Nikon X810

Nikon X810 Mirrorless Project Camera

Oh no.  Is next week really going to come and go without a new Nikon DSLR?  It looks like that may happen.  [click to continue…]

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Since we’re getting into camera launch season, it should come as no surprise to start hearing little trickles of details from manufacturers on their upcoming products. [click to continue…]

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A recently published Nikon patent application shows that Nikon is working on implementing programmed focus pulls in video-capable cameras.

Essentially, the patent application describes the process of setting a starting focus point on the camera’s LCD and then an ending focus point.  The camera will then automatically (and smoothly) rack focus between the two points as you record video. [click to continue…]

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UPDATE 4/14/09:  The Nikon D5000 is official and, yes, it has a flip-screen LCD.  Details here.

According to this forums post (you’ll have to look past the pop-up ads), someone nabbed this shot of what appears to be a Nikon D60-sized DSLR with a flip screen LCD.  You can even seen the Nikon label upside down on the panel’s LCD.

Something Awful forum member indyjb got the shot and claims that it comes from a commercial shoot “somewhere in Eastern Europe.”  indyjb also claims to have plenty more pics of the mystery-DSLR as well.  He says:

Correct me if I’m wrong, but as far as I know there is not a Nikon DSLR with a flip screen.

I have more and better pictures if people are interested.

We’re interested. Please, do share.

[Thanks to the eagle-eyed reader that sent this in.]

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