Monthly Archives: February 2012

Guest post: “Astronomer’s Paradise” time-lapse video

This week I will publish several guest posts on NikonRumors. If you have an interesting Nikon related topic you want to share, contact me. You can see all previous NR guest posts here. The first article is about the time-lapse video “Astronomer’s Paradise” by Christoph Malin (images by Christoph Malin and Babak Tafreshi). Here is the video (click on […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #151

PocketWizard Plus III announced. Yongnuo released YN-560 II, YN-468II flash units for Nikon. Redrockmicro Limited Edition Nikon Gold rig. Rare Nikon rangefinder 3.5/3.5cm stereo outfit for sale on eBay. The results of the Nikon D800 sensor poll: 42% prefer the 36MP sensor vs. 58% for the 16MP sensor (based on over 24k votes). More images from the Nikon Sendai […]

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How to spot counterfeit Nikon filters

  It seems that in addition to batteries and battery grips, there are also counterfeit Nikon filters. 1kindphotography has a detailed article on what you should look for to make sure your filter is genuine. Always purchase equipment from authorized Nikon dealers (the “fake” Nikon filter was bought on eBay).

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Translated Q&A session with Nikon France on the D4 and D800/E *UPDATED*

Chasseur d’Images published the full transcript from the Facebook Q&A session with Thomas Maquaire from Nikon France on the new D4 and D800/E cameras. Here is the Google translation (UPDATE: I got a better translation from a reader, thanks Mike):

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Nikon D800E also delayed?

Today Amazon sent emails to existing Nikon D800E pre-orders indicating that the camera was delayed by the manufacturer and currently they do not have an updated delivery date. Existing Nikon D800 pre-orders did not receive such email yet. I am not sure if this is another glitch in Amazon’s system or the D800E is really delayed. A […]

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$500 price reduction for the Nikon D700 in the US next month

In March, the price of the Nikon D700 will drop to $2199.95 in the US. This is $500 reduction from the curent $2,699.95. The price in Europe was already reduced few days after the D800 announcement. The Nikon D700 will be available for sale at least for few more months, maybe even till the end of […]

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