→ The Venus Optics Laowa 105mm f/2 lens for Nikon F mount is currently in stock.
→ Aquatica released a new AD500 underwater housing for the Nikon D500 camera.
My name is Eric Williams and I am a wedding and portrait photographer based in Southern California. My work can be seen at www.WattPakStudio.com or on my Instagram account @ericwilphotog. Please click on photos for larger view.
I am a frequent reader/stalker of Nikon Rumors and just recently had the chance to put my new Nikon D5 through its paces at a regional air show. I, like many believe, was fraught over whether to upgrade or not to the new Nikon D5. My decision was not formulated like many others; I was not deeply entrenched in Nikon at the very moment I decided to make the purchase. I was just freshly off the heels of dumping my Samsung NX1's and in the middle of testing a Nikon D750. I started out an avid believer in mirrorless camera systems having worked with Olympus EM1, Panasonics GH3 then 4, and then the Panasonic NX1. I struggled with software glitches, poor low light AF performance, lack of a third party accessory market, along with rapid equipment depreciation. So I decided it was time to make the jump to full frame and put my clients first. What to buy, though, was the question I pondered.
The German website heise.de reports that Nikon has received a “cease and desist order” (?) from a German D500 camera owner for falsely advertising the camera as Wi-Fi enabled. The WLAN only works with Bluetooth but not as a standalone Wi-Fi device as the advertisements suggest (Bluetooth connection to SnapBridge needed). Here is the translation: