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”

Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Mirrorless Lens to be Announced Next

Nikon is rumored to introduce the previously mentioned  later this month. The bright telephoto-prime optic is already in the updated Nikon Z-mount Lens Roadmap 2019 – 2021 and scheduled for this Spring.  Continue reading “Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Mirrorless Lens to be Announced Next”

NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/4 Lens Coming in 2020 to 2021

First rumors about the NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/4 Lens have been leaked online. According to recent reports this is one of the upcoming TBA lenses in the Nikon Z mount lens roadmap.

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/4 lens will be cheaper and lighter than NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 S lens. Release date for this lens is in 2020 to 2021.

There will be a total of 23 Z-mount mirrorless lenses by 2021. Below is the list of upcoming Nikon Z-mount lenses by year: Continue reading “NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/4 Lens Coming in 2020 to 2021”

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 F, MF 14mm f/2.8 Z, MF 85mm f/1.4 Z Lenses for Nikon

Samyang released three new lenses for Nikon mounts; AF 85mm f/1.4 F, MF 14mm f/2.8 Z and MF 85mm f/1.4 Z.

The first is designed for use with the Nikon F mount systems such as the D500 and D850, the other two are for the Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras like Nikon Z6 and Z7. Continue reading “Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 F, MF 14mm f/2.8 Z, MF 85mm f/1.4 Z Lenses for Nikon”

Video Review : Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens

Here is the hands-on video review of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens. This video is published by Kai and pictures taken at the Royal Albert Hall.

A great addition to the  range line-up, the NIKKOR Z 1430mm f/4 S is a wide-angle 1430mm zoom lens featuring smooth quiet autofocus and top-notch image quality and sharpness.

The US price is $1,296.95 and shipping will start on April 30, 2019. Check out the Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens pre-order options at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Video Review : Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens”