Monthly Archives: December 2009

Best of 2009 @ NikonRumors

I was going to write a more “emotional end-of-the-year” post today, but at the end I decided to go with the simple “Best of 2009” post – those are the top 10 most visited NikonRumors posts for 2009: Nikon D300s specs Nikon roadmap leaked? Nikon D300s LCD screen leaked? More Nikon D300s pictures Nikon D700x sooner […]

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Nikon D700 is being phased out

The rumor is that at least one Nikon distributor in the Middle East has semi-officially announced that the Nikon D700 has been “pulled out” because of the upcoming replacement that should be released in “the next few weeks”. I was told that stores cannot order the D700 from their supplier in that particular country. The […]

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Nikon related news/links

Update: similar set is available @ Adorama. Cheap alternative: Econo AF Macro Extension Tube Set 12/20/36 for Nikon: Exclusive: new ThinkTank Photo Hydrophobia 70-200 water resistant cover: Nikonfestival update: top videos announced, voting ongoing. Top video so far: Rare Nikon lens on eBay: Nikon 300/2 ED for US $14,400.00. Nikon Podcast #30: Nikon Festival Judge […]

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NikonRumors widget now available

If you are into widgetary: A NikonRumors forum member (thanks alphanikonrex!) has created a widget where you can get the latest [NR] RSS feeds directly to your desktop (only for Mac at that point). The widget can be downloaded for free here. You can also subscribe for email notifications from NikonRumors. Also available: LeicaRumors widget […]

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A better picture for the holidays

  Skunk 20081231 061106 SW Roadtrip, originally uploaded by Skunkabilly. Two minutes after I published my previous post I found this online – a much better holiday picture: the result of leaving the camera (Nikon D90) out all night for star trails. After it was completely frozen, the camera recovered on top of a Subaru engine – click […]

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Rumor: Nikon DX DSLR roadmap

I got this rumor few days ago and I have been unsuccessfully trying to get some confirmations. What bothers me is the time frame of the Nikon D90 and D300s replacements – those lines are on a 2 years refresh schedule and Nikon has been strictly following it. Removing the AF motor from the D90 […]

Posted in Nikon D3100, Nikon D400, Nikon D7000 | 182 Comments

The “Lord of Darkness” goes to space (Nikon D3s)

A week ago NR reported about NASA buying new Nikon D3s cameras (aka “The Lord of Darkness”) and some lenses (Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED). Today Nikon made it all official: “The D3S digital SLR cameras and AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lenses ordered by NASA will be carried on the Space Shuttle and used to […]

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