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New Economical DX-format 40mm Micro Nikkor Lens from Nikon

By // September 19, 2011 // Posted in Equipment, Hardware, Photography

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.

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Jacqueline Tobin

Jacqueline Tobin

Jacqueline Tobin is the Editor-in-Chief of Rangefinder magazine and the author of Wedding Photography Unveiled: Inspiration and Insight From 20 Top Photographers (Amphoto Books, 2009); and The Luminous Portrait (Amphoto Books, 2012). The second-generation native New Yorker cherishes her Sunday mornings hunkered down with The New York Times, fresh bagels and a great cup of coffee.

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