Category Archives: Weird

The French Army reconnaissance team uses Nikon gear

“The French Army reconnaissance team uses Nikon gear” is by Paul Grayson: I was accredited to the Eurosatory 2018 “Land and Airland”, bi-annual, “Defence and Security International” Expo in Paris. On 10 June, I photographed the “Live Demonstrations” of French anti-terror teams: RAID, BRI and GIGN, as well as demonstrations by both the French Army’s ground […]

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Nikon photographer gets crushed at the FIFA 2018 World Cup semifinal, continues to take pictures

At the FIFA 2018 World Cup semifinal (England vs. Croatia, 1:2) the Croatian soccer players crashed into the AFP photojournalist Yuri Cortez after scoring their second winning goal. Some good pictures came out of his Nikon camera (it seems that his other Nikon camera had the new AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens attached):

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This camera and lens collection contains 1750 pieces and can be yours for $65,000

There is a collection of 1750 cameras and lenses listed for sale on eBay for $65,000 (you can also make an offer). There are many Nikon products as well as Canon, Minolta, Olympus, Fujica, Pentax and others. The inventory is about 27 pages long and the seller promises that the buyer will be “pleasantly surprised”. Here […]

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Interesting: St. Nikon the Metanoeite (“The Preacher of Repentance”)

A reader sent me these pictures of a small church in a village on the island of Rhodes, Greece (latitude: 36° 3′ 29.718″ N longitude: 27° 48′ 35.742″ E) dedicated to St. Nikon (“The Preacher of Repentance”): “Nikon, of Greek origin, was born in Pontus (modern north-eastern Turkey) or in Argos. When he was young, Nikon […]

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A reader bought a refurbished Nikon 13mm f/5.6 NIKKOR AI-S lens with a 90 day warranty!

A reader found a refurbished Nikon 13mm f/5.6 NIKKOR AI-S lens in a great, “like new” shape, at B&H last week and purchased it for $8,499 (the lens came with a 90 day US warranty). This was a pretty good deal considering previous listings of this lens. Here are the unboxing pictures:

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Here is a video of a Nikon D60 DSLR camera being microwaved

This is what happens when you microwave a Nikon D60 DSLR camera with an 18-135mm lens attached:

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