Monthly Archives: January 2010

Official response from Nikon on the 70-200mm internal lens surface

I said already that I will not cover this issue anymore, unless there is an official word from Nikon. The official word came yesterday from Nikon Europe: “The 70-200mm f/2.8G ED AF-S VRII lens features a component in the lens design which may appear to have surface pits or a rough texture when viewed through […]

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Interview with Tetsuro Goto

Mr. Tetsuro Goto is the Director of Laboratory Research and Development at Nikon Japan. Focus-Numerique just published a lengthy and very interesting interview with him (in French | Google translation). Key points & quotes: No medium format from Nikon: “We have no experience in the niche market of medium-format. It may simply be impossible for Nikon […]

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All I got is some Coolpix specs

From what I hear, there will be no “serious” Coolpix camera announced this time: Coolpix S8000 will be the slimmest 10x zoom with HD video available to date Coolpix P100 has a back-illuminated sensor (Nikon’s first?), 26x zoom In the next few weeks before PMA, new compact cameras are expected from Olympus, Ricoh, Panasonic (new […]

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Nikon Coolpix S3000 and Coolpix S8000 will also be announced

In addition to the P100 and L110, Nikon will also announce Coolpix S3000 and Coolpix S8000 cameras. I am still expecting more details in the next few days. I am sorry I keep bringing up compact cameras, but I think this is what the February 3rd announcement will be about. I now strongly believe that […]

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Capture NX v2.2.4 for Mac almost released

Update: here is the Nikon USA link for Capture NX v2.2.4 for Mac. For now, the new Mac version of Capture NX v2.2.4 is available only on Nikon Asia website. What’s new: Compatibility with Mac OS X version 10.6.2 has been added. Specifications have been modified so that when 25 Photos on Page, or a higher […]

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Nikon Coolpix P100, Coolpix L110 expected

Nikon Coolpix P100 (P90 replacement) and Coolpix L110 (L100 replacement) are expected on February 3rd. Those will not be the only Coolpix cameras that will be announced. I will rate this rumor @ 80% today since I expect more details tomorrow. Still no word of DSLR or lenses announcements. Pictures of the current Coolpix models that […]

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