Monthly Archives: April 2017

Weekly Nikon news flash #416

→ Memory cards instant savings: up to $100 off on some Lexar CompactFlash cards.     → Nikon received four TIPA Awards 2017 for the Nikon D5600, Coolpix W100, PC Nikkor 19mm f/4E ED and KeyMission 360. → Check out these Nikon patent sheet sneakers. → In addition to Nikon, Sigma and Tamron also have new rebates […]

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New US rebates: Nikon D500, D750 and D810 now with a free battery grip again

Nikon just introduced some new rebates in the US for the D500, D750 and D810 – all three cameras now come with a free battery grip and a small accessory bundle. Nikon D500 Nikon D500 + MB-D17 grip: $1,796.95 / $600 off (B&H | Amazon) Nikon D500 + 16-80 lens + MB-D17: $2,396.95 / $1,070 off (B&H | Amazon) Nikon D750 Nikon D750 […]

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Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 lens for Nikon F-mount (sample photos)

Brazilian photographer Charles Oliveira (www.charlesoliveira.com.br) sent me some sample photos taken with the Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 lens for Nikon F-mount (US price: $799) using a D600 camera. He photographed his girlfriend Gaby Ramos in the city of Ouro Preto, a historic city in Brazil. The only thing he did to the images was to apply […]

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Zeiss and ASML are suing Nikon back

Both Zeiss and ASML are suing Nikon back as a result of the patent infringing lawsuit filed by Nikon a few days ago. You can find both press releases here and here:

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Dpreview calls the Nikon KeyMission 360 camera “a sphere of frustration”

Dpreview reviewed the Nikon KeyMission 360 camera ($496.95) and while they liked the hardware, they did not have anything good to say about the software – they called it “a sphere of frustration” and described having the urge to throw the camera across the room:

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Exclusive KEH coupon codes if you buy or sell gear

KEH offered two exclusive coupons for NikonRumors readers – the first one is if you buy used gear from KEH (use this link): Get 10% off used cameras and 15% off used lenses Use coupon code RUMORS-SPRING17 Valid until 11:59pm EST on 4/26 The second coupon is if you decide to sell your existing camera gear to KEH – any gear, […]

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Dpreview: it can cost you over $10,000 to switch to Sony

Dpreview published an interesting article breaking down the cost of switching from Canon to Sony. In most cases, Nikon’s pricing is very similar and the same article can easily be applied to switching from Nikon to Sony:

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Firmware update 1.01 for Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera released

Nikon released a new firmware update version 1.01 for the Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera with one single fix: Fixed an issue that prevented additional deletions after multiple shots had been deleted in succession from a single burst of pictures. The Nikon 1 J5 was announced in April, 2015 and is currently priced from $497 while refurbished […]

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