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Nikon AW1 rugged/underwater camera to be announced in 2 hours

Just few clues two hours before the official announcement – the above screenshot was taken from photoclubalpha.com – it seems that they have schedule a post to go live at 5:00am GMT (midnight EST). If you go to the actual link (http://www.dphotoexpert.com/2013/09/19/nikons-aw1-is-set-to-make-a-splash/) you will notice that the URL contains the words “Nikon’s AW1 is set to make a splash”. This pretty […]

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Nikon announcement in the next two days: new Nikon 1 rugged camera

I received some information that Nikon will be having a world-wide announcement this Thursday, September 19th (the official press release should be out around midnight tomorrow, Wednesday EST). The new product was described to me as a “Nikon 1 rugged camera”. This is most likely the previously rumored underwater camera that will be part of the Nikon 1 product line, […]

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Nikonos RS lenses modified to work with modern Nikon DSLR camera

The Nikonos RS system was one of the best underwater camera solutions back in the 90’s. The product line was discontinued in 1996. The high quality RS lenses could only be used with Nikonos cameras because they had a proprietary electronic protocol not compatible with other Nikon F mount cameras. Andrej Belic was able to convert Nikonos RS lenses to work […]

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Nikon press event on February 1st in Denmark

In addition to the February 7th announcement, Nikon will also have another press conference on February 1st, 2012. This is a day earlier then my initial report, but the actual public announcement may still happen on February 2nd. I believe this will be for the new line of Coolpix cameras, including a P300 replacement and a new water […]

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Nikon’s rugged Coolpix camera: the rebirth of the Nikonos?

In an old interview with Focus-Numerique, Mr. Tetsuro Goto (Director of Laboratory R&D at Nikon Japan) said: “Personally I think the Nikonos reborn in the future” The upcoming rugged Coolpix from Nikon may actually be the rebirth of the Nikonos line. The rumor is that the new camera will have a depth rating of 33 feet (10 meters), […]

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The Nikon Coolpix line upgrade will contain an updated P1100pj and a new rugged camera

There’ll be a bunch of new Coolpix cameras announced at the end of August. One of them will be an upgrade to the current P1100pj model (the one with a built-in projector). Few weeks ago Tim McKenna mentioned about a new underwater camera from Nikon on his Facebook page. I can now confirm that there will […]

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New underwater camera from Nikon?

Update: the Facebook posts is now removed. On June 27th Tim McKenna wrote on his Facebook page that he received a “new secret weapon from Nikon, a new underwater camera for some testing and campaign images”:

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