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The 7 best Nikon tricks ever

This post is by Steve Perry (www.backcountrygallery.com): The 7 Best Tricks For Nikon Cameras – Ever! OK, I’ll concede that maybe I’m just a bit over the top with the title for this one, but hey, I really love these tricks! You see, over the years, I have uncovered quite a few handy customizations for […]

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Soon you will be able to calibrate and update Samyang lenses with this new “Lens Station”

At the 2017 Seoul International Photo & Imaging Show Samyang had on display their upcoming “Lens Station” – a new USB docking station for firmware updates and customization similar to the Sigma USB Dock and Tamron TAP-In Console. Samyang is expected to start making AF lenses for DSLR cameras. Via PhotoRumors

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The day the Sony a9 was announced

Today should be a day of mourning for all Nikon users and fans. Until yesterday nobody could challenge the speed of high-end DSLR cameras, but today I think Sony did just that – their new a9 camera improved many of the disadvantages of previous a7 models. It looks like the a9 will finally be a […]

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New Nikon in space video, search NASA’s photo archive and more

Nikon Europe published a new video: Nikon in Space video: time-lapse view of the world | Nikon 100th Anniversary Nikon’s history in Space began with the Nikon Photomic FTN, a modified Nikon F camera that was used aboard the Apollo 15 in 1971 and Nikon cameras have been aboard every manned space flight since. This […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #414

→ This miniature Nikon F model camera is now available for sale on eBay. → Nikon introduced new metal hot shoe cover styles in Japan. The also have a new memory card holder (also sold only in Japan). I know, I know… → Nikon released a firmware update version 1.1 for the Coolpix A900 camera.

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New server and HTTPS for NikonRumors

NikonRumors.com was just moved to a new server at HostDuplex. The old server could no longer handle the traffic and an upgrade was necessary. You probably already noticed that NikonRumors is now a “secure” website (HTTPS) which is the industry’s standard today: Several other changes were also introduced on the back end that should improve the […]

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