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Category Archives: Other Nikon stuff

Landscape photography in the Mountain of Montserrat (and what I learned from it)

My name is David Balcells and I work as a Chemistry Researcher at the University of Oslo (Norway). Besides science, photography is my big passion. After reading a few inspirational books, like Chris Weston’s Nature Photography, I found the perfect school in my hometown’s backyard: the mountain of Montserrat (Catalunya, Spain). In this post I […]

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Nikon misses financial forecast, stock down at 3 years low, company restructuring announced

Nikon released their financial results for the year ending March 2014: Nikon (7731) Corp. posted its lowest close in three years after the camera maker’s net income for the last fiscal year and profit outlook missed estimates. Nikon sank 4 percent to 1,567 yen, its lowest close since March 2011. The company announced net income […]

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Thanakha faces from Burma

One of the first things most people seem to notice when arriving for the first time in Burma is the centuries old, uniquely Burmese tradition known as Thanakha. What fascinates me as a professional photographer is how beautiful and unique this form of cosmetic artistry is. Unlike most western cosmetic schemes that seem to have […]

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Few Nikon related videos

There is not much going on right now in Nikon’s world. Every major photo gear manufacturer is preparing for Photokina where most of the important announcements will happen this year.  I am working on few new guest posts. In the meantime, here are the latest Nikon related videos from YouTube:

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Nikon’s Video Remote Control System from 1962

In 1962 Nikon produced the Video Remote Control System that could capture images on film and record video signal. This was a combination of a still and video camera into one (similar to the modern DSLRs today). The system even had an early type of ‘live view’ system with 800-line high-resolution 2:1 interlaced closed-circuit television system:

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NikonRumors is 6 years old

I almost forgot – yesterday NikonRumors.com turned 6 years old – the first blog post went live on May 1st, 2008 (you can see more old [NR] screenshots at web.archive.org). Since then we had another 3,535 posts and 336,949 comments! Stay tuned – we will have an interesting Photokina summer ahead of us and thanks for […]

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The new Nikon Quick-Draw Strap is now shipping

The new Nikon Quick-Draw Strap is now shipping and is currently in stock at B&H. The strap was announced with the D4s in February and was developed in cooperation with BlackRapid. Product description:

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