01/28/2011, For those who swear by the brand of their digital cameras, this particular group of people tend to be fanatics instead of looking at the big picture. It isn’t only the case with digital cameras, but virtually everything else in the world – PC vs Mac users, Xbox 360 vs PS3 owners, and the list goes on. For today though, we will look at the Nikon D300s which shows signs […]
01/26/2011, Nikon is no stranger to cramming a projector into a camera, as the company already has the projector-toting Coolpix S1100pj digital camera. Now Nikon seems to be thinking of bringing that technology into a DSLR camera. While it would be great if you could easily project and share the photos that you’ve taken directly using your DLSR camera, the interesting thing about the patent is that it mentions that the […]
01/20/2011, Nikon rumors are busy making rounds on the Internet and apparently Nikon is planning to unveil its mirrorless camera sometime in the near future. A rumor pins the mirrorless camera to launch in April and it might use a tuned Sony sensor, possibly a 16- or 24-megapixel variant, though the former is most likely. Another rumor involves a prosumer camera, possibly dubbed the Coolpix P500 and is slated to replace […]
01/11/2011, Whispers are going around that Sony’s future A77 Alpha camera and Nikon’s rumored D400 could use an improved crop frame sensor with a resolution that might encroach upon medium format territory. A Sony DSLR trainer said that he heard rumors that the APS-C sensor on the Sony camera would be bumped to 25-megapixels, though there isn’t any confirmation on this just yet.
12/26/2010, The folks at Nikon have filed for a patent over in Japan for a new lens that is able to zoom manually or electronically, depending on the needs of the user. The benefit of such a system would be for folks who use movie mode and want a smoother and more controlled transition, solving the issue of recording video footage and trying to zoom manually at the same time. The […]
12/20/2010, Love spending the weekends (and weekdays if you have the chance) at the green with your mates? You might want to bring along the Nikon Laser 1000A S laser rangefinder then if that is the case, leaving your wife to be a golf widow in common parlance. This unique Nikon device comes with a golf mode as well, displaying slope-adjusted distance in the viewfinder to give you an edge in […]
12/17/2010, Photography fans out there who love National Geographic will probably be over the moon at this. National Geographic has announced a contest that will allow an aspiring photographer to go on an exclusive photo excursion with National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths. If you think your gear isn’t up to scratch, they’ll also be throwing in a Nikon D7000 to ensure that you’ll be able to take the very best pictures […]
12/14/2010, Are you a proud owner of the high-end enthusiast compact digital camera known as the Nikon CoolPix P7000? Then you will be pleased to know that Version 1.1 of a firmware update will reduce the recording time of RAW images while fixing bugs related to zoom operation, lens control and playback of images shot with Active D-Lighting. If you’re interested, the firmware can be downloaded here. Since this is a […]
12/13/2010, Tamron has announced what it calls the world’s smallest and lightest 15X zoom lens for DSLR cameras. The after-market camera equipment maker is using a piezoelectric internal focus motor to achieve this feat along with Vibration Compensation for image stabilization. The 15X zoom lens features a 62 mm filter diameter and an ultrasonic motor system for SLR lenses. According to the company, the wide zoom range “18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II […]
11/30/2010, With image and video quality improvements bringing about larger file sizes, it’s no surprise to hear that SanDisk, Sony, and Nikon are proposing a new memory card format that ditches the PATA interface in favor of the PCI Express serial interface, allowing cards to achieve data transfer rates of up to 500MB/s and allowing the maximum storage capacity to go beyond 2TB. This would go a long way to support […]
11/22/2010, Could this be what Nikon’s future mirrorless camera will look like? Pictures of a white Nikon camera from the Nikon Sapporo Showroom have surfaced and it’s pictured touting an 18-55mm lens. Specific details on the camera weren’t mentioned, but you have to admit that the white color scheme is very striking. Will the digital cameras of the future look something like this, or is it just a prototype design?
11/04/2010, Those who tend to adopt technology which is one generation earlier simply because they need not be at the forefront of it while spending their hard-earned money more wisely. That means you will welcome news that the Nikon D5000 has been discontinued, since B&H has listed it as that on their website. No idea on what the Nikon D5000 will be replaced with, although it might be the D5100 that […]
10/27/2010, Nikon is planning to offer a rather interesting Android-powered 3D photo frame over in Japan. The NF-300i features a 7.2-inch display and is capable of converting any image from 2D to 3D, with the 3D image being visible from up to a meter away, not to mention the good news that you won’t need to wear any fancy glasses either. That’s the good news, and the bad news is that […]
10/15/2010, While the Nikon D7000 DSLR camera is slated to go on sale this Sunday, Best Buy has actually let some customers purchase the hotly-anticipated camera ahead of time, and inevitably, unboxing pictures and videos have been posted online. In case you’re wondering, you’ll get the camera, an 18-105mm kit lens, soft pouch, lens hood, LCD protector, neck strap and the usual cables in exchange for your hard-earned cash. Unboxing video after […]