Monthly Archives: December 2020

Happy New Year and the most popular blog posts for 2020

Happy New Year to all readers, forum members, and contributors! I started NikonRumors back in 2008 and now we have almost 7,700 blog posts and over 687,000 comments: During that time NikonRumors generated over 411 million pageviews: Nikon Rumors visitors are coming from every corner of the world. Here are the top 10 countries: We are […]

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Zemlin third-party lens hoods for Nikon super-telephoto lenses (replacement hoods for big glass)

A reader contacted me about his own lens hoods specifically designed for Nikon super-telephoto lenses. The different versions can be purchased directly on eBay. See also this related post at the Nikon Rumors Forum.

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Nikon rebates expiring this week

Many of the current Nikon rebates are set to expire this week – see the full list of discounted products in this post. Here are the available Nikon rebates by country: US: Adorama | B&H | Amazon UK: Amazon UK | Park Cameras | WEX Photo DE: Calumet Canada: Amazon Canada | Camera Canada Several photo editing deals are also ending this week:

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The line between Nikon USA version and gray market, fuzzy or crystal clear?

The line between Nikon USA version and gray market, fuzzy or crystal clear? By Charlie Rumschlag, wildlife enthusiast and 35+ high tech sales, December 12, 2020. I recently embarked on a mission to verify my recent purchase from Amazon for an AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens was in fact a USA version and […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #604

→ The new Nikon EN-EL15c is now in stock at Adorama, Amazon, and B&H. → New: Promediagear PLNMBN11 L-bracket plate for Nikon Z6 II & Z7 II with MB-N11 battery grip Arca-type. → The bad news: the new Capture One 21 does not have a free express version for Nikon, only a 30-day free trial […]

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Meike MK-420N flash for Nikon cameras review (price: $54)

Meike MK-420N flash for Nikon cameras review by Bill Hall (see previous guest posts): An external flash is a necessary tool for photographers when the light is low, even for cameras with a built-in flash. The built-in flashes are okay for emergency use, but the features of most external flashes far exceed the power and features […]

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The first reviews of the new Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 Z full-frame autofocus lens for Nikon Z-mount are already out

The first reviews of the new Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 Z full-frame autofocus lens for Nikon Z-mount are already out:

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Deal of the day: the Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD lens for Nikon F-mount is now half price

The Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD lens for Nikon F-mount is now half price: $399, regular: $799 (you can get the discounted pricing only if you purchase from this link): The lens comes with a free tripod collar mount and a memory card. For $30 more you can also get a tripod. Here are a […]

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