Nikon Unveils New 500mm f/4 and 600mm f/4 Super Telephoto Lenses

Nikon AF-S 600mm f4E FL ED VR Lens

Nikon AF-S 600mm f/4E FL ED VR Lens

Nikon has announced the new AF-S 500mm f/4E FL ED VR and AF-S 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lenses, priced at $10,300 and $12,300, respectively.

The new super telephoto lenses shave pounds off of their predecessors. The new 500mm weighs in at 6.8 lbs (compared to 8.5 lbs for its precessor), while the new 600mm lens weighs 8.3 lbs (compared to 11.5 lbs for its predecessor). [Read more…]


Rising Pinhole Lenses Offer Extreme Apertures to f/222

Rising Pinhole Lens

Rising makes a huge range of pinhole lenses for just about every modern DSLR and mirrorless camera. They are available with aperture ranges from f/41 to f/222 and come in a number of focal lengths. They also serve double-duty as camera body caps.

B&H shows off the features and some of the resulting images in the “quick look” video below.

Check out all of the options here at B&H Photo.

Fotodiox Unveils ND Throttle Lens Adapter with Built-in Vari-ND Filter

Fotodiox ND Throttle

Fotodiox’s new ND Throttle allows you to adapt medium format lenses to Canon and Nikon DSLRs. It also includes a built-in variable ND filter, which allows you to use a variable ND filter on even wide-angle lenses.

The variable ND filter inside the ND Throttle adapter gives you a range from ND 2 to ND 1000. It is available for Pentax 645, Mamiya 645 and Hasselblad V lens systems. DSLR mounts include Canon EOS and Nikon F mount systems. [Read more…]