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Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

Lee Filters announced new SW150 MK II filter system

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Lee Filters announced a new SW150 MK II filter system (replacement for the current SW150 version) that will support the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8G lens. It looks like they redesigned it to prevent light bleeding during long exposures. Additional information:

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Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED lens tested at DxOMark

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    DxOMark published their test results for the Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G ED lens ($796.95, see review):

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Printable Nikon lens hood templates

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Back in 2013 I already covered here on the blog the website www.lenshoods.co.uk where you can download printable lens hoods for various Nikon lenses. In the past two years they have added several new templates and have launched a new site called lenshoods.com which is “optimized for digital SLRs with 1.5x and 1.6x crop sensors”. Via DIYPhotography

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Nikon AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens review

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Christian Handl (www.christianhandl.com) tests the new Nikon AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens: Short Verdict: A great lens, buy it if you need it! At the beginning some considerations about fixed focal lenses versus Zoom lenses: Simple said a Zoom is more versatile, so for example at a street parade I would use my Nikon […]

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Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses for Nikon F-mount

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I never heard of this company before, but the German manufacturer Meyer Optik Görlitz produces several lenses for Nikon F-mount:

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Reminder: Nikon rebates set to expire on February 28th

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The current lens only (Adorama | B&H | Amazon) and DSLR combo (Adorama |B&H | Amazon) rebates are set to expire on February 28th, 2015. I expect that they will be extended in March, but with Nikon you never know. FX prime lenses: Nikon 28mm f/1.8G: $100 off Adorama |B&H | Amazon Nikon 35mm f/1.8G: $100 off Adorama |B&H | Amazon […]

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The Nikon 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II lens got a surprising $1,000 price drop

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The price of the Nikon 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II lens just dropped by $1,000 to $5,647.90 at Amazon and B&H (still listed for $6,649 at Adorama). The grey market version is currently priced at $6,299. I am not sure what is going on since Nikkor tele-photo lenses are rarely discounted and this lens is not part of the […]

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