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Nikon’s fluorine coating explained

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Nikon released a short video explaining their fluorine coating currently present in the 800mm f/5.6 and the just released 400mm f/2.8 lenses: Here is the fluorine coating description from Nikon’s website:

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Deal of the day: refurbished Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens for $15,000

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Roberts Camera has listed a refurbished Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens for $14,999.88 on eBay with 180 days USA warranty and free shipping (new lens price: $17,896.95). Few other refurbished listings:

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New Nikon patent for 600mm f/4 and 400mm f/2.8 super telephoto lenses

Nikon Nikkor 600mm f:4 lens patent

Nikon filed a new patent in Japan for a 800mm f/5.6, 600mm f/4 and 400mm f/2.8 super telephoto lenses. The patent was originally submitted on May 30th, 2012. The 800mm f/5.6 lens is already announced and in stock. The current Nikkor 400mm f/2.8G ($8,899) and 600mm f/4G ($9,799) lenses were announced back in 2007 – maybe Nikon is […]

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Nikon AF-S 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens now in stock

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 800mm f-5.6E FL ED VR lens

The Nikon AF-S 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR Lens is currently in stock at B&H for $17,896.95 with free shipping and 2% in rewards.

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Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 lens trivia by Moose Peterson

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Some interesting trivia on the $18,000 Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 lens by Moose Peterson:

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You can now rent the Nikon 800mm f/5.6 lens for $529 for 3 days

Nikon 800mm f5.6E FL ED VR lens for rent

You don’t have spare $18k for a new lens? BorrowLenses received their first Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR and the lens is currently available for rent. The price for 3 days is $529, insurance is $108 and shipping is $40:

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It takes three people to unbox the Nikon 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens

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If you are one of the lucky few who have ordered the most expensive lens in the current Nikon lineup, you may need an extra hand when unboxing this 800mm monster:

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