Monday, September 22, 2008

New Nikon 50mm f/1.4 PRIME LENS for your D40 & D40x

Update 3/11/11: New Nikon 50mm f/1.8G Prime Lens with Auto Focus on the D40! - Click Here

Nikon Inc. celebrates 75 years of defining optical excellence with the release of the newly engineered AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4 prime lens that is considered by many photographers to be an essential tool with a focal length that closely replicates the visual perspective of the human eye when used with an FX-format D-SLR. Nikon’s optical expertise and modern technological advances, such as the Silent Wave Motor, help to deliver outstanding operation that is critical for Nikon FX and DX-format photographers who demand the pinnacle of photographic performance.

Ideal for travel, event, environmental and general photography in a wide variety of conditions, the new AF-S 50mm f/1.4 lens combines a superb optical formula with an ultra-fast f/1.4 maximum aperture, making it destined to become an instant classic in this digital age. This compact lens continues the tradition of NIKKOR precision optics to provide photographers with sharp, high-resolution images and the ability to focus as close as 1.5 feet for added versatility. The integration of an ultra-compact Silent Wave Motor ensures fast, whisper-quiet operation.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Adorama lists of tips and tricks for you and your D40

online camera retailer Adorama has been assembling extensive lists of tips and tricks with a series called "100 in 100" or 100 photo tips in 100 days.
Now in its third round since December 2007, this week's set focuses on improving the results you get from your compact digital camera.
The pieces are entertaining and informative and especially handy this time of year as we head into point-and-shoot holiday season. Definitely worth checking out.