Nikon Z9

The Nikon Z9 is a flagship full-frame mirrorless camera announced by Nikon on October 28th, 2021. It is highly acclaimed for its speed, as it uses a stacked CMOS sensor and no mechanical shutter for improved autofocus times and continuous shooting frame rates. Specs of the camera include a 45.7-megapixel sensor, 8K video recording, 493 autofocus points, and up to 120fps continuous shooting at 11MP.
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Thoughts on the Nikon Z9 by Someone Who Has Used Every Nikon DSLR

In all my years in photography, I don’t think any camera has had as much buzz leading up to its release as the Nikon Z9. There were many reasons for that, both good and bad, but now that the camera’s here, does it live up to the hype? After one week of using it, I think so.

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The Nikon Z9 mirrorless camera next to a stack of pennies

Is the Z9 the Cheapest Pro Camera Nikon Has Released?

Nikon has been rightly praised for the top end specifications of the recently announced Z9. It has taken the mirrorless space race to the next level, regaining lost ground to sit at the genetic top of the proverbial camera tree. While $5,500 is clearly a lot of money, is the Z9 the cheapest pro-spec camera the company has released?