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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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Nikkor AF-S 85/1.4G ED

Nikon 85mm f/1.4 rendering (don’t get a heart attack!):   Nikkor AF-S 85/1.4G ED, originally uploaded by wongsimage.

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