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The latest PhotoRumors headlines for Nikon shooters

While waiting for the D750 announcement, check out the latest headlines from PhotoRumors – they are all relevant also for Nikon shooters: Tamron rumored to announce a new 15-30mm f/2.8 full frame lens tomorrow SanDisk announced the world’s highest capacity SD memory card (512GB) Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* lens reviews Canon 7D Mark […]

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Confirmed: Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 is the best performing portrait lens ever tested by DxOMark

DxOmark concluded that the $4,490  Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 lens (announced few days ago) is currently the best performing 85mm portrait lens for Nikon F mount. Here is their conclusion:

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Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* lens for Nikon F mount officially announced

The Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* lens for Nikon F mount is now officially announced. The lens is available for pre-order at $4,490. For ad additional information, technical specifications and sample images, check this post on PhotoRumors.com.

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$50 off Zeiss ZF.2 lenses for Nikon mount is your deal of the day

For a limited time B&H is offering $50 off on Zeiss ZF.2 manual focus lenses for Nikon mount (Zeiss DSLR lenses are usually never on sale, at least I do not remember seeing this before).

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There is a new “Lord of Darkness” (Nikon Df DxOMark test scores, low light ISO comparison with D800, 6D)

The Nikon Df has better low light performance than the D4 DxOMark published their test results for the Nikon Df camera ($2,746.95) and it seems that Nikon were able to further improve the low light performance of their 16Mp sensor: the Df score is 3279 vs. 2965 for the D4 (the D3s score was 3253). […]

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Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1,4/55 ZF.2 and Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM A lenses tested at DxOmark

It’s official – the Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1,4/55 ZF.2 lens ($3990) is currently the best lens available for Nikon F mount according to DxOMark:

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Zeiss OTUS 55mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* ZF.2 lens sample images

The $4,000 Zeiss OTUS 55mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* ZF.2 lens should start shipping on November 11th. Some new sample images taken with the Nikon D800/D800E camera are now available on flickr (click on photo for larger view):

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