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Tamron AF18-250mm is now AF-motor-driven : Wish granted for Nikon D40 users

Tamron AF18-250mm is now AF-motor-driven : Wish granted for Nikon D40 users

Choices of lens haven’t been easy for D40/D40s crowds, the body doesn’t has mechanical focus drive motor built-in, it’s depended on internal focus motor on the lens to drive the AF module. The selection is limited to AF-S and AF-I or Sigma HSM choice of lens line-up. Tamron has announced to add the drive motor inside one of their popular line of superzoom lens, 18-250mm. The all around AF18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro got a sweet upgrade with a lens-driven focusing module today. It’s designed exclusively for DSLR with APS-C sided images sensor. It will go on sale in Japan on December 13th and the price is to be announced soon.

Tamron announces the launch of the popular AF18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II with built-in motor for Nikon (Model A18N II) [via dpreview]

Nikon admits D4/D800 lockup issue: working on a fix

Nikon admits D4/D800 lockup issue: working on a fix

It seems that if you’re trying to make a honest buck selling high-end DSLRs, you’re going to run into potential problems. Canon had to suspend EOS 5D Mark III shipments a few weeks ago due to a light leakage issue that affected picture output. Now Nikon seems to be facing a problem of its own with with D4 and D800. Both cameras seemingly lock up and stop responded to input, with only a battery pull and reboot fixing the issue.

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D4 and D800 price climbs up to 10% after Nikon blunder

D4 and D800 price climbs up to 10% after Nikon blunder

Nikon has admitted that its upcoming D4, D800 and D800E digital cameras will cost significantly more than previously promised in the UK and Ireland, blaming a systems error for suggested retail prices out by as much as £490 ($777). In a statement today, Nikon UK confirmed that, rather than £4,799.99, the D4 would in fact be £5,289.99, while there are increases for the cheaper models as well. However, it's not all bad news for those who got in early on the pre-order list.

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Nikon WT-5 WiFi dongle controls up to 10 D4 cameras at once

Nikon WT-5 WiFi dongle controls up to 10 D4 cameras at once

Nikon's WT-5 WiFi dongle has just been approved by the FCC and it's ready to bring some killer effects to the pro and semi-pro DSLR category. You can now achieve similar 360-degree cinematic effects like the ones made famous in The Matrix movies with the Nikon WT-5 dongle as it lets you control up to 10 of Nikon's latest D4 DSLRs at one time.

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Nikon’s D4 proves megapixels aren’t everything

Nikon’s D4 proves megapixels aren’t everything

Nikon's new D4 has no shortage of spec sheet hyperbole, in fact the huge numbers fall over themselves: ISO 204,800 support, 51-point AF, 91k pixel color metering. However it's the 16.2-megapixel sensor that has many talking, the number - on paper at least - looking low when you can grab a cheap(er) T3i with 18-megapixels. The megapixel race has been most obvious of late in the smartphone world, but DSLRs aren't immune to the lust for bigger numbers. If anything proves how little pure megapixels matter, it's the D4.

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Nikon DSLR plans tipped: entry-level D4000 & mid/high tier cameras on way?

Nikon DSLR plans tipped: entry-level D4000 & mid/high tier cameras on way?

Nikon's DSLR intentions have sprung a leak, according to Nikon Rumors, with the company tipped to be preparing three new models for imminent launch.  Details on the cameras are patchy, though there's talk of a new entry-level replacement for the D3000 expected to be dubbed the D4000.  However one model stands out as potentially the beginning of a new range for Nikon, packing 39 autofocus points and a 16-megapixel sensor.

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Nikon Announces D40 – Affordable Entry-Level D-SLR

Nikon Announces D40 – Affordable Entry-Level D-SLR

Nikon is adding a new entry-level D-SLR camera into their product lineup. The D40 is compact and targeted for the budget minded market. D40 sports a 6.1MP Nikon DX CCD image sensor and processing engine. The D40 uses Secure Digital Memory as its storage and also supports SDHC. Nikon D40 is bundled with AF-S DX 18-55mm lens that has been revised. Unlike the higher end of Nikon D-SLR camera, D40 body are made with plastic. Nikon D40 will be on the retail shelf on December for $599.95.

Nikon Unveils New D40 [via Nikon press release]

Nikon Df unveiled as a lightweight FX-format DSLR

Nikon Df unveiled as a lightweight FX-format DSLR

Calling it a "modern classic," Nikon has unveiled its new Df DSLR camera, a retro-designed FX-format shooter being targeted towards advanced photographers who need a lightweight FX-format camera. The design is built upon the foundation left by Nikon's F series 35mm film cameras from days gone by, and is accompanied by technologies akin to that of the Nikon D4 DSLR.

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Nikon DF details emerge amid leaked photos

Nikon DF details emerge amid leaked photos

The Nikon DF appearing in full sooner than later has been pushed in a series of press photos this morning, allowing the public to see the hardware before they know its abilities. What you've got here is the embodiment of what Nikon shared in teaser videos ramping up to this week in "Pure Photography" (also embedded below). It's suggested that these photos are arriving just 24 hours (or less) before the final full announcement about the camera itself from Nikon.

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