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Nikon Unveils the P∞, the First Compact Camera with a 1458x Zoom Lens

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Nikon has unveiled the new Coolpix P∞ superzoom, the world’s first compact camera with a 1458x zoom lens. While most of the design, specs, and features are identical to the camera’s predecessor, the Coolpix P900, the P∞ has a new 24-34992mm (35mm equiv.) lens that opens up new worlds of possibilities.
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Nikon Now Selling a Stainless Steel Hot Shoe Cover That Gives Your DSLR Some Bling

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Nikon has announced a new product called the Nikon ASC-01, a new stainless steel insert for your camera’s hot shoe mount. It slides right into the mount when it’s not in use, giving your camera a shinier and more “complete” look.
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Nikon Expanding Into Medical Devices with $400M Acquisition of Retinal Imaging Firm

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Last year Nikon announced that it had set aside $1.96 billion for mergers and acquisitions into new industries in order to diversity from the camera industry that had grown the 98-year-old company to greatness.

The Japanese company is now using a portion of that cash pile on its first major expansion purchase: a £259M (~$400M) acquisition of the Scottish retinal imaging firm Optos.
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Nikon’s New Coolpix P900 Has a Ridiculous 83x Zoom Range of 24-2000mm

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Nikon today unveiled the new Coolpix P900, a superzoom compact camera with a crazy 83x of optical zoom, allowing photographers to “take creativity to extreme distances.”
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Nikon Unveils the ME-W1, A Simple Wireless Lavalier Microphone for Crisp Audio

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Alongside its new D7200 DSLR, Nikon today also announced the ME-W1 wireless microphone set. It’s a water-resistant lavalier mic that makes it easy to capture high quality audio while capturing video.
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Nikon D7200: A 24.2MP DSLR Focused on Speed and Sharpness for Photo and Video

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Nikon today announced its new D7200, a 24.2-megapixel lightweight DSLR camera geared toward photography and videography enthusiasts. It boasts sharper image quality, a bigger buffer, improved autofocusing in low-light, and serious features for video recording.
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Did You Know About the Rear Gelatin Filter Slot on Some Wide Angle Lenses?

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Did you know that certain wide angle lenses offer slots on the rear mount that allow you to insert gel filters? Often this design decision is due to the fact that the bulbous front element prevents the use of a standard filter that screws onto the front, but sometimes it’s not.
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Nikon J5 May Be the First Nikon Camera to Offer 4K, Expected with the D7200 Soon

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Canon just had a torrent of new product announcements earlier this month, and now it looks like Nikon will follow suit with some big announcements of its own.

There’s new word that Nikon will soon be announcing a new DSLR and a new mirrorless camera, the latter of which may be the first Nikon camera to offer 4K video recording.
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Modifying an Old Nikon AI-S 300mm f/2.8 Lens to Give it Faux Autofocus

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If you’d like to use legacy Nikkor lenses on your modern Nikon camera, one thing you can do to improve functionality is add a CPU to them. While there are services out there that can convert your lenses for a fee, you can also buy the programmable component for $30 on eBay and do it yourself.

That’s what photographer Kalafok Vlakostnitsj recently did with his Nikon AI-S 300mm f/2.8 lens.
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The Nikon D750 Filmmakers Kit is a DSLR Bundle for Getting Started in Cinema

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Nikon has unveiled a new DSLR kit that’s specifically geared toward people who want to get into DSLR filmmaking. Called the Nikon D750 Filmmakers Kit, the bundle includes a DSLR, three lenses, and additional accessories that are helpful for video productions.
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