Does Nikon Stopped making AF lenses?(Now only AF-S?)

Started Mar 17, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: There are several.

Rich Rosen wrote:

joejack951 wrote:

Another question is, will Nikon ever produce a new AF-D lens? Highly unlikely, in my opinion.

I agree with that. Nikon is committed to AF-S. Canon, their biggest competitor, makes nothing but AF lenses with motors in them (yes I know about the several TS-E lenses which are manual focus).

I totally agree with both of you. Though Nikon may continue to make some AF-D and AIS lenses, new glass will be AF-S for sure until some new advancement comes about. I don't think there's a chance on earth any new design will devolve back to a screw driver AF system.

That said, I kind of hate losing the aperture ring with the G series lenses, but that's a different story altogether.

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