Monthly Archives: January 2021

The latest Japanese full-frame cameras market share report from BCN Ranking

BCN Ranking published their latest full-frame cameras market share report for the Japanese market (see the translation). BCN Ranking collects real sales data from approximately 40% of the Japanese retailers – this is not a worldwide market share report. Previous BCN reports can be found here. Via Photo Rumors

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This Nikon F-mount to Z-mount lens adapter costs only $13 on eBay (Fotasy NK-NZ)

You can get this “Nikon F Mount Lens to Nikon Z5 Z50 Z5 Z6 Z7 Z6II Z7II Mirrorless Camera Adapter“ on eBay for only $13 (the same adapter is $15 on Amazon): The adapter does not support autofocus and is mainly designed for non-AI, Ai, and AIS lenses. Here are the details from the product […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #609

→ New: Nikon F3 40th anniversary watch now available for sale at the Nikon Museum in Japan (the watch diameter is 35.5mm… why Nikon?) → New: Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens for Leica M-mount – compatible with third-party Z-mount AF adapters (additional information available here) – see this video for a Nikon Z camera test […]

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New Nikon Z5 discounts in Europe (€150 sofortrabatt | £135 savings)

Nikon introduced new Z5 savings in Europe: Park Cameras (UK) Calumet (DE) Foto Erhardt (DE) The same Nikon Z5 savings should also be available at Amazon UK, Amazon DE, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, Amazon ES New Nikon rebates are also expected in the US on February 1st – stay tuned!

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Nikon revised upward their financial forecast as they see Q2 recovery trend of business activities mainly in the Imaging Products Business

Nikon released a new notice where they revised upward their consolidated financial forecast for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021: “The consolidated financial forecast for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021 is revised upward as the recovery trend of business activities in the second quarter of the fiscal year, mainly in the Imaging Products […]

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Nikon Coolpix P950 firmware update version 1.1 released

Today Nikon released firmware update version 1.1 for the Coolpix P950 camera with a single fix: Fixed an issue where pairing the SnapBridge app with the camera would fail on iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 devices. The Nikon P950 still sells without a discount ($800) at Adorama, B&H, and Amazon.

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Nikon can and will keep up with Sony

I will just put this quote from Thom Hogan here since I also got multiple emails asking me about the impact of the new $6,500 Sony a1 camera on Nikon:

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Topaz Labs DeNoise AI version 2.4 released with improved quality, RAW support, UI improvements (now $20 off)

Today Topaz Labs released DeNoise AI version 2.4 with improved quality, RAW support, UI improvements. Topaz Labs also introduced two new savings offers: Topaz Labs DeNoise AI is now $20 off (from January 27 – February 12) Topaz Labs Utility Bundle is now $50 off You can use coupon code RUMORS15 for an additional 15% […]

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