Wedn: Picture Frames sale (37 options, $6 to $38)

It’s a picture frames party at the AMazon USA Gold Box for Wednesday DEC-12 in 2018, with a total of 37 options participating in a picture frame sale with prices ranging from $6.49 to $38. Participating brands include MCS, Gallery Perfect, Umbra [not the soccer Umbro], Pinnacle, Artcare, Kiera Grace, and more! Limit up to five per individual item per customer at the sale price. Note that these are picture frames, not digital picture frames.

Wedn (EU): Various Lenses and Pana G80 and GX9 (w/14-140), Huion, Etc

The photography theme continues to be part of the Amazon Germany Gold Box for Wednesday December 12 in 2018 with this dedicated camera and photo sale that is lens-heavy:

+ Panasonic G80 with 12-32 for 319 euro in two color options
+ Panasonic GX9 with 14-140/3.5-5.6 OIS for 940

+ Nikon 200-500/5.6E ED VR for 1170

+ Tamron 15-30/2.8 Di USD for 829 in Sony

+ Sigma 10-20/3.5 EX DC HSM for 309
+ Sigma 17-50/2.8 EX DC OS HSM for 259
+ Sigma 35/1.4 DG HSM for 669
+ Sigma 50/1.4 DG HSM for 649

+ there’s also a Huion Graphics tablets sale with prices ranging from 40 to 622 euro, with eight options available

Mon (EU): Tamron 15-30/2 VC G2, Manfrotto, RAWsumers, etc

Another variation of the camera sale has returned to the Amazon Germany Gold Box with prices ranging from 15 to 1069 euro. There’s also a sale on Nokia and Huawei phones (including the P20 PRO for 649), along with a sale of various computer monitors (99 to 299) and much and more…

The Camera and Photo sale includes:

+ Tamron 15-30/2.8 VC USD G2 for 1069 for Nikon only

+ Tamron 90/2.8 Di VC USD MACRO for 479 – 35 clip-on coupon = 444 for Canon only

+ Sony 18-200/3.5-6.3 OSS APS-C for 545

+ rawsumers: Canon G9x II for 327, Sony RX100 IV for 555

+ Manfrotto MHX-PRO-3W 3-way tilt for 117~
+ Manfrotto 200PL quick release plate for 15
+ Manfrotto 323 quick change for 33~

Saturday: Fuji X-T2 body only for $783 or $824

Among the Saturday Amazon USA Gold Box deals of the day you can get
the new condition Fuji X-T2 body only for $825 with free shipping but that’s not all. The product page also has a 5% off clip-on coupon [you must be logged on to an Amazon account eligible for this promotion to see it]. Once you clip it, the price drops to $783~. See the annotated screenshot crops below:

Sat: Polaroid instant camera sale

In addition to the $40 Instax Mini 26 bundle, the Amazon USA Gold Box has a Polaroid + Kodak Instant Camera sale with ten options, with the Kodak Dock/Printer going for $100, and the rest of the offers being Polaroid instant cameras ranging from $180 to $200

Sat: Fujifilm Instax Mini 26 + Rainbow Film Bundle for $40

In addition to the previously mentioned Fuji X-T2 deal, the Amazon USA Gold Box has a number of other photo-related offerings of a more general interest including the new condition Fujifilm Instax Mini 26 + Rainbow Film Bundle going for $40 with free shipping. The promotion is available on four different color schemes of the camera, with up to three per color per customer. I’m not sure if it’s an overall limit of three, or three per color. I have not attempted to buy them all πŸ™‚ The rainbow pack is 10 exposures. Sale ends Saturday at 11:59pm pacific time or earlier if sold out.

Thursday Gold Box: Microsoft Office

It’s Office day at the Amazon USA Gold Box, there’s a trio of Microsoft Office options on sale, with a 1-year 365 subscription going for $40 for Personal and $55 for Home, or a conventional purchase for Home/Student 2019 for $100… Other gold box offers include bulletproof coffee setups, tools (eg for studio/DIY work), AmazonBasics luggage (four options starting at $50), household goods, AT Cross fine writing [for those who still remember how to write with their hands], holiday decor, and a globe whisky decanter to go with the whisky theme of Amazon Germany πŸ™‚

Tue: KODAK SCANZA Digital Film & Slide Scanner for $120

The Cider Tuesday daily deals at the Amazon USA Gold Box include one camera and photo item, the new condition KODAK SCANZA Digital Film & Slide Scanner for $120 with free shipping, sold by DB ROTH and fulfilled by Amazon.

Cyber Monday at Amazon USA

It’s Cyber Monday at the Amazon USA Gold Box but alas no free cider for all πŸ˜‰ Among the offers:

+ smartphone sales from Samsung, lots of laptops (12 options) and computer monitors (11 options) and computer components/accessories (34 options; strangely Chromebooks are in this grouping)

+ Bose QC25 noise cancelling headphones for $110

+ nearly 500 Kindle e-books on sale; start early because it takes time to sift through 500 ebooks πŸ™‚

+ also Marshall, Insignia, coffee/Kitchen appliances, LEGO, security cameras, sportswear/exercise, Segway, smart home/lighting, UPS, Ninja, laptop bags, 3D Dremel printers, Rosetta stoned, Nuraphone, etc

Loaded Cyber Monday at Amazon Germany: C/N/S/Pa/O/R/etc

Cyber Monday has arrived at the Amazon Germany Gold Box with lots of offers including:

+ Sony sale with a7 II w/28-80 for 1205, RX100 IV for 555, 10-18/4 OSS for 628, and a6000 w/18-50 and bluetooth speaker and mini tripod for 498

+ Canon and HP photo printers (21 options; one Epson too)

+ Potpouri of cameras including:
++ Panasonic GX9 with 14-140 for 940
++ Panasonic GX80 w/12-32 for 430, G70 w/14-42 for 430
++ Olympus E-PL8 with 14-42 pancake for 400
++ Ricoh GR II rawsumer for 450
++ Ricoh Theta V 360 for 440
++ GoPRO HERO5 bundle for 269
++ Nikon KeyMission 170 for 159, W300 elementproof for 340, Coolpix A900 for 297
++ Nikon D5300 with 18-105 for 595
++ Canon G7X II for 475
++ Canon 80D with 18-55 for 1006, 200D body for 449

+ all kinds of camera related things
++ eight Canon lenses
++ Fuji instant printers
++ Steiner and Nikon binoculars
++ Sirui monopods and tripods (and Rollei tripods)

+ YI Action Cameras (seven options, 90 to 161 euro)
+ wildlife budget action cameras (six options, 41 to 60)

+ the Beatles discocraphy, Sony headphones, laptops, coffee machines, smartphones, Spiel von Thronen, etc

Sunday: NixPlay, RAVpower, Etc

Never fear, Sunday is here and the daily deals at the Amazon USA Gold Box include:

+ modern Nixplay digital picture frames

+ RAVpower powerbanks (including a solar one) and a couple of wireless chargers

+ six pages of Kindle eBook daily deals with famous fiction and non-fiction ebooks

+ also Breveille, STEM toys, etc

Sunday (EU): Cameras and Drones sale

There is some modest action at the Sunday Amazon Germany Gold Box with the following offers:

+ Cameras and Drones sale including:
++ Parrot Anafis from 495 to 620 euro
++ Canon M6 with lens for 584
++ Canon SX730 for 241, SX740 superzoom for 318
++ Nikon Coolpix A900 for 297
++ Sony FDR-AX100 4K UltraHD camcorder for 955

+ other sales include Yamaha hifi, HP laptopps smartphones from JVC (!) and ZTE Blade V9, and more

Sat (EU): Six Lenses (five Canons, one Sony)

At the Amazon Germany Gold Box for Saturday, among the other offers you can get:

+ Lens Sale featuring five Canons (three EF, one EF-S, one EF-M) and one Sony (24-240/3.5-6.3 OSS for 759 euro)
+ Canon lenses range from 118 to 538, three primes and two zooms

+ just like Amazon USA, Saturday’s daily deals are subdued in contrast to Black Friday’s

Sat: Pelican Cases, Fuji Instax Share SP-2 printer, etc

The Saturday Amazon Gold Box in the US market is nowhere near as busy as the Black Friday one, today being “Small Business Saturday”, but there are some potentially interesting offerings as follows:

+ Fujifilm INSTAX Share SP-2 Smart Phone Printer for $90

+ Big Pelican Cases sale with 19 options with prices ranging from $8 to $234

+ also Camelbak hydration, $35-ish laptop backpacks, and refurbished V-Moda Crossfade Wireless headphones for $99 each in four different color options; sold by V-Moda and fulfilled by Amazon

Amazon USA Black Friday Gold Box is READY!

And now it’s Black Friday in the pacific time zone and the Amazon USA Gold Box is loaded with offers; not the stingy offers of most other days πŸ™‚ It is so big it even has a second page

+ HP Envy 6252 AiO Inkjet Wireless Photo printer for $50 (limit two per customer)

+ YI Lite Action camera with Sony sensor for $70 [limit one per customer]

+ Seagate Storage sale featuring external hard drives, SSDs, NAS (16 options; $40 to $350)

+ Chromebook sale from ASUS, Acer and Lenovo (8 options; from $119 to $499)
+ YES, a $119 ASUS Chromebook (one per customer; 11.6″ ruggerized, water resistant, 180 degree, Celery, 4GB RAM, 16GB storage, etc)
+ Google is “data creepy” but Chromebooks are so much nicer to use for browsing without that hideous Windows Update pestilence

+ 20% off ASUS products including computer monitors [and a 15.6″ $110 protable one], routers, DDR4, graphics cards, etc [19 options; $16 to $450)

+ Hisense 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV 65H9080E (2018) for $500
+ Sony 4K UltraHD TVs for $998 to $2998

+ Computer Gaming sale with laptops, desktops, monitors, accessories, components, etc from ASUS, MSI, HP Omen, CyberPower PC, Dell/Alienware, Sceptre, BenQ, WD, EVGA, Corsair, Logitech, iBuyPower, etc [45 options; $40 to $1800]

+ refurbished Apple MacBook PROs (four options, $1550 to $1750)

+ budget small Windows laptops: $150 EVOO, $220 ASUS Flip Vivobook

+ 150 Kindle best sellers starting at 99c; a good way to load up your Kindle with a year’s worth of readings πŸ™‚

+ Anker Power Banks (3 options; $20 to $38)
+ this is a subset of the Anker offers at Amazon Germany

+ AmazonBasics Chairs and Desks (22 options; $35 to $519)

+ Blue Yeti USB microphones for $89 (various colors)

+ also TP Link networking, smart home products, Steelseries Arctic gaming headsets, Taotronics and Flexispot standing desks, YI security cameras, H&R Block tax software [never too early to start IF you are getting a refund], etc

+ also lots of watches and luxury watches, Adidas, tires (!), furniture/bedding, Philips Hue and Sonicare, Samsonite, kitchen appliances, $80 Ninja blender, DeWalt tools, games/toys, Keurig, Harry Potter, Kenmore W/D, etc

Thur: Sandisk Sale, Choice Laptops, GoT, Etc

Happy Thanksgiving in the Pacific time zone as well with the Thursday round of the Amazon USA Gold Box offerings. More than usual offers, as it is often the case during the BF/CM week, with the following potentially interesting items:

+ Sandisk Storage Sale including:
++ 128GB Extreme SDXC for $30, 64GB for $18, 32GB for $11
++ 64GB Ultra microSDXC for $11.49, 128GB for $20
++ 400GB Ultra microSDXC for $80
++ various kinds of USB flash drives
++ many WD external hard drives, along with some from G-Tech and a couple of Sandisk SSDs

+ Amazon Choice Laptops, AiOs and Desktop from Acer, ASUS, Dell, from $300 to $700 (nine options)

+ Game Of Thrones Seasons 1-7 Set for $75 in BluRay + Digital and $70 in DVD
+ Season 8 starts April 2019, plenty of time to catch up a few times over πŸ™‚

+ various other things, clothing, magazines, tea/coffee, kitchen, Lionel trains, Norton, car diagnostic tool, etc

Thur (EU): Canon and Olympus cameras, Sony Xperia, Etc

Thursday has arrive for the Amazon Germany Gold Box and these are some of the potentially interesting offerings running for the day:

+ Canon and Olympus camera sale:
+ Olympus E-PL8 with 14-42 pancake for 400 euro
+ Canon m100 with 15-45 for 269
+ Canon M6 with 14-45 for 584
+ most of the Canon G-series rawsumers
+ many of the SX-series superzooms
+ Sony HX90 superzoom for 239

+ Sony Xperia smartphones in multiple colors: XZ1 for 199 to 240 euro, XA2 Ultra for 270

Wedn (EU): Storage sale (Seagate, Crucial, Transcend), Etc

There is a new round of deals for Wednesday at the Amazon Germany Gold Box and this includes:

+ Storage Sale featuring Seagate hard drives, Crucial memory, Transcend memory cards and flash drives

+ monitors and TVs, Philips Hue starter kit, coffee related, Blackberry Key 2, powerbanks, etc

+ gaming laptops including MSI, Acer Nitro, Lenovo Legion and Razer Blade Stealth

+ new waterproof Kindle Paperwhite for 77 euro

+ 30% off exclusive products

Tue: Bushnell, Neewer, Dropbox, Thule, Etc

For Tuesday 11/20/18, at the Amazon USA Gold Box, they have a few related products as “deals of the day” as follows:

+ Thule Crossover 32L Backpack for $70

+ 1-Year of Dropbox PLUS with $50 Amazon plastic gift card for $100 total; assuming you have no problem spending or gifting the gift card in lieu of cash, it’s like paying $50 for the 1-year Dropbox PLUS subscription

+ Neewer 18″ Ring Light kit for $70

+ Bushnell sale featuring:
++ Trophy Cam HD Essential E2 for $55~
++ Binoculars $35~ to $106~ [three options]

+ also refurbished Callaway Golf Clubs

Tue (EU): Sony a7 II, a6500, 24-240; Canon 10-18, Ixus 185; Fuji Square; Nikon D5300, A900, W300; Panasonic FZ82, G70, GX80

More action at Amazon Germany for Tuesday Nov-20-2018 which includes a Camera and Photo sale including:

+ Canon EF-S 10-18/4.5-5.6 IS STM for 199 euro
+ Canon Ixus 185 for 70 to 74 depending on color

+ Sony a7 II with 28-70 for 1205
+ Sony a6500 body only for 1069
+ Sony 24-240/3.5-6.3 OSS for 759
+ Sony FDR-AX100 4K UltraHD camcorder for 955
+ PS: separately, Amazon-Sony are running a Big Cashback Promotion of the full frame kind

+ Fuji Instax Share Gold for 97
+ Fuji Instax Square SQ 10 hybrid instant camera for 139

+ Kodak Mini Mobile printer for 75

+ Nikon D5300 with 18-55 for 595
+ Nikon Coolpix A900 for 297
+ Nikon Coolpix W300 element-proof camera for 340

+ Panasonic GX80 with 12-32 and Rollei City tripod for 600
+ Panasonic G70 with 14-42 and Rollei C5i tripod for 567
+ Panasonic FZ82 superzoom with Rollei tripod for 310

+ 1 Year of Dropbox PLUS for 59 euro

+ see them all at the Camera and Photo sale

Monday (EU): Sandisk Storage sale, Nokia, 50+ Photo Accessories, Canon 430EX III-RT and 2x II Extender, Manfrotto, Sirui, Lowepro, Etc

The Amazon Germany Gold Box is loaded for Monday with lots and lots of offerings including:

+ Sandisk storage sale including the 128GB Extreme PRO SDXC for 38 euro, 128GB Ultra microSDXC for 18.50 euro, 200GB microSDXC for 31, various USB flash drives, external hard drives from WD, Sandisk SSDs, and more; a total of 19 options

+ over 50 Camera and Photo Accessories including many Manfrotto tripods and monopods, Joby, Sirui, Lowepro backpacks, and for good measure, they throw in the Canon Extender 2x II for 373 and the Canon 430EX III-RT Speedlight for 225 euro, and a few binoculars

+ brand new waterproof Kindle Paperwhite for 80 euro

+ smartphones from NOKIA (129 to 269 euro) and HUawei, Samsung Galaxy tablets, Lenovo convertible laptops, gaming keyboards/mice/etc

+ LG TVs and Acer computor monitors ranging from 88 to 599 euro with screen sizes ranging from 24 to 48 inches

+ music including the Beatles Remastered Stereo Boxed Set (16 CD and DVD) for 106 euro

+ APEman action cams from 28 to 64 euro

+ powerbanks, bags and other tech accessories, small budget drones

+ lots of tech and general purpose and entertainment sales, over 90 (!!!) different sales; see them all at the Amazon Germany Gold Box

Sun (EU): half a dozen photo accessories on sale

The Saturday Amazon Germany Gold Box offers includes a sale on half a dozen Camera & Photo accessories that range from 13 to 94 euro and include ball heads, tripods, and spider-pods from various brands.

CORRECTION: today is Sunday, not Saturday πŸ™‚

Sat Daily Deals: 40″ AOC UHD monitor, Kictec camcorder, etc

And now a look at some of the Saturday daily deals at the various internet sites…

The main Woot deal of the day is the factory reconditioned 40-inch AOC Curved 4k UHD Monitor with 10-Bit Color, model C4008VU8-B, going for $400 with a 90-day AOC warranty…

At the Amazon Gold Box the numerous deals du jour include:

+ Kicktek video camcorder for $150

+ Tzowla water-resistant anti-theft laptop backpacks for $19 to $35 (five options)

+ 10.3″ reMarkable “The Paper Tablet” for $419

+ various AUKEY charging and cable products

+ Mr Coffee Barista system for $100, various Robots from Anki Cosmos and Overdrive, etc

+ the 2019 Old Farmer’s Almanac for $3 in Kindle format

+ see them all at the Amazon Gold Box

Meanwhile at the Amazon Germany Gold BOX, among many other offers:

+ various Huion and XP-PEN graphics tablets for 251 to 425 euro

Thur: Philips Hue lighting products

Into the Thursday Amazon Gold Box we go which includes a sale on various Philips Hue lighting products, including various light bulb options…

Monday: Anker Chargers/Accessories

A busy Monday Amazon Gold Box includes the new condition unlocked former-flagship LG V30+ for $400, but they also include another Anker sale, this time it is car themed, with car chargers and accessories ~ a plus if your photography takes you on the go…

Friday: Anker Charging products sale (11 options)

Friday is here in the pacific time zone and that means a new Amazon Gold Box set of offers has gone live. If you like to use car lights as a lighting source, they have a sale on select LED headlight lamps ^_^. They also have a sale on LOTR/Hobbit bundles of $joy$, especially now that Amazon has procured the rights and is developing an epic [okay expensive, epic remains to be seen] LOTR-based TV series.

Of more tech interest, they have a soccer team of Anker charging products on sale including a 26,800 mAh powerbank, a slim 10K mAh powerbank, wall chargers, wireless chargers, cables, and USB car chargers too…

Sun (Gold Box): eMart Lighting Gear (four options)

The Amazon Gold Box has a lighting plan for you! Good until Sunday at 11:59pm pacific time, one of the deals of the day is a sale of Emart Lighting Gear, with prices ranging from $24 to $48~. These are fulfilled by Amazon, so Prime members can get them in about two days. It includes a backdrop stand, umbrella kit, tabletop lighting and of course a softbox kit. You can buy as many as you like.

Typically these “fulfilled by Amazon” offers don’t sell out since they don’t have the name-brand recognition of the well-known camera and electronics manufacturers, but of course you never know. I may have jinxed them by merely saying this πŸ™‚

PS: if you prefer to spend as little time as possible buying clothes, Amazon is having a sale on 30+ clothing items from their own Amazon Elements house brand with fairly reasonable prices considering some of them are multi-packs…

Friday: DXO One Connected iOS Camera for $112

Back to Amazon USA where among the Friday 9/28/18 Gold Box lightning deals you can get the new condition DxO ONE 20.2MP Digital Connected Camera for iOS users for the very specific price of $112.49 with free shipping, sold by a 3rd-party seller with the order fulfilled by Amazon, thus Prime eligible. You can buy as many as you like. Offer ends by Saturday 9/29/18 at 3am ET (or earlier if sold out]…

Gold Box Now: Rokinon, Samyang, Meike 35/1.7 (E), Xiaomi Mijia, DataColor, PNY (various), Etc

Among the Prime Day action, the following other lightning deals are in progress [not previously mentioned below]:

+ ends 4:20pm ET: Rokinon AE14M-C 14mm f/2.8-22 Ultra Wide Angle Lens with Built-In AE Chip for $303

+ ends 4:25pm ET: Samyang SY14M-C 14mm F2.8 Ultra Wide Fixed Angle Lens for Canon for $223

+ ends 4:30pm ET: Datacolor Spyder5PRO – Designed for Serious Photographers and Designers (S5P100) for $100
+ 97% claimed as of 2:48pm ET

+ ends 4:50pm ET: Sea frogs 130FT/40M Underwater camera diving waterproof housing case for Sony A7II A7R II A7S II for $158

+ ends 7:05pm ET: 360 Camera, Xiaomi Mijia Mi Dual-Lens Sphere Action Cam Wifi Waterproof Panoramic Camera 3.5K HD Video Recording with Sony Image Sensor and Stabilizer for $225

+ ends 7:15pm ET: Crucial MX500 500GB 3D NAND SATA 2.5 Inch Internal SSD – CT500MX500SSD1(Z) for $88

+ ends 7:20pm ET: 128GB PNY Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-I, U3 up to 95 MB/Sec Flash Card (P-SDX128U395-GE) for $36

+ ends 7:30pm ET: 512GB PNY Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-I, U3 Up to 95MB/sec for $150

+ ends 8:15pm ET: Drobo 5D3 5-Drive Direct Attached Storage (DAS) Array – Dual Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.0 type C ports (DRDR6A21) for $539

+ ends 8:35pm ET: TerraMaster NAS Servers (various options)

+ starts 3:20pm ET: 256GB PNY Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-I, U3 up to 95 MB/Sec Flash Card (P-SDX256U395-GE) (price before sale $100)

+ starts 3:29pm ET: Sceptre E248W-19203R 24″ Ultra Thin 75Hz 1080p LED Monitor 2x HDMI VGA Build-in Speakers (price before sale $110)

+ starts 4:19pm ET: ASUS PB277Q 27″ WQHD 2560×1440 75Hz 1ms HDMI DVI VGA Eye Care Monitor (price before sale $296)
+ the Gold Box posted a spoiler on the sale price, it will be $222

+ starts 4:25pm ET: Chromo Inc CI55000230 Macro Ring 48 LED Power Light (price before sale $30)

+ starts 6:19pm ET: LG Electronics 34UM88-P 34-Inch 21:9 UltraWide Screen LED-Lit Monitor

+ starts 6:29pm ET: $50 Panera plastic gift card

+ starts 8:04pm ET: Datacolor Spyder5ELITE – Designed for Professional Photographers (S5EL100)

+ starts 8:29pm ET: Meike MK-E-35-1.7 35mm F1.7 Large Aperture Manual Prime Fixed Lens APS-C for Sony E-Mount (price before sale $90)

+ starts 8:39pm ET: Godox Ving V860IIN 2.4G GN60 I-TTL HSS 1/8000s Li-ion Battery Camera Flash speedlite 1.5S Recycle Time 650 Ful Power Pops Supports TTL/M/Multi/S1/S2 for Nikon DSLR Cameras (price before sale $179)

+ various Pelican cases and NixPlay digital picture frame options as well

+ also 120+ AmazonBasics Tech/Electronics accessories/cables/etc

You can find all our posts on Prime Day using the Prime Benefits category

Prime Day Gold Box Lightning Deals: YI, Rokinon, Celestron, Etc

Amazon has saved some of their better Gold BoX Lightning Deals as follows:

+ starts 3:25am ET: APEMAN Action Camera 4K

+ starts 4:44am ET: Celestron 52252 100mm Ultima Zoom Spotting Scope

+ starts 6:44am ET: YI 4K+/60fps Action Camera with Waterproof Case, Plus Voice Control, Live Streaming, and 12MP RAW image

+ starts 7:14am ET: Rokinon 16M-C 16mm f/2.0 Aspherical Wide Angle Lens for Canon EF Cameras

+ starts 7:49am ET: Zhiyun Crane 2 Servo Follow Focus Mechanical Supports Real Time Focus
+ also has a $30 off clip-on coupon

+ starts 9:04am ET: PowerExtra 2-Slot Charger and Two Batteries replacing the Sony NP-FW50

+ starts 9:09am ET: Kodak Mini SHOT Instant Print Digital Camera & Printer With LCD Display

+ starts 10am ET: Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera

+ starts 10:34am ET: Datacolor Spyder5PRO – Designed for Serious Photographers and Designers (S5P100)

+ starts 12:34pm ET: Panasonic FZ1000 superzoom (price before sale $800)

+ starts 3:09pm ET: Kodak Mini 2 HD Wireless Portable Mobile Instant Photo Printer (price before sale $100)

+ during Prime Day, we don’t have the usual visibility of upcoming lightning deals as we do during “normal” days

You can find all our posts on Prime Day using the Prime Benefits category


+ various coffee options among the Amazon Brands sales

+ a bit bizarre, an Amazon product but has a $6 shipping fee, it’s the Amazon Cloud Cam for $60 + S&H

+ various new products launching first exclusive for Prime members in New Product Launches

+ 20% off select product categories at Amazon Warehouse Deals

+ 30% off 80 different ADIDAS products
+ ADIDAS of course stands for All Day I Dream About Shutter-speed ^_^

Prime Day offers now going live including Elements 2018

The official Festivities for Prime Day 2018 are now under way with some of the offers starting to go live, including Photoshop Elements 2018 going for $50 (PC or Mac, digital download or box in the mail) and Photoshop + Premiere Elements 2018 going for $75 in PC digital download.

You can also check the various offers by going through the sub-categories at the classic Gold Box page… [select the various sub-categories of interest on the left hand side over there and filter accordingly, eg “Electronics”, “Camera & Photo”, “Digital Software”, etc]…

Among the various lightning deals:

+ Samsung EVO Select U3 microSD cards with full size adapter
+ 256GB for $85, 128GB for $37, 64GB for $20, 32GB for $12

+ FireTV 4K Ultra with Alexa Voice Remote in the Pendant Design for $35
+ Fire 7 Tablets start at $30
+ Fire HD 8 tablets start at $50
+ Fire HD 10 tablets start at $100
+ Kindle Paperwhite e-reader for $80
+ and various other Amazon hardware devices on sale, such as The Echo for $70

+ SONOS with $50 Amazon Gift Card for $200

+ Edifier R980T 4″ Active Bookshelf Speakers for $50~ (pair, powered)
+ various other Edifier models throughout the day

+ Beats 3 Studio Wireless headphones for $200

+ 12pk RxBAR Chocolate Sea Salt for $15 after 30% off in-cart discount
+ must-have especially if you go on photographic adventures and need some protein boost during your travels/adventures

+ three months of Audible for $5 per month (after the first three months you pay regular $15/mo price; their computer tells you whether you are a eligible for the free trial offer)
+ three month prepaid Kindle Unlimited e-book reading subscription for $0.99 total for those three months

+ starts 6:40pm ET: 25pk of Verbatim 25GB 6X Bluray BD-R blank discs

+ starts 8:05pm ET: BenQ EX3501R 35″ UWQHD HDR10 Gaming Curved Monitor 100Hz FreeSync 4ms Port HDMI USB-C (price before sale $849)

+ starts 8:30pm ET: Fujifilm INSTAX SHARE SP-2 Smart Phone Printer (price before sale $130)

+ buy one of the Amazon Charts e-books get 75% of the price you pay as a store credit for your next e-book purchase

+ more offers also appearing on the Amazon home page for Prime members

+ if you are NOT a Prime member but want to participate in the madness, you can start a FREE 30-Day Prime Trial

+ FREE: during the Prime Day festivities, you can get all SIX Kindle First Reads e-books for FREE. Not the usual one per month, but all six. Make sure you select the Kindle option, and click on the option that gets you the book for FREE as a Prime member. Do NOT click anything that has an actual price on it because you will pay!

+ Furbo Dog Camera with Snack Tossing for $139

Thur: Bushnell Legend Ultra HD Roof Prism Binocular for $144

Which cameras are you going to pick in today’s DSLR Draft? Ooops, I misread, it’s NBA Draft, not DSLR Draft πŸ˜‰

One of the Thursday daily deals at the Amazonian Gold Box, good until 3am ET on Friday (or earlier if sold out) is the new condition Bushnell Legend Ultra HD Roof Prism Binocular going for $144 with free shipping in your choice of camo or black color scheme, with up to four pairs per customer. This is sold and shipped by Amazon itself.

Speaking of Amazon, their new condition AmazonBasics Hardshell Spinner 20 inch luggage is on sale for $30 with free shipping with up to three per customer at the sale price. For carry-on usage, check dimensions with your airline(s) of interest as it looks like it is slightly larger than the 22 x 14 x 9 inches (per the product description it is 22 x 14.2 x 9.8 – check customer reviews and answered questions for more).

In other daily deal action, at Woot, they are offering the new condition Yuneec Breeze 4K Indoor/Outdoor Camera Drone for $170 in the two battery bundle or $190 in the three battery bundle. Bundles come with controller. Sale ends Friday 1am ET or earlier if sold out.

And starting at 1pm ET on Thursday is a new round of the NewEGG NOW promo code offers, along with the accompanying live-stream to go with them. The theme of today’s action is “E3 2018 highlights”, in other words, an assorted of computer hardware and accessories…

Sat: HP Envy Photo 7155 AiO Wireless for $63 w/FS

Among the Amazon Gold Box daily deals running until Sunday at 3am eastern you can get the new condition HP ENVY Photo 7155 All in One Photo Printer with Wireless Printing (Instant Ink ready, K7G93A) for $63 with free shipping, sold and shipped by Amazon herself. It is Alexa certified, so you can talk to your printer for reals instead of just yelling at it for messing up the prints πŸ™‚

Tue: S-Zone Bags sale including $18 shoulder/messenger

Among the main Gold Box page good until Wednesday at 3am eastern (or earlier if sold out) is a sale on various S-Zone bags including their Vintage Waterproof Canvas Leather Trim DSLR SLR Shockproof Camera Shoulder Messenger Bag going for the very specific price of $18.36, and averaging 4.5 out of 5 based on 230+ customer reviews and with 55+ answered questions. Only the brown color scheme is at this price. Also on sale are various other laptop and general use bags of different sizes.

Mon/Tue Gold Box: NIX, Lite Meter, Sling, Etc

There is some modest action in the Monday Amazon Gold Box with the following schedule:

+ starts 11:40am ET: URCERI Handheld Digital Light Meter Ambient Temperature Measurer with Range up to 200,000 Lux with 4 Digit Color LCD Screen, Black and Yellow (price before sale $20)

+ starts 12:24pm ET: Kamisafe KT-50 Mini Tabletop Tripod (price before sale $22)

+ starts 3:14pm ET: Nixplay Seed 10 Inch WiFi Cloud Digital Photo Frame with IPS Display (price before sale $180)

+ starts 7:29pm ET: CADeN DSLR Camera Sling Bag for 1 Camera, 2 Lens, Tripod, Rain Cover (price before sale $28)

+ various action cams and other C&P accessories throughout the day as usual


+ starts 7:14am ET: various Nixplay Seed WiFi Cloud Digital Photo Frame with IPS Display

+ starts 8:49am ET: ZOMEi Z818 Lightweight DSLR Tripod With 360 Degree Ball Head and Carrying Bag (price before sale $110)

+ starts 10:20am ET: 18ct Keenstone CR123A Lithium Batteries (price before sale $23)

+ starts 10:25am ET: Camopro 62 Inches Lightweight Aluminum Alloy Portable Travel Tripod with Carry Bag (price before sale $35)

+ starts 10:45am ET: NIX Advance digital picture frames with motion sensor (various options)

(ENDED) Sat: big Pelican sale at the Gold Box

These daily deals expired… Things are fairly quiet with the Saturday daily deals, if you are a fan of outdoors photography and general purpose adventures, then to the Amazon Gold Box we go where until Sunday at 3am eastern they have a big sale on different kinds Pelican products including waterproof backpacks and coolers and various tumblers and insulated cups of different kinds.

Ectreme 1080p waterproof action cam for $30 w/free S&H

Good until 9:10pm ET, you can get the new condition Ectreme 1080p waterproof action camera for $30 with free shipping as a lightning deal of the Amazon Gold Box. This averages 5 out of 5 based on 24 customer reviews.

Speaking of Amazon, this AmazonBasics Stainless Steel Tumbler is on sale for $2.33 with up to three per customer. It is an Add-On. A number of AmazonBasics items are on sale, so check their website if interested, for example 5-pack of lens pouches for $13.

Tue: Renogy Solar Panel and Generator daily deal

Good until Wednesday at 3am eastern, among the Tuesday Amazon gold box daily deals is a duo of Renogy solar power products. The 100W 12V monocrystalline solar panel goes for $100, while the Phoenix Portable Generator All-in-one Solar Kit for Mobile, Off-grid Applications and Emergencies goes for the very specific price of $352.49. Limit ten of each per customer at the sale price.

Monday Gold Box: ESSDI, Hohem, GVM, Lightdow, Camvate, Etc

There is some modest action in the Monday Amazon Gold Box as follows:

+ ends 12:30pm ET: ESDDI 176 LED Ultra Bright Dimmable Camera Light Panel for $26 minus $5 off green clip-on coupon = $21
+ 19% claimed as of 10:10am ET

+ ends 2:05pm ET: Hohem 3-Axis Wearable Gimbal Stabilizer for $144
+ 5% claimed as of 10:11am ET

+ ends 3:25pm ET: GVM LED Video Light 520 CRI97 Plus and TLCI 97 Plus 18500 lux @ Bi-color 3200-5600K for $127
+ 7% claimed as of 10:12am ET

+ starts 12:29pm ET: Photoolex Dual USB Charger with Two Rechargeable Batteries replacements for the Canon LP-E6* (price before sale $34)


+ starts 5:15pm ET: Lightdow 200W Photographic Equipment 20×28″ Softbox Continuous Output Lighting Photo Studio Soft Light Bundle(Model Number: LD-TZ005) (price before sale $30)

+ starts 5:24pm ET: CAMVATE Director’s Monitor Cage with Wireless Receivers and Multi-function Plate (price before sale $169)

+ starts 7:09pm ET: CRAPHY 2x125W 5500K Photography Studio Soft Box Lights Continuous Lighting Kit for Photo Video (20×28″ Softbox + 3 Muslin Backdrops (White Black Green) + Background Support Stand (10×6.5ft) (price before sale $103)

+ starts 8:35pm ET: Lightdow 200W Photographic Equipment Adjustable Overhead Lighting Boom Arm Softbox Kit(Model Number: LD-TZ008) (price before sale $40)


+ starts 3:55am ET: ESDDI 800W 20″X28″ Photography Softbox Light Lighting Kit Photo Equipment Soft Studio Light Softbox (price before sale $40)

+ starts 8:04am ET: KMASHI 20000mah External Battery QC3.0 Quick Charge Power Bank Backup Battery (price before sale $37)

+ starts 9:44am ET: Ring Light, ESDDI 18inch 100W LED Dimmable Ring Light, Adjustable Color Temperature 3200K-5800K, Stand Phone Holder, Hot Shoe Adapter (price before sale $120 minus $6 off clip-on coupon)

+ various action cams including Apeman

Wedn Gold Box: Action Cams, Altura, Kmashi, Etc

There is some modest action in the schedule of lightning deals in the Wednesday Gold Box at Amazon as follows:

+ starts 5:25am ET: DBPOWER N5 Pro WiFi Action Camera 4K Ultra HD (price before sale $90)

+ starts 2:55pm ET: YIER Chevron Scarf Super Comfortable Camera Strap (price before sale $11 minus 10% off clip-on coupon)

+ starts 3:05pm ET: Altura Photo 62-Inch Camera Monopod (price before sale $15)

+ starts 3:50pm ET: KMASHI 20000mah External Battery QC3.0 Quick Charge Power Bank (price before sale $37)

+ starts 5:15pm ET: ESDDI 176 Led Video Light, Camera Video Panel Light with battery, charger and USB Cable Ultra Bright Dimmable (price before sale $33 minus $5 off clip-on coupon)

+ various other action cameras as well

Tue Gold Box: YI Lite Action Cam, Zomei, Urceri, Etc

There is some potentially interesting action in the Tuesday Amazon Gold Box as follows:

+ starts 8am ET: YI Lite Action Camera, with or without a waterproof case
+ this is the recurring “sold by YI Technology fulfilled by Amazon” listing that typically goes for $80 without and $96 with a waterproof case

+ starts 9:04am ET: URCERI Handheld Digital Light Meter (price before sale $20)

+ starts 9:50am ET: ZOMEi Z818 Lightweight DSLR Tripod With 360 Degree Ball Head and Carrying Bag (price before sale $110)

+ starts 11:50am ET: BC Master Camera Tripod Dslr, 75-inch Tall and Portable Aluminum Alloy TA333 with Carrying Bag, 2018 NEW 360Β°Ball Head, Bubble Level, Quick Release Plate (price before sale $58 minus 5% clip-on coupon)

+ starts 2:40pm ET: CADeN DSLR Camera Sling Bag (price before sale $28)
+ also free lens pouch under “Special offers and product promotions” – can’t tell if this would be stackable with the lightning deal price until it goes live and you can add to the shopping cart and see what happens; in these type of situations, sometimes they are stackable, sometimes they are not;

+ various action cams and other assorted C&P accessories as usual

(ENDED) YI 4K Action Camera Action Camera for $126

This lightning deal expired… Among the Monday Gold Box Lightning Deals running until 11:10pm ET (or earlier if sold out) you can get the new condition YI 4K Action Camera Action Camera for $143~ minus a $17 off green clip-off coupon, making it $126~. It is 60% claimed as of 6:16pm ET. The seller for this listing is Seeverything and Fulfilled by Amazon…

(ENDED) Sun: Nixplay Seed 8 inch WiFi Digital Photo Frame for $100

These daily deal is over… Among the Sunday Gold Box deals of the day at Amazon you can get the new condition Nixplay Seed 8 inch WiFi Digital Photo Frame for $100 with free shipping in your choice of four different color schemes. You can buy as many as you like. Offer ends Monday 3am ET.

(ENDED) Mon (Gold Box): YI Action Cam, Etc

These expired, but for more action, check the Gold Box Lightning Deals

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(ENDED) Fri/Sat Gold Box: K&F, Flash, LED, Action Cams, Etc

These daily deals expired…

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(ENDED) Wedn Gold Box: NIX, Neewer, Canon D-Rebel T6 Bundle, Etc

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Sunday and Monday Gold Box: YI Gimbal, NIX, Kodak Mobile Instant Printer, Celestron, Zomei, Etc

There is some modest action in the Sunday Amazon Gold Box as follows:

+ starts 2:05pm ET: Nixplay Iris 8″ Wi-Fi Cloud Frame (W08E) (price before sale $180 to $200)

+ starts 2:10pm ET: YI Action Gimbal stabilizer for YI 4K, 4K+, and Lite Action Camera (price before sale $199)
+ only this item is on this listing; this is not the big recurring YI lightning deal listing)

+ starts 5:49pm ET: Bonai AA rechargeables listing (options are 8pk, 16pk, 24pk)

+ starts 8pm ET: Kodak Mini Portable Mobile Instant Photo Printer (Wi-Fi & NFC Compatible – Wirelessly Prints 2.1 x 3.4″ Images, Advanced DyeSub Printing Technology (White) Compatible with Android & iOS, price before sale $100)

+ starts Monday 8am ET: Nixplay Seed 10 Inch WiFi Cloud Digital Photo Frame with IPS Display (price before sale $180)

+ starts Monday 9am ET: Nixplay Original 15 inch WiFi Cloud Digital Photo Frame (price before sale $199)

+ starts Monday 9:05am ET: Celestron SkyMaster 25X100 ASTRO Binoculars with deluxe carrying case (price before sale $298)

+ starts Monday 10:44am ET: Zomei Camera Photo/Video 14″Outer 12″Inner 480W 5500K Ring Fluorescent Flash Light with Stand (price before sale $110)

+ starts Monday 11:55am ET: ESDDI 18inch 100W LED Dimmable Ring Light, Adjustable Color Temperature 3200K-5800K, Stand Phone Holder, Hot Shoe Adapter (price before sale $120 minus $6 off clip-on coupon)

+ starts Monday 12:44pm ET: Mohoo 7x5FT Colorful Brick Wall Silk Photography Backdrop (price before sale $23)

+ various other action cams and assorted C&P accessories

Sat Gold Box: NIXplay, FeelWorld, Etc

It’s a day of modest action in the Amazon Gold Box with the following items of potential interest:

+ ends 6:15pm ET: Crosstour Action Cameras for $27 to $35
+ $27 option is 25% claimed as of 12:36pm ET

+ starts 4:04pm ET: Nixplay Seed 10 Inch WiFi Cloud Digital Photo Frame with IPS Display (price before sale $180)

+ starts Sunday 5:30am ET: Feelworld T7 7 Inch Full HD Camera LCD Monitor 4K HDMI Output (price before sale $159)

(ENDED) Wedn Gold Box: Zomei LED Ring Light, Dolica Legs, Etc

These lightning deals expired…

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(ENDED) Tue (Gold Box): NIX, Moza, Tycka, Dolica, Etc

These lightning deals expired…

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