Monthly Archives: January 2009

D3 Firmware Update 2.01, D700 Firmware Update 1.01

Nikon told us about this update few weeks ago. Today the D3 got a new firmware: Windows Mac D700 got an update as well: Windows Mac

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Nikon D400 hints (not rumors)

Two hints submitted by readers (thanks!): For several days now the reputable German dealer (official Nikon dealer) – states at their D300 body only page “sol. Vorrat reicht” = “as long as stock lasts” – why would they have limited number of D300 in stock? Another site is selling a screen protector for D400 […]

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Even the D3x price went up

If you thought the D3x price was high, it can always get higher: “Nikon has jacked the price of its new high-end DSLR to £6000 ($8800) in the UK due to the slinky-like fluctuations of currency exchange rates. The original UK list price, announced back in December, was a mere £5500 ($8050). That’s almost a […]

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Nikon Wekend @ J&R

J&R has a Nikon Weekend from Jan 16-18 with some really good deals. It seems that they still have their lenses on the old prices and many are in stock. If you are in NYC check their in-store flyer. J&R is also holding a series of free seminars at lunchtime. Light healthy snacks will be […]

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Admin stuff

I will be making some changes to the RSS feeds. In case you stop receiving updates, make sure you are using the correct RSS feed link: The old RSS feed ( will/should automatically be redirected. If you don’t know what RSS feed is – click here (basically, instead of you going to NR, NR […]

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Today’s recap

Update: Another link for Capture NX tutorials. And another one. Busy day today – thanks to everyone that sent me tips: If you have been sleeping the past 24 hours, here is the news of the day: DXOMark released the Nikon D3x ranking and it looks pretty damn good. Here is a comparison from CNet. […]

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Too late

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G lens is already $484.95 at B&H (up from $439, it was even $399 at one point). Adorama has the same price, Amazon sells it for $599 (ouch!). If you need a need a lens, I suggest you buy it asap – try Adorama, Amazon, B&H, Calumet, Ritz or Abe’s […]

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Best Buy stopped selling a bunch of Nikon lenses

These lenses may be in stock, but they were completely removed online and in no way can they be ordered. The lenses that have been available before January but are no longer available are as follows: AF 10.5mm f/2.8 fisheye  SKU was 8638021 AF-S 12-24mm f/4  SKU was 7650507 AF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VR  SKU was […]

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