Sony, Nikon, now what?

After the launch events of this Summer and this Fall (before and during the Köln Photokina), there are two brands leaving important questions open. This is Sony and Nikon. While the two near-friends had us used to seeing them working together around the Sony digital photo sensors, we discovered two very divergent/different announces about 35mm… Read More

Nikon D90, video visit

Digital Rev prepared a video presentation of the new Nikon low-to-middle-range digital SLR camera: Nikon D90. Link to YouTube Here you can see the video recording feature in operation. And a lot of the other fancy features too (fish eye effect!) Note: Video recording is not only a feature for the stratospherically-priced Canon EOS 5D… Read More

Pre-Photokina calendar (photo news)

What can be forecasted of the most important (in my eyes 🙂 ) announces expected before the Photokina fair in Koln. 18 September Nikon lenses: AF-S 50mm/1.4 G – AF-S 85mm/1.4 G – AF-S 70-200mm/2,8 VRII.Nikon new SLR : D800 or D900 (24.6MP Full Frame dSLR camera, with Sony-designed sensor), or Nikon new pro SLR:… Read More

Embargo on Canon EOS 5D MkII, Sony Alpha 900

The DPreview forums are currently providing the latest bit of information about the Canon EOS 5D succession. The EOS 5D is dead, long live the… EOS 7D and EOS 5D MkII. The first would be for a low cost option (around $2000 – I told you that this low price point would be critical in… Read More

Nikon D90 – it’s official now

We are nearing time for the Photokina fair in Koln, Germany. So, photo manufacturer companies areannouncing their new products right now. As expected, here comes the Nikon D90 aimed at the entry-level D-SLR market. It is supposed to replace the Nikon D80. The first presentations and reviews are coming up now everywhere on the Internet… Read More

Nikon D90 at Target

Indirect confirmation of what we told previously here about the future replacement for the Nikon D80. This new photo camera was “seen” (more or less) on the Target.com web site where a single page is describing it as: Nikon D90 12.3MP Digital SLR w/ 18-105mm No photo, no detailed technical features, but the title confirms… Read More

Nikon, the show is going on

Impressive as the Nikon D700 arrival was, it seems that this is not the end of the great launches for the yellow brand. Several people have been playing with the notion of seeing more SLR cameras coming soon, but Thom Hogan is usually quite knowledgeable about Nikon. So, when it says that things are moving… Read More

New tele-zoom are in view

Amateurs of sports photography and wildlife photography are generally well aware that the Holy Grail of lenses seems to be a (relatively) light tele-zoom lens of 100-400mm range and an aperture under f/5.6. This set of features allows a lot of versatility (tele range with the ability to quickly and easily change the frame) and… Read More