Monthly Archives: April 2010

Nikon UK surveys medium format cameras

Nikon UK has an ongoing phone survey to professional photographers. The first few questions are about the type of photography and the exact current equipment each of the targeted photographers are using and then… a bunch of questions on medium format, cameras, backs, lenses, etc… This interest in medium format could be based on the […]

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Nikon D700 promotions in the UK and Italy

Update #2: Today Nikon UK announced a cashback for the D90 and a price drop for the D5000. Update #1: There are different Nikon promotions ongoing in other countries too, like Sweden for example where the D700 body is currently selling at a 26% discount. Nikon UK announced a promotion for a free Nikon MB-10 battery grip when you […]

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Nikon patent shows an oddly shaped LCD screen

Update: this screen could be from the Nikon E3 DSLR model back from 1998 (thanks Kyrken). Patent application 20100103283 is for reducing the power consumption in a camera and has a drawing of an oddly shaped LCD screen. I wonder what shape must the camera have in order to accommodate an LCD screen like that. […]

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Fellow Canadians, you may see lower Nikon prices on Monday

The rumor is that Nikon will lower the prices of some products in Canada on Monday May 3, 2010. Just like last time (Nov 15th, 2009) this could be an adjustment to the currency exchange rate. I cannot give any ratings to this rumor for now since I am waiting on additional information.

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Nikon AF-S 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II available for pre-order

Pre-order options: Amazon B&H The lens is expected to be available in stores in late May, 2010. Availability will probably be very limited, especially before and during the FIFA world cup (June 11 – July 11, 2010). Some more sample images from Amazon: I could not find hi-res version of those images.

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Nikon AF-S 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II announced

The possible announcement date and the Nikon AF-S 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED VR replacement rumors just materialized two hours ago. Here are the main features of the new 200-400 lens: A super telephoto zoom lens supporting Nikon’s exclusive range of focal lengths from 200 to 400mm Nano Crystal Coat significantly reduces ghost and flare Built-in vibration reduction (VR II) offering […]

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“A great new DSLR” next month

I bought the May issue of Popular Photography online and found this note on page 6: Of course it is not clear what manufacturer will be releasing the new DLSR, but Canon or Nikon will be high on the list (Sony is too busy with the release of their EVIL system next month, Pentax and […]

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Weekly Nikon related news/links

The winners from the last giveaway: Jay A from the US won the Nikon D3s/x book and Bertrand from Belgium won the Nikon D700 book. Congratulations to the winners! Nikon Instant rebates expire on May 1st (next Saturday). Think Tank Photo giveaway TIPA announcements: Nikon AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II is the best professional lens […]

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