Monthly Archives: May 2012

Apple’s RAW Compatibility Update 3.13 released with support for Nikon D3200 and D800E

Apple released Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.13 that adds RAW image compatibility for the Nikon D3200 and D800E to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11. You can download the update from Apple’s support page.

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Nikon D700 firmware update v1.03, ViewNX v2.3.2 released

The previously reported firmware update 1.03 for Nikon D700 is now official. The new A1.03, B1.02 version contains only one fix: An issue that, in some very rare cases, caused images to be extremely under-exposed has been resolved. Nikon also released ViewNX 2.3.2 with only one fix:

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Annular solar eclipse with Nikon D7000 and Nikkor 300mm f/4.5

Here are some images of the annular solar eclipse that took place this past weekend. The photographs were taken by a reader in Yokosuka, Japan with a Nikon D7000 camera and Nikkor 300mm f/4.5 lens with IR filter:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #163

Nikon D800 wins the GP2012 Camera of the Year and Readers Award. SanDisk memory card sale at B&H. Sigma now offers up to $200 off on selected lenses with Nikon mount. A must see: Nikon D4 vs. grizzly bear. Nikon’s financial results Q&A for the last fiscal tear. Full frame shootout: Nikon D800/D4/Canon 5DmkIII:

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Will Nikon enter the video camera business?

In an interview with TechRadar a Nikon UK spokesperson said that they are not a broadcast company yet, but they are exploring video options for the future: “We’re not a broadcast company – yet. We’re still listening and as our relationship between third parties grows, hopefully more features will be incorporated in the future.”

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Nikon 100-300mm f/4 full frame lens patent

Nikon filed patent 201293548 in Japan for a Nikon 100-300mm f/4 full frame lens:

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Nikon to start producing pharmaceutical and cosmetic products?

Nikon Corporation added an amendment to their Articles of Incorporation to “Manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals, quasi-pharmaceutical products and cosmetics“. Few months ago Fujifilm also announced the introduction of their own skin care/beauty product line – maybe this is the new trend for Japanese camera manufacturers?

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Nikon D800E available for order on, will ship in 5-7 days

BestBuy has listed the Nikon D800E on their website and you can now order it. I checked several different zip codes and the availability was 5-7 days (shipped to your local Best Buy store). The D800E was previously not listed on The D800 and D4 are still listed as “sold out online“. Here for […]

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