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Deal of the day: Nikon D4 for $2,995.95

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Adorama currently has refurbished Nikon D4 cameras for $2,995.95 with free shipping (lowest price so far). This deal is available on their website and on their eBay store. Only 3 units were left at the time of this post. The cameras are refurbished by Nikon USA and come with 90 days USA warranty.

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Nikon Capture NX-D 1.2.1, ViewNX-i 1.0.1 and Picture Control Utility 2.1.1 released with support for the D810A camera

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Nikon released new versions of Capture NX-D, ViewNX-i and Picture Control Utility 2 - all three products now support the D810A camera. Here are the download links:

Products Version
Capture NX-D Ver.1.2.1
ViewNX-i Ver.1.0.1
Picture Control Utility 2 Ver.2.1.1

Change log:

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Firmware updates v1.10 for the Nikon 1 V3 camera and v2.4 for the UT-1 communication unit released

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Nikon released firmware update for the Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera with support for the Camera Control Pro 2 v2.22.0 software, allowing the following operations to be performed:

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Nikon apologizes for not being able to keep up with the Coolpix P900 demand

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Nikon Japan issues an official apology on their website for not being able to keep up with the demand for the Coolpix P900 camera that has been out of stock for months. Nikon promised to speed-up the production, but did not give a specific availability date.

UPDATE: the Nikon P900 camera is currently in stock at BestBuy.

You can see the 83x zoom capabilities (2000mm) of the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera in this post.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #316

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→ White Knight Press has released its newest camera guide book: Photographer’s Guide to the Nikon Coolpix P610: Getting the Most from Nikon’s Superzoom Digital Camera.

Topaz Simplify plugin is 30% off till the end of May.

→ New Gariz Alcantara AT-DFCG half case for Nikon Df camera announced.

New Meyer Optik Goerlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 lens for Nikon mount is coming soon. The company also announced the opening of a new subsidiary in the US - Meyer Optik USA Inc.

The Nikon Coolpix P900 is expected to be in stock on... August 3rd.

Nikon UK summer cashback offers
Nikon UK summer cashback offers are now live.

→ The latest Nikon deals (updated weekly):

Refurbished (US warranty) Grey market (no US warranty)
Nikon D3100 two lens kit: $269.99
Nikon D3200$279
Nikon D3300 two lens kit$519
Nikon D2x: $999.95
Nikon D610: $1,149.95
Nikon D800E$1998.88
Nikon D4s: $5,549.95↓
Nikon 70-200mm f/4G: $1,199.95
Nikon 50mm f/1.8G: $179.96
Nikon D7200$899↓
Nikon Df: $2,2249.95
Full US warranty
Nikon WP-N1 waterproof housing for J1: 96.95 ($650 off)
Nikon D3300 two lens kit + free wireless adapter: $596.95
Nikon D610 with free MB-D14 grip at Adorama & B&H
Nikon D750 with free 12 months CC subscription
Nikon D750/D610 with free Shure VP83 microphone
Nikon Df with free GP-1A GPS & WU-1a wireless adapters
Nikon D810 with 24-120mm f/4 lens is now $900 off
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art lens: $799.99
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art lens: $769.99

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Gary Yost on shooting infrared music video underwater with a Nikon D200 and D5200 IR converted cameras

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In this guest posts Gary Yost (www.garyyost.com) will share his experience on shooting infrared music video underwater with a Nikon D200 and D5200 IR converted cameras. See also his previous posts on the "Hawaiian Tree Bones” infrared time-lapse and the Full Moon Pacific Blanket time-lapse videos.

The SF-based band Yassou Benedict came to me in June of 2014 and asked me to help them make a music video for a new song that needed strong visuals. I hadn’t heard the song yet, but co-founder Lilie Bytheway-Hoy was clear about wanting a unique visual style for the piece. “Unique” in the music video field is a tall order, but I already had a converted D200 from a few years back and I’d been experimenting with a recently IR-converted Nikon D5200 for a time-lapse project that I wanted to accomplish that summer in Hawaii. So I suggested that we do some tests. We got together at my house and took the camera and a slider into my backyard to see what we could do.

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Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 and 35mm f/2 lenses for Nikon F mount coming later this year

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A quick update on the upcoming Yongnuo lenses for Nikon F mount - 50mm f/1.8 and 35mm f/2 versions will be released later this year:

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