Nikon D60 Black Gold Edition: So Ugly It'd Make Mr. T Cry, If He Could…

The mystery of Nikon's Black Gold D60 might have just been solved, and man, it is not pretty. No really, it's a downright repulsive study in tackiness, if these pictures are to be believed (sadly, it looks like they should be). Nikon has liberally slathered the D60 with cheap gold paint aaaaaaand... that's it. And you… » 9/26/08 11:30am 9/26/08 11:30am

Camera Nerd Puzzle: WTF Is the Nikon D60 "Black Gold" Edition?

The folks at Nikon Rumors are puzzling over a new product SKU appearing on inventory lists, a Nikon D60 body only that lists for $649.99, $50 more than the standard D60. As you can see in the listings, it's named "Black Gold," utilizing all two of Nikon's favorite colors. We don't know what it is, but maybe you do.… » 9/12/08 8:30pm 9/12/08 8:30pm

Entry-Level DSLR Battlemodo: Canon Rebel XSi vs. Sony Alpha a350 vs.…

This month, four eagerly awaited cameras all hit the market with a big ole thud: Canon's EOS Digital Rebel XSi, Sony's Alpha a350, Nikon's D60 and Olympus' E-420. They are not all evenly matched on paper, as you will see, and they certainly vary in price. But what's different about them, really? They are all aimed at… » 4/14/08 10:40pm 4/14/08 10:40pm

Nikon D40x vs. Nikon D60: Deja Vu All Over Again

If you follow Nikon, you know that the newly released D60 entry-level DSLR is really just a refresh of the popular D40x. As you can see above, the only thing that looks different head-on is the tag in the upper left corner of the body identifying the camera model itself. But as you can see below, in addition to some… » 3/15/08 9:00am 3/15/08 9:00am

Hands On Nikon D60 With Stop-Motion Movie Walkthrough

Pop quiz: Which one of these is the D60, and which one is a D40? You can't tell, can you? Ha! That's because it really is pretty much the same chassis (and guts) so if you know the D40x, you know the D60. The best new thing is the stop-motion movie stringer, which is quick, if simple—here's the whole process: » 1/30/08 6:48pm 1/30/08 6:48pm

Nikon D60 Basically a D40x Plus Stop Motion and a Few New Tricks

Nikon obviously couldn't let PMA pass without its own fresh volley into the cutthroat consumer-level DSLR market: Enter the D60. It's a D40X refresh, not a whole new cam built from scratch—it still has the same 10.2-megapixel image processor and body, but Nikon has added some spicy new potatoes to the meat to keep it… » 1/28/08 11:00pm 1/28/08 11:00pm