Monthly Archives: December 2012

Weekly Nikon news flash #195

Phottix announced new battery grip BG-D600 for the Nikon D600 camera. Samyang Russia listed the price of the 24mm 1:3.5 ED AS UMC tilt-shift lens: 34,090 rubles (around $1,100). Refurbished Nikon 1 J1 camera with 10-30mm lens currently listed for $259, refurbished Nikon D800 is now $2,299.99, Nikon D800E costs $2,649. Nikon Germany started a new campaign called “The […]

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Check out the new Nikon Rumors Forum

The Nikon Rumors Forum is now running on a new platform. The old forum is still available online in read-only mode until I figure out how to transfer everything over. The new forum offers several useful features, including the “Ask a question” option which I believe will also be helpful for many blog readers:

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Nikon announcement on January 8, 2013 (CES show)

Nikon has scheduled an official press release for January 8, 2013, which is the starting date of the 2013 CES show. In addition to the new Nikon 1 J3 and S1 mirrorless cameras, I believe Nikon will also announce the availability of two new 1 Nikkor lenses: 1 Nikkor 10-100mm f/4-5.6  and 1 Nikkor 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6. The […]

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It seems that Nikon does have a fix for the green tint on the LCD screen of the D800

  Noah Bershatsky had a Nikon D800 camera with a green tint on the LCD screen and he got it fixed by Nikon USA. You can read all details on his blog: There was no communication from Nikon, but out of the blue my D800 was returned today.  It’s in good clean condition and the LCD […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #194

 The first refurbished Nikon D600 cameras are now selling for $1,679. The December issue of N-Photo magazine is now available as a free download (iOS). Ikelite announced underwater camera housing for Nikon Coolpix P7700 (price: $649.95).

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Impress magazine predicts a Nikon D800 styled body with the 16MP sensor from the D4 in 2013

The Japanese magazine Impress published their Nikon predictions for 2013 (they are doing this every year – see their 2012 predictions here): A new, D800 sized body, with the 16MP sensor from the D4. Nikon did that with the D3 and D700, but never released a camera with the improved sensor from the D3s. While this scenario is certainly possible, I still […]

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