Nik Collection 5 w/freebie for $110 (ends 9/14/22)

Good until 9/14/22, the online DXo shoppe is offering the NiK Collection 5 for $110, a 25% off discount on the standard price of $149. This is the full version.

IF you have versions 3 or 4 of the Nik Collection, you are eligible for an upgrade to version 5 for $59.

You also receive as a free bonus the “Dxo PhotoLAB Essential” RAW photo editing software.

Sat: Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 with AfterShot Pro 3 for $18 AC

To the NewEgg daily deals we geaux, for Saturday 9/3/22, one of their offerings is Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 with AfterShot Pro 3 for $18 after using promo code SSBW328 over there…

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: Adobe Photoshop Elements 2022 [Win] for $45 AC

The offer is for the Windows option only. For Wednesday 8/3/22, one of the NewEgg daily deals is the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2022 for Windows in digital download offered for $45 after using promo code SSBV334 over there. This is sold by NewEgg itself. One per customer.

If you are catching the back to school fever already, and you’ve already tired of the Staples and Office Max-Depot weekly ad doorbusters, Amazon is having an Arteza Art supplies sale 🙂

UPDATE: Steelseries gaming is the theme of the latest round of the Adorama dailies running up until Thursday at 10am ET. They offer four keyboards and keyboard bundles, prices ranging from $80 to $110…

Pay $65 get ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2022 AND Gemstone Photo Editor [limited time]

To sale-a-brate the latest NASA Webb telescope images, the CEO himself of ACDSee is having a limited time offer. Only 400 units of the FREEbie are available in this offer, and as of the time of writing of this blog-post, there are 104 copies left.

The offer is this: you pay $65, a one-time charge, and you receive:

  • ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2022 software
  • Gemstone Photo Editor 12 as a FREEbie

Thursday: Adobe Photoshop Elements 2022 for $56

There’s related action at the Amazon USA Gold Box for Thursday 3/3/22, they offer the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2022 for $56 as either a disc or a digital code…

Elsewhere at the Woot dailies they have:

+ 12.9″ iPad PRO (2020 edition) from $830 to $980
+ Amazon hardware, $12 to $50
+ NetGear networking from $20 to $250
+ 14″ Acer TravelMate P6 for $460

Friday: Corel Paintshop PRO 2021 with Aftershot PRO 3 for $20 AC

On-topic action at the Friday 2/25/22 NewEGG daily deals that include among others:

+ Corel Paintshop PRO 2021 with Aftershot PRO 3 OEM for $20 after using limited time promo code SSBP2527

+ pay $40, get $50 GAP email gift card

+ also WD, Domino’s, Gigabyte, MSi, Ryzen 5, Samsung, CyberPower, etc

Tuesday: Adobe Photoshop Elements 2022 for $45 AC

Among the Tuesday 2/15/22 NewEGG daily deals, promo code SSBPA524 gets you the download version of Adobe Photoshop Elements 2022 for $45 instead of $60…

Mon: 12-month Microsoft 365 Family for $100 w/FREE $50 Amazon GC

Microsoft and Amazon have teamed up together for a bundle deal. For $100, you get a 1-Year Microsoft 365 Family subscription with a bonus FREE $50 Amazon gift card. This is for the first year. The Microsoft (MSFT) 365 Family subscription will auto-renew in the future if you don’t manually cancel it. You only receive the bonus $50 Amazon gift card now. You won’t receive it with future renewals.

The $50 Amazon gift card will arrive in a mini envelope. The MSFT 365 Family subscription includes up to six persons/accounts. Each person/account gets a 1TB OneDrive of their own.

If you have more than six members in your Family, I’m afraid it’s time to say goodbye to Little Jimmy 😉 If you have fewer than six members, you can always use more than one account for yourself if you need it for photo storage/backup. You just need to use a different Microsoft account for it.

Up to 30% off at the DXO store

Because DRM-loving Adobe is not the center of the universe, it’s not a bad idea to give other imaging software a chance!

For a limited time, the official DXO online store is having a sale with up to 30% off on their software. This includes Nik Collection for $100, PhotoLAB 5 Elite for $165, FilmPack 6 Elite for $110, PureRAW for $90, Viewpoint 3 for $50 (or $35 as Upgrade) and mo(i)re…

Capture One PRO 21 for $199 with $25 Free Gift Card

Good until Tuesday night, the Capture ONE PRO 21 imaging software is on sale for $199 as a digital download with a FREE $25 e-gift certificate of each retailer offering it such as B&H Photo and Adorama

Meanwhile ending on Cyber Monday night, the DXo Online Shop is offering 50% off all their titles!

Because Adobe is not the only game in town!

12-mo Adobe Creative Cloud for $192 [Edu] or $480

There is a big Adobe sale at B&H Photo as well, headlined by a 12-month Creative Cloud subscription that goes for $192 for those eligible for the academic (student/teacher) edition and $480 for the rest…

50% off all DXo software until 11/29/21

This is a great deal that got buried in an avalanche of long BF posts, so I’m re-posting it for anyone who may have missed it!

If you are a fan of the DXo software, their official Dxo online shop is offering 50% off all their software as part of the Black Friday festivities. Offers end on 11/29/21…

This includes the refugee Nik Collection, DXo’s PhotoLAB and FilmLAB and PureRAW and ViewPoint and more…

Furthermore, they have combined-purchase bundles of two or more of their titles bundled together…

50% off all DXo software until 11/29/21

You can make your own kind of music deal, because the official Dxo online shop is offering 50% off all their software as part of the Black Friday festivities. Offers end on 11/29/21…

This includes the refugee Nik Collection, DXo’s PhotoLAB and FilmLAB and PureRAW and ViewPoint and more…

They also offer combined-purchase bundles of 2 or more titles purchased together…

Sunday: 30% off DxO Photolab or Filmpack

For a limited time, the official DXo Online store is having a 30% off sale on their PhotoLAB 5 Elite edition and their FilmPack 6 Elite edition

If you don’t see the discount reflected on the sale price just wait a few seconds and a promotion will come up from within their page offering you a 30% off coupon code…

1-Year of Microsoft 365 w/$15 Gift Card for $59

If you are interested in a Microsoft 365 auto-renewing 12-month subscription, Amazon is offering it bundled with a $15 Amazon Gift Card all together for $59… The gift card is only for the first year of a new subscription… The following years there won’t be a bonus gift card… The subscription will auto-renew unless you manually cancel it…

NIK Collection 4 for $100

Adobe may feel like they are the center of the photographic universe but they are not the only ones making imaging software!

If you want to join The Rebel Alliance, one of them Pixel Peeping Jedi is the NIK Collection, version 4, currently on sale for the next three days or so for $100 at the DXO online e-shop. This is for new customers. Existing customers can get an upgrade offer by logging into their account.

Separately, further down the page, on the left hand side, they have a bundle offer. You can get NIK together with dXO Pure RAW as a bundle, $190…

Sunday II: Skylum Luminar 4 (two device) for $49

Imaging software action at the Sunday Best Buy daily deals, for $49 you can get in digital download format a two-device license for Skylum’s Luminar 4. This is compatible with Windows and Macs.

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 for $32 [Disc only]

Woot Plus is running another iteration of their Garage Sales, this round good until 2/22/21 at 11:59pm central time, or earlier for items that sell out (and quite a few items do indeed sellout before the expiration; those that don’t, get recycled to future daily deals and garage sales and bargain bins and Woot-OFFs and such)…

Not among the Electronics Garage sales but under the Computer Garage sale we find the return of an old friend from 2020, the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 for $32 [Disc only]. Up to three per customer. It comes with a 90-day Woot warranty [whatever that means for software]… Shipping free for Prime members (one-time connection of Woot-Prime accounts needed) or flat shipping for the calendar day purchases for non-members…

PS; you may have noticed the use of a semicolon above; That was just so I could mention this hot off the e-presses article; “The Case for Semicolons”;

Sunday: Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 for $32 [Disc only]

The Super-Bowl-Sunday Woot daily deals include MSI gaming desktop & laptops, a $730 unlocked Samsung Note 5G (128GB) and of photography interest, hiding in their “PC Software Deals” they have the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 for $32. This is a disc delivered by mail, not a digital download. It comes with a 90-day Woot warranty (whatever that means in this case LOL). Up to three per customer…

If you are looking for something to read while everybody else is getting drunk (figuratively and literally) on Super Bowl, here’s a new article at WIRED on a new company coming out of stealth on Optical Metasurface technology that hopes to (re)-revolutionize smartphone lenses…

Monday: Think Tank Photo, MeFoto, APC, IDX, Etc

Never fear, just like clockwork Mundane Monday is here and we start the excitement with a new set of B&H Photo daily deals good until Monday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ MeFoto GlobeTrotter S Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod for $166 in two color options
+ with this, you can be a GlobeTrotter, just not a Harlem GlobeTrotter 🙂

+ APC Back-UPS BN900M Battery Backup & Surge Protector for $65

+ IDX power options, $148 to $419

+ Think Tank Photo Video Rig 18 Rolling Case for $250

UPDATE #1: forgot about the Adorama daily deals, this duo is good until Monday at 10am ET:

+ iBower Smartphone LED Video Light for $20

+ Flashpoint Folding Wheeled Base Stand (Black/Chrome-plated, 11′) for $95

Sunday: Photoshop Elements 2020 for $32, Etc

It’s party time at the Woot website, they have a sale under “Electronics” featuring five Contixo drones ranging from $55 to $288, plus assorted Contixo items (robot dog, stunt car, remotes)…

But the headliner of photography interest at Woot is under “Computers”, the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 (or Premiere Elements 2020) going for $32 each. This is a PC/Mac disk sent by mail. There is NO digital download or email delivery option. Up to ten per customer. This is NOT eligible for an upgrade discount for the 2021 versions per the “Specs” of the product page

Meanwhile at the Best Buy dailies it’s the return of the 6-pack of Insignia (house brand) CR-2032 batteries sold for $7… Of iPad interest, there’s a desk-stand type-thing for the 9.7″ (5th and 6th gen) iPads for $47…

DXo Software up to 30% off

Good until 12/24/20, so you have plenty of time to read reviews, comparisons, check samples and such, DxO is running a sale at the company’s official online store with up to 30% off their software titles which include DxO Photo Lab 4, Nik Collection 3, Film Pack 5, and ViewPoint… Upgrade options are also available…

But that’s not all. They have a couple of value meals. No fries with them but you can get PhotoLab + FilmPack as a combo with a combined purchase discount OR PhotoLab + Viewpoint…

After you’re on their site for a few seconds, a splashy thing will surface offering to give you the promo code for discounting…

UPDATE: at the Adorama dailies (change Wedn 10am ET) you can get the Qnap TS-230 2-Bay NAS Enclosure (Realtek RTD1296 ARM Cortex-A53 Quad-Core 1.4 GHz, 2GB RAM) for $130 with free US shipping… There’s also a $249 Lorex security system type thing…

Humble Bundle PWYW includes PhotoLemeur 3, Luminar 4, Etc

If you are a fan of the Humble Bundle way of doing things, they have a bundle on Digital Imaging Software for the next few days.

On the $1+ tier, you get the Photolemur 3…

If you meet or beat the average price, you also get training, textures and cinematic LUTs.

But the price is currently close enough to the highest tier (around $25) that gets you the Luminar 4 and Aurora HDR software, and three collections of Looks.

The aforementioned Skylum software is available for Windows and Mac OS. Check the listing above for details and compatibility and restrictions and such…

Capture One PRO 20 for Nikon or Fuji or Sony for $90 with $25 bonus Gift Card

If you are interested in the brand-centric Capture One PRO 20, good until Friday 12/4/20 at 4:15pm ET, B&H Photo is offering the brand-centric Capture One PRO 20 (download) for $90 with a FREE $25 B&H Photo gift card included. This is available in three flavors, Nikon, Fuji X and Sony… You will also receive a free upgrade to version 21 when it comes out…

Mon: Adobe Elements 2020 (both Photoshop/Premiere) for $60

Adobe is back at the Woot dailies, they are having Adobe Elements 2020 as one of their Cyber Monday deals of the day (expires Monday at 11:59pm central or earlier if sold out).

The price is this: $50 each package BUT if you add both to the shopping cart, you get a $40 off combined purchase discount [automatically happening in the shopping cart when both are present], making both of them be $60.

Black Friday arrives at DXO: PhotoLAB4 ($120, $60 upgrade), NiK 3 ($75, $40 upgrade)

Black Friday has arrived at the DXO Online Store, good until 11/30/20, so you have plenty of time to research the software and read reviews and comparisons and such since these are digital downloads. The BF pricing is:

+ DXO PhotoLAB 4 for $120
+ Upgrade price is $60

+ NiK Collection 3 for $75
+ Upgrade price is $40

+ Dxo Filmpack 5 Elite for $65
+ Upgrade price is $35

+ DXo ViewPoint 3 for $40
+ Upgrade price is $25

+ see them all at the DXO Online Store

Capture ONE PRO 20 (FREE upgrade to 21) download with $25 B&H Gift Card for $199

Adobe is not the only game in town! Capture One is around too! Good until Saturday at 11:59pm ET, B&H Photo is offer in digital download format the Capture ONE PRO 20 software for $199 with a $25 B&H Photo gift card bonus. With this purchase, you are eligible to receive for free Version 21 which come out in December 2020.

You can check out at B&H until 4:30pm ET on Friday. After that, you have to wait until Saturday 5:45pm ET, so plan your purchases accordingly. These are the rest of their Black Friday offerings

NIK Collection 3 (25th Anniversary edition) with 15% off

DXo is the current custodian of the NiK collection and they have rolled out the 25th anniversary edition of the NiK Collection 3 for $150 or 150 euro depending on location at the DXo online store. But wait, there’s …less! While you are visiting that page, a promotion will appear that gives you a 15% off code! This is a digital delivery that includes eight plug-ins. It can be used on up to three computers. Minor software updates are included. Upgrade discount when a major version comes out. Works on Windows and MacOS. Check their website for minimum requirements and such…

The 25th anniversary edition added [wait for it] 25 new presets 🙂 Note that this is a plug-in collection that works with Dxo PhotoLab, Serif Affinity and Adobe’s Lightroom Classic, Photoshop, and Elements. Minimum versions are also mentioned at the “System requirements” link over there…

Saturday: 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud for $40/mo [with $10 one time bonus gift card]

Saturday at the Amazon USA Gold Box has a couple of potentially interesting offers:

+ 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud subscription (all the software, not just the photographer) for $40 per month with a bonus $10 Amazon gift card
+ gift card is one time only, not every month!
+ you agree to a 12-month term, but you pay monthly, you don’t prepay the full year right away

+ $50 Applebees gift card for $40
+ given the COVID siutation, of interest if you live in a state where gift card balances never expire (eg California)
+ per the reviews, a number of buyers in 2018 were receiving gift cards un-activated or without balance
+ personally I never had a problem with gift cards purchased from Amazon (I did not buy Applebees gift cards as far as I can recall)
+ speaking of Amazon reviews, there’s always the Smart Alec review 🙂