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  • Now also the Nikon Z6 camera is listed as discontinued in Japan
    by [NR] admin on 8 September 2022 at 21:53

    The Z7 was listed as discontinued a month ago and now also the Z6 camera is listed as “old product” on the official Nikon Japan website: The Nikon Z6 is however not yet listed in the discontinued section of the website but I am sure this will happen in a few days: In the US the The post Now […]

  • Meyer Optik Görlitz Biotar 58 f/1.5 II lens for Nikon F and Z mount officially released and available for order
    by [NR] admin on 8 September 2022 at 01:06

    The previously rumored Meyer Optik Görlitz Biotar 58 f/1.5 II lens for Nikon F and Z mounts is now officially released and pre-orders are already open at B&H Photo (see also all other MOG lenses for Nikon Z and F). Here are the technical specifications: Focal Length & Aperture: 58mm / f1.5 […]

  • Cosina to announce two new Voigtlander lenses for Nikon Z-mount: NOKTON 40mm f/1.2 and MACRO APO-ULTRON D 35mm f/2
    by [NR] admin on 7 September 2022 at 19:54

    Nokishita reported on 5chan that Cosina will announce two new lenses for Nikon Z-mount: Voigtlander NOKTON 40mm f/1.2 Aspherical full frame lens (already exists for Sony E and Leica M mount) Voigtlander MACRO APO-ULTRON D 35mm f/2 APS-C lens (already exists for Fujifilm X mount) Voigtlander already […]

  • New NiSi fast wide-angle ASPH lens for Nikon Z-mount is coming at the end of September
    by [NR] admin on 7 September 2022 at 16:12

    NiSi is expected to announce a new fast (f/2.x) wide-angle ASPH lens for Nikon Z-mount at the end of September (you can subscribe for email notifications on their website). This will be the second NiSi lens for Nikon Z-mount – a few months ago they announced a 15mm f/4 ASPH lens (currently in […]

  • No information about a new Nikon product announcement in the next few days
    by [NR] admin on 7 September 2022 at 00:17

    You have probably already noticed all the latest teasers, leaks, and rumors over at PhotoRrumors. Many photo companies will announce new products in the next few days (see this incomplete list) in preparation for the holiday shopping season. I have not received any reliable information about Nikon […]

  • Tamron 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD lens for Nikon Z-mount officially released, available for pre-order
    by [NR] admin on 6 September 2022 at 16:58

    The new Tamron 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD lens for Nikon Z-mount (model A047) is now officially released and available for pre-order at B&H Photo (Adorama will have their listing soon): Shipping will start on September 29. In Europe the lens can be purchased at: Calumet Foto Erhardt Foto […]

  • Labor Day deals
    by [NR] admin on 5 September 2022 at 17:45

    → Select WANDRD camera backpacks are now up to 40% off. → 7artisans Labor Day Sale. → Field Made indicator labels for Nikon lenses and cameras are now 20% off. → Labor Day deals at Adorama. → Labor Day deals at B&H Photo. → Irix lens sale: 15% wiht code LABOR15. The post Labor […]

  • Weekly Nikon news flash #692
    by [NR] admin on 5 September 2022 at 01:32

    → B&H is shipping Nikon Z9 orders placed in May 2022. → Several new backpacks listed on Kickstarter: Kiboko City Commuter camera backpack by Gura Gear Levante waterproof modular backpack NYA-EVO Fjord backpacks ClickSling X | Mega minimalist anti-theft sling KHONI modular adaptable backpack […]

  • Venus Optics to announce a new Laowa 58mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2x Magnification APO Macro lens for Nikon Z-mount
    by [NR] admin on 5 September 2022 at 00:25

    As already reported, next week Venus Optics will announce a new Laowa 58mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2x Magnification APO Macro lens for Nikon Z-mount. Here are  the details: For Sony E, Canon RF, Nikon Z, and Leica L mounts Maximum magnification: 2x Lens design: 13 elements in 11 groups, 3 ED lenses […]

  • Interesting: Nikon to acquire German metal 3D printer maker SLM for $620M
    by [NR] admin on 5 September 2022 at 00:07

    Nikon announced plans to purchase the German metal 3D printer maker SLM for $620M. Additional information can be found here Press release: SLM and Nikon enter into Investment Agreement – Nikon to launch public takeover offer for SLM SLM enters into Investment Agreement with Nikon to further […]

  • CIPA July numbers
    by [NR] admin on 4 September 2022 at 18:46

    CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their latest camera production data (orange: 2022, black: 2021, blue: 2020): July 2022 CIPA numbers by ZoetMB A fairly good month for the industry with Mirrorless units for July up 72.1% compared to July 2021 and year-to-date […]

  • TTArtisan announced a new 25mm f/2 APS-C mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount priced at $55
    by [NR] admin on 2 September 2022 at 18:46

    TTArtisan announced a new 25mm f/2 APS-C mirrorless manual focus lens for Nikon Z-mount priced at $55. Here are the details: Focal Length: 25mm Maximum Aperture: f/2.0 Minimum Aperture: f/16 Lens Format Coverage: APS-C Angle of View: 61° Minimum Focus Distance: 25 cm Optical Design: 7 Elements […]

  • August is over, where is the Nikon Z8?
    by [NR] admin on 1 September 2022 at 20:13

    I hope that all clickbait websites that reported about the Nikon Z8 camera being announced in August have learned a valuable lesson. Yes, today is September 1st and there is still no sign of the “rumored” Nikon Z8 camera. Maybe some editors will at least have the decency to admit their […]

  • Top 10 NikonRumors posts for August 2022
    by [NR] admin on 1 September 2022 at 15:28

            These are the top 10 most visited NikonRumors blog posts for August 2022: Nikon China feeds Z8 camera rumors by posting a 67MP photo on social media 35 Nikon Nikkor F-mount DSLR lenses discontinued Nikon Z7 listed as discontinued in Japan Nikon Z9 for landscape and nature photography […]

  • Nikon Europe has a new offer: 10% off select Nikkor Z and F mount lenses
    by [NR] admin on 31 August 2022 at 04:18

    Nikon Europe started a new instant rebate campaign where you can get 10% off select Nikkor Z and F lenses. This offer is valid until September 14, 2022. Click on the links to see the qualifying lenses: Amazon DE Calumet Foto Erhardt Foto Koch Other Nikon EU offers: The post Nikon Europe has a new […]

  • Tamron 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount additional information
    by [NR] admin on 30 August 2022 at 21:43

    Here is some additional information on the new Tamron 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount from the B&H Photo product listings: Tamron 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD mirrorless lens key features: Z-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format Aperture Range: f/4.5 to f/22 Low […]

  • List of Tamron mirrorless lenses that could potentially be announced for Nikon Z-mount
    by [NR] admin on 30 August 2022 at 20:28

    After the news that Tamorn is already making lenses for Nikon Z-mount, here is a list of existing Tamron mirrorless lenses for Sony E-mount that could potentially be announced for Nikon Z-mount in the future: Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Tamron 28-200mm […]

  • Finally official: Tamron announces their first lens for Nikon Z-mount (70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD)
    by [NR] admin on 30 August 2022 at 15:42

    I have been reporting for a while that Tamron will start making mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount (see this post from 2020). Today Tamron made it official and announced the first full-frame lens for Nikon Z-mount – the Tamron 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD (model A047). If we want to be precise, […]

  • Nikon Z9 firmware update version 2.11 released
    by [NR] admin on 30 August 2022 at 02:24

    Nikon just released Z9 firmware update version 2.11 with a single fix: Fixed an issue that in very rare circumstances would cause the camera to stop responding. The previously rumored Nikon Z9 firmware update 2.1 is now officially released Z9 pre-orders (US): Europe/Canada Adorama B&H Amazon […]

  • Weekly Nikon news flash #691
    by [NR] admin on 29 August 2022 at 01:00

    → Prices are increasing on Nikon binoculars on September 1st. → Gura Gear has a new Kiboko City Commuter camera backpack listed on Kickstarter (pre-sales get exclusive special pricing). The new bag will be available to ship on October 1. Additional information is available here. For the […]