Monthly Archives: May 2009

Is this patent for a new Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 lens?

This was sent in by a reader. The first picture is from a Nikon lens patent, the second is the existing AF VR Zoom-Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED lens. I am not an optical engineer, but the lens constructions diagram looks very similar: The patent was granted on February, 2008. The current 80-400mm lens was introduced […]

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Nikon related news/links

“Nikon will synch 50 Nikon D700 digital SLR cameras to capture celebrities in a visual “surround sound,” providing a stunning 360-degree perspective certain to leave fans at home star-struck. Many of the Fashion 360, Powered by Nikon images will appear throughout the broadcast and online in an exclusive photo gallery on” Interesting catalog of old […]

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iPhone app for remote control of Nikon DSLR coming soon

For all iPhone addicts – soon you will be able to control your Nikon DSLR through your iPhone, including LiveView (camera must be connected to a computer):  “I’ve got good news for you – we will be adding support for Nikon DSLRs as well which will be available in an update to the app in […]

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Nikon D300s poll

Let’s help Nikon with a poll: Would you buy the rumored Nikon D300s(online surveys)   The first Nikon D300s post got a lot  of comments already – I also created a new Nikon D300s discussion topic on the NikonRumors forum.

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Nikon D300s specs

I received that tip anonymously several days ago. The name Nikon D300s is not really what we all expected, but everything makes sense (at least to me):  same as the D300 plus HD movie mode, built-in mic and stereo audio input, dual SD and CF slots (differences are in red): Nikon D300s  Type  Single-lens reflex digital […]

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Another free software for Nikon shooters

Here it is: StudioTether & LightroomTether (Mac). This is how the app looks like after it is installed: Here is a list of other free software for Nikon cameras from previous posts: Sofortbildapp (Mac) – the best one in my opinion Nkvid (PC) Video for D300 (PC) Free capture software for Nikon DSLR (PC) Free Nikon camera control software […]

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