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Nikon D800E camera and photographer survive a bad car accident

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Check out Scott Murray’s story on nikonites.com – the photographer and the camera are doing fine: Hey everyone I am alive. Here’s what happened, I was driving back after getting my car serviced, I stopped as some friends places and decided to hang back for some Milky Way shots as there is no moon. At around 0130 […]

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How much abuse can the Nikon D3s take?

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We have seen Nikon cameras falling off from a motorcycle, getting run over by a pickup truck, being submerged in mud, getting exposed to hail and water. The French website Pixelistes went a step further and published a 15 minutes video where they torture a Nikon D3s through mud, water, ice and fire. At the end, the camera was still […]

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This one didn’t make it: Nikon D3s get crashed by a Ford pickup truck

I had my D3s w/28-300 for 89 days. May 26, 2011 I had just finished taking pictures of a cropduster flying on rice seed, and backed my pickup up along the field road to a “T” where I could back in and pull forward. I placed the D3s on the seat next to me with […]

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Nikon D3 hail torture *updated*

A slow news day, I hope you enjoy this video: Update: few more Nikon torture videos:

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Yes, this Nikon D3 is still working

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The next few weeks will be slow on rumors and I have scheduled some new guest posts and giveaways. In the mean time enjoy this: This “muddy” Nikon D3 picture was published on flickr. I contacted the photographer and this is his story: “That was from one of my avian photography sorties. I use a […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #103

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Zeiss is now shipping Compact Prime CP.2 F lenses. Some Nikon mirrorless camera design concepts on flickr. There is a new and redesigned version of the Holga lens for Nikon SLR cameras with an increased level of ‘Holga-ness’: Rare Nikon lens – Nikkor-O 4/2,1 cm for Nikon F, c. 1960 (read more about this lens at nikon.com): Don McCullin’s […]

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Nikon D3s camera falls from a motorcycle, continues to shoot

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Shahrizan Jeffri Aziz dropped his Nikon D3s with a 300mm f/2.8 lens from a motorcycle while shooting the Le Tour Langkawi in Malaysia. Only the battery door and the burst mode were broken. With the help of some duct tape, the camera continued to work. Later in the race, the D3s was also exposed to rain […]

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