Pay with PayPal Coupon: $10 off $50+ at Monoprice

If you are a fan of The PayPal and The Monoprice, there is a limited time coupon promotion that brings the two together. Use coupon code PAL10 to get $10 off an order of $50+ at the Monoprice website. You have to pay with Paypal for this promotion. Most items are eligible with the usual exceptions (gift cards, brands that do not allow couponing on their products, etc). If you enter the coupon in the shopping cart, its details should show the specific exclusion list. Monoprice has a number of camera-related accessories, search for product type (eg tripods, camera bags, etc) or navigate the categories. Coupon expires 3/17/16.

(ENDED) Fri only: $20 off $100+ at Monoprice with coupon

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(ENDED) Groupon: $10 off $20+/$25+ order for NEW Customers Only

The internets are very confused today. Amazon went down 1999-style [now it’s back online], now this Groupon coupon was cancelled/expired/killed by Groupon…

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(ENDED) New coupon for First Time (New) Groupon users: $10 off $20+ Local Deal

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(ENDED) 40% off Shutterfly Photo Books with Coupon

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(ENDED) Cowboom Customer $10 off $100+ coupon for Best Buy Outlet

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4TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2.5″ Portable External Hard Drive for $120 with coupon

All your megapixels are belong to you, and a sound and practical backup and restore (don’t forget the restore part because what’s the point of backup if you can never get to them?) is always a good idea. Which brings us to a coupon promotion at Adorama, coupon code 10MAROFFER (= $10 off, MARch, OFFER) gets you the 4TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2.5″ Portable External Hard Drives for $120 with free shipping. The price before coupon is $130. They are available in four different colors, so if you are a fan of color-coding your data, that’s a plus! This is a limited time offer but I don’t know when the coupon expires.

(ENDED) Two 16×20″ Gallery-Wrapped Canvas Prints for $35 with free S&H [or one for $21] with Coupon

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2TB WD MyPassport USB 3.0 HDD + Soft Case for $84 {with coupon}

On the storage front, coupon code BHWPPI16 entered at Checkout gets you the 2TB WD My Passport USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive, model WDBCGL0020BSL-NESN, along with a free HGST 2.5″ Branded Soft Case, for $84 with free shipping at B&H Photo. The price you see before you enter the coupon is $99. This offer ends on 3/12/16… This is one of their many WPPI Specials.

DataColor and X-Rite discounts with Promo Code

More action amongst the B&H WPPI 2016 Specials, this time we have DataColor and X-Rite offers. These particular offers require the use of promo code BHWPPI16 in order to get the discounted price. Participating in this promotion which ends 3/10/16 are three DataColor Spyder items and seven X-Rite items.

Big Sigma Lens Sale (200 options) – must use Promo Code

B&H Photo is having a Big Sigma Lens Sale for WPPI. These offers are activated when you use promo code BHWPPI16 in the B&H shopping cart and they expire 3/10/16. You won’t see the sale price until after you enter the promo code. Some of these lenses also earn 4% promotional rewards. The sale features 14 Sigma ART Lenses (C/N/A/P/Si) and 186 Sigma Lenses of various DSLR and Mirrorless mounts. Remember you must use coupon code BHWPPI16 for this sale which ends 3/10/16.

Canon Pixma PRO 100 and 50pk 13×19″ Paper for $100 after Coupon and $250 MIR

The WPPI (Wedding Photography) Trade Show is under way [see Trade Show Calendar] and with that we have a new wave of specials. We start with the Canon Pixma PRO 100 printer. This is often bundled with Canon DSLR kits with mail-in rebates, but if you only want the printer and don’t want any of the DSLR kits, and you are still comfortable with mail-in rebates and prepaid gift cards, keep reading…

… B&H Photo is offering the Canon Pixma PRO 100 printer for $100 after a $250 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card) when you enter coupon code BHWPPI16 at Checkout. The price without the coupon is $150 after MIR. B&H will also include automatically this printer’s “Robin”, a 50pk of 13×19″ Canon photo paper. Coupon offer ends 3/10/16.

(ENDED) 40% off Walgreens Photo with coupon [extended to Sat PM]

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(ENDED) 20% off a singe Book with coupon (Leap Day only)

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Surprise coupon discount (10% or 20% or 30% off) at Stacksocial (ends tonight)

Good until midnight tonight (it doesn’t say pacific or eastern) [and midnight is a temporally inaccurate term but that’s what it says] coupon code SURPRISE gets you either 10% off or 20% off or 30% off at Stacksocial. The discount is revealed after you enter the coupon. Due to time-constraints I can’t check their current inventory before midnight, so this is a DIY YMMV adventure. You can use the search box over there to look for keywords of interest (eg camera, wordpress, adobe, photography, etc).

50% off Everything Photo at Walgreens with coupon

Valentine’s is over, so photo prints retailers are offering coupon encouragement to generate new sales. Case in point, Walgreens Photo offers 50% off on “Everything Photo” (photo prints, photo gifts, photo books, etc) with coupon code code FEBORDER entered at checkout over there by 11:59pm central time on Wednesday 2/24/16. Their usual coupon terms apply, limit five uses per customer, etc. Free store pick-up. Shipping is extra unless they have free shipping promotions on the website.

eBay Mobile App coupon: $5 off a $20+ order

In an email to registered users earlier today, eBay has a new promotion trying to encourage shoppers to download and use its mobile app. To make it so, the app will have a coupon for $5 off a purchase of $20+. The coupon must be used within the app. The terms say “Only invited, registered eBay users who receive the Coupon in My eBay are eligible”. Their email has more details on how to use it. I haven’t done this, so I don’t know what happens next…


20% off Olympus Outlet (refurbished) with coupon

The official Olympus Outlet store is having a Valentine/President sale, coupon code PRESIDENT gets you 20% off the current prices over there. These refurbished items come with a 90-day Olympus warranty and a 30-day money-back guarantee (excluding shipping). Free shipping with orders of $100+. Offer ends 2/16/16 at 11:59pm ET.

With the coupon factored in the price, among the refurbished E-M cameras you can get the E-M10 body for $288, E-M10 w/14-42 for $320, E-M5 body for $384, E-M5 w/12-50 for $576, and the E-M5 II body for $576. Some are available in both black and silver.

Also participating in the sale are E-Pens, Superzooms, Toughies, and the Stylus 1 rawsumer for $416.

Also participating in the sale are 13 Lenses including the 11-22mm f2.8-3.5 for $512, the 35-100mm f2.8 for $1415, the 17/2.8 for $192, and more.

The items mentioned above are factory reconditioned (refurbished) and the prices are AFTER the 20% off coupon is factored in. I did most of the math in my head, so the chances of 20% off math-errors are elevated. The prices drop after you add the item to the shopping cart and then you enter the coupon PRESIDENT at the Apply Coupon field further down the page.

15% off Groupon Goods with Coupon (includes Electronics and Camera and Photo)

Groupon time, especially if you have gift certificates or store credit! Good until the end of day today (2/10/16) coupon code EXTRA15 gets you 15% off Groupon Goods products, which are typically physical products (not services/vacations/etc). This includes Electronics (over 17,000 items) which includes Camera and Photo items (770+ items). Of those 300+ are in accessories of all kinds, and 300+ are in security cameras. There are around 45 digital cameras in two categories (DSLR, P&S). You can see all those subcategories on the left hand side of their website.

The coupon restrictions: you can use the coupon on three separate purchases. On each purchase, you can use the discount on one unit of an item (eg one item X, one item X, one item Z). There is no minimum purchase amount. The maximum savings from this promotion is $50 per deal. Typically you can get free shipping with orders of $34.99 or higher (for items sold and shipped by Groupon itself).

Mon Fry’s Promo Codes: 20pk 4×6 photo paper for $1, refurb Panasonic ZS35 for $100, etc

The promo code offers for Fry’s e-newsletter e-subscribers (free to e-join) for Monday 2/8/16 includes:

+ 20pk 4×6 inch ColorWay (brand name) 68lb high-glossy photo-paper for $0.99 total (limit 5)
+ refurbished Panasonic ZS35 20x optical travel-zoom for $100
+ 50-inch Vivitar VIV-VPT-1250 tripod for $5
+ various tech items as usual
+ offers mentioned in this blog-post are good in-store and online, with a limit of one per item per customer unless otherwise indicated in the block above; this style makes posts more readable since most items follow this pattern

Weekly Fry’s Promo Code Offers: unspecified DSLR and Cybershot, Sunpak, Canon, etc

A new week is here and for the week of February 7-13 in 2016, the new Fry’s promo code offers for their email newsletters (free to join) include the following:

+ unspecified Sony Cybershot P&S digital camera (20mp, 2.7″ LCD, 8x optical) for $88 (in-store only)
+ unspecified 18mp DSLR with 3″ LCD with 18-55 lens for $350 (limit 1)
+ Sunpak 6200PG Tripod for $30
+ Canon DSLR backpack for $30
+ Sunpak universal selfie wand for $5
+ Monster Villain action camera for $100 (limit 1; this is there every week it seems)
+ 24pk Sony Alkaline AA or AAA batteries for $5 (limit 3)
+ 60ft x 0.75″ Shaxon electrical tape for $0.49 (limit 10)
+ various tech and storage items as usual
+ offers mentioned in this blog-post are good in-store and online, with a limit of one per item per customer unless otherwise indicated in the block above

(ENDED) Walgreens Photo: 40% off with Coupon (ends Sat PM)

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Fri & Sat Fry’s Promo Code offers: 72″ Bower Tripod for $20, etc

The Fry’s email newsletter promo codes are now experimenting with 2-day promo codes instead of new daily offers. This round is for Friday and Saturday 2/5 and 2/6 in 2016 and it includes among others:

+ Bower VT6800 Heavy Duty Series 72″ Photo/Video Tripod for $20
+ MANFROTTO MTPIXI Pixi Mini tripod for $15 (two color choices)
+ Cellet selfie stick with AUX cable for $5 (limit 5)
+ unspecified action camera with monopod and 16GB microSD card for $250 (in-store only)
+ various tech items as usual
+ the items mentioned above in this blog-post (not their linked weekly ad) are limit one per customer, with the offers good in-store or at their website – unless otherwise indicated above – it makes it easier to read and write since most of them are “limit 1” in-store or online.

Tue B&M Fry’s Promo Codes: unspecified refurbished Sony Cybershot (16mp, 5x optical) for $50

The Fry’s Electronics promo codes for their e-mail e-newsletter subscribers for Tuesday 2/2/16 include an unspecified refurbished Sony Cybershot P&S digital camera (16mp, 5x optical) to be offered for $50 with free shipping. This particular offer is only good at their brick and mortar stores with a limit of one per customer… In parallel, the Bower TableTop Tripod will be on sale for $4 with a limit of one (up to 10″, in-store or online_…

Weekly Fry’s Promo Codes: Manfrotto, Lowepro, Wolverine, etc

The promo codes for email subscribers to the Fry’s Electronics email list for the week of 1/31 to 2/6 in 2016 include:

+ unspecified Sony Cybershot P&S camera (20mp, 2.7″ LCD, 8x optical) for $88
+ Monster Villain Action Camera for $100
+ MANFROTTO Compact Advanced Black Tripod (MKCOMPACTADV-B) for $70
+ WOLVERINE F2D MIGHTY – 7 in 1 Film to Digital Converter for $100

NOTE: the items listed above assume a “limit 1” per item and the offer is good in-store and online. If something’s different I will write it next to the item. This makes it easier to read, because most items are “limit 1” and good in-store and online.

Pay What You Want Photography Bundle ($16.18+ gets you 11 courses)

The previously mentioned coupon offer won’t really help in the “Pay What You Want” offers since you decide your payment amount. They currently have a Pay What You Want Photography Bundle. You can pay any amount you like and get two free courses. Or if you meet or beat the average price ($16.18 as of the time of writing), you get a total of 11 courses. Topics include general purpose courses, black and white, off-camera flash, outdoor/nature, night photography, Lightroom 6, and more. 10% off your purchase amount goes to a children charity. You can check the details of each online course by expanding the “VIEW ALL PRODUCTS +” section.

20% off Online Photography Courses with coupon at Stacksocial

We have a coupon price war. Earlier on we mentioned Groupon’s coupon for e-Learning, now it’s Stacksocial’s turn to offer 20% off the current prices of various Online Courses with coupon code LEARN20 which expires on 1/27/16 at 4am ET (unless extended). Of camera and photography interest they have:

+ Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification for $25 before coupon
+ Photography Training Bundle for $29 before coupon
+ be sure to check the terms, conditions and restrictions of each offer, some courses offer lifetime access, others only offer access for a limited time

Online Photography Courses for $13~ with coupon

For Monday 1/25/16. Groupon coupon code LEARN30 gets you 30% off the current prices of various online courses. This includes classes from Neeva Photography (four different classes for $19 each, or all four of them for $38). The price is before the coupon. With the coupon, the prices drop to $13.30 per class or $26.60 for all four. This offers access to the courses for one year, not lifetime access… For the same after coupon price of $13.30~ there is an eLearnPhotoshop Course on Adobe software. The product description is not very detailed on this one…

As usual, be sure to check the terms, conditions, deadlines and restrictions for these offers… This coupon can be used for one unit per offer, with a maximum of two different offers per customer, with maximum savings of $50 during this promotional period… This coupon expires at the end of day on 1/25/16 unless it gets extended…

(ENDED) Mon Frys Promo Codes at B&M: 20pk 5×7 photo paper for $0.49 (limit 5)

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Weekly Fry’s Promo Codes: Vanguard, Case Logic, refurb Cybershot, etc

A new week is upon us, and if you are subscribed to the Fry’s promo codes emails (coupons are unique for each subscriber), the week of January 24-30, 2016 includes among others:

+ 61″ Vanguard ESPOD CX 234AP Tripod for $40 (limit 1)
+ CASE LOGIC KDB-101BK Konstrast Pro for $60 (limit 1)
+ Monster Villain Action Camera for $100 (limit 1)
+ unspecified refurbished Sony Cybershot (16mp, 5x optical) for $50 (limit 1; in-store only)
+ 25% off inks and toners (limit 5; excludes Samsung)
+ usual assortment of tech items

5% Rewards with Coupon at Rakuten (ends 1/31/16)

If you are a participant in the Rakuten (formerly Rewards program, coupon code REWARDME gets you 5% back in rewards site-wide until 1/31/16. This is useful for tech purchases since they rarely participate in rewards promotions. Non-tech items get higher percentage (presumably because higher margins allow for more flexibility). More details at the Rakuten website.

Fri & Sat Fry’s Promo Codes: Vanguard Monopod, Vivitar Tripod

Fry’s is cooking up a new experiment, they have 2-day promo code promotions that is good for Friday and Saturday (typically they have a different one each day) 1/22 & 1/23 in 2016. So the offers are good on both days. Among them:

+ Vanguard VEO AM204 55″ Alumin(i)um Monopod for $25 (limit 1)
+ Vivitar 62 inch VIV-VPT-3662 Tripod for $18 (limit 1)
+ unspecified “trusted name brand” action cam for $200 (in-store only; limit 1)

Thur Fry’s Promo Code Online offers: 50″ Vivitar Tripod for $5; refurb ZS40 for $200

Late start, fifteen yard penalty, repeat first down! We start with the Thursday 1/21/16 Fry’s promo code offers good for their email subscribers. These end late at night online and when the stores close for in-store options. Among them:

+ 50-inch Vivitar VIV-VPT-1250 Tripod for $5 (limit 1)
+ refurbished Panasonic ZS40 for $200 (limit 1; this is recurring on a regular basis)

10% off Goods, 20% off Local at Groupon with Coupon

Groupon has a new site wide coupon, coupon code JUMBO3 gets you 10% off on Goods (most of the camera-related gear is here), and 20% off Local (a lot of the photo prints and services and classes are here). You can navigate by categories and sub-categories or simply use the search bar to search for brands or product categories (eg prints, DSLR, etc) of interest at the Groupon website. The coupon expires at the end of day on 1/22/16 (Friday). The promotion has been extended by an additional day (1/21/16 (Thursday))

The restrictions on the coupon are as follows: you can use it up to three times in Goods, up to three times in Local and up to three times in Gateways. You can only get one unit of each offer discounted. For example, you can buy three different cameras (X1, Y1, Z1), but only one unit of each camera (one X1, one Y1, one Z1) will be discounted by the coupon. The maximum discount is $50 per deal.

Weekly Fry’s Promo Code offers: Lowepro, Vanguard, Monster, refurb Cybershot, Roku 4, etc

A new week is already under way. Where did all the time go? It’s already less than 49 weeks until Christmas 2016 🙂 The weekly promo code offers for email subscribers of Fry’s Electronics for the shopping week of Jan 17-23 in 2016 include:

+ Lowepro TAHOE BP 150AW for $50 (limit 1)
+ Lowepro DroneGuard Kit LP36910 Grab and Go for $60 (limit 1)
+ 61″ Vanguard ESPOD CX 203AGH for $50 (limit 1)
+ Monster Villain Action Camera for $100 (limit 1)
+ refurbished unspecified Sony Cybershot P&S (16mp, 5x optical) for $50 (in-store only; limit 1)
+ Roku 4 (latest model) for $110 (limit 1)
+ offers good Jan 17-23, in-store or online or both – each is specified in the item’s box in their ad pages
+ you need the unique promo code from their email subscriptions to get the discounted price (free to sign-up for their email subscriptions)

(ENDED) Mon Fry’s B&M Stores w/Promo Code: 20pk 4×6 Glossy Photo Paper for $0.25 (limit 5)

These daily offers expired, but the generic-brand photo papers are recurring at their promo-code deals…

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

These daily offers ended but a lot of the Fry’s offers return every few days or weeks…

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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

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

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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

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