Monthly Archives: June 2016

Rare Nikon F camera with original cloth-type shutter curtain for sale on eBay

    Long time [NR] contributor Ron Volmershausen sent me a note about this very rare Nikon F camera currently listed on eBay (last bid $2,204): This listing on eBay is going to create a bit of a ‘stir’ amongst the collectors; the 87th Nikon F to roll off the production line, way back in 1959. The […]

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The latest Nikon deals

The current Nikon savings are set to expire on July 2nd (Saturday) – they include many lens-only rebates that were not available before (Adorama also offers some free accessories). Few other deals: Nikon D7100 camera (grey market) for $529.95 Nikon D7200 camera (grey market) for $749 Nikon D750 camera (grey market) for $1,399 Nikon D810 camera (grey market) for […]

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Nikon released new versions of ViewNX-i and Capture NX-D

Nikon released ViewNX-i version 1.2.2 and ViewNX-i + Capture NX-D combo version 1.16.030. Here are the changes from the previous release:

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New Sony XQD G-E memory cards?

B&H has new listing for three Sony XQD G-E memory cards (32GB, 64GB and 128GB) labeled as “new release”. Unless this is a mistake, Sony probably introduced new and updated versions of their XQD G models. No technical specs are available. The read/write speed is labeled as 440 MB/s (read) and 400 MB/s (write). The […]

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Major Nikon D500 firmware upgrade rumored to be released in August or September

A major Nikon D500 firmware upgrade with over 20 fixes is rumored to be released in August or September. I do not have any details what exactly will be included.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #373

→ A grey market Nikon D7200 camera is now selling for $749 – a new low price. → Sea&Sea released new MDX-D500 underwater housing for the Nikon D500 camera. → The new ‪Hasselblad‬ ‪X1D‬ medium format mirrorless camera uses a Nikon compatible hot-shoe: “Its hot shoe is compatible with Nikon Speedlights and the camera can […]

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Nikon D4s is now discontinued

The Nikon D4s DSLR camera is now listed as discontinued on Nikon Japan’s official website. The D4s was announced in February, 2014 and was recently replaced by the new D5. B&H still has few Nikon D4s cameras, while Adorama is already out of stock.

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From Snowy Mountains to Tropical Rainforest (part 2)

An Oriental Whipsnake taken with a macro ringflash and the Sigma 150mm.

From Snowy Mountains to Tropical Rainforest (part 2) by Des Ong (website | Facebook | Instagram) – see also his previous [NR] articles It is hard to believe that it’s been a year since Part 1 of this article was published. My traveling schedule is usually back-to-back between destinations during winter and early spring. It wasn’t that […]

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