Monthly Archives: May 2011

Nikon Capture NX3 book shows up in Europe

A Nikon Capture NX3 book showed up in a Dutch online book store with a release date of September 1st, 2011 (you can see all related  ISBN online entries here).

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New Nikon instant rebates

Those are the new Nikon instant rebates for the US. By entering the codes listed below, you can get up to $250 off when you buy any of the current DX Nikon DSLR models and one of the following lenses (valid till June 25th, 2011): Here is the B&H version of the Nikon rebates:

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The first detailed Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G lens review is out just published the first detailed review of the new Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8G lens. Their verdict: “Compared to its predecessor (the Nikkor AF-D 50mm f/1.8) the new AF-S lens delivers better border resolution and improved bokeh, but has gained some weight and especially size.”

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Weekly Nikon news flash #112

$100 off Nikon D5100 with 55-300mm or 55-200mm lens combos (expires May 28th). New version of the Nikon Picturetown iPhone app is now available. Shuttle photography with the pros on Nikon’s official blog. New images from the ISS taken with a Nikon D2xs are available on flickr. Adobe Lightroom 3.4.1 is out (incl. support for Nikon D5100). “An Icon with a […]

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“Nikon currently plans to release new products as scheduled”

Nikon confirmed to PDNonline that all upcoming new products will be released as scheduled: “Nikon is actively working to maximize production during this challenging time. As previously announced, availability of the Nikon COOLPIX S4100 and S6100 in the Americas will not be impacted and sales of these products will only be discontinued in some markets. […]

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Nikon files a patent infringement lawsuit against Sigma

This just in today – Nikon files a patent infringement lawsuit in Japan against Sigma over lenses with VR: “Nikon’s lawsuit seeks an injunction against Sigma’s manufacture and sale of infringing interchangeable lenses with vibration reduction for single lens reflex cameras, along with damages for past infringement. Although Nikon attempted to resolve Sigma’s patent infringement through […]

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Fotoopa’s unbelievable Nikon custom rig for capturing insects in flight

I have covered Flickr member Fotoopa and his custom made Nikon rig for capturing insects in flight in the past. He now has an improved monster machine. The main camera is a Nikon D300 + 105mm f/2.8D lens but there is an external shutter Uniblitz VS14 between the camera and the lens that reduces the shutter lag from […]

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Giving away a Fuji X100 camera on

In 30 days I will be giving away a Fuji X100 camera from Adorama. Head over to for all the details (no need to post a comment to this post). Check also this Fuji X100 review. Good luck!

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