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The Nikon D850 makes a nice doorstop

The Nikon D850 makes a nice doorstop 🙂 For the full story behind this cameras, please see this post: The story behind the Nikon D850 doorstop (or how I destroyed a D850 camera in Alaska) Pictures via Stavangerfoto

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Third shipment of Nikon D850 cameras hitting US retailers

I received several tips from readers that a third Nikon D850 shipment is now reaching US retailers (see this and this blog comment and several reports from the Nikon D850 Facebook group that now has almost 10,000 members). The first D850 shipment was in the first week of September, the second shipment in the US was around September 18th. It […]

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Deal of the day: up to $50 off on the Irix 11mm f/4 lenses

B&H is currently running a special on the Irix 11mm f/4 lenses for Nikon F-mount: Irix 11mm f/4 Blackstone lens: $50 off Irix 11mm f/4 Firefly lens: $25 off Additional coverage of the Irix 11mm f/4 lenses can be found here:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #437

→ Big price drop on the old Zeiss Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 lens for Nikon F-mount.   → New Nikon D850 accessories: Really Right Stuff L-plate set for Nikon D850 with MB-D18 battery grip Screen protector tempered glass for Nikon D850 camera Kirk Arca camera plate and L-bracket for the Nikon D850 is now available →KEH has […]

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An insane perspective of fireworks from 10 kilometers away, shot with the Nikon 500mm f/8 Reflex-NIKKOR lens

An insane perspective of fireworks from 10 kilometers away, shot with the Nikon 500mm f/8 Reflex-NIKKOR lens ($200-$500) by Klaus Tan (Facebook | Flickr | Instagram): I took a trip to the eastern regions of Singapore to scout for a unique location to shoot National Day fireworks as Singapore celebrated it’s 52nd birthday. Typically, one would head down to […]

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Cheap speed: Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.8 lens for F-mount review (with Nikon 50mm f/1.8G comparison)

This review of the Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.8 lens for F-mount ($72.50) and comparison with the Nikon 50mm f/1.8G lens ($216.95) is written by www.shuttersinthenight.com: Yongnuo, initially famous for their incredibly affordable flashes and off-camera triggers, caused quite a stir when it moved into lenses, for two reasons: (1) They came out at unheard-of price points, […]

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