Monthly Archives: November 2008


Update: the images were removed from the site aprox. 45 min after my post… What is that lens?

Posted in Nikon D3x | 119 Comments

Hidden gems – D3x almost official!

Update: I just need to clarify this post, because some readers are confused: yes the web server will redirect any link, important here is the product number 25442 and the landing page for that product number (now already removed). As you can see from the screenshot this was not a normal redirect, because the page […]

Posted in Deals, Nikon D3x | 27 Comments

Nikon GP-1 GPS price revealed

J&R and Adorama has listed the Nikon GP-1 GPS Unit for $209.99 (Adorama takes pre-orders):

Posted in Other Nikon stuff | 18 Comments

Nikon D3x – what do we have so far

Few days left until the potential release date. This is what we have so far: Everything started with a D3 firmware update back in April that revealed a new 6048×4032 24.4 MP option (source). Nikon has scheduled several events world wide for December 1st (see here, here and here). Few weeks ago Nikon Germany created […]

Posted in Nikon D3x | 49 Comments

NR @ the 2008 Weblog Awards

Update: WOW! Just in the few hours since I posted this, we surpassed Gizmodo (our score is now 152, Gizmodo is 91)! Unfortunately, I was late to register for some of the other categories, where I am sure we would have some tougher competition. Voting for selected finalists is scheduled to begin December 8, 2008. […]

Posted in Other Nikon stuff | 9 Comments

Nikon’s Black Friday sale reveal a new lens?

Go to and look at the lower right (those are btw Nikon’s Black Friday specials – US only): 16-185 VR? I say this is a typo – 16-85 VR is an existing lens (and this is actually a good deal). If you open the pdf file, the lens is listed as 16-85 VR.

Posted in Deals, Nikon Lenses | 15 Comments

Intel & Nikon photo competition – AF-S 50mm f/1.4G with Nano?

Intel & Nikon “Build for Speed” photo competition from down under is now ongoing – here is the link (thanks GT). This promotion provides also a series of tutorials. Of course I watched them all and I found something interesting in the first video: Jasin Boland shows his new Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.4G lens and […]

Posted in Nikon Lenses | 21 Comments

Online petition

Nikon’s latest DVD Creative Lighting System (hands-on guide) is only available in the US. A reader from Canada contacted Nikon on this matter and this is the response he got: Hello xxxx, … It is not that Nikon Canada won’t sell the DVD, we can’t sell it as we do not have distribution rights. … […]

Posted in Nikon Flashes | 22 Comments