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NikonRumors email subscription no longer available, looking for alternatives

The NikonRumors email subscription is no longer available. Google decided to kill the service (called Feedburner) I have been using for 15 years. While I am looking for an alternative solution, you can follow the latest NikonRumors blog posts on Facebook, Twitter, and RSS feed: https://nikonrumors.com/feed https://feeds2.feedburner.com/NikonRumors I assume at some point Google will also […]

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Nikon Z7 listed as discontinued in Japan

The Nikon Z7 camera is now listed as discontinued (“old product”) on the official Nikon Japan website (direct link to the product listing): The Nikon Z7 however is not yet listed in the discontinued section of Nikon Japan website. A quick check in the US shows that the Nikon Z7 is currently in stock at […]

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No, Nikon ambassador did not use a Nikon Z8 camera

I have to make one of those posts again – Nikon ambassador did not use a Nikon Z8 camera and Nikon’s website did not leak the Nikon Z8 camera as some clickbait sites reported today. A quick search shows the original Nikon USA website that was created almost a year ago – the Z8 is […]

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Lexar announces the world’s fastest CFExpress Type A Gold series memory card and a new CFExpress Type A/SD card reader

Today Lexar announced the world’s fastest CFExpress Type A Gold series memory card and a new CFExpress Type A/SD card reader: CFexpress Type A Card GOLD Series For photographers and videographers who demand superior performance with transfer speeds of up to 900MB/s read1 Transfer speeds up to 900MB/s read, 800MB/s write, and minimum write speed […]

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First Nikon MC-CF660G CFexpress Type B memory card benchmark

A Chinese blogger published the first Nikon MC-CF660G CFexpress Type B memory card benchmark on Weibo (the new card is currently in stock at Adorama, Amazon, and B&H). Here are the  benchmark results:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #688

New Nikon Z9 classes with Steve Simon: Nikon Z9 New York City Mentorship Masterclass (September 16-18, 2022) Nikon Z9 Vancouver Mentorship Masterclass (August 19-21, 2022) → Many Viltrox Z-mount lenses (and other products) are currently on sale at Rollei in Germany (this offer is ending on August 8th). → DxO released PureRAW version 2.1 with Apple […]

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Nikon Speedlight SB-500 flash orders temporary suspended, Speedlight SB-5000 available for purchase

Nikon Japan issued a new press notice indicating that orders of the Speedlight SB-500 flash are temporarily suspended. The Nikon Speedlight SB-5000 flash should be available for purchase. Most Nikon Speedlight flashes have been for a while and are currently out of stock in the US (check Adorama and B&H). As I already mentioned last […]

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Adorama expected the Nikon Z9 to be in stock on August 11

Update: it seems that this was a mistake and Adroma has updated their Z9 listing. Adorama has updated their website and now they expect the Nikon Z9 to be in stock (or to start shipping if ordered today) on August 11: FYI: B&H Photo is currently shipping Nikon Z9 pre-orders placed in January 2022.

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