Monthly Archives: June 2009


I read about Scot Kelby’s trip to Tuscany and how he had to buy a Nikon D5000 because he forgot his D300 in a hotel room. Long story short: he deiced to sell his Nikon D300 after he got the D5000. So far nothing out of the ordinary. Then a reader contacted me today with […]

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D60 replacement in “early August”

Got a report from large camera retailer: in their internal documentation the Nikon D60 was labeled with a replacement due in “early August”. This information match the previously reported Nikon announcements on July 30th and August 4th. Nikon D60 has already been discontinued and a D4000 is expected as a possible replacement (a strip-down version of […]

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Nikon related news/links

Tamron SP 60mm f/2 Di II 1:1 AF Macro AF lens now available for pre-order (should be available for shipping next month). Sigma 10mm – 20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM AF Zoom lens price was officially announced this week: $649.00. Nikon mount available in July. 50 years of Nikon F-mount comparison: Nikkor-S 5.8 cm f/1.4 […]

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Skip this post if you don’t have an iPhone

The DSLR Camera Remote iPhone app post got more negative than positive votes (this is the second topic with more neg than pos I believe), so I decided to write about it again and maybe convince some readers that this is not such a bad idea. Here are some videos that will explain how this whole thing […]

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iPhone DSLR Camera Remote app update

DSLR Camera Remote app for iPhone (v1.1) adds several improvements, including Nikon DSLR support. Expected release date: mid-July, 2009. Previous post on the same topic. Note:  in order for this app to work, the camera must be tethered to a computer. Source

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Nikon rumors I didn’t post

I got this idea from a reader and from Gizmodo – once a month, (just for fun) I will list some of the Nikon rumors that did not make the cut. So, here we go: Nikon 24-65 2.0G: there was a listing on craiglist with the a picture from Japanese magazine cover talking about a […]

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The next Nikon press conference is scheduled for…

… July 30th and August 4th. Double whammy? Maybe D300s on July 30 and D4000 on August 4th (300->3, 4000->4). Stay tuned – I am sure I will be getting more confirmations from around the world in the next few days. This news comes from Nikon Nordic and the event will be held in Stockholm, […]

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More Nikon AIS lenses discontinued at B&H

Nikon Wide Angle 24mm f/2.8 Nikkor AIS Manual Focus Lens Wide Angle 28mm f/2.8 AIS Manual Focus Lens Nikon Wide Angle 35mm f/1.4 AIS Manual Focus Lens (USA version already mentioned previously) Nikon Normal Macro 55mm f/2.8 Micro Nikkor AIS Manual Focus Lens The above lenses are all gray market (one lens is a demo?).

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