Archive | October, 2007

Nikon Digital Cameras Ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction Study

28 Oct

Nikon D Series Cameras rank “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Digital SLR cameras,” according to the latest J.D. Power and Associates 2007 Digital Camera Satisfaction StudySM. On a 1,000-point scale, Nikon’s D series digital SLR cameras earned a score of 822 index points, making them the highest-ranked camera line among digital SLRs in four areas of customer satisfaction: picture quality, performance, operation, and appearance and styling.

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Hungarian Photographer Wins IPA Awards

24 Oct

Amazon Indian

Hungarian photographer Attila Lóránt of DisappearingCultures.org has just received five International Photo Awards and Honorable Mentions at the International Photography Awards (IPA). Lóránt recently finished a book for National Geographic entitled “Indians Along the Amazon and in the Andes” (National Geographic Society, 2006) which resulted in several award winning images, as did a series of photographs taken in East Africa entitled “Turkana Wedding” included in his first book entitled “East Africa More than a Safari” (Alexandra 2003) as well as in his next book entitled “VAPPONI” (Kossuth Kiadó 2007) which will be released in Nov 2007. Lóránt shoots with Nikon D2X, D200, and Fujifilm S5 Pro cameras as well as Nikon and Sigma lenses.

Turkana Wedding

Lóránt’s Budapest-based Disappearing Cultures Foundation is a non-profit organization seeking and saving knowledge about native and traditional cultures around the world. Disappearing Cultures Foundation produces books, documentaries, audio and multimedia CDs/DVDs, exhibitions and articles for magazines and other publications. They also give lectures and maintain archives dedicated to preserving knowledge for the future about the last remaining traditional cultures.

Fuji S5 Price Drop and Free Grip Offer

21 Oct

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Fujifilm is offering a great deal valid for S5 Pro purchases made between October 13th and Dec. 31, 2007. Buy a new S5 Pro Digital SLR at the new low price of $1,699 ($200US reduction) and get a free MB-D200 grip plus Pantone Huey Pro monitor calibrator.

View the Fujifilm website for more info.

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D300 High ISO Sports Samples

9 Oct

After posting some great high ISO D3 shots, sports photographer Dave Einsel got his hands on a D300 and has posted these photos, showing off the capabilities of the D300 all the way up to ISO 6400.

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D3/D300 Video from Berlin IFA Trade Show

5 Oct