Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

New Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM lens to be announced next week

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Remember the Canadian nature photographer Brad Hill who correctly “predicted” the Nikon D500 camera (see this post)? Well, he is now saying that Sigma will announce a new flagship 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sports lens next week at Photokina and I do believe him. Here are the details taken straight from his last blog post:

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New Voigtlander Nokton 58mm f/1.4 SL II S lens for Nikon F-mount

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Cosina announced a new Voigtlander Nokton 58mm f/1.4 SL II S lens for Nikon F-mount that will replace the previous N version (already discontinued). The lens has built-in CPU and is Ai-S compatible, the optical design is not changed. The new model also has the classical Nikon design (color-coded depth of field scale). Two different versions will be available […]

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Samyang starts a new line of “Premium” lenses (14mm f/2.4 will be available for Nikon F mount)

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Samyang started a new line of “Premium” lenses designed for high resolution cameras (resolving power for 50MP and 8K productions). The first two “Premium” lenses are the 14mm f/2.4 and 85mm f/1.2 but only the pictured above 14mm f/2.4 will be available for Nikon F mount (US pricing is not yet announced). The new lenses […]

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Nikon has a new patent for a 75x zoom lens designed for 1″ sensor

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Nikon has a new patent for a 7.4-600mm f/2.8-6.3 lens designed for cameras with 1″ sensor (20-1620mm f/2.8-6.3 equivalent) – this is a 81x zoom to be exact (described as 75x zoom in the patent). Maybe this will be for a new super-zoom DL camera similar to the Coolpix P900, but with 1″ sensor. Here are […]

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Making the most of lightweight lenses when traveling

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“Making the most of lightweight lenses when traveling” by Robert G Allen (websites: www.rga-photos.com and www.ProImage-Photo.com): The alarm clock went off at 3:30AM. As soon as I awoke, I thought about the conversation my wife and I had with an airline pilot the prior evening while we were riding in the elevator together. He overheard our […]

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Zeiss Milvus 2.8/15, 2.8/18 and 2/135 lenses for Nikon F mount announced

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Today Zeiss announced the previously rumored Milvus 135mm f/2 lens and two other manual focus lenses (15mm f/2.8 and 18mm f/2.8) designed for Nikon F-mount DSLR cameras (full press release). The 2.8/18 is a newly calculated Distagon optical design. In total, there are now nine Zeiss Milvus focal lengths (see the picture at the bottom of this […]

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