Thursday News Reel


B&H Photo has pricing listed for the new Nikon D60.  The D60 Body is listed at $699.95 here and the D60 kit which includes the Nikkor 18-55mm VR lens is listed at $799.95 here.  This camera is an excellent choice for someone just getting into photography or simply stepping up to a DSLR.

If you like portraits of children, here is a link to Julia Greer Photography.  She is a wonderful photographer and has some amazing images on her site.  Go check it out and get inspired!

Nikon has also announced two new lenses.  Here’s the excerpts from Nikon’s press releases:

  • The new AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED lens engineered specifically for extreme close-up photography, and perfectly suited for general imaging as well. The new AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED lens can focus at a distance of approximately 0.185m (.6 ft.) at its closest, and allows photographers to capture breathtaking close-up photography with reproduction ratios up to 1:1 (life-size).
  • The new PC-E NIKKOR 24mm f/3.5D ED lens, the latest in a series of lenses that are equipped with a tilt/shift mechanism that enables photographers the flexibility to effectively manipulate perspective, distortion and focus. Whether photographing architecture, landscapes, interiors or panoramas, this Perspective Control (PC) lens easily corrects linear distortion and aberration to deliver images that more accurately reproduce the view as the human eye sees it.

That’s it for today.  I hope your Thursday is going well and remember, the weekend is almost here! 🙂


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