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Available third party software solutions based on Nikon’s SDK

Nikon Digital Imaging Product software development kits SDK
Here are some of the third party Nikon software solutions I have covered over the years. I believe most (if not all) of them are based on Nikon's SDK. Almost all of them are free:

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Nikon Camera Control software (tethering, remote camera control and more)

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DigiCamControl (open source tethering software)

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Nikontrol 3K (remote control for PC)

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Nikon 1 J5 camera tested at DxOMark

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DxOMark tested the Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera. This is their conclusion:

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Grey market Nikon D810 now $2,099.99

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I believe this is a new low price for a grey market Nikon D810 DSLR camera - currently listed on eBay for $2,099.99. Limited quantities available (186 sold so far), free shipping, 30 days return policy, 1 year store warranty.

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Did Nikon increase the price of lenses in the US?

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It seems that Nikon quietly increased the prices of many (all?) Nikkor lenses in the US at the end of June - here are few examples sent by a reader who actually tracks the prices over time (based on B&H listings):

Nikkor AF line:

Nikkor AF-S line:

Nikkor DX line:

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First Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens review is out

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The Czech blog nikonblog.cz (I believe this is an official Nikon website) published their review of the Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens ($1,066.95) which includes full sized JPEG and RAW files available for download.

Form the above pictures you can also see the new lens hood design I reported about last month.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #322

First a quick note: I will be traveling in the next 2 weeks and will have limited Internet service. Some email responses and posts might be slightly delayed.

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→ The Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 macro lens for Nikon F mount is now available for pre-order at B&H.

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New free Nikon battery grip offer in the UK.

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→ New book: Photographer's Guide to the Nikon Coolpix P900: Getting the Most from Nikon's Superzoom Digital Camera.

Nikon Photo Contest 2014-2015 winners
→ Winners of the Nikon Photo Contest 2014-2015 announced (more information is available here). Read More »

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The latest Nikon deals

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Here are the latest Nikon deals for this week - some of the highlights are: grey market D4s for $3,999 (new low price), D750 for $1,499 and a refurbished Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G lens for $1,499 ($500 off) - maybe Nikon already started to clear their inventory in order to make space for the new version:

Refurbished (US warranty) Grey market (no US warranty)
Nikon D3300 lens kit: $379.95↑
Nikon D3300 two lens kit$499
Nikon D5200: $389.95↑
Nikon D5300 lens kit: $519.95↑
Nikon D7000: $499.95
Nikon Df: $1,919.95↓
Nikon Df lens kit: $2.129.95↓
Nikon D800: $1,849
Nikon D800E$1889
Nikon D810: $2,449
Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G: $1,499
Nikon D810+24-120mm: $2,899.99
Nikon D7200$882
Nikon D750: $1,499↓
Nikon D810: $2,375↓
Nikon D4s: $3,999↓
Nikon 24-120mm f/4G lens: $575↓
Full US warranty
Nikon WP-N1 waterproof housing for J1: 69.95
Nikon 1 AW1 is now $100 off
Nikon D750 with free 12 months CC subscription
Nikon D750/D610 with free Shure VP83 microphone
Nikon Df with free GP-1A GPS & WU-1a wireless adapters
Nikon D810 with 24-120mm f/4 lens is now $900 off
The July Nikon rebates are now online
Few different Nikon 1 J4 deals are available here
Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 fisheye lens$189 ($160 off)

The ↓↑ arrows indicate price drop/increase since last week.

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