Nikon DSLR cameras, Nikkor lenses and other related gear, that I have been using in the last 15 years (since year 2000). I have been a Nikon photographer for close to 50 years, going back to my high school days in the late 1960s. I have lost count of how many Nikon cameras and lenses … [Read more…]
My new secret photography weapon is the extremely small Nikon Coolpix P330. Released only a few months ago, the P330 is the first small compact Nikon camera that can produce RAW image files, there is of course the Coolpix P7000 series that can also produce RAW image files, but even though it is fairly small, … [Read more…]
February 21, 2013 Superior subject acquisition performance and sharp rendering. Advanced basic performance from features such as an AF system with 51 focus points, all in a compact, lightweight body Tokyo – Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the advanced, high-performance DX-format D7100 digital SLR camera. The D7100 is a compact, lightweight … [Read more…]
I seem to spend a lot of time in very wet places, so I am always looking for a better compact digital camera that can survive either a boat trip on a river, a swim in the ocean, or a tropical downpour. Most of all I need a waterproof camera that can survive the annual … [Read more…]
For the last couple of months Nikon USA has been pretending that the new Nikon D5200, which was already announced in most of the rest of the world, did not yet exist. A little strange in this day of the internet and social media, but it is what it is, so all we could do … [Read more…]
Nikon D600 24.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital SLR Camera (Body Only) Digital SLR camera D600 September 13, 2012 A FX-format camera with a body smallest and lightest among FX-format cameras that offers excellent basic performance and a 24.3-megapixel image sensor for superior imaging performance TOKYO – Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of … [Read more…]
Over the last 15 years or so, I have owned quite a few of Nikon’s high end COOLPIX cameras. They are a a lot lighter and smaller than even the smallest Nikon Digital SLRs , they produce a fairly decent image, have manual camera controls, are compatible with Nikon Speedlight flash systems, and allow you … [Read more…]
Simply Stunning: The New Nikon D3200 Is The Simple Way To Chronicle Memories With Superior Image And HD Video Quality The Nikon D3200 Provides New D-SLR Shooters a Powerful Combination of Effortless Operation, 24.2-Megapixel High Resolution and Wireless Connectivity to Mobile Devices MELVILLE, N.Y. (APRIL 19, 2012) – Today, imaging leader Nikon Inc. introduced the … [Read more…]
D800, built for today’s multimedia photographer includes a groundbreaking 36.3MP FX-format CMOS sensor, Full HD 1080p video at 30/25/24p with stereo sound, class leading ISO range of 100-6400, expandable to 25,600, 4 fps burst rate and Advanced Scene Recognition System with 91,000-pixel RGB sensor.
Although I use Nikon Digital SLR cameras for professional assignments and “serious” travel photography (meaning images that may end up being published); I also like to use smaller compact digital cameras for those personal moments, that are more likely to end up in the family album. Over the years I have used various compact digital … [Read more…]
When There Is No Second Chance: The New Nikon FX-Format D4 Multi-Media Digital SLR is The Definitive Unification Of Speed And Precision The New 16.2 Megapixel Nikon D4 Wields a Formidable Fusion of Swift Performance, Battle-Tested Technologies and Innovative New Features to Create High Caliber Photo and HD Multimedia Content MELVILLE, N.Y. (Jan 5, 2012) … [Read more…]
OK, I am excited that Nikon has decided to play catch-up and offer a small, mirror-less, interchangeable lens camera but, and it is a big BUT, this camera is not for me. I have been looking for a viewfinder/e-viewfinder camera to carry around when I am not in the mood for the Nikon digital SLRs, … [Read more…]
The manufacturer of this rather unique device, which actually reminds me of the Polaroid back that was available in the 1970s for Nikon film cameras, suggests that it is intended for photographers who already have expensive Nikon or Canon Digital SLR lenses. That is of course true, but I also see another much less expensive, … [Read more…]
Think Tank Photo – Speed Freak V2.0 Think Tank has release the new redesigned Speed Demon™ V2.0, Speed Freak V2.0™, and Speed Racer™ V2.0 as shoulder bags in their new Speed Convertible Series. Each Speed Convertible bag features a “disappearing” belt that tucks away into the sides of the bag, significantly reducing bulkiness. Within seconds, … [Read more…]
This is the Seattle Space Needle shot today from Kerry Park in the Queen Anne area of Seattle. There are always some photographers up here looking for that perfect shot of downtown Seattle city and the Space Needle (which is in Seattle Center).