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These Are The Best Microscopic Videos Of The Year

Every year, Nikon’s Small World in Motion Competition rounds up the best microscopic videos from scientists across the world. The results are strange but beautiful — and the winner could help your hearing.


Nikon D810A: An Incredible DSLR Camera Modded To Shoot The Stars

The Nikon D810A is a slight modification to Nikon’s existing D810 professional DSLR powerhouse. Its guts have been tweaked to help astrophotographers shoot the beautiful cosmos.


Are There Any Surprises In Flickr's Camera Stats For 2014?

Thanks to EXIF (Exchangeable Image File Format) metadata, it’s not hard to find out which camera was used to take a photo, the date and even the settings used. This includes not only digital SLRs, but smartphones as well. With this information available, image-sharing site Flickr was able to figure out the most popular brands and devices its users have been wielding over the past year.


Nikon D5500: Nikon Finally Has A Touchscreen DSLR, But Is It Too Late?

Even as the demand for beginner and mid-range (read: consumer) DSLRs has been slowing down in recent years, Nikon’s shooters in this range have inched forward on design and specs. The D5500 represents a pretty minor jump from its predecessor, the D5300.


The Best Camera For Every Parent

If you have kids, the impulse to document every instant of their waking lives is nearly as powerful as the impulse to feed and shelter them. I’ll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those priceless moments.


Gizmodo DSLR Buying Guide: The Best Camera Accessories For Travel

Hitting the road with your DSLR? It’s wise to plan carefully to make sure you take the best possible combination of camera accessories. Alex Kidman Outside of your camera body (or bodies) and lenses, there’s an entire world of accessories to consider.


Nikon D7100: Australian Review

It’s difficult to find a mid-range camera these days that stands out from the crowd. Professional cameras are a long way ahead of the pack when it comes to image quality and durability, but the cheapest of the cheap DSLRs are now also impressively powerful and easy to use at the same time — which leaves the middle of the market as a very hard place to be. But cameras like the Nikon D7000 and Canon 7D have carved out a niche for themselves nonetheless.

But even the best cameras need an update every now and then. The semi-professional grade Nikon D7100 attempts to address a few of the shortcomings of the now-four-year-old D7000, and add a few much-requested features at the same time. Can Nikon improve significantly on one of the best and most highly regarded cameras of the last few years?


Gizmodo DSLR Buying Guide: Top DSLR Tips For Beginners

Got your first DLSR? It can be daunting at first, but these tips will help you make the most out of your new photography gear.


Gizmodo DSLR Buying Guide: DSLR Camera Lenses Explained

The camera is one part of the DSLR equation, and the lens is the other. Here’s the basics that you need to know before lens shopping.


The Nikon D750 Is A Delightful Full-Frame Video DSLR

Back in September, Nikon announced yet another full-frame DSLR to add to its broad lineup — the upper-mid-level D750. Equipped with a pivoting LCD and a handful of video specific features, this new guy is chasing the hearts of filmmakers in particular. At first glance it’s a welcome addition to an already proven camera lineup. Regardless, I put it through the paces to see if it’s worth the purchase for the video inclined DSLR wielder.