Thursday: Tokina 23/1.4 ATX-m for $199, Lexar CFxB, Lowepro Photoshoot, Vanguard binos, REI, Etc

Hooray-Hooray it’s a LENS DAY at the Thursday 5/23/24 B&H Photo daily deals:

+ Tokina 23mm f1.4 ATX-m for Sony E for $199
+ the Fuji X goes for $269

+ Vanguard 8×42 Endeavor ED Binoculars for $150 with two FREEbies:
++ Vanguard VEO PA-62 Smartphone Digiscoping Adapter Kit
++ Vanguard BA-185 Binocular Tripod Adapter
++ mutual funds NOT included 😉

+ Portabrace Audio Harness for $59

+ Lowepro Photosport Pro III Backpacks, two size options, $180 or $200

+ Kaiser Copy Stand RSX with RTX Arm for $900
+ or I’ll hold it with my stabilized hands for $9 an hour 😉

+ 256GB LeXaR Professional CFexpress Type B Card GOLD Series for $120 after in-cart coupon
+ 1TB version of that for $280 after coupon

+ FLASH DEAL: SmallRIG FreeRover Carbon Fiber Photo Tripod Kit AP-100 for $167

Get your gear ready to practice! Free-streaming on Thursday at 12pm ET at Creative LIVE ON A I R is a 3-hour class, “High-Speed Photography: Capturing Motion” with Clay Patrick McBride. The class introduction (10 min long) is the “kindle sample” which you can watch at any time to see whether this class might be of potential interest.

And now something for REI fans, good until 5/27/24 they are running their Anniversary sale. REI members (you only pay once and you get a lifetime membership) get free standard US shipping without a minimum purchase amount. Members can also use coupon code ANNIV24 to get 20% off on a full price item and 20% off on an REI Outlet item.

Tamron 35/2.8 Di III OSD w/FREEbies (filter kit, lens pouch, etc) for $199 [E]

If you are a fan of the Sony E system, Adorama has a Tamron 35mm f2.8 Di III OSD lens bundle for the E system going for $199 with the following freebies:

+ ProOptic 67mm Digital Essentials Filter Kit

+ Slinger Neoprene Lens Pouch – Small

+ Complete Optics Care and Cleaning Kit.

+ ProOPTIC Universal Lens Cap Tether

+ all reusable and repurposable accessories – if you are selling older gear on eBay and such, including these type of accessories as bonus can help the listing stand out in perceived value; and they too can pass them along to the next one 🙂

Wednesday: Tamron 18-200 VC for $329 [E], Nanuk, Winter, Hub, Leofoto, GVM, SmallRiG Cages for Sony, Etc

Wednesday is here and we are humping along with a new set of B&H Photo daily deals, and yes, it’s a LENZE DAYZE for the E:

+ Tamron 18-300mm f3.5-6.3 Di III VC for Sony E only, for $329

+ RucPAC Photographer’s Winter Apparel Package Extreme for $50, three size options

+ Nanuk 910 Hard Utility Case with Foam Insert for $40, nine color options, great for the color-code organization schemes

+ EzQuest 8-Port USB Type-C Multimedia Hub Adapter with Power Delivery 3.0 for $46

+ LEOfoto SA-324C Carbon Fiber Rifle Tripod and MG-40 Ball Head for $299

+ SmallRIG Rhinoceros Cage Kits for select Sony a-series cameras, $119 to $159

+ OBEN GH-30 Gimbal Head for $120 in alumin(i)um, $170 in carbon fiber

+ FLASH DEAL: GVM Mini Waterproof RGB LED On-Camera Light for $55

TWO are the offerings at the Adorama daily deals:

+ Optoma HZ40HDR Full HD Laser Home Projectoro for $999

+ Thrustmaster T150 Force Feedback Racing Wheel for PlayStation and PC for $150

Monday: GVM, Benro, B+W, ProGrade UHS-II, Sigma 24/1.4 [E] for $579, Vello Lens Adapters (71 options), Etc

Now that the Black Cyber Friday-Monday dust has settled, MEH is back with another MEHrathon [CORRECTED LINK!]! Previously offered items (from earlier in the day) can be purchased later in the day, as long as they remain in-stock/orderable…

It’s a big party for LENSAHOLICS at the B&H Photo daily deals for Monday 12/4/23:

+ Vello LENS ADAPTERS, 71 options (seventy-one), all kinds of combinations and permutations, $14 to $95
+ the above link will likely self-destruct once the promotion ends

+ Sigma 24mm f1.4 DG HSM ART for $579 in Sony E
+ the Leica L is not on sale #LeicaTax

+ B+W lens filters, five options, $60 to $125

+ PROGRADE UHS-II SDXC cards, four options, $38 to $189
+ options are 128GB or 256GB, V60 or V90

+ Benro Alumin(I)um tripods, $140 to $160

+ Sirui VSK-3 Video Survival Kit for $76
+ it would be nice if this is all it took to “survive” video 🙂

+ LumeCUBE Panel GO Bi-Color LED Light Panel (Broadcast Lighting Kit) for $70

+ FLASH DEAL: SKB iSeries Waterproof Case for Zoom H4N (Special 50th Anniversary Edition) for $50

MEANwhile the Woot Daily Deals headliner is a new condition unlocked Google Pixel 7 PRO (256GB storagE) with a 1-year Google warranty for $600. Two per customer.

GVM rules the day again at the Adorama dailies with these four offerings:

+ GVM Pro SD200B 200W Bi-Color LED Video COB Spotlight Kit with Lantern Softbox and Light Stand for $339

+ GVM Pro SD300B 300W Bi-Color LED Video COB Spotlight Kit with Lantern Softbox and Light Stand for $429

+ Aries Waterproof Hard Shell Carrying Case for DJI Mini 3 and Mini 3 Pro for $25

+ AKG K92 headphones for $30

NESTLE rules the day at Amazon with a Buy $75+ in select products and save $15 on the purchase price. Over 200 eligible items. Details over there…

Thursday: Sigma 14mm f1.4 DG DN ART for $1399 [E], Etc

Thursday is here, one week after Thanksgiving, do you still have leftovers in the fridge? 🙂

Hooray-Hooray, this is turning into a LENS WEEK at the Adorama daily deals. Good for Thursday 11/30/23 in the Pacific time zone we have the following:

+ Sigma 14mm f1.4 DG DN ART for Sony E for $1399 after a $200 off in-cart coupon
+ the Leica L version does not get the $200 off coupon

+ miggo Agua Stormproof Cover with Landing Mat Drone for $50

+ Turnstile mic for $79

ON the FREE-streaming front starting at 12pm ET on Thursday the headliner at CreatiVe LiVe On-AiR is a 3.5 hour class “Photo Editing in Lightroom Classic for The Photo Enthusiast” with Jared Platt.

ARE YOU READY for some football? The headliner Amazon daily deal is an NFL licensed apparel sale with hats, scarfs, slippers, sweatpants, baby gear, shirts, sweaters, everything a fan needs except for …WINS 🙂

Wednesday: Tokina 11-20/2.8 for $379 [C/N], Sigma 60-600 for $1749 [E], Canon Square QX10 for $99, Etc

Hooray-Hooray it’s a DOUBLE LENS DAY at the Wednesday Adorama daily deals running in the Pacific time zone or earlier if sold out:

+ Tokina 11-20mm f2.8 CF atx-i for $379 in Canon EF or Nikon F

+ Sigma 60-600mm f4.5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports for $1749 after in-cart coupon in Sony E
+ the Leica L does not have the in-cart coupon

+ Canon SELPHY Square QX10 Compact Photo Printer, Black for $99

+ SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro Wireless Gaming Headset for $249

Tuesday: Tokina 100/2.8 MACRO for $329 [C/N], Sigma 18-50/2.8 DC DN for $499 [E/L], Etc

Yes dear readers, we have back to back LENZE DAYZE [yes, I’m trying to make the spelling of this even more irritating] at the Adorama daily deals:

+ Tokina 100mm f2.8 MACRO atx-i for $329 in Canon EF or Nikon F

+ Sigma 18-50mm f2.8 DC DN Contemporaries for $499 in Sony E and Leica L
+ the Leica L actually gets a FREE bundle of lens accessories (including filters kit) and Corel software

+ Sachtler Adapter for aktiv 100mm Head/Slider for $85~

Sony a7 III body for $1498 with $50 MIR and FREEBIES

AND now lettuce take a look at the world of Sony E-system full frame cameras with the a7 III body only offered for $1498 as body only and $1698 with the 28-70mm at authorized Sony dealers.

Then there’s the optional $50 mail-in rebate for registering the camera with Sony. You can upload the barcodes and receipt but the $50 will be mailed to you in 6-8 weeks as a physical prepaid VISA card. Thus the “mail-in” part. Good luck 🙂 This promotion covers a lot of Sony gear, $50 per item.

At B&H Photo the FREEbies are a 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC, a Watson battery and a Lowepro Nova bag.

MEANwhile at Adorama, you have four different options of bundles. One of them comes with the Flashpoint R2 TTL on-camera flash, BUT if you want to fill up your basement with camera accessories, the aforelinked “Premium Kit” has 13 (!) FREEbies including a 64GB Extreme SDXC, camera bag, Tripod, charger stuff, remote shutter releases, Corel software, and more!

Wednesday: Samyang AF 35-150/2-2.8 [E] for $999, Lexar, Sachtler, CamBee 2LK, Pelican, SmallHD, Etc

Wednesday is here and it is a big lens day for E photographers at the B&H Photo daily deals good until 11/15/23 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out. Yes, we ate up half of November 2023 and we are barreling towards Black Friday 2023 – just ten days away!

+ Samyang AF 35-150mm f2-2.8 for $999 in Sony E only
+ yes dear readers, this crazy thing is both auto-focus and full-frame!
+ tempting enough to make you want to get a Sony E 35mmFF camera just for this lens???

+ CamBEE Professional RGB 600 Panel 2-Light Kit (2LK) for $220
+ [all together now]: because you can’t have photography without light!

+ Sachtler Dr. Bag #3 for $139~
+ since they numbered them, we OCD/completists may feel compelled to get them all 😉

+ MagNUS REX VT-5000 2-Stage Video Tripod with Fluid Head for $170

+ SmallHD INDIE 7 Touchscreen On-Camera Monitor for $999 with FREE cleaning cloth and 2pk of GVM charger with battery kit

+ LEXAR Professional CFexpress Type A Card GOLD Series, two options, further discounted in cart

+ Eartec goofy business headset-intercom type things

+ FLASH DEAL: Pelican 1510 Carry-On Case with Foam Set (Black) for $175 after in-cart coupon
+ yes, a day with TWO bag the bags 🙂

If you find that mobile photography can get a bit stagnant, the CreativeLIVE On-AIR free-streamin’ comes to the rescue at 12pm ET with the Experimental Mobile Photography class with Lisa Carney. Runtime is 69 minutes, so it will repeat multiple times during the free-streaming window.

Comixology App PSA
If you are using the Comixology app, note that Amazon will be phasing it out. Your Comixology content is already integrated into the Kindle app which has been updated/upgraded to handle manga content. The Comixology app will be retired around December 3 in 2023.

Rokinon Xeen Meister T1.3 Primes Sale [EF/PL/E] [PD]

Another staple of Prime Dayz is the Rokinon Xeen T1.3 Primes sale featuring the Meister T1.3 Prime lenses at 35mm, 50mm, and 85mm, along with a trio of non-Meister primes. System options vary but the sale includes PL-mount, Canon EF, and Sony E.

Thursday: Viltrox f1.8 Primes for $250 each [E/Z], Kowa, Vanguard, Etc

IF you part of the Sony E or the Nikon Z system, or if you are planning to join soon, it’s your lucky day at the 8/31/23 B&H Photo daily deals good until 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Viltrox AF prime lens sale for $250 per lens
+ three lenses are available, the 24/1.8, 35/1.8 and 50/1.8
+ available in Sony E or Nikon Z
+ the lenses are made only in these two options

+ KOWA TSN-88A 88mm PROMINAR Spotting Scope Kit with TE-11WZ II WA-Zoom Eyepiece (Angled Viewing) for $2699
+ because the UFOs are coming!

+ VanGuard Alta Pro 263AB 100 Aluminum-Alloy Tripod Kit with SBH-100 Ball Head for $110

+ SmallRIG Top Handle with ARRI-Style Anti-Twist Mount for $42

+ Benro Sidekick Pocket Smartphone Adapter (Silver) for $23

+ Lowepro GearUp Memory Card Wallet 20 (Dark Gray) for $18~

The TOP DEALS party continues at the Adorama daily deals for today as well.

Starting at 9am pacific time on Thursday, this round of free-to-stream classes at Creative LIVE On AIR are headlining by the “Sharing and Publishing in Lightroom Mobile” by Jared Platt, a very digestable 30 minutes of runtime, so it will repeat almost 50 times during the free-to-watch window!

Wedn: Apple TV HD (32GB) for $75, Rokinon XEEN 24/T1.5 Cine for $1499 [C/E], Etc

Lensaholic fans, it’s your lucky day! There’s a lens at the Wednesday 7/19/23 Adorama daily deals as well!

+ Rokinon XEEN 24mm T1.5 PRO Cine lens for $1499 in Canon EF or Sony E, and $1599 in PL-mount

+ ASUS ROG Strix XG249CM for $230
+ 23.8″ 16:9 Full HD 270Hz HDR10 IPS LED Gaming Monitor

+ Apple TV HD, 32GB for $75

MEANwhile there’s a kitchen-y theme at the Amazon USA Gold Box as they have group sales of Instant Pot products, and De-Longhi products and Ninjas and Breville barista.

B&H handily beats Prime Day offer on Sony A7 III w/two solid freebies: ThinkTank and 64GB Extreme

Amazon’s Prime Dayz of 2023 are goofiy advertising the new condition Sony a7 III body only as a Prime Deal, but apparently Amazon’s own AI pricebots did not check the internet prices…

… because B&H Photo beats them by a lot, they offer the Sony a7 III body only with TWO FREE solid accessories for the same price of $1498:

+ 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO UHS-I SDXC

+ Think Tank Photo Retrospective 7M Shoulder Bag for DSLR/Mirrorless Cameras (Pinestone)
+ goes for $130 on its own

+ needless to say, you don’t have to be a Prime member to buy the B&H Photo deal 🙂

UPDATE: Adorama beats them too!
It turns out Adorama beats Amazon as well, as Adorama offers a variety of freebie options. You have to check the “Product Options” section of their listing over there to see the freebie options:

+ two Sony NP-FZ100 batteries, OR
+ Flashpoint R2 TTL on-camera flash for Sony systems, OR
+ accessorapalooza including 64GB Extreme, Takama tripod, and lots more, OR
+ Corel bundle with 32GB Extreme and various other accessories, separate options for PC or Mac

For the speed-readers out there, note the “OR” above. You only get ONE set of freebies, not all sets of all freebies. You can look them up at the Adorama product page 🙂

Tuesday: Sirui 50/1.8 Ana 1.33x for $348 [X/E/m43], KOWA, Gitzo, PRO-GRADE UHS-II, FeiYU, Etc

Tuesday is a busy day at the B&H Photo daily deals headlined by an anamorphic lens!

+ Sirui 50mm f/1.8 Anamorphic 1.33x for $349 in Sony E, Fuji X, M43rds

+ FeiYu AK4500 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer Essentials Kit for $190
+ yes, the Beatles wrote a song called “Fei You” 😉

+ 128GB PRO-GRADE UHS-II SDXC Memory Card for $100
+ 256GB for $189
+ that UHS-II tears a hole in the wallet 😉
+ optional combined purchase discount with a dual-slot UHS-II PRO*GRADE card reader

+ Gitzo Systematic Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Arca-Type Series 4 Center Ball Head with Lever Release for $828
+ yes, it is true, ZZ Top wrote the song “Legs” for this very tripod! #altfacts

+ PortaBRACE Cordura Carrying Run Bag for Grip Essentials (Black) for $150 with FREE gaffer tape

+ various Anton Bauer on-camera batteries, five options

+ also Hollyland wireless intercom system type thing

+ flash deal: KOWA 10×25 SV25-10 Binoculars for $45

ANOTHER TRIO of offerings for Tuesday 5/30/23 can be found at the Adorama dailies as follows:

+ Slinger BigBag Simple 15 DSLR Roller Bag for $120

+ B + W 49mm Infrared Filter # 093 (87C/RG830) for $60

+ Laxihub MiniCam Full HD AI-Powered Smart Indoor Dual-Band Wi-Fi Security Camera for $19
+ lightpainter and securocamographers of the world unite and takeover!

Mon: Sigma 20mm f2 DG DN Contemporary for $549 AC [E]

We are cooking with gas at the Adorama daily deals for Monday 3/13/23 as it is a LENZ DAY!

+ Sigma 20mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary for Sony E for $549 after in-cart coupon
+ only the Sony E has the coupon
+ the Leica L does not
+ the L Tax is real!

+ SmallRig RC 120B Bi-Color Point-Source LED Video Light for $207

MEANwhile among the Amazon USA GOLD box offerings there’s a sale on ARZOPA portable monitors, four options, 15.6″ and 17.3″, $95 to $189. The prices have definitely fallen, on the other hand, more people are going/needing 4K/8K so The Great Technological Tug Of War continues without end 🙂

AND if you are interested in photography-memoir type of ebooks, one of the Monday Kindle Daily Deals is the “Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs (LITTLE, BROWN A)” ebook for $4, by Sally Mann, 484 pages, May 2015, 4.5 out of 5 based on 480 customer ratings as of the time of writing…

Tamron 24mm f2.8 Di III OSD w/FREE Pouch, Filters Kit, Cap Tether, Cleaning Kit for $199 [E]

If you are a Sony E-shooter (or an adapteraholic), Adorama is currently bundling a quartet of freebies with the purchase of the new condition Tamron 24mm f/2.8 DI III OSD for the E-system for its standard price of $199. The four freebies are:

  • ProOptic 67mm Digital Essentials Filter Kit
  • Slinger Neoprene Lens Pouch
  • ProOPTIC Complete Optics Care and Cleaning Kit
  • ProOPTIC Universal Lens Cap Tether

Sunday: Nanlite, Oben, Zeiss Batis 18/2.8 for $999 [E], Etc

Sunday is a Z-ICE Z-ICE BABY lens day, more specifically for Sony E-mount shooters at the B&H Photo daily deals running until 1/8/23 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ ZEISS Batis 18mm f/2.8 for $999
+ as of the time of writing, USED prices start at $670 in “8+” (Moderate Wear) condition at B&H
+ at KEH Camera, used prices start at $651 (EX condition, caps, no hood) as of the time of writing

+ Nanlite Halo 10B Bi-Color USB LED Ring Light (10″) for $39

+ Oben ATM-2600 6-Section Aluminum Monopod for $35

+ AGM ASP-Micro TM160Y Handheld Industrial/Marine Thermal Monocular for $299
+ USOs are waiting for you 😉

Elsewherez on the interwebz:

+ Top 100 Magazine sale at DiscountMAGS

+ new 2023 model year arrivals at $6 Dollar Shirts
+ yes, CES 2023 brings out new t-shirt models too 😉

Wedn: Sigma 20mm f1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for $679 [E], Etc

And just like that we reached the First Hump Day of 2013 (OOOPS 2023!). Good until 1/4/23 at 11:59pm ET are the following B&H Photo daily deals:

+ Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E for $679
+ only the Sigma E is on sale

+ Atomos NEON 17″ 4K HDR Monitor/Recorder for $999 with FREE Atomos Button Bar and FREE audio design desk Create Digital Audio Workstation (Download)

+ LG 24MB35V-W 23.8″ IPS Monitor for $90

+ CoreSWX Hypercore NEO Slim 98Wh Lithium-Ion Battery (V-Mount) for $199

THEN at the MEH daily we geaux where we find the Anker MagGo 2-in-1 Magnetic Charging Station for iPhone & AirPods for $40 plus shippings…

Monday: Sigma 24-70/2.8 DG DN Art for $899 [E/L], PaperShoot DIY digital cameras, Benro, Pelican, Vello Battery Grips (28 options), Etc

It’s Monday, yes, but it’s made better because it is a LENZ DAY at the B&H Photo daily deals, and it’s a real lens, not a baby lens 😉

+ Vello Battery Grips, 28 options, $37 to $60, for a variety of DSLRs and mirrorless cameras
+ these are compatible with more than 28 individual camera models, because cameras that share the same/similar chassis are compatible with the same Vello battery grip (eg Canon 70D, 80D, 90D)

+ Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art for $899 in Sony E and Leica L
+ yes, finally a Leica L lens without a “Leica Tax” 🙂

+ PaperShoot DIY digital cameras, 19 options

+ Pelican hard cases, 8 options

+ Benro Bat Zero Series Carbon Fiber Tabletop Tripod with VX20 Ball Head for $140

+ Angelbird AtomX SSDmini, three options

+ Uncaged wobble stools for $90, four color options
+ you can wobble in style 😉

+ flash deal: Tilta Tiltaing Battery Plate v2 (V-Mount for $79
+ a lot of TILT 🙂

Sony a6000 with 16-50mm f3.5-5.6 OSS w/FREE Matterport smartphone mount for $529

We interrupt the Black Friday stream (of deal consciousness?) with a new round of the Adorama daily deals, this one running until Saturday at 10am ET or earlier if sold out:

And surprise-surprise, Adorama has saved an actual camera deal for their Black Friday daily deal! Yes, a real APS-C mirrorless camera kit!

+ Sony a6000 with 16-50mm with FREE Matterport Axis Motorized Smartphone Mount for $529
+ lens is Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

+ SmallRig Lightweight Fluid Video Head for $64 after in-cart coupon

+ Flashpoint XPLOR 600PRO TTL Battery-Powered Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System (Bowens Mount) – Godox AD600 Pro for $599

+ Flashpoint eVOLV 200 Pro TTL Pocket Flash Kit – Godox AD200 Pro for $269

For more Adorama action, check their Black Friday offerings

$50ish Manual APS-C Primes for Sony E and Nikon Z

And now a small excursion in the land of manual chinese prime lenses, For some reason [the notorious invisible hand of the market?], these particular mount options of these lenses are on sale for around $50 as follows:

+ Neewer 35mm f1.4 for $40.55 for Sony E APS-C, for PRIME MEMBERS ONLY

+ Voking 35mm 1.7 for $46 in Sony E APS-C

+ Neewer 35mm f1.7 for $49 in Sony APS-C, for PRIME MEMBERS ONLY

+ Meike 25mm f1.8 for $52.50 in Nikon Z APS-C

+ this is just a sampling

CAUTION: chinese budget manual prime lenses are a never-ending rabbit hole, so please do not blame me if you spend the next 12 hours looking into them 😉

Sony ZV-E10 Body for $700, Creator Bundle for $1400

If of all the cameras out there, it is the Sony ZV-E10 content creator camera the one you want, it is on sale for $698 at authorized Sony dealers, and Adorama has bundles with freebies, either Corel software and card and bag, or better card and bag.

For +$100, you can get the above with the 16-50mm kit lens.

On the other hand, if you are ready to jump in with a loaded “Content Creator Vlogging kit”, B&H Photo has a bundle like that for $1395 that includes:

+ Sony ZV-E10 ($700 on its own)
+ Sony 10-18mm f4 OSS lens ($700 on its own)
+ Sennheiser MKE 200 Ultracompact Camera-Mount Directional Microphone ($100 on its own)
+ Think Tank Photo Retrospective 7M Shoulder Bag (Pinestone)
+ Sony Vlogger Accessory Kit
+ Pawa NP-FW50 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1030mAh)

Just like the body only, for +$100, you can get the above with the 16-50mm kit lens added.

Tue: Lensbaby Trio 28 Lens with Filter Kit for $180 [X/E/m43/Z/EF-M], Feelworld, Sandisk, Benro, Cinetics, GVM 3-Light Kit, Etc

Lenze Dayze continue at the B&H Photo daily deals, that is if you consider Lensbabies to be lenses. A 50-page forum thread debating this follows 😉 Offers good until 11/1/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out!

But first, a quick note. A new month is here, November 2022 is upon us all, even though it feels like yesterday we were singing Happy New Year 😉 YES, Black Friday Month is here! Expect your emails to be filled with “Early Black Friday” offers. After all, Black Friday is a state of mind, it’s a lifestyle, it’s not just a calendar period 🙂

+ Lensbaby Trio 28 Lens with Filter Kit for $180 in five mirrornyet options: M43rds, Fuji X, Sony E, Nikon ZZ Top, and Canon EF-M
+ this consists of the 28mm f3.5 lens and three 46mm filters and a carrying case

+ GVM 560AS Bi-Color LED Studio Video 3-Panel Light Kit for $229

+ Ben Ro MeFoto GlobeTrotter Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod Kit (Black) for $275
+ yes, our favorite emo-jedi is back!

+ FeelWorld F6 Plus 5.5″ 4K HDMI Monitor for $120
+ yes, our favorite Depeche Mode coverband is back!

+ Cinetics Lynx 3-Axis Motorized Slider for $1100
+ I use this to record QVGA video with my Sony Cybershot P72 😉

+ CoreSWX Hypercore NEO 150 Mini 147Wh Lithium-Ion Battery (V-Mount) for $299

+ 128GB Sandisk Ultra UHS-I microSDXC Memory Card for $15

+ flash deal: Auray MS-65HD Professional Mic Stand with Telescoping Boom Arm for $40

Monday: Sigma 24/1.4 DG HSM ART for $599 [E], Etc

Lenz Dayz are back at the B&H Photo daily deals, this set good until Monday 10/31/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Sigma 24mm f1.4 DG HSM ART for $599 in Sony E only

+ Quasar Q-25 Crossfade Linear LED Bi-Color Light (2′) for $90

+ Browning BTC-5HD-APX-20C Strike Force Apex HD Trail Camera (20MP) for $80

+ Angelbird 160GB AV PRO CFexpress 2.0 Type B SX Memory Card for $130

+ Hollyland Mars 300 PRO HDMI Wireless Video Transmitter/Receiver Set (Standard) for $329

+ Inovatic Voyager 36 NXT Equipment Cart for $2099

+ Manfrotto VR Aluminum Complete Stand for $90

+ flash deal: Nanuk 910 Case with Custom Foam for DJI Mini 2 Fly More Combo (Black) for $65

Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 35mm f0.95 Mark II for $369 [X/E/EF-M], Etc (Godox, Sabrent UHS-II, Edelkrone, Flip Gels)

If you are looking for predictably unpredictable adventures, for Friday October 28 in 2022 there’s a Meh-ra-thon in progress with a little bit of a halloween theme!

Lenz Dayz return at the B&H Photo daily deals, this round good until Saturday 10/29/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out – with the usual caveat of the Sabbath ordering restriction…

+ Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 Mark II for $369
+ Mirrorless version in Fuji X, Sony E and Canon EF-M
+ in black or silver
+ the silver Sony E is currently sold-out and cannot be ordered
+ so you have up to 48 hours to read the reviews and pixel-peep the samples and the comparisons 😉

+ EDELKRONE DollyONE for $449
+ Dolly Parton homage???

+ HPRC 2300 Hard Case for DJI Mavic Air 2 and Air 2S for $79

+ Magnus MaxiGrip Flexible Tripod with GoPro Mount for $10

+ Vello EZ-Flip Gel Set for $12

+ 128GB Sabrent Rocket UHS-II SDXC Memory Card for $30
+ 256GB for $55
+ 512GB for $100

+ Cecilia SD Memory Card Wallet for $12 in three color options
+ PRO-TIP: color-code the wallets by usage or card type!

+ flash deal: GoDoX V850III Li-Ion Flash for $109

Sunday: Venus 100/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO for $399 [seven options], Samsung Storage, Godox (X), Wolverine, Pixel 6a, 2022 iPad Air, Etc

Sunday is here, and hooray-hooray, it is a LENZ DAY at the B&H Photo daily deals running until 10/24/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO for $399
+ DSLR Version with Auto or Manual Aperture in Pentax K, Nikon F and Canon EF
+ Mirrorless version in Leica L, Sony E, Canon RF and Nikon Z

+ Samsung storage sale, eight diverse options with internal and external SSDs, microSD, flash drives (256GB for $25)
+ further discounted in cart

+ GoDoX VING V860II Flash with Wireless Trigger Kit for FUJIFILM for $198

+ Wolverine Film Scanners & Movies Digitizer (3 options), $120 to $340

+ Sirui T-024SK Compact Tripod with VA-5 Fluid Head for $160 after $30 MIR

+ FurMan PST-8 Digital Power Station for $90
+ neither Fur nor Man included 😉

+ Crown XLS 1002 Stereo Power Amplifier (350W at 4 Ohm) for $269
+ because they must hear you before they can see you 😉

+ flash deal: Sony BRAVIA XR Series A80J 55″ Class HDR 4K UHD Smart OLED TV for $898

MEANwhile at Amazon there’s a Print Magazine sale for Sunday of the auto-renewal kind that includes 1-year of Conde Nast Traveler for $4.

Of TECHNOLOGY interest, Amazon offers:

+ unlocked Google Pixel 6a for $299 in three color options

+ 10.9″ iPad Air (2022) starting at $519 in various options and colors
+ options include Wifi or Wifi + Cellular, With or Without AppleCare+ and 64GB or 256GB on-board storage

Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 Mark II for $399 [E/EF-M]

While checking the available options of the Mitakon 50/0.95 II for the Thursday daily deals, I noticed some limited time sales on a couple of other Mitakon lenses. These are not part of the daily deals, so I do not know when they expire:

+ Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 Mark II for $399 in Sony E and Canon EF-M

+ Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 25mm f/0.95 for $349 in black in M43rds

Thur: Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III for $479 [E/M/C/RF/Z], Intel, Nanuk, Delkin, Oben, LG, Celestron, Etc

Don’t stop believing lens-a-holic fans! We have a lens day at the B&H Photo daily deals running until Thursday 10/6/22 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III for $479
+ Mirrorless version for Sony E, Nikon Z and Canon RF
+ DSLR version for Canon EF only
+ Rangefinder version for Leica M

+ Oben CT-3565 Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod and BZ-217T Triple-Action Ball Head for $150

+ Delkin Fat Gecko Dual-Suction Camera Mount for $40

+ Nanuk 925 Hard Camera Case for Matterport Pro1 or Pro2 3D (Black) for $130 after cart coupon

+ AngelBird 2TB AV Pro CFexpress 2.0 Type B Memory Card for $520

+ Intel 1TB 670p NVMe M.2 Internal SSD for $55 after cart coupon
+ really Intel inside 😉

+ LG 27BN85UN-B 27″ 4K HDR Monitor for $410
+ 16:9, IPS, UHD, USB-C, HDMI, DisplayPORT, FreeSync

+ flash deal: Celestron NexStar 90SLT 90mm f/14 Maksutov-Cassegrain GoTo Telescope for $420

UPDATE: the headliner of the Woot daily deals for Thursday 10/6/22 is another variant of the PC/Gaming Sale featuring lots of the usual suspects…

Wedn: DJI RSC, Benro, Nanuk, Sunpak, Lexar, Sandisk, Sirui 50/1.8 [X/E/m43], Etc

Hooray-Hooray, it’s a Lens Day at this current iteration of the B&H Photo daily deals running until Wednesday 9/21/22 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sirui 50mm f/1.8 Anamorphic 1.33x Lens for $400 in Sony E or Fuji X or M43rd

+ Nanuk 904 Case with Foam (Black) for $50 after in-cart coupon, in eight color options, great for the color-coding organization schools of thought

+ DJI RSC 2 Gimbal Pro Kit with 10,000mAh Powerbank & 6-in-1 Cable Adapter for $550

+ Sandisk 1TB Extreme Portable SSD V2 for $110 after in-cart coupon

+ Benro TSL08CN00 Slim Carbon-Fiber Tripod with Ball Head for $100 after in-cart coupon
+ yes, our favorite emo Jedi, Ben Ro, is back 🙂

+ 2-pack of LEXAR 128GB Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC Memory Card for $190 after in-cart coupon
+ V90, UHS-II, up to 300MB/s, U3, C10, 2000X

+ Sunpak LED-330 Video Light with Barndoors for $35
+ standard disclaimer: barn animals NOT included 😉

+ flash deal: Sandisk Professional 6TB G-DRIVE Enterprise-Class USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive for $190 after in-cart coupon

Wedn: GVM, Nanuk, Oben, Samsung, Viltrox 35/1.8 AF [E] for $309, 32GB Sandisk SDHC, Etc

Wednesday is here and with it we have a fresh set of B&H Photo dailies running until 11:59pm ET and YES it is a LENZE DAY 🙂

+ Viltrox 35mm f1.8 AF for $309 in Sony E
+ the Nikon Z is NOT on sale

+ GVM On-Camera RGB LED Video 2-Light Kit with Bluetooth App Control & Power Supplies for $100

+ Nanuk 925 Case with Foam for $80 after in-cart coupon; multiple color options

+ OBen CFT-6394 Skysill 4-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod for $230

+ 2pk of Sandisk 32GB Ultra SDHC UHS-I Memory Card for $11

+ Samsung M7 Smart 32″ 4K HDR Monitor with Smart TV Apps and Mobile Connectivity for $220

+ also some kind of intercom system type thing

+ flash deal: Soundcraft Notepad-12FX Small-Format Analog Mixing Console with USB I/O and Lexicon Effects for $149

MEANwhile the meh daily deal is the Tacklife 800A 18,000mAh Jump Starter, Phone Charger & Flashlight going for $35 plus shipping…