Monthly Archives: June 2011

You have another month to upgrade your Nikon D3 buffer

The Nikon D3 buffer upgrade was introduced back in July of 2008. Today Nikon announced that the service will be discontinued on July 20th, 2011. If you own a D3, you have another month to perform the upgrade:

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Nikon D4 with 32MP, D400 with 24MP sensors from Sony?

I received a tip about Sony’s new a920 full frame camera with a 32MP sensor to be announced this August. If this turns out to be true, there is a good chance that the Nikon D3s replacement (D4?) will also use this 32MP sensor (given that Nikon continues to use Sony sensors). On the APS-C […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #115

June 15th was the 12th anniversary of the Nikon D1 – check this blog post. Nikon camera manuals in different languages. Nikon to support 14th FINA World Championships as Official FINA Partner. Nikon 50mm f/1.8D vs. f/1.8G. The Great Camera Shootout 2011 by Zacuto incl. the Nikon D7000. Another Nikon tethering solution. Nikon D3s price drop in […]

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DIY wireless tethering for Nikon D300s

This DIY wireless tethering for Nikon D300s was created by Jamie Carl. “As you can see, I have it mounted inside my MB-D10 vertical grip. To do this I used my spare MS-D10 battery holder which holds 8xAA batteries. I then cut off the battery mounts from one side so that I could fit the Trulink device […]

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Guest post: Time-lapse Landscape Astrophotography

This guest post about time-lapse landscape astrophotography is written by Christoph Malin from Austria. He has been a Nikon NPS Photographer for many years doing mainly outdoor, landscape and sports (bicycles) photography for various international magazines and bicycle manufacturers: Last year I got myself into landscape astrophotography as I was invited to do a story about that topic […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #114

Rare Nikon lens on eBay: Zoom-Nikkor ED 360-1200mm f/11 Smashed Nikon lenses by angry girlfriend after fight. How to recognize counterfeited Nikon accessories. Nikon D3x camera burns after space stardom. Nikon D3100 cashback offer in the UK. More abused Nikon gear. Nikon doesn’t see mobile phones with camera features as threat to business. Nikon’s first […]

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Nikon AF-S 105mm f/2 lens patent

Back in December of 2010 I reported on a rumor for 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” Yesterday a patent for a new Nikon 105mm f/2 lens […]

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Nikon 50mm f/1.8G lens now in stock

The Nikon 50mm f/1.8G lens is now in stock at B&H. Please note that Amazon will cancel your pre-order if they cannot ship an item after 60 days from the day you placed the order.

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