Posts Tagged ‘dslr’

The Pentax K-3 II: Pixel Shifting, GPS, Compass, and Star Tracking

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Ricoh today announced its new Pentax K-3 II DSLR, the successor to the K-3 of 2013. The camera packs a number of new features, including pixel shifting, GPS, and star tracking.
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Nikon D4s Gets Unlimited Burst and Exposure Time via Firmware Update

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Nikon has announced a new firmware update for its high-end D4s DSLR that gives it a number of new abilities and fixes, among which are unlimited continuous shooting and unlimited exposure time.
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Man Has DSLR Stolen by Flight Attendant, Then Finds it on eBay and Gets It Back

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A former Ryanair flight attendant has pleaded guilty to stealing items that passengers left behind on airplanes. He was busted after a man accidentally left his DSLR behind and then later found the same camera for sale on eBay.
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Nikon Warns of More Fake DSLRs: D610 and D4S Now on Watch List

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At the end of 2014, Nikon issued a notice saying that fake D800E DSLRs have been discovered during service center repairs. Technicians found that the cameras were actually ordinary D800 DSLRs (a few hundred dollars cheaper) that had their covers replaced with D800E shells.

Nikon issued an update today saying that other models are being faked as well, namely the D610 and D4S.
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Manfrotto’s Digital Director Turns Your iPad Air into a Display and Remote for Your DSLR

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Manfrotto has just unveiled a CamRanger competitor called the Digital Director that transforms your iPad Air into a display and remote control for your Canon or Nikon DSLR.
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Nikon to Release Firmware Update That Will Make Its High-End DSLRs Better at Video

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One of the big camera industry rumors this year that hasn’t come to pass (yet) is the fancy new firmware update system Nikon reportedly has up its sleeve. Nikon Rumors still believes that leak to be legitimate.

Big firmware updates are coming though: Nikon announced today that it will be releasing major firmware updates this summer for a few of its high-end DSLRs that will make them more capable as filmmaking cameras.
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A Hands-On Review of the Canon 5DS by Peter Hurley for Portraiture

There are only a couple of Canon 5DS cameras floating around in the US for reviewers to play around with prior to the DSLR arriving on store shelves in June. Portrait photographer Peter Hurley managed to get his hands on one of them. In the video above by Resource Magazine, Hurley uses the camera for two headshot shoots and shares his first impressions of the camera’s capabilities.

“Medium format has a ‘look’ to it, and I think the pros who like using medium format cameras are probably going to stick around with the medium format thing,” Hurley says. “But this immediately gets all the professionals who are shooting DSLRs to not have to change all their lenses and to get the file that’s beefy enough to look like a medium format camera.”

Pilot’s DSLR Jammed Airliner Joystick and Caused it to Plummet, Investigation Finds

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American and European regulations generally prohibit pilots from taking pictures while flying planes, and for good reason: sometimes the camera does get in the way of safe flight — literally.

An investigation in the UK has found that a military airliner took a terrifying 4,400 foot nosedive last year after the pilot’s DSLR got stuck next to the plane’s joystick.
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Landscape Photographer David Noton Discusses the 50MP Canon 5DS

Photographer David Noton was chosen by Canon to be the first landscape photographer in the world to experience a preproduction model of the new 50.6 megapixel Canon 5DS, the world’s highest resolution full frame DSLR. In this video, Noton, a Canon Explorer, shares his thoughts about the 5DS.
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Nikon D7200: A 24.2MP DSLR Focused on Speed and Sharpness for Photo and Video

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Nikon today announced its new D7200, a 24.2-megapixel lightweight DSLR camera geared toward photography and videography enthusiasts. It boasts sharper image quality, a bigger buffer, improved autofocusing in low-light, and serious features for video recording.
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