Firmware Friday: Nikon P100 & S8100

Camera  Firmware Update

Below you will find this week’s firmware updates.  Hit the manufacturer website links for more details and download instructions for the firmware.

Nikon P100 version 1.1 – Numerous bug fixes [Nikon Website]

Nikon S8100 version 1.1 – “When Sequence display options was selected from the playback menu and Individual pictures then selected, pictures previously shot continuously were displayed one at a time, but only the key picture for a series shot after the setting was displayed. This issue has been resolved.” [Nikon Website]

Nikon P100 Review

The Nikon Coolpix P100 is a 10.3 megapixel camera with a massive 26x zoom range, covering an equivalent focal length of 26-678mm.  The P100 is packed with features and cool shooting modes that help set it apart from other cameras on shelf.  To see whether all these features add up to a camera that’s right for you, read on. [Read more…]

Nikon P100 Video Sample at 240 fps

The above video was shot with a Nikon P100 at its highest video frame rate of 240 fps, which provides the cool slow motion effect.  The apparent spontaneous exploding orange and water jug were courtesy of the impact from a 55 grain hollow point .223 caliber bullet traveling at approximately 3000 feet per second.  Even the 240 fps frame rate is not fast enough to capture something traveling that fast. [Read more…]