Monthly Archives: March 2023

Viltrox is rumored to release the popular 75mm f/1.2 APS-C lens for Nikon Z-mount and announce a new 16mm f/1.8 full-frame lens

Viltrox is rumored to announce the following lenses later this year (2023): Viltrox AF 75mm f/1.2 APS-C lens for Nikon Z-mount and Sony E-mount. The Viltrox AF 75mm f/1.2 lens already exists for Fujifilm X-mount and it has been very popular – it only makes sense to release it for other systems. Viltrox AF 16mm f/1.8 full-frame lens […]

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Nikon is rumored to announce two new cameras in 2023: the Z8 and another full-frame model (no Z6III or Z7III on the horizon)

Nikon will not announce successors to the Z6II and Z7II cameras this year (2023). We will be getting the Nikon Z8 within weeks (a new teaser campaign is rumored) and there is also a second “surprise” full-frame camera coming in the fall – that is all, no other new bodies in 2023. I have no […]

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The Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.2 lens is back in stock in the US + the latest review

The Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.2 lens is back in stock in the US at: Adorama Amazon Service Photo The lens is also in stock in Canada at Camera Canada. Meike announces a new 85mm f/1.8 full-frame autofocus STM lens for Nikon Z-mount for $200 Here are the latest 85mm f/1.2 lens YouTube reviews:

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New updates for Nikkor Z 800mm f/6.3, NX Studio, and Nikon Message Center released

Nikon released a new firmware update for the Nikkor Z 800mm f/6.3 lens and new versions of NX Studio and Nikon Message Center:

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New: Venus Optics Laowa Argus 28mm f/1.2 FF full-frame lens for Nikon Z-mount

The previously rumored Laowa Argus 28mm f/1.2 FF full-frame lens for Nikon Z-mount from Venus Optics is now officially announced. The price is $599. Additional information (specifications, MTF charts, lens design diagram, press release) is available here and on the official Venus Optics website. Additional pictures:

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Nikon Z8 rumors from China confirm what we think we know about the Z8

Some Nikon Z8 rumors from China sent by a reader: “I am just a Nikon user who wakes up every day to check NikonRumors website about the Nikon z8. I have been waiting for the new Nikon z8 and I am excited to find out on Bilibili that a photographer working with Nikon claims that […]

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A lot of “video” talk in a recent interview with a Nikon manager

Today Dpreview published their CP+ interview with Keiji Oishi, Manager, UX Planning Department, Nikon Imaging Business Unit. The initial article title at Dpreview was CP+ 2023: Nikon interview – “We intend to enhance our presence in the video market“ as you can see from the screenshot above and the actual link to the article:

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