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The new Lee Filters SW150 MK II filter system is now available

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The new Lee Filters SW150 MK II filter system is now available for purchase on Amazon US, Amazon UK and eBay. The price is $230 (the first SW150 version costed $425). The UK price is £150. Additional information on the new SW150 MK II can be found at leefilters.com:

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Flashback: the Nikon Coolwalker MSV-01 offered 30GB of picture storage back in 2004

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A reader sent me a link to this used product listing at B&H. It’s probably something most of you don’t even remember – a Nikon Coolwalker MSV-01 30GB stand-alone data storage unit that was introduced back in 2004. The device has a 2.5″ TFT color LCD display with 117,600 pixels and accepts CompactFlash and MicroDrive (SD […]

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Nikon 1 V2 firmware update 1.21 released

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Nikon released firmware update 1.21 for the Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera that fixes an issue when using Eye-Fi memory cards: Fixed issue that caused Eye-Fi wireless upload to stop functioning if a control other than the movie-record button was used to end filming when movies were being recorded to an Eye-Fi card.

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Deal of the day: Nikon 1 J4 with 10-30 lens, WP-N3 underwater case, Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 for $349 *UPDATED*

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BuyDig has a special on the Nikon 1 J4 mirrorless camera: you will get all the following items for $399 $349 (over $600 in savings): Nikon 1 J4 mirrorless camera (reg. price for kit: $375) 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom lens Nikon WP-N3 waterproof case (reg. price: $515) 32GB SDHC high speed memory card (around […]

Nikon 1 J4 with 10-30 lens WP-N3 underwater case Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 for $399
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New instant savings: up to $300 off Zeiss ZF.2 lenses for Nikon DSLR cameras

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Zeiss has new instant savings (up to $300) on selected ZF.2 lenses for Nikon F mount. You can see the full list at B&H and Adorama. Otus lenses are not part of this offer.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #315

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→ Nikkor 300mm f/2 ED IF AIS lens listed on eBay for $23,900. → Made In Japan: inside the Nikon Tochigi lens factory. → Nikon’s stock tumbled 11% after the company slashed their financial targets. → Nikon Corp. rating increased to hold. → The latest Nikon deals (updated weekly): Refurbished (US warranty) Grey market (no US warranty) Nikon […]

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Heartography: Nikon created a pho-dog-grapher by attaching a heart rate triggered camera to a dog

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Grizzler became the first canine photographer with a little bit of help from Nikon – they developed a device that turns emotions into photographs by using the dog’s heart rate to trigger the camera. You can see some of the pictures taken by Grizzler in this video from Nikon Asia:

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