"next generation VR" on 70-200/4 for 16-35/2.8?

Started Nov 12, 2012 | Discussions thread
PatrickP
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Re: "next generation VR" on 70-200/4 for 16-35/2.8?
In reply to Leonard Shepherd, Nov 16, 2012

Leonard Shepherd wrote:

My guess is any new Nikon VR lens launched above budget price will have VR III.

If a 16-35 constant f2.8 VR arrives and takes front filters a lot of 14-24 lenses may go up for sale - including mine.

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Leonard Shepherd
Many problems turn out to be a lack of intimate knowledge of complex modern camera equipment.

I think it would arrive one day. The 17-35/2.8 is still listed as current 2 years after the release of 16-35/4 VR, so it would have to be replaced one day.  And according to photozone test results the 14-24 didn't score a complete victory over the 17-35 either.

Now that the modernization of the FX lens line up is in decent progress, it's time for Nikon to bring out something as ground breakiing as the 14-24 was in 2007.

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