The Nikon Z9 is impossible to get hold of but someone has ripped it apart in the name of science

Nikon Z9 tear-down
(Image credit: Alex Mirchuk / Kolarivision)

Have you ever wondered what one of the best cameras for photography looks like on the inside? You might be about to find out, thanks to Alex Mirchuk over at Kolarivision, who has taken to the internet to show off his tear-down skills. He took the latest Nikon Z9 flagship camera and pulled it apart to see what was inside.

Just think of this like a massive Kinder egg, but it's a $5,496 flagship camera that's build to keep dirt, and quite frankly other people out of its internals.

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.