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The new Nikon 800mm f/5.6 lens spotted in the wild

N-Photo posted on their Facebook page the first image of the Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 lens that was announced two weeks ago. The picture was probably taken at the 141st Open Championship golf tournament. Nikon did not provide any specifications, price or release date for the 800mm f/5.6 lens.

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Nikon 800mm f/5.6 lens announced


Nikon Japan has already listed the previosuly rumored Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 lens on their website. There is not much information except that the new lens will be on display during the The 141st Open Championship golf tournament (July 19-22, 2012) and Photokina (September 2012). Update: I got the official press release, Nikon basically announced the development […]

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Nikon to announce a new AF-S 800mm f/5.6 VR lens


Nikon will announce a new AF-S 800mm f/5.6 VR lens. You can see the patent for this lens here. Expect the official announcement between now and Photokina (September 2012).

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Nikon’s patent for a 800mm f/5.6 lens

Nikon filed a patent 2011197413 in Japan for a 800mm f/5.6 lens: Patent publication: 2011-197413 Patent release date: October 6th, 2011 Patent filing date: March 19, 2010 Focal length: 800.00mm Aperture: 5.61 Image height: 21.60mm Lens design: 16 elements in 14 groups Internal focus Image stabilization The longest telephoto in the current Nikon arsenal is the […]

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