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Nikon 24-120mm f/4G ED VR vs. Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 ED VR hands-on comparison

This is my hands-on comparison between the Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR and Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 ED VR lenses. I hope you will find it useful when deciding which one to buy. General The Nikon 24-120mm f/4G ED VR and Nikon 28-300 mm f/3.5-5.6 ED VR lenses are considered to be “general walk around lenses”. Standard accessories […]

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Amazon, B&H and Adorama are now taking pre-order

Amazon is now taking pre-orders for the latest Nikon products – according to the press release “these four lenses will be available starting in September 2010”: Nikon D3100 kit Nikon D3100 two lenses kit Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G lens Nikkor AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens Nikkor AF-S DX 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens Nikkor […]

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Announced: Nikon D3100 and Nikkor 85mm, 24-120mm, 28-300mm, 55-300mm lenses

This post will be updated multiple times, check back for the latest news. Coverage around the Net: Photographybay Engadget Dpreview (D3100 previewed) Uniquephoto has a break down of the last few hours before the announcement Official Nikon links: Nikon D3100 Nikon D3100 samples Nikon D3100 brochure Nikkor AF-S DX 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens Nikkor […]

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Patents for Nikon 24-120mm f/4 and 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 lenses

Japanese Patent application 2010-175899 (release date: August 12, 2010 | filing date: January 30, 2009) seems to cover several different lens designs, two of them are for the lenses that will be announced tonight: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR: f = 24.70-116.39mm Fno = 4.12-4.14 Angle: 85.24-20.28 ° Image circle: 43.2mm Length: 146.351-190.957mm Back focus: […]

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Tonight: Nikon D3100 and four lenses (3FX+1DX)

Second round of announcement should happen tonight. I do not expect any surprises (i.e. no full frame DSLR from Nikon for Photokina) Nikon D3100: 14 MP CMOS Sensor (23.2 x 15.5 mm) live View Continuous AF in video mode/live view 3 inch Display (not swivel) 100 – 12800 ISO ISO setting manual or automatic 11 […]

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First pictures of the Nikon D3100 and the four new lenses

Continuation from my previous post – this is the new Nikon D3100 scanned from the German magazine ”Foto Digital” (click on image for larger view): and the four new lenses (click for larger view): I have a scan of the whole article and I am going through all the details now (it’s in German).

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