Monthly Archives: January 2017

Offline for a few days

I will be traveling this week and will have limited Internet connection. In the meantime, check out this new leaked picture of an upcoming Nikon product: @nikonrumors new slides you didn't tell us about fam? #photographylife 😂 pic.twitter.com/dOPw7suMzC — Moses Ma'aji (@blackandfly) January 31, 2017

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Weekly Nikon news flash #403

→ The Venus Optics Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 “distortion-free” lens for Nikon F-mount is now in stock at Adorama and B&H. → Photozone tested the Nikon 105mm f/1.4E ED lens: “Excellent. Period. Never had anything like this in the lab before” (quote from the MTF chart results). → The new Metz M400 flash for Nikon is […]

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Rumors: Nikon D810 no longer in production

I received some information that the Nikon D810 camera will no longer be in production in 2017. Given previous release patterns, Nikon tend to announce cheaper cameras first (D610/D750) and then follow up with a higher-end, more expensive model (D810). The Nikon D810 body is currently $200 off. I expect another price drop in February/March. […]

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Deal of the day: refurbished Nikon 1 J4 camera with 10-30mm lens for $189

BuyDig, an authorized Nikon dealer, is currently having a sale on refurbished Nikon 1 J4 camera with 10-30mm lens for $189, the regular MSRP was $596.95 (or $407.95, 68% in savings). Update: all sold out now, more refurbished Nikon products at BuyDig can be found here.

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Nikon 100 Anniversary book now available

The new Nikon 100 Anniversary book is now available at Amazon US and Amazon Germany. Book description and additional illustrations:

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Pictures of the upcoming Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens (Tamron A009)

At the CP+ show next month, Tamron will announce a new (2nd generation) Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens (Tamron A009) that will be a replacement for the current Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD model. More leaked pictures after the break:

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Firmware upgrade version 13.002 for Nikon SB-500 flash released

Nikon released firmware upgrade version 13.002 for the Nikon SB-500 flash ($246.95) with the following fixes:

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B&H updated the shipping date of Nikon DL cameras to March, 2017

Earlier this month I reported that the new rumored shipping date for the Nikon DL cameras is March, 2017. B&H recently updated their product listing for two DL models with “Expected availability: Mar 2017“:

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