Monthly Archives: September 2010

Nikon Q – a hoax?

Update: the original car photo can be found here. It’s a Lexus LF-A. The weirdest thing is that this car is…. mirrorless… look at the pictures, there are no mirrors whatsoever. Unless you can make any sense of the fourth picture I received today, I say this whole “Nikon Q” thing is a hoax: I am filing […]

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What is “Nikon Q”? (part 2)

I just received another picture from the “Nikon Q” sequel: As some readers have already noted, the letter “Q” resembles one of the Nikon patents for a new EVIL mount (with “x” being the location of the lens release button):

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No other Nikon products expected to be released for Photokina, except…

Note that I said “released” in the title – Nikon may still show their EVIL solution at Photokina, but I do not expect it to be available in stores any time soon. They may also come out with another press release (like they did at PMA), but there will be no other products released as […]

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Nikon D7000, 35/1.4, 200/2 and SB-700 available for pre-order (*updated*)

This post will also be updated as more retailers start taking pre-orders. Pre-order @ Amazon: Nikon D7000 body only Nikon D7000 with 18-105 lens kit Nikon SB-700 AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G ED VR II Pre-order @ B&H: Nikon D7000 body only Nikon D7000 with 18-105 lens kit AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G ED […]

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More Nikon D7000 coverage

B&H and Adorama are now also taking pre-orders. High ISO 3200 samples from Chase Jarvis. According to Nikon Japan, the D7000 will be available on October 29, 2010. Dpreview wrote: “All of these pixels are packed onto a newly developed CMOS sensor, which is almost certainly the same or very similar to that in the […]

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The official announcements

This post will be updated multiple times in the next few hours. Pre-order options available here. What we did not know: D7000 has AF fine tune, meters with AI lenses, 1/8000 speed, manual video control (Chase Jarvis confirmed this on twitter). Official Nikon links: Nikon D7000 | Nikon USA listing | Samples | Sample movie […]

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Nikon’s official blog

While waiting: four days ago Nikon started their own official blog. Check it out @

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Nikon D7000: base ISO of 100, 1050 shots on a single battery charge

The translation I have is not very clear, but it sounds like the native ISO of the D7000 will be 100 (compared to 200 in the D90). The Nikon D7000 will be able to take 1050 shots on a single battery charge compared to 850 with the D90. The 35mm f/1.4 lens will be available […]

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