Tag Archives: Nikkor AF-S 800mm f/5.6 VR lens

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:

Posted in Nikon Lenses | Tagged | Comments closed

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

Nikon-800mm-f5.6E-FL-ED-VR-lens-unboxing

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:

Posted in Nikon Lenses | Tagged | Comments closed

Nikon 800mm f/5.6 lens shipping to NPS members, user’s manual available online

Nikkor-AF-S-800mm-f5.6E-FL-ED-VR-lens-user-manual-2

I received some information that the new Nikkor AF-S 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens ($17,896.95, 2% in rewards available) started shipping to NPS members. The lens was delayed and the new official release date is May 31, 2013. The manual is currently available online and can be downloaded here. If anyone has some sample images taken with […]

Posted in Nikon Lenses | Tagged | Comments closed

Nikkor AF-S 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens delayed till May 31

Nikon-AF-S-NIKKOR-800mm-f5.6E-FL-ED-VR-lens

Few days ago I mentioned about the potential delay of the new Nikkor AF-S 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens. Nikon Japan now officially announced the delay – the new release date is May 31, 2013. If you are thinking of purchasing this $17,896.95 lens that weights 10.12 lb (4.59 kg), take a look also at those additional long lens support add-ons from […]

Posted in Nikon Lenses | Tagged | Comments closed

The Nikon 800mm f/5.6 lens is now shipping in Asia

Nikon 800mm f-5.6 lens 6

The Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 lens ($17,896.95) is now shipping in Asia according to this forum post on mobile01. The US release date is currently listed as April 4th, 2013. More details on the lens can be found here. Few addition images from mobile01:

Posted in Nikon Lenses | Tagged | Comments closed