Posts Tagged ‘nikon’

Video: Nikon Strips Away the Outer Shell and Shows You the Tech Inside Its Nikkor Lenses

Ever wonder how the tech packed inside of your new Nikon lens actually works? How does Vibration Reduction provide 4.5 stops of stabilization? And what about the silent motors, how do those work?

In a video released earlier today, Nikon Asia decided to peel away the outer shell of its glass and show you, revealing the technology that makes a Nikkor Lens a Nikkor.

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5 Top Photographers Share Advice on What it Takes to Become a Professional

In a bid to both inspire you and advertise themselves a bit, Nikon Europe gathered a group of 5 professional photographers who presented at this year’s Photokina and asked them to share their advice on what it takes to become a professional in the world of photography.

Their insights, as you might imaging, are well worth two minutes of your time. Read more…

Brikk to Release 24K Gold Nikon Df and Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 Lens… Because… Opulence

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If you thought the $2,750 Nikon Df was too expensive as is, you might want to skip this one. Announced a few hours ago via Facebook, it seems the company Brikk is planning to release the 24K gold version you see above. Read more…

Video: Review Pits the Nikon D750 Against the D610 and D810

Just over a week ago we featured Matt Granger’s review of ZEISS’ recently-announced Otus 85mm f/1.4, and today he’s back with a quick review and comparison test of Nikon’s newest full-frame camera: the D750. Read more…

Nikon D750 Officially Announced: A 24MP Full Frame DSLR Designed for Photo Enthusiasts

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Nikon this morning officially announced the D750, a 24-megapixel full frame DSLR geared towards photography enthusiasts. It will be a middle-tier full-frame model that’s offered between the cheaper D610 and the more expensive D810.
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If You Just Bought a D810, Check the Box for a Blue Dot to Make Sure the ‘Bright Spots’ Issue is Fixed

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A couple of weeks ago, we told you about a service advisory Nikon had issued for the newly-released D810. Apparently, some D810 models were experiencing a ‘thermal issue’ wherein long exposures could cause bright spots to appear on your images.

Current D810 owners should check their serial numbers here, but if you’re just now getting ready to buy one, there’s actually a way to tell if the camera you’re buying has had Nikon’s fix applied. Read more…

“Why I Want to Switch to Nikon, But Can’t”: Tony Northrup Throws Gas on the Canikon Debate

Photographer and educator Tony Northrop is stirring the pot again, offering a bit of education on a hotly debated topic. Don’t worry though, this isn’t about crop factor… it’s arguably worse.

This time, he’s taking a well-informed, in-depth look at the Canikon debate, meticulously going through the comparisons between each companies lineup of camera bodies, lenses, and flashes, and explaining why he will continue shooting Canon, despite wanting to make the switch to Nikon. Read more…

Rumor: More Nikon D750 Specs Leaked

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We’ve known for a few weeks that a Nikon full frame camera is in the works. In our previous coverage we’ve shared some of the initial specs and a reported confirmation of the name, but today we have a few more thanks to a screenshot acquired by Nikon Rumors. Read more…

Cheap Shot Challenge: Photos Taken with Expensive Gear Recreated On the Cheap

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Want to make some great photos but don’t have or don’t want to spend a lot of money? A few days ago I posted photo of a Hummingbird on my Facebook page I took with a new Nikon D810 and a 85mm 1.8. I received a comment asking me “how much money do you spend on your equipment to get a shot like this?” Others comment from time to time that they’d love to get into photography but don’t have the money.

So, I thought, how close can I come to some of the shots I get with my Nikon D600 and the D810 with a really cheap used DSLR? The personal challenge began. Read more…

Nikon Issues Service Advisory for D810: Long Exposures May Result in ‘Bright Spots’

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Nikon just can’t catch a break on the advisories and service issues. Just weeks after it was revealed that they were settling class action lawsuits over the D600 sensor spot issue by handing out free D610s, a fresh service advisory (USA, EU and Japan) has been issued, this time for the recently-released D810. Read more…