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Ten young lions: an extraordinary 24 hours at Qorokwe

Ten young lions: an extraordinary 24 hours at Qorokwe is by Dr. Christiaan Winterbach (see also his previous blog post), photos by Christiaan Winterbach and Johan Calitz (originally posted 23 June 2020 on the Wilderness Safaris blog): Qorokwe area of the Okavango Delta, Botswana 4 June: It is first light; it is cold and we are […]

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Fourth of July photo deals

Most of the July 4th photo deals are set to expire on Monday: July 4 deals at Adorama and B&H Photo Get 100 off Capture One Pro 20 Get $35 off Luminar with code NIKONRUMORS Get 20% off Topaz Labs Gigapixel AI sale Get 15% off Topaz Labs products with code RUMORS15 Get 30% off […]

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May 2020 CIPA numbers: DSLR -54%, mirrorless -42%

CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their camera production data for May, 2020 (orange: 2020, black: 2019, blue: 2018, click for larger view):

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Xitek’s interview with Nikon on the Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 Noct lens

Xitek published a new interview with Nikon on the new Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 Noct lens. Nikon initially wanted to implement autofocus in the lens, but the size would be “far beyond imagination”:

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The new Samyang/Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 and 85mm f/1.4 II lenses for Nikon F-mount are now available for pre-order

The new Samyang/Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 and 85mm f/1.4 series II manual focus lenses with AE chip for Nikon F-mount are now available for pre-order: Samyang/Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 II lens for Nikon: Adorama | B&H Samyang/Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 II lens for Nikon: Adorama | B&H The lenses were announced back in May – additional information can be found here:

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List of rumored Nikkor lenses to be announced together with the Nikon Z5: 24-50mm f/4-6.3, 50mm f/1.2, 14-24mm f/2.8

In addition to the Z5 mirrorless camera, Nikon is rumored to announce also several new Nikkor Z lenses later this month:

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