New low price: grey market Nikon D500 for $1,499

There is a new price drop on grey market Nikon D500 DSLR cameras: for a limited time you can now get one on eBay for $1,499 (with free shipping) - a $500 or 25% off from the $1,996.95 MSRP. This is a new low price, the last price point was $1,589.

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Two new Nikon lenses to be announced soon: Nikkor PC 19mm f/4E ED and 70–200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR

Nikon Nikkor PC-E 19mm f:4 tilt shift lens patent  Nikon Nikkor PC-E 19mm f:4 full frame mirrorless tilt-shift lens patent
In the next few weeks Nikon will announce two new lenses:

I expect the official announcement to happen before the Photo Plus show in New York (October 20th- 22nd), but there is a small possibility for an even later announcement. I am not sure why Nikon did not introduce both lenses at Photokina (which I believe was the initial plan).

You can check how much instant cash you can get for your "soon to be old" Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II lens at KEH (they currently have a 10% cash bonus promotion), B&H, Adorama and Amazon.

Pictured above: various PC 19mm f/4 tilt shift lens patents filed by Nikon in the past.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #386

→ There are several new price drops on Nikon DSLR cameras in the US for October:

→ The new Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 lens for Nikon F mount is now in stock.

→ The new SanDisk 64GB Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC memory card (300 MB/s) is now available for pre-order.

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Deal of the day: Nikon Fisheye-Nikkor 6mm f/5.6 circular fisheye lens for $5,999

This is actually a good price for this Nikon Fisheye-Nikkor 6mm f/5.6 circular fisheye lens with 220° angle of view: the current bid on eBay is $5,999 (sold by Adorama). At the last 29th Westlicht Camera Auction (June 2016) the same lens sold for €16,800 (around $18,880):

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Top 10 NikonRumors posts for September 2016

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Nikon mirrorless camera concept3 sigma-500mm-f4-dg-os-hsm-sport nikon-booth-photokina
nikon-keymission-cameras dsc_0433 sigma-85mm-f1-4-dg-hsm-art-2
These are the top 10 most visited NikonRumors posts for September, 2016:

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Nikon D500 camera with Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens

This post on the Nikon D500 camera with Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens is by Dragos Stoica (website | Facebook |Flickr):

I think I am the classic case of the guy that fell in love with photography when he was a child and pursued his passion with stubbornness. And here I am almost 20 years later making another extreme edge decision and adding to the "tools list", the new Nikon 800mm F5.6E FL ED VR and also the new very attractive crop D500.

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