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Nikon Z 7 and Z 6: 16mm FFD, 55mm ∅

  Nikon launched new mirrorless Full Frame cameras in Tokyo and New York today. Several things are remarkable about the new Nikon Z 7 and Z 6: The electronic viewfinder approaches the sharpness and focus-friendliness of a ground glass. It is astounding. The 3,690,ooo dot OLED panel of the electronic viewfinder has 100% frame coverage and 0.8x magnification. The new Z… read more…

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Nikon D810

Nikon revealed the new D810 full-frame (FX) DSLR camera today. It has an OLPF-less  36.3-megapixel (7360 x 4912) CMOS sensor. As photosite count increases,  dreaded moiré decreases, and there’s less need for an optical low-pass filter to “smudge” the image. Sensor Size: 35.9 mm x 24 mm ISO: 64 -12,800 (Lo to 32, Hi to 51,200) Approx. Weight: 31.1 oz. (880 g) camera body only Video: Full HD 1920 x… read more…

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Nikon 1 AW1 Waterproof 1080p

When bouncing around in a Zodiac, with spray and salt stinging, you have always dreamed of a waterproof, stabilized, shockproof digital camera for video and stills. It’s finally here: Nikon’s new 1 AW1. Whether you’re shooting training videos on the college racing circuit, at the Olympics, or flying at 45 mph on Oracle’s AC45 America’s Cup catamaran, the 1 AW1 shoots… read more…

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80 Million NIKKOR Lenses

80 million NIKKOR and 1 NIKKOR lenses have shipped. NIKKOR lenses fit Nikon full-frame (FX) and APS-C (DX) size SLR cameras. 1 NIKKOR  lenses attach to Nikon 1 APS-C size mirror-less cameras. In January 2013, Nikon introduced the AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VRsuper-telephoto FX-format lens. It is Nikon’s longest focal length autofocus (AF) lens. The compact and lightweight AF-S… read more…

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Photokina 2012 Review and Slideshow

Photokina took place in Cologne from September 18-23. The theme, for me, was full-frame format: 24 x 36 mm, some in bodies lighter and smaller than their APS-C predecessors. Leica introduced the new M, with Leica-designed 24-megapixel CMOS sensor, live view, HD video and compatibility with all previous M rangefinder lenses. Canon’s new 6D has a 20.2 megapixel CMOS sensor…. read more…

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AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300 f/3.5-5.6 VR

 AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm VR Zoom Lens My current most-used Nikon lenses (NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 and 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR) now seem to have been merged into one new lust-worthy lens. The Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR zoom now is Nikon’s largest zoom ratio (16.7 X) lens. The DX-format (APS-C…for 7D, etc) 18-300mm VR lens is compact and lightweight. With its DX-format… read more…

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Nikon D800

Nikon joins the HDSLR high-end cinema circle with the introduction of their new D800. This is breakthrough technology. Three things should rivet the attention and capture the imagination of FDTimes readers. 1. The Nikon D800 has a 36.3  (7360 x 4912) megapixel FX-format (35.9 x 24 mm) CMOS sensor. That means it accepts Nikon’s full line of full frame lenses. Furthermore, you can… read more…

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Nikon D5100

The new Nikon D5100 HDSLR camera is aggressively priced several hundred dollars less than the recent and well-reviewed D7000. Both cameras use the same 16.2 megapixel DX (APS-C) size sensor (23.6 x 15.6 mm). The D5100 has a 3″ swiveling LCD monitor. The camera is 4.6 ounces lighter than the D7000. The D5100 body may not be as rugged, but most of… read more…

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