Monthly Archives: June 2010

What are you waiting for?

Time for some polls: What are you waiting for (Nikon DSLR)?survey software What are you waiting for (Nikon lenses – pick two)?survey software

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Interesting Nikon patents (curved image sensor and more)

Nikon’s curved image sensor patent (Google translation) will improve the sharpness in the corners of the image: Patent publication number 2010-109096 Release date 2010/05/13 Filing Date 2008/10/29 Using a lens with field curvature aberration The image plane conversion element, sandwiched between the lens and image sensor Each pixel has a single optical transmission pipe Element […]

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Weekly Nikon related news/links

Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM price announced: US: $669.00 | UK: £649.99, expected to ship within 1 to 2 months. Nikon Coolpix L18 camera survives 1,100 miles ocean trip to Florida. Official press release from Nikon: Nikon equipment to be used in the Russian segment of the International Space Station. New orders received for Nikon D3S […]

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New Nikon Imaging website is up

The Nikon Imaging website got a face lift. I cannot find anything interesting to report except the fact that there is a new Nikon lenses catalog (pdf format). At that point I think it is safe to assume that there will be no new product announcement this month (June). July 4th is an official holiday in the US, which makes […]

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Nikon Coolpix S1000pj replacement will serve as a conventional projector

In the latest issues of Chasseur d’Images there is a small article that Nikon is preparing a replacement of the Coolpix S1000pj (this is the one with the built-in projector). The new version will provide the option to be connected to a computer and serve as an external conventional projector. There were already some rumors that the […]

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Nikon Imaging website will be down for maintenance this Thursday

Many European Nikon websites were down during the past few weeks (especially on weekends). Those outages could be caused by technical issues, but I am not sure how this is possible with the current web servers technology (redundant/backup servers, staging servers for pushing new updates, etc). Anyhow, the main Nikon Imaging website is also scheduled for […]

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Nikon D3000 body only option discontinued

B&H lists the Nikon D3000 “body only” as discontinued: The D3000 kit version is still available. Nikon D3000 is expected to be replaced in 2010 with a new version.

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Weekly Nikon related news/links

Deal alert: Nik Software Complete Collection Software Plug-in for Lightroom & Aperture for $189.95″. Update: I just posted a sneak peak video of the new HDR software from NIK on Adobe released Lightroom 3 (cd from Amazon | download from Adobe) Dandelion chip is designed to be installed on adapter rings and manual lenses […]

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