Monthly Archives: November 2012

Nikkor f/1.8 limited edition lens kit

Last year Nikon released this limited edition f/1.4 lens case/kit (24mm, 35mm and 85mm lenses) in several European countries. After the recent announcement of three new f/1.8 lenses, Nikon is now offering the limited edition Nikkor f/1.8 case. Made out of aluminum, the kit contains the latest Nikkor 28mm, 50mm and 85mm f/1.8 lenses and will probably be available […]

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Steve McCurry shooting the 2013 Pirelli calendar with Nikon (and Hasselblad) cameras

Steve McCurry (bibliography) shot the 2013 Pirelli calendar with Nikon (and Hasselblad) cameras. The big surprise this year was that the models are actually wearing clothes:

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Nikon 1 V2 manual now available

The user manual for the Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera is now available for download from Nikon support site. The camera is already shipping in Japan and is expected to be in stock in the US by the end of this week.

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Let’s talk about 2013

A quick look at what to expect from Nikon in 2013: Nikon D300s/D7000 fusion One of the possible scenarios is that in 2013 Nikon will merge the D7000 and D300s product lines. There is a good chance that only one high end DX DSLR camera will be announced (D400 or D8000?) that will replace both […]

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Nikon D4 firmware update A 1.03, B 1.02 released

New firmware update A 1.03, B 1.02 for Nikon D4 is now available on Nikon Europe support site (Nikon USA link). The firmware update has only one modification: “Increased focus accuracy is achieved when a lens and teleconverter with a combined maximum aperture of f/8 are used”.

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Cyber Monday deals and the latest Nikon instant rebates

The new Nikon instant rebates are already online and are valid till December 15th. The main change in the program is the price drop on the D7000 camera. In addition, those are the Cyber Monday Nikon deals I was able to find online:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #190

Samyang T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC tilt-shift lens delayed till March 2013, first test images posted. The price of the Nikon D7000 body dropped another $100 at Amazon and B&H and the camera now sells for $896.95 (including a free bag, memory card, 2% rewards). The price of the Nikon 1 V1 mirrorless camera […]

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Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 lens now shipping

The 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 lens is now shipping and is currently in stock at Amazon, B&H and Adorama. Sample images taken with the new lens can be found at

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