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Canon and Nikon square-off with new launches at Photography Show 2016

Camera manufacturers including Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Ricoh and Sony, have used the event to launch new cameras and equipment, offering visitors to the show the opportunity to see the newest technology in photography for the first time in the UK. The show has also hosted lectures from some of the UK, and indeed the world’s, most renowned photographers, including Bruce Gilden, David Bailey, Nick Danziger, and Chris Packham. Canon have had a particularly strong showing at the event, using The Photography Show to launch their anticipated new DSLR, the Canon EOS 1D-X Mark II, as well as the new EOS 1300D and EOS 80D, and the PowerShot G7 X Mark II. Nikon, showcasing a 360 degree interactive stand, will provide British camera consumers with their first opportunity to test the Nikon D5 and D500, the high-powered DSLRs which launched in Las Vegas at the beginning of this year. Nikon are also showcasing their DX and FX D-SLR models, products from the Nikon 1 range and selected NIKKOR lenses. Nikon’s School Stage will allow the Japanese company’s UK ‘Ambassadors’ to give talks on their working process with the cameras. Ricoh Imaging will have their recently …


Nikon launch the D5, the most powerful digital SLR in the company’s history

In November 2015 Nikon trailed the news they would soon launch the D5, their latest FX-format digital SLR camera, positioned now as a flagship camera. The camera, which was eventually launched in celebratory style by the Tokyo-based camera manufacturer at CES 2016, is on the outside, largely similar to its predecessor, the D4. But the internal operations are all entirely new, and as cutting edge as anything in the camera manufacturing industry right now. Retailing at £5,199.99 for the body only – lenses accrue a significant extra cost – Nikon have placed a lot of faith in their own engineering capabilities. Their confidence may well be well-founded, as early signs suggest their new invention will lead the professional camera market for some time to come. The D5 includes a new-generation autofocus system with 153 points, a 20-megapixel full-frame sensor, 4K video, and a touchscreen. On first impression, the most obviously impressive aspect of the D5 is the shutter speed. The D5 can take 12 frames per second, up to 14 fps if the mirror remains closed. At full burst, the …


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