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…

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 😉

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

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

Godox VL200 200W LED Video Light for $199

To the Adorama dailies we geaux now with a new round running up (no, not running up that hill) up until Thursday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Godox VL200 200W LED Video Light for $199

+ Microsoft Xbox Series S Console for $250 after in-cart coupon

+ Case Logic 14.1″ Laptop and iPad Slim Case, Black, for $20

+ Boroughs B30DMH Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar, Mahogany for $80
+ there’s a guitarist hiding deep inside all of us!

Flashpoint Lighting Gear Sale (19 options)

For a limited time, Adorama is having a sale on Flashpoint lighting gear. Flashpoint is their house brand of lighting-related gear. The sale includes 19 products, prices ranging from $5 to $959. Products include monolights, macro lights, on-camera lights, lighting-related stabilizer-y things, and bundles of various related things. Among others – too many to list here individually…

Savage LED Star Light for $100

Now off to the Adorama dailies we geaux with this round running until Sunday at 10am ET:

+ Fotodiox Lens Mount Adapter for T-Mount (T/T-2) Screw Mount SLR Lens to Sony Alpha E-Mount Mirrorless Camera Body for $10

+ Savage LED Star Light for $100

+ also $2 cable and $20 microphone

Rotolight NEO 2 3-Light Kit for $599, Philips Hue kit, Etc

Lighting strikes again with this new round of Adorama daily deals running until Friday 7/29/22 at 10am ET:

+ Rotolight NEO 2 3-Light Kit for $599

+ Philips Hue White & Color Ambiance A19 LED Starter Kit, Multicolor for $175

+ Lowepro GearUp Creator Box Extra Large II for $38
+ bag the bags, box the boxes?

+ H&A VideoMini HA-CVM Compact On-Camera Microphone (Comica CVM-VM10 II) for $15

UPDATE: unrelated to the above offers, but good for Thursday 7/28/22, Amazon’s Kindle daily deals are offering a bundle of the first three e-books of Frank Herbert’s Dune for $2 total. That’s 1226 pages. For the Kindle/Kindle-apps. These are the first three books in the series, in the mainline canon series, not the stuff written by his son and another author.

Aputure Amaran P60x 60W Bi-Color LED Soft Light Panel for $199

The lighting offers continue at the Adorama dailies, this lot good until 7/26/22 at 10am ET:

+ Aputure Amaran P60x 60W Bi-Color LED Soft Light Panel for $199

+ Redrock Micro DigiBoom Field Broadcast Deluxe Kit, Includes Gimbal-Stabilized Mobile Jib, Adjustable Monitor Support Arm, 6.5 lbs Payload for $1500

+ also on sale keyboard stand/bench combo and another cable

From the “Everything will be re-invented” department, among the Gold Box daily deals there’s a detachable (as in Transformers style) soundbar from MZEIBO for $76. Detachable as in it can be positioned like a pair of good old …speakers 🙂

Aputure Amaran P60x 60W Bi-Color LED Soft Light Panel 3-Light Kit for $499

Lighting headlines this round of Adorama daily deals running until Monday at 10am ET:

+ Aputure Amaran P60x 60W Bi-Color LED Soft Light Panel 3-Light Kit for $499

+ also three music-related items, cable, pedal and keyboard bench/stand set

15% off Rotolight AEOS 2 kits with coupon

Running until July 31 in 2022, Adorama has a coupon code promotion on the Rotolight AEOS 2 kits. Get 15% off the current price thanks to coupon code ROTO15OFFEM entered over there. There are four kits available on the listing.

Lowepro Adventura SH 160 II Shoulder Bag for $33

The lighting party continues to …shine at the Adorama dailies, this lot running until Tuesday at 10am ET:

+ Aputure Amaran P60c 60W RGBWW LED Soft Light Panel with Accent B7c 7W Smart Bulb for $384

+ Philips Hue White & Color Ambiance A19 LED Starter Kit, Multicolor for $175

+ Lowepro Adventura SH 160 II Shoulder Bag for $33~
+ fits mythical DSLR Camera with 2 mythical Lenses and mythical Flash

Aputure Amaran 200x Bi-Color LED Light with Light Dome Mini II for $414

Meanwhile at the Adorama daily deals, this set until Monday at 10am ET, the lighting theme continues!

+ Aputure Amaran 200x Bi-Color LED Light with Light Dome Mini II for $414~

+ NiSi 77mm Circular Black Mist 1/8 Filter for $65

+ Zing SLR “Action Covers for $5

Speaking of lighting products and Adorama, a trio of new Flashpoint products are now available, a monolight, a ring flash head and a flash grip…

Aputure Amaran 200d Daylight LED Light with Light Dome Mini II for $364

The lighting theme continues at the ADorama dailies running until Sunday at 10am ET:

+ Aputure Amaran 200d Daylight LED Light with Light Dome Mini II for $364~

+ LokSak aLokSak 6×6″ Resealable Storage Bag, Pack of 2, Clear for $11

+ interconnect cable for $3

Meanwhile among the Saturday daily deals at Amazon there’s a Garmin sale with multiple options while the Meh daily deal for Saturday 7/16/22 is a new condition AUKEY 104-key RGB backlit blue-switch mechanical keyboard with volume control knob for $24 plus shipping. Nom-nom?

And now to the FREEBIES, if you are a member of the Lucky’s Rewards program, this weekend you can one score one Perfect Bar (that’s the product name) for FREE. As the name suggests, it’s a nutrition-type bar. Read the ingredients to determine if it’s actually a nutrition bar 😉 Personally I don’t recall trying this brand…

More FREEBIES, this time a conditional freebie, if you are a member of the Noah Bagels Rewards, you get a free coffee (hot or iced) every time you order through their official app. Terms, conditions and restrictions as usual…

Aputure Nova P300c, Amaran 100x [ends Sat 10am ET]

To the Adorama daily deals we fly where the Lighting theme continues with a fresh set of offers running until Saturday at 10am ET:

+ Aputure Nova P300c 300W RGBW LED Soft Light Panel for $1499

+ Aputure Amaran 100x Bi-Color LED Light with Light Dome Mini II for $314~

+ The Joy Factory MagConnect Tripod/Mic Stand Mount, Mount Only, Requires MagConnect or aXtion Enclosure, for Use with iPad, iPad Mini, iPad Air and iPad Pro for $20

+ Zing Extra Large Protective Stuff Belt Pouch, Black for $5

Aputure LED Light and Amaran 100d {also $13 OctoPad}

The lighting theme continues at the Adorama daily deals, this round up until Friday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Octopus.Camera OctoPad for $13

+ Aputure MC RGBWW Mini LED Light for $79

+ Aputure Amaran 100d Daylight LED Light with Light Dome Mini II for $264

+ mic cable for $5

Eight pages of Prime Day Camera and Photo Lightning Deals

As of the time of writing Amazon has eight pages of Camera and Photo Lightning Deals, most of which are part of the Prime Dayz festivities, indicated by the “Prime Day Deal” tag on each product in the aforelinked search listings.

On a time-permitting basis I will go through this and point out specific products in separate new posts.

This year, I am not doing the usual round-up mega-posts. Instead it’s new posts for new deals. It’s easier to write and easier to follow. Since I’m not posting hundreds of new posts per month on this blog, it shouldn’t have any noticeable impact on performance…

Adorama Strikes Back: Airpods PRO, XBox Series S, 4TB Sandisk USB-C SSD V2, Flashpoint Monolight kit

Adorama has brought out the big-name guns for their latest daily deals that run until Wednesday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out.

+ Apple AirPods Pro with Wireless Charging Case for $180

+ Microsoft Xbox Series S Console for $250

+ SanDisk Extreme Portable 4TB USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C External SSD V2 for $386

+ Flashpoint XPLOR 400 Pro Compact TTL R2 Monolight with Glow ParaPop OTA 38″ and Adapter set for $609

Needless to say, you don’t have to be a Prime member to buy these 🙂

Flashpoint Pocket Flash kits, Glow Octa Softboxes

To the Adorama daily deals we go, this lot running until Tuesday 7/12/22 at 10am ET:

+ Flashpoint XPLOR 100 Pro TTL R2 Pocket Flash Kit With Glow HexaPop 24″ II and OTA Adapter Set for $379

+ Flashpoint eVOLV 200 Pro TTL Pocket Flash Kit With Glow HexaPop 24″ II and OTA Adapter Set for $697

+ Glow ParaSnap 36″ Octa New Generation SterlingFibre Softbox With Bowens Mount for $199

+ Glow ParaSnap 44″ Octa New Generation SterlingFibre Softbox With Bowens Mount for $219

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…

Flashpoint MF12 Macro Flash 2-Light Kit for $179

Macro time at the current iteration of the Adorama daily deals running until WednesDAY 6/15/22 at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Flashpoint MF12 Macro Flash 2-Light Kit for $179
+ includes 2 MF12 flashes, 2 diffusors, 2 of many things, one of other things; check the “What’s In the Box” on the right-hand side of the product page

+ Green Extreme A7R4 Metal Hand Grip for $19
+ compatible with Sony A7R IV A7RIII A7RII A7III A7II A7S II A9

+ Green Extreme NP-FW50 Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery Pack (7.4V, 1030mAh) for $10
+ two batteries and charger for $25
+ two batteries and 2-slot charger for $35

PS: of coffee interest, coupon code DADSDAY gets you 20% off at the Peet’s Coffee website. Try the “Major Dickason” blend if you haven’t 🙂

Profoto Clic Gels for $25 [13 options]

For a limited time (not a daily deal, so expiration date unknown) Adorama is having a sale on Profoto Clic Gels going for $25 each. They are available in 13 lucky options including colors and grids 🙂

Meanwhile among the Tuesday 6/14/22 Amazon Daily Deals there’s Bosch tools and Fire tablets and Vahdam India Tea and Gifts with 17 options, including a “Dad Mug” (it literally says “Dad” on it).

Glow Foldable Beauty Dish With Bowens Mount (White, 40″) for $35

We have another rather modest selection of Adorama daily deals, this lot running until Friday at 10am ET:

+ Glow Foldable Beauty Dish With Bowens Mount (White, 40″) for $35

+ H&A Reflection Filter Tripod Mic Stand for $21

+ Slinger Electronic Dry Cabinet (90L) for $209

+ Leatherman Wave Plus with Cap Crimper Multi-Tool, Black for $70

MEANWHiLE of the Thursday Amazon daily deals there is a Renogy Solar Panels (and Accessories) sale with six options.

Speaking of Amazon, among the Thursday 5/26/22 Kindle daily deals there’s Joe Abercrombie (no relation to Fitch LOL), Jack Higgins, David Archer (are these actual individual authors or pen-namess for a cabal of dozens of authors? LOL), and more.

The above and also the following are of potential interest to those of you who may be participating in the previously mentioned Kindle Spend $25+ to get a $6 promotional credit offer which retroactively-runs May 21-28…

Also helping you get to $25+ is an Amazon Best Seller Charts sale that features another “cabal of authors hiding under one coat”, Dean Koontz 😉 This also has autobiographies including Alicia Keys, Kobe Bryant, Malcon X and Elton John. Rumor has it he is working on a remixed autobiography together with Dua Lipa 😉

Quasar Science RR50 23″ RR Linear RGBX 50W LED for $699

Mayhaps we had gotten spoiled with back to back “lenz dayz” at the Adorama daily deals but then again, there’s an old school sale on a Sigma prime (see previous post)…

+ Quasar Science RR50 23″ RR Linear RGBX 50W LED Lamp for $699

+ 160GB Prograde Digital CFexpress 2.0 Type-A Memory Card for $292

+ Prograde Digital Digital CFexpress Type A & UHS-II SDXC Dual-Slot USB 3.2 Gen 2 Card Reader for $68

+ Samson Concert 88 UHF Camera Wireless Handheld Microphone System for $250

Olympus FL-700WR Wireless Flash for $349

This new round of Adorama daily deals runs until Wednesday at 10am ET:

+ Olympus FL-700WR Wireless Flash for $349

+ NiSi 100mm Starter Kit III with V6 Filter Holder and Pro CPL for $250

+ also a drum throne and a reflection filter offer

Meanwhile at the Tuesday Amazon Gold Box they have the new condition Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) for $230 with up to three per customer…

Olympus FL-900R Wireless Flash for $429, Etc

Olympus headlines this set of Adorama daily deals running until Wednesday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Olympus FL-900R Wireless Flash for $429

+ Flashpoint Photo/Video 19″ AC Powered 55W Dimmable LED Ring Light With Bag for $40

+ Key Digital KD-CAMUSB USB 2.0 1080p PTZ Conference Camera, IR/RS-232/Visca Controllable for $420

+ audio cable for $5

UPDATE: speaking of sales, RxBar is having a site-wide sale, 25% off. No coupon needed. The sale price is shown AFTER you put an item in your shopping cart. Furthermore, they offer free shipping on orders of $30+. These bars can be handy when you are on the go, on assignment, in nature, etc… I ate hundreds of these (and I’m still alive LOL), that’s why I’m mentioning this 🙂 Sale ends 4/5/22…

Godox VL300 300W LED Video Light for $419

We have a new round of Adorama daily deals, this one running until Friday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Godox VL300 300W LED Video Light for $419

+ H&A 4-Point Universal Shock Mount for Camera Shoes and Boompoles for $13

+ refurbished HP 316H8UA 17.3″ Full HD Notebook for $420
+ i5-1135G7 2.4GHz, 12GB RAM, 1TB HDD
+ Windows 10 Home, Free Upgrade to Windows 11

+ Steelseries gaming headset with DAC for $160

Photography Q&A
In this new segment, we answer photography-related questions 🙂

QUESTION: what are the best lenses for UFO (UAP, flying saucer) photography?

ANSWER: Photoshop 😉

Rotolight NEO 2 On-Camera LED for $169

Ooops, I failed in posting the Tuesday AM daily deals but we have the current Adorama daily deals that run until Wednesday at 10am ET:

+ Rotolight NEO 2 On-Camera LED for $169

+ Light & Motion Stella Pro Reflex Light, 10 fps with Professional Light Stand Mount for $594

+ BenQ EW2780U 27″ 16:9 4K UHD Entertainment IPS Monitor with HDRi Technology, Built-In Speakers for $399

+ NiSi 77mm or 82mm Variable Neutral Density 1.5-5 Stop Filter for $99 each

Meanwhile of the Tuesday Amazon Gold Box daily deals running until Tuesday at 11:59pm pacific time they have Calphalon coffee machines, and budget Tribit bluetooth audio products…

Lume Cube Panel GO LED Light with DSLR Camera Mount for $80

It’s not a lens day but a drone day at the current iteration of the Adorama daily deals, this set running until Tuesday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Lume Cube Panel GO LED Light with DSLR Camera Mount for $80

+ DJI Mavic 3 Drone Fly More Combo with RC Pro Controller for $3898

+ Movo Photo HSG-7 Deluxe Neoprene Soft Padded Dual Wrist and Grip Strap for DSLR Cameras for $3

+ H&A Professional USB Microphone For Podcasting and Studio Recording for $50

Monday: Neewer Lighting Sale returns (18 items, $22 to $263)

Until Monday 3/14/22 at 11:59pm pacific time, at the Amazon USA Gold Box, you can find the return of the Neewer Lighting sale featuring 18 products with prices ranging from $22 to $263…

The usual assortment of studio and lighting gear is participating such as ring lights, monolights, reflectors (no, not the Arcade Fire song), field monitors, light boxes, panel kits, and such…

Elsewhere, at the Woot daily deals there are single-use Rayovac Ultra AA/AAA alkaline batteries and iPhones and iWatches (okay, Apple Watches)…

If you like e-reading, we have another loaded day at the Kindle daily deals with 130 options available…