Also, check out Photography Bay’s Nikon D5500 Review.
The Nikon D5500 is the latest starter camera in Nikon’s DX line. It is a step up from the D3300 and a step below the D7200. As such, it serves a nice position as an upgrade camera for beginners and a powerful package for enthusiasts.
The D5500 goes head-to-head against the Canon Rebel T6i and Rebel T6s models. In many sections of the spec sheet, the D5500 best the Canon alternatives and rivals even more advanced models. [Read more…]
Memory cards matter quite a bit when it comes to your expectations and experience with a DSLR. The Nikon D5500 accepts most modern SD cards, including SDHC and SDXC cards, and takes advantage the speed boost from UHS-I (Ultra-High Speed Type I bus) cards. For a broader explanation of SD card types and designations, see my prior article Demystifying SD Cards.
Below, I have tested a few different memory cards in the Nikon D5500 to demonstrate the positive effects of buying a more capable memory card and to highlight some specifications of particular cards that might make them a better fit for the D5500 and similar cameras. [Read more…]
The Nikon D5500 is a great little camera that bridges the gap between true beginner and the well-established photographer. It can work on either end of that spectrum and fits the needs of a variety of photographers in-between. As the D5xxx series continues to slowly evolve, this one reminds me of just how far we’ve come in the past six or eight years of DSLRs.
I’m working on a full review but I wanted to share some real world photos that I’ve shot with the D5500 ahead of that review. [Read more…]
Adobe has released its update for Camera Raw 8.8 for Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC customers, which includes support for the following cameras. [Read more…]
The new Nikon D5500 is in stock and shipping. Recall that the D5500 was announced earlier this year at CES 2015. It features a 24.2MP sensor, EXPEED 4 processor and no optical low-pass filter. It has other solid specs like 1080/60p video capture, a 39-point AF sensor and captures still frames at up to 5fps in continuous shooting mode.
The D5500 is available as just the body only or in kit form with the 18-55mm or 18-140mm lenses. Check it out here at B&H Photo.