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Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

Nikon’s Phase Fresnel (PF) lens explained

The new 300mm f/4E PF ED VR (pre-order options) is the first Nikkor with Nikon’s Phase Fresnel (PF) lens – this is how they were able to get it so light (half the weight of the previous version) and small (as the rumors suggested). After last night’s announcement Nikon published a short article explaining the new lens […]

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The new Nikon 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens vs. the old Nikkor 300mm f/4D IF-ED version

A quick specifications comparison between the new Nikon 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens and the previous 300mm f/4D IF-ED version:

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Specifications comparison between the three generations of the Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6 lens

Last specifications comparison between the three generations of the Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6 lens :

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Official announcement: Nikon D5500 camera, Nikkor 300 f/4 and 55-200mm f/4-5.6G lenses

Nikon D5500 (price: $899.95) 1. A vari-angle monitor for which a touch-screen interface has been adoptedThe D5500 is the first Nikon digital SLR camera for which a touch-screen interface has been adopted. This enables simple and intuitive operation by those who frequently use smart devices. It is equipped with a large and wide, 3.2-inch, approximately […]

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Two new Nikon lenses to be announced with the D5500: Nikkor 300mm f/4 PF ED VR and 55-200mm f/4-5.6G DX ED VR II

In addition to the freshly leaked D5500 camera, Nikon will also announce two new lenses: Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR (no picture available yet, but you can see some of the rumored specs here) Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II (pictured above, you can see the previous version here)

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What to expect from Nikon in the first few months of 2015

The first Nikon’s announcement for 2015 will be either on or around January 5th (for the CES show in Vegas) or on/around January 16th, 2015. Another round of new products could also be introduced for the CP+ show in February. A quick rumors recap on what to expect from Nikon in the next few months: Nikon […]

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Yongnuo to start producing cheap Nikkor clones in 2015

The Hong Kong based company Yongnuo is rumored to start making cheap Nikon lens clones by the end of 2015. They are already producing several lenses that are almost identical to existing Canon models. Yongnuo products are currently available for sale at Amazon, B&H and eBay. Via Petapixel

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