Monthly Archives: June 2015

The latest Nikon patents

Photographybay discovered a series of cell phone related Nikon patents (see this previous filing for a camera that can be attached to a smart phone, another phone related patent can be found here). I’ve already mentioned that Nikon is rumored to be working on some kind of a smart phone integration. Nikon also has a new patent for 1 […]

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What to expect next from Nikon

This is an updated post on what to expect from Nikon in the future – the next official announcement will most likely be for the Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-3.5 DX, 500mm f/4E and 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lenses (not sure if they will be introduced together):

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Tokina 24-70mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro FX lens US price announced: $999

The US price of the Tokina 24-70mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro FX lens was announced today: $999. B&H, Adorama and Amazon are currently taking pre-orders. Shipping will start in August. Specifications: Mount Availability: Canon, Nikon Focal Length: 24-70MM Full Frame Sensor Comp’: Yes Maximum Aperture: F/2.8 Minimum Aperture: F/22 Optical Construction: 15 Elements / 11 Groups Coatings: Multi-layer coatings […]

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The world’s widest 1:1 macro lens Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 will be available in Nikon F mount

Just a quick note in case you are not following PhotoRumors (you should!) – the world’s widest 1:1 macro lens, the Laowa 15mm f/4 that got announced by Venus Optics earlier today, will be available also in Nikon F mount. The price is $479 (available for pre-order). Read all the details and see some interesting sample images taken […]

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The Nikon D5 is rumored to have a native high ISO of 102,400 and 4k video

The Nikon D5 DSLR camera is rumored to have a native high ISO of 102,400. The current D4s can go up to ISO 25,600 (expandable till ISO 409,600). Here is an updated list of rumored D5 specs: New 20MP FX sensor 4k video 173 autofocus points (update: new focusing module with larger coverage) Native high ISO of 102,400 15 […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #320

→ The Topaz DeNoise plugin is 25% off ($20 off) for the month of June with coupon code JUNEDENOISE. → Tokina announced price increases in Japan for the 100mm f/2.8 AT-X M100 AF Pro D Macro and AT-X 107 AF DX NH 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 fisheye lenses for Nikon F mount. → The Rokinon 7.5mm f/8 RMC fisheye lens […]

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From snowy mountains to tropical rainforest (part 1)

  Another post by Des Ong (website | Facebook | Instagram) with some amazing pictures from the Scottish Highlands and Norwegian Mountain range (see also his previous articles here and here.): As a professional wildlife photographer, mid winter to early spring involves a lot of travel for personal projects and leading photo tours. The working conditions vary tremendously. This year […]

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Surf and seascapes photography

My name is Steve Wall, I’m a photographer and videographer from Sydney, Australia. My work is primarily based around documenting the most wild & raw elements of nature, with the ocean being my number one subject matter. Below I’ll share a couple of images from my travels, with some insight into the equipment used and […]

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