Nikon Adds Two NIKKOR Lenses

Nikon Inc. has added two new lenses to its NIKKOR line.

The AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens is a super-zoom DX-format lens, and the AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR lens is an everyday lens for fx shooters.

Each of the NIKKOR lenses is meant to provide versatility for photographers. The 18-300mm VR Lens has Nikon’s longest focal range with a 16.7X zoom, while it is compact and lightweight, and ideal for shooting stills and and recording HD video from a distance. It will be available in late June 2012 for an SRP of $999.95.

The 24-85mm VR Lens is FX-format compatible and is ideal for landscapes, architecture, portraits, and group shots. it will also be available in late June with an SRP of $599.95.

“Whether a pro on assignment, a photo enthusiast or an indie cinematographer, all Nikon users appreciate and rely on the vast selection and reliability of NIKKOR lenses for all of their imaging needs,” said Bo Kajiwara, director of marketing, Nikon Inc. “The new AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm VR and AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR lenses are fully optimized to capture stunning images and videos while meeting the growing needs of photographers of all levels around the world.”