Nikon has announced the development of the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens. It is significantly smaller and lighter than comparable camera lenses due to the adoption of Phase Fresnel lens elements. The PF element first appeared in the AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens (above) back in 2015.
Details are scarce and there are no photos released yet. Nikon says final pricing and availability info will come later this year. Check out the press release below. [Read more…]
- Nikon D850 Body
- AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED Lens
- AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G ED Lens
- AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Lens
- Spare EN-EL15a Lithium-Ion Battery
- ME-1 Stereo Microphone
- ME-W1 Wireless Microphone Set
- Atomos Ninja Flame 7″ Recording Monitor
The Nikon D850 Filmmaker’s Kit retails for $5499.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The Nikon D850 is landing in customers hands as retailers continue to ship them as fast as they arrive. B&H is in the process of shipping limited quantities as more shipments arrive. Amazon continues to try to keep up as is staying about a week behind on orders with the current availability date of March 17. Additionally, Adorama continues to list the D850 on backorder.
Adorama is running a new Nikon trade-in promotion for the Nikon D850. You can trade-in your used Nikon DSLRs and get up to 70% credit of the resale value of any used equipment to apply towards the purchase of a new Nikon D850 or other gear.
Right now the promo applies to:
You can find more details and get a quote for your gear here on Adorama’s website.
B&H has the Nikon D750 with the MB-D16 battery grip for $1496 (reg. $1996 for the D750 only). The deal also includes a SanDisk 64GB Extreme SDXC card, spare battery and camera bag. Check it out while it lasts here at B&H Photo.
Check out the main Black Friday and Cyber Monday Camera and Photo Deals page for more.
I’ve been attending photography-related tradeshows for nearly a decade now. Over the years, I’ve noticed that Canon generally has the flagship location, Nikon is situated in the second-best location and Sony is somewhere in a second tier location. Last week, however, that order of operation changed and PhotoPlus gave us a metaphorical glimpse into the state of the camera industry as a whole. [Read more…]