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Nikon D3s camera falls from a motorcycle, continues to shoot

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Shahrizan Jeffri Aziz dropped his Nikon D3s with a 300mm f/2.8 lens from a motorcycle while shooting the Le Tour Langkawi in Malaysia. Only the battery door and the burst mode were broken. With the help of some duct tape, the camera continued to work. Later in the race, the D3s was also exposed to rain […]

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The sensors of the D3, D3s, D700 and D3100 are made by Nikon *updated*

In addition to the Nikon D7000 sensor which is made by Sony, here is some more information from Chipworks on the different sensors in Nikon DSLR bodies: Nikon D3/D700 sensor NC81338L: made by Nikon Nikon D3s sensor NC81361A: made by Nikon Nikon D3100 sensor NC81362A: made by Nikon Nikon D90 sensor IMX038: made by Sony

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Nikon D3S and Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II lens receive EISA awards

Nikon D3S is the best professional camera and Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II is the best professional lens according to 2010-2011 EISA awards. Reasons for selection after the break:

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New images from space captured with Nikon D3S

You can see the rest of the images here (credit: NASA). The full press release after the break:

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Nikon D3s in stock now

UPDATE: all gone – Amazon now says “In stock on May 31, 2010”. Amazon UK still has it in stock. Amazon has 4 left in stock – this will not last long:

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