The last few days my email address has been bombarded with black friday and cyber monday sales. It seems like everyone is excited for the shopping season to start and there are lots of great deals to be found out there. I have been spending some time going through all of the various offers and here is a list of some great photography products on sale. If you are looking to do some shopping for yourself check out some of the deals below.
Kubota Image Tools - Kubota image tools makes some pretty awesome products. They have some great presets and learning tools and are running a cool promo for Cyber Monday. When you purchase any photoshop product in their store you will get $50 off each product plus give you a $50 gift card for a future purchase! You can check out all of their products here: http://kubotaimagetools.com/
1 Password - With more and more logins I have to keep track of every year I started to create strong password to keep everything secure. 1 Password has been a great tool for me to create really strong passwords and keep them saved for me. Check our our review of this application here: 1 Password Application Review. Also get more info on their apps here: https://agilebits.com/onepassword
Adorama – This year Adorama has some great deals on SSD drives. I upgraded my main drive this year to an SSD drive and have been amazed at the speed difference. If you are looking for a speed jump on your computer an SSD drive is awesome! If a 128GB drive is enough for you they have a 35% off savings on a Kingston drive here: 128 GB SSD drive
Also if you are looking for more CF cards get a Lexar 600x 16GB card for only $64.99! Over 50% off this is a pretty good deal. Lexar 16GB cards. . You can see all of their electronics deals here: Amazon Black Friday.
Craft and Vision – If you don’t know of Craft and Vision yet you have to check them out. They have an amazing collation of eBooks that are high quality and quick to read books. These books normally are $5 a pop so an incredible value. But for Friday the 25th only you can get 50% off some of the collections, bundles and gift coupons. craftandvision.com
Amazon – They are also getting into the Black Friday mix this year with a mix of camera and computer sales. Some of the offerings are for various point and shoot cameras, nothing that is really too crazy of a deal from everything I saw though. They do have some lightening deals and I saw a Delkin Devices DDMOUNT-SUCTION that could be cool to mount a small camera on your car.
SnapKnot – 20% Off 6 Months Diamond Membership: BLACK FRIDAY BLOWOUT. I have used this website for awhile to market my wedding business and highly recommend it, it’s a great way to get your business out there for a good value.
BD Mat Board - If you Mat and Frame a lot of your work this one might come in handy. http://www.bdmatboard.com/ is having a 20% sale on Black Friday. Just use the code “blackfriday” at checkout.
Capturing Couture - If you want to customize your camera and have a really nice, unique strap you should check out Capturing Couture. I have a strap here that I have been meaning to review and will try to get a full review posted by the end of the weekend. They offer really nice camera straps and bags. See all of their products at www.CapturingCouture.com and use “CCBFSHOP2011″ at checkout for 25% off.
Backdrop Express – They have a big collection of backdrops and lighting supplies and have a 20% sale off everything in the store! This is valid Friday only with the code “black20″. See all the backdrops at http://www.backdropexpress.com
Doug Gordon Workshops – Doug has some pretty awesome videos and from now until 11/26/11 everything in his store is 50% off! Check out all of his products here: Doug Gordon Store
Apple – And last but not least my favorite store. Apple always has a black friday sale and its the one time of the year to get a little price break on some Apple products. Here is a peek at what their deals will probably be on Black Friday.
Also as some of you know I have a few iPad and iPhone apps out. These are focused on some quick tips that you can help to improve your photography and are designed to help get newer photographers thinking a little different. For the Thanksgiving holiday these are all on sale for only $.99! A great deal for only a buck. You can check them out here:
Portrait Photography 101: A guide to taking better portraits iPhone
Portrait Photography 101: A guide to taking better portraits iPad
Wedding Photography 101 iPhone
Wedding Photography 101 iPad
I am working on adding additional content to these apps soon and love your feedback. Also if you like them I really appreciate a nice 5 star rating on iTunes That does help the app out and allows me to add more free content to the apps.
If there are any other deals that I missed let me know, just leave a comment below.
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