Nikon D7000 price and review DSLR camera. The Press office of the company Nikon Inc. announced a new digital SLR camera Nikon D7000, relating to decisions of mid-market. Model weighing 690 grams (just “Bird”) is enclosed in a solid black finish with dimensions of 132 x 105 x 77 mm, whose top and back covers made of magnesium alloy, and the connections are protected from dust and moisture.
The device is equipped with CMOS-sensor DX format 16.2 megapixel resolution (sensitivity of 100 to 6400 ISO, it is possible to manually increase the value of 25600 by setting Hi2), which allows to use faster shutter speeds to produce an image with a high level of detail and minimal noise level when shooting fast-moving subjects or in low light conditions (implemented auto sensitivity control).
EXPEED 2 image processing engine optimizes the camera technology that improves productivity and ensures maximum image quality with minimal power consumption.
Intelligent 39-point AF system with nine cross-type sensors in the center ensures fast and accurate autofocus across the frame. Four of the zone of AF, including the AF 3D-tracking, allow to get sharp images regardless of the actions of the object: when it shifted from the center, fast moving or completely unpredictable actions.
The mechanism of the shutter, tested over 150,000 cycles of operation, ensures accurate exposure control and high reliability with up to 1 / 8000 s and flash synchronization at up to 1 / 250 sec.
Of the other features of new items worth mentioning almost instant start up time and minimal shutter lag (about 0.052 s), the possibility of continuous shooting at 6 frames per second, and the ability to record video in Full HD-resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels with stereo sound ( basic editing functions allow you to edit captured videos directly to the camera).
Even in the arsenal of devices are present viewfinder with 100% coverage and an increase in 0,94 x for precise composition, as well as 3-inch LCD display with a resolution of 921,600 pixels. In addition, there are two slots for removable storage standard SD / SDHX / SDXC, which makes it possible to use the second memory card if the first is full, or save pictures on one side, and videos stored on another.
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In addition to Nikon D7000, the developers have submitted to the court of consumers lenses Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G and Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2G ED VR II, as well as flash Nikon Speedlight SB-700.
Model Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G has a new optical design with 10 elements in 7 groups (including one glass aspherical element) and rounded nine-blade diaphragm that allows the photographer to take full advantage of shallow depth of field, which offers aperture f / 1,4. The optical design is used coating Nano Crystal, minimizes internal reflections and blurring in the sagittal plane. This lens retains the natural clarity of point sources of light and shadows, that is optimally suited for shooting night scenes, and the starry sky. Fast iris and bright viewfinder also contribute to maximum disclosure of the potential of this lens, which is designed for operation in harsh environments. Specialized ultrasonic motor provides quiet and precise autofocus. In addition to the soft operating system autofocus lens has a wide focus ring for manual focus at distances from 30 cm on the rugged magnesium alloy made little deeper to help keep the lens with his left hand. Novelty is also equipped with a rubber seal, which protects against moisture and dust. Lens sold with a special blend of Nikon HB-59 and soft cover.
In turn, Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2G ED VR II replaces the model Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2G IF-ED VR. With coverage Nano Crystal, Vibration Reduction Technology VR II next generation and a new focus mode A / M, this lens is best shown its advantages in the studio shooting and sport shooting indoors. It uses an optical design of the predecessor, which provides high quality images.
As for the flash Nikon Speedlight SB-700, it is suitable for various types of shooting – from portraiture and studio to reportage and night. The developers have provided their offspring intuitive controls and convenient in the operating system. This new endowed with many of the features of professional model Nikon Speedlight SB-900. In the Nikon Speedlight SB-700 used high-precision exposure meter Nikon i-TTL automatic increase and multi-stage, which determines the current focal length lens and optimize the impetus for the viewing angles ranging from 24 to 120 mm. The flash has three illumination patterns for different shooting conditions, and allows wireless remote control (can act as a principal, controlling up to two groups of flares and adjusting their light output, or can be used as a controlled outbreak in a group). Swivel head and built-in diffuser allows coverage of a subject is reflected light from the ceiling or walls. The flash is sold complete with a practical scattering dome Nikon, helping to align the light and soften shadows, which arise from direct light. Mounting the flash has a lock, allowing the camera to fix it and eliminate the possibility of inadvertent removal. Additionally, you can buy waterproof mount for shooting outdoors. In addition, Nikon Speedlight SB-700 is sold together with two hard plastic filters (for incandescent lamps and under fluorescent light). These filters are more durable, resistant to heat and more convenient than traditional film filters. The flash automatically determines the type of the filter and adjusts the color temperature settings from the camera. Additionally, you can purchase a set of color filters Nikon SJ-4.
In the sale of camera Nikon D7000 arrive in mid-October this year, priced at $ 1200 (only for the “carcass”) or $ 1500 (per set with the lens Nikon 18-105mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR). Lens Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G and Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2G ED VR II evaluated the creators of the $ 1800 and $ 6000 respectively, the first will be available until mid-November, while the second will be available for purchase before , in October. Along with the less expensive lens on the shelves of specialty stores and will flash Nikon Speedlight SB-700 costs $ 330.