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Nikon KeyMission action cameras now shipping in US

Nikon first acquainted us with its rugged action camera line back at CES in January. Today, the first KeyMission cameras are finally starting to ship to US customers. Read more

'It's about sharing your beautiful experience': Nikon Photokina interview

Photokina 2016 gave us a chance to speak to Nikon about the models it's showing, where the market is going and the challenges it faces. Read more

Oldest existing Nikon I camera goes up for auction with original lens and case

The oldest known Nikon camera in existence has gone up for auction at WestLicht. This particular Nikon I, serial number 60924, was made in April 1948 and is the third camera produced by Nikon. Read more

Hands-on with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8E and PC Nikkor 19mm

Nikon just released two new lenses - the AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8E FL ED VR and PC Nikkor 19mm F4E ED. We're at the Photo Plus show in New York, where we got our hands on them. Read more

Redesigned Nikon 70-200 F2.8 arrives with improved optics, electromagnetic diaphragm

Nikon has updated its venerable 70-200mm F2.8 lens, improving both its optics and Vibration Reduction system as well as adding an electromagnetic diaphragm. Read more

Nikon announces ultra-wide PC Nikkor 19mm F4E ED tilt-shift lens

Nikon has announced its new PC Nikkor 19mm F4E ED, a super-wide 'Perspective Control' lens with 97° coverage. Read more

Field Test: Birds in flight with the Nikon D500

Nikon's D500 is a professional APS-C format DSLR, designed for shooting fast-moving subjects in tough conditions. For this week's Field Test, we brought the D500 to a wildlife reserve in Montana, to meet with National Geographic photographer Ronan Donovan. Watch the video

Modest Updates: Nikon D3400 Review

We've been testing the recently updated D3400. Though the updates are modest, the real question is can the camera still hold its weight against the competition? Read more

Vote now for your favorite Nikon Small World 2016 entries

Nikon's Small World Microphotography competition continues to celebrate all things tiny and gross, and invites you to weigh in on its Popular Vote competition. Read more

Modified Nikon D5500 keeps things cool for astro-photographers

Astrophotography equipment brand PrimaLuceLab is selling a modified Nikon D5500 that uses a cooling system to manage the temperature of the camera’s sensor for long exposures. Read more

Fast and light: Nikkor 24mm F1.8G ED lens review

The Nikkor 24mm F1.8G ED is one of Nikon's widest prime lens offerings and is part of a lineage of fast and sharp full frame primes. Coming in at just under $800 it's a lot of lens for the price, but does its performance live up to the expectations? Read more

Pleasantly punchy: Nikon D3400 real-world samples gallery

The Nikon D3400 might not be the most exciting camera in terms of outright specification, but over the past week of photographing everyday life for our real-world samples gallery, we've found it to be capable of capturing excellent results with ease. See gallery

Nikon 105mm F1.4E ED sample images

The Nikon 105mm F1.4 is an ultra-fast prime lens perfect for portrait photography or as a general-use telephoto. We spent some time seeing what it's capable of. See gallery

Photokina 2016: Nikon stand report video

While the D5 and D500 have both been out for some time, Nikon still has plenty to show off at Photokina 2016. We get our hands on the KeyMission lineup, the new D3400 and the Nikkor 105mm F1.4. Read more

Hands-on with Nikon's latest kit at Photokina

Nikon's stand at Photokina is split fairly equally between displays of its DSLRs and demonstrations of its new KeyMission 360, 170 and 80 cameras. We had a look at them all. Read more

Nikon unveils two new KeyMission action cameras, 360 version to finally ship

The KeyMission 170 is a 4K-capable rugged water/shock/freezeproof action camera with a 170° field-of-view. The KeyMision 80 is 1080p-capable lifestyle/wearable camera. Both ship this October along with the long-awaited KeyMission 360. Read more

Nikon offers ¥500,000 and D5 for its 100th Anniversary prize in annual photo competition

Nikon has announced the opening of its 36th Nikon Photo Contest and is giving away cash as well as a collection of top end DSLR cameras. Read more

Field Test: Shooting action with the Nikon D5

Nikon's D5 is a full-frame professional DSLR designed for shooting in tough environments. We took the camera out to Santa Fe, and put one in the hands of professional action photographer Michael Clark. See video

Nikon introduces D3400 with SnapBridge, big battery life claims

Nikon has announced the D3400, updating its most beginner-friendly entry-level DSLR with Bluetooth-only wireless connectivity and a 1200 shot CIPA-rated battery. Read more

Nikon unveils AF-P DX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6G and 70-300mm F4.5-6.3G ED lenses

In addition to a new entry-level DSLR body, Nikon has formally announced a total of four DX-format Nikkor lenses. Read more

Gallery update: Nikon 300mm F4E PF ED VR

The Nikon 300mm F4E PF ED VR is quickly becoming a favorite around the office. We've brought it along to concerts, motocross, sprint boat racing, rugby and tennis and updated our gallery accordingly. See gallery

Nikon introduces Coolpix W100 waterproof compact with Snapbridge

The Nikon Coolpix W100 is a kid-friendly rugged compact that brings the features of the Coolpix S33 – plus SnapBridge – to select Asian and European markets. Read more

Flagships compared: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II versus Nikon D5

Now that we have full reviews published on Canon and Nikon's flagship pro cameras, we've spent some time laying out the basic differences between the two. Read more

Nikon releases first AF-S Nikkor 105mm F1.4 E ED samples

Nikon has released some early sample images from its unique AF-S 105mm F1.4. Read more

Nikon introduces ultra-fast AF-S 105mm F1.4E ED prime lens

Nikon has unveiled a world's first: a 105mm F1.4 full-frame lens with autofocus. Arriving in late August, it will cost $2200. Read more

Nikon D500 versus D750: Which one is right for you?

We awarded the Nikon D500 and D750 91% and 90% respectively. They both received gold awards. They're about the same size, pretty much the same weight and currently, they both cost about the same amount of money, too. So which one is right for you? Read on

Nikon D500 firmware update adds workaround for SD card errors

Nikon has released a firmware update for the D500, putting in place a workaround for an issue users have experienced with some UHS-II cards. Read more

Under pressure: Canon vs. Nikon in a hydraulic press

It's a question photographers have been asking since time immemorial – or since the 1970s, at any rate: which is best? Canon or Nikon? The brave souls over at the Hydraulic Press Channel are committed to finding out. See video

Sigma updates 150-600mm firmware to solve overexposure with Nikon D500

Sigma has announced new firmware for one of its super tele zooms that has a problem with exposure when used with the Nikon D500 and Sigma’s 1.4x tele convertor. Read more

Collector's item: Nikon's 87th F SLR camera up for auction on eBay

A rare Nikon F SLR camera with the original cloth-type shutter and a Nippon Kogaku Tokyo Japan 1:1.4 F = 50mm lens has surfaced in an eBay auction. Read more

Nikon releases new firmware for D5: Improves video and adds flicker reduction

Nikon has released new firmware for its flagship D5 DSLR. Firmware v1.10 brings major improvements to stills and video shooting. Read more 

Rare Nikon 1200mm F11 pops up on eBay

A seller on eBay is offering up a rare Nikon 1200mm F11 lens with AU-1 focusing unit for $5,750. Read more

D500 owner formally accuses Nikon of false advertising

A disgruntled D500 owner has taken out a legal warning against Nikon advertising the camera as offering 'integrated Wi-Fi,' in the equivalent of a cease-and-desist order. Andreas V of Germany says that the term is misleading, given there are unusual restrictions to using the function. Read more

Nikon D5: A pro sports photographer gives us his opinion

The Nikon D5 is a flagship DSLR designed to meet the needs of working professional photojournalists and sports photographers. UK-based sports photographer Mark Pain has been shooting with a D5 for a while, and in this article, he shares his impressions with us. Read more

Setting new standards: Nikon D5 Review

The Nikon D5 is the newest iteration of the company's action-oriented flagship DSLR. Its headline features include a new Nikon-developed 20.8MP full-frame sensor and 153-point AF system. More than anything, though, the D5 is a camera designed to just work - no matter what conditions you're in. So, does it? Read more

Back to the action: Nikon D500 Review

The Nikon D500 is a 21MP DSLR that shares most of its key features with Nikon's flagship D5, but packs them into a smaller APS-C format body. The long-awaited successor to the D300S, the D500 is Nikon's most professional DX-format camera ever and, with only a few exceptions, we've been very impressed. Read more

Fast machines: Shooting motocross with the Nikon D5 and Canon 1D X II

With 12 and 14 frames per second on tap respectively, the Nikon D5 and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II are both high-speed sports-shooting machines. So, we took them to photograph some other high-speed machines at a motocross practice northeast of Seattle. Read more

Nikon D500 real-world sample gallery updated

Shooting with the Nikon D500 continues, both in Seattle and in very warm Palm Springs, California. See gallery

Benchmark Performance: Nikon D810 review

Two years after Nikon shook up the high-end DSLR market with the 36MP D800 and D800E, it has consolidated the 800-series with the release of a new camera, the D810. The D810 replaces both previous 800-series models. Read our full review to find out how it performs.

Heavenly bodies: Nikon D810 & D810A field test

José Francisco Salgado is an Emmy-nominated astronomer, photographer and educator. He joined us when took Nikon’s D810 and D810A down to southern California recently to capture the stunning desert vistas and night skies near Death Valley. See video

Making a splash: Nikon D500 real-world sample gallery

Our Nikon D500 studio tests have produced encouraging results, so we were eager to follow them up with some real-world shooting – by land and by sea. See gallery

Video: Meet the Nikon D500

It's really here. The wait for the D300's successor has been a long one, but the Nikon D500 has officially arrived. Take a look at what's new and notable in Nikon's freshly-revived flagship APS-C line. See video

Nikon D7200 firmware 1.01 now available

Nikon has released firmware version 1.01 for the D7200, fixing a few issues including a problem applying negative exposure compensation with in-camera Raw processing. Learn more

Front-runner: Nikon D500 leads class in studio and dynamic range tests

At long last, a Nikon D500 has found its way into our office (thank you LensRentals!). We put the camera straight into our studio to find out what the long-awaited successor to the D300 can do. Learn more

Maximum sharpness: Nikon's automated AF Fine Tune explained

Among the features introduced in Nikon's new D5 and D500 DSLRs, we're very excited by automated AF Fine Tune. This feature allows users to quickly fine-tune their specific camera bodies and lenses, maximising the chanes of a sharp shot and avoiding the lengthy process of trial-and-error tuning that was previously necessary. Watch our video and read our in-depth analysis

Nikon announces delays for DL-series and other compacts

Nikon has announced delays of some recently announced compacts, including the DL-series compacts, the Coolpix A300/A900, B500/B700 and the KeyMission 360. Read more

Kumamoto earthquake keeps Sony sensor factory shuttered

The major earthquakes that struck Japan on April 14th and 15th have closed Sony's Kumamoto factory, which primarily manufacturers sensors for digital cameras. Read more

Nikon SnapBridge now available for Android, iOS to follow this summer

Nikon's SnapBridge utilizes BLE connectivity between compatible cameras and mobile devices.

In the thick of the action: Nikon D5 real world samples gallery

From the mountains to Puget Sound and weddings to contact sports, we've been toting the Nikon D5 all over the state of Washington. Were the results from Nikon's new flagship worth the weight in our bags and on our backs? Click through to see for yourself. Read more

Nikon issues D810 and D810A firmware updates with remote control bug fix

Firmware updates for the Nikon D810 and D810A cameras are now available. Both updates fix a bug that may cause the cameras to stop responding if attached to a WR-R10 wireless remote control running firmware 3.00. Read more

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