Photography Highlights from CES 2019

The Consumer Electronics show is coming to a close in Las Vegas so I thought I’d highlight a few interesting photography related announcements. Typically this is not a show where large manufacturers present a lot of new photographic gear, but every year there are a few things worth taking a look at. Nikon Nikkor Z 14-30mm F/4 S Lens Nikon unveiled the next lens for their Z-mount system at CES 2019, and it comes in the impressively small form of the Nikkor Z 14-30mm f/4 S. Much like the 24-70 f/4 S, this lens collapses into itself when not in …

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Nikon Launches the Compact Nikkor 500mm F/5.6E PF Lens

Nearly overshadowed by the launch of Nikon’s new mirrorless cameras was the official launch and price details of the exciting Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF lens – scheduled for a September 13th 2018 launch at $3599.95. The lens is the second lens in the Nikkor lineup to utilize a phase fresnel lens element (PF), after the Nikkor 300mm f/4 PF. Fresnel lens technology allows for smaller and lighter lenses by bending light at a more acute angle than standard aspherical lens elements. The resulting short length (23.7cm) of the new 500mm PF will surely be exciting for wildlife photographers who want …

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