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New Nikon patents for 50mm f/1.2 and 60mm f/1.2 lenses

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Nikon filed another patent in Japan for a 50mm f/1.2 and 60mm f/1.2 lenses. The 50mm f/1.2 lens (and different variations of it) has been the most patented Nikkor lens in the past few years – here are some of the related patents filed in the past: 58mm f/1.2 (and another one) 50mm f/1.2 (and another one) 58mm […]

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Rumors from Japan: new Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.2G and 28mm f/1.4G lenses in development

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The Japanese site digicame-info.com reported a rumor few days ago that Nikon is currently working on new AF-S 50mm f/1.2G and 28mm f/1.4G lenses that will be released in the near future. I received similar tips at the beginning of the year about the 50mm f/1.2G lens and Nikon even filed a patent for it: The 28mm f/1.4G […]

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Rumor: upcoming lenses from Nikon

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In addition to the updates for the 200-400mm f/4.0 and the 85mm f/1.4 lenses, I received some information that Nikon also has plans for a 24-xxxmm f/4.0 VR and a 70-200 mm f/4.0 VR lenses. Previous rumor suggested a new 24-120 f/4.0 VR lens, but the long focal end could “only” be 105mm. If true, […]

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There is a patent for a new Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm F1.2G lens

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After yesterday’s rumor, a reader posted a link to a Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm F1.2G patent on a Japanese site (English translation): Focal length f = 51.63mm Brightness F = 1.25 Overall length: 94.94mm optics The patent was filed on July 2nd, 2008 and was published on January 21st, 2010. I could not find any reference […]

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Rumor: Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.2

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I keep receiving those anonymous tips (three so far) about a new Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.2 lens: Nikon are working on an autofocus upgrade of the classic 50mm f/1.2. It is still rather far from production however the optical formula is very similar to the Ai-s lens. The auto focus of this lens is different than the […]

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