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Nikon D850 sensor confirmed as Sony-made

A teardown of a Nikon D850 has provided proof that the camera's sensor is made by Sony Semiconductor. The chip's design and performance already strongly supported this, but the confirmation also gives a hint about how the industry works.

Nikon developing compact and lightweight 500mm F5.6 lens

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.

Nikon D5 firmware update adds useful 'recall shooting functions' feature

'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.

Why Nikon and Canon should build mirrorless as a second system – but probably won't

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?

DPReview TV: Waterproof camera shootout 2018

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.

This 7.3-gigapixel panorama 'timelapse' of London is made from 6,240 D850 pictures

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 restructuring and strong D850 sales lead to 8x increase in annual profit

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.

Shooting polar bears with the $12,000 Nikon 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR

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."

Video: Testing all the Nikon F to Sony E-mount AF adapters on the market

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.

Nikon manager confirms: New mirrorless system coming by spring 2019

In an interview with Japanese TV-channel NHK, a Nikon manager confirmed that a new mirrorless system will arrive by spring of 2019.

Crystal clear: Inside Nikon's Hikari Glass factory

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 prepares investors as $94M wiped off value of its measuring business

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.

Sample gallery: Nikon 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR

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.

Nikon dominates World Press Photo 2018 camera breakdown

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.

Opinion: the Sony a7 III could be the new Nikon D750

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...

NAB 2018: Watch these high-speed camera robots 'dance' at the Nikon booth

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.

ProGrade demonstrates first ever 1TB CFexpress card with 1,400MB/s read speed

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 D850 Filmmaker's Kit includes Atomos Ninja Flame, three lenses and two microphones

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.

Sony executive predicts Nikon and Canon will go full-frame mirrorless within a year

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.

Pro Services: Are they worth it?

Canon, Nikon and now Sony offer programs to support pro photographers. What's the value of joining up? And should you?

CP+ 2018: Nikon's space cameras

Nikon has a long history of making cameras for use in outer space. A small exhibition at this year's CP+ show in Yokohama showcases some of the company's most famous models.

MRMC unveil a smaller, lighter and cheaper version of its Bolt camera robot

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.

Nikon releases new firmware for nine cameras, mostly AF-P lens support

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.

Nikon's ES-2 film digitizing adapter for the D850 will finally ship in March

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.

Tokina unveils 'top premium' Opera 50mm F1.4 FF lens for Canon and Nikon

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.

Full-frame showdown: Nikon D850 vs Canon 5D IV vs Sony a7R III

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 claimed the #1 spot in the full-frame camera market for December 2017

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.

2018 Japan BCN camera rankings: Canon dominates DSLRs, tops Sony in 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 D850 firmware 1.01 fixes long exposure green cast and other minor bugs

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.

Rumor: Nikon's full-frame mirrorless will sport an all new 'Z-Mount'

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.

'Water Torture Test' compares Canon, Nikon, Sony and Olympus weather sealing

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's 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens features built-in teleconverter

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.

Canon and Sony dominate Lensrentals' most rented gear of 2017 list

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.

The Olympus TG-5 and Nikon Coolpix W300 go to Puerto Rico

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.

Nikon D850 vs Sony a7R III: Which is best?

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?

Nikon's redesigned SnapBridge app adds full manual camera control and 'intuitive' UI

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.

Sony a7R III ties Nikon D850: Best mirrorless full-frame camera DxOMark has ever tested

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.

Gear of the Year 2017 - Barney's choice (Part 2): Nikon D850

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.

Top 10 sample galleries of the year #1: the Nikon D850

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.

Top 10 sample galleries of the year #8: Nikon D7500

We're counting down our top 10 most popular sample galleries of 2017, and the #8 ranking belongs to the Nikon D7500.

Ten Nikon D5 DSLRs will arrive at the International Space Station tomorrow

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.

Nikon will shut down all sales operations in Brazil at the end of 2017

The restructuring continues. Starting January 1st, 2018, Nikon will no longer sell cameras, lenses and accessories in Brazil.

Lexar responds to rumors: will continue making XQD memory cards

After reports that Lexar was discontinuing its XQD memory cards, the company has officially set the record straight.

Nikon shuts down camera factory in China, blames 'the rise of smartphones'

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.

The D850 is Nikon's best video camera yet, but it's not ideal for video novices

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.

More Nikon D850 samples images added

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.

Godox XPro-N wireless flash trigger for Nikon boasts TTL, HSS and more for just $70

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.

Nikon D850 Review
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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?

Nikon's official D850 lens recommendation list

Nikon has published a list lenses that it deems worthy of its newest DSLR: the 45.7MP Nikon D850.

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