The new Nikon MB-N11 multi-battery power pack vertical grip: first look by Ricci


Ricci talks about the new Nikon MB-N11 multi-battery power pack vertical grip:

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New: 7artisan 35mm f/1.2 Mark II manual focus APS-C lens for Nikon Z-mount




The previously rumored new 7artisan 35mm f/1.2 Mark II manual focus APS-C lens for Nikon Z mount is now available for pre-order at the PhotoRumors Online Store. Please note that this is an APS-C lens and it will be best suited for the Nikon Z50 camera (can be used with full-frame Z cameras in crop mode). Technical specifications, charts, and sample photos can be found here:

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New: Meike 8mm f/3.5 APS-C manual focus fisheye lens for Nikon Z-mount


Meike announced a new Meike 8mm f/3.5 manual focus fisheye lens for Nikon Z-mount. This is an APS-C lens and it will be best suited for the Nikon Z50 camera. Meike already has several other lenses for Z-mount: 25mm f/1.835mm f/1.4, 35mm f/1.750mm f/1.2, 50mm f/1.785mm f/2.8. Meike lenses are sold at Adorama, Amazon, and B&H Photo. Additional information on the new Meike 8mm f/3.5 lens:

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The price of the popular Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens will drop by $300 this weekend (and other Nikon rebates info)


I am not sure if the current Nikon rebates (set to expire tomorrow) will be extended for November, but I was told that this Sunday Nikon will drop the prices on some popular lenses:

There will be probably more discounted lenses, but I do not have the full list yet – I will publish the details once they are released on Sunday.

Here are the current rebates that are set to expire tomorrow:

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Venus Optics releases Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D shift lens for Nikon Z/F – the world’s widest shift lens


Today Venus Optics released the previously rumored and “world’s widest shift lens” Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D shift lens for Nikon Z and F-mounts. This is also the first shift lens for Z-mount. For now, pre-orders are open only at the official Laowa online store and this is the fastest way to get the new lens (the first 100 orders will get a free bag). Adorama and B&H will open their pre-orders in a few weeks. The Nikon F version will start shipping in late November, the Nikon Z model will start shipping in February 2021.

Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D shift lens for Nikon Z and F mounts additional information:

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Nikon Z6 II manual now available online


The Nikon Z6 II camera manual is now available online. The Z7 II manual is not yet listed in the mirrorless camera category.

The Nikon Z6 II camera will start shipping next week, on November 5th. Here are the pre-order links:

The current Nikon Z6 II + FTZ adapter combo offer is set to expire tomorrow and I am not sure if it will be renewed next week (you can add the FTZ adapter to the Z6 II and Z7 II for an extra $50).

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Ricci talks about the new Nikon Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.2 S lens (including samples photos and AF tracking on the Z6II/ Z7II)


Ricci talks about the new Nikon Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.2 S lens (including samples photos and AF tracking on the Z6II/ Z7II)

Previous coverage of the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.2 S lens can be found here. Pre-orders are now open (shipping is expected to start in December):

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Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR lens now in stock in the US


The new Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR lens is now in stock in the US for the first time at B&H Photo and Amazon.

Additional coverage of the lens can be found here:

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