Deal of the day: Luminar 2018 and Aurora HDR (coupon code included)

The Luminar 2018 Holiday offer is now live (until December 31):

  • Current Luminar users can upgrade for $39 with coupon code NIKONRUMORS
  • New users can buy Luminar 2018 for $59 with coupon code NIKONRUMORS

A collection of bonuses will also be included with every purchase: The Shootkit ebook, Preset pack: 20 Festive Texture Presets, 500+ Sky overlays for Sky replacement, Video tutorial "How to replace Sky in Luminar" and “Capture: Adventures in Photography” ebook by Simon & Lisa Thomas, the world’s foremost adventure motorcyclists.

Luminar 2018 has added support for the Nikon D850 camera.

The Aurora HDR special offer is also now available (until December 31):

  • Current users of Aurora HDR may upgrade for $29 with  coupon code NIKONRUMORS
  • New users can purchase Aurora HDR 2018 for $69 with coupon code NIKONRUMORS

A collection of bonuses will also be included with every purchase: Deep Dive video tutorial from Trey Ratcliff, “How to create realistic HDR images” Ebook,  and 2 Preset Packs - 40 presets! Preset Pack 1 - Winter Vibes. Preset Pack 2 - Wonderland.

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Adobe announced the December update to Lightroom (with Nikon D850 tethering support)

Some updates from Adobe:

An update to Lightroom 6 for perpetual licensed customers for new camera support will be available on December 19th. This will probably be the final LR standalone release. At that point, it is probably a good idea to download a copy of the latest Lightroom standalone version from this page and keep it for your records as a backup because I am pretty sure that Adobe will remove the download from their website at some point. They have already been trying to "hide" the download link for a while now.

The current Adobe CC plan rates can be found here. You can get a free Lightroom CC trial on this page (no credit card required).

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Zeiss SLR Classic lenses are now discontinued

Cosina Japan officially announced that the following Zeiss SLR Classic series lenses have been discontinued: 2.8/15, 3.5/18, 2/25, 2/28, 1.4/35, 2/135. Some of the Zeiss Classic lenses for Nikon F-mount are still available for sale in the US.

Back in 2015, Zeiss replaced their SLR classic lens series with the new Milvus line of lenses specifically designed for digital cameras (DSLRs). Currently, a total of 11 Zeiss Milvus lenses have already been announced.

Via PhotoRumors

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Nikkor lens-only rebates are now live (plus new Nikon D7500 savings)

The new Nikon "lens-only" rebates are now live in the US at B&H and Adorama (many of the listings also offer cash back rewards and free accessories):

FX lenses

DX lenses

There are also new rebates on the Nikon D7500 camera:

The DX DSLR deals and camera + grip offers will continue until December 30 (see B&H and Adorama):

Nikon deals in Germany can be found here and here.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #448

New Nikon D850 book on Amazon (this is the full and complete D850 guide).

→ Let's try this again: the Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens is now $1,049 after $150 off with coupon code HOLIDAY150. This offer will end very soon (when I posted this deal last week, it was already sold out).

Refurbished Nikon D3100 now sells for $199,95, refurbished Nikon D5100 is available for $264.95.

Top cameras of 2017 on Flickr:

Smartphones accounted for 50% of the photos uploaded to Flickr, up from 48% in 2016. DSLR was 33%, up from 25% in 2016, and point and shoot was 12%, down from 21% in 2016. Mirrorless remained at 4% of total uploads for the third year in a row.

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Nikon to launch new lens-only rebates in the US this weekend

If you are planning to buy a new Nikkor lens, wait until Sunday - Nikon is rumored to introduce a new set of "lens-only" rebates in the US. Here is what to expect (rebates will be live on Saturday at midnight EST):

I believe there will be a few other lenses with a rebate that are not listed above.

The last "lens-only" rebates expired on Cyber Monday. The DX DSLR deals and camera + grip offers will continue until December 30 (see B&H and Adorama).

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