By Lisa Johnston
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Melville, N.Y. — After its sneak peek at International CES, Nikon’s new flagship professional DSLR, the D4S, was given a formal sendoff Tuesday.
The company said the newest addition to the FX-format camera line offers a host of performance upgrades, not the least of which is a significant bump in speed through the entire workflow.
The D4S will be available in early March at a $6,499 suggested retail for the body only.
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Melville, N.Y. – Nikon, Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts announced Tuesday a multiyear strategic alliance naming Nikon the official camera of Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., and Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif.
Melville, N.Y. – Nikon’s latest full-frame DSLR introduction takes aim at the company’s rich tradition and history, offering an advanced digital camera in a retro-styled body reminiscent of the company’s popular film-based SLRs of the past.
Melville, N.Y. – Nikon introduced Thursday its D5300 D-SLR, offering an enhanced 24.2 megapixel CMOS sensor and a Nikon-first built-in Wi-Fi and GPS.
The company also added an AF-S NIKKOR 58mm f/1.4G lens prime lens.
Melville, N.Y. – Nikon introduced Tuesday the D610 full-frame DSLR.
The FX-format Nikon D610, which will be available at the end of the month at a $1,999 suggested retail for the body only or $2,599 for the body and an AF-S 24-85mm VR lens, features a 24.3-megapixel sensor, a 6 fps continuous shooting speed and a Quiet Continuous Shutter Mode of up to 3 fps.
Melville, N.Y. – Nikon introduced Wednesday its 1-Series AW1 – billed as one of the first waterproof and shockproof mirrorless compact system cameras (CSCs).
The Nikon 1 AW1 is said to be both waterproof (to a depth of 49 feet) and shockproof (from a drop of up to 6.6 feet).
The camera, which harkens back to the days of the Nikonos underwater film 35mm film cameras, includes a 14.2-megapixel Nikon CX-format CMOS sensor and captures Full HD 1080p video.
Melville, N.Y. – Nikon introduced Thursday three additions to the Coolpix point-&-shoot camera family.
The new models include: the advanced Coolpix P7800 ($549 suggested retail), which features full manual controls and a new electronic viewfinder; a ultra-compact and stylish Coolpix S02 ($179) and the LD-1000 ($99) LED movie light attachment for Coolpix and Nikon 1 compact system cameras.
Both Nikon cameras will go on sale this month and the LED movie lamp will drop in October.
Melville, N.Y. - Nikon launched Tuesday its Nikon Ambassador Program, billed as “a collective initiative dedicated to recognizing the most influential leaders in modern photography.”
The diverse group of individuals “has shown a commitment to empowering photographers with knowledge, providing guidance for the imaging community and a mastery of technology and trends,” Nikon said.
In a statement the company said the program will it anticipate the needs of professional customers, while paying homage to some of the best photographers today.
Melville, N.Y. — Nikon added a Coolpix digital camera on Tuesday that can shoot FullHD video.
It also unveiled a new DSLR lens and a speedlight.
The Coolpix L620 compact camera has a 14x optical zoom Nikkor glass lens that covers a focal length of 25mm to 350mm (35mm equivalent), and has the ability to shoot FullHD video with a single button press.
Camera features include several shooting modes, an 18.1-megapixel CMOS sensor, an integrated grip, and an HVGA 3-inch LCD monitor. The ISO range goes up to 3,200.
Melville, N.Y. — Nikon launched My Nikon World on Monday, an interactive Facebook app that awards users for taking and posting photos.
Nikon said the app will reward user participation with community points and digital badges for uploading photos and participating within the community.
The experience will include contributions from Nikon professional photographers who will issue challenges for users to earn points, badges and bragging rights.