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Nikon is Developing an Ultra-Portable 500mm f/5.6 PF VR Lens

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Peta Pixel

Nikon is Developing an Ultra-Portable 500mm f/5.6 PF VR Lens

Nikon has announced the development of an AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, an ultra-portable super-telephoto full-frame FX lens.
“The AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR will deliver exceptional agility and optical performance in an incredibly compact and lightweight package,” Nikon says.
The portability comes thanks to Nikon's Phase Fresnel technology , which was first launched in the 300mm f/4 PF back in 2015 .
Including a Phase Fresnel element inside the lens allows it to be both light and compact - fewer lens elements are needed - while reducing chromatic aberration. The downside to using this type of element is that strong light sources can produce colorful ring-shaped flares - Nikon's solution is a feature called “PF Flare Control” in its Capture NX-D RAW software, which helps reduce these rings.
But the benefits of Phase Fresnel technology are great: Nikon's 300mm f/4 became the world's lightest full-frame autofocusing 300mm lens when it was announced, and it was 52% lighter (1.66lb/0.755kg vs...

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