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D4 and D800 price climbs up to 10% after Nikon blunder

D4 and D800 price climbs up to 10% after Nikon blunder

Nikon has admitted that its upcoming D4, D800 and D800E digital cameras will cost significantly more than previously promised in the UK and Ireland, blaming a systems error for suggested retail prices out by as much as £490 ($777). In a statement today, Nikon UK confirmed that, rather than £4,799.99, the D4 would in fact be £5,289.99, while there are increases for the cheaper models as well. However, it's not all bad news for those who got in early on the pre-order list.

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Canon EOS 5D Mark III hands-on and samples

Canon EOS 5D Mark III hands-on and samples

The day the camera geeks have been waiting for is upon us: the Canon EOS 5D Mark III is finally shipping, and while supplies are tight one of the new DSLR flagships is already on the SlashGear test bench. Packing a new 22.3-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5+ Imaging Processor, along with up to 6fps continuous shooting and up to 1080/24p, 25p and 30p video capture, it's little surprise that 5D Mark II owners are looking enviously on at the new model and wondering what sort of trade-in prices they might get. We've already seen what Canon can do with the Mark III, and what pre-reviews think; head on after the cut for some preview footage and shots ahead of the full SlashGear review.

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Satechi SCH-22 Camera Holder and Mount for DSLR cameras revealed

Satechi SCH-22 Camera Holder and Mount for DSLR cameras revealed

A fine summer's afternoon arrives and you've got a bunch of photos to take right out the front windshield of your car - what do you do? Certainly not hold your camera up with one hand and your steering wheel with the other - that's madness! Instead have a peek at the Satechi camera holder & mount being shown off this week for sale for the first time - it's simple and appears very much to be the solution you may be looking for.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 13, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 13, 2012

It's been an above-average set of hours since our last big update, with both the nighttime hours and the morning being full of big drops such as Sony's brand new a57 DSLR and the awesome new set of S-Series ultra-slim LED backlit LCD displays from Acer. Meanwhile Twitter has decided to purchase Posterous and the Costa Concordia is getting searched by robots. Of course we're not going to start the day without your fair share of iPad news, with Apple speaking on Proview in the early morning hours.

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Sony Alpha A57 image leaks, rumored for this week

Sony Alpha A57 image leaks, rumored for this week

The first press image of the Sony Alpha range's latest camera, the A57, has surfaced along with some specs and a rumored release date. Similar to the Sony Alpha A65, this upcoming Sony Alpha A57 is also a DSLT, featuring a translucent mirror, but has scaled back specs to target a lower price bracket.

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Nokia on PureView: DSLR tech simply wasn’t good enough

Nokia on PureView: DSLR tech simply wasn’t good enough

Nokia's 808 PureView and its 41-megapixel sensor still gives us shivers of optical delight, even a week after MWC 2012, and now the Finnish company has been talking about the path the pixel-packing CMOS took to reach a product. Damian Dinning, Nokia's head of imaging, has taken to the company's official blog to describe how even the tight tolerances and specialist materials used in DSLR production weren't enough to meet Nokia's needs.

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Adobe Lightroom 4 now available

Adobe Lightroom 4 now available

Adobe Lightroom 4 has been in beta since January, but the final version of the popular photo editing tool is now available for Mac OS and Windows. New users will be able to purchase a license for $149, down from the previous $299 for Lightroom 3. Anyone looking to upgrade will need to pay $79.

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