Monthly Archives: June 2013

How to follow NikonRumors

With the termination of Google Reader, many of you are probably looking for alternative ways to follow NikonRumors. Here are your choices: RSS Feed Full text NikonRumors RSS feeds – just add the RSS feed(s) to your favorite reader and you will get the latest blog posts few minutes after they are published online. [NR] blog […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #220

The new Tokina 12-28mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro DX lens with Nikon F-mount is now in stock. The Nikon D7100 doesn’t come with a LCD screen protector. Several different options priced between $8 – $39 are available. New low price: refurbished Nikon D3100 with a lens for $304.99. Nikon D7100 firmware decoded, “LiveView Raw” discovered. You ca actually really […]

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Debao SU-800 is a cheaper alternative to the Nikon SU-800 wireless flash commander

The Chinese made Debao SU-800 is almost an exact copy of the Nikon SU-800 wireless Speedlight commander that sells for a fraction of the price ($100 vs. $250). In addition, the Debao SU-800 offers a longer range coverage than the Nikon’s version (see comparison at the bottom of this post). Features: Functions as a wireless […]

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DxOMark does 1 Nikkor lenses

DxOMark published their test results for several Nikon 1 lenses. Their conclusion: “From our findings on 1 Nikkor lenses, the 18.5mm f/1.8 and 6.7-13mm are the best performing lenses of their type in the range, thus far. However, we’ve yet to assess the new large aperture Nikon 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 which is promising, though perhaps […]

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Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens with Nikon mount is now shipping

The Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens for Nikon is now shipping in the US and is currently in stock. The lens is compatible with the new Sigma USB dock. More details on this lens can be found after the break:

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Nikon US instant rebates to expire in 3 days, Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G lens price drop in the UK

The current Nikon instant rebate program (US) will expire in 3 days. The program will be renewed next month, but I was told that many of the high-end lenses will not be included. A reader informed that the price of the 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens in several UK stores has dropped to around £2,000 […]

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Nikon D7100 firmware update C 1.01 released

Nikon announced C 1.01 firmware update for the D7100 DSLR camera. Here is the list of the modifications enabled with this upgrade:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #219

The first Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens reviews are out. The silver 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 lens is currently in stock at Amazon and B&H. Another Nikon D800 firmware update could be released by the end of the year to fix a wireless flash trigger problem previously described here.

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