Archive for the ‘Nikon’ Category

Jul
24
2014

Canon Sensors with 14 Stops of Dynamic Range, Just Like Sony and Nikon? Well, Yes But…

Yeah, caught my attention, too. But this IS the take-away of Wojciech Toman upon testing Magic Lantern’s (yes, of course – why didn’t I think they were the answer immediately?) Dual ISO functionality.[adrotate group="6"] So: 14 stops of dyamic range from what are really 11…
Jul
22
2014

A Love Letter – and Plea – to Canon

Dear Canon: I’ve been a fanboy of yours for just about 45 years, ever since I bought my first SLR – the Canon FT/QL -- at the age of 12. Over the ensuing decades, you were my go-to company as I moved up the 35mm…
Jul
17
2014

Will Canon Still be the Leader After The Next Camera Announcement?

Federer and Nadal; Gates and Jobs; Lauda and Hunt; Edison and Tesla – I’m sure you can name many other world-class champions who were made even better by their worthiest opponents (please feel free to nominate yours in the comments section below!).[adrotate group="6"] But you’d…
Jul
7
2014

Nikon D810 vs Canon 5D Mark III Comparison Video

The Nikon D810 was announced recently and we are starting to see some videos popping up online. This is a great comparison video between the new D810 and the Canon 5D Mark III. You will notice right away the the Nikon is much sharper and…
Jun
30
2014

An Interesting Look at the Future of Photography

Here is an interesting read about the future of photography (and video to some degree). We can never know the future, but this article has some interesting thoughts on the state of the industry and what the leading manufacturers are working on.[adrotate group="6"] I think…
Jun
27
2014

Sony A7s Crowned New King of Low Light by DxOMark, but…

It’s all over the web now: Sony has pulled a rabbit out of its hat with the low light performance of their new A7s, sibling to the A7 and A7R. The imagery is stunning, the ISO numbers staggering.[adrotate group="6"] DxOMark confirms that the A7s has…
Jun
16
2014

King Solomon – Shot with RED Scarlet + Nikon D800

We are always looking at videos online. This one I think is worth the watch. It is a little over 2 minutes and mixes RED footage with the Nikon D800.[adrotate group="6"] It isn't the image I think that makes this stand out but rather the…
May
16
2014

Protect your Nikon D800/800E Micro HDMI and Micro USB 3.0 Camera Ports with the LockPort 800 DUAL from LockCircle

Our good friends over at LockCircle have announced this new Dual Port locking device the LockPort 800 DUAL. While it might not be "sexy" like lenses or new cameras, locking devices have become almost mandatory to many working with HDSLRs.[adrotate group="6"] New LockPort 800 Dual…
Apr
24
2014

Upgrade to Nikon’s Bit Rate Released by Nikon Hacker

Of course, we're all excited about the progress of Magic Lantern over on Canon cameras, but what about our friends who are shooting Nikon? Nikon Hacker is showing how it has increased the bit rate.[adrotate group="6"] Nikon Hacker Ups the Bit Rate for Nikon Cameras…
Feb
24
2014

Hot! Nikon Releases the Nikon D4s

Nikon rolls out a new version of the Nikon D4 called the Nikon D4s - which surprisingly is already available for pre-order at Adorama at $6,496.95. It should be available on March 6th. Very similar in some respects to the Nikon D4, the D4s will…