A thumbs up for the Nikon Coolpix S9900 and P7000

Increasing the Coolpix range further, two new high zoom cameras have been announced by Nikon – The slim line S7000 and the vari-angle S9900. Latest Gadgets looks at the initial reaction to Coolpix additions. Coolpix S9900 According to Digital Photography Review’s assessment the 16-megapixel S9900 is the “ideal long zoom camera for the light-packing jetsetter.” … Continue reading A thumbs up for the Nikon Coolpix S9900 and P7000

Initial reactions to the forthcoming Nikon D4S

Apparently CES 2014 wasn’t the premier showcase for groundbreaking digital imaging products it has been in other years. Instead a huge array of 4K + televisions took centre stage. That wasn’t to say cameras were entirely void of the world’s biggest annual consumer technology event. Typically Nikon’s unmissable bold black letters against a yellow background … Continue reading Initial reactions to the forthcoming Nikon D4S

Small wonder from Nikon: the D600

Nikon has just announced its smallest and lightest full-frame D-SLR with a massive megapixel count. The D600 has a 24.3-megapixel sensor and the body measures up at a wee 141x113x82mm, which makes it far more appealing to anyone who wants to carry their camera around with them all the time. (In comparison, the Nikon D800 … Continue reading Small wonder from Nikon: the D600

The best cameras at CES

Wi-Fi, zoom lenses on compact cameras, and powerful full-frame DSLRs with impressive specs and big price tags were all on the menu for photography fans at CES 2012. Fuji announced the X-Pro1 – its new 16-megapixel camera with APS-C X-Trans sensor. This is a mirrorless camera, but Fujifilm claims its sensor can rival that of … Continue reading The best cameras at CES

Great Gifts For Travellers and Backpackers

If your friends are heading off on a round-the-world adventure, or you just know someone who loves their holidays, here are some ideas for the perfect present. Nikon AW100 rugged camera Climbers, divers and skiers, can grab all the best shots with the Nikon AW100 – a ‘rugged’ camera that is shockproof, waterproof and freezeproof.  … Continue reading Great Gifts For Travellers and Backpackers

Nikon D3100: Everything an SLR should be if you’ve never had one.

I used to hold good photographers in the same high esteem as airline pilots. They, like pilots, had a kind of mystique about them, an aura that made them different to most of us. The sheer ability to create a visual masterpiece in a second, capturing a moment in time for ever, seemed to me … Continue reading Nikon D3100: Everything an SLR should be if you’ve never had one.

Make someone snap-happy this Christmas

Whatever your budget, you should be able to pick up some great gifts this Christmas for everyone from the keen amateur photographer to the kids. Shop around online for some excellent prices. Compact cameras For a point-and-shoot camera, you can’t go wrong with the Canon Powershot A300 IS. It delivers clear images (it has 12.1MP … Continue reading Make someone snap-happy this Christmas