Monthly Archives: July 2010

Blog design update

I finally updated my WordPress theme to the latest version (I haven’t done any updates in almost 2 years). LeicaRumors and PhotoRumors have already been running the new design for two weeks and I did not have any issues so far.

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Nikon D95, Coolpix P7000

Some interesting information came in today – basically more details on the already existing rumors: The Nikon D90 replacement will probably be called Nikon D95. Magnesium body. Previous reports indicated that parts of the body will be aluminium. My guess here is that the body will be magnesium-alloy, just like the D300s. 16MP sensor (expected) 1080 HD video. 6 fps (FYI: Nikon D90 does […]

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Nikon’s EVIL camera may have DX size sensor

Based on previous Nikon’s patent applications, the initial estimation of the sensor in the upcoming EVIL camera was 17mm in diagonal (image circle). For comparison the m4/3 sensor is 21.6 mm. This news was a bit disappointing, but now there is hope. Few weeks ago Thom Hogan and [NR] forum member JonnyApple suggested that the Nikon may be […]

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Nikon talks about “The birth of the COOLPIX design”

I know, you are not interested in Coolpix cameras, but this new article on Nikon’s website gives an interesting inside look of how Nikon designs a camera (ok, a Coolpix camera in this case). Some quotes: “First, our marketing department constructs a product lineup and then they create the concept for each individual model. Naturally, camera designers […]

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Rumor: Sony to announce 4 new cameras with 14MP and 16MP APS-C sensors

Rumors surfaced today that Sony will release four new cameras with 14MP and 16MP APC-S sensors and guess what? One of the expected new feature is AF during video recording. Sounds familiar? The rumored Nikon D3100 DSLR is also expected to have continuous AF during video recording. My initial report about the D3100 having a 10MP sensor is probably wrong […]

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Much better deal on that Nikon lens coffee mug

The first time I wrote about the Nikon lens coffee mug, the prices on eBay were too high. Now you can get it for $23 here (plus $6 shipping and handling): Via PDNPulse

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Details on the upcoming Nikon announcement

I have some more details on the upcoming Nikon announcement. There will be two dates: August 17th, 2010 will be for the Coolpix models and August 19th, 2010 will be for the four new lenses and the Nikon D3100. Those dates are European time – the announcements in Europe should happen early in the morning, around 6:00 am. […]

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Weekly Nikon related news/links

I changed PhotoRumors and LeicaRumors to a white background. Stop by and tell me what you think (there is a poll on both sites). Refurbished Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5 – 5.6G VR for $399.95. Recently discovered this 3D lens, which is also available for Nikon mount on Amazon: Some more Nikon 3D setups – the […]

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