Nikon PC Nikkor 19mm f/4E ED and 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lenses press release

Here is the Google translated press release for the two new Nikon lenses:

Full control perspective with a new lens with tilt and shift mechanism PC NIKKOR 19mm f / 4E ED

Nikon presents the first FX-format lens with perspective control function (PC) equipped with two mechanisms of rotation. This new level of flexibility in the area of composition. The PC NIKKOR 19mm f / 4E ED is designed for photographers with a unique sense of space and makes it ideal in architectural photography, art and landscape.
The angle of view and unique opportunities tilt and shift, and most importantly rotation tilt relative to the slide, and the whole optical system make NIKKOR 19mm f / 4E ED with manual focus allows photographers to take pictures with the ideal starting point. Both the top roll and the shift can be controlled separately or simultaneously, which resembles the movements of the camera format. Photographers gain thanks to excellent control over the focal plane and can easily – by using the shift – get pictures without the effect of the convergence line. Using the tilt feature can also take pictures of landscapes, where all plans will be sharp – without ever closing the aperture, as in the case of standard lenses. The angle of view equivalent focal length of 19 mm is ideal for shooting large objects and space, and unique optical design of the lens minimizes the typical wide-angle lens distortion – even at the edges of the frame.

The FX-format lens is a long-awaited addition to the line of NIKKOR lenses with a control function perspective. NIKKOR 19mm f / 4E ED is a response to the expectations of professional photographers using lenses PC, which offers the perfect combination of angle with uncompromising image quality throughout the frame – says Dirk Jasper, Manager. Product marketing at Nikon Europe.

A summary of the most important functions

Ultra-angle focal length 19 mm
By viewing angle focal length of 19mm photographers to reproduce the actual proportions uwiecznianych subjects or focus more on structure, not in the foreground.

High precision: legendary quality NIKKOR lenses
Two aspherical lenses considerably reduce the phenomenon of coma and other types of aberration. Three glasses of glass-low Dispersion minimize longitudinal chromatic aberration.Nikon’s Nano Crystal Coat virtually eliminates reflections and flare in the whole area of the frame even when shooting against the light.

Rotation in two layers: to take pictures with the ideal starting point
Tilt and shift can be controlled separately or simultaneously. Tilt mechanism can be rotated independently by a maximum of 90 ° in each direction. It is also possible to rotate the entire lens up to a maximum of 90 °.

Smooth operation: excellent quality and outstanding ergonomics
Robust sliding mechanism allows for smooth operation. The lens has a small footprint and weighs approx. 885 g. It is also equipped with a fluorine coating Nikon, which actively repel water, dust and dirt without affecting image quality.


Stay ahead of the rate through a new lens, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f / 2.8E FL ED VR.

Classic FX-format telephoto zoom lens is almost always in the bag professional photographers.It is now even brighter, lighter and more versatile. The new AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f / 2.8E FL ED VR is a superior product that allows you one step ahead of others when it is working in a duet with the rapid digital SLR cameras.

Regardless of whether we’re talking about shooting sports, action, or a different coverage, numerous improvements made in the latest version of the highly regarded lens greatly facilitate the work. Improved features tracking AF and exposure control in combination with the vibration reduction mode SPORT VR provide extraordinary opportunities when using continuous shooting. Compared with the previous model improved image quality at the edges of the frame and reduced vignetting. The minimum distance a photo is now only 1.1 m, and the maximum reproduction ratio increased from 0,11x to 0,21x. Customizable buttons located on the lens barrel facilitate its operation and exchange places zoom ring and focus ring is allowed to get a better balance while keeping the unit. The tube is made of magnesium alloy and new lenses made of glass and fluorite HRI makes lightest version history lens, though not less durable than previous ones.

New NIKKOR 70-200mm f / 2.8E incredibly improves image quality, speed and better comfort. Shake mode SPORT VR and ergonomics inspired by the presented recently by Nikon lens with focal lengths of 400 mm, 500 mm and 600 mm are the elements that are sure to appreciate the photographers carrying pictures of rapid, unpredictable events, using professional digital SLR cameras, such as the model D5 – says Dirk Jasper, manager. product marketing at Nikon Europe.

A summary of the most important functions

Effective vibration reduction (VR) and better cooperation with the body of the latest generation of the vibration reduction (VR) Nikon allows the use of shutter speeds up to 4 steps longer than in the absence of a system VR 1 , and its activation occurs immediately after you press the shutter button halfway . Shake mode SPORT VR ensures greater stability in the viewfinder when shooting very dynamic scenes. Improved tracking AF quickly and accurately focuses on changing conditions. Electromagnetic aperture control mechanism makes automatic exposure setting work extremely stable – even during high-speed continuous shooting.

Extremely constant optical quality – up to the brim of the frame
The new optical design ensures the highest image quality throughout the frame. It consists of six lens ED glass and fluorite lens of a lens having a high refractive index (HRI). Nano Crystal Coat reduces the occurrence of reflections and flare, resulting in a clearer picture. The effect of color fringing, distortion and chromatic aberration are controlled throughout the zoom range.

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