Monthly Archives: February 2021

Weekly Nikon news flash #613

→ Richard Haw repaired the non-existing Nikon Ai AF Zoom Nikkor 28-80mm f/2.8D ED (IF) – that lens was never officially announced (prototype lens?) and was recently listed for sale in Japan. → CP+ presentation on Asian ILCs market and post 2008 impacts of smartphones on the photographic industry: “Since 2008/9, the smartphone has captured most […]

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Two new 7artisans lenses for Nikon Z-mount: 35mm f/5.6 pancake and 7artisans 7.5mm f/2.8 II fisheye

7artisans introduced two new mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount: 35mm f/5.6 pancake (full-frame) and 7artisans 7.5mm f/2.8 II fisheye (APS-C). Both lenses can be purchased from the Photo Rumors Online Store with free international shipping (authorized 7artisans dealer):

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Nikon Z6 for war/conflict journalism

Syrian civil war: A Kurdish-Arab fighter fires his machinegun on Turkish backed militants in late 2019 / Z6, 50mm, f2.8, ISO 2000

Nikon Z6 for war/conflict journalism by Alex Kühni (Instagram: @alex_kuehni | Web: www.alexkuehni.com): With great interest I read the NR guest posts about working with Nikon gear in different fields of photography. As a photojournalist focused on war and conflict, I would like to contribute my own experiences working with the Z system. Let’s start […]

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Funleader announced a new and updated version of their 18mm f/8 cap lens for Nikon Z-mount

Funleader announced a new and updated version of their Funleader 18mm f/8 cap lens for Nikon Z-mount (see previous version here). The price is $199 and orders can be placed directly at the official Funleader website with international shipping. Additional information, including specifications and MTF chart can be found here. Update: I am not 100% sure, […]

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Nikon presentation at the 2021 CP+ show: “We plan to release many new products this year”

Nikon did not introduce any new products at the 2021 CP+ show and this explains the lack of rumors and leaks in the past few weeks. Nikon had several online presentations during the CP+ show – here are some of the main points (all Google translated):

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New Topaz Labs Video Enhance AI version 2.0.0 released

Topaz Labs released new Video Enhance AI version 2.0.0. The new release is on sale from February 25 – March 12: regularly priced at $299.99, on sale for $149.99. You can use coupon code ENHANCE15 for an additional 15% discount. The change log can be fond here. Via PhotoRumors

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Camera Control Pro 2 version 2.33.1 released

In addition to the Z6 II/Z7 II firmware update 1.10, Nikon released also a new version 2.33.1 of their Camera Control Pro 2 software with the following changes:

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Nikon just released firmware update version 1.10 for Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II cameras

Nikon just officially released the long awaited firmware update version 1.10 for the Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II mirrorless cameras:

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