The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (12.12.19)
Headlining our Deals of the Week, save 60% on a Joby GorillaPod 5K Kit.
This week in filmmaking deals: Save over $128 on an Inkeltech 18" 60W Dimmable LED Ring Light Kit and $500 on an 15" Apple MacBook Pro, with 16GM of RAM and 512GB of storage. Also, the beefy Joby GorillaPod 5K Kit is on sale for less than $80 (and it also comes with a Rig Upgrade) and the Manfrotto Compact Action Tripod Kit is on sale for just $49.99. Finally, Adorama is offering a special discount on the Canon XA45 4K UHD Pro Camcorder to bring the price down to $1699, saving customers $500.
The Inkeltech LED Ring Light Kit measures in at 18" and has 60W of brightness, is fully dimmable, and has a color temperature range between 3000-6000K. The kit also includes a smartphone holder and a stand on which to mount the ring light. You can get it now for $71.95.
If you're looking for a budget-friendly tripod, you might want to take a look at the Manfrotto Compact Action Tripod Kit. It features a lightweight design, a quick-release plate, and a special adapter for "higher-specification cameras. It usually retails for $78, but you can get it now for $49.99.
If you don't have a GorillaPod of some sort, you're really missing out. Right now, the Joby GorillaPod 5K Kit with Rig Upgrade is on sale for $79.95, down from $199.95, and it is built to handle larger mirrorless and DSLR cameras (up to 11lbs.), as well as five articulating arms that can wrap around things, stand up straight as a tabletop tripod, and mount accessories like lights, monitors, and mics.
The 15" Apple MacBook Pro may have gone the way of the dodo, but that doesn't mean that the ones that are still out on the market are not powerful machines capable for editing your projects. You can save $500 on the 9th gen space grey 15-incher that features 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage, as well as an 8-Core Intel Core i9 Processor, Touch Bar, Radeon Pro 560x Graphics, and much more. Get it now for $2299.
Adorama is running a special deal on the Canon XA45 4K UHD Pro Camcorder, which features a Canon 20x high-def optical zoom lens, 4K UHD CMOS Pro Image Sensor, dual SD card slots, slow and fast motion recording, and 3G-SDI output. Use the coupon code HOLIDAY20 to get the XA45 for $1699.