Monthly Archives: September 2012

Weekly Nikon news flash #182

   What’s up with the price of the Nikon 1 V1 mirrorless camera? It now costs less than the J1. The Android based Nikon Coolpix S800c camera is now shipping in the US and is currently in stock at Amazon. New Metz flash with touchscreen announced (compatible with Nikon i-TTL/BL). More Nikons in space. Images from NASA on flickr. Adobe […]

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Nikon instant rebates for October include the 28-300mm lens and Speedlight flashes

The Nikon instant rebates for October were extended and now include also the Nikkor 28-300mm lens and SB-700 and SB-910 flash units. For example, the Nikon D600 has the following available rebates: $200 off Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II $150 off Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR $200 off Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED $100 off Nikkor 24-85mm […]

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Nikon D600 vs. D800E high ISO samples

I had the chance to play with the Nikon D600 for few hours. Here are some high ISO comparisons between the D600 and the D800E: Obviously at 916px wide, there is no visible difference between the D800E and D600 samples taken at ISO 25,600. Even at 100% crops it is still hard to see any differences:

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Nikon Coolpix P7700 now shipping

The Nikon Coolpix P7700 started shipping in the US and is currently in stock at B&H. Specifications comparison between the P7700 and P7100 cameras:

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First Nikon D600 book

The first Nikon D600 book is already listed on Amazon: Nikon D600 Digital Field Guide (Wiley publisher). The books has 320 pages and is expected to start shipping on December 25th, 2012. Book description:

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Nikon released new version of “my Picturetown” app for Android

Nikon released a new version of their free my Picturetown app for Android with added support (image sharing, organization and storage) for the new Coolpix S800c camera.

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New Nikon WR-T10 wireless remote controller listed at the FCC

This soon-to-be-released Nikon WR-T10 wireless remote controller appeared on the FCC website. From the published manual, it seems that the WR-T10 can remotely trigger up to 64 separate cameras that can be grouped in 3 different channels. A separate adapter for each camera is required. This solution would work also with older cameras with a 10 pin […]

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Update on the Nikon D800 left focusing issue

Nikon D800 MultiCAM 3500FX AF module

Falk Lume met with Nikon representatives at Photiokina and discussed the D800 left focusing issue. Portion of his recap is included, read the rest here:

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