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  • Nikon Canada to reduce warranty on all produce (starting February 1st)
    by [NR] admin on 16 January 2021 at 18:32

    Nikon Canada is rumored to reduce their warranty coverage for all products on February 1st, 2021. Currently, the warranty in Canada on cameras and flashes is 2 years and on lenses is 5 years. On February 1st 2021, the warranty is rumored to change to 1 year for all products (cameras, flashes, and […]

  • Nikon released new Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II setting guides for still photography
    by [NR] admin on 16 January 2021 at 15:11

    Nikon released new Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II setting guides for still photography: Nikon Z6 II setting guides for still photography (direct link) Nikon Z7 II setting guides for still photography (direct link) Source: Nikon Japan (translated) The post Nikon released new Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II setting […]

  • The first Nikon Z7 II camera reviews are out
    by [NR] admin on 16 January 2021 at 02:35

    The first Nikon Z7 II camera reviews are out: Nikon Z7 II camera review at Ephotozine: Pros: Excellent image quality Extremely high-quality lenses available High-speed shooting possible – 10fps 5-axis image stabilisation SD card slot a welcome addition Excellent handling Cons: 4K UHD Video (not […]

  • NiSi 15mm f/4 ASPH lens for Nikon Z-mount now available for pre-order
    by [NR] admin on 15 January 2021 at 16:10

    When the NiSi 15mm f/4 ASPH wide-angle manual focus full-frame mirrorless lens was announced last week, there was a glitch and the Nikon Z-mount version of the lens was not listed for pre-order. The issue is now fixed and the Z-mount version is available for pre-order at B&H Photo: The post […]

  • Nikon USA introduced new NPS plans
    by [NR] admin on 15 January 2021 at 15:14

    Nikon USA has introduced new 3 tier NPS plans in the US (similar to the Canon CPS) – click for larger view: The post Nikon USA introduced new NPS plans appeared first on Nikon Rumors. Related posts:Samsung rumors materialized: plans for new ‘hybrid’ digital camera system “Nikon currently […]

  • Capture One 21 version 14.0.2 released with support for the Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II cameras
    by [NR] admin on 14 January 2021 at 13:00

    As I already reported a few days ago, today Capture One 21 released version 14.0.2 with support for the latest Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II cameras. A 30-day fully-featured free trial of Capture One 21 is available here. Capture One learning videos can be found here. The post Capture One 21 version […]

  • The latest video reviews of the Megadap MTZ11 autofocus adapter for Leica M lenses to Nikon Z cameras
    by [NR] admin on 14 January 2021 at 02:33

    There are several new video reviews of the Megadap MTZ11 autofocus adapter for Leica M lenses to Nikon Z cameras: The Megadap MTZ11 Leica M to Nikon Z autofocus adapter can be purchased at: Photo Rumors Online Store with free worldwide shipping Adorama B&H Amazon eBay Via LeicaRumors The […]

  • Expect more Nikon product delays due to the recent COVID-19 state of emergency in Japan
    by [NR] admin on 13 January 2021 at 05:05

    Nikon Japan issued another warning (Google translated) about potential delays following the recent state of emergency declared by the Japanese government due to COVID-19 (most companies in Japan will remain closed until February 7th). Currently many Nikon products are out of stock, including the […]

  • Sigma’s CEO confirms the possibility of making mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount
    by [NR] admin on 12 January 2021 at 19:07

    In a recent interview Sigma’s CEO Kazuto Yamaki mentioned that their short‑term strategy indeed involves the possibility of introducing mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount (I reported that rumor last year): “It’s true that the photography market has been systematically shrinking for years […]

  • Also coming soon: Venus Optics Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 ultra-wide-angle mirrorless zoom lens for Nikon Z-mount
    by [NR] admin on 12 January 2021 at 16:58

    In addition to the upcoming Laowa Argus f/0.95 mirrorless lenses, Venus Optics will also announce a new Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 ultra-wide-angle mirrorless zoom lens for Nikon Z-mount. Here are the details: Supported formats: Full frame Focal length: 12-24mm Aperture: F5.6-F22 Angle of view: […]

  • Nikon D3500 and D5600 listed as discontinued
    by [NR] admin on 11 January 2021 at 20:21

    Nikon Japan (translated) is now listing the Nikon D3500 and D5600 DSLR cameras as “old products” which historically is an indication that the two models are already or will soon be discontinued. As Digicame-info noted, the Nikon D5600 was the number one best-selling DSLR camera in Japan last […]

  • Here are the upcoming Laowa Argus f/0.95 mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount
    by [NR] admin on 11 January 2021 at 16:14

    Here are the first leaked picture and specifications of the upcoming Laowa Argus f/0.95 mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount from Venus Optics I already reported last year: Venus Optics Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 mirrorless lens (full-frame) Venus Optics Laowa Argus 45mm f/0.95 mirrorless lens […]

  • Weekly Nikon news flash #606
    by [NR] admin on 11 January 2021 at 00:54

    → Fotodiox announced a new Pro Fusion smart SF adapter compatible with Canon EOS (EF/EF-S) D/SLR lenses to Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras with full automated functions. → Godox announced a new ultra-portable AD100Pro pocket flash (available at Adorama under the Flashpoint brand). Pre-orders […]

  • The Nikon rebates in Germany (Sofort-Rabatt) are expiring this weekend
    by [NR] admin on 9 January 2021 at 04:59

    The Nikon rebates in Germany (Sofort-Rabatt) are expiring this weekend (on January 10th): Calumet Foto Erhardt Amazon DE The Nikon US rebates for January 2021 can be found here. The post The Nikon rebates in Germany (Sofort-Rabatt) are expiring this weekend appeared first on Nikon Rumors. […]

  • Capture One will add support for the Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II cameras at the end of the month
    by [NR] admin on 8 January 2021 at 22:56

    Capture One will add support for the latest Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II cameras at the end of the month (January 2021): “We’ve been receiving many requests for support for Nikon Z6II and Z7II – so we’re letting you know ahead of time that we will now be adding support for these cameras. It The […]

  • Officially announced: NiSi 15mm f/4 wide-angle manual focus full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount
    by [NR] admin on 8 January 2021 at 17:18

    The previously rumored NiSi 15mm f/4 wide-angle manual focus full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount is now officially announced and available for pre-order (The Nikon Z version is not listed yet, check also Amazon, and B&H): Specifications: Lens design: MTF charts: Additional pictures: […]

  • Nikon will no longer provide international warranty
    by [NR] admin on 8 January 2021 at 05:14

    Three weeks ago I already reported that Nikon is ending their international service warranty. The news is now also official in English: Notice regarding transition from international warranties for interchangeable lenses and accessories Thank you for choosing Nikon for your photographic needs. […]

  • Capture One price increase coming next week (you can still purchase at the old prices)
    by [NR] admin on 7 January 2021 at 03:03

    Capture One will increase their prices on January 11, 2021 (you can still make a purchase and lock in the old prices): “At Capture One, we’re dedicated to shaping the future of photography. After reviewing our products and plans for future innovation, we’ll soon be updating the price of […]

  • November CIPA numbers are out
    by [NR] admin on 6 January 2021 at 22:25

    CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their camera production data for November 2020 (orange: 2020, black: 2019, blue: 2018, click for larger view): November 2020 CIPA numbers DSLR units dropped by almost 60,000 units and Mirrorless units dropped by almost 39,000 […]

  • The NiSi 15mm f/4 wide-angle manual focus full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount will be announced on January 8th
    by [NR] admin on 5 January 2021 at 21:09

    The previously rumored NiSi 15mm f/4 wide-angle manual focus full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount will be announced on January 8th. The price will be $539/£419/€459. The lens will be available also for Canon R, Sony E, and Fuji X mounts. Stay tuned for additional information. In the US […]