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  • Nikon D3500 now shipping, currently in stock
    by [NR] admin on 21 September 2018 at 05:45

    The new Nikon D3500 DSLR camera is now shipping and is currently in stock in several retailers: US: Adorama | B&H | Amazon UK: Amazon UK | WEX | Park Camera | Jessops Germany: Amazon DE | Calumet France: Amazon FR The Nikon D3500 two […]

  • Tokina Opera 50mm f/1.4 FF lens for Nikon F-mount released, US pricing announced
    by [NR] admin on 20 September 2018 at 21:40

    Tokina officially released their Opera 50mm f/1.4 FF full frame DSLR lens for Nikon F-mount. The US price is $949. Shipping will start at the end of October. Pre-orders are now open at Adorama and B&H. Tokina Opera 50mm f/1.4 FF lens additional information (MTF chart, lens design, […]

  • First Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens reviews
    by [NR] admin on 20 September 2018 at 15:16

    Kevin Lisota published his review of the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens: "Handling of the lens is very similar to carrying a 70-200mm f/2.8 lens. It is easy to carry and handhold, where some of its larger siblings can be fatiguing or require a monopod for any significant amount of […]

  • Nikon Coolpix P1000 camera now in stock at Amazon
    by [NR] admin on 20 September 2018 at 05:18

    The Nikon Coolpix P1000 camera is now in stock for the first time at Amazon US (ships from and sold by Amazon.com). Previous P1000 coverage can be found here. Update: the P1000 is now also in stock at Focus Camera. The Nikon D850 is "expected" to be in stock on […]

  • More Nikon Z7 camera reviews
    by [NR] admin on 20 September 2018 at 01:29

    The latest Nikon Z7 reviews: Tests carried out in accordance with ISO standard 15739, show that the dynamic range of the Nikon Z7 is better than the D850. At ISO 64, the Z7 captures 2822 line pairs per picture height (LP/PH), 103 percent of the theoretical maximum. In comparISO n, the Nikon D850 […]

  • New Irix Dragonfly 150mm macro lens to be announced at Photokina?
    by [NR] admin on 19 September 2018 at 15:32

    Irix published their third teaser and it seems that they will be announcing a new Irix Dragonfly 150mm macro lens (I could be wrong here). Take a look at the three teasers - what do you think they will announce? Irix lenses are sold at Amazon US | Amazon […]

  • “Dreaming” 4K video shot on the Nikon Z6
    by [NR] admin on 19 September 2018 at 05:31

    Marin Marinov shot the video "Dreaming" in 4K with the Nikon Z6: One day a guy came home and gave me a camera. He just said it’s top secret mirrorless full-frame Nikon... so I thought, why not try what’s it capable of 😉  I’ve been shooting Nikons for years, […]

  • Update on the “I’m Back” digital back solution for Nikon film cameras
    by [NR] admin on 19 September 2018 at 05:13

    The guys from I’m Back® sent me an update on their project - the digital backs are currently in production in Hong Kong (see the latest progress here). I’m Back will be exhibiting at the 2018 Photokina show, their booth will be shared with their partner Maxwintec […]

  • Temporary sale suspension of Nikon WU-1a wireless mobile adapter
    by [NR] admin on 19 September 2018 at 02:36

    Nikon Japan issued a notice about the temporary sales suspension of the Nikon WU-1a wireless mobile adapter due to "production circumstances". In the US, the Nikon WU-1a is currently in stock at Adorama, B&H and Amazon. The post Temporary sale suspension of Nikon WU-1a wireless mobile adapter […]

  • Nikon software compatibility with the latest Apple macOS Mojave
    by [NR] admin on 19 September 2018 at 02:31

    Nikon issued a notice that they plan to verify the following software for compatibility with the latest Apple macOS Mojave that will be released on September 24th (Nikon currently cannot guarantee compatibility, keep that in mind when you upgrade): Camera Control Pro 2 Capture […]

  • Nikon announces the closure of its activities in Brazil
    by [NR] admin on 18 September 2018 at 21:37

    Last year Nikon Brazil issued a press release announcing that they will no longer sale Nikon equipment in Brazil (Nikon do Brasil Ltda. was established in 2011). A few days ago Nikon Brazil issued a press release confirming the closure of its activities in Brazil. Nikon will […]

  • What else is new?
    by [NR] admin on 18 September 2018 at 18:54

       53 hours left on the latest PeakDesign travel backpack Kickstarter campaign (funding is now up to $4,309,960) The new Tokina Opera 50mm f/1.4 FF full-frame DSLR lens will start shipping at the end of October Second Irix Dragonfly teaser released The post What else is new? appeared […]

  • Nikon Z series: mirrorless in a photojournalistic world (live panel discussion)
    by [NR] admin on 18 September 2018 at 18:50

    In case you missed the Nikon live panel discussion yesterday: "Mirrorless in a photojournalistic world" - here is the recording: The post Nikon Z series: mirrorless in a photojournalistic world (live panel discussion) appeared first on Nikon Rumors. Related posts:Nikon Z series hands-on panel […]

  • 4 new Sigma lenses for Nikon F-mount leaked online: 28mm f/1.4, 40mm f/1.4, 70-200mm f/2.8 and 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3
    by [NR] admin on 18 September 2018 at 15:14

    Sigma will announce five new lenses for Photokina, including the long-rumored Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens (the fifth lens is mirrorless): Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens: Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens: Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens: Sigma 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3 DG […]

  • Novoflex adapters for Nikon Z mirrorless camera to be introduced in November
    by [NR] admin on 18 September 2018 at 01:20

    Novoflex will introduce a new line of lens adapters for the Nikon Z mirrorless camera in November. Adapters for the following lens mounts are planned: Canon FD (not EOS) Contax/Yashica Leica M Leica M39 Leica R Minolta MD and MC Minolta AF/Sony Alpha M42 Novoflex A-Mount Olympus OM Pentax K T2 […]

  • Q&A on the new Nikon Z mirrorless system
    by [NR] admin on 17 September 2018 at 19:08

    The German website DigitalKamera published Q&A on the new Nikon Z mirrorless system (based on conversations with Nikon employees): Nikon will continue to develop both DSLR and mirrorless cameras and lenses Nikon has no plans for using a larger sensor in a Z-mount cameras The Nikon Z sensors […]

  • Weekly Nikon news flash #488
    by [NR] admin on 17 September 2018 at 01:56

    → "Mastering the Nikon D850" book now shipping. → The new Rokinon AF 14mm f/2.8 lens for Nikon F-mount is now in stock at Adorama and B&H. → The Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens for Nikon F-mount is again $200 off at Adorama and B&H. → New from Think […]

  • Additional information on the first lens adapters for Nikon Z6/Z7 mirrorless cameras
    by [NR] admin on 17 September 2018 at 01:26

    A quick update on my previous post about the first lens adapters for the Nikon Z6/Z7 mirrorless cameras from MTF Services - here is a video from the 2018 IBC show with some additional information: MTF adapters are sold at Adorama. The post Additional information on the […]

  • About that Nikon Z6/Z7 EVF blackout
    by [NR] admin on 16 September 2018 at 21:49

    In my last Nikon Z7 recap post, I briefly reported about the Nikon Z7 EVF blackout and I still keep getting questions about it: Blackout: what YT are saying is a joke. There is an option in the menu which enables the “view all” on continuous AF. There is no blackout at all excluding in […]

  • Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens now shipping (first AF tests, hands-on videos)
    by [NR] admin on 16 September 2018 at 05:08

    The first Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lenses are already shipping (above picture sent from Foto Hans Keuzekamp). I ordered mine shortly after the announcement, but my order is still pending: Has anyone received a shipping notification from B&H, Adorama or Amazon? There […]