Monthly Archives: September 2011

The 360 Project (with 48 Nikon D700 cameras)

Similar to 360 degrees “surround picture” at the  MTV Awards two years ago, here is another project with 48 Nikon D700 cameras arranged in a circle to create “The Matrix” style images. Here are the actual 360° photographs: and the behind the scene video: The 360 Project – Behind the Scenes from Ryan Enn Hughes on Vimeo.

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Nikon’s Facebook response

This is Nikon’s Facebook response to their statement from yesterday that “a photographer is only as good as the equipment he uses“:

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Nikon 1 test results from DxOMark are out

DxOMark results are always controversial, but here we go – the first Nikon 1 tests are out. I could not do a comparison with the latest mirrorless cameras because they do not have test data yet. Here are 3 quick Nikon 1 cameras comparisons: Nikon 1 J1 vs. Nikon 1 V1 vs. Nikon P7000:

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Oh no they didn’t…

Today Nikon posted this on their Facebook page: “A photographer is only as good as the equipment he uses, and a good lens is essential to taking good pictures! Do any of our facebook fans use any of the NIKKOR lenses? Which is your favorite and what types of situations do you use it for?”

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Next Nikon announcement: new DX consumer lens

The next Nikon announcement will be for a new consumer DX lens. The official release will probably take place in the second half of October. There is a low chance that other products will be announced at the same time. This will be another “silent announcement” – no press events, no big marketing campaigns, just a […]

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Nikon ViewNX 2.2.1 is out

Today Nikon released ViewNX version 2.2.1 with support for the new Nikon 1 cameras. You can see the full list of changes and download the new version for Mac or PC here.

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The latest Nikon patents

Sometimes patents provide valuable information about upcoming products. For example the first Nikon mirrorless patent was reported back in August of 2009 (incl. also a patent for the Nikkor 24mm f/1.4). Here are the most interesting Nikon patents filed since the last recap: Nikon filed a patent application (#20110228407) for a 70-200mm f/4 VR II lens: Nikon 18-300mm […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #129

With the Nikon 1 announcement this week, there was not much else going on in Nikon’s world: MyShutterCount will tell you how many times you “clicked” your digital camera. A reader sent me a screenshots as a proof that his Nikon D2x clicked 691,701 times and is still going. Can someone beat this? Check also this website for camera […]

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