7 Sharp Photos Captured with Nikon’s New 400mm f/2.8 TC VR Lens

Super telephoto has built-in 1.4x teleconverter for wildlife and sports photography
Photo of Nikon 400mm lens
Nikon unveiled an impressive new companion lens (if you can afford it) for its Z9 flagship camera, the Nikkor Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S super telephoto prime. The new Nikkor Z 400mm f/2.8 VR, which as a built-in 1.4x teleconverter, is designed for wildlife and sports photography and, if some of the early end-result images are any indication, it should be... Read more

Canon Unveils EOS R5 C 8K “Hybrid” Camera for Video and Still Photos

Hybrid cinema and photo camera designed to offer "the best of both worlds"
Photo of Canon EOS R5 C
Canon just introduced the EOS R5 C, a full frame mirrorless camera that aims to offer “the best of both worlds” including the ability to switch easily between 8K video capture and 45-megapixel still photo shooting. In a press announcement this morning, Canon called the new EOS R5 C “a hybrid, RF-mount 8K camera that has something for... Read more

Digital Photo Pro’s 10 Most Popular Stories of 2021

These photography stories generated the most interest (and traffic) this past year
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2021 was a year full of surprises, many of them, perhaps, unwelcome, but some that were quite pleasant. In the quite pleasant category, Digital Photo Pro saw record website traffic growth this past year with readers flocking to our photography coverage including our photo gear reviews, our profiles of photographers, our tips and techniques, business... Read more
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Nikon Z9 to Ship December 24 (But Good Luck Getting One)

Massive pre-orders and chip shortages could delay new flagship camera
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Nikon is sticking to its promise to ship the much-anticipated Z9 “within 2021,” saying on its website this week that its new flagship mirrorless camera will go on sale on December 24th, aka Christmas Eve. But if you’re thinking that’s perfect timing to put a beautiful black Z9 under the tree this year, you might want to think... Read more

Jill Freedman’s “Street Cops” Shows Seedy NYC in the ’70s and ’80s

Pioneering street photography book finally reissued
Photo of Street Cops by Jill Freedman
Photojournalist Jill Freedman’s pioneering photo book, Street Cops, which shows what it was like to police New York City during the rough-and-tumble 1970s and 80s is finally back in print thanks to a new reissue from Setanta Books. Freedman, who passed away two years ago at the age of 79, tagged along with the NYPD during this volatile period... Read more

National Geographic Showcases “50 Greatest Wildlife Photographs”

Exhibition features the work of some of Nat Geo's most iconic photographers
Photo of a crocodile tail by Nick Nichols
A new exhibition called “National Geographic: 50 Greatest Wildlife Photographs” is making its way around the country and by the looks of some of the photos from the show (which we’ve included in this story), it should live up to its billing. The exhibition is curated by National Geographic Deputy Photo Editor Kathy Moran and features... Read more

New StellaPro Reflex Offers Continuous LED & Strobe in One Light

Just launched hybrid light provides constant illumination and digital bursts
Photo of StellaPro Reflex S
Light & Motion just launched the Stella Pro Reflex and Stella Pro Relfex S, which the company calls “the first hybrid lights” that offer both continuous LED lighting and a strobe-like effect called Digital Burst in one light. “These powerful, versatile lights allow photographers to switch seamlessly between continuous lighting... Read more

Nikon Intros Nikkor Z 100-400mm & 24-120mm Lenses

New lenses are part of Nikon's premium S-line of optics
Photo of Nikon 100-400mm lens
Along with announcing the much-anticipated Nikon Z9 camera this morning, the company also unveiled two new Nikkor Z zoom lenses: the Nikkor Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S and the Nikkor Z 24-120mm f/4 S. Both new optics are premium S-line lenses, which are Nikon’s top-of-the-line glass in this category. Nikon also introduced the new Mount Adapter... Read more

20 Impressive Images Captured with the New Nikon Z9

Test photos show capabilities of fast-shooting flagship camera
Photo shot with Nikon Z9
Nikon officially unveiled its new 45.7-megapixel Z9 this morning and, by specs alone, this new full-frame flagship mirrorless camera looks pretty impressive. (Read all about the Z9 in our news story here.) What’s also impressive are some of the early sample images shot with the Nikon Z9. On the following pages we’ve included 20 of these... Read more

Fast-Shooting New 45.7MP Nikon Z9 Eliminates Mechanical Shutter

Nikon's new flagship camera will be available later this year for $5499
Photo of Nikon Z9
Nikon finally fully introduced its latest flagship camera this morning, the much-teased Nikon Z9. The Nikon Z9 is a full frame mirrorless camera featuring a new, Nikon-developed 45.7-megapixel BSI-stacked CMOS sensor and the company’s latest Expeed 7 image processor. The Z9 will also be unique, Nikon said, because the camera completely eliminates... Read more