Monthly Archives: May 2013

Weekly Nikon news flash #213

Nikkor 6mm f/2.8 fisheye lens sold for $30k on eBay. Nikon USA is apparently getting into the online training course business – they are currently offering “Photo Editing with Nikon’s Capture NX 2” for $19.95. You can now download printable lens hoods for various Nikon lenses.   Check out this ugly, fake and rare Nikon 2D […]

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Free open source tethering software for Nikon DSLR cameras

DigiCamControl is a free, open source program that gives you full control over Nikon cameras from your Windows PC. It supports tethering, live view, remote triggering, direct image transfer, controlling multiple cameras simultaneously and even offers you to control the camera from your tablet or smartphone. This is the first full release of digiCamControl which […]

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Enjoy the mechanical schematics of those old Nikon F film cameras

Mesmerize over those mechanical schematics of old Nikon F film cameras:

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Nikon’s yearly financial results are out

Nikon published their financial results for the year ending on March 31, 2013. You probably remember that for the third quarter the company reported a “rapid deterioration in the market” which led to a cut in the annual profit forecast and some pretty good savings. Summary for the financial year that ended on March 31, 2013 for Nikon […]

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Deals on Nikon equipment for Mother’s Day

B&H currently offers $300 off on the Nikon D600 and 24-85mm lens kit that comes also with free accessories worth $238 (Nikon WU-1b wireless mobile adapter, Watson EN-EL15 lithium-ion battery, SanDisk 16GB SDHC memory card, Ruggard Navigator 35 DSLR shoulder bag and Oben ACM-2400 4-section aluminum monopod). The full list of Nikon special can be […]

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Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM Art lens sample images

Foto Hans Keuzekamp received their first Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM Art lens for Nikon mount and sent me few sample images taken with the Nikon D7100. This new 30mm f/1.4 lens is designed for APS-C/DX Nikon DSLRs cameras (45mm equivalent focal length) and is compatible with the Sigma USB dock ($59).  The lens is still not shipping in […]

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Nikon ViewNX 2.7.5 and Capture NX 2.4.2 released

Today Nikon announced ViewNX 2.7.5 and Capture NX 2.4.2. The only modification in the new versions is related to the Nikon D600: When RAW images captured with a D600 running C firmware Ver. 1.01 at an Image area setting of DX (24×16) 1.5× and any Active D-Lighting setting other than Off were opened in ViewNX 2 […]

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Nikon Coolpix A camera review

The Nikon Coolpix A ($1,096.95) was announced in early March, 2013 and it was marketed as the world’s smallest compact camera with a DX sized sensor. A month later Ricoh announced their new GR model which is smaller (Ricoh GR: 4.6×2.4×1.4″/117x61x36mm; Coolpix A: 4.4×2.5×1.6″/111×64.3×40.3mm) and lighter (Ricoh GR: 8.6oz/244g; Coolpix A: 10.6oz/301g) and most importantly $300 cheaper. The shutter on the Coolpix […]

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