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Oldest known Nikon fetches over $400K at WestLicht auction, breaking records

The oldest known surviving Nikon camera fetched more than $400,000 at auction. The annual Leica WestLicht auction also sold historic gear used by Herbert List and two iconic World War II images.
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Nikon to focus on high-end cameras as low profits prompt restructuring

Today, Nikon released a statement with plans for a companywide restructure, including reassigning over 1500 employees. So what does the financial struggles for the imaging giant mean for photographers?
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Eyeing a Nikon D500? Now there’s a kit option for sports, wildlife photographers

The Nikon D500 just got even more enticing for wildlife and sports photographers. Today, the camera giant announced a new kit option that essentially offers a free $450 battery grip over buying each product at list price.
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Here's how Nikon makes the glass inside your camera lens

The smallest imperfections can make a significant difference in image quality -- which is why Nikon glass is inspected multiple times at each stage pf the development process.
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These 10 extreme microphotographs offer an artistic look at a small world

The photography competition that features details too tiny to see with the naked eye has announced its 2016 winners, which feature a stunning collection of microphotography shots, from the scientific to the artistic.
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Nikon’s new PC 19mm is its widest angle lens while the 70-200mm is rugged

Nikon announced a pair of new full-frame FX lenses for its F-mount-based DSLRs. The new PC 19mm is a tilt-shift lens designed to give creative focus, while an updated 70-200mm is a weather-sealed telephoto.
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Modified camera creates clear pictures of the sky thanks to cooling mechanism

Long exposures heat up a sensor and introduce more noise -- this modified Nikon D5500 designed for shooting the night sky solves the issue with a cooling back. That modification comes at a pretty hefty price tag, however.
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Nikon gets into action cam market with the KeyMission series

Nikon is entering the action cam market with the new KeyMission series. The lineup includes an already unveiled 360-degree camera, but is adding two additional models – a standard action cam and a wearable body cam.
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Canon reaches milestone, produces 120 millionth EF lens

It was just another Friday when an EF lens rolled off the assembly line last month. While many came before it, this one was special: The company had produced its 120 millionth EF lens.
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Cooke brings miniS4/i cinema lenses to Canon, Nikon, Sony, and mirrorless cameras

U.K.-based Cooke Optics just announced that it will make its coveted line of miniS4/i cinema lenses available to shooters of Canon and Nikon DSLRs as well as Sony and Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras thanks to interchangeable mounts.
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Back to school: Nikon launches online photography courses

Nikon is taking its workshop program to the web. The new Nikon School Online was launched today with three initial classes covering the basics, use of speed light flashes and tips on photographing kids and pets.
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Nikon’s global photo contest grows with new options for young photographers

Nikon's 2016-17 photo contest will pay homage to both young photographer's and the company's upcoming 100th anniversary with two new categories. Nikon says about half of last year's submissions were from photographers under 30.