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7 Days living with ... film photography

7 Days living with ... film photography

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Almost everyone on Team Pocket-lint is a camera nut of some description but out of all of us with our various bits of high tech snapping kit, I've also got quite a strong collection of Lomo cameras. The question is though, is film still relevant beyond... >>

Nikon Coolpix S8200 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix S8200 pictures and hands-on

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The travel zoom category has thrown up some of our favourite cameras of late, putting a larger zoom into a still compact body is proving a popular choice, judging by the number we see in the hands of tourists.The Coolpix S8200 gives you a 14x zoom, ensuring... >>

Nikon Coolpix S1200pj pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix S1200pj pictures and hands-on

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The Nikon Coolpix S1200pj is something of an oddball, as the "pj" indicates that it includes a projector. As Nikon’s third edition of its projector camera, it brings with it some changes for the better.The previous Nikon pj cams have been reasonable,... >>

Tech deal: Nikon launches D5100 cashback offer

Tech deal: Nikon launches D5100 cashback offer

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Amongst all the recent camera releases, Nikon has also just announced a deal which it hopes could persuade you to opt for one of its higher-end efforts. Those of you looking for a DSLR - specifically a Nikon D5100 - can claim up to £75 cashback.Seeing... >>

Nikon Coolpix P7100 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix P7100 pictures and hands-on

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Competing for the crown in high-end compacts is the Nikon Coolpix P7100, which replaces 2010’s Coolpix P7000. It puts itself up against the likes of the Canon PowerShot G12, hoping to appeal to those who want full control from their compact, perhaps... >>

Nikon Coolpix AW100 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix AW100 pictures and hands-on

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Offering adventurers protection from shock, water and freezing conditions, the new AW100 from Nikon is its first foray into the rugged camera category.Rather than pulling punches and putting out a cheap waterproof camera, Nikon have shot for the top spot... >>

Nikon S range headed up by the 3D shooting Coolpix S100

Nikon S range headed up by the 3D shooting Coolpix S100

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Had enough Nikon Coolpix action for one day, or can you handle one more blast? Well, we say one more blast, we actually mean three. But after this we're done, we promise.Saving the best until last (well, the worst actually, but there's still some excitement... >>

Nikon Coolpix S1200pj wants to hook up with your iPhone

Nikon Coolpix S1200pj wants to hook up with your iPhone

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Nikon wants to jump on the Apple-cart it seems, with the release of the Nikon Coolpix S1200pj - a pico-projector packing camera with full support for iOS devices.The projector in question is a 20 lumens one, packing DLP technology that offers an "instant... >>

Nikon frenzy continues with new Coolpix S8200 and S6200 superzooms

Nikon frenzy continues with new Coolpix S8200 and S6200 superzooms

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Nikon's camera release frenzy continues with the announcement of two new superzooms; the Coolpix S8200 and S6200.Coming in a variety of colours, each compact camera offers 16-megapixels of snap happy fun, with the step-up model (S8200) offering a CMOS... >>

Nikon Coolpix AW100 rugged camera breaks cover

Nikon Coolpix AW100 rugged camera breaks cover

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Nikon is to launch a new rugged camera to take on the Olympus Tough compact camera models and Panasonic FT3 on Wednesday 24 August - all according to a leaked press release. The news, which hasn’t yet been made official by Nikon, has slipped out... >>

Nikon Coolpix P7100 flips out for LCD

Nikon Coolpix P7100 flips out for LCD

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Nikon's Coolpix P7000 had a bash at Canon's G-Series crown, and now it seems the Japanese giant is back for a second bite of the cherry with the official launch of the Nikon Coolpix P7100.At first glance the P7100 looks just like its older brother, but... >>

Space shuttle: the ultimate gadget - 30 years of service

Space shuttle: the ultimate gadget - 30 years of service

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Despite lifting off 135 times, making an appearance in a Bond film, and even its immortalisation in Lego, the famous space shuttle is taking early retirement. On 8 July 2011, the Atlantis orbiter will embark on the very last space shuttle mission bringing... >>

Nikon Coolpix P500
4.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix P500

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Although we all like the idea of swapping camera lenses as and when we want to, in reality a one-lens-fits-all approach makes for greater convenience. A couple of months back Canon’s latest 35x optical zoom PowerShot in the SX30 IS nudged ahead of the... >>

Nikon Coolpix P300
4.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix P300

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The Nikon Coolpix P300 looks to fill a gap towards the top end of the compact camera market that hasn’t been occupied with a worthy Coolpix model to date. Enter the Nikon Coolpix P300: a small, 12.2-megapixel compact with a 24-100mm F/1.8-4.9 image... >>

Nikon D5100
4.0 stars

Nikon D5100

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The Nikon D5100 is Nikon’s update of the D5000 that launched in 2009, so has been anticipated for some time. It slots into Nikon’s line of DSLR models above the D3100 and beneath the D7000, both models from the second half of 2010. As such the D5100... >>

Effects mode on Nikon D5100 explored

Effects mode on Nikon D5100 explored

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One of the features swinging onto the brand spanking new Nikon D5100 is the Effects shooting mode. It has it’s own position on the dial and has been highlighted to us by Nikon on the couple of occasions that we’ve seen the new DSLR, which we now have... >>

Nikon Coolpix S9100
4.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix S9100

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As the variety and quantity of “travel zoom” compacts grows, kicked off in earnest by Panasonic’s TZ series a couple of years back and now sporting everything from Full HD video and GPS to 3D shooting, it was about time Nikon pimped its Coolpix... >>

Nikon Coolpix S3100
3.5 stars

Nikon Coolpix S3100

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The Nikon S3100 is a slender 5x zoom compact camera that’s an ideal point-and-shoot for the style-conscious. But is the budget Coolpix S3100 a true winner?Nikon’s latest line of “Style” Coolpix compacts ranges from the lower-spec S2500 up through... >>

Nikon D5100 rivals the Canon 600D, we go hands-on

Nikon D5100 rivals the Canon 600D, we go hands-on

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The Nikon D5100 is the replacement for the Nikon D5000 and Pocket-lint was on hand to spend some time with the new step-up entry-level camera that looks to take a bite out of the new Canon EOS 600D.The Nikon D5100 sits between the Nikon D3100 and D7000... >>

What is a pancake lens?

What is a pancake lens?

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Today is Pancake Day. Whether you're going to spend your evening flipping bits of fried batter or not is neither here nor there because the kinds of pancakes we're interested in on Pocket-lint are ones you can strap to the front of your camera - pancake... >>

Nikon Coolpix S2500
3.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix S2500

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The Nikon Coolpix S2500 is a 12.1-megapixel budget compact with a slender 20mm body. Is the S2500 the perfect partner for great images?The Nikon S2500 is part of the new spring range of Coolpix compacts, bringing the range up to date. The onus is on style... >>

Nikon Coolpix L23 hands on

Nikon Coolpix L23 hands on

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Had enough Nikon Coolpix action for one day, or can you squeeze in one more - the Coolpix L23?Go on, it's only wafer thin (well 29.3mm to be precise) and costs less than £70?Good stuff, we knew you could handle it.The L23 is a fun-cam option clearly... >>

Nikon Coolpix S9100 hands-on

Nikon Coolpix S9100 hands-on

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Nikon is giving photographers a chance to get in on the action with the new S9100 that sports a mega 18x optical zoom in a package the size of a bar of soap.Due out in March and costing around £299.99 the new Coolpix camera comes with a Nikkor wide-angle... >>

Nikon Coolpix S2500, S3100, S4100, and S6100 hands-on

Nikon Coolpix S2500, S3100, S4100, and S6100 hands-on

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Nikon has expanded its Coolpix lineup with a quartet of new cameras; the S2500, the S3100, the S4100 and the S6100 all profess to give you exactly what you need when out and about and wanting to snap that perfect moment.The good news for you is that... >>

Nikon Coolpix P500 and L120 say we want you to get close

Nikon Coolpix P500 and L120 say we want you to get close

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Nikon has announced two superzoom models, the advanced model is the Nikon Coolpix P500, replacing the P100, and the entry-level point and shoot superzoomer is the Nikon Coolpix L120. The Nikon Coolpix P500 offers 36x zoom, giving you a run from the ultra-wide... >>

Nikon Coolpix P300 vs Canon PowerShot S95

Nikon Coolpix P300 vs Canon PowerShot S95

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It seems everyone’s getting in on the high end compact camera sector these days and a good thing too. The launch of the Nikon Coolpix P300 makes it the latest player to enter the game and it’s got some very interesting tricks up its sleeve. The question... >>

Nikon attacks the high-end with Coolpix P300

Nikon attacks the high-end with Coolpix P300

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The Nikon Coolpix P300 is the company’s attack on the high-end compact, slotting in under the Coolpix P7000 and offering an affordable, but high-spec compact at a price that isn’t too extravagant. Of all Nikon's new announcements for 2011, this... >>

Sony cameras more popular than Nikon

Sony cameras more popular than Nikon

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When you think of the top two camera manufacturers in the UK, you wouldn’t be wrong for thinking Canon and Nikon. But, if you were to put that down in a pub quiz today you would lose a point.According to the latest GfK figures for the UK market, it... >>

Nikon Coolpix S1100pj
3.5 stars

Nikon Coolpix S1100pj

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Nikon’s Coolpix S1100pj is only the second camera in the world to feature and integrated projector, the first being Nikon’s Coolpix 1000pj; this is its update and replaces the previous model in the Coolpix range.The new Nikon Coolpix S1100pj has in... >>

Nikon Coolpix S5100
4.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix S5100

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The Nikon Coolpix S5100 is stylish new 12.2-megapixel digital compact that combines small size with big features, including HD 720p video, Vibration Reduction and Nikon’s clever Smart Portrait system, so just how well does it perform?The new S5100 looks... >>

How to get close to the action: superzooms rated

How to get close to the action: superzooms rated

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In November the Kuwait Times published a story about a ban on DSLRs in Kuwait. It raised a few eyebrows until they published a retraction - there was no ban after all. But by that point it was too late. Pocket-lint had already started thinking. Seven... >>

Nikon Coolpix S80
3.5 stars

Nikon Coolpix S80

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The Nikon Coolpix S80 is Nikon’s latest touchscreen controlled digital compact that features a 14-megapixel CCD sensor, a large, high-resolution (819,000 dots) 3.5-inch OLED touch sensitive screen and a 720p HD movie mode with stereo sound.The first... >>

Nikon D7000
4.5 stars

Nikon D7000

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The Nikon D7000 is a new DSLR sandwiched between both the consumer and semi-pro categories. A lot is new: a brand new 16.2-megapixel sensor can capture stills and 1080p HD movies, while a new 39-point autofocus system and 2106 pixel RGB metering sensor... >>

Nikon D3100
4.5 stars

Nikon D3100

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Nikon’s presence in the entry-level DSLR market has been strong for many years, and following the success of the D60 and D3000, the latest D3100 amps things up a couple of gears. With a storming features-list that takes advantage of relatively sparse... >>

Nikon Coolpix P7000
4.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix P7000

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Nikon’s top-spec P7000 compact has a large 10.1MP sensor and wide 7.1x optical zoom (28-200mm equiv) lens. A clear competitor for Canon’s G-series crown then - but is it good enough to unhinge the current king?Nikon’s Coolpix cameras are undergoing... >>

Nikon P7000 hands on

Nikon P7000 hands on

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It's one thing to hear about the arrival of the Nikon Coolpix P7000 professional end compact camera but you don't know anything about it till you've had it in your hands. So, for those of you with hands too far away from Nikon, here's the next best thing.The... >>

Nikon Coolpix S80 hands on

Nikon Coolpix S80 hands on

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While good old Pocket-lint was down at getting a closer look at the Nikon D7000 DSLR, we also caught site of the recently announced Nikon Coolpix S80 from the compact range. It's rather pretty.The S80 is essentially point-and-shoot device, but with some... >>

Nikon D7000 hands-on

Nikon D7000 hands-on

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The Full HD video shooting Nikon D7000 has touched down and is ready to go toe to toe with the Canon 60D. It's packed with the updated EXPEED 2 camera processor, a 16.2-megapixel CMOS DX sensor and a blinding ISO extendable to 25600.The 1080p video recording functionality on... >>

Nikon D7000: Ready to go up against the Canon 60D

Nikon D7000: Ready to go up against the Canon 60D

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Nikon has announced the details and specifications of its new DSLR, the D7000, a model that seems perfectly suited to a slug it out against the new Canon D60. It also marks the debut of the company's new 16.2-megapixel DX format CMOS image sensor.The... >>

Nikon Coolpix P7000 vs Canon PowerShot G12

Nikon Coolpix P7000 vs Canon PowerShot G12

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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

Nikon Coolpix S80 adds to expanding line-up

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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 stills... >>

Flagship Nikon Coolpix P7000 sets sail

Flagship Nikon Coolpix P7000 sets sail

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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
3.5 stars

Nikon Coolpix S3000

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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)

Nikon D3100 vs Canon EOS 550D (Rebel Ti2)

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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

Nikon Coolpix S1100pj beams down

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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

Nikon Coolpix S5100

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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.Fitting... >>