Monthly Archives: April 2021

New releases: Photo RAW 2021.5, Avalanche for Capture One 1.0, several Topaz Labs updates

ON1 released Photo RAW 2021.5 (free for current ON1 Photo RAW 2021 owners) that includes fully customizable keyboard shortcuts, more fine-tuning slider controls, re-editing capabilities between the included Lightroom plugins (Effects, Portrait AI, Resize, HDR), improved batch processing, the ability to sync presets and extras with Cloud Sync, support for external control surfaces like Stream Deck, […]

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Another confirmation for the rumored Nikon Z APS-C mirrorless camera (N2016)

Back in February I reported that Nikon will announce a new APS-C mirrorless camera in the first half of 2021 (Nikon Z30?). Today Nokishita confirmed that Nikon registered a new camera under the code name N2016 with Taiwan’s NCC (N2016 was already registered in Russia). Here are the details: Z-mount camera Uses Nikon EN-EL25  battery – the […]

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Nikon rebates ending this weekend

The Nikon Z rebates in the US are ending this weekend (May 2nd): Nikon Z5 = $997 (was $1,397): Adorama | Amazon | B&H Nikon Z5 + 24-50mm = $1,297 (was $1,697): Adorama | Amazon | B&H Nikon Z5 + 24-200mm = $1,697 (was $2,197): Adorama | Amazon | B&H Nikon Z6 = $1,397 (was $1,997): Adorama | Amazon […]

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CIPA March numbers

CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their camera production data for March 2021 (orange: 2021, black: 2020, blue: 2019, click for larger view):

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Deal of the day: 10% off on all Oberwerth bags (coupon code included)

Oberwerth announced a new SLING bag and I have an exclusive 10% off coupon code RumorsN21 valid for all products sold at (the discount cannot be combined with any other offer). Additional information on the new Oberwerth SLING bag:

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Firmware update version 1.2.0 for the Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 Z mirrorless lens released

There is a new firmware update version 1.2.0 for the Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 Z mirrorless lens (the first autofocus Z-mount lens from a third party). The new firmware contains improved lens compatibility. CameraLabs recently published their review of the Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 Z mirrorless lens – here is their verdict:

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The TTartisan 50mm f/1.2 APS-C lens is now available for Nikon Z-mount

The TTartisan 50mm f/1.2 APS-C mirrorless lens has already been available for Sony E, Canon EOS M, Fuji X, and MFT mounts and TTartisan just released the lens also for Nikon Z mount – the new version is now available for pre-order at the Photo Rumors Online Store (international shipping included in the price). Additional information on […]

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New Nikon Z7II, Z6II, Z7, Z6, Z5, and Z50 firmware updates released and available for download

The previously rumored firmware updates for the Nikon Z7II, Z6II, Z7, Z6, Z5, and Z50 mirrorless cameras are now officially released – here are the download links:

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