Weekly Nikon news flash #303

Jessops UK is currently offering £400 trade in discount on the Nikon D810 when you trade in any camera.
→ The Nikon D810 + 24-120mm f/4 lens combo is now $900 off in the US: Adorama | B&H | Amazon (see all current US rebates here).
→ Grey market Nikon D810 is now $2,299.99 on eBay.

→ Demo Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZF.2 lens for Nikon F-mount now available for $1,599.99 on eBay (regular: $2,122) – it comes with US warranty.

Sigma announced an Arca-Swiss compatible tripod socket TS-81 for their 150-600mm Sports lens (here is one of the first reviews of the lens)

Tamron also announced a new tripod mount ring for their SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens.

→ The latest Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC lens (Nikon F mount) is now in stock.

Up to $650 off Nikon 1 V2 camera kits at B&H (many V2 kits are already listed as discontinued).

Photography Show NEC Birmingham UK
Nikon announced their schedule for the 2015 Photography Show that will take place from March 21-24, 2015 in Birmingham, UK.

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→ The new PocketWizard firmware update will bring TTL compatibility to the Nikon D750 camera.

Nikon Picture Controls and Picture Control Utility 2 software Nikon Picture Controls and Utility 2 software

New support article on Nikon Picture Controls and Picture Control Utility 2 software was published online.

It seems that someone in India believes that since Nikon, Canon & Sony restrict their camera’s recording times via software instead of hardware they shouldn’t be exempt from the higher taxes normally leverage on high end equipment.

Imaging Resource posted their interview with Nikon at the CP+ show – as usual nothing was said about future products, but still an interesting read.

→ Nikon behind the scenes – powerful athletic portraits:

→ A reader reported that the AF speed of the Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens with teleconverters is very slow:

→ Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens at the 2015 CP+ show:

→ New Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens reviews:

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