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Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4E, 500mm f/4E and 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lenses now shipping

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The first batch of Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lenses was already received by Foto Hans Keuzekamp in the Netherlands. In the US Adorama lists the lens as being currently in stock, Amazon will have them on Monday (July 20th). The new 500mm f/4E FL ED VR and 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lenses are […]

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The Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art lens will cost $999 in the US

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Sigma announced the US pricing for their new 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art lens: $999. The lens is now listed for pre-order at B&H and Adorama. The expected availability is end of July, 2015. The full press release, technical specs and key features can be found over at PhotoRumors. The full press release is available here.

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This is the Yongnuo AF-S 50mm f/1.8 lens for Nikon F mount

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I already reported that Yongnuo will start producing cheap prime lenses for Nikon F mount (the Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 version for Canon costs $58). The first Yongnuo AF-S 50mm f/1.8 lens for Nikon was on display at the Photo & Imaging 2015 exhibition in Shanghai and has all-metal construction, AF-S focus motor and closest focusing distance of 0.45m. Here […]

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Did Nikon increase the price of lenses in the US?

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It seems that Nikon quietly increased the prices of many (all?) Nikkor lenses in the US at the end of June – here are few examples sent by a reader who actually tracks the prices over time (based on B&H listings): Nikkor AF line: 24-85mm f/2.8-4: $670 to $742 80-200mm f/2.8: $1,099 to $1,222 16mm f/2.8 […]

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First Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens review is out

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The Czech blog nikonblog.cz (I believe this is an official Nikon website) published their review of the Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens ($1,066.95) which includes full sized JPEG and RAW files available for download. Form the above pictures you can also see the new lens hood design I reported about last month. Update: more reviews of the […]

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Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR vs. 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens specifications comparison

Nikkor AF-S 600mm f:4E FL ED VR

  Technical specifications comparison between the previous 600mm f/4G ED VR version (left) and the new Nikkor 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens (on the right):

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Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR vs. 500mm f/4G ED VR lens specifications comparison

Nikkor AF-S 500mm f:4E FL ED VR lens

  Technical specifications comparison between the new Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens (left) and the previous 500mm f/4G ED VR version (on the right):

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