A shameless promotion for one of our sponsors: sell or trade your used equipment to Adorama


A shameless promotion for one of our sponsors – sell or trade your used equipment to Adorama. I have done this many times over the years and this is how it works – just get the free quote and then decide:

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Shooting USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships with the Nikon Z9 camera and Nikkor Z 400mm f/4.5 lens




I am way behind on the [NR] Guest Posts – here is a new guest post on shooting the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships with the Nikon Z9 camera and Nikkor Z 400mm f/4.5 lens by Eddie Clark (website | Instagram):

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Nikon Z9 GPS log files third party software

Here is a guest post on a third party software for Nikon Z9 GPS log files sent by a reader:

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The new AstrHori 85mm f/2.8 TS-E macro tilt full-frame lens for Nikon Z-mount is now available


AstrHori is a new Chinese lens manufacturer and their products are already available for sale on Amazon. The new AstrHori 85mm f/2.8 TS-E macro tilt full-frame lens for Nikon Z-mount is now also listed on Amazon:

Technical specifications, sample photos, and additional information for the AstrHori 85mm f/2.8 lens can be found here:

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Available again: Nikon Z9 listed at Amazon with a shipping date of September 1

Available againthe Nikon Z9 camera is currently available for order at Amazon with a shipping date of August 23 September 1 (shipped and sold by Amazon):



It seems that Amazon is releasing small batches of the Z9 on a regular basis – keep checking the Z9 listing.

B&H Photo is currently shipping Nikon Z9 pre-orders placed in February 2022.

Adorama expects the Z9 to be in stock on 01/03/2023.

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The Nikon Z9 was awarded the 2022-2023 EISA Camera Of The Year


Nikon received several EISA awards, including camera of the year for the Z9:


EISA Camera Of The Year 2022-2023: NIKON Z 9


EISA Macro Lens 2022-2023: NIKKOR Z MC 105MM F2.8 VR S


EISA Professional Telephoto Lens 2022-2023: NIKKOR Z 400MM F2.8 TC VR S


EISA Telephoto Lens 2022-2023: NIKKOR Z 800MM F6.3 VR S

The Nikon Z9 won pretty much every possible award since it was announced:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #689



→ Check out the latest Nikon books at Rocky Nook and Amazon.


Topaz Labs released Gigapixel AI version 6.2 which introduces auto model selection, along with quality improvements to all AI models and fixes to help Gigapixel AI run more smoothly (more info available here).


→ Another Nikon Z9 class with Steve Simon I forgot to mention last week:


→ The Nikon MH-33 battery charger for EN-EL18d, EN-EL18c, and EN-EL18b batteries is now in stock at Adorama, Amazon, and B&H.


→ New “mirror monitor” for sale in Japan.

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The latest from Topaz, Skylum, and ON1


Topaz Labs is working on a new app called Photo AI that will incorporate DeNoise AISharpen AI, and Gigapixel AI into one software package. This new product will likely replace the current Topaz Labs Image Quality Bundle that is currently on sale ($99 off, get an additional 15% off with promo code IQBUNDLE15). If you purchase the Topaz Labs Image Quality Bundle today, you will get the new Topaz Photo AI app for free when released in September.


Skylum released Luminar Neo 1.2.0 with the first-ever HDR merge extension, dodge & burn tool, bug fixes, stability improvements, and more. The full press release can be found here (you can use code RUMORSNEO for $10 off).


ON1 Software posted a new technology preview video on what’s ahead for the ON Photo RAW product line and what’s coming next.

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