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Nikon patents hybrid optical and electronic viewfinder

Nikon has filed for a viewfinder switch, which can toggle between optical and electronic viewfinders. The new hybrid viewfinder technology will become available in DSLR cameras soon, as Nikon will try to compete against Fujifilm’ cameras with this feature, such as the flagship X-Pro1 mirrorless shooter.

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Broken Night horror movie, filmed with Nikon D800, released online

The Broken Night short horror movie is now available online. Internet users can watch the film, shot entirely with the Nikon D800, but the viewers discretion is advised as the movie is not intended for the faint of heart. The movie has been directed by Guillermo Arriaga, a well-known writer-director, who won the BAFTA Best Screenplay Award.

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Nikon introduces online Parts Store

Nikon has opened its first online Parts Store for camera and lens owners in the United States. The Nikon Parts Store includes parts for equipment like DSLR cameras, Coolpix compact cameras, Nikkor lenses, and Speedlights as well as many other gear that is usually hard to find on the market.

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Nikkor glass making video from Nikon Imaging Japan

Do you know how photographic lenses are manufactured? Nikon Imaging Japan published a video presenting the Nikkor glass manufacturing process, which have recently allowed the Japanese company to reach a milestone of 75 million units shipped to photographers across the globe.

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Dexter’s Season 7 looks amazing thanks to Nikon D800

Nikon D800 may be a DSLR designed for high-resolution photography, but it was used as the primary second-unit shooter on the set of Dexter Season 7. The camera operators, who shot the series’ seventh season, praised the D800, saying that the DSLR’s amazing color depth and dynamic range met all their demands.

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New concept of lens holder for Nikon, designed by a young Boston entrepreneur

Young Boston-based entrepreneur and photographer, Preston Turk, designed a special lens holster that enables the user to switch between lenses without taking the extra steps of uncapping and capping them. His idea requires funding and you can support the cause by donating on crowd-funding website Kickstarter.

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Jessops fall into administration brings Canon and Nikon reactions

Just a few days passed after UK-based photographic retail shop Jessops entered into administration on January 9, and two of the biggest camera producers have already commented on the situation. Canon is disappointed by Jessops situation while Nikon aids repairs on its gear bought through Jessops’ retail stores.

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New Nikon J3 and S1 mirrorless cameras are not using an AA filter

Nikon is not using an anti-aliasing filter in its latest mirrorless cameras, called J3 and S1. The two interchangeable lens cameras, unveiled at CES 2013, are lacking an optical low-pass filter and are using a different technology, which has been introduced for the first time in the big-megapixel Nikon D800E DSLR.

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Toshiba image sensor discovered inside Nikon D5200

The recently-introduced Nikon D5200 was thought to feature an Aptina or Sony image sensor, as seen in previous Nikon-branded cameras. However, Toshiba took everybody by surprise with its copper-based 24.1-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, capable of shooting high-quality 1080p videos.

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Nikon 1 J3 and 1 S1 mirrorless cameras introduced with two Nikkor lenses

Nikon is trying to prove that it is getting serious with the mirrorless industry, so it has unveiled two new 1-series cameras, called J3 and S1, at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013. This duo continues the tradition set by the 1 V1 and 1 J1 mirrorless cameras introduced back in September 2011.

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Nikon launches D5200 DSLR alongside WR-10 wireless remote controllers

Nikon has officially confirmed the US availability of its mid-range DSLR camera with an APS-C sensor. The Japanese manufacturer has revealed that the D5200 camera will be released towards the end of January 2013 in a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013, while revealing a couple of wireless remote controllers.

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Top 20 Hottest Holiday Gift Ideas for Photographers for $50 or Less

If you are looking for fun, unusual gifts for the photographers in your life, you need to check out this amazing list of gift ideas – for the holidays, birthdays and any other occasion.

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