Monthly Archives: July 2011

Top 10 posts for July 2011

These are the top 10 most visited NikonRumors posts for July 2011: Nikon rep: two DSLRs will be announced by the end of August. Picture of Nikon’s mirrorless camera mount. This one didn’t make it: Nikon D3s get crashed by a Ford pickup truck. Another Nikon D4/D800 rumor from Facebook. You can now attach Nikon […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #121

Second part of the The Great Camera Shootout 2011 is now online (incl. Nikon D7000). Nikon announced that they will be making some Coolpix models in Brazil (L120, S4100, S3100, S2500 and L23). Nikon recently established its own subsidiaries in Brazil. Adobe Lightroom 3 is currently $100 off. Horror Stories: broken Nikon 24mm f/1.4 lens:

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More on the white housing NASA uses on their Nikon cameras *UPDATED*

On several occasions NASA has published pictures of Nikon cameras covered in special white housing. Few days ago, I tweeted the picture above but did not know much about it. PopPhoto contacted NASA and got some more details: “What is all of that extra equipment under the white shroud? The equipment under the thermal blanket is […]

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Nikon executives: We have almost completed the development of a new generation of digital cameras

In two different interviews Nikon executives mentioned that they have “almost” completed a new generation of digital cameras which will offer customers new ways to enjoy their images. “Creating markets by launching new generation products and products of new domain” is also on of the four challenges listed on the business strategy section for Nikon’s […]

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Nikon to re-introduce GPS in their Coolpix cameras

Nikon’s P6000, that was announced back in 2008, had a built-in GPS but for some reason Nikon did not continue this trend in later models. If I am not mistaken, currently there are no Nikon cameras with built-in GPS capabilities. This is about to change next month, as Nikon is about to announce it’s first rugged compact […]

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New full frame Noktor HyperPrime 50mm f/0.95 lens will probably come in a Nikon mount

Update: the Noktor HyperPrime 50mm f/0.95 lens will come with a Leica M mount. Few days ago, Noktor tweeted about a new full frame HyperPrime 50mm f/0.95 lens that is currently being tested. The exact mount is not yet known, but I have the feeling that Nikon F-mount will be one of the options. Noktor currently has […]

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You can now view Nikon RAW (NEF) files in Windows 7

Microsoft released a new Camera Codec Pack for Windows 7 that will allow you view Nikon RAW (NEF) files directly in Windows Explorer or Photo Gallery without a third party software. Here is a list of supported Nikon cameras: D100, D1H, D200, D2H, D2Hs, D2X, D2Xs, D3, D3s, D300, D3000, D300s, D3X, D40, D40x, D50, D5000, D60, D70, D700, D70s, […]

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Nikon P7100 will be the third Coolpix camera announced next month

In addition to the P1200pj and the new Coolpix rugged camera, Nikon will announce also a new and improved P7100 which will replace the current P7000. This will be the new top of the line point and shoot camera from Nikon. Improvements include a tiltable LCD screen (like the one on the P100), additional controls, new HDR and […]

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