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Nikon Z6 for war/conflict journalism

Syrian civil war: A Kurdish-Arab fighter fires his machinegun on Turkish backed militants in late 2019 / Z6, 50mm, f2.8, ISO 2000

Nikon Z6 for war/conflict journalism by Alex Kühni (Instagram: @alex_kuehni | Web: www.alexkuehni.com): With great interest I read the NR guest posts about working with Nikon gear in different fields of photography. As a photojournalist focused on war and conflict, I would like to contribute my own experiences working with the Z system. Let’s start […]

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Shooting Birds In Flight (BIF) from a balcony during the quarantine with the Nikon Z50

Shooting Birds In Flight (BIF) from a balcony during the quarantine with the Nikon Z50 by Krishnan Venkitachalam: My casual shooting camera a Sony RX100 ver 1 had gone bust a few months ago. I was looking for a replacement for my Sony which has served me well for over nine years. Initially I had […]

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Photographing “The Wave” (Coyote Buttes North, Arizona)

Photographing "The Wave", Coyote Buttes North, Arizona

Photographing “The Wave” (Coyote Buttes North, Arizona) by Nikhil Shahi website | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube – see also his previous posts here (all photos taken with the Nikon D850): For almost six years, I had diligently entered a monthly online lottery, to try and secure an elusive permit to visit ‘The Wave’ in Arizona. And every month during those six […]

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Nikon Z7 II camera review by Geoff Livingston

My Experience Shooting with the Z7ii by Geoff Livingston (website, Instagram, Facebook, see also his previous guest posts): I received my new Nikon Z7ii in late December. Since then, I have used it in a variety of situations, from professional jobs to personal projects to simple walk-abouts. Throughout the article you will see random shots from […]

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Meike 50mm f/1.2 manual focus lens for Z-mount review

Meike 50mm f/1.2 Z-mount manual focus lens review by Bill Hall (see previous guest posts): Now that the Nikon Z-Mount system has been out for a couple of years, more and more third-party lens choices have become available. Meike, known for its budget-conscious quality products, is now producing this fast 50mm lens for the Z-Mount. It’s […]

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Zemlin third-party lens hoods for Nikon super-telephoto lenses (replacement hoods for big glass)

A reader contacted me about his own lens hoods specifically designed for Nikon super-telephoto lenses. The different versions can be purchased directly on eBay. See also this related post at the Nikon Rumors Forum.

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The line between Nikon USA version and gray market, fuzzy or crystal clear?

The line between Nikon USA version and gray market, fuzzy or crystal clear? By Charlie Rumschlag, wildlife enthusiast and 35+ high tech sales, December 12, 2020. I recently embarked on a mission to verify my recent purchase from Amazon for an AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens was in fact a USA version and […]

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Meike MK-420N flash for Nikon cameras review (price: $54)

Meike MK-420N flash for Nikon cameras review by Bill Hall (see previous guest posts): An external flash is a necessary tool for photographers when the light is low, even for cameras with a built-in flash. The built-in flashes are okay for emergency use, but the features of most external flashes far exceed the power and features […]

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