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Category Archives: Nikon D3s

Nikon’s pro DSLRs outsell Canon’s big time

This chart was shown at the official NikonD3s launch event in Beijing – you can see the Nikon logo at the top right corner: Not sure if this data is only for China or worldwide. I am surprised by the large % of D3x sales (dark blue bars). I think in few months the D3s […]

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Nikon D3s has a brand new sensor, not a tweaked one

Few days ago I posted a link about Moose Peterson’s experience with the Nikon D3s and the new 70-200 f/2.8 VRII lens. I either missed that paragraph, or the text was added later on (thanks Theodore for pointing it out to me): With the results I was seeing above, I called Mike, my bud at […]

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The first Nikon D3s was shipped yesterday in the US

Update: Moose Peterson has an update on the D3s and 70-200 VRII combo. Yesterday B&H shipped their first Nikon D3s. Also yesterday, Mosse Peterson was in New York and also got his D3s and 70-200 f/2.8 VRII lens, so I really think the first batch is already here and shipping. The Nikon 70-200 f/2.8 VRII lens has moved to “accepting […]

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Nikon D3 almost gone

B&H already lists the Nikon D3 as discontinued: Adorama lists the D3 as backordered for $4,899.00: Amazon still has some for $4,999.00. Ritz sells it for $4,999.95 and Calumet for $4,999.99.

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Nikon D3s, Canon EOS-1 Mark IV compared

Update#3: more Canon EOS-1 Mark IV samples at different ISO available here. Update#2: Canon’s ISO102,400 picture was removed but you can still see it here. Canon also pulled the plug on the “Nocturne” video by Vincent Laforet. Update: Canon Mark 4 ISO 102,400 sample shot available here (are those for real ??? – scroll to […]

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FX format Q660?

Update: Just received that – Nikon product names start with the quarter in which they are/will be released (Q1-Q4) followed by a sequence number counting all Nikon DSLR starting from the D1. For the D3s I came up with Q242. Nikon have confirmed in an email to a reader that this was the code name for the D3s. […]

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Nikon D3s and 85mm f/3.5 DX lens available for pre-order

Nikon D3s available for pre-order: Amazon US Adorama B&H Photo Ritz Calumet US Amazon DE Amazon JP (email notification) Amazon UK Nikon AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/3.5G ED VR available for pre-order Amazon US Adorama Amazon DE Amazon JP More pre-order options coming soon – check back again. All pre-orders are sent “first-come, first-served”. […]

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