Wildlife pro’s amazing short-eared owl images captured on the new Nikon Z9

Short eared owl Nikon Z9
(Image credit: Andrew Mason)

Pro photographers are keen early adopters but also cautious about swapping systems wholesale. Andrew Mason is no exception, and although he had already tried out Nikon’s mirrorless system, it was the Nikon Z9 that won him over – and the Nikon FTZ II adaptor, which enabled him to keep using some of his existing (and very expensive) super-telephoto lenses with the new camera.

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Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason is a full-time wildlife and landscape photographer. His work is represented by RSPB Images, FLPA Images of Nature and Alamy. He writes about wildlife and landscape photography for, and provides images to, magazines and other publications. He leads photography workshops and tours for Naturetrek, which runs wildlife tours to all seven continents. Check out his work at www.andrewmasonphoto.com.