Monthly Archives: March 2020

ProGrade Digital announced new Thunderbolt 3 CFexpress/XQD and dual-slot CFexpress/SDXC memory card readers

ProGrade Digital announced a new single-slot Thunderbolt 3 CFexpress/XQD and a dual-slot CFexpress/SDXC memory card readers: ProGrade CFexpress/XQD single-slot Thunderbolt 3 reader: Adorama | B&H ProGrade CFexpress/SDXC dual-slot USB 3.2 reader: Adorama | B&H Full press release:

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New extension tube set for Nikon Z-mount

Promaster announced a new extension tube set for Nikon Z-mount. The set includes 11mm and 16mm tubes:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #567

→ New book: Photographer’s Guide to the Nikon Coolpix P950. → Lensbaby to announce a new Velvet 28 lens for Nikon F and Nikon Z. → The Nikon D780 now comes with 2% cashback or free accessories. → New K|Lens One lightfield lens for DSLR cameras coming to Kickstarter.

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Nikon’s new short-wavelength refractive (SR) lens element explained

Nikon’s new short-wavelength refractive (SR) lens element explained:

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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens water damage repair

This $16,300 Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens had water damage and it was fixed by NRC Taiwan. Here are some pictures – you can see the wet element towards the end:

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Seven Survivors (Hiroshima survivor trees that lived through the atomic bombing of Hiroshima)

Hibaku Jumoku Camphor Tree

Seven Survivors by Peter Bill: Hiroshima survivor trees that lived through the atomic bombing of Hiroshima My initial interest in creating time-lapse work stemmed from my painting. I found that I wanted to capture the movement of the light. Watching a beat up Samizdat VHS copy of Godfrey Reggio’s Koyaanisqatsi projected on the crumbling wall […]

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Nikon’s correspondence to COVID-19: “uncertainties of production and logistics are continuing”

    Nikon issued another official statement on COVID-19:

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Comparing the new Nikkor Z 20mm f/1.8 lens with the Nikkor 20mm f/1.8 F-mount lens

Ricci published a video comparing the new 20mm f/1.8S Z-mount lens ($1,047) with the existing 20mm f/1.8G F-mount lens ($717). Spoiler alert – the Z-mount version is better: The Nikkor Z 20mm f/1.8 S lens is now shipping in the US, check availability at: Adorama | B&H | Amazon | WEX | Park Camera | Calumet. I think we […]

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