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How Nikon tests their cameras (D850)

Nikon Asia published a new YouTube video on how Nikon tests their cameras (D850): Otherwise, today it’s August 11th and the Nikon D850 is still out of stock in the major three online camera stores in the US (B&H, Adorama, Amazon). There is no estimated availability date listed anywhere. A few other recently uploaded D850 videos (I could have […]

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Seven “Nikon Firsts”

1. The first NIKKOR lens: Aero NIKKOR 18cm f/4.5 (first appearance of NIKKOR trademark, an abbreviation of NIPPON Kogaku, as it appeared in 1932). 2. The Original Nikon – the first “Nikon” camera released in Japan, in March 1948.

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Nikon D800E camera and photographer survive a bad car accident

Check out Scott Murray’s story on nikonites.com – the photographer and the camera are doing fine: Hey everyone I am alive. Here’s what happened, I was driving back after getting my car serviced, I stopped as some friends places and decided to hang back for some Milky Way shots as there is no moon. At around 0130 […]

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How much abuse can the Nikon D3s take?

We have seen Nikon cameras falling off from a motorcycle, getting run over by a pickup truck, being submerged in mud, getting exposed to hail and water. The French website Pixelistes went a step further and published a 15 minutes video where they torture a Nikon D3s through mud, water, ice and fire. At the end, the camera was still […]

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This one didn’t make it: Nikon D3s get crashed by a Ford pickup truck

I had my D3s w/28-300 for 89 days. May 26, 2011 I had just finished taking pictures of a cropduster flying on rice seed, and backed my pickup up along the field road to a “T” where I could back in and pull forward. I placed the D3s on the seat next to me with […]

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Nikon D3 hail torture *updated*

A slow news day, I hope you enjoy this video: Update: few more Nikon torture videos:

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