New Nikon N1546 camera registered at the Indonesian Communication Agency

Nikon N1546 camera rumors
A new Nikon camera was registered at the Indonesian Communication Agency under the code name "N1546". The camera will be manufactured in China which means this will most likely be a Coolpix or another low end model.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #379

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→ The price of the Nikon P900 dropped to $529 and $499 for refurbished (still $559 at B&H, Adorama also has the refurbished deal).

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Sigma released firmware update for Nikon D500 camera owners that fix inaccurate exposure for the following 4 lenses:

  • Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art – Nikon mount
  • Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC MACRO OS HSM | Contemporary – Nikon mount
  • Sigma 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM | Contemporary – Nikon mount
  • Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Sports – Nikon mount, when attached to TC-1401 or TC-2001 teleconverters

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Beta firmware v.3.818 for Nikon based PocketWizard ControlTL MiniTT1 and PocketWizard FlexTT5 released.

Nikon Coolpix 7900 camera
Firmware update 1.2 for the Nikon Coolpix 7900 camera released (how-to guide).

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Video of a Nippon Kogaku optics factory from the 1940s

This video footage is made up of excerpts taken from a Japanese war-time film. The film has a patriotic agenda and is titled 'Ichiban Utsukushiku' (The Most Beautiful). Directed & written by Akira Kurosawa (regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema), the footage shows what an early Nippon Kogaku (NIKKO/Nikkor/Nikon) optics factory and the working conditions looked like in the 1940s.

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High Iso portraits from the Omo valley in Ethiopia with the Nikon D5

High Iso portraits from the Omo valley in Ethiopia with the Nikon D5

I am Albi, a German photographer based in Paris. I work with Nikon since many years, up from the D1 till now the D5. I also have a photo blog since 6 years: pictures-by-albi.com; I consider myself as an Amateur. All pictures on this post are taken with the Nikon D5.

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Nikon Q1/2017 financial report: profit is up, sales are down

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Reuters: "Nikon Q1 profit soars; sees higher profit in FY"

  • Net income 176.2 percent higher than last year
  • Earnings per share are 28.92 yen, higher than 10.46 yen last year.
  • Net sales declined 8.9 percent

Nikon released their financial results for the Imaging Products Business for the first quarter of the year ending March 31, 2017:

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Deal of the day: open box Nikon D5 for $6,100

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B&H is selling an open box Nikon D5 DSLR camera for $6,100 (XQD model with full warranty and free shipping, regular price: $6,496.95).

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