Nikon D810 Review

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Introduction

The Nikon D810 is a mid-life refresh of the D800 cameras, which were lauded for pretty much the best 35mm DSLR you could get your hands on. The D810 consolidates the D800 and D800E models into a single variant, and adds a lot of small little improvements across the board. We’re going to take a look at the D810 and see how it performs!

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Camera Rental Centre Singapore Hosts Inaugral Sports Photography Contest

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Hey Singaporeans, as well as all who are based here! Camera Rental Centre Singapore has reached out to us to let us know that they are currently hosting their first Sports Photography contest. If you are a keen sports photographer and think you got the chops, here are the details:

Camera Rental Centre – Singapore will be holding their inaugural sports photography contest this month!

Submit your 3 best sports photography pictures to contest@camerarental.biz, and stand a chance to win attractive prizes from CRC and their partnering sponsors!

The top 15 works will be exhibited at Space@Camera Rental Centre, Sports Hub and selected Sport Centres!

For registration information and contest details, visit http://goo.gl/OtFNRB
Submission closes 27 March 2015!

All the best everyone!

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Nikon Announces D7200 with Upgraded Buffer Size

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Nikon today unveiled the D7200, which basically takes the D7100 and upgrades it in a number of minor areas, along with one not-so-minor area. The camera still packs a 24 megapixel DX sensor without an optical low-pass filter, but it seems to be a new one; perhaps a Sony sensor? The biggest upgrade is the buffer, which means the camera can now do 6 FPS continuous shooting at up to 18 raw files or and 100 JPEGs. While I personally never held down my shutter release like some people do, the 6 raw file buffer in the D7100 was really on the shallow side, so the upgrade is definitely welcome.

Another change is the new AF sensor module from the D750, which means the camera can now focus down to -3EV light levels. Personally I would like the D7200 to have used the D750 body as well, but I guess Nikon wanted to keep the product segmentation at a bigger level between DX and FX.

Other changes include Wifi with NFC (NFC tag is on the grip), 1080p video at 60 FPS alongside a new dedicated movie menu tab, slightly improved battery life at 1100 shots compared to 920 previously. The rest of the camera is pretty much a D7100 otherwise.

The D7200 will be available in body-only and the 18-140mm kit in the USA, and additionally with the 18-105mm lens in Singapore. So far USA pricing has the body at US$1,200, and the 18-140mm kit at US$1,700, with the camera arriving in April.

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