Sorry Sony! Japan December sales results sees Nikon take back its no. 2 position

Sorry Sony! Japan December sales results sees Nikon take back its no. 2 position
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When Sony knocked Nikon out of second place position last year, many within the camera industry wondered what this meant for the future of camera manufacturing. Was this a sign that Sony was on an upwards trend, destined to go toe-to-toe with the biggest camera manufacturer in the world, Canon

Well, possibly not. In positive news for Nikon fans, Sony has been knocked back out of its hard-won number two spot by a swift Nikon resurgence fueled by the release of the Nikon Z50. 

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.