Nikon announces new NIKKOR 18-140mm lens & Speedlight SB-300

The new AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens is an approximately 7.8x high-power normal zoom lens compatible with Nikon DX-format digital SLR cameras; while the Speedlight SB-300 is a compact and lightweight camera flash unit that can easily be taken anywhere.

Just announced in Tokyo by Nikon. Price and availability TBA. Not shown to scale.

Just announced in Tokyo by Nikon. Price and availability TBA. Not shown to scale.

The AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR high-power normal zoom lens covers the frequently used wide-angle 18mm to telephoto 140mm (equivalent to 27-210mm in 35mm [135] format) range of focal lengths.

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens.

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens.

The lens is suitable for a wide variety of scenes, from everyday snapshots to vacation portraits and landscapes.

It is constructed of one ED lens element and one aspherical lens element for excellent optical performance that makes superior image quality and clear rendering possible throughout the entire zoom range.

Furthermore, the lens is equipped with the vibration reduction (VR) function for camera shake compensation equivalent to a shutter speed 4.0 stops faster.

It is also equipped with a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for fast and quiet autofocusing.

The Speedlight SB-300 is a compact and lightweight external flash unit that can be rotated up to 120° for bounce flash photography.

Nikon Speedlight SB-300

Nikon Speedlight SB-300

It is compatible with Nikon FX-format and DX-format digital SLR cameras, as well as Nikon COOLPIX compact digital cameras that support i-TTL flash control.

The SB-300 expands the ways in which users enjoy photography, providing lighting capability not possible with a built-in flash.

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