Nikon 100th Anniversary Edition products available now


Nikon will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of its establishment on July 25th, and official Nikon shops will be accepting orders for commemorative models and goods starting June 15, until August 31, 2017. Details are available on Nikon's 100th anniversary website, The commemorative editions of seven models, … [Read more...]

Nikon celebrates 100 years with a sparkle!

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2017 marks the centennial anniversary of the optics and imaging product giant - Nikon Corporation. On July 25th, Nikon will be celebrating 100 years of technological breakthroughs and excellence. Since the company's inception in the year 1917, Nikon has been a global leader in providing the best of the imaging world. To celebrate its centenary year, the company has released … [Read more...]

Ask Uncle Ronnie – January 2017


Ask your question to Uncle at Which AF Points? I am using a Nikon D810. I generally use the Group AF for photographing birds. This works well most of the time, but sometimes I feel that the images (especially of small birds) are not as sharp as I would like. Any suggestions? Arthur S. via email.  The Group AF, as the name suggests, is a cluster … [Read more...]

The Ones that Did Not Make it… Part VI


  The photography industry has been through a highly exciting but tumultuous century. During this period, many corporates have entered and exited the camera business. The industry has been severely competitive in the nineteen sixties, seventies and eighties and this inevitably took its toll. SP tracks those companies that did indeed play a part in the fortunes of the … [Read more...]

Nikon Releases Firmware Updates for D810, D810A


Nikon has released new firmware updates for the Nikon D810 and D810A cameras that fixed an issue when using the WR-R10 wireless remote controller. The firmwares can be downloaded from: For D810 - For D810A - … [Read more...]