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Category Archives: Nikon D800

Backpacking around the world (part 2)


Here is an update from Walter Chang (website | Tumblr | Instagram | Twitter) who recently finished his three years backpacking trip around the world:  Last year I shared my story in a guest post with Nikon Rumors about backpacking around the world with Nikon gear. I finally finished my trip this past May and it spanned 3 […]

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More on the Nikon Free Maintenance Service Initiative and latest D750 service advisory

New Nikon D750 advisory - possible image shading from shutter

Nikon D800 Free Maintenance Service Initiative A reader sent me some more details on the Nikon Free Maintenance Service Initiative that was offered to selected D800/D800E, D700 and D7100 owners:

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Nikon D800E camera and photographer survive a bad car accident

Nikon D800E camera survives a bad car accident 3

Check out Scott Murray’s story on nikonites.com – the photographer and the camera are doing fine: Hey everyone I am alive. Here’s what happened, I was driving back after getting my car serviced, I stopped as some friends places and decided to hang back for some Milky Way shots as there is no moon. At around 0130 […]

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The “free maintenance service initiative” is sent only to D800, D800E, D700 and D7100 cameras owners

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Is the new D800 “free maintenance service initiative” just another Nikon recall?


Today Nikon sent out letters to selected D800 camera owners to participate in a free “Nikon Maintenance Service Initiative”. I am not sure if this is just another phrase for a recall or Nikon simply wants to test a large number of D800 units in order to determine if a certain issue is present. My guess is that […]

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New low price – refurbished Nikon D800: $1,699, D800E: $1,899


New low prices on refurbished Nikon D800/D800E cameras: Nikon D800: $1,699.88 Nikon D800E: $1,899.88

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Nikon warns again of “fraudulently modified” D610, D800E and D4s DSLR cameras


In addition to the 2014 service notice regarding “fake” D800E cameras, Nikon issued an update today and also included the D610 and D4s to the list of “fraudulently modified” DSLRs:

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