Archive for the ‘Nikon’ Category
Nikon did something audacious with their D3200: (more…)
Sometimes there are so many errors in an image that quality comes round again to being, dare I say, good? Example in case above. I had expired (more…)
These are heady times for photo gear geeks like me. The day before yesterday, Leica announced (more…)
Ok, another photographic gadget that has to prove it’s worthiness. First impressions: I think it will! (more…)
Got a Nikon CoolPix S1100PJ digicam yesterday. I confess, it was for the gadget factor. Unfortunately, the built-in pico-projector doesn’t work on Mac OS X Lion. Nikon has promised to look into it. The projector works for slideshows straight from the camera’s SD-card, though, and that is kind of nifty.
But what about the camera qualities of this, well … camera? In the default settings, image quality is crap (by the way: all images in this post can be clicked for large versions):
See those JPEG compression artifacts at the limit of the sensor’s resolution? That’s what you get when you cram 14 megapixel on a sensor smaller than your pinkie’s nail.
Exaggerated local contrast and tonal variations are more apparent if you click the pic for a full-size JPEG! Just FYI.
After a month with the new Nikon D7000 DSLR one thing stands out. It is demanding of the lens you use to throw an image on it’s sensor. (more…)
Another weekend over, another lens review due. This time around, I’m discussing the Nikkor 45mm f/2.8 P pancake lens. (more…)