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Nikon D6 Product Photos Leaked, Teaser Campaign a Big Dud

Nokishita has gotten their hands on some leaked, official product photos for the sort-of announced Nikon D6... which is good, because Nikon just wrapped up its teaser campaign for the camera by posting six videos that all feature the Nikon D5 instead.

Deal Alert: Huge Price Drop on Nikon D5 and D810

If you're in the market for a full-frame DSLR and you don't mind picking up a model that's a few years old, now is the time. Yesterday, Nikon launched the biggest price drops yet on both the Nikon D5 and the Nikon D810, taking $500 off the flagship D5, $1,000 off the 36.3MP D810, and a whopping $1,600 off the D810 kit with the 24-120mm f/4G ED VR lens.

Nikon D850 Autofocus Tracking Not as Good as D5, Test Finds

Nikon's marketing says the $3,300 D850's autofocus components are the same as the $6,500 D5, but how do the two cameras stack up in real-world autofocusing? Photographer Matt Granger decided to put the systems to the test, doing a shootout to see how the two cameras' focus and tracking abilities compare.

NASA Just Ordered 53 Nikon D5 DSLRs

NASA just placed a hefty order for 53 unmodified Nikon D5 DSLRs. The cameras currently cost about $6,500 each, so if NASA paid full retail price for each camera, they just spent at least $344,500 on this purchase.

Nikon D850 Will Be a ‘Baby Nikon D5’, Reports Say

The upcoming Nikon D850 will be a followup in name to the D810 from 2014, but it may actually be based on the flagship D5 instead of the D810. The D850 may be the materialization of a "baby D5" that has been murmured about in the rumor mill for a while.

A Real World Comparison of the Sony a9 and Nikon D5

Sony’s flagship a9 camera is the first full-frame mirrorless that can really compete with DSLRs when it comes to overall speed. This 30-minute comparison from Max Yuryev and pro sports photographer Paul Nelson pits Sony’s camera against the Nikon D5 under a variety of conditions.

Canon 1D X Mark II vs Nikon D5 Hands-On Field Test

It's the battle of the flagships. The Canon 1D X Mark II squares off against the Nikon D5 in a series of tests including sports shooting and hand-held low-light high ISO street photography. So, which one is better? Or is there even a clear winner?

Nikon D5 Pro Review: The Batman of the Camera World

Powerful, insanely fast, supremely agile, hauntingly accurate and a master of the dark. The Batman of the camera world.

I could end the review there, but what fun would that be?

Bye Bye Backfocus: See How Nikon’s Auto AF Fine Tune Works

SLR shooters have been dealing with autofocus misalignment issues for as long as autofocus itself has existed, but thanks to Nikon's new AF Fine Tune feature, what used to be a very annoying and difficult problem can now be fixed with a few button clicks.

Nikon D5 vs Sony a7R II… at ISO 3,276,800

The $6,500 Nikon D5 DSLR and $3,200 Sony a7R II mirrorless camera are two of the current leaders in low-light, high-ISO shooting, but how do they stack up against each other? This 1.5-minute comparison video will show you.

Sony CEO Spotted Trying Out Nikon DSLRs

In his famous book The Art of War, Sun Tzu writes: "If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles." With his company duking out in the digital camera industry, Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai clearly heeds that piece of advice: he was just spotted testing out Nikon's latest DSLRs, the D5 and D500, which were on display at the CP+ 2016 show in Japan.

This is Nikon D5 Image Quality at ISO 3,280,000

One of the exciting features of the new flagship Nikon D5 is the fact that it can shoot with a native ISO of up to 102,400 and an expanded ISO of 3,280,000. If you're curious about what the D5's ISO 3.28 million looks like in photos, we've got some images that'll give you a small glimpse at the quality.

These Short Films Were Shot with the Nikon D5

Want to see what the Nikon D5 can do on the video front? Nikon ambassador photographer Corey Rich shot this short film titled "Inspired" using the new flagship DSLR. The video "explores what drives today’s most diverse and interesting professional photographers and filmmakers, and captures the commitment it takes to tell truly meaningful stories."

Nikon Can Swap Out the Memory Card Slots in the D5 Between CF and XQD

The new Nikon D5 is available in 2 different versions: one with dual CompactFlash memory card slots, and one with dual XQD slots. Both cameras cost $6,497 right now, and you'll need to make a decision on which one you want when you purchase.

But there's some good news: the decision isn't permanent. If you decide you'd like to use the other format later on, Nikon will take your camera and exchange the memory card slots for you.