Nikon is future-proofing cameras with its new firmware strategy

Photographers and videographers using Nikon equipment
(Image credit: Nikon)

Firmware updates have been increasing in frequency, with camera and lens manufacturers issuing fixes to issues that may have not been caught during production – but also enhancing the equipment with newly developed features. 

Nikon has recently stated in an interview that it plans on placing a higher degree of focus on firmware updates, and has acknowledged their importance in the photography community. True to its word, the best Nikon cameras have been regularly updated with new features as and when they arise, such as improved AF capabilities and higher-quality imagery with pixel shift functionality. 

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 

Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.