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Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

Nikon awarded $14.5 million from Sigma in VR patent infringement lawsuit

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The Tokyo district court ordered Sigma to pay 1.5 billion JPY (around 14.5 million dollars) compensation to Nikon as a result of the patent infringement case for lenses with VR technology that was filed back in 2011. The lawsuit was based on six Sigma lenses with image stabilization technology. Initially Nikon was looking for a compensations of 12 billion […]

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What to expect from Nikon in the next few months

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This is an updated post on what to expect from Nikon in the next few months: Nikon 1 V3 A new Nikon 1 V3 camera will be announced this week. On several occasions in the past Nikon confirmed that they are still committed to their mirrorless line, even after disappointing sales from Europe and the US. Here are the rumored […]

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Nikon 35mm f/1.8G full frame lens review

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Riccardo Serra will share his first impressions from the new Nikon 35mm f/1.8G full frame lens ($596.95): Few days ago I got one of the first production samples of the new Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G FX lens. I’ve been dreaming of this lens since I bought my D700 in April 2012 and I was eager to give […]

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Nikon 1 announcement rumored for next week: V3 camera, two lenses, new external light

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The latest rumors are that the Nikon 1 V3 with a new 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD VR lens and the 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR zoom will all be announced next week, probably on March 12th or 13th. There will also be a new Nikon 1 light (LED?) accessory – maybe one of those prototypes:   FYI: last year […]

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Another rumored Nikon 1 lens: collapsible Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR zoom

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In addition to the V3 mirrorless camera  and 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD VR lens, Nikon is also rumored to announce a new 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR zoom for the Nikon 1 system. The new lens will feature very advanced optics with SuperED glass and Nano coating. The official announcement t is expected this month. Update #1: this Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR […]

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Samyang to start producing autofocus (AF) lenses

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A quick update from PhotoRumors: Samyang will start producing autofocus (AF) lenses.

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The new Nikon “lens only” rebates are now live *UPDATED*

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The new Nikon “lens only” rebates are now live – a total of 15 lenses are now up to $400 off and you don’t have to buy a DSLR body in order to qualify. The best deals are: $100 off the Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G lens $100 off the Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G lens $185 off the Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G […]

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