Monthly Archives: October 2019

Hurry, the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens is almost half price at Amazon UK and Amazon Germany

Here is another one of those weird Amazon price drops – the Nikon Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S mirrorless lens is now almost half price at Amazon UK (45% off) and Amazon Germany (49%) – this will not last long (see all Nikon UK discounts here): Update – it seems that this pricing is available everywhere in […]

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Nikon Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens pre-orders temporary suspended

Nikon Japan temporary suspended the pre-orders for the new Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens because “it will take a considerable amount of time to deliver the product because we received many orders exceeding expectations” – here is the full Google translation:

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New software updates for Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility, Message Center, Picture Control Utility, ViewNX-i, NX-D and Camera Control Pro

Today Nikon released new software updates for several products: Wireless Transmitter Utility, Message Center, Picture Control Utility, ViewNX-i, NX-D and Camera Control Pro ($149.95). Here are the details:

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Nikon D6 rumors

Some Nikon D6 rumors: Sensor above 20MP but for sure under 36MP (my personal guess: 24MP) Improved dynamic range Improved AF system but probably with the same number of AF points Advanced video features with RAW recording (not sure if external or internal) Dual CFexpress memory cards Nikon D5 vs. Nikon D6 comparison

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Nikon published a new Nikkor Z lens design article

Nikon published a new article on the design of Nikkor Z lenses:

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New firmware updates for Nikon SB-5000 and Nikon WR-1 released

Nikon SB-5000 ($596.95) firmware version 14.004: Download link In support of the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens, the product can now display an aperture of f/0.95. Nikon WR-1 ($459) firmware version 1.03: Download link In support of the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens, the product can now be used to set […]

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Nikon rebates extended until November 27 (now include also the Z50)

The latest Nikon rebates were extended until November 27 – see the dedicated landing pages at Adorama and B&H Photo (see also this blog post). We now also have a $150 off on the new Nikon Z50 two-lens kit that is not even shipping yet: Adorama| B&H Photo | Amazon. The European Nikon instant savings are valid until January […]

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The Nikkor Z 70-200mm f/2.8 mirrorless lens should be announced next

Back in August I reported that the Nikkor Z 70-200mm f/2.8 mirrorless lens could be delayed – it was initially scheduled to be released in Q3/2019, then it was moved to Q4/2019. Even the latest Nikkor Z roadmap shows the lens as already announced (marked as blue as of October 10th):

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