What was the best Nikon gear of the year?

Gear of the year 2021

While Nikon hasn't been without its troubles internally, as far as camera kit goes it's been a fantastic 2021 for the Big N – making it a travesty of riches as far as selecting the best gear of the year. 

We've seen some of the best Nikon cameras ever – although sadly we haven't had enough time with the Nikon Z9 to include it in our list. Still, it feels like a big turning point for the Z mirrorless system thanks to the phenomenal Nikon Z fc, along with some of the best Nikon Z lenses in an already top-flight ecosystem.

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