Monthly Archives: February 2015

A very rare Nikon Nikkor Macro Multiphot lens set currently for sale on eBay

A very rare Nikon Nikkor Macro Multiphot lens set is currently listed on eBay for $5,999.99 (you can make an offer). The set contains: Macro-Nikkor 19mm f/2.8 Macro-Nikkor 35mm f/4.5 Macro-Nikkor 65mm f/4.5 Macro-Nikkor 12cm f/6.3 For more information on the Multiphot lenses, see this Nikkor 19mm f/2.8 Macro lens review (and also part 2).

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Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera rumored to have 4k video

The upcoming Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera is rumored to have 4k video recording capabilities. If true, this will be the first Nikon camera with 4k video. The official announcement is expected in the next few weeks.

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Nikon’s lens-only instant rebates are back *UPDATED*

Update: the rebates were extended for March. As previously reported, the once-a-year Nikon lens-only instant rebates are now live at Adorama, B&H and Amazon – check all the listings, different retailers offers various freebies (filters, etc.) with many of the lenses. Adorama also offers a free “1 year drops & spills warranty” on almost all lenses – look […]

Posted in Deals, Nikon D3300, Nikon D4s, Nikon D5500, Nikon D810, Nikon Lenses | Tagged | 135 Comments

Weekly Nikon news flash #302

→ For a limited time TopazLabs ReStyle is $20 off with coupon code febrestyle. More info is available here. → New: Sea&Sea MDX-D810 underwater housing for the Nikon D810 camera. → Nikon DF-CP1 optical viewfinder for Coolpix A camera for $149 with free expedited shipping (reg $399) → Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 lens for $1,469 (grey market) […]

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Nikon at the 2015 CP+ show

Some pictures from the Nikon booth at the 2015 CP+ show in Japan:

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High magnification macro photography

This article on high magnification macro photography is written by Junaed Rahman (website | flickr): Quite sometime ago I wrote an article on macro photography, which explained how to modify a regular short zoom lens for macro photography. This time I’ll explain how do I achieve high magnification. For most of my close-up work I use AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8D lens. To […]

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The Nikon D810a camera is not recommended for general photography

I have to make a separate post on this topic because I am still receiving questions from readers: the Nikon D810a is not recommended for general photography. From the press release: “The Nikon D810A is engineered exclusively to meet the unique demands of professional and hobbyist astrophotographers.” “While not recommended for general photography, the D810A is […]

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Nikon D750 back in stock

After the “silent recall” for the reflection/flare issue, the Nikon D750 is back in stock again at B&H (body only and lens kit available, both with some freebies). The new shipments should already have the fix applied to the camera. Uopdate: Adorama and Amazon already also update their in stock status.

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