Monthly Archives: July 2015

Shooting handheld with the Nikkor AF-S 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens

Shooting handheld with the Nikkor AF-S 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens by Arturo Cocchi: I’m an Italian journalist and in the same time a photo-enthusiast who has the opportunity to use the best photo equipments available to ”help” my work. My name is Arturo Cocchi. I’m the editor of the travel and art sites in La Repubblica, […]

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The latest Nikon lens patents

→ Nikon also has a patent application filed in February 2015 for what appears to be a new 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon 1 lens (probably a replacement for the current model).

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Weekly Nikon news flash #324

→ Topaz Adjust plugin is now 40% off with coupon code is JULYADJUST. → The Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM Art lens for Nikon F mount is finally in stock. → Nikon cannot guarantee that they software packages will work with Windows 10. Testing is already scheduled and the results will be published when available. → CIPA announced camera […]

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Nikon D800E camera and photographer survive a bad car accident

Check out Scott Murray’s story on – the photographer and the camera are doing fine: Hey everyone I am alive. Here’s what happened, I was driving back after getting my car serviced, I stopped as some friends places and decided to hang back for some Milky Way shots as there is no moon. At around 0130 […]

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Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4E, 500mm f/4E and 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lenses now shipping

The first batch of Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lenses was already received by Foto Hans Keuzekamp in the Netherlands. In the US Adorama lists the lens as being currently in stock, Amazon will have them on Monday (July 20th). The new 500mm f/4E FL ED VR and 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lenses are […]

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Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera review

Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera ($496.95) review by Eyal Gurevitch: First came the J4 Last summer I spent a great, long vacation with my family at the beach. The kids love doing nothing else than going swimming twice a day in the sea and spending the rest of it in the pool. I had the […]

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In 1995 a Fuji X/Nikon hybrid camera with 1.3MP was priced at $20,000

Flashback from 1995: “Flash back to 20 years ago, when photography was just entering the digital realm. This episode of CNET Central from the summer of 1995 features the “B-2 Stealth Bomber” of digital cameras, a Fuji X/Nikon hybrid. Roughly the size of a volleyball, this camera packed 1.3 megapixels and a removable 131 MB […]

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The Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art lens will cost $999 in the US

Sigma announced the US pricing for their new 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art lens: $999. The lens is now listed for pre-order at B&H and Adorama. The expected availability is end of July, 2015. The full press release, technical specs and key features can be found over at PhotoRumors. The full press release is available here.

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