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Amazon lowers Nikon D7000 price for UK

October 19, 2010
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Amazon UK just lowered the price on Nikon D7000 (body only) from £1,099 to £972. If you already pre-ordered at the old price, I assume Amazon will just charge your creditcard less or issue a refund automatically. If you haven’t pre-ordered yet, Amazon expects it to ship on October 29th, though there’s no mention of […]

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5 reasons NOT to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new D7000

October 15, 2010
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A few days ago we looked into five reasons to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new Nikon D7000 – today it’s time to look into five reasons not to replace your D5000. Let me be honest, it was a lot tougher for me to find “don’t do it”-reasons than to find “do it”-reasons. If […]

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5 reasons to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new D7000

October 11, 2010
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The new Nikon D7000 annonced a month ago is a very interesting looking camera for enthusiasts photographers and probably also newcomers to DSLR in general. But with a price tag of $1,199 at Amazon US and £1,029 at Amazon UK (body only), is it worth upgrading to Nikon D7000 if you, like me, already own […]

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Nikon D5000 – 15 Tips & Tricks [Video]

September 24, 2010
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I’m still very much enjoying my Nikon D5000 which I purchased in November 2009 as being the first DSLR camera I ever owned. But it does have a few flaws (depending on the user and the user’s need), for me they are: No auto-focus in live view video recording mode, meaning you have to manual […]

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Nikon introduces a new mouth watering DSLR camera: D7000

September 15, 2010
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Yesterday I was working myself to come up with reasons I do not need Nikons new 55-300mm VR lens. Today I got myself a much bigger task at hand because Nikon has introduced their new D7000 camera which has everything I miss about my current D5000. I can’t really cover everything about this camera in […]

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Photographing Lightning [pictures included]

September 10, 2010
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Last night we had some thunderstorms over Malta with a good amount of lightning as well and I’ve always wanted to get a really great shot of a lightning strike, so I figured I might as well begin to practice and figure out how to do it. At first I stepped outside on the patio […]

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Photo Tip: Shoot twice as many pictures while retaining image quality

September 8, 2010
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This is a tip from the latest D-Town TV episode (#50) by Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski on how you can make room for even more pictures on your memory card – and eventually your hard drive – while still keeping the image quality top notch! If you’re RAW shooter, this is not for you! […]

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Nikon D5000 DSLR Review – 6 Months After Purchase

July 14, 2010
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It’s been more than six months since I purchased my first Digital SLR camera, the Nikon D5000, a camera that recently won the reddot design award 2010. If you’re looking for in-depth Nikon D5000 reviews, check out these great ressources. They do a much better job at reviewing cameras, than I would ever be able […]

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Old School Photo Challenge by Scott Kelby

May 28, 2010
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Scott Kelby came up with this fantastic idea on how to increase your creativity by limiting yourself to “shooting old school” and helping out an orphanage in Kenya at the same time. Nowadays, most people are used to shooting digital with their cameras – and some of us, never even tried to shoot film on […]

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Nikon Wins Two “red dot Design Awards” 2010

May 16, 2010
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I follow Nikon a bit from the sideline, since I’m a Nikon  shooter myself. Not a pro or anything, I’ve only had my Nikon DSLR since November 2009 but I already invested quite a bit of money into this photography hobby and I’m really enjoying it so far. That’s why, when I saw that Nikon […]

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Video & Pictures: Pope’s Visit to Naxxar, Malta

April 17, 2010
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Pope Benedit XVI is in Malta this weekend, visiting during April 17-18th, 2010. He landed at Malta International Airport at around 5pm and after all the formal stuff was taken care of, he drove around in his Popemobile to greet people, on his way to other destinations. I figured, since I was only a walk […]

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D-Town TV: The Weekly Photography Show For DSLR Shooters

March 29, 2010
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This is just going to be a quick post about a video podcast I really enjoy watching. It’s a weekly show by Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski for Digital SLR photographers, but anybody who enjoys photography will be able to learn from this show, though some of the DSLR tips of course only applies to […]

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Lowepro CompuTrekker AW Camera Bag, Nikon D5000 & MacBook Pro 15″

February 1, 2010
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I recently replaced my Lowepro SlingShot 350 AW camera and laptop bag with the Lowepro CompuTrekker AW bag, which for me, is a far better choice. If my SlingShot 350 didn’t break, I probably wouldn’t have replaced it with the CompuTrekker. But it did and I’m glad to have an ordinary backpack available, since it […]

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Zooming In With The Tamron 70-300mm & Nikon D5000

January 10, 2010
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A few days ago I recieved a Tamron A17 70-300mm lens for my Nikon D5000. The full name is Tamron AF70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro. I don’t know enough about DSLR shooting to determine whether or not the lens is any good, but for the price of less than $200, I’m quite satisfied with it. […]

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Friday Flick Find: Chase Jarvis’ 5 Tips for Exceptional Photographs

December 4, 2009
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A few weeks ago in Friday Flick Find, I featured a video from Justine Ezarik, showing us how she shot a video for the Nikon Festival where you can win $100,000 by showing 140 seconds of your life as seen through the lens of a camera. Justine Ezarik is one of the three judges and […]

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FFF: iJustine Shows How To Shoot A Video (1 Chick, Lots Of Tips!)

November 13, 2009
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Justine Ezarik, more commonly known as iJustine, is an Internet evangelist, blogger and self-proclaimed technology addict. You might have seen some of her videos on YouTube or other video sharing sites, as she has more than 75 million views online. This is the first time I feature one of iJustine’s videos in Friday Flick Find […]

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Nikon Coolpix S1000pj – World’s First Camera With Built-In Projector

August 6, 2009

Thanks to its built-in projector, Nikon Coolpix S1000pj is a technological innovation at the front of the rest of the photo industry. The projector allow users to share images with friends and family in a new way without using any additional equipment and without having a ton of people around the camera’s LCD screen. Coolpix […]

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