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)”

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”

Confirmed : Nikon Z9 (D5 Like) Z-mount Mirrorless Camera in the Works

Japanese business publication Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun made an interview with Nikon’s CEO, Mr. Toshikazu Umatate. In this interview he says a flagship mirrorless camera—equivalent to Nikon’s D5 DSLR—will be introduced.

There were rumors about the Nikon D6 DSLR camera that is coming before 2020 Olympics. There is a slight possibility that Nikon postpone the release of Nikon D5 successor camera, instead a high-end mirrorless sports camera could be unveiled in the name of Nikon Z9More here. Continue reading “Confirmed : Nikon Z9 (D5 Like) Z-mount Mirrorless Camera in the Works”

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.  

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Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens now in Stock

Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens is now in stock and shipping in the US at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. The US price is $1,296.95. Order now if you are interested.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens: $1,296.95 at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens is an excellent ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for Nikon Z7 and Z6 and it is especially well-suited to landscape, architectural, and astrophotography applications. Continue reading “Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens now in Stock”

Nikon Z9 PRO FF Mirrorless to Feature 8K Video

Nikon Z9 PRO FF mirrorless camera is rumored to be capable of 8K video recording.

At Apple’s WWDC 2019 event to demonstrate the video editing capabilities of new Mac Pro, Apple team used a 8K movie created by Ami Vitale who is a National Geographic photographer and also a brand ambassador for Nikon.

The upcoming high-end Nikon mirrorless camera, the Nikon Z9 could offer the required sensor in that video and an option to record 8K videos. From Nikon Z3, Z5, Z9, D5700, D7600 Rumored Specs

  • Nikon Z9: Development announcement could be as early as in this summer. This is the previously rumored high-end Z-mount full frame mirrorless camera (Z8) with dual card slots to compete Sony Alpha A9.

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Rumors on Nikon Z3, Z5, Z9, D6, D760, D5700, D7600 Cameras

Here are the latest Nikon camera rumors on  Nikon Z3, Z5, Z9, D6, D760, D5700, D7600 .

Nikon upcoming cameras are expected both in Nikon DSLR and Mirrorless models. Especially for the DSLR cameras, the announcements will happen once the stock lines becomes clear for the new ones. So, you can expect the announcement of these DSLRs for the second half of 2019. Continue reading “Rumors on Nikon Z3, Z5, Z9, D6, D760, D5700, D7600 Cameras”