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micro-nikkor Z
« on: June 01, 2021, 14:53:05 »
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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2021, 18:40:40 »
That 105mm looks rather big.

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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2021, 20:09:15 »
Yes they are sort of large, but do follow the trend of the S line lenses for Nikon Z.


Interesting MC naming and the 50 is not S line apparently,,,
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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2021, 22:08:35 »
Bring them on -- we have been waiting  long time for these. Hopefully, Nikon will deliver something far superior to the AFS 105/2.8 Micro-Nikkor VR!!

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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2021, 00:12:32 »
i suppose they have to be so long in order to accommodate the LONG helicoids :o :o :o

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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2021, 00:24:52 »
pricing is out by the way :o :o :o

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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2021, 01:24:32 »
pricing is out by the way :o :o :o

is it priced by the cc?

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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2021, 03:23:43 »
is it priced by the cc?
not sure. around $1,000 for the 105 and $700 for the other one :o :o :o

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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2021, 03:42:18 »
MC = Micro?

The 105 looks like it has inner focusing. It looks to be about the same size as the AFS 105 micro with FTZ adaptor attached.
On the 50 there is a gap around the front ring which suggests it extends when focusing close.

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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2021, 05:19:34 »
That price would be reasonable. I am assembling a kit for a Z6 and need a telephoto partner for the 35mm. The choice is between the 85mm and this 105mm. The slight extra reach would be nice, as would the ability to focus more closely. Size is a concern, however. I will know if it is too big when I see it  ;)

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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2021, 05:34:20 »
the 50/2.8 better be IF since the older 60/2.8G is :o :o :o

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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2021, 06:38:06 »
well, the press release mentions that the 50/2.8 will have informative display like reproduction ratio etc but there are no LCD's...where will they be shown? in-cam? if not then it's at the barrel...no IF, booooo :o :o :o (not cheap)

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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2021, 07:11:38 »
https://www.nikon-image.com/products/nikkor/zmount/nikkor_z_mc_50mm_f28/sample.html

https://www.nikon-image.com/products/nikkor/zmount/nikkor_z_mc_105mm_f28_vr_s/sample.html

the photos look beautiful (of course, its a promotion) ::)

damn, so many elements and the designs are unrecognizable :o :o :o

the 50/2.8 @ f/22 looks stunning but i am interested to see if the 105/2.8 is any better since the last version sucks...definitely 2-stops behind the AFD when it came to diffraction. i will never use that beyond f/11

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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #13 on: June 02, 2021, 07:24:42 »


well, this is certainly less than ideal... but if that helps with the image quality then so be it, i guess? :o :o :o

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Re: micro-nikkor Z
« Reply #14 on: June 02, 2021, 08:11:54 »


well, this is certainly less than ideal... but if that helps with the image quality then so be it, i guess? :o :o :o
Reminds me of the ugly duckling; the first AF Micro 55mm Trumpet version  :o :o :o   
Looks like it does have an "informatory display"  ;D ;D ;D
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