Samsung NXF1 listed at Sam’s Club for $499, now offline

Sam’s Club has listed the rumored Samsung NXF1 1“ MILC/CSC for $499, but the page is now offline. You can access it through Google Cache here. If it happens to be real and not a placeholder, it would be a nice price for essentially a Nikon J3 with an improved sensor, swivel touchscreen and a 24-73mm full frame equivalent lens.

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Nikon Releases Capture NX-D Beta RAW editing software

Yesterday, together with the D4s flagship DSLR, Nikon has announced the Capture NX-D RAW editing software. You can download NX-D and User Manual by following the links to Nikon’s website. Check out the underlined part regarding the future support of Capture NX in the press release below.

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Nikon 1 Nikkor 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6 Link Collection: Reviews, Samples, Videos

According to users and reviewers Nikon 1 Nikkor 6.7-13mm is the sharpest zoom in the Nikon 1 lens lineup hands down and one of the three sharpest lenses overall. The other two are the 18.5mm f/1.8 (which I have reviewed here) and the 32mm f/1.2. Being right up there with standard and portrait primes in regards to image quality is no small feat for an ultra wide angle zoom. Read on to find out what makes the 6.7-13mm so special. Nikon-1-Nikkor-VR-6.7-13 Continue reading

UK mirrorless sales droped by 32% in 2013

Contrary to popular opinion on photo forums that DSLRs are soon to be made obsolete by mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras (MILC), DSLRs continue to outsell MICLs by orders of magnitude. According to figures released to Amateur Photographer by market research firm GfK, DSLRs have outsold MILCs by four to one in the UK in 2013. In total 426,000 DSLRs and 100,000 MILCs were sold last year.  Continue reading

C-Mount 25mm f1.4 & Nikon V1

After a long break due to holidays, bad weather and poor health (sinusitis) I’ve finally managed to take some photos with my cheapo C-Mount 25mm f/1.4 lens. It will take a while until I’ve taken enough images and until I’m confident enough to write a review, but many things I have written about its “big brother”, the C-Mount 50mm f/1.4 (link to my Review), also apply to the 25mm f/1.4. Click on the photos to view them in Full HD resolution on Flickr. The image quality is not very good, so don’t be shocked if there are CAs and if the resolution/sharpness is vastly inferior to the 1 Nikkors. 🙂

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Nikon’s CP+ Booth map – No mention of Nikon 1, only AW1

An hour ago DPReview forums user Vlasty has posted Nikon’s booth map for the CP+ show, taking place from February 13th to 16th. The interesting thing to note is that the Nikon 1 booth has been renamed to Nikon 1 AW1 booth.

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It looks as if Nikon has no plans to announce/display the V3, J4 or any new non-AW lens during CP+.

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