B&H Gear News Update for March 14, 2014

This Week in the News:

  • The Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Camera and two 1 NIKKOR lenses were announced
  • A bunch of exciting new audio gear was revealed at Musikmesse 2014
  • Sony and Panasonic made progress with their Archival Disc project
  • Apple released iOS 7.1, with new features, UI tweaks, and bug fixes

The New Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Camera and 1 NIKKOR Lenses


Unveiled: Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Digital Camera and Two NIKKOR Zooms

One of the many attractions of mirrorless system cameras is that despite their compact form factor, they don’t sacrifice image quality. Nikon plainly embraced this philosophy with the original V and J series cameras, delivering small but feature-packed offerings.

What You Need to Know about the Nikon D600 Service Advisory

On February 26th, Nikon issued a Technical Service Advisory for the D600 DSLR.  Some users have reported dust particles on the camera sensor beyond the normal infiltration expected with interchangeable-lens cameras. Not all users have experienced this problem. Yet, for those who feel they have experienced this dust issue, Nikon is offering free D600 camera service.


The Nikon Df vs. D610

The differences between the Nikon Df and D610 are many; however, they don’t differ in capability, but rather, in their fundamental approach to photography. With these two recent releases, Nikon has produced cameras with impeccable image quality to satisfy any DSLR shooter, with specs and feature sets for professional use.

The Nikon Df vs. D800

When I first learned about the Nikon Df, I have to admit, I was pretty excited. Still primarily a film-based shooter, and a relatively recent new owner of a digital camera, I thought the Df would satisfy my desire to remain simplicity oriented while still offering me the digital capabilities required by the photographic world of today. The real question is: as a D800 owner, would the Df win me over?


Nikon D3300

In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Nikon D3300 DSLR camera and covers its features in respect to its position as a compact, lightweight, entry-level model. Information is presented about how this camera's imaging assets perform, including its 24.2MP DX-format CMOS sensor and EXPEED 4 image processor, as well as a bit on its 11-point autofocus system, continuous shooting rate, and video recording capabilities.

Unveiled: The Nikon D4S DSLR is the New Standard-Bearer

Professional Nikon shooters have been waiting with bated breath for the update to the D4, and that day has finally arrived. The Nikon D4S DSLR Camera has been announced as the new flagship Nikon DSLR and it brings with it a few major upgrades and numerous minor improvements to justify the two-year wait.

Hands-On Review: Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 SP Di VC USD for Canon

Tamron’s brand-new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 SP Di VC USD has generated a lot of attention with its release. This is mainly because it offers Canon, Nikon, and Sony shooters access to the super-telephoto zoom. This lens replaces Tamron’s 200-500mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD and provides photographers with just a little more reach.


Unveiled: Nikon Announces New COOLPIX Point-and-Shoot Cameras

Nikon has just introduced a host of updates to their line of COOLPIX point-and-shoot digital cameras, ranging from a new AW120 rugged model to the advanced P340 to the compact, entry-level S32. These six models cover a broad range of photographers' needs.

Unveiled: The New Nikon D3300 DSLR, a Fast Nikon Prime Lens, Five Point-and-Shoot Digital Cameras

It certainly is the time of the sea(CES)son, and Nikon has brought forth a wealth of cameras and lenses bound to intrigue a wide-range of shooters. For starters, the D3300 DSLR has been announced, with a new 18-55mm kit lens—and a new 35mm f/1.8 prime lens has also been released. Five distinct point-and-shoot cameras have also been announced, including a new flagship long zoom.


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