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Nikon Launches New D700 DSLR, SB-900 Speedlight and PC-E Lenses

Nikon D700 SLR

July 1, 2008-- Nikon has officially launched many new products for the photography enthusiast and professional, including the FX-format D700 Digital SLR, powerful and versatile SB-900 Speedlight, and the new 45mm and 85mm PC-E lenses.

Highlights for these products include:

* D700 D-SLR -- This 12.1 megapixel, FX-format D-SLR delivers all of the high image quality, unparalleled low-light performance, and speed of the Nikon D3 in a smaller, lighter camera body. Additional highlights include Live View, automatic sensor cleaning, Active D-Lighting, weather sealing against dirt and moisture and the 51 point AF system. Available in late July, estimated selling price will be $2999.95.

* PC-E Micro NIKKOR 45mm f/2.8D ED and PC-E Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/2.8D -- Nikon's newest PC-E lenses give photographers control over tilt and shift to adjust perspective and adjust linear distortion, while providing excellent depth of field control, which makes them idea for shooting buildings or product photography. These two new lenses join the Nikkor 24mm PC-E lens to give photographers perspective control from wide to medium telephoto. Available in August the new 45mm and 85mm PC-E lenses will have an estimated selling price of $1,799.95 and $1,739.95, respectively.

* SB-900 Speedlight -- With an unmatched zoom range of 17-200 feet, and Nikon's popular wireless capabilities, the intelligent and versatile SB-900 Speedlight takes its place as the new Speedlight flagship. Available in August for an estimated selling price of $499.95.

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