Monthly Archives: November 2016

Nikon D5600 DSLR camera now shipping

Foto Hans Keuzekamp in the Netherlands already received their first Nikon D5600 shipment last week. The Nikon D5600 DSLR camera was announced in early November but it is still not officially released in the US – I expect this to happen in early January during the CES show. The new Nikon D5600 is currently in stock at: […]

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Sigma lenses price increase (9% – 28%) coming to Europe

A new Sigma lens price increase is coming to Europe on January 1, 2017. Almost all lenses for all mounts (MFT, Sony, Nikon, Canon) will be impacted. The new prices will be between 9% and 28% higher – the list above shows some of the price increases (please note that these are dealer’s prices, you can check the […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #394

→ New book on Nikon’s 100 years anniversary is coming soon (already listed at

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals *UPDATED*

Official Nikon deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Nikon combo rebates: now up to $900 off Nikon saving by camera model Free grip with the purchase Nikon D500 and Nikon D810 cameras Nikon D500 sports & wildlife kit: now $550 off Nikon D750 + 4TB hard drive + 32GB SDHC card: $200 off Nikon instant lens-only rebates: up to $320 […]

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Nikon two-layers sensor patent

Nikon has a new patent filed in Japan for a two-layers sensor with phase detection AF in one layer and contrast based AF in the other layer:

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Nikon released seven software updates

   Nikon released new versions of Capture NX-D, ViewNX-i, Picture Control Utility 2, Camera Control Pro 2, NEF Codec and Snapbridge:

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New low gray market prices – Nikon D810: $1,999, Nikon D500: $1,449

With the latest Nikon D810 and D500 price drops, the gray market prices are also going down: Gray market Nikon D810: $1,999 Gray market Nikon D500: $1,449 (new low price) These are the lowest prices I’ve seen online so far for the D810 (was also $1.999 before) and the D500 (was $1,499 before). You can now […]

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Small batch of Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lenses sold in Japan are being recalled

  Nikon Japan issued a statement that some Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lenses sold in Japan from September to October 29, 2016 are having “a problem with the appearance” and will be replaced with new ones. From the Google translation I am not really sure what exactly is the issue – does anyone have a […]

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