Monthly Archives: April 2013

The current Nikon instant rebates will expire this weekend

The current Nikon instant rebates, which offer savings up to $550 and include the new D7100 camera, are set to expire on April 27th (Saturday):

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DxOMark tests Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD and Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II lenses

DxOMark published their test results for the Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD and Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II lenses and those are their conclusions: Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD ($1,299.00) “A DxOMark Overall Score of 29 ranks the Tamron 1st for image quality on professional standard zooms, just pushing the […]

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Nikon Coolpix P7700 firmware update 1.1 released

Nikon released firmware update 1.1 for the Nikon Coolpix P7700 compact camera. The improvements in this version are:

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield: how to take photos from the ISS

    In this just released video, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield explains how he takes pictures from the International Space Station:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #210

New Nikon D7100 book released. See all available D7100 books here. Vello BG-N10 battery grip for Nikon D600 camera is now in stock. Tokina AT-X 12-28mm f/4 PRO DX lens with Nikon mount will be released on on April 25th, 2013. Phottix Odin for Nikon 1.03 firmware released. Yongnuo trigger YN-622N for Nikon released: wireless […]

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Will the Nikon 1 V3 use the new Aptina 14MP 4k sensor?

Aptina announced a new 1″ 14MP sensor (AR1411HS) that can output full 14MP resolution at 80fps and is capable of shooting 1080p at 120 fps and 4k video at 60 fps. The official press release (attached below) describes a “strong interest from several top camera companies that have sampled the image sensor”. Since Nikon uses Aptina sensors in their mirrorless cameras and […]

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