Episode 35: What The Heck Is Nikon Up To? [LSP #0035]

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00:02:47 – Nikon reportedly sends out a Maintenance Service Initiative letter to 4,300 D800 owners, 100 D700 owners and 100 D7100 users offering to have a look at them, clean them and make any necessary repairs for free and pick up the shipping costs. What the heck is Nikon up to?

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00:04:20 – Canon releases the 430EX III-RT Speedlite with radio wireless technology.

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00:05:13 – A Canadian newspaper protests a rights grabbing contract by sending an illustrator to a Foo Fighters concert rather than a photographer.

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00:07:47 – DxOMark ranks the Canon 5Ds and 5Ds R lower the Nikon D810 and the Sony a7R.

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00:09:32 – It’s happened again. Yet another photographer collides with a cyclist. See the photos and video here.

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00:11:50 – Kickstarter project GNARBOX seeks to back up your photos and videos in the field while giving you an easy way to edit your photos without a computer and get them on social media quickly.

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00:13:50 – Photographic zombie Photoflex seems to have come back to life thanks to PromarkBRANDS.

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00:15:27 – Nikon releases three great new lenses: the AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm F/2.8-4E ED VR, the AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR and AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4E FL ED VR. (Affiliate links)

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00:20:39 – Panasonic releases the Lumix GX8 micro four-thirds with 20.3 Megapixels, dual image stabilization, 4K video and more. (Affiliate link)

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In Drone News:00:22:30 – Things get out of control as emergency personnel are forced to ground their firefighting aircraft as irresponsible drone owners violate their airspace and cause wildfires to increase in size.

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