Monthly Archives: May 2024

Going on now: Nikon no tax sale at Paul’s Photo (Nikkor 28-400mm and 180-600mm lenses in stock)

Our sponsor, Paul’s Photo, is currently offering a two-day no-tax sale for in-stock Nikkor lenses (valid in-store only May 24-25). They also have the Nikkor 28-400mm and 180-600mm lenses in stock. The above offer is on top of the existing Nikon USA rebates: New Nikon rebates now live in the US (Nikon Z8 now $500 […]

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The official Nikon Japan online store has a three-month wait time for the Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR lens

The official Nikon Japan online store has a three-month wait time for the new Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR lens: The 28-400mm Z lens is still out of stock and heavily back-ordered at most stores: Adorama: on backorder Amazon: temporarily out of stock B&H: on backorder Erhardt; in stock Koch: low stock Calumet: available […]

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Nikon reaches a new milestone: 120 million NIKKOR lenses produced

Today Nikon reached a new milestone – the total production of NIKKOR lenses for interchangeable lens cameras reaches 120 million. Here is a brief history of previous milestones: 65 million lenses: October 2011 80 million lenses: June 2013 85 million lenses: January 2014 90 million lenses: November 2014 95 million lenses: July 2015 100 million […]

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Great news: Nikon quietly launched a new “Self Service Repair” section on their website

Nikon has quietly launched a new “Self Service Repair” section on their website: For now, only two categories are listed – “NIKKOR Z Mount Lenses” and “Laser Rangefinders/ Rangefinder Binoculars“: Under the “NIKKOR Z Mount Lenses” category, only the NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR lens is listed: Here is a copy of the first Nikon […]

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Adobe now supports Nikon Z8/Z9 camera matching profiles

In the latest May releases, Adobe added support for Nikon Z8/Z9 camera matching profiles for NEF files (the minimum Lightroom Perpetual version required is 16.2.1): Fixed issues in Adobe Lightroom Adobe Lightroom Desktop update The latest camera support added The latest lens support added The latest Adobe CC subscription plan rates can be found here. The different […]

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Six Nikon products receive the 2024 Red Dot Award

Six Nikon products receive the 2024 Red Dot Award: Nikon Z8 Nikon Zf + NIKKOR Z SE lens Nikon NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Nikon NIKKOR Z 600mm f/6.3 VR S Nikon ECLIPSE Ji Nikon Digital Imaging Microscope “The Red Dot Award: Products Design is one of the largest-class design awards in the world […]

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Announced and available: AstrHori 85mm f/1.8 autofocus full-frame lens for Nikon Z-mount ($249)

The previously reported AstrHori 85mm f/1.8 autofocus full-frame lens for Nikon Z-mount is now officially announced and available for order at the AstrHori online store for $249 (international shipping available). AstrHori lenses are also sold at Amazon and B&H Photo. Additional information:

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Last week Nikon registered four new cameras *UPDATE: all four cameras are already existing models*

On May 17, 2024, Nikon registered four new cameras – there are now a total of 6 upcoming cameras (click the screenshots for a larger view): Update: the four “new” registrations are actually for already existing cameras – see the links (thanks to everyone who corrected me in the comments section). I’m not sure why […]

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