Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

A better picture of the rumored Yongnuo YN 85mm f/1.8 lens for Nikon F mount

Here some better pictures of the upcoming Yongnuo YN 85mm f/1.8 lens I reported about a month ago: Here are the lens specifications (thanks for the pictures Radojuva): Yongnuo already has two cheap DSLR full frame lenses: 50mm f/1.8 and 35mm f/2 (see review). The company is also rumored to announce a new 100mm f/2 and 50mm f/1.4 lenses […]

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Nikon price increase coming to Europe

I have received tips from at least two different European countries that a new price increase on Nikon equipment will be introduced on January 1st, 2017. I assume that this price increase will include most, if not all European countries. In some cases, the price increase can go up to 15% (you can check the current prices […]

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Nikon Fisheye-Nikkor 8mm f/8 lens and the HAL 9000

This short video created by Ron Volmershausen is showing the story behind a Nikon lens that turned into the HAL 9000 in the epic movie “2001: A Space Odyssey” from the 1960s . Using a collection of screen-grabs and footage taken from other sources, the video tells the story about how the lens would go on […]

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Nikon lens-only rebates

The latest Nikon lens-only rebates are set to expire on December 10th. All other Nikon Black Friday offers seems to be extended as well. Different free accessories and rewards are offered for each lens – check the listings at Adorama and B&H for more details.

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Sigma lenses price increase (9% – 28%) coming to Europe

A new Sigma lens price increase is coming to Europe on January 1, 2017. Almost all lenses for all mounts (MFT, Sony, Nikon, Canon) will be impacted. The new prices will be between 9% and 28% higher – the list above shows some of the price increases (please note that these are dealer’s prices, you can check the […]

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Small batch of Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lenses sold in Japan are being recalled

  Nikon Japan issued a statement that some Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lenses sold in Japan from September to October 29, 2016 are having “a problem with the appearance” and will be replaced with new ones. From the Google translation I am not really sure what exactly is the issue – does anyone have a […]

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