Photography

Nikon 105mm f/1.4E ED review

Some prime lenses are designed for affordability and portability, while others are designed for maximizing image quality at any cost. The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED falls squarely in the second category. Tipping the scale at more than two pounds, it’s a beast of a lens, but uses a wide aperture and excellent optics […]

Photography

Nikon gets serious about mirrorless with new Z7 and Z6 cameras, available now

After celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2017, Nikon is starting a new chapter with the introduction of its Z-series cameras, the Z7 and Z6. The full-frame models represent Nikon’s big push into the mirrorless category, which has been hotly anticipated for some time. After launching the Z7 first, the availability of the Nikon Z6 followed with a […]

Photography

Nikon Z 7

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Z 7 is the best the full-frame mirrorless camera for photographers invested in the Nikon system, but some quirks prevent it from attaining class-leading status. PCMag.com Latest Articles

Photography

Nikon Z 24-70mm f/4 S review

After a long history of F-Mount lenses dating to 1959, Nikon has finally embarked on a new series of lenses built for an entirely new mount: the mirrorless Z-Mount. The Nikkor Z 24-70mm F/4 S sits as the first zoom lens in the series, covering a standard zoom range that’s widely (and lovingly) referred to […]

Photography

Nikon D3400 vs. Canon T6: What’s the best budget DSLR?

Previous Next Entry-level DSLRs often offer the best photos at the sub-$ 500 price point. The sensors are larger, they shoot in RAW, the battery life is excellent, and the ability to swap lenses offers versatility and expansion into the future. But the Nikon D3400 and Canon EOS Rebel T6 stand neck-and-neck at identical price […]

Photography

Photography News: A ‘bombproof’ camera bag, Nikon D850 gets firmware fix

Mountainsmith Afraid of missing out on the latest photo industry news while you’re out, well, actually taking pictures? Photography News of the Week is all the news you might have missed this week, published on the weekends. Alongside the biggest stories of the week, like updates to Photoshop and Lightroom, sneak peeks at Adobe’s upcoming […]

Photography

Nikon Z7 review

Research Center: Nikon Z7 After a tepid dip into the mirrorless category with the now discontinued 1 series, DSLR giant Nikon is diving head first into the professional mirrorless market with the launch of the Z-series. As the flagship model, the Nikon Z7 boasts specs that rival the company’s best DSLRs, and even adds features […]

Photography

Nikon Coolpix P1000 review

Research Center: Nikon Coolpix P1000 A superzoom camera gives you the reach you just can’t get with your phone — or even a DSLR. More telescope than camera, the Nikon Coolpix P1000 takes this concept to the extreme, with a best-in-class, 125x optical zoom that lets you survey the craters of the moon. It also […]

Photography

Canon vs. Nikon vs. the Rest: Choosing the Right Camera System

If you’re reading this you are likely shopping for an interchangeable lens camera, and have decided to go with one of the two big brands—Canon or Nikon. But we recommend considering some other options as well. You might find that another system is a better fit, or you could end up picking a camera from […]

Photography

Nikon Z6, Canon EOS R, or Sony A7 III? Basic full-frame mirrorless models compared

A month ago, choosing a full frame mirrorless was a matter of choosing which Sony you wanted (unless, of course, you could afford a Leica). But with major DSLR players Canon and Nikon now stepping into the full-frame mirrorless game, photographers looking for a smaller camera to sling around their neck without sacrificing image quality […]

Photography

Nikon says Z7, Z6 mirrorless cameras will ship on time in the U.S.

The Nikon factory in Sendai, Japan. Nikon inc. / Nikon Corp. As the company’s first serious mirrorless bodies, Nikon has a lot riding on the new Z7 and Z6 — and some photographers worry that the upcoming bodies will see the same limited supply that the Nikon D850 suffered from at the initial launch. A […]

Photography

Nikon D3500

The full-frame mirrorless Nikon Z7 is getting a lot of attention right now, but that doesn’t mean Nikon has given up on SLRs, or in the entry-level camera market. Its latest entry in the D3000 series, the D3500 ($ 499.95 with 18-55mm AF-P lens), carries a lower price than the D3400 did at launch, is […]

Photography

Nikon Z6

Nikon is tipping its full-frame mirrorless camera system with two bodies and a trio of lenses. The Nikon Z6 ($ 1,995) is the 24MP, 12fps, entry-level option—entry-level for full-frame, that is. It’s going to start shipping in late November, a couple months after its pricier sibling, the $ 3,399.95, 45.7MP Z7 hits store shelves. We […]

Photography

Nikon Z7

It’s here. Nikon has teased its entry into the full-frame mirrorless camera space pretty heavily over the past few weeks, but the teasing is over. It’s launched two models, the 24MP Z6 ($ 1,995.95, body only) and the 45.7MP Z7 ($ 3,399.95, body only). The cameras are launching along with three lenses and an adapter […]

Photography

Samyang’s first Nikon autofocus lens is an ultra-wide 14mm f/2.8

Samyang Samyang is known for its wide, bright, name brand alternative lenses — but most of the lineup is manual focus. That’s quickly changing as Samyang launches its first Nikon autofocus lens (and eighth autofocus lens overall). On Monday, August 20, Samyang unveiled the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 for Nikon F mounts. (The lens will also […]