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Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

Did Nikon increase the price of lenses in the US?

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It seems that Nikon quietly increased the prices of many (all?) Nikkor lenses in the US at the end of June – here are few examples sent by a reader who actually tracks the prices over time (based on B&H listings): Nikkor AF line: 24-85mm f/2.8-4: $670 to $742 80-200mm f/2.8: $1,099 to $1,222 16mm f/2.8 […]

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First Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens review is out

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The Czech blog nikonblog.cz (I believe this is an official Nikon website) published their review of the Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens ($1,066.95) which includes full sized JPEG and RAW files available for download. Form the above pictures you can also see the new lens hood design I reported about last month.

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Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR vs. 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens specifications comparison

Nikkor AF-S 600mm f:4E FL ED VR

  Technical specifications comparison between the previous 600mm f/4G ED VR version (left) and the new Nikkor 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens (on the right):

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Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR vs. 500mm f/4G ED VR lens specifications comparison

Nikkor AF-S 500mm f:4E FL ED VR lens

  Technical specifications comparison between the new Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens (left) and the previous 500mm f/4G ED VR version (on the right):

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First Nikon AF-S 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens review

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Ole Jørgen Liodden published a review/beta test report of the new Nikon AF-S 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens ($12,299.95) where he covers lens sharpness, AF speed and accuracy, the VR system and few other topics. You can also find multiple sample photos from the lens. Head over to his website and check it out.

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The new Nikon lenses are now available for pre-order

Nikkor AF-S 500mm f:4E FL ED VR lens

Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens pre-orde options: B&H Adorama Amazon WEX Photographic Nikkor AF-S 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens pre-order options: B&H Adorama Amazon WEX Photographic (UK) Nikkor AF-S 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens pre-order options: B&H Adorama Amazon WEX Photographic UK)

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Nikon announcement: Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4E, 500mm f/4E and 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lenses

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Nikon officially announced three new lenses: Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR Official sample images Full US press release Price: $1,069.95 (shipping starts in July, see pre-order options) MTF charts: Lens design: The world’s lightest*1 5x normal zoom lens compatible with the Nikon DX format TOKYO – Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of […]

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