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Nikon Z6 review

The Nikon Z7 was certainly the star of show when Nikon launched the mirrorless Z-series earlier this year, but there was another camera sitting next to the spotlight: the Z6. A little sibling to the Z7, the Z6’s full-frame sensor packs in fewer megapixels (24.5 versus 45.7), but it gets a boost in both shooting […]

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Canon and Nikon Black Friday deals: Save big on new brand-name cameras

Although the built-in cameras on mobile devices are getting better, there is still a huge gap between smartphones and standalone digital cameras. Brand-name digital cameras are expensive, though, with professional-grade DSLR models retailing for well over a grand. That’s why annual retail events like Black Friday are such welcome opportunities to score big discounts on […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Nikon Z 7

Nikon heavily teased its full-frame mirrorless system prior to its launch. The company is starting out with two cameras—the Z 7 ($ 3,399.95, body only), reviewed here, a 45.7MP beast for photographers who demand the most pixels, and the more affordable Z 6 ($ 1,995.95), a 24MP model with a faster burst rate for capturing […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]