Monthly Archives: November 2009

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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New TTL flash gun trigger for Nikon

Strobist reports about a new TTL remote for Nikon and Canon DSLRs. The “speculations” came from the Strobist flickr group. Here are specs: TR-331 is using FSK 2.4GHz frequency channel, 15 specific channels . Operating distance range is 65M or above. The display is protected by coating; it’s not easy to get scratch. LCD is […]

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Nikon related news/links

Detailed report on the Nikon D3s presentation in China (from where the Nikon vs. Canon graph came from). Update on Nikon compatibility testing with Windows 7: “Nikon Transfer v1.5.1* + View NX 1.5.0* – We have confirmed that there are no problems with the basic operation under 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7. We plan […]

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Nikon deals

Update #2: Nikon Denmark is doing a special Christmas sale on Nikon D5000 kit with 18-55mm VR and get a SB-400 for free. Update: the Flashback deal in the UK is valid only for registered Nikon costumers who have received a voucher from Nikon UK via email. Not sure what criteria was used to determine the recipients […]

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Nikon’s pro DSLRs outsell Canon’s big time

This chart was shown at the official NikonD3s launch event in Beijing – you can see the Nikon logo at the top right corner: Not sure if this data is only for China or worldwide. I am surprised by the large % of D3x sales (dark blue bars). I think in few months the D3s […]

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