Monthly Archives: August 2016

Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E vs. Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF – a review and comparison

Marching Fawn

“Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E vs. Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF – a review and comparison” is a new article by Steve Perry (website | YouTube | Facebook | you can check also his previous NR posts here): It’s kind of funny how things work out. In the not-so-distant past, would-be wildlife photographers were faced with one of two rather unpleasant scenarios when it came […]

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED lens additional coverage

A few updates on the Nikon 105mm f/1.4E ED lens – the new Nikkor is currently shipping in the US to existing NPS pre-orders but it’s not yet in stock at any of the major resellers. You can however get one from eBay. A new set of sample photos (click for larger view) taken with […]

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Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 105mm f/2D lens listed as discontinued

The Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 105mm f/2D lens is listed as “Discontinued by manufacturer” at Amazon.com: The lens is still not listed as discontinued on the official Nikon website and is still available in stock in all major US retailers (B&H, Adorama). Nikon USA is “Temporarily out of inventory“. Update: Nikon UK confirmed that the AF DC-NIKKOR […]

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Tamron patents a 115mm f/1.4 VC lens

Tamron filed a patent in Japan for a 115mm f/1.4 VC full frame DSLR lens. Here are the details:

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New $100 price drop on refurbished Nikon D750 cameras

  The price of refurbished Nikon D750 cameras dropped by another $100 to $1,599.95 at Adorama and eBay ($400 off the regular price of $1,996.95 and $50 cheaper than the grey market version). Few other refurbished listings: Nikon WU-1a: $10 off Nikon 50mm f/1.4G lens: $359.95 (savings: $40/10%) Nikon 200-500 f/5.6E lens: $1,199.95 Nikon D7100 + WU-1A wireless adapter: $589.95 […]

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED lens now shipping, first unboxing video

Stjørdal Foto in Norway received their first Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED lens and sent me few pictures and the first unboxing video:

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Nikon Distortion Control Data version 2.015 released

Today Nikon released Distortion Control Data version 2.015 that can be downloaded here. Compatible cameras – the following cameras support distortion control lens data version 2.000 from the firmware versions shown:

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New Nikon wireless remote controller registered in Indonesia

A new Nikon wireless remote controller with the code name N1544 was registered at the Indonesian Communications Agency. The controller will be made in China and will most likely be for a new Nikon camera that will be announced at Photokina. There are already two cameras recently registered at the Indonesian Communications Agency: N1546 and […]

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