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Nikon apologizes for the delay of the new Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens, forgets to mention their “silent recall”

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Nikon Japan issued an apology for the delay of the Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens – because of the high demand, sale exceeded factory production output and the lens will be out of stock for a while. Of course Nikon forgot to mentioned their “silent recall” caused by VR issues that was the main reason for the delay.

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Nikon offers firmware update fix for the VR issues found in the Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens

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Nikon is now offering a firmware update for the VR issues found in early shipments of the Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens (serial number under 205101). The problem: when shooting at around 1/125 or lower shutter speeds with a D8xx cameras, handheld shots with the VR OFF were much sharper than the shots taken with the […]

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Nikon AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens review

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Christian Handl (www.christianhandl.com) tests the new Nikon AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens: Short Verdict: A great lens, buy it if you need it! At the beginning some considerations about fixed focal lenses versus Zoom lenses: Simple said a Zoom is more versatile, so for example at a street parade I would use my Nikon […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #303

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→ Jessops UK is currently offering £400 trade in discount on the Nikon D810 when you trade in any camera. → The Nikon D810 + 24-120mm f/4 lens combo is now $900 off in the US: Adorama | B&H | Amazon (see all current US rebates here). → Grey market Nikon D810 is now $2,299.99 on eBay. […]

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Nikon Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens review (video)

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There is a new Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens video review on YouTube:

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Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens now shipping worldwide

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The new Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens (more information available here) is now shipping worldwide, including in the US. The lens was scheduled to start shipping on February 5th. You can check in-stock availability at those retailers: Amazon B&H Adorama Best Buy Foto Hans Keuzekamp WEX (UK) Jessops (UK) Here is a quick […]

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Additional Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens coverage

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Some additional coverage for the new Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens (announcement | pre-order options | sample images | comparison with previous version) that will start shipping on February 5th: Update: Nikon Europe posted more sample photos on flickr: → Sample images can be found on dpreview and dcfever (update: new set of photos was posted […]

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