Note: This is likely a gray market camera. ebay seller PhotoVideo4Less has a positive feedback rating of 99.9% at the time of this post.
For years, we’ve been talking about deals on gray market cameras and we’ve now encountered some controversy among at least one major camera company and retailers offering gray market cameras for sale to consumers. So, I figured it was time to get more specific about what the term gray market means to us all as consumers. Specifically, I’ll be focusing on US consumers since that is the law with which I am familiar.
Additionally, this article will be updated on an ongoing basis with links out to the latest news on the Canon v. Gray Market Retailers series that I have been covering. If and when other manufacturers and retailers join in the controversy, that coverage will be referenced here as well. You can scroll to the bottom of this article for a timeline and links to those specific updates. [Read more…]
When paired with the WR-R10, the SB-5000 can trigger up to 98 feet away. The SB-5000 can control up to six groups or 18 speedlights. The SB-5000 also has an internal cooling system that prevents overheating from consecutive firings.
Controls have also been streamlined and refined, with the addition of an “i” button for access to frequently used settings. The flash head can tilt down to -7° or up to 90° and will rotate 180° to the left or right.
The Nikon SB-5000 will be available in March for $599.95. You can pre-order it now here at B&H Photo.
B&H has the Nikon Macro and Portrait 85mm f/3.5 and 35mm f/1.8 Two Lens Kit for $496.95 (reg. $816.95). Check it out here at B&H Photo.
I saw the new Nikon D500 up close last night and here is my first hands-on look at it. My first impressions is that it is a huge win for Nikon. All the specs look great.
We’ve got some questions about how well the cropped 4K is going to work and the Bluetooth file transfer, but the ergonomics are awesome and it’s actually a very light camera. It’s a big deal for enthusiasts and pros for sure. [Read more…]