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Nikon D80 Preview

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Saturday 12th, August 2006

Since the introduction of the acclaimed Nikon D200, Nikon has earned itself a strong position in the high resolution segment and caused a shockwave last year in the market for advanced semi-pro DSRL cameras. Today, Nikon is repeating that remarkable feat with the introduction of the 10 Megapixel Nikon D80. We had access to a pre-production model of the Nikon D80 DSLR camera and will discuss the functions and special features in the following preview. Maybe we are being overhasty, but the only conclusion we could come to was that future owners of a Nikon D80 will get good value for their money. This new model has incorporated a lot of technology that was previously used in the Nikon D200 and the professional D2X.

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Nikon 70-300mm AF-S VR Nikkor lens

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Wednesday 9th, August 2006

Nikon announces the introduction of the AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED, a high-performance telephoto zoom lens that offers Nikon’s most advanced features such as Nikon Extra Low Dispersion (ED) glass, Silent Wave Motor (SWM) and enhanced Vibration Reduction (VRII), as well as optics perfected for use with both Nikon DX format digital and 35mm film SLR cameras. The Zoom-Nikkor lens offers 70-300mm (4.3x) zoom performance, and is suitable for various telephoto shooting opportunities in, for example, as sports, nature and wildlife photography. When used with a Nikon DX format digital SLR, the picture angle is equivalent to what would be experienced with a 105-450mm lens on a 35mm.

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Nikon 18-135mm AF-S DX Nikkor lens

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Wednesday 9th, August 2006

Nikon announces the AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED, a compact, lightweight 7.5x zoom lens featuring state-of-the-art optical technologies such as the incorporation of Nikon ED glass, aspherical lens elements and SWM (Silent Wave Motor). Moreover, the AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED offers outstanding performance at a remarkably affordable price. The lens has a focal length range of 18-135mm, suitable for a wide variety of shooting situations ranging from sports, action and portraits to wide-angle landscapes. Advanced Nikon engineering, in particular the compact SWM, has enabled the realization of a compact lightweight design with excellent handling characteristics.

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Nikon D2xs

Posted by: Luuk Jurrien Thursday 1st, June 2006

Nikon Corporation announce the introduction of the D2xs professional digital SLR camera, maintaining the momentum set by the award-winning Nikon D2x. The D2xs builds on that success with a stunning array of refinements that improve overall camera performance and enhance the user experience. Following in the footsteps of the D2x, the D2xs shares many performance and design innovations with its sibling. It boasts the same Nikon DX-format image sensor as the D2x, for example, complimented with a range of revised features that make operation of the D2xs significantly more user-friendly. These include: refined viewfinder performance, a new LCD with a 170-degree wide viewing angle; significantly increased battery life.

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Nikon Coolpix 5100

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 24th, September 2004

There is a Nikon Coolpix digital compact camera on the market, but at this moment only for the Japanese and Canadian market. Then new Coolpix 5100 is a lightweight digital camera with slim dimensions, 5.1-megapixel performance and surprisingly simple operation. Building on the success and capabilities of the previously released Coolpix 4100, it features the same stylish grip for handling comfort and an enhanced Graphic User Interface (GUI), which displays easy-to-see menus on a bright, adjustable1.6-inch TFT LCD monitor. All controls are placed on the back of the camera for convenient access. Common with several current-release cameras in the Nikon's range, the Coolpix 5100 has the advantage of 14.5MB of internal memory.

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Nikon D2x First impression

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 17th, September 2004

Today we are pleased to give you a first impression of Nikon's new flagship - the D2X. This professional digital SLR camera is the latest of Nikon's SLR series. Again, and kudos for Nikon to stay consistent, the camera features a Nikon DX-format image sensor. The high-end professional D2X delivers 12.4 effective Megapixels. It all began in 1999 with the launch of the breakthrough digital SLR camera - D1 - later followed by the D1X. The D1X was the professional model with a higher pixel-count and soon after the D1X came a high-speed shooter listening to the name D1H. Four years later, in 2003, Nikon released the D2H with innovative functions and a user-friendly and easy-to-handle body.

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Nikon Coolpix 8800 First impression

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 17th, September 2004

For a short moment we had our hands on Nikon's latest Prosumer flagship - Coolpix 8800. This new 8 Megapixel, 10x optical Zoom-Nikkor ED lens with a Vibration Reduction (VR) system on board is a high-end combination of quality and versatility. The new Nikon Coolpix 8800 is designed to be the ultimate compact digital camera for serious photographers with one goal - the highest quality of images. With its 10x zoom, it also targets those who require higher zoom power and those who benefit from its fully loaded yet completely portable design. The extremely versatile Coolpix 8800 meets their requirements, as well as demands from those who want state-of-the-art image quality and even greater ease of use.

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Nikon Coolpix 8400 First impression

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 17th, September 2004

Just before the Photokina kicks off Nikon introduces a new high-qualitiy compact digital camera with a resolution of 8 Megapixels. A very interesting aspect of this Prosumer digital camera is the versatile 24-85mm (equiv. 35mm) zoom lens! Beside this very interesting zoom range, fast AF and a host of other features can be found within the new Coolpix 8400. With a 24-85mm (35mm equivalent) zoom range, the Nikon Coolpix 8400 offers exceptional wide-angle zoom capability, allowing to capture a wide range of subjects from landscapes to portraits. The Coolpix 8400 allows macro shooting from as close as 3cm. Offering an impressive 8.0 Megapixels, the Coolpix 8400 has the ability to produce images with a very high resolution.

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