Monthly Archives: November 2009

Amazon will start shiping the D3s on Nov 27th

Update: Nikon D3s is being sent to NPS members (US) directly from Nikon today. Some readers received an update from Amazon (US) yesterday regarding the Nikon D3s shipment date: Hello from We are writing to you today because you purchased a pre-order of Nikon D3S 12.1 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera. We are now […]

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Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G VRII lens now in stock

… in certain stores on Amazon:

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Official Nikon Black Friday deals

The new 6 pages Black Friday circular is out. Nothing out of the ordinary. I could find a better deals on Amazon for each of the advertised cameras. The only interesting part is the $200 instant saving on the Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lens if you purchase it together with a D5000, D90, D300s or D700 camera. […]

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Nikon D700 discontinued, price going up in China?

Update: Translation by a native Chinese speaker (thanks Pat): “Facing the strong competitive pressure of Canon 5D Mark II, Nikon finally ceased production of their entry level full frame camera D700. At present D700 (body only) goes for 15300 in Chinese yuan, and further price hikes would be inevitable.” This rumor is coming from […]

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Black Friday deals

Few readers have asked me about Nikon deals for the upcoming Black Friday (US only). This is what I found: starts November 25th at 3PM PST, 10% cash back on all products (they do sell Nikon) B&H Holiday Gift Specials Amazon started their Black Friday deals today (deals change daily, some of the banners show […]

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New Nikon lens(es) in December?

Over a year ago I received a report about a new, upcoming lens (it was the AF-S 50mm f/1.4). The lens was listed as “new” in a photo store in Germany before it was announced. This is the first post I wrote and the second one just few days later. After a month the AF-S […]

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