Nikon (Melville, NY, www.nikonusa.com) recently introduced the new lightweight AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G lens. Designed to work with Nikon DX-format cameras, the new AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G lens has a minimum focusing distance of 6.4 in. for extreme close-up photographs and High Definition (HD) video with a life-size 1:1 reproduction ratio. Weighing only nine ounces, the new micro lens also features Nikon’s exclusive Silent Wave Motor technology, which allows photographers to get even closer without disturbing the subject. Estimated selling price: $279.95.