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The D810A could be the best low light/high ISO DSLR camera Nikon has ever made *UPDATED*

I received this from a reader – two striking findings about the Nikon D810A camera: 1) It *IS* appropriate for general use photography, indoors or outdoors.  There is not an obvious color cast, at least not one that is as pronounced as the coloration differences that occur when you change from say a Zeiss lens to […]

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Nikon D810A now in stock

The Nikon D810A DSLR camera for astrophotography is now shipping in the US and is currently in stock at Adorama (in stock also in the UK). Nikon Canada has a new intro video on the D810A, check it out:

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Nikon Capture NX-D 1.2.1, ViewNX-i 1.0.1 and Picture Control Utility 2.1.1 released with support for the D810A camera

Nikon released new versions of Capture NX-D, ViewNX-i and Picture Control Utility 2 – all three products now support the D810A camera. Here are the download links: Products Version Capture NX-D Ver.1.2.1 ViewNX-i Ver.1.0.1 Picture Control Utility 2 Ver.2.1.1 Change log:

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The Nikon D810a camera for astrophotography will start shipping on May 28th

Nikon Japan announced the shipping date for the D810a DSLR designed for astrophotography: May 28th,2015. The camera was announced on February 6th and is currently available for pre-order at Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Jessops and WEX. Additional information on the D810a can be found here. You can also read Nikon’s article “Using the D810A DSLR for Deep Space and Nebulae Astrophotography”.

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The Nikon D810a camera is not recommended for general photography

I have to make a separate post on this topic because I am still receiving questions from readers: the Nikon D810a is not recommended for general photography. From the press release: “The Nikon D810A is engineered exclusively to meet the unique demands of professional and hobbyist astrophotographers.” “While not recommended for general photography, the D810A is […]

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Nikon D810a, Nikon D750 filmmaker’s kit, new Coolpix cameras pre-order options

The latest Nikon products are now available for pre-order: Nikon D810a Amazon B&H Adorama Jessops (UK) WEX (UK) Nikon D750 filmmaker’s kit Amazon Adorama B&H Nikon Coolpix AW130 Amazon Adorama B&H (available also in blue and yellow)     Other Coolpix cameras: L32 | L840 | S33 | S3700 | S6900 | S7000 | S9900 | P610 (available also at Adorama). More pre-order […]

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