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Nikon CLS Video: We'd Tell You, But We'd Have to Kill You

Good news and bad news on the new Nikon CLS video.

Good news is that they are now in stock. The bad news is that Nikon Mall is only listing it on the US site, and they are not shipping it out of the country.

What, are they worried that the Taliban will get ahold of this stuff or something? Seriously, Nikon, this is nuts. Tear down that wall.

You have a worldwide distribution network, for Pete's sake. You could even move the video online and sell it that way.

Why make non-US Nikon shooters have to pay an arm and a leg for shipping? Or worse yet, smuggle it out while traveling to the US and pray they don't get chosen by our lovely TSA for a cavity search?

Honestly, I am at a loss. It is on Amazon now, at least, and MPEX has it, among others. Probably just a matter of seeing who can get it to you for just an arm, rather than an arm-and-a-leg.

C'mon, Nikon. You just ran the ball 99 yards. Don't fumble it in the red zone. If I were Canon, I would do a small-flash video like this and put it up online for free, right here.



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