D40X Jumps to 10MP and 3FPS Shooting Speed

Only 4 months after releasing the wildly successful entry-level D40 digital SLR, Nikon has announced an upgraded model named the D40X. The D40X now offers 10 megapixels (up from 6MP), 3 frames per second shooting speed (up from 2.5 fps) and a base ISO of 100 (improved from the D40's 200 ISO). DPReview has an online preview.


NIkon Posts VR "Vibration Reduction" Info on Web Site

Nikon has posted some new information about its Vibration Reduction technology, which allows photographers to reduce camera shake using mechanisms built into their "VR" range of camera lenses. This section of Nikon's imaging site has quite a bit of information on VR technology and how it works.


Nikon Announces 8 New Coolpix Models

Nikon announced today that it will be revamping its Coolpix line of consumer point-and-shoot cameras with 8 new models:

Coolpix P5000
Coolpix S500
Coolpix S200
Coolpix S50
Coolpix S50c
Coolpix L12
Coolpix L11
Coolpix L10

More info on the Coolpix Website

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Adobe Camera RAW 3.7 Supports D40

Adobe has released the latest version of its RAW software plugin for Photoshop and Lightroom. The new version adds support for the Nikon D40 and Pentax K10D.

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