Nikon Japan published another apology that the 1 Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lens is not yet available because of the large demand from customers (they issued a similar note for the V3 camera back in July). The lens was supposed to start shipping on June 26th, but I have not seen any lenses in the US yet (a batch was received in Europe over a month ago). Update: apparently there was a shipment in the US back in June.
At a recent interview at Photokina with Amateur Photographer Nikon defended their Nikon 1 system and the lack of large sensor mirrorlesss camera. Nikon did not exclude the possibility of a new high-end professional mirrorless system:
In November 2014, the couture manufacturer Brikk will release their new "Lux" Nikon Df camera and Nikkor 14-24 f/2.8 lens in 24k gold. Pricing and additional information are coming soon.
Update: the prices of the camera+lens kit will start from around $30k.
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Today Nikon released updates for the Wireless Transmitter Utility, Camera Control Pro ($139) and Communication Unit UT-1 ($374.95) with added support for the new D750 camera:
Nikon released updates for Capture NX-D, Picture Control Utility and ViewNX with added support for the new D750. For additional information, check those links:
The Nikon D810 body at B&H now includes $97.85 worth of free accessories:
- SanDisk 32GB Extreme UHS-I SDHC Memory Card (Class 10)
- Ruggard Commando 36 DSLR Shoulder Bag
- Watson EN-EL15 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.0V, 1800mAh)
Adorama has a similar package that includes:
- Lexar Pro 32GB class 10 SDHC card
- Spare Nikon EN-EL15 battery
- Slinger camera bag
Tomorrow is the first day of the 2014 Photokina show. This is Nikon's schedule of presenters/events:
The new Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport lens for Nikon mount is currently available for pre-order (more information on the lens is available here).