The Nikon Report - Episode #20

Konstantin & Becky bring to you the latest Nikon news and photography related announcements. 

Rebecca Danese:​​

Konstantin​ Kochkin:​​​

Production: Foteini Tasiopoulou 

Nikon D6, Z6II, Z7II, MB-N11 grip as well as “ECLIPSE Ei” Educational Microscope receive the iF DESIGN AWARD 2021… 

 “NIKKOR Z 50mm f / 1.2 S” won “Comprehensive Gold Award” at “Digital Camera Grand Prix 2021 SUMMER” (Japan)… 

 Nikon announced Spring REBATES in USA: Up to $300 off on select Nikkor Z and F lenses, $500 off the Nikon D850, $300 off the D780… 

 Nikon releases AX and AX R confocal microscopes 

 Nikon published a Conclusion of Memorandum of Understanding for Collaboration with Oxford Nanopore Technologies Limited… 

Nikon product spare parts suspended ??? 

 Z30 rumours continue: 

 DIY photography published a mockup of Z30 

Nikon Rumours published an article called “Nikon DX cameras and lenses are slowly disappearing” 

 Nikon announced a Zcreators Photo Contest with a Grand Prize a NIKKOR Z 58mm f / 0.95 S Noct lens…  

7Artisans 50mm f/1.05 full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z 

Speaking of 7artisans, The Nikon Rumours published 1st photos of the upcoming 10mm f/2.8 fisheye full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount 

Also announced: Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO APS-C lens for Nikon Z-mount 

 The TTartisan 50mm f/1.2 APS-C lens is now available for Nikon Z-mount TTArtisan 21mm f/1.5 lens now available for Nikon Z 

Firmware update version 1.2.0 for the Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 Z mirrorless lens released 

easyCover released a rubber camera case for Nikon Z5 / Z6 Mark II / Z7 Mark II 


WEX to open it’s 10th Store in Leeds. Congrats! 


CIPA March numbers 


REVIEWS Z7 II review by David Crewe at Petapixel Should You Buy It? 

Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens tested at DxOMark 

How good is the Nikon 14-24 2.8s Z lens for Astrophotography - Nikon Z7 Astro Modded 

READ / WATCH / LISTEN Caring for NIKKOR Z Lenses: The Basics by Nikon Digitutor YT… 

They also published Nikon Webcam Utility Set Up video 

Why are modern 50mm lenses so damned complicated? By R Cicala published on DPReview 

Z system Mythbusting by Thom Hogan: 

LensCulture Portrait Awards Winners 

Article by Guardian: In the green room: the 2021

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