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nikkor z 14-30mm f/4
« on: March 19, 2019, 21:11:24 »

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Re: nikkor z 14-30mm f/4
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2019, 21:21:32 »
As expected from the published MTF graphs.

I have the lens on pre-order.

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Re: nikkor z 14-30mm f/4
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2019, 07:10:22 »
Looking at the pictures from the link in actual size on flickr, they show many artifacts, pretty bad actually.

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Re: nikkor z 14-30mm f/4
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2019, 08:20:06 »
Examining real picture files will provide the answers. I see no reason why this lens should be different from the 3 native lenses I already use. They are all uniformly good performers.

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Re: nikkor z 14-30mm f/4
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2019, 09:35:35 »
It's the first time in my life I pre-ordered a lens. Normally I wait for reviews (from reputable reviewers :) ).
I'm nbr.1 on a waiting list overhere, but I'm afraid I'll have to wait a few months until the lens is available overhere. :(
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Re: nikkor z 14-30mm f/4
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2019, 10:03:28 »
Unverified reports claim the 14-30 will become available here in April. But unlike other product releases the Nordic countries don't seem to have high priority with the Z items.

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Re: nikkor z 14-30mm f/4
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2019, 10:08:30 »
Some of the sample images look really good!
I see blooming in the high contrast image, sky and forest and that is a little strange since it is shot at f/10
Some of the other imagers are heavily PP'ed i think so not possible to blame camera or lens,,,


The close up bird shot is really good, sharp into the corners, very similar to 14-24mm f/2.8 AFS in performance I believe
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Re: nikkor z 14-30mm f/4
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2019, 18:57:03 »
The system gets more and more interesting for a light weight highly capable setup. I sit and watch & I am happy with the wonderful stuff I already have.
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