Monthly Archives: December 2012

I guess it is now safe to breathe on your lens to clean it

A quick update: Nikon USA removed the sentence from their support page where they suggested not to breathe on your lens to clean it because the lens coating could be damage. I guess it is now safe to continue to clean your lens by “fogging” it.

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Nikon to announce two new mirrorless camera during the 2013 CES show in January: J3 and S1

This is a rather an unusual development: Nikon will announce two new mirrorless cameras during the 2013 CES show that will take place in Las Vegas between January 8-11. Nikon 1 J3 The Nikon 1 J3 will have a 14MP sensor with slightly improved specs. Don’t expect anything major in terms of new functionality or […]

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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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