Nikon’s Mirrorless Roadmap Explained (2018-2020)

So far, the Z-mount lenses that Nikon has released so far just scratch the surface of the company’s plans for its upcoming mirrorless offerings. Indeed, at the same time that Nikon announced the Z6, Z7, and three initial lenses, they also created a roadmap of lenses for 2018 and 2019. This is the first time Nikon has ever done such a thing, but it is pretty exciting – not least because of nine new other lenses we know about now!

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Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 Design and Ergonomics

Nikon’s Z6 and Z7 cameras are hot new products and many of us are waiting in anticipation for the official announcement later tonight. In the meantime, I wanted to share the images of the upcoming Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras with you and get your feedback on what you think about the ergonomics of these cameras. It looks like Nikon will be making both cameras physically identical (aside from the Z6 / Z7 Logo on the front), mainly making them…

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Understanding IBIS in the Nikon Mirrorless Cameras

One of the most interesting features in the upcoming Nikon Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras is in-body image stabilization – a first for Nikon. Although other brands have had IBIS for years, including Sony, Olympus, and Pentax, the traditional DSLR manufacturers (Canon and Nikon) have used optical image stabilization in their lenses instead. There are pros and cons to IBIS, though, and we don’t yet know exactly how Nikon’s system is implemented. So, should we be excited or dismayed?

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Nikon Z6 vs Z7: Which One Should You Get?

Now that Nikon has released its first full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Nikon Z6 and Z7, it’s a good time to see how the two cameras compare. Naturally, they are quite similar in many ways, even having identical control layouts and the exact same weight. But under the hood, there are plenty of differences, some of which are quite significant. If you are thinking of buying either the Z6 or Z7, this article will help you understand the pros and cons…

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Nikon Z vs Nikon F – What’s the Difference?

It has been almost 60 years since Nikon introduced the Nikon F mount on its first SLR film camera, the “Nikon F“. Since then, Nikon has made over 100 million lenses for this mount without changing any of the physical dimensions, primarily for the purpose of keeping lenses compatible between different cameras, whether film or digital. With its new full-frame mirrorless system, Nikon is now introducing a brand new “Nikon Z” mount, which is quite different when compared to the…

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Best Nikon Lenses for Wedding Photography

What are the best Nikon lenses for wedding photography? This question comes up so often via comments and emails from our readers, that I decided to write an article and elaborate on the subject. Specifically, I want to not only write about what lenses I think are the best for weddings, but also why and in which cases I use a particular lens. Please keep in mind that the information I present below is a personal opinion based on my…

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Best DSLR Cameras You Can Buy in 2019, Ranked

What are the best DSLR cameras to consider today? With so many different DSLR options on the market, it might be tough to pick the model that has the features you need that also fits your budget. Without a doubt, DSLR cameras have been a popular choice among photographers for many years now. Thanks to their excellent image quality, incredibly fast autofocus performance, superb ergonomics, rugged body build, excellent battery life and bright optical viewfinder, DSLRs have proven themselves to…

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Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Review

Announced alongside the Sony Alpha 9 body last year, the Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM is a crucial addition to Sony’s expanding full-frame E-mount lineup. The last couple of years has seen Sony release some beautiful lenses for their full-frame mirrorless cameras, but a glaring hole remained at the telephoto range of the lineup. With the introduction of the Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM, Sony has released a lens that covers a very useful focal range that can appeal to…

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Nikon’s New Lens Mount Probably Won’t Glow, But Maybe It Should

Hear me out on this. Maybe you’ve happened upon the news that Nikon is working on a new camera – and it seems like a pretty big deal. After all, it’s been almost five years since Sony’s full-frame mirrorless cameras were announced, and we all suspected Nikon would hit back eventually. But that’s not what I want to talk about today. Instead, I’d like to draw your attention to the glowing lens mount shown in one of Nikon’s teaser videos.

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Nikon Mirrorless Camera Wishlist

It has been a year now since Nikon hinted at an upcoming Nikon full-frame mirrorless camera and the news are somewhat official now, with the launch of a Nikon special event page and its countdown, along with a press release that said absolutely nothing about the upcoming camera (which is why we never bothered publishing it at PL). But we know one thing for sure – the camera is supposed to be released on August 23 of 2018, about a…

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