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Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

Pricing and availability of the Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (Model B016) lens for Nikon mount

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Right after Nikon announced the new 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR lens, Tamron published the price and availability of their 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (Model B016) lens for Nikon mount: Price: $629 (vs. $896.95 for the Nikon version) Shipping will start on April 24 in Japan Quick specifications comparison between the Nikon and Tamron lenses:

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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens now available for pre-order at $949

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The US price of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will be $949 (as previously reported). B&H is currently taking pre-orders for the Nikon version. Update: Adorama is now also taking pre-orders.

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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art pricing and shipping info

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The pricing of the new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will officially be announced tonight, but rumors already point to a $1,000 price tag (maybe even in the $900 range in the US). Shipping will start on April 25 for the Canon version, the Nikon mount will be released later.  The first 50mm Art review from […]

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Lensbaby 5.8mm f/3.5 circular fisheye lens with Nikon mount announced

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Lensbaby announced a new 5.8mm f/3.5 circular fisheye lens for Nikon mount ($299.95). For additional information including specifications and sample images, visit PhotoRumors.

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Nikon 1 J4 camera and Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 lens to be announced tonight

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Quick update: the Nikon 1 J4 and the Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G VR ED DX lens are rumored to be announced tonight. There could also be some new Nikon 1 accessories. Stay tuned to detailed coverage in the next few hours.

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This is the new Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G VR ED DX lens

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This is the first picture of the new Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DX lens I reported last week. For comparison, here is a picture of the current Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G DX model (830 g/29 oz vs. 550 g/20 oz for the new version):

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Correction: the new 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 will be a DX lens

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Correction on my last post – the upcoming new 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 will be a DX lens, probably a smaller, lighter and cheaper replacement (550 g/20 oz) for the current Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G DX model (830 g/29 oz).

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