Monthly Archives: August 2012

Real or fake?

This screenshot of a Nikon DSLR camera was taken from BMW’s Facebook page. As far as I know Nikon never had such a model in their line-up. This is either a new, unannounced camera or a photoshop job.

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Updated specifications for the Nikon D600

       The release probability of the Nikon D600 for Photokina is now at 99%. Here is an updated list of the specifications (new additions in bold): Very small and lightweight body 16 bit image processing Expeed 3 processor Maximum video recording: 30 minutes Built-in mic 19 scene modes Magnesium alloy only on top and […]

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Confirmed: the sensor inside the Nikon D800 is made by Sony

  Chipwors confirmed that the 36MP sensor (IMX094AQP) inside the Nikon D800 is made by Sony. The interesting part is that Sony decided to use a 24MP chip in their upcoming top of the line A99 full frame camera that will be priced at $2,800.

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For Photokina: new Nikon 1 18.5mm f/1.8 mirrorless lens

In addition to the D600, for Photokina 2012 Nikon will announce also a new Nikkor 1 18.5mm f/1.8 mirrorless lens (50mm equivalent). The lens will have one aspherical element. I believe the new lens will look like the pictured Nikon 1 concept prime lens that was on display at the PDN show in New York last […]

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Adobe Lightroom 4.2 and Camera Raw 7.2 RC contain several Nikon updates

Adobe’s latest release candidates contain several updates for Nikon equipment: Adobe Lightroom 4.2 release candidate will fix the tether issue with Nikon D4 and D800. Adobe Camera Raw 7.2 release candidate adds support for Nikon 1 J2 and the following F-mount lenses: Lens Mount Lens Name Nikon Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon Nikon AF-S […]

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Compatibility of Nikon software with Mac OS 10.8 Mountain Lion

Nikon issued a compatibility update for the various Nikon software packages with the latest Mac OS 10.8 Mountain Lion:

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Nikon D7000, V1 price drops *UPDATED*

The price of the Nikon D7000 dropped to $996.95 on Amazon (free 16GB SanDisk card and a backpack also included). There is also a big dsicount on the Nikon 1 V1 mirrorless camera: $596.95 (original price: $899): Those price drops could be related to the new September Nikon instant rebates and not because of an upcoming replacement:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #177

BlackRapid LensBling rear cap for Nikon lenses now available at Adorama. Here is a glimpse of the new Nikon instant rebates for September. New Nikon 1 lens adapter for Micro Four Thirds lenses from Kenko. New industrial lens from Nikon: Rayfact VF 91.7mm f/4 /5.6/8 (used for visual inspections). Nikon released v1.2.0 of the Short Movie Creator. Short Movie Creator can […]

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