Nikon Rumors where there’s smoke there’s fire

  • The Nikon D850 is Map Camera’s top-selling camera for February 2018 (again)
    by [NR] admin on 15 March 2018 at 20:37

    The major Japanese camera store Map Camera just published a list of their top-selling cameras for February 2018 - a total of four Nikon cameras are in the top 10: Nikon D850 Nikon D7500 Sony α7R III Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Panasonic LUMIX G9 PRO Olympus Tough TG-5 Panasonic LUMIX […]

  • Nikon KeyMission firmware update and ViewNX-i 1.2.12 for Mac released
    by [NR] admin on 15 March 2018 at 20:16

    New software and firmware updates from Nikon: Nikon KeyMission 360 firmware version 1.5 Uncompressed equirectangular video of the view through the lens can now be output via the HDMI connector together with audio from the camera microphone. See the online manual for more information. Fixed an issue […]

  • Nikon 180-400mm f/4E vs. 200-500mm f/5.6E lens specifications comparison
    by [NR] admin on 14 March 2018 at 20:32

    A quick specifications comparison between the new Nikon AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens that just started shipping and the significantly cheaper and very popular AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR: Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E Type F mount Type E AF-S lens with […]

  • Sony executive predicts that Nikon will release a new full-frame mirrorless camera in the next 12 months
    by [NR] admin on 13 March 2018 at 15:56

    I am not sure if anyone will be surprised by this statement, but Dpreview reports that during their interview with Sony at the CP+, Kenji Tanaka (Sony Senior General Manager of the Digital Imaging Business Group) shared his personal opinion that Nikon will announce a new full-frame […]

  • Nikon AF-S Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens listed as discontinued at Nikon UK store
    by [NR] admin on 12 March 2018 at 16:38

    I am not sure if this is a mistake, but the Nikon UK store lists the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens as discontinued (this listing has been online at least for a few weeks): The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens was announced in March 2013 and it's currently in […]

  • Weekly Nikon news flash #461 (part 2)
    by [NR] admin on 11 March 2018 at 16:17

    → Novoflex announced new adapters for using Nikon lenses on the Hasselblad X1D medium format camera. → New Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL flash announced (compatible with Nikon): "The most powerful and portable TTL light ever designed", more info available here. → A new version of […]

  • Weekly Nikon news flash #461 (part 1)
    by [NR] admin on 11 March 2018 at 06:32

    → Thom Hogan's Nikon D850 guide is now available.   → Nikon released a new compact camera in Japan with the color patterns of a train. → Nikon D850 vs. Fujifilm GFX 50S image quality comparison by Camera Jabber: The image quality potential of both these cameras is […]

  • Interview with Nikon at the CP+ show: 100 MP full frame sensor, mirrorless, IBIS, innovation
    by [NR] admin on 10 March 2018 at 02:43

    The French website Focus Numerique published their interview with Nikon from the 2018 CP+ show. Here is a quick recap (the original article is not accessible in the US): Nikon on a possible 100 MP full frame sensor - it's possible once we solve diffraction and other issues: It will be […]

  • Nikon Nikkor AF-S 180-400mm f/4 ED TC VR lens now shipping, new test photos
    by [NR] admin on 9 March 2018 at 17:23

    A reader in Switzerland already received his new Nikkor AF-S 180-400mm f/4 ED TC VR lens ($12,396.95) and shared some sample/test photos: Finally, my long awaited Nikkor 180-400 F4 TC arrived and I can tell you - it’s huge, it’s heavy, it’s expensive - BUT IT’S WORTH […]

  • Amazon: Nikon D850 will be in stock on March 13th
    by [NR] admin on 8 March 2018 at 22:22

    The Nikon D850 will be in stock at Amazon on March 13th according to an updated product listing - if you place an order today, you should get the camera next week. Update - Amazon now shows March 17th as the in-stock date for the D850. Here are the latest shipping dates for existing D850 […]

  • Irix 11mm f/4 Blackstone lens for Nikon F-mount giveaway
    by [NR] admin on 8 March 2018 at 05:02

    I have a new giveaway where you can win a new Irix 11mm f/4 Blackstone lens for Nikon F-mount worth $775. The Irix 11mm f/4 is the widest full frame prime lens available for Nikon F-mount today. a Rafflecopter giveaway In order to participate, you have to (direct link to giveaway): Visit the […]

  • The “I’m Back” digital back for Nikon 35mm film cameras is back on Kickstarter 🙂
    by [NR] admin on 8 March 2018 at 01:37

    If I remember correctly, the last time the digital back for Nikon 35mm film cameras project did not get funded on Kickstarter. Well, "I'm Back" is back on Kickstarter and it seems that this time they will hit their target of $24,830 ($18,529 pledged so far): The design of this product is called […]

  • Deals of the day: Sigma 14mm f/1.8 ($400 off) and Sigma 24mm f/1.4 ($239.98 off)
    by [NR] admin on 7 March 2018 at 16:45

    RitzCamera is currently running a sale on two Sigma wide angle lenses for Nikon F-mount: → Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens for Nikon F-mount for $1,199 ($400 off) → Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens for Nikon F-mount for $639.00 ($239.98 off with free filter kit) […]

  • US price of the new Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art lens: $1,299
    by [NR] admin on 6 March 2018 at 18:35

    Sigma released the US price of their new Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art full frame DSLR lens: $1.299. Pre-orders are now open at B&H Photo and Adorama. For comparison, the Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens is currently priced at $1,896.95. Additional information on the new Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 len can be […]

  • Nikon Capture NX-D version 1.4.7 released
    by [NR] admin on 6 March 2018 at 15:33

    Nikon released Capture NX-D version 1.4.7 with the following changes: Fixed an issue that resulted in the Metadata for photos taken using type E lenses listing the lens as type G. Ended support for OS X 10.10. Related posts:Nikon Capture NX-D 1.4.1 and ViewNX-i 1.2.1 released Nikon Capture NX-D […]

  • Weekly Nikon news flash #460
    by [NR] admin on 5 March 2018 at 05:14

    → Another alternative to the Nikon ES-2: Kaiser digital slide duplicator for Nikon DSLR cameras. → Another CP+ 2018 report: Nikon's space cameras. → Nikon enters strategic business cooperation for cell-related fields with Berkeley Lights Inc of the United States. → Nikon […]

  • Nikon at the 2018 CP+ show
    by [NR] admin on 5 March 2018 at 04:37

    Since Nikon did not announce anything new for the CP+ show, many websites did not even cover the Nikon booth. Here is what I could find online: Report from (pictured is the new Nikkor AF-S 180-400mm f/4 ED TC VR lens). Pictures from @mapcamera. Above pictures courtesy of Nikon […]

  • 7 more of the best Nikon tricks ever!
    by [NR] admin on 3 March 2018 at 21:17

    7 More Of The Best Nikon Tricks Ever! Back in April 2017, I created a video entitled, "The 7 Best Nikon Tricks Ever" and it quickly became the most popular video I've ever uploaded. In fact, as of this writing, it's closing in on the one million views mark. You can see that […]

  • Wildlife Photography in Norway
    by [NR] admin on 3 March 2018 at 05:03

    Wildlife Photography in Norway The freezing, cold wind hits my face and forces me to stop to adjust my facemask. I turn around and take a glance at the sled behind me. It's heavily loaded with camera gear, tent, sleeping bag and food rations for about a week. I am in the mountains of Norway […]

  • Top 10 NikonRumors posts for February 2018
    by [NR] admin on 2 March 2018 at 16:03

             These are the top 10 most visited NikonRumors posts for February 2018: This is what heaven looks like: Nikon Professional Services at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics The latest Nikon patents: 400mm, 500mm and 600mm f/5.6 Phase Fresnel (PF) […]