Monthly Archives: December 2010

Five new products for Nikon DLSRs

→ The previously rumored Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD lens with Nikon mount got released today: extremely small with a price tag of $649. See the full details over at photorumors. → RRS released a L-plate for Nikon D7000: A new L-plate for Nikon P7000 is also now available. → Blueslr released a Bluetooth dongle that will allow […]

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Nikon SB-700 and Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G now shipping in the US

BorrowLenses and few NR readers informed me that Nikkor 35mm f/1.4 lens is finally shipping in the US: Nikon SB-700 flash is also shipping in the US and here is the proof (unboxing video):

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This was it for 2010

A year ago today, Nikon announced the 300mm f/2.8 VRII lens. In the past, there was never a new product announcement past this date (in 2008, the Nikon D3x was introduced on November 30th, 2008). I think Nikon is done for this year – it is too late now to bring out anything new right before […]

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Nikon’s latest patent: a rotating mount

Nikon filed a patent application in Japan for a rotating mount that will allow for a quick and easy switch between portrait and landscape mode. The camera body will basically rotate around the lens at 90°. It is not clear from the patent drawings above, but in order for this to work, the sensor must rotate with […]

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Rumor: new Nikkor AF-S 105mm f/2 VRII Nano lens in 2011?

Since it is slow, I will allow myself to quote a rumor from dpreview about a new Nikon AF-S 105mm f/2 VRII Nano lens: “2011 fall no more DC but VR and 77mm filter size min. focusing to 3.6 feet and max magnification of 1:3.4 priced at $2199 no more 135DC” I find the amount […]

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Adobe Lightroom 3.3 released with Nikon D7000 support

I just got this message when I started Lightroom: Yes, Adobe Lightroom 3.3 just got released with Nikon D7000 camera support. Download links: Windows | Mac. Update: support for Nikon D3100 and P7000 are also part of this update. The new Adobe’s Camera Raw 6.3 can be downloaded here. Adobe Photoshop 12.0.2 was also released: Windows | […]

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Nikon cameras at WestLicht Photographica Auction

Sorry, I forgot to include this material in my weekly links post: During the exclusive Westilicht auction that took place on December 4th, two Nikon cameras made it to the top 3 most expensive cameras sold – a Nikon F3 NASA from 1986 and a Nikon S2-E both sold for 168,000EUR (around 225,000 USD). The first and second […]

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Weekly Nikon related news/links #87

Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX lens (Nikon mount) now in stock. Quick review with samples can be found here. Nikon EN-EL15 battery for D7000 now in stock (so is the battery grip). Nikon Photo Contest International 2010-2011 extended due to technical issues. Nikon D7000 was chosen as Editors’ Choice at cnet. The latest date for the […]

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