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The most underestimated camera ever? (the waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof Nikon 1 AW1)

“The most underestimated camera ever” by Henrik Fitinghoff is about the waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof Nikon 1 AW1 mirrorless camera ($797): I´m a frequent reader of NikonRumors, and there hasn’t been that much good news as of late. I passed 50 years of age and bought my first Nikon when I was 16. It wasn’t […]

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The latest CIPA data: 2017 is shaping up to be a good year for camera companies

Nikon is not the only camera manufacturer that is currently having problems (see the latest rumors about Panasonic and Ricoh). The overall camera and lens markets have shrunk significantly compared to a few years ago, but the latest data shows some signs of improvement (I usually cover the monthly CIPA reports over at PhotoRumors). Here is […]

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Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 lens for Nikon F-mount (sample photos)

Brazilian photographer Charles Oliveira (www.charlesoliveira.com.br) sent me some sample photos taken with the Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 lens for Nikon F-mount (US price: $799) using a D600 camera. He photographed his girlfriend Gaby Ramos in the city of Ouro Preto, a historic city in Brazil. The only thing he did to the images was to apply […]

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Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 lens review (for Nikon)

Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 lens for Nikon F-mount ($499.95) review by Marc Rogoff (Twitter | Instagram | Website | Facebook): I bought this lens last year and I must admit I haven’t used it all that much so far. This is mainly due to the fact that for the kind of work I do as a professional fashion […]

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Astro-landscape time lapse photography

Astro-landscape time lapse photography by Jason Chu (Facebook | 500px | Instagram) Greetings [NR] readers, my name is Jason Chu (otherwise known as “theinfinitypoint” on Disqus) and I’ve been a reader of Nikon Rumors for a very long time. Today I want to share with everyone some of the work I’ve created with my Nikon cameras, specifically my astro-landscape […]

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Birding in Antarctic waters

Birding in Antarctic waters by Jonathan Björklund (Website | Instagram): With the on-going discussion about the future of Nikon, let’s not forget that the current cameras and lenses are great tools. I surely hope Nikon gets back on the right track, and in the meantime I spend my time out in the field with my fantastic […]

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