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Nikon 180-400mm f/4E vs. 200-500mm f/5.6E lens specifications comparison

A quick specifications comparison between the new Nikon AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens that just started shipping and the significantly cheaper and very popular AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR: Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E Type F mount Type E AF-S lens with built-in CPU and built-in 1.4x teleconverter F mount, Type E AF‒S lens with built‒in CPU and F mount Format FX/35mm FX/35mm Focal length Without built-in teleconverter: 180 – 400 mm With built-in teleconverter: 252 – 560 mm > 200 – 500 mm Maximum aperture Without built-in teleconverter: f/ 4 With built-in teleconverter: f/ 5.6 f/ 5.6 Minimum aperture Without built-in teleconverter: f/ 32 With built-in teleconverter: f/ 45 f/ 32 Lens construction 27 elements in 19 groups (including 8 ED lens elements, 1 fluorite element, and lens elements with Nano-Crystal coatings) and 1 protective glass element (with fluorine coating); built-in teleconverter has 8 elements in 5 groups 19 elements in 12 groups (including 3 ED elements) Angle of view Nikon FX-format D-SLR cameras, without built-in teleconverter: 13° 40‘ to 6° 10‘ Nikon FX-format D-SLR cameras, with built-in teleconverter: 9° 50‘ to 4° 30‘ Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras, without built-in teleconverter: 9° to 4° Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras, with built-in teleconverter: 6° 20‘ to 2° 50‘ Nikon FX‒format D‒SLR cameras: 12° 20′ to 5° 00′, Nikon DX‒format D‒SLR cameras: 8° 00′ to 3° 10′ Focal length scale Graduated in millimeters (180, 200, 250, 300, 350, 400) Graduated in millimeters (200, 300, 400, 500) Minimum focus distance 2.0 m ( 6.6 ft) from focal plane at all zoom positions 2.2 m ( 7.22 ft) from focal plane VR image stabilization Yes Yes No. of diaphragm blades 9 ( rounded diaphragm opening ) 9 ( rounded diaphragm opening ) Coating Nano Crystal Coat, Fluorine coat — Diaphragm Automatic electronic aperture control Automatic electronic aperture control Dimensions Approx.

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Nikon 180-400mm f/4E vs. 200-500mm f/5.6E lens specifications comparison

A quick specifications comparison between the new Nikon AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens that just started shipping and the significantly cheaper and very popular AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR: Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E Type F mount Type E AF-S lens with built-in CPU and built-in 1.4x teleconverter F mount, Type E AF‒S lens with built‒in CPU and F mount Format FX/35mm FX/35mm Focal length Without built-in teleconverter: 180 – 400 mm With built-in teleconverter: 252 – 560 mm > 200 – 500 mm Maximum aperture Without built-in teleconverter: f/ 4 With built-in teleconverter: f/ 5.6 f/ 5.6 Minimum aperture Without built-in teleconverter: f/ 32 With built-in teleconverter: f/ 45 f/ 32 Lens construction 27 elements in 19 groups (including 8 ED lens elements, 1 fluorite element, and lens elements with Nano-Crystal coatings) and 1 protective glass element (with fluorine coating); built-in teleconverter has 8 elements in 5 groups 19 elements in 12 groups (including 3 ED elements) Angle of view Nikon FX-format D-SLR cameras, without built-in teleconverter: 13° 40‘ to 6° 10‘ Nikon FX-format D-SLR cameras, with built-in teleconverter: 9° 50‘ to 4° 30‘ Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras, without built-in teleconverter: 9° to 4° Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras, with built-in teleconverter: 6° 20‘ to 2° 50‘ Nikon FX‒format D‒SLR cameras: 12° 20′ to 5° 00′, Nikon DX‒format D‒SLR cameras: 8° 00′ to 3° 10′ Focal length scale Graduated in millimeters (180, 200, 250, 300, 350, 400) Graduated in millimeters (200, 300, 400, 500) Minimum focus distance 2.0 m ( 6.6 ft) from focal plane at all zoom positions 2.2 m ( 7.22 ft) from focal plane VR image stabilization Yes Yes No.

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Samyang XP 50mm F1.2 Sample Images

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample images taken with the Samyang XP 50mm f/1.2 lens, mounted on a 50-megapixel Canon EOS 5DS R camera.

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Sony A7 III Unboxing

Are you patiently waiting for your Sony A7 III pre-order to arrive? Or just curious about what’s inside the box of the latest 35mm full-frame camera? The Sony A7 III mirrorless camera has just arrived with us for testing, but before we bring you our full Sony A7 III review, here’s an unboxing gallery to whet your appetite..

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An Update on Canon’s NAB 2018 Announcements [CR3]

A couple of days ago, we posted an article about an upcoming 4K Canon Cinema EOS C100 Mark III. We warned you to take the report with a grain of salt, but you may have actually needed the whole salt shaker

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NOVOFLEX TrioPod PRO75

The NOVOFLEX TrioPod PRO75 is an advanced tripod spider which offers exceptional stability and immense load capacity (143 lbs/65 kg). The system can be purchased with 3 or 4 section carbon fiber legs plus two mini legs for maximum versatility.

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LyfieEye200 is World’s Smallest 360° VR Camera

LyfieEye200 is the world’s smallest and lightest 360° VR/AR camera. It connects to Android phones to create 360° content, and has VR and AR capabilities to boot. The Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign kicks off on 13 March with a target of USD 20,000 to put the device into mass production

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LyfieEye200 is World’s Smallest 360° VR Camera

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Billingham Hadley Small Pro

The Billingham Hadley Small Pro is a new shoulder bag for small mirrorless system cameras, rangefinders and mid-sized DSLRs. The new bag will be available in six classic colour combinations from the end of March 2018 and will have a suggested retail price of £200.

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Fujifilm XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ Review

The Fujifilm XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ is the smallest and lightest zoom lens available for Fujifilm X-series compact system cameras. Featuring a zoom range of 23-69mm (full-frame equivalent) and an electronic zoom mechanism, is the diminutive Fujifilm XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ worth considering? Read our in-depth Fujifilm 15-45mm review to find out..

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New Manfrotto 360-degree​ Virtual Reality Products

Manfrotto has introduced some brand new additions to its 360-degree Virtual Reality range. The new products include the VR Selfie Stick, VR PIXI EVO Kit, VR Aluminium Boom, VR Aluminium Tripod and VR Complete Stand.

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