Archive | May, 2007

UK Promotion: Free Capture NX when you buy D200

22 May

UK customers who buy a D200 camera between May 18th and July 13th, 2007 can claim a free copy of Capture NX, Nikon’s high end digital photo editing software. More info.

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Nikon Profit Nearly Doubles in 1Q

16 May

Nikon Corp. said Thursday that its profit nearly doubled in the fiscal year through March on strong sales of high-end semiconductor equipment and cameras. Read More. Download latest financial info for Nikon Corp.

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Save When you Buy A Nikon Digital SLR and Coolpix Together

14 May

Rebate

Nikon USA is offering their “Buy Both and Save” rebates of up to $50 when you buy a qualifying Coolpix camera at the same time as a digital SLR. For example, buy a Nikon D80 and Coolpix S50c at the same time and receive a $50 rebate. Offer is good from May 1 – June 30, 2007. Download the PDF for more info.

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Nikon D40 Does Picturetown

13 May

Nikon D40
To prove that anyone can take great pictures with the new D40, Nikon gave out 200 D40s to the residents and Georgetown, South Carolina and let them snap away. The amazing results can be seen at Picturetown.

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WiFi Enabled Coolpix S50c Uploads Directly to Flickr

4 May

S50C

Nikon’s new Coolpix S50c with built-in WiFi lets user upload images directly to Flickr! Nikon is even including 3 free months of Flickr Pro service when you purchase the S50c, valid until Dec 31, 2007. Read More or download the S50c color brochure.

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Free Capture NX Tips and Tricks from Nikon

1 May

Nikon has made available (for free!) some tips and tricks for Capture NX which can be downloaded as PDF documents. These downloadable tips and tricks files are easy step-by-step guides which will allow you to get more from from Capture NX. The following topics are covered:

1. Batch Processing – Resize images
2. Batch Processing – Converting multiple images to JPEG
3. Using Black and White Control Points
4. Using the Crop Tool
5. Using Selection Tools – Lasso
6. Using Selection Tools – Enhancing Shadow
7. Using Selection Tools – Adding a Colour Gradation
8. Using Selection Tools – Plus and Minus Brushes
9. Using Color Control Points – Enhancing Sky
10. Using Color Control Points – Enhancing Landscape
11. Edit List Explanation
12. Edit List – Base Adjustment Steps
13. Printing – Print Size
14. Printing – Creating Contact Sheets
15. Effective Use of Labels
16. Changing the Size of Browser Thumbnails
17. Using Color Aberration Control
18. Setting Image Size and Resolution
19. Setting Image Size and Printing
20. Using Red-Eye Control Points

You can click here to download all of the PDF documents in one .zip file (17.5MB).

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