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

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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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Traveling in Bolivia with the Nikon D800 and no plan

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Traveling in Bolivia with the Nikon D800 and no plan is by Stephen Ironside (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram): In 2013, I realized I wanted to shift my business to a more commercial photography focus, and decided to stop booking weddings. The last wedding I had booked was a big one—a destination wedding in Bolivia, right after New Year in 2014.

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Capturing 8k video with the Nikon D800 camera (Quicklapse)

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Art Sanchez talks about Capturing 8k real time video with the Nikon D800 camera with a technique called Quicklapse that uses burst mode and custom intervalometer to bypass the 100 photos limit of the camera. My name is Art Sanchez. I am architecture and interior design photographer from Spain. I have recently teamed up with the award-winning director of photography […]

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Deal of the day: refurbished Nikon D800 camera for $1,779

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Cameta Camera is known to have the best deals on refurbished Nikon gear. Today they have a refurbished Nikon D800 DSLR for $1,779 and free shipping! This is a Nikon US refurbished camera and comes with US warranty. Cameta Camera is an authorized Nikon US dealer. Check all of their refurbished listings here. Update: an even lower price […]

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Why I think the rumored Nikon firmware update program is legit

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Two weeks ago I posted online a leaked Nikon USA press release about a new “I AM ADVANCING” program for Nikon DSLR owners where photographers will be able to download advanced firmware updates and add new functionality to their cameras. The official announcement was supposed to be on January 19th but it did not happen. Here […]

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Apparently there are fake Nikon D800E cameras out there

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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:

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Pushing the limits of the Nikon D800 flash sync speed

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Nikon technical specs for the D800 flash sync speed are: up to 1/250 sec, synchronizes with shutter at 1/320s or slower (flash range drops at speeds between 1/250 and 1/320s). A reader did some testing and sent me his findings on pushing the D800 flash sync limits – you can basically use the D800 with 1/400 sec […]

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