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Sunday, October 1, 2006

Nikon D80

Nikon provides high resolution and a host of new features in itslatest D-SLR

If you've been putting off making your transition from film to digital or you've been holding out for a suitable upgrade from your existing digital camera, the Nikon D80 is very likely the camera that you've been waiting for. At a price under $1,000, the camera offers a lot in a compact, lightweight package that’s sure to satisfy the serious and passionate photographer.

Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Nikon D2xs

The new flagship D-SLR from Nikon adds a few twists to its professional workhorse

The 12.4-megapixel D-SLR features the High-Speed Crop Mode of its predecessor, which delivers a resolution of 6.8 pixels, but the new D2xs viewfinder is now automatically masked. This eliminates the need to replace the camera‚’s focusing screen and allows the photographer to switch between modes on the fly.

Thursday, June 1, 2006

Samsung GX-1S

Samsung introduces its first digital SLR

Designed in conjunction with Pentax, the camera allows use of the Pentax KAF mount for a wide selection of fully compatible lenses.

Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Canon EOS 5D

A 12.8-megapixel full-frame image sensor is at the heart of a new addition to the Canon D-SLR lineup

A full-frame SLR allows you to use your existing 35mm lenses at their native focal lengths with no lens magnification.
This provides full use of your wide-angle and ultra-wide-angle lenses while creating a high-resolution digital file.


Monday, August 1, 2005

Nikon D50

A capable new player at the budget end of the D-SLR spectrum

The camera is compatible with the Nikon iTTL flash metering system for accurate flash exposures and the ability to use wireless auxiliary flash units. Shoot in virtually any lighting conditions by adjusting ISO sensitivity between ISO 200 and 1600. The Nikon F-mount is optimized for use with DX lenses, providing limited compatibility with older AF and MF Nikkor lenses. A five-area autofocus system features user-selectable target areas, with both focus priority and continuous focus modes.

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