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Nikon announces Z 24-70mm F2.8 S - a new standard zoom for mirrorless

Nikon has taken the wraps off a new standard zoom lens for mirrorless, the Z 24-70mm F2.8 Z. The new 24-70mm has been on Nikon's Z-series roadmap since the mount was announced last August, and it will ship in spring for $2299.

Nikon announces development of new firmware for Z6 and Z7 promising faster AF

Nikon has announced more details of firmware in development for the Z6 and Z7. As previously reported, firmware is being planned that will add Eye-detection AF, CFexpress support and Raw video over HDMI.

Sigma releases firmware updates for its Canon EF and Nikon F lenses, MC-11 mount converter

Sigma has launched a number of updates for various lenses for Canon EF and Nikon F mounts.

Review: Nikon Z 50mm F1.8 S

One of three lenses launched alongside the Nikon Z6 and Z7, on the face of it the Z 50mm F1.8 S might appear the most pedestrian of the group, but it might just be the niftiest fifty we've ever seen.

K&F Concept Nikon Z lens adapters start shipping on January 22nd

Accessory maker K&F Concept is offering a range of adapters, allowing the use of non-Nikon as well as Nikon F lenses on the new Nikon Z mirrorless cameras.

Nikon quietly announces Coolpix B600, A1000 compact cameras

Nikon has announced two superzoom compact cameras, the Coolpix B600 and the Coolpix A1000.

Nikon Z6 Review
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The Nikon Z6 may not offer the incredible resolution of its sibling, the Z7, but its excellent video quality and faster performance make it an impressive camera at a considerably lower price.

DPReview TV: The Yashica Y35 looks like a camera that would be fun to shoot.. until you try shooting with it

What do you get when you combine an iconic camera brand from the past with a crowdfunding campaign for a 'rangefinder' camera? The Yashica Y35, that's what. Watch Chris and Jordan try to make lemonade out of a lemon.

First samples: Nikon's new Z 14-30mm F4 is shaping up nicely

Photographer Jimmy McIntyre has been working with Nikon, shooting a pre-production sample of the new Z 14-30mm lens. We're reserving final judgement until we see a reviewable lens, but it looks pretty impressive.

DPReview TV: Looking back at the Nikon D1H and Canon 1D

2019 is DPReview's 20th anniversary year, so we decided to take a walk down memory lane and shoot with a couple cameras that helped usher in the digital era for pro photographers: The Canon EOS 1D and the Nikon D1H.

Nikon, Atomos team up to offer 4K Raw capture over HDMI to the Ninja V external recorder

Atomos and Nikon are teaming up to make the Z6 and Z7 the first mirrorless cameras to offer 4K Raw recording over HDMI to an external monitor — the Ninja V.

Nikon Z7 and Sony a7R III offer similar results in our image stabilization test

Sony and Nikon's flagship mirrorless cameras both offer impressive in-body image stabilization. According to our testing, you'll see a 2-stop advantage at the wide end and nearly a 5-stop advantage at the telephoto end on both cameras.

Nikon to add Eye AF, Raw video and CFexpress support to Z-series

Nikon has announced a trio of new features for its Z-series mirrorless cameras are currently under development. They include Eye AF, Raw video output to an Atomos Ninja V and support for CFexpress cards. More details will be announced at a later date.

Nikon introduces 14-30mm F4 ultra-wide zoom for Z-mount

Nikon has announced a compact, ultra-wide 14-30mm F4 zoom lens for its Z-series full-frame mirrorless cameras. The lens weighs just 485g (17oz) and supports screw-on filters: a rarity for lenses in this class.

Nikon's new Z6 Filmmaker's Kit saves you $650 on external recorder, mic, gimbal and more

Nikon's new Z6 Filmmaker's Kit includes most of the gear a budding videographer needs, including a 3-axis MOZA Air gimbal, Atomos Ninja V external recorder and Rode external microphone. You also get a 24-70mm F4 S lens, FTZ adapter, extra battery and, of course, the camera itself. Savings are around $650 compared to buying it all separately.

Nikon Z 50mm F1.8 S sample gallery

The Nikon Z 50mm F1.8 is one of three lenses to launch with the Z system, and though we've only been shooting with it a short time, it's quickly becoming a staff favorite.

Nikon AF-S 500mm F5.6E PF sample gallery

Nikon's latest telephoto prime gives you a lot of reach in a compact package thanks to phase fresnel optics. We've taken the AF-S 500mm F5.6E PF to capture eagles north of Seattle in Skagit County, to a club Ultimate Frisbee match in our own backyard, and plenty of places in-between. See how it performs in our sample gallery.

Gear of the year 2018 - Jeff's choice: Nikon Coolpix P1000

The Nikon P1000 is a bit of an oddity, but the unique shooting opportunities it makes possible are why it's Editor Jeff Keller's pick this year.

Gear of the Year 2018 - Barney's choice: Nikon Z7

Senior Editor Barney Britton's pick this year is the camera that he describes as "close to perfect" for the kind of photography he does.

Nikon Japan officially lists the D5500 and D7200 as discontinued

It's been churning around the rumor mills for some time now, but Nikon Japan has confirmed the D5500 and D7200 have been discontinued.

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm F4 D II ED lens with rare grey color appears on eBay

An eBay listing is offering up a bundle that includes a rare AF-S NIKKOR 500mm F4 D II ED lens.

Sony a7 III vs. Canon EOS R vs. Nikon Z6, which is best?

Sony had the full-frame mirrorless market to itself for nearly five years, but it's no longer alone – the Nikon Z6 and Canon EOS R have both arrived priced to compete with the a7 III. We take a head to head to head look at these three cameras.

Video: Nigel Danson on his switch to mirrorless and the Nikon Z7

Renowned UK-based landscape photographer Nigel Danson has been using DSLRs for years. In this video, created exclusively for DPReview, Nigel discusses his experience using the Nikon Z7 and why he's excited about mirrorless cameras. (Spoiler... beautiful scenery ahead.)

DPReview TV: Nikon Z6 review

Tune in this week to see Chris and Jordan's review of the Nikon Z6 full frame mirrorless camera, and also find out what Chris thinks of the popular 35mm focal length. (Rant alert!)

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.

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.

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