For those on the hunt for a DSLR designed for the pros, this could be your next camera. The Nikon D3S is a refinement of the highly popular Nikon D3 – which set the standards high amongst professionals around the world. Perfect for speed photographers and photo journalists, the Nikon D3S is perfect for those looking for an upgrade – including brand new updated features such as a 720p/24fps HD video mode and a new Hi3 extended sensitivity setting that allows stills and movie capture at a whopping ISO 102,400.
Although this clever DSLR may appear chunky, it fits into the hand like a glove, providing comfort and confidence in your skills. The outer design is user friendly; with all buttons and functions smartly marked for ease of use. The features of this exciting DSLR camera are never ending – so we’ve narrowed down some of the most intriguing to add to our list.
12.1 Megapixel Sensor
ISO 200 – 12,800 (ISO 100 – 102,400 in Boost Mode)
720p/24 fps HD Movie Mode
11fps in Continuous Shooting Mode
Larger buffer for 48 RAW frames in one burst
Multi-CAM3500FX Auto Focus sensor
In-camera RAW Processing
Nikon EXPEED Image Processor
Super Fast Operation
Auto-focus – tracking by color
Scene Recognition System
Dual Compact Flash card slots
3.0 Inch LCD monitor
Virtual horizon – indicates if camera is level
HDMI HD video output
Detailed ‘Control Panel’ type display on monitor
Buttons sealed against moisture
Dual battery charger as standard
If you believe that this camera sounds perfect for your next project, be sure to come right on in to Kirk’s Cameras in the heart of Ringwood – we will give you in-depth information, reviews and a demonstration of the Nikon D3S.
With some of Australia’s leading camera manufacturers turning their heads toward touch screen digital cameras, how are we to know what’s good and what’s bad? The new Nikon Coolpix S230 is a great place to start – combining simplicity, style and quality into one to create a top-of-the-range touch screen digital camera.
Blending the use of an infamous, high quality Nikkor lens alongside the strong performance benefits of Nikon’s Expeed digital image-processing concept, this camera is sure to impress. A large 10 megapixel sensor guarantees that you will capture everything from near to far – with rich, sharp image quality. The 3 inch touch control LCD screen offers a world of editing and capturing options, for any skill level. If you are not accustomed to a touch screen style, the screen may take some getting used to.
The Nikon Coolpix S230 comes in a sleek, strong aluminium design that is suited to any individual. There is the option to select silver, red or purple – expanding options for any taste. The camera is certainly user friendly – with simplicity that means little bedtime manual reading. However, becoming a master of the touch screen may take a couple of goes. There are many features and abilities that will assist to make any photographer look like a pro, such as Food Mode and Sports Mode. Here are a few key features:
3-in. LCD monitor featuring touch screen control
Smart Portrait System
Four advanced image stabilising features
16 scene modes
Auto Sort & Favorite Pictures functions
Four movie modes with sound
Time zone function for easy setting of multiple locations
Be sure to come in to Kirk’s Cameras in Ringwood today, to check out this fantastic new digital camera by Nikon. Our staff are happy to help out, provide information and handy demonstrations.
The Samsung ST550 is a breakthrough in the digital camera world – hosting two LCD screens for your convenience and fun! With a 1.5 inch front LCD, and a 3.5 inch back LCD touch screen, anything can be made a reality! Get ready to take some creative, rich and sharp shots with this brand new camera!
The front LCD features ‘Children Mode’ for fun and simple animation that captures those special expressions only kids can make - keeping them entertained and smiling. You can be assured that your timing is always perfect with the built-in Self Timer, which is great for those groups shots of you and your friends or family. The camera has an information centre that can assist you with Shutter tips and Funtion messages or information.
You will be able to see each and every detail with 1,152K High Resolution – even before and during that perfect shot. Any movement that you make will be sensed by the camera and used appropriately. The Samsung ST550 also features a 27mm Wide Angle Lens, for capturing landscapes and group shots. A huge 12.2 megapixels guarantees that you will see it all at the best quality, along with full HD video capturing abilities.
To find out more about the Samsung ST550, give the team from Kirk’s Cameras in Ringwood a call today, or come in and visit. Keep your eyes peeled for more information on the Samsung ST550 on our blog!
Canon have a selection of entry level cameras to suit any photographer – and today we are focusing on the Canon EOS 500D. This fantastic DSLR camera can make any avid photographer look like a pro, capturing high quality, sharp and rich photos with ease. Let’s take a look at some exciting features…
High Quality Images
15.1 mega pixel Canon-developed CMOS sensor captures superb image quality with low noise and natural colours. Superior Processing
New DiG!C 4 Processor means faster processing, and new features such as Live Face Detection AF Mode. Sharp Focusing
9-point AF and 6-point Assist AF for ultra sharp images. Fast Shooting
Continuous smooth shooting speed of 3.4 frames per second. Sharper Previews 3.0 inch (920,000 dots) LCD screen with anti-reflection and anti-smudge coating for clear photo previews. Cleaner Images Prevents and automatically removes tiny dust particles resulting in cleaner images
These are simply a few of the exciting features that the Canon EOS 500D has to offer. Come on in to Kirk’s Cameras in Melbourne today, or give us a call, and we will help you out with all of your entry level DSLR needs!
The Pentax X70 digital camera is one of Pentax’s most recent releases in their digital camera range - and is becoming highly popular. With its sleek, professional appearance, and DSLR-like qualities, this digital camera can assist you in taking professional, strong images in no time.
The Pentax X70 features a high-magnification 24x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation and wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage. The camera is easily portable, and perfect for day-to-day casual shooting, sports events on the weekend or more formal photography. Here are some of the specifications and their benefits to you:
12 Megapixels – delivers high quality, sharp and rich photos in prints up to an A2 size. Dual Image Stabilisation – CCD shift optical stabilisation plus Digital Shake Reduction help to reduce blurred images due to shaky hands, subject movement or when shooting in low-light conditions. Auto Picture Mode – automatically selects the most appropriate shooting mode for a given subject or scene by detecting the subject’s lighting and other conditions. 26mm Wide Angle 24x Optical Zoom Lens – ideal for close-ups and distant shots, such as landscapes and group shots. ISO to 6400 – this will help you take better photos in those low lighting environments. Face Recognition – focuses and sets correct exposure on faces. 1cm Macro – take stunning close-ups as near as 1cm from your subject. Blink Detection – gives warning signal when detecting closed eyes in the photo previously taken. High Speed Continuous Shooting – capture the subject continuously at a maximum speed of approximately 11 images per second. Smile Detection - this function automatically releases the shutter the instant it detects the subject’s smile in frame. Full Manual Controls – for greater control over the camera, allowing you to be more creative. 2.7” LCD plus Electronic Viewfinder – 230,000-dot LCD with Anti-Reflection coating makes it easier to see your images in daylight. It is also great to use the electronic viewfinder when faced with strong backlight or to improve grip for greater camera stability.
Come on in to Kirk’s Cameras today, and we will give you a demonstration of this fantastic new digital camera!
Olympus’s new PEN E-P2 is the second model in the revolutionary PEN series of digital cameras, that brings SLR image quality to an amazingly compact and portable camera. If you are on the hunt for a camera that’s not quite a DSLR, but steps beyond a point-and-shoot digital, the PEN series are perfect for your requirements.
This retro inspired must-have item is fantastic for avid photographers wanting something a little different, and for those wishing to improve their skills. So, what are some of the technical specifications of this fantastic new camera?
Live Viewfinder 1.44M dots
SLR picture quality
HD Movie recording
Image Stabiliser built-in
8 Art Filters
3 inch LCD
To find out more information about the Olympus PEN E-P2, come on in to Kirk’s Cameras in Ringwood and we will give you a quick demonstration today!
Wanting a sophisticated, old-school styled digital camera, that delivers a great, sharp and rich photo? The Canon PowerShot SX200IS can give that to you, and much more!
The PowerShot SX200 IS incorporates a flexible 28mm wide angle lens with 12x optical zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer. Also featuring a large 3 inch LCD screen and High Definition movie recording in a slim and compact body. The 12.1 megapixel sensor, DiG!C 4 image processor with Intelligent Auto, advanced face detection with blink detection make the SX200 IS the perfect travel companion.
Have you seen pictures of Nikon’s Coolpix P6000? Looks a little like a DSLR, doesn’t it? Well – it’s not! The new compact camera is class-leading technology, with abilities of a DSLR. If you are looking to become more professional, this compact and talented camera is the one for you!
The Nikon Coolpix P6000 includes a massive 13.5 megapixel image sensor, capturing the finest details with sharp resolution. A 4x NIKKOR zoom lens covers focal lengths from a wide 28mm, delivering sharpness and precision throughout its entire range. Finally, a processing system based on Nikon’s original EXPEED digital image-processing concept quickly delivers the best results with perfect colours and tones. Here are some more specifications from the Coolpix P6000…
Earlier this month, Nikon proudly announced the arrival of the Nikon Coolpix S1000pj – a compact digital camera, with the ability to be a ‘go-anywhere’ home theatre. This is where people’s ears prick up – a home theatre? The Coolpix S1000pj is the world’s first compact digital camera to feature an in-built projector. Let’s have a look at how this ground-breaking digital camera operates…
With the touch of a simple button, the Coolpix S1000pj can project your photos and movies onto any flat surface that is up to 40 inches in size! Pictures and movies can be watched individually or as slideshows, with music and added effects to attain the best experience. Imagine showing your family and friends photographs and movies without the need of a TV, computer or external projector – the opportunities are endless! With the Coolpix S1000pj, a handy projector stand and remote control are both included.
Not only does this funky new digital camera include the projecting abilities, it is also a precise and sharp camera. Sitting up with some of Nikon’s best DSLRs, the Coolpix S1000pj has a huge 12.1 megapixel sensor, along with wide-angle 5x NIKKOR zoom lens and a 2.7 inch LCD screen. All these features enable the Coolpix S1000pj to take a rich, sharp and colourful image.
There are also some on-board editing features that will excite any photographer – including Scene Auto, in which the camera decides on the best scene mode based on the contents of your shot! Five different functions are available to reduce image blur and the Smart Portrait System, which allows you to those crisp facial images every time. Not only that, the Coolpix S1000pj has a Skin Softening Function, more or less an airbrushing system to reduce blemishes.
Come on in to Kirk’s Cameras today, and have a look at this ground-breaking new digital camera in store!
If you are busily on the hunt for a camera that will make you look like a modern professional, without the bulkiness, look no further! The brand new Canon IXUS 200 IS Touch is a new generation masterpiece digital camera, that will have Kirk’s photographers excited in no time!
The IXUS is compact, light and attractive – coming in a range of colours including silver, gold, blue and pink. The sleek and sophisticated style of this small digital camera makes for a great investment in both photography and fashion! But the IXUS doesn’t only look good – it is one of Canon most intelligent digital cameras to date.
The IXUS has a whopping 3 inch Touch Screen - adding to the modernized style of the camera. The camera features an ultra wide 24mm wide angle lens with 5x zoom – allowing you to capture much more in your shot. The Optical Image Stabilizer and Touch Auto Focus ensures that you get sharp, precise shots every time. High Definition movie recording is also featured on this incredible camera, along with numerous on-board options such as face detection and brand new scenes.
Come on in to Kirk’s Cameras and we will demonstrate to you the wonder of this 12.1 megapixel digital camera!