Nikon D800

New rumors suggest that the Nikon D800 may be getting a refreshed in a similar manner that we saw with the Nikon D4s. The updated models is rumored to boost the sensor performance using the same 36MP sensor and a boosting in processing power with the new Expeed 4.

No specifics have surfaced in terms of release time frame (Photokina would be a safe bet) or pricing.

[via Nikon Rumors]


Nikon 1 J1

B&H has the Nikon 1 J1 kit with a 10mm f/2.8 lens and 10-35mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens for $229 (reg. $599). The deal ends Thursday, March 6. Check it out here at B&H Photo.


Nikon D4s User Manual

The Nikon D4s manual is now available for download here at Nikon USA. The D4s is expected to start shipping later this week. You can pre-order it here at B&H Photo.


Red Dragon Upgrade

The 36MP full frame Nikon D800E has been the top dog sensor according to DxO Mark since the camera was first tested back in February 2012. That is, until DxO Mark put the new 6K RED Epic Dragon sensor to the test. The 19MP APS-H sized sensor from the Epic Dragon was the first to break the 100-point barrier on the DxO Mark score. [click to continue…]


Nikon DSLR and Lens Instant Rebates

Nikon has extended its DSLR and lens instant rebates through March 29 – with savings available up to $680 off regular prices. All Nikon DSLRs (except the new D4s and D3300) are included in the deals. Check them all out here at B&H Photo.



We should see some exciting video gear in the lead up to NAB during the first week of April; however, there may be a few surprises on the still imagery side as well. One such still shooter is the Nikon 1 V3, which is rumored for an announcement this month. [click to continue…]