Category Archives: Nikon Lenses

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art lens: “new benchmark” according to DxOMark, better scores than the Zeiss Ottus

DxOMark published their test results for the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art lens ($1,199) and called it a “new benchmark”. Here is the updated list of the best 85mm lenses for Nikon F mount – the $4,490 Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 lens is now at the #2 spot: More 85mm lens comparisons:

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Pictures of the upcoming Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens (Tamron A009)

At the CP+ show next month, Tamron will announce a new (2nd generation) Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens (Tamron A009) that will be a replacement for the current Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD model. More leaked pictures after the break:

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Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens (Nikon F mount) reviewed at DxoMark

The Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens for Nikon F mount ($749) got reviewed at DxoMark (click for larger view):

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Best lenses for the Nikon D3400 DSLR camera

The best lenses for the Nikon D3400 DSLR camera (now $500 off the 2 lens kit) according to the latest DxOMark tests are:

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED lens review

This review of the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED lens ($2,196.95) is by the Romanian photographer and Nikon Ambassador Mircea Bezergheanu (Website | Facebook | Vimeo | YouTube). The original review was published here in Romanian (thanks for the translation Marius; click on images for larger view):

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ZY Optics Zhongyi Mitakon 20mm f/2.0 4.5X: a new compact super macro lens with high magnification ratio for Nikon F mount

ZY Optics announced the Zhongyi Mitakon 20mm f/2.0 4.5X – a new compact super macro lens with high magnification ratio for Nikon F mount. Specifications, press release and sample pictures can be found over at PhotoRumors. Update: the lens is now in stock at eBay and B&H.

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