Category Archives: Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300 trivia: the body is made out of a new carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastics and you can now change the aperture in live view

Nikon D5300: new carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastics body Nikon listed on their website that the new D5300 ($796.95) is made out of a “newly developed monocoque structure with carbon fiber reinforced plastic material”, similar to the material used in Formula 1 race cars and in the new Boeing Dreamliner 787. The new material is called Sereebo carbon […]

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Sigma will release firmware update to fix AF issues with the Nikon D5300

Sigma reported AF issues when using their lenses with the Nikon D5300 camera. A new firmware update to address those problems will be released tomorrow. If your Sigma lens is not compatible with the USB dock, you will have to contact your nearest Sigma service center in order to get the update.

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Nikon D5300 starts shipping tomorrow, gets tested at DxOMark

The Nikon D5300 camera that was announced last month is scheduled to start shipping tomorrow. The D5300 user’s manual (PDF file) is already available for download here. DxOMark also published their D5300 test results:

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CaptureNX 2.4.5 and ViewNX 2.8.2 released with support for Nikon D5300 and Df cameras

Nikon released Capture NX 2.4.5 and ViewNX 2.8.2 versions with support for the new Nikon D5300 and Df DSLR cameras.

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Nikon D5300 now listed on Amazon UK, Germany and Japan

In addition to the US, the Nikon D5300 is now available for pre-order on Amazon UK, Germany and Japan: Nikon D5300 @ Amazon US Nikon D5300 @ Amazon UK Nikon D5300 @ Amazon Germany Nikon D5300 @ Amazon Japan The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 58mm f/1.4G lens is currently listed only on Amazon US and Amazon Japan.

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Nikon D5300 additional coverage

Some updates on the just announced Nikon D5300 camera – first are few Nikon D5300 hands-on videos and previews:

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