Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year and thanks for being a [NR] reader! Thanks also to everyone who submitted tips and supported this blog! Expect 2012 to start with a bang and may as well be Nikon’s best year in terms of new product releases (D4, D800, D7000 replacement and maybe even D300s replacement). I will be at the PMA 2012 show […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #143

While I was surfing the eBay Finds section, I came across this listing of the first Nikon camera: Nikon I rangefinder with Nikkor H.C 50mm f/2 lens that is currently listed for $33k: “Three of Japan’s leading optical manufacturers merged to form a fully integrated optical company known as Nippon Kogaku K.K. with its head office […]

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Top 10 posts for December 2011

These are the top 10 most visited NikonRumors posts for December 2011: 1. Nikon D4 specs: 16.2MP, 11 fps, 12,800 native ISO, XQD memory card 2. Cropped Nikon D800 samples at high ISO 3. Nikon D800 commercial was filmed in Chicago 4. Updated Nikon D800 specs 5. Nikon D800 shows us its dark left side […]

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Nikon D4 picture: real or fake?

There are many photoshopped images of the Nikon D4 out there. Is this one of them? Your guess is as good as mine. For reference, a picture of the D3s:

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Interview with Mark Miller – the person who rode the bike in the Nikon D800 commercial

MotoPod podacst #300 from December 19th, 2011 (also available on iTunes) has an interview with Mark Miller who rode the motorcycle in the Nikon D800 commercial shot in Chicago. The actual interview starts at the 2:28:28 mark – very interesting stuff about the actual commercial movie and how it was shot.

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Nikon D3100 is the best selling DSLR camera in Japan for 2011

BCNranking published their sales statistics and the best selling DSLR camera in Japan for 2011 is the Nikon D3100 with a 9.7% sales share. Nikon D3100 is currently the #5 top selling DSLR camera on Amazon.

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Nikon D3 on the ISS

The above video is an interview with astronaut Mike Fossum about the images he took on board of the ISS with a Nikon D3 camera. Here is the actual timelapse video:

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Nikon press conference on January 6th, 2012 in Thailand


Nikon will have a press conference in Nikon’s headquarters in Thailand on January 6th, 2012 under the slogan “The image you are waiting for“. I already mentioned that Nikon will announce the D4 and a new AF-S 85mm f/1.8G lens on January 6th, 2012. There is also a chance that some of the other upcoming […]

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