///Nikon Announces Three New Lenses

Nikon Announces Three New Lenses



The latest Nikon 24-70mm F2.8E AF-S ED VR FL offers an improved optical construction which includes an Aspherical Extra-Low Dispersion element, regular aspherical, ED, and High-Refractive Index elements. Nikon also applied both a Nano Crystal Coating and a Fluorine Coating to the elements. The lens has a 9-blade rounded aperture and weather sealing, assisting with the protection of the lens against dust and moisture exposure. The Vibration Reduction has been stated to compensate for camera shake equivalent to 4 stops. The barrel design has also been optimised for finer operation along with a firm and stable hold. The AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8E ED VR also boasts with an electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism enabling stable exposure control when shooting continuously at high speeds.

The lens weighs just over 1kg, has a length of 155mm and a diameter of 88mm. The filter thread size has increased to 82mm from the previous 77mm.

Read the official AF-S Nikon 24-70mm F2.8E AF-S ED VR FL Press Release

Estimated Price: R34 995.00

Estimated date of arrival: End of September 2015

Waiting list orders: Nikon 24-70mm F2.8E AF-S ED VR FL 

Nikon 24-70mm F2.8E AF-S ED VR FL


The Nikon 24mm F/1.8G AF-S ED, a new cost-effective wide-angle prime lens with a fast aperture, has also been announced.  The lens consists of a 7-blade rounded aperture and incorporates ED and aspherical elements with Nano Crystal Coating ensuring suppressed ghosting and chromatic aberration. The 24mm has a minimum focussing distance of  23cm permitting close-up photography.

This new 24mm has diameter of 78mm, a total length of 83mm and a weight of only 355g making the lens extremely portable.

Read the official Nikon 24mm F/1.8G AF-S ED Press Release.

Estimated Price: R11 995.00

Estimated date of arrival: End of September 2015

 Waiting list orders: Nikon 24mm F/1.8G AF-S ED

Nikon 24mm F/1.8G AF-S E lens

NIKON 200-500MM F/5.6E AF-S ED VR

The Nikon 200-500mm F/5.6E AF-S ED VR consists of 3 ED elements, 9-blade rounded aperture and as with the 24-70mm, it is equipped with an electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism. Additionally, the Vibration Reduction incorporated in this lens is the highest level of camera shake compensation available with a Nikkor lens, offering up to 4.5 stops, and is also equipped with a Sport VR mode.

The Nikon 200-500mm F/5.6E AF-S ED VR weighs 2.3kg, has a diameter of 108mm and is 268mm in length.

Read the official Nikon 200-500mm F/5.6E AF-S ED VR Press Release.

Estimated Price: R21 995.00

Estimated date of arrival: End of September 2015

Waiting list orders: Nikon 200-500mm F/5.6E AF-S ED VR

Nikon 200-500mm F/5.6E AF-S ED VR lens

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