Development of AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6e PF ED VR, a Fixed Focal Length Telephoto Lens Compatible with the Nikon FX Format (Full-Frame)

Nikon India has announced the development of the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, a fixed focal length super-telephoto lens compatible with Nikon FX-format digital SLR cameras. The AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR will be a high-performance super-telephoto lens that is significantly smaller and lighter than comparable predecessors due to the adoption of the same type of Phase Fresnel (PF) lens element used in the AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR, released in January 2015. This lens makes hand-held photography easy, despite it being a fixed focal length super-telephoto lens that supports 500mm focal length. The portability of the lens allows it to be used in a wider variety of situations, and in capturing fast-moving and unpredictable subjects, found in scenes such as sporting events.

The PF (Phase Fresnel) lens, developed by Nikon, effectively compensates chromatic aberration utilizing the photo diffraction phenomenon. It provides superior chromatic aberration compensation performance when combined with a normal glass lens.

@Technuter.com News Service

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