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Nikon 1 AW1: the first waterproof compact digital camera with interchangeable lenses


I found another Nikon 1 AW1 reference online: “Nikon 1 AW1 – the first waterproof compact camera with interchangeable lenses Nikon today introduced the world’s first rugged, waterproof and shockproof compact system camera with interchangeable lenses. Compact on the market accompanied by two new waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof 1 Nikkor lenses AW. Stylish design innovations underscore […]

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Nikon 1 AW1 advanced interchangeable lens camera to be announce with at least two new 1 Nikkor AW lenses


If you do a quick search at nikon.com for “Nikon AW1”, you will get several inactive pages which indicate that the new Nikon 1 AW1 will be an “advanced interchangeable lens camera”. At least two new lenses will be announced: 1 NIKKOR AW 10mm f/2.8 1 NIKKOR AW 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6

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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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