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Nikon D800E camera and photographer survive a bad car accident

Nikon D800E camera survives a bad car accident 3

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?


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


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


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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