Monthly Archives: February 2013

Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5 and 1 Nikkor 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6 lenses to be released on March 7th

    Nikon Japan officially published the release date for the Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED ($746.95) and 1 Nikkor 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6 ($496.95) lenses as March 7th. The 18-35mm lens was announced on January 28th, the Nikon 1 6.7-13mm lens was introduced on January 7th.

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Nikonos RS lenses modified to work with modern Nikon DSLR camera

The Nikonos RS system was one of the best underwater camera solutions back in the 90’s. The product line was discontinued in 1996. The high quality RS lenses could only be used with Nikonos cameras because they had a proprietary electronic protocol not compatible with other Nikon F mount cameras. Andrej Belic was able to convert Nikonos RS lenses to work […]

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Nikon’s high-end compact APS-C sensor camera coming in 1-2 weeks

The rumored compact camera with DX sized sensor will be announced in the next 1-2 weeks. The entire confusion last week came from the fact that Nikon did announce a new Coolpix S3500 camera for the European market. Since I was told to expect the D7100 and a new compact camera, I assumed that the high-end […]

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Nikon Europe: “the D7100 is not positioned to replace the D300s”

A dpreview forum member contacted Nikon Europe and asked them about the new D7100 being described as the “new flagship of Nikon’s DX-format HD-SLR lineup” on Nikon USA website (the D7100 is described as “enthusiast-level DX format camera” in Europe). This is Nikon’s answer:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #203

The new Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens with Nikon mount is now available for pre-order, shipping will start on March 16th, 2013. The Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 VC USD lens with Nikon mount ($749) will be launched on March 2, 2013. DxOMark published their test results for the new Nikon 1 S1 mirrorless camera: […]

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Nikon D7100 available for pre-order at Amazon Germany, France and UK

Nikon D7100 @ Amazon Germany: Nikon D7100 body only Nikon D7100 with 18-105 kit lens Nikon MB-D15 battery grip for D7100 Nikon D7100 @ Amazon UK: Nikon D7100 body only Nikon D7100 with 18-105 kit lens Nikon D7100 @ Amazon France: Nikon D7100 body only Release date for the Nikon D7100 is listed as March […]

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