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Nikon D750, Nikkor 20mm f/1.8 and SB-500 Speedlight to start shipping this week

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Update: Nikon D750 now in stock at Amazon.

The Nikon D750 camera (see updated pre-order options) is scheduled to start shipping tomorrow (September 23). The new Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G ED lens and SB-500 Speedlight will both start shipping on September 25.

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The Nikon D750 manual is already available online (in French).

Few additional D750 sample images from Nikon France (see also this post):

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Weekly Nikon news flash #281

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→ Refurbished Nikon Df cameras are now available from $2,295. Refurbished Nikon D610 cameras are now $1,579.

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→ New QuickPro training DVDs: Nikon D810 Beyond The Basics & Training DVD Nikon D810.

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→ New: AquaTech Elite 800 underwater housing for Nikon D800/D800E/D810 cameras.

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→ Nikon Cinema blog: Lens selection focus technique for DSLR video.

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→  The brand new Topaz Impression is now 25% off (until September 30) with coupon code: SEPIMPRESSION.

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→ Roberts Camera is offering an extra 10% off when you buy two or more lenses from their eBay store.

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→ The new Profoto Air Remote TTL-N for Nikon cameras is now shipping and is currently in stock. Watch also the new promo video here.

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The 2014 Photokina show is now over

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The 2014 Photokina show is now over (pictures above: Nikon 750 attached to a multicopter at Photokina, credits: coptograph.com & jantotrappe.de). Here are few new lenses for Nikon cameras that were announced during the show and I have not covered on [NR]:

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Nikon 1 Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR lens delayed, a new professional mirrorless camera “might happen one day”

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Nikon Japan published another apology that the 1 Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lens is not yet available because of the large demand from customers (they issued a similar note for the V3 camera back in July). The lens was supposed to start shipping on June 26th, but I have not seen any lenses in the US yet (a batch was received in Europe over a month ago). Update: apparently there was a shipment in the US back in June.

At a recent interview at Photokina with Amateur Photographer Nikon defended their Nikon 1 system and the lack of large sensor mirrorlesss camera. Nikon did not exclude the possibility of a new high-end professional mirrorless system:

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Brikk is coming up with a “Lux” Nikon Df camera and 14-24mm f/2.8 lens in 24k gold

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In November 2014, the couture manufacturer Brikk will release their new "Lux" Nikon Df camera and Nikkor 14-24 f/2.8 lens in 24k gold. Pricing and additional information are coming soon.

Update: the prices of the camera+lens kit will start from around $30k. Here is another picture of the combo:

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Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility, Camera Control Pro and Communication Unit UT-1 updates released

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Today Nikon released updates for the Wireless Transmitter Utility, Camera Control Pro ($139) and Communication Unit UT-1 ($374.95with added support for the new D750 camera:

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Nikon adds D750 support for Capture NX-D, Picture Control Utility and ViewNX

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Nikon released updates for Capture NX-D, Picture Control Utility and ViewNX with added support for the new D750. For additional information, check those links:

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