Monthly Archives: December 2010

Nikon patents interchangeable sensor for mirrorless camera

Nikon filed a patent in Japan for interchangeable sensor solution in mirrorless cameras. According to the patent application, the interchangeable sensors will have different AF system, speed (fps) and pixel count in order to suite different shooting preferences: AF Rate Image quality Remarks Contrast AF Slow Good All pixels and therefore can be used for […]

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Nikon Coolscan 9000 ED now discontinued also in the US

Nikon Coolscan 9000 ED is now listed as discontinued at B&H as well. The scanner has already been listed as discontinued in Europe. I expect the prices to go up on eBay.

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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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