Top 10 NikonRumors posts for July 2016

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These are the top 10 most visited NikonRumors posts for July, 2016:

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Another Nikon patent for the rumored Nikkor PC-E 19mm f/4 tilt shift lens

Nikon Nikkor PC-E 19mm f:4 tilt shift lens patent
Nikon filed another patent in Japan for a Nikkor PC-E 19mm f/4 tilt shift lens. Nikon has already filed at least two similar lens patents in the past. I have reliable information that this lens will be officially announced at Photokina or latest by the end of the year.

Here are the patent details:

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Nikon Coolpix W100 compact camera announced

Nikon Coolpix W100 camera
Nikon announced a new Nikon Coolpix W100 waterproof and shockproof compact camera that replaces the previous S33 model. This product line makes the perfect first camera for a child. Additional information can be found here and here.

Sample video and additional pictures:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #378

Nikon Coolpix A900 camera   Nikon Coolpix A900 camera 2
→ The new Nikon Coolpix A900 camera now has a shipping date of October 13-14, 2016: B&HAdorama | Amazon.

→ The Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD lens for Nikon F mount is currently $100 off.

expensive Nikon chair
→ Check out this expensive Nikon chair.

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Venus Optics Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 lens for Nikon F mount launched on Kickstarter

The Venus Optics Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 lens (available also for Nikon F mount) launched on Kickstarter and already has pledged $178,246 from an initial goal of $10,000:

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Tour Divide by Eddie Clark

Tour Divide by Eddie Clark (website | Facebook |Instagram | Flickr , all photos were shot with a D500 and D750 cameras):

My first year of relying solely on photography as a source of income was 2009, which is also the first year I shot the Tour Divide.  Back then the Tour Divide was still very under-the-radar in the bike racing world, and probably less than one hundred people had ever finished the race. This year would mark my seventh year covering it.

For those unfamiliar with the event, the Tour Divide is a self-supported bike race that starts in Banff, Canada and roughly follows the Continental Divide of North America for over 2700 miles down to the finish at the US and Mexico border crossing of Antelope Wells, New Mexico.  Racers must navigate the unmarked course, find supplies, and maintain their bikes all on their own.  Of course, they can purchase supplies, services and lodging, but the gist is no outside support like what you would see at races such as the Tour de France.  There’s no entry fee, no prize money, or even an award- just glory and personal satisfaction.

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