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Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

Nikon to upgrade their remaining high end tele-lenses with fluorine coating

In the next 1-2 years Nikon is rumored to upgrade their remaining high end tele-lenses with fluorine coating currently only present in the Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 ($17,896.95) and the Nikkor 400mm f/2.8 ($11,996.95). The list of upgrade candidates includes the following lenses (most of them are currently back-ordered in the three major US stores):

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Nikon files patent for a 10-145mm f/4-5.6 lens designed for 1″ sensor

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Best lenses for the Nikon D800E camera

DxoMark published a series of articles on the best lenses for the Nikon D800E camera ($3,296.95). This would be an interesting feedback for anyone that already has the D800E or is planning to purchase the new D800s (or D810?) when it gets released next month (the D800E and its successor do/will not have an AA filter). Here is a […]

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The Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens for Nikon mount is finally shipping

The new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens for Nikon mount is finally shipping to existing Amazon and B&H pre-orders:

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Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens for Nikon mount is now shipping

I received multiple confirmations from retailers and readers that the Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens ($1,069.00) for Nikon mount is now shipping to existing pre-orders in the US and Europe. Additional information on the new Tamron lens can be found here. Pre-order options: Adorama | B&H | Amazon | WEX UK | Foto Hans Keuzekamps Sample photos from the Nikon […]

Tamron SP 150-600mm f:5-6.3 Di VC USD for Nikon
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Tokina officially announces their AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO FX VCM-S lens

Update: the lens is now available for pre-order at B&H | Adorama | Amazon. Today Tokina Japan official launched their full frame AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO FX VCM-S lens that was announced earlier this year for the CP+ show. Here are the details (there is still no press release form Tokina USA):

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Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens sample images

Here are few sample images taken with the new Nikkor AF-S 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens:

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