Monthly Archives: November 2010

More Nikon concept cameras

The Japanese site has few more pictures of concept Nikon DSLR cameras: The text on the black label from one of the pictures is the same as the text in my previous post: 「全てニコン デザイン部からの提案モデルです」 All proposed models from Nikon’s design department 「将来を見据えての検討過程から生まれたコンセプトデザインです」 They are all concept designs having considered future speculations 「商品化の予定はございません」 No plans to […]

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Is this the new Nikon EVIL camera? *updated*

This camera was displayed at the Nikon Sapporo Showroom and the picture was just posted on DCHome forum. Is this the new mirrorless interchangeable lens camera from Nikon? The lens appears to be a 18-55mm. There is a also another gadget on the back – maybe a small Flip-like video cam (Nikon had few patents in the […]

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Weekly Nikon related news/links #85

Photojojo now caries the Nikon lens mug. Two (funny) 30 second ads for the “Doritos Crash the Super Bowl” competition: “The Woodchipper” & “Eternal Dilemma” (both shot with Nikon D3s+Nikon lenses). New Nikon rebates will be coming out on Monday in the US with only minor changes. Nikon rebates are expected to run at least till early […]

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Rumors from Japan: new Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.2G and 28mm f/1.4G lenses in development

The Japanese site reported a rumor few days ago that Nikon is currently working on new AF-S 50mm f/1.2G and 28mm f/1.4G lenses that will be released in the near future. I received similar tips at the beginning of the year about the 50mm f/1.2G lens and Nikon even filed a patent for it: The 28mm f/1.4G […]

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The first Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G ships in Canada *updated*

Update: (11/18/2011): I just got a report that few Nikon 35mm f/1.4G lenses were shipped through NPS today in the US and France. Downtown Camera in Toronto got their first Nikkor Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G lens in stock today. No sings of shipments in the US or Europe yet. In the US, Amazon canceled (again!) a bunch of […]

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Nikon files patent applications for an interchangeable sensor and 80-400mm f/4.6-5.4 lens (updated)

Nikon filed a patent application in Japan for a interchangeable/removable sensor. This patent application is not yet uploaded in the English language website of the Japanese Patent Office (they update this every few months) and the details are not clear, but it seems that the sensor is inserted into a guide rail and Nikon somehow have also addressed […]

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Nauticam NA-D7000 underwater housing for Nikon D7000

Nauticam announced their underwater housing for Nikon D7000. NA-D7000 has depth rating of 100m, it will cost $3,100 and will be available for sale at the end of November, 2010. More images and full press release after the break:

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Weekly Nikon related news/links #84

Nkon D7000 kit is in stock right now at B&H. Continuation from last week: another alternative to the original Nikon MC-36 remote control for a fraction of the price – Pearstone RC-N1 and  RC-N2. Can you tell the difference? Nikon MB-D11 battery grip will be in stock next week in some small dealers like Acephoto and Jackscamera. Nikon […]

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