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Category Archives: Nikon D800

This “Nikon D800x super kit” camera sculpture is huge

It took a Nikon fan from Taiwan one year to create this XL version of the Nikon D800 camera. The creation (sculpture?) is called “D800x super kit” and has a detachable battery grip, 14-24mm lens and an illuminated top panel.  The camera, lens and box are all hand-made. The details are amazing – from the […]

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Guest post: Nikon D4 and D800 audio levels

While we are entering the slow summer months (Nikon seldom announces major products during that time), I have prepared several guest posts to keep us entertained. Today’s article by Otto Peter is on the audio levels of the Nikon D4 and D800 DSLR cameras (check also Otto’s previous guest post on how to modify the Yongnuo RF603N wireless remote […]

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Nikon published an updated list of recommended lenses for the D800E camera

When the D800/E cameras were announced last year, Nikon released a technical guide which contained a list of recommended lenses for the D800E model (page 16). Several new lenses were announced since and recently Nikon published an updated new list of “lenses that offer excellent resolution” for the D800E:

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Nikon savings and rebates for April

The Nikon instant lens rebates are now gone. Those the available Nikon instant savings and rebates for the month of April in the US: Most of the Nikon DSLR bundle savings are still active. Some of the lenses were removed from the promotion. Amazon has a slightly different offers. Nikon D7100 kit $100 instant saving + 2% in rewards is still ongoing. […]

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Nikon releases new firmware upgrades for the D600 and D800 cameras

Update: the D800E A:1.01 / B:1.02 firmware updated can be downloaded here. April 1st is now gone and I can finally post some “real” news: Nikon just released firmware upgrades C:1.01 for the D600 and A:1.01 / B:1.02  for the D800 DSLR cameras. One of the main D600 improvement is the 100% HDMI output. Unfortunately, Nikon still did not […]

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DxOMark: best lenses for the Nikon D800 camera (part 3, wide angle lenses)

DxOMark published their third part on best wide angle lenses for the Nikon D800 camera (see part 1 and part 2). As you would expect “normal” wide angle prime lenses performed better than ultra wide and zoom lenses. Here are the top rated lenses grouped by lens type:

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Deal of the day: get 6% back in rewards when you purchase Nikon D4, D800 body or D600 kit from Amazon

The Nikon deals get better and better every day. Amazon is currently offering 6% back in rewards when you purchase Nikon D4, D800/D800E body or the D600 kit which translate to $360 in rewards for the D4 ($167 for the D800). This savings comes on top of the already existing $200 off for the D800 body/D600 kit. Check […]

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