Over the years Black Friday has become a harder thing to keep track of as brands and retailers start their deals at various times, often long before Black Friday.
If you’re reading this and it’s not quite Friday the 29th, then there may be more deals to come. Sometimes I am made aware of deals, but given embargo times that prevent me from sharing them before that time. So, check out what’s on the page already, but come back to the page regularly this week, and particularly on Friday, Saturday and Sunday if you want to make sure you’ve seen it all.
I promise some awesome deals have not yet been revealed!
The Big Stores
- Amazon’s Black Friday photography deal page
- B&H Photo’s Black Friday deals: Canon / Nikon / Sony / Fuji / Panasonic / Olympus / Everything Else (worldwide shipping)
- Adorama (USA) (Canon specific page here)
- Henry’s (Canada)
- WEX (UK)
Particularly notable deals from these stores:
- Save $340 on Sony A7R III – offer ends midnight on Nov 27th
- Save $200 on Sony A7 III – offer ends midnight on Nov 27th
- Save up to $600 on Canon 5D Mark IV
- Save up to $600 on Canon 6D Mark II
- Save $300 on Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8 L II
- Save $300 on Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8 L III
- Save $200 on Canon EOS M50 Kit with 15-45mm lens
- 1-Day Pelican case blowout sale at B&H Photo. Save up to $150
- Save up to $1100 on Zeiss Lenses
- Save $400 on the Olympus OM-D EM-1 Mark II
- Save $400 on the Olympus OM-D EM-1X
B&H Photo 0% Financing Special
B&H Photo is offering 0% financing deals over 6-month, 12-month and 24-month periods. This option is only available for purchases made before December 2nd! How about 2-years to pay off that camera or lens you have always wanted, at no additional cost?
As well as totally revamping the entire Everyday Series of camera bags this week, Peak Design also have some great deals.
- Save 15% on camera straps
- Save 15% on the Capture Clip
- Save 20% on the old V1 Everyday bags
- Save 10% on the Travel Bag series
Think Tank Photo / MindShift Gear
Note: This deal runs from November 29th to December 2nd.
The Photocross Sling is a great adventure and outdoor photography bag that I have reviewed in the past. Get it during the Black Friday sale for a huge 40% discount while supplies last.
On top of the discount, you’ll also get a free gift that you can select at checkout, as long as you visit their site through one of my links, like this one.
Formatt Hitech Filters
Save an additional 20% on all products in the Formatt Hitech stores with coupon ShutterMuse20:
- Use coupon code LRBF19 to save 30% at LensRentals.com
Use the code HOLIDAY25 to save 25% on your cans of atmospheric fog in a can from Atmosphere Aerosol. Perfect for dramatic portrait photography.
Tragopan Photography Blinds
Every wildlife photographer should know about Tragopan. They make the best portable photography blinds in the business, as well as a variety of other cool accessories for avid outdoor shooters. This year they have several Black Friday deals that start at midnight on the 27th:
- Save 15% on the Avocet Tripod Waders
- Up to $25 off the new Tragopan V6 hide
- Free screen doors for the Monal V2 hide
Aquatech Water Housings
I absolutely love my Aquatech underwater housing so I’m pleased to be able to recommend these products and share a great deal. I’m definitely going to pick up some more gear myself from this one! they even have a 20% discount on the brand new housing for the Sony A7RIV, a housing that only became available this week!
- Save 20% off the latest underwater housings
- Save 20-60% off AxisGo iPhone housings
- Save 20% off housing accessories
- Save 20% off lens ports
Skylum is running a fantastic bundle deal for Luminar 4. The deal runs until December 2nd.
Skylum Luminar 4 Black Friday Bundle Pricing:
- Bundle #1 (US$79) – Luminar 4 + 2 bonuses of your choice
- Bundle #2 (US$99) – Luminar 4 + 5 bonuses of your choice
- Bundle #3 (US$129) – Luminar 4 + All bonuses
List of bonuses:
- PDF Expert – $80 value
- Look Packs (Skylum) with free presets – US$50 value
- Rocky Nook free book of your choice – US$44.99 value
- Clipchamp 3-month subscription to the Create account – US$30 value
- Xpozer discount – US$75 value
- ViewBug 1-year Pro plan – US$118 value
- Envira Gallery Basic plan + 30% off other plans – US$29 value + up to US$90 discount
The Black Friday Bundle will include the AI Suite (Adjust AI, DeNoise AI, Gigapixel AI, JPEG to RAW AI, Mask AI, and Sharpen AI) as well as Studio 2 for just $299. That’s over 50% off!
Important notes about this deal: Users will only pay for what they don’t own!! This is very cool, and I applaud Topaz for doing this because it means loyal existing customers still get a great deal and aren’t paying for things twice. Awesome. Read on…
- If you own one or more of the Topaz AI Products or Topaz Studio 2, your bundle price will be even lower than $299.
- Find out your exclusive bundle price at topazlabs.com/blackfriday. Make sure you’re logged in to see your exclusive price!
Capture One Pro
Note: This offer ends at 11:59 pm on December 1st
Save 30 % on all Capture One products (including bundles, upgrades and subscriptions) when using coupon code BLACK-FRIDAY-19
As a double benefit, customers can get a FREE upgrade to Capture One 20, if they purchase any of the below-listed products! The products that include a Free Upgrade:
- Capture One Pro 12, perpetual
- Capture One Pro 12 perpetual + 3 Styles
- Capture One Pro 12 perpetual + 6 Styles
- Capture One Pro Fujifilm 12 perpetual
- Capture One Pro Fujifilm 12 perpetual + 3 Styles
- Capture One Pro Fujifilm 12 perpetual + 6 Styles
- Capture One Pro 12 (for Sony) perpetual
- Capture One Pro 12 (for Sony) perpetual + 3 Styles
- Capture One Pro 12 (for Sony) perpetual + 6 Styles
Get a HUGE pack of bonus extras when you upgrade to Photo RAW 2020 during Black Friday Week! ON1 product owners like you can use promo code BF10 to get an additional $10 off your upgrade.
With version 2020 you get AI Auto Tone and AI Match, powerful new filters like Weather, Channel Mixer, Color Balance and Sun Flare, massive speed and performance gains, and much more.
- Get perfectly Clear for only $59 (regular $!29)
Forget about buying extra hard drives/cloud storage and “Startup disk almost full” warnings during editing. Dotphoton Raw is the first dedicated RAW image optimization app for pro photographers. With 30+ top cameras supported and quantum tech under the hood, it allows RAW file size reduction by up to 5 times, while preserving the full raw dynamic range and resolution of your images.
- Save 25% between now and December 5th using coupon code BLACKFRIDAY
Watermarking Your Images
Note: This will be a very short term deal so act now! It ends at 9 PM GMT on Nov 30th. Hurry!
Using a professional-looking watermark on your images is something that I believe is important. In the past, I have reviewed a cool service called Photologo, which make hand-drawn signature logos to use as watermarks. You can read my review here.
For Black Friday, Photologo is offering up to an additional 30% discount on their services. That means you can get your own unique logo for just $29.99.
Only for a few hours, you can get:
- A Brand New Photologo – 25% OFF – $29.99 (Normally $39.99)
- Photologo Initials Edition – 20% OFF – $27.99 (Normally $34.99)
- Photologo Extension Kit – 30% OFF – $69.99 (Normally $99.99)
I’m a big fan of creating photography websites with WordPress. If you are too, then these WordPress deals might be of interest to you:
- Envira Gallery – The best WordPress gallery plugin (I use it on my portfolio). Save 50% with coupon code save50 for first time customers, and 30% discount on upgrades with coupon code UPGRADE30
- Bluehost have website hosting for as little as $2.95/month
- WP-Rocket – Speed up your WordPress website and save 35%.
- OptinMonster – The best WordPress plugin for getting email newsletter subscribers (we use it). Save 35%.
- Elegant Themes – My favourite WordPress themes. Crazy deals and $500,000 in prizes to give away.
- WPForms – The best form maker plugin for WordPress is 60% off.
Photography e-commerce with Stripe and PayPal built-in. Sell digital downloads, prints, photo proofing and so much more. Grab one of the most powerful and popular WordPress gallery plugins ever, at 40% off.
- Now featuring automated print fulfillment!
Pixpa makes all-in-one portfolio websites for photographers and other creators. For Black Friday this year, they are offering a significant 50% discount.
Create your portfolio website on Pixpa and get 50% OFF for the first year on all plans. Claim your discount with coupon code – BFSHUTTER50 before 31st December 2019.
If you don’t want the added complexity of WordPress websites and want to keep it simple, SmugMug has a 40% discount on their websites. This includes the unlimited plan which gives you unlimited online storage, so it’s also a good backup option as well as a great way to build a website.