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Update: the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens is not discontinued

A quick update on my post from last week: the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens is not discontinued – the previous response by Nikon UK support was a mistake. The lens is just out of stock, which has been the case since pretty much the lens was introduced back in 2018. […]

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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens discontinued?

I got multiple emails about a recent response from Nikon UK/EU support indicating that the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens is already discontinued (click for larger view): I personally don’t believe this is the case, since the 500mm f/5.6 PF lens is one of the best-selling lenses Nikon ever produced. I […]

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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens now in stock in the US ($300 off)

The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens is now in stock in the US and is currently $300 off: Adorama | B&H | Amazon. Here are all current Nikon discounts by country: US: Adorama | B&H UK: Amazon UK | Park Cameras | WEX Photo DE: Calumet Canada: Amazon Canada | Camera Canada

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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens now in stock at Adorama (US) and Park Cameras (UK)

The hard to find Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens is now in stock at Adorama in the US and in Park Cameras in the UK. Hurry, the last time the lens sold out in minutes.

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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens now in stock for the first time (US & UK)

The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens is now in stock at Focus Camera (an authorized US dealer): Update: the lens is now sold out. The lens was announced back in August 2018 and this is the first time I am seeing it in stock. In the UK the lens is in stock at […]

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Only 1000 Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lenses are produced every month

The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens has been out of stock since it was announced in August 2018 (I am lucky to have one). Nikon Japan already issued several apologizes on the lens shortage. A few months ago Amazon removed the order option for the Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E and the lens no longer […]

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Ibex photography in the Swiss Alps with the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens

Ibex photography in the Swiss Alps with the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens by Peter Lütkes: In this article I would like to talk about two things: firstly, the attraction of photographing ibexes, ptarmigans and black grouses with nice colleagues in the Swiss Alps, and secondly, what extended possibilities there are with the […]

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Yellowstone in Winter (part 2)

This is part 2 of the Yellowstone in Winter post written by Randy Dykstra – you can check his website, Instagram and Facebook page (part 1 can be found here): Later in the afternoon, the predators first appeared. Coyotes are the first to show, off in the distance, just one, but then there are two, maybe […]

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