Cameras

4K Video Cameras From Nikon – Videography Business Implications

Nikon’s first 4K Video Cameras are coming out soon, with the D500 and D5 hitting the markets in April 2016. However, before jumping onto the 4K bandwagon, you should consider if it’s the right fit for you or your video business (or video hobby for that matter). For a videography business, you must always be asking yourself if the gear …

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Nikon D500 Review of Features & Video Specs – Is it worth it?

Nikon D500 4k Video Featured

Update May 2016: The Nikon D500 availability is coming back – a 2nd wave of stock will be hitting the US shelves soon. The D500 should be in-stock on Amazon soon. Pre-orders will be given priority. Why Nikon releases their latest and greatest video features in crop-sensor (DX) cameras we’ll never know, but they’ve done it again – this time …

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5 Most Popular Nikon Cameras and Lenses: Summer 2015

5 Best Cameras for Nikon Videography

Your one-stop shop to see whats popular and people are buying. Top Selling Nikon Cameras: #1 Nikon D3300 – The D3300 is the latest release of the entry level DSLR cameras that Nikon offers. At just under $500 at the time of posting, it’s loaded with 24mp and shoots full 1080p video. It also comes with a 18-55mm lens. A …

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy Nikon’s New D810a or the D750 Filmaker’s Package

Nikon D750 Filmaker Package and D810a Astrophotography Camera

Nikon released details on two new products. Well, technically one new product and one new bundle – but you get the idea. The Nikon D750 Filmaker Kit and the Nikon D810a aren’t bad products, but if you’re shooting video or starting a video business – we wouldn’t recommend either. First the Nikon D810a. Great camera, but it’s designed specifically for …

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4 Reasons Why We Chose Nikon DSLRs for Video

I Am Nikon DSLR Video

“Ohhh, you’re shooting Nikon???” is the comment we get most often when showing up to a wedding or another video project with Nikon DSLRs. “Everyone else shoots Canon DSLRs for Video.” We know. We know we’re in the minority. Frankly, we kind of like it. Shooting video with Nikons isn’t more difficult than with Canon, nor is the quality diminished. …

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The New Nikon D750: The D810 and D610 Killer?

5 Best Cameras for Nikon Videography

Killing two birds with one stone? Nikon may be doing just that with the release of their new Nikon D750 full-frame camera packed with video features expected to be available later this year. Just three months ago, we told you how Nikon really stepped up their video game with the D810. New features like zebra stripes for exposure, smaller raw …

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New Nikon D810 DSLR Improves Speed, Video, and File Size over D800

Nikon D810 DSLR For Video

The new Nikon D810 is the first DSLR from Nikon that seems like they put in a solid effort to make video recording better. Sure, other cameras along the line have slowly added additional frame rates and resolutions, but the D810’s new features really show that Nikon was trying to make the experience better for filmmakers. Additionally, Nikon took steps …

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Best Nikon Picture Control Settings for Videography

BestPictureControlSettingsNikonDSLRVideoD800

When you ask around for the “Best Picture Control Setting” you’re bound to get many different responses – even among experts. However, we’ve tried a few different picture styles over the years and have settled in on what we like. While this is specific to Nikon Picture Control settings, similar settings can be used for Canon. Phillip Bloom (and may …

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Nikon D610 Has Same Live View Aperture Problem as D600

A little over a year after Nikon released the D600, the brand’s attempt at inexpensive full-frame DSLR, it quietly announced it’s replacement: the Nikon D610. Though Nikon won’t formally admit it, the main reason for the new model was to fix an issue with dust spots/oil spots on the sensor caused by the shutter mechanism. It rolled out some other …

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