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Small wonder from Nikon: the D600

Small wonder from Nikon: the D600

Nikon has just announced its smallest and lightest full-frame D-SLR with a massive megapixel count. The D600 has a 24.3-megapixel sensor and the body measures up at a wee 141x113x82mm, which makes it far more appealing to anyone who wants to carry their camera around with them all the time. (In comparison, the Nikon D800 weighs a kilo, a considerable…

The best cameras at CES

Wi-Fi, zoom lenses on compact cameras, and powerful full-frame DSLRs with impressive specs and big price tags were all on the menu for photography fans at CES 2012. Fuji announced the X-Pro1 – its new 16-megapixel camera with APS-C X-Trans sensor. This is a mirrorless camera, but Fujifilm claims its sensor can rival that of some of the full-frame DSLRs….

Gadget gifts for travellers

If your friends are heading off on a round-the-world adventure, or you just know someone who loves their holidays, here are some ideas for the perfect present. Nikon AW100 rugged camera Climbers, divers and skiers, can grab all the best shots with the Nikon AW100 – a ‘rugged’ camera that is shockproof, waterproof and freezeproof.  It has a 16-megapixel back…

Nikon D3100: Everything an SLR should be if you’ve never had one.

I used to hold good photographers in the same high esteem as airline pilots. They, like pilots, had a kind of mystique about them, an aura that made them different to most of us. The sheer ability to create a visual masterpiece in a second, capturing a moment in time for ever, seemed to me to be the work of…

Make someone snap-happy this Christmas

Whatever your budget, you should be able to pick up some great gifts this Christmas for everyone from the keen amateur photographer to the kids. Shop around online for some excellent prices. Compact cameras For a point-and-shoot camera, you can’t go wrong with the Canon Powershot A300 IS. It delivers clear images (it has 12.1MP onboard) and will also be…