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Nikon Summer Cashback Offer

London, UK, 21st May 2015: Nikon UK today launches its Summer Cashback promotion offering up to £60 cashback on selected D-SLR cameras, lenses and speedlights.

The promotion will run from 21st May 2015 – 26th August 2015 and all claims must be received by the 30th September 2015 (inclusive) in order to qualify. Details of the promotion and what customers are entitled to claim are below.


Please find below the respective cashback amounts on selected D-SLR cameras, NIKKOR DX lenses and Speedlights in the table below:


  • Cashback will be fulfilled by Visa© Prepaid Card.
  • The cashback amount will vary depending on the purchase and/or number of purchases made.
  • A maximum of one claim can be made per person on each model included in the promotion. Multiple claims from companies, organisations and institutions and claims from resellers are excluded from this offer.
  • Purchases made from Dixons Travel stores are excluded from this promotion.
  • This promotion cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.


Edward Allinson, Junior Product Manager for Lenses and Accessories at Nikon UK says: “With the holiday season fast approaching, now is the perfect time to step up into the world of D-SLR photography to get those all important holiday snaps and create lasting memories.”

He adds: “With Nikon’s vast selection of NIKKOR DX lenses and entry-level D-SLR cameras on offer, this is the ideal promotion for those looking to move away from their smartphone this summer, and explore the endless possibilities that D-SLR photography has to offer.”


For more information on the promotion, and how to submit your claim, please visit:

Terms and conditions apply. Offer is subject to availability.

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Nikon Owner Magazine Issue 49

Nikon Owner Cover - Issue 49

Nikon Owner Cover – Issue 49


KIMBERLEY FRENCH: Nikon in Hollywood North
Interview by Robert Falconer
Robert Falconer interviews photographer Kimberley French whose iconic images have been instrumental in promoting some of the most notable motion pictures of recent memory, including Brokeback Mountain, Shooter, The  Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The Twilight Saga (New Moon and Eclipse), Red Riding Hood, The Grey and Elysium.

Andrew Main Wilson continues his quest to photograph every single country in the world. In this issue he shows us the breathtaking 40-metre tall statue of Genghis Khan, Ruler of all Mongolia, who conquered an area twice the size of the Roman Empire.

by Heather Angel
Heather Angel has visited China thirty two times, yet she is always looking for the unexpected shot that no-one has seen or captured before.

by Becky Danese
What are the benefits of shooting RAW, and why would one choose RAW over the much more straightforward JPEG?  Becky Danese provides us with a comprehensive overview.

by John Archer-Thomson
When John Archer-Thomson and his wife Sally were contacted by some friends asking if they would like to share expenses on a self-drive trip to Namibia, it seemed rude to refuse. John tells the tale of their adventures in images and words.

by Gillian Greenwood
Now approaching their 30th year, Grays of Westminster became the first camera shop in the world to be granted their own Coat of Arms by Her Majesty’s College of Arms. Senior Features Editor Gillian Greenwood takes us on a journey from the twelfth century to the present day.

Words by Gray Levett
That quintessential jewel in the crown of Nikon rangefinders, the very rare Nikon S3M half-frame rangefinder camera, complete with motor drive, is captured by master photographer Tony Hurst.

by Simon Stafford
Simon Stafford takes a close look at the Nikon D750 and compares it with the D610 and D810.

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New Nikon Firmware: Nikon D4S, D810 and D750 DSLR Cameras

Nikon develops new firmware for its Nikon D4S,
D810, and D750 DSLR cameras

Nikon Firmware Update

London, UK, 9th April 2015: Nikon Corporation is developing new firmware for its Nikon D4S, Nikon D810, and Nikon D750 DSLR cameras, for release this summer. The new firmware will provide support for timecode and recording command functions with HDMI output to external recorders.

With the new firmware, communication can be established between the cameras and external recording devices. Video recorders will be able to recognise the cameras’ own operations, enabling the start/stop recording commands to become synchronised and automated. Meanwhile, new support for timecode imprinting will improve editing capabilities, as sound and video can be aligned, to create a smoother editing process.

Nikon continues to expand and provide greater support for its video recording functions in response to the creative needs of professional photographers, videographers, video creators and advanced amateurs. With improved video recording capabilities, users will be able to take full advantage of the performance of Nikon’s range of products.

Demonstrations of the firmware currently under development will be held in the Nikon booth at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, held in Las Vegas from Saturday 11th April through to Thursday 16th April[*].

Simon Iddon, Group Product Manager, D-SLR Lenses and Accessories, Nikon UK, says: “DSLR cameras are being used now more than ever for broadcasting, film and video production, so they are required to capture stills whilst being able to support high quality video recording and editing. This new firmware will make the process even easier, allowing greater communication between multiple systems when used professionally. Nikon’s continuing advancement and dedication to making our products better and even more capable is demonstrated in these innovative new changes.”

Nikon D4S

Nikon D4s

The Nikon D4S is Nikon’s 16.2-megapixel FX-format flagship designed to keep professionals ahead of the game. The D4S was designed by Nikon engineers to meet the needs of the most demanding photographers, with a wealth of improvements including the ultimate image quality, Nikon’s renowned 51-point AF system, and Full HD movie recording. The D4S boasts a brand new Group Area AF mode that allows much finer control over the size of the autofocus area, ensuring a superior image quality and phenomenal precision. The D4S is also equipped with a high-performance viewfinder that offers a more stable image, and a re-contoured design and smoother grip that make it easier to hold out in the field.

Nikon D810

Nikon D810

The Nikon D810 boasts incomparable image quality achieved with the camera’s brand new FX-format sensor that offers a class-leading 36.3-megapixels, and is designed without an optical low-pass filter. The latest EXPEED 4 image processor delivers unprecedented sharpness, alongside an ultra-wide ISO range of 64-12800 that delivers stunning sharpness and impressive tonality. The D810 also records Full HD (1080p) movies at 50p/60p frame rates, providing smooth and extremely sharp movies.

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

The Nikon D750 is a new model added to the Nikon FX-format DSLR lineup. It features a new 24.3-megapixel and FX-format CMOS sensor and Nikon’s flagship EXPEED 4 image-processing engine ensures image rendering is superb for both stills and video. It delivers exceptional image quality and is packed with professional imaging technology, all in a streamlined, lightweight, and compact body. It is also the first Nikon FX-format camera to feature a sturdy tilt-screen LCD monitor and built-in Wi-Fi® function.

[*] Demonstrations will be held beginning on April 13 (Monday). Nikon Inc., Nikon Corporation’s American subsidiary, will be represented at the NAB Show.
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Nikon Cameras D810, D5500 and COOLPIX P610 win at TIPA Awards 2015

Nikon wins big at the 2015 TIPA awards with accolades for the D810, D5500 and COOLPIX P610



London, UK, 9th April 2015: Nikon today announced that three of its products have won accolades in the 2015 TIPA (Technical Image Press Association) Awards.

TIPA, a global organisation represented by photo and imaging worldwide magazines, has given the prize for ‘Best Professional DSLR’ to the Nikon D810, ‘Best Entry Level DSLR’ to the Nikon D5500 and ‘Best Superzoom Camera’ to the Nikon COOLPIX P610.

The awards are chosen by editors from 27 photographic magazines across 16 countries worldwide and are given to products that the jury rates most highly in terms of overall quality, performance and benefit for the defined end-user. Specifically, TIPA editors take into account innovation, the use of leading-edge technology, design and ergonomics, ease-of-use, and the ratio of price to performance.

TIPA Best Professional DSLR: Nikon D810

Nikon D810

The Nikon D810 is a 36.3-megapixel DSLR with an FX-format sensor designed without an optical low-pass filter. The camera can deliver full-resolution images at up to 5 frames per second with enhanced noise reduction in its ISO 64-12800 range, which is expandable to ISO 32-51200, and record video in full HD. Nikon’s Scene Recognition System with the 91,000 pixel 3D Colour Matrix Meter III provides balanced exposures even under difficult lighting conditions with exposure, AF, white balance, and i-TTL flash control included in the mix. For videographers, the D810 offers HDMI, in-camera time-lapse and interval timer, a built-in microphone with a selectable voice frequency range, full-time servo AF, and full manual control. The camera also has two card slots capable of handling both SD and CF memory cards.

TIPA Best Entry Level DSLR: Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

The D5500 compact DX format D-SLR contains a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor and delivers up to 5 frames per second at full resolution and Full HD video with a choice of four different frames per second rates, from 24p to 60p. It features Nikon’s class-leading 39-point autofocus system while its advanced 3D subject tracking maintains focus on even the smallest subjects, however unpredictable their movements may be. The ISO sensitivity range is between ISO 100-25600 and this is the first Nikon DSLR with an 8.1cm vari-angle LCD touchscreen. Ergonomically designed, its deep grip, lightweight and slim-line body ensures ultimate comfort. Using Nikon’s wireless app, users can connect the camera to a compatible smartphone or tablet wirelessly with no hot spot needed. Numerous creative modes allow the user to personalise each image’s look and style.

TIPA Best Superzoom Camera: Nikon COOLPIX P610

Nikon P610

With a remarkable 60x optical zoom with NIKKOR ED glass lens (24-1440mm), the Nikon P610 can deliver 7 frames per second shooting (full resolution) and Full HD video while utilising Nikon’s 5-stop Dual Detect Optical Vibration Reduction. The camera has a 16-megapixel CMOS image sensor, an EVF and a 7.5cm vari-angle LCD screen, both with 921k-dot resolution. Shooting features include filter effects and special effects, as well as a macro mode, plus time-lapse movie. The P610 has built-in GPS and allows users to easily send images to a compatible smartphone or tablet using built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity. Its snap-back zoom button makes it easy to recapture a subject that’s temporarily out of frame, and you can also double the range of the lens to 120x using Nikon’s Dynamic Fine Zoom, a digital zoom function.

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Nikon Spring Cashback Special Offer

London, UK, 5th March 2015: Nikon UK today launches a new promotion offering customers up to £275/€350 on selected NIKKOR DX and FX lenses, with an additional bonus offer if the customer also purchases a D7100, D610 or D750 within the same transaction.

The promotion will run from 5th March to 31st May 2015 (inclusive), and all claims must be received by the 28th June 2015 (inclusive).

Edward Allinson, Junior Product Manager for Lenses and Accessories at Nikon UK says:

“As we transition into the new season, now is the perfect time to upgrade your kit with this fantastic spring promotion.

With Nikon’s vast selection of NIKKOR DX and FX lenses available, plus, our additional bonus offer for those looking to further explore the world of DSLR photography, there’s something for everyone hoping to be inspired this spring.”


How it Works

1 – Buy one of these Nikkor cashback lenses

Nikon Spring Cashback Special Offer

Category Model Cashback Value
AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G £20
AF-S DX NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G ED MICRO £25
DX Lenses AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR £60
AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II £80
AF-S DX NIKKOR 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G £90
AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR £90
AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G £50
AF-S NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G VR IF-ED £60
AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED VR MICRO £90
FX Lenses AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR £90
AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED ZOOM £175
AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II £225
AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR £275


2 – Buy one of these selected Nikon DSLR bodies / kits at the same time

Nikon Spring Cashback Special Offer

3 – Claim one of three bonus offers


DSLR Body/Kit
Bonus Offer
a) £100 Cashback
D7100 (Body/Kit) b) MB-D15 Grip
c) DX Training Course (London Based)
a) £125 Cashback
D610 (Body/Kit) b) MB-D14 Grip
c) FX Training Course (London Based)
a) £150 Cashback
D750 (Body/Kit) b) MB-D16 Grip
c) FX Training Course (London Based)

Offer Details

  • The bonus offer is only available to customers who have purchased a qualifying lens as well as a qualifying DSLR body/kit.
  • The bonus promotion must be claimed at the same time as the original lens cashback claim.
  • Customers who qualify for the bonus promotion will receive the lens cashback amount, and may choose an additional reward from the three options listed above, depending on the DSLR body/kit purchased.
  • Cashback will be fulfilled by Visa© Prepaid Card.
  • The cashback amount will vary depending on the purchase and/or number of purchases made.
  • The DSLR bonus offer is subject to the purchase of a selected lens in the same transaction. Please see the FAQ’s/T&C’s for more information.

For more information on the promotion, and how to submit your claim, please visit:

Terms and conditions apply. Offer is subject to availability.

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