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More Nikon rumors: new Nikkor PC-E 19mm tilt shift lens

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As we get closer to Photokina, I start receiving more rumors about potential new products. A few days ago I got a hint about two new lenses: the 105mm f/1.4 I already reported today (announcement this week) and a new Nikkor PC-E 19mm tilt shift lens that will most likely be introduced around Photokina (September 2016). Nikon has filed at least […]

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Nikon is 99 years old today

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Happy birthday to Nikon – the company turns 99 years old today. From Wikipedia:

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New Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED lens to be announced this week

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f:1.4E ED lens

This week Nikon will announce a new AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED full frame N lens (with gold ring, without VR). The price is Japan including tax is expected to be ¥233,280 or around $2,100 (US prices are usually lower). The lens will start shipping on August 26th. Via Digicame-info

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This is the upcoming Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens for Nikon F mount from Venus Optics

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I already reported on PhotoRumors about the upcoming Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens (close-to-zero distortion) from Venus Optics that will be officially announced next week, on July 30th. I just received the first picture of the Nikon F-mount version of the lens:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #377

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→ The new Nikon D500 guide is now available on Amazon. → A rare Nikkor-C reflex 2000mm f/11 mirror lens is listed on eBay for $31,000. → Nikkei brief: for the full year, Nikon sees operating profit down 25 pct to 46 billion Yen. Nikon corp will likely report a group operating profit of roughly 9 billion […]

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