AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR Lens now Available for Pre-order at Amazon !

The new announced AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens now also available for pre-order at Amazon US. The release date for this lens is on September 13th. According to Nikon Japan, this lens will be in short supply, so order ASAP before sold out.
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Nikon Apologizes for not Able to Deliver Nikon Z7, Z 35mm f/1.8 S, 500mm f/5.6E on Time

Nikon Japan today announced that the recently announced Nikon Z7 (B&H/Adorama/Amazon), Z 35mm f/1.8 S lens (B&H/Adorama/Amazon), AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens (B&H/Adorama/Amazon) pre-orders are far exceed. They can’t deliver all these pre-orders on time in late September.

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AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR Lens Sample Images

The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens now officially announced, the US price for this lens is $3,596.95, shipping in September. You can pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Here are first official sample images of this lens, see the detail below:

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Also Coming Tonight: Nikon Z Lens Roadmap, Development of Z-NOCT-NIKKOR 58mm f/0.95 S, Release of 500mm f/5.6E

Along with Nikon Z6, Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras, Z-NIKKOR 24-70mm f/4 S lens, Z-NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8 S lens, Z-NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8 S lens, Nikon FTZ lens adapter, there are more coming tonight:

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Size Comparison: AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR Lens Vs. 500mm f/4E and 180-400mm f/4

The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens will be officially announced in September. Here is the size comparison of this lens with AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens and AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens.
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First Leaked Image of AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR Lens (Less than 1kg)

The first image of recently announced AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens now already got leaked online. Moscow-based photojournalist Pavel Bednyakov was invited to a Nikon party in Moscow yesterday and posted a picture of the lens on his twitter account:
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AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR Lens Development Announced !

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Nikon today announced the development of AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens. This lens is designed to be a “lightweight” 500mm prime lens for photographers who want something like that for their big, heavy, clunky DSLR camera. Similar as previous AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR Lens. By design, a Phase Fresnel element reduces chromatic aberration introduced by traditional refractive elements, while also reducing the overall length required to achieve high focal length magnification. This usually results in a decrease in total number of lens elements, as well as in overall size and weight.

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