What about those lenses?

I will stick with my initial report on the next set of Nikon lenses (done before the D3s announcement):

Nikon AF-S 24mm f/1.4 lens: I expect this lens to be announced during the first quarter of 2010. Did not receive a lot of communication on that lens.

Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.4 lens: based on a previously filed patent I think this lens should be coming soon - I say latest 9 months from now and as soon as December, 2009 unless Nikon filed that patent to throw us off. I had very strong indications that the Nikon AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/3.5G ED VR lens would be released (see this post), but I would never think that Nikon will release a DX lens with the Nikon D3s (actually my exact comment two week ago was "this is still a possibility").

Nikon AF-S 100-500mm f/4-5.6 IF-ED VR lens: this lens should be released first or second quarter of 2010.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR: this rumor came from a Japanese forum. I have no other info on this lens.

We may have another Nikon announcement before this year is over.

The rumor is also that Cliff Mautner (click here for his 70-200mm f2.8G ED VRII review) is testing six more new Nikon lenses (source). This is what he wrote on his blog:

"The big box of lenses I just received will be heading back to Japan when I'm finished the campaign shoots, unless I accidentally forget to enclose the new 70-200 VRII with the package (just kidding Soichi-san)!!"

I don't think he is working on a Nikon campaign for old products, so we will have some new glass coming soon.

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