Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

Nikon US rebates for February

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Nikon did not announce any new “lens only” rebates for February (they have been doing it for few years now). In the US we already got a permanent Nikkor lens price drop few months ago, while prices are going up in other regions. The Nikon combo rebates are updated for February but I do not see any significant changes. […]

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Nikon announced price increase in Japan

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Nikon announced a new price increase in Japan for Nikkor lenses and Speedlight flashes. The full list of impacted products can be found here (PDF file). The new pricing will be active on March 1st, 2016. The reason for the new pricing is the increased cost of raw materials.

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Tamron SP 85mm f/1.4 Di VC USD lens patent

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Tamron filed a patent in Japan for a SP 85mm f/1.4 Di VC USD full frame DSLR lens. Few months ago Tamron announced SP 35mm and 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lenses for Nikon F mount and it seems that the 85mm f/1.4 will be next prime in this lineup. The details from the patent application:

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What happened to the two new Nikon AF-P DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G lenses?

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After the official announcement, we did not hear much about the two new Nikon AF-P DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G lenses. There are no pre-order options in the US and no mention on Nikon USA website. Amazon UK however has both new models listed as “Temporarily out of stock”: Here is the UK pricing: AF-P DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens: £199.99 […]

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Urban wildlife: my short stint with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens (field report)

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  Urban wildlife: my short stint with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens by Manojodungat:

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