Monthly Archives: July 2013

The new Phottix Mitros TTL flash for Nikon is now shipping

The new Phottix Mitros TTL flash for Nikon is now shipping to retailers. The US price is set to $299.99. More details, features, specifications and promo video after the break:

Posted in Nikon Flashes | Tagged | 50 Comments

Nikon F-Mount to NEX Lens Turbo focal reducer adapter: impressions & samples (guest post)

Today’s guest post on the Nikon F-mount to NEX Lens Turbo focal reducer adapter is by Ainga: To begin this post, I will say that I was highly skeptical of the quality of the optics from an unknown glass company from China called Zongyi, a.k.a. Mitakon. I was intrigued with the thought of transforming my NEX to […]

Posted in Nikon Lenses | Tagged , | 91 Comments

Weekly Nikon news flash #223

Youtu Technologies announced the YT21N flash trigger for Nikon that combines infrared and wireless control in one unit. Check eBay for pricing and availability (currently listed at $25). King Albert of Belgium received the Nikkor 80-400mm lens as a gift from the Belgian prime minister.

Posted in Weekly Nikon News Flash | 43 Comments

Nikon concerned about shrinking compact digital camera market

Nikon published several new articles discussing their future business plan. In a recent Q&A session, Makoto Kimura (President, Member of the Board) raised his concern on the increasing smart phone market share and shrinking compact camera market: For the Imaging Company, it is crucial that we determine how best to adapt our strategies in response to […]

Posted in Nikon Point and Shoot | 171 Comments

Nikon patents a camera hand grip strap and two zoom lenses with Diffractive Optical (DO) element inside

Nikon filed a paten 2013-134682t in Japan for a new 3-point camera hand grip strap. Similar products already exists from various manufacturers, including the Nikon AH-4.

Posted in Nikon Lenses, Nikon Patents | Tagged | 50 Comments

Nikon Distortion Control Data firmware update 1.009 released

Nikon released Distortion Control Data version 1.009 L firmware update for D4, D90, D600, D800, D800E, D3100, D3200, D5000, D5100, D5200, D7000 and D7100 DSLR cameras. The L firmware update provides corrections for lens barrel and pincushion distortions. Firmware download links: Mac | Windows Istallation instructions: Mac | Windows Read more on Distortion Control here.

Posted in Nikon Software | Tagged , | 129 Comments