Lee Filters Unveils System Specifically for the Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8

Lee Filters has announced a new LEE100 holder designed specifically for the Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S ultra-wide zoom lens. The new LEE100 for the Nikon mirrorless 14-24mm lens is larger than the standard holders for the 100mm filters and is made from aluminum alloy and features what it describes as a bespoke compression […]

Canon EOS R3 Expected in September, Nikon Z9 in November

After two development announcements from Canon for the R3 and one from Nikon for the Z9 early in 2021, many expected to see both cameras make a splash at the Olympics in Japan this summer. If two recent reports are correct, however, neither camera will be officially announced until this fall. Nikon has been extremely […]

Nikon Warns That It Doesnt Have Enough Supply to Meet Z fc Demand

Nikon Japan has issued a notice stating that demand for the newly announced Z fc camera currently outpace the company’s production capability. Those who have pre-ordered the camera are likely going to have to wait “some time” before they receive it.

Nikon Launches the Retro-Inspired Z fc 20.9MP Crop-Sensor Camera

Nikon has announced the Z fc, a DX-format (crop sensor) camera that combines the latest mirrorless technology with a vintage design and “manual” functionality. The new camera is compact and lightweight that Nikon argues makes it a fantastic “everyday” system.

The Nikon Zfc Will Be a Retro-Inspired $1,000 APS-C Camera: Report

According to new reports, Nikon is close to announcing a Z-mount retro-inspired camera, similar in design to the Df DSLR. The Zfc, as it is reportedly named, will be an APS-C camera that is expected to be similar in performance to the Z50 but comes wrapped in Nikon’s film roots. While only one small image […]

7artisans Adds Three New Lenses to its Nikon Z-Mount Line

Chinese camera lens manufacturer 7artisans has expanded its lineup of Nikon Z Mount lenses to include a 10mm f/2.8 Fisheye ($270), 55mm f/1.4 II ($130), and the 60mm f/2.8 II Macro ($180). All three lenses were previously available for other mounts but are now coming to Nikon Z-mount. 7artisans tells PetaPixel that the lenses will […]

Flange Distance and Mount Diameter Explained by a Lens Engineer

Nikon has understandably made a big deal about launching their new Z-mount alongside the announcement of their new mirrorless cameras, the Z6 and Z7. The Nikon F-mount was originally released 59 years ago and the company has made backward compatibility of the system a brand pillar.

Megadap Unveils First Auto Adapter for Sony E to FF/APS-C Nikon Z

Hong Kong-based lens adapter and accessory manufacturer Megadap has launched the world’s first autofocus (automatic) adapter for Sony E-mount lenses to be used on the full line up of Nikon Z Mirrorless cameras, including both full-frame and APS-C versions.

The Nikon Zfc Will Be an APS-C, Retro-Inspired, $1,000 Camera: Report

According to new reports, Nikon is close to announcing a Z-mount retro-inspired camera, similar in design to the Df DSLR. The Zfc, as it is reportedly named, will be an APS-C camera that is expected to be similar in performance to the Z50 but comes wrapped in Nikon’s film roots. While only one small image […]

Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 Z Lens Teardown Reveals Incredible Engineering and Brand New Design

LensRentals‘ Roger Cicala finally got a chance to crack open the new Nikon Z-Mount 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens, and what they found inside should make Z shooters happy. Not only is lens meticulously engineered and well-sealed, it features a “modernized” design that’s unlike any LR has seen from other manufacturers. This teardown gave Roger and […]

Nikon Plans for Profitability by 2022, Will Aggressively Expand Lens Line

Nikon has financially struggled over the past year due to a host of factors, but according to the company’s CFO Muneaki Tokunari, it expects to be fully in the black by the next fiscal year. Additionally, it will push to release 12 lenses in the next 12 months. In an interview on Nikkei (which is […]

Temper Expectations: Buying a Z9 in 2021 is Likely Going to Be Difficult

Earlier this week, Nikon rewarded their fans with the reveal that a flagship mirrorless camera that will surpass the D6 was coming to market this year. The Z9, as it is called, looks like it’s going to be a killer camera — but buying one is likely going to be a challenge. Nikon pundit Thom […]

Meike Unveils a 50mm f/1.2 Lens for Canon, Nikon, and Sony for Just $360

If you’re looking for a cheap lens for capturing ultra-shallow depth of field, Hong Kong-based lens maker Meike has got you covered. They just unveiled a manual focus 50mm f/1.2 lens for Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon RF, and Canon EF mounts that will run you just $360. The lens was officially released on July […]

Nikons New 70-200mm f/2.8 Z Lens is Delayed Due to Production Reasons

Nikon Japan has published a notice indicating that the long-awaited NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S lens will have to be awaited a tiny bit longer. The lens, along with its three main accessories, have been delayed and will not be shipping on February 14th as previously announced. The $2,600 70-200 lens for Nikon Z-Mount […]

Sigma to Reveal 35mm f/1.2, 45mm f/2.8 and 14-24mm f/2.8 Next Week

As we head into the weekend, Sigma has decided to (sort of) confirm an exciting leak we shared earlier this week: that a 35mm f/1. 2, 45mm f/2. 8, 14-24mm f/2. 8, and possibly a 24-70mm f/2. 8 designed specifically for full-frame mirrorless cameras will be announced in mid-July.

Nikons Z-Mount Can Accept f/0.65 Lenses

Nikon’s new full-frame mirrorless Z lens mount is designed to be futureproof over the next 100 years and “redefine possibilities. ” How crazy are the possibilities? Get this: the Z-mount could theoretically accept lenses with apertures as large as f/0.

Nikons Full Frame Mirrorless to Have New Z-Mount: Report

Nikon’s upcoming full frame mirrorless camera may not be compatible with F-mount lenses without the use of an additional adapter. A new report suggests that the company has developed a new “Z-mount” for its professional full frame mirrorless system.