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  • Nikon D780 now shipping, currently in stock
    by [NR] admin on 23 January 2020 at 20:47

    The new Nikon D780 is now shipping and is currently in stock in most retailers: Adorama (lens kit) B&H Amazon WEX (UK) Park Camera (UK) Calumet (Germany) Camera Canada The first unboxing videos are already out: Nikon D780 unboxing Previous coverage of the D780 can be found here. Like the […]

  • Compatibility of Tokina lenses with Nikon Z6, Z7 and Z50 cameras
    by [NR] admin on 23 January 2020 at 16:21

    Tokina issued an update to their lens compatibility with the Nikon Z6, Z7, and Z50 mirrorless cameras (see previous reports here). Tokina currently has a dozen lenses for Nikon F-mount. Here is the full press release: About compatibility of Tokina interchangeable lenses with Nikon Z 6, Z 7 and Z 50 […]

  • Nikon D6: 20MP, built-in GPS and no IBIS?
    by [NR] admin on 23 January 2020 at 00:42

    Nikon registered their new camera model N1823 with the Taiwan NCC agency - this is most likely the upcoming Nikon D6 DSLR. The description of the camera includes: Wi-Fi (11a/b/g/n/ac) Bluetooth GPS Battery: Nikon EN-EL18c (this specific battery is used for the Nikon D5, D4, and D4s cameras) Here […]

  • Deal of the day: Nikon Z7 with 24-70mm f/4 lens & FTZ adapter for $2,847
    by [NR] admin on 23 January 2020 at 00:01

    Amazon has again one of those strange deals on the Nikon Z7 kit - you get the Z7 with 24-70mm f/4 lens and the FTZ adapter for $2,847. The same combo is priced at $3,447 at Adorama and B&H. Limited time offer. Camera ships from and sold by Amazon. Update: the deal is now gone. The post Deal of […]

  • The Nikon D880 and the Loch Ness Monster are not real
    by [NR] admin on 22 January 2020 at 21:10

    Several readers have asked me already - I have nothing to report about a potential new Nikon D880 camera. Please do not visit websites that make up fake stories in order to get extra clicks. These websites never reported a valid rumor in the past and they will never report one in the future. The […]

  • Zeiss has no plans to make mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount
    by [NR] admin on 21 January 2020 at 20:01

    A reader (thanks Konstantinos!) contacted Zeiss and asked them about their plans to produce mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount. Here is the response he got: Thanks for your inquiry. Hope you can catch a lot of outstanding images with you ZEISS lenses! The mechanical dimensions of the Z-mount […]

  • Nikon MB-N10 battery pack is now in stock and shipping
    by [NR] admin on 20 January 2020 at 18:38

    The Nikon MB-N10 battery pack is now in stock and shipping: Adorama B&H Park Camera (UK) WEX Photo (UK) Camera Canada (Canada) Additional information on the Nikon MB-N10 battery pack can be found here. The post Nikon MB-N10 battery pack is now in stock and shipping appeared first on Nikon […]

  • Coming soon: Laowa mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount from Venus Optics
    by [NR] admin on 20 January 2020 at 01:55

    In addition to the new Laowa 15mm f/4.5 W-Dreamer shift lens, Venus Optics is working also on three other mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount: Laowa 9mm f/5.6 Laowa 11mm f/4.5 Laowa 14mm f/4   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by NikonRumors.com (@nikonrumors) on Jan 19, 2020 at […]

  • Coming soon: new Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 W-Dreamer shift lens for Nikon F and Z mounts
    by [NR] admin on 20 January 2020 at 00:53

    Venus Optics is expected to announce a new Laowa 15mm f/4.5 W-Dreamer full-frame shift lens for Nikon F-mount. Here is a video of the new lens:   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by NikonRumors.com (@nikonrumors) on Jan 19, 2020 at 4:39pm PST The Venus Optics Laowa 15mm […]

  • Weekly Nikon news flash #558
    by [NR] admin on 19 January 2020 at 01:21

    → A look back at the best digital cameras of 1995. → New article: "Mirrorless cameras". → Another new article: "The compact mirrorless Z 50 packs mighty technologies". → Nikon Z50 rent and try in Germany. → Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 Z & 120-300mm f/2.8 F lenses. → 5 […]

  • Nikon D780 additional coverage
    by [NR] admin on 17 January 2020 at 20:31

    Mobile01 (translated) tested the Nikon D780 LV and OVF AF: DC.Watch posted the first Nikon D780 ISO comparison: New hands-on pictures with the Nikon D780 by Dpreview: Some high-ISO performance can be spotted on the Nikon D780 LCD screen in this Flickr galery (credit: randorn.com): […]

  • Today only: Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens is $400 off
    by [NR] admin on 16 January 2020 at 16:34

    As a part of their Deal Zone, B&H has an exclusive sale on the Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens for Nikon F-mount for $1,199 (this is $400 off from the regular price of $1,599). The sale will end today at midnight EST. Additional information on the Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art […]

  • All Nikon software updated with support for D780, P950, and macOS Catalina
    by [NR] admin on 16 January 2020 at 16:18

    Nikon updated all of their software packages with support for their latest cameras (D780, P950) and added support for macOS Catalina: IPTC Preset Manager (Mac) Version 1.1.1 Added support for macOS Catalina version 10.15. Ended support for macOS Sierra version 10.12. ViewNX-i & Capture NX-D […]

  • A few new BCNRanking digital camera stats
    by [NR] admin on 16 January 2020 at 02:42

    BCNRanking released their digital camera awards for last year - keep in mind that BCN Ranking is a POS database that collects daily data from approximately 40% of the Japanese electronics retailers and online stores (click for larger view): BCNRanking published also this market share graph based on […]

  • Nikon Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens teardown by LensRentals
    by [NR] admin on 15 January 2020 at 17:02

    LensRentals posted their Nikon Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens teardown details. Here is their conclusion: As you can probably tell from our struggles doing this disassembly, the Nikon Z lenses are very different than their legacy lenses. They’re also different than what we’ve seen from other […]

  • New: Wise CFexpress memory cards
    by [NR] admin on 14 January 2020 at 20:23

    Last year I reported that Wise will start making CFExpress memory cards - their new CFExpress products are now available for pre-order: Wise 128GB CFX-B CFexpress memory card Wise 256GB CFX-B CFexpress memory card Wise 512GB CFX-B CFexpress memory card Wise CFexpress USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C card […]

  • Nikon Z 50 Sensor Measurements at PhotonsToPhotos
    by [NR] admin on 14 January 2020 at 18:47

    New Nikon Z50 photographic dynamic range and other sensor measurements were published at PhotonsToPhotos. Here are a few different comparisons with other APS-C cameras (click for larger view): Nikon Z50 ($857) vs. Nikon D500 ($1,497): Nikon Z50 ($857) vs. Sony a6100 ($598): Nikon […]

  • The current Nikon Europe instant savings are ending tomorrow
    by [NR] admin on 14 January 2020 at 06:37

    The current Nikon Europe instant savings are ending tomorrow (January 15th): Amazon (UK) WEX (UK) Park Camera (UK) Calumet (Germany) The Skylum Luminar holiday offer also expired on the 15th. Check also the new €200 trade-in program for the Nikon D780. The post […]

  • Nikon at CES recap
    by [NR] admin on 14 January 2020 at 03:41

    The 2020 CES show is now over. Here is the complete [NR] coverage on the new Nikon products in case you missed it: Nikon D780 unboxing Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR lens comparisons Nikon Coolpix P900 vs. Nikon Coolpix P950 vs. Nikon Coolpix P1000 comparison Nikon Nikkor Z […]

  • New $200 price drop on the refurbished Nikon Z7 with 24-70mm f/4 lens kit
    by [NR] admin on 13 January 2020 at 19:01

    The price of the refurbished Nikon Z7 + 24-70mm f/4 lens kit dropped by another $200 and it's now $2,499 (was $2,699 before). The regular price for the Z7 kit is $3,397. The price of the Refurbished Nikkor Z 35mm f/1.8 S lens also dropped by another $100 to $629 (was $726). The […]