Archives for June 2022

PocketLite F7 mini, Browning Edge Trail, Joby Pod, SmallRiG, Nanuk laptop case, Etc

Just like that, as it typically happens every seven days, Fri-YAY is here, and as usual, the B&H Photo dailies run until Saturday at 11:59pm ET:

+ Falcon Eyes PockeLite F7 mini RGB & Variable Color LED Light with Diffuser & Grid for $49
+ looks so adorkable I must admit

+ Vello hot-shoe bubble levels, four options, from $6 to $10
+ looks like a critter from 50s scifi movies may jump out of them

+ Joby GorillaPod 1K Flexible Mini Tripod with Speaker Stand for $8
+ looks like a creature that may come out of a flying saucer from the 50s scifi movies

+ Browning Spec Ops Edge Trail Camera for $130
+ looks like a tree robot from the 50s scifi movies

+ SmallRiG Quick Release Camera Shoulder Strap for $17

+ Nanuk 923 15″ Laptop Case (Black) for $146
+ a few refurbished laptops are more expensive than the case, even when it’s on sale 😉

National Camera Day sales (410+ options)

Adorama is sale-a-brating National Camera Day with 416 offerings as of the time of writing. There are various camera kits in this bundle, including mirrorless, DSLR, fixed lens, a few medium format and a couple of instant cameras too.

Obviously too many to list here individually but you can use the filters over there by manufacturer and such…

128GB Lexar CFexpress Type-B, 256GB Lexar UHS-II SDXC, Etc

Memory cards continue at the Adorama daily deals, this round running until Friday 7/1/22 at 10am ET:

+ Lexar 256GB Professional 1667x UHS-II U3 SDXC Memory Card for $61 after in-cart coupon

+ Lexar 128GB Professional CFexpress Type-B Memory Card, for $120 after in-cart coupon

+ Orange Crush Mini 3 Watt Micro Amp, Orange (Open Box) for $50

Thursday: Insta360 ONE R 4K Edition for $250, Etc

New day, new set of B&H Photo daily deals, this set good until the end of June 2022 in the eastern time zone ~ which coincides with June 30 😉

+ Insta360 ONE R 4K Edition for $250

+ Celestron 8×42 TrailSeeker ED Binoculars for $280

+ AndyCine C7 7″ HDMI Ultrabright Touchscreen Monitor with 3D LUTs, Waveform & L-Series Plate for $250

+ SirUI Aluminum 4 Section Monopod with Feet and VA5 Head for $185 after $15 mail-in rebate

+ Cinetics Lynx 3-Axis Motorized Slider for $1200

+ Uncaged WorkEZ Professional Laptop Stand (Black) for $33

Slik PRO CF tripod for $180, Sandisk Extreme PRO CFexpress Type B, Etc

This round of Adorama dailies runs until 6/30/22 at 10am eastern and it is like this:

+ Slik PRO CF-634 Carbon Fiber Tripod, 4 Leg Sections, Extends to 62.6″, Black for $180

+ SanDisk Extreme PRO 256GB CFexpress Type-B Memory Card for $230 after in-cart coupon
+ up to 1700MB/s Read, 1200MB/s Write

+ SanDisk Extreme PRO 512GB CFexpress Type-B Memory Card for $430 after in-cart coupon
+ up to 1700MB/s Read, 1400MB/s Write

+ H&A Pop Filter with Gooseneck and Adjustable Knob (Clamp On) for $11

Wedn: GVM, Quasar, Microsoft Surface Duo, Sandisk, Etc

We start today with a Tech Temptation! Among the Wednesday 6/29/22 Woot daily deals, under “Computers” there’s the new condition Microsoft Surface Duo, unlocked, with a 1-year warranty going for the magical and mystical price of $420. This has the Snapdragon 855, 6GB RAM, 128GB on-board, supports S-Pen (NOT included), bluetooth 5, wifi 5, USB-C 3.1, etc.

Definitely a more affordable way to play with the alternative dual-screen setups than them Samsung options 🙂

Next up we take a look at today’s fresh six-pack of B&H Photo daily deals:

+ GVM 7017D Aluminum Video Tripod with Fluid Head System for $149
+ fun fact: a photographer must have 1.3 tripods for every lens they own
+ fact provided by the tripod manufacturers association 😉

+ Quasar Q-25 Crossfade Linear LED Bi-Color Light (2′) for $97
+ disclaimer: actual Quasar not trapped inside this!

+ different types of Sandisk USB flash drives, four options, further discounted by automatic in-cart coupon

+ also: IDX charger kit, ThronMAX USB mic, and myGeko dash-cam

Tuesday: Snypex, Lensbaby Trio 28 Lens with Filter Kit, Etc

Tuesday is here, aka ToonsDAY, or in the Apple World, iTunesDAY 😉

We start with the latest B&H Photo dailies running until 6/28/22 at 11:59pm ET:

+ Lensbaby Trio 28 Lens with Filter Kit for $190 in six options
+ Sony E, Fuji X, M43rds, Canon EF-M and RF, Nikon Z

+ 2pk of 2TB WD Elements SE Portable SSD for $300
+ that’s $150 per 2TB SSD

+ Snypex 8×32 Knight D-ED Binoculars for $380

+ Sirui VSK-3 Video Survival Kit for $70 after $5 mail-in rebate

+ Auray Carrying Bag for Wireless System for $30

+ Teradek Serv Pro for $1290

MEANwhiLe at the Woot dailies the headliner is an iPhone sale ranging from $145 to $790 and from SE to 12. These are “Grade A refurbished” with a 90-day Woot warranty…

UPDATE: not a whole lot of action at this round of the Adorama daily deals running until Wednesday at 10am ET but there is the Nanuk Small Series 905 Lightweight NK-7 Resin Waterproof Protective Case, Black for $40…

Syma Quadcopters: Z3 for $35, X25PRO for $50

Syma drones fly into this iteration of the Adorama daily deals running until Tuesday at 10am ET:

+ Syma Z3 FPV RC Drone Quadcopter with WiFi 720p Camera and Gravity Control Mode, White for $35

+ Syma X25PRO Dual GPS 4-Channel FPV Real-Time Quadcopter with 720p HD Wi-Fi Camera, White for $50

+ Logitech G G335 Wired Gaming Headset, White for $50

+ Arcade1Up NBA Jam 2 Player Countercade for $180

Monday: The Physics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained eBook by DK Books for $2

Physics, not directly related to photography but decidedly of the “six degrees of separation” kind! Which brings us to one of the Monday Kindle ebook daily deals, the 731-page The Physics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained by DK Books for $2. If you have any “Great on Kindle” promotional credit, it gets automatically applied as a discount.

As of the time of writing this averages 4.7 out of 5 based on nearly 1200 global customer ratings.

To get a feel for the book, you can use Amazon’s “Look Inside” feature using either/or the Kindle version of the preview and/or the Hardover. You can also send a Kindle sample to any Kindle devices or any device running an Amazon Kindle app.

Monday: Sigma 10-20mm f3.5 EX DC HSM for $299 [N], Celestron, Interfit, Sandisk, Edelkrone, Extension Tube Sets, Etc

Cynical Monday is here but we fight the Monday blues with a new round of B&H Photo daily deals running until 11:59pm ET:

+ Vello Auto Focus Extension Tube Sets (6 options) for $55
+ options for Canon, Fuji, M43rds, Nikon F, Nikon Z and Sony E

+ Sigma 10-20mm f3.5 EX DC HSM for $299 in Nikon F
+ the Canon EF version is discontinued at B&H, and thus it cannot be on sale 🙂

+ 128GB Sandisk Ultra UHS-I microSDXC Memory Card for $15 after in-cart coupon

+ Interfit F5 Three-Head Fluorescent Lighting Kit with Boom Arm for $179

+ Edelkrone SliderPLUS v5 Long for $370
+ optionally buy TOGETHER with edelkrone Steady Module for $469

+ Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ 102mm f/6.5 AZ Refractor Telescope for $350

UPDATE: reading is FUN-da-MENTAL at the Woot dailies for Monday headlined by a an 11-item refurbished Kindle device sale with six Kindle e-readers and five Fire tablets. e-Readers range from $28 to $120 (basic Kindle, Paperwhite, Oasis), while tablets (7″ to 10″) range from $15 to $50. Yes, a $15 tablet!

Sunday: Hoodman, SmallHD LP-E6 kit, Manfrotto, Zacuto, Etc

Sunday is here with a new set of B&H Photo dailies running until 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ SmallHD LP-E6 kit, two Batteries, one wall Charger, one 12V car adapter, EU plug for $30

+ Hoodman HoodLoupe Outdoor LCD ViewFinder for 3.2″ Screens with Base Plate Kit for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras for $90

+ Oben Magnetic Mounting Kit with Dual-Action Mini Ball Head for $40
+ in Ireland, it is marketed as O’Ben

+ Zacuto ACT Baseplate for $249~

+ Nanuk 963 Wheeled Case with Foam (Black) for $246 after in-cart coupon

+ Manfrotto tripods bundled with …Ultrasone headphones, three options, $499 to $1699
+ that’s a rather peculiar combo, does anybody buy these?

UPDATE: the latest round of Adorama daily deals (changes Monday at 10am ET) is rather musical with a keyboard bench, drumstick and a cable…

Sirui 50mm F1.8 Anamorphic 1.33X Lens for $499 [E/X/m43]

Lenses return at this incarnation of the Adorama daily deals running until Sunday at 10am ET:

+ Sirui 50mm F1.8 Anamorphic 1.33X Lens for $499 in Sony E-Mount, Fuji X, M43rds

+ Print File Tan 2-piece 4×6″ Photo Storage Box – 4x6x11″ for $10

+ guitar stand for $5

Meanwhile among the Saturday Kindle daily deals, for $2 you can get the 731-page “The Physics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained” from DK Books.

Those of you participating in the Lucky Rewards program, this weekend you can score a FREE 32oz Arriba Chelada

Datacolor Spyder-Lens-Cal and SpyderCheckr, Slik Sprint, Coffee

Datacolor time at this round of Adorama daily deals until Saturday at 10am ET:

+ Datacolor Spyder-Lens-Cal Autofocus Calibration Aid for $39

+ Datacolor SpyderCheckr Color Calibration Tool for Digital Cameras for $99

+ Slik Sprint Pro III BH Travel Tripod with SBH-100 DQ All Metal Ball Head for $50

Meawhile at the Friday Woot dailies, there is a big sale on Gator Coffee Gear including gooseneck kettles, pour-over, stovepots, cold-brew, canisters, etc…

Flip Gel Set, Flexpod, Benro Mono, KOWA 77mm, iK bundle, Etc

And just like that we’ve reached another Friday as the Wheel of Weekly Time turns once again. As usual, the Friday B&H Photo dailies run until Saturday at 11:59pm ET:

+ Vello EZ-Flip Gel Set for $12
+ this gello is not edible 😉

+ Magnus MegaGrip Flexible Tripod for $13

+ BenRo Classic Video Monopod with S2 Pro Flat Base Fluid Video Head for $130

+ KOWA TSN-774 77mm PROMINAR XD Spotting Scope (Straight Viewing, Requires Eyepiece) for $1200

+ iK Multimedia iRig Video Creator Bundle All-in-One Streaming Setup for Smartphones for $50

+ KanexPRO HDMI 4K USB 2.0 Gaming Capture Dongle with 3′ HDMI Cable for $19
+ we are all streaming gamers now!

Mega Deal Zone ends Thursday at 11:59pm ET

LAST CALL! The 72-hour B&H MEGA DEAL ZONE ends on Thursday 6/23/22 at 11:59pm ET! Grab your e-wallets and start e-shopping or hide your e-wallets and start e-saving 😉

UPDATE: only one camera-n-photo item at this round of Adorama daily deals that runs until Friday at 10am ET, it is the K&F Concept Black and Orange Aluminum Tripod Monopod with Center Axle Transverse for $60…

Slik Pro AL-323DX Tripod with SH-705E 3-Way Pan Head for $60

A new round of Adorama daily deals is upon us, this until Thursday at 10am ET:

+ Slik Pro AL-323DX Tripod with SH-705E 3-Way Pan Head for $60

+ Anker Ultra-Slim 4-Port USB 3.0 Data Hub for $10

+ AKG Lyra Multipattern USB Condenser Microphone for $99

+ H&A Value Series XLR M to F Professional Microphone Cable – 15′ for $5

Wedn: Neewer Studio Gear Sale (37 options)

It’s back at the Amazon daily deals, it’s the Neewer Studio Gear sale featuring 37 products from the world of lighting (bi-color, ring lights, dimmable, etc) and stabilizer-y things and backgrounds and reflectors and field monitors and monolights and such. Too many to list here individually obviously…

Mega Deal Zone Continues For Day #2: Hide Your e-wallets!

The previously mentioned B&H Photo All Star Game of Daily Deals that is the MEGA DEAL ZONE continues for Day #2.

Per the listings over there, this is scheduled to end on 6/23/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier for any individual items that may have sold out…

K&F Adapter (Nikon G to NEX) for $10, Tether Relay Coupler for select Sony FF, Etc

And we are back with the latest iteration of the ADorama dailies, these running until Wednesday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Tether Tools CRNPFZ100 Relay Coupler for Sony A7III, A7RIII and A9 for $39

+ K&F Concept High Precision Lens Adapter Mount,NIK(G)-NEX for $10

+ Topgreener In-Wall Smart Wi-Fi Outlet with Energy Monitoring, 15A/120V, for $15~

+ H&A Elite Pro 1/4″ TRS M to XLR F Professional Interconnect Cable with Rean Connectors, 25′ for $8

MEANwhile of the Tuesday Amazon USA gold box offerings there’s a feast of television with “Fire TV” technology built-in, and from the looks of it the discounts are for Prime members only. Mayhaps the AI bots at Amazon are practicing for Prime Day 2022 😉

Next up, of super-budget Windows laptop interest, one of the Tuesday Best Buy dailies is a 14-inch ASUS laptop with 4GB RAM, Celeron N4500, 128GB eMMC on-board, 1360 x 768, 1-year warranty, Windows 11 in S-mode (easy to get rid of S-mode), etc…

B&H Mega Deal Zone Returns: 1317 Offers!

It’s All-Star Game time! No, not the NBA, that’s Draft time. The current B&H Photo daily deals have their recurring All-Star Game, the MEGA DEAL ZONE featuring most of the daily deals that ran the last few months!

As of the time of writing there are 1317 active offers! About half of them (626) are in the Photography category.

Too many to list here individually obviously. Time permitting I will go through them and point out items of potential interest. You can use the various filters on the B&H mega deal zone page to filter them by category, manufacturer, price, etc.

Another way to browse is by looking at our previous daily deals posts that prominently feature the B&H dailies.

I’ll leave you for now with what the B&H Mega Deal Zone AI thinks is the headliner, it’s a $479 laptop, the 13.5″ ACER SWIFT 3, with 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 4-Core (11th Gen), Intel EVO platform, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD, 13.5″ 2256 x 1504 IPS, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, Wifi 6, Thunderbolt 4, two USB 3.2 G1, HDMI, bluetooth 5.1, 84% screen to body, up to 14 hours battery life, backlit keyboard, 1-year Bitdefender, 2.62 lbs, etc. No card reader, no ethernet port, no touchscreen. Runs Windows 10 Home. Per the Q&A, answers by B&H staff, this can be upgraded to Windows 11 and no, the 8GB RAM is soldered on the motherboard, so no RAM upgrades.

Yes, we’ve become 1001 Noisy Laptops 😉

PS: I’m just appending this here because I don’t want to create a new short post, Monoprice is having a phone cables sale with Lighting and USB-C options from $6 to $9. And as soon as Father’s Day is over, the “Dads n Grads sale” quickly morphs into Independence Day sale 🙂

Datacolor SpyderX Pro Color Calibration for $100, Elite for $169, Lowepro Urbex, Etc

Adorama is back with a solid set of daily deals running until Tuesday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Datacolor SpyderX Pro Color Calibration for $100
+ Datacolor SpyderX Elite Color Calibration for $169

+ Lowepro Urbex BP 20L Backpack for Up to 15″ Laptop and 10″ Tablet for $30
+ in black or green

+ H&A VideoMini HA-CVM Compact On-Camera Microphone (Comica CVM-VM10 II) with Versa Field and Studio Monitor Headphones for $80

Monday: Edelkrone, SmallRiG, MeFoto, TP-Link, Etc

Hooray-hooray Monday is here, a new work week dawns, #excitement!

We start with a fresh set of B&H Photo daily deals running up until 6/20/22 at 11:59pm ET [wow, it’s been 2 months since 4/20!]:

+ Technical PRO WebCamArm 2 Camera Arm (20.9″) for $19

+ MeFoto BackPacker S Aluminum Travel Tripod for $55 in three color schemes

+ EdelKrone HeadPLUS v2 Pan and Tilt Head for $1099
+ optionally buy it TOGETHER with edelkrone FocusPLUS PRO Focus Motor for $1558

+ AuRAY SS-37S Height-Adjustable Medium-Height Steel Speaker Stand with Tripod Base for $20

+ 3pk of TP-Link LINKHUB AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Mesh Wi-Fi Router for $50
+ that’s $16.6666666666666666666 per router!

+ flash deal ends 9pm ET: SmallRiG Shoulder Pad Pro for $139
+ yes, that’s a flash deal that lasts 21 of the 24 hours of the daily deals, so you have plenty of time to research it to your satisfaction 🙂

OF COFFEE INTEREST, the Meh daily deal is the Sboly 3000 2-in-1 Grind and Brew Automatic Single Serve Coffee Maker & 16oz Mug for $29 plus shipping. The write-up of the offer is quite funny if you are really into coffee, yes, it describes a 3-hour Chemex brewing process 😉

Flashpoint for Sony $119, Rokinon 85/1.4 AF for $499 [E], Etc

Rama-Roki, Rokinon lenses return at the Adorama daily deals up until Monday at 10am ET:

+ Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Auto Focus Lens for Sony E for $499
+ rest of them are $549 (Nikon F) or higher

+ Flashpoint Zoom Li-ion R2 TTL On-Camera Flash Speedlight For Sony (V860II-S) for $119

+ K&F Concept Large DSLR Camera Travel Backpack for Outdoor Photography for 14″ Laptop for $40

+ Green Extreme CB12 Compact Battery Pack for Sony Flashes for $10.50

FREE 8×10″ print with Walgreens Photo coupon [ends Sun PM]

Good until 6/19/22 at 11:59pm central time, coupon code FUNINTHESUN gets you one FREE 8×10-inch enlargement at Walgreens Photo.

Elsewhere at Walgreens Photo they offer 60% off same-day Canvas and Floating frames with coupon code SUNNYWALL60 and 50% off “Everything Photo” with coupon code FUNSUN50. These coupons are good until 6/25/22 at 11:59pm CT.

Terms, conditions and restrictions apply as usual…

Sunday: Moza Air2, LumeCube, Etc

Running to stand still until Sunday 6/19/22 at 11:59pm ET are the following B&H Photo daily deals:

+ Moza Air 2 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for $279

+ LumeCube Bi-Color LED Light and Power Bank for $90

+ CoreSWX 7.2V L-Series Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for $60

+ RAM Ball Adapter for Apple MagSafe for $8

+ two options (256GB, 512GB) of Sandisk (yellow) microSDXC Memory Card for the Nintendo Switch with further in-cart discounts

+ Benro wired headset for $25

Rokinon 35mm f2.8 AF Ultra Compact for $159 [E]

Lens time once again at the current iteration of the Adorama daily deals, running until Sunday at 10am ET:

+ Rokinon 35mm f/2.8 AF Ultra Compact for $159 in Sony E

+ Flashpoint Zoom Li-on III R2 TTL Speedlight Flash for Sony Cameras for $159

+ Flashpoint Wave Commander Remote Shutter Release for $20, two options

+ H&A AC60 Hypercardioid Dynamic Studio Broadcast Microphone Bundle with Professional Studio Headphones, Broadcast Arm with Springs, 15-Foot XLR M to F Mic Cable for $180

Saturday: Kodak SCANZA Digital Film & Slide Scanner for $128

In addition to the various Amazon hardware devices, among the Saturday Amazon daily deals, you can have the new condition Kodak SCANZA Digital Film & Slide Scanner for $128 with free US shipping, sold and shipped by “DB Roth”…

Meanwhile among the Saturday Best Buy dailies you can have the Wacom MobileStudio Pro – 13.3″ – Drawing Tablet (512GB Storage Capacity – Intel Core i7 – 16GB Memory – Wi-Fi + Bluetooth) for $2300

Sony Create Week at Adorama ends 6/19/22

Adorama and Sony have partnered to offer the Imagine and Create Week of Sony gear sales at Adorama, running up until 6/19/22.

Plenty of offers (too many to list here individually), along with special trade-in and financing promotions.

Pre-order the new M2 MacBook PROs starting at $1299

Wallets at the e-ready! B&H Photo is now accepting pre-orders for the recently revealed M2 MacBook PROs starting at $1299 for the 8GB RAM with 256GB SSD model.

Memory options include 16GB and 24GB with a +$200 jump at each step. Storage options include 500GB and 1TB with a +$200 jump at each step, and a 2TB option with a +$800 on the base price.

Optionally B&H has a “buy together and save” option with a “up to $24 off” combined purchase discount on the Logitech MX Master 3 or MX Anywhere 3 mice. Which is reasonable, you don’t pay for M2 and then use a $10 Amazon mouse 🙂

Rokinon 14mm T3.1 Cine DS ED AS IF UMC for $299 [E/m43/C]

Hooray-Hooray, lenses are back at the Adorama daily deals, this set of offerings running until Saturday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Rokinon 14mm T3.1 Cine DS ED AS IF UMC for $299 in Sony E, M43rds, Canon EF
+ the other mount options are $369+

+ K&F Concept 3-In-1 Waterproof Nylon Large Shoulder Bag for DSLR Camera Photography for $30

+ H&A mic cable for $6

And now a FREEBIE. If you participate in the Lucky grocery stores rewards program, until Sunday night, you can claim a FREE 700ml Smartwater+.