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Press Release: All-New Nikon D5600

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Fire up your creative spirit with the all-new, constantly-connected
Nikon D5600

RRP:
D5600 AF-P 18-55mm VR Kit: £799.99
D5600 AF-S 18-140mm VR Kit: £989.99
Sales Start Date: 24th November 2016

London, UK, 10th November 2016: Nikon extends its range of SnapBridge-compatible cameras with the D5600, an inspiring DX-format D-SLR for people who want to explore the creative world of photography. Whether it’s shadow play when the sun’s high, or movies shot from intriguing angles, the new Nikon D5600 is a camera that gives power to fresh ideas.

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Image quality is everything and the D5600’s large 24.2 megapixel DX-format image sensor sharply captures fine textures and renders photos and movies with superbly crisp detail. An ISO range of 100-25600, and an expanded ISO sensitivity of 6400 in Night Landscape mode, ensures low-light scenes and difficult lighting situations are handled with ease. Thanks to Nikon’s SnapBridge, users can automatically sync photos to a smart device, as they shoot, and then share the inspiring results right there in the moment. With the D5600, SnapBridge also makes it possible to use the connected smart device to shoot remotely via the camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability1. During viewfinder shooting, the refined touch Fn function offers an intuitive alternative to using the command dial or multi-selector: now photographers can operate the Auto Sensitivity control, as well as selecting the focus point or adjusting other important settings, via the large touchscreen. And a frame advance bar, inherited from Nikon’s professional D5 and D500 cameras, makes it possible to quickly scroll through images in playback mode. For movie shooters, the new Time-Lapse Movie function (inherited from Nikon’s high-end DSLRs) makes it simple to transform slow-moving scenes into dramatic high-speed sequences.

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Nikon D5600 – top view

Simon Iddon, Head of Product Management, Nikon UK, says: “The D5600 is perfect for passionate photographers looking to step away from their smartphones and upgrade their pictures. The vari-angle touchscreen display and optical viewfinder allow complete creative freedom to capture images from your own unique perspective. Nikon’s stunning image technology makes every photo worth sharing and SnapBridge makes it easy to do so. The D5600 is the ideal choice for new photographers looking to step up their game.”

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Nikon D5600 with Vari-angle touchscreen

Summary of key features

Nikon D-SLR image quality: the large 24.2 megapixel DX-format sensor, wide ISO range of 100-25600, and EXPEED 4 image-processing engine combine to deliver stunning images and incredible detail—even in low light.

SnapBridge: Utilises Bluetooth® low energy technology2 to let the D5600 maintain a constant, low-power link with a smartphone or tablet. Sync and share D-SLR quality images on the go via the Bluetooth connection. Easily transfer movies, or use a smart device to shoot remotely via the camera’s built-in Wi-Fi capability.

Vari-angle touchscreen: large 8.1 cm (3.2 in) LCD with wide viewing-angle and high 1,037k-dot resolution.

Optical viewfinder: approx. 95% frame coverage with approx. 0.82x magnification

AF precision: miss nothing thanks to the razor-sharp 39-point autofocus system with nine cross-type sensors in the centre, and up to 5 fps continuous shooting.

Movies worth sharing: record smooth, finely-detailed Full HD video clips at frame rates of up to 50p/60p.

Travel ready: body weighs just 415 g (approximately)3 and boasts a deep grip for a stable, exceptionally comfortable hold.

Expandable system: compatible with a wide range of NIKKOR lenses and Nikon Speedlights, as well as Nikon’s ME-1 stereo microphone and the ME-W1 Wireless Microphone.

Footnotes
1 Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance.

2 The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Nikon and its Affiliates is under license.

3 Without battery/SD card

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Nikon Owner Magazine Issue 54

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CONTENTS – ISSUE 54 2016

AN ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVE
by Gillian Greenwood
Gillian Greenwood talks to award-winning photographer Graham Eaton about his stunning images of the natural world; he explains how he achieves his unique, dramatic compositions in this issue.

ANGEL EYES XXVI
by Heather Angel
While staying close to the Zambezi River in Zambia, Heather Angel took an extraordinary shot of two bee-eaters, an image reminiscent of Chinese and Japanese paintings of birds.

A PASSION FOR PICTURES
by Simon Stafford
Simon Stafford interviews wildlife and travel photographer Renato Granieri who is driven by passion to document the remote regions and cultures of our planet through photography.

DIGITAL EVOLUTION
by Becky Danese
In this brand-new series, Becky Danese discusses the key differences in Nikon’s most popular camera models past and present. She examines the DX format in the first article of the series.

ANDREW MAIN WILSON’S EPIC ADVENTURE
Andrew Main Wilson travels to Registan Square in Samarkand and captures the colour, energy and drama of a 25-minute extravaganza-style sound and light extravaganza.

CANYONS, ARCHES AND A GRAND STAIRCASE TO EARLY PLANET EARTH
by John Archer-Thomson
John Archer-Thompson and his wife Sally explore and photograph the breath-taking geological landscape of America’s Canyonlands, with its spectacular rock formations and natural monuments.

THE TONY HURST GALLERY Part XVII
Words by Gray Levett. Image by Tony Hurst
The Nikon F5 50th Anniversary camera, commemorating Nikon’s 50th anniversary of camera manufacture, was a very special model made in only very limited numbers. Gray Levett explains.

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A Video Insight into the Creation of Nikkor Lenses

NIKKOR is a lens brand for cameras that symbolizes the spirits of Nikon. It is “instrument of the light” brand where advanced engineering technology and traditional lens craftsmanship are combined at the highest level.

It is the very existence that has always been continuing to push the boundaries of imaging possibility, ever since the early days of camera until today and on to the future.

All NIKKOR lenses are the result of the passion of their designers, and are backed by a long history and tradition. The designers themselves tell us their thoughts and ideas.

 

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Nikon Special Offer: New Winter Cashback and trade-in offers from Nikon

Nikon Winter Cashback Begins!

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Earn up to £510 cashback by purchasing a selected Nikon DSLR and lens in the same transaction. From 27th October 2016 until 31st January 2017, receive cashback when you purchase a selected Nikon camera or selected Nikkor lenses. PLUS, purchase both a body and up to three selected lenses in the same transaction to claim bonus cashback!
For full terms and conditions please visit:
https://www.nikon.co.uk/sites/promotions/

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Start Date: 27/10/16
End date: 15/01/17
Claim by: 13/02/17

£150 Enhanced Trade-In
Against the Nikon D500

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Trade in any Nikon interchangeable lens camera and receive an additional £150 when purchasing a new Nikon D500 body. This offer is valid from 28th October 2016 – 31st January 2017. To receive a trade-in price on your existing camera please contact Grays of Westminster on 0207 828 4925 or send an email to: info@graysofwestminster.co.uk

12 months Interest-Free Credit
When you purchase a new Nikon D5

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You can now purchase the new Nikon D5 on Grays of Westminster ‘s 12 months interest-free credit option from 28th October 2016 – 31st January 2017. Finance is offered through Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance Ltd.

They also offer 6 months interest-free credit or up to 5 years at 12.9% APR on any purchase over £1000. For more details please contact them on
0207 828 4925 or: info@graysofwestminster.co.uk

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Simon Stafford Wins a Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 Award

 

A spotted hyena stands on the bank of the Mara River, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya; behind lay the carcasses of numerous wildebeest killed in a stampede as they attempted to climb the river bank having crossed the river during the annual migration.

The Aftermath – Winner of the Mammals Category – by Simon Stafford, Technical Editor of Nikon Owner magazine

The contrast between the eerie silence of the scene that confronted me that morning could not have been greater to the cacophony of thundering hooves, splashing water and cries of the stricken animals I had experienced the previous afternoon, when several thousand wildebeest had crossed the Mara River, Kenya’s Masai Mara Nation Reserve, during the annual migration. In the stampede that ensued, as they attempted to climb the steep river bank, many animals fell and were trampled to death, or left dying.

I returned at first light the following morning knowing that scavengers would have been drawn to the location. A rancid stench hung in the damp air, and sure enough there where a number of hyena picking their way silently among the carcasses, gorging themselves. As I watched a lone animal moved to a ledge above the river, apparently to investigate a group of hippos in the waters below, and then, for no longer than a few seconds, it looked straight toward my camera and the moment was captured.

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/wpy/gallery/2016/images/mammals/5050/the-aftermath.html

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