Monthly Archives: May 2018

Nikon credit ratings: A/A+

R&I and JCR, Japan’s two biggest credit rating agencies, recently affirmed Nikon’s credit rating at A and A+, respectively. Here are two quotes from the agency’s rationale:

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Harvard Business Review on how Nikon used investors to their advantage

An interesting article from Harvard Business Review on how companies can use investors to their advantage where they specifically discussed the Nikon case:

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Three new Yongnuo full-frame DSLR lenses announced in the past few weeks, including a brand new updated 50mm f/1.4 version

In the past few weeks Yongnuo announced several new full-frame DSLR lenses (the Nikon F-mount version usually becomes available a few months after the Canon version): Yongnuo YN 60mm f/2 MF macro lens Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.8 II lens Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.4 II lens (just announced today)

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Third party battery grips for the Nikon D7500 DSLR camera

  While the free battery grip offer from Nikon is expiring this week, you probably already have noticed that the Nikon D7500 DSLR camera doesn’t have an original external battery grip available as an additional accessory. For all D7500 owners, I am happy to report that Vello now makes the BG-N18 battery grip for Nikon […]

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Nikon D850 vs. Sony a7R III underwater comparison

Nikon D850 vs. Sony a7R III underwater comparison is by backscatter.com – please check also the original article for more photos and some additional information: Over the last few months, we’ve had a chance to test two of the world’s most popular professional camera bodies, the Sony a7R III and the Nikon D850, to gauge their strengths and weaknesses […]

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The current Nikon rebates with free battery grip offers are expiring this week

The current Nikon rebates are set to expire this on June 2nd (Saturday) – for more details see full listings at Adorama & B&H:

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More Nikon AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens reviews

More review of the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens (price: $12,396.95, currently in stock at Amazon) – the first one is from Lenstip:

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New: Nikon D850 cooled camera for astrophotography

The first Nikon D850 cooled camera for astrophotography is now available for sale – a company converts a regular Nikon D850 to an Astro D850. The price is $4,950 ($1,650 over the regular D850 price of 3,296). To achieve effective cooling, they actually moved the sensor outside of the camera and performed several other modifications: “We […]

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