Rumor: Nikon Planning 1080p-Capable D400?

Whether it's wishful thinking, educated guessing or true leakage is unclear, but the photo nerds are now abuzz about a Nikon D400 follow-up to the D300 we love so much » 11/23/08 8:30pm 11/23/08 8:30pm, which would have that could potentially rival Canon's 1080p-shootin' . If that was all gibberish to you, don't think on it a moment further. But if…

Redrock's Cinematizing Kit to Turn Video DSLRs Into Proper Movie Cams

Sure, the Canon 5D Mark II » 10/23/08 9:45am 10/23/08 9:45am and HD video capability is pretty amazing, but since the camera chassis and lenses are a typical DSLR shape, they lack many things in terms of utility for serious movie-makers. And that's where Redrock's "cinematizing" kit comes in.It's designed to bolt around the camera and adds some…

Nikon D90 Video Tests: The Good, The Bad and the Shaky

Some of you are thrilled that the age of video on DSLRs is here » 9/26/08 5:00pm 9/26/08 5:00pm; some of you are surprisingly pissed off about it. Truth is, the 720p video coming from the Nikon D90 can look amazing, but in some ways it can't replace even the cheapest cams when it comes to chasing kids and pets around. The good news is that you can…

Giz Explains: Why DSLRs Are Finally Shooting Video

It's been a good few weeks for DSLRs. Just after Nikon's D90 » 9/17/08 4:00pm 9/17/08 4:00pm became the first ever to jump into the sweet, sweet waters of the HD video pool, Canon did a gigantic cannonball today with the , upping the game to full 1080p captures at 30fps. The question that all of this good news brings up is: Why now? Why haven't…

First Nikon D90 DSLR Videos Show Off Stunning Effects, Low-Light Powers

While some have been skeptical of the D90's video recording as a useless gimmick, Nikon has posted a bunch of videos showing off some of the amazing things you can do with the camera. The above clip ticks off some of what you can do with a variety of lenses, toying with fisheyes or super-zooms, but the two below… » 9/02/08 9:20pm 9/02/08 9:20pm

Sandisk Exreme III SDHC Cards Blaze Along at 30MBps, 50% Faster than Before

Sandisk previously popped new Extreme III versions of its Memory Stick » 8/27/08 8:00am 8/27/08 8:00am lineup, and now it's extended the tech to SDHC. The new family of cards can cope with 30MBps read/write data rates, a 50% speed boost over previous versions and a "new speed record" according to Sandisk. They're designed for digital cameras that…

Behind-the-Scenes Film Out, by Photographers Who Advance Tested Nikon D90

Ok, so the much-rumored Nikon D90 is now official, but over at Chase Jarvis Photography they know all about the camera: they were asked to "test the bejeezus out of the Nikon D90 for weeks-on-end prior to anybody even knowing it existed." Armed with a bunch of D90s taped-up to disguise their identity they… » 8/27/08 4:17am 8/27/08 4:17am

Nikon D90 Official: First DSLR Ever With HD Video Recording

As rumored, Nikon's D90 is the first-ever DSLR with HD video recording, but maybe more importantly for actual photographers, Nikon is promising much of the same low-noise performance of their higher end DSLRs. The brand new 12.3-megapixel image sensor was developed in-house like the D3 and D700's (the D300 uses a Sony… » 8/27/08 12:01am 8/27/08 12:01am

Nikon D90 Available For Pre-Order From Circuit City, HD Movie Mode Confirmed

Good ol' Circuit City has jumped the gun on the official D90 announcement and has put it up for pre-order » 8/26/08 11:59am 8/26/08 11:59am. Release date is listed as September 5, and the price and most of the specs listed on the product page , but CC's page confirms that the movie mode will in fact record in HD (aspect ratio and actual resolution we…

First Official Nikon D90 Images and Specs Leak

Nikon Rumors » 8/25/08 3:37pm 8/25/08 3:37pm and have more on the D90, well, mostly just these product shots being touted as "100% legit." That, and a few more "official" spces-12.3 megapixels, (still no resolution confirmation), 3" LCD, an ISO range of 100-6400 and 11 AF points (same as the D80). The confirmed AF-S 18-105 mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens is…

Nikon D90's DSLR Video Capture Mode Confirmed In Pictures

Nikon Rumors' D90-toting tipster sent them this juicy shot, which appears to confirm the rumored video recording mode on the D90 » 8/15/08 11:38am 8/15/08 11:38am. By the looks of the display there might even be full exposure control plus ISO settings for video, which is if true, and audio recording too. No word on resolution yet, but let's hope…

Forthcoming Nikon D90 Looks Certain, Kit Priced at $1,299

Rumblings of new Nikon DSLRs have been reaching deafening levels, and this Circuit City SKU pretty much confirms the D90 is on the way. The successor to the fantastic D80 is going to drop soon, bundled with an 18-105mm VR lens (probably the same one the D80 was kitted up with) for $1,299. Not bad, considering a… » 8/11/08 4:35pm 8/11/08 4:35pm

Details Emerge On Nikon's Mysterious D90 DSLR

The popular Nikon D80 is getting a replacement called—wait for it—the D90, and it looks like it's living up to the line's rep. The camera takes the D80's feature set and adds a few more very high-end tools, like live preview on the larger LCD screen,GPS input, HDMI out, video recording with audio, and an upgrade to… » 8/05/08 5:49pm 8/05/08 5:49pm

Nikon D90 Coming in Early September? Or is it the D3X? Or BOTH??

Nikon has been sending out press invites for an event on September 3rd. What could they possibly want to talk about just a few weeks before Germany's Photokina expo? It could be Nikon's sequel to their D80, the D90. Or, it could be the 24.4-megapixel D3x that was spotted in Nikon firmware. Or, in a slight breach of… » 7/17/08 2:58pm 7/17/08 2:58pm