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
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 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.
Optyczne published several pictures from Photokina of the new Irix Dragonfly 150mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 lens:
A reader sent me some additional information on the different Nikon EN-EL15 battery versions based on feedback from Nikon support:
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.
→ 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 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):