Monthly Archives: October 2009

Rumor: Nikon D800 instead of D700s/x

PhotographyBay received a tip that Nikon will not be updating the D700, but instead will release a completely new model – Nikon D800 with the following specs: Video mode 1080p video recording (full HD) High resolution 24.5 MP High frame rate: 7 fps without battery grip (similar to D300s) 51-area Nikon Multi-CAM 3500FX (same technology as D3X) […]

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Nikon Transfer 1.5.1, Nikon View NX 1.5.0 released

I would like to think that our complains yesterday were heard 🙂 Here is the link. Mac versions also updated! FYI: Windows 7 will be released on October 22nd. Click the link below for what’s new:

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Nikon D3s, Canon EOS-1 Mark IV compared

Update#3: more Canon EOS-1 Mark IV samples at different ISO available here. Update#2: Canon’s ISO102,400 picture was removed but you can still see it here. Canon also pulled the plug on the “Nocturne” video by Vincent Laforet. Update: Canon Mark 4 ISO 102,400 sample shot available here (are those for real ??? – scroll to […]

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Read this before you upgrade to Windows 7

Nikon support has issued a Windows 7 Compatibility Announcement. If you are impacted, click on the link below to continue reading.

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Nikon related links/news

Update: more Nikon D3s samples available on flickr. For our new readers:  every weekend I post Nikon related news combined in one post. I try to stick strictly to rumors during the week (there are exceptions sometimes). Marcus Bell’s Nikon D3s video in higher quality Interview with Lasse Pettersson from Nikon Sweden after the D3s announcement Nikon D3s […]

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It’s a Nikon patents Friday (Nikon mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera)

I’ve been covering Nikon patents for a while. We have seen numerous times that patents for upcoming products are filed before the official release – check this old post: We should pay a very close attention to this patent (Nikon Micro AF-S 85mm f/3.5 DX VR). Of course not every patent will see the light of day. So […]

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FX format Q660?

Update: Just received that – Nikon product names start with the quarter in which they are/will be released (Q1-Q4) followed by a sequence number counting all Nikon DSLR starting from the D1. For the D3s I came up with Q242. Nikon have confirmed in an email to a reader that this was the code name for the D3s. […]

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Nikon D3s and 85mm f/3.5 DX lens available for pre-order

Nikon D3s available for pre-order: Amazon US Adorama B&H Photo Ritz Calumet US Amazon DE Amazon JP (email notification) Amazon UK Nikon AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/3.5G ED VR available for pre-order Amazon US Adorama Amazon DE Amazon JP More pre-order options coming soon – check back again. All pre-orders are sent “first-come, first-served”. […]

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