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Leica M10 “Edition Zagato” Special Edition

Leica Camera have unveiled the Leica M10 “Edition Zagato”, a timelessly beautiful special edition set that combines the best of German craftsmanship and Italian design. Limited to 250 sets worldwide, the special edition set will retail for $21,600.

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B&H no longer sells Nikon 1 cameras and lenses

A quick update on my post from a few days ago about the Nikon 1 system being semi-officially discontinued: B&H no longer sells Nikon 1 cameras  (see attached screenshots) B&H currently has only one Nikon 1 lens in stock  ( Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 ) At Adorama the situation is similar – only three Nikon 1 lenses are in stock Adorama still has some Nikon 1 J5 cameras in stock  ( closeout price: $496.95 ) The Nikon 1 J5 is the only mirrorless camera left that is still not officially discontinued yet Amazon still has Nikon 1 J5, AW1 and V3 cameras in stock Related posts: Dpreview believes Nikon 1 is no longer in development Major German photo website issues an “online obituary” for the Nikon 1 mirrorless system Rumor: Nikon D700 discontinued in Canada

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Report: Nikon 1 semi-officially discontinued in Canada

Nikon 1 concepts on display when the system was introduced A reader sent me a link to a dpreview thread describing a conversation with a Nikon rep at a recent trade photo show in Canada: The annual trade photo show is taking place at the main camera store here in Regina, Canada. At the Nikon booth, there were no Nikon 1 cameras, lenses or accessories (like last year, too). When I asked the rep, “What’s happening with Nikon 1?” His reply was: “(Shoulder shrug) There won’t be anything new.

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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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