Nikon 100th anniversary
AF-S NIKKOR 200–500MM F/5.6E ED VR
No matter the genre of photography you’re intrigued by, this super telephoto zoom lens can bring it into focus — so whether it’s birds, wildlife, motor sport, athletes, performers or landmarks you’re interested in, you’ll be able to capture stunning images from afar. A fast f/5.6 constant aperture gives your shots smooth out-of-focus backgrounds across the entire zoom range, and you can turn fastmoving action into great photo sequences as the electromagnetic diaphragm operates in sync for the fastest subjects and shutter speeds, while vibration-reduction image stabilization keeps your shots sharp and steady.
The AF-S Nikkor 200–500mm f/5.6E ED VR has an RRP of $2299, and you can find out more about the lens from an authorized Nikon New Zealand retailer, or at nikon.co.nz.
AF-S NIKKOR 70–200MM F/2.8E FL ED VR
You may already be aware of the quality performance of its predecessor, but this new version takes that performance to the next level with the same high-quality imagery that has made this a prized lens of pros and serious hobbyists alike. Great for low light, sports, wildlife, concerts, weddings, portraits and everyday shooting, this lens enables you to capture great images through all situations thrown at you. Whether you’re shooting with a DX DSLR like the D500, or with an FX powerhouse like the D5, the AF-S Nikkor 70–200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR will take your photography to new heights.
The AF-S Nikkor 70–200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR has an RRP of $3999, and you can find more information about the lens from an authorized Nikon New Zealand retailer, or at nikon.co.nz.
AF-P DX NIKKOR 70–300MM F/4.5–6.3G ED VR
Bring your world within reach — and keep it blur-free — with Nikon’s AF-P DX Nikkor 70–300mm lens. It’s optimized for compact DX-format DSLRs, and picks up where your 18–55mm lens leaves off in terms of bringing distant action within reach. Capture sports, wildlife, concerts, landmarks — any faraway subjects you’re considering shooting — with clarity and precision.
This lens isn’t just about getting closer — its high-quality optics and telephoto field of view allow you to capture great portraits with softly blurred backgrounds. Matched with vibration-reduction image stabilization and a quiet autofocus pulse motor (utilizing stepping motors), this lens is a great choice for video recording and stills — even when handheld.
The AF-P DX Nikkor 70–300mm lens has an RRP of $599, and you can find out more about it from an authorized Nikon New Zealand retailer, or at nikon.co.nz.
SAMYANG XP PREMIUM MF 14MM F/2.4 AE
Been wanting to capture more than your eyes can take in at one time? The Samyang XP Premium MF 14mm F/2.4 AE may just be the lens you need to achieve that dream. This premium manual-focus photo lens is designed with high-resolution photo shoots in mind.
To best pursue image quality, this new lens is equipped with the most advanced optical technology of the Samyang lenses: to produce it, Samyang has used the more than 40 years of research and development in optics under its wing, and integrated the essence of the brand’s history to introduce a signature lens line-up. With the optional inclusions of bokeh and starburst effects, the ability to capture creative and quality images is right at your fingertips.
The Samyang XP Premium MF 14mm F/2.4 AE lens has an RRP of $1599, and more information can be found at leading New Zealand photographic retailers, or from samyanglensglobal.com.
TAMRON SP 70–200MM F/2.8 G2
It’s new to the market, and brings some impressive improvements to the highly acclaimed Model A009 lens. The new Tamron SP 70–200mm f/2.8 G2 (Model A025) telephoto lens features enhanced optical performance, improved vibration compensation, faster autofocus speed and accuracy, and shortened minimum object distance for greater flexibility. What’s more, compatibility with Tamron teleconverters provides the lens with additional focal length. The impressive optical performance of this new zoom lens allows you to significantly broaden your range of expression. And in keeping with the SP series’ innovative technology, the lens is designed to be durable, flexible, and resilient enough to rise to any occasion.
The Tamron SP 70–200mm f/2.8 G2 lens has an RRP of $2654.68, and more information can be found at leading New Zealand photographic retailers, or from tamron.co.nz.
SAMYANG AF 14MM F/2.8 FE
If you’re looking for a wide autofocus lens for your full-frame mirrorless camera, take into consideration the Samyang AF 14mm F/2.8 FE. It is specifically designed for full-frame Sony mirrorless bodies, and the flow of light is devised based on the uniqueness of the distance from glass to sensor in mirrorless cameras to create optimal performance. Along with the portability of mirrorless lenses, the 14mm f/2.8 FE is compatible with full-frame sensors to deliver wide, clear, and sharp images that live up to photographers’ expectations.
The Samyang AF 14mm F/2.8 FE has an RRP of $1299, and more information can be found at leading New Zealand photographic retailers, or from samyanglensglobal.com.
TAMRON 10–24MM F/3.5–4.5 DI II VC HLD
An ultra-wide-angle zoom lens that is capable of capturing detailed landscapes through to casual snapshots at a great resolution can be found in the new Tamron 10–24mm f/3.5–4.5 Di II VC HLD lens. Merging great craftsmanship with intuitive design, the lens features an outer casing that hugs the contours of the lens, and a deftly worked luminous gold brand ring. Its construction produces a quality lens ready to tackle whatever situation you throw at it. Even details like the shape of the switch box, distant-scale window, and the precision and stability of the metallic mount reveal a commitment to functionality, as well as design. The result is a next-generation lens that’s easy to use, yet loaded with cutting-edge technology.
The Tamron 10–24mm f/3.5–4.5 Di II VC HLD has an RRP of $1257.80, and more information can be found at leading New Zealand photographic retailers, or from tamron.co.nz.