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Category Archives: Nikon D3s

[NR] exclusive: Nikon D4s high ISO/low light comparison with D4, D3s, D800E and D600 cameras

Terry Hansen did a very extensive and detailed high ISO/low light comparisons between the Nikon D4s (including RAW and small RAW files) and the D4, D3s, D600, D800E cameras. In this post I have included only the samples from ISO 6,400 and above, since this is the range where most readers will be interested to see the […]

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The multi-camera system at the Tokyo Skytree is powered by 12 Nikon D3S cameras

Nikon recently published this interesting article on the multi-camera system located at the Tokyo Skytree which consists of twelve D3S DSLR cameras equipped with the Nikkor AF 35mm f/2D lens that take 360° photographs of the city 24 hours a day: “The Multi-Camera Control System consists of 12 D3S digital single-lens reflex cameras installed on […]

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How much abuse can the Nikon D3s take?

We have seen Nikon cameras falling off from a motorcycle, getting run over by a pickup truck, being submerged in mud, getting exposed to hail and water. The French website Pixelistes went a step further and published a 15 minutes video where they torture a Nikon D3s through mud, water, ice and fire. At the end, the camera was still […]

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Also released: firmware updates for Nikon D4, D3S, D3X, D3, D7000 and D3200

In addition to the D600 and D800 updates, Nikon released also new firmware for the D4, D3S, D3X, D3, D7000 and D3200 DSLR cameras. All versions include support for the 800mm f/5.6 lens, the D4 and D3200 firmware contain several additional fixes. The D7100 currently doesn’t have added support for the 800mm f/5.6 lens. Here are the download links and detailed change logs:

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Also posted in Nikon D3200, Nikon D3x, Nikon D4, Nikon D7000 | Tagged | 81 Comments

Nikon D800 vs. D3s and D7000 comparison by Cary Jordan

Nikon D800 vs. D3s and D7000 by Cary Jordan (Web | Flickr | Personal FB page |The Jordan Collective’s FB Page | Twitter) There is no question the Nikon D800/E is a spectacular camera. But just how well does the D800 stack-up against the venerable Nikon D3s? What about in DX crop mode; how well does it fare against the D7000? We […]

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Nikon D3s discontinued?

This could be a mistake, but Nikon USA removed the D3s camera from the DSLR section of their website. The Nikon D90, D3000, D300s, D700, D3x are still listed. Adorama currently has the D3s in stock. Update: it’s not a mistake – the D3s is listed in the “Archived Digital SLR Cameras” on the same Nikon USA website. […]

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Nikon D4 vs. D3s specs comparison

Here is a quick comparison between the Nikon D4 and Nikon D3s based on the specifications listed on Nikon’s website:

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