November 9, 2018

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens overview by Steve Perry

Steve Perry published his review of the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens (expect his guest posts here on NikonRumors by the end of this week):
November 8, 2018

Deal of the day: Nikon D5600 with 18-55mm, 70-300mm lenses and free extras for $696.95

Nikon started a new promo in the US: Nikon D5600 DSLR camera with 18-55mm + 70-300mm lenses, free bag and memory card for $696.95 plus 2% back in rewards at some stores ($450 off):
November 8, 2018

Dpreview examined the Nikon Z6 picture high quality and dynamic vary: “the outcomes of the Z6 and 50mm S lens are spectacular”

The Nikon Z6 coverage continues - Dpreview also published their Nikon Z6 image quality and dynamic range tests:
November 8, 2018

Nikon Z6 sensor measurements revealed at PhotonsToPhotos

The Nikon Z6 coverage continues: PhotonsToPhotos just published their Nikon Z6 sensor measurements. Here are the comparisons with the Nikon D750 and D850 cameras (the top graph is Z6 vs. Z7):
November 8, 2018

The newest full-frame mirrorless digital camera market share – Sony: 67%, Canon: 22.1%, Nikon: 10.4%

BCN Ranking published their latest market share data for full frame mirrorless cameras. The first graph shows how Sony's nearly 100% market share fell down to 67% after the announcement of the Nikon Z7 and Canon EOS R (Sony in blue: 67%, Canon in red: 22.1%, Nikon in green: 10.4%):
November 7, 2018

New guide: Photographer’s Information to the Nikon Coolpix P1000

The new Photographer’s Guide to the Nikon Coolpix P1000 book is now available at:The Nikon P1000 camera is currently in stock at:
November 7, 2018

IRIX 150mm f/2.eight MACRO 1:1 lens further protection

The new Irix 150mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 lens for Nikon F-mount will start shipping in December - the current date listed at the B&H pre-order page is December 26th. Some more information on the new lens (see also this post):
November 6, 2018

Canon EOS R and Nikon Z7 usability comparability

Many potential camera buyers are focused on comparing technical specifications and pixel peeping rather than paying attention to one big factor in the decision-making process - usability. Check out this video comparing the Canon EOS R ($2,299) and Nikon Z7 ($3,397) cameras from a usability perspective:
November 6, 2018

Nikon Z6 protection begins now

The first batch of Nikon Z6 mirrorless cameras has already shipped from Japan and should be in store in approximately two-three weeks from now. The Z6 is scheduled to start shipping in the US at the end of the month - the date listed at Adorama, B&H and Amazon is November 30th.
November 6, 2018

IRIX 150mm f/2.Eight MACRO 1:1 lens for Nikon F-mount pricing introduced, obtainable for pre-order

The pricing for the new Irix 150mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 lens for Nikon F-mount is now officially announced: $595. Pre-orders are now open at B&H Photo.