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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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Updated list of expected Nikon lenses in 2010

An update on my previous post on the expected Nikon lenses in 2010 – if my sources are correct we should see 6 more new lenses in 2010 (total of 8): Nikkor 16-35mm f/4 – already released, in stock almost everywhere. Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 – already released, will ship next month (March, 2010). Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 […]

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Nikon related links/news/rumors

A little bit of everything. First some rumors that I did not post before since I do not have any confirmations from other sources: Rumor: new Nikon TC 1,7 teleconverter should be released at the end of January. The design should be similar to the new Nikon TC-20E III AF-S 2x teleconverter. I have no previous […]

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Nikon’s patents for the week (Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.4 VR)

Some readers have already noticed that patent 20090244724 is for a 85mm f/1.4 lens with VR: For comparison, the current Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 model: According to the patent application this lens will have VR: “A lens group or a portion of a lens group may be shifted in a direction perpendicular to the optical axis as a vibration […]

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