Items tagged "NIKON":

  1. DUOPOD! 

    This looks so fun! 

    Click the pic to read all about it! 


  2. HOLY CRAP! Photojojo does it again!  This is so cool!

    An Adapter that lets you use your DSLR lenses on your Iphone! WOOT WOOT! 

    No more excuses filmmakers! =) 


  3. (via

    Look at this crazy rig!!!!!

    It’s used to capture insects in flight! 

    click the pic and read the full article! 


  4. Coolest discovery of the day! 

    "CameraSim" The online SLR Simulator!

    Practice using an SLR camera…

    1.Experiment with the lighting, ISO, aperture, shutter, and distance settings while observing the readings in the camera viewfinder

    2.Click the “Snap photo!” button.

    3. Review your photo!”

    Simple and FuN! 


  5. "Chicken Embryo" captured by Tomas Pais de Azevedo of Lisbon, Portugal, using stereomicroscopy.

    "Images: Photographic Marvels in a Petri Dish"

    Coolest contest EVER: “The annual Nikon Small World photomicrography competition recently announced the winning images. The award-winning images ranged from microscopic organisms to cancer-fighting drugs, carbon nanotubes, and even soap.”


  6. Ever had your camera stolen? Thanks to Matt Burns you now have a chance at recovering it! WOOT!

    Enter the aptly named “Stolen Camera Finder” a “search engine that lets people find their stolen camera gear by searching EXIF datafor their serial number. Users can enter their camera’s serial number or simply drop any photo taken with their stolen camera on to get a list of webpages that contain images taken with the same camera. The service is free and available now at the website below.” (via



  7. Nikon releases their new mid-range entry level DSLR with a swivel screen. The Nikon D5100 will run about $800 for the body, 900$ with a 18-55mm kit lens and will be available April 21st. 


    TypeSingle-lens reflex digital cameraLens mountNikon F mount (with AF contacts)Effective pixels16.2 millionImage sensor23.6 X 15.6 mm CMOS sensormage size (pixels)
    • 4,928 X 3,264 (L)
    • 3,696 X 2,448 (M)
    • 2,464 X 1,632 (S)
    File format1) NEF(RAW), 2)JPEG, 3)NEF(RAW)+JPEGMediaSD (Secure Digital) memory cards *1
    SDHC, and SDXC memory cardsFrame advance rateUp to 4 fps *2ISO sensitivityISO 100 – 6400 in steps of 1/3 EV. Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 6400; auto ISO sensitivity control availableMovieFrame size (pixels) and frame rate : 
    • 1,920 X 1,080, 30 p/25 p/24 p,  high/normal
    • 1,280 X 720, 30 p/25 p/24 p,  high/normal
    • 640 X 424, 30 p/25 p,  high/normal

    A frame rate of 30 p (actual frame rate 29.97 fps) is available when NTSC is selected for video mode. 25 p is available when PAL is selected for video mode. Actual frame rate when 24 p is selected is 23.976 fps.
    File format/Video compression:
    MOV, H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
    Audio recording device:
    Built-in monaural or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable

    Monitor3-in., approx. 921k-dot (VGA), vari-angle low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with 170° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustmentPower sourceBattery : One rechargeable Li-ion EN-EL14 battery
    AC adapter : EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5A power connector (available separately)Dimensions (approx.)
    (W×H × D)128 X 97 X 79 mmWeight (approx.)510 g without battery, memory card, or body cap
    560 g with battery and memory card but without body capMajor supplied accessoriesEN-EL14 rechargeable Li-ion battery, MH-24 battery charger, AN-DC3 strap, EG-CP14 audio/video cable, UC-E6 USB cable, DK-5 eyepiece cap, BS-1 accessory shoe cover, DK-20 rubber eyecup, BF-1B body cap, ViewNX 2 CD-ROM


  8. "How to shoot underwater bridal fashion"

    Behind the scenes on an underwater fashion shoot including tips on how to save money by making your own underwater flash guns and triggers.”

    SO COOL! 


  9. "An HDSLR Masterclass with Dr. Bob Arnot"

    Fantastic series of of Instructional Videos from New York Film Academy. 


    Part 1: Setting your exposure

    Part 2: Selecting Picture Profile

    Part 3: Selecting Color Scheme

    Part 4: Selecting Frame Rate

    Part 5: Selecting Field of View

    Part 6: Setting your Lights

    Part 7: Setting your ISO

    Part 8: Composing Your Shot


  10. The Nikon D4 will be the first DSLR to feature “Thunderbolt” technology. 

    "Thunderbolt" Intel’s new Light Peak technology, "allows for 10 gigabit/s speeds for data transfers to and from external devices."

    Click the pic to read the full article from


  11. Great blog post over at covering the best budget lenses out there!

    Click the pic for the full post!


  12. Fun list of Color Correction Tutorials for your DSLR footage!

    Thanks slrHQ.Com!!!


  13. I’m torn between noise reducing plug ins.

    Neat Video vs. Magic Bullets Denoiser.

    Here’s one great article comparing the two, over at

    What do you use?


  14. "How to build a DSLR Cage" for 50$!

    Thanks Just Basl Productions!