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Nikon D90 review

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Saturday 22nd, November 2008

A DSLR like the Nikon D90 offers a lot, or rather; a heck of a lot of possibilities for the amateur photographer. And the whole secret is to offer all these possibilities in a user-friendly way, since the user should not be overwhelmed. In practice, it turned out we did not have to worry about it. It's not without reason that the well-known green AUTO mode is found on the command dial. If one chooses to use it, no thoughts have to be made about any camera setting whatsoever.

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Nikon Coolpix S60

Posted by: Mark Peters Tuesday 2nd, September 2008

Representing the cutting edge of elegant design and intuitive operation, the stylish new Nikon Coolpix S60 compact camera introduces an entirely new touch screen interface that places all controls at the fingertips. And it does so in a delightful new way that makes picture-taking and playback more fun and exciting. The Nikon Coolpix S60 offers intuitive fingertip shooting control and a variety of exciting playback options, all seamlessly integrated into an innovative touch screen interface. With a newly developed 3.5-inch LCD monitor featuring a 16:9 widescreen display, the only physical button to press is the shutter - and even that isnít needed when using handy features such as the self-timer or the Smile Timer.

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Nikon Coolpix S710

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 2nd, September 2008

Nikon announces the chic Coolpix S710, a premium compact camera that not only masters the ease-of-use a compact camera offers, but also successfully incorporates many of the functions creative photographers demand from their traditional SLR cameras like Program, Aperture, Manual and Shutter priority modes. Further expanding the Style series of Coolpix cameras, the Nikon S710 features 14.5 megapixels of ultra-sharp resolution, the precision optics of a 3.6x Zoom-NIKKOR wide-angle glass lens and the contours and fine finish of a stainless steel body. For sharing and easy composing, the Nikon Coolpix S710 features a bright 3.0-inch LCD monitor with an anti-reflective coating and viewing angle of 170 degrees, easing the composition of photos.

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Nikon Coolpix S610

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 2nd, September 2008

Building on the success of the Coolpix Style Series of digital cameras, Nikon is thrilled to introduce the new Coolpix S610, which blends elegant design and quality construction with high performance and intuitive controls and features. With 10 effective megapixels, a 4x Zoom-NIKKOR wide-angle lens, Optical VR Image Stabilization technology and automated modes like Active Child Mode, the Coolpix S610 is perfect for consumers looking for a quality camera equipped with powerful photographic tools. Featuring immediate response, the new Coolpix S610 possess the world's fastest start-up time at a mere 0.7 seconds. The camera also features exceptional automated shooting modes, providing an easy shooting experience for the consumer.

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Nikon Coolpix S610c

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 2nd, September 2008

For fast and easy photo sharing on the go, Nikon is pleased to introduce its sixth generation of Wi-Fi enabled cameras, the new Coolpix S610c. From the introduction of its first wireless cameras in 2005 to the current Coolpix S610c digital camera, Nikon has been the worldwide leader in Wi-Fi integration and innovative ways to share memories. With each new digital camera generation, Nikon continues to streamline the photo-sharing process through wireless technology, making it easier than ever to share and send pictures without the confines of wires, cables or computers. New to this generation of Wi-Fi cameras, the Nikon S610cís wireless service is provided by Wayport, allowing consumers to share their images and videos from over 10,000 locations nationwide.

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Nikon Coolpix S560

Posted by: Mark Peters Tuesday 2nd, September 2008

Nikon introduces the Coolpix S560, a stylish compact camera that offers photographic performance and easy-to-use features and controls. Sporting 10 effective megapixels, a 5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens, Optical Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization technology, and 15 user-friendly scene modes, the Nikon S560 is the perfect camera for photographers looking for a compact, lightweight camera that is user-friendly with great creative power. "With the Nikon Coolpix S560, consumers will be excited to discover the power that it packs in its compact camera body," said Bill Giordano, general manager marketing, Coolpix for Nikon Inc. "The Nikon S560 delivers cutting-edge performance and features, a beautiful compact design, and easy-to-use controls".

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Nikon D90 test photos

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Monday 1st, September 2008

As far as we can see, the first test samples offer high image quality. High ISO can be used with excellent results, through which Nikon continues its success that started with the introduction of the Nikon D3 and D300, and the Nikon D700 soon after. The user-friendliness for the Nikon user is superb as always and everything looks very familiar. These test photos have been taken with a full production model, meaning that this model is equivalent to the model that will be available to the consumer in September. The location of the pictures is the Amsterdam Zoo, called Artis, in the Netherlands.

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Nikon D90

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Wednesday 27th, August 2008

Inspired by Nikonís acclaimed flagship DX-format digital SLR camera, the D300, and building on the success of the wildly popular D80, the D90 delivers stunning image quality. The CMOS image sensor and 12.3 effective megapixels combined with Nikonís exclusive EXPEED image processing system deliver outstanding images with fine details, smooth tones, brilliant colors and low noise across a broad ISO range. Photographers are able to easily compose stunning images using the Live View Mode on the large 3-inch 920,000-dot high-resolution LCD screen. The 11-point auto focus (AF) system utilizes Nikon's exclusive Scene Recognition System and Face Detection to help make the best shot in a variety of environments. Matched with the new versatile AF-S NIKKOR 18-105mm Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilization lens, and a burst rate of up to 4.5 frames per second, photographers can confidently capture fast action and precise moments as they unfold. Also helping to ensure no memory is missed, the D90 offers fast handling with a power-up time of a mere 0.15ms and split-second shutter response measuring just 65ms, eliminating the frustration of pictures lost to shutter lag.

Nikon D90 Body - Legendary Image Quality
For shooting in a variety of lighting conditions, the D90 has a wide sensitivity range of ISO 200 to 3200 (expandable to Lo 1 ISO 100 and Hi 1 ISO 6400) to deliver incredible low-noise images. The camera also employs an Image Sensor Cleaning function that works to free image-degrading dust particles from the sensorís optical low-pass filter, helping to ensure spot-free images. The new Nikon D90 companion lens, the AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR provides a versatile focal length, and the benefits of Nikon Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilization technology. Nikon VR reduces the image blurring effects of camera shake allowing photographers to shoot hand-held at as many as 3 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper images, even in challenging lighting conditions.

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