Monthly Archives: December 2012

Last moment Nikon D7000 bundle deal

B&H just listed a new Nikon D7000 bundle that is worth mentioning: Nikon D7000 (reg. price: $1,196.95) Nikon AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II lens (reg. price: $846.95) Nikon AF 50mm f/1.8D lens (reg. price: $124.95) Vello BG-N4 battery grip for Nikon D7000 (reg. price: $69.95) 16GB SDHC memory card Extreme class 10 UHS-I […]

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Nikon 1 V2 camera, Nikkor 18-300mm lens test results at DxOMark

Nikon 1 V2 compared to the Sony RX100 (1″ sensor) and Canon G1x (1.5″ sensor): Nikon 1 V2 vs. Panasonic GF5 vs. Fuji X10: DxoMark published their test results for the Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera. This is their conclusion on the V2: Overall, the regression in performance, when compared to the Nikon 1 V1, suggest this […]

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Nikon D600 instant savings now live in Canada

The new Nikon D600 instant savings are now live in Canada, as previously reported. Here are the listing from The Camera Store – check also the special offers listed for each product (free Lowepro Fastpack 250 bag): Nikon D600 with 24-85mm lens for $2,099.95 ($500 off) Nikon D600 body only is $100 off Nikon D800 and D800E are now $200 off The […]

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Island in the Sky: Christoph Malin talks about his time-lapse documentary of the night sky near the Island of La Palma

In today’s guest post Christoph Malin (see previous articles) talks about his journey during the making of the short documentary film Island in the Sky shot at the Island of La Palma, near the coast of Morocco (click on images for larger view): Imagine yourself resting on a lonesome hiking trail in the middle of an island, 2000 m […]

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Nikon D600 instant savings coming to Canada as well

Several readers from Canada have asked me and now I can confirm that a new Nikon D600 instant rebate, similar to the one in the US, is coming to Canada on December 20th and it will probably be valid till December 24th, 2012. If you purchase a D600 during this period, you will basically get the […]

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How to get the Nikon D5200 in the US for Christmas

If you live in one of the countries where the Nikon D5200 is still not announced and you cannot wait any longer, DigitalRev currently has the camera in stock and can ship it internationally. The D5200 body only is priced at $859 with free US shipping (read about the worldwide warranty here). Yesterday Nikon published […]

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Nikon patents a digital back for 35mm film SLR cameras

This is probably the most interesting Nikon patent since I started my coverage in 2008: last year Nikon filed a patent (2012-242615) in Japan for a digital back that will transform a 35mm film SLR camera into a DSLR. The sensor is attached to the camera’s back panel and by replacing it, you will be able to get […]

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Did Polaroid copy the Nikon 1 design for their new Android based interchangeable lens camera?

Polaroid is rumored to announce a new Android based interchangeable lens camera which should be irrelevant to this blog, but if you look at the leaked picture, the Polaroid IM1836 looks very much like the Nikon 1 J1/J2 cameras. Even the lens design and focal length (30-110mm) are very similar to the Nikkor 1 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 […]

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