Monthly Archives: December 2013

R.I.P. Nikon SB-400 Speedlight flash

After the announcement of the SB-300 ($146.95), the Nikon SB-400 Speedlight flash is already listed as discontinued at B&H. If you need to get one, Amazon still has them in stock via third party resellers. The SB-400 is also listed as discontinued on the official Nikon Imaging website:

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Silicone skin for Nikon 1 V3 camera appears online *UPDATED*

Amazon Germany and Amazon UK currently have a listing for a Just EasyCover Silicone Skin for Nikon V3 (JU0467). Unless this is an error, the design shows that the new Nikon 1 V3 camera will not have a grip (the V1 also did not have a grip, but the V2 did). The in stock date […]

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Guest post: “World Views” by Julien Hautcoeur

Today’s guest post is by Julien Hautcoeur (Web | Facebook | Tumblr). Click on images for larger view: I am a French engineer, I grew up in front on the Atlantic Ocean in Brittany. It is a really beautiful place with amazing landscapes (and food). I was playing with the Minolta camera of my dad when […]

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Refurbished Android based Nikon Coolpix S800c camera on sale

Adorama currently has refurbished Android based Nikon Coolpix S800c cameras on sale for $119 (original: $346.95). I guess Nikon abandoned the Android based camera project, just like they did with the Coollpix S1100pj experiment (camera with a built-in projector).

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More details on the upcoming Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G FX and 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6G DX lenses

Few more details on the upcoming Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G FX and 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6G DX lenses: Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G 11 elements in 8 groups, 1 aspherical and 1 ED elements (the 35mm f/1.4G lens has 10 elements in 7 groups with 1 aspherical element) No golden ring Minimum focusing distance: 25 cm Filter size: […]

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Nikon rumors: what to expect in the next two months

Most of the rumored cameras and lenses I reported in the past two months were already announced (see this and this post). There will be more Nikon announcements in the January-February timeframe. In addition to the CES show, historically Nikon always introduces new products for the CP+ show in Japan (February 13-16, 2014). The Winter Olympics games […]

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Nikon Middle East & Africa: new Nikon DSLR camera will be announced in January 2014

Nikon Middle East & Africa is talking about a new DSLR camera to be announced on January 17th, 2014 on their Facebook page: “What makes your heart race? What makes your heart skip a beat? What warms your heart? Is it speed and adrenaline, the thrill of excitement, or the emotion of the moment? Join THE […]

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More CES rumors: Nikon D3300 with a new Nikkor 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6G DX VRII lens

In addition to the 35mm f/1.8G FX lens, during the CES in early January, Nikon is rumored to announce also a D3300 camera with a new Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G DX VRII lens. The new lens will be significantly smaller and lighter (less then 200 grams) when compared to the current model. It will feature a new […]

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