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Touch and go: Nikon D5500 review posted

Published on April 2, 2015 by in News

Slightly smaller and lighter than its predecessor, the Nikon D5500 continues to offer a proven 24.2MP APS-C sensor in a body that's more approachable than a D7000-series DSLR. It offers a fully articulated 3.2" touchscreen, 1080/60p HD video, a new EXPEED 4 processor and built-in Wi-Fi. Can it compete in ever more crowded class? Read more

 
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Nikon 1 J5 offers 20.8MP BSI sensor and revamped look

Published on April 1, 2015 by in News

The Nikon 1 J5 has been announced as the latest member of Nikon's mirrorless lineup. It offers a more traditional shape and feel with a contoured grip and a command dial. Its 1"-type 20.8MP BSI-CMOS sensor offers a boost in resolution over its predecessor, and is capable of 4K video capture at 15 fps. Read more

 
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Nikon 1 J5: What you need to know

Published on April 1, 2015 by in News

While Nikon's DSLRs tend to get the most attention, its 1-series mirrorless cameras have become more and more capable since their introduction in 2011. The company's latest offering is the Nikon 1 J5, which sports a more upscale, classic look and some notable changes inside and out. We dug into its features and have put together a slideshow that displays the highlights. Read more

 
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Canon developing high-magnification, long-focal-length broadcast field zoom lens supporting 4K production

 
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Fujifilm announces firmware updates for X100T, X-T1, S1 and several X-mount OIS zoom lenses

Published on April 1, 2015 by in News

Fujifilm has rolled out firmware updates aimed at fixing quirks in the X100T and X-T1, improving image quality in the FinePix S1 superzoom, and improving OIS functionality in several X-mount zoom lenses. Read more

 
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Sony sells half of its Olympus stake

Published on April 1, 2015 by in News

Sony is selling half its stake in Olympus to investment bank JP Morgan to free up cash for 'strategic investments,' the company has announced. Sony bought a 10% stake in the medical and camera company in 2012, primarily to gain access to the global medical market to which it hoped to apply its sensor, 3D and display technologies. At the time Olympus's future was in doubt, following revelations that it had misstated its accounts having been secretly redirecting money to pay off long-standing debts that has been hidden from investors. Read more

 
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GoPro granted patent for square-profile action camera housing

Published on April 1, 2015 by in News

GoPro has been granted a patent for a small square camera housing, which eschews the rectangular shape its cameras have taken thus far in favor of something resembling the Polaroid Cube. According to the patent, which was recently published by the USPTO, the square design would allow for additional mounting options, with every orientation being the same. Read more

 
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DPReview Recommends: Selfie-Sticks

Published on April 1, 2015 by in News

When using 'the camera you have with you' for serious photographic pursuits, sometimes the visual elements present in the scene lack that personal connection so critical in modern photography. These situations call for that groundbreaking coalescence of technology, dexterity, and tubing, known as the selfie-stick. We've put several popular models to the test in this in-depth, comprehensive roundup. Read more

 
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