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Nikon reached a settlement for the patent infringement lawsuit against Sigma

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Nikon reports that it reached a settlement for the patent infringement lawsuit against Sigma filed in Japan in 2011. The amount of the settlement Nikon received from Sigma was not disclosed:

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New Nikon D4s firmware update C 1.20 released

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Nikon released a new firmware update C 1.20 for the D4s DSLR camera. Here is the change log:

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New Nikon full frame mirrorless camera on the horizon

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Nikon is rumored to be currently working on a new full frame mirrorless camera. Here is what I know so far: full frame camera mirrorless / mirrorless-styled the camera will be small (about the same size as the Olympus E-M1) no EVF regular F mount currently being field tested the official announcement is expected in late 2015 […]

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Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens for Nikon mount now shipping

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The Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens for Nikon mount is now shipping – the above pictures was sent by a reader in Austria who just received the lens from his local Foto Schneider Baden store (thanks Erich). In the US, Amazon currently is showing that the lens is in stock by third party resellers (fulfilled by […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #311

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→ New: Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 full frame lens for Nikon F mount. → The latest Nikon Coolpix AW130 waterproof camera is finally in stock. → This animated GIF that shows the design evolution of Nikon cameras over the years. Read more at eBay’s blog (via Petapixel). → The latest Nikon deals (updated weekly): Refurbished Nikon D3200: $279 Refurbished Nikon D3300 two […]

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Back to Ethiopia by Dino Brusco

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Back to Ethiopia is by Dino Brusco. The trip took place in April-May, 2014 (click on images for larger view): Good morning everyone. Before approaching this trip, let me briefly introduce myself. I’m 40 yrs old, live in Northern Italy and photography became my passion since April 25th, 2004 when – thanks to a mistake, I did something “different”, […]

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Nikon offers firmware update fix for the VR issues found in the Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens

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Nikon is now offering a firmware update for the VR issues found in early shipments of the Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens (serial number under 205101). The problem: when shooting at around 1/125 or lower shutter speeds with a D8xx cameras, handheld shots with the VR OFF were much sharper than the shots taken with the […]

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