The new Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens (more information available here
) is now shipping worldwide, including in the US. The lens was scheduled to start shipping on February 5th. You can check in-stock availability at those retailers:
Here is a quick size and weight comparisons with the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 lens:
Time for another "what to expect" post for the CP+ show in Japan in February (12th-15th):
Long term expectations/don't hold your breath rumors:
The US price of the Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens (Aspherical, IF, APS-C) was officially announced today - B&H just listed the lens as available for pre-order at $599.
Shipping will start on March 2, 2015. Additional information on the Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens can be found here, some sample images are available here.
Adorama and Amazon still have no listings for this lens.
It seems that Nikon USA still has some Nikon 1 J1 cameras they need to get rid of: today you can get a refurbished J1 with 10-30mm VR Lens and a case for $145 (with free shipping). Use Visa checkout and coupon code VISAVDAY15.
If you want to go underwater, the Nikon WP-N1 waterproof housing for the Nikon 1 J1 is also currently on sale for $96.95 ($650 off).
Today Nikon released Capture NX-D version 1.1.0 software.
Download link: Nikon EU | Nikon USA | Global download website
Here is the full list of modifications enabled in this version:
→ The last Nikon D7000 cameras are on sale:
→ Nikon D3300 deals:
- Nikon D3300 (grey market): $359.95 - $369.95.
- Nikon D3300 with 18-55mm VR II lens (refurbished) with Adobe Lightroom 5 for $399.99.
→ Nikon has no longer parts to support/repair the D100 DSLR camera (6.1MP sensor, introduced in 2002).
→ Nikon amusing lens set: Nikon produced this set back in 1995. Additional information including sample photos can be found here: mtu.edu | marcocavina.com | dcview | Nikon Japan.
→ Sigma released a new firmware for the 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport lens with some optimizations improvements in the OS algorithm.
→ Nikon is ready for the CP+ show in Japan next month (see list of rumored new cameras).
→ Nikon behind the scenes: capturing fast indoor sports in challenging light:
The Nikon D750 camera (gray market) is now listed for $1,599.99 on eBay (regular: $2,296.95) - this is a new low price for that model.
In case you are wondering: several readers have already contacted Nikon USA and confirmed that they will service gray market D750 cameras for the reflection/flare issue (just like they serviced grey marked D600 cameras for the oil spot problem).
FYI: new Nikon D600 is now selling for $1,349.95 on eBay, the D610 goes for even less - current prices are around $1,260-$1,290 (all grey market).
Update: the camera is now sold out. You can see the all current D750 eBay listings here.