Archive: Tag: Nikon Lens

Camera and Lens Predictions for 2021

Chris and Jordan at DPReviewTV published a video about their camera and lens predictions for 2021. You can find the details of what to expect from each camera company in 2021.

Buying a camera isn’t just about the body itself. You’re buying into a whole system of lenses and accessories specific to a manufacturer. If you’re going to purchase a new mirrorless or DLR camera in 2021 this video will help you make the decision of your move. Here is the Camera and Lens Predictions for 2021 video. Continue reading…

NiSi 15mm f/4 Lens for Sony E, Canon RF, Nikon Z, and Fujifilm X

NiSi Optics has announced the NiSi 15mm f/4 wide-angle manual focus lens for full-frame mirrrless. The US price of the lens is $579.00 and available for pre-order. You can also find NiSi products at Amazon, and B&HPhoto. NiSi 15mm f/4 full-frame lens is available for Nikon Z, Canon R, Sony E, and Fuji X mounts.

The fully-manual lens features an all-metal construction and is comprised of 12 elements in 10 groups, including one double-side aspherical element and two extra-low dispersion elements. It has an aperture range of F4 through F22 and uses a ten-blade aperture diaphragm, which helps to create the signature sunstars this lens is named after. Continue reading…

Official : Nikon Will No Longer Provide International Warranty

Nikon has announced it will no longer provide a international warranty for its products. Instead, the company says it will transition to regional warranties for interchangeable lenses and accessories by the end of this month.

Nikon says the change will affect ‘NIKKOR interchangeable lenses (F mount and Z mount lenses, mount adapters, etc.) and accessories (Speedlights, etc.).

Related : Nikon to end 70 years of camera production in Japan

So in Summary Nikon is killing off its international warranty in favor of regional warranties. See full press text : Continue reading…

The Top Rented Photo and Video Products of 2020 by LensRentals

LensRentals.com announced the rankings of the top rented photography equipment in 2020. Since 2017, the Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8 L II USM lens has consistently ranked first in their system and always a hot rental item of photographic equipment.

In addition, the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has been the most popular camera among rental users since its release in 2016. In terms of brand share, the top five are Canon, Sony, Nikon, Sigma and Blackmagic. So here are the short list of top rented photo and video products of 2020. Continue reading…

Nikon to end 70 years of camera production in Japan

After 70 years Nikon to end camera production in Japan, manufacturing moving to Thailand by the end of 2021. Japanese publication AERAdot (translatedhas reported that Nikon is ending domestic camera production in Japan.

Cost-cutting is the main reason for the move. The Nikon factory in Sendai will continue to play an important role in future camera production. Currently, Z6 & Z7 and Z-mount lens production have already moved to Thailand, and D6 production will be moved to Thailand by the end of 2021. More details after the break ! Continue reading…

Which Camera is Right for You? Canon EOS R6 vs Sony a7 III vs Nikon Z6 II

Here is a video review about the comparison between the Canon EOS R6 vs Sony a7 III vs Nikon Z6 II cameras. Jared Polin punlished a comparison review video between the Nikon Z6 II, Sony a7 III and Canon EOS R6. The Nikon Z6 II and Canon EOS R6 are months old and the Sony a7 III is coming up on it’s third birthday.

Buying a mirrorless camera isn’t just about the body itself. You’re buying into a whole system of lenses and accessories specific to a manufacturer. If you’re going to purchase a mirrorless camera in 2021 and you’re deciding between these three cameras, this video will help you make the decision. Continue reading…

New Firmware Updates Released for Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II Cameras

Nikon released new firmware updates for the Z6 II and the Z7 II mirrorless cameras. Firmware version 1.02 for Nikon Z6 II ad version 1.01 for Nikon Z7 II fixes several issues and improves overall reliability.

Both cameras are in stock and shipping in US. The US price for Z6 II body is $1,999, check availability at Amazon | B&H Adorama.  Z7 II body is $2,999 and in stock at Amazon | B&H | Adorama. You can see the firmware details and download links below. Continue reading…

Best Lenses for Nikon Z7 II

Looking for the best lenses for Nikon Z7 II ? Which lenses to get for your Nikon Z7 II ?  What native lenses are available right now? Our list of the best Nikon Z7 II lenses includes Nikon Z mount zooms, all f/1.8 prime lenses.

The Nikon Z7 II features the Z-mount, which support Nikon’s line of Z-mount lenses. Additionally, this Z-mount design also lends full compatibility to existing Nikon F-mount lenses via an optional FTZ Mount Adapter.

Nikon’s Z mount lens range is small so far but has all the key lenses in place, including the compact and excellent 24-70mm f/4 ‘kit’ zoom, a pro-spec 24-70mm f/2.8 version and ‘classic’ focal lengths from 20mm to 85mm and an f/1.8 maximum aperture.

If you have already got the Nikon Z7 II (Amazon | B&H | Adorama), the next thing is to find the best lenses for Nikon Z7 II. Continue reading…

Best Lenses for Nikon Z6 II

Looking for the best lenses for Nikon Z6 II ? Which lenses to get for your Nikon Z6 II ?  What native lenses are available right now? Our list of the best Nikon Z6 II lenses includes Nikon Z mount zooms, all f/1.8 prime lenses.

The Nikon Z6 II features the Z-mount, which support Nikon’s line of Z-mount lenses. Additionally, this Z-mount design also lends full compatibility to existing Nikon F-mount lenses via an optional FTZ Mount Adapter.

Nikon’s Z mount lens range is small so far but has all the key lenses in place, including the compact and excellent 24-70mm f/4 ‘kit’ zoom, a pro-spec 24-70mm f/2.8 version and ‘classic’ focal lengths from 20mm to 85mm and an f/1.8 maximum aperture.

If you have already got the Nikon Z6 II (Amazon | B&H Adorama), the next thing is to find the best lenses for Nikon Z6 II. Continue reading…

SIGMA Rumored to Produce Nikon Z and Canon RF Mount Lenses in 2021

According to recent reports, Sigma is going to produce lenses for both Nikon Z and Canon RF mounts in 2021. So far, Sigma’s mirrorless lenses have only been available in L mount for Panasonic, Leica and their own cameras and Sony E mount.

Back in February, the company had plans for RF mount but still couldn’t decide if they were planning to make lenses for Nikon Z and Canon RF mounts or not. Now latest rumors suggests that the lens manufacturer is working on Nikon Z and Canon RF mount lenses and we may see some official announcements from Sigma in 2021. Continue reading…