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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:

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

DigiCamControl (open source tethering software)

Nikontrol 3K (remote control for PC)

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Nikon 1 J5 camera tested at DxOMark

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

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Grey market Nikon D810 now $2,099.99

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?

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

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.

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

free Nikon battery grip offer
New free Nikon battery grip offer in the UK.

→ 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

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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