Monthly Archives: July 2011

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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The Nikon Coolpix line upgrade will contain an updated P1100pj and a new rugged camera

There’ll be a bunch of new Coolpix cameras announced at the end of August. One of them will be an upgrade to the current P1100pj model (the one with a built-in projector). Few weeks ago Tim McKenna mentioned about a new underwater camera from Nikon on his Facebook page. I can now confirm that there will […]

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The picture of the Nikon mirrorless mount is real

The picture of the Nikon mirrorless mount is real. How do I know? Nikon officially requested the Chinese forum Xitek to remove the entire post containing the camera code name and the picture. The post is now gone.

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Picture of Nikon’s mirrorless camera mount

Picture of the mount and sensor of upcoming Nikon mirrorless camera named “X810” leaked on the Chineses forum Xitek: Brief translation (thanks B.): the new mirrorless demo machine is here, temperatly named X810. The user is not going to post pictures of the whole camera due to trade secret and he do not want to […]

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Nikon software compatibility with Mac OS X version Lion 10.7

Mac OS X version Lion 10.7 is now available for download. Nikon issued a service notice specifiyng which software products will be compatible with the new Mac OS: Capture NX 2 ViewNX 2 Camera Control Pro 2 WT-4 Setup Utility/Thumbnail Selector Nik Color Efex Pro 3.0 PC-PJ Transfer The following products will no longer be […]

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