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Only three new Nikon KeyMission action cameras will be announced today

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A quick last minute update: today Nikon will introduce only the three new KeyMission action cameras and nothing else – no new cameras and no new lenses. I expect Nikon to have another announcement before the end of the year – maybe for the PhotoPlus show in October.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #385

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→ New Novoflex SL/NIK lens adapter allows you to use Nikon lenses on Leica SL camera. → The new Rokinon/Samyang 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMC lens for Nikon F mount is now available for pre-order (more info available here).

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Nikon’s Photokina press event is tomorrow

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In case you missed my previous post, Nikon will have their Photokina press event tomorrow (Monday, September 19th) at 4:00pm CET (10:00 am EST). You can watch the live streaming of the event on Facebook:

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Nikon Df camera listed as discontinued at authorized dealer

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I am not sure if this is a mistake, but the Nikon Df camera is listed as discontinued at BuyDig (an authorized US dealer). All Df versions seems to be in stock at other retailers. I expect a new “Df-like” camera to be announced for Nikon’s 100th anniversary in 2017.

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This lens patent could be for the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera replacement

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Nikon has a new patent for a 4.3-357mm f/2-6.5 VR lens designed for cameras equipped with 1/2.3″ sensor (24-2000mm equivalent). There is a good chance that this lens could be used in the replacement of the popular Nikon Coolpix P900 camera ($529). For comparison, the P900 has a 4.3-357mm f/2.8-6.5 lens – the zoom will basically remain […]

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New Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM lens to be announced next week

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Remember the Canadian nature photographer Brad Hill who correctly “predicted” the Nikon D500 camera (see this post)? Well, he is now saying that Sigma will announce a new flagship 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sports lens next week at Photokina and I do believe him. Here are the details taken straight from his last blog post:

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