This Chinese Brightin Star 55mm f/1.8 lens for Nikon Z-mount is $99

  

This new Chinese-made Brightin Star 55mm f/1.8 multi-layer coating, manual focus, full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount is selling for $99 at Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon DE, Amazon FR, Amazon CA, Amazon JP and Amazon IT.

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Atomos ProRes RAW updates from the IBC 2019 show: “we’re not the only feature they (Nikon) are upgrading, they have some new autofocus on those cameras”


Some Atomos ProRes RAW updates from the IBC 2019 show:

  • Adobe has officially announced that ProRes RAW will be supported natively in Premiere Pro.
  • Atomos dropped the price of the Shinobi 5.2" 4K HDMI monitor by $100 to $299 (Adorama | B&H).
  • Atomos CEO Jeromy Young "leaked" that new AF changes are coming to Nikon Z cameras - in this video interview Atomos CEO confirmed how the upcoming firmware update from Nikon will include AF changes as well - watch at the 1:03 mark where he says "We're not the only feature they're upgrading, they have some new autofocus on those cameras" - he also mentioned it's not a paid upgrade, you will just have to pay the cost for sending your camera in:

More videos with Atomos CEO Jeromy Young talking about 16-bit RAW, ProRes RAW and Shogun 7:

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The Nikon D850 and the Nikon Z7 are now both $2,796: the D850 got another $200 price drop, the Z7 got a $200 trade-in


Nikon USA dropped the price of the D850 camera by another $200 to $2,796: Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon.


There are also new offers on the Nikon Z7 camera (combination of rebates and trade-in):

All offers come with free accessories - see the different listings for additional information.


Check also the other Nikon US rebates and offers:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #540


→ Nikon Z6 hands-on video review with Chris Hau.


→ Deal: Refurbished Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera with 10-30mm lens for $299.


→ Zeiss Milvus lenses for Nikon F-mount are now on sale.

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Deal of the day: Profoto B2 250 Air TTL location kit is now $1,100 off


The Profoto B2 250 Air TTL location kit is now $1,100 off (53% off) at Adorama, B&H Photo and Amazon.


Additional information on the Profoto B2 250 AirTTL off-camera flash can be found here and here.

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Working with Nikon cameras as a scientific photographer for 40 years

"Working with Nikon cameras as a scientific photographer for 40 years" is by Steve Morton:

I was 16 years old when my parents bought me my first Nikon F, a used black FTn. After high/secondary school I studied photography at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology for three years. I have spent the past 40 years working with Nikons as a scientific photographer at Monash University here in Melbourne, Australia.

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