5 Best Lenses for Nikon Videography


*Updated for 2024* There is a constant debate in the film-making about the best lenses for videography.  Most of that debate focuses on zoom lenses vs prime lenses and what focal lengths are the best. Both sides have valid points. Filming weddings, events, sports, or even friends and family can be challenging due to the fast pace, constantly changing locations …

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3 Best Nikon Lenses for D3300 – Updated 2022

The D3300 remains one of Nikon’s most popular cameras – even several years after its release. For an entry-level camera, it’s very capable. 24.2 megapixels and 5 frames per second shooting make it an outstanding value with a price tag under $400. The Nikon D3300 comes with an 18-55 kit lens with vibration reduction (or, you can bundle in the …

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Nikon DSLR Videos: Weekend Inspiration

Many of us are weekened warriors when it comes to photography and videography. When I was getting started I would watch all kind of videos. This helped me think about creative shots, focusing, lighting, angles, and editing before a shoot. I wanted to share some great videos with you today ahead of the weekend so that you may do the …

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The 2 Best DSLR Cameras for Beginners – 2016 Holiday Buying Guide


‘Tis the season to start thinking about holiday gifts for a friend or child who likes photography, so we’ve compiled this helpful buying guide.  Of course, the best DSLR cameras for beginners will also depend a bit on your budget and intended use. The 2 Best DSLR Cameras for Beginners   Nikon D3400 – One of Nikon’s newest models is …

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The Nikon D750 Lens Bundle Deal – Is it worth it?

Nikon D750 Bundle 24-120mm Featured

We got a terrific question in our email today regarding the sale of the Nikon D750 Bundle: I am an intermediate filmmaker and photographer…I’m upgrading from DX to FX. I’m thinking about the Nikon D750 as people say it’s the best budget for video and photography. There is a bundle for this the D750 and the 24-120 f/4 for $2,300. …

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Nikon 24-70 VR – Is it worth upgrading?

Nikon 24-70 VR

The Nikon 24-70 2.8 without vibration reduction has been a standard in many photographers’ gear bags since it was released almost a decade ago. In fact, it’s still Amazon’s #1 most popular selling SLR lens. Now, the 24-70 is getting an upgrade from Nikon in the form of Vibration Reduction.

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5 Most Popular Nikon Cameras and Lenses: Summer 2015

5 Best Cameras for Nikon Videography

Your one-stop shop to see whats popular and people are buying. Top Selling Nikon Cameras: #1 Nikon D3300 – The D3300 is the latest release of the entry level DSLR cameras that Nikon offers. At just under $500 at the time of posting, it’s loaded with 24mp and shoots full 1080p video. It also comes with a 18-55mm lens. A …

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy Nikon’s New D810a or the D750 Filmaker’s Package

Nikon D750 Filmaker Package and D810a Astrophotography Camera

Nikon released details on two new products. Well, technically one new product and one new bundle – but you get the idea. The Nikon D750 Filmaker Kit and the Nikon D810a aren’t bad products, but if you’re shooting video or starting a video business – we wouldn’t recommend either. First the Nikon D810a. Great camera, but it’s designed specifically for …

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4 Reasons Why We Chose Nikon DSLRs for Video

I Am Nikon DSLR Video

“Ohhh, you’re shooting Nikon???” is the comment we get most often when showing up to a wedding or another video project with Nikon DSLRs. “Everyone else shoots Canon DSLRs for Video.” We know. We know we’re in the minority. Frankly, we kind of like it. Shooting video with Nikons isn’t more difficult than with Canon, nor is the quality diminished. …

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Welcome to Nikon DSLR Video!

Nikon DSLR Video is a site devoted to information on how to shoot quality video with Nikon DSLR cameras.  We’ll have a collection of the latest camera tutorials, discuss lens choice and performance, camera accessories, extra gear (sliders, gliders), DSLR video lighting, and much more.  We’ll do our best to provide real-world examples of how we achieve certain looks through …

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