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A Peek Inside Nikon’s Gear Room at the Rio Olympics

We've shown you Getty's Olympic stockpiles and Canon's massive gear room, it's only right you get a peek inside Nikon's operation as well. These photos by Photo News photographer Vincent Kalut show, yet again, the amount of gear these companies have to haul to massive sporting events like this.

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?

Why You Should Use Back-Button AF on Nikon DSLRs

I finally have a chance to write a few thoughts down on the new Nikon D500. Were you (like me) one of the thousands of Nikon photographers who waited seven years for the successor to the D300s?

Astronaut Tweets Photo of the Nikon DSLRs on the ISS

British ESA astronaut Tim Peake has been regularly sharing photos of Earth he's shooting during his 6 month stay on the International Space Station. He's often asked about the gear he uses up there, so he decided to Tweet the above photo to show everyone.

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.

How the Canon 1D X Mark II and Nikon D5 Stack Up

With today's unveiling of the Canon 1D X Mark II and the recent announcement of the Nikon D5, both major camera companies have now revealed their latest and greatest technologies in their flagship DSLRs.

Here's a look at how the two top tier cameras compare to one another... at least on paper.

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.

Nikon Sliced This D5 in Half to Reveal the DSLR’s Guts

Nikon's big announcement at CES 2016 in Las Vegas this year was the new flagship D5 DSLR. In the company's exhibition space, Nikon is displaying a Nikon D5 DSLR and Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 lens that have been sliced cleanly in half to show off the innards with a cross-section view.

Nikon D5 Has a Big Removable Eyepiece and a Built-In Viewfinder Shutter

When the first Nikon D5 photos leaked out earlier this week, sharp-eyed commenters noticed that the viewfinder appears to have little release buttons on the side, suggesting that the camera will have a larger interchangeable viewfinder piece.

Those observations were spot on: newly leaked photos show that the upcoming Nikon D5 does have a large eyepiece that can be easily removed by pushing the buttons in and sliding the piece off.