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Nikon 1 J4

Nikon unveiled the Nikon 1 J4 mirrorless camera a couple weeks ago in the middle of all the NAB 2014 news; however, it appears that the camera will not be available in the US.

The J4, like the Nikon 1 J3, still offers several powerful features though for such a compact camera. Of course, it retains the 1″ class sensor for a 2.7x crop factor (also known as Nikon’s CX format). The sensor is an 18MP CMOS with a Hybrid AF that sports 105 phase detect AF points on the sensor. [click to continue…]

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Nikon Capture NX 2

Nikon has released an update to Capture NX 2 to version 2.4.4, which adds RAW file support for the new Nikon 1 V3 and COOLPIX S810C, along with other modications noted below. [click to continue…]

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Nikon ViewNX 2

Nikon has released ViewNX 2.9.2, which adds support for the Nikon 1 V3 and the Coolpix S810c cameras.

You can download the update here on Nikon’s website.

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Lensbaby 5.8mm f3.5 Circular Fisheye Lens

Lensbaby has announced a new 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye lens for Canon and Nikon APS-C DSLRs. It’s a manual focus lens with a close focus distance of 1/4″. The lens barrel features a focus distance scale and hyperfocal scale.

The lens produces a complete circular inside the image sensor frame with a 185° angle of view.

The Lensbaby 5.8mm f/3.5 circular fisheye lens retails for $299.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

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Nikon Coolpix S810c

Nikon has announced the Coolpix S810c camera, which is powered by Android 4.2.2 and features built-in WiFi and GPS connectivity. [click to continue…]

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Nikon AF-S 18-300mm ED VR Lens

Nikon has released a new superzoom lens for its DX camera line – the AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR.

It offers a 16.7x zoom range and is 30% lighter than the previous 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G lens. The VR provides 4-stops of stabilization and it should ship in May for $899.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

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