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Deal of the day: Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens for Nikon F-mount on sale for $599

Today B&H Photo’s DealZone  has the Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens for Nikon F-mount on sale $599 ($200 off). The lens comes with a free Sigma 67mm WR UV filter ($70 value) and free shipping. This is a new low price for this lens – the last time the discount was only $100 . For comparison, the Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR is $1,396.95

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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 180-400mm f/4 ED TC VR lens reviewed at Ephotozine

MTF graph with TC at 560mm Chromatic aberration graph with TC at 560mm Today Ephotozine published their detailed review of the new  Nikon Nikkor AF-S 180-400mm f/4 ED TC VR lens ( $12,396.95 ) together with sample photos in addition to the actual/measured MTF and chromatic aberration charts at different focal lengths with and without the TC. Their conclusion: “The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED is a large and heavy lens, but it does the job and to a very high standard.

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Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD full frame lens for DSLR cameras announced

The rumored Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD full frame lens for DSLR cameras is now officially announced: Pre-order links: B&H Photo  |  Adorama Sample photos and additional information Full press release Additional information (technical specifications, lesn design, MTF charts): Model A034 Focal Length 70‐210mm Maximum Aperture F/4 Angle of View (diagonal) 34°21′ -11°46′ (for full-frame format) 23°01′ -7°46′  (for APS-C format) Optical Construction 20 elements in 14 groups Minimum Object Distance 0.95m (37.4 in) Maximum Magnification Ratio 1:3.1 Filter Size Φ67mm Maximum Diameter Φ76mm Length* for Canon 176.5mm (6.9 in) for Nikon 174mm (6.8 in) Weight** for Canon 860g (30.3 oz) for Nikon 850g (30 oz) Aperture Blades 9 (circular diaphragm) Minimum Aperture F/4-F/32 Image Stabilization Performance 4 stops (CIPA Standards Compliant) For Canon : EOS-5D MKIII is used / For Nikon : D810 is used Standard Accessories Lens hood, Lens caps Compatible Mounts Canon, Nikon Price $799 Related posts: Irix 11mm f/4 full frame lens for Nikon F-mount officially announced Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD lens specifications Tamron announced a new 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD full frame lens (Model A010) for Nikon DSLR cameras

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Yongnuo YN 14mm f/2.8 ultra-wide lens for Nikon F-mount

Yongnuo published new pictures and technical details about their new YN 14mm f/2.8 ultra-wide lens for Nikon F-mount (only the Canon version was previously announced  and is already available for sale on Amazon for $557.99 ): 114° Ultra-wide Angle The diagonal angle of view is about 114°. For YN14mm F2.8N helps to collect the vast landscape and giant structures, it’s easier to show a grand and solemn atmosphere. Ultra-low Dispersion Lens and Aspherical Lens YN14mm F2.8 carries 2pcs of aspherical lens.

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Yongnuo to announce a new 14mm f/2.8 lens

Yongnuo will soon announce a new YN 14mm f/2.8 ultra-wide prime autofocus lens. Pricing and availability are not yet available. Stay tuned for updates

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Yongnuo to announce a new 14mm f/2.8 lens

Yongnuo will soon announce a new YN 14mm f/2.8 ultra-wide prime autofocus lens.

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Nikkor AF-S 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G vs. Nikkor AF-P 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E lens comparison

AF-S Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED VR (left) vs. AF-P Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR (right) lens comparison – first, you can see that Nikon actually changed the lens design of the new lens: Wide MTF charts: Tele MTF charts: Specifications comparison:  AF-S Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED VR  AF-P Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR Focal Length Range 70-300mm 70-300mm Zoom Ratio 4.3x 4.3x Auto focus AF-S AF-P (electronic diaphragm) Maximum Aperture f/4.5 f/4.5-5.6 Minimum Aperture f/32 f/32-40 Format FX/35mm FX/35mm Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) 22°50′ 22°50′ Minimum Angle of View (DX-format) 5°20′ 5°20′ Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) 34°20′ 34°20′ Minimum Angle of View (FX-format) 8°10′ 8°10′ Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.25x 0.25x Lens Elements 17 18 Lens Groups 12 14 Compatible Format(s) FX DX FX in DX Crop Mode 35mm Film FX DX VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Yes Yes, up to 4.5 stops Diaphragm Blades 9 9 Nano Crystal Coat — – ED Glass Elements 2 1 Aspherical Elements — – Super Integrated Coating Yes Yes AF-P (Pulse Motor) — Yes AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) Yes — Internal Focusing Yes Yes Minimum Focus Distance 4.9ft.(1.5m) 3.94ft.(1.2m)From focal plane at all zoom positions Close Range Correction — – Focus Mode Auto Manual Manual/Auto Auto/Manual Rear Focusing — – Filter Size 67mm 67mm Accepts Filter Type Screw-on Screw-on Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 3.1in.(80mm)x5.6in.(143.5mm) 3.2in.(80.5mm)x5.7in.(146mm) Approx.

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Nikon AF-P Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 ED VR lens officially announced

Nikon officially announced the previously rumored Nikkor AF-P 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 ED VR lens (US price: $699.90, the previous version  was priced at $500 ): Improved Vibration Reduction (VR) System:  The new AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm lens provides users with up to 4.5 stops* of VR stabilization, to help create sharp photos and smooth video, even in low light or while handheld. Users can choose from either Normal or Sport VR Modes for added stability when shooting from a non-stationary location.

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Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens officially announced

The  Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 full frame lens for Nikon F-mount is now officially announced with improved image stabilization (5 stops).

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Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens for Nikon F-mount: pricing released, open for pre-orders

Sigma announced the pricing of their new 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens for Nikon F: $799 . Pre-orders are now open: B&H Adorama For comparison, the Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR is $1,396.95 Shipping is expected to start at the end of May. Additional information on the Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens: Lens design: MTF charts: Specifications: Lens Construction 21 Elements in 15 Groups Angle of View (35mm) 24.4º-6.2 º Number of Diaphragm Blades 9 Mininum Aperture f22 Minimum Focusing Distance 160 cm / 6.3 in Filter Size (mm) 67mm Maximum Magnifications 1:3.8 Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 86.4×182.3mm/ 3.4×7.2in Weight 1160g/ 40.9oz

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Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens for Nikon F-mount: pricing released, open for pre-orders

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