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Nikon FT1 adapter L firmware update 1.20 released

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Nikon released a new L firmware update 1.20 for the FT1 adapter ($209.99) with support for the Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera. Download links:

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Nikon Capture NX 2.4.7 released

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In addition to the new ViewXN version, Nikon also released Capture NX 2.4.7 ($131.99). Download links:

List of Capture NX 2.4.7 updates:

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Nikon ViewNX 2.9.2 released

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Nikon released ViewNX 2.9.2 with the support for the latest Nikon 1 V3 and Coolpix S810C cameras. Support for Windows XP has been eliminated.

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Nikon 1 V3 manual available online, camera to start shipping in 3 days with a free FT1 adapter

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The manual for the Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera is now available for download.

An updated B&H listing indicate that the Nikon 1 V3 will come with a free FT1 mount adapter:

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The new V3 model will start shipping on April 17th:

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The release dates for the other Nikon 1 accessories can be found here.

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Nikon D4s: a hands-on review with comparisons to the D4

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The Nikon D4s sitting on my studio equipment cart ready to go to work

The Nikon D4s sitting on my studio equipment cart ready to go to work

Nikon D4S: a hands-on review with comparisons to the D4 by Tom Grill (Web | Blog). As aways, click on images for larger view):

The lineage of Nikon flagship models, the D3, D3s, D4, and now the D4s, are absolute workhorses, and best of breed at what they do. In the hands of a working pro, this camera line represents dependability and exceptional image quality under the worst circumstances you can throw at it, qualities that have endeared themselves to Nikon users since the original Nikon F. At first glance, the jump from the D3 to D3s appeared to be a greater difference than that of the D4 to D4s. We seem to be getting to a point in their development where the changes from model to model give us less to shout about. I think this says more about the confidence we are experiencing with the camera we have in our hands than it does about the advancements made to improve it.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #259

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→ The UK pre-orders for the new Nikon 1 J4 camera are now live at Jessops. The camera will not be available for sale in the US, but soon you will be able to purchase one from DigitalRev (they ship to the US).

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→ A Nikon 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens in mint condition is now listed on eBay for $16,999.00 (MSRP: $17,896.95)

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→ Phottix released v3.21 firmware upgrade for the Phottix Mitros TTL flashes for Nikon.

→ "Dedicated" by Corey Rich is now online (shot entirely on the new Nikon D4s camera):

→ Nikon D4s and V3 cameras at the 2014 NAB show:

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Pricing and availability of the Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (Model B016) lens for Nikon mount

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Right after Nikon announced the new 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR lens, Tamron published the price and availability of their 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (Model B016) lens for Nikon mount:

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