Monthly Archives: February 2010

Countdown mystery in black and yellow

This started yesterday and I did not think it was important enough to post it here (however, I did write about it on twitter and facebook). Today things got more interesting. What do we have? Multiple reports came from France (in English) about a glossy mailing card that only had the number 8 on the […]

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New Nikon rebates program starting in 3 days (US only)

Update: the rebate program will end on March 27th, 2010. The Nikon 70-300mm lens is also included with a $200.00 instant rebate. On February 28th, 2010 Nikon will start a nice instant rebate program on the following lenses: Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII,  Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8, Nikon 18-200mm VRII and the 24-120mm. Buy the 70-200mm with […]

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Nikon “Press Morning” on March 8th, 2010

Focus of Imaging show will take take place from March 7-10th, 2010 in Birmingham, UK. Nikon will be present at the show. Their schedule of events can be found here or here. Of specific interest are the two “PRESS MORNING” (why the CAPS?) slots from 10:45 and 11:45 on Monday morning, March 8th, 2010. Both […]

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Updated list of expected Nikon lenses in 2010

An update on my previous post on the expected Nikon lenses in 2010 – if my sources are correct we should see 6 more new lenses in 2010 (total of 8): Nikkor 16-35mm f/4 – already released, in stock almost everywhere. Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 – already released, will ship next month (March, 2010). Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 […]

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“Nikon will provide a better balance between resolution and high ISO image quality than in the recently launched D3S”

This is according to Nobuaki Sasagaki, General Manager of the Marketing Department of Nikon Imaging Division. Read the whole article @dpreview. Two more key points: Nikon is working hard on video integration/implementation Mirrorless systems from other manufacturers are not a threat to Nikon, described as “one solution, but not the only solution.”

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Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED MC Aspherical with Nikon mount

The full frame Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED MC Aspherical lens (Nikon and other mounts available) was first announced in Europe last year, but then it was delayed and is now available for pre-order on eBay (ships in April, 2010):

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