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Nikon Coolpix P1000 packs 24-3000mm 'megazoom' lens
Nikon Coolpix P1000 packs 24-3000mm 'megazoom' lens By Mike Lowe

Nikon isn't calling its Coolpix P1000 a superzoom. Nope, it's terming it a "megazoom". And for good reason: the P1000 packs in a 125x zoom lens, with an equivalent 24-3000mm focal length. That kind of zoom will capture far-away subjects as if they're... Read more

Amazing Images from a Small World. The winning images from Nikon's photomicrography competition
Amazing Images from a Small World. The winning images from Nikon's photomicrography competition By Max Langridge

Camera manufacturer Nikon has been running the International Small World Competition since 1975. Now in its 42nd year, the competition celebrates the very best in photomicrography. A photomicrograph is a digital image taken through a microscope to magnify... Read more

Nikon confirms it's working on a full-frame mirrorless camera
Nikon confirms it's working on a full-frame mirrorless camera By Max Langridge

Nikon's Research & Development Manager Tetsuro Goto has confirmed the company is working on a full-frame mirrorless camera that will be a truly professional product compared to cameras from its rivals. Best DSLR cameras 2017: The best interchangeable... Read more

Nikon D850 confirmed, coming with "new technologies" on board
Nikon D850 confirmed, coming with "new technologies" on board By Rik Henderson

Nikon has taken the bold step in announcing that a follow-up to the D810 is in the works, but with few details at present.It has confirmed that the Nikon D850 is "in development" and that it is the "next frontier in full-frame, high-resolution, high-speed... Read more

Nikon's Coolpix W300 is a 4K shooting, underwater loving compact camera
Nikon's Coolpix W300 is a 4K shooting, underwater loving compact camera By Cam Bunton

Nikon has taken the wraps off its latest compact camera creation, the Coolpix W300. It's built to survive anything you can throw at it, even the odd swim on your summer holiday at the beach. Its primary reason for existing is written in bold lettering... Read more

Nikon D7500 official: Semi-pro spec DSLR calls upon many D500 features
Nikon D7500 official: Semi-pro spec DSLR calls upon many D500 features By Mike Lowe

The Nikon D7500 is coming, a APS-C DSLR which echoes elements of the company's top-spec D500 model but in a smaller form factor and with a slightly lighter price point to refect the spec.At its heart the D7500 has the same 20.9-megapixel sensor as its... Read more

Nikon scraps DL compact camera line promised last summer
Nikon scraps DL compact camera line promised last summer By Rik Henderson

Although they were officially announced a year ago and expected to be released in June 2016, Nikon's DL series of compact cameras has been canned.The long-awaited Nikon DL24-85mm f/1.8-2.8, DL:18-50mm f/1.8-2.8 and DL24-500mm f/2.8-5.6 models will no... Read more

Nikon launches D5600 DSLR with Bluetooth for instant photo sharing
Nikon launches D5600 DSLR with Bluetooth for instant photo sharing By Max Langridge

Nikon has taken the wraps off its latest DLSR, the entry-level D5600, which it says is designed for photography hobbyists and content creators. The D5600 is the successor to the D5500 and features a similar 3.2-inch LCD screen that can flip out and be... Read more

Nikon D3400 updates entry-level DSLR with Bluetooth, for instant smartphone sharing
Nikon D3400 updates entry-level DSLR with Bluetooth, for instant smartphone sharing By Chris Hall

Nikon has announced the Nikon D3400 DSLR, updating the existing Nikon D3300 with additional connectivity options to make it more attractive to those shooting on the move. With traditional cameras under threat from the convenience of smartphones, Nikon's... Read more

Nikon DL: Trio of 1-inch sensor cameras, can Nikon finally make its mark in compacts?
Nikon DL: Trio of 1-inch sensor cameras, can Nikon finally make its mark in compacts? By Mike Lowe

As one of the biggest camera manufacturers in the world, Nikon compacts have, by and large, been uninspiring and lost out to better competition. Until now, thanks to the announcement of a trio of 1-inch sensor compacts, called Nikon DL.It's an interesting... Read more

Nikon D5 official: New flagship, new shooting skills
Nikon D5 official: New flagship, new shooting skills By Chris Hall

Having confirmed that the D5 was in development late in 2015, Nikon has used CES 2016 to officially announce its new professional flagship camera.The Nikon D5 is a newly developed FX format digital SLR, replacing the aging D4 models, offering increased... Read more

Nikon D500 DX-format SLR offers D5 performance in a compact body
Nikon D500 DX-format SLR offers D5 performance in a compact body By Luke Edwards

Nikon has announced its latest D500 SLR digital camera from CES 2016 in Las Vegas. The company says it packs in the performance of its flagship D5 model while remaining light and compact.The Nikon D500 has the same 153-point autofocus system as the D5... Read more

Nikon KeyMission 360 is a 360-degree 4K actioncam
Nikon KeyMission 360 is a 360-degree 4K actioncam By Chris Hall

Nikon has announced intentions to take on the actioncam market with the KeyMission 360, introduced at CES 2016. This isn't the first 360 camera we've seen, but with a name like Nikon behind it, it's sure to garner some interest and this model is a little... Read more

Nikon Photo Contest 2014 - 2015: These amazing photos/video were the pick of the bunch
Nikon Photo Contest 2014 - 2015: These amazing photos/video were the pick of the bunch By Rik Henderson

Nikon recently announced the category winners for its annual photography competition and if you flick through the gallery above you will see some quite simply stunning entries from around the world.The competition also recognises video entries these days... Read more

An emotion-sensing Nikon dog camera mount is now a thing
An emotion-sensing Nikon dog camera mount is now a thing By Rik Henderson

Ever wondered how good your dog would be at photography? No? Us neither, to be honest. But Nikon has come up with a way of finding out, which piques our interest a little more.Through its Heartography technology concept, Nikon has devised a dog camera... Read more

Worried about lack of Ultra-HD content? The Nikon 1 J5 CSC can record in 4K
Worried about lack of Ultra-HD content? The Nikon 1 J5 CSC can record in 4K By Rik Henderson

Nikon has updated its entry-level compact system camera line with the Nikon 1 J5, a step up from last year's model with the addition of 4K video recording.The body has also been redesigned a touch, with a 3-inch tiltable touchscreen monitor flipping... Read more

Nikon Coolpix P900 fixed lens camera offers staggering 83x optical zoom for £500
Nikon Coolpix P900 fixed lens camera offers staggering 83x optical zoom for £500 By Rik Henderson

Nikon has unveiled a fixed lens camera superbly suited to wildlife and night sky photographers as it comes with a mighty 83x optical zoom. That means it is capable of capturing details that can't normally be seen by the naked eye.The zoom of the Nikon... Read more

Nikon D7200 is company's first to include NFC and Wi-Fi in a DSLR
Nikon D7200 is company's first to include NFC and Wi-Fi in a DSLR By Rik Henderson

You might have thought it would all be mobile phones today considering Mobile World Congress has started in Barcelona, but Nikon has bucked the trend with an announcement of its own.It will be launching the Nikon D7200 DX-format DSLR camera on 19 March... Read more

Nikon Coolpix P610 superzoom: Serving a familiar 60x optical zoom with NFC side portion
Nikon Coolpix P610 superzoom: Serving a familiar 60x optical zoom with NFC side portion By Mike Lowe

It's camera season, with the CP+ show underway in Japan, and Nikon has unveiled the new king in its superzoom series: the Coolpix P610.This 60x optical zoom superzoom delivers a 24-1440mm equivalent zoom, just the same as its P600 predecessor, for shooting... Read more

Nikon Coolpix S9900: 30x zoom compact adds vari-angle screen for extra flexibility
Nikon Coolpix S9900: 30x zoom compact adds vari-angle screen for extra flexibility By Mike Lowe

On the face of it the Nikon Coolpix S9900 looks the same as last year's S9700 model, featuring the same 25-750mm equivalent zoom lens and back-lit 16-megapixel senso. Flip it round, however, and its newly appointed 3-inch vari-angle screen ads an extra... Read more

Nikon D810A: The first full-frame astrophotography DSLR is here to help you shoot the stars
Nikon D810A: The first full-frame astrophotography DSLR is here to help you shoot the stars By Luke Edwards

Nikon has announced its new D810A DSLR camera that's design specifically to shoot the stars. Yes astrophotographers this is the full-frame DSLR you've been waiting for, trumping Canon's EOS 60Da in terms of sensor size and resolution.Nikon says the D810A... Read more

Nikon Coolpix AW130 and S33 designed for the more adventurous snappers out there
Nikon Coolpix AW130 and S33 designed for the more adventurous snappers out there By Rik Henderson

Nikon has introduced two compact cameras to its range that are designed for the photographer with an adventurous streak. Coming in at two radically different price points, the Coolpix AW130 and Coolpix S33 are weatherproof and able to shoot stills and... Read more

Nikon expands compact camera range with Wi-Fi Coolpix S3700, S2900 and L31
Nikon expands compact camera range with Wi-Fi Coolpix S3700, S2900 and L31 By Rik Henderson

Nikon has announced three new members of its Coolpix compact camera range. The Nikon Coolpix S3700 is the leader of the pack, with Wi-Fi and NFC support for connecting to smartphones and tablets, while the S2900 promises a slim body and the L31 is a simple... Read more

Nikon D5500 DSLR takes on the Canon 700D with its own vari-angle touchscreen
Nikon D5500 DSLR takes on the Canon 700D with its own vari-angle touchscreen By Rik Henderson

Nikon has announced its first DX-format DSLR camera that comes with a rear touchscreen that can be twisted to the angle you want. The Nikon D5500 is, in that respect at least, a rival to Canon's almost two year old 700D.It differs in specifications however.... Read more

Nikon launches its selfie camera, the Nikon Coolpix S6900
Nikon launches its selfie camera, the Nikon Coolpix S6900 By Rik Henderson

Nikon has announced a new compact camera with a penchant for selfies, the Nikon Coolpix S6900.Selfies have been hitting the headlines since the famous Oscar selfie and Nikon isn't going to let the smartphones take all the face-on glory.The new Coolpix... Read more

Nikon D750 joins full-frame lineup with tilt-angle screen, 24.3-megapixel sensor
Nikon D750 joins full-frame lineup with tilt-angle screen, 24.3-megapixel sensor By Mike Lowe

Just days ahead of the Photokina camera show next week, Nikon has revealed its first full-frame DSLR camera with a tilt-angle LCD screen: the Nikon D750.Slotting into the range between the D610 and D810, the D750 is a balance of both their features, featuring... Read more

Nikon D810 unveiled: New 36-megapixel DSLR employs top-of-line D4S features
Nikon D810 unveiled: New 36-megapixel DSLR employs top-of-line D4S features By Mike Lowe

The Nikon D800 was one of the only ground-breaking DSLR cameras to hit the market in recent years. Its successor, the Nikon D810, which was unveiled today, might not be such a landmark model but it amplifies what was already great and tweaks it to be... Read more

Nikon expands compact system camera range with affordable Nikon 1 S2
Nikon expands compact system camera range with affordable Nikon 1 S2 By Rik Henderson

Nikon has announced an addition to its range of compact system cameras and it won't break the bank. The Nikon 1 S2 is an entry-level mirrorless camera that succeeds the S1 released more than a year ago and even with two kit lenses it'll still only set... Read more

Nikon 1 J4 adds the power of touchscreen to compact system camera line
Nikon 1 J4 adds the power of touchscreen to compact system camera line By Mike Lowe

Nikon has announced the 1 J4, adding touchscreen and other features to the company's compact system camera line.The 1-series has been under constant refinement, arriving at a point where the J4 looks a lot like a high-end compact camera. The stripped-back... Read more

Nikon Coolpix S810c compact Android camera has addressed the problems of its predecessor
Nikon Coolpix S810c compact Android camera has addressed the problems of its predecessor By Luke Edwards

Nikon has announced its second Android compact camera in the Coolpix S810c which will aim to right the wrongs of its S800c predecessor.The Coolpix S810c comes with 12x optical zoom, improving on the 10x offering of the S800c. It still has a 16-megapixel... Read more

Nikon 1 V3 focuses on small scale, makes viewfinder an optional accessory
Nikon 1 V3 focuses on small scale, makes viewfinder an optional accessory By Mike Lowe

Nikon has announced the 1 V3, the latest in its line of compact system cameras. And it's all change.Unlike the earlier 1 V2 model, which came complete with an electronic viewfinder and chunky grip, the V3 opts to make such features optional accessories.... Read more

Nikon D4S full spec revealed: new sensor, faster processor and subtle design change
Nikon D4S full spec revealed: new sensor, faster processor and subtle design change By Mike Lowe

After a tease at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 last month, the Nikon D4S has been revealed in full ahead of its March launch date. It's a DSLR not full of surprises, but certainly full of top-spec features.In the main the D4S doesn't differ much... Read more

Nikon Coolpix AW120 is the tough camera that will go anywhere
Nikon Coolpix AW120 is the tough camera that will go anywhere By Luke Edwards

Nikon has announced the Coolpix AW120, a new tough and waterproof camera that's built to withstand a trip to almost anywhere on the planet. The Coolpix AW120 - but of course - is also available in camouflage and in that spirit remains military tough too.The... Read more

Nikon Coolpix P600 and P530 bridge cameras offer a little more zoom for your buck
Nikon Coolpix P600 and P530 bridge cameras offer a little more zoom for your buck By Rik Henderson

Nikon has announced two new superzoom cameras, the Coolpix P600 and Coolpix P530. Each are bridge cameras in that they have fixed lenses, but with different zoom capabilities.The Nikon Coolpix P600 has a 60x optical zoom Nikkor lens, extendable up to... Read more

Nikon Coolpix P340 adds Wi-Fi to high-end compact camera line
Nikon Coolpix P340 adds Wi-Fi to high-end compact camera line By Mike Lowe

It's camera season and Nikon has announced the Coolpix P340, the successor to the admirable P330 model from last year.So what's new? Not a huge amount really. In Nikon's 2013-14 fashion the P340 is all about Wi-Fi, as that's the one distinct feature the... Read more

Nikon Coolpix S9700 travel zoom packs in 30x lens
Nikon Coolpix S9700 travel zoom packs in 30x lens By Mike Lowe

Nikon has unveiled the Coolpix S9700, a 30x optical zoom compact camera that updates the S9500 model.The S9700 is a model that offers more, sometimes by offering less: it appears Nikon has called time on the super-high resolution sensor of the S9500,... Read more

Get a first glimpse of the Nikon D4S DSLR at The Photography Show in March
Get a first glimpse of the Nikon D4S DSLR at The Photography Show in March By Elyse Betters

Nikon is showing off the Nikon D4S at The Photography Show in the UK before it officially launches the camera for purchase.The Nikon D4S is Nikon's newest flagship digital SLR camera, so the company is planning to highlight it at an interactive exhibit... Read more

Nikon D4S flagship camera is at CES 2014
Nikon D4S flagship camera is at CES 2014 By Luke Edwards

Nikon has been announcing lots of new cameras at CES this year, but the flagship D4S hadn't appeared until now. Nikon has just announced that it will be on show and we'll be heading over to check it out. But what do we know now?Since nobody has had hands-on... Read more

Nikon Coolpix S6700, S3600 and S2800 compacts have been on the slimline tonic
Nikon Coolpix S6700, S3600 and S2800 compacts have been on the slimline tonic By Rik Henderson

Nikon has announced a trio of compact cameras designed for everyday and boasting slim waistlines.The Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a 20-megapixel CCD sensor, 3-inch LCD screen and is capable of 720p video recording. A zoom lens offers 10x optical zoom and... Read more

Nikon D3300 entry-level DSLR focuses on portability with retractable kit lens
Nikon D3300 entry-level DSLR focuses on portability with retractable kit lens By Chris Hall

Nikon has announced a new entry-level DSLR, the Nikon D3300, along with a new retractable Nikkor 18-55mm VR II kit lens.The new DSLR model tackles the common problem of bulkiness with the new lens, an approach we've seen from the likes of Olympus with... Read more

Nikon Coolpix S6800 and S5300 bring Wi-Fi to compact camera range for a reasonable price
Nikon Coolpix S6800 and S5300 bring Wi-Fi to compact camera range for a reasonable price By Rik Henderson

Nikon has announced a couple of Wi-Fi-enabled compact cameras that won't break the bank. Designed for taking photos to share on social networks and with loved ones, the Nikon Coolpix S6800 and Nikon Coolpix S5300 will both be available from February in... Read more

Nikon Coolpix L Series brings superzoom to compact cameras, L830 UK exclusive
Nikon Coolpix L Series brings superzoom to compact cameras, L830 UK exclusive By Luke Edwards

Nikon has announced a range of new Coolpix L Series cameras including the L830 which will be a UK exclusive. They each offer great zoom options for compact cameras.The 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix L830 offers an impressive 34x optical zoom which extends... Read more

Nikon camera users complain that firmware patch has rendered third-party batteries useless
Nikon camera users complain that firmware patch has rendered third-party batteries useless By Rik Henderson

Reports are coming from some Nikon camera owners that after installing a firmware update designed to improve the features for a specific battery pack - the EN-EL14a - their cameras no longer accepted third-party versions of the battery.The firmware update... Read more

Nikon Df official: The retro-style DSLR like a D4 from the past, complete with non-AI lens compatibility
Nikon Df official: The retro-style DSLR like a D4 from the past, complete with non-AI lens compatibility By Mike Lowe

It's official - Nikon's "Pure Photography" camera, the Nikon Df, has been unveiled. But it's not what we had initially expected - this is a full-frame DSLR camera through and through, not the rumoured full-frame mirrorless camera that had been doing the... Read more

Nikon teaser video adds further weight to full-frame FM2-style CSC rumours
Nikon teaser video adds further weight to full-frame FM2-style CSC rumours By Rik Henderson

Nikon has recently been linked with a new full-frame compact system camera that will compete with the Sony Alpha A7. Rumours from Nikon specialist sites suggest that the "hybrid" camera will come in a body not too dissimilar to the original FM2 35mm snapper... Read more

Nikon FM2-style full-frame compact system camera rumoured, to take on the Sony Alpha A7
Nikon FM2-style full-frame compact system camera rumoured, to take on the Sony Alpha A7 By Rik Henderson

With Sony launching a full-frame compact system camera in the shape of the Sony Alpha A7 last week, eyes have been on the company's main rivals to see if they might follow suit. And Nikon seems to be the first to be about to show its hand in the arena.Rumours... Read more

Nikon D5300 DSLR is all about connectivity: Wi-Fi and GPS on board, new processor and more
Nikon D5300 DSLR is all about connectivity: Wi-Fi and GPS on board, new processor and more By Mike Lowe

Nikon has unveiled another model in its mid-level DSLR line, the D5300. It's hot on the heels of the earlier D5200 model, but this isn't a replacement: it's more like a subtle upgrade with its focus on built-in sharing functionality, along with some other... Read more

Nikon D610 DSLR camera announced to replace D600, faster frame rate and that's about it
Nikon D610 DSLR camera announced to replace D600, faster frame rate and that's about it By Rik Henderson

Nikon has announced an upgrade to the popular D600 with a few tweaks and improvements, but essentially the same specifications as before.The Nikon D610 is a full-frame DSLR camera with a 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor, an ISO range of 100 to 6,400... Read more

Nikon 1 goes waterproof with AW1, the first submersible compact system camera
Nikon 1 goes waterproof with AW1, the first submersible compact system camera By Mike Lowe

Here's something you might not have anticipated from Nikon - the camera-maker has introduced the Nikon 1 AW1, a tough and waterproof compact system camera. The first in the world, no less.Submersible down to 15 metres , the new camera will need to don... Read more

Nikon Coolpix P7800 adds a viewfinder to its high-end compact camera
Nikon Coolpix P7800 adds a viewfinder to its high-end compact camera By Chris Hall

Nikon has announced the Nikon Coolpix P7800, bringing a few updates to its high-end compact camera.Updating the popular Coolpix P7700, the new model occupies the same high-end space, looking to appeal to those enthusiasts who demand higher-quality results... Read more