Monthly Archives: January 2013

Those are the new Nikon Coolpix cameras

Those are the new compact cameras from Nikon (available for pre-order now). Nikon Coolpix S9500/S9400/S31/S5200 cameras: Nikon Coolpix AW110/AW110s cameras (sample images): Nikon Coolpix P520 camera (sample images): Nikon Coolpix L820 camera (sample images):

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Tokina announces 70-200mm f/4 (FX) and 12-28 f/4 (DX) lenses with Nikon mount

Tokina just announced two new lenses with Nikon mount: Tokina AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO FX VCM-S: Prototypes of this lens were shown last year at the 2012 CP+ show (previously reported here) Image stabilization Filter size: 67mm Lens design: 19 optical elements in 14 groups Full frame lens Minimum aperture: f/22 Minimum focusing distance: 1.0m Angle of […]

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Nikon Coolpix P310 and AW100 cameras will also be replaced tonight

This just in: Nikon will announce a total of 9 new Coolpix cameras tonight, including replacements for the P310 and AW100 models (pictured above). In addition, we will see also new Nikon Aculon A211 binoculars (replacement for Action VII), Aculon T01 (small, stylish pocket-binoculars) two new laser Rangefinders, a replacement for a Spotter spotting scope (also […]

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Nikon announcement in few hours

If my calculations are correct, Nikon should announce their new Nikkor AF-S 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED full frame lens around midnight tonight (EST). A new batch of Coolpix cameras will most likely also be introduced. The CP+ show starts tomorrow in Japan and the new products will be on display. If you are visiting the show and want to […]

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Nikon Image Space is now live – get a free 20GB account if you own a Nikon camera

The new online image sharing and storage website Nikon Image Space is now live (see official announcement). All previous myPicturetown accounts are converted over to the new platform. New and improved Nikon Image Space mobile apps are expected later in 2013. Here is the best part – if you own a Nikon camera, you can get a free […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #199

LensRentals has many used Nikon lenses and cameras for sale. Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM for Nikon expected availability now listed for January 31, 2013. The current Nikon instant rebate program expire on February 2nd, 2013. Sophie Schmidt (daughter of Google’s Executive Chairman Erik Schmidt) used a Nikon 1 J1 on her three days visit to North Korea.

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Nikkor celebrates its 80th anniversary

This year Nikon celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Nikkor lenses: Nikon Corporation celebrates the 80th anniversary of the launch of its NIKKOR photographic lenses this year In commemoration of NIKKOR’s 80th anniversary, Nikon hopes to strengthen and increase awareness of the historic and reliable NIKKOR brand with various promotions in 2013. The first step […]

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Guest post: My year in Antarctica

Todays’s guest post “My year in Antarctica” is by Stefan Christmann ( who is working at the Neumayer III station in Antarctica as a physicist and was able to capture some amazing images with his Nikon D700/D800 cameras (click on images for larger view): It’s 3am when my alarm clock rings. I am only half awake […]

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