Monthly Archives: January 2015

Visiting Tibet

Today’s guest post on Tibet is by Carl Nielsen (Website | Facebook | Panoramio | more Tibet pictures): If you wish to visit this beautiful country, it requires preparation. You’ll need a Chinese Visa and a Visa/Permit to visit Tibet. You can obtain the Visa/Permit through your travel agent. The standard Visa gives you only permission to locations within the […]

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Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens now shipping worldwide

The new Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens (more information available here) is now shipping worldwide, including in the US. The lens was scheduled to start shipping on February 5th. You can check in-stock availability at those retailers: Amazon B&H Adorama Best Buy Foto Hans Keuzekamp WEX (UK) Jessops (UK) Here is a quick […]

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What to expect from Nikon for the CP+ show next month

Time for another “what to expect” post for the CP+ show in Japan in February (12th-15th): Update: new special Nikon D810 version designed for deep-sky astrophotography with increased hydrogen-alfa sensitivity (not sure about that one) Nikon D7200 camera (very good chance, no firm announcement date for now). New Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera. New Nikon […]

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Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens US price announced

The US price of the Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens (Aspherical, IF, APS-C) was officially announced today – B&H just listed the lens as available for pre-order at $599. Shipping will start on March 2, 2015. Additional information on the Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens can be found here, some sample images are available here. […]

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Deal of the day: Refurbished Nikon 1 J1 with 10-30mm lens and camera case for $145

It seems that Nikon USA still has some Nikon 1 J1 cameras they need to get rid of: today you can get a refurbished J1 with 10-30mm VR Lens and a case for $145 (with free shipping). Use Visa checkout and coupon code VISAVDAY15. If you want to go underwater, the Nikon WP-N1 waterproof housing […]

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Nikon Capture NX-D 1.1.0 released

Today Nikon released Capture NX-D version 1.1.0 software. Download link: Nikon EU | Nikon USA | Global download website Here is the full list of modifications enabled in this version:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #299

→ The last Nikon D7000 cameras are on sale: Nikon D7000 body only: $525.05 Nikon D7000 body only grey market: $489.88 Nikon D7000 body only refurbished: $499.95 Nikon D7000 with 18-140mm lens: $629.99 → Nikon D3300 deals: Nikon D3300 (grey market): $359.95 – $369.95. Nikon D3300 with 18-55mm VR II lens (refurbished) with Adobe Lightroom […]

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New Low price: grey market Nikon D750 camera for $1,600

The Nikon D750 camera (gray market) is now listed for $1,599.99 on eBay (regular: $2,296.95) – this is a new low price for that model. In case you are wondering: several readers have already contacted Nikon USA and confirmed that they will service gray market D750 cameras for the reflection/flare issue (just like they serviced grey marked D600 […]

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