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Nikon Introduces the D90 Digital SLR with Video Capabilities

By Dan

August 27, 2008


Nikon just announced their latest digital slr camera, the D90. Intended as a replacement for the D80 and aimed at the advanced amateur photographer, the D90 will offer the image stunning quality of the D300 at a more affordable price.

The D90 will feature a 12.3 megapixel CMOS DX format sensor, Nikon’s EXPEED image processing technology, a shooting speed of 4.5 frames per second, a three inch 920,000 pixel LCD viewing screen, an 11-point auto focus system, 3D Color Matrix Metering with Scene Recognition System, Low Noise ISO sensitivity from 200-3200, Live View and comprehensive exposure controls.

Also, for the first time ever, Nikon has included video capture capabilities onto an SLR body. The D90’s D-Movie Mode allows you to record cinematic quality 24 fps HD video with sound at an amazing 1280 x 720 pixels.

With an estimated street price of $999.95, the D90 will offer outdoor photographers of all levels some of the same amazing technological and creative options that pros have enjoyed with the D3 and the D300.

You can read the full information about the new Nikon D90 at Nikon’s Website.

Nikon D90- Image ©Nikon, Inc.
Nikon D90- Image ©Nikon, Inc.

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Hi, I'm Dan Bailey, a 20+ year pro outdoor and adventure photographer, and official FUJIFILM X-Photographer based in Anchorage, Alaska.


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