After they first introduced their mirrorless line to the plenty, Nikon took a reasonably conservative strategy when it got here to lens design, opting largely for inexpensive primes and workhorse zooms. Now that they’ve crammed in loads of these gaps, the time has come for extra excessive designs, and it seems like we’d see two of these subsequent week.
Nikon Rumors is reporting that Nikon will doubtless be saying the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.2 S and Nikkor Z 14-24mm f/2.eight S lenses for his or her mirrorless lineup subsequent week. The corporate already has the NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.eight S, however in fact, an f/1.2 model would slot in because the skilled mannequin. In the meantime, the AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED has lengthy been one of many firm’s most beloved lenses, and a Z mount model would certainly deliver optical enhancements to the system. Rumor has it that the 50mm f/1.2 can have an OLED info panel and weather-sealing, whereas being fairly large to accommodate a 17-element system, whereas the 14-24mm f/2.eight can have an “virtually flat” entrance factor, which will permit for conventional screw-in filters for use versus bulkier options that always need to be employed with lenses like these. The lens may even include virtually no focus respiration or shifting when zooming, making it improbable for filmmakers. There are not any particulars on pricing but, however certainly, each lenses might be priced on the skilled stage.