Monthly Archives: August 2011

Nikon Italy plans “extraordinary” anniversary party on September 21st

Nikon Italy (Nital is the official import company) sent out invitations for their 20th anniversary celebration that will take place on… September 21st in Milan, the same date as the “Nikon in White” event in Vienna. “Evento straordinario” from the invitation means “extraordinary event”. The invitation is also available online. Maybe just another coincidence, but September 21st is rumored […]

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The latest Nikon patents

Photogrpahybay found this US patent application 20110205636 from Nikon for a 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 VR lens (27-270mm equivalent) which is probably the super zoom that will be announced with the new mirrorless camera: Patent 2011-085674 filed by Nikon in Japan is for GPS enabled battery grip (there were some rumors several months ago that the D700 replacement may have such GPS […]

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Some thoughts on the Nikon mirrorless camera from a reader

I do not have any new updates today. Here are some thoughts on the Nikon mirrorless camera I received from a [NR] reader: The only substantial fact we have so far is a photograph of a supposed to be new Nikon mount. Previously we had some assumptions on the mount and sensor size based on […]

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Nikon preparing a new monstrous image processing engine

Nikon has a new image processing engine (maybe called EXPEED 3?) that will be able to deliver some insane frame rates and video capabilities. This new processor (or a light version of it) will be included in the new Nikon mirrorless camera. No word of possible implementation in a new DSLR camera yet, but obviously […]

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Another Nikon day in Germany on September 23 & 24

There is another “Nikon Day” scheduled for September 23 and 24 in a German store where you can try out some “new Nikon products”. This is consistent with previous Nikon events scheduled in different stores a day or two after an official announcement (see this, this and this posts). The new Nikon mirrorless camera is expected to be announced […]

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“Nikon in White” mirrorless camera event in Vienna on September 21st

This is the invitation for a “Nikon in White” event that will take place on September 21st at 7:00 pm in Vienna, Austria. The text says the night will be “full of surprises”. This event obviously will be for the announcement of Nikon’s mirrorless camera which is expected to come in different colors, including white.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #125

Lightroom 3.5 and Camera Raw 6.5 release candidates are now available on Adobe Labs with new profiles for the following Nikon lenses: Nikon Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED Nikon Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.4G ED Nikon Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G ED Nikon Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Nikon SIGMA APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX […]

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Using GadgetTrak to recover stolen Nikon equipment

A photographer was able to recover his stolen Nikon equipment worth $9000 with the help of GadgetTrak  – a website that searches for photos online that have a specific serial number embedded in the EXIF data. Read the whole story on their blog. Via TechCrunch

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