Focus Review

Full Review Nikon Z 400mm F4.5 VR S

Nikon’s NIKKOR Z 400mm F4.5 VR S is a reasonably lightweight long telephoto for Nikon’s mirrorless cameras. The lens is more compact, lighter and more

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Prêt-à-porter advice

Readers want personal advice from us. Unfortunately, we have no time and resources to answer all these questions. That is why we have written “semi-customized” (“pret-a-porter”) advice on this site for different target groups. We have elaborated this for each camera and / or type of photography.
Our “pret-a-porter” advice only includes cameras and lenses that we have tested ourselves for

What's in a name?


Budget is important. Your new camera may not cost more than approx. 500 euros, including the lens.


Fun in photography is paramount. But it must also remain affordable. So camera body of under 1,000 euros​


Will it be a high-end camera with a crop sensor? Or an affordable full frame? It's completely up to you


You are looking for the highest quality. That may cost some in euros & drops of sweat (size and weight)

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