Nikon’s New D6 Powerhouse DSLR is Imminent


Everyone loves new gear, and Nikon heads are particularly known for being the first passengers on the hype train.

D6 from Nikon.

But it looks like the hype surrounding Nikon’s new DSLR, the D6, is very real and it is going to make more than a few photographers excited.

Word began leaking on the net about this camera’s upcoming debut and it looks like Nikon decided to take the lead today and confirmed that, yes, the company’s most powerful DSLR yet, the professional-grade D6, is coming and, even better, there’s a bonkers lens option premiering alongside it: a 120-300mm f/2.8 VR lens according to PetaPixel.

In a press statement from Nikon, the company said, “Nikon released the D1 digital SLR camera in 1999, making 2019 the 20th anniversary of the single-digit D series. Thanks to the imaging know-how cultivated over Nikon’s long history in camera development, Nikon’s professional DSLR cameras have continued to evolve by introducing some of the industry’s most advanced technologies and responding to the strict demands of professional photographers with the ultimate in performance and reliability, even in the most severe conditions.”

AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR F-mount lens from Nikon.

As for the AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR F-mount lens, the company said, “This year also marks the 60th anniversary of the Nikon F mount…The new AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR F mount lens […] will provide professional photographers in fields such as sports photography with even greater support.”

No word on the most critical information yet such as the camera’s release date and its price. Whenever we get word on that, we’ll let you know.

You can watch a presentation on the Nikon D6 by clicking here.

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