Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens now shipping, new Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 lens announced

Irix 15mm f:2.4 lens

A quick update on two new third party lenses for Nikon F mount: The Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens is now shipping in Europe (see press release). Check pricing and availability at Amazon UK, Amazon DE, Amazon IT and eBay US (there is still not direct US distributor). New Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD lens was announced in Japan. Update: Sigma […]

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Nikon 300mm f/2.8 FL VR lens patent

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I have been reporting for months now that Nikon will slowly update many of their current tele photo lenses with a fluorite (FL) element (see the difference between Nikon’s fluorite lens and fluorine coating). You can see the initial list of upgrade candidates that date back to 2014. There has been several patents in the past for […]

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Yongnuo YN 35mm f/2 lens for Nikon F mount now available

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The Chinese company Yongnuo released a new YN 35mm f/2 lens for Nikon F mount (in addition to their 50mm f/1.8 version). The new lens is currently available for sale on eBay with a price between $90 and $100. I have not seen any reviews or sample photos online yet. Here are the basic specifications:

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Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 lens, two teleconverters officially announced

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The Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (model A022) lens and two new teleconverters are now officially announced. The US price is $1,399 (pre-orders: B&H | Adorama). Shipping in Japan will start on September 23rd. Few sample photos are available here. Additional information:

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Tamron to announce a new SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 lens

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Tamron is rumored to announce a new SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 lens (model A022) that will most likely replace the current version (pictured above). Update – here is a picture of the new lens:

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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED vs DC-Nikkor AF 105mm f/2D lens comparison

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 105mm f:1.4E ED vs DC-Nikkor AF 105mm f:2D lens comparison

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED vs DC-Nikkor AF 105mm f/2D lens comparison This article is by Horatio Tan (Website|Instagram|Facebook) Check out his other articles, also available on his website. A couple of months ago, I contributed an article to Leica Rumors with regards to a new crop of lens that resolves details at much […]

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