(ENDED) Friday Fry’s Promo Codes: Manfrotto Compact Advanced Tripod with Ball Head for $70

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$20 off a $100+ order at Monoprice with coupon [also 6ft HDMI cable for $2 shipped]

Monoprice is slowly but steadily expanding into a bigger internet player. With shipping facilities in the middle of the country and the carrying products from other manufacturers. For a limited time, they have a coupon offer, Get $20 OFF an order of $100+ with Promo Code 1STDOWN entered over there. This is good for almost all the Monoprice-branded products. The few excluded Monoprice items, along with excluded 3rd-party manufacturer items can be found over there under the “excluding the following PIDs” link.

Strategically, this is good if you are planning to buy a variety of small accessories or a single item $100+. They have all kinds of camera and photo related items, either search for items of interest (camera bags, tripods, etc) or navigate the menus to the appropriate categories. Likewise for tech-related degrees-of-separation-from-photography accessories.

Speaking of Monoprice, their 6ft 30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable is on sale for $0.99, with a limit of five per customer. If you only buy these, shipping is a flat $0.99. So you pay $2, and you get one HDMI cable delivered to your front door. This offer ends 1/17/16.

While there, they also have a sale on select Computer Monitors, some of their own, and some form third-party manufacturers (LG, Dell, HP, Acer, etc), along with monitor mounts and cables and such. The sale prices are what you see there, no coupon is needed. This offer ends 1/17/16… In parallel they have a Computer Sale, no coupon needed, good until 1/19/16…

Also pay attention to the various messages and banners over there, pointing you to clearance sales and “monocles” and other assorted promotions.

(ENDED) Tue Fry’s Promo codes: Monster Villain Action Cam for $100, etc

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(ENDED) 20% back in Rakuten Rewards Points Sitewide with Promo Code

This limited time offer expired…

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(ENDED) Thursday Fry’s Promo Codes: Unspecified Refurbished Sony Cybershot for $50 (B&M only!), etc

This daily offer expired…

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20% off rentals at BL with coupon (ends 1/6/16)

Coupon code BLFLASH16 gets you 20% off rentals at camera-gear-rental website BorrowLenses. The coupon expires at the end of day on 1/6/16. More details on their website.

7% back in Rakuten Rewards with coupon (ends tonight)

If you are participating in the Rakuten rewards program, good until the end of day today (1/5/16), promo code NEWYEAR gets you 7% back in Rewards site-wide. Of interest to tech items since they usually get up to 5% promotional rewards. Non-tech items sometimes get double figures in rewards because they have better margins than tech. More details on the promotion at Rakuten’s (the artist formerly known as Buy.com).

Mon Fry’s Promo Codes: 20pk 8.5×11 Photo Paper for $1 (limit 5; In-Store Only!)

This post covers the Fry’s promo codes for email subscribers for Monday 1/4/16:

+ 20pk 8.5×11 inch GPBD photo paper for 99c (limit 5; in-store only!)
+ usual assortment of tech and gadgets

Weekly Fry’s Promo Codes: Vanguard Tripod, Monster Action Cam, Canon bag

The weekly Fry’s promo code offers for their email subscribers for the week of 1/3 to 1/9 in 2016 include:

+ VANGUARD ESPOD CX 203AP Tripod for $40 (limit 1)
+ Wolverine 4-in-1 Film Converter for $80 (limit 1; in-store only!)
+ Canon Professional Gadget Bag 1EG for $50 (limit 1) vs $55 at Amazon
+ Monster Villain Action Camera for $100 (limit 1)

(ENDED) Vanguard Espod CX 234AP Tripod for $40 after $10 MIR

These daily promo codes are dead as a doornail now, but some of these items are recurring offers from the Fry’s promo codes department…

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(ENDED) Tue Fry’s Promo Codes: Battery Holder of 12 AA for $0.09 (B&M only)

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Weekly Frys Promos: Vanguard Tripod, Lowepro Sling

The calendar week may have been disrupted with Christmas being a Friday, but time marches on! The promotional code offers for email subscribers to the Fry’s e-newsletters for the week of December 27 to January 2nd include:

+ limit one of each, good in-store or online

(ENDED) 5% back in Rakuten Rewards with coupon

This limited time offer ended… If you are a Rakuten shopper, coupon code REWARDME gets you 5% back in Rakuten points until the end of day on 12/24/15 at the Rakuten website. These are rewards points to be applied to future purchases, not a discount on the current purchase.

PhotoPro Expo 2016 for $129 with coupon

Good until Sunday 12/27/15, coupon code PPEDPT16 allows you to register for the Photo PRO Expo 2016 for $129 instead of the regular price of $179 (with previous coupon) or $279 without any coupons… For more trade shows, check our 2016 Trade Show Calendar

(ENDED) Tue B&M Frys Promo Codes: 4pk Tenergy AA for $0.06 (limit 10) and two Unspecified P&S cameras

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Buy Adorama Gift Card, Get Coupon for future purchase

If you are part of the Adorama emailing list, they have emailed a new promotion, Purchase an Adorama Gift Card and receive a coupon to be used in a future purchase by 12/31/15. The coupon depends on the gift card amount. A $100 gift card gets you a $5 off coupon. A $250 gift card gets you a $20 off coupon, and a $500 gift card gets you a $50 off coupon. The coupons must be used by 12/31/15… I haven’t done this promotion so I don’t know how it works…

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.

40% off Magazines with coupon

The weekend promotion at Discount Mags is a bit different this time, it’s a sitewide coupon. Coupon SITEWIDE40 gets you 40% off the current prices of magazines over there. They have the usual photo magazines that go on sale there, but they also offer “Photo District News” (PDN) that is never included in the typical sales. PDN drops to $40~ per year with the coupon. The promotion expires on Sunday at 11:59pm ET.

Friday Frys Promo Codes: mystery Sony Cybershot (20mp, 8x optical) for $68 (B&M only)

The Promo Codes for subscribers to the Fry’s Electronics email newsletters for Friday 12/18/15 include the following:

+ mystery Sony Cybershot P&S camera for $68 (limit 1; in-store only; 20mp, 8x optical; they don’t publish the model name due to MAP restrictions)
+ SUNPAK 58″ Aluminum Tripod with Photo Video Pan Head (5858D) for $15 (limit 1)
+ Sunpak 1000AVG Action Video Grip for HD Cameras for $10 (limit 1)

B&N Coupon: $20 off order of $99+ (limited time)

If you would like to buy photography books (or any other books) from the Barnes and Noble website, coupon HOLIDAY99 gets you $20 off an order of $99+. Textbooks are not eligible for this promotion. e-Books are also not eligible. Complete details when you click on the coupon banner on their website. This offer ends 12/17/15 at 3am ET.

While there, you may want to check their Bargain Books page for potential deals, where you can find among others the hardcover edition of “Camera: A History of Photography from Daguerreotype to Digital” by Todd Gustavson, George Eastman House, for $13.48.

Another place to look for deals is their $5 Books page (nearly 5000 items).

Free shipping with a $25+ order OR if you are a paying annual member ($25/year memberships).

(ENDED) Ends Wedn 3am ET: 25% off Books (eg Photography Books)

UPDATE 12/16/15: this promotion finally expired 🙂

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(ENDED) Monday Fry’s Promo Codes: Vivitar VIV-VPT-1250 Tripod for $5 w/free S&H

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40% off coupon for Custom Photo Calendars at AdoramaPix

AdoramaPix is offering 40% off Custom Photo Calendars with coupons PXACAL40 or PIXECAL. I haven’t placed an order with these coupon, so try either one.

Walgreens Photo Coupons: 50% 8×10 Canvas or Photo Cards [also: $15 off $30+ Photo Gifts]

Walgreens Photo has another round of offers good until the close of business on Saturday December 12 in 2015. The offers include 50% off on 8×10 inch Canvas Prints with coupon code 8X10CANVAS and 50% off Photo Cards with coupon code 50CARDS and $15 off a $30+ order in Photo Gifts with coupon code code 15GIFTS30. Free store pickup where available. If shipped to your address of choice, shipping fees apply unless their website has any free shipping promotions running.

PS: if you need Canvas Prints of other sizes, coupon code TVCANVAS gets you 40% off their prices.

Thur Fry’s Promo Codes: refurb Panasonic ZS35 for $100

The Fry’s promo codes (from their email newsletters) for Thursday 12/10/15 include the return of the manufacturer refurbished Panasonic ZS35 compact-zoom with a card and case for $100. The offer is limit one and will be available at their stores and their website. It goes live at some point on Thursday (obviously after you receive your Thursday promo codes email).

Manfrotto Off road Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head for $100 with coupon

If you like the idea of more colorful tripods, the Manfrotto Off road Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head are available in red or blue or green space-age color-schemes for $100 with free shipping at B&H Photo when you enter coupon code SEASON15300 over there. The price before the coupon is $150.

Speaking of tripods, these two Induros are on sale (no coupon needed):
+ Induro Adventure AKB Tripod with Ball Head for $89
+ Induro Adventure AKB2 Tripod with Ball Head for $109
+ free expedited shipping

Coupon discount on easyCover Silicone Protection Cover for DSLRs & Mirrorless Cameras

B&H Photo has a discount promotion on the easyCover Silicone Protection Cover for DSLRs & Mirrorless Cameras with a total of 67 options available. When you click on an individual product page, the items include freebies, click on the “INCLUDES FREE” to select the free item of interest. You must use coupon code SEASON15300 to get a discount.

(ENDED) Monday Fry’s Promo Codes: 20pk 5×7-inch Colorway photo paper for $0.49 w/free S&H

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Weekly Fry’s Promo Code Offers: $89 Mystery Elph (20mp, 12x optical), Vanguard, Lowepro, Wolverine, etc

Don’t look now, but Black Friday 2016 is less than 51 weeks away already. Just around the corner 🙂 And with that, we have a new shopping week, which brings us a new round of weekly promo code offers for Fry’s email newsletter subscribers (free to join their email list). Some of the offers are online-only, others are in-store-only, others are both. This is marked next to each offer in their weekly ad that covers the Dec 6-12 (2015) period. In these posts, the default for an item is to be offered in-store and online. If not, I mention it next to each item’s name, eg the mystery Canon Elph right below.

+ mystery Canon Elph (20mp, 12x optical) for $89 (in-store only; due to MAP restrictions they don’t mention the model name or have link to its product page)

+ Lowepro PROTACTIC 350AW SLR backpack for $100 (limit 1)
+ Vanguard VEO 204AB 53″ 4 Section Tripod for $70 (limit 1)
+ WOLVERINE SUPER F2D 4 IN 1 FILM TO DIGITAL for $80 (limit 1)

+ 25% additional discount on ink and toner purchases
+ various tech and storage options as usual
+ $4 Velleman digital multimeter
+ $85 Windows 10 full OEM version – or put that towards a Linux PC. I am kinda starting to lose faith in the Windows 10 promise and premise, but that’s for another day

75% off Photo Books at Walgreens Photo with coupon

Good until Saturday night (12/5/15), Walgreens Photo offers 75% off photo books when you enter coupon code 75FORU at checkout on their website. This includes 20d double-sided pages (10 sheets) per book. Additional pages are not discounted. Free store pickup or shipping fees depending on what promotion they have running on their website. Limit five uses per customer during this promotion period which ends on Central time.

(ENDED) Wednesday Fry’s Promo Codes: refurb Cybershot for $50 (unspecified model)

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20% off purchases of Used Gear at BL with coupon

Murphy’s Law! Of all the days the internet would go down, of course it had to be Cyber Monday! But we march on thanks to the cellphone’s mobile hotspot! BorrowLenses has a used gear sale, coupon code BLCYBER20 gets you 20% off on the purchase of used camera gear. This is not a rental coupon, but a purchase of the used gear they rent out. Coupon ends by the end of day on 12/1/15.

(ENDED) 15% off select Camera Items at Amazon with coupon (12 options): Panasonic 45mm f2.8 for $763, Sony W830 for $83, H300 for $115, Nikon AW1 w/11-27 for $506, And More

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(ENDED) Ends Tue 3am ET: 30% off One Physical Book w/coupon (max discount $10)

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NewEgg ushers their Black Friday offers

NewEgg has ushered in their Black Friday offers. Some of the items require promo codes that work for subscribers to their email newsletter and expire 11/27/15 11:59pm pacific.

50% off Walgreens Photo with coupon (ends Sat)

Walgreens Photo has another coupon promotion, coupon code BESTDEAL gets you 50% off Everything Photo from canvas prints to photo prints to calendars to gift prints to wood panels to mug prints. The coupon can be used five times before it expires Saturday 11/28/15 (Walgreens is in the central time zone, so it expires at 11:59pm central time).

Free 8×10 enlargement with coupon (ends Sat)

Walgreens Photo is jumping into the spirit of giving with a free 8×10 inch enlargement when you enter coupon code 1FREE8X10 at their website. Coupon expires Sat 11/28/15. Limit one per customer. Free store pickup or whatever shipping fees currently apply for online orders.

Wedn at Fry’s B&M with coupon: 70″ Sunpak Ultra Tripod/Monopod creature for $30

At Fry’s brick and mortar stores, on Wednesday 11/25/15, using your personal promo code from the Fry’s email newsletters, you can get one 70-inch Sunpak Ultra Tripod/Monopod creature for $30. This is model Ultra 7000TM… Some call these hybrid creatures “Tri-Monopods”.

Adorama Clearance Sale with coupon

Adorama has now entered Stage II of their Clearance Sale using coupon code NOVDECSALE at checkout. The prices of items after coupon are at preset increments, $10 or $15 or $20 or $25 or $30 or $35 or $40 or $50. The prices you see at the individual product listings will drop to the above preset prices after you enter the aforementioned coupon code. Offer ends 12/31/15.

UPDATE: speaking of Adorama, they have over 5000 items in their Holiday specials.

Tuesday Fry Promo Codes: 64GB Wintex SDXC for $18, Moto E (Verizon prepaid) for $10

The Fry’s promo code offers for their email newsletter subscribers for Tuesday 11/24/15 include:

+ 64GB Wintec SDXC card (up to 60MB/s read, up to 40MB/s write) for $18 [limit 2]
+ 62-inch VIVITAR VIV-VPT-3662 tripod for $18 [limit 1]
+ Motorola Moto E (prepaid Verizon 4G LTE) for $10 [limit 1] – great value for near-stock Android – you don’t have to sign up for a plan, you can side-step the activation screen – see YouTube
+ free shipping online!

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)

YMMV: $20 off Shutterfly with coupon code with Discover credit card statement or Panera Rewards

Don’t send your Discover credit card statement straight to the shredder! In this month’s statements delivered by mail, you may have a coupon for $20 off a $20+ order at Shutterfly. The coupon code is unique per customer from the looks of it (long winded blend of letters and numbers). This is a colorful 4×6 inch type of a coupon included in the envelope, it is not on the actual statement. I don’t know if this is included in every statement or only some. Shipping is additional. Redemption instructions are included on the back of the coupon. Expires 12/28/15.

UPDATE: a similar offer may be available through the Panera Rewards program. This may (have) arrive(d) in an email titled “a holiday surprise for you!”. It’s a $20 off $20+ as well, with a 12/29/15 expiration date. The coupon code is a long combination of letters and numbers which typically means it is unique to each person.

10% off Stacksocial with coupon (limited time)

Stacksocial has a limited time and limited redemptions coupon. Coupon FIRST10 gets you 10% off a number of items including the following. The coupon expires after the first 1000 successful redemptions. Eligible items are:

+ Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification for $25 before coupon
+ Code Black Drone with HD Camera for $80 before coupon
+ 3-in-1 Smartphone Photography Lens Set for $20 before coupon
+ 16GB red Lytro for $70 before coupon
+ DJI Phantom 2 for $540 before coupon ($540 – $54 = $486)

New BorrowLenses Gear Rental coupons

BorrowLenses has two new coupons in the run-up to Black Friday. Coupon BLBF20 gets you 20% off your rental or coupon code BF7FREE gets you seven more days on a rental lasting seven or more days. The rental period must start by Friday, December 4th. The coupons are good for renting gear, not purchasing gear.

Groupon Coupon: 20% off Local (eg Photo Prints related), 5% off Goods (eg Camera related)

Groupon has a new coupon code for their website, code TASTY3 gets you 20% off Local Deals or 5% Goods. “Local Deals” is where a lot of the photo-print related items are (custom photo books, canvas prints, metal prints, custom-print gifts, etc), while “Goods” is where their Camera Gear lives… You can also use the search bar over there to look for items of interest, eg “photo books” or “metal prints”… You can also use the category filters on their menu bar or left sidebar…

The coupon is good for one unit per transaction (eg one custom-photo-book), and you can use it on up to three different local offers and up to three Goods offers. Maximum discount is $50. Free shipping with orders of $34.99 or higher (they must ship from Groupon facilities, so not all purchases qualify towards free shipping – similar to what Amazon does).

Coupon expires at the end of day on Tuesday 11/17/15.

Adorama Clearance sale with coupon (item prices range from $1 to $9 each)

And now we have the return of the $5 Gadget, in fact, the items in this offer range from $1 to $9 each when you use coupon code NOVDECSALE at the Adorama Clearance Sale. The clearance is organized by after-coupon price, so you can check all the $1 or $2 or $3 or … $9 items. The prices you see there drop to their after-coupon prices after you enter the coupon during checkout.

Think of this as a virtual thrift store sale. A lot of items are manufacturer branded, for example, cases/bags for older P&S digital cameras, straps, cables, filters, and other small things. Lots of camera cases, maybe about half of the items offered.

Free $25 VISA Gift Card with Wacom Graphics Tablet of $100+ regular price

Among the latest Staples coupons (page down to locate it, see screenshot crop below), you can receive a $25 prepaid VISA Gift Card when you buy a Wacom Intuos Graphics tablet with a regular price of $100 or more. The eligible tablets mention this promotion on their individual listings. Offer ends 11/14/15.

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Wedn: 11% off at NewEgg with VISA Checkout (max savings $11)

NewEgg is also jumping on the Singles Day bandwagon with a VISA Checkout promotion. Pay for your order with VISA Checkout, use promo code VCOSINGLE15 and get 11% off your order total, but with a maximum discount of $11. In other words, up to an order of $100. If your order total is over $100, the discount is a flat $11. Offer ends at 3am ET on Thursday or earlier if “promo funds are exhausted” (whatever that means).

BuyDig: $25 off $50+ order if you pay with VISA Checkout

BuyDig has a limited time and limited redemptions promotions. You can get $25 off an order of $50+ if you pay with VISA Checkout. Use coupon code VISAVET25 for that. The coupon is good for the first 10,000 redemptions. It expires 11/18/15 or earlier if the 10K redemptions are met. If you don’t have a VISA Checkout account, you can sign up for one (it is free). More details over there.

Strategically, these type of deals are good for gear that have the same prices at authorized dealers, so a general purpose discount is one way to get a discount on them.

PS: more posts coming in about two hours. Plus we have to start doing our Black Friday Ad Digests (those will go on the main blog since they won’t fly off the main page over there).

20% off Groupon Local includes many Photo Print Offers (custom books, canvas, wood, metal, etc)

The Groupon website has another 20% off coupon on Local Deals, with coupon SAVE20 with a limit of up to three deals per customer. Maximum discount with this coupon is $50.

Local Deals are of interest to photographers because a lot of the Photo Prints (custom books, posters, canvas, photo gifts, etc). Search for keywords of interest, or filter by Local under various sub-categories (Personalized, Shopping, etc) are under Local Deals. If you are not familiar with their website structure, check the annotated screenshot crops at the bottom of our earlier post.

Speaking of Groupon, for a limited time, it’s coffee time, Pay $10, Get $15 Starbucks Gift Card by email. Limit one per customer. It’s the closest I can get to buying each one of our readers a cup of coffee 🙂 [it arrives within minutes in your Groupon account and you can easily transfer this from Groupon to an existing Starbucks gift card by just clicking through – if you don’t want multiple gift cards in your account]