Monthly Archives: March 2013

What the Nikon Coolpix A camera should have been?

Several readers emailed me their ideas of what the Nikon Coolpix A camera should have been. If you have your own photoshopped concept of a mirrorless/compact camera, add it to the comments section (yes, you can upload images in the comments section). What everyone really wants is a Nikon S3 digital rangefinder:

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Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens sample images

The Nikon AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens started shipping in the US in limited quantities last week. The official release date is today (March 19th) – expect many other stores to start selling/shipping the lens. Foto Hans Keuzekamp provided me with some sample images taken with the new lens, but first few more product images […]

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The latest Nikon D7100 news *UPDATED*

Few quick updates on the Nikon D7100 DSLR camera: The Nikon D7100 body only is currently in stock at B&H. Here is a quick and easy hack to get ACR (CS6) or LR4 to handle D7100 files. It involves modifying the EXIF data so that it looks like a D5200 file. In this video (at […]

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DxOMark: the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM lens sets a new benchmark for optical performance

DxOMark published their test results and conclusions for the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM lens with Nikon mount: “The lens sets a new benchmark for optical performance for a retro-focus lens in this focal length and it’s a feat that’s even more remarkable given the price is well-below that of any of the big name brands.” With […]

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Rumor: next Nexus 5 phone to have a Nikon camera module

This rumors comes from phonearena.com: the upcoming Google Nexus 5 smart phone will have a Nikon camera module inside that will feature a mysterious “triple camera sensor”. Google has been promising to include an “insanely great camera” in the next Nexus phones:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #206

The first, pre-production Nikon F camera is on sale for £250,000 (over $370,000). Tokina AT-X 12-28 PRO DX lens detailed specifications released. In addition to all other savings, there is also up to $150 rebates on the Nikon 1 V2 camera and lenses. Refurbished Nikon gear (see full listing here): Nikon Coolpix AW100 (underwater camera) for $169 (regular […]

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