Monthly Archives: September 2009

Nikon D400 book post mortem

Remember the Nikon D400 book story from Germany by the author Michael Gradias? It was covered multiples times here on NikonRumors (post 1, post 2 and post 3). Well, this rumor was almost true (except the actual book name). The book is now available for pre-order on Amazon Germany under the name Nikon D300s with the […]

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Some news from Poland and Korea

NPS Poland has a special offer/price for Nikon D3 (for members only). The interesting part: the offer is valid until October 7th, 2009. Is Nikon trying to clear its D3 stock (remember this post)? I also received a report that Nikon dealers in Poland cannot order the AF 85/1.4D lens (currently in stock in the […]

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Nikon D3s rumors difficult to track on the web

There are many references to Nikon D3s on the web and they may just mean the plural of D3 – for example go to this Hasselblad USA page and look at the bottom of the first paragraph: What is it, a D3s or multiple D3 cameras?

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An update on the latest Nikon patents

We’ve seen in the past that Nikon files for patents of new products few months before the official announcement (this is the general trend, of course there are exceptions and the patents discussed in this post may or may not turn into real products). I am monitoring Nikon patents on a weekly bases and here […]

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Nikon related news/links

The latest SanDisk cards are now available for pre-order (expensive!): Extreme CF Pro 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB. Chase Jarvis shot the advertising campaign. The 32GB SanDisk Extreme 30MB/s edition SDHC is also now available. Adobe released LightRoom 2.5 & Camera Raw 5.5 with support for the latest Nikon cameras. Jim Reed (storm chaser) had the chance […]

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Nikon DSLR with video – the best thing since sliced bread?

This post contains videos taken with a Nikon DSLR – skip it if you don’t care about this feature. The latest Nikon D3s rumors (D3+video) triggered me to do this controversial post – I just wanted to give some example on how videographers are using the video feature from the latest Nikon DSLR cameras:

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Nikon D3s expected/rumored price: £4,500

Just received this update from Digital Wedding Forum (registration required): So says an ‘industry-source’ I know (who’s been on the money for all the releases of the last 2 years). It’ll be to the D3 what the D300s is to the D300 (ie. essentially the same but with video and buffer upgrades). RRP is expected to be £4,500.

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Nikon D3s: 14fps and HD Video

D3s Nikon D3s rumors are spreading like wild fire. Another website (Cameratalk from Australia) writes about “insider information from a software developer at a research facility connected with Nikon” and that the new Nikon D3s will have 14fps and full 1080p HD video. Expected in stores on November 3rd, 2009.

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