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Ask Gizmodo: What Camera Should I Buy My Son To Learn On?

Hiya Gizmodo! My 15 year old son has really started getting into photography — it has quickly become one of his favourite subjects at school. I’d love to get him a decent camera (under $1000) that can grow with him and his skills, for a few years at least. What’s the best direction to go in? Cheers, Mum

This Upgraded Nikon Chills The Sensor For Clearer Shots Of The Stars

Those long exposure photos of the night sky that capture details of our galaxy invisible to the naked eye come at a cost. The longer a camera’s sensor is active, the warmer it gets, adding unwanted electronic noise to an image. You can go shoot in the freezing temperatures of the arctic to solve the problem, or grab this custom sensor-cooled Nikon D5500.

Nikon's Action Cameras Are Late To The Party, But Very Well Dressed

Thanks to the popularity of GoPro’s tiny, versatile action cameras, basically every manufacturer out there has waded into the rocky waters of adventure video shooters. Nikon’s just the latest, and while its offerings look a little familiar, they have got some weirdness about them as well.

Check Out Nikon's New D3400 DSLR If You're A Social Media Devotee

Aimed squarely at “aspiring” and smartphone photographers, Nikon’s D3400 is the first entry-level DSLR enabled with SnapBridge — which automatically syncs images to the your tablet or smartphone as they are captured. With both devices in constant connection, you’ll no longer need to manually pair the devices each time to select and transfer images, enabling immediate and on-the-go sharing on social media.

Nikon Releases Its SnapBridge Sharing App On Android

Nikon’s Bluetooth sharing app SnapBridge has arrived on Android, with a release for iOS devices to follow later this year.

Gizmodo Shooting Challenge: Win A Nikon D7200 DSLR And Lens!

This post was originally published on the 15th of February.

Welcome back to Shooting Challenge, where Gizmodo readers show off their photographic skills and have the chance to win an amazing Nikon camera and lens. Entries close at 10am this Friday 19th February, so get snapping…

The New Nikon D5 Shooting At 12 FPS Is The Most Satisfying Sound You'll Ever Hear

Revealed this past week at CES 2016, Nikon’s D5 is the company’s new flagship DSLR with a 20.3-megapixel full-frame sensor, and a hefty $US6500 ($9253) price tag. But watching this video of the camera’s new 12 frames-per-second, 153-point autofocus system in action will still make you lust for one.

Nikon Has Unveiled Its First Action Camera

The wearable KeyMission 360 is the first cab off the rank for Nikon’s foray into action cameras, and it records 360 video in 4K UHD.

Nikon D5: The Super Overkill DSLR Strikes Again

There are fancy cameras, and then there are flagship professional DSLRs, big super powerful overkill machines designed for ultra-fast performance. Nikon teased its latest monster, the D5, in the fall. Today, it’s been formally introduced.

Shooting Creatively With Your Camera: Special Effects Lenses And In-Camera Features

Feeling constrained by your camera’s kit lens? Want to get up close to the action, to capture a time-lapse video, to capture a beautiful Brenizer method photograph? There are a few things you can do in your camera’s settings, and a few different lenses you can try out, that can supercharge your photography and expand your skills.

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