Monthly Archives: September 2014

Deal of the day: refurbished Nikon 1 J3 camera with 10-30mm VR lens for $179

For a limited time you can get a refurbished Nikon 1 J3 camera with a 10-30mm VR lens at BuyDig for $179 with coupon code C3RDS (free shipping). You will also get a free camera bag: I’ve said this before: I do not think those are really refurbished cameras, it’s just a way for Nikon USA […]

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The Nikon D810 “Switch & Save” promo ends tomorrow

The Nikon D810 “Switch & Save” promotion will end tomorrow (September 30th). The voucher form can be downloaded here. The current Nikon instant rebates are set to expire on October 4th (they now include the D810 and D4s). The D810 filmmaker’s kit is currently in stock at B&H.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #282

→ Topaz Labs released new software called Topaz Impression – designed to transform your photos into realistic-looking studio art with 47 different presets. The new Topaz Impression is now 25% off until September 30 with coupon code: SEPIMPRESSION. → Nikon is pushing FX cameras: the company announced two full frame F-mount microscope cameras: DS-Ri2 and DS-Qi2 (with a full frame 16MP monochrome sensor!). This is […]

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Deal of the day: refurbished Nikon D810 camera for $2,700 ($600 off)

The first refurbished Nikon D810 DSLR cameras are already available for $2,699.88 with free shipping on eBay from Roberts Camera (authorized US Nikon dealer)  – this is $600 less than the MSRP of $3,296.95. FYI: refurbished Nikon D800 cameras currently sell for $2,279, while refurbished D800E are listed for $2,550 – the refurbished D810 is only $150 […]

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Nikon NEF Codec 1.24.0 released with D750 support

Nikon released NEF Codec version 1.24.0 with support for the D750 camera. Nikon NEF Codec makes RAW (.NEF) files easy accessible in a Windows environment. Here is the full list of supported cameras:

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Nikon D750 first impressions

Initial observations of the Nikon D750 FX DSLR camera by Delmar R Mineard Jr This afternoon I had the opportunity to handle and shoot the new Nikon D750. Here are my initial impressions and observations based upon a limited amount of time in the store and standing outside. The local camera dealer had two in stock […]

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New video: how Nikkor lenses are made

For the 80 years anniversary of Nikkor lenses, Nikon Europe published another another video version on how they produce their lenses (see previous videos here and here):

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Make sure to setup a password when using the Wi-Fi feature of the Nikon D750 *UPDATED*

Update – I do not have a Nikon D750 handy, but my understanding is that the Wi-Fi is turned off by default. If you turn on the Wi-Fi capabilities of the D750, you have to make sure you setup a password for the wireless network, otherwise anyone with a smart device can access and download your […]

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