Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8 ED Nikkor Zoom Lens Review

January 29, 2008

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This is for all of you wide angle dSLR Dads. Photozone has just reviewed Nikon’s brand new full frame, 14-24mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Nikkor Wide Angle Zoom Lens (available at Amazon, and B&H Photo). And it seems like Photozone (which is a great site by the way) liked it:

The Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED N is a phenomenal lens. It is the sharpest ultra-wide angle lens tested to date. The resolution figures are simply stunning and unprecedented Read the rest of this entry »

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Nikon D300 with 18-200mm VR Lens is Back in Stock at Amazon

December 24, 2007


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It was out for a while, but Nikon’s new D300 with the Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED-IF AF-S VR DX Zoom Lens is now back in stock at Amazon as a kit. A note of caution to you potential D300 dSLR Dads: the price seems to fluctuate wildly on this one (no matter where you shop). In fact, it has stayed at the expected street price of $1800 only briefly during the past month. Before you buy, make sure that the kit price is cheaper than buying the lens. Read the rest of this entry »


Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Review

December 18, 2007

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I love this site. If you have never visited PhotoZone, head over there now. They have posted their review of the new Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Nikkor Zoom Lens (available at Amazon and B&H Photo). Nikon announced this lens earlier this fall along with the D3 and D300.

The Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED exceeds the already very good performance of its predecessor. The center quality is nothing short of outstanding matching or beating the resolution of a 10mp APS-C sensor. Read the rest of this entry »


Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Zoom Lens Pre-Order Alert

December 4, 2007

Amazon has the Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Nikkor Zoom Lens available now for pre-order. Makes a pretty good combo with the Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED IF AF-S DX VR Zoom Nikkor Lens for under $400. You can check it out over at the dSLR Dad Amazon Store.