Nikon Owner Magazine Issue 59

Nikon Owner magazine Cover – issue 59


By Gillian Greenwood
Senior Features Editor Gillian Greenwood introduces us to the spectacular world of free-skiing photographer Pally Learmond.


by Heather Angel
Heather Angel explains how she captured her stunning shot of an ice arch in Greenland.

By Michael Eleftheriades
In response to numerous requests, we present Michael Eleftheriades’ article on the Nikon 1 System.

By Gray Levett
In 1938 an amazing camera appeared ten years before the first production of the Nikon One 35mm rangefinder cameras. Known only to a handful of Nikon historians, we bring you the Nippon Kogaku (Nikon) Sky camera.

by Simon Stafford
The new Nikon D850 is the talk of the photographic world. Simon Stafford gives us his first impressions and explains how it differs from other DSLRs in Nikon’s range. 

Kazakhstan – The Eagle Has Landed
Andrew Main Wilson continues to capture in one iconic image the essence of each country in the world; in this issue he visits Kazakhstan.

Words by Gray Levett. Image by Tony Hurst
Master photographer Tony Hurst shoots Nikon’s first autofocus SLR camera the F3AF which was launched in 1983.

by Simon Stafford
In the second installment of his two-part series, Technical Editor Simon Stafford examines the use of autofocus in Live View with Nikon D-SLR cameras from the D3 and D300 onwards. 

by Becky Danese
Technical Advisor Becky Danese comprehensively guides us through the range of Micro-Nikkor lenses.

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12 Days to go! Christmas Countdown

12 Days Until Christmas

This beautiful Swedish landscape was sent to us by Per Hultebrand, using a D300 + AF-S 12-24mm f/4G DX


With less than two weeks to go until the big day here are some excellent offers available for you to take advantage of. For pre-Christmas delivery please order in no later than 3pm on 20th December 2017.

Enjoy 10% off Second-Hand
Bodies & Lenses

Savings on New Nikon cameras

Limited supply of 100th Anniversary Leather Straps

The Nikon 100th Anniversary leather straps are available to purchase from Grays of Westminster for only £40 – a perfect gift for the photographer in your life whilst also supporting a fantastic cause. This year Nikon’s chosen charity is Sightsavers, those working to provide care and treatment for curable blindness. Proceeds from the sale of these straps go to Sightsavers Charity.

PLUS: Purchase a strap with your order of a camera and receive a £20 discount!

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Read the new Grays of Westminster Gazette!

The Grays of Westminster Gazette

Issue 69 now available to download!

You can now download the latest issue of the Grays of Westminster Gazette, filled with news, articles and the latest Nikon products! To see our previous issues of the Gazette visit: http://www.graysofwestminster.co.uk/legend/gazette.php

10% off Second-Hand

Order now for Christmas Delivery

Back by popular demand is our 10% off Second-Hand bodies and lenses! We are stock a wide range of digital and manual bodies and lenses so whether you are looking for a present for someone else, or yourself, browse our second hand pages and mention the offer when you order: http://www.graysofwestminster.co.uk/products/secondhand.php

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The perfect gift… Grays of Westminster Newsletter

The Perfect Gift…

The festive season has well and truly started at Grays of Westminster. To make giving the gift of photography easier for you this year we have provided some perfect gift ideas for the photographer in your life (or yourself!).

For the new photographer:

D3400 + 18-55mm VR Kit

D3400 + 18-55mm VR Kit – only £364.00 with promotion, plus receive a free accessory kit which includes a spare battery, camera case and lens cleaner worth over £100!

A gift that lasts all year long…

A subscription to Nikon Owner doesn’t just make them smile on Christmas day. It provides free technical support, extended warranties on all equipment bought at Grays of Westminster and a beautiful quarterly 60-page glossy magazine.

Subscribe before Christmas and receive a £20 gift certificate for Grays of Westminster and two recent issues! £59 in store only.

Contact us on: 020 7828 4925 or email info@graysofwestminster.co.uk to subscribe.

Other gifting ideas

Nikon 100th Anniversary leather strap – £40 *Proceeds go to Sightsavers Charity*



Grays of Westminster, The Legend and the Legacy by Gillian Greenwood – £30


Grays of Westminster Umbrella – £35 (in-store collection only)


Nikon 100th Anniversary by Uli Koch – £100


Gift certificates can be made out for any amount to a friend or relative, and posted direct if required.


We also stock over 2000 Nikon accessories as well as camera bags, straps, books, filters and memory cards. Unsure of what to buy? Just ask a member of staff for assistance and we would be happy to help!

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Order your D850 today! Anniversary Editions plus much more!

Order your D850 today!

After an incredibly successful launch we are pleased to now be able to open up general sales of the D850. If you are looking to acquire one of Nikon’s most innovative cameras produced to date, look no further. With rave reviews from the test labs and working photographers alike, the D850 has proven to be like nothing we’ve seen before.

D850 body only = £3499.00 inc. VAT

Please call 020 7828 4925 to order yours.


Limited supply of Anniversary Editions

We have a small stock of Special Edition Anniversary models available for order.

In honour of Nikon’s 100th Anniversary we have been able to stock a very limited quantity of the following bodies and lenses:

D5 100th Anniversary edition, with commemorative case = £7,699.00

D500 100th Anniversary edition, with commemorative case = £2,599.00

Special Edition AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8E FL VR, with lens element presentation display = £3,599.00

Special Edition f/2.8 lens set: AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G, AF-S 24-70mm f/2.E ED VR, AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR = £7,699.00

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