Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

Nikon is slowly discontinuing more Nikkor F-mount lenses

In addition to the AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens I reported a few days ago, Nikon has slowly retired several other Nikkor F-mount lenses – they are already listed as “old product” on the main Nikon Japan website or listed on the discontinued section of the website (see previous reports on discontinued Nikon products): AF-S […]

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Recommended lenses for the Nikon Z7/Z7II cameras

Photographylife tested many (all?) Nikkor Z lenses – here is their lens recommendation for the Nikon Z7/Z7II cameras (above is the MTF performance of the three Z lenses I currently own):

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Interview with Nikon engineers on the Nikkor Z 14-24mm, 24-70mm, and 70-200mm f/2.8 lenses

Nikon USA published three new interviews with Nikon engineers on the Nikkor Z 14-24mm, 24-70mm, and 70-200mm f/2.8 lenses:

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Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens tested at DxOMark

DxOMark posted their review of the Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens – here is their conclusion:

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7Artisans 50mm f/1.05 full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z sample photos

Some sample photos from the 7Artisans 50mm f/1.05 full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount courtesy of Dariusz Breś (see also his previous posts):

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New Nikon US rebates: up to $300 off on select Nikkor Z and F lenses, $500 off the Nikon D850, $300 off the D780

Nikon USA introduced new rebates for the month of May – you can find the new pricing at Adorama, B&H Photo and Amazon. The new discounts include Nikkor Z and F mount lenses as well as $500 off the Nikon D850 and $300 off the Nikon D780 cameras. Here is the full list: Product Reg […]

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Announced: Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO APS-C lens for Nikon Z-mount

The previously rumored Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO APS-C lens for Nikon Z-mount is now officially announced: Pre-orders are open at the Laowa store with free international shipping (other retailers like Adorama and B&H will open their pre-orders later) Update: the lens is now available for pre-order at B&H Shipping starts in mid-May Product page […]

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Nikon is asleep again

Nikon was supposed to release several new Nikkor Z lenses in April, but the announcement was postponed. I received multiple tips describing the same story: Nikon is now concentrated mainly on the Z9 – they want to beat Canon and release their pro camera first (the Nikon Z9 was announced on March 9, the Canon R3 […]

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