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1
2015

Save up to 65% on N-Photo magazine subscription


To celebrate the New Year N-Photo is offering discounts up to 65% for print and/or digital subscriptions!

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24
2014

D750 "Banding" problem explained


Even though it's only been on the market for a few months now, some users are reporting an issue with their D750 cameras that causes a dark band across the top of the image when shooting directly into a light source. The shadow seems to be caused by an autofocus sensor that protrudes too far into the mirror box, and appears to be a production flaw that only affects a limited number of cameras. Here's a good explanation of the problem over at Petapixel.com - Nikon D750 banding issue explained. Nikon has yet to make an official statement regarding this issue other than to say it is investigating.

17
2014

Nikon D750 and D810 firmware updates available


December 17, 2014: Nikon Europe has released new firmware updates for the Nikon D810 and Nikon D750 cameras.

Nikon D810 Firmware C 1.02 modifications:

  • When playback zoom was applied to an image displayed in the camera monitor (image display enlarged) while the memory card access lamp was still lit immediately after capture, the image was not correctly displayed. This issue has been resolved.
  • When menus were displayed with the camera connected to a 4K-compatible TV via HDMI, display in both the camera monitor and on the TV was not correct. This issue has been resolved.
  • Noise that could sometimes be heard when Custom Setting d1: Beep was set to any option other than Off has been reduced.

Nikon D750 Firmware C 1.01 modifications:

  • When shooting with an optional Speedlight and auto FP high-speed sync enabled with On selected for ISO sensitivity settings > Auto ISO sensitivity control in the photo shooting menu, images were sometimes over-exposed. This issue has been resolved. (Enabling auto FP high-speed sync: Select 1/200 s (Auto FP) or 1/250 s (Auto FP) for Custom Setting e1: Flash sync speed).
  • When menus were displayed with the camera connected to a 4K-compatible TV via HDMI, display in both the camera monitor and on the TV was not correct. This issue has been resolved.
  • Noise that could sometimes be heard when Custom Setting d1: Beep was set to any option other than Off has been reduced.

Downloads: Nikon D810 Firmware C 1.02 | Nikon D750 Firmware C 1.01

8
2014

Nikon D750 recommended as best high-end full-frame DSLR


According to Dpreview.com, the Nikon D750 emerged as the top recommended choice for highend full-frame cameras. Beating out other cameras including Nikon's own D810 and top contenders from Canon and Sony, the editors at Dpreview went on to say that the D750's sensor is "magic" and may be the best DSLR they have ever used.

24
2014

10% off all Nikon Refurbished Products


10% off sale at Nikon store for refurbished products

The Nikon store is offering 10% off on all refurbished products from October 24 - 26, 2014. They are also offering free ground shipping on all orders over $99.