The Nikon AF-S 10-24MM F/3.5-4.5G ED DX lens is a new, wide angle lens for Nikon crop-sensor DSLRs – hence the DX designation in the lens name. The 10-24mm lens has 35mm focal length equivalent of 15-36mm. It will be available in May 2009 for a retail price of $899.95.

More details in the press release below. [click to continue…]

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Tamron has updated its 10-24mm wide angle lens to include a built-in focusing motor to accommodate the Nikon D40, D40x and D60 cameras, which do not have a focusing motor in the body of the camera.

Press Release

September 1, 2008, Saitama city, Japan- Tamron Co., Ltd (Mr. Morio Ono, President) announced the SP AF10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II LD Aspherical (IF) featuring an unprecedented 2.4X zoom ratio in its class of ultra wide-angle zoom lenses. The innovative, high-performance ultra wide-angle zoom lens (model B001) is designed exclusively for Canon and Nikon digital SLRs with APS-C sized image sensors. Pentax and Sony mount models will be announced at a later date. [click to continue…]

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