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Nikon D500 Batterygate

A reader sent me some interesting finding regarding the Nikon D500 battery and the remaining battery capacity metering. The camera seems to have different metering of battery level than all other bodies (that use the same battery). This comparison was done with D850, D810, D750, D7200: the battery that is empty according to the D500 shows 20-25% in eg.

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How Social Media Went from Exciting to Ingrained in Our Lives

When social media first started to emerge in the mid-2000s as a popular way to connect online, marketers and consumers split into two camps. One camp boldly proclaimed that social… Read More > > >

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Back in Antarctica

Stefan Christmann recently returned from Antarctica and after a few weeks of adapting to the real world he wrote this post about some technical aspects of shooting with Nikon gear in Antarctica. You can find Stefan’s work on his website ,  Instagram  and  Facebook .

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TowerJazz working on a new full frame sensors with global shutter

Since the Nikon D850 was announced, some speculation started here in the comment section of the [NR] blog that the D850 sensor was manufactured by the Israeli company TowerJazz. In November last year  the CEO of TowerJazz said that ” In the digital SLR market we engage with one of the leaders in the world in the development of their next-generation sensors .” At one point Panasonic was considering to unload their shares of TowerJazz. TowerJazz Semiconductor recently released some additional details on their foundry’s image sensor business – they are working on a new full frame sensors with global shutter (cough-cough-nikon-mirrorless): “For CMOS image sensor we use the 300 millimeter 65 nanometer capability to develop unique high dynamic range and extremely high sensitivity pixels with very low dark current for the high-end digital SLR and cinematography and broadcasting markets

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