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Available third party software solutions based on Nikon’s SDK


Here are some of the third party Nikon software solutions I have covered over the years. I believe most (if not all) of them are based on Nikon’s SDK. Almost all of them are free: Nikon Camera Control software (tethering, remote camera control and more) DigiCamControl (open source tethering software) Nikontrol 3K (remote control for PC)

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Nikon 1 J5 camera tested at DxOMark


DxOMark tested the Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera. This is their conclusion:

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Grey market Nikon D810 now $2,099.99


I believe this is a new low price for a grey market Nikon D810 DSLR camera – currently listed on eBay for $2,099.99. Limited quantities available (186 sold so far), free shipping, 30 days return policy, 1 year store warranty.

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Did Nikon increase the price of lenses in the US?


It seems that Nikon quietly increased the prices of many (all?) Nikkor lenses in the US at the end of June – here are few examples sent by a reader who actually tracks the prices over time (based on B&H listings): Nikkor AF line: 24-85mm f/2.8-4: $670 to $742 80-200mm f/2.8: $1,099 to $1,222 16mm f/2.8 […]

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First Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens review is out


The Czech blog nikonblog.cz (I believe this is an official Nikon website) published their review of the Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens ($1,066.95) which includes full sized JPEG and RAW files available for download. Form the above pictures you can also see the new lens hood design I reported about last month. Update: more reviews of the […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #322


First a quick note: I will be traveling in the next 2 weeks and will have limited Internet service. Some email responses and posts might be slightly delayed. → The Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 macro lens for Nikon F mount is now available for pre-order at B&H. → New free Nikon battery grip offer in […]

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The latest Nikon deals


Here are the latest Nikon deals for this week – some of the highlights are: grey market D4s for $3,999 (new low price), D750 for $1,499 and a refurbished Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G lens for $1,499 ($500 off) – maybe Nikon already started to clear their inventory in order to make space for the new version: Refurbished […]

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