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Sigma has discontinued 18 DSLR lenses, Tamron has discontinued 22 DSLR lenses

This report is coming from the UK and is based on the availability of Sigma and Tamron DSLR lenses at major UK retailers (previous reports of discontinued lenses can be found here): List of discontinued Sigma DSLR lenses: Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro […]

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Report: Nikon to stop making DSLR cameras, withdraws from SLR development after 60 years of history

Today Nikkei reported that Nikon will stop making DSLR cameras and withdraws from SLR cameras development after 60 years of history. Nikon quickly came out with a press release calling the report “speculation” and denying the rumors: “There was a media article regarding Nikon’s withdrawal of SLR development. This media article is only speculation and […]

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Nikon D3xxx and D5xxx products lines are now officially discontinued

Nikon sent official notices to stores indicating that the Nikon D3xxx and D5xxx product lines are now officially discontinued. This also explains the latest rumors about a new Nikon Z30 APS-C mirrorless camera:

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The Nikon D500 is now officially discontinued

Two weeks ago I reported how the Nikon D500 was listed as discontinued and is out of stock at many major retailers around the world and now the APS-C DSLR camera is already officially listed as discontinued (“old product”) on the official Nikon Japan website: Amazon still has a few Nikon D500 listings (mainly grey […]

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Will there be a Nikon D850 replacement?

Up until approximately two years ago, I was getting a consistent stream of rumors about a D850 replacement and then everything stopped when Nikon decided to concentrate on mirrorless (or the Z9 to be exact). This year the Nikon D850 will be almost 5 years old (the D850 was announced back in July 2017) and […]

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