Weekly Nikon news flash #238

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→ Good deal: refurbished Nikon AF-S 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED VR lens for $349.

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→ Few sample images taken with the new Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens (Canon version) can be found here.

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→ If you are using a Nikon D4 with any of the SanDisk 32GB Extreme Pro CF 160MB/s memory cards and a Sony XQD card in the other slot, you will get an error message. Apparently SanDisk and Nikon are aware of the issue (see here and here)

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→ Camera Control Pro 2.16.0 ($139) released with support for the Nikon D5300 and Df cameras (download link).

Apple-Aperture
→ Apple released Digital Camera RAW Compatibility 5.01 with support for Nikon P7800 and Nikon D610 cameras.

Nikon Plaza Ginza
→ Nikon Plaza Ginza is now reopened.

Nikon-President-Makoto-Kimura
Reuters: "Nikon sticks to camera guns while rivals reload in other sectors". The company is counting on emerging markets like Brazil and India.

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→ Pictures from the Nikon Df event in Japan (the flickr stream contains also several samples from the Nikon Df). DC.Watch also published their coverage of the event.

Image taken with a Nikon Df Image taken with a Nikon Df
→ New Nikon Df sample images.

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Nikkor 2000mm f/11 C reflex lens listed for $25,000 on eBay - fewer than 300 of this lens were ever produced.

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→The Nikon 1 AW1 mirrorless underwater camera is CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honoree.

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→ New Nikon Germany cash back promotion.

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→ New products listed on Nikon UK online store.


→ In this video Nikon's rep says that the Nikon Df AF system is not the same as in the D610. Maybe he made a mistake.

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→ Wetpixel had some fun with a Nikon DSLR camera underwater.

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Nikon D800E vs. Nokia Lumia 1020

→Interesting: Nikon D800E vs. Nokia Lumia 1020.

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