Nikon has announced the development of the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm F5.6E PF ED VR lens. Thanks to its use of 'phase fresnel' optics, Nikon claims that the lens will be small and light enough to be used handheld.
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'Recall shooting functions' lets you recall previously saved exposure settings (including shutter speed and aperture) by simply pressing and holding specific controls. The function is designed to allow for quick shooting parameter changes in variable light conditions.
If Canon and Nikon do get into high-end mirrorless, it's almost certain that they'll do everything they can to maintain compatibility with their existing mounts. But, asks Richard Butler, wouldn't it be more interesting if they built a small, niche system to live alongside their existing DSLRs?
This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan prepare for the summer holiday season by putting several popular waterproof cameras to the test. If you're considering a rugged camera for the beach or pool this summer, or if you just want to see what a Chris and Jordan fishing show might look like, tune in.
Photographer Henry Stuart has created a 24-hour panoramic timelapse of London that combines 6240 D850 files to form a picture that contains over 7 billion pixels. The 155° view presents the city in an incredible amount of detail, with Nikon claiming you can read signs up to 5 miles away.
Nikon Corporation has released financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31st 2018, and the news is good. Thanks to strong sales of the D850 and some restructuring measures paying off, the company reported an 8x increase in overall profit despite a slight drop in revenue.
Award-winning wildlife photographer Roie Galitz shares his experience shooting polar bears with the new Nikon 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR in one of the harshest places on Earth. Find out why Galitz calls his $12,000 behemoth "a dream lens."
Photographer Matt Granger puts three different Nikon F to Sony E-mount autofocus adapters to the test. Along the way, he found out that they're not nearly as different as each manufacturer would like you to think.
In an interview with Japanese TV-channel NHK, a Nikon manager confirmed that a new mirrorless system will arrive by spring of 2019.
Nikon is one of the few remaining companies that makes most of its optical glass in-house, through the wholly owned subsidiary Hikari Glass. We were invited to Japan last month to see the entire process from start to finish.
Nikon Corporation has warned investors that an assessment of its Belgium-based metrology business based is worth much less than expected, and that they should brace themselves for an 'extraordinary loss' of 10,343 million yen.
This highly-specialized lens is perfect for sports, action and wildlife photography. Check out these first sample images for a taste of what it's capable of.
If you look at the cameras used to shoot the winning photos in the prestigious World Press Photo 2018 competition, you'll see that DSLRs dominated over mirrorless, and Nikon dominated over everyone.
For a few years now we've been recommending the Nikon D750 to enthusiasts and semi professionals needing the most reliable camera for the money. But it might finally be time to change that recommendation...
Nikon-owned MRMC brought its high-speed 'cinebot' camera robots to NAB 2018. And in a fit of "just because we can, probably means we should" they choreographed a little dance number for them on the showroom floor.
Memory card manufacturer ProGrade Digital has publicly demonstrated its upcoming CFexpress cards at NAB 2018 in Las Vegas. Due out later this year, the cards top out at 1TB in capacity and have maximum read/write speeds of 1,400MB/s and 1,000MB/s, respectively.
Nikon looks to be positioning its D850 as a serious video rig with today's announcement of its D850 Filmmaker's Kit. The kit includes the body, 20/35/85mm F1.8G lenses, an Atomos Ninja Flame external recorder, two microphones and an extra battery.
We spoke with Sony's Senior General Manager of the Digital Imaging Business Group, Kenji Tanaka, at CP+, and he told us that in his opinion, Canon and Nikon will join Sony in the full-frame mirrorless market by next year's CP+ show.
Nikon-owned Mark Roberts Motion Control has announced that it will release a new, smaller version of its incredible Bolt 'cinebot' in April of this year. The so-called Bolt Junior is set to weigh less than half of the original, and will cost less as well.
Nine Nikon DSLR models are getting new firmware to fix a few issues users have been encountering, particularly when using AF-P lenses. Updated models include the D4, D4s, Df, D800, D800E, D810, D810A, D7100, and D7200.
The film digitizing adapter Nikon introduced alongside the D850 DSLR is finally ready for delivery at the end of March. It has been available for pre-order since it was first announced last August, but the release date has been slipping backwards.
Full-frame Canon and Nikon shooters have a new 50mm F1.4 lens to consider. The Tokina 50mm F1.4 FF features an ultrasonic motor, weather-sealed design, and a focus ring that rotates the same direction as native Canon and Nikon glass.
Dan and Sally Watson over at Learning Cameras put the Nikon D850, Sony a7R III, and Canon 5D Mark IV through their paces, testing all three cameras for everything from skin tones, to dynamic range, to autofocus tracking and more.
Nikon announced the news earlier today, revealing that it "attained the #1 position for both market share and revenue for December 2017" in the full-frame interchangeable lens camera category. Yes, that includes full-frame mirrorless.
The 2018 Japan BCN camera rankings are in, and the most surprising bit of news is that Canon is still outpacing Sony in the mirrorless segment, taking the #2 spot in that segment while still dominating in DSLRs.
Nikon's updated D850 firmware brings a number of smaller bug fixes, including fixing a green cast issue that was happening when users had long exposure noise reduction turned on.
Nikon Rumors is reporting that an upcoming full-frame mirrorless camera from Nikon will sport an all-new "Z-Mount" with an extremely short flange distance of just 16mm.
Imaging Resource recently put the Nikon D850, Sony a7R III, Canon 5D Mark IV, and Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II through a "water torture test." Watch the video to see how the cameras coped with "moderate heavy rain and misty conditions."
Nikon has announced a new full-frame zoom lens, aimed at professional sports and wildlife photographers. The AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR features a built-in 1.4x teleconverter and a claimed 4 stops of shake reduction.
Lensrentals most-rented gear of 2017 contains a few interesting surprises. Among them: Sony has out-rented Nikon for the first time ever, and a Sony battery somehow took the #6 spot overall.
Fashion and portrait photographer Joe McNally is one of the most recognizable names in photography. We spoke to him recently to talk through the process of creating one of the most arresting images of Nikon's D850 launch campaign.
Thinking of getting a rugged or underwater camera for a tropical vacation this winter? Jose Francisco Salgado tested two popular models, the Olympus TG-5 and Nikon W300 on a trip to Puerto Rico this summer. Find out what he thinks of these two cameras.
The Nikon D850 appeared destined to tower over the camera world like some colossus until the Sony a7R III emerged like some rival kaiju. Now we've had a chance to shoot both cameras in a variety of situations, which wins the battle of the behemoths?
Snapbridge Version 2.0 has been redesigned with a 'more intuitive' and 'easier to use' interface, as well as a few nifty new feature like support for multiple cameras and the full manual control of select Nikon DSLRs.
The DxOMark score is in for the Sony a7R III, and no surprises here: it's fantastic. In fact, the a7R III ties the Nikon D850 for the top score ever awarded to a full-frame camera.
In the first part of Barney's Gear of the Year article, he wrote about the camera he's used most in 2017 – the Leica M10. In Part 2, he's writing about a camera that he's barely even touched. Read on to find out why the D850 made his list for best gear of 2017 regardless.
We're counting down our top 10 most popular sample galleries of 2017. Holding down the top position is none other than the Nikon D850 – by a landslide.
We're counting down our top 10 most popular sample galleries of 2017, and the #8 ranking belongs to the Nikon D7500.
NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station will get some new camera gear to play with this week. The first ten Nikon D5 DSLRs to go to space launched yesterday, and are due to arrive at the ISS on Tuesday.
The restructuring continues. Starting January 1st, 2018, Nikon will no longer sell cameras, lenses and accessories in Brazil.
After reports that Lexar was discontinuing its XQD memory cards, the company has officially set the record straight.
Nikon has decided to close a subsidiary and its camera & lens factory in China due to the "rise of the smartphone" and the "rapidly declining" compact camera market.
With features like full-sensor-width 4K recording, Nikon has made its most video-friendly DSLR to date in the D850. That said, there's a difference between offering a feature and implementing it well.
We've added a selection of extra images to our Nikon D850 gallery. As part of the process of rounding off the review we made sure a number of us had shot the camera in a variety of situations, we've added those shots to the gallery to give a broad cross section of how the camera performs.
The XPro-C 2.4GHz wireless flash trigger that Godox released for Canon users last month now has a Nikon equivalent—the aptly named XPro-N. Sony, Fujifilm and MFT versions are in the works.
The Nikon D850 is a 45.7MP full-frame DSLR with an autofocus system lifted wholesale from the pro-sports focused D5. 4K capture, continuous shooting at 7 or 9 frames per second make it sound like the ultimate all rounder. Is it all that these specs suggest?
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