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Nikon at the 2018 Photography Show

Nikon will take part in the 2018 Photography Show in Birmingham. The seminar schedule  can be found on this page . Here is the full press release: NIKON ANNOUNCE PRESENCE & SPEAKER SCHEDULE AT THE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW 2018 Visit Nikon at The Photography Show on stand C11 London, UK, 12th February 2018: Nikon UK today announces that it will be exhibiting its product line-up and hosting a range of fantastic speakers at The Photography Show, an exhibition dedicated to photography and open to all, from 17th to 20th March 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham

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Nikon claims the #1 spot in the full frame camera market during the 2017 holiday shopping season

Today Nikon issued a press release claiming the #1 spot in the full frame camera market during the 2017 holiday shopping season, which pretty much confirms what I reported last October . The Nikon D850 is still out of stock in the US. The latest shipping dates for existing pre-orders are: Amazon : now shipping to pre-orders placed on  December 18th Adorama : now shipping to pre-orders placed on  January 1st B&H : now shipping to pre-orders placed on  December 28th Here is the full press release from Nikon USA: Nikon Inc.

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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC 1.4 FL ED VR lens officially announced

  The previously rumored Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC 1.4 FL ED VR lens is now officially announced with Nikon’s first built-in teleconverter. The US price is $12,399.95 (pre-orders are now open at B&H ). Primary features: Super-telephoto zoom lens with coverage of a broad range of focal lengths beginning at 180 mm and extending to 560 mm when the built-in 1.4x teleconverter is used Built-in 1.4x teleconverter which can easily be activated/deactivated while looking through the viewfinder:   Tripod collar ring that enables smooth switching between horizontal and vertical orientation Zoom ring that is easily operated while holding onto the tripod collar Adoption of a fluorite lens element and magnesium alloy has achieved a light weight of approximately 3,500 g/7 lb 11.4 oz Dust- and drip-resistant structure that prevents dust and drops of water from entering the lens Nikon’s exclusive highly durable fluorine coat that effectively repels dust, water droplets, grease, and dirt The latest optical design that includes the use of one fluorite lens element and eight ED glass elements for extremely sharp and detailed rendering that is compatible with high-pixel-count digital cameras The latest optical design and the use of Nano Crystal Coat enable clear images in which ghost and flare are effectively suppressed High maximum reproduction ratios with close-up shooting at telephoto positions (0.25x when the built-in teleconverter is not used, 0.36x when activated) The exclusive design of this lens with a built-in teleconverter ensures optimal optical and AF performance Electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism that enables stable exposure control The VR mechanism offers camera shake compensation equivalent to a 4.0-stop increase in shutter speed in NORMAL mode; users can choose from NORMAL and SPORT modes: Sample photos: Nikon Japan Nikon USA Lens design (without and with TC), weather sealing, MTF charts (click for larger view), technical specifications and full press release: Mount Type: Type E AF-S lens with built-in CPU and F mount (1.4x TC built-in) Focal Length Range: 180 - 400 mm With built-in TC 252-560 mm Zoom Ratio: 2.2 x Maximum Aperture: f/ 4 With built-in TC f/5.6 Minimum Aperture: f/ 32 With built-in TC f/45 Format: FX/35mm Maximum Angle of View (DX-format): 9° Minimum Angle of View (DX-format): 4° Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) with built-in Teleconverter: 6°20′ Minimum Angle of View (DX-format) with built-in Teleconverter: 2°50′ Maximum Angle of View (FX-format): 13°40′ Minimum Angle of View (FX-format): 6°10′ Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) with built-in Teleconverter: 9°50′ Minimum Angle of View (FX-format) with built-in Teleconverter: 4°30′ Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 0.25x (at 400 mm)  0.36x (at 560 mm) Lens Elements: 27 Built-in Teleconverter Lens Elements: 8 Lens Groups: 19 Built-in Teleconverter Lens Groups: 5 Compatible Format(s): FX DX VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization: Yes Diaphragm Blades: 9 Distance Information: Yes Nano Crystal Coat: Yes ED Glass Elements: 8 Fluorite Elements: 1 Fluorine Coat: Yes Super Integrated Coating: Yes Autofocus: Yes AF-S (Silent Wave Motor): Yes Internal Focusing: Yes Minimum Focus Distance: 6.6 ft. (2.0 m) from focal plane Focus Mode: Manual, Manual/Auto, Auto/Manual E-type: Yes Filter Size: 40.5 mm Accepts Filter Type: Drop-in filter Compatible with Nikon AF-S Teleconverters: Yes Approx

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Nikon appoints Bo Kajiwara as the new CEO for the Americas

Bo Kajiwara, CEO of Nikon Corporation for the Americas (photo credit: Nikon) Nikon announced the appointment of Bo Kajiwara as the new CEO of Nikon Corporation for the Americas. Here is the full press release: Bo Kajiwara Appointed to President and Chief Executive Officer, Nikon Inc

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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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Nikon announces the closing of sales operations in Brazil

Nikon Brazil issued a press release announcing that they will no longer sale Nikon equipment in Brazil. Currently Nikon sales only through their e-commerce site in Brazil

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Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD lens (model A035) officially released

Tamron officially released their 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD lens (model A035). As I already reported the US price is $799

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Tamron Announces the 100-400mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD, Available November 16

Tamron has officially announced the 100-400mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD. The new lens will begin shipping on November 16, 2017. You can preorder the new Tamron 100-400mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD at B&H Photo for $799.

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Tamron Announces the 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD, Available November 16

Tamron has officially announced the 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD. The new lens will begin shipping on November 16, 2017. You can preorder the new Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD at B&H Photo for $799

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Nikon at the PhotoPlus Expo 2017 press release

Nikon already released their official press release for the PhotoPlus Expo 2017 expo – this means no new products will be announced for the show ( as I already reported last week ). Here is the full press release: Nikon Shows The Latest Innovations In Digital Imaging At The PhotoPlus Expo 2017 Nikon Continues 100th Year Anniversary Celebration at Upcoming Tradeshow with Product Displays, Ambassador Presentations, Panel Discussion and More NEW YORK, NY – Nikon will once again return to the PhotoPlus Expo in New York City, offering attendees a compelling booth experience while providing educational presentations from respected Nikon photographers and Ambassadors at the Nikon Theater.

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