NIKKOR Z 40mm F/2 Lens Announced For Nikon Z Mount

Nikon officially announced the new Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2, a compact, affordable prime lens for the mirrorless Z-mount. The US price is $296.95. Shipping is scheduled to start on October 1, 2021.

The new NIKKOR Z-mount lens is sharp, fast, small in size and perfect for portraits as the 9-blad aperture produces soft, natural-looking bokeh that makes the subject stand out. You can follow the pre-order links below for the Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 Lens.

Pre-order NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 Lens

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Laowa Argus 35mm F/0.95 FF for Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon R

Venus Optics has launched the Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF for full-frame cameras which captures images with extraordinary shallow depth of field and creamy bokeh.

Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF is available for Canon RF, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems and costs $899. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Amazon, Adorama and B&H.

Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF Specs: Continue reading “Laowa Argus 35mm F/0.95 FF for Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon R”

Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 Lens to be Announced Soon

The new Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 lens has been added to overseas retailers and it will be announced very soon. Official announcement expected in the next several days.

As you know Nikon announced the development of the NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 and NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2,  compact and lightweight FX-format lenses on June 2, 2021.

The NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 is being developed as a wide-angle prime lens perfect for everyday snapshots, and the NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 as a standard prime lens that will allow users to easily enjoy bokeh as part of their imaging expression. These two compact and lightweight prime lenses are designed for ease of use by a broad range of users, including those new to mirrorless cameras, and will be ideal for a wide variety of everyday scenes and situations.

Via: Nokishita

Godox Ving V860III Flash Released for Sony, Canon, Nikon, and Fuji

The Godox Ving V860III flash for Sony, Canon, Nikon, and Fuji is now officially released and in stock at B&H Photo, Amazon USAmazon DE.

Godox Ving V860III flash key features:
  • Built-In X Wireless Radio System
  • Recycling 1.5 sec Full Power
  • Guide Number: 197′ at ISO 100
  • Battery Gives 450 Full-Power Flashes
  • Flash Coverage: 20-200mm
  • Wireless Master/Slave TTL Functionality

Additional information can be found below : Continue reading “Godox Ving V860III Flash Released for Sony, Canon, Nikon, and Fuji”

Nikon to Announce NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 & Z 400mm f/2.8 S Lenses Soon

Nikon is rumored to announce the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 & Z 400mm f/2.8 S Lenses soon. Official announcement will probably happen in November/December 2021 along with the Nikon Z9 flagship full frame mirrorless camera.

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 400mm f/2.8 S Lens is expected to have a built-in 1.4x converter just like the AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens (with the TC the focal length will be 560mm).

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Nikon Z9 to Feature New 45MP BSI Sensor and 160 FPS Burst Capture

Here are some new details about the upcoming Nikon Z9. According to recent reports, the high-end full frame camera feature 45MP stacked sensor (probably made by Sony) and use the same battery as D6. Nikon Z9 will also offer 160 FPS Burst Capture.

More Nikon Z9 Product Images From Tokyo Olympics

The Nikon Z9 is already listed at B&HAdorama. Here are the details on the updated Nikon Z9 Specifications: Continue reading “Nikon Z9 to Feature New 45MP BSI Sensor and 160 FPS Burst Capture”

More Nikon Z9 Product Images From Tokyo Olympics

Photolari posted product images of the Nikon Z9 from the Tokyo Olympics. The Nikon Z9 official announcement will be in November/December 2021. Here is what we know so far about the Nikon Z9 full-frame mirrorless camera: Continue reading “More Nikon Z9 Product Images From Tokyo Olympics”

Nikon Postpones the Release of Nikon Z fc with 28mm f/2.8 Lens Kit

Nikon Japan issued a notice that they decided to postpone the release date of the Nikon Z fc with 28mm f/2.8 lens kit, while they will start shipping the Nikon Z fc body and the Nikon Z fc with 16-50mm lens kit on July 23, 2021.

Notice of postponement of release of “Z fc 28mm f / 2.8 Special Edition Kit”

Thank you for your continued patronage of Nikon products.

The “Z fc 28mm f / 2.8 Special Edition Kit”, which is scheduled to be released in late July 2021, has received a large number of reservations beyond expectations, and due to the delay in parts supply, the supply amount is sufficient for release. Is not expected to be available. Therefore, we have decided to postpone the release. We will inform you of the release date as soon as it is confirmed.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused to customers who are waiting for our products. We will do our utmost to deliver the product as soon as possible, and we appreciate your understanding.

Nikon Z fc: $956.95 at Amazon, B&HAdorama.

Nikon Z fc with 16-50mm Lens: $1,096.95 at Amazon, B&HAdorama.

Nikon Z fc with 28mm Lens: $1,196.95 at Amazon, B&HAdorama.

Via: Nikon Japan

Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens Announced, Price $499

Venus Optics officially announced the new Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens for DSLR full-frame cameras. Available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts. The US price is $499 and the new Venus Optics Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens in stock  at Adorama and B&H. Continue reading “Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens Announced, Price $499”

Nikon Z9 Will Be Tested by Select Photographers in August

The Nikon Z9 camera will be tested by several different photographers in August. This timeline matches with the rumored official announcement in November/December 2021.

Nikon Z9 Rumored Specifications

  • New FX-Format Stacked CMOS Sensor
  • New Image Processing Engine
  • 8K Video Recording Support
  • 8K30p, 4k120/60/30p
  • 20 fps
  • Multishot-mode
  • 16-bit RAW option
  • Improved AF (Object detection AF)
  • “Stunning” AF tracking (better than the D6)
  • Integrated vertical grip handle
  • The Z9 is described as a D6 body combined with EOS R5 imaging, a9 II AF, and blackout-free EVF
  • Two XQD/CFX type B memory card slots
  • ISO 64 – 25,600, Hi1, Hi2
  • Improved noise levels and specifically significantly better dynamic range
  • High resolution, blackout-free EVF
  • New user interface
  • New battery: Nikon EN-EL18x
  • Gbit LAN, USB-C, WiFi, GPS
  • Price: $6,000 – $7,000

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