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Category Archives: Nikon D800

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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DxOMark: best lenses for the Nikon D800 camera

DxOMark listed the best lenses for the Nikon D800 DSLR camera in several different categories based on their DxOMark test score (see also part 2 and part 3):

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Nikon D800/D800E $200 price drop is back

The Nikon D800/D800E instant rebates are back. Adorama and Amazon (via J&R) already have their websites updated with the new pricing. B&H currently offers several different packages that includes also some additional freebies: Nikon D800 photography package Lowepro Rezo 170 AW camera shoulder bag SanDisk Extreme Pro 32 GB SDHC memory card Pearstone EN-EL15 Lithium-Ion […]

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“Broken Night” short film shot entirely on the Nikon D800 now available online

In November 2012 Nikon USA issued a press release about a new upcoming “beautiful horror movie” shot entirelly on the Nikon D800 camera. The short film “Broken Night” is now available online at brokennightmovie.com:

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Nikon D800 shooting Dexter

In September 2012 Nikon issued a press release about the D800 camera been used in the shooting of the television series “Wilfred” and “Dexter” by the TV networks FX and Showtime. Yesterday Studiodaily published a article where camera operator Eric Fletcher shares his experiences with the D800:

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