Archives for May 2018

Photoshop World 2018 B&H Special offers

Photoshop World time, and as always, B&H Photo has launched some Photoshop World 2018 specials. A few of the offers require promo code PSWBH18 for the discount.

Watch Everything at CreativeLIVE for June 2018 for $49 [Netflix style subscription; you don’t own the classes]

CreativeLIVE is experiment with Netflix-style subscriptions in addition to their standard business model of selling classes individually. Good until the end of day tonight, 11:59pm pacific time, Thursday 5/31/18, coupon code ALLACCESSPUSH20 gets you an All Access Pass for June 2018 to 1500+ classes available over there for $49 instead of $69. You can watch and rewatch them as many times as you want during June 2018, but after June 30, you don’t get to keep any of them. This is similar to how Netflix works.

So to summarize, $49 gets you unlimited viewing of CreativeLIVE classes for the whole month of June 2018, but you don’t keep/own any of them after the 1-month subscription ends.

Thursday: 25% off AdoramaPIX with coupon

Good until 11:59pm pacific time on Thursday, coupon code MAY25EM gets you 25% off almost everything at AdoramaPIX. Excluded from the coupon discount are large metal prints, along with the usual restrictions (eg cannot use coupon on gift cards).

Flash Sale: 15% off 700+ featured items at KEH Camera with coupon

KEH Camera has launched a limited time flash sale getting you 15% off the price of 700+ featured camera gear using coupon code SLCT5A in their shopping cart. This includes DSLRs, lenses, lighting, and other assorted C&P accessories. The exact expiration time is not clear, it’s either around 11am ET on Friday or Friday 11:59pm ET.

They offer free shipping with orders of $49+, and a 180-day warranty on items in condition “BGN” (Bargain) or better. Items in condition “UG” (Ugly) or “AS IS” or marked as Inoperable do not come with a warranty for obvious reasons.

Thur (B&H): LitePanels Brick, Interfit, ASUS TUF

The latest B&H Photo Daily Deals are here until Thursday at 11:59pm ET with free shipping regardless of price.

+ Litepanels Brick One Bi-Color On-Camera Light Kit for $350

+ Interfit S1 500Ws HSS TTL Battery-Powered Monolight for $550

+ ASUS 15.6″ TUF Gaming FX504GE Notebook for $899 (2.2 GHz Core i7-8750H Six-Core, 8GB DDR4, 128GB M.2 NVMe SSD and 1TB HDD, 15.6″ 1920 x 1080, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4GB GDDR5

+ for more action, check the B&H Featured Sales

Thur Woot Daily Deals: GoPRO, Yuneec, LG Monitors

It’s an “Other Cameras” day at the various Woot daily deals of Thursday, running until Friday 1am ET (or earlier if sold out), with free shipping for Prime members or $5 flat shipping.

At Electronics, they offer the refurbished GoPro Camera HERO+ LCD for $100 with a 90-day Woot warranty.

At Woot Clearance (formerly known as Sellout) they offer the refurbished Yuneec YUNQ4KUS-R Q500 Typhoon Quadcopter Drone RTF w/ 4K CGO3 Camera, ST10+ & Steady Grip for $340 with a 1-year Yuneec warranty.

And at Woot Computers they have two refurbished LG computer monitors, a 22″ 4K for $190 and a 27″ 5K for $650. They come with a 90-day LG warranty.

Thursday: NewEgg NOW promos start at 1pm ET including DJI, Huawei M10 PRO

Thursday is here and with it it brings a new round of NewEgg NOW promo codes along with a NewEgg NOW live-streaming TV show (a techie version of QVC-style). The discounts will be revealed at 1pm eastern (10am pacific) and include the DJI Spark Mini, and various tech and electronics, including the Leica-blessed Huawei Mate 10 PRO smartphone, and various computer-y products as usual. Offers typically require promo codes. Some may offer promotional gift cards, while some may have mail-in rebates. Check each individual listing before buying (as usual/always).

If you can’t get enough of streaming QVC-style programming, the Amazon Gold Box is running its own live show as well…

Speaking of the Gold Box, one of the Thursday Amazon daily deals is a PC Components and Accessories sale featuring GeForce, Radeon, storage (RAM, HDD, flash, etc), ASUS Curved 31.5″ computer monitor for $295, networking and more. Sale ends Friday at 3am ET or earlier for any individual items that may sell out and become un-orderable…

Thursday: 96pk for $15, 192pk Eveready AA batteries for $25 plus $5 S&H

It’s batterypalooza at the Meh daily deal for Thursday until 11:59pm eastern or earlier if sold out. You can get a 96pk of Eveready AA single-use batteries for $15, or a 192-pack for $25. Shipping is $5 flat unless you are a paying meh-member ($5 per month, month to month). These are Zinc-Manganese Dioxide (Zn/MnO2) batteries with a June 2020 expiration date. These will be delivered in packs of 24 or 48, which makes it easier to split the purchase with friends and family and neighbors and coworkers or donate them to local charities or schools.

20 Classes for $20 each at CreativeLIVE

Good until Thursday night, CreativeLIVE is having a 20 Class Sale for $20 each. No coupon is needed, the price you see is the price you pay. Topics include speedlights, location and portrait lighting, filmmaking, Photoshop essentials, newborn photography, and more…

NewEgg After Memorial Day sale

If you are a fan of the Way of the NewEgg, they have a new After Memorial Day sale in their customer e-newsletter format, where some offers may require promotional codes, while a smaller number may require a mail-in rebate. They have the usual assortment of computers, electronics, computer monitors, storage, a 64GB TeamGroup microSDXC for $15 with free shipping (no coupon, no rebate), components, and more…

Web: FREE WhoIS Domain Privacy Protection Forever at NameCheap

If you are looking to create new domains or transfer your existing domains to a new registrar, the budget-conscious NameCheap domain registrar is now offering FREE WhoIS domain privacy protection forever! This applies to both new customers and existing customers. Other domain registrars charge a lot for this service, eg $8/year at Godaddy and $10/year at Network Solutions. This protects you personal data (name, phone, address) from being listed in the public WhoIS database.

Domain registrations are also very reasonably priced at NameCheap and more specifically renewals are reasonably priced, for example, .com renewals are under $12. Many services offer great deals when you first register or transfer, but renewals are rarely discounted.

They also offer affordable shared hosting, $9 month-to-month or $90 prepaid for 1-year gets you unlimited websites hosted on SSD. Non-SSD is $5 month-to-month or $47 prepaid for one year.

Or if you prefer dedicated WordPress hosting they go for $30 per year per website (one website per dedicated WordPress account). As an introduction, the first year of dedicated WordPress hosting is $9.

Pre-order new DJI Ronin-S for $699

B&H Photo has scored an exclusive, you can now pre-order the brand new DJI Ronin-S gimbal stabilizer for $699 with free expedited shipping when it is released. The current release estimate is mid-June 2018, other things equal… No relation to Ronin or Samurai or Shoguns or Westworld I presume 🙂

Speaking of B&H Photo, their Optic 2018 Conference runs June 3-6 in 2018. You can attend for free in person if you are gonna be in New York at that time (registration required; seating limited) or you can watch it all online from the comfort of wherever there’s Wifi or 4G LTE 🙂

Tue: 20% off almost everything at Monoprice (no minimum)

The 4-day Monoprice coupons have expired, but fear not, good for Tuesday in the pacific time zone, coupon code MAY29 gets you 20% off almost everything at the Monoprice website. This coupon has no minimum purchase amount, so it’s a more versatile coupon. As usual, you can test the coupon and get a S&H estimate without having to login or sign-up for an account…

(ENDED) Wedn (B&H): Dracast, E-Image Tripods, RODE

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KEH Buy More Save More Coupon: 15% off $750+ orders, 10% off under $750 [ends Tue 11:59pm ET]

UPDATE: this promotion has been extended by another 24 hours, it expires Tuesday at 11:59pm ET instead of Monday…

KEH Camera is back with their own Memorial Day coupon sale. The theme is a “Buy More, Save More” sale. Coupon code BMSM5A gets you a discount depending on your order total:

+ 10% off on purchases up to $749.99
+ 15% off on purchases $750+
+ over 9000 items are eligible for this coupon at KEH Camera is back with their own KEH Camera
+ coupon expires Tuesday [WAS Monday] night 5/28/18 at 11:59pm eastern time

AS usual, their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies for the coupon.

Fujifilm instax mini 9 Instant for $46 with free S&H

The icy blue color scheme of the new condition Fujifilm instax mini 9 Instant Film Camera is currently on sale for $46 with free shipping at B&H Photo and also by Amazon itself which also offers bundles with extras (eg case or paper) appropriately price-adjusted. The limit is ten per customer at B&H and three per customer at Amazon…

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)

CreativeLIVE sitewide sale up to 50% off

CreativeLIVE is back with a site-wide sale featuring up to 50% off on select classes. The price you see is the price you pay, no coupon code needed.

On the free streaming side of things, their ON-AIR schedule is running a Quick Start guide to Adobe’s Premiere PRO, along with other “off topic” classes.

+ May 28: Intro to Adventure Sports Photography
+ May 29: Digital Scrapbooking
+ May 30: Action Sports photography with Corey Rich and Layering in Photoshop for digital scrapbookers
+ May 31: Outdoor Flash photography
+ June 1: Sports Photography and Lightroom for Scrapbookers
+ June 2: Art of Wildlife Photography
+ June 3: Advanced Lighting for Adventure Photography
+ June 4: Location Lighting 101
+ June 5: Business of Photography (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ June 6: Color Fundamentals

(ENDED) Mon (B&H): Tiffen VNDs, Dracast BiC OnC, Etc

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(ENDED) Tue (B&H): Bolt On-Camera Flash for $70, Galaxy S9, ONA Bag

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15% off entire order with Barnes & Noble coupon

Good until Monday at 11:59pm pacific, coupon code SUMMER gets you 15% off your entire purchase at the Barnes & Noble website. Exclusions apply to the coupon as usual. Some product types (ebooks, LEGOs, Nooks, gift cards, etc) are excluded from general purpose couponization.

The Clearance section is another place to look for deals. You can drill down the sub-categories or go directly to the Photography Clearance section. There’s also this 30% – 75% off Clearance page.

microSD Card Reader (OTG microUSB connector) for $0.99

In addition to the previously mentioned Memorial Day weekend coupons, Monoprice has an appetizer you can append to an order, just $0.99 gets you the new condition microSD card reader (OTG microUSB connector). Shipping is extra if you only buy this, but if you append it to orders with free shipping or with larger items, they will “absorb” its shipping fee. You can buy as many as you like. It averages 4.3 out of 5 based on 25 customer reviews. Note that your phone/tablet must support OTG for this to work.

(ENDED) Sunday: Canon D-Rebel T6 w/18-55 for $350

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(ENDED) Sunday (B&H): Think Tank Retro 5 for $100, Westcott Octa $150, Etc

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Adorama Memorial Day sale

Adorama has launched their Memorial Day sale weekend event featuring a variety of DSLRs, lenses, camera and photo accessories, video cameras, computer gear, and more…

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 & Premiere Elements 2018 for $80

The bundle of the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 & Premiere Elements 2018 is currently on sale in the physical packaging (DVD) for $80 with free shipping by Adorama thru Amazon and Adorama directly. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout…

Pre-order new Sigma 105/1.4 ART HSM [C/N/E/Si]

Another day, another new lens available for pre-ordering. It is Shiguma time once again, their new 105mm f1.4 DG HSM Art lens is available for pre-ordering for $1599 at B&H Photo in your choice of Nikon, Canon, and Sigma SLR systems and Sony E full frame mirrorless system.

2-Class Bundles for $40 per bundle at CreativeLIVE

Creative LIVE is back with another promotion, this time the theme is two class bundles for $40 per bundle. No coupon code is needed. When you click on the bundle, you will see the two classes that comprise it. Topics include “Everyday Photography”, “Wedding Photography Skills” and “Capture Family Milestones”.

There are no photography classes among the Friday free-to-watch live-streaming classes at the ON-AIR schedule but they have six degrees of separation topics: web design, product design, marketing and blogging, interactive PDFs, etc.

40% off most items with Dell Refurbished coupon

Dell Refurbished is keeping things simple with their Memorial Day coupon promotion: yo uget 40% off any item (excludes Clearance and E5440 models) with free ground US shipping using coupon code DELL40PROUD over there. Yu can use the coupon code as many times as you like, so you don’t have to organize everything into a single order. The coupon is good until Tuesday 5/29/18 at 11:59pm central time. As usual, the coupon can only be used at the Dell Refurbished (formerly “Dell Financial Services”) part of their website, not all the mainstream Dell websites!

Monoprice 4-Day Memorial Day Weekend Coupons

Good news if you like to plan out more complicated purchases. The Memorial Day weekend coupons at the Monoprice website run for four days in a row, good until Monday night 5/28/18, giving you plenty of time to plan ahead! The coupon codes are:

+ 25BLUE is 25% off orders of $300+
+ 20WHITE is 20% off orders of $150+
+ 5RED is $5 off orders of $25+

As usual, exclusions do apply, but you can test the coupons in the shopping cart and get a S&H estimate (free shipping is more rare at Monoprice than most major tech/electronics websites) without having to create an account or login over there.

NewEgg Memorial Day Sale

Memorial Day weekend is upon us and of course NewEgg has launched a Memorial Day Weekend Sale. As usual, some of the options require a promo code, and a smaller number may require a mail-in rebate. The usual assortment of storage, monitors, computers, hardware and such are participating in the sale.

(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.

(SOLD OUT) Used Nikon D850 body only for $2500 w/free S&H

As of a 1:21pm ET recheck, this sold out… For future updates, check the Stock Status Tracker

Today’s update of the Stock Status Tracker has good news for people who likes used news! The Nikon D850 body only is available in USED condition for $2500 with free shipping (from Nevada) by a 100% individual eBay seller. One unit is available. This is a “buy it now” price, not an auction listing! The listing closes on Sunday at 9pm pacific time unless sold out ahead of time.

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.

Sub-$100 refurb zooms return to Oly Outlet store

Another refill of the Olympus Outlet store brings back two budget refurbished zoom lenses with the usual 90-day Olympus USA warranty and free shipping with orders of $100+ (otherwise it is $5 flat shipping):

+ M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 R for $60
+ M.Zuiko 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II for $90
+ both are in-stock as of the time of writing
+ you can find them all at the Olympus Outlet store, sorted by price

40% off Dell PowerEdge R620 Servers [Dell Refurb]

Good until the end of May 2018, Dell Refurbished is offering 40% off any PowerEdge R620 Server using Coupon code: SAVE40R620 entered over there. Free US shipping. Coupon cannot be combined with other offers and only works at the Dell Refurbished (Dell Financial Services) website.

Pre-order new Tamron 18-270 Di II VC PZD [C/N]

Speaking of pre-ordering, another Tamron superzoom lens is now available for pre-ordering, it is the Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD going for $350 in your choice of Nikon or Canon DSLR systems at B&H Photo

Pre-order new Fuji X-T100 mirrorless for $600 to $700

Fuji is back with another X-System interchangeable lens digital camera, part of the X-T series. it is the new X-T100, available for pre-order for $600 in body only in three color schemes at Adorama and B&H Photo… It is also available in a “take pictures with” kit with the XC 15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ for $700 available for pre-ordering at B&H Photo and Adorama

Thur: refurb Fuji XP120 or XP125 waterproof for $100

Surprise! An actual digital camera in the Woot daily deals, it is the factory reconditioned Fuji XP120 or XP125 waterproof digital camera going for $100 each with free shipping for Prime members or $5 flat shipping. They come with a 90-day Woot warranty. Sale ends by Friday 1am ET or earlier if sold out.

(ENDED) Fri/Sat (B&H): OctoPad for $15, BluRay blanks, Etc

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Gazelle Trade-In Bonus with select MacBooks and iPhones

Gazelle is running a couple of trade-in promotions at the moment. Good until 5/27/18, you can get a $25 trade-in bonus when you trade in a MacBook valued at $250+. Separately you can get a $15 trade-in bonus when you trade in a iPhone valued at $150+. Check their website for terms, conditions and details.

CreativeLIVE sale: 12 classes for $19 each

CreativeLIVE is back with another sale promotion. No coupon is needed for this one. A dozen different classes are on sale for $19 each, including Photoshop, newborn photography, nature/landscape, lightweight location lighting, food photography, film lighting, and more.

On the free to watch streaming front, their Creative LIVE ON-AIR schedule starting at 12pm ET are headlined by the “Bold and Fearless Design” class…

Wedn Daily Deals: HP Envy AiO $40, Logitech, Etc

There are a couple of potentially interesting items in the Best Buy daily deals as follows:

+ HP ENVY 4520 Wireless All-In-One Instant Ink Ready Printer for $40 after you “add to cart”; you don’t have to login to see the price

+ Logitech C920 Pro Webcam for $25

Meanwhile the Amazon Gold Box daily deals have a $45 Dremel rotary tool set, a Klipsch bundle, and 24 analogue watches on sale. These end by 3am ET on Thursday as usual.

Woot-OFF In Progress

Wednesday is here and a Woot-OFF is running at three of the sub-Woots: Sellout/Clearance which is the most likely to have camera-related products, along with Shirts and Gourmet. Free shipping for Prime members or $5 flat for the calendar day. Woot-OFFs run in 24 hour multiples with 1am eastern being the starting and ending point. In recent weeks Woot-OFFs typically last 24 hours, but they also typically start on Tuesdays instead of Wednesday, so it’s hard to tell ahead of time.

(ENDED) Thur (B&H): E-Image Tripod, Rokinon 35/1.4 FE $549, Etc

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Refurb Olympus E-PL3 with 14-42 II R for $236

The latest refill of the Olympus Outlet store has 29 items, sorted at the link above by price. This includes a budget “take pictures with” kit, the manufacturer refurbished Olympus E-PL3 with 14-42mm II R going for $236 with free shipping and a 90 day Olympus USA warranty. It is in-stock as of the time of writing.

256GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I Card for $112

As of the time of writing, the new condition 256GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I Card, model SDSDXXG-256G-GN4IN, is on sale for the very specific price of $112.07, sold and shipped by Amazon itself. You can buy as many as you like. This is not a lightning deal. It currently defeats in terms of $/GB the other options (8GB to 512GB) in its line. This is the newer V30 card, UHS-I, U3, up to 95MB/sec, etc.

Refurb Kodak PIXPRO SP360 Action Cam for $75

The certified refurbished Kodak PIXPRO SP360 Action Cam is currently on sale for $75 with free shipping, sold by a 3rd-party seller with the orders fulfilled by Amazon. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time unknown.

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.

Tue: 20% off at Monoprice without minimum purchase

A surprise coupon is running at Monoprice until Tuesday at 11:59pm pacific time! Coupon code MAY22 gets you 20% off almost everything at the Monoprice website. There are restrictions and such but you can test the coupon and get a shipping estimate without creating an account or logging in. Simply add the items of interest in the shopping cart and enter the coupon and see what happens. You can only have one coupon in the shopping cart, so make sure you delete any previous coupon in order to see the effects of the new coupon.