Monthly Archives: July 2012

Pimped up Nikon D4

Just a quick add-on to my weekend post – a pimped up Nikon D4 from pimpyourcam.com (some images on the site are NSFW):

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Guest post: Large format photography with Nikon D800 as a negative holder

This guest post on using the Nikon D800 as a negative holder for a large format camera + lens setup is by Jan Håkan Dahlström: It’s really quite simple. What you need is a large format camera, a suitable lens and a digital camera body instead of a film holder. In this case it’s an […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #173

New Book: Nikon D3200 Magic Lantern Genie Guides. Sample images from the new, not yet released Zeiss Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 ZF.2 lens ($2950.00). Check also this ultrawide comparison between Carl Zeiss 15 mm f/2.8, Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 and Samyang 14mm f/2.8 lenses.   New: protective skin for the Nikon D3200. Nikon D800E is currently in stock at […]

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Rumor: Nikon to announce a repair advisory for the D800 left focusing issue

This is the latest rumor I received on the D800 focusing issue: Nikon is close to sending a repair advisory about the D800 left focusing issue. It is a quick fix in the repair center but they are monitoring the amount of cases reported through the European Support Office. Well worth contacting Nikon if your […]

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Pimp your Nikon 1 camera

A new website called pimpyourcam.com (some images are NSFW) will soon start selling uniquely designed Nikon 1 mirrorless cameras that will be available at selected retailers at the end of July 2012. You can see more images of various designs on Facebook. Press Release:

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This robotic arm equipped with a Nikon D4 camera is ready for the Olympics

The video bellow shows technicians working together with AFP to build a dozen robotic arms equipped with Nikon D4 cameras that will be used for aerial shots during the 2012 London Olympics Games:

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The new Nikon 800mm f/5.6 lens spotted in the wild

N-Photo posted on their Facebook page the first image of the Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 lens that was announced two weeks ago. The picture was probably taken at the 141st Open Championship golf tournament. Nikon did not provide any specifications, price or release date for the 800mm f/5.6 lens.

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The new Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX-II lens is now shipping

The new Tokina AT-X 11-16mm f/2.8 PRO DX Ⅱ lens (Nikon mount) that was announced in January is now shipping. For in-stock status check Amazon and B&H. The improvements in the new version of the lens are: Aspherical element New coating for improved performance SD-M (Silent Drive-Module) autofocus motor Faster AF

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