Category Archives: Nikon D850

Nikon D850 firmware update version 1.30 released

Shortly after I published my post about Nikon’s commitment to supporting older cameras, the company released a new firmware update for the Nikon D850 DSLR camera which is now almost 6 years old. Here are the details:

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More firmware updates from Nikon – this time for the D850 and Z5

Nikon released two additional  firmware updates – this time for the D850 and Z5 cameras:

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Another Nikon Z9 eyepiece option (compatible also with D500/D850/D4/D5/D6 cameras)

A reader created his own Nikon Z9 eyepiece molded from plastic with black PLA filament and is selling it on eBay (works also with Nikon D500/D850/D4/D5/D6 cameras). The eyepiece fits the NPS rain cover and is also compatible with other covers from different suppliers. The eyepiece is designed in a way that it does not […]

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Report: Nikon to stop making DSLR cameras, withdraws from SLR development after 60 years of history

Today Nikkei reported that Nikon will stop making DSLR cameras and withdraws from SLR cameras development after 60 years of history. Nikon quickly came out with a press release calling the report “speculation” and denying the rumors: “There was a media article regarding Nikon’s withdrawal of SLR development. This media article is only speculation and […]

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The world’s fastest Lexar Diamond Series CFexpress Type B memory cards are now in stock for the first time

The recently released and world’s fastest Lexar CFexpress Type B Diamond Series memory cards are now in stock for the first time exclusively at B&H Photo: Additional information can be found here:

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March Nikon USA rebates: D850 and three Z lenses on sale

Here are the new Nikon USA rebates for March: Nikon D850 – $200 off: Adorama | Amazon | B&H Photo Nikon Z 40mm f/2 – $30 off: Adorama | Amazon | B&H Photo Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8 – $30 off: Adorama | Amazon | B&H Photo Nikon Z 28-75mm f/2.8 – $200 off: Adorama | […]

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Photographing Iceland with a Nikon D810 and D850

Sunlight filters down this large ice cave, creating hundreds of tiny sun stars as the ice refracts the light. Nikon D810, 24–70mm at 30mm, ISO 100, 15s at f/13, tripod

Photographing Iceland with a Nikon D810 and D850 by James Rushforth (Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Website): Four years after completing Photographing the Dolomites, professional photographer James Rushforth has just completed his next long term project – documenting 170 locations and 1000 of the most scenic viewpoints in Iceland. His two-volume guidebook set is aimed at […]

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Will there be a Nikon D850 replacement?

Up until approximately two years ago, I was getting a consistent stream of rumors about a D850 replacement and then everything stopped when Nikon decided to concentrate on mirrorless (or the Z9 to be exact). This year the Nikon D850 will be almost 5 years old (the D850 was announced back in July 2017) and […]

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