Nikon’s been getting a lot of the press recently, but Canon has new cameras too. The new 40D was announced the same time, but has been shipping since early fall. With that, I present you dSLR Dad’s with all the information you need to justify spending more money. Read the rest of this entry »
I love this site. If you have never visited PhotoZone, head over there now. They have posted their review of the new Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Nikkor Zoom Lens (available at Amazon and B&H Photo). Nikon announced this lens earlier this fall along with the D3 and D300.
The Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED exceeds the already very good performance of its predecessor. The center quality is nothing short of outstanding matching or beating the resolution of a 10mp APS-C sensor. Read the rest of this entry »
Peachpit Press is the publisher of both The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby and The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers by Martin Evening. They have created a new page called the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Resource Center. There you will find excerpts from their latest books as well as free articles, interviews, podcasts, and downloads from leading Photoshop and Lightroom instructors. You can find out more here.
…But what (Nikon has) on the inside pushed the D300 to new performance records in the Pop Photo Lab:
- It’s the first DSLR to earn an Excellent image quality rating from ISO 200 all the way up to ISO 3200.
- It sports the fastest (and most sophisticated) AF we’ve tested so far. Read the rest of this entry »
Photoshop guru Scott Kelby has posted his review of the Nikon D300.
I’ve spent the past two weeks, many hours, had two meetings with Nikon Professional Services staff, and taken thousands of photos with my new Nikon D300 and I’m ready to spill the beans and let you know what’s hot (and what’s not) about Nikon’s new arrival. Read the rest of this entry »
The Canon EOS 1D Mark III has been selling for quite a while now (since February 23, 2007 at Amazon). Unfortunately, the pro community have been quarrelling with Canon over the poor performance of the 1D Mark III’s servo-autofocus engine, especially at high temperatures. Rob Galbraith’s site has been out in front of this issue since the beginning (June 19 was his first update). Now Rob has released an update assessing the 1D Mark III’s sub-mirror fix and v1.1.3 firmware.
The entirety of his in-depth analysis of the update is here.