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The latest PhotoRumors headlines for Nikon shooters

While waiting for the D750 announcement, check out the latest headlines from PhotoRumors - they are all relevant also for Nikon shooters:

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With the D750 Nikon will announce also a new MB-D16 battery grip

In addition to the D750 camera, SB500 flash and Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G FX lens (see this post), Nikon will also announce a new MB-D16 battery grip for the D750. All of those products were confirmed also by digicame-info (they always get correct information right before the announcement). Expect the press releases to be out around midnight tonight EST (Thursday) or early morning Friday GMT.

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Nikon D750 specifications leaked online

A quick update on my last post - that Nikon D750 listing also contained some camera specifications. No surprises so far from what I have already been reporting (Google translation):

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Nikon D750 body only price in Germany: 2,149 EUR (around $2,700)

Update: see also the Nikon D750 specification listed on the same website.

When you search for "D750" at German price compare website  idealo.de, you will get three results from Calumet Photo Germany with the following prices:

  • Nikon D750 body only: 2,149 EUR (around $2,700)
  • Nikon D750 lens kit with 24-120mm f/4 lens: 2,699 EUR ($3,400)
  • Nikon D750 lens kit with 24-85mm f/3,5 4,5 lens: 2,699 EUR ($3,400)

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Confirmed: Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 is the best performing portrait lens ever tested by DxOMark

DxOmark concluded that the $4,490  Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 lens (announced few days ago) is currently the best performing 85mm portrait lens for Nikon F mount. Here is their conclusion:

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New Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS fisheye full frame lens for Nikon mount announced

Samyang announced a new 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS fisheye full frame lens for Nikon F mount. For additional information, including few sample images, visit PhotoRumors.com.

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Nikon D810 cameras with thermal fix are marked with a blue dot on the box

After my weekend post, several readers from different countries confirmed that their new Nikon D810 camera they purchased from the new batch do indeed have a blue dot marking on the box to indicate that the thermal fix was already applied. Not all cameras with a blue dot on the box have the black dot inside the tripod socket (this is also based on reports from readers).

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