A new batch of Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lenses is now shipping in the US


A new batch of Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lenses is now shipping in the US - my credit card was just charged and my pre-order from B&H Photo is now processing (my pre-order was placed on the night of the announcement):

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Cambo Actus for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras


I already mentioned about the upcoming Cambo Actus version for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras. Yesterday DC.Watch published some additional information on the new Actus for Nikon Z6/Z7 (Google translation):

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The new Ninja V 5″ 4Kp60 HDR monitor recorder (for Nikon Z7) is now shipping


The new Atomos Ninja V 5" 4K HDMI recording touchscreen monitor is now shipping and is currently in stock at AdoramaB&H and Amazon:

  • 1920 x 1080 Touchscreen Display
  • 10-Bit Exterior Viewable Monitor
  • 4K HDMI Input
  • 1000 cd/m² Brightness
  • AtomHDR Mode with 10-Stop Dynamic Range
  • 10-Bit 4:2:2 ProRes & DNxHR Encoding
  • Records to Mini SSDs
  • Supports a Variety of Log Formats
  • Single Sony L-Series Battery Slot

Kai just published his Nikon Z7 camera review where he also talks also about the new Ninja V:

Additional Ninja V videos:

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Nikon announced the winners of the 44th annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition

Nikon announced the winners of the 44th annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition (click on images for larger view).

Eye of a Metapocyrtus subquadrulifer beetle

1st place: Eye of a Metapocyrtus subquadrulifer beetle

Fern sorus (structures producing and containing spores)

2nd place: Fern sorus (structures producing and containing spores)

Spittlebug nymph in its bubble house

3rd pace: Spittlebug nymph in its bubble house

Peacock feather section

4th place: Peacock feather section

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Report: Lexar will not make any XQD memory cards


The Polish Lexar distributer My Adventure issued a press release indicating that Lexar will not make any XQD memory cards as previously reported. XQD memory cards are currently not listed on Lexar's website. I have reached out to Lexar for a confirmation/comment.


The good news is that the new Delkin XQD memory cards are supposed to start shipping this week - see pricing and availability at Adorama and B&H (WEX in the UK).

Here is the translated press release:

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Refurbished Nikon D750 for $1,199 plus the first Nikon KeyMission fire sale


Refurbished Nikon D750 DSLR cameras are now $1,199 (regular price: $1,696.95).


The Nikon KeyMission 170 action cameras are now $150 (regular price: $396.95).

The Nikon KeyMission 360 models are now $288 (regular price: $496.95).

Has the KeyMission fire sale already stared?

More refurbished Nikon gear can be found at Adorama, B&HAmazon, eBayCameta Camera and BuyDig.

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