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Dpreview: “Nikon’s 1 system – it’s not dead, it’s just sleeping”

A few days ago Dpreview published an article about their recent interviews with the different camera manufacturers at the CP+ show in Japan.

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Back in Antarctica

Stefan Christmann recently returned from Antarctica and after a few weeks of adapting to the real world he wrote this post about some technical aspects of shooting with Nikon gear in Antarctica. You can find Stefan’s work on his website ,  Instagram  and  Facebook .

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Ihagee Elbaflex film SLR camera with Nikon F-mount launched on Kickstarter

The Elbaflex film SLR with Nikon F-mount is now officially launched on Kickstarter : Pricing starts at $499. Technical specifications and full press release: Kickstarter Launches for the Rebirth of the Ihagee Elbaflex 35mm Analog Camera (Dresden, Germany) The famous Ihagee camera brand is making a comeback, launching a Kickstarter campaign today for its first offering, the Elbaflex, a 35mm analog camera with a Nikon F mount, stylish wooden grip and a full two-year guarantee

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New Ihagee Elbaflex film SLR with Nikon F-mount coming to Kickstarter next week

A new Ihagee Elbaflex film SLR with Nikon F-mount will be launched next week on Kickstarter. Ihagee is an old German brand and somebody is trying to bring it back to life on Kickstarter (just like the recent  Yashica ,  Oprema Jena , Meyer Optik , Emil Busch  crowdfunding projects)

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Nikon’s 100 years of imaging excellence (brief history of Nikon)

Nikon timeline (click for larger view) Nikon’s most important events in their history courtesy of Adorama : Research and development of optical glass, and eventually photographic lenses (1917-1933) From its inception in 1917 up to the release of its first photographic lens in 1933, Nikon focused on the research and development of optical glass, as well as the production of binoculars, microscopes, telescopes, and other optical instruments.

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Major German photo website issues an “online obituary” for the Nikon 1 mirrorless system

Even without an official statement from Nikon, the German website Digitalkamera.de announced the death of the Nikon 1 system in an “online obituary”: We always check which cameras are still available and which are obviously “End of Life” as it is called “EoL”. This time it hit the Nikon 1 AW1 and the Nikon 1 V3. Also from 1 J5, only the existing stock is sold

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Reinventing the Emil Busch Glaukar 91mm f/3.1 Lens

More than 100 years after the Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 was introduced, two top German photographers have reinvented this classic as a modern portrait lens. Read more and comment

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Weekly Nikon news flash #427

→ The  Luminar for Windows Beta  is now available for download.

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Top 10 NikonRumors posts for June 2017

            These are the  top 10  most visited NikonRumors posts for June, 2017: Nikon D810 replacement expected to be announced at the end of July What to expect next from Nikon About that Fuji “helping” Nikon “rumor” Nikon AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED lens now shipping *UPDATED* New Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4E ED VR lens rumored to be announced at the of 2017 The TRIAXEZ strikes again: the latest pictures from the Miami Beach Air Show (Nikon D810 + Nikkor 800mm) First pictures of the Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens Pricing for Sigma 14mm f/1.8 and 24-70mm f/2.8 lenses announced, available for pre-order This Nikon D500 camera still works after getting destroyed by a German Shepherd named Rex First Nikon Df camera price drop? Related posts: Top 10 NikonRumors posts for February 2017 Top 10 NikonRumors posts for January 2017 Top 10 NikonRumors posts for March 2017

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This Nikon D500 camera still works after getting destroyed by a German Shepherd named Rex

The Belgian photo store  PCH sent me this story of a Nikon D500 camera being chewed by a German Shepherd named Rex. While some of the plastic is gone, the dog could not damage the magnesium alloy frame and the camera is still working as you can see in the video: Another picture of the damaged camera – the D500 was brand new, it was purchased the day before: The offender: The Nikon D500 magnesium alloy frame: Related posts: Third party battery grips for Nikon D500 now available Third party battery grip for Nikon D750 camera: Pixel Vertax D16 Nikon D500 camera tested at DxOMark

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