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The Nikon 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II lens got a surprising $1,000 price drop

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The price of the Nikon 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II lens just dropped by $1,000 to $5,647.90 at Amazon and B&H (still listed for $6,649 at Adorama). The grey market version is currently priced at $6,299. I am not sure what is going on since Nikkor tele-photo lenses are rarely discounted and this lens is not part of the […]

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Venus 60mm f/2.8 macro 2:1 lens review

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Last month Venus Optics announced their new 60mm f/2.8 Ultra-Macro lens ($379) – the world’s first 2:1 magnification lens with infinity focus. Here is a review of this lens by Julian Eichhoff  (Website | Facebook | Twitter, see also his Samyang 12mm f/2.8 fish-eye lens review): The Venus 60mm f/2.8 macro lens Venus Optics, a Chinese manufacturer, released a 60 mm f2.8 […]

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Lens diffraction in photography

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“Lens diffraction in photography” is the third [NR] article by Steve Perry (website | YouTube | Facebook). You can check also his previous posts “How to use Nikon’s AF-ON and back button autofocus” and “How to use a polarizing filter”. Diffraction – it’s a topic that is frequently floated throughout internet forums and camera clubs, especially among landscape and high resolution […]

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What to expect from Nikon in March

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This is what I expect Nikon to announce in the next few weeks: → Nikon D7200 camera. → Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera. → Nikon Coolpix camera with large sensor: I have been reporting for months that Nikon is working on a new Coolpix camera with a large sensor. I am still not sure of the size of […]

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Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens for Nikon now shipping

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The new Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens for Nikon is now shipping again. There’s also a new set of Sigma 105mm WR filters available for the lens (see pictures after the break). Check pricing and availability at: B&H Adorama Amazon Amazon UK Amazon DE WEX UK Foto Hans Keuzekamp NL Additional photos:

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A very rare Nikon Nikkor Macro Multiphot lens set currently for sale on eBay

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A very rare Nikon Nikkor Macro Multiphot lens set is currently listed on eBay for $5,999.99 (you can make an offer). The set contains: Macro-Nikkor 19mm f/2.8 Macro-Nikkor 35mm f/4.5 Macro-Nikkor 65mm f/4.5 Macro-Nikkor 12cm f/6.3 For more information on the Multiphot lenses, see this Nikkor 19mm f/2.8 Macro lens review (and also part 2).

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Nikon’s lens-only instant rebates are back *UPDATED*

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Update: the rebates were extended for March. As previously reported, the once-a-year Nikon lens-only instant rebates are now live at Adorama, B&H and Amazon – check all the listings, different retailers offers various freebies (filters, etc.) with many of the lenses. Adorama also offers a free “1 year drops & spills warranty” on almost all lenses – look […]

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