Monthly Archives: April 2011

Nikon Authorized DealerNet Xpress program canceled

I received several emails that Nikon canceled its DealerNet XPress program: “The climate in which we do business has evolved, and Nikon inc. Imaging Division must do the same. In light of this changing business climate, we have decided to discontinue our Nikon Authorized DealerNet Xpress dealer classification. Your appointment as a Nikon Authorized DealerNet […]

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Give your feedback to Nikon

Over the years many readers have asked me how to provide their feedback to Nikon. Two days ago, Nikon Europe issued this bulletin asking for your feedback. Go ahead, tell them what you think:

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Nikon Film Festival Belgium now accepting entries

Nikon Film Festival Belgium is now accepting entries. You can submit up to a 200 seconds film for a chance to win €5,000 or €10,000 in Nikon professional equipment. Two separate competitions will be held, one will be selected by judges, the second by public voting. The deadline for submission is August 31, 2011. Nikon […]

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New sample images taken with the Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8G lens

In addition to the official samples provided by Nikon France (above), here are few more photographs taken with the new Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G lens by flickr member Phantomas: AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G on D700 @ f/1.8 AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G on D700 @ f/1.8 AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G on D700 @ f/1.8 AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G […]

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Nikon Image Authentication System cracked

ElcomSoft was able to crack Nikon’s Image Authentication System (priced @ $489). They were able to extract the original image signing key and use it in several forged photographs that successfully pass Nikon Image Authentication Software validation: “Nikon’s implementation of image authentication has a major design weakness. ElcomSoft researchers discovered a flaw in the way the […]

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Nikon prices continue to rise on low inventory, rebates unlikely to be extended

Canon reported a drop in their profit for Q1 and lowered their sales forecast. Expect similar results from Nikon when they publish their financial results on May 12, 2011 @3:00pm Japanese time. Nikon prices continue to rise in the US while inventory continues to dry up (see previous price checks on March 23rd and March […]

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