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  • Nikon Coolpix P7000 vs Canon PowerShot G12
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    Nikon Coolpix P7000 vs Canon PowerShot G12

    By 14 September 2010

    Hybrid cameras are becoming popular either as a step-up from a compact, or as a more compact alternative to a DSLR. Nikon has just unveiled the Coolpix P7000 as the replacement for its P6000 and, like its predecessor, it's being sold as a 'point and shoot'...

  • Nikon Coolpix S80 adds to expanding line-up
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    Nikon Coolpix S80 adds to expanding line-up

    By 8 September 2010

    Not content with adding the flagship P7000 model to the Coolpix range, Nikon has also announced the arrival of the Coolpix S80. The S80 is essentially point-and-shoot device, but with some pretty hard-core kit on board. It has 14.1-megapixels for your...

  • Flagship Nikon Coolpix P7000 sets sail
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    Flagship Nikon Coolpix P7000 sets sail

    By 8 September 2010

    Nikon have announced the replacement for the aging P6000, the Coolpix P7000. The high-end compact will oppose the Canon PowerShot G11, pitched as a point-and-shoot second camera for pros and enthusiasts. Like the G11, the P7000's sensor is stepped down...

  • Nikon Coolpix S3000   review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S3000 review

    By 8 September 2010

    Nikon's Coolpix cameras have been in the limelight with high-profile advertising sandwiching Hollyoaks on the TV. The Coolpix S3000 is one such camera, a compact and highly affordable camera offering a wide range of colour choices, designed to appeal...

  • Nikon D3100 vs Canon EOS 550D (Rebel Ti2)
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    Nikon D3100 vs Canon EOS 550D (Rebel Ti2)

    By 19 August 2010

    The first full HD video shooting Nikon camera has arrived in the shape of the Nikon D3100. It may be just one up from the baby of the whole Nikon DSLR range, but packed with the latest technology and crammed into the smallest body Nikon has produced,...

  • Nikon Coolpix S1100pj beams down
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    Nikon Coolpix S1100pj beams down

    By 19 August 2010

    The original projector camera from Nikon left us scratching our heads a little, but it was a decent enough camera in its own right, which sort of made everything okay. The Coolpix S1100pj evolves this idea a little further, so Nikon obviously thinks there...

  • Nikon Coolpix S5100
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    Nikon Coolpix S5100

    By 19 August 2010

    Nikon updated assembled journalists on the progress its made in strengthening the Coolpix brand, through its extensive "I AM" campaign. Many of you will probably have seen its sponsorship of Hollyoaks, as the company tries to capture a younger audience....

  • Nikon D3100 hands-on
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    Nikon D3100 hands-on

    By 19 August 2010

    Nikon has fired a fresh salvo in the battle for dominance of the entry-level DSLR space. The Nikon D3100 comes in to replace the D3000, ticking off many of the wishes of D3000 owners. The new model packs more megapixels onto the CMOS sensor and is backed...

  • Nikon D3100: The DSLR for the new DSLR user
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    Nikon D3100: The DSLR for the new DSLR user

    By 19 August 2010

    As expected, Nikon has, on Thursday, launched the D3100, a new, in its own words, "easy-to-use" DSLR camera with HD video capabilities. “The D3100 is the successor to Europe’s best selling D-SLR, the D3000, offering 14.2 megapixels, full HD movie,...

  • Nikon confirms s5100 and s1100pj compacts
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    Nikon confirms s5100 and s1100pj compacts

    By 17 August 2010

    Now its official. Nikon has formally announced the two new compact cameras leaked at the end of last week by a German magazine, the s1100pj and s5100. Both are additions to its Coolpix range, but they differ radically. The s5100 is a 12.2-megapixel camera...

  • Nikon S1100pj and Coolpix S5100 cameras leaked
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    Nikon S1100pj and Coolpix S5100 cameras leaked

    By 14 August 2010

    And you thought it was just the Nikon D3100 DSLR camera that German Magazine Foto Digital had spilled the beans on. Turns out also in the magazine are two new compact models that are expected to be announced by Nikon ahead of Photokina in Germany in...

  • Nikon D3100 leaks into focus
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    Nikon D3100 leaks into focus

    By 14 August 2010

    Nikon's big event rumoured to be held at the end of August ahead of Photokina in September will see the launch of the Nikon D3100, a new DSLR model that looks to sit in the mid range of Nikon's digital SLR offerings. How do we know this? Well the kind...

  • Shoot like a pro - what camera do you need?
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    Shoot like a pro - what camera do you need?

    By 10 August 2010

    So you want to be a professional photographer or maybe you think you already are. Now that you've got the idea you need the kit to go with it, so the first thing that you need know without reading much further is that it ain't going to come cheap. While...

  • Nikon chief hints at "new concept" SLR camera
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    Nikon chief hints at "new concept" SLR camera

    By 8 July 2010

    Nikon president Makoto Kimura has told Bloomberg that the Japanese camera giant is planning on releasing a "new concept" camera within the current financial year. The camera is set to include a mirrorless structure that, if true, will rival the Micro...

  • Photographers' Diaries - How to shoot World Cup football
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    Photographers' Diaries - How to shoot World Cup football

    By 18 June 2010

    Anyone that's ever been to a football game can't fail to have noticed the bright bibbed men wandering back and forth along the touchline with loaded rucksacks slung over their shoulders and telescopic grey lenses strapped to the huge camera bodies in...

  • Nikon D4 DSLR turns up, but is it the real deal?
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    Nikon D4 DSLR turns up, but is it the real deal?

    By 6 June 2010

    We are putting this one in the "probably fake" pot, however they look so well done that we have to err on the side of "possibly not" and therefore are keen to see what you think. Nikon Rumours has just posted three rather good pictures of the yet-to-be-announced...

  • Canon, Olympus, and Nikon unveil App-e-ture: the app store for your digital camera
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    Canon, Olympus, and Nikon unveil App-e-ture: the app store for your digital camera

    By 1 April 2010

    Canon, Olympus, and Nikon have announced a new partnership (CON) to create an app store for digital cameras, that will allow you to download a range of applications for your digital camera, while at the same time inviting Samsung and Panasonic to join...

  • Nikon Coolpix S8000 camera   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S8000 camera review

    By 30 March 2010

    It used to be that if you wanted a non-interchangeable lens camera with a big zoom, it was the size of a brick. Not any more. Nikon's Coolpix S8000 offering marries a 10x optical zoom to a 14.2-megapixel resolution (from a 14.5MP 1/2.3-type CCD) within...

  • Nikon Coolpix P100 camera   review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix P100 camera review

    By 22 March 2010

    The Coolpix P100 is the first Nikon bridge camera with Full HD 1080p resolution movie capture with stereo sound, it also has a remarkable 26x Nikon ED VR zoom lens. That and a CMOS sensor packing 10.3 megapixels makes it a formidable looking bridge-style...

  • Nikon Coolpix S8000 digital camera hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix S8000 digital camera hands-on

    By 8 March 2010

    Launched at the beginning of February, Nikon's latest "flagship" come "hero" camera for 2010 is the ultra compact, but ultra-zoom capable, Nikon Coolpix S8000. The new model measures just 27.3mm thick, packs in 14.2 megapixels and that pretty dominating...

  • Nikon Coolpix S640 compact camera   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S640 compact camera review

    By 4 March 2010

    The Coolpix S640 provides a simple to use, high-resolution snapper for the masses with focusing and start-up performance as claimed benefits, among other cool features. It is a slim, stylish-looking compact digital camera from Nikon that has a high-resolution...

  • Nikon Coolpix S570 compact camera   review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S570 compact camera review

    By 9 February 2010

    The Coolpix S570 arrived alongside the S640 and provides a simple to use, high-resolution snapper for the masses, but with some problems and some neat automated tricks up its sleeve. Costing a quid shy of £200, the S570 looks very nice (I had the silver...

  • Nikon launches touchscreen S4000, 26x zoom P100
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    Nikon launches touchscreen S4000, 26x zoom P100

    By 3 February 2010

    As well as the S8000 and the S3000, Nikon has announced the introduction of new models into its Coolpix compact range with the S4000, P100, L110, L21 and L22 claiming "something for everyone". The P100 "bridge camera" boasts a wide angle 26x zoom NIKKOR...

  • Nikon Coolpix S3000 digi-cam announced for March launch
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    Nikon Coolpix S3000 digi-cam announced for March launch

    By 3 February 2010

    Nikon has announced the successor to the S220 with the launch of the new Coolpix S3000.   With slimline (19mm thick) dimensions, the S3000 packs in 12 megapixels, a wideangle 4x zoom NIKKOR lens and a 2.7-inch monitor. Boasting four kinds of blur reduction...

  • Slimline Nikon Coolpix S8000 launches with 10x zoom
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    Slimline Nikon Coolpix S8000 launches with 10x zoom

    By 3 February 2010

    Nikon has launched what it says is the world's slimmest wide angle 10x zoom camera, the Coolpix S8000. Measuring in at 27.3mm thin, the S8000 offers 14.2 megapixels, a fast start-up time and what Nikon claims is a DSLR class AF system. With a 3-inch LCD...