Monthly Archives: December 2008

Not done yet

I thought I was done for this year but then I came across those charts for the best selling DSLR in Japan for this year. I think this is a good way to end 2008. There is also something important that I forgot in my previous post: THANK YOU NIKON! GOOD JOB! LET’S KEEP IT […]

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I am very excited… I stared NikonRumors back in May. Eight months later we have: 508 posts, 10,107 real comments, 4,932 spam comments and over 1 million unique visitors… A BIG THANK YOU to everyone – I’ve said it many times before: this site is a community effort and I could not have done it […]

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Is “Eco-glass” reducing the quality of Nikon lenses?

Somebody at dpreview thinks that way: “This probably is what is causing the varied results people are getting from the new 50/1.4 G.” Is there a problem with the new Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.4G Lens? I was not aware of that. Here is a pamphlet from Nikon on their Environmentally Sound Optical Glass. Can eco-glass […]

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Scott Kelby was joking

Clarification on a earlier post (Is Scott Kelby joking?) – I don’t think anyone took this seriously, but I have to clear his name, especially after… he got a call from Nikon. Read the whole story at his blog. The good part from all this is that Nikon is reading this blog – so we […]

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Nikon financials outlook for 2009 not bad at all

In the post Nikon products in 2009 many readers expressed concerns that Nikon may slow down their imaging development and new product releases in 2009 because of the current economical crisis. Nikon’s net sales and income estimates for Q1 and Q2 of 2009 does not look so bad (source). In fact, if you see this […]

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More Nikon DSLR predictions for 2009

This time from PhotographyBay: Nikon D40/D60 Replacement Nikon D400 and maybe a Nikon D700x/D800

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Sigma APO 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG super telezoom lens for Nikon

Sigma Corporation of America is pleased to announce first availability of the new Sigma APO 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG super telezoom lens for Nikon. This amazing new lens which has been available for Canon cameras will arrive next week in a model for Nikon cameras. Quantities will be limited. Sigma dealers can order this lens […]

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The rumor mill has stopped for the holidays

Yes, I know – slow on rumors and I have nothing to write about. No reason to remind me that. Here is something to entrain you while waiting for the good stuff: Technically this is a rumor, practically it is humor – Nikkor AF-S 50mm f1.4G VR? This is an old fake and I do […]

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