Monthly Archives: February 2011

Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon T* ZF lens (Nikon mount) now available for pre-order

The new Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon T* ZF lens was announced back in September of 2010. The lens is scheduled to be released in Q1 of 2011 and Adorama is already taking pre-orders. Once this Zeiss lens becomes available, I have planned a hands-on comparison with the new Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G.

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Nikon Rumors giveaway #12: three educational DVDs from Blue Crane Digital

What can I win? In this giveaway you can win a set of three educational DVDs from Blue Crane Digital: Nikon D7000 Nikon Speedlight Shoot great videos with your Nikon DSLR camera How do I win? The rules are simple – just leave a comment to this post. One comment per person please. Don’t forget […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #98

Nikon filed a patent application in Japan for a sensor cooling fan: The drawings appears to be of a mirrorless camera. FYI: few months Sony issued a statement about their sensor overheating during video recording in the a33 and a55 cameras. <a target=”_blank” href=”;pub=5574663212&#038;toolid=10001&#038;campid=5335893884&#038;customid=&#038;icep_item=260737913231&#038;ipn=psmain&#038;icep_vectorid=229466&#038;kwid=902099&#038;mtid=824&#038;kw=lg”>Two gold &#038; crocodile Tokina lenses (F-mount)</a><img style=”text-decoration:none;border:0;padding:0;margin:0;” src=”;pub=5574663212&#038;toolid=10001&#038;campid=5335893884&#038;customid=&#038;item=260737913231&#038;mpt=[CACHEBUSTER]”>for sale on eBay […]

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Ikelite underwater housing for Nikon D5100?

The Italian website currently has two listings for a Nikon D5000 underwater housing, one of them is marked as “NEW”: This alone is not really a convincing rumor, but if you search Google’s cache, you will see that one of those products was previously labeled as “Ikelite for Nikon D5100“:

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Some Nikon humor to start the weekend

This is the review an Amazon customer wrote for the Nikon F6: The best part – 35 out of 180 people found this review helpful…

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First Nikon D5100 specs (14MP, 1080p, swivel LCD)

From the same source (thanks ”Bro”) who sent me the camera box picture come the first Nikon D5100 specs: Same body as the D5000 14 MP sensor Swivel LCD Video 1080p If this rumor is correct, Nikon has decided to use the 14.2MP DX CMOS sensor from the D3100 in the upcoming D5100 model:

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Nikon limited edition f/1.4 lens set

The first report of the Nikon f/1.4 limited edition box came from Belgium. Now it appears that the exclusive set will be available for sale in Sweden as well. Only 100 pieces were produced. More images:

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Nikon D5100 incoming?

I already mentioned that the Nikon D5100 will be the first DSLR announced in 2011 and according to the picture above, it seems that the camera is ready to be shipped. The D5100 will be the logical update of the Nikon D5000 (already discontinued) and will be placed between the D3100 and the D7000 models. […]

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