Nikon D3 – Live Interview with Nikon’s Joe McNally

27 Jan

Joe McNally has been described as one of the the most versatile photojournalist working today. He is known within the industry for his ability to produce technically and logistically complex assignments with expert use of color and light.He began producing assignments for LIFE in 1984, and was a contract photographer at Sports Illustrated for several years. He has photographed cover stories for LIFE, TIME, Newsweek, National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, and New York Magazine. Joe is regularly honored with awards and citations. In 1986, he received a Page One Award from the Newspaper Guild of New York. The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) has granted him numerous Pictures of the Year awards including First Place in Magazine Illustration in 1988 and First Place in Magazine Product Illustration in 1993. In 1996, the World Press Photo Foundation honored him with a Third Prize in People in the News. His latest assignment is working for Nikon, testing and photographing the new full-frame D3, which Calumet will be shipping in November. The D3 is a new digital SLR camera that is poised to once again revolutionize photography for professionals. The 12.1 effective megapixel D3 features Nikon’s new FX-format CMOS sensor, measuring 23.9 x 36mm, which is nearly identical to the size of 35mm film. With the fastest startup time, shortest viewfinder blackout time, and shortest shutter lag of any digital SLR camera as well as the capability to shoot up to nine


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