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Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

High magnification macro photography

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This article on high magnification macro photography is written by Junaed Rahman (website | flickr): Quite sometime ago I wrote an article on macro photography, which explained how to modify a regular short zoom lens for macro photography. This time I’ll explain how do I achieve high magnification. For most of my close-up work I use AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8D lens. To […]

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Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens price: $849, available for pre-order

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The price of the Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens is $849 and is currently available for pre-order at B&H and Adorama. Shipping will start on March 20th, 2015. Additional information on the lens, including MTF charts and detailed specifications, can be found on here. Quick price check: the Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 costs $2,000, the Sigma 50mm […]

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Price of Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary lens announced

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In addition to the 24mm f/1.4 Art lens, today Sigma also announced the price of their 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens (Contemporary version): $1,089.00. Adorama and B&H are currently taking pre-orders. Shipping should start on March 20th, 2015. The Contemporary model of this lens is lighter, cheaper and with a slightly simplified lens design compared to the Sport […]

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Tokina announced new AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX lens for Nikon F mount

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If you are following PhotoRumors, this should not be a surprise to you: Tokina just officially released their AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX lens DSLR cameras (Aspherical, IF, full frame). The new lens is already listed at B&H, but there is still no price or shipping date. Here are the specifications:

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Nikon lens-only rebates announced in Japan

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Nikon Japan announced a new lens-only rebate program that will start on February 19th and will be valid till May 10, 2015. The current Nikon rebates in the US were extended till February 14th – the new lens-only rebates could be announced on February 15th. I assume the same lens selection will be offered in the US, but hopefully the […]

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New Nikkor.com website

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Nikon launched a new Nikkor.com website that already has several old and some new lens related articles:

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Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens for Nikon F mount announced

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The more interesting announcement today is the new Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens for Nikon F mount that has been rumored for a while. The Nikon version should start shipping in April, 2015. Update: the price of the Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens is $849 and is currently available for pre-order at […]

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