Extra Nikon Z7 evaluations

Based on the information I received from readers, the first batch of Nikon Z cameras in the US did not even fulfill the pre-orders placed at B&H on the first day after the official announcement.

Nikon displays schedule on the 2018 PhotoPlus Expo

Nikon will be live streaming their 2018 PhotoPlus Expo presentations. Here is the full schedule: Thursday, October 25th | 10:15AM - 5:00PM EDT Friday, October 26th | 10:15AM - 5:00PM EDT Saturday, October 27th | 10:15AM - 4:00PM EDT

Some Tamron Di/Di II lenses is not going to work correctly with the Nikon...

Tamron issued a notice that some of their Di/Di II series lenses will not work properly on the Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera with the FTZ adapter. A reader did some quick testing and sent me this list:

Nikon Announced Z6 Release Date and Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales

Nikon today has officially announced the Nikon Z6 availability and Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals for 2018. Nikon Z6 will be released in US on November 16th, 2018, you can pre-order online at B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon. The Nikon Black Friday deals are same as leaked yesterday, you can see full list of Nikon Black Friday deals here.

The brand new Irix Dragonfly 150mm f/2.eight Macro 1:1 lens at Photokina

Optyczne published several pictures from Photokina of the new Irix Dragonfly 150mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 lens:

The completely different Nikon EN-EL15 battery variations

A reader sent me some additional information on the different Nikon EN-EL15 battery versions based on feedback from Nikon support:

Nikon Black Friday Savings Set to Expired Tomorrow

Nikon’s Black Friday & Cyber Monday sales at B&H Photo Video/Adorama are set to be expired tomorrow, December 1st, 2018. Most of deals will not be extended. So order ASAP before deals are expired.

The most recent third-party Nikon lenses and equipment

→ Another new third-party full frame DSLR lens: Viltrox PFU RBMH 85mm f/1.8 STM. → New Nisi 75mm f/0.95 mirrorless full frame lens for Nikon Z-mount.

Sigma issued an replace for his or her lenses compatibility with the Nikon Z7 mirrorless digital...

Sigma issued an update to their previous press release on their lenses compatibility with the Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera (see also Tamron's and Tokina's compatibility notices):

Nikon Z 35mm f/1.eight mirrorless lens overview

Nikon Z 35mm f/1.8 lens review by Mobile01 (the lens is expected to start shipping next week, on November 5th, pre-orders are now open at  Adorama | B&H Photo):