Monthly Archives: November 2011

Only the Nikon SB-910 flash will be announced this week

Based on the latest information from today, we will probably have only one product announcement this Wednesday (November 30th) – the new Nikon SB-910 speedlight unit. This is how the new flash unit was described to me: “The SB-910 differs from SB-900 in refined ergonomics (also 1% lighter, 1% smaller), redesigned menus, improved overheating control […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #138

Not photography related: a reader sent me those pictures of the Nikon 20×120 Binocular Telescope from a store in London. The price tag is £13,565 (listed for $6,859.95 in the US) Because of the expected announcement next Wednesday, I will probably announce the ThinkTank Photo giveaway winner towards the end of next week. Nikon Australia […]

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Nikon’s substitute DSLR production ahead of schedule

Nikon started substitute DSLR production ahead of schedule (via Bloomberg): Nikon Corp. (7731 JT), a camera maker, gained 2.7 percent to 1,739 yen. The company, which shut its main plant in Thailand due to floods, will start substitute production of digital single-lens reflex cameras in the country at the end of November, nearly a month ahead […]

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Black Friday deals: two old Nikon cameras on sale

Nikon P7000 for $279.00: Refurbished Nikon D5000 with 4GB SD memory card, spare EN-EL9 battery plus a bag for $369.00:

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New Samyang 8mm f/3.5 fisheye lens for Nikon mount

Samyang announced a new AE 8mm 1:3.5 Aspherical IF MC fisheye CS lens with an integrated microprocessor compatible with Nikon DSLR cameras (the Walimex version of this lens is already available in Germany): Kraków, November 25th 2011 – Delta Company, the sole distributor of Samyang products for Europe is about to release new lens – […]

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Nikon SB-910 and a new lens to be announced on November 30th, 2011

Nikon will have a new product announcement next week, on Wednesday, November 30, 2011. The announcement will be for one or more of the products listed here – the SB-910 flash and one lens is probably the most likely scenario. I am still trying to confirm whether the Nikon D800 will be one of the products announced next week.

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4 upcoming Nikon products

An update to my post about the upcoming Nikon products: Nikon SB-910: samples of the new flash are already distributed in several different countries, announcement is imminent. DX lens: – two options here, either a new 18-300mm lens (see patent) or a 16-85mm lens (it may even be a fixed f/4 aperture). FX lens: “will […]

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The Nikon Coolpix P300 replacement may have a 24-100mm f/1.8-2.6 lens

Nikon filed patent 2011232502 in Japan for a 24-100mm f/1.8-2.6 lens which will probably be used in the Coolpix P300 replacement: The current P300 model has a 24-100mm f/1.8-4.9 equivalent lens.

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