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Nikon D3S firmware update 1.01

What was fixed: – Movie recording specifications have been modified as follows and an issue that, in some rare cases, caused movie playback to appear to have stopped has been resolved. – When exposure preview is enabled in live view tripod mode, information + histogram display is possible, but the histogram is no longer displayed […]

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Flashback: Possible Nikon D3s sighting in Barcelona (video)

Update: you can see some more shots of the making of the video here. Remember this report from Barcelona before the Nikon D3s announcement. Yes, this was a D3s. Take a look at the last picture – the model with the black dress. Now, watch the video: The video was produced by the German Nikon Professional Services […]

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The “Lord of Darkness” goes to space (Nikon D3s)

A week ago NR reported about NASA buying new Nikon D3s cameras (aka “The Lord of Darkness”) and some lenses (Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED). Today Nikon made it all official: “The D3S digital SLR cameras and AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lenses ordered by NASA will be carried on the Space Shuttle and used to […]

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Nikon D3s manual video control explained again

Just got that – related to my previous D3s manual video control post. Not sure if the Electronic Analog Exposure display is already available in the D3s (click on image for larger view).

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Nikon D3s with manual video control

Update #3: another post from a reader on this topic from 3 weeks ago. Update #2: Another reader reported that slashcam.com got an official confirmation from Nikon Professional Services on the D3s manual video control: “As soon as the live-view mode in the shooting menu is set to “tripod” and the camera to manual mode (M), it […]

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