EasyCover for Nikon Z6II and Z7II cameras released, currently in stock




EasyCover released new silicone camera cases for the Nikon Z6II and Z7II mirrorless cameras. Three different colors are available: black, yellow, and camouflage. All three versions are currently in stock at B&H Photo and some of the colors are also in stock at Amazon.

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Ending this weekend: $20 off the new version of Topaz Labs Gigapixel AI 



The $20 off the new version 5.5.0 of Topaz Labs Gigapixel AI will be ending on May 7, 2021 (see the new and updated Topaz Labs pricing).


Also: Topaz Labs Image Quality Bundle is now on sale for $149.99 (orig. $259.97).


You can also get an additional 15% off all Topaz Labs products with code RUMORS15.

Here is what’s new in the latest Topaz Labs Gigapixel AI version 5.5.0:

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Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens tested at DxOMark


DxOMark posted their review of the Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens – here is their conclusion:

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7Artisans 50mm f/1.05 full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z sample photos



Some sample photos from the 7Artisans 50mm f/1.05 full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount courtesy of Dariusz Breś (see also his previous posts):

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Nikon Z30 APS-C mirrorless camera mockup

A new Nikon Z APS-C mirrorless camera has been rumored for a while. I believe the new Z model will most likely come without an EVF and it should be announced in the next 2-3 months. DIYphotography recently published a very good mockup of what this new camera could look like:


A while back Nikon had a design patent for what the Nikon Z30 could look like (still not sure what the final camera model/name will be):

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New Nikon US rebates: up to $300 off on select Nikkor Z and F lenses, $500 off the Nikon D850, $300 off the D780


Nikon USA introduced new rebates for the month of May – you can find the new pricing at Adorama, B&H Photo and Amazon. The new discounts include Nikkor Z and F mount lenses as well as $500 off the Nikon D850 and $300 off the Nikon D780 cameras. Here is the full list:

Product Reg price New price Discount
NIKKOR Z 20mm f/1.8 S $1,047 $947 $100
NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S $997 $897 $100
NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S $847 $697 $150
NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S $597 $497 $100
NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S $797 $697 $100
NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S $1,297 $1,097 $200
NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 $897 $797 $100
NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S $2,397 $2,197 $200
NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S $2,297 $2,097 $200
NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 S $2,597 $2,397 $200
NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G $447 $377 $70
NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G $217 $197 $20
NIKKOR 58mm f/1.4G $1,597 $1,447 $150
NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G DX $197 $167 $30
NIKKOR 24mm f/1.8G $747 $677 $70
NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E $1,997 $1,797 $200
NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G $1,697 $1,547 $150
NIKKOR 16-35mm f/4G $1,097 $797 $300
NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G DX $647 $587 $60
NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G DX $697 $627 $70
NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E $597 $397 $200
Nikon D780 $2,297 $1,997 $300
Nikon D780 + 24-120mm f/4G $2,797 $2,497 $300
Nikon D850 $2,997 $2,497 $500
Nikon Z50 + 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 $997 $897 $100
Nikon Z50 + 16-50mm + 50-250mm $1,347 $1,097 $250
Nikon Creator’s Kit: Z50 + 16-50mm $1,147 $997 $150

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Announced: Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO APS-C lens for Nikon Z-mount


The previously rumored Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO APS-C lens for Nikon Z-mount is now officially announced:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #622


Topaz Labs Image Quality Bundle is now on sale for $149.99 (orig. $259.97). You can get an additional 15% off with coupon code RUMORS15.

Several Nikon products received the “Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021”.


→ The NIKKOR Z 50mm f / 1.2 S lens won the Japanese Digital Camera Grand Prix 2021 Gold Award.


→ Two financial notices from Nikon:

→ Pictures of the new TTArtisan 21mm f/1.5 lens for Nikon Z-mount (you can order the lens here with free worldwide shipping).

→ A few videos on the latest Nikon Z firmware updates:

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