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Nikon 1 J2 and NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens

Published on August 15, 2012 By Mike

Tweet Video Transcript: Nikon announces the expansion of its popular Nikon 1 camera system with the addition of the 10.1 megapixel J2 camera and the NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 lens. Providing users with amazing image quality and stunning full HD video in a portable, powerful package. “The expansion of the Nikon 1 system demonstrates Nikon’s continued […]

Nikon 1 Series Cameras and Lenses Announced

Published on September 23, 2011 By Mike

Tweet Nikon announces the 1 Series camera system and interchangeable lenses. Nikon says it’s built from the ground up with next generation technology focused on performance and simplicity. The cameras are called the V1 and J1. In the video below, I take a look at these cameras. Nikon’s full press release.  

Nikon D5100 DSLR & ME-1 Stereo Microphone Announced

Published on April 6, 2011 By Mike

Tweet Nikon announces the D5100 DSLR and ME-1 Stereo Microphone. The D5100 could be Nikon’s first serious contender in the HDSLR market. The camera boasts some serious specs that could give Canon and Panasonic a run for their money. Nikon also announces the ME-1 Stereo Microphone that is designed specifically for DSLR cameras. Check out […]

Digital Camera News – March 4th 2011

Published on March 4, 2011 By Mike

Tweet This week we talk about the new Lensbaby Sweet 35 optic. It has a 35mm focal length, 12-blade internal aperture, controlled by a dial on the front of the optic, an aperture range from f/2.5 through f/22, and is compatible with Lensbaby Composer, Scout, Muse, and Control Freak lenses.¬†You can order the Sweet 35 […]

Canon HF M300 Low Light Test [Video]

Published on February 4, 2011 By Mike

Tweet When I posted the video review of the Canon HF M300 I almost immediately had people asking or commenting on the cameras poor low light capabilities on YouTube. This issue never crossed my mind since I usually shoot in pretty decent light and use LED lighting. I decided to shoot a quick video showing […]

Canon HF M300 Review [Video]

Published on January 31, 2011 By Mike

Tweet Introduction I got my hands on a Canon HF M300 camcorder over a week ago and I’ve been testing it out ever since. After a little time using the HF M300 I decided this would be my “go to” camera for my video posts on this site and on my other site HDVideoBlogging.com. This […]

Rapid Fire Flash Photography

Published on January 26, 2011 By Mike

Tweet Did you know your flash can fire as fast as 6 frames per second or more? IT CAN! The secret is setting your flash to manual and dialling down the power to about 1/16 power. Your flash will now be able to fire in rapid succession because it doesn’t have to fully recharge after […]

5 Watt LED Light Set-up

Published on January 17, 2011 By Mike

Tweet I found this 5 Watt LED flood light in the hardware store the other other day thought this would be a great solution for photographers and film makes looking for an inexpensive light option. This flood light and clamp on type lamp cost less than $50 CDN. The light quality is pretty good and […]

Quick Look – Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG20 (Review)

Published on January 9, 2011 By Mike

Tweet This thing rocks! After my fiasco with the Zoom Q3HD. I was on the look out for a small HD camcorder that shot full 1080 HD video. I was turned off of the “blogging” type camcorders and really didn’t want a full fledged camcorder either (At least not yet). A friend offered to let […]

Zoom Q3HD Review & Comparison

Published on January 4, 2011 By Mike

Tweet Is the Zoom Q3HD worth spending your hard earned cash on? I’ll answer that question in the video and the review below. I wanted to do something a little different with this review/comparison. I wanted to compare the Zoom Q3HD to an equivalently priced camera and audio recorder combination. The reason for this review/comparison […]