Nikon in the News

Two news stories are doing the rounds at the moment about Nikon. The first one which caught our eye – as we wait for our review units to test ourselves – is the Nikon 1 V1 and J1 have been reviewed over at DxO Mark. There are some interesting things to not here. As expected the smaller sensor on the Nikon is struggling against the bigger APS-C sensor in cameras like the Sony NEX-C3. On the flip side the new CX sensor in the Nikon’s is holding it’s own against the Micro Four Thirds sensors in the Olympus PEN range or Panasonic.

(Source: Nikon Rumors)

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Video Review: Olympus Tough TG-610 Plays Rugby

Recently Armani posted his review of the Olympus TG-810. A few weeks prior to his chilling experience in an icy winter pool we decided to put the smaller Olympus TG-610 through a Tough Test – pun intended – and see if it could survive being strapped to a rugby ball at Pirates Rugby Club practice. The result, better than us or any of the rugby team expected, not even a scratch. Check it out or read on for my thoughts on the camera further.

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Grand Opening – Fourways Mall Flagship Foto First Store

So if you are not too busy on a World Wide PhotoWalk this weekend perhaps you should book some time to get to the: Brand new Foto First Flagship store opening in Fourways Mall on 1 October. Camera clearance specials with prices never seen before! That’s the word we recently got from Foto First head … Read moreGrand Opening – Fourways Mall Flagship Foto First Store

First Impression – Nikon 1 J1 and V1

We have just returned from the South African launch of the Nikon 1 series and got to go hands on with the new J1 and V1. Nikon claim this is the most important announcement they have made in 14 years when they first announced their entry to digital cameras, but is it all they hope it to be? Read on for our first impressions.

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