Tag Archives: D3

Free Instructional Videos from Moose Peterson

12 Nov

Head on over to the Media Center at MoosePeterson.com and check out his series of free online videos covering various topics relating to the D3, SB-800 flash and NX2 software.


Nikon Engineer Discusses New Scene Recognition System

28 May

Nikon engineer Hiroshi Takeuchi discusses the merits of Nikon’s new Scene Recognistion System introduced with the D3 and D300 cameras.  The Scene Recognition system allows the camera to analyze the components of an image, much the way a photographer’s brain does, thereby improving focus, exposure and white balance. Read interview…

Nikon D3 Wins CAMERA GRAND PRIX 2008 Camera of the Year and Readers Award

24 May

Tokyo – Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that the Nikon D3 digital SLR camera has been selected by Japan’s Camera Press Club as CAMERA GRAND PRIX 2008 Camera of the Year.  A committee chose the D3, Nikon’s flagship SLR camera, as the most outstanding among 170 competing cameras introduced to the market between April 1, 2007 and March 31, 2008. Read more…

Nikon D3 11fps Film Clip

3 Apr

Thanks to Nikon trainer Mike Hagen of Out There Images for uploading this clip demonstrating the D3’s amazing frame rate capabilities. It’s made from a series of 168 photographs taken in Continuous High (CH) at 11 frames per second (fps). The D3 will take 130 frames in a row until it stops and then you have to let your finger up and press down on the shutter release
to take another 130 photos. The total duration of the sequences is approximately 15 seconds long.

Sigma Offers Free Upgrade to Nikon D3 Owners

24 Jan

A limited number of Sigma lenses when used with the new Nikon D3 digital SLR camera will not support the “Auto DX crop” function. To overcome this problem Sigma will be supplying a free upgrade to existing customers.

List of lenses requiring update for D3 camera
DC lenses (digital SLR cameras/APS-C image sensor)
30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM Serial Numbers lower than 2054001
10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM Serial Numbers lower than 2160001
DG lenses(35mm format SLR cameras)
APO 300mm F2.8 EX DG HSM Serial Numbers lower than 3013701
APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG HSM Serial Numbers lower than 4022401

For further information, please contact your nearest authorized Sigma Service Station. http://www.sigma-photo.co.jp/english/network/index.htm

D3 and D300 Reviews and Samples Roundup

21 Nov

Looking for the latest online info? Check here for the good compilation of all the latest D300 reviews/sample photos and D3 reviews/sample photos.

Nikon UK to Include Capture NX with D3 and D300

17 Nov

Nikon Capture NXNikon UK is pleased to announce that for the first time its new professional Digital SLR cameras, the D3 and D300, will be accompanied by Capture NX, Nikon’s award winning software package.

The latest version of the software, Capture NXv1.3 will give professional photographers the creative freedom to develop and enhance shots, particularly when shooting in RAW format. Initial shipments of the new cameras will come with a product key that will unlock a downloaded trial version of NX available from the web site. A CD ROM version will be bundled with D300 and D3 from December. Read Press Release.