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Nikon’s software compatibility with Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Nikon released their standard compatibility update plan for Mac OS X version 10.11 (El Capitan). Here is the list of supported and not-supported products (testing not completed yet):

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New price drop for the Nikon D810 and D750 cameras *UPDATED*

There is a new price drop on the Nikon D810 and D750 cameras in the US for the month of October:

I believe there are few other new price drops, but I do not have the details since B&H and Adorama are currently closed (see all current Nikon DSLR rebates at B&H and Adorama).

Update: the new Nikon combo rebates for October are now live (expire 10/31/2015).

The latest refurbished and grey market Nikon deals:

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DIY solution for using Nikkor G lenses on Nikon film SLR cameras

A reader sent me this DIY solution for using modern Nikkor G lenses on manual Nikon film SLR cameras like the FE or FM2 (it solves the lack of aperture ring problem):

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Weekly Nikon news flash #335

→ First neoprene lens protection and camouflage cover for the Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E lens now available in the UK. Update: here is the LensCoat version.

Nikkor 24-70mm f:2.8E ED VR
→ Shipping dates for the already delayed Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lens:

Check also the new review posted by mobile01.

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Nikon AF vs. Fuji XF lenses size comparison

I don't have a guest post for this weekend, but a reader sent me an interesting picture comparing the size of the older full frame Nikon AF (D) lenses with the new "modern" APS-C Fuji XF mirrorless lenses (click for larger view):


picture credit: Yannick Khong

Obviously the new Nikon AF-S lenses are bigger but the old AF (D) models are still available and they are dirt cheap compared to the Fuji XF lenses.

Another reader sent me some interesting stats on Nikkor lenses:

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Tamron SP 35mm and 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lenses for Nikon now shipping

The new Tamron SP 35mm and 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lenses for Nikon F mount (see reviews) are now shipping and are currently in stock in the US at Amazon and B&H (Adorama will get them soon). European readers can check availability at WEXAmazon UKAmazon Germany and Fotohanskeuzekamp.

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The Nikon Museum will open on October 17, 2015 in Japan

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Nikon was established in 1917 and in two years it will celebrate its 100th anniversary. In connection with that, the new Nikon Museum will open on October 17, 2015 on the second floor of Nikon head office building in Shinagawa. Admission is free. Additional information and photos from the exhibitions:

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