Monthly Archives: December 2010

Weekly Nikon related news/links #89

I will be out of town next week with limited Internet access and probably there will be few days without a posts (I do not expect any interesting news). Here are the Nikon related links for this week: More than $100 price drop on the Nikon 24-120mm f/4G lens. The Nikon 24 f/1.4 is now $1999 […]

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New rumor wave is starting: Nikon D5500

D5500 Nikon D5000 is already discontinued and a replacement is expected. The D3000 was released in July of 2009 (three months after the D5000) and it was already replaced in August of 2010. All that means that the Nikon D5000 should be updated any time now. The rumor is that the D5000 will be replaced […]

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Nikon AF-S 200mm f/2G ED VRII lens review

I am continuing with the tradition to have a brief hands-on for every new Nikon lens. Next in line is the Nikon AF-S 200mm f/2G ED VRII lens which I got for few days from Borrowlenses. The lens was announced on September 15th, 2010 and is an update (VRII) of the previous version. Size, controls and ergonomics This […]

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Guest post: Nikkor 19mm f/2.8 Macro lens review (part 2)

This is just a continuation of the previous guest post with some setup and real life pictures. More photographs taken with the Nikkor 19mm f/2.8 Macro lens can be found on under the “Macro” section. Equipment used: Nikon D3s Nikon PK 11-12-13 Nikon PB 6 Nikon PB 6E 3 Nikon PB 6D Nikon RMS-39 adapter Nikon […]

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Guest post: Nikkor 19mm f/2.8 Macro lens review

Today’s guest post is from Fabrizio Belardetti ( who will review the rare Nikkor 19mm f/2.8 Macro lens (you can click on all images for larger view): Macro-Nikkors comprises four lenses made for the Nikon Multiphot: 19mm, 35mm, 60mm, 120mm. Each lens is optimised for a restricted range of magnifications and together they cover the entire range […]

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Nikon Coolpix P7000 firmware update v1.1

The new firmware update v1.1 for Nikon Coolpix P7000 is now available: Mac | Windows. What’s fixed: Total image recording times for NRW (RAW) files have been reduced.  This includes image recording times for NRW+JPEG file recording options

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New Nikon patent: Nikkor 100-400mm f/4-5.6G VR ED lens

Nikon filed a patent application in Japan for a AF-S 100-400mm f/4-5.6G VR ED lens. Here is the lens design: Rumors about this lens have been floating for a while. At one point it was expected that this lens will be the replacement of the current Nikkor 80-400mm, but later Nikon filed two different designs […]

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Weekly Nikon related news/links #88

The Nikon rebates are extended till January 1st, 2011. B&H changed their website and now you can use multiple lens rebates with the purchase of one qualifying body. Aperture 3.1.1 is out. Rare Nikkor 300mm f/2.0 lens for sale on eBay. You can read more about this lens here and here. KEH has another rare Nikon […]

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