This Just In: Nikon Announces New Camera In The Line-Up / D700

[photopress:D700_24_120_front.jpg,full,centered] So halfway between the D300 and the D3, Nikon brings the D700.
Size wise comparable to the D300 but has the amazing ISO range of the D3 (up to 25,000!)
Full Frame sensor : FX (23.9 x 36mm) and cropped DX
Still a 12.1 megapixel unit, but you know by now that its all about the processor.
BIg 3″ screen in back, uses the same batteries as the D200 and D300
And, thank you Nikon, it takes the lenses all the way back to my older AI glass. Whew!
[photopress:D700_back.jpg,full,centered]
[photopress:nikon_d700_02.jpg,full,centered]

What it does do is cram a lot of great features of the D3 into a more compact size. including the sensor and processor. What it doesn’t have is the shutter life (about half of the D3), the speed, and the dual CF card slots, among other features. If none of that affects your shooting, then you’ll be lining up for this one.

[photopress:d3d700.jpg,full,centered] D300 vs D3

BUT…and there always is a but…it’s about $3000 USD. So about 65% more than the D300 and 40% less than the pro D3. Now lets see if the D300 takes a drop.
So they’ve filled a gap for a segment of the shooters out there, however, with Photokina right around the corner, you may want to wait for the other shoe to drop for a purchase. We know how it is though, if you need it now, you need it now.

Here is some initial press on the unit from the folks at Nikon, with all of the specs you may need.

And as Steve jobs is about to release the new cheaper better iPhone, let’s all understand that technology will keep moving faster and getting better and cheaper.

Just remember to make better photographs.

Heck, we are giving away a Holga, for goodness sakes!
All about perspective.

Instagram

Upcoming Events

  • Photo-London
  • May 19th-22nd, 2016
  • Somerset House
  • London, England

Is there an event we should know about?
Let us know on twitter.

Current Exhibitions

  • Getty Center
  • Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium
  • March 15–July 31, 2016
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • John Chiara-West Side at Tioronda
  • April 14–May 21, 2016
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • A DEMOCRACY OF IMAGERY
  • MARCH 24 – APRIL 30, 2016
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • KlompChing Gallery
  • Jim Naughten – Animal Kingdom
  • April 21st-May 28th, 2016
  • 89 Water Street
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • 11201
  • Phone:212.796.2070
  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • MELVIN SOKOLSKY: THE PARIS PICTURES
  • FEBRUARY 19 – APRIL 18, 2016
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • This Place
  • Through June 5th, 2016
  • 200 Eastern Parkway
  • Brooklyn, New York
  • 11238-6052
  • 718.638.5000
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Crime Stories: Photography and Foul Play
  • Through July 31st, 2016
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

Is there an exhibition we’re missing? Let us know on twitter.

Like what we’re posting?
Join us on Flickr.