Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

Officially announced: Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 and Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount

Venus Optics officially announced the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 and Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount (previously reported here and here). The lenses are now available for pre-order only at the official Vanus Optics store (the Adorama and B&H listings should come later). Ordering directly from the official website is the fastest way to get the […]

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Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens tested at DxOMark (compared with the Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E DSLR lens)

DxOmark published their test results of the Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens ($2,297). I find the comparison with the latest Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR DSLR lens ($2,397) interesting – click for larger view: Here is DxOMark’s conclusion:

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A visit to the Nikon Tochigi factory

Damien Roué visited the Nikon Tochigi Factory and published a photo essay about it. The article covers the different steps of production of a NIKKOR lens:

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Venus Optics will release the Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D lens for Nikon Z-mount in August

Venus Optics confirmed previous reports that their Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D lens will be available also for Nikon Z mount (and Canon RF mount). The lens is currently available only for Sony E-mount. The price will be around 1,000 Euro (in the US the E-mount version is $849). Shipping will start in August. Venus Optics will release more […]

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Nikon Nikkor Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens tested at DxOMark

DxOMark published their test results for the Nikkor Z 14-30mm f/4 S mirrorless lens (Adorama | B&H | Amazon). Here is their conclusion:

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New firmware updates for the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens and KeyMission 170 camera

Nikon released firmware updates for the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens and KeyMission 170 camera:

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