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The Most Expensive Camera Lenses You Can Buy Right Now

Whether you are a working professional or a weekend hobbyist, the thrill of using truly exquisite gear is unmatched. We all work with what we have while salivating over what we cannot, and no matter how old we get, fancy toys never lose their luster. Do we need them? Probably not. Will we ever purchase them? Not likely. Will we spend hours staring at them? You bet. Nothing is as intoxicating to a photographer as good, outrageously expensive glass.

Nikon Was Almost Named ‘Nikorette’

In a documented but little-known fact, Nikon was very close to being instead named "Nikorette." The name was only changed when executives were afraid that the word sounded "weak."

9 of History’s Rarest Cameras You Can Actually Buy

The history of photography is over a century old -- in fact, it was 107 years ago that Oskar Barnack created the Ur-Leica, a camera that would later be known as the genesis of the 36x24 “full-frame” format. Since then, hundreds of companies across the world have, to varying degrees of success, produced everything from 35mm to 127 to an assortment of medium format sizes and finally to digital.

9 of History’s Rarest Lenses That You Can Actually Buy

Through the history of camera development, thousands and thousands of different types of lenses have been designed and produced. Some did not advance beyond the prototype stage, some were privately commissioned, and naturally many were mass-produced to one degree or another. Of these, some are particularly rare.

This is the Nikon 58mm f/0.95 Noct ‘Ultimate’ Lens

During its unveiling of the new Z Series full-frame mirrorless camera ecosystem today, Nikon also announced the development of the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, a monster of a flagship lens that will become the fastest lens ever produced by Nikon. Here's a closer look at what we can expect.

Nikon Unveils 3 New Lenses: A 28mm f/1.4, 10-20mm, and 8-15mm

Nikon has just unveiled 3 new wide-angle lenses: the AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED, AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR, and AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED. The 10-20mm is a budget-friendly wide-angle zoom for DX-format cameras, and the 8-15mm is Nikon's first ever fisheye zoom lens.