Nikon AF-S 70-200mm f/4 VR II Lens Patent

Nikon 70-200mm f4 VR II

A lens missing from Nikon’s lineup recently appeared in a published patent application at the USPTO.  Canon’s 70-200mm f/4L and 70-200mm f/4L IS lenses have been popular lenses over the past few years.  The original f/4L was so popular that Canon decided to make an IS version and keep both lenses in the lineup.

Now, it looks like Nikon will be jumping on this popular lens size… [Read more…]

Nikon 70-200mm VR – New Version Coming

I’ve seen two different sources indicate the coming of an updated Nikon 70-200mm VR lens at Photokina. Nikon Rumors published a story yesterday regarding word from a Nikon VP. Additionally, I recently read a quote from Graham Watson (renowned Tour de France photographer and Nikon shooter) as he spoke in a matter of fact way that a replacement 70-200mm lens was coming from Nikon.

The 70-200mm will be replaced in September by a newer version, the ‘N’ series – I can’t wait to get hold of one!

(GW via NR)