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Topaz Labs Black Friday special

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From November 28th through December 1st, TopazLabs are offering their entire Photography Collection (all 15 products) for $249.99 (reg $429.99) with coupon code BLACKFRIDAY2014. For more information, click here.

The TopazLabs Photography Collection includes the following products:

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Nikon Black Friday deals *UPDATED*

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Those are the Nikon related deals I was able to collect as of today (some of them have been ongoing for few days already):

→ Nikon D3300 for $496.95 ($150 off)

New: Nikon D3300 with 18-55mm lens (refurbished) and free Adobe Lightroom 5 for $379.99

→ Nikon D5200 with 18-140mm lens for $796.95 ($400 off)

Nikon D5300 with 18-140mm lens for $996.95 ($300 off)

New: Nikon D7000 for $549.95 ($350 off), Nikon D7000 with 18-55mm lens for $649.95 ($300 off), Nikon D7000 with 2 lenses and free accessories for $796.95.

Nikon D7100 (grey market) for $775.76

→ Nikon D610 (refurbished) for $1,439.95

→ Nikon D750 (grey market) for $1,784.99

Nikon Df (refurbished) for $2,295

New: Nikon D800 (refurbished) for $2,149

Other Nikon DSLR savings

NewNikon Coolpix A for $579 (another $20 price drop, available also on Amazon)

Current Nikon 1 savings

Nikon 1 S1 kit for $149

New: Nikon 1 S1 camera kit with 11-27.5mm lens and WP-N2 waterproof housing for $199 ($500 off)

Nikon Coolpix savings

→ Check also the Nikon instant rebates

→ Bower 14mm f/2.8 lens for Nikon F mount for $269 ($80 off)

→ Lexar and SanDisk memory cards instant savings

Rebates on Sigma lenses for Nikon F mount

Rebates on Tamron lenses for Nikon F mount

→ More Black Friday deals and ongoing rebates can be found here.

→ Check out also the main Black Friday pages at AmazonAdorama and B&H.

I will be updating this list in the next two days if any new deals pop-up online.

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Nikkor 6mm f/2.8 fisheye lens video and photo samples

We have already seen some video footage taken with the rare Nikkor 6mm f/2.8 fisheye lens which over the years has been listed on eBay with price tags ranging from $27k to $99k. Before listing their lens on eBay, the folks from the Danish store Photografica also took some sample video footage with the 220° angel of view lens:

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The latest Nikon patents

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Nikon filed a patent for tracking moving objects without looking at the viewfinder - the camera will lock on the moving object and provide feedback to the photographer with a vibrating shutter button.

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Another $100 price drop on the Nikon Coolpix A, refurbished D610 now $1,439.95

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The price of the Nikon Coolpix A camera dropped another $100 to $599 at B&H, Adorama and Amazon (you can also take an additional $25 off at Amazon with this offer). The camera was $699 three weeks ago.

Update - B&H is now also offering free SanDisk 16GB Extreme SDHC Memory Card and Pearstone Onyx 250 camera pouch.

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The price of a refurbished Nikon D610 camera is now $1,439.95 (compare to $1,199.99 for a grey market and $1,596.95 for a new D610).

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The Nikon instant rebates were extended without any changes to the lens selection.

More Black Friday deals and ongoing rebates are available here.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #290

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→ Rare look inside Nikon's factories in Thailand: the website CyberBiz published an article that gives us a rare glimpse of the Nikon factories in Thailand located in Rojana Industrial Park that employees. 7,000 people.

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→ Metz announced new mail-in rebates on their flashes (up to $90 off, valid through December 31, 2014), here are their Nikon compatible models:

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→ Japan unexpectedly enters into a recession.

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20 days in Zanzibar with the Nikon D5000

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Cristiano Gatti (www.cristianogattiph.com) spent 20 days in Zanzibar with his Nikon D5000 camera:

For about 10 years we're experiencing an incredible evolution in technology: better computers, better cars, better mobile phones and obviously better cameras and lenses. Regarding photography, every 6 months, more or less new models are released, sometimes introducing new features and sometimes offering only a simple restyling of our old gear; indeed biggest competitors like Nikon, Canon and Sony must have always new products to offer to their customers, trying to be the #1 in sales rank.

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