Monthly Archives: January 2011

Nikon D7000 has a Sony sensor (confirmed) is doing something that I always wanted to do – to teardown a camera apart. Few weeks ago they took a Nikon D7000 and documented the guts of the camera. The interesting part? The sensor model IMX071 is made by Sony (direct link to image). This is probably not a surprise, but till now I […]

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Nikon D300s orders no longer possible in Switzerland

The Swiss retailer Brack (in English) has listed the Nikon D300s as “keine nachbestellung möglich” which means “can not be ordered any longer”: A reader contacted the store directly and got the same response from the product manager. Brack is a large electronics reseller and they deliver to several different stores in Switzerland. After the release of the D7000, the price of […]

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Nikon D3100 firmware update v1.01 is out

Today Nikon released a firmware update for the Nikon D3100 (v.1.01). Full list of changes after the break:

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Nikon is preparing a major announcement at the end of August

Certain Nikon offices have already blocked employees from taking vacation in the last two weeks of August 2011. Expect major announcements during that time frame (my guess: D3s and/or D300s replacement). This is not really surprising, since Nikon likes to make announcements at the end of Summer (the D3, D300, D90, D3100, D7000, many lenses and Coolpix cameras were […]

Posted in Nikon D4, Nikon D800, Nikon Point and Shoot | 192 Comments

Weekly Nikon related news/links #94

PocketWizard MiniTT1 & FlexTT5 now shipping in the US. B&H has the FlexTT5 in stock (update: sold out now). Nikon 135mm f/2.0D AF DC lens is now in stock. What is this: Bausch and Lomb Baltar 75mm f/2.3 modified Nikon AF

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Lensbaby Composer lens review (Nikon mount)

Overview Lensbaby’s Composer model is a 50mm lens where the glass elements can be swiveled around just like a ball head and achieve selective focus only in portions of the frame. Some of the results produced with the Composer are similar to a real tilt shift lens. The box contains the lens with front and back […]

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Flashback: Nikon mirrorless camera will be “something that nobody is currently making”

I am going to re-publish the recap of the Photokina interview with Tetsuro Goto (Director of Laboratory Research and Development of the Nikon Imaging Company) where he said that the mirrorless solution from Nikon will probably not be targeted towards professionals and the main emphasis will be on small size and unique features: When asked about interesting concepts at Photokina […]

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It happened again: Sony replaced Nikon from the #2 spot in the UK

I have been saying this for a long time and after Taiwan it happened again in the UK: according to AP Sony took the #2 spot from Nikon in the UK in volume sales of interchangeable lens models for December 2010 (Sony now has 25%, Nikon is down to 20%). I don’t think Sony got […]

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