Nikon 18-140mm sample images and prices

Couple days ago, Nikon has announced their latest VR lens : the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED ! With a 7.8x zoom range this lens able to cover from ultrawide (landscape) to tele shooting (portrait , sports etc) .

Nikon 18-140mm

Nikon 18-140mm

Nikon 18-140mm specs:

  • AFS technology for fast and silent autofocus operation
  • DX , optimized for APS-C Nikon DSLRs ( D5200, D3200, etc )
  • f/3.5-5.6G : not so large aperture opening
  • VR : image stabilization baby ! up to 4 stops
  • Two focus mode: M/A ( AF with manual override ) and Manual
  • Macro working distance : 1.48-feet

Sample Images

Nikon France just released these photos showing how good the lens is . Check their Flickr set here : http://www.flickr.com/photos/nikonfrance/sets/72157634949115915/show/with/9442708551/

and ofcourse you can peek more samples at Nikon official product page: http://imaging.nikon.com/lineup/lens/zoom/normalzoom/af-s_dx_18-140mmf_35-56g_ed_vr/sample.htm

Nikon 18-140mm + Nikon D7100

Nikon 18-140mm + Nikon D7100

 

Prices and Availability

The lens is now IN-STOCK at Amazon , available for $600 !

New Samsung NX2000 Rumors

Get ready guys, the new Samsung NX2000 is just spotted by engadget.

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Leaked features:

  • use the Tizen OS , an open source OS for creating app for mobile , smartphone , tablets , TVs etc
  • 20.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Built-in WIFI
  • a new 10mm f/3.5 and 16-50мм f/2.8 also going to be announce soon

source: photorumors.com

The new sleek and sexy Panasonic GF6

Panasonic just announced their latest entry-level mirrorless camera : the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6. Nothing spectacular in this new model. Still the same sexy and sleek small body with powerful features from its predecessor. It now comes with WIFI + NFC ( Near Field Communication ) technology that allows the camera to connect or share the photos with nearest NFC-enabled devices. It’s a rather new technology but major of Android smartphones already has it ( new Blackberry z10 too ). Cool !

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The camera will available in 4 different color taste : Black , White, Brown and Red

Key Features:

  • 16MP Four Thirds sensor (as used in GX1)
  • Tilting ‘Cell-touch LCD’ touchscreen – 1.04m dots (720 x 480 pixels)
  • Near-field communication (NFC) to simplify Wi-Fi connection
  • Mode dial and four customizable function buttons (two on-screen)
  • 1080p30 video as MP4 or AVCHD (presented as 60i PsF in AVCHD mode)
  • Jog lever around shutter button (which operates zoom or exposure compensation)
  • Sensitivity expandable up to ISO 25,600
  • Faster startup (as quick as 0.5 sec with non-power-zoom lenses)

Nikon D7100 announced

Nikon just announced their new semi-pro DSLR , Nikon D7100 ! As we all know, its predecessor , the Nikon D7000 , have a massive hit in the market. A quality camera ! and now the Nikon D7100 has arrived with some improvements : 24.1-MP DX-format CMOS sensor, no more OLPF filter to enhance image qulity, upgraded AF system borrowed from Nikon D4, 51 AF points (15 cross-type) , a slightly larger 3.2-inch LCD, Full HD video recording up to 60fps. But with that improvements, the new D7100 has shorter baterylife: 920shots vs 1050 shots (D7000).

Key specs:

  • 24.1MP DX format CMOS sensor, with no OLPF
  • EXPEED 3 processing
  • ISO 100-6400 standard, up to 25600 expanded
  • Max 6 fps continuous shooting in DX mode, 7fps in 1.3X crop mode
  • 51 point AF system, 15 sensors cross type
  • 2016 pixel RGB metering sensor
  • Spot white balance in live view mode
  • 1080 60i/30p video recording, built-in stereo mic, mic jack and audio monitoring jack
  • Pentaprism with 100% coverage and 0.94X magnification
  • 3.2″, 1.2m-dot LCD screen (640 x 480 X RGBW)
  • Front and rear IR receivers

Nikon 1 J3 announced + sample images

Nikon just announced their latest camera for Nikon 1 flagship : the Nikon 1 J3. This camera will surely replace the previous Nikon 1 J2 as Nikon’s mirrorless camera for enthusiast photographer.

 

Some key specs :

  • 14.2-megapixel CMOS sensor
  • Dust shield , dust reduction system
  • support SD, SDHC , and faster SDXC memory card
  • Bulb mode
  • 15fps with autofocus enabled
  • ISO 160-6400
  • FullHD video recording at 60fps
  • Waterproof housing also available for shooting under water (optional )
  • Interchangeable lens system
  • Available on Amazon for $545 ( with 10-30mm lens ) – check price

Some sample images (from Nikon website )

Nikon Digitutor : Tutorial site for Nikon 1 V2 and J2 now online

Nikon has made the Digitutor for Nikon 1 V2 available online. Nikon Digitutor is a website to teach new users about basic photography, camera operation and some good tips on how taking great photos. If you hate reading long and boring camera manual , you should check Digitutor online. Learn basic stuff and start taking some photos !

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Visit the digitutor micro site : http://www.nikondigitutor.com/eng/v2/index.html

Stock status: Nikon 1 v2 and j2 is available for pre-order on Amazon right now.

Unconfirmed Canon 7D Mark II specs

CanonRumor received a rumor from unknown source regarding the new Canon 7D Mark II. The camera will be announced around Februari 2013. Some key features :

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  • 24 MP APS-C ( vs 18 MP )
  • 10.2 fps continous shooting ( vs 8 fps )
  • Dual Digic V ( vs dual Digic IV )
  • Dual memory slot  ( vs single )
  • improved ergonomic design
  • new battery

Meanwhile , Canon 7D is still available in the market for $1280 ( Body Only ) and if you buy it now, you’ll get free 16GB class 10 card , free backpack and $50 Class on Demand Training Card.

source: CR

Panasonic Lumix FZ200 Amazon deal

There’s a great black friday deal for Panasonic Lumix FZ200 on Amazon ! Buy the camera before November 24, 2012 and you can save $50 instantly. It’s not much but at least you’ll get this amazing camera cheaper :) What i like about the FZ200 is that it has this amazing super focal range from 25mm to 600mm ! at constant f/2.8 aperture ! Other neat features like FullHD recording at 60fps , up to 12 fps burst shooting, image stabilization via OIS , and a tiltable LCD !

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Current price is $550 ! ( check price at Amazon now )

Nikon D3200 users manual

Like many other Nikon cameras, you can find and download the manual at Nikon support website. It’s available for free to download for everyone , even for non-Nikon D3200 owners. That’s also great for people who planning to buy the camera. Peek the manual first , check the features / control to make sure this is the right choice.

The PDF document available in two language  : English and Spanish language . Size around 18 megabytes. Begin the download here

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