Monthly Archives: December 2013

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Thank you all for being part of the NikonRumors community. The [NR] blog that I started back in 2008 now has over 3,300 posts with 315,000 comments and between 4 and 6 million pageviews generated by 1 million unique visitors every month from every corner of the world. Here is the break […]

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Nikon J3 discontinued, D4 hard to find, D3100 to be removed from MAP pricing

Starting January 5th, 2014 Nikon will remove the following cameras from their MAP pricing – this means that the listed models will likely be replaced/discontinued soon and retailers are allowed to sell them at lower prices: Nikon D3100 Nikon 1 J3 Nikon Coolpix L28, S31, S3500, S5200, S6500, S9500, L820, AW110, P330 and P520 All Nikon […]

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Guest post: switching from Nikon to Canon

Today’s guest post on switching from Nikon to Canon is by Tatsu Ikeda (Website | Flickr | Facebook | Twitter): I bought a Nikon D80 in 2008 for a vacation trip, because I simply didn’t own a camera, not even a cellphone one. Looking back, I probably bought it against Canon’s offerings because the Rebels looked pretty low-rent and the 50D […]

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Guest post: Nikon D800 captures underwater color explosions

Hi NikonRumors. I’m Heath from (Facebook, Instagram). When Art Fairs Australia commissioned me to photograph clouds of colour underwater, I had a long learning curve ahead. I’d done a reasonable amount of in water surf photography with an Aquatech housing I’d purchase years ago for my D2x (which fits the D800 nicely with extra space for radio […]

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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens (Nikon mount) finally in stock

The Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens (Nikon F mount) is finally in stock at B&H. Here is the DxOMark test score – the Sigma 18-35 is the best performing APS-C zoom lens available today:

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New York Times: only Canon, Nikon and Sony will survive

The New York Times published an article on the future of camera manufacturers. According to Credit Suisse imaging analyst Yu Yoshida only Canon, Nikon and Sony are likely to survive in the future:

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Birds in flight with the Nikon D800

“Birds in flight with the Nikon D800” is by Simon Speich (click on images for larger view): The Nikon D800 is really a fantastic camera, not only for landscape and architecture. I think it’s also a wonderful wildlife or action camera thanks to the super fast and smart autofocus Multi-CAM 3500FX, which gives you sharp […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #244

→B&H is selling refurbished Nikon D800 cameras for $2,399.95 → Exclusive NikonRumors deal: Refurbished Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G lens for $809.95 (reg. $1,296.95). You must use coupon code: NR12231301 and this link to make your purchase. This offer is valid till December 30th.   → The Nikon WR-1 wireless remote control transceiver ($549.95) is postponed till April 2014. The […]

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