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.

The Nikon Z9’s ‘Pre-Release’ Feature Makes Lightning Triggers Obsolete

If you’ve ever tried to photograph lightning during the daytime, you know it’s almost impossible. By the time you press the shutter button, it’s gone. That’s why lightning triggers, while no guarantee of success, exist. But the addition of the new “Pre-release” feature in the Nikon Z9 mirrorless camera now makes those triggers obsolete. It guarantees success, as I found out last week.

Untold Stories of the Nikon Z9’s Development

The process of designing a flagship digital camera is a heavily guarded secret. But in a rare exception, some of the key individuals responsible for the development of the Nikon Z9 sat down and explained some of the defining aspects that brought the camera to life.

Nikon Z9 Teardown: A Look Inside the Monster Flagship Mirrorless Camera

The Nikon Z9 is here and ready to take on the Sony A1 and Canon R3 for the title of ‘Mirrorless Flagship.’ We can argue all day about which camera is the best, but there’s no question that this one is the biggest. Mirrorless cameras have all been lighter and more compact than their DSLR counterparts, but with Z9 and the R3, Nikon and Canon have changed that.

25 Years of Digital Photography: From Ugly to Awesome

When I received my Nikon Z9 in late December 2021, I was a bit anxious. Would it live up to the hype? Was it going to be the camera that Nikon had promised (and many Nikon users had been waiting for)?

Nikon Z9 and lens

Nikon’s Profits Are Up, But its Market Share is Still Worryingly Low

Nikon recently released its annual results which are a key metric in determining how well the manufacturer is doing both in terms of short-term finances as well as implementing its medium-term strategy. The quick takeaway is that it's making more money, but that camera market share is worryingly low. What does this mean for it going forward?

Slater King Photography

The World Needs Photographers Now More Than Ever

Who are you, when you’re holding your camera in your hands? You're likely less distracted, or less anxious. Maybe you're more aware, or more alive. But now that we are here, looking out over the smoking ruins of a year that has hardly begun, what should we do?

Nikon Z 400mm f:2.8 TC VR S

Nikon Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S Review: A Glimpse of Greatness

The full-frame Nikon Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S has many long-lens photographers excited about being the last piece of glass they’ll ever need to buy. With a built-in 1.4x teleconverter effectively replacing the need for a 500mm or 600mm f/4 and state-of-the-art optics from Nikon, there’s potential to be something truly special.

The Best Used Digital Cameras

The Best Used Digital Cameras to Buy in 2022

While there are many advantages to buying a brand new camera -- including a manufacturer warranty and, well, the fact that it’s never been used by anyone else -- there are likewise a plethora of reasons to buy cameras on the used market.