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Additional Nikon D750 specifications: 51 AF points, 8fps, 91k pixels RGB sensor

I received this screenshot from a website I will not mention online in order to keep the privacy of the individuals involved. I believe that the person who posted that is very close to Nikon and that he/she is talking about the upcoming D750 camera (there is no other 24MP Nikon camera with 51 AF […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #277

→ The Lomography Petzval lens for Nikon mount (see review) is now in stock. → The new Metz Mecablitz 64 AF-1 flash for Nikon cameras is now in stock at B&H and Adorama. → Price check: grey market (imported, no US warranty) Nikon D610 DSLR cameras now sell for around $1,500 on eBay (some listings were […]

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Backpacking around the world

Walter Chang (website | Tumblr | Instagram | Twitter) shares his experience on backpacking around the world for over 2 years and documenting his travels with Nikon equipment (first with D700 and then with D800, click on images for larger view): Discovering what we call home I started traveling when I quit my job back in September […]

Pyongyang, North Korea: Arirang Mass Games
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How to tell if a Nikon D810 camera has the thermal issue fix?

Firmware update C1.01 A reader send me a confirmation that Nikon updated the C firmware on his D810 camera to 1.01 in order to fix the thermal issue (white dots) during long exposures: Black dot in the tripod socket Several readers purchased a Nikon D810 from the last B&H shipment (see this post) and confirmed the presence of a […]

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Nikon already sees “signs of recovery” in North America, Asia and China in their Q&A of financial results

Nikon published their Q&A for the Q1 financial results. For the Imaging Business, Nikon already sees “signs of recovery” in North America, Asia and China. The company’s strategy for the next few months will be cost cutting, generating sales by introducing new products (D750, SB-500) and concentrating on promotional activities:

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The latest B&H shipment of Nikon D810 cameras does not have the thermal issue (white dots)

After it has been out of stock for a while, B&H just received a new shipment of Nikon D810 DSLRs and they confirmed to me that all cameras in their warehouse already have the fix for the thermal issue (white dots) during long exposures. I am curious if those “new” cameras will have a different firmware […]

Nikon D810 camera service advisory for thermal issue white dots
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Nikon will also announce a new SB-500 Speedlight flash

In addition to the D750 DSLR camera, Nikon will also announce a new SB-500 Speedlight flash. The SB-400 has already been listed as discontinued (previously reported here and here) and I think the new SB-500 will be its replacement. If you make a search on nikon.com for “SB-500″, you will see that at some point the flash was […]

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