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How to View the Shutter Count of a Nikon Camera

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 2 - 2018

How to View the Shutter Count of a Nikon

How to View the Shutter Count of a Nikon



If you want to find out how often a camera is used to photograph, then what you can do is check the shutter count number of that camera. This is very useful when you want to buy a used camera.

Shutter Count (SC for short) is the total amount of times the camera’s shutter has been released to record a photograph. Why is SC so important? Because a shutter unit is the barrier between sensor and the mirror that’s used to reflect the image seen through the lens. The reflected image is then recorded in the sensor (CCD/CMOS) located behind the camera. For the mirror to rotate and then the image to be recorded, the shutter has to open and then close each time. Like any mechanical apparatus, the technical design of a camera has limits. There’s an expiration as to how many times the mechanism can function normally before the quality degrades and the apparatus loses function (or breaks down).

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How to Find Out the Shutter Count on a Canon Camera

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 1 - 2018

How to Find Out the Shutter Count on a Canon

How to Find Out the Shutter Count on a Canon



Shutter Count is the threshold of how long a camera can be used (how many times the shutter can be triggered). Each type of camera usually have different shutter count limits. For instance, a pro-series camera an average of 500K shutter counts. Entry levels has an average of 300K. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nikon D5100 vs Nikon D5000

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 31 - 2017
Nikon D5100 vs Nikon D5000 - New Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100 vs Nikon D5000 - New Nikon D5100

The arrival of the D5100 appears to signal the completion of Nikons refresh of its non-pro DSLR lineup. Nikon’s latest DSLR is official, the D5100, promising Full HD video recording, 16.2-megapixel stills, and fancy features like in-camera HDR photography, ISO 102,400 for extreme low-light shots, and effects like selective color sampling. The Nikon D5100 also gets the company’s EXPEED 2 engine, along with a vari-angle 3-inch monitor and 4fps continuous shooting. Read the rest of this entry »

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Canon 5D Mark III vs Nikon D800, which is Better?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 28 - 2017

Canon 5D Mark III vs Nikon D800 which one is better

Canon 5D Mark III vs Nikon D800 which one is better



The day we’ve all been waiting for is finally here! The Canon 5D Mark III has officially been launched. This is a professional grade DSLR designed for professionals and amateur photographers dreaming of a light-weight high-quality camera.

The Canon 5D Mark III will go head to head with the recently-launched Nikon D800 in the market. At a quick glance, the 5D Mark III is a formidable opponent for the Nikon D800. This year, Canon emphasizes on speed and photo quality instead of the photo resolution. Nikon decides on emphasizing its photo size and sharpness.
Three to four years ago, Nikon launched Nikon D700 a product that focused on the speed and quality of photograph for low-light environments. But then, due to its mere 12 MP size, many Nikon consumers demanded a camera with bigger resolutions. And the D800 is Nikon’s answer. The Nikon D800 is equipped with a whopping 38 Megapixel resolution, three times that of the Nikon D700.

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The Nikon D800: Newest Pro Camera in Early 2012

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 21 - 2017

The Nikon D800

The Nikon D800



Nikon has just announced a new Pro DSLR that will sell like hotcakes among professional photographers. The Nikon D800 is a camera equipped with the highest photo resolution ever (in the DSLR category) of 36 MP. With a resolution that high, it’ll be a breeze for photographers to capture tiny details when shooting landscapes, fashion, still life, and any other types of photographs under the sun.

Key Features
– 36.3 megapixel full frame FX CMOS sensor
– ISO100-6400 (expandable to ISO50, ISO25600)
– 4fps continuous shooting
– 6fps continuous shooting in DX format at 15.4mp (with MB-D12)
– 51 focus points
– FX/5:4/1.2x/DX Image Formats
– EXPEED 3 processor
– AF at -2EV (Moonlight)
– Full HD 30/25/24fps Video
– Clean HDMI output, Mic/Headphone sockets
– ISO100-25600 available in video
– High-speed CF (UDMA 7) and SD (SDXC and UHS-1) dual card slots.
– 3.2inch screen, 921k dots (near sRGB colour)
– Optical viewfinder (same as D700)
– USB 3.0 – high speed for tethering
– Optional MB-D12 Battery pack
more info: Nikon D800 specs

Price (USA):

$2,999.95

($3,299.95, D800E)

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