Nikon 1 Gear For Sale

This is a short article that advises readers that my wife and I have decided to sell some of our Nikon 1 gear. Many readers in Southern Ontario may prefer to conduct face-to-face transactions. We also appreciate that readers in other parts of Canada and in the United States may also have an interest. Purchases made by clients outside of our local area will be shipped by Canada Post, insured with a tracking number.

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Nikon 1 V3 + 1 Nikon CX 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6 @ 300 mm, efov 810 mm, f/5.6, 1/1250, ISO-400

As regular readers will know, the Nikon 1 system is a small, lightweight system that is very capable. Over the years we’ve used our gear for landscape, nature, travel, flower and bird photography to name a few genres.

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 6.7-13 mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 6.7 mm, efov 18 mm, f/8, 1/160, ISO-160

After we sold all of our Nikon full frame gear back in July 2015 we used our Nikon 1 equipment exclusively for about four years. Including doing all of our client video projects with it. The Nikon 1 system did yeoman’s service for us.

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 11mm, efov 30mm, f8, 1/160, ISO-160

We’ve decided to sell six of our Nikon 1 lenses. These include the following:

  • Nikon 1 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6 VR zoom
  • Nikon 1 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 VR zoom
  • Nikon 1 10-100 mm f/4.5-5.6 PD VR zoom (this is the only Nikon 1 lens specifically designed for video with a power zoom)
  • Nikon 1 6.7-13 mm f/3.5-5.6 VR zoom
  • Nikon 1 18.5 mm f/1.8 prime
  • Nikon 1 10 mm f/2.8 prime
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon CX 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6 @ 300 mm, efov 810mm, f/5.6, 1/400, ISO-800

We will also be selling some of our Nikon 1 bodies, of which we have J5, V3 and V2 models. Depending on which bodies are sold we will also have some additional original equipment Nikon batteries available.

Nikon 1 V3 + 1 Nikon CX 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6 @ 300 mm, efov 810 mm, f/6.3, 1/1600, ISO-280

Our V-Series camera bodies were used primarily for bird-in-flight photography utilizing fast frame rates. So, most of the shutter count was done with the cameras’ electronic shutters. Our J5 body was used mainly for travel and general photography.

Nikon 1 V2 + 1 Nikon CX 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6 @ 201 mm, efov 543 mm, f/5.6, 1/1600, ISO-250, captured at 15 frames per second

In addition to the six lenses and the three Nikon 1 camera models noted, we will also be selling a Nikon 1 GP-N100 GPS unit, and a Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight. We also have a some assorted filters like a 52 mm B+W circular polarizing filter and some UV filters, that will be surplus to our needs.

Nikon 1 V2 + 1 Nikkor CX 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6 @ 300 mm, efov 810 mm, f/5.6, 1/3200, ISO-640

As I was going through my camera gear storage closet I came across two items that I had totally forgotten about. These items were from my full frame days. A Zacuto ZFinder Pro 3X and a set of three neutral density graduated soft 4″ x 6″ Lee Filters (0.3, 0.6 and 0.9 with soft cover), complete with foundation and 77 mm adapter ring. So, we’d like to find new homes for these two items as well.

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 29 mm, efov 78.3 mm, f/5.3, 1/1600, ISO-800

If you have an interest in any of the equipment noted in this article you can contact me via email, or post a comment on this article so I can follow up with you. I moderate each and every comment on this website. Any of the comments posted on this article from folks interested in some gear will not be made public.

Nikon 1 V3 + 1 Nikkor CX 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6 @ 208 mm, efov 561.6 mm, f/5.6, 1/1000, ISO-1250

We would rather find new homes for some of our Nikon 1 gear rather than have all of it sit idle in my camera gear closet.

Kaikoura, New Zealand, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 22 mm, efov 59.4 mm, f/8, 1/500, ISO-160

Technical Note:

Photographs were captured handheld using camera gear as noted in the EXIF data. Images were produced from RAW files using my standard approach in post.  Images were resized for web use. This is the 1,193 article published on this website since its original inception in 2015.

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