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Nikon USA announces “I AM GENERATION IMAGE” campaign

Nikon USA announced today a new "I AM GENERATION IMAGE" campaign (iamgenerationimage.com) with the hope to persuade smartphone millennial consumers to upgrade to a Nikon camera:

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New low price: grey market Nikon D610 is now $1,199.99

After the last price drop, a brand new grey market Nikon D610 is now listed for $1,199.99 on eBay (with free shipping, limited quantity available).

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Nikon F3-P camera parts diagram

Nikon F3-P Parts Diagram 3
Nikon F3-P Parts Diagram 2
This is a Nikon F3-P camera parts diagram poster that was probably used in repair/service facilities:

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Adobe Lightroom 5.7 released with Nikon D750 support

Adobe released Lightroom 5.7 with support for the Nikon D750 camera and the following F-mount lenses:

  • Nikon AF-S 20mm f/1.8G ED ($796.95)
  • Nikon AF-S 400mm f2.8E FL ED VR ($11,996.95)
  • Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM C014 ($579)
  • Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S014 ($1,999)
  • Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX-II 11-16mm f/2.8 ($525)
  • Voigtlander SL 40mm f/2 Ultron ASPH ($489)
  • Voigtlander SL 40mm f/2 Ultron ASPH close-up lens ($45)
  • Zeiss Otus 1.4/85 ZF.2 ($4,490)

Download links:

The latest Adobe Lightroom 5.7 also supports tethered capture for Nikon D4s and Nikon D810 cameras.

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New Nikon 24mm f/1.8 lens on the horizon

In addition to a new DX camera, Nikon is rumored to announce a new 24mm f/1.8 lens in 2015 - most likely in the January-February timeframe for the CES or CP+ shows. With a performance close to the f/1.4 versions and for a fraction of the price, the f/1.8 lenses have been a huge success for Nikon and it is not a surprise if they decided to expand their current f/1.8 line (20mm, 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm).

Nikon currently has four 24mm lenses: Nikkor AF-S 24mm f/1.4G EDNikkor AF 24mm f/2.8DNikkor AIS 24mm f/2.8 and Nikkor PC-E 24mm f/3.5D ED.

Sigma is also preparing to announce a new 24mm f/1.4 lens soon (they already have a 24mm f/1.8 lens).

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Third party battery grip for Nikon D750 camera: Pixel Vertax D16

Pixel announced a new battery grip for the recently released Nikon D750 DSLR camera (the Nikon versions costs $369.95). The grip is currently in stock at Amazon for $89.36. Additional information on the third party grip is available here and here.

The original Nikon MB-D16 battery grip just started shipping and is currently available only on eBay (check availability at B&H | Adorama | Amazon).

More Pixel Vertax D16 pictures:

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More Nikon patents for telephoto lenses with fluorite (FL) coating

Nikon filed more patents for telephoto lenses with fluorite element - the list of future FL lenses now matches exactly the rumor I reported few months ago with the exception of the 200-400mm f/4 lens.

Here are the upcoming Nikkor FL lenses described in the latest Nikon patent filed recently in Japan:

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