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Difference between Nikon’s fluorite lens and fluorine coating

Many readers (including myself) were initially confused between Nikon’s fluorite lens and fluorine coat. Here are how both terms are described on Nikon’s website:

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Nikon D750 1.01 and D810 1.02 C firmware updates released

Nikon released new firmware updates for the D750 and D810 DSLR cameras:

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Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* ZF.2 lens for Nikon F mount now in stock

The Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* ZF.2 lens for Nikon F mount is now in stock for the first time at B&H and by third party resellers at Amazon. DxOMark labeled the Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 lens as the best performing portrait lens ever tested. Technical information and sample images can be found […]

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Apparently there are fake Nikon D800E cameras out there

Nikon Europe issued a service notice regarding fraudulently modified D800 to D800E DSLR cameras. After the D810 announcement, D800/E prices have dropped significantly – if you are buying a used D800E camera, make sure to check the camera model inside the menu – don’t trust the outside markings:

Fake Nikon D800E DSLR cameras
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Interesting: Nikon filed a patent for a full frame mirrorless lens

Nikon filed a patent in Japan for a new 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 VR full frame mirrorless lens. I do not remember seeing something similar in the past. Could there be a new FX system on the horizon for 2015? Nikon already had an AF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6D lens designed for DSLR cameras that has been discontinued for a […]

Nikon 28-80mm f:3.5-5.6 VR lens patent
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Nikon D7200 rumored specifications

Here are the rumored Nikon D7200 specifications: New 24MP APS-C sensor Nikon D750 styled body with a tilting screen Expeed 4 processor MultiCAM 3500DX2 autofocus system 51 AF points Built-in Wi-Fi 6fps Buffer: 16 RAW+JPG Video: 1080p @60 and 720p @120 (not sure about 4k) Video aperture will be adjustable during live view Expected announcement […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #293

  → Adobe released Camera Raw 8.7.1 (download links: Mac | Windows) with support for the Tokina AT-X 12-24mm f/4 PRO DX and Tokina AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO FX VCM-S lenses for Nikon F mount. → Nikon Australia has a free My Nikon Life Magazine available on iTunes. → The $300 off the Nikon D810 and $500 off the […]

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