Weekly Nikon news flash #350

→ Amateurphotographer: there could be a shortage of Nikon D500 cameras (pre-order options):

Although aimed at ‘advanced enthusiasts and professional photographers’, amateurs may have to wait to get hold of the 20.9-million-pixel camera when 
it goes on sale in March, priced £1,729.99 (body only). ‘Due to the anticipated high demand for this new flagship DX DSLR, we will be prioritising pre-orders placed by Nikon Professional Services members and Nikon Professional Users,’ said Simon Iddon, head of product management at Nikon UK.

→ Another rare Nikkor 13mm f/5.6 AIS lens for sale on eBay.

Nikkor 70-200mm f:2.8G ED VR II lens price increase Europe
→ The Nikon lens price increase in Europe is already happening on some models, for example: the Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II lens is now €2,259, was €1,859 few weeks ago.

trade-up offer for Nikon D5:D500 cameras
trade-up offer for Nikon D5:D500 cameras 2
→ Wex Photographic in the UK has new Nikon D5/D500 trade-in/trade-up program.

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Nikon D5/D500 weekend reading list

A quick weekend recap of all Nikon D5/D500 posts from this blog and around the Web:


Nikon D5


Nikon D500

Nikon D5/D500 coverage from around the Web:

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Deal of the day: refurbished Nikon D800E for $1,969

A refurbished Nikon D800E camera is now $1,969 with free shipping when you use code RULEOF3RDS (expires 01/18). This is a new low price for the D800E.

See all refurbished Nikon deals at BuyDig.

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Nikon’s project Helix 360 at CES 2016

I am catching up on few stories from last week: at the 2016 CES show Nikon had 96 D750 cameras with a 20mm lens setup in a circle for taking 360°, holographic or slo-motion photos (Project Helix 360):

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Nikon Coolpix A10 and A100 cameras announced

Nikon just announced the previously rumored A10 and A100 Coolpix cameras. Interestingly, the Coolpix B500 was not announced.

Here are the A10 and A100 details:

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