Nikon D5500 Memory Card Speed Test

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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…]

Nikon D5500 Real World Sample Photos

Nikon D5500

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…]

Canon and Nikon DSLR & Lens Rebates End This Week

Canon and Nikon Rebates Ending Soon

There are loads of deals right now on Canon and Nikon DSLRs and lenses. However, they are set to end later this week on Saturday, March 28. Check out all of the deals via the links below.

Canon DSLR and Lens Bundles (up to $1000 savings)

Canon Lens-Only Savings (up to $200 off)

Nikon’s Rare Lens-Only Savings (up to $400 off)

Nikon DSLR and Lens Bundles (up to $900 savings)