AstrHori 12mm f/2.8 fisheye and 18mm f/8 shift full-frame lenses for Nikon Z-mount announced

AstrHori officially announced two out of their four new lenses for Nikon Z-mount:

AstrHori 12mm f/2.8 full-frame fisheye lens


AstrHori 18mm f/8 full-frame shift lens


Check out also the official AstrHori Amazon store.

Via PhotoRumors

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Just announced: TTartisan 50mm f/1.4 TILT lens for Nikon Z-mount ($199!)






Today TTartisan announced a new 50mm f/1.4 TILT full-fframe lens for Nikon Z-mount (this lens was previously available only for Sony E and Leica L). The new lens is currently in stock at (price: $199.):

Additional information can be found here and here:

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More new/upcoming Chinese lenses for Nikon cameras (Cheecar, Astrhori, KamLan)

More new/upcoming Chinese lenses for Nikon cameras (Cheecar, Astrhori, KamLan):

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Nikon Z30 sensor measurements published at PhotonsToPhotos


PhotonsToPhotos published online the Nikon Z30 sensor measurements – there are no measurable differences when comparing the Z30 to the Z50 and Zfc models:

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Upcoming Nikon Z9 (and other) classes, workshops, and expeditions


Nikon Z9 CHICAGO Mentorship Masterclass Workshop with Steve Simon (firmware 3.0 extensively covered): January 20-22, 2023.


Nikon Z9 NEW YORK CITY Mentorship Masterclass Workshop with Steve Simon (firmware 3.0 extensively covered): February 2-3, 2023.


Steve Simon’s NIKON Z9 Mastery Online Bootcamp (firmware 3.0 extensively covered):

Winter of 2023 Creative Photo Academy adventures with a Nikon expert:



JAPAN Winter Tour with Mark Edward Harris and Mark Comon: January 15-24, 2023 (Snow Monkeys, Tokyo, Kyoto, Mt Fuji, and much more).



YELLOWSTONE Winter Adventure with Paul Van Allen and Mark Comon: February 19-24 and 24-27, 2023 (Bison, Wolves, Moose, Geysers, and much more).



DEATH VALLEY Adventure with Lindsay Silverman and Mark Comon: February 2-5, 2023 (Mesquite Dunes, Zabriskie Point, and much more).


Gorilla Trek – Uganda with Mark Comon: August 1-7, 2023.


Life-changing experience with the Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees Kenya Photo Safari with Mark Comon: August 8-18, 2023.

More Nikon-related online classes:

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DxO PhotoLab version 6.1 released with support for Nikon D100 camera and Zeiss Milvus ZF.2 lenses


DxO released PhotoLab version 6.1 is released (advanced RAW photo-editing software) with a boost to color control, improvements to the user interface, and updates to its digital asset management system. DxO also introduced 1,701 new Optics Modules, including added support for the Nikon D100 camera and the following Zeiss Milvus ZF.2 lenses (Nikon F-mount):

  • Zeiss Milvus 15mm F2.8 ZF.2
  • Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8 ZF.2
  • Zeiss Milvus 135mm F2 ZF.2

DxO is also offering 30% off when you buy more than one of their products (this offer runs from December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2022):


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Confirmed: Sigma to announce their first lenses for Nikon Z-mount in 2023


Today Digicame-info confirmed my previous reports that Sigma will announce their first lenses for Nikon Z-mount next year (2023). The original information is coming from the former Nokishita, so I am very confident that it is accurate. I expect to see the official announcement to be at the CP+ show in Japan in February 2023.

Sigma Netherlands claims that “a number” of mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount will “probably” be released in 2023

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The number of Nikon patents worrisome shrinking over the years


The latest trend is that Nikon patent applications are shrinking over the years – here is the data:

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