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Only three new Nikon KeyMission action cameras will be announced today


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


→ 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


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


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


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


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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