!

Fry’s Half-Week Promo codes: refurb ZS35 for $99, Manfrottos, mystery Elph

A lot of brick and mortar retailers split their weekly ads in two on ThanksGiving week. The conventional weekly ad typically covers Sunday through Wednesday night, and the other one is of course the Black Friday ad. Fry’s has posted their half-week (Sun AM to Wedn PM) weekly ad on their website and it includes these camera and photo items (these require unique promo codes that are included in each person’s email subscription to the Fry’s e-mail newsletters):

+ refurb Panasonic ZS35 with card and case for $99 is back again (limit 1)
+ Manfrotto Compact Xtreme 2-in-1 Monopod+Pole for $30 (limit 1)
+ Manfrotto Compact Action Tripod (MKCOMPACTACN-BK) for $40 (limit 1)
+ refurbished 10-inch Sylvania SDPF1089 digital picture frame for $37 (limit 1)
+ 16GB Samsung cyan microSD with fullsize adapter for $6 (limit 2; in-store only)
+ mystery 20mp Canon Elph for $140 (in-store only; you have to call them or visit store for details; most likely because of MAP restrictions)

Panasonic FZ1000 + $100 Gift Card for $750

The Panasonic FZ1000 superzoom with RAW and its 1-inch sensor is bundled with a $100 Adorama Gift Certificate for $750 with free shipping at Adorama… Optionally you can triple your manufacturer warranty via mail-in rebate…

Panasonic FZ200 + $100 Gift Card for $400

The Panasonic FZ200 superzoom with RAW is bundled with a $100 Adorama gift certificate and a 16GB SD card for $400 with free shipping at Adorama.

Panasonic YAGH Interface Unit (for GH4) for $500

If you had previously purchased the Panasonic GH4 body only, and you now want to add the sexily-named YAGH Interface Unit, good news, its price is now down to $500 in new condition at B&H Photo (with 4% rewards) and Adorama and Amazon by Amazon itself… Optionally you can triple the original warranty via mail-in rebate…

This price is now the same as the difference between the GH4 body only ($1300) and the GH4 with Interface Unit ($1800). But there is a non-price difference: some of the GH4 kits get a number free accessories from some of the retailers, for example various bundles of the GH4 body at Adorama include a [camera cage] OR [$50 Gift Card + 32GB SD] OR [extra battery + SD + Sandisk]. At Amazon the bundle includes 32GB SD, Camera Case, 3rd-party charger and two 3rd-party batteries.

(ENDED) Ends Thur 3am ET: Panasonic GX8 body only for $900

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(SOLD OUT) Panasonic FZ300 superzoom for $400

This daily deal sold out before the full 24 hours expired…

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Panasonic ZS45 compact-zoom (20x) for $120

Zoom-zoom! The 20x optical zoom Panasonic ZS45 is on sale for $120 with free expedited shipping at Adorama in your choice of black ZS45 or white ZS45.

UPDATE: it is also offered for $120 with free shipping by Adorama on eBay if you have eBay Gift cards or are participating in any eBay Bucks promotions.

Panasonic CM1 1-inch Android Camera for $500

The Panasonic CM1 Android digital camera with its 1-inch sensor is now down to $500 with free shipping at Adorama directly and by Adorama thru Amazon. This is a proper carrier unlocked GSM phone as well.

Panasonic GM5 w/12-32 for $500 [corrected]

Adorama is offering the Panasonic GM5 with the 12-32mm Lens for $500 with free expedited expedited shipping in your choice of black GM5 or red GM5… Optionally, you can add the Panasonic DMW-GTC1 Conversion Lens with with Adaptor Ring for +$20 (under the yellow “Special Offer” button)…

PS: blog-post title corrected, it is a 12-32, not 12-35 lens. Thanks to one of our anon readers for the alert!

Panasonic GH4 body with Various Extras for $1300

The Panasonic GH4 body only is now on sale for $1300 with free shipping and you get a number of free accessories as follows:

At B&H Photo they include a bonus 32GB Sandisk Extreme SDHC, and a Watson battery and 4% promotional rewards (around $52).

At Amazon by Amazon itself they include a bonus AmazonBasics camera bag, a 32GB Transcend SDHC, a Wasabi charger and two Wasabi batteries (do not use the Wasabi branded products in recipes in lieu of actual wasabi!)

Weekly Fry’s Promo codes: Sony W710 for $60, refurb Pana ZS35 for $98, Vanguard, Lowepro, batteries, etc

Fry’s posted their weekly promo code offers for the week of November 15 through 21 in 2015. These are good when you use the unique promo code found in your Fry’s individual email newsletter subscription. It is free to sign-up… Of potential camera and photo interest:

+ Sony Cybershot W710 P&S for $60 (limit 1; in-store only)
+ back like a Seinfeld rerun, refurbished Panasonic ZS35 compact-zoom with case and card for $98 (limit 1)
+ Vivitar HD action cam for $28 (limit 1; in-store only)
+ VANGUARD ESPOD CX 203AGH 61″ MAX HEIGHT. PISTOL for $40 after $10 MIR (limit 1)
+ Lowepro TAHOE BP 150AW SLR BackPack Padded – Black for $50 (limit 1)
+ 64GB Toshiba microSD with SD adapter for $20 (limit 2; in-store only)
+ 4pk Sony AA Stamina rechargeables for $9 (limit 2; in-store only)
+ 4pk Tenergy AA single-use for $0.29 (limit 10)
+ various tech and storage options as usual

(ENDED) Wedn: Panasonic FZ70 superzoom (60x) for $230

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Panasonic GM5 w/12-32mm and $400 Gift Card for $900

This is a bit of an unusual combination but if you are a regular Adorama shopper or you do not object to shopping there in the future, they have the Panasonic GM5 with 12-32mm bundled with a $400 (four hundred) Adorama Gift Certificate for $900.

Panasonic TS30 waterproof for $109

The Panasonic TS30 waterproof P&S digital camera, in black or blue is on sale for $109 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself.

Panasonic 25mm f1.7 + Extras + AfterShot Pro2 + PSP X7 for $200 + S&H

If you happen to want the Panasonic 25mm f1.7 micro four thirds prime lens and you are also curious to try Corel’s AfterShot Pro 2 and Paintshop Pro X7, Adorama has a nice Panasonic 25mm f1.7 bundle for $200 plus shipping (the lowest shipping price is under $10, YMMV by zipcode). For that you get the standard 25mm f1.7 lens kit, along with the Corel Creativity Software kit (Aftershot Pro 2, Paintshop Pro X7, FileCenter, Omnipage), along with the Pro Optic 46mm Digital Essentials Filter Kit, a lens cap tether, a lens wrap, and the obligatory cleaning kit.

Weekly Fry’s Promo Code Offers: refurb Pana ZS35, Vanguards, Wolverine

For the week of November 1-7 in 2015, email subscribers to the Fry’s e-mail newsletters can use their unique (personal) promo codes to get their weekly offers, which include:

+ refurbished Panasonic ZS35 with card and case for $100
+ limit one, in-store only
+ this is a recurring offer

+ Vanguard Expandable SLR Backpack (UP-RISE II 34) for $55
+ limit one, in-store or online

+ Vanguard ALTA CA 204AGH 61″ max height Tripod for $55 after $15 mail-in rebate
+ limit one, in-store or online

+ Wolverine F2D MIGHTY – 7 in 1 Film to Digital Converter for $89
+ limit one, in-store only

+ 4pk Battery World AA single-use batteries for $0.25 total
+ limit 8 (4-packs I assume), in-store only

+ various storage and tech offers as usual

Sony NEX-FS100U Super 35mm Video Camera for $1600

The Sony NEX-FS100U Super 35mm video camera body only (takes E-mount lenses) is now down to $1600 with free expedited shipping at Adorama.

While on the topic of video, also at Adorama, in-stock and ready to ship it is (obligatory Yoda-ish which I’m sure will be overly-done world-wide in the next few months) the Panasonic AG-DVX200 Camcorder for $4200. This has a 13x Leica optical zoom fixed lens.

Weekly Fry’s Promo Code Offers: refurb ZS35 w/extras for $100, Manfrotto, Wolverine

A new week is almost upon us, and Fry’s has a new round of weekly (Sun AM to Sat PM) promo code offers for those subscribers to their free e-mail newsletters. This one runs October 25-31 in 2015:

+ refurbished Panasonic ZS35 with SD card and case for $100 (limit 1; was also running last week)
+ Manfrotto Compact Action Tripod, model MKCOMPACTACN-BK, for $40 (limit 1)
+ Wolverine SUPER F2D 4 IN 1 FILM TO DIGITAL for $90 (limit 1)
+ 8GB Patriot USB 2.0 flash drive for $3 (limit 5; in-store only)
+ various tech offers as usual

Weekly Fry’s Promo Codes: refurb Panasonic ZS35 w/extras for $100, $30 Sunpak, $60 Case Logic, 32GB SD for $10, etc

Time sure does fly, and with it, we have a new round of Weekly Promo codes for Fry’s Electronics (some work for their website, some for their stores, some for both). You have to be signed up to their e-mail newsletter. Each newsletter contains a unique coupon code you can use to purchase the deals of that particular promotion. The offers below are for the week of October 18-24 (2015):

+ refurbished Panasonic ZS35 compact-zoom with case and 16GB for $100 (limit 1)
+ Sunpak Ultra 7000TM 70″ Tripod/Monopod for $30 (limit 1)
+ Case Logic Konstrast Pro KDB-101BK Water-Resist Backpack for $60 (limit 1)
+ 32GB Toshiba Class 10 SD for $10 (limit 2)
+ 25% off inks and toners (limit 5)
+ 4pk Tenergy AA or AAA single-use batteries for $0.49 (limit 2; in-store only)
+ various tech and storage sales
+ offers Oct 18-24 (2015) using your personal Fry’s email newsletter promo/coupon codes

Panasonic 30mm f2.8 MEGA OIS macro for $298

If you are fond of micro four thirds and optically stabilized macros, the Panasonic 30mm f2.8 MegaOIS macro is now on sale for $298 with free shipping at B&H Photo (optionally triple original warranty via mail-in rebate (PDF)), and Amazon by Amazon itself.

Panasonic 42.5mm f1.7 drops to $298

The Panasonic 42.5mm f1.7 micro four thirds lens is now going for $298 with free shipping at B&H Photo (optionally triple original warranty via mail-in rebate), and Amazon by Amazon itself.

(ENDED) Monday Lightning Deals: Panasonic ZS45, Contour Roam3, etc

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Panasonic GH3 body only for $600

If of all the ever-increasing number of M43rds cameras out there it is the Panasonic GH3 body only the one you want/need, it is currently going for $600 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo… Optionally you can submit a mail-in rebate to Panasonic and get a three year manufacturer warranty instead of the usual one year.

Speaking of M43rds, the previously mentioned Buydig promotion of the Olympus E-PL6 with 14-42 and 40-150 and $80 VISA gift card for $400 continues…

Open-box Panasonic GX8 body for $950

IF you are comfortable with open-box camera gear, the black Panasonic GX8 body only is available in “Used – Like New” condition, described as “Only taken out of box once like new with Panasonic USA warranty”, for $950 by Cardinal Camera through Amazon. It ships from Cardinal (Pennsylvania).

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Weekly Fry’s Promo Codes (Sept 27 to Oct 3): refurb ZS35 for $100, Vanguard, etc

These are the Fry’s Weekly promo codes for the week running from September 27 until October 3 in 2015:

+ refurbished Panasonic ZS35 with card and case for $100 (limit 1; in-store only)
+ 61″ Vanguard ESPOD CX 203AP Tripod for $40
+ Vanguard Adjustable SLR Messenger Bag, model “UP-RISE II 38” for $80 (limit 1)
+ 100pk Ridata DVD-R blanks for $11 (limit 5)
+ variety of storage sales (SSD, HDD, flash)
+ Roku 3 (with Voice Search) for $85
+ offers good using the individualized promo codes from Fry’s emailing list
+ offers good Sun Sept 27 until Sat Oct 3

(ENDED) Thur Fry’s Promo Codes (B&M): refurb Panasonic ZS35 w/case, card for $100

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In-stock nao: Panasonic FZ300 superzoom for $600

I never got around to posting an in-stock alert for the new Panasonic FZ300 superzoom (a RAWzoomer since it takes RAW), so here it is! The camera is in-stock and ready to ship at its starting price of $600 at Amazon (Amazon itself, and 3rd-party sellers) and Adorama and B&H Photo. You can optionally triple the warranty via mail-in rebate.

PS: why not just offer a three year warranty to all buyers or at least make the rebate an online submission? Staples has been using online (Easy Rebates) for many years now, and they work very well.

Free Panasonic HX-A1 Wearable action cam with Panasonic DMC-CM1 Android CameraPhone purchase for $1000

B&H Photo is offering a free Panasonic HX-A1 Wearable HD Action Cam (choice of Orange or Black color scheme) with the purchase of the GSM unlocked Panasonic DMC-CM1 Android CameraPhone at its regular price of $1000. You can optionally extend the warranty to three years via a Panasonic mail-in rebate. You can select the free action camera color by clicking on the “Your choice from free items” link there. Annotated screenshot crop of that right below:

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