Not Duplicate: Tamron 11-16/2.8 CF ATXi for $375 [C/N]

Busy day at the current iteration of the Adorama daily deals (ends Tuesday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out):

+ Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 CF ATX-i for $375 in Canon EF or Nikon F
+ this is $4 cheaper than the previously mentioned Monday B&H daily deal

+ DJI Pocket 2 Gimbal Camera – Bundle With 128GB microSD Card, Case, Flexible Tripod for $379

+ On-Stage AS800 Large-Diaphragm FET Condenser Microphone for $42

Monday: CamBee, Tamrac, ONA Prince, Tokina 11-16/2.8 CF ATX-i for $379 [C/N], Etc

Monday is here, the exciting start of a brand new work week is upon us! Hooray πŸ™‚

We start with the B&H Photo daily deals good until 7/26/21 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier IFF sold out) and HOORAY-HOORAY it’s a LENS DAY!

+ Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 CF ATX-i for $379 in Canon EF or Nikon F
+ the benefits of the CaNiKoN duOpoLy

+ ONA Prince Street Camera Messenger Bag (Field Tan) for $179 with FREE Canvas Wax
+ do not apply the wax directly to the forehead!

+ Tamrac Tour Strap for $17

+ CamBee Professional RGB 600 Panel 2-Light Kit for $235

+ also: Dahle cutter and iDX batteries/charger

MEANWHILE at the Best Buy dailies the headliner is a 5TB WD EasyStore external HDD going for $90, their lowest price of the year so far (per the Best Buy website)…

IT’S A TECH PARTY at the Woot dailies where we have refurbished Samsung laptops ($130 to $900, ChromeOS and WinDoze, with 90-day Samsung warranty), the iPhone 11 line-up ($480 to $850), Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017 models, $58 to $71), extension cord reels ($12 to $95), Merrell shoes for your outdoorsy photography adventures (M, W, $63 to $121)…

Rokinon 12mm f2 NCS CS MF for $249 [E]

The current Adorama daily deal (changes Friday 7/23/21 at 10am ET {or earlier if sold out}) is is the new condition Rokinon 12mm f2 NCS CS MF going for $249 with free US shipping in the Sony E system. This only in the black color scheme of the lens…

Monday: 2pk of Lexar 1066x SD, GVM, Nanuk 935, Tiffen VND, Zeiss Batis 25/2 [E], Etc

Hooray-Hooray, it’s a LENS DAY at the B&H Photo daily deals good until Monday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ 2-pack of Lexar Professional 1066x UHS-I SDXC Memory Cards (SILVER Series)
+ 64GB for $30, 128GB for $50
+ 128GB wins the GB/$

+ ZEISS Batis 25mm f/2 for Sony E for $999
+ used prices over there start at $844

+ Tiffen Variable Neutral Density Filter at 72mm, 77mm and 82mm with a $20 mail-in rebate

+ GVM 560AS Bi-Color LED Studio Video 2-Panel Light Kit for $159 with FREE GVM Softbox

+ Nanuk 935 Wheeled Hard Utility Cases with Foam for $135 in eight color options

+ EdelKrone StandONE All-Terrain Foldable Camera Stand for $99

THEN we head on over to the Woot dailies where they have scratch-n-dent Chromebooks ($80 to $90), 3D printers and accessories, and more…

MEANWHILE at the Best Buy dailies they have the Moza Air 2 gimbal stabilizer critter for $400… They also have Nomatic bags [not camera bags]…

RYZEN 7 3700X leads the way among the Monday 7/12/21 at the NewEGG dailies

LAST BUT NOT LEAST, at the Bezos Space Empire on Earth, it is a “Back to School Sale”, it’s a Papermate sale… This year may have felt compressed but let’s not forget, the 4th of July is the unofficial start of the Back to School shopping season πŸ™‚ Just don’t tell the students and the teachers πŸ™‚

Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f0.95 III MF for $499 [Nikon Z]

Nikon ZZ Top fans, you got LENZ and you know how to use them! Good until Wednesday 6/30/21 at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out) you can get the new condition Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f0.95 III lens of the manual focus kind for $499 with free US shipping. The sale price is only available in the Nikon Z…

The Canon RF and Sony E remain at regular pricing…

SLR Magic Anamorphot 1.33x 50 Anamorphic Adapter + SLR Magic Rangefinder CINE Adapter with Witness Markings (Imperial) for $849

It’s Magic time at the Adorama daily deal good until Monday 6/28/21 at 10am eastern you can get the new condition SLR Magic Anamorphot 1.33x 50 Anamorphic Adapter + SLR Magic Rangefinder CINE Adapter with Witness Markings (Imperial) for $849 with free US shipping…

Yes, this is a Star Wars device with Imperials and Anamorphots πŸ˜‰

Mitakon Zhongyi Creator 85mm f2.8 1-5X Super Macro Lens for $299 [Nikon F]

Hooray-Hooray, for the third day in a row it’s a LENS DAY at the Adorama daily deals, a big plus for Super Marco (okay, Macro) fans! This offer is good until Thursday 6/24/21 at 10am eastern or earlier if sold out…

“It” refers to the Nikon F version of the new condition Mitakon Zhongyi Creator 85mm f2.8 1-5X Super Macro Lens going for $299 with free US shipping…

The Canon EF and Pentax K versions remain at their standard prices (around $450)…

Refurbished Nikon 18-55mm DX VR AF-P w/90-day warranty for $70

It’s back to back LENS DAYZ at the Adorama daily deals but today is not the type of lens most of you may have been expecting. It is an 18-55 APS-C kit lens πŸ™‚

+ refurbished Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G DX VR AF-P for $80 with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty

+ GoDox Flashpoint FV200 R2 Hybrid Continuous LED Light and HSS Flash (Godox FV200) for $349

+ Glow 12×12′ Portable Butterfly Light Modifier Collapsible Kit for $500

+ Lian-Li PC-O11DW Dynamic Mid Tower Tempered Glass Computer Case for $145

Prime Day: Rokinon and Samyang Lenses on sale (139 options)

Prime lenses for Prime members! Most of these lenses show the regular price with verbiage that says “save an additional 20%” for Prime members, so keep that in mind when you are looking at the search-index listing pages below. Or add them to the shopping cart.

For example, the first lens in the Samyang listing below is a $629 14/2.8 AF (RF) lens. If you are a Prime member and you add it to cart, you will pay 20% off that price, making it $500 and something

A total of 139 prime Rokinon and Samyang lenses of all kinds are on sale during Prime festivities. I obviously cannot list them all, so I will not list any of them per the Fairness Doctrine πŸ˜‰

+ 20% off 94 Rokinon Lenses

+ 20% off 45 Samyang Lenses

+ note that the numbers are lens options, meaning that if a particular Samyang lens is made for five different mounts, it shows as five separate listings, so it counts as five of the 45 above

Prime Day: Zeiss Batis 25mm f2 for $1040 [Sony E]

Do not bat an eye πŸ˜‰ Prime members get a 20% off discount on the current price ($1299) of the new condition Zeiss Batis 25mm f2 for the Sony E system dropping it to $1040…

You can start a free 30-day Prime trial if you want to grab it…

NOTE: that some of the Prime Day deals show the sale price on the Amazon page, while others show the standard price with a 20% off for Prime members signage (the price will be adjusted in the shopping cart). I’m guessing this might be because of MAP?

NiSi 15mm f4 Sunstar with $50 GC for $499 [X/E/Z/RF/L]

Hooray-Hooray, it’s a LENS DAY at the Adorama daily deals good until Tuesday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ NiSi 15mm f4 Sunstar Full Frame ASPH Lens for $499 with FREE $50 Adorama gift certificate added automatically to the bundle during this promotion
+ lens is available in Fuji X, Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon RF, and Leica L

+ Flashpoint XPLOR 300 Pro TTL R2 Battery-Powered Monolight Outdoor 2-Flash Kit for $749

+ Flashpoint FV150 Hybrid R2 Continuous LED Light and HSS Flash (Godox FV150) for $259

+ LG 27UK670 27” 16:9 4K Ultra HD IPS Monitor with USB Type-C for $349

Prime Day: Rokinon Lenses and NatGeo Tripods

As part of the Prime Day 2021 festivities, Amazon has a Photography & Outdoorsy sale (two pages of options) with 35 options including the following Rokinon lenses:

+ Rokinon 14mm f2.8 for $189 in Sony E, $222 in Canon EF, $245 AE chipped for Nikon

+ Rokinon 14mm f2.8 II weather sealed for $280 in Sony E, for $315 in Canon EF

+ Rokinon 12mm f2 NCS CS for Sony E NEX for $224, for Fuji X or Canon EF-M or M43rds for $231

+ Rokinon 12mm f2 for $175 in Sony E NEX

+ Rokinon 135mm f2 ED UMC in Canon EF or Nikon F for $350

+ Nanuk cases

+ various National Geographic branded tripods

EU Prime Day Camera Gear: Canon, Sony, Pentax, Samyang, Zeiss Batis, Panasonic S5, Storage, Etc

It’s already Prime Day in Europe and at the Amazon Germany website there’s among others a Canon gear sale that includes the 90D, the G3X, and lenses of different kinds (EF, EF-S, EF-M, RF)… A total of nine options is available as of the time of writing…

But that’s not all! There’s also a big (two page) Sony-priority camera gear sale that includes various Sony lenses, the RX100 III, the 7R II body only, lenses from Samyang, Zeiss Batis, Pentax (eg 50/1.8 SMC DA for 100 euro), and Tamron, Panasonic S5, Steiner binos, and more!

There’s also a sale of action cameras and drones

Next up we have the Storage Sale that includes Sandisk SD and microSD, Samsung, Lexar, Axe and more, three pages of them! There’s even some CompactFlash UDMA7 of the Lexar kind!

The interesting thing with Prime, even if you live in a country that does not get Prime delivery (eg within the scope of Amazon Germany), you can still sign up for the 30-day Prime free trial and get the sale price. But you won’t get the free shipping benefits or any of the other DRM-restricted benefits (video, ebooks, etc)…

Rokinon 14/2.8 AF and 85/1.8 AF for $1198 [Canon RF]

If you are a new convert to the Canon RF system and want to add prime lenses to your collection (without the use of mount adapters), then good until Thursday 6/17/21 at 10am ET {or earlier if sold out) you can find at the Adorama daies this new condition Rokinon for Canon RF bundle going for $1198 with free US shipping. For that you get:

  • Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Auto Focus for RF
  • Rokinon 14mm F2.8 Full Frame Auto Focus for RF
  • cleaning kit
  • microfiber cloth (you can never have too many of these these-days with so many devices with screens on them

Monday: Tokina 14-20mm f2 DX PRO AT-X [C/N] for $319, ASUS, MeFoto, Etc

To the B&H Photo daily deals we geaux, good until Monday 6/14/21 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out – one already has, the powerbank thing):

+ Tokina 14-20mm f2 PRO AT-X FX lens for $319 in Canon EF or Nikon F
+ oh my!
+ yes this is Tokina, unless I’m confused again, in which case it is Tamron πŸ˜‰

+ MeFoto RoadTrip S Travel Tripod (Aluminum, Black) for $70

+ MiniMax Portable & Collapsible Stool Kit for $30

+ EzQuest 8-Port USB Type-C Multimedia Hub Adapter with Power Delivery 3.0 for $45

+ ASUS Designo MZ27AQL 27″ 16:9 IPS Monitor for $240

+ SOLD OUT: NRGGO 25600mAh Power Bank

Among the Adorama daily deals (change Tuesday at 10am ET) there’s the Pelican 1610 Watertight Hard Case with Dividers & Wheels (Charcoal Black) going for $250… There’s also the HP ProDesk 600 G3 Micro Tower Desktop Computer (i5-7500 3.40GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, Windows 10 Pro) going for $429…

If you like watches, you are in luck because Father’s Day brings many offers. Case in point, there’s five pages of offerings as a headliner at the Amazon USA Gold Box

Samsung microSDXC action at the NewEgg daily deals, the 128GB Endurance PRO going for $20 minus a discount when entering the promo code shown over there…

The Luminar 4 (two device license) is on offer for $49 among the Best Buy dailies where there’s also the 512GB Sandisk Nintendo Switch microSDXC going for $110…

Viltrox AF 23mm f1.4 for $289 [Sony E]

Woo-Hoo! It’s a LENS DAY at the current Adorama daily deals running until Thursday 6/10/21 at 10am ET {or earlier if sold out}:

+ Viltrox AF 23mm f1.4 SFE for Sony E for $289
+ the Fuji X and Canon EOS M go for $329 each

+ Pelican MPD40 Water Resistant 40L Duffel Bag for $90

Elsewhere, among the Wednesday daily deals, at the Woot dailies they have a sale on renewed Nikon Aculon Optics from $50 to $105, and some Samsung TVs, and the always-accurate adaptation t-shirt, “The Book Is Always Better” πŸ™‚

And at the Best Buy dailies, there’s the 256GB Sandisk Extreme microSDXC going for $58…

E-System Bundle: Rokinon 24/2.8 AF FF and 75mm f1.8 AF FF and Lens Station and Peak Design Lens Changing Kit for $529

Sony E-fans unite and take over! Good until Wednesday 6/9/21 at 10am eastern [or earlier if sold out] at the Adorama daily deals you can get a Rokinon E-system Lens Bundle going for $529 with free US shipping. This price gets you:

  • Rokinon 24mm f2.8 Auto Focus Full Frame
  • Rokinon 75mm f1.8 Auto Focus Compact Full Frame
  • Rokinon Lens Station for Sony E
  • Peak Design Lens Changing Kit Adapter for Sony E Mount
  • both lenses are for the E-system

Mitakon Zhongyi 20mm f/2 4.5X Super Macro for $149 [C/N] {ends Sun 10am ET}

Lens-a-holics of the world, unite and take over, at least until Sunday at 10am ET because that’s when this round of Adorama daily deals ends and it includes:

+ Mitakon Zhongyi 20mm f/2 4.5X Super Macro for $149 in Canon EF or Nikon F

+ 32″ LG 32UL750-W 16:9 4K Ultra HD LCD Gaming Monitor with FreeSync for $450

Elsewhere among the Saturday 6/5/21 daily deals they have:

+ 512GB Sandisk microSDXC C10 A1 UHS-I V10 for $95 amung the Best Buy dailies

+ OLIGHT flashlights and headlamps among the Amazon USA Gold Box offers

Rokinon 24mm f2.8 Autofocus FF (E) for $179

Happening now, until Tuesday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out) is this trio of Adorama daily deals:

+ Rokinon 24mm f2.8 Autofocus Full Frame lens for Sony E for $179
+ only available in Sony E

+ Tether Tools Case Relay Camera Power System for $80

+ CLAR Slim Series Bi-Color 288 SMD LED On-Camera Light with Wireless 2.4GHz Control for $60

Tokina Operan 16-28mm f2.8 FX for $499 [C] (ends Mon 10am ET)

Hooray-hooray, hurry-hurry, to the Adorama daily deals, good until Monday 5/31/21 at 10am eastern time [or earlier if sold out] you can haz the new condition Tokina Opera 16-28mm f2.8 FX lens for $499 with free US shipping in the Canon EF system option only… The Nikon F is at $599…

The other daily deal there is a bundle of a Samson USB mic with AKG headphones going for $60…

Tamron 17-50mm f2.8 XR Di-II VC LD SP for $369 [N]

To the Adorama daily deals we go, with this round running until Thursday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Tamron 17-50mm f2.8 XR Di-II VC LD SP for $369 in Nikon F mount only

+ Lexar CFExpress Type-B with Lexar reader included
+ 128GB to 512GB options, $180 to $550

Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Macro for $369 [N], Capture One, Intel Evo, Etc

Hooray-Hooray, it’s back-to-back LENS DAYZ at the Adorama daily deals, this set of offerings good until Tuesday 5/25/21 [yes dear readers, we are JUST seven months away from Christmas ~ where did all the time go and will we get a refund?] at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Macro for $369 only in the Nikon F system
+ the Canon EF is not part of the daily deal
+ that’s an insane zoom range for an APS-C DSLR; just don’t throw all your other lenses away {send them to me?}

+ Quasar Science Q-75X Crossfade Linear 75W Bi-Color LED Lamp, 6′ for $200
+ bonus: you can invite Bill Nye the Popularizing Yet Irritating Science Guy to your studio to show him “The Quasar” πŸ˜‰

+ Capture One Pro 21 Photo Editing Software, Product Key Card for $195

+ Explore Scientific FirstLight 70mm f/10 Alt-Az Refractor Telescope with Alt/AZ “U” Yoke Mount, Fully Multi-Coated for $75

Meanwhile at the current round of B&H Photo daily deals (expire Monday at 11:59pm ET) you can haz:

+ Shimoda Explore 40 backpacks, $150 to $200

+ SirUI SUP204SR Aluminum-Alloy Photo/Video Monopod with Folding Tilt Base for $85 after a [SAD!] $15 mail-in rebate

+ 14″ Lenova IdeaPad Slim 9 Multi-Touch Laptop for $1199 with FREE Bitdefender
+ Intel Evo 2.8 GHz i7 4-Core (11th Gen), 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512GB M.2 SSD, 14″ 3840 x 2160 IPS Touchscreen, etc

+ Impact PowerSync Mini Transmitter and Receiver Kit for $65

+ IDX DUO-C150 143Wh High-Load Battery with D-Tap Advanced, Standard D-Tap & USB Port for $229

+ FeelWorld LIVEPRO L1 Multicamera Video Switcher with 4 x HDMI Inputs & USB Streaming for $229
+ they are two letters away from making it a Liverpool gift shop item πŸ˜‰

+ AmazFit Bip U Pro GPS Smartwatch in three options for around $50 {headmath calculation, $70 minus 28% off automatic in-cart coupon)

Tokina Opera 16-28mm f2.8 with Freebies for $599 [C/N]

Hooray-hooray, it’s a night at the opera at this round of the Adorama daily deals good until Monday 5/24/21 at 10am eastern or earlier if sold out. It is the new condition Tokina Opera 16-28m f2.8 FX in the Canon or Nikon DSLR systems going for $599 with free US shipping. But that’s not all. As of the time of the writing the kit with the free accessories is at the same price [link above], you get a free Adorama Slinger soft lens case, a lens cap tether and the (obligatory) cleaning kit. Even if you don’t want/need/use the lens case, you can repurpose it for a gazillion other things… The freebies are included automatically by Adorama while this promotion is running…

PS1: this is Blog-Typo-Certified (TM) to be a Tokina, not a Tamron lens.

PS2: the certification in PS1 is certified to be the correct certification, it is indeed a Tokina πŸ˜‰

PS3: the certification in PS2 of the certification in PS1 is indeed certified to be Tokina…

PS4: or is it Tamron πŸ˜‰

Samyang 45mm f1.8 AF for $279 [E]

Hooray-Hooray, it’s a LENS DAY at the Adorama daily deal running until Friday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out). It is of interest to Sony E photographers, it is the new condition Samyang 45mm f1.8 AF ultra compact lens going for $279 with free US shipping… Yes, auto focus technology!

Elsewhere at Amazon:

+ USB Charger and Surge Protector for $13.60, up to five per customer
+ 5 AC outlets, three USB-A, one USB-C
+ 4.8 out of 5 based on over 8800 ratings

+ touchless thermometer for $10

Tokina Firin 20mm f2 FE AF for $499 [E]

Hooray-hooray we have back to back lens days at the Adorama daily deals, it is the new condition Tokina Firin 20mm f2 FE AF for the Sony E system going for $499 with free US shipping…

Also part of the dailies are these two:

+ Glow EZ Lock Wing-Like Parabolic Fiberglass Umbrella for $50

+ On-Stage AS800 Large-Diaphragm FET Condenser Microphone – Bundle With H&A Broadcast Arm with Internal Springs and Integrated XLR Cable, H&A Pop Filter with Gooseneck for $50

+ offers end on Friday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out)

+ this is Blog-Typo-Certified (TM) to be Tokina, not Tamron (which was the yesterday daily deal)

Tamron 70-210mm f4 Di VC USD w/FREE Tripod Collar Mount and 64GB SDXC for $399 [C/N]

Hooray-hooray, it-iz-a-LENS-DAY at the current iteration of the Adorama daily deals running until Thursday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Tamron 70-210mm f4 Di VC USD for Canon EF or Nikon F for $399 bundled with a Tamron tripod collar mount and a 64GB Fuji SDXC memory card
+ the freebies are included automagically by Adorama during the promotion

+ Litra LitraTorch 2.0 Photo and Video LED Light with Soft Box, Adapter for $67~

+ Plustek OpticFilm 8200i SE – 35mm Film & Slide Scanner for $399

+ this is Blog-Typo-Certified (TM) to be Tamron, not Tokina πŸ˜‰

Mitakon Zhongyi Creator 85mm f2.8 1-5X Super Macro Lens for $349 [C/N]

It’s a LENS DAY at the current incarnation of the Adorama daily deals good until Tuesday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out)

+ Mitakon Zhongyi Creator 85mm f/2.8 1-5X Super Macro Lens for $349 in your choice of Canon EF or Nikon F
+ the Pentax K is not on sale ($449)

+ Nanuk Large Series 925 Lightweight NK-7 Resin Waterproof Case with Cubed Foam for $75

+ Moza Mini-MI 3-Axis Smartphone Gimbal Stabilizer with Wireless Phone Charging for $29

+ KODAK 10″ Touch Screen Rechargeable Digital Photo Frame Wi-Fi Enabled for $100

AF Adapter (Canon EF to Fuji X), Slik Tripod Kit, Flashpoint OlyPan, Reflector (ends Fri 10am ET)

Have Canon EF lenses but also Fuji X bodies? Then come on down to the current Adorama daily deals good until Friday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Fringer Auto Focus Adapter Canon EF To Fuji X Mount Pro II for $299

+ Slik PRO AL-523DX Tripod Kit Includes PRO AL-523 3-Section Tripod with Able 300 Pan/Tilt Head for $80

+ Flashpoint R2 Pro 2.4GHz Transmitter for Panasonic & Olympus (XPro-O) for $20

+ Glow Collapsible Circular Wind Proof Reflector with Handles for $10 (42 inch) or $20 (52 inch)
+ 42 inch TVs are heading towards this price as well πŸ˜‰

Meanwhile the Thursday Woot daily deals are very computer-centric:

+ MSI gaming desktops, $750 to $3600

+ Microsoft Surface PRO 12-inch (i5, 256GB, LTE) tablet for $560

+ Lenovo business notebooks from $430 to $550

+ more Star Wars t-shirts

+ unlocked Pixel 3 XL from $215 to $255

Then off we go to the Thursday Yellow and Blue daily deals (aka Best Buy) which offers:

+ Nixplay Smart Photo Frame 10.1-inch for $140
+ an old(er) tablet could also be repurposed as a digiframe

+ Sublue WhiteShark Mix Underwater Scooter for $400
+ this device has a song πŸ˜‰
+ personal note: every time I try to troll people with this song, it backfires and it gets stuck in my head for hours

+ also TCL TV, Keurig single-cup, $30 dual-monitor mount, etc
+ pourover is great but sometimes you just want to press a button and be out the door πŸ™‚

Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 65mm f1.4 Manual Focus (Fuji GF) for $599

Arthur C. Clarke wrote lesser known book, Randezvous with AdoRama and there until Thursday at 10am ET we have a 4-pack of offerings, one of which is a lens, a Fuji …Girl Friend πŸ™‚

+ Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 65mm f/1.4 for Fuji GF, a manual focus lens, going for $599
+ only available in Fuji GF

+ DJI Ronin-S for $399
+ wasn’t there a Ronin movie at some time in the past? or in the future? I’m a little unstuck in time these days and I lost my sonic screwdriver πŸ˜‰

+ Lenovo 500 Full HD USB Webcam for $33

+ H&A Professional USB Microphone for $50

Meanwhile among the Wednesday Amazon USA Gold Box offers there’s a sale on GooDee video projectors, and stylish TeaForte teas, most of them samplers in presentation boxes, would make nice gifts for all occasions, even better a random unexpected pick-me-up type of gifts. There’s also an adorable cherry-blossoms design resuable ceramic 12oz cup with included tea infuser for $14… Also great as a gift or even as home or office decor πŸ™‚

NExt up at the Wednesday Best Buy dailies we have the return of the Sunpak 12″ Bi-Color Ring Light Kit with BOYA Lavalier Microphone and Bluetooth Remote all together going for $60… More there, 15% off on Bath & Body Works gift cards, universal tablet stand, sit-n-stand dual-monitor desk converter type of a thing, Apple cases, a basic 5-cup $10 coffee machine and such…

SLR Magic Cine Prime Lenses for Sony E and M43rds (and LitePanels Astra offer)

Hooray hooray it’s a triple lens day at the current iteration of the Adorama daily deals running until Wednesday 5/4/21 at 10am eastern or earlier if sold out. But there’s also one non-lens item:

+ Litepanels Astra 6X Bi-Color LED Panel, with V Mount Battery Bracket for $700 in your choice of V-mount or Gold-mount

+ SLR Magic Cine 10mm T2.1 HyperPrime for $249 in M43rds

+ SLR Magic Cine 35mm f1.2 for $199 in Sony E

+ SLR Magic Cine II 50mm f1.1 for $199 in Sony E

Rokinon 24mm T1.5 Cine for $249 [C/E/m43]

Hooray, hooray it’s a LENS DAY at the Adorama daily deals good until Friday 4/30/21 at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Rokinon 24mm T1.5 Cine for $249 in Micro Four Thirds, Sony E NEX and Canon EF
+ the Nikon F goes for $299

+ VIOFO A129 Pro 4K UHD 2160p Dual Band Wi-Fi Front Dash Camera with GPS Module for $145

Wedn: Lowepro Adventura SH110 II for $10, Rokinon 24mm f2.8 AF for $199 [FE], Moment Anamorphic, CamRade, Magnus, Etc

Hump Day is upon us once again, time flies so fast when you are in COVID Jail πŸ˜‰

We start with the B&H Photo daily deals which is a LENS DAY, good until Wednesday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Lowepro Adventura SH 110 II Shoulder Bag (Black) for $10
+ up to five per customer
+ remember, you can also use these for other products
+ another use: use them as thief bait, so they steal an empty $10 camera bag with dummy/filler material inside instead of a bag with actual camera gear

+ Rokinon 24mm f2.8 Autofocus lens for $199 in Sony FE
+ the “with Lens Station” bundle is not discounted HOWEVER you can get the Samyang version with the Lens Station for $295
+ this lens is only available in Sony FE

+ Moment Drone Series Mavic 2 Pro Anamorphic Lens for $80

+ Magnus VT-200 Tripod System with 2-Way Pan Head for $35

+ Panasonic PT-LW335U 3100-Lumen WXGA 3LCD Projector for $449
+ you can create your own version of a popular 80s song, “everywhere I lay my projector, that’s my TeeVee”

+ Samson G-Track Pro USB Microphone with Built-In Audio Interface for $99 with FREE THRONMAX S3 ZOOM Boom Arm included automatically by B&H during the promotion

+ flash deal ends 12pm ET: Camrade wetSuit for Sony HXR-NX5R for $99
+ camera not included πŸ™‚

+ next flash deal starts 12pm ET: camRade CB Single 1 camBag
+ price before sale $159

Meanwhile at the Adorama daily deal [changes Wednesday 10am ET] they offer the new condition BOYA BY-DM10 Digital Lavalier Microphone for $60 with free US shipping…

Rokinon 14mm f2.8 MF for $229 [N, E]

Adorama’s current iteration of their daily deals includes a trio of offerings. This set is good until Tuesday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out…

+ Rokinon 14mm f2.8 AS IF ED UMC manual focus for Sony E for $229

+ Rokinon 14mm f2.8 IF ED MC manual focus with automatic chip for Nikon F for $229

+ DJI Osmo Mobile 3 – Travel Bundle With Holster Camera Bag, VC-1 Power Adapter, Microfiber Cloth, Ulanzi MT-05 Mini Tripod for $110

Meanwhile at the Monday Woot daily deals there is a factory reconditioned Parrot drone sale with five options, with prices ranging from $120 to $480 with a 90-day Tech Rabbit warranty…

The headliner of the Monday Amazon USA Gold Box is the Hercules Tuff charging station (6 stations, 6 short Lightning cables, I think they are built-in?) going for $24~…

Samyang 24mm f2.8 Auto Focus for $189 [FE] {also Battery Grip for Sony and LitraStudio RGBWW}

A trio of offers headlined by a lens are the current iteration of the Adorama daily deals running until Thursday 4/22/21 at 10am eastern [or earlier if sold out]:

+ Samyang 24mm f2.8 Auto Focus full frame lens for Sony E for $189

+ Green Extreme VG-C4EM Battery Grip for Sony A7 S3, A7R IV, A9 II and A1 cameras for $49

+ Litra LitraStudio RGBWW Photo and Video LED Light for $250

Wednesday daily deals
Meanwhile among the Wednesday daily deals, ending at 11:59pm local time of each retailer they have:

+ at the Woot website there are Apple iMacs ($440 to $510), Samsung QLEDs, Yamaha-Klipsch bundles, Rocketbook, electric scooters and more

+ at the Best Buy dailies they have the 128GB Sandisk Ultra SDXC for $25, more WD, and a $10 HDTV indoor antenna…

+ at Amazon’s Gold Box the headliner is a matcha sale (both the tea and some gear), preschool earning, AIcook kitchen gear, $15 Amazon SmartPlug, AB pets, etc…

PS: for those sensitive to caffeine, please keep in mind matcha has more of it than regular tea. With matcha you consume the whole ground-up leaf, not just its “juice”

Lens Price War: Tokina Firin 20mm f2.8 FE down to $579

The new condition Tokina Firin 20mm f2.8 FE AF lens was going for $619 as yesterday’s Adorama daily deal. Then the price dropped to $589 at B&H Photo but as of the time of writing, the price has dropped further down at Adorama, going for $579 with free US shipping…

The Adorama daily deal changes on Tuesday at 10am ET. The B&H price is not a daily deal, so it can change at any time.

PS: this is Blog-Typo-Certified to be Tokina, not Tamron πŸ™‚

Tuesday: Tokina Firin 100/2.8 FE Macro for $429, Nanuk, Nanlite, Sirui, 512GB microSD, wireless shutter releases

Yes, lens-aholics, Tuesday is LENS DAY at the B&H Photo daily deals, good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Tokina Firin 100mm f2.8 FE Macro for $429 in Sony E
+ Blog-Typo-Certified to be Tokina, not Tamron πŸ™‚

+ Nanuk 918 6-Lens Case with Foam Insert for $100 in two color options

+ NanLite MixPad 11 Tunable RGB Hard and Soft LED Panel for $84 with FREE Dracast 1x NP-F 2200mAh Battery and 1 Charger Kit included automagically by B&H

+ Vello FreeWave Wireless Remote Shutter Release for $28 in your choice of Canon sub-mini, Canon 3-pin, Nikon 10-pin, Nikon DC-2 [sorry, no Nikon Marvel option] and Sony-Minolta

+ Igloo Home Smart Deadbolt 2S for $150
+ works on more than just igloos πŸ™‚

+ 512GB Silicon Power Superior UHS-I microSDXC Memory Card with SD Adapter for $60
+ “Superior” is part of its name, not a review rating πŸ™‚

+ various face mask options, $6 to $8

+ flash deal ends 12pm ET: Sirui R1204 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $115 after a $15 MAIL-IN REBATE

+ flash deal starts 12pm ET: Sirui T-25SK T-0S Series Travel Tripod with B-00 Ball Head (Black, Carbon Fiber)

Tokina Firin 20mm f2 FE for $619 [also: Profoto bundle and LibraTorch 2.0]

It’s a LENS DAY at the Adorama daily deals, this lot good until Tuesday 4/20/21 at 10am eastern or earlier if sold out:

+ Litra LitraTorch 2.0 Photo and Video Light for $90

+ Tokina Firin 20mm f2 FE Autofocus for $619 in the Sony E system
+ Blog-Typo-Certified (TM) to be Tokina, not Tamron πŸ™‚

+ Profoto Off-Camera Flash Kit for Nikon Camera, Includes A1X AirTTL On/Off-Camera Flash and Profoto Connect Flash Trigger for $795

Rokinon 85mm f1.4 AF for $499 [Canon EF]

This is an organic sale, not a daily deal, it is the new condition Rokinon 85mm f1.4 Auto Focus for the Canon EF system going for $499 with free US shipping at B&H Photo and at Amazon and at Adorama

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

Lens again at the Adorama daily deals, this one is good until Sunday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out), it is the new condition Rokinon 85mm f1.4 Autofocus lens for the Sony E-mount going for $529 with free US shipping…

Optionally you can buy it with the Rokinon Docking Station for $569…

Rokinon 24mm T1.5 Cine [m43] for $289

The party continues at the Adorama daily deals with the new condition Rokinon 24mm T1.5 Cine lens for Micro Four Thirds offered for $289 with free US shipping… The other three system options you see on the aforelinked page are not part of the daily but two of them are on sale on their own, the Nikon F goes for $229 and the Sony E NEX goes for $299…

The last of the daily deals is the new condition iHome Photo Printer with Smartphone Dock (white color scheme) with iHome 4×6″ Ink and Paper Cartridge with 40-Sheets going for $140 with free US shipping.

Sales end on Tuesday 4/13/21 at 10am ET or earlier if sold out…

Rokinon 35mm T1.5 Cine DSX for $549 [C], $649 [Others]

Lens time at the Adorama daily deals, it is the new condition Rokinon 35mm T1.5 Cine DSX lens for $549 with free US shipping in the Canon EF system, good until Thursday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out…

The lens is on sale but for a higher price, for $649, for one DSLR system (Nikon F) and four mirrorless systems (M43rds, Canon RF, Sony E, Fuji X)…

But that’s not all. The Adorama daily deals also include:

+ Sachtler System FSB 8 FT Sideload Fluid Head with Flowtech 75 Carbon Fiber Tripod & Mid Level Spreader for $1999

+ Naughty Dogs Inc. The Last of Us II Standard Edition for PlayStation 4 for $30

And on the COVIDalia front at Amazon, for $8.49 you can get a new condition generic touchless thermometer, up to two per customer at the sale price. Free shipping for Prime members or with the usual minimum purchase amount. This averages 4.7 out of 5 based on 845 global customer ratings. It is powered by two AAA batteries, a plus for the rechargeable fanclub πŸ™‚

Sigma 16mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary for $319 [E]

Also part of the Adorama dailies is another lens, I’m creating a separate post because it gets very confusing to put two lens names in a blog-post name, especially if they are made by a different manufacturer.

The lens is the new condition Sigma 16mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporiaries going for $319 in Sony E… As the “DC” in the model name suggests, this is an APS-C lens…

The other options (M43rds, Canon EF-M, Leica L) are not part of the sale (they go for $400).

The Adorama daily deals refresh at 10am ET every day, so this is good until Saturday at 10am ET, but because of the Passover holiday, this offer may repeat again [this is only my speculation]…

Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cinema [m43] for $179 [also: Profoto, Pelican, Etc]

My oh my! Adorama is starting the Passover Holiday daily deals with a DOUBLE LENS DAY!

+ Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine for M43rds only for $179

+ Sigma 16mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary for $319 in Sony E

+ Pelican 1607 Protector Case with Pick N Pluck Foam for $312

+ Profoto Wide Lens for A1 Studio Light for $10

+ the refresh time for Adorama daily deals is always 10am ET, not midnight

+ because it’s the holiday season, some of the daily deals may renew every 24 hours; however, I am only speculating, I’m not sure they will renew or not; only time will tell [cue continent supergroup song]…

Among the Friday Best Buy daily deals we have a sale on Sunpak 12″ ring light kits, two options, $60 or $80… With the usual/customary Shutterfly coupon promo thing…

At the Friday NewEgg dailies we find the Ryzen 5 2600 desktop processor for $180 after promo code, a 64GB Team microSDXC for $7, a 2TB WD Black P10 Game portable external HDD for $65 after promo code, a 50pk of KN-95 masks for $22, and more…

No, you don’t get a free p-bottle with purchase but among the Friday Gold Box deals they have a sale on their 10-inch Fire HD tablets from $108 to $168, with the $108 version having 64GB on-board [with microSD slot], 1080p, USB-C, 2GB RAM, and “with Ads”… The $168 is with a case and 15W faster charger…

And now something for Prime members, good until 3/27/21, if you purchase $30+ in Woot shirts, you can add to your order a tumbler for just $1 more. A lot of the tumbler options have already sold out, so don’t sleep on this! Details at the Woot forums

Thursday: Sigma 10-20 f3.5 EX DC HSM [N] for $299, Etc

Hooray, hooray, it’s a LENS DAY at the B&H Photo daily deal good until 11:59pm ET on Thursday 3/25/21 or earlier if sold out…

+ Sigma 10-20 f3.5 EX DC HSM for $299 in the Nikon F system
+ the Canon EF and Sigma SA options are NOT on sale

+ 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 Memory Card for $90

+ fstop Reusable 3-Layer Cotton Adult Face Mask for $5, multiple color options

+ Twilight OneMo Backpack 25L & Shoulder Bag (Twilight Black) for $119
+ that’s two bags!

+ Blackmagic Mini Converter HDMI to SDI for $99

+ WIRAL Lite Cable Camera Motion System for $249 with FREE WIRAL 12.6V LiPo Battery for WIRAL LITE Cable Cam

+ Adobe Photoshop Elements & Premiere Elements 2021 for $90 in your choice of DVD by mail or digital download

+ flash deal ends 12pm ET: Ruggard Professional Tech Headlamp for $25

+ flash deal starts 12pm ET: Manfrotto 608 Nitrotech Fluid Video Head and Carbon Fiber Twin Leg
+ price before sale $1170 with FREE Ultrasone Signature STUDIO Headphones

UPDATE #1: the Thursday Best Buy daily deals include a 5TB WD Easystore external HDD for $95 among other things…

The Woot daily deals include an AMD Surface Laptop 3, Samsung phones, and such…

The NewEGG dailies include the usual techie stuff along with a $100 Lowe’s digital gift card for $95.

UPDATE #2: The latest iteration of Adorama daily deals [changes Friday 10am ET] includes the Tascam DR-40X 4-track audio recorder with a Shure condenser mic for $230, and a 2-pack of 8TB Seagate Ironwolf 3.5″ SATA HDD (7200rpm) for $370…

Venus Laowa 12/2.8 Zero-D for $799 [C/N]

Hooray-hooray, it’s a LENS DAY at the current iteration of the Adorama deals du jour, the new condition Venus Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D in the Canon or Nikon systems for $799 with free US shipping. This only for the black color scheme of the lens… The Sony-A and Pentax-K options are not on sale…

But that’s not all, there’s two more Adorama daily deals, which run until Thursday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

+ SteadiCam AIR-25 3-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod with 1 Twist Leg Lock With Steadicam AIR Spreader 3-Leg Monopod Base for $309

+ also security cam and nitrile gloves

Elsewhere, at the Wednesday Woot daily deals they have $30 Kindle Paperwhite e-readers and Rocketbook bundles…

Meanwhile the headliner of the Best Buy dailies is the Intel i7-10700K (10th gen, octacore, 16-thread) going for $325…

Monday: Tamron 17-50/2.8 Di-II VC LD for $399 [C/N], Manfrotto, Lowepro, GVM, Sony OLED, Etc

Hooray, hooray, not because it’s Monday but because it is a LENS DAY at the B&H Photo daily deals, seven of them, good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out)… The flash deals, as usual, last only a few hours each…

+ Tamron 17-50mm f2.8 XR Di-II VC LD IF SP AF for $399 in your choice of Canon or Nikon APS-C DSLR systems
+ this Blog-Typo-Certified (TM) to be a Tamron, not a Tokina

+ Manfrotto Gimbal 460 Pro Kit for $400 after a whooping $350 off automatic in-cart coupon

+ GVM 560AS Bi-Color LED Studio Video 3-Panel Light Kit for $250 with FREE GVM softbox automatically included by B&H during the promotion

+ Lowepro Passport Sling III (Black) for $34

+ Anton Bauer Go 90 Battery (V-Mount) for $180 after automatic in-cart coupon

+ refurbished TP-Link Archer A6 AC1200 Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Wi-Fi Router for $27

+ Amazfit Bip S Multi-Sport GPS Smartwatches for $70 minus 35% off automatic in-cart coupon [can’t do the head-math correctly at this point of/in time LOL]

+ flash deal ends 12pm ET: Connect Video Aluminum Monopod with Flip Locks, 3-Leg Base, and S4 PRO Head for $170

+ flash deal starts 12pm ET: Sony A8H 65″ Class HDR 4K UHD Smart OLED TV
+ price before sale $1998

UPDATE #1: among the Monday 3/22/21 Woot daily deals you can find:

+ Snaptain drones, $18 to $115 under “Electronics”

+ refurbished 12″ Surface PRO (i5, 128GB) for $450 under “Computers”

+ 5.11 Rush Tactical Backpacks, $81 to $133, under “Clearance”
+ no relation to the Canadian friends that go by the name RUSH but if you buy this, you may feel like a …new world man πŸ˜‰

UPDATE #2: for those in Germany [appears to have a licensing restriction], Amazon Germany is having a sale of prepaid Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions, three options, 93 to 460 euro-dollars… There’s also a DJI Mavic Mini Drone bundle for 400 euro…

Tokina 17-35mm f4 ATX-i FF lens w/FREE 82mm VND Filter for $499 [C/N], etc

Hooray, hooray, it is a LENS DAY at the Adorama daily deals with the new condition Tokina 17-35mm f4 ATX-i FF lens going for $499 with free US shipping in your choice of Canon or Nikon systems… BUT that’s not all! For a limited Adorama is also including automatically for FREE the Haida 82mm NanoPro MC Variable Neutral Density filter!

This is Blog-Typo-Certified (TM) to be Tokina, not Tamron πŸ™‚

But that’s not all, there are two more items at the Adorama daily deals good until Thursday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Incase EO Travel Collection Duffel Bag for 15″ MacBook Pro for $30

+ 2pk of Swann SWWHD-OUTCAM Wireless Wi-Fi 1080p 2MP Outdoor Security Camera with Nightvision for $90

Meanwhile at the Amazon USA Gold Box for Wednesday 3/17/21, yes happy St Paddy’s Day, there’s a sale on ARRIS networking gear and a $10 Amazon gift card with the purchase of select tax software…

Wedn: Meh-a-thon, Rokinon 14/2.8 for $329 [C AE], Manfrotto, G-Tech (11 options), Philips Hue, MSI, Etc

Meh fans, today’s your day, it’s a Meh-a-thon day, their version of a Woot-OFF BUT ever better, all the previous Meh-a-thon deals remain available for purchase ~ as long as they didn’t sell out of course…

Next up, we have a LENS DAY at the B&H Photo daily deals, with a 6-pack of offers good until Wednesday at 11:59pm eastern. No flash deals today…

+ Rokinon 14mm f2.8 IF ED UMC in the Canon version with AE (auto exposure) for $329
+ only this version is on sale
+ BUT if you want the Nikon F version in USED condition, prices start at $217 at B&H USED [not a daily deal, just an organic used price]

+ Delkin Fat Gecko Triple Mount for $60

+ Manfrotto Element MII Mobile Carbon Fiber Traveler Tripod for $150

+ Genaray Radiance Daylight LED Monolight for $349

+ Auray speaker stands, $18 to $20

+ G-Tech hard drives, 11 options, further discounted by automatic in-cart discounts

UPDATE #1: among the Best Buy daily deals you can get the 2TB Seagate One Touch external USB 3.0 HDD for $55…

UPDATE #2: busy day at the Woot daily deals including:

+ factory reconditioned MSI gaming laptops and desktops, $450 to $2350
+ with 180-day (6 month) MSI warranty

+ Optoma projectors, $400 to $2400

+ Redragon gaming peripherals, $20 to $51

+ iRobot coding robot for $85

+ factory reconditioned Philips Hue lighting, 12 options, $18 to $330, with 90-day Woot warranty

Tue: Tokina 17-35mm f4 PRO FX for $359 [N] or $399 [C], Etc

My oh my! It’s back to back LENS DAYS at the B&H Photo daily deals, this one good until Tuesday 3/9/21 at 11:59pm eastern time (or earlier if sold out) as follows:

+ Tokina 17-35mm f4 PRO FX for $359 in the Nikon F system
+ the Canon version is not part of the daily-deals, but it is on sale on its own for $399
+ this is the “previous generation” of the lens
+ the “current generation” is the ATX-i version available in Canon or Nikon and going for $599 (current default price)
+ this is blog-typo-certified to be Tokina, not Tamron!

+ NaNuK 918 Case with Cubed Foam Insert (Black) for $80

+ GVM Professional Video Carbon Fiber Motorized Camera Slider (32″) for $239
+ Scott Bakula NOT included

+ ACER 15.6″ Aspire 5 Series Laptop for $600
+ i7-1065G7 Quad, 12GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB M.2 SSD, 15.6″ 1920 x 1080, Integrated Intel Iris Plus Graphics, etc

+ Ultrasone headphones for $100 after automatic in-cart coupons…

REMINDER the lens day at the Adorama daily deals is good until Tuesday at 10am ET (or earlier if sold out). IT is the new condition Tokina 100mm f2.8 FIRIN Macro for $499 in the Sony FE. The lens is not made in other systems.

Yes, it’s a Tokina Double Lens Day! Tokina time, Believe it!

Tokina Firin 100mm f2.8 MACRO for $499 [Sony E]

It’s a very rare day! We have a double lens day! Not only is the previously mentioned B&H Photo daily deal includes a lens, but the Monday Adorama daily deal [changes Tuesday 10am ET or earlier if sold out] also includes a lens!

+ Tokina 100mm f2.8 FIRIN Macro for $499 in the Sony E
+ only available in this option
+ lifesize 1:1 at around one foot from sensor plane
+ this is an FE (35mm full frame) lens

+ Movo NS-10 Padded Rapid Camera Sling Strap with Quick Release for $5

+ Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15.6″ HD Touchscreen Notebook for $500
+ i5-10210U 1.6GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Home, etc

UPDATE at the Amazon Gold Box they have a sale on 24 Razer computer accessories including keyboards, headsets, mice [but not men] and more… Jealous of them, Logitech is running in parallel a Lightspeed gear sale with the G803 and G604 mouses [I’m told it’s the new plural, “mice” has been cancelled”], and a G560 gaming-speaker type thing, guaranteed to annoy everyone around you πŸ˜‰