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New Nikon 24mm f/1.8 lens on the horizon

In addition to a new DX camera, Nikon is rumored to announce a new 24mm f/1.8 lens in 2015 – most likely in the January-February timeframe for the CES or CP+ shows. With a performance close to the f/1.4 versions and for a fraction of the price, the f/1.8 lenses have been a huge success for Nikon […]

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More Nikon patents for telephoto lenses with fluorite (FL) element

Nikon filed more patents for telephoto lenses with fluorite element – the list of future FL lenses now matches exactly the rumor I reported few months ago with the exception of the 200-400mm f/4 lens. Here are the upcoming Nikkor FL lenses described in the latest Nikon patent filed recently in Japan:

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3D printed filter holder for the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 lens

My name is Patrick, I’m a blogger and Nikon shooter for several years. The 14-24mm was always one of my favorite lenses but I never found a good and favorable solution to put a filter in front of it. As most of you know, Lee has a solution that works, but is very expensive. I […]

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Exclusive [NR] deal: $100 off the Sigma 35mm and 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART lenses

For the next three days (Friday 12.01 am through Sunday 11.59 pm EST) NikonRumors readers can get $100 off at Adorama for the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art or Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lenses for Nikon mount with coupon code NRSWEEKEND: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART lens (price with coupon: $799) Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM […]

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Nikon’s patent for a Nikkor 600mm f/4 FL lens (with fluorite element)

Few months ago I reported that Nikon will start upgrading their remaining high end tele-lenses with fluorite element (FL). We are already seeing the first signs of this rumor: a new patent got published in Japan today for a Nikkor 600mm f/4 FL lens which will replace the current 600mm f/4G ED VR AF version. As […]

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Nikon and Tamron filed a joint patent application for a 200-500mm f/4.5-5.6 lens plus Nikon’s patent for honeycomb sensor with subpixels in between

Nikon and Tamron filed a joint patent application in Japan for a 200-500mm f/4.5-5.6 lens. Nikon has already filed for 200-500mm f/3.5-5.6 and 200-500mm f/4-5.6 patents in the past. Tamron recently released a new SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens, while Nikon has their 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II model. Nikon also recently filed a patent for a […]

Nikon honeycomb sensor patent
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Total production of Nikkor interchangeable lenses reached 90 million

   Nikon announced that they have produced a total of 90 million interchangeable Nikkor lenses. Here is the timeline of the previous Nikkor milestones: 65 million Nikkor lenses in October, 2011 70 million Nikkor lenses in June, 2012 75 million Nikkor lenses in November, 2012 80 million Nikkor lenses in June, 2013 85 million Nikkor […]

90 million Nikkor interchangeable lenses produced
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