Nikon Coolpix S8000

A high-quality point-and-shooter for the discerning photog.

Released today as part of Nikon’s new Style Series line, the S8000 continues the trend of narrowing the gap between high end, image-focused SLRs and conveniently pocket-sized point-and-shoots. The diminutive camera, at 14.2 megapixels with full 10x optical zoom, ranks thinnest in its class. Barely larger than a pack of cigarettes, it’s a handy everyday choice for the discerning photographer. I had a sneak preview …

Nikon Festival

In an initiative surrounding the HD video capabilities of Nikon's sharp new D5000, the Nikon Festival recently tapped the creative community that uses their gear. Challenging them with a seemingly Twitter-inspired contest, the missive was to create a narrative capturing the essence of their day in 140 seconds. Starting today, the audience (this means you) can vote on the 50 finalists by clicking on the …

Nikon CoolWalker

Today Nikon also announced the CoolWalker MSV-01 mobile storage device. The MSV-01 is the first in a new line of digital image storage devices that solves the storage limitation problem of CF. It will no longer be necessary to have a slough of CF cards, or a laptop always available when you go out on a shoot. It has a 2.5″ LCD monitor, rubberized body, …