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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 DI VC USD lens price announced, available for pre-order

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The US price for the Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 DI VC USD (model A012) full frame lens was announced today: $1,199.00. Adorama is currently taking pre-orders for the Nikon version (update: the lens is also now available at B&H). Additional information on the Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 DI VC USD lens:

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The latest Nikon patents: 1 Nikkor 9-30mm f/1.8-2.8, “build your own lens” and an adapter with a lens shutter

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Nikon filed a patent in Japan for a fast zoom for Nikon 1 mirrorless cameras: 1 Nikkor 9-30mm f/1.8-2.8. Another interesting Nikon patent is for a “do-it-yourself” modular lens – you can pick the needed pieces from a pre-defined set and build your own Nikkor lens: Different lens combinations and attachment methods were described in the patent: The third […]

Nikon build your own lens patent
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Additional Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens coverage

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Some additional coverage for the new Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens (announcement | pre-order options | sample images | comparison with previous version) that will start shipping on February 5th: Update: Nikon Europe posted more sample photos on flickr: → Sample images can be found on dpreview and dcfever (update: new set of photos was posted […]

Nikon 300mm f:4E PF ED VR lens
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Nikon deals

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Four new Nikon deals: → Grey market Nikon D610 for $1,199.99 (regular $1,496.95) → Grey market Nikon 35mm f/1.8G DX lens for $149.99 (regular $196.95) → Nikon 50mm f/1.8G lens with Lightroom 5 for $221.95 (with US warranty, the lens only is $216.95) → Nikon 85mm f/1.8G lens with Lightroom 5 for $511.95 (with US warranty, the lens only is $496.95)

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Samyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC lens for Nikon F mount announced, priced at $549

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The new Samyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC lens is now officially announced. The Nikon version comes with an AE chip for focus confirmation and use of Auto/P/A/S/M shooting modes. B&H is currently taking pre-orders for $549 (the Nikon 135mm f/2 lens is $1,299). There is also a cinema version of this lens priced at $599 (135mm T2.2 VDSLR […]

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Nikon D5500, Nikkor 300mm f/4, 55-200mm f/4-5.6 pre-order options

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Nikon D5500 pre-order options: Amazon B&H Adorama Best Buy WEX (UK) Jessops (UK) Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens pre-order options: Amazon (optional RT-1 tripod collar ring) B&H (the optional RT-1 tripod collar ring is compatible with the new 300mm lens according to Nikon US) Adorama Best Buy WEX (UK) Jessops (UK) Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II […]

Nikon D5500 DSLR camera pre-order
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Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens sample images

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    Here are the official Nikon sample images taken with the new Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens (full resolution samples can be downloaded here):

© Robert Bösch | The image was shot using a prototype model Shutter Speed: 1/250" | Aperture: F5.6 | Focal Length: 300mm
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