Monthly Archives: March 2017

Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens now available for pre-order

As I already reported earlier today, here are the pre-order links for the new Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens: B&H Photo Adorama Park Cameras (UK) Shipping will starts on April 25, 2017. Additional coverage for the Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens can be found here. Full press release:

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Sell your old gear to KEH for an additional 10% cash back (coupon code included)

KEH sent me this coupon code LUCKY10A for an additional 10% cash back if you sell your gear to them between 12pm EST on 3/17 and 6pm EST on 3/18 by using this link. This is how it works: KEH provides an online quote on your equipment here (people are earning an average of $700 on their submitted gear) […]

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Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens pricing, pre-order and shipping dates

Here is the pricing, pre-order and shipping information for the new Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens: Pre-order start on March 17, 2017 (tomorrow) Shipping starts on April 7, 2017 Suggested retail price in Japan: ¥175,000 + tax (around $1,546, US pricing will be lower – check Adorama and B&H, the pricing should be available tonight) Additional coverage […]

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Nikon D750 was the best selling camera for the Japanese retailer Map Camera for February

Almost three years after its official announcement, the Nikon D750 DSLR ($1,896.95) was the best selling camera for February for the Japanese retailer Map Camera. Here is the full list:

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Irix 11mm f/4 lens now available for pre-order at Adorama

Adorama is now also selling Irix lenses in the US. The new Irix 11mm f/4 is available for pre-order (shipping is expected to start in mid-April): IRIX 11mm f/4.0 Firefly lens: $575 with free shipping IRIX 11mm f/4.0 Blackstone lens: $774.95 with free shipping Update: the Irix lenses are now listed also at B&H. In Europe […]

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Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sports lens vs. Nikon 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens comparison review

Brad Hill has posted a detailed comparison review between the Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sports lens ($5,999) and the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens ($10,296.95) on his blog. Here is a summary:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #409

→ The new Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sports lens for Nikon F-mount is finally in stock (see also this post for a comparison with the latest Nikon 500mm lens). → The just announced Meyer Optik Gorlitz Trioplan 35mm f/2.8 lens will be available also in Nikon F-mount. → The latest Nikon deals: Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 […]

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Nikon is rumored to announce five new Nikkor lenses in 2017

In addition to the D820 and D7300 Nikon is rumored to announce five new Nikkor lenses this year (as of today Nikon still has two camera models that have already been registered with various government agencies but are not yet announced: N1546 and N1610). The Nikon D750 replacement is rumored for late 2017 or early […]

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