Archives for August 2022

Thursday: GoDoX Litemons LA200D Daylight LED Light for $199, Sirui, Gitzo, SYRP, Sandisk, Gator, Airpods, Etc

Where did all the time go? Thirsty Thursday is here again, September 2022 is here (well, for the first time ever), and we have a fresh set of B&H Photo dailies running until 9/1/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ GoDoX Litemons LA200D Daylight LED Light for $199

+ SaraMonic Blink 500 Pro B1 Digital Camera-Mount Wireless Omni Lavalier Microphone System (2.4 GHz, Black) for $99
+ TRUE or FALSE: is it a business started by Sarah and Monique?

+ SYRP Magic Carpet PRO Medium Slider Kit (36″) for $750 after coupon
+ you don’t need to vacuum this carpet 😉

+ Sirui K-30x Ball Head for $90 after an annoying $10 mail-in rebate
+ why are y’all torturing people with mail-in rebates in 2022?

+ 128GB Sandisk Ultra UHS-I microSDXC Memory Card for $12
+ optionally buy TOGETHER with Xcellon Portable USB 3.0 Card Reader for $18~

+ Gator GM-2W 2 Wireless Systems Bag for $50
+ technically, all bags are wireless 😉

+ NetGear R7000P Nighthawk AC2300 Dual-Band Gigabit Router for $80
+ George Nooray NOT included 😉

+ flash deal: Gitzo Systematic Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Arca-Type Series 4 Center Ball Head with Lever Release for $900
+ or you can buy 90 generic $10 tripods 😉

UPDATE #1: the headliner of the Thursday Woot daily deals is an Apple Airpods day from $14 to $370 (the big Airpods). Actual Airpods start at $115. Accessories start at $14.

UPDATE #2: if you are a member of the REI Commune (oops, I mean, if you are a member), coupon code LABOR22 gets you 20% off a single REI Outlet item until 9/5/22. This is an online-only offer…

UPDATE #3: more tech action at the Amazon USA Gold Box the latest additions are a sale on Fire tablets and also on Corsair Gaming products

UPDATE #4: if you like reading fiction with photographers as the protagonists, one of the Thursday kindle daily deals is the “The Photographer (The Photographer’s Saga Book 1)” by Petra Durst-Benning (translated by Edwin Miles) for $1. This is 337 pages, March 2020, Amazon Crossing, averages 4.3 out of 5 on 1015 ratings…

Refurbished Nikon 50mm f1.8D AF for $80 w/90-day Nikon USA warranty

Party on Wayne! it’s a LENZE DAY at the Adorama daily deals as well, this lot running until Thursday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ refurbished Nikon 50mm f1.8D AF for $80 with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty

+ Nanoleaf Essentials A19 E26 60W Colors and White Smart Bulb, 3-Pack for $40

+ aoni A20 Full HD Webcam with Auto Focus for $10

+ Apple Watch Series 7 GPS, 41mm Green Aluminum Case with Clover Sport Band, Regular for $370

MEANwhile among the Wednesday Amazon Gold Box offerings there’s the new condition Nixplay 10.1 inch Smart Digital Photo Frame with WiFi (W10F) offered for $118 with three per customer at the sale price, sold and shipped by Amazon herself…

Wedn: Aputure, Crucial, Delkin, Pelcan, Tilta, Mitakon Zhongyi 20mm f2 4.5x Super Macro Lens for $149 [C/N/K/E/X/m43]

The Lenze Partay [trigger warning for The Spelling Police LOL] continues at the B&H Photo dailies until literally the end of August 2022, aka 8/31/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Mitakon Zhongyi 20mm f2 4.5x Super Macro Lens for $149 in three Mirrorless options (X, E, M43rds) and in three DSLR Options (Pentax K, Nikon F, Canon EF)
+ not participating in the sale are the Canon EF-M and Sony A options

+ Pelican 1300 Case without Foam for $53~ after coupon in three color options

+ Tilta Hydra Alien Car Mounting System (V-Mount or Gold mount) for $999 each

+ 2TB Crucial X6 Portable SSD for $137~ after coupon
+ once portable HDD prices went down, something else had to come out to raise the $/GB price-point again;-)

+ Aputure Amaran 3-Point 2-Flood 1-Spot Daylight HR672 3-Light Kit for $379

+ Davis & Sanford ProVista 6510 Aluminum Tripod with V10 Fluid Head (65mm Bowl) for $75

+ 256GB Delkin BLACK CFexpress Type B Memory Card for $270

+ flash deal: Logan 650-1 Framer’s Edge Elite Cutter (40″ Cut Length) for $500
+ OMG, $500 for a glorified paper cutter? OMG 😉

3Pod Orbit 4-Section Carbon Fiber Handheld Monopod for $75

It’s a duet at the current iteration of the Adorama daily deals running until Wednesday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Lilliput Q5 5.5″ Full HD On-Camera LED Monitor, 1920×1080 for $299

+ 3Pod Orbit 4-Section Carbon Fiber Handheld Monopod Stick for $75
for DSLR Photo & Video,Sports Cameras, Fluid Base Tripod Legs with Bag. 65″

Tuesday: WD and Sandisk Storage Sale (42 options)

Yesterday’s tech & smartphone sale continues at the Amazon USA Gold Box but they have also added a WD & Sandisk storage sale featuring two pages of offers, with memory cards (SD, microSD, CompactFlash) and hard disks and SSDs of different kinds, USB flash drives, NAS, and such…

A total of 42 options, too many to list here individually, including the 256GB Sandisk Extreme PRO (UHS-I, U3, C10, V30, up to 170MB/sec) for $40, and the 128GB Sandisk Extreme PRO (UHS-I, U3, C10, V30, up to 200MB/sec) for $26…

Up to three of each item per customer…

Tuesday: refurb 10.5″ iPad PRO (64GB, 2017, 90-day) for $200

Since Google/Android and Microsoft/Windoze have more or less abandoned tablets, you can be forgiven for living in a Windows/Android/Linux/ChromeOS world and having an iPad tablet 😉

Good for Tuesday 8/30/22 Woot is offering the refurbished 10.5″ iPad PRO (2017, 64GB) for $200 with a 90-day Woot warranty. Three color options available. Up to ten per customer, so everyone in the household gets one, so you can share accessories and charging stations 😉

The rest of the Tuesday Woot daily deals have random Dell tower pcs on sale (that’s what it says) and Saucany running shoes ($52 to $109) and under “Clearance” a charging devices sale with seven options, $7 to $30 for the 7-in-1 critter…

Tuesday: EyeCups, MagMod, Manfrotto, Oben, Edelkrone, Sirui 35mm f/1.8 Anamorphic 1.33x Lens for $499, Etc

Unless there’s a disturbance in the timeline or a glitch in the matrix, Tuesday typically follows Monday and good until 8/30/22 at 11:59pm ET we have surprise-surprise another LENZ DAY at the B&H Photo daily deals!

+ Sirui 35mm f/1.8 Anamorphic 1.33x Lens for $499 in M43rds
+ OPTIONALLY buy TOGETHER with the Sirui Mount Adapter for Sirui 35mm f/1.8 Anamorphic Lens (Sony E) for $509
+ so for just $10 more, you cover both M43rds and Sony E!

+ Oben ALF-6193L Skysill Series 3-Section Aluminum Tripod with 90° Lateral Center Column for $100

+ Oben ALF-6193L Skysill Series 3-Section Aluminum Tripod with 90° Lateral Column and BE-117 Dual-Action Ball Head for $160
+ not to be confused with Oberyn the Red Viper 😉

+ Edelkrone Pan PRO for $379
+ optionally buy TOGETHER edelkrone Turntable Kit v2 for $433
+ because if you are gonna pan, you gotta pan like a PRO!
+ note: you cannot play vinyl records on this turntable 😉

+ Hoodman Eye Cups for select cameras, 15 options, $10 to $12

+ MagMod MagBox Pro 36″ Strip Softbox with Case Kit for $240

+ MagMod MagBox Pro 42″ Octa Softbox with Case Kit for $270

+ Tascam DR-10L Micro Portable Audio Recorder with Lavalier Microphone (White) for $125
+ useful also if you want to “Captain’s Log, Supplemental!”

+ flash deal: Manfrotto 492 LCD Micro Ball Head with Cold Shoe for $68
+ if you prefer a hot shoe, you just have to heat it up yourself 😉

Adorama Labor Day Sale (1546 options)

Adorama has launched their pre-Labor-Day Labor Day sale with a total of 1546 options available as part of this sale. The items you see are sorted by “Popular Results”, but you can filter them by many different ways using the options and filters at the aforelinked page…

Monday: Samsung S22, Pixel line-up (3 to 6 PRO), Chromies, Etc

Monday 8/29/22 is a big technology day at the Amazon USA Gold Box and it includes among others:

+ unlocked Samsung phones including the trio of S22 models ($650+ for S22, $750+ for S22+, $1030+ for S22 Ultra (the “new Note”)), S21 FE ($520) and S20 FE ($450)

+ the Pixel line-up from Pixel 6 PRO down to Pixel 3

+ three Chromebooks, from $120 to $300

+ Moto phones including Edge, One and G thang

+ various Samsung tablets, from $170 to $500

+ OnePlus 10 series

+ and more…

Monday: Panasonic G7 with 14-42mm and 45-150 for $497

Surprise-surprise, an actual interchangeable lens camera is among the Monday 8/29/22 B&H Photo daily deals. And a lens-type-thing as well!

+ Panasonic G7 with 14-42mm and 45-150 for $497
+ both MegaOIS lenses
+ remember, we don’t wear mirrorless after Labor Day 😉

+ Lensbaby Fixed Body with Creative Bokeh Optic for $119 in Canon EF and RF, Leica L, Fuji X, M43rds, both Nikon F and Z, and Sony E

+ Manfrotto 612 Nitrotech Fluid Head with 645 FAST Twin Aluminum Tripod System and Bag for $880

+ Nanuk 909 Hard Utility Case with Foam Insert for $36 after in-cart coupon, five color options

+ FeelWorld 7″ 4K Ultra-Bright Monitor with Loop-Through HDMI for $170

+ 15.6″ ASUS TUF Gaming F15 Series Gaming Laptop (Eclipse Gray) for $999
+ 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 8-Core (11th Gen), 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB M.2 PCIe SSD
+ 15.6″ 1920 x 1080 IPS Display @ 144 Hz, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (6GB GDDR6)
+ free Intel Call of Duty type thing

+ Denon Audio thing for $399

+ flash deal: Audio Technica AT2005USB Microphone Pack with ATH-M20x, Boom & Mini-USB Cable for $79

THINGS are more quiet at this round of Adorama daily deals that goes up until Tuesday at 10am ET, it’s Tiffen Digital HT Circular Polarizing Glass Filters, 52mm to 82mm, $50 to $120…

Sunday: Shimoda, Gitzo, FlashBoss, Samsung Neo, Etc

Running until Sunday 8/28/22 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out) are the following B&H Photo daily deals:

+ Shimoda Explore V2 35 Backpack Starter Kit (Large DSLR V2 Core Unit Modular Camera Insert) for $280

+ 2-Pack of 32GB Kingston Exodia USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A Flash Drive for $7
+ that’s $3.50 per 32GB flash drive

+ SmallRiG Vigor VK-50 Vlog Kit for $35

+ Oben TS-100 Tripod Strap with Quick Release Loop and Spring Lock for $15

+ Vello FlashBoss TTL Transceiver for Canon for $35

+ Moment Car Vent Mount with MagSafe (Standard) for $30

+ Samsung Neo QLED QN90B 85″ 4K HDR Smart QLED TV for $3000~ after in-cart coupon

+ flash deal: Gitzo GK2542-82QD Mountaineer Series 2 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Center Ball Head for $900

For a second day in a row the Adorama daily deals are strictly audio-related. The next wave of deals will go live on Monday at 10am ET…

3Pod V3AH Video Tripod with 2-way Fluid Head & Quick-Release Plate for $80

And now lettuce take a look at the Adorama daily deals, this incarnation continuing until Saturday 8/27/22 at 10am ET:

+ 3Pod V3AH Video Tripod with 2-way Fluid Head & Quick-Release Plate for $80

+ aoni A20 Full HD Webcam with Auto Focus for $10
+ be sure to run it through all the lens calibration tests 😉

+ Eggtronic 1500mAh Wireless Power Ring Charging Bank for Smartphone for $10

Meanwhile the gaming PC and PC accessories sale continues to be in full force at the Friday Amazon USA Gold BoX

Viltrox EF-R2 Canon EF Lens to Canon RF Camera Mount Adapter for $69, Etc

Fri-YAY is here and as usual, the B&H Photo daily deals run until Saturday (8/27/22) at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out. The usual caveat, orders are not accepted Friday PM to Saturday PM {check B&H website for schedule):

+ Viltrox EF-R2 Canon EF Lens to Canon RF Camera Mount Adapter for $69
+ because your bags full of EF lenses do not want to be left out of the mirrorless revolution 🙂

+ Vanguard VEO 2 235AB Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head (Red, 4.75′) for $70

+ TenBa Sue Bryce Hat Box Shoulder Bag (Black) for $100
+ because a modern camera bag should fit your style and usage patterns, not the other way around!

+ Pelican 1050 Clear Micro Case (Yellow) for around $20 after in-cart coupon

+ SirUI LE-60 Leveling Base for $75~ after a $5 mail-in rebate
+ insert ShameBell meme here!

+ 64GB ProGRADE UHS-II microSDXC Memory Card with SD Adapter for $24

+ Apexel Selfie Ring Light with 24″ Gooseneck Stand Cell Phone Holder for $15

+ flash deal: Mindshift Gear Rotation 180 50L+ Photo Backpack for $300

Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS for $229 [m43]

We have here a little bit of a posting spree with some of the recent limited time offers from B&H Photo! We start with an affordable lens for the M43rds system, the new condition Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS goes for $229…

PS: in some posts I may, out of muscle (typing) memory, write free shipping when there’s no longer free shipping. Add to cart to check the shipping costs to be certain 🙂

Samyang AF 85mm f1.4 for $529 [E]

Back to the Sony E system lens offer from B&H Photo we geaux, this time we find the new condition Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 for the Sony E system going for $529…

Sirui 35mm f/1.8 Anamorphic 1.33x Lens for $609 [m43]

For a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Sirui 35mm f/1.8 Anamorphic 1.33x Lens for $609 in the M43rds system. The other two system options are not on sale as of the time of writing…

Phottix Odin flash triggers (4 options, $50 to $140)

Flash Gordon time! Well, not quite 🙂 For a limited time, B&H has a sale on select Phottix Odin flash trigger transmitters ranging from $50 (manual) to $140. TTL for Pentax or Sony Multi-Interface go for $100 each, while the Nikon goes for $140…

One more thing, I don’t want to create a separate post for this tiny thing but also for a limited time B&H is offering the new condition Zuma Z-SV3 LED Slide Viewer for $30. No relation to Zima 😉

FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI 40 Instant Film Camera for $90

If you are Instax-curious or if you want more of them or mayhaps as gifts as a way to introduce new people to photography, for a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the new condition FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI 40 Instant Film Camera for $90… The bundle with film and booklet goes for $99…

Commlite AF Mount Adapter with Variable ND for EF/EF-S Lens to EOS RF-Mount Camera for $129

If you have EF and EF-S lenses that you want to use on the Canon RF mirrorless camera bodies, B&H Photo has a limited quantity offer on the new condition Commlite AF Mount Adapter with Variable ND for EF/EF-S Lens to EOS RF-Mount Camera for $129 with free US shipping.

Rokinon 24mm f1.8 AF Compact Lens w/Lens Station for $399

Party on Sony E photographers because you have another limited time offer at B&H Photo! It is the new condition Rokinon 24mm f/1.8 AF Compact Lens going for $399 with the FREE Rokinon Lens Station (for Sony E) included automatically by B&H while this promotion is running…

Sigma fp L body only w/EVF-11 EVF for $2749

We’ll leave it to the forums to endlessly debate whether the world needed the new L system, but if YOU need the L system, for a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Sigma fp L mirrorless camera bundled with the EVF-11 electronic viewfinder for $2749 with free US shipping. Lens not included!

Voigtlander Heliar-Hyper Wide 10mm f5.6 for $999 [E]

If you are a member of the Sony E system or you need an “unusual lens excuse” to jump in, for a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Voigtlander Heliar-Hyper Wide 10mm f/5.6 for $999 with free US shipping in the Sony E system. This is a 35mm full frame lens, so 10 is 10 on 35mmFF E cameras 🙂

Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 65mm f/1.4 for $599 [Fuji G MF]

If you are part of the Fuji G medium format mirrorless system OR if you needed another excuse to jump into the system, for a limited time B&H Photo is offering the new condition Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 65mm f/1.4 for $599 with free US shipping.

Panasonic GX85 with 12-32 & 45-150 & 64GB SD & Bag & Filter for $598

If you’ve decided to go the way of the 43, for a limited time B&H Photo is offering a Panasonic GX85 bundle for $598 with free US shipping! The bundle consists of:

  • Panasonic GX85 camera
  • Lumix G Vario 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. Lens
  • Lumix G Vario 45-150mm f/4-5.6 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. Lens
  • Chiaro 37mm 95-UVAT UV Filter
  • Ruggard Hunter 35 DSLR Holster Bag
  • 64GB SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I SDXC Memory Card

Adorama Credit Card: Open, Spend $1000+, Get $70 future statement credit

If you are planning to make a $1000+ purchase at Adorama by August 31 in 2022, Adorama is running a limited time promotion on their Adorama Edge Credit Card. You must apply, get approved, and make a purchase of $1000+ (minus returns/adjustments) by August 31st in 2022. Around 90 days after the qualifying purchase, you will receive a a $70 statement credit on your account.

To read the terms and conditions of this offer, use your browser’s search function at the aforelinked page, looking for $70. It is mentioned exactly once.

This is a house credit card, not a VISA/mastercard. Issued by Synchrony Bank. As usual, use credit wisely and strategically.

One of the benefits of this card is a choice of benefit at checkout, either 5% off OR a special financing promotion (if eligible/available). You can’t have both!

UPDATE: while we are on the topic of Adorama, their current daily deals running until Friday at 10am ET are the 2019 Airpods for $125, and a couple of Nintendo items…

Thursday: PC Gaming Computers & Accessories

It’s a gaming technology take-over day at the Thursday 8/25/22 Amazon USA Gold Box!

BUT first, we have an on-topic item as well! The nameless 10″ Selfie Ring Light with Tripod Stand & Phone Holder is on sale for $24. As of the time of writing it averages 4.4 out of 5 based on 678 global ratings.

We start with a name-brand Gaming Accessories sale that features 18 items, about half of which are computer monitors. LG, MSI, Alienware, UltraGear, AOC (yes, the politician) are participating 😉

If you want to venture into gaming computers, they have a Entry-Level Gaming Laptops and Desktops sale from $600 to $850 featuring Acer, ASUS, HP, Victus and others.

If want to take your gaming computer to the next level, they have a PC Enthusiasts sale with Razer, ASUS, Alienware, etc.

For the boldy-going early adopters, they offer the Vabogu 12×42 Binoculars for $70.

Speaking of technology, for a limited time (I do not know when it ends) Monoprice is having a sale on its own 4K and 8K HDMI cables

1-Year Microsoft 365 Family (6 people, Auto-Renewal) + $50 Amazon Gift Card for $93

For a limited time, Amazon is having another Microsoft x Amazon co-promotion! For $93, you get a 1-year prepaid Microsoft 365 Family subscription for up to six people (with AUTO-RENEWAL enabled) AND a $50 physical Amazon Gift Card. Each person gets 1TB of OneDrive. The $50 Amazon gift card is only for this initial subscription. Renewals (unless cancelled by you) will happen at the then future-current rate without the $50 gift card.

Thursday: Noga, Genaray, Sandisk, VAXis, Inovatic, 15.6″ Lenovo Legion 5i, Etc

And just like that, Thirsty Thursday is here, this one being exactly four months away from Christmas 2022. Have you started your gift-giving planning? OR go the thrifty way and make them hand-crafted gifts, eg your own printed photos, or write a custom-poem for each person ~ a great way to automatically remove yourself from gift-giving chains you don’t really want to participate in 🙂

It’s another 7+1 day at the B&H Photo daily deals:

+ Genaray Ultrathin Bicolor 288 SMD LED On-Camera Light Basic Kit for $80
+ because you can’t have photo-graphy without light!

+ Noga DG9038CA CineArm DG (Medium) for $99
+ sounds like the name of one of the Loch Ness monster babies?

+ 2-pack of 64GB Ultra UHS-I microSDXC Memory Card with 1-pack Portable USB 3.0 Card Reader for $20~

+ VAXis Atom 500 HDMI Wireless HD Video Transmission Kit (Basic) for $299
+ microVAX is not included 🙂
+ vaccine also not included 😉

+ Inovatic Apollo 40 EVO Cart for $3299
+ I’m using this to carry my Olympus Camedia C100 camera and my three 8MB Smartmedia memory cards!

+ 512 Audio Limelight Dynamic Vocal XLR Microphone for $70
+ RUSH song not included!

+ 15.6″ Lenovo Legion 5i Gaming Notebook (Phantom Black) for $1349
+ 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 14-Core (12th Gen), 16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD, 15.6″ 1920 x 1080 @ 165 Hz IPS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (6GB GDDR6), etc
+ software freebies from Acronis and “Intel Call of Duty Plus” bundle

+ 15.6″ Lenovo Legion 5i Gaming Notebook (Phantom Black) for $1699
+ 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 14-Core (12th Gen), 16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD, 15.6″ 1920 x 1080 @ 165 Hz IPS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti (8GB GDDR6), etc
+ software freebies from Acronis and “Intel Call of Duty Plus” bundle

Flashpoint Zoom II AA TTL R2 On-Camera Flash Speedlight with Integrated R2 Radio Transceiver for $99 [C/N/S/X/Oly-Pan]

Lighting is the theme of the day at this incarnation of the Adorama daily deals running until Thursday at 10am ET:

+ Flashpoint Zoom II AA TTL R2 On-Camera Flash Speedlight with Integrated R2 Radio Transceiver for $99
+ options for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji and Oly-Pan

+ 2-pack of Flashpoint XPLOR 300 Pro TTL R2 Battery-Powered Outdoor Flash for $660

+ Flashpoint XPLOR 600PRO TTL Battery-Powered Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System (Bowens Mount) – Godox AD600 Pro for $669

+ Apple MacBook Pro 16″ with Touch Bar for $2199
+ 9th-Gen 6-Core Intel Core i7 2.6GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, AMD Radeon Pro 5300M 4GB, Space Gray
+ Late 2019

Wedn: “Right Place, Right Time: The Life of a Rock & Roll Photographer” by Bob Guen for $4

Yes dear readers, rock-n-roll is king! Among the Wednesday 8/24/22 Kindle daily deals, Amazon is offering the “Right Place, Right Time: The Life of a Rock & Roll Photographer” by Bob Gruen for $4. This is 400 e-pages, October 2020, ABRAMS Press. As of the time of writing it averages 4.6 out of 5 based on 281 ratings.

As usual, you can “Look Inside” and/or get a Kindle e-book sample (the start of the book).

Wedn: Mefoto, Pelican, Sachtler, Edelkrone, Godox MF12 Flash kit, Dry Cabinets, Satechi, Etc

Hump Day is here and we celebrate it with another 7+1 formation of B&H Photo daily deals for 8/24/22:

+ Mefoto RoadTrip S Travel Tripod (Aluminum, Green) for $70
+ looks very futuristic in color

+ EdelKrone HeadONE for $259

+ Sachtler aktiv10 Sideload Fluid Head with SpeedLevel & 7-Step Drag for Sachtler Tripods ((100mm) for $2000
+ not a typo, two thousand dollares 🙂

+ Tascam Mixcast 4 Podcast Mixer, Recorder, and USB Audio Interface for $299
+ time to start that photography podcast you always dreamed about!

+ Pelican iM2450 Storm Case without Foam (Black) for $120 after coupon
+ actual storm not included!

+ GoDoX MF12 Macro Flash 2-Light Kit for $169
+ 1-flash only (not a kit) for $79

+ Ruggard electronic dry cabinets, six options

+ Samsung S95B 55″ HDR 4K UHD Quantum Dot OLED TV for $1500 after in-cart coupon

OF potential interest among the Wednesday Amazon USA Gold Box deals is a sale on Satechi computer accessories, hubs and port adapters and the like…

Datacolor SpyderCheckr Color Calibration Tool for $89

Back to the Adorama daily deals we geaux where this round goes up until Wednesday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Datacolor SpyderCheckr Color Calibration Tool for Digital Cameras for $89

+ Green Extreme 2 Pack NP-FW50 Battery and Compact Smart Charger Kit (7.4V 1030mAh) for $25
+ two batteries, one charger

+ two Viofo car dash cams, $73 to $80

Pre-order 55″ Samsung Odyssey Ark, Get $200 Gift Card!

If you’ve fallen for Samsung’s new 55-inch Odyssey Ark display, B&H Photo is giving you 200 more reasons to place a pre-order! For a limited time, if you pre-order the Odyssey Ark for its starting price of $3500, you will also receive a $200 B&H Photo e-gift-card!

The promotion runs as long as you see it mentioned at the aforelinked product page. If you no longer see it mentioned, it means it expired for new buyers.

Tuesday: SmallHD, PeakD, NiSi, Sunpak, Kingston, SmallRiG, Etc

Today’s theme song, “Ruby Tuesday” 🙂 Which brings us to the Tuesday 8/23/22 daily deals, starting at the Meh website with a 2-pack of Q-Beam Lumination 8-in-1 Multi-tool and Flashlight with COB Technology for $16 plus shipping…

Then we have another 7+1 formation at the B&H Photo daily deals that go up to 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ NiSi Macro Focusing Rail NM-180 with 360° Rotating Clamp (7.1″ Length) for $89
+ because macro is where it’s at!

+ Sunpak VL-LED-96 Compact Video Light for $8
+ optionally buy TOGETHER with a Panasonic Eneloop Charger with 4 AAs for $23 total
+ who said you had to pay four figures for lighting? 🙂

+ SmallRiG Vigor VT-10 Vlog Tripod for $11~
+ who said you had to pay four figures for tripods? 🙂

+ SmallHD 1303 HDR 13″ Production Monitor for $2999
+ if you need this, you know it; otherwise, just send me the money instead 😉

+ 64GB Kingston DataTraveler Exodia M USB Type A 3.2 Gen 1 Flash Drive for $6
+ 128GB for $10

+ Netgear Nighthawk MK62 Dual-Band Mesh Wi-Fi System for $100
+ George Noory NOT included 😉

+ aStatic 930VPL Condenser Boundary Microphone with Programmable Switch, LED & Logic Interface for $70

+ flash deal: Peak Design Everyday Sling (5L, Ash) for $50

POTENTIALLY interesting action at the Tuesday Amazon USA Gold Box with 20% off SK Hynex PIC SSDs sale, offers on Amazfit smartwatches, Fire HD tablets, a $24 selfie ring light kit, and mo(i)re…

GoPRO Extension Poles for $19 each

To the Adorama dailies we geaux, this GoPRO-priority round runs until Tuesday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ GoPro Shorty Mini Extension Pole & Tripod for $19

+ GoPro EL Grande 38″ Aluminum Extension Pole for $19

+ H&A Pop Filter with Gooseneck (Clip On) for $6

+ Nintendo Joy-Con Left/Right Controllers, Neon Purple/Neon Orange for $60 after coupon

MEANwhiLe among the Monday Amazon daily deals there is a Game of Thrones Complete Series sale, $60 for DVD, $100 for 4K UHD. Assuming you can stomach the last few seasons that were made without books 🙂

Monday: Godox, Rotolight, Wacom, Lowepro, Magnus, Crucial, Nanuk, Sirui 24mm f/2.8 Anamorphic 1.33x Lens for $599 [X/E/m43/RF/Z], Etc

Monday is here and as usual we have a fresh round of B&H Photo daily deals running until 8/22/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out. And it’s a (mirrorless) lens day!

+ Sirui 24mm f/2.8 Anamorphic 1.33x Lens for $599
+ in Sony E, Fuji X, M43rds, Nikon Z, Canon RF

+ GoDoX TT685C II Flash for $99 in Canon, Nikon, Sony, Oly-Pan, Fuji

+ RotoLight Titan X1 RGBWW LED Light Panel (Manual Yoke) for $2349
+ also two Titan X2 options for $2900 and $3500

+ Wacom Intuos Bluetooth Creative Pen Tablet (Small, Pistachio Green) for $50
+ non-edible pistachio 🙂

+ Magnus VT-4000 Tripod System with Fluid Head for $129
+ optionally buy TOGETHER with Magnus DWF-2 Universal Tripod Dolly for $164

+ Nanuk 918 6-Lens Case with Foam Insert for $100 after in-cart coupon
+ six color options, great for the color coders
+ also a good excuse to buy more lenses so each 6-lens case is full 😉

+ 2TB Crucial MX500 2.5″ Internal SATA SSD for $145 after coupon

+ flash deal: Lowepro Photosport Pro III 55L Backpack (M/L) for $300

UPDATE: Apple day at the Monday Woot daily deals, with the headliner being a Macbooks sale ($180 to $1500). There’s also an Apple Trackpads sale ($69 to $85)…

15% off with Monoprice coupon, Midnight Sale, Etc

Two audio cables and a piano bench is all there is at the Adorama daily deals that run until Monday at 10am ET but fear not, there are more deals still running this weekend:

+ midnight sale at Adorama featuring camera-n-photo but also video and electronics and such; too many to list here individually

+ coupon PHOTO50 drops the price of a 1-year CreativeLIVE Subscription to $99 for the first year (prepaid for 12 months)

+ 15% off with coupon SMORE (save more, or smores, not 5more) at the Monoprice weekend sale
+ terms, conditions, restrictions apply as usual

+ the Multi-Year Sale is back at DiscountMags
+ no camera/photo magazines but plenty of “six degrees of separation”

+ FREE 64oz Ocean Spray 100% Juice Cranberry/Watermelon for Lucky’s Rewards members

Sunday: Kodak Instant Cameras & Printers in various bundles [26 options]

Also among the Sunday Amazon USA Gold Box daily deals is a sale on Kodak Instant Camera gear featuring both instant cameras and instant printers and bundles of the two. There are multiple color options, that’s why you see 26 different options in the sale which ends on 8/21/22 at 11:59pm pacific time or earlier if sold out.

Of the stand-alone instant cameras, they have the Kodak Mini Shot 2 Retro Portable Wireless Instant Camera & Photo Printer for $89 in multiple colors. And in bundles with photo paper and other accessories for varying other prices.

There’s also the Kodak Mini 3 Retro 3×3” Portable Photo Printer for $110 or more bundled with photo papers and accessories and such.

SPEAKING OF Amazon’s Sunday daily deals, there’s a Big e-Book Sale featuring 238 Kindle ebooks including TV/movie adaptations (eg book #1s of Dune and Game of Thrones)…

Sunday: Altura Photo 8mm f/3.0 fisheye for $159 [N]

One of the Sunday Amazon USA Gold Box daily deals is a lens deal! That’s right, an actual lens! It is part of a Digital Goja Camera Accessories sale that features 16 products mostly of the accessory kind (diffuser, rain cover, cleaning items, lens cap keeper, 58mm 0.43x attachment, $25 large camera bag, etc, etc, etc)…

BUT one of the items is a lens, specifically for the Nikon DSLR system, it is the new condition Altura Photo 8mm f/3.0 fisheye going for $159~ with free US shipping. This is sold by “Digital Goja” with the order fulfilled by Amazon (so Prime shipping benefits for members).

As of the time of writing, this lens (which is on the same listing as the Canon EF version) averages 4.3 out of 5 based on nearly 900 customer ratings and it has 278 answered questions…

Sunday: Cambee VL15B, Mefoto, Sandisk, Gator, Etc

Sunday is here, and remember, if it’s not sunny, you get your money back at the Sun’s Customer Service Center 😉

We start with the B&H Photo daily deals running until 8/21/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold (yesterday one of the camera bags sold out indeed!):

+ CamBee VL15B Bicolor 15W On-Camera LED Light for $49

+ MeFoto WalkAbout Aluminum Monopod (Green) for $24

+ Apexel 4-in-1 Smartphone Lens with Tripod for $26

+ Ruggard Renewable Dehumidifier for $12
+ humidity is bad for camera gear, mmmmkay?

+ 32GB Sandisk Ultra UHS-I microSDHC Memory Card with SD Adapter (2-Pack) and 4-in-1 USB 2.0 Card Reader for $12
+ that’s two 32GB microSD cards with SD adapters and one card reader

+ Furman P-2400 AR Voltage Regulator/Power Conditioner for $1400
+ hide this from your audiophile friends 😉

+ Shure audio recording bundle for $100

+ flash deal: Gator GRR-6L Roller Rack Case for $220

Godox UL150 Silent LED Video Light for $150, Etc

UPDATE: the latest round of Adorama daily deals that runs until Sunday at 10am ET is audio-related, no camera/photo/video items in this round…

Lighting’s the theme in this round of Adorama daily deals that run until Saturday at 10am ET:

+ Godox UL150 Silent LED Video Light for $150

+ Godox SZ150R Zoom RGB LED Video Light (2500-6500K, 150W) for $399

+ Flashpoint XPLOR 600PRO R2 TTL Battery-Powered Monolight Kit with Softbox and C-Stand for $799

+ Flashpoint XPLOR 400PRO TTL Battery-Powered Monolight + Flashpoint 10′ C (Century) Light Stand on Turtle Base Kit w/40″ Grip Arm & 2 Gobo Heads and Baby Pin – Chrome + Glow EZ Lock Deep Parabolic Quick Softbox (48″) for $599

Edelkrone SliderONE PRO v2, Pelican, Celestron, K&F, Etc

Fri-YAY iz here and as usualz, the B&H Photo dailies run until Saturday 8/20/22 at 11:59pm ET with the caveat that orders are not accepted at some point between Fri PM and Sat PM (check B&H website for exact hours):

+ Edelkrone SliderONE PRO v2 for $599

+ Pelican 1060 Clear Micro Case for $25~ after in-cart coupon
+ two color options

+ O’Connor Camera Assistant Bag for $229
+ the “Assistant” refers to the bag
+ you do NOT receive a “camera assistant” in the bag 😉
+ UPDATE: this SOLD OUT as of Sat 1pm ET recheck!

+ Celestron Travel Scope DX 60mm f/6 AZ Refractor Telescope Digiscoping Kit for $70
+ the Aliens are Coming, be the first to see them!

+ SmallRiG Simorr Wave S1 Lite Compact On-Camera Shotgun Microphone for $17

+ Hyper HyperDrive USB Type-C to 2.5G RJ45 Ethernet Adapter for $35

+ Benro wired headset for $25

+ flash deal: K&F Concept SA284C1 Carbon Fiber Tripod/Monopod Kit with Ball Head for $110

Then for Friday 8/19/22 the Meh daily deal is Loowoko 15-Watt 3-in-1 Qi Wireless Charging Mat OR 2-Pack Fast Charge Valets for $18 each option. Shipping is extra unless you are a paying Meh-meh-meh-member!

If you want to try a Microsoft Surface without breaking the bank, among the Friday 8/19/22 Woot daily deals there is a refurbished 10.8-inch Surface 3 Tablet sale ranging from $100 to $210. There are two differentiators, with or without the “Surface 3 Type Cover”, and either “Grade A” or “Grade B (Scratch and Dent)” refurbished. So yes, $100 gets you an actual Surface 3 Tablet, no keyboard, Grade B refurbished. They come with a 90-day Woot warranty. The optional extended warranty is only for the “Grade A”.

Tiffen VND Filters (52mm to 82mm, $50 to $100)

And just like that we have a new round of Adorama daily deals running until Friday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Explorer AX-RGB AuraRGB Lightweight LED Light Panel for $80

+ Tiffen Variable Neutral Density (ND) Filters
+ 52mm to 82mm, $50 to $100

+ Rode PSA1 Studio Boom Arm for Broadcast Microphones for $75

+ some Deity Microphones type thing

Thursday: Ring Light, SteadiCAM Air 25, Eyeshades, Bright T, Zhiyun TransMount, PC Gaming Sale, Matcha, Etc

And just like that, Thirsty Thursday is here and we have another 7+1 formation presented at the B&H Photo dailies running until 8/18/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Raya Bendie-Brite Folding Bi-Color USB Ring Light (10″) for $30 with FREE Raya FRB-USB-HS Flexible Tabletop Stand

+ SteadiCAM AIR 25 Monopod for $169
+ optionally buy TOGETHER with Steadicam AIR Spreader 3-Leg Monopod Base for $199

+ Vello eyeshades and eyepieces, 15 options, from $9 to $10
+ for the speed-readers, no, it did not read eyelashes 😉

+ Bright Tangerine Misfit Atom 4 x 5.65″/4 x 4″ Ultra Lightweight 2-Stage Clip-On Matte Box for $264~
+ optionally buy TOGETHER with Bright Tangerine Carbon Fiber Top Flag for Misfit Atom Matte Box for $392~
+ fun fact: the Beatles predicted this product in their hit song “Bright Tangerine Submarine” 🙂

+ Zhiyun TransMount CRANE 3S Servo Focus/Zoom Motor Kit for $49

+ Klipsch KD-400 2-Way Active Wireless Bookshelf Speakers for $179
+ just cover the Klipsch name if your audiophile-hipster audio-forum-dwelling friends are visiting 😉

+ Gator GM-1W Wireless System Bag for $50
+ Bags have systems too 🙂

+ flash deal: TP-LiNk Deco E3 AC1200 Whole Home Dual-Band Mesh Wi-Fi System (2-Pack, Refurbished) for $25

UPDATE: the headliner of the Thursday Woot daily deals is a PC Gaming Sale with products ranging from $30 to $2970, with a total of 47 in-stock products as of the time of writing. Various related products from full computers to accessories, monitors, boards, memory, etc…

MEANwhiLe at the Thursday Amazon Gold Box we find Kindle e-readers on sale, including some International editions. Basic, Paperwhite (including Signature Edition) and Oasis are participating.

AND if you want to jump into the Matcha craze, there is a Jade Leaf matcha sale that includes a starter kit or if you prefer “lazy matcha”, they have an electric blender on sale too 🙂

JOBY Free Kit With GorillaPod 5K Kit with Rig for DSLR for $88

Adorama is back with a name-brand edition of the Adorama daily deals, this group running until Thursday at 10am ET or earlier iff soldout:

+ JOBY Free Kit With GorillaPod 5K Kit with Rig for DSLR Camera for $88
+ 11 lbs Capacity, 17″ Folded Length
+ Black/Charcoal/Red
+ With 64GB U3 SDXC Card, Microfiber Cloth

+ Microsoft Xbox Series S 512GB Gaming Console, White for $250 after add-to-cart instant coupon

+ Swagtron EB-5 Pro City & Campus Folding eBike, Black for $450

+ also a video game for $40

Photoshop Elements 2022 for $60, Both for $90

For a limited time, Amazon is having an offer on the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2022 software. The Photoshop or Premiere Elements go for $60 each, or you can buy them together as a bundle for $90… I do not know when the offer expires…

Wedn: CamBee, Pelican, Induro, Bolt Macro & Ring Lights, Etc

Wednesday is here and we have another 7+1 formation at the B&H Photo dailies running up to 8/17/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out (or when the flash deals self-expire):

+ Bolt TTL Macro Flash, Ring Flash with Transceiver set, seven options, $60 to $200
+ the $200 is specifically for $200

+ CamBee Professional RGB 600 Panel 2-Light Kit for $225

+ Pelican iM2620 Storm Trak Case (Black) for $180 after in-cart coupon
+ it is not a storm tracker however 🙂

+ ReVo SR-1500 Dual Grip Shoulder Support Rig for $90
+ stay tuned for my new workout program, “Shoulders for Rigs”

+ CoreSWX Nano-U98 14.8V Battery with D-Tap for Select Sony Camcorders for $179
+ no relation to “South by Southwest”

+ NetGear GS108-400NAS ProSAFE 8-Port Gigabit Switch for $28
+ fun fact: there’s still tech gear with Ethernet ports!

+ Samson semi open headphones for $25

+ flash deal: Induro GIM505XLTH4 Grand Stealth Series 5 Carbon Fiber Monopod Kit with TH4 Tilt Head for $220

Zhiyun VC100 MasterEye Visual Controller for $249

Back to the Adorama daily deals we geaux, this round going up until Wednesday 8/17/22 at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Zhiyun VC100 MasterEye Visual Controller for $249

+ Nintendo Joy-Con Wireless Controllers, 2 Pack, Neon Red and Neon Blue for $55 after coupon
+ that’s $27.50 per controller if my head-math is correct

+ SanDisk 128GB Extreme PRO UHS-II Memory Card for $130 after in-cart coupon
+ up to 300MB/s Read, 260MB/s Write

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

Tuesday: WD, SDXC II, FotoDioX, Manfrotto, iPad PRO, Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 for $750 [E], Etc

Tuesday is here with a surprise, a lens in the flash deals of the B&H Photo daily deals of 8/16/22:

+ Zenitar 50mm f0.95 for $750 in Sony E

+ Case Logic Saigon Neck Strap for DSLR Cameras (Indigo) for $5
+ yes, you can buy 150 of these for the price of the above f0.95 lens 🙂

+ FotoDioX Pro FlapJack LED Wand C-308AS Bi-Color Edge Light Kit for $140

+ Portabrace Cordura Carrying Case for Litepanels Gemini 1×1 (Black) for $159

+ 256GB Sandisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC Memory Card for $280 after in-cart coupon

+ 14TB WD My Book Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for $235 after in-cart coupon

+ Manfrotto tripod kits, three options, heavily discounted with in-cart coupons

MEANwhiLe among the Tuesday Woot daily deals there’s a sale in iPad PROs of various model years from $180 to $800, and a Lighting sale with Philips Hue and such…

Monday: GVM, Nanuk, Oben, Zhiyun, Remote Triggers, Shure, Lensbaby Optic Swap Spark Kit for $399 [C/N/P/E/X/m43/Z/RF], Etc

Monday is here and it’s a loaded 7+1 formation of the B&H Photo daily deals running until 8/15/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Lensbaby Optic Swap Spark Kit for $399 in Canon EF, Canon RF, Sony E, Nikon F, Nikon Z, Pentax K, Fuji X and M43rds
+ kit includes:
++ Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic
++ Spark 2.0 with Sweet 50 Optic
++ Optic Swap System Case
++ Microfiber Lens Cloth

+ Zhiyun SMOOTH-X Smartphone Gimbal Combo Kit for $24 in two color options

+ Oben CFT-6194L Skysill 4-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod with 90° Lateral Center Column for $200

+ Oben Skysill CFT-6194L 4-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod with 90° Lateral Center Column and BE-117 Dual-Action Ball Head for $250

+ Nanuk 908 Hard Utility Case with Foam Insert for $40 after in-cart coupon
+ seven color options, great for color-code organization!

+ GVM 7S RGB LED On-Camera Video Light with Wi-Fi Control for $30

+ Vello Wireless ShutterBoss 4.0 Remote Timer and Trigger for $50 in Canon or Nikon or Sony MT or Oly-Pan

+ Shure SRH840 Closed-Back Over-Ear Professional Monitoring Headphones (New Packaging) for $79

+ flash deal: Apexel 6×20 Monocular with Smartphone Clip for $40