As previously reported, the new Nikon 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens and Teleconverter TC-14E III (1.4x) started shipping yesterday. At the time of this post, none of the major US retailers had any in stock, but you can still check availability again at B&H, Adorama and Amazon.
Update - the new Nikon Teleconverter TC-14E III is now in stock at Cameta Camera and WEX Photographic (UK).
Nikon 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens unboxing (another unboxing video can be seen on flickr):
Here is a promo video for the new Nikkor 400mm f/2.8 lens from Nikon Japan:
Update: BuyDig has this lens for $149 once you add it to your cart ($26 cheaper than B&H).
A reader sent me a link to this, apparently new, Rokinon 7.5mm f/8 RMC fisheye lens for Nikon 1 mount. I do not remember seeing an announcement for this lens. Anyway, here is some additional info from B&H website:
- Nikon 1 Mount Lens/CX Format
- Fixed Aperture: f/8.0
- 20.25mm (35mm Equivalent)
- Expansive 162° Angle of View
- Seven-Layer RMC Multi-Coating
- Manual Focus Design
- Built-In Petal Type Lens Hood
- Aluminum Alloy Lens Barrel
The first Nikon D810 books/guides are already listed on Amazon US:
Here are the listings for few other countries:
The Nikon D810 DSLR filmmaker's kit is now shipping and is currently in stock at Amazon and B&H (with free expedited shipping). The kit offers savings of $993 off suggested retail prices when purchased separately and includes:
Update: the Nikon Distortion Control Data firmware version 2 can be downloaded here.
Nikon released new firmware updates for the D90, D7000, D7100, D600, D610 and D4s DSLR cameras. Follow the links for additional details:
I received this screenshot from a website I will not mention online in order to keep the privacy of the individuals involved. I believe that the person who posted that is very close to Nikon and that he/she is talking about the upcoming D750 camera (there is no other 24MP Nikon camera with 51 AF points). Here are the missing specifications that we did not have before (the text is translated):
Please note that this information is not coming from one of my source - it was found online and could be wrong.
I will open the comment section for guests, but if things get out of control again, I will quickly turn it back off.
→ The Lomography Petzval lens for Nikon mount (see review) is now in stock.
→ The new Metz Mecablitz 64 AF-1 flash for Nikon cameras is now in stock at B&H and Adorama.
→ Price check: grey market (imported, no US warranty) Nikon D610 DSLR cameras now sell for around $1,500 on eBay (some listings were as low as $1,400). The Nikon Df is listed for around $2,200.
→ Rokinon rumored to announce their new 50mm f/1.2 lens on August 26th.
→ Nikon D810 photography essentials featuring Lucas Gilman: