Monthly Archives: June 2017

Nikon 28mm f/1.4E and 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G lenses now in stock

The new Nikon 28mm f/1.4E and 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G lenses are now in stock and shipping: Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED lens (more info): B&H Amazon Focus Camera Park Camera (UK) Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR lens (more info): B&H Focus Camera Amazon US Amazon DE Amazon UK Park Camera (UK)

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Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens officially announced

The Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 full frame lens for Nikon F-mount is now officially announced with improved image stabilization (5 stops). The price of the new lens is $1,199. For comparison, the price of the new Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lens is $1,299, while the Nikon version is $2,396.95. The previous version of […]

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Nikon D810 replacement expected to be announced at the end of July

The Nikon D810 replacement is rumored to be announced in late July and start shipping in September – this is the information I have been receiving from several different sources. I still do not have an exact announcement date which means that a potential delay for August is still a possibility. Here again are the rumored […]

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Sony is now the only manufacturer of XQD memory cards

Yesterday’s news about Micron discontinuing the Lexar memory cards retail business has a bigger impact on Nikon shooters because in addition to Sony, Lexar was the only other manufacturer of XQD memory cards that are used in the latest Nikon D5 and D500 DSLR cameras. Hopefully, somebody will buy out the Lexar brand or jump […]

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New Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4E ED VR lens rumored to be announced at the end of 2017

Nikon is rumored to announce a new Nikkor AF-S 200-400mm f/4E ED VR lens towards the end of 2017. The lens will be equipped with a built-in 1.4x extender just like the latest Canon version. Optical quality is expected to be extremely high and so will be the price (the current models is priced at […]

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New Lensbaby Velvet 85 85mm f/1.8 lens for Nikon F-mount announced (with 1:2 macro capabilities)

Lensbaby announced a new Velvet 85 85mm f/1.8 lens for Nikon F-mount with 1:2 macro capabilities: Pricing and availability: Adorama | B&H Sample photos can be found here (see also this hands-on report) Velvet 85 lens specifications:

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Nikon releases Distortion Control Data version 2.016

Nikon released Distortion Control Data version 2.016 with updates for the latest Nikkor wide angle lenses (except the 8-15mm). Here is a list of all supported lenses:

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The new Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens now listed at Adorama

The new Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 full frame lens for Nikon F-mount DSLR cameras is now available for pre-order at Adorama. It appears that the lens is not yet officially announced. The official announcement should take place on June 30th. The price of the Tamron lens is $1,199. For comparison, the price of the […]

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