Sigma 30mm f2.8 DN ART with Filters & Corel & Extras for $169 (M43, Sony E)

Prime time now, the Sigma 30mm f2.8 DN ART lens is bundled with a handful of freebies for $169 with free shipping, in either black or silver color-schemes at Adorama, in either Sony E-mount or Micro Four Thirds. The freebies include the Corel software bundle (Aftershot PRO 2, Paintshop PRO X9, VideoStudio 9, etc), a Pro-Optic 46mm filters kit, a lens cap, a cap tether, and a cleaning kit… If you don’t need the extras, you can also save them and the next time you hand off a camera or lens to a friend/relative, you can also give them the extra accessories…

Corel AfterShot Pro 3 for $40 [was $30]

The latest version, Corel’s AfterShot Pro 3 is on sale for $40 [was $30] at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of up to three per customer. This is a “key card” delivered by mail. The digital download goes for $10 more.

If you are curious and tempted by the price, but not sure whether to get it, you can get a 30-day free trial through the Corel website.

Corel Paintshop Pro X9 Ultimate for $50 (PC)

Adobe is not only company offering imaging software, although it may seem that way 🙂 The new Corel Paintshop Pro X9 Ultimate with RAW editing, “intelligent corrections”, and full screen capture features is now on sale for $50 as a PC digital download or PC media delivered by mail at Amazon by Amazon itself. Limit up to three on the media by mail option. This is not a lightning deal.

Black Friday Mac Bundle 2.0 including Corel After Shot 3 for $20 total (digital download)

Stacksocial launched their Black Friday Mac Bundle 2.0 featuring nine software titles for the Mac for $20 as a digital download. This includes Corel’s AfterShot 3. As far as I can tell, this is not the PRO version. Other titles include Particle Shop, Crossover, PDF Expert, Total Video Converter PRO, etc. Check under the Specs of each title to see if it’s compatible with your current version of MacOS if you are running an older version.

(ENDED) Corel VideoStudio Ultimate X9 for $30 (PC; Download or Shipment)

This daily deal expired but Corel software are recurring offers every few weeks… One of the deals of the day at the Gold Box for Wednesday that went live at 3am ET (and was not then part of the Lightning Deals schedule is the Corel VideoStudio Ultimate X9 for PC/Windows for $30 as either a Digital Download or Delivered by Mail. Offer ends Wednesday 3am ET or earlier if sold out.

(ENDED) Corel VideoStudio Pro Ultimate X8 (Boxed Software) for $25 with Free Shipping

This daily deal expired… For more action check the B&H Featured Deals

The B&H Photo Deal of the Day good until Monday 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out) is the Corel VideoStudio Pro Ultimate X8 (Boxed) for $25 with free shipping (or free expedited shipping if your order total is $49+). The digital download is NOT on sale, only the boxed software by mail…

In-stock now: Corel Paintshop Pro X9 (and Painter 2017)

Adobe is not the only one making digital imaging software, Corel is back with a new version of their Paintshop PRO software, X9 is now available at the official Corel store for $80 full version or $60 for eligible upgrades. The digital download adds an optional +$8 “download insurance” which you can remove by clicking on the Trashcan next to its name. If you prefer boxed software to be delivered to your door, shipping is additional.

Also in-stock now is their Painter 2017 software, with the full version going for $429 and the eligible Upgrades going for $229.

Wait, it’s 2017 already? 🙂

Canon M3 Body Only & Extras & Corel Software for $429

Two curiosities with one purchase, if you are curious about both Canon’s mirrorless cameras and the Corel imaging software, Adorama has a Canon EOS M3 Body Only bundle for $429 with free shipping that includes the M3 Body Only kit, the Corel Software Bundle (five titles including Aftershot PRO 2 and PSP X8), a 16GB Toshi SD, a Lowepro shoulder bag, and the obligatory cleaning kit.

(ENDED) Panasonic FZ1000 with Corel Imaging Software and $28 Rewards and 67mm Filter Kit and Bag and Battery and 64GB Lexar SD and Other Extras for $698

UPDATE 5/22/16: as of this recheck, the price increased to $800. The free accessories remain…

ORIGINAL: Zoom-zoom! If you are interested in the Panasonic FZ1000 superzoom with RAW, Adorama has created a FZ1000 Super Bundle for the same price of $698 with free shipping as the camera without all the free extras.

The extras are the Corel Software Bundle (five titles including Aftershot PRO 2 and Paintshop PRO X8), a 64GB Lexar SD, a 67mm Filter Kit (UV/CPL/ND2), a Traffic Collection 24/7 camera bag, an extra Power2000 battery, and cleaning kit (that looks like a makeup kit) and $28 promotional rewards to be used in future Adorama purchases.

Nikon AW130 Waterproof + Corel Imaging Software + Extras for $277

Spring may be an excuse to convince the spouse CFO to “authorize” the purchase of a waterproof camera and if so, and if you are also interested in the Corel imaging software without breaking the bank, Adorama is offering a number of free accessories with the Nikon Coolpix AW130 for the same price of $277 with free expedited shipping: the Corel Software Bundle which includes AfterShot PRO 2 and Paintshop PRO X8 (total of five titles), a floater strap, a 16GB SD card, a Lowepro pouch, and a cleaning kit. This is available in Coldplay Yellow, Blue or Black. Page down over there to locate these among the list of options.

In-stock now: Corel Aftershot PRO 3 for $80 [or $60 Upgrade]

The brand new version of Corel’s flagship AfterShot PRO software, version 3, is now available for purchase for $80 Full Version and $60 Upgrade at the Corel website.

If you are curious, they offer free trials of the software for Windows, Mac, Linux RPM and Linux Debian.

If you are curious about the software without even touching it, they have a 230-page PDF User Guide available for all to read.

NOTE: when you add the software to the shopping cart, they automatically add an $8 “download insurance” thing. You can remove it from the shopping cart if you don’t want it. It’s a bad practice for them to do this in the cloud era, but compared to Adobe’s practices, this is small change 🙂

AfterShot 2 Standard for $10 (digital download)

The non-PRO version of Corel’s latest AfterShot 2 software (aka the “Standard” edition) is available for $10 as a digital download for PC or Mac or Linux at Stacksocial. They only carry the non-PRO version.

PS: if you are planning to buy a camera from Adorama, keep in mind that a number of the Adorama bundles for select dSLRs, mirrorless and serious P&S cameras come with a Corel software bundle that includes the PRO version of this and PSP too.

Canon G9 X with Corel Imaging Software and Extras for $399 + S&H

The Canon G9 X compact with RAW goes for $400 at authorized Canon dealers, but they are allowed to add free accessories with purchase. If you are an accessories hoarder or if you would like to try the Corel digital imaging software AND you also want the Canon G9 X, all three bundled together in a big bundle at Adorama for $399 PLUS shipping (around $11 from East to West Coast, enter zipcode to get accurate estimate).

It is available in either the brown G9X or the black G9X.

The extra shipping fee translates to the Corel software bundle that includes AfterShot PRO 2 and Paintshop X8 PRO (and a few other non-imaging titles), along with a 58-inch Takama tripod with 3-way head, a Lowepro pouch, a 32GB Lexar card, and the obligatory cleaning kit.

Mac Users: Pay What You Want Bundle ($1+) gets you Emulsion Digital Library [Pay $16+ get more including AfterShot PRO 2]

For Mac Users, Spring is in the air, and so is the Spring 2016 Pay What You Want Mac Software Bundle at Stacksocial. If you pay $1+, you get three software titles which include the Emulsion digital photo library app. Click on “View All Products”, it’s the last one in the long list.

If you meet or beat the current average price of $15.48 (may change slightly over time), you get a total of 13 software titles, the three above, plus ten more, which include Corel’s Aftershot PRO 2, along with Owlet (photo realistic 3D Models), and various other computer utilities (files, security, music, etc).

Nikon Lens Instant Savings with Lens Filter & Corel software

The current iteration of various Nikon SLR Instant Savings at Adorama come with some extra items as well, a lens filter and the Corel software kit that includes AfterShot PRO and Paintshop PRO. The lenses are organized by type over there for easier navigation. It includes a mix of primes and zooms. This round expires 4/2/16.

Refurbished Nikon D800 with 24-120 f4 VR and SB-910 Speedlight and Corel software for $2700 [or refurbished D800 body for $1900]

A full frame Nikon starter kit, especially if you are comfortable with manufacturer refurbished camera gear, Adorama is offering the Nikon D800 body only and the 24-120mm f4 VR and the Speedlight SB-910, all manufacturer refurbished with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty, along with the Corel Software Kit (Aftershot, Paintshop, etc) and Lowepro shoulder bag for $2700 with free shipping… This is one of 70+ items at their Refurbished sale (mostly Nikons)…

UPDATE: if you only need the Nikon D800 body only, without the lens/flash/extras, you can get it, also in manufacturer refurbished condition with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty, for $1900 with free shipping at Adorama.

In-stock nao: Corel VideoStudio 9 for $80 or $100

Corel’s latest new video software, VideoStudio 9 is now ready for purchase or a free trial if you are curious about it but don’t want to commit. The official Corel Store offers the Pro X9 for $80 and the Ultimate X9 for $100 as full versions. Qualifying Upgrades get a $20 off discount (they have an “Upgrade Eligibility” link there for more details). You can also start a free trial… The full versions are also available at Amazon as a digital download (available now) or PC disc (ships in a couple of days) – Pro X9 for $80 or Ultimate X9 for $100. Amazon does not have free trials or upgrade options.

Refurbished Nikon D800 with 24-120 f4 VR and SB-910 Speedlight and Corel Software for $2789

For some, a compromise between new-condition from authorized dealers vs new-condition from importers/grey-market may be refurbished with a manufacturer’s warranty. If so, Adorama has a Nikon D800 refurbished bundle for $2789 with free shipping. For these, you get the following manufacturer refurbished Nikon gear: the D800 body only, the 24-120mm f4 VR lens and the SB-910 Speedlight. All these are manufacturer refurbished with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty. You also receive the Corel Digital Organization Creativity Software Kit (Elite Edition) which includes AfterShot Pro 2 and Paintshop Pro X7. The software is not refurbished. This is a while supplies last promotion.

If you are interested in the Corel software but not the Nikon D800, Adorama has another bundle, they are bundling the Corel software with the Dell XPS 13 13.3″ Infinity Quad HD+ Laptop (3200×1800, 13.3″, touchscreen, 2.6 lbs, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, card reader, 5th Generation Intel Core i7-5500U, HD Graphics 5500, Mini DisplayPort, Win 8.1 with free Win10 upgrade, etc)

Panasonic 20mm f1.7 II and Corel Software (Aftershot, PSP) and Extras for $268

If you need the Panasonic 20mm f1.7 II pancake and you are also curious about Corel’s software packages but don’t want to risk any money on Corel, Adorama comes to the rescue, you can get the 20mm f1.7 II for $268 with the Corel software bundle (Aftershot Pro 2, Paintshop Pro X7, etc), along with a slinger soft lens case, a 46mm digital essentials filter kit (three of them), a lens wrap and a cleaning kit. This offer is available for either the black 20/1.7 II and the silver 20/1.7 II.

128GB Surface 3 (Win10) + Corel AfterShot Pro 2 + Paintshop Pro X7 + BT Mouse for $480

Adorama has a limited time flash sale centered on the 128GB 10.8″ Surface 3 Windows 10 tablet (4GB RAM, Atom Ant X7, 1yr Office 365, 1920 x 1280 3:2 aspect ratio). For $480 with free shipping, you get that tablet, along with a Microsoft Bluetooth mouse, and the Corel Creativity Software Kit that includes Corel AfterShot Pro 2 and Paintshop Pro X7 among other Windows software titles. Not included: keyboard, S-Pen, touch cover.

Weekly Fry’s Promo Codes: Unspecified Canon DSLR kit for $350, Unspecific Cybershot for $68, Manfrotto, Case Logic, Wolverine, Corel, etc

The Fry’s Promo Code offers for their email newsletter subscribers (free to sign up for that) are revealed for the week of December 20-26 in 2015. They include:

+ unspecified Canon DSLR with 18-55 lens for $350 (limit 1; in-store only; 18mp)
+ unspecified Sony Cybershot P&S (20mp, 2.7″ LCD, 8x optical) for $68 (limit 1; in-store only)
+ they don’t specify the brand names because of MAP restrictions placed on retailers by manufacturers

+ the block below is limit 1 per item per customer, good in-store or online
+ VIVITAR HD Action Camcorder (DVR781HD-SIL) for $25
+ MANFROTTO Compact Advanced Black Tripod – Extends Up to 65″ (MKCOMPACTADV-B) for $60
+ CASE LOGIC KDB-101BK Water-Resist Backpack for $60
+ WOLVERINE F2D MIGHTY – 7 in 1 Film to Digital Converter for $90
+ Paintshop Pro X8 for $34 or Ultimate for $44
+ various tech items as usual

As usual, these offers are available only if you use the unique promo code found in each person’s Fry’s email newsletters. It is free to sign up for it.

Free Gift Card and Corel Imaging Software with select Wacom Graphics Tablets ($70 to $200)

A total of eight different Wacom graphics tablets are participating in a free gift promotion at Adorama. You receive for free the Corel Creativity Software kit (which includes Aftershot Pro 2 and Paintshop Pro X8), along with an Adorama gift certificate ranging from $25 to $50 depending on the Wacom item. The $70 Wacoms get a $25 gift card. The $100 Wacoms get a $30 gift card. The $200 Wacom gets a $50 gift card. Not a bad percentage 🙂

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.

Corel Sale: AfterShot 2 Pro for $50 or non-Pro for $25

The Corel Store has a new round of sales of their software. The sale includes the Aftershot Pro 2 for $50 full version or $39 as a qualifying upgrade. Meanwhile the AfterShot 2 (not Pro) goes for $25 in the full version. You can make adjustments in the shopping cart for different options (disc backup, cloud backup, etc).

The aforelinked Corel Store offers free 30-day trials of their software and apparently Amazon has also expanded into software free trials, eg AfterShot Pro 2. I haven’t done one of the Amazon Free Trials yet, so I can’t tell you what the free-trial-flow is.

Canon SL1 w/18-55 & 75-300 & Pixma Pro 100 & Corel Software & more for $450 after $350 MIR

If you are fond of mail-in rebates and lots of Canon gear and accessories, Adorama has a Canon SL1 bundle. You pay $800 at checkout, receive the order, make sure all is well, submit the mail-in rebate per the instructions (PDF), and if all is well, a few weeks later, you receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail. For that, you get:

  • Canon SL1 with 18-55 and 75-300 and Canon Gadget bag
  • Canon Pixma Pro 100 printer
  • 50pk Canon SG-201 13×19 inch semi-gloss photo paper
  • Corel Creativity Software Bundle including AfterShot Pro 2 and Paintshop Pro X7
  • 32GB Lexar Class 10 SD