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A Crash Course in 100 Years of Nikon Lens History

Well-known (and controversial) photographer and gear reviewer Ken Rockwell recently put together a fascinating video that is probably best described as a crash course in Nikon lens history. The video covers 100 years worth of Nikon's optical heritage, from the company's original rangefinder glass all the way to the latest lenses for the brand new Z-mount.

Nikon Reveals Updated Z-Mount Lens Roadmap with Nine New Lenses

In addition to announcing the APS-C mirrorless Nikon Z50 and officially releasing the monstrous (and monstrously expensive) NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens, Nikon has also updated its Z-Mount lens roadmap, adding nine new lenses to the docket and promising 13 new lenses total by the end of 2021.

Leaked Nikon Z Lens Roadmap Shows 10 Lenses Planned for 2020 and 2021

An updated Nikon Z-Series lens roadmap appeared online this morning, purporting to show all of the NIKKOR Z lenses that Nikon has in store for 2020 and 2021. From an 85mm f/1.2 to a 100-300mm f/4, it seems Nikon has a lot of glass in the pipeline for its full-frame mirrorless system.

Nikon’s ‘Worst’ and ‘Best’ Zoom Lenses Compared

I'm going to preface this by saying that this isn't a lens review article, there are many photographers better suited for this topic, so if you're after refraction index comparisons and chromatic aberration charts this article probably isn't for you.

A Beginner’s Guide to Canon and Nikon Lens Abbreviations

Welcome to the world of photography, where geeky scientists make great lenses... and use all their secret codes to confuse consumers. Fret not, this guide will explain those EF-S, STM stuff to you, and a small history lesson to help you better understand.

Nikon’s 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR Monster Officially Released

Professional photographers have a choice to make: buy a car, put a down payment on a house, or buy Nikon's new 800mm f/5.6 FL ED VR behemoth. Obviously the last one, right? Well, maybe not, but still, this thing is impressive.

It was announced as "in development" way back in July, we got to see one in action at the Olympics in August, and now it's finally here -- and it was kind enough to come attached to a $17,900 price tag.