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Canon pro photographer who is switching to Nikon was told no D700 replacement in 2010

This is the email I received from a professional Canon photographer who is currently looking to switch to Nikon – I slightly edited the text to keep the privacy of everyone involved: I’m working for GQ, Men’s Health, Stern, Geo etc. and since these switches aren’t cheap and easy (there’s quite some equipment involved in […]

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The latest Nikon rumors

This information is from a new source, I have no way to verify the validity of this info: Nikkor 135mm f/2 AF-S G N VRII Both f/1.8 and f/2 versions prototyped No DC feature – apparently most of the subtlety regarding the feature in the existing can be replicated in post. No word what so […]

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Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM gets a price

The new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM is priced @ $899 in the US and is currently available for pre-order. Here is a brief specs comparison with the current Nikon AF 85mm f/1.4D IF (I will repeat this comparison once the new Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.4 lens gets released – hopefully by then we will also […]

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Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.4 VR

Update: the picture was removed aprox. 3 hours after I published this post. The picture did not contain any EXIF data. Michel Lammerse has a picture on his pbase stream that is labeled “cropmode, 85mm f/2.2 VR ON”: I cannot think of an existing Nikon lens with 85mm focal length, f/2.2 and VR. In the […]

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Thom Hogan: Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.4G VR “coming very, very soon now”

Update: the patent for this lens was already covered last year. Thom Hogan wrote on his site today that the new Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.4G VR lens is “coming very, very soon now”. Yes, this lens will have VR as it was already discussed in the patent for that lens: “A lens group or a portion […]

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