Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

Started Dec 31, 2010 | Discussions
2hip4u Forum Member • Posts: 84
Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

What new lens is on your wish-list for Nikon to release in 2011?

For me, its either a:

  • 120-300mm f/4 AF-S VR N

or

  • 300mm f/4 AF-S VR N

I'm looking to increase the reach of my current setup of a 10-24mm and the new 24-120mm f4.

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André BARELIER Veteran Member • Posts: 8,333
For me, it should be a 16-50 2.8 AFS VR DX

I think Nikon should release such a lens soon.

Sigma and Tamron offerings are very good, and the Nikon 17-55 is huge, and does not have VR.
André

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GlobalGuyUSA Senior Member • Posts: 2,016
Re: Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

FX 200-500/4 VRII

We have 70-300mm covered. We have 300mm covered.
FX needs to get to 400 and 500 with some zoom elbow-room.
I would take a 300-500/4 VRII, but 200-500/4 VRII would be amazing.

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Riccardo Polini Senior Member • Posts: 1,405
Re: Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

2hip4u wrote:

What new lens is on your wish-list for Nikon to release in 2011?

Nikon must release

  • 70-200mm f/4 AF-S VR II (to complete the series of f/4 zooms)

  • 300mm f/4 AF-S ED VR II (VR is more useful in a lightweight f/4 lens than in a 300/2.8)

  • 80-400/4.5-5.6 AFS VR II (the ideal safari lens)

  • a 12/4 AFS DX (to not force DX users to buy bulkier 10-24 or 12-24 zooms).

No need for AFS VR 200/4 macro. The current version is "perfect".

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myzel Senior Member • Posts: 2,075
Re: DX primes

2hip4u wrote:

What new lens is on your wish-list for Nikon to release in 2011?

I hope that Nikon releases two DX primes:

AF-S DX 60 mm f/1.8 DC - a portrait prime for DX. I guess the DC part is just a dream.

AF-S DX 16 mm f/2.8 - a wide angle prime for DX. Sure f/1.8 would be better, but I guess that would make the lens more expensive and bigger.

It would be nice if the lenses are of similar build like the DX 35 mm f/1.8

If I have to choose between the two lenses I would prefer the 60mm f/1.8.

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terribird Regular Member • Posts: 311
Re: Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

300 f4 with VR

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SixDasher Senior Member • Posts: 1,710
Re: For me, it should be a 16-50 2.8 AFS VR DX

and you think 16-50 and vr will make it smaller?
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SixDasher Senior Member • Posts: 1,710
Re: Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

i take it you already have the little 200-400/f4 then? but apparantly it is a rubbish lens as you want a new one already.

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SixDasher Senior Member • Posts: 1,710
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a 70-200 f4 i can understand, but why a II version when there is nit even a I version yet??? do people get off on revisions or something? why not just make it a III as that must be better still. come on people, take some pictures and worry less about the latest and greatest.

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200mm F2 VR-II

I want it!

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Tan Khokhar Regular Member • Posts: 473
Re: Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

I would like a more compact version of this Nikon lens below with same aperture - about the size of 24-70 would do!!

http://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography/companies/nikon/nikkoresources/zoomsMF/12001700mm.htm

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SixDasher Senior Member • Posts: 1,710
Re: 200mm F2 VR-II

then buy it, it's out already.

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Theov Forum Member • Posts: 58
Re: Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

I think they already have everything I need, the only question is the price

SixDasher Senior Member • Posts: 1,710
Re: Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

most likely releases

50mm f1.2 G

28mm f2.8 G
35mm f2 G
50mm f1.8 G
85mm f1.8 G

80-400 II

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Waterengineer Contributing Member • Posts: 879
Re: Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

Exactly who is the 200 f2 lens targeted to? The indoor court sports shooter and the inside event shooter?

I don't get the purpose of this lens.

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SixDasher Senior Member • Posts: 1,710
Re: Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

Then you don't need it. Why do they build a 300m f2.8, FL difference is not so great. Why did they make a 300mm f2 at all? Perhaps there is demand for them after all

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André BARELIER Veteran Member • Posts: 8,333
Re: For me, it should be a 16-50 2.8 AFS VR DX

Yes, I do. Have a look at the Sigma or Tamron.

I agree they are only 17mm at the wide end, and 16mm would lead to a bigger lens. But I trust Nikon. They should now be able to make such a lens, smaller and lighter than the 17-55, even with VR.
We'll see...

SixDasher wrote:

and you think 16-50 and vr will make it smaller?
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anotherMike Veteran Member • Posts: 8,730
Re: Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

Easy - a 105/2G AFS ED. You can skip the VR and DC...

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Vince Lagrange Contributing Member • Posts: 521
Re: Most wanted new Nikkor lens for 2011?

Waterengineer wrote:

Exactly who is the 200 f2 lens targeted to? The indoor court sports shooter and the inside event shooter?

I don't get the purpose of this lens.

You can't understand unless you have actually shot with one! My favorite fast prime!

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