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Canon pro photographer who is switching to Nikon was told no D700 replacement in 2010

This is the email I received from a professional Canon photographer who is currently looking to switch to Nikon – I slightly edited the text to keep the privacy of everyone involved: I’m working for GQ, Men’s Health, Stern, Geo etc. and since these switches aren’t cheap and easy (there’s quite some equipment involved in […]

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More rumors for upcoming summer announcements from Nikon

This Nikon rumor is from an Asian forum member with good previous track record (I briefly covered that rumor last week, but now I have some more details): The two DSLR – one of them will be FX, the one will be DX. The prime lens will be the AF-S 35mm f/1.4 priced at around […]

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Rumor: upcoming lenses from Nikon

In addition to the updates for the 200-400mm f/4.0 and the 85mm f/1.4 lenses, I received some information that Nikon also has plans for a 24-xxxmm f/4.0 VR and a 70-200 mm f/4.0 VR lenses. Previous rumor suggested a new 24-120 f/4.0 VR lens, but the long focal end could “only” be 105mm. If true, […]

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USPTO approved Nikon’s patent for a 35mm f/1.4 lens

Nikon’s patent application for a 35mm f/1.4 lens was reported back in August last year (patent application 20090086340). On February 16, 2010 the USPTO approved the patent for this lens (7663816): Specifications: f = 36.000 FNO = 1.45 ω = 31.53 Y = 21.6 TL = 131.135 Bf = 38.02909

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Need help from France and the UK (Nikon D700x & Nikkor 35mm f/1.4)

A post on the Spanish forum ojodigital.com (Google translation): “In the September issue of the prestigious French magazine Réponses Photo, which has appeared today in the kiosks will be announced for September: – A Nikon D700x (or D800) to be the D3x what the D700 to the D3 (Sony 24 Mpx sensor).” Update: this what was […]

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