Archives for August 12, 2015

Refurbished Nikon D5300 body only for $420 [or w/18-55 for $490]

It is a pure coincidence that we have three consecutive refurbished offers, the market works in mysterious ways 🙂 We start in the land of Nikon DSLRs, where Adorama is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D5300 body only for $420 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon warranty. Optionally you can add Adobe software or X-Rite monitor calibration hardware for a combined purchase discount. Look for the “Special Offers Buy together and Save up to $140.00 with bundle. See details” line above the product pictures.

UPDATE: if you want the D5300 kit with the 18-55mm DX VR lens, it is currently offered for $490 with free shipping in black or red by BuyDig’s eBay store.

15% off at LivingSocial with coupon

The madness continues! LivingSocial has a new 15% off sitewide coupon, coupon 15BACK gets you 15% off, with a maximum discount of $20 at The coupon ends 8/16/15 11:59pm PT. Search for photo or prints or other photo-related services. Restrictions apply, pasted after the jump if you are not familiar with the Livingsocial coupon restrictions:

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11.6″ Apple MacBook Air MF067LL/A for $1000 with two freebies (options include 1TB HDD and Corel Software bundle (Aftershot Pro, PSP)

Adorama is offering the 11.6″ Apple Macbook Air (MF067LL/A) for $1000 with free shipping. This is an Intel i7 1.7GHz Dual-Core, 8GB, RAM 512GB Flash Storage, etc. You get two free accessories from a choice of five. The five choices include a Corel Software Bundle (AfterShot Pro 2, Paintshop Pro X7, etc – count as one freebie choice) or 1TB WD MyPassport HDD or LG External DVD burner. There is also a separate $50 mail-in rebate offer if you purchase this with Apple Care (details over there).

Annotated screenshot crop on how to quickly see the five free accessory options (if you are not familiar with the Adorama pages):


In-stock Nao: Monoprice DSLR Travel Blogger Backpack 14L for $80 w/free s&h

If you are a camera bag early adopter, the Monoprice 13610 DSLR Travel Blogger Backpack 14L is now in-stock and ready to ship for $80 with free standard US shipping from Monoprice. It has no reviews at the moment, thus the early adopter comment.

Bag The Bags: Tenba, Lowepro, Jill-e, Case Logic, Manfrotto, Brenthaven, Joy, etc

And now the moment you have all been (not) waiting for. A new edition of the Bag The Bags segment! There’s a boatload today for creatures (gadgets) big and small:

+ Tenba ProDigital 2.0 Large Messenger Satchel, Fits 17″ Laptops & Small Camera System, Platinum for $60

+ Jill-e Jack Rolling Satchel – Brown Nylon with Colombian Leather Trim and Contrast Stich for $140

+ Lowepro Edit 100 Bag for $10 with free S&H

+ Case Logic TBC-401 Point and Shoot Camera Case for $4

+ Manfrotto Professional 30 Shoulder Bag for $40

+ Brenthaven BX2 Camera Messenger Bag – Fits MacBook Pro 13.3″, 14″, 15.4″ & DSLR Camera for $60

+ The Joy Bag Glee Bag – Mystical Chevron (Fuschia/Beige) for $30

+ Capturing Couture Camera Straps: Bleu Royale 1.5″ SLR/DSLR Fashion Camera Strap (An Adorama Exclusive) for $20

+ iSafe Built-in Alarm School Backpack, Blue Plaid for $20

+ Think Tank Retrospective Laptop 15-Blue Slate Case – Fits 15″ Laptop + Tablet and accessories for $50

+ Built Travel Pack for iPad 2 for $6 with free shipping
+ Acme Made Slick Case for iPad for $8 with free shipping

Presentation Folios and Binders and Such roundup

And now we round up some of the portfolio and album and art binder type of specials at Adorama. Here they are:

+ Prat Paris Presentation Folios (four options, $20 to $30) with free expedited shipping

+ Alvin Portfolios/Binders (two options, $10 to $15)

+ Flashpoint Pro Book Bound Album, Holds 36 8×10″ Photos, Leatherette Cover With Window for $40 PLUS shipping

+ Flashpoint Overlapping CD Holder, Holds 2 CDs, with Cover Window, Color: Black. (Case Of 10) for $50 with free expedited shipping

Metz Accessory Bundles (11 options for various mounts)

Adorama has a Metz Accessories Bundle sale featuring 11 different options for a variety of camera mounts with prices ranging from $281 to $500.

15% off on PocketWizard (70 options)

Adorama has a 15% off sale on Pocket Wizard products with 70 items participating, with five pages of search results over there. Or change the results per page filter over there to see more of them on a single ever-scrolling page. No coupon needed, the price you see is the sale price.

PS: while trying to figure out which href link I mistyped, I changed some of the timestamps of today’s posts while troubleshooting. There is no method to the madness, just live troubleshooting. Side-effects of handwritten HTML and bursts of posts I’m afraid 🙂

PS2: if you missed yesterday’s burst of posts, many of them are already on Page #2. Or you can check them by date, eg the August 11 posts. You can find ready-made links to the first five pages under the HOME button on the leftmost side of the main menu. And you can find the Calendar widget (to check posts by specific day) towards the middle of the right sidebar.

Panasonic TS5 orange waterproof for $230

Summer adventures? The orange Panasonic TS5 waterproof digital camera is currently on sale for $229 with free expedited shipping at ADorama… For the speed readers out there, please note this is the TS5, not the TS6.

LumiQuest Promax System with FREE UltraStrap for $30 w/free s&h

The LumiQuest Promax System with FREE UltraStrap is currently on sale for $30 with free shipping at Adorama.

Canon SX50 HS superzoom with MG2520 printer for $290

Zoom-zoom! Adorama has a closeout special on the Canon SX50 HS superzoom for $289 with free shipping. You also get the Canon MG2520 printer included automatically while this promotion is running. The SX50 HS is a 50x optical zoom (24-1200mm eq). No coupons, no rebates.

Cullmann CONCEPT ONE 622T Aluminum Travel Tripod with Ballhead for $150

On the tripod front, Adorama is offering the Cullmann CONCEPT ONE 622T Aluminum Travel Tripod with Ballhead for $150 with free expedited shipping.

128GB PNY Turbo USB 3.0 Flash Drive for $30 {limit 30}

And we are baaack with another burst of updates. Starting with storage, because you can never have too many backups, plus this can serve as a sneaker-net data-mule, the 128GB PNY USB 3.0 Turbo USB Flash Drive for $30 with free shipping with a limit of 30 per customer. At the moment this crashes the other storage options in its lineup (16GB to 256GB) in terms of bang for the buck.

Rokinon 8mm f3.5 HD fisheye for $190 (Pentax/E-mount) to $210 (Nikon FF)

Adorama has a sale on five different variations of the Rokinon 8mm f3.5 fisheye lens with the Pentax K-mount and Sony E-mount going for $190 (the last two on the page), with the Fuji X and different E-mount for $200 and the Nikon full frame going for $210. These are manual focus lenses.

Delkin SD and CF sale (10 options)

Adorama has a sale on Delkin SD and CF cards with ten options participating ranging from 4GB to 128GB with prices going from $11 to $55.

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy 2 GC200 (21x, Android) for $210

If you want to try out an Android compact-zoom camera without breaking the bank and you are comfortable with manufacturer refurbished, the manufacturer refurbished Samsung Galaxy 2 GC200 Android-o-camera with a 21x optical zoom lens is on sale for $210 with free shipping and a 90 day Samsung warranty in the white color scheme by Dealfisher shipped by Amazon and in the black color scheme by the eBay store of Northwest Outdoor (98.8%).

Refurbished Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 for $680 (C/N/A/P) {4yr warranty}

To the eBay Deals we check-upon where we find Adorama’s official eBay store offering the manufacturer refurbished Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC HSM Art lens in the four major SLR mounts (Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax) for $680 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. Warranty is a total of four years from the date of purchase (1+3).

(ENDED) Thursday Lightning Deals: Eye-Fi, Polaroid, olloclip

These lighting deals expired… For future ones in the future, check the Amazon Gold Box and Camera & Photo page

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(SOLD OUT) Thur: 128GB Samsung Galaxy S6 Unlocked for $600

In a Galaxy not so far away, this daily deal sold out before the expiration time… For more B&H action, check their Featured Deals pages

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(SOLD) Used Fuji X-T10 with 18-55 for $900 (condition 9)

As of a 8/13/15 AM recheck, this used option sold out… If you are comfortable with used cameras, the Fuji X-T10 with the 18-55mm lens is currently available in “Used Condition 9” for $900 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.

The new condition price for this recently released camera kit (X-T10 w/18-55) is $1100 at various authorized and reputable dealers such as B&H itself and Adorama and