Skylum Luminar 2018 new low price



Skylum is running a flash sale on their Luminar 2018 photo editing software for the next 4 days only (Thursday, July 19, through to Sunday, July 22). Here is the discounted pricing - the lowest Luminar offer I have seen so far:

You can download a free trial of Luminar here.


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The new Yongnuo YN 14mm f/2.8N lens for Nikon F-mount is now listed for pre-order at B&H


The new Yongnuo YN 14mm f/2.8N lens for Nikon F-mount is now listed for pre-order at B&H. The price is $557.99. Additional information:

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New Nikon books


The third edition (2018) of the book Nikon: A Celebration is coming soon (August 27th): Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon DE | Amazon FR | Amazon ESAmazon ITAmazon CA.


Mastering the Nikon D850 (September 14th): Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon DE | Amazon FR | Amazon ESAmazon ITAmazon CA.

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What to expect next from Nikon and some new hints about announcement dates


After the previously rumored Coolpix P1000 camera and Nikkor AF-S 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens were officially announced, here is an updated list of what to expect next from Nikon - there are still 4 already registered but not-yet-announced Nikon cameras (see previous "what to expect posts" here):

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Nikon Coolpix P1000 camera additional coverage (including insane zoom test videos)


Nikon Coolpix P1000 camera (pre-order here) additional coverage - first, check out this insane P1000 125x zoom video test where you can see the light pole on top of that tall building:

This is how the 125x extended zoom lens looks like:


Nikon Coolpix P1000 - what you need to know (dpreview):

  • 125X optical zoom (24-3000mm equivalent)
  • 1cm macro focus
  • Dual Detect Optical VR
  • 16-megapixel BSI-CMOS 1/2.3" sensor
  • 4K UHD video
  • EVF and LCD
  • 250 shots per charge, weight: 1,415g (3lb 2oz)

Nikon P1000 first look video by B&H:

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Inside Nikon’s secret sensor design lab

Nikon D5 sensor wired up to a special harness to allow measurement of the signals going to and from the chip

Nikon flare-testing setup

This machine tests how microlenses respond to light coming from different angles

A precision RGB light source is used to make sure that the color filters on the sensor are doing their job

Imaging Resource published a new article about Nikon’s super-secret sensor design lab. Here are three videos on how Nikon sensor testing is performed (check out the original article - it contains a lot of information):

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