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New rumors: the Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 lens to be replaced by the end of the year

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I received the same rumor from multiple sources: the Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 lens will be replaced by the end of the year. Prototypes are already being tested out in the field. The current 70-200mm version was announced back in 2009 and is currently selling for $2,096.95. Here is an updated list on what to expect next […]

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Nikon D7100 & Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G II lens review

100% crop original.

    Nikon D7100 & Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G II lens review by Shayne Warren (this is an old guest post that somehow slipped through the cracks and I forgot to publish it):

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Nikon 70-200 f/2.8 VRII sales halted on Amazon

Update: this lens is not longer “under review” @ Amazon. Not sure what is the exact reason, but sales of the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.6 VRII has been halted on Amazon since yesterday:

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Let’s see how widespread this thing is

UPDATE: I created a group on flickr for this issue – if your lens has a damaged thread, please submit a picture of it here: http://www.flickr.com/groups/1283774@N25/ A set of pictures will make this poll more “legit”. Please vote in this poll ONLY if you own the latest Nikon 70-200 VRII f/2.8 lens: I own the […]

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Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII thread issue: “that is normal”

UPDATE: I received a word that Nikon is looking into this issue and will have an official statement soon. Let’s wait and see. Here is the translated response from Nikon Beijing Service Center dated 01/11 regarding the previously reported 70-200 f/2.8 thread issue (source: xitek). “Failures Observed: lens thread defect at 200mm (the customer believes […]

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