Category Archives: Weird

The incredible story of a Nikon D5 camera forgotten in a display window

Nikon D5 camera leak

Chassimages (Google translation) posted a story on the Nikon D5 camera that was apparently forgotten in a store’s display case/window (see this post): “The only seller is so busy store drawers behind the counter, so I must insist to make him raise his head, and asks if I can see and touch the D5. Very gently […]

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Nikon also denies rumors about purchasing Samsung’s camera division

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  Nikon EU confirmed with “confidence” that the rumors about Nikon purchasing Samsung NX are not true (what I have been saying for almost a week now). Samsung had a similar response last week. I have never heard Nikon commenting on a rumor before. Ever. Here is a quote from the Spanish website Quesabesde (Google translation):

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Samsung officially denied all rumors about Nikon buying their NX mirrorless technology

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Just a quick update on my Samsung post from yesterday:  Samsung officially denied all rumors about Nikon buying their NX mirrorless technology to AmateurPhotographer. If you have ever worked with a PR person/agency you know that this doesn’t mean much, but I am still surprised because the standard response to such inquiries is usually “no comments” or “we […]

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Rare Nikon cameras and lenses at the upcoming Westlicht Camera Auction

Nikon S3M black half-frame camera

  Here are Nikon highlights from the upcoming Westlicht Camera Auction that will take place on November 21st, 2015 in Vienna, Austria (the complete and detailed catalogue will be published 3-4 weeks prior to the auction date):

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This is not a lens, this is sensor cleaning device (Fujin D F-L001)

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The Fujin D model F-L001 is the second generation of the “vacuum cleaner in a lens concept”. The Nikon version (with F mount) will start shipping on October 28th and will come with a pouch and pack of 3 filters. Here are the other details:

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In 1995 a Fuji X/Nikon hybrid camera with 1.3MP was priced at $20,000

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Flashback from 1995: “Flash back to 20 years ago, when photography was just entering the digital realm. This episode of CNET Central from the summer of 1995 features the “B-2 Stealth Bomber” of digital cameras, a Fuji X/Nikon hybrid. Roughly the size of a volleyball, this camera packed 1.3 megapixels and a removable 131 MB […]

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