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Nikon Museum exhibition showcases 60 rare prototype interchangeable lenses

The Nikon Museum in Shinagawa, Tokyo has an exhibition showing off some of the most rare and unique prototype lenses Nikon ever developed.

Nikon Z6 First Impressions Review

The Nikon Z6 may not offer the incredible resolution of its sibling, the Z7, but its 24MP resolution is more than enough for most people, and the money saved can buy a lot of glass. Find out what's new and notable about the Z6 in our First Impressions Review.

Kipon announces five 'Elegant' F2.4 prime lenses for Canon RF and Nikon Z mounts

The new 'Elegant' lens series includes entirely manual F2.4 lenses in 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm and 90mm focal lengths.

Nikon Releases IPTC Preset Manager version 1.1.0

Nikon's IPTC Preset Manager, a tool for creating predetermined sets of metadata, has received an update. Version 1.1.0 no longer uses Microsoft Silverlight, sheds the network connection requirement, adds extended language support, updates support for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, and ends support for Windows Vista and Windows XP.

DPReview TV: Nikon Z6 and Z7 review for video

Following up on their review of the Nikon Z7's still photo capabilities, Chris and Jordan take a look at the Z7 and Z6 for video shooting.

Nikon France says the Z-mount can theoretically support an F0.65 autofocus lens

A recently-published interview with Nicolas Gillet, director of marketing and communications for Nikon France, details just how far Nikon could push optics with its new Z-mount.

DPReview TV: Nikon Z6, Sony a7 III and Canon EOS R compared

This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan compare three entry-level full frame mirrorless cameras: the Nikon Z6, Sony a7 III and Canon EOS R. Watch their analysis to find out where they think each model excels or has room to grow.

Nauticam launches underwater housing for Nikon Z7 and Z6 mirrorless cameras

Underwater housing manufacturer Nauticam hasn’t taken very long to create a new unit designed for owners of Nikon’s new full frame mirrorless cameras.

Here's why I won't be swapping my Nikon D750 for a Z6 (but maybe you should)

As a D750 owner and someone primarily concerned with still photography, DPR staffer Dan Bracaglia does not see a compelling enough reason to go Nikon mirrorless - yet. But that may not be the case for you.

"I wish it weren't a Republican versus Democrat thing": Wildfire photographer Stuart Palley on climate change and California's devastating blazes

We spoke to wildfire photographer Stuart Palley about his experiences shooting the recent Woolsey fire, why the Nikon Z7 isn't quite ready to take a permanent spot in his gear bag, and 'that' Tweet from Donald Trump.

DPReview TV: Nikon Z7 review

The Z7 presented Nikon with a stiff challenge: how to build a mirrorless camera that measures up to its own DSLRs and can deliver a familiar experience to Nikon users. Chris and Jordan tell us whether they think Nikon succeeded.

Nikon D3500 sample gallery

Nikon's D3500 may be an inexpensive DSLR, but the company didn't cut corners when it comes to image quality. See how it handled fall colors and tropical seas in our sample gallery.

Nikon issues new firmware update for the Nikon Z7

Nikon has released firmware version 1.02 that resolves a flickering issue when scrolling through images, an ISO limitation problem, and an occasional crash that could occur when displaying certain Raw files.

Nikon Z6 4K video footage outshines Z7, is similar to Sony a7 III

The Nikon Z6's oversampled 4K video impresses in both our studio scene and real world shooting. See for yourself.

Nikon Z6 to ship this Friday for $1999

Nikon USA has announced that its Z6 full-frame mirrorless camera will be shipping Friday, November 16th at a price of $1999 body-only and $2599 with the Nikkor Z 24-70 F4 S lens.

Photokina 2018: Nikon interview - 'We love feedback, because it leads to better products'

Ambitious goals, new challenges and looking ahead to 100 years of the Z mount – we spoke with senior executives and engineers at Nikon about what lies ahead.

Nikon Z6 sample gallery

The Nikon Z6 is the lower-resolution, faster sibling to the Z7, and has already shown impressive results in our preliminary testing. Take a look at how it performs outside of the studio.

Nikon Z6 image quality and dynamic range impress, but not without caveats

The Nikon Z6, paired with the new Nikkor Z 50mm F1.8S produces the sort of result you'd expect from a baby Z7. The lens is consistent across the frame and the sensor looks good but, like the Z7, the PDAF stripes aren't perfectly corrected so can occasionally become visible.

DPReview picks the best lenses for Canon, Nikon and Sony

We've created a trio of new Buying Guides, covering lenses for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, as well as Sony mirrorless cameras. If you're thinking of adding to your lens collection, these guides may be just what you're looking for.

Buying Guide: The best lenses for Nikon DSLRs

Whether you've grown tired of what came with your DSLR, or want to start photographing different subjects, a new lens is probably in order. We've selected our favorite lenses for Nikon DSLRs in several categories to make your decisions easier.

Nikon Z7 Review
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No Nikon camera we've tested to date balances stills and video capture as well as the Nikon Z7. Though autofocus is less reliable than the D850, Nikon's first full-frame mirrorless gets enough right to earn our recommendation.

Gallery update: The Nikon Z7 goes wrestling

With tons of resolution and dynamic range, the Nikon Z7 is a great camera for shooting landscapes. But what about semi-pro wrestling? We spent an evening with the Z7 at DEFY Wrestling, which offered plenty of peak action and tricky lighting - see the results in our updated sample gallery.

DPReview TV: Crop sensor, pro body cameras

Not everybody wants or needs a full frame sensor, but that doesn't mean you have to give up pro-level performance on your camera. In this episode, Chris and Jordan compare four of the top performing APS-C and Micro Four Thirds models currently on the market: the Fujifilm X-T3, Nikon D500, Panasonic G9, and Olympus E-M1 Mark II.

Lens Rentals calls the Z7 the 'best built mirrorless full-frame camera we’ve taken apart'

Just in case you were wondering what’s packed inside the Nikon Z7 and how well constructed it is, Lensrentals has kindly opened one up so you don’t have to.

Nikon Coolpix P1000 Review

Nikon's Coolpix P1000 has moved the zoom needle from 'absurd' to 'ludicrous,' with an equivalent focal length of 24-3000mm. While it's great for lunar and still wildlife photography, we found that it's not suited for much else.

Sigma releases interchangeable lens compatibility notes for Nikon Z7 and Canon EOS R

Sigma has clarified which of its lenses will and won't work with Canon and Nikon's latest mirrorless cameras.

Five ways the Nikon Z7 could be improved (hint: four of them involve AF)

In many respects the Nikon Z7 is a seriously impressive camera. But as our review nears completion we've identified a number of ways in which we think it could be improved significantly – and they primarily relate to autofocus.

Nikon issues firmware update for D850 to fix rare issue of shutter delays

Nikon says firmware version 1.03 "Fixes an issue that in rare circumstances would delay the shutter release or the start of the autofocus operation."

Nikon Z7 AF tested: Tracking lags behind the D850, mirrorless competition

The Nikon Z7 is slated as a mirrorless equivalent to the D850, but it can't subject track with the same reliability as its DSLR counterpart. AF performance is otherwise good, except in low light where hunting can lead to missed shots.

Banding means Nikon Z7 can't match D850 dynamic range

Testing and real-world shooting show slight banding and striping patterns in Nikon Z7 images, undermining its otherwise excellent dynamic range. We demonstrate when you'll encounter the effect so you can assess its importance for your photography.

Sigma confirms that its current lenses are fully operational on the Nikon Z7 with FTZ adapter

Sigma has issued a statement confirming that its current lenses operate without any issues when mounted on the Nikon Z7 via FTZ adapter.

Nikon Z7 added to studio comparison scene

The Nikon Z7 has a sensor that's closely related to the one in the company's D850 DSLR. Take a look at how it performs next to the competition in our studio test scene.

From F to Z: we tour Nikon's Sendai factory

Nikon's Sendai factory in the Tōhoku region North of Japan has been churning out cameras and lenses since 1971. We had the opportunity recently to visit Sendai during events to mark the launch of Nikon's new Z mount.

Nikon Coolpix P1000 sample gallery

There's no mistaking the Nikon Coolpix P1000 – with a 24-3000mm equivalent zoom, it really is in a class of its own. It's a conspicuous-looking superzoom with one main job: getting you really close to far away subjects. We've put together a gallery showing the kind of results you can expect from it.

First lens adapters for Nikon Z already appearing

British photographic engineer MTF Services is claiming the world’s first third-party lens adapters for the new Nikon Z system with a collection of four units designed to allow cinema lenses to be mounted on the mirrorless full frame bodies.

Nikon stops all activity in Brazil after ending sales in 2017

Nikon will cease offering Brazil-based customer service and technical support, though the company stresses that it will still offer technical assistance and warranty repairs for valid warranties.

Nikon Z7 gallery updated with full-production samples

We've got our hands on a full-production Nikon Z7 camera and have updated our gallery with additional samples.

Shooting with Nikon's new 500mm F5.6E PF in Kamchatka

Amid all the excitement surrounding the launch of the Nikon Z-series recently, you could be forgiven for missing the official unveiling of Nikon's new Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm F5.6E PF ED VR. In this article, wildlife photographer Roie Galitz shares his impressions.

What you need to know about Nikon's new entry-level D3500

Nikon's D3500 isn't just a very compact and inexpensive DSLR. It's also a camera with great image quality, an easy-to-user interface and battery that can last for days. Let's go hands-on to see how much camera you get for just $499.

Raw conversions added to Nikon Z7 pre-production gallery

We've updated our Nikon Z7 sample gallery with a handful of Raw conversions, courtesy of a beta version of Adobe Camera Raw.

Nikon Z6 vs Sony a7 III: Specs and key features compared

Both Nikon and Sony now offer a $2000 mirrorless full-frame camera. Spec-wise, the two have a lot in common, but small differences between them might affect your preference.

Nikon D3500 gets smaller and cheaper, battery life gets a boost

The successor to Nikon's popular entry-level D3400 DSLR has arrived, aptly named the D3500. The only real changes are that it's gotten even smaller, and will sell for just $499 with a lens. Battery capacity has also increased by 30%.

Nikon Z7 pre-order deliveries will be delayed for some buyers

The company plans to start delivering its newly announced full-frame mirrorless camera to early buyers in September, but Nikon says high demand for the model will result in some customers receiving their products at a later date.

Which is better: Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7R III

Now that Nikon has entered the full-frame mirrorless camera market, the natural question that comes up is how its first model, the Z7, compares to Sony's high resolution king, the a7R III. We take a look at how these two cameras stack up against one another.

DPReview on TWiT: Nikon Z Mirrorless

On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers from the TWiT Network, DPReview Science Editor Rishi Sanyal talks with host Leo Laporte about Nikon's entry into the high-end mirrorless market. Together we cover everything from our initial impressions to what it means for the industry at large.

Nikon Z7 sample gallery updated from New York and Japan

We've just returned from two launch events for Nikon's new Z system - one in New York, and one in Tokyo. After spending a little more time with two more pre-production cameras, we've updated our previously-published samples gallery.

The Nikon Z is a big step for Nikon but they need to keep being brave

The Nikon Z is a brave and important step for Nikon and, while it might not have got everything right first time, it shows enough promise to encourage existing users to commit themselves to the system. However, to deliver the system's full potential, Nikon needs to continue being brave, according to our own Richard Butler.

Nikon announces 64GB and 120GB XQD memory cards

Nikon is getting into the XQD card business. Its new cards come in 64GB and 120GB versions and boast a maximum read speed of 440MB/s and a maximum write speed of 400MB/s.

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