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More details emerge about Nikon's Z6 and Z7 full-frame mirrorless cameras
More details emerge about Nikon's Z6 and Z7 full-frame mirrorless cameras By Mike Lowe

When it comes to marketing, Nikon is going all out for its next camera. The upcoming camera will be Nikon's first full-frame mirrorless. The company's official statement mentioned a lot of buzzwords and hype, saying things like the new camera will “enable... Read more

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 D5600 review: More connected than ever
4.0 stars Nikon D5600 review: More connected than ever By Timothy Coleman

Being connected - it's all the rage. Of all the slogans used by Nikon for its cameras, "Always share your moments" seems most apt with the Nikon D5600.The D5600 is the sixth iteration of the well-established Nikon D5000 series - a DSLR camera range with... Read more

Nikon D850 review: The best DSLR ever?
5.0 stars Nikon D850 review: The best DSLR ever? By Timothy Coleman

On paper the Nikon D850 seems to good to be true. This full-frame DSLR camera is no modest refresh of the already impressive Nikon D810, it's an overhaul.It's fast in every way. Its high-resolution sensor competes with the best - even medium format cameras... 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 D7500 review: Better than the Canon 80D?
4.5 stars Nikon D7500 review: Better than the Canon 80D? By Timothy Coleman

The Nikon D7500 evolves from its conventional DSLR heritage towards a more rounded user experience. This enthusiast-level DSLR packs a mighty tilt-touchscreen, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, plus 4K video capture into its body. Oh how the times are... 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 D500 review: The best APS-C DSLR ever made?
5.0 stars Nikon D500 review: The best APS-C DSLR ever made? By Mike Lowe

It's been a long time since Nikon launched the D300, a camera that arrived at roughly the same time as the very first iPhone. Yep, that long ago. That camera's successor, the D300S, hit the market last decade too. But now the long wait for a replacement... 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 D5 review: Olympic effort from pro DSLR
5.0 stars Nikon D5 review: Olympic effort from pro DSLR By Mike Lowe

It's no mistake that both Nikon D5 and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II have arrived in 2016. It's an Olympic year after all, with pro sports photographers seeking next-level kit to take next-level images in Rio. Not that's the only place such cameras are capable... 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

Nikon D7200 review: Enhancing the enthusiast DSLR
4.5 stars Nikon D7200 review: Enhancing the enthusiast DSLR By Mike Lowe

As the camera market continues to evolve, the Nikon D7200 wedges itself firmly in the traditional DSLR camp. It's shunned featuring a vari-angle screen like its Canon competitors, such as the 70D or 760D, but does include Wi-Fi and NFC for sharing pictures... 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 S9900: Retro style 30x superzoom (hands-on)
Nikon Coolpix S9900: Retro style 30x superzoom (hands-on) By Chris Hall

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 supplants the S9700 and brings with it a new design, adding some retro feel to this superzoom camera.It has grown slightly over the previous model, but it brings with it a big change, and that's a 3-inch vari-angle display on the... Read more

Nikon Coolpix AW130: Tough keeps getting tougher (hands-on)
Nikon Coolpix AW130: Tough keeps getting tougher (hands-on) By Chris Hall

The Coolpix AW130 sees Nikon update its tough camera in what is pretty much a yearly move. The design has been more or less the same over the past three iterations of the this camera, and we're happy there's still a camouflage model for those armchair... 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 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

Hands-on: Nikon D5500 review: Is Nikon's first touchscreen DSLR too late to the game?
Hands-on: Nikon D5500 review: Is Nikon's first touchscreen DSLR too late to the game? By Mike Lowe

It's a curious time in the world of cameras right now, with boundaries ever-blurring, but new technologies incremental rather than revolutionary. The arrival of the Nikon D5500, which is the company's first ever touchscreen DSLR, looks to fend off the... 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 D750 review: Tilt-angle tricks
4.5 stars Nikon D750 review: Tilt-angle tricks By Mike Lowe

The camera market is changing and the Nikon D750 is the epitome of that. A full-frame DSLR with a tilt-angle screen? People wouldn't have even considered that not so many years ago because the technology just wasn't nearly up to it.So why now? The proliferation... 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 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 D810 review
5.0 stars Nikon D810 review By Mike Lowe

Landmark cameras come along every once in a while. In 2012 it was the super-high-resolution Nikon D800 that astounded us. We couldn't quite believe how much this 36.3-megapixel full-frame beast defied our initially doubtful expectations.Two years on and... 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 D4S review
5.0 stars Nikon D4S review By Mike Lowe

The Nikon D4S created a lot of buzz when it was first teased at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014. The pinnacle of Nikon's pro DSLR lineup, it arrives some two years after the earlier D4 model, touting faster performance and autofocus system updates... Read more

Nikon Coolpix P7800 review
4.0 stars Nikon Coolpix P7800 review By Mike Lowe

Nikon is on the up when it comes to its compact cameras. And if you're looking for a high-end model then the Coolpix P7800 may have already made it onto your shortlist, alongside similar models such as the Canon PowerShot G16.Ultimately similar to the... 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 P340 review
4.0 stars Nikon Coolpix P340 review By Mike Lowe

When it comes to high-end compact cameras there are lots of options out there. Most of those, however, happen to cost a pretty penny. Although the Nikon Coolpix P340 couldn't be called "budget" it does undercut many of its competitors on the price front... 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 D3300 review
4.0 stars Nikon D3300 review By Ian Morris

These days choosing a camera around £500 is tricky. You can pick a DSLR like the Nikon D3300, or you could go for a mirrorless Micro Four Thirds camera, or even a top-spec compact instead. That makes the selection process even harder than ever before.Given... 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