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Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

Nikon D3300 camera and Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G lens now shipping

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The Nikon D3300 camera started shipping today and is currently in stock in Europe at Foto Hans Keuzekamp. In the US the stock status should be changed any moment (listed as “temporarily out of stock” on Amazon). The new Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G lens should also be shipping today according to Nikon Japan (currently in stock at […]

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Good news: Nikon “lens only” rebates are coming back

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Update: the lens only rebates are now live. Good news: the Nikon US “lens only” rebates are coming back! I do not have the details, but the savings should be similar to last year’s rebates (no need to purchase a Nikon DSLR body in order to qualify. The program is not yet available online. Check back […]

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Lomography Petzval 85mm lens review

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Craig C. Houdeshell reviews the Lomography Petzval 85mm lens on Nikon cameras (the lens is no longer available on Kickstarter, but Lomography is already taking pre-orders on their website - the different versions can be found here):  Discussion of the Petzval Lens  The Petzval lens is a very old design going back to the beginning of photography. […]

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Nikon Rumors: what to expect in the next few months

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This is an updated post on what to expect from Nikon in the next few months: Nikon D4s The Nikon D4s will most likely be officially announced before the CP+ show in Japan (February 13-16). Shipping should start in March. Those are the D4s specifications to the best of my knowledge. The D4s will also be […]

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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens now in stock

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The Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens (Nikon F mount) is finally in stock at B&H. According to DxOMark, the Sigma 18-35 is the best performing APS-C zoom lens they have tested:

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Zeiss OTUS 55mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* ZF.2 lens (Nikon F mount) now shipping

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         Foto Hans Keuzekamp received their first Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T* lens for Nikon F mount (US price: $3,990). As far I know, this lens has not started shipping in the US yet, even though it’s listed as back-ordered at B&H (update: the lens is already shipping in the US in very limited […]

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Nikon lens production reached 85 million

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Nikon announced the production of 85 million Nikkor lenses. This time it took them almost seven months to produce 5 million lenses (compared to 5 months back in 2012): 65 million lenses in October 2011 70 million lenses in June 2012 75 million lenses in November 2012 80 million lenses in June 2013 Press release:

Nikon lens production reached  85 million
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