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9:41 (EST) I am getting cold feet and I feel a weakness in my knees...

9:45 - I am monitoring 6 Nikon web sites from all over the world.

9:46 - Nikon Japan stopped my heart - they just posted a news event with today's date - something about a rain?

9:52 (from a NR reader) FYI - It is now 9:50 pm EST and the Chasseur d'images web site (http://www.chassimages.com/) is down ..

9:54 - I guess the Chasseur d'images site is back online

10:00 - I am now following 12 Nikon sites for updates - can you please check you local Nikon website and other photography related sites/blogs for updates? Somebody has to leak something. Thanks.

10:20 - The magic should happen @ 6:00 am CET - midnight EST.

11:02 - Nikon UK product images site currenty not available: http://www.europe-nikon.com/press_room/gallery_search.html?locale=en_GB (go to PressRoom then click on Images)

11:31 - Good job Nikon - no premature announcements yet :)

11:49 - ccccooommmmoooooooonnnnn, update those web sites!

12:00 http://www.dpreview.com/news/0907/09073007nikond300s.asp

12:01 http://www.dpreview.com/news/0907/09073005nikond3000.asp

12:02 the rest is history...

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  • MikeO

    wtf. 600?? really? i bought my d60 for 480.. wtf? Is this thing really gonna go for 600? Well, I hope its low light performance is on par w/ the d5000 rather than the d60.

  • http://robinedgar.stumbleupon.com Robin Edgar

    It has ENDED!

    Well for now anyway. . . :-)

  • zzddrr

    First, great job NR!

    Second, congratulation for Nikon and the Star Wars Kids.

    I mean, I just cannot believe that after 2 years, all Nikon can do is to add the video that does not even match the 5DII. Are these people insane? For crying out loud, at least match that one. I understand that there are quite few who is interested in playing with video on a DSLR but on a “pro” style camera for many is not priority.

    No question about it, I guess I am not the only one who is very disappointed.

    • Dweeb

      The only reason to bring out a 300s is to extend the production life of the 300 another year and whip up some Christmas buying.

      And the 70-200 is now “professional” once again, like the last one was a DX or something.

      Both new products also counteract the price erosion by getting prices back up to MSRP AKA the new product never sell below price.

      • http://robinedgar.stumbleupon.com Robin Edgar

        On that point I notice that the new and improved 70-200mm lens is listed at about $2400. It seems to me that those people who primarily use APS-C format Nikon DSLRs might have a chance toi buy the older version significantly cheaper as it is cleared out. The lens was just fine on APS-C DX format Nikons from what I hear.

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