Monthly Archives: November 2012

Nikkor-S 5cm 1:2 lens review

Nikkor-S 5cm 1:2 on a nikkormat FTn

Today’s guest post by Benjamin Ang is on the Nikkor-S 5cm 1:2 lens (click on images for lager view): History and Overview Released along side the Nikon F in 1959, the Nikkor-S 5cm f/2.0 was the first normal lens produced for the F-mount. It was quickly replaced by the Nikkor-H variant just 5 years later making it […]

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Nikon P7700 camera price drop

The price of the compact Nikon Coolpix P7700 camera went down 14% three months after its announcement – currently listed for $426.95 – down $72 from the original price of $500.

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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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