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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    First E series, right? Electronic aperture.

    (Which is different from the 1980s E series budget lenses - I have a 50/1.8E somewhere).
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    I obviously have no interest in any of these lenses, since I already have all the lenses that I'll ever need

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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    Interesting that the 24-70mm is not PF.
    Curios to See how the optic have been changed.

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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    The 200-500 looks very tempting, but I assume it will be in high price range as the 200-400 at least

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    I have some funds salted away, and both zooms could find a spot in my stable...
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    The 24-70 is most interesting to me but if it's $2.2k'ish (US), it would need to be a truly stellar performer. I recently rented the Tamron 24-70 and it's very good...and about half the price of what this Nikkor might end up at. I'm in the market for a 24-70 but might now wait to see what the Nikon version has to offer.

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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    Quote Originally Posted by ptomsu View Post
    The 200-500 looks very tempting, but I assume it will be in high price range as the 200-400 at least
    According to the link above, the 200-500 is going to cost JPY 170,000. That's less than USD 1,400. If it's not too large and heavy, I can see a future for that lens in my extended travel bag. Very tempting indeed.

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    Its reportedly an f5.6, so won't be that big or heavy. Interesting aperture choice and one that will surely result in divided opinion. Great move by Nikon, by creating a unique product. I think the 24mm is a superb move.. well done Nikon.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    According to the link above, the 200-500 is going to cost JPY 170,000. That's less than USD 1,400. If it's not too large and heavy, I can see a future for that lens in my extended travel bag. Very tempting indeed.

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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    At ~ $2200 US for the 24-70, I am not a likely buyer. But ~ $1700 for the 200-500 is definitely in my wheel-house... The appeal to me of an f5.6 is the low weight and slimmer size as long as it resolves well. With ISO noise's and VR capability what they are now, uber fast glass is only necessary for isolations, and long glass already isolates pretty well at moderate apertures...
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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    According to the link above, the 200-500 is going to cost JPY 170,000. That's less than USD 1,400. If it's not too large and heavy, I can see a future for that lens in my extended travel bag. Very tempting indeed.
    For that price it is a no brainer for me!

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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    Quote Originally Posted by Swissblad View Post
    Interesting that the 24-70mm is not PF.
    Curios to See how the optic have been changed.
    I'd say the opposite - if it was PF then that would indeed be interesting. My guess is that PF is largely unsuitable for use in any zoom lens or wideangle lens application. The concept works reasonably well at low levels of refraction in situations where flare can be well controlled, i.e. long tele lenses. For any other applications there will probably be way too much flare.

    But perhaps I have not fully understood the PF concept.
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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    Phase Fresnel is only good for prime teles...

    Some wide zooms are ParaFocal -- or close enough to it for video work -- but they tend to not be as good optically as the non for those of us looking for the best resolution. Tele zooms are a different story and easier to design, as focus tolerance is greater at longer focal lengths. But if this new zoom is indeed parafocal and out-resolves the current design, it will be pretty big...
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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    According to the link above, the 200-500 is going to cost JPY 170,000. That's less than USD 1,400. If it's not too large and heavy, I can see a future for that lens in my extended travel bag. Very tempting indeed.
    I obviously have no interest in any of these lenses, since I already have all the lenses that I'll ever need
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lars Vinberg View Post
    I'd say the opposite - if it was PF then that would indeed be interesting. My guess is that PF is largely unsuitable for use in any zoom lens or wideangle lens application. The concept works reasonably well at low levels of refraction in situations where flare can be well controlled, i.e. long tele lenses. For any other applications there will probably be way too much flare.

    But perhaps I have not fully understood the PF concept.
    It was rumored to be PF.

    Personaly I am curious how it Compares to the old Version.
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    Definitely interested in the zooms. Very badly want to see comparisons on the 810 between the current 24-70 and the new VR version.
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    They are real. That 200-500 will have to be rather bad for me not to be interested. They have saved on things like weather sealing, bot hopefully not on the optical part. I predict this to become a huge seller.

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    The MTF charts of the new 24-70 certainly look impressive, as does the new optical construction, with an ED aspherical element.

    Downside is the 82mm filter size and increase in weight ...... and huge price increase....

    ... but I think this lens will sing with a D810 and D5X.......

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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    Quote Originally Posted by Swissblad View Post
    The MTF charts of the new 24-70 certainly look impressive, as does the new optical construction, with an ED aspherical element.

    Downside is the 82mm filter size and increase in weight ...... and huge price increase....

    ... but I think this lens will sing with a D810 and D5X.......
    Yes indeed -- and my guess is it will sing on the D900 when it arrives too. I noted that there is a large price reduction on the old version 24-70 and 80-400 VR lens -- obviously making room for these two new zooms. After seeing that MTF, I now suspect both zooms will be in my bag regardless of costs. The 24/1.8 is interesting as well, but since I already have the ART 24 and it is stellar, not really on my radar...
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    Wow, the new 24-70mm is huge......

    .....not a lens to hang around your neck all day.
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    At 2300g the new 200-500mm zoom is no light weight - see table at NR.

    MTF charts look very promising, however..... and the price is very tempting.

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    For that MTF at that price, I'm already in regardless of weight.
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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    The 200-500 also has the advantage vs. Sigma and Tamron that it will AF with a 1.4x TC at all focal lengths. That's 1050mm eqv. with a D7200

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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    Here's an article and nikon video, explaining the new, faster auto focus on the 24-70. It's 50% faster than the previous one.

    (the auto focus speed of the 2 lenses are compared at the 6'00" mark in the video, if you want to skip past the interesting design story of the new lens)

    https://fstoppers.com/bts/nikons-new...eets-eye-79457

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    Fascinating. Just listening to those guys makes me want that lens

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    Some more sample pix with the new 24-70mm.

    This lens may yet end up on my shopping list.
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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    Quote Originally Posted by Swissblad View Post
    Some more sample pix with the new 24-70mm.

    This lens may yet end up on my shopping list.
    Those do unfortunately look very promising
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    For that MTF at that price, I'm already in regardless of weight.
    Yep.

    To Swissblad, the weight is comparable to and a direct competitor to the Tamron and Sigma, consumer supertelezoom offerings.

    I will wait on reports to see if it has snappy AF, which I don't expect due to the comsumerish build. I would have been willing to pay more for snappier AF. We will see. I will wait.

    The constant aperture certainly got my attention.
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    I have pre-ordered the big one...
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    I'm heading out on a trip on the 29th and was hoping to rent the 24-70 for some testing. LensRentals tells me that it will be cutting it close. Either way, I'm gonna rent this thing and give it a go before I pull the trigger on a 24-70, which I need. If this lens performs a cut above the Tammy 24-70, I may have to borrow a ski mask from Guy.

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    Re: Leaked pics of new Nikkor glass

    I remain curious -- albeit intently so -- on how the new 24-70 will perform too. The big nit for me is size and weight, but then it is smaller than my 24, 35 and 50 ARTs combined
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swissblad View Post
    At 2300g the new 200-500mm zoom is no light weight - see table at NR.

    MTF charts look very promising, however..... and the price is very tempting.
    Holy crap, those are some nice MTF curves for a $1400 lens. I'm SO in on this one! It's *just* what I want!

    95mm filters. I assume there's no rear slot... A 95mm Kaesemann pola - $285 for a B+W one at B&H. Yikes.

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