If you are interested in refurbished Olympus cameras, lenses or other accessories, from today until the end of day on March 27 (2015), you can get 25% off at the Olympus Outlet Store by using coupon code SPRING over there. Free shipping on orders of $100+.
This coupon offer for President’s Weekend expired…
If you are CX 1-System Nikon curious, BuyDig has a coupon promotion, you can get the manufacturer refurbished Nikon J1 w/10-30mm VR (white color scheme) for $150 with free shipping when you use coupon code HDPIX (expires 2/15/15). Price before coupon is $160.
Speaking of BuyDig, coupon code DIG5 gets you $5 off an order of $99 or more at their Blowout Sale.
Groupon has a coupon, code SALE10 gets you 10% off the price of a single Groupon Goods item, which includes Camera and Photo items. The coupon expires Tuesday 12/30/14 night. With the coupon discount factored in, they have these prices:
+ refurb Nikon D3200 w/18-55 for $360
+ refurb Nikon 55-300 DX VR for $202~
+ refurb red Nikon Coolpix L28 for $45
+ Sony a6000 w/16-50mm and extras for $540 or $567 with Lightroom 5
+ Canon Powersnot N for $135
+ Canon SX600 HS superzoom for $162
+ Canon SX520 HS superzoom for $180
+ Olympus SZ-16 iHS for $90
+ refurb Samsung Galaxy EK-GC120 Camera with Verizon 4G LTE for $180
+ and a few more
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.
Attention BuyDig shoppers, coupon code DIG5 gets you $5 off a purchase of $99 more at BuyDig, where you can also checkout their Holiday Shopping Blowout Sale, with free shipping site-wide. The coupon expires 12/14/14.
The party continues at the Olympus Outlet Store where you can get the certified refurbished Olympus Tough TG-850 elementproof camera for $120 with free 2-day shipping when you use coupon code TOUGH25 (25% off) over there. Offer ends by 12/11/14. It is available in three different colors.
Pentax K-action now. Of interest also if you want to buy someone a “get started with” digital photography gift. Use coupon code 9PARTS to get this Pentax K-50 DSLR bundle for $650 with free shipping. The bundle includes the Pentax K-50 with 18-55mm WR and 55-300mm ED and AF-200FG flash and Lightroom 5 and 4GB EyeFi SDHC. The coupon code 9PARTS drops price from $700 to $650 and expires 12/14/14 or earlier if sold out. The promotion is mentioned under “Special Offer” on the BuyDig page (annotated screenshot below)…
UPDATE (12/9/14 at 3:05am ET): The Amazon Deal of the Day for Tuesday 12/9/14 is the new condition Olympus XZ-2 (black) on sale for $180 with free shipping (limit 2 per customer). This obviously defeats the $240 refurbished price!
Looking for a RAWsumer without breaking the bank? The Olympus Outlet Store is offering the factory reconditioned black Olympus XZ-2 for $240 with free 2-day shipping and a 90 day warranty from Olympus. No coupon needed. It has a hot-shoe and a touchscreen among other things.
If you only want a Nikon DSLR body, and you are comfortable buying imported (gray market) models, you can get the new condition imported (grey market) Nikon D3200 body only for $265 with free shipping when you use coupon code Loyalty10 (= $10 off) at Abe’s of Maine. Imported = no warranty from Nikon USA.
This Cyber Monday offer expired…
The Cyber Monday deal from the official Olympus store is a 25% off sale on the Olympus Outlet Store with coupon code CYBER25 over there. The coupon expires 12/2/14 at 3am ET but supplies are limited, so items may sell out beforehand. Due to time constraints I cannot price-check everything in the Olympus Outlet store.
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.
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).
The Corel Photo Video Suite X6 is currently on sale for $30 with either PC download or software-box-by-mail at Amazon (limit 3) and at NewEgg (use promo code over there; limit 20).
Big Sensor Primes are no longer four-figure luxury cameras. The Ricoh GR is now available for $600 with free shipping at Adorama when you enter coupon code GREMAILOFR over there. To test the coupon, add to cart, proceed to checkout, and look for the part of the page to enter the coupon code. You don’t have to fill up the rest of the information if you just want to test the coupon. This is part of the Adorama semi-secret BF sale.
NewEgg has launched a 72 hour pre-Black-Friday sale where they guarantee prices won’t be lower on Black Friday (or they will price-match them). However, it is not clear whether they are price-matching their own website or the whole internet. Some of the deals require promo codes, and for those to work, you must be signed up to the NewEgg e-mail e-newsletters or be willing to sign-up for them. Of camera and photo interest:
+ Adobe Creative Cloud – Digital Membership [Prepaid 12 Month] for $380 with promo code
+ various hard disks
+ Expires Monday 11pm ET: 5% total order with promo code NAFBF14A at checkout
+ only one promo code will be applied per item per order (in other words, items with dedicated promo codes won’t be eligible to stack general purpose promo codes)
+ promo codes expire at 3am ET on 11/27/14 unless otherwise indicated over there
This sale ended:
If you want to “test” their price-matching guarantee scheme, they offer Corel Paintshop Pro X7 for $40 with Promo code but it currently goes for $33 at Amazon.
If you are subscriber to the Olympus USA (GetOlympus) e-mail newsletters, the Olympus Store survey we mentioned earlier has been extended until Sunday night on 11/30/14. If you take the survey, they will give you a coupon for 5% off your next order at the Olympus USA store. Of interest for items that never or rarely go on sale. Details on the previous post… To be clear, you must be signed up to the Olympus newsletter and have an invitation to fill out the survey in your email. If you are using Priority Inbox or other fancy email organizers, you may have to search for it.
Adorama is offering the Pentax K-3 body only with D-BG5 battery grip and 32GB card and 4% promotional rewards for $800 with free expedited shipping when you enter coupon code EARLYPEEK at checkout. Offer ends on 11/26/14 or earlier if sold out.
This limited time offer but if you missed it, fear not, these are recurring offers…
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.
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.
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).
Two new offers went live at social-shopping site Stacksocial. First up, the Extreme Micro Drone 2.0 + Aerial Camera goes for $75 with free 2-4 week shipping and 90 day warranty. And a Duracell single-use battery bundle, 100 AAs and 52 AAAs for $60 with free shipping. Batteries “expire” in 2019.
Optionally, you can get this limited time 20% off Stacksocial coupon and apply it to their offers. You must follow them and tweet/post about the offer on Twitter or Facebook in order to get the 20% off coupon (and a free design bundle). This coupon promotion ends in about five days from today.
In recent weeks, Fry’s is trying a new digital-analog strategy to get people to shop at their stores. People subscribed to their email newsletters are receiving unique (personal) promo codes by email. They can use those promo codes at the Fry’s brick and mortar stores to purchase select items at a discount. They can only be used in-store, not at their website. The email that just came out today, a weekend 4-day sale, includes the following items of Camera and Photo interest:
+ Canon Pixma MX532 for $50
+ 100pk 4×6 inch Canon photo paper for $5 (limit 2)
+ Fuji JX500P pink P&S camera for $50
+ pay $20, get $25 iTunes Gift Card (limit 2; 25% discount)
+ 512GB Samsung 850 Pro SSD for $300 (goes for $360 at Amazon)
+ limit 1 of each item unless otherwise indicated
Stacksocial has a new freebie promotion. This is a two for one. You receive a 20% off sitewide coupon code AND their Epic Design bundle for free, which includes a couple of Photoshop tutorials (poster, watercolors) and various design assets. The catch for the freebie is that you have to follow Stacksocial on social media (Twitter or Facebook) and tweet/post this promotion on your social media account. Check the promotion and details at Stacksocial. They have a comments section at the bottom and Stacksocial employees respond to most answerable questions.