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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens water damage repair

This $16,300 Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens had water damage and it was fixed by NRC Taiwan. Here are some pictures – you can see the wet element towards the end:

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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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Nikon D500 camera with Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens

This post on the Nikon D500 camera with Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens is by Dragos Stoica (website | Facebook |Flickr): I think I am the classic case of the guy that fell in love with photography when he was a child and pursued his passion with stubbornness. And here I am almost 20 years later […]

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Nikon’s fluorine coating explained

Nikon released a short video explaining their fluorine coating currently present in the 800mm f/5.6 and the just released 400mm f/2.8 lenses: Here is the fluorine coating description from Nikon’s website:

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Deal of the day: refurbished Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens for $15,000

Roberts Camera has listed a refurbished Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens for $14,999.88 on eBay with 180 days USA warranty and free shipping (new lens price: $17,896.95). Few other refurbished listings:

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New Nikon patent for 600mm f/4 and 400mm f/2.8 super telephoto lenses

Nikon filed a new patent in Japan for a 800mm f/5.6, 600mm f/4 and 400mm f/2.8 super telephoto lenses. The patent was originally submitted on May 30th, 2012. The 800mm f/5.6 lens is already announced and in stock. The current Nikkor 400mm f/2.8G ($8,899) and 600mm f/4G ($9,799) lenses were announced back in 2007 – maybe Nikon is […]

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