Monthly Archives: July 2011

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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It has begun: Nikon announcement on August 24th

Nikon has scheduled several press events in different countries on August 24th, 2011. This is now 100% confirmed from several different sources. Nikon did not have any scheduled press event for the last 50 f/1.8 and 40mm f/2.8 lenses, which makes the next announcement more important than the previous two. The new Coolpix cameras may be announced a week […]

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Next rumored Nikon announcement date: August 22nd-23rd

A retail chain, which name I will not mention online, has scheduled a meeting for all buyers on August 22nd, 2011. This usually happens when there is a major announcement and new products are presented to the purchasing department. Previous rumors indicated that certain Nikon offices have already blocked employees from taking vacation in the last two weeks of […]

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Which lens is that?

The new August 2011 issue of Men’s Journal magazine has a Revo sunglasses ad, featuring photographer Jimmy Chin holding a Nikon DSLR camera with an unusual/unknown lens attached. The lens looks like a short version of the existing 70-200 f/2.8 VR II. Could this be the new 80-400mm lens? Or maybe this is an existing lens from […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #120

Nikon outpoints Canon in J.D. Power satisfaction surveys. Nikon the new official sponsor of Getty Images Gallery. Nikon and Adobe South Africa have created a marketing agreement to offer Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 and Adobe Premiere Elements 9 with the purchase of selected Nikon Coolpix and DSLR cameras. Sixteen Filipino photographers were chosen to be […]

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