Monthly Archives: March 2016

Nikon accessories price increase coming to Europe tomorrow

Tomorrow Nikon Europe will introduce a coordinated price increase for accessories in all European countries. Just few months ago there was already a big price increase on Nikon lenses in Europe. A new price increase is also rumored to start tomorrow in Canada.

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More Nikon D5 updates

→ Nikon published their technical solutions/shooting tips for D5 users. → The Nikon D5 manual and menu guide are also available on the Manual Viewer app (for iOS and Android). → Dpreview reports a “step backwards in terms of low ISO dynamic range” – the Nikon D5 has the lowest base ISO dynamic range of any current […]

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The Nikon lens-only rebates are expiring this week

     The Nikon US lens-only rebates are expiring this week (April 2nd) and most likely will not be extended: Adorama (they also offer a free accessory for each lens) B&H Amazon doesn’t have a dedicated page, here are the direct links to the discounted lenses:

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Nikon D4 vs. D5 high ISO comparison, NEF samples available for download

Some more Nikon D5 sample photos (both JPG & NEF) as many readers already have the D5 in their hands: First, Ole Liodden updated his Nikon D5 review and he is “shocked”: “Today I installed the new Lightroom and Camera RAW software supporting the Nikon D5 camera and I could finally view the NEF-files from the beta testing […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #360

→ Several Nikon camera and lens teardowns, reviews and repair guides (both pictures and videos) can be found at fixyourcamera.org. → Refurbished Nikon D800 cameras are now $1,699.95 ($100 price drop from last week). → Laowa 105mm f/2 STF vs. Nikon AF DC-Nikkor 105mm f/2D lenses comparison at venuslens.net. Irix 11mm f/4 lens is coming next Nik Collection […]

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Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E zoom vs. the 500mm f/4E prime lens comparison

Andy Nguyen (website | flickr | facebook) compares the $1,396.95 Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E zoom lens to the $10,296.95 Nikkor 500mm f/4E prime lens: I know from comments on various photography forums that there’s a lot of people wanting to know if the new Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6 can live up to the hype, and how it measures up to the […]

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Nikon D5 now shipping, gorilla glass accessory, D5 captures F1 crash

The Nikon D5 camera is now shipping in the US and Europe to both NPS and regular orders. In the US shipping notifications were send from B&H, Adorama, BestBuy and Amazon. The first deliveries are expected on Monday:     The first third party accessories for the D5 also started showing up online: new Gramas gorilla […]

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Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight flash now in stock

The new Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight flash is now in stock at Amazon and Focus Camera (B&H and Adorama should get them in stock soon as well). The SB-500 manual can be downloaded here.

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