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Nikon Z

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Nikon Z 85mm f/1.8 S Announcement

Today Nikon announced a highly anticipated full-frame portrait lens for its Z mount, the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S. After the release of the high performance primes like the Nikon Z 35mm f/1.8 S and Z 50mm f/1.8 S (which we praised for their stunning optical performance in our reviews) we know that Nikon is not going to disappoint […]

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The Reality Behind Nikon Z Banding Issues

One of the big headlines when the first Nikon Z6 and Z7 tests appeared online is that they exhibited a pattern of “banding,” or line pattern noise, when recovering shadows too much. Although most reviewers were quick to point out that 5-6 stops of shadow recovery is excessive, this issue nonetheless drew a lot of […]

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Great Deals on Nikon Z, D850, Fuji Gear

Retailers like B&H, Adorama, and Amazon have announced sales on some of the most popular camera equipment today, including the D850 and Fuji X-T2. Some camera shops are also promoting an offer for the Nikon Z6 and Z7: trade in one of your working cameras, and get $200 (Nikon Z6) or $400 (Nikon Z7) off […]

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Nikon Z 24-70mm f/4 S Performance Overview

To follow up on yesterday’s post about my initial impressions of the Nikon Z7 and 24-70mm lens, I’m including a number of additional sample photos and image quality crops in this article to answer some reader questions about how well the 24-70mm performs with the Z7. This includes vignetting comparisons versus the Nikon 24-120mm f/4 for the […]

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