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Nikon at the CP+ show Photo

Nikon at the CP+ show

Nikon’s new products at the CP+ show are limited. All that has been announced thus far is a version of the D810 with a modified IR filter specifically for astrophotographers (D810a) and several new compacts. Perhaps the most interesting of these is the AW130, a waterproof compact camera capable of being used to 100ft (30m).

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Nikon announces the D5500 SLR camera Photo

Nikon announces the D5500 SLR camera

Nikon has announced the release of the D5500 SLR camera. It features the 24.2-million pixels, a Nikon DX-format CMOS sensor, and the EXPEED 4 image-processing engine. Native ISO is from 100 to 25600. Although not of use particularly for underwater image makers, it also has a tilting touch screen LCD control and built-in wifi.

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Nikon announces the D750 SLR camera Photo

Nikon announces the D750 SLR camera

Nikon has announced the release of the D750 full frame SLR camera. It features a new 24.3 megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor and the EXPEED 4 image-processing engine. Of particular interest is the claim that “the D750 even surpasses the D810 in image quality at high sensitivities, and the large pixel pitch delivers advantages in definition, depth, tonal gradation and clear color.” The camera will shoot at 6.5 fps, and the AF system works down to -3 EV.

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Nikon releases fast 20mm prime Photo

Nikon releases fast 20mm prime

Nikon has released a super fast 20mm prime wide-angle lens for FX cameras. The lens’s maximum aperture of f1.8 and minimum focus distance of 20cm make make this interesting for underwater use. Until tested, it remains to be seen how it will perform behind a dome port however.

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Nikon releases NX-D image processing software Photo

Nikon releases NX-D image processing software

Nikon has released their NX-D image processing software. Previously available in a beta format, the new version is a stable release and is available as a free download. It is designed specifically to match Nikon’s RAW formats, although it will edit jpg and tiff files too.

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Nikon announces the D810 SLR Photo

Nikon announces the D810 SLR

Nikon has announced the D810 SLR. The camera features a new 36.3 megapixel FX-format (7360 x 4912 resolution) CMOS sensor, AF via the Multi-Cam 3500-FX AF sensor module and the EXPEED 4 image processing engine. These means that, compared with the D800, the camera has improved ISO performance, faster and more accurate AF and a faster frame rate.

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Nikon announces the Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera Photo

Nikon announces the Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera

Nikon has announced the Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera. It has a 18.4-megapixel CX-format image sensor, a new EXPEED 4A image processor, 1080/60p Full HD video capabilities and can shoot at 20fps. Its ISO is 160-12,800 with high ISO noise reduction and Nikon will bundle an electronic viewfinder with the camera

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Nikon releases Capture NX-D beta Photo

Nikon releases Capture NX-D beta

Nikon has released a beta version of their new Capture NX-D RAW processing software. It features a non-destructive editing process, with image information being saved into sidecar files and allows for adjustment of images. It also has a number of display options, batch processing options and viewing filters.

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Nikon unveils the D4s SLR Photo

Nikon unveils the D4s SLR

Nikon has released an updated version of their D4 full frame pro SLR. Labelled the D4s, the camera features several refinements over its sibling, namely more processing power, autofocus refinements (including a new “group AF” mode), faster continuous shooting, and enhanced video features (including 1080/60p support). In addition, it has a new smaller sized Raw format option to speed workflow and an improvement in battery life.

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