Monthly Archives: March 2015

This is what the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera’s 83x zoom at 2000mm looks like

This is not normal: a 2000mm handheld camera. Check out the attached pictures taken with the new Nikon Coolpix P900 and its 83x optical zoom (24-2000mm equivalent) – you can hardly see what’s in the frame before zooming in:

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The new Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera could be announced next week

The rumored Nikon 1 J5 camera could be announced next week – the unconfirmed date I have is April 2nd (I hope it’s not an April fool’s joke). Here is what to expect: 4k video new 20.8MP sensor (some rumors suggested a new 28MP sensor, but this could be a typo) NFC (Near Field Communication) Built-in Wi-Fi […]

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Lee Filters announced new SW150 MK II filter system

Lee Filters announced a new SW150 MK II filter system (replacement for the current SW150 version) that will support the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8G lens. It looks like they redesigned it to prevent light bleeding during long exposures. Additional information:

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New low price: refurbished Nikon Coolpix A camera for $329

Refurbished Nikon Coolpix A cameras are currently selling for $329 at Cameta Camera (authorized Nikon USA dealer) – this is a new low price. Nikon Coolpix A prices for comparison: Adorama: $399 Amazon: $496 – $512 eBay: $350-$500 The original Coolpix A price was $1.099.

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Nikon instant lens rebates to end this week

The current Nikon lens-only rebates will expire this Saturday (March 28th, 2015) and will not be extended: Nikon lens-only instant rebates: Adorama | B&H | Amazon Nikon DSLR combo rebates: Adorama |B&H | Amazon Full list of all eligible lenses:

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Nikon View NX-i to get image processing in September

The new View NX-i software will get image processing in September according to Nikon USA: “Future versions to be released September 2015 will allow for image processing within ViewNX-i.” For now View NX-i is only an image browsing software. You can download the latest version from the Nikon download center.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #307

→ Nikon announced a new ASC-01 stainless steel hot-shoe cover in Japan (available on eBay). → New book: Nikon D5500 Experience. → Adobe released Camera Raw 8.8 with Nikon D5500 support and new lens profiles for eight Nikon F mount lenses. The DNG Converter 8.8 is available for download: Windows | Mac. → Nikon lens price increase coming to Canada […]

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Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED lens tested at DxOMark

    DxOMark published their test results for the Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G ED lens ($796.95, see review):

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