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In Topic: Rectilinear wide angle for Nikon DX

06 September 2016 - 12:31 PM

Sorry, I've forgot to tell that the sigma 8-16 run in AF very well on Nikon D7200 camera.
IMHO Nikon in the D500 cameras introduced some particular controls in the AF drive which reduce the compatibility with specific production of other manufacturer, it's sadly but no news under the sun (or below the surface :) )

In Topic: Rectilinear wide angle for Nikon DX

05 September 2016 - 11:02 AM

Hi Adam,
My sigma 8-16 AF run perfecly on my two D800 and of course on my old D300. I've shot for two weeks with D500 trying all my lenses and recording problems only with sigma 8-16. Meter data and aperture are correctly controlled by D500, except the AF hsm motor which doesn't give any sign of life. I guess the lens needs a firmware update, ehm ... I hope. In the near future I plan to meet the sigma italian dealer and I'll ask him about this.

In Topic: Rectilinear wide angle for Nikon DX

03 September 2016 - 05:16 AM

I've tried my sigma 8-16 on Nikon D500 but Autofocus doesn't run. The camera and the lens probably are incompatible. It's not a good news for nikon users.

In Topic: Nikon D500

06 January 2016 - 10:50 AM

Great camera (on the paper). The most interesting points are the wide af sensor coverage (very very usefull!!), great iso performance and, probably, a good viewfinder (similar to the D2x series I suppose).
No popup? No problem: old style cable but more compact housing design good for best packaging (have you seen the Sea&Sea MDX-D810? The tallest housing ever made for compact DSLR )

Now, who will be the first manufacturer to create an housing for this camera?
I guess Nauticam, the faster housing maker on the market.

"Bravo Nikon", but in Italy we say "Brava Nikon" becouse (I don't know why) we associate the female gender to all Camera Manufacturer.

In Topic: Nikon D5 in Nikon D4S housings

21 December 2015 - 04:23 PM

At first look, inspite of the few images to see, it's quite hard to suppose that the new nikon flagship camera can be fitted in D4 housing 'cause there are more differences by D4-D5 cameras than in the previus D3-D4. The main body at right and left of the prism appears higher than in D4 design and we know that few mm can make the differences.
I hope I'm wrong, but at this moment only housing manufacturer can be happy: new business opportunity in the horizon offered by nikon R&D dep.