Monthly Archives: January 2014

Nikon announced new compact cameras in Japan: Coolpix S3600, Coolpix S6800 and Coolpix L30

Today Nikon introduced several new compact cameras in Japan (the same models were announced in the US few weeks ago).  For more details, see this press release for the Coolpix S3600 and S6800 and this press release for the Coolpix L30. Nikon representatives recently stated that the company still sees future for compact Coolpix cameras.

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New firmware updates released for Nikon Df, D5200 and D3200 cameras

Nikon released firmware updates for the Nikon Df, D5200 and D3200 DSLR cameras. Here are the details: Nikon Df C:1.01 firmware update modifications (download links: US | EU) When Press for Custom Setting f4 (Assign Fn button) , f5 (Assign preview button) , or f6 (Assign AE-L/AF-L button) was set to Preview, and the camera’s Fn […]

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Zeiss OTUS 55mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* ZF.2 lens (Nikon F mount) now shipping

         Foto Hans Keuzekamp received their first Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T* lens for Nikon F mount (US price: $3,990). As far I know, this lens has not started shipping in the US yet, even though it’s listed as back-ordered at B&H (update: the lens is already shipping in the US in very limited […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #247

→ First Nikon D4 price drop? DigitalRev currently sells the Nikon D4 for $5,399 (no US warranty). For a limited time they also have the Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 lens for $1,659 (again, no US warranty). → The new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens should be crazy good (Zeiss Otus good). → Starting March 14, you will […]

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The first Nikon Df focusing screens are now available online

The first focusing screen for the Nikon Df camera are now available in limited quantities from (more information on the different models can be found here). As far as I know, those are the only Df focusing screens available today (post a comment to this post if you have any other information).

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Nikon Df: It’s like being in a relationship

This guest post is by George X. Lin who recently went on a trip to Turkey and Iceland with the Nikon Df camera (click on images for larger view):

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Birds in flight photography with the Nikon D800 and D600 cameras

Hi [NR], I am Jiayi Chong (Flickr). Outside of work, I do wildlife (mostly birds) photography as my weekend hobby/passion. There has been much discussion about the new D600 and D800 cameras with regard to capturing birds in flight. Since I use both of these camera bodies regularly, I thought I could provide some useful […]

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Guest post: Different angles of Mademoiselle Eiffel by Patrik Banas

The guest post “Different angles of Mademoiselle Eiffel” is by Patrik Banas (Web | Blog | Facebook): If you have only a limited opportunity to take pictures during your occasional travels, do not hesitate and take this as a possibility to train your eye, find more angles, try something new… aka “work it, work it, work it”. Even one […]

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