What to Expect Next from Nikon ? (September 2019)

What to expect from Nikon ? Here are the latest updates for the upcoming Nikon DSLR and mrrorless cameras as well as new lenses.

In this September 2019 edition of “What to expect from Nikon” , you’ll get the latest news and rumors in one place. Continue reading “What to Expect Next from Nikon ? (September 2019)”

Tamron Issued Compatibility Notices for Lenses Adapted to Nikon Z6 & Z7

Tamron has just issued the compatibility notices for a number of its Di and Di II lenses regarding issues that arise when shooting on Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 with their respective first-party lens adapters.

Notice about Nikon Z6 and Z7 compatibility

Dear users and potential purchasers of Tamron interchangeable lenses.

Thank you for using Tamron products and for your continuous support.

We would like to announce that we have clarified compatibility of following Tamron Di & Di II lenses on Nikon Z6 & Z7 with “Nikon mount adapter FTZ”.

  1. NEW F/W UPDATE COMING SOON

    To be released on 7 August, 2019 (Click here for the updating process.)
    SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F012) for Nikon

    Planned to release in September, 2019 (Exact date will be announced once they are decided.)
    70-210mm F/4 Di VC USD (Model A034) for Nikon
    SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F016) for Nikon
    100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035) for Nikon

  2. PLANNED TO BE RELEASED (RELEASE DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED ONCE THEY ARE DECIDED.)

    10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD (Model B023) for Nikon
    SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012) for Nikon (*)
    SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F013) for Nikon
    SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD (Model A030) for Nikon (*)
    SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F017) for Nikon
    SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011) for Nikon (*)

  3. F/W READILY AVAILABLE (UPDATING TO THE LATEST VERSION CONFIRMS COMPATIBILTY.)

    SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A041) for Nikon
    17-35mm F/2.8-4 Di OSD (Model A037) for Nikon
    18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD (Model B028) for Nikon
    SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A032) for Nikon
    SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A025) for Nikon
    SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022) for Nikon

  4. OPERATIONAL ONLY IN MF (NO PLAN FOR NEW F/W.)

    SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO (Model A09) for Nikon (*)
    SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A007) for Nikon (*)
    SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) for Nikon (*)
    SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 (Model 272E) for Nikon (*)

  5. (*) Not supported in TAP-in Console.

    [Note]
    a. All Nikon-mount models released after in May, 2019 are compatible with Nikon Z6 and Z7.
    b. F/W updates can be performed using Tamrons TAP-in Console (sold seperately) or by visiting your local Tamron Service Center.

Next Z-mount Lens Could be NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens

Nikon USA has updated their Z lens product page, and marked the long awaited NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens as “Coming Soon”.

Nikon also updated the currently already announced Z series lenses image with Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens.

Previous reports suggests that the goal of the new Nikon Z Noct Nikkor 58mm f/0.95 lens is to beat the Zeiss Otus performance.  As a result the upcoming Noct is more of a proof of concept for Nikon to show what this mount could do in terms of image quality and speed. Continue reading “Next Z-mount Lens Could be NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens”

NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Lens Announced, Release Date in September

Nikon has announced the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens, bringing a fast prime with a classic medium telephoto focal length to Z series full-frame mirrorless cameras. Ideal for headshots, fashion, wedding/event photography and tight video shots, the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S is designed to take full advantage of the wider, brighter and faster Z mount.

Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens will start shipping from September with a list price of $799. Check availabiliy at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama. Continue reading “NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Lens Announced, Release Date in September”

New firmware updates for the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens and KeyMission 170 camera

Nikon released firmware updates for the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens and KeyMission 170 camera: Continue reading “New firmware updates for the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens and KeyMission 170 camera”

Best Nikon Lenses for Landscape Photography

Which are the best Nikon lenses for landscape photography? What are the essential features to look for when choosing a Nikon landscape lens?

Traveling, exploring, waiting for the beautiful light and simply enjoying the time in nature can be amazing. Landscape photography is one of the most popular types among both amateur and professional photographers.

Looking for best Nikon lenses for landscape photography? Here in this article, we try to share our favourite Nikon lenses for landscapes.  Continue reading “Best Nikon Lenses for Landscape Photography”

Best Wide Angle Lenses for Nikon DSLRs

Best Wide Angle Lenses for Nikon DSLR Cameras. Looking for recommended Wide-Angle lenses for Nikon DSLR cameras? Here are the top rated wide angle lenses for Nikon DSLRs.

A wide-angle lens is a lens whose focal length is smaller than the focal length of a standard lens. As you also know that wide-angle lenses allow more of the scene to be included in the photograph, which is useful in architectural, interior and landscape photography.

Today, we’ll concentrate on wide angle prime lenses (including super wide angle prime lenses) and wide angle zoom lenses to find out the best wide angle lenses for Nikon Full Frame DSLR Cameras and DX DSLR Cameras.

Below are the best wide angle lenses for Nikon DSLRs. The list below are based on the test results from DxOMark. Order the one you are interested! Continue reading “Best Wide Angle Lenses for Nikon DSLRs”

Nikon Nikkor Z 35mm f/1.8 S Lens Tested at DxOMark

Nikon Nikkor Z 35mm f/1.8 S Lens tested at DxOMark website. According to test results the brigh prime Nikon lens achieved an overall score of 38 points. 

Tested on the high-resolution 45.7MP Nikon Z 7 full frame mirrorless camera, the Nikkor Z 35mm F1.8 S ranks as the highest-scoring Nikon 35mm lens with an impressive sharpness sub-score of 30 PMpix at f/4.

With its retail price of $849, the Nikon 35mm f/1.8 S is not a cheap lens, especially considering that its F-mount version, the Nikon 35mm f/1.8G ED retails for $529. Check out the test results below with comparison chart. Continue reading “Nikon Nikkor Z 35mm f/1.8 S Lens Tested at DxOMark”

Video Review : NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S is the Best 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens

Tony Northrup published his test results and review for the new NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Lens (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon).

We already know that the new standart zoom lens for Nikon full frame mirrorless cameras is 25% smaller and 18% lighter, with a totally redesigned optical formula comprising 17 elements in 15 groups, compared to the AF-S 24-70mm F2.8 for F-mount.

Tony Northrup also compares this lens with Nikon’s legendary AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lens and Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens and Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens. He says the NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens on Nikon Z6 & Z7 has best image quality and results compared to other lenses.  

Continue reading “Video Review : NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S is the Best 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens”

Pre-order : Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens, Price $899

Available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts, the new Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD DSLR lens is now available for pre-order at major US stores. The US price is $899.

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens for Canon EF: $899 at B&HAdorama.

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens for Nikon F: $899 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Pre-order : Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens, Price $899”