Deal of the day: Tokina Opera 16-28mm f/2.8 FX lens for Nikon F-mount is now $170 off


Today only: the Tokina Opera 16-28mm f/2.8 FX full-frame DSLR lens for Nikon F-mount is now $170 or 24% off at Adorama only.

Additional information on the Tokina Opera 16-28mm f/2.8 lens can be found here:

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Nikon at the 2021 CP+ online show


Nikon confirmed they will take part of the 2021 CP+ online show (from Thursday, February 25 to Sunday, February 28, 2021). Additional details are still to be announced. So far only 20 companies have confirmed their participation in the 2021 CP+ online event – the full list can be found here.

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Nikon Z7 II now shipping in the US


B&H Photo is now shipping the Nikon Z7 II camera to existing pre-orders. I doubt there will be any inventory left in stock, but you can check the main online retailers:

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Nikon ViewNX-i vs. Adobe Camera Raw comparison (pros and cons)

 
Dpreview did an in-depth Nikon ViewNX-i vs. Adobe Camera Raw comparison. Here are the pros and cons of each solution:

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Nikon executive: “for the time being, we will concentrate on mirrorless cameras”


In a recent interview, Hirotaka Ikegami (Nikon Managing Executive Officer, head of Nikon Imaging Business) said that “for the time being, we will concentrate on mirrorless cameras.” Nikon already sees some recovery starting in China.  The interview does not offer any other interesting information worth reporting here – it’s just a reteriation of Nikon’s financial results form there past 12 month and discussion of he difficulties the photo industry experienced on 2020. Here are a few points from Digicame-info (Google translated):

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Nikon TC-1.4x and TC-2x Z teleconverters now in stock


The new Nikon Z teleconverters are now in stock for the first time:

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BCN Ranking published 2020 Japanese camera market share report


BCN Ranking released their 2020 Japanese camera market share report (not worldwide!). BCN Ranking collects real sales data only from approximately 40% of the Japanese retailers. The Nikon related numbers:

  • Nikon point and shoot camera share went down (no longer in the top three, was #1 last year)
  • Nikon DSLR camera share went up by more than 5% (still at #2 spot)
  • Nikon is still not in top 3 mirrorless cameras in Japan (I think this will change next year as Olympus fades away)

Here are the 2020 numbers for the different camera categories compared with the 2019 BCN ranking that can be found here:

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7artisans will announce four new mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount



7artisans will soon announce four new mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount (one full frame and three APS-C lenses):

  • 7artisans 10mm f/2.8 fisheye full-frame for Nikon Z
  • 7artisans 7.5mm f/2.8 II fisheye APS-C for Nikon Z
  • 7artisans 55mm f/1.4 II APS-C for Nikon Z
  • 7artisans 60mm f/2.8 II APS-C for Nikon Z

The full details are available at PhotoRumors. 7artisans lenses for Nikon Z-mount are sold at:

Via PhotoRumors

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