Nikon D750 for $1499 – Deal Alert

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ebay (via GetItDigital) has the Nikon D750 for $1499 (reg. $2299) in limited quantity. Check it out while it lasts here on ebay.

Note: This is labeled as a gray market item and, therefore, won’t include a US warranty card. At the time of this post, ebay seller GetItDigital has a positive feedback rating of 99.6% and offers its own 1-year warranty with the camera.

Reminder: Sony’s A7S is Incredible in Low Light

We’ve seen many examples of the Sony A7S and just how good it is in low light. Well, here’s another that proves it is the low light king for affordable full frame cameras.

In this short preview video, Tony Northrup walks us through the high ISO settings of the Sony A7S, Sony A7 II and Nikon D810. The Sony A7S’ reach up to ISO 409,600 puts it just head and shoulders above the low light capabilities of the Nikon D810 and the A7 II.

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Whether its the right overall camera for you, however, requires examining what you need out of the camera day to day. For low light shooting though, the Sony A7S remains in a league of its own.

Nikon Unveils New 500mm f/4 and 600mm f/4 Super Telephoto Lenses

Nikon AF-S 600mm f4E FL ED VR Lens

Nikon AF-S 600mm f/4E FL ED VR Lens

Nikon has announced the new AF-S 500mm f/4E FL ED VR and AF-S 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lenses, priced at $10,300 and $12,300, respectively.

The new super telephoto lenses shave pounds off of their predecessors. The new 500mm weighs in at 6.8 lbs (compared to 8.5 lbs for its precessor), while the new 600mm lens weighs 8.3 lbs (compared to 11.5 lbs for its predecessor). [Read more…]