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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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Top 10 NikonRumors posts for September 2015

Nikon-Rumors-Zoltar Nikkor 200-500mm f:5.6E ED VR Fijin-D-F-L001-vacuum-cleaner-in-a-lens-concept-5
Nikon-D5-DSLR-camera-logo Blue iceberg on Svalbard – – Nikon D4s, 200-500mm @ 260mm, 1/1600sec, f/8 and ISO 1250 Nikon 24mm f:1.8G ED lens 4
Zeiss-Milvus-lenses Tamron-SP-35mm-and-45mm-f1.8-Di-VC-USD-lenses-for-Nikon-F-mount-2 Nikon LPG-001 LCD glass protector for D750, D810, Df and D4s cameras
These are the top 10 most visited NikonRumors posts for September, 2015:

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Does the iPhone 6S takes better video than the Nikon D750 camera?

Fstoppers published a controversial video "The iPhone 6s Takes Better Video Than My Professional Nikon DSLR" (the DSLR in question was the Nikon D750). They basically compared the 4k footage from the latest iPhone 6s (down-sampled to 1080p) to the 1080p footage from the Nikon D750. Their conclusion? The iPhone won:

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Nikon launched a new astrophotography website

Nikon launched a new website called "Step into the world of astrophotography, with a Nikon camera". Some of the discussed topics are:

  • Step into the world of astrophotography with Nikon
  • Recommended NIKKOR lenses
  • Astrophotography: a primer
  • An array of stars awaits your challenge
  • Advanced steps: with an astronomical telescope
  • Message for beginners, from an astrophotographer

In addition to the D810A, Nikon also recommends the Nikon 1 J5 and P900 cameras for astrophotography:


Press release:

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Updated list of rumored Nikon D5 specifications


Here is an updated list of rumored Nikon D5 specifications:

  • New 20MP FX sensor
  • New focusing module with larger coverage and 107 or 173 autofocus points (I am getting conflicting reports on that one)
  • Native high ISO of 102,400
  • 15 fps
  • Body design similar to the D4s
  • 4K video 60/30fps
  • Full HD slow motion
  • Announcement expected in early 2016
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Get the N-Photo’s special 50th issue for free


For a limited time you can get the N-Photo's special 50th issue for free (offer ends October 31st, 2015):

  1. Download the N-Photo app form iTunes: iPhone | iPad.
  2. Tap Help, select How do I download my Reward? and follow the link.
  3. Enter the voucher code RUMOR50.
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Weekly Nikon news flash #334

→ New Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E reviews: feddestudios.comjesuiseiamnikon, DCwatch and Shottobits.Using mobile phone Raspberry Pi camera sensor with Nikon lenses
→ Using mobile phone Raspberry Pi camera sensor with Nikon lenses.

→ The latest Nikon deals:


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