Monthly Archives: May 2015

The new Nikon rebates for June include a wider selection of lenses and flashes

The new instant Nikon combo rebates for June are now live and include savings on 17 lenses, 3 Speedlights and 2 teleconverters with the purchase of any DSLR. This offer will expire on June 27, 2015. Similar deals should be available from Adorama and Amazon. Here is the full list of qualifying lenses and flashes:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #317

     → Nikon has a new version of their Nikon Image Space app – available on the App Store and on Google Play. → New low price on the grey market Nikon D750 camera: $1,449 ($50 drop from a month ago). More Nikon deals (updated weekly): Refurbished (US warranty) Grey market (no US warranty) Nikon D3100: $199.95 […]

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Venus Optics KX-800 Macro Twin Flash review

This review of the Venus Optics KX-800 Macro Twin Flash is by Bernhard Sperling: In early April 2015 the Chinese manufacturer Venus Optics announced the KX-800 Macro Twin Flash. The announcement was also reported in an earlier NR post. The flash is fitted with three flexible arms, of which two carry each a flash tube unit and […]

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Raw Right Away is a new NEF plugin for Mac OS

Raw Right Away is a plugin for Mac OS Finder/Desktop/Dock/Spotlight/etc. that allows you to quickly view Nikon .NEF (and Canon .CR2) files. Raw Right Away is available in the AppStore for $4.99. Additional information after the break:

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New Petzval 58mm Bokeh Control Art lens for Nikon F mount from Lomography

Lomography are introducing the world’s first Petzval 58mm Bokeh Control Art lens on Kickstarter. The $100,000 funding goal was reached in less than 3 hours. For now the lens is available only on Kickstarter. Shipping is currently planned for December 2015. Lomography already has a Petzval 85mm lens ($599). Specifications: Focal Length: 58mm Aperture: Waterhouse aperture stops, f/1.9, f/2.8, f/4, […]

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Nikon released NEF Codec 1.27.0 and Distortion Control 2.009 updates

Nikon released NEF Codec version 1.27.0 and Distortion Control Data version 2.009. What’s new in Nikon NEF Codec version 1.27.0:

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Nikon got a wedding studio truck

Update: pictures of the Nikon truck can be found here and here. Nikon and Joe McNally converted a truck into a fully functional photo studio and will offer newlywed couples free portraits outside of the NYC Marriage Bureau on June 4 and June 5, 2015. Additional information can be found on Joe McNally’s blog. Here is the full press […]

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Deal of the day: Nikon D4 for $2,995.95

Adorama currently has refurbished Nikon D4 cameras for $2,995.95 with free shipping (lowest price so far). This deal is available on their website and on their eBay store. Only 3 units were left at the time of this post. The cameras are refurbished by Nikon USA and come with 90 days USA warranty.

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