Category Archives: Nikon D850

Nikon D5/D850/D500 DSLR cameras now support CFexpress memory cards (firmware updates release)

Back in October I reported that the promised CFExpress memory card firmware updates for the Nikon D5, D850, and D500 DSLR cameras will be released by the end of 2020. Well, here there are – enjoy:

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The almost 4 years old Nikon D850 camera is sold out at all three major US retailers

The almost 4 years old Nikon D850 DSLR camera is currently sold out at all three major US retailers: Adorama, B&H Photo, and Amazon. Nikon recently introduced a new $500 discount on the D850 and the camera sold out in a week! The D850 is also out of stock in Calumet Germany, but other European stores (Park […]

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New $500 price drop: the Nikon D850 is now $2,500

The price of the Nikon D850 DSLR camera in the US just dropped by $500 – this is the lowest D850 price ever since the camera was announced in July 2017: Adorama B&H Photo Amazon This discount will end on November 1st at 11:59 pm EST. This price drop makes perfect sense since I already […]

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The promised CFExpress memory cards firmware update for the Nikon D5, D850, and D500 DSLR cameras will be released by the end of 2020

      Back in February 2019, Nikon announced that the D5, D850, and D500 DSLR cameras will get firmware updates for CFExpress memory card support. We never heard any updates since and my inbox is full of emails from readers asking me when we will get the new firmware… I can finally confirm that […]

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Milky Way photography with the Nikon D850 and the Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 lens

This Milky Way Photography post is by Nikhil Shahi website | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube – see also his previous posts here. All attached photos shot with the Nikon D850 and the Nikon 14-24mm lens. Photographing the Milky Way in beautiful and dark Utah, had been on my mind for many years. I had made several trips to Southern Utah in […]

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The best lenses for the Nikon D850 according to DxOMark

DxOMark published a new article on the best lenses for the Nikon D850 camera (see also this and this related blog posts):

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Nikon D850 firmware update version 1.11 released

Nikon just released firmware update version 1.11 for the Nikon D850 DSLR camera with a single fix: Fixed an issue that disabled firmware updates for certain lenses and accessories. The Nikon D850 is now selling for $2,996.95 at: Adorama | B&H | Amazon.

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COVID-19 cabin fever: using a Nikon camera as a webcam for streaming in home studio and online meetings for best quality

Roie Galitz (see his amazing/previous guest posts) created this how-to video on using the Nikon D850 (and D780, Z7, Z6, etc.) as a webcam for streaming in home studio and online meetings for best quality: Here is the gear used/needed: Elgato Key Light – main LED panel Elgato Cam Link 4K Condenser microphone with arm and […]

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