Monthly Archives: March 2013

Weekly Nikon news flash #207

Two of the latest Sigma lenses for Nikon F-mount are now shipping: 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM and 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM. The new Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD lens for Nikon mount (Model A009) will be released on  March 28, 2013. The Nikon Coolpix P330 compact camera (with RAW support) is currently available in stock. The Nikon D90 camera […]

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DxOMark: best lenses for the Nikon D800 camera (part 2, telephoto zoom lenses)

DxOMark published the second part of their Best lenses for the Nikon D800 camera series and this time they are covering telephoto lenses: 70-200mm lenses “The best lens tested is a Nikon model, but it is not the most expensive model. In Overall scores, the Nikon 70-200mm f/4G ED VR comes out on top, with a […]

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Nikon Coolpix A camera now shipping, currently in stock *UPDATED*

The Nikon Coolpix A compact camera started shipping today and is currently in stock at Amazon and B&H. As of today there is no sign of the $200 price drop that published on BestBuy website two weeks ago.  This is the last product release from the multiple Nikon announcements that happened in the first three months of the year. 2013 started as […]

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Your next Nikon DSLR camera could be made in Laos

Nikon announced the establishment of a new manufacturing facility for DSLR cameras in Laos. The factory will have 800 employees, 10,000 m2 floor space and is scheduled to start operations in October 2013:

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Nikon MB-D15 battery grip for D7100 now shipping, currently in stock

Nikon MB-D15 battery grip for D7100 is now shipping in the US and is currently in stock at B&H. The Nikon Coolpix A will start shipping today or tomorrow – it is already en route to retailers. This is the final product release from the recent series of Nikon announcements. I expect the next few months […]

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Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens now shipping, available in stock

The Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens started shipping today in the US and is currently in stock at Amazon from several third party reseller. Here is a quick size comparison between the Nikkor 200-400mm VR, the original 80-400mm, the new 80-400mm, and the 70-200mm VRII lenses:

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