The D90 has identical, or slightly better technical image quality than the D300, the exact same rear LCD, and adds several very useful ergonomic features for faster handling compared to the D300. The display is 3 inches naturally genial large. Contrast, the 1.8 inch display of the D70 as a stamp. Contrast, the 1.8 inch display of the D70 as a stamp. However, one can model the image immediately after the host show, without it must dislocate the neck.The D90 is newer and better than the D300, for a fraction of the price, so long as you prefer the D90’s lighter plastic body.All these cameras have metal lens mounts and are built to very high standards.As Nikon’s newest camera incorporating over 60 years of continuous innovation, it’s got more clever features, like a multiple-shot self timer, and a 72-image and calendar display if you keep zooming out on playback, than any other Nikon to date. It all works intuitively, and unlike the D3 and D300, I can operate everything with one hand.
Features of Nikon d90
* Newly designed Nikon DX-format CMOS image sensor with 12.3 effective megapixels and Integrated Dust Reduction System.
* Incredibly low-noise performance throughout a wide sensitivity range of ISO 200 to 3200; can be set to ISO 6400 equivalent.
* Incorporates Nikon’s comprehensive digital image-processing EXPEED concept.
* The world’s first D-SLR movie function: D-Movie, selectable from 320 x 216 pixels, 640 x 424 pixels or 1,280 x 720 pixels in AVI format.
* Scene Recognition System, utilizing 420-pixel RGB sensor, improves autofocus, auto exposure and auto white balance performance and is also integrated with the new Face Detection System.
* Live View enables face priority AF with the 3-in., approx. 920k-dot, high-density color LCD featuring 170° ultra-wide viewing angle.
* Picture Control System offers new Portrait and Landscape options for more vibrant customized colors.
* Active D-Lighting for smooth tone reproduction in high-contrast lighting.
* Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module featuring 11 AF points offers fast and precise autofocus coverage across the frame.
* Viewfinder with approx. 96% frame coverage and an easy-to-view 19.5 mm eyepoint (at -1.0 m-1).
* Advanced Scene Modes that automatically adjust exposure, image processing, Active D-Lighting and Picture Control settings for superior image quality.
* Extensive palette of in-camera Retouch Menus including several new retouch options such as Distortion Control, Straighten and Fisheye.
* 4.5 fps continuous shooting and quick response of 0.15-second start-up and 65-ms shutter release time lag (CIPA standard).
* Built-in flash with 18mm lens coverage and Nikon’s original i-TTL flash control that commands Advanced Wireless Lighting.
* Highly efficient energy-saving design that allows approx. 850 images on a single charge of the Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e (CIPA standard, with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR, with 50% of pictures taken with flash).
* Versatile Pictmotion menu that creates slideshows combining five choices of both background music and image effects.
* Compatible with HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) output.
* Optional Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D80 extends shooting capability and enables use of six R6/AA-size batteries.
* Included Nikon ViewNX software makes browsing and organizing your images easy.
* Optional photo-editing software, Capture NX 2 allows users quick and easy photo editing.
* Lightweight compact body.
Specification of Nikon d90 Digital Camera
- Effective pixels : 12.3 million
- Image sensor : CMOS sensor, 23.6 x 15.8 mm; total pixels: 12.9 million; Nikon DX format
- Image size (pixels) : 4,288 x 2,848 [L], 3,216 x 2,136 [M], 2,144 x 1,424 [S]
- Sensitivity :
ISO 200 to 3200 in steps of 1/3 EV, can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7
or 1 EV (ISO 100 equivalent) below ISO 200, or to approx. 0.3, 0.7 or 1
EV (ISO 6400 equivalent) over ISO 3200, ISO sensitivity auto control
- Storage media : SD memory cards, SDHC compliant
- Monitor :
3-in., approx. 920k-dot (VGA), low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with
170° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness
- Exposure metering : 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Center-Weighted and Spot Metering
- Exposure modes :
Auto modes (auto, auto [flash off]), Advanced Scene Modes (Portrait,
Landscape, Sports, Close-up, Night Portrait), programmed auto with
flexible program (P), shutter-priority auto (S), aperture-priority auto
(A), manual (M)
- Interface : Hi-Speed USB
- Power sources :
One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e, Multi-Power Battery Pack
MB-D80 (optional) with one or two Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL3e
or six R6/AA-size alkaline, Ni-MH, lithium or nickel-manganese
batteries (Battery Holder MS-D200 is required when using R6/AA-size
- Dimensions (W x H x D) : Approx. 132 x 103 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.1 x 3.0 in.)
- Weight : Approx. 620 g (1 lb. 6 oz.) without battery, memory card, body cap or LCD monitor cover
Full HD (1920x1080p) is not here but in HD-ready (1280 x 720 pixels) is
also not wrong. The encoding is done in MPEG2 and not MPEG4 better. The
encoding is done in MPEG2 and MPEG4 not better. A film about 8 seconds
it provides a file size of about 12.9 MB. The AVI container is around
any device that plays video files online.The possibilities for creating
movies are naturally enhanced by the ability to change lenses. For the
presentation, the camera connected to a LCD HDTV via an HDMI cable.
What is noticed that the focus was not very fast but this is easily
corrected by manually focusing. The picture looked very good after a
colleague, the image of the TV just had adapted. The sound is something
a bit against much, it sounded very tinny and not very pure.
Unfortunately it is not possible to connect an external microphone to
be connected.The cameras has built-in mono microphone is not much, when
one hears the 5D image stabilizer clear external audio sources, one can
The resultant movies are good by ‘stills camera’ standards, caturing a
lot of detail and playing smoothly.The D90 has one design flaw: when
plugged into a computer, it does not always appear directly as a hard
drive, as other Nikon cameras do. There is no USB menu option for PTP
or mass storage. It s stuck in PTP, meaning if you want to plug the D90
to your computer, that you’ll need certain software or operating
systems to recognize it. it works fine on some computers, but doesn’t
work on mine unless I futz with software, which I won’t do. You may
need to buy a separate SD card reader, or gamble installing Nikon’s
always buggy software on your computer to download directly from the
D90 if Apple’s Image Capture or other software doesn’t do it for you.
The large sensor means the performance in low light is very good,
though we do see some slight banding in very dark situations.The sound
recording has a fairly low sampling rate (11 kHz, Mono, compared to the
48 kHz, Stereo sound recorded by most dedicated video cameras),
collected through and internal microphone (with no option for an
external one), that tends mainly to record the sound of the camera
Conclusion of Nikon d90 Digital Camera
D90 is an acceptable upgrade. You get a lot of camera for relatively
little money. You get a lot of camera for relatively little money. Most
weaknesses of D70 has been balanced, some are still there (duration of
noise reduction for long exposures, small viewfinder image size). Sure,
you can also spend a lot more and get a Full-camera pick.The film will
feature many as a nice supplement but it will be seen by many less
appreciated.As always with new digital equipment is also true here:
Images are not necessarily better, but only just bigger.