Nikon D6 new release date confirmed! (And it's already shipping to pros)

Nikon D6 new release date confirmed! (And it's already shipping to pros)
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UPDATE: Nikon has announced that the Nikon D6 flagship DSLR will start shipping on 21 May, following a two-month delay due to the effect on global manufacturing and supply chain by COVID 19. 

The much-anticipated camera received a somewhat lukewarm reception from the public following its official announcement, but we found plenty to be excited about with its new features in our hands-on Nikon D6 review.  

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.