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Nikon announces the D7100, its new flagship DX DSLR

Nikon has revealed a new enthusiast-level flagship DX-format camera, the 24.1-megapixel Nikon D7100. The much-awaited update to the aging D7000 has a professional-level 51-point AF system, and continuous full resolution shooting at 6 fps. Notably, the camera also does away with the optical low pass filter – meaning it should be able to capture sharper detail than cameras with a similar resolution.Read More

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Nikon outs monster 800mm lens, new 18-35mm ultra-wide angle

Nikon has revealed a pair of new lenses which sit at opposite ends of the focal length spectrum. The NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED zoom offers an ultra-wide angle on FX cameras and is suited to large group shots and architecture; while the NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E is designed to cater to any super-telephoto needs you might have … if you've got the US$17,900 budget to buy one.Read More

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Nikon's COOLPIX AW110 and S31 can take a beating from an action lifestyle … or your kids

Nikon has revealed a pair of cameras which have been designed to withstand anything your action-loving lifestyle, or your children, can throw at them. The family-friendly COOLPIX S31 can survive being dropped on the floor (or in a swimming pool) by your accident-prone children, while the even tougher COOLPIX AW110 is waterproof to an impressive 59 feet and shockproof to 6.6 feet. Read More

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Nikon announces S1 and J3 1-Series cameras

Compared to some other mirrorless interchangeable lens camera systems, it's tempting to dismiss the Nikon 1 and its small sensors. But the cameras continue to sell well, and after taking the system in an enthusiast direction with the launch of the V2, Nikon is now also attempting to appeal to a more entry-level demographic with a simplified model, the S1. The suddenly mid-range J-series has also been updated with the launch of the J3.Read More

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Review: Nikon D600

The Nikon D600 was the first full frame DSLR aimed squarely at the enthusiast market, though it was admittedly quickly followed by the Canon 6D. It packs a large sensor into a compact body and comes in at a considerably cheaper price than previous full frame cameras. But is the D600 the right first step into the full frame world for current crop sensor shooters? I recently had the opportunity to spend a bit of quality time with one to find out.Read More

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Nikon announces the mid-range D5200 DSLR

The recently announced Nikon D5200 looks almost identical to the D5100 it follows, but looks can be deceptive. Inside, the new DX-shooting mid-range DSLR has received several substantial upgrades including the addition of a 24MP CMOS sensor, a significantly upgraded auto-focus system which now boasts 39 AF points, and a new-look user interface. Read More

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Nikon announces 70-200mm f/4G ED VR full-frame lens

The recently announced 70-200 f/4 is an important lens for Nikon – not only does it plug a longstanding gap in the manufacturer's lens lineup, but it's also the debut for the third generation of Nikon’s Vibration Reduction (VR) technology. Considerably smaller and lighter than the f/2.8 alternative, the new lens still boasts a respectable constant f/4 aperture and promises up to five stops of image stabilization.Read More

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Nikon 1 V2 makes the 1 System "photographer-friendly"

Nikon has announced a "photographer-friendly" update to its mirrorless 1 System, the Nikon 1 V2. The new camera features a 14.2-million-pixel sensor, adds command and mode dials on the top, a configurable 'F' button, a built-in flash and a DSLR-like front grip, all of which it's hoped will help it appeal to a slightly more enthusiast market.Read More

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Nikon announces the D600 full-frame DSLR for enthusiasts

Since the launch of the megapixel-monster that is the D800, there have been rumors that Nikon was set to release a "full-frame camera for the rest of us." Today, after several months of the worst-kept secret in the camera industry (probably since the D800 itself), Nikon has revealed the D600. It's a 24.3-megapixel full-frame DSLR aimed at enthusiasts, with a smaller body and featuring wireless sharing and capture.Read More

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