Unleash the power of your high-resolution Nikon HD-SLR. The AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G ED draws maximum definition and image quality from Nikon’s high-pixel-count image sensors for truly dazzling photos and HD videos. It brings the outstanding optical characteristics of AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G to Nikon’s f/1.8 FX-format prime lens collection, which includes 28mm, 50mm and 85mm versions. With 63° of coverage, ED and AS glass elements for outstanding contrast and minimal distortion, Nikon’s innovative Silent Wave Motor for fast, quiet, precise autofocusing and a lightweight, compact design, the AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G ED is an outstanding choice for your photo or HD video applications.
Tamron AFA011N700 SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC Took the plunge and pre-ordered the Tamron AFA011N700 SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC lens from Amazon. A zoom in this range from Nikon is simply not affordable to casual photographers like myself.Â The $1000 price tag of this Tamron is much easier to justify. Having had wonderful results with the super inexpensive Tamron SP 70-300MM F/4-5.6 Di VC USD did not give me much concern for quality. Third party lenses have come a long way. The only risk with these lenses is forward compatibility with newer bodies. That will remain an issue until all lenses include a means to upgrade the firmware. Anyhow all that is a discussion for another day. I eagerly Continue ReadingTamron AFA011N700 SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC Preorder
Nikon has announced the Nikon 50mm f/1.8G AF-S DX Lens #2199 and its available to pre-order from Amazon.com and Adorama. I don’t need to rehash what Nikons press release thoroughly covers. I saw a slide of images taken with this lens that were stunning. The best thing about this lens besides the image ability is its cost of about $219. Folks considering this lens for a Nikon DX camera like a D90, D5001 or D7000 keep in mind the lens will not be 50mm it will be closer to 75-80mm with the crop factor. Another way to look at is you wont see the edge defects that you would see in an FX sensor camera. MELVILLE, N.Y. Continue ReadingNikon 50mm f/1.8G AF-S FX Lens for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras -Pre Order
Nikon AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/3.5G ED VR Lens #2190 Here’s three pictures of bees. These are the first images I took after installing the 85mm Nikon Micro Lens on my D90. Here’s the neat part. These bees were about the size of a housefly. The pictures were taken at a distance of about 4 feet on a bright May Saturday morning around 11:00am