Nikon Unveils New Full-Format DSLR – D700

Barely a few months after Nikon rolled out its D300 upgrade to the venerable D200, the camera company has unveiled a new 12.1 megapixel full format digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera – D700. Nikon’s full  format DSLR cameras have the FX-format sensor that measures 23.9mm x 36mm, nearly equal to the size of a […]

Pentax Debuts 10MP Waterproof Digital Camera

Pentax has launched a 10-megapixels Optio W60 waterproof digital camera priced at $329.95. Optio W60’s design is said to allow the camera to be operated in up to 13 feet underwater for two hours and at temperatures well below freezing. Besides the waterproof feature, the compact Optio W60 digital camera is dustproof against dirt, sand and […]

Las Vegas Strip Outside Bellagio Casino

After much grief, we’ve learnt that along with a good Camera and Lens, a decent Tripod is a must. We now use a Bogen Manfrotto 725B tripod with integrated ballhead ($112.90). More than adequate for point and shoot cameras, the Bogen Manfrotto 725B can also take the weight of DSLRs like the Nikon D80 and the 18-135mm […]

Las Vegas Strip by Night

Las Vegas Blvd a.k.a. the Strip is where all the action is in Las Vegas. Most of the big casinos like Bellagio, Venetian, Mirage, Caesars and Bally’s are located on the strip. This was our first serious shot at night photography. We used a Canon S80 8MP point & shoot digital camera. Shutter Priority Mode Shutter […]

Sony Joins DSLR Battle with New 12.2 MP Camera

Sony is attacking its rivals Canon, Nikon and Panasonic in the digital SLR market with a new offering – the DSLR-A700 – targeted at photo enthusiasts and serious photo hobbyists. Sony A700 DSLR Like the older A100 model, the new A700 also features image stabilization in the camera body itself and compatibility with most Minolta […]