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Nikon is announcing the NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR lens, a versatile, wide-to-super-tele zoom lens for its Z line of mirrorless cameras. It’s the second such lens in the Z series, arriving four years after 2020’s 24-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens. While similar in intent to its predecessor, the 28-400mm brings a suite of upgrades to match its extended telephoto reach to make it an even more versatile option for travel, live event, and
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Nikon has announced a major firmware update for its flagship Z9 mirrorless camera: Firmware 5.0. This is the fourth major firmware update for the full-frame, FX-format Z9 and it brings a bevy of updates to the already impressive camera, headlined by its expanded Auto Capture and High-Speed Frame Capture+ functions with specific benefit for sports photographers. There are also new enhancements beneficial to portrait photography,
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Nikon has announced a major firmware update for its Z8 Mirrorless Camera: Firmware 2.0. This is the first major firmware update for the Z8 and it brings the already impressive camera up a level, refining its ability to track birds and other moving subjects, as well as benefiting landscape and still life shooters with a new Pixel Shift mode. There are also new Picture Control modes and video recording updates, along with a host of
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2023 has certainly come and gone in a flash, meaning it’s time once again for us to reflect on new photo offerings in our ninth annual Cameras of the Year episode, now renamed Photo Gear of the Year. We’ll be talking with B&H Camera and Lighting Senior Sales Trainer Kevin Rickert. Featured in our discussion are 25 new releases from Canon, FUJIFILM,
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Zoologist and Nikon Ambassador Ron Magill got into photography to teach people to love animals. Join him for an energetic talk about his journey to Antarctica and his work with the Zoo Miami. 0:00 - Introduction 3:52 - Landscapes of Antarctica 15:17 - Wildlife of Antarctica 30:18 - Zoos 43:13 - Gear What do you think of Magill’s work? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
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Nikon has been in the groove for the past few years. Kickstarted by the Z9 a couple of years ago, and seeing several major announcements since then, the brand has really gained traction with its Z system, entering a period dedicated to rounding out the lens lineup and introducing new, more specialized camera models to the Nikon portfolio. Let’s recap the company’s major camera and lens announcements from 2023. Cameras Despite only having two camera releases in 2023, Nikon made the most of this pair of announcements. Both cameras are full-frame
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2023 has been a busy year on the optics front, with all brands showing a bevy of new releases spanning super-telephoto zooms to ultra-wide primes. Mirrorless camera development has reached a state of maturity now, and brands seem to be more focused on rounding out and filling in lens lineups to suit the different tiers of cameras and to address the broad variety of shooting genres. Here are some of our picks for the top lenses of the year. Canon Canon released a few significant lenses this year, but the standout lens has to be the
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Mirrorless camera technology continues to evolve in 2023. Though some people want to define a camera as "video-centric" or "built for stills," some of the best cameras manage to balance the two by taking the so-called "hybrid" path. Compared to, say, a cine camera, the inability to pin down what a mirrorless camera is or should do makes it a highly versatile platform capable of anything from everyday photo taking to high-budget Hollywood productions. To see manual focus, stills-only rangefinders sharing a space with the first mirrorless camera
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Photographer David Flores tests the two top DX-format DSLRs in Nikon’s stable: the D7500 and D500. These two cameras offer a spectacular array of features, and their compactness makes them great picks for many types of shooters. Flores takes a walk with them in New York to see how they handle and compare in different situations. If you are