From Italian website La Stampa, posted two images of the Nikon’s “mother of all zoom lenses” – AI Zoom-Nikkor 1200-1700mm f/5.6-8P IF-ED. The photographer uses this super lens to capture the new pope at Saint Peter’s Square.
The AI Zoom-Nikkor 1200-1700mm f/5.6-8P IF-ED lens is Nikon’s largest zoom lens ever. As known as the mother of all telephotos. Weighing 16kg and measuring 880mm in an overall length, was first used in 1990 at the Koshien Stadium, the baseball ground at which the spring high school baseball tournament is staged. You may think the newly announced AF-S Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR is big, but this 1200-1700mm lens is a monster. Read More »