Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 105mm f/2D lens listed as discontinued

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The Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 105mm f/2D lens is listed as "Discontinued by manufacturer" at Amazon.com:

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The lens is still not listed as discontinued on the official Nikon website and is still available in stock in all major US retailers (B&H, Adorama). Nikon USA is "Temporarily out of inventory".

Update: Nikon UK confirmed that the AF DC-NIKKOR 105mm f/2D lens is no longer in production (thanks Harv):

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Tamron patents a 115mm f/1.4 VC lens

Tamron 115mm f:1.4 VC lens patent
Tamron filed a patent in Japan for a 115mm f/1.4 VC full frame DSLR lens. Here are the details:

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New $100 price drop on refurbished Nikon D750 cameras

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The price of refurbished Nikon D750 cameras dropped by another $100 to $1,599.95 at Adorama and eBay ($400 off the regular price of $1,996.95 and $50 cheaper than the grey market version). Few other refurbished listings:

Refurbished Nikon gear is also sold at AmazonB&HCameta Camera and BuyDig.

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED lens now shipping, first unboxing video

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Stjørdal Foto in Norway received their first Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED lens and sent me few pictures and the first unboxing video:

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Nikon Distortion Control Data version 2.015 released

Nikon Distortion Control Data version 2
Today Nikon released Distortion Control Data version 2.015 that can be downloaded here.

Compatible cameras - the following cameras support distortion control lens data version 2.000 from the firmware versions shown:

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New Nikon wireless remote controller registered in Indonesia

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A new Nikon wireless remote controller with the code name N1544 was registered at the Indonesian Communications Agency. The controller will be made in China and will most likely be for a new Nikon camera that will be announced at Photokina.

There are already two cameras recently registered at the Indonesian Communications Agency: N1546 and N1538.

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