Monthly Archives: November 2011

Happy Thanks-ThinkTank-Giving

The giveaway is now closed. The winner will be announced soon. Happy Thanksgiving to all US readers! Since I will have limited Internet connectivity in the next few days, here is a quick giveaway – my way of saying thank you for being a [NR] reader: What can I win? In this giveaway you can win the […]

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The 50/50 Nikon D800 poll

The results of the poll for whether the D800 pictures are real or not is split 50/50. I don’t remember ever seeing this before here on [NR]. I will definitely come back to this poll once the D800 is announced.

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Nikon SB-900 no longer available for order in several countries

In addition to my initial report from October, I received new tips form several other countries that the Nikon SB-900 speedlight ($479) is no longer available for sale to dealers. Some countries have not received shipments for a while and do not expect any new SB-900 units any time soon.

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Nikon 1 gets new lens firmware updates and a discount

Today Nikon released  new firmware updates for three of the Nikon 1 zoom lenses. The fixes include: An issue that sometimes caused the aperture value recorded in image data to differ from the actual aperture value at which the image was shot has been resolved. An issue that in some rare cases caused images to […]

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Nikon D800 vs. D700 body and grip comparison plus a poll

Just a quick comparison of the Nikon D700 and the D800 pictures from yesterday. I had to publish another post to continue the discussion (yesterday’s thread got almost 1k comments). Many readers are asking me if the picture is real. To the best of my knowledge, it is. Previous polls have always been very accurate […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #137

Here are the weekly links if somebody cares: Nikon prices are raising in Japan (source: PEN weekly): “According to Inc., which operates an online price-comparison site, Nikon’s D3100 DSLR camera/double zoom kit is currently sold at around 55,100 yen (US$706), or 19% higher than in mid-October. And the price of D5100 model has risen 15% since early October to 83,800 yen […]

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Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you the Nikon D800

Those are the first pictures of the upcoming Nikon D800 DSLR camera. The specs so far are exactly the same as reported previously (there are some new updates in this list): Smaller and lighter than D700 Resolution: 7360×4912 (36MP) CF+SD memory card slots Slightly larger display Excellent video quality, better than D3s Video modes: 1080p/30/25/24 and 720p/60/30/25/24 […]

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Breaking: I have pictures of the Nikon D800

I am still working on the details, please stay tuned. I also have some samples taken with the Nikon D800… and yes, it is 36MP – here is some of the EXIF data: The specs are exactly the same as I reported them 2 months ago.

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