Category Archives: Weird

Nikon Repair Center saves a lens damaged by salt water by boiling it


The Nikon Repair Center in Taiwan repaired a Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8 lens ($1,769.00) that was dropped in the sea by… boiling it. After the staff dissembled the lens for investigation, they determined that the AF motor was damaged and needed to be replaced:

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Giant wooden Nikkor lens pendant lamp

Giant wooden Nikkor lens lamp (4)

Slow news day… but you can check out this giant, Nikkor lens pendant lamp made out of white cedar wood by Monoculo Design Studio. It can be yours for €500 ($690). Here is the description and few additional images:

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Nikon support: do not breathe on your lens to clean it, your breath contains harmful acids that could damage the lens coating


An interesting advice from Nikon support – do not breathe on your lens to clean it because you could damage the lens coating:

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Pimp your Nikon lens with those new camouflage designs


After the the Nikon D4 and Nikon 1, now offers three new camouflage designs for DSLR lenses. Here are the details:

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Real or fake?

What Nikon camera is that

This screenshot of a Nikon DSLR camera was taken from BMW’s Facebook page. As far as I know Nikon never had such a model in their line-up. This is either a new, unannounced camera or a photoshop job.

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Nikon to start producing pharmaceutical and cosmetic products?


Nikon Corporation added an amendment to their Articles of Incorporation to “Manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals, quasi-pharmaceutical products and cosmetics”. Few months ago Fujifilm also announced the introduction of their own skin care/beauty product line – maybe this is the new trend for Japanese camera manufacturers?

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Nikkor 6mm f/2.8 fisheye lens mounted on a Nikon D800 (video)


This exotic Nikkor 6mm f/2.8 lens can actually see behind itself. Watch this video for more information:

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