Monthly Archives: March 2016

Nikon D5 manual, NEF Codec now available for download, first D5 sold in Ireland, first unboxing video

The Nikon D5 manual is now available for download (you can change the language on top of the page). Nikon NEF Codec was also updated to version 1.28.0 for Windows 7 SP1/8/8.1/10 with added support for the Nikon D5 (see also this PDF on how to correct the display of NEF/NRW thumbnails in 64-bit Windows […]

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ViewNX-i 1.2.0 and Capture NX-D 1.4.0 released with Nikon D5 support

Nikon released ViewNX-i and Capture NX-D version 1.16.010 with support for the Nikon D5 camera. Here are the direct links: Nikon Capture NX-D version 1.4.0 Nikon ViewNX-i version 1.2.0 Nikon Wireless Transmitter utility 1.6.1 was also released: The D5 and D500 are now supported. The WT-7 and WT-6 wireless transmitters are now supported. Turkish is now […]

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Nikon D5 now shipping, additional coverage (hint: there is a new Lord of Darkness)

The first Nikon D5 cameras are already shipping in Europe (I have shipping notifications but cannot publish them because of privacy issues). Several new Nikon D5 articles and sample photos started popping online, the first one is from Joe McNally: Live from Las Vegas! D5! SB-5000! Some Nikon D5 dynamic range comparisons with the D4 (hint: […]

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Save $160 when you buy the Sigma 18-35mm and 50-100mm f/1.8 Art lenses together

For all future Nikon D500 owners: take a look at the latest offer from Sigma – you can save $160 when you buy the Sigma 18-35mm and 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lenses together (USB dock included).

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Price of the Irix 15mm f/2.4 full frame lens leaked

A quick update on my post about the new Irix 15mm f/2.4 full frame lens for Nikon F mount – I received the EU pricing of the two different versions:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #359

→ Sigma released new firmware for their 150-600mm f/5-6.3 lens that will make the autofocus up to 50% faster. → Both Amazon and Adorama now list the shipping date for the Nikon D500 as April 21st. → Refurbished Nikon Df camera + lens kit now sells for $1,949.95 (more deals available here). → Check out this Nikon Nikkor 360-1200mm f/11 […]

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Watch this Nikon Coolpix P300 camera getting crushed by a hydraulic press

After you think you’ve seen it all – here is a video of a hydraulic press flattening a Nikon Coolpix P300 camera:

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New Irix 15mm f/2.4 full frame lens for Nikon F mount

The teaser I posted online few days ago from a new lens company called Irix was for a new 15mm f/2.4 full frame lens that will be available also for Nikon F mount: There will be two models: Irix Blackstone durable Al-Mg body engraved fluorescent markings 653g (Nikon), 685g (Canon) “Classic design meets maximum functionality, achieving the […]

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