Last year, Nikon planned to replace its lower-end cameras, therefore the DX-format D3100 / D5100 / D300S were taken off the market along with the FX-format D700. This year, things will change as Nikon is preparing to renew its high-end DX and FX series with a D7000 replacement and a new D4X DSLR.
The Nikon D4 is the flagship camera for professional photographers. It was released early last year and the company worked constantly at improving the DSLR. As a result, a new Nikon D4 firmware update is available for download. Despite being a minor upgrade, it fixes a major bug which affected the photographers.
Nikon released the D600 in September, last year. The camera is aimed at both professional and enthusiast photographers, however, it was discovered to have some oil / dust accumulation issues with its image sensor. Photographer Kyle Clements posted a timelapse video demonstrating that the issues still persist even after having the camera serviced.
DxOMark, the company which is actively testing camera sensors, has given its overall rating for the Nikon D5200, which is higher than the score achieved by the company’s other 24-megapixel shooter, the D3200. This was to be expected as the new shooter is placed one category above its Nikon counterpart.
The Broken Night short horror movie is now available online. Internet users can watch the film, shot entirely with the Nikon D800, but the viewers discretion is advised as the movie is not intended for the faint of heart. The movie has been directed by Guillermo Arriaga, a well-known writer-director, who won the BAFTA Best Screenplay Award.
More details have been revealed about the imminent launch of the first Canon Experience Store. The company will open its first store in Calgary, Canada where Canon is also preparing a couple of surprises consisting of a new DSLR camera and lens. The rumor mill says that the former is actually the EOS 60D replacement.
Nikon D800 may be a DSLR designed for high-resolution photography, but it was used as the primary second-unit shooter on the set of Dexter Season 7. The camera operators, who shot the series’ seventh season, praised the D800, saying that the DSLR’s amazing color depth and dynamic range met all their demands.
Canon may have introduced high-end DSLR cameras, but one of them is aimed at photographers, while the other is designed for videographers. They are the 1D X and, respectively, 1D C. As the two devices look similar on the outside and on the inside, we are trying to find out what’s the REAL difference between EOS-1D C and EOS-1D X?!
The recently-introduced Nikon D5200 was thought to feature an Aptina or Sony image sensor, as seen in previous Nikon-branded cameras. However, Toshiba took everybody by surprise with its copper-based 24.1-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, capable of shooting high-quality 1080p videos.
Canon continues to dominate worldwide camera sales. However, there is one region that most cameras are trying to win because this is where most of them are based: Japan. The answer comes from a special report, confirming that Canon is also the leading company when it comes to camera sales in its home country.