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Nikon D7200 shoots for longer, boasts deeper buffer, better low-light autofocus and built-in Wi-Fi

 
 

Since early 2013, the Nikon D7100 has been the crown jewel of the company's APS-C camera lineup. Now, it follows up with the Nikon D7200, a camera that looks very similar to its predecessor on the outside, but sports several significant improvements beneath the skin.

Perhaps most importantly, the Nikon D7200 brings...

Reach into the stratosphere with the new Nikon P900, an 83x optical, 2000mm eq. ultra-zooming behemoth

 
 

Nikon takes the all-in-one superzoom category to the next level, following closely on the heels of the recently announced P610 60x zoom camera, with the introduction of the Nikon Coolpix P900. The new P900 goes way beyond the standard 50-65x superzoom category though with a new, massive 83x, 2000mm eq. optical zoom lens....

Nikon Q&A @ CP+ 2015: The mirrorless future, wavefront-based lens design, the D750 fix and more


 
 

In my second interview from CP+2015, Nikon execs talk about their view of mirrorless, their responsibility to innovate, wavefront-based lens design, the D750 flare fix, and of course the inevitable question about 4K. I spoke with Mr. Tetsuya Yamamoto, Corporate Vice President, Sector Manager, Development Sector,...

Sigma announces ultra-fast 24mm f/1.4 Art lens for full-frame DSLRs

Ahead of the CP+ show in Japan, Sigma, along with announcing the new dp0 Quattro camera, also debuted the newest addition to their lineup of Art-series lenses. The new 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens, designed for full-frame cameras, is the ninth Global Vision-designed Art lens.

This full-frame optic is an ultra-fast wide-angle lens, that's designed...

Capture the cosmos: Nikon launches special D810A just for astrophotography

 
 

Some cameras cater to the needs of sports shooters or landscape photographers, but there's perhaps no more specialized niche than astophotography. Nevertheless, the niche appears big enough to interest Nikon, with the company set to introduce the D810A, a new astrophotography-specific variant of their popular ...

For long-zoom lovers - Nikon debuts updated P610 60x superzoom, S9900 30x travel zoom

 
 

Many members of Nikon's Coolpix family have undergone a refresh today, with the new Coolpix P610 (P610 vs P600) 60x superzoom and Coolpix S9900 (S9900 vs S9700) 30x travel zoom being two of the stand-out models. As these models are concerned, however, Nikon seems firmly in the "if it isn't broken, don't fix it" camp....

An introduction to shooting and mounting remote cameras at sporting events

 
 

At any sporting event where photographers are present, it’s safe to assume that somewhere behind the backboard or mounted in the rafters, there’s a remote camera securely tethered down ready to fire at a moments notice. Remote cameras offer unique opportunities for photographers, allowing them to place cameras in...

Nikon releases repair instructions for users affected by D750 flare issues

 
 

Nikon has been extremely diligent on addressing and informing consumers about the flare issue affecting a handful of D750 cameras. Today, they make good on previous promises, officially releasing detailed instructions for D750 users who are looking to correct the issue.

In the statement, Nikon instructs D750 owners to...

Nikon launches four affordable Coolpix compacts for Europe and Asia


 
 

Looking for an affordable compact camera that you can take anywhere without fear of breaking the bank, should you drop or lose it? If you're in Europe or Asia, Nikon has four new Coolpix models for you to choose from today. At the current time, there's no sign of matching announcements in the US market, although a...

Apple overtakes Nikon to become second most popular camera brand on Flickr

 
 

Each year Flickr releases a detailed report of camera rankings amongst its 100 million users. This past weekend, Flickr shared its 2014 data with the world. And while most of it remains unchanged from previous years, there are a few standout mentions that show just how much the photography environment is changing.

Most...

Nikon steps up for the D750: Free fix for flare foibles!

 
 

After numerous reports of flare problems with the popular D750, Nikon responded with an official statement back on Dec. 29th acknowledging their awareness of the issue and that they were "currently looking into measures to address [the] issue." Today, Nikon updated the original support advisory announcing that they will...

Nikon D5500 debuts with smaller body; adds touch-screen to the D5300 and shoots a third longer


 
 

If you're in the market for an affordable, compact DSLR, Nikon has news for you today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Nikon D5500 DSLR, aims to mirror the success of the earlier D5300, reimagining a design that we loved with some very worthwhile improvements.

The most noticeable change...

Nikon goes small, announces retractible telephoto zoom and lightweight, pro-level ‘Phase Fresnel’ 300mm f/4 VR lenses

 
 

Announced alongside their new Nikon D5500, the Japanese imaging company announced a pair of new lenses: a new compact, affordable DX-format telephoto zoom, and a big (but not too big) full-frame, professional telephoto prime.

Designed as a companion lens to the recently updated, retractable 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II DX...

Yongnuo says it’s working hard on Nikon lens clones, due out late 2015

 
 

While the company's impact might overall be underwhelming, Chinese manufacturer Yongnuo made some noise earlier this year when they expanded their product lineup to include optics. In September they released their clone of Canon’s 50mm f/1.4 and just a few weeks ago they made headlines announcing a clone of Canon’s...

Nikon issues official statement regarding D750 flare issues

 
 

Nikon today released an official statement regarding the flare issues a large number of D750 users are reporting. Late last week we shared news of the banding, including a detailed diagnosis of the problem and several workarounds. 

To briefly recap the issue: When shooting with a light source just outside the frame,...

Nikon D750 flare problems? Here’s why and what to do about them. (It’s not your lens.)

 
 

There have been numerous reports on the web for several weeks now about odd-looking bands or shadows in the flare of backlit photos shot with the Nikon D750. Given the camera's otherwise exceptional capabilities and value, we wanted to investigate the issue in depth, so as to understand both the extent and cause of the...

Absolute steal: 16.2MP Nikon Coolpix A going for $400, 60% off original price

 
 

It’s not often any camera is marked down 60% new, even if it’s getting discontinued. However, for Nikon’s Coolpix A 16.2-megapixel camera with its fixed 28mm f/2.8 lens, that’s just the case.

Specifically, the silver edition available for $400 on Amazon, $600 off its $1,000 MSRP. It’s even available with free two-day...

Nikon Europe discovers some D800E cameras are D800s in disguise

 
 

Nikon Europe has issued an official statement in regards to fraudulently modified D800 cameras. According to the notice, the Nikon camera company has come across a handful of cases in which D800E cameras sent in for repair were actually D800 cameras in disguise.

The statement further elaborates that these cameras were...

Nikon D750 Image Quality Analysis: See how Nikon’s latest FF offering stacks up against the D810 and the rest of the field

 
 

The Nikon D750, the spiritual successor to the much-lauded D700, is here, and as expected given the six-year timespan since the D700 was first introduced, imaging technology has improved by leaps and bounds. Complete with Nikon's latest imaging tech, including a similar (but not exactly the same) 24.3-megapixel...

Firmware Friday goes mega: Updates from Fuji, Leica, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Samsung, Sony!

 
 

Sixteen -- make that seventeen cameras already updated, six more updates pledged to arrive soon, one imaging accessory updated, and another accessory likewise promised to receive an update soon: This is one truly epic Firmware Friday. (We have a feeling it's probably record-breaking, and it's actually grown since first...