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Nikon 1 mirrorless cameras

Nikon has announced the release of what it calls a “revolutionary digital camera system,” entering the mirrorless market with the Nikon 1 V1 and Nikon 1 J1 compact cameras.

The Nikon 1 system has been built from scratch, says Nikon, with the goal of offering still image and movie recording capabilities “without compromise,” according to the firm. “This next generation pioneers amazing photography features such as pre and post capture technology that starts before you – enabling groundbreaking new shooting modes that mean you’ll never miss a thing – even the most fleeting of moments, bringing shots to life to help you to capture images you didn’t think possible. And that might be Nikon 1’s most important feature, setting it apart from the other camera manufacturers that have entered the mirrorless camera market more than three years ago now.” Author: Olivier Laurent at The BJP

“You just press the shutter once and, utilising the pre and post capture technology, the camera starts to take the pictures before you’ve even fully depressed the button.” The camera then automatically selects the best five shots, which are saved based on facial expression, composition and focus.”  Do we need cameras that decide which expression is best?

Read more: http://www.bjp-online.com/british-journal-of-photography/news/2110726/nikon-goes-drawing-board-releases-nikon-mirrorless-cameras#ixzz1YgUDDPld

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