Monthly Archives: October 2010

B&H started shipping Nikon D7000 kits today

I just received multiple reports that B&H has started shipping Nikon D7000 pre-orders today.

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Nikon instant rebates for November will include some of the latest Nikkor lenses and the D7000

Thom Hogan got an early scoop of the upcoming Nikon instant rebates for November (US only): Nikon D90 body, D90 kit, D3000 kit, and D5000: $50 instant rebate Nikkor 10-24mm: $200 instant rebate when purchased with a D300s or D700 Nikkor 14-24mm, 16-35mm, 18-200mm, 24-70mm, 24-120mm, 28-300mm, 55-200mm, 55-300mm, 70-200mm, 70-300mm, and 85mm f/3.5 Macro: $100 […]

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New video: Nikon cameras chosen for use in outer space


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None of the major US retailers have received any D7000 shipments

With the exception of Best Buy, none of the other major US retailers have received any Nikon D7000 yet and none of them have an estimated shipment date. In other words, Amazon is not the only one (at least they offered a discount). Some readers were able to get the Nikon D7000 from small/independent Nikon dealers:

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What is “Nikon Q750”?

An internal message was distributed to all Best Buy stores indicating that the delivery dates for three different products is to be determined. One of those product was labeled as “Nikon Q750”: “The delivery date is to be determined for the: Nikon S8100 Canon 60D Nikon Q750″ I am 100% positive that this message is […]

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Weekly Nikon related news/links #80

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM lens US price and availability announced (see full press release): $899, starts shipping in November. New Lensbaby Scout manual focus lens (Nikon mount available) will accept optic swap modules including a fisheye module (btw, Lensbaby is one of the new sponsors of NikonRumors – check out their new Tilt […]

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Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens hands-on

This is my hands-on of the Nikon AF-S DX 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens. Dimensions The Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lens is sold with a hood and a soft lens case. At 18.7oz / 580g this lens weights as much as the 18-200 VRII lens – pretty light considering the zoom range. Size comparison: the 55-300 lens is […]

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Amazon cannot deliver Nikon D7000 pre-orders on time, offers $25 discount

It seems that for whatever reason Amazon will not be able to ship the Nikon D7000 on time and they are now offering $25 credit to existing pre-orders – not sure if this discount is valid for all pre-orders or only for those that cannot be shipped on time. This is the email that was sent […]

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