Nikon SB-300 Entry-level Speedlight

August 7th, 2013 No comments

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The Nikon SB-300 is a compact and lightweight Speedlight that is compatible with Nikon FX-format and DX-format digital SLR cameras, as well as Nikon COOLPIX compact digital cameras that support i-TTL flash control. It can be rotated up to 120° for bounce flash photography. This entry-level Speedlight measures approximately 57.4 x 65.4 x 62.3 mm (W x H x D) and weighs approximately 97 grams. The Nikon SB-300 will be available in late August 2013 for a suggested retail price (SRP) of US$149.95. Read more…

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Nikon Coolpix L620 Compact Camera With High-power Zoom

August 7th, 2013 No comments

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Nikon has recently introduced its new Coolpix L620. Available in a black and a red wine models, the Coolpix L620 uses a 14x optical zoom NIKKOR lens that covers the wide-angle 25 mm to telephoto 350 mm (equivalents in 35mm [135] format) range of focal lengths. It has a backside-illuminated 18.1-megapixel CMOS sensor, supporting a maximum sensitivity of ISO 3200. Other features include multiple scene modes, an auto mode for beginners, a textured grip and a metal chassis. This entry-level compact camera runs on AA batteries. Nikon will release the Coolpix L620 in September 2013 for US$249.95. Read more…

Nikon Coolpix S6600 16-megapixel Compact Camera

August 7th, 2013 No comments

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If you are looking for a new compact camera, then check out the Nikon Coolpix S6600. It is equipped with a backside illumination CMOS image sensor with an effective pixel count of 16.0-million pixels, a lens-shift vibration reduction (VR) function, and a 12x optical zoom NIKKOR lens.

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This compact camera also provides a closest focusing distance of just 2 cm for macro photography. Other specs include built-in Wi-Fi and a side-hinged vari-angle monitor. The Nikon Coolpix S6600 will be available in early September 2013 for £199.99/€239.00. Read more…

Samyang 16mm V-DSLR T2.2 ED AS UMC CS Wide-angle Cinema Lens

August 2nd, 2013 No comments

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If you’re in the market for a new wide-angle cinema lens, be sure to check out the new Samyang 16mm V-DSLR T2.2 ED AS UMC CS. Priced at £449.99 including VAT, the wide-angle lens is equipped with an APS-C sensor. The Samyang 16mm V-DSLR T2.2 ED AS UMC CS comprises of 13 elements arranged in 11 groups, including an ED lens element, aspherical element and hybrid-aspherical lens element. Other features include anti-reflection UMC coatings. The lens will be released with mounts for Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony A, Sony E, Canon M, Fujifilm X and Olympus MFT. Read more…

Canon Legria Mini Camcorder

July 31st, 2013 No comments

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Canon is ready to release a new Full HD camcorder in mid-September 2013. Dubbed as the Legria mini, the new camcorder offers an ultra-wide angle f/2.8 lens that can capture video at 160-degrees and stills at 170 degrees. What’s more, the Canon Legria mini features a built-in stand, a multifunctional vari-angle 2.7-inch LCD display and a built-in stand.

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Inside this ultra-portable camcorder, there is a 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor and Canon’s proprietary DIGIC DV 4 processing, allowing you to record videos at 1920 x 1080 and capture up to 12.8-megapixels photos. Additional specs include a built-in stereo microphone and Wi-Fi connectivity. The Canon Legria mini will be available in the UK and Ireland for £269 and €329, respectively. Read more…

Pentax Q7 To Be Released In UK

July 31st, 2013 No comments

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Pentax Ricoh UK is ready to release the Pentax Q7 compact system camera. The Pentax Q7 body will be available for £369.99. The company will release two kit lens options. The single-lens kit (the Q7 body and Pentax-02 Standard Zoom Lens) will retail for £399.99, while the double-zoom kit will cost £539.99. [PhotographyBLOG]