Nikon DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer’s Guide Authors: Jim White and Tony Sweet Publisher: Focal Press (Elsevier) Review by Conrad J. Obregon Every new Nikon digital single lens reflex camera (DSLR) comes with a detailed manual explaining the camera’s controls and capabilities. These manuals have little information on the practical application of the controls and capabilities […]

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Nikon’s D3 was a ground-breaking camera. When I switched from Canon to Nikon about 16 months ago, it was primarily the D3 that got me to take the plunge. It’s simply an amazing camera in every way. One of the reasons the camera is so special is that Nikon decided to limit the pixel count […]

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I’m buying the D300s because of the video capability – or what Nikon calls D-Movie mode – Nikon has really paid attention to what its customers want according to the latest Nikon camera announcement. The D300S is a new DSLR that as a camera, will fill the pro-sumer niche. It’s not quite a D3 or […]

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Nikon has announced the D300s. The D300s replaces the D300. This 12.3 megapixel DX-CMOS-based camera includes HD video (720p), a stereo mic input, auto-focus and dual card slot. The D300 offers seven frame per second still imaging, Live View, quiet drive mode, virtual horizon, multi-selector mode, dust reduction system, and ISO ranges of 200 to […]

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This week I am celebrating the one year anniversary of my switch to Nikon from Canon. After 17 years as a Canon user, I switched – mostly because no Canon camera could come close to the performance of the Nikon D3. So what have I learned in a year? That the camera brand wars still […]

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The D5000 is a digital SLR camera with a 12.3-megapixel sensor and High Definition video. It has a 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD, Nikon’s D-Movie Mode and expanded automatic Scene Modes The D5000’s D-Movie Mode allows users to record HD movie clips (1280 x 720) at a cinematic 24 frames per second with sound. The D5000 uses […]

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