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Category Archives: Nikon D3s

Some D4/D3s/D800 size comparisons

Those are some Nikon D4/Nikon D3s comparisons sent in by readers (thanks broxibear and durasnti): and with the Nikon D800 (thanks anon):

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Nikon D3 on the ISS

The above video is an interview with astronaut Mike Fossum about the images he took on board of the ISS with a Nikon D3 camera. Here is the actual timelapse video:

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Nikon D3s listed as “out of production”

The Nikon D3s is listed as “out of production” on this Romanian store. My understanding is that F64 is a reputable authorized Nikon dealer and the the biggest photography equipment retailer in Romania.

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Nikon USA increases refurbished camera prices

Nikon USA just raised the prices for some of their refurbished DSLR cameras (I am not sure about lenses). Some examples: Nikon D3s refurbished price went up from $4,159.96 to $4,679.96 (new D3s costs $5,199.95) Nikon D3x refurbished price went up from $6,399,96 to $7,199.96 (new D3x costs $7,999.00) Nikon D700 refurbished price went up from $2,150 to $2,429.96 (new D700 costs $2,699.95)

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You have another month to upgrade your Nikon D3 buffer

The Nikon D3 buffer upgrade was introduced back in July of 2008. Today Nikon announced that the service will be discontinued on July 20th, 2011. If you own a D3, you have another month to perform the upgrade:

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Yes, this Nikon D3 is still working

The next few weeks will be slow on rumors and I have scheduled some new guest posts and giveaways. In the mean time enjoy this: This “muddy” Nikon D3 picture was published on flickr. I contacted the photographer and this is his story: “That was from one of my avian photography sorties. I use a […]

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Nikon D3s camera falls from a motorcycle, continues to shoot

Shahrizan Jeffri Aziz dropped his Nikon D3s with a 300mm f/2.8 lens from a motorcycle while shooting the Le Tour Langkawi in Malaysia. Only the battery door and the burst mode were broken. With the help of some duct tape, the camera continued to work. Later in the race, the D3s was also exposed to rain […]

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