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Nikon Takes Over Canon for #1 DSLR Sales Postion

Boasting a sales growth of 333 percent compared to 2004/2005, Nikon predicts that it will sell 3.3 million DSLRs this year and that it is now "number one for share by volume in the UK, Europe, USA and Japan."

Last year Canon won the sales war by just 1 percentage point, but 2008/2009 marks the first time that Nikon has beat Canon in DSLR sales worldwide.



Nikon Announces 24 Megapixel Full-frame D3x

As expected, Nikon today announced their most advanced digital SLR ever, the D3x. The new camera offers 24 megapixels and a full-frame sensor (FX) targeted to the most advanced professional photographers. Nikon D3x Press Release

D3x Announcement Imminent

Looks like Nikon will be announcing the new 24-megapixel D3x in the next few days. Industry pundit Thom Hogan has posted a good rundown of what to expect.


Ritz Camera Thanksgiving Special: 3-pack of 4GB Sandisk Extreme III Memory cards FREE!!

Ritz Camera is offering a special Thanksgiving Day sale on Sandisk Extreme III compact flash and SD memory cards. The price is only $60 for a 3-pack of either CF or SD memory cards and if purchased from them you will receive a mail-in rebate form for $60, effectively making the purchase FREE!! Click here to see the offer

Creative Lighting DVD from Nikon School

The Nikon School presents A Hands-on Guide to Creative Lighting. This Nikon School DVD features how to use the Creative Lighting System with the SB-900, SB-800 and SB-R200 Speedlight Flashes. Award-winning photographer Bob Krist takes the mystery out of lighting fundamentals, showing how to put them to work with portable, controllable flash photography. Photojournalist and lighting expert Joe McNally brings his vision, applying basic and advanced lighting techniques in ways you'll be able to apply immediately! 2.5 hours of entertaining, hands-on tutoring for $39.95 (MSRP). View DVD Trailer Buy the Nikon School Speedlight Educational DVD