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  • Sony Announces World’s First XQD Memory Cards

    Sony Announces World’s First XQD Memory Cards

    Are you ready for yet another memory card format? Dubbed XQD, the medium was first announced by Sandisk, Sony and Nikon in November 2010. And after the the CompactFlash Association finalized the specifications last month, Sony took the wraps off the world’s first XQD cards today. Two versions of the card will be available, in addition to an XQD-compatible card reader (USB 3.0) and an… Read More

  • Upcoming Nikon D800 Said To Be 36-Megapixel, $4000 Monster

    Upcoming Nikon D800 Said To Be 36-Megapixel, $4000 Monster

    Some specs for Nikon’s next semi-pro camera have surfaced on Japanese camera site Digital Camera Info, and Nikon Rumors seems to think they’re creditable. It’s an interesting move by Nikon but not one that will be appreciated by the bulk of DSLR buyers. The new D800, they say, will pack 36 megapixels on a full frame FX sensor, and essentially forgo advances in low-light… Read More

  • Nikon Hypes Up Mystery Wednesday Launch

    Nikon Hypes Up Mystery Wednesday Launch

    A new Nikon website has just gone live, the rather curiously-named iamcomings.com. I guess these guys didn’t want to sell. It consists of a lot of yellow, a countdown at around 43 hours as of this writing, and the ominous message “I AM COMING.” What is coming? Well, we’re guessing it’s Nikon’s mirrorless cameras, the V1 and J1. We saw some leaked specs a… Read More

  • Live Your Space Program Fantasies With A Retro NASA Camera

    Live Your Space Program Fantasies With A Retro NASA Camera

    This beauty is a Nikon F Photomic T, which first hit the streets all the back in 1965. Aside from being a gorgeous piece of retro tech, it’s also one of several NASA-owned cameras from the estate of collector Arthur Keir that have been put up for auction. Read More

  • Rumored Specs For Nikon’s Mirrorless Cameras

    Rumored Specs For Nikon’s Mirrorless Cameras

    All the cool kids are going mirrorless these days. Micro 4/3 cameras like the E-PL3 and luxury compacts like the X100 are starting to capture market share as the format matures and people see the benefits. But Canon and Nikon, the great warring giants of photography, have yet to announce any plans. After all, their mirror-rich DSLR lines sell a ton. They don’t want to make their move… Read More

  • Nikon Updates Its Coolpix Line With New High-End And Rugged Point And Shoots

    Nikon Updates Its Coolpix Line With New High-End And Rugged Point And Shoots

    It’s been a camera-ish day today. Canon released its new Powershot cameras early this morning, Sony just updated its Alpha and NEX lines, and now here we have a bundle of Nikons just coming out. Do they plan it like this, to make things difficult for us bloggers just trying to relax on a warm Tuesday night? Well, let’s get on with it. I’ll make it quick for you. Some of these… Read More

  • Head-To-Head Review: Canon T3i Vs. Nikon D5100

    Head-To-Head Review: Canon T3i Vs. Nikon D5100

    With HD video recording, great image quality, and a solid selection of lenses, the Nikon D5100 and Canon T3i are on the top of a lot of wish lists out there. For people already in the Canon or Nikon camp (full disclosure: I’m a Canon man), the choice is obvious if an upgrade is in their future, but for the less dogmatic and new recruits to the DSLR crowd, it’s not nearly as clear-cut. Read More

  • Leaked Picture Of New Nikon Sensor Suggests Truly Small Mirrorless System

    Leaked Picture Of New Nikon Sensor Suggests Truly Small Mirrorless System

    That Nikon and Canon both have mirrorless cameras solutions in the labs seems like a foregone conclusion. It would be silly for them not to at the very least be looking into it. But this is one of the first glances we’ve had at something other than patent illustrations and spec rumors: a picture that is claimed to be of Nikon’s new compact interchangeable lens camera system. The… Read More

  • Both Nikon And Canon's Image Authentication Systems Busted

    A Russian white-hat security firm, Elcomsoft, has found that Nikon’s system of determining whether an image from one of their cameras has been tampered with is vulnerable to circumvention. Are you on your way to court with photographic element? Read this. Read More

  • Nikon Outs A New Affordable AF-S 50mm f/1.8 With An Internal Autofocus Motor


    You’re not still using your DSLR’s kit lens, right? You are? Nikon’s 50mm lenses are a great place to start thanks to their low price and amazing performance. The new model lacks an aperture ring, but now feature an internal motor, Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor. The older version relied on a the camera’s autofocus motor, which is something Nikon’s entry… Read More

  • iFixit Tears Apart The Nikon D5100, Warns Of "4 Billion Screws"


    There are some electronics that are totally worth fixing yourself. Most modern electronics aren’t, though. But you still do it anyway for shits and giggles. Then there are DSLRs — or in this case, the new Nikon D5100. You’d have to be John Biggs-crazy to tear this thing apart. Read More

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