Monthly Archives: August 2013

Nikon planning to release a new Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/4G VR lens

There will be several changes in Nikon’s product map as a result of the recent forecast cuts. As you can see from the above Q&A session, Nikon is planning “to launch new products in the latter half of the fiscal year expect a shift towards newer products that have higher profit margins“. I already mentioned that […]

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Refurbished Nikon D600 with 24-85mm lens deal for $1,599.99 is back *UPDATED*

Several readers asked me about the refurbished D600 kit deal that sold out in few hours last week. The deal is back: eBay (via Adorama) is currently offering again the refurbished Nikon D600 kit with the Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G lens for $1,599.99 with free shipping. Update: the D600 kit is now sold out. Here is another eBay […]

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Nikon ViewNX 2.8.0 released

Nikon released a new version of ViewNX. Modifications enabled with 2.8.0 for both the Windows and Macintosh versions are:

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Deal of the day: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM A1 ART lens for $779 (reg. $899)

The highly rated Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM A1 ART lens for Nikon mount (see DxOMark test report) is now available for $779 on eBay with free shipping (via 47th. Street Photo). This is a $120 savings over the regular price of $899 (note that this is a brand new lens, not a refurbished product). […]

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Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 lens trivia by Moose Peterson

Some interesting trivia on the $18,000 Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 lens by Moose Peterson:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #227

More refurbished deals: the price of refurbished Nikon D800 cameras dropped to $1,999 on eBay (all sold out now). Few other current refurbished listings: Refurbished Nikon D600 + 24-85mm lens is now $1,859 Refurbished Nikon D7100: $974.88 Refurbished Nikon D3 cameras are still available for $2,999 The Nikon D7100 camera won the 2013-2014 EISA award. No […]

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New low price: refurbished Nikon D600 with 24-85mm lens for $1,599.99

A refurbished Nikon D600 kit with the Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G lens is now listed for $1,599.99 with free shipping by Adorama on eBay (the same kit is priced at $1,859 on their website). The Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR lens alone costs $596.95 (new), a refurbished D600 body only is listed for only $10 less ($1,589). […]

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Nikon TC-14E II teleconverter listed as discontinued

A reader alerted me that the Nikon TC-14E II teleconverter is listed as discontinued at the official Nikon Sweden online store (utgången means discontinued). This could just be a mistake or a local decision, but it could also be an indication that Nikon is planning to refresh their teleconverter(s) for the Winter Olympics in Sochi (February 2014). Coincidentally, […]

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