Updated roadmap for Z System's Lenses

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Wow! An 85/1.2. That will be the portrait photographer's dream lens for creamy smooth blurred backgrounds. I bet that will cost a small fortune.
There's a post over on DPR of someone who received their 85/1.8 S already. From what I'm seeing, the backgrounds look pretty dang good.

I'm not yet ready to give up my 85/1.4 G, since it's great on the Z6 but always works as a pseudo 135mm on my D500, but the 85/1.8 S looks to be pretty damn good from what I'm seeing.

And yes, given the pricing of the f/1.8 S lenses, the f/1.2 S lenses are going to be heinously expensive.
 
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Wow! An 85/1.2. That will be the portrait photographer's dream lens for creamy smooth blurred backgrounds. I bet that will cost a small fortune.
There's a post over on DPR of someone who received their 85/1.8 S already. From what I'm seeing, the backgrounds look pretty dang good.

I'm not yet ready to give up my 85/1.4 G, since it's great on the Z6 but always works as a pseudo 135mm on my D500, but the 85/1.8 S looks to be pretty damn good from what I'm seeing.

And yes, given the pricing of the f/1.8 S lenses, the f/1.2 S lenses are going to be heinously expensive.
It will have to be small if we keep buying everything they send our way :D :notworthy:
It may be a multiple of the street price of the Z6. I'll keep using my f/1.4 AF-D even though it is MF on the FTZ.
 
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I think that this is someone just having a bit of fun, why would Nikon launch such a bizarre range of lenses? I am keen to see a 24-120 as that would replace my 24-70/f4 but only if it was sensibly sized and not the brick that was the old 24-120/f4. The 100-300 would be great and work well with the 24-120.

But my gut feeling is that this is just a well produced guesstimate of what Nikon may release in the forthcoming months.
 
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I think that this is someone just having a bit of fun, why would Nikon launch such a bizarre range of lenses? I am keen to see a 24-120 as that would replace my 24-70/f4 but only if it was sensibly sized and not the brick that was the old 24-120/f4. The 100-300 would be great and work well with the 24-120.

But my gut feeling is that this is just a well produced guesstimate of what Nikon may release in the forthcoming months.
Sorry the only one I see that I'd call bizarre is the Nikkor Z 28-70mm f/2.8-3.5 S. I prefer 24mm on the wide end over 28mm and (as I noted before) it has to offer "something" the others don't. If I had to guess that might be size, but it could also be OIS so it could support some form of Dual IS. There are samples with the Olympus Dual IS system producing acceptable results from 10s hand held shots with care.

As for the 24-120 being a brick? The current Nikon 24-120 is smaller and lighter than the current Canon EF 24-105. The Canon 24-105 R mount is smaller and lighter than the EF mount. So one can hope (assume?) the Z mount 24-120 will be smaller and lighter than the Canon R mount 24-105.

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Too bad there are no apertures listed. :(

I'm really looking forward to the 100-400 and 200-600. Since the 100-400 is a Z mount lens, I'm curious how small it will be.

The 24-105 which probably be a F4 lens, seems like the ideal citytrip lens.

Also, great to see we're getting our first Z macro lenses! If the 105 is a F2.8, I will be trading my F-mount version for it. :)
 
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The pancake lenses and the 24-105 would be of great interest if they are a reasonable f-stop, e.g. pancakes at F2 and the zoom at a fixed F4.

A nice kit for me would be the 20/f1.8mm, 24-105mm, 28mm pancake and my 50/f1.8. For the odd occasion where I use a telephoto my 70-200 will suffice as will my Sigma 105 for any macro work.
 
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40mm pancake, even non-S, is on my radar as is the 24-105 . . .

One question on my mind is whether non-S means lower IQ, lower build quality, or both? Time will tell . . .
 
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One question on my mind is whether non-S means lower IQ, lower build quality, or both? Time will tell . . .
I'm curious why the 200-600 (and a couple others) are on the Z lens road map if they're not a Z mount.
The 200-600 will have a Z-mount. It's not a S-line, just like the current 200-500 doesn't have a gold ring.

I guess the 200-600 will have the same quality and IQ like the 200-500.
 
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