Monthly Archives: September 2012

Nikon D800E, D4 now in stock

The still-hard-to-find Nikon D800E is now in stock at OneCall. Update: OneCall sold out. The Nikon D800E is currently in stock at: Adorama Samy’s Abe’s of Maine For the first time the Nikon D4 is also in stock at B&H.

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Nikon D5100 next to be discontinued?

Few days ago Nikon Germany sent out an email to retailers stating that the Nikon D5100 is no longer available for order. The exact word used was “abkündigung” which translates to “discontinuation“. The D5100 was announced on April 5th, 2011. FYI: the D3100 was announced in August 2010 and was already replaced by the D3200 in April this […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #181

Apples’s iPhoto 1.1 for iOS can now support  36.5MP image files (D800). Nikon Camera Control Pro version 2.12.0 released. Sigma 300mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens leaked at Photokina presentation. SanDisk will not produce XQD memory cards. Dpreview interview with Nikon representative at Photokina. Nikon patent for focus peaking (focus peaking was also discussed in […]

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Photokina 2012 is now over

The 2012 Photokina is now over. Some final images and videos from the show’s floor: Nikon fieldscopes and binoculars:   Red Nikon D3200 and Android based Nikon Coolpix S800c (photographs: Koelnmesse):   The Nikkor AF-S 800mm f/5.6 VR lens was on display under glass, no hand-on (photograph: Nikon): Nikon D600 in the air (photograph: Videos:

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Aptina releases new 1 inch sensor (for future Nikon 1 cameras?)

Aptina announced a new 1″ sensor (AR1011HS) that will probably be used in future Nikon 1 mirrorless cameras (V2 maybe?), here are the basic specs: Still 10MP resolution 3.4 micron pixels Video: 10MP resolution at 60fps, including broadcast quality quad high definition, oversampled 1080p for True HD resolution, 1080p video at 120 frames per second and additional […]

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Nikon’s interviews at Photokina

Interview with Florian Schulz & Salomon Schulz: Interview with Sandro Miller & Anthony Arendt:

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Nikon D600 price drop in the UK, Germany

The originally announced price of the Nikon D600 in the UK was insanely high. Today Amazon UK started selling the D600 for £1,613. That’s over £300 less than the original £1,974.44 (around $3,200) for body only (the D600 kit currently sells for £2,204.76, down from £2,467.26): The price of of the Nikon D600 also went down EUR 150 in Germany: The D600 […]

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Photokina: new third party products for Nikon DSLR cameras

Zeiss announced a new high-end DSLR lens product line specially designed for high resolution, full frame DSLR cameras (with resolution more than 30MP, like the Nikon D800, D800E). Lensbaby announced a new selective focus lens called Spark ($79.95).

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