Monthly Archives: March 2012

Nikon is expected to announce 39% higher operation profit compared to last fiscal year

Just saw this article on Reuters: “Nikon Corp. will likely post a 39 percent rise in group operating profit to around 75 billion yen ($904.81 million) for the year ending this month, beating the standing projection of 72 billion yen…

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Nikon D800 issues

Listed below are several Nikon D800 issues reported by readers. If you have experienced any other problems with your new camera, please describe them them in the comments section. You can see the first issue in the above two images (click for larger view) – the Nikon D800 LCD screen has a green cast on some images. Several […]

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Nikon ViewNX version 2.3.1 is out

Today Nikon released View NX version 2.3.1. The only addition is support for the waterproof and shockproof Coolpix S30 camera that should start shipping at the end of this month.

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Full size Nikon D800 sample images

I uploaded few Nikon D800 sample images on flickr that I took during the weekend. There are few cropped images, some high ISO samples, with and without post processing. See the description of each photo for more details. You must check also the full resolution version of each image (go to->actions->view all sizes). Needless to say […]

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Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens leaks in Europe

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED DX VR lens leaked on Nikon Europe website today. This lens has been on my list of upcoming announcements for few months now. The related patent can be found here. I have no exact announcement date, but I believe it should be in the next few weeks. I also think […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #155

Nikon Solutions Expo will take place in Essen, Germany from April 27-28, 2012. Save $50 on Adobe Lightroom 4 when you purchase it together with the Nikon D800. Nikon J1/V1 firmware is now decoded/decrypted. There was a strange “SANYO Digital Camera” reference inside. Wireless Transmitter Utility v1.3.1 released with Nikon D800/D800E support. I was told that […]

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Nikon D4 and D800 price increases coming to more countries?

The UK may not be the only country to raise the price of the Nikon D4 and D800 cameras. There is a good chance that this will happen also in at least one more European country (maybe Norway?). For now this is just a rumor, but I was told that Nikon D4 orders has been […]

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Nikon UK increased the price of the D4 and D800 cameras?

Pixiq reported today that Nikon UK increased the price of the Nikon D4 by £500 and the D800 by £200, with immediate effect. The information is based on an email sent from a Nikon UK general manager. The previous pricing was described as a “systems error”. Currently the Nikon D800 is listed for £2,399.00 £2,599.00 at Amazon and […]

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