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


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


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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Nikon D700 owners also received “free maintenance service initiative” offer

A reader received the “free maintenance service initiative” email for his Nikon D700 camera. It seems that this program is not targeted for D800 cameras only and indeed is just a good gesture from Nikon to existing customers.

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Nikon F3 camera was used to shoot the mine car chase scene in the Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom movie


    Ron Volmershausen published another interesting video showing how the guys at ILM used a stock-standard Nikon F3 to film parts of the mine car chase scene in the Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom movie. The film registration system within the F3 proved to be so accurate for the stop-motion filming, that the only […]

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Nikon got a wedding studio truck


Update: pictures of the Nikon truck can be found here and here. Nikon and Joe McNally converted a truck into a fully functional photo studio and will offer newlywed couples free portraits outside of the NYC Marriage Bureau on June 4 and June 5, 2015. Additional information can be found on Joe McNally’s blog. Here is the full press […]

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Flashback: the Nikon Coolwalker MSV-01 offered 30GB of picture storage back in 2004

Nikon Coolwalker MSV-01 30GB Stand-Alone Data Storage Unit

A reader sent me a link to this used product listing at B&H. It’s probably something most of you don’t even remember – a Nikon Coolwalker MSV-01 30GB stand-alone data storage unit that was introduced back in 2004. The device has a 2.5″ TFT color LCD display with 117,600 pixels and accepts CompactFlash and MicroDrive (SD […]

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