Wetpixel has purchased the new Nikon 8-15mm lens in order to review it.
It arrived today!
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Many thanks to Dale Photographic for moving heaven and earth to get one very early for us.
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In terms of size, it is slightly longer than the Tokina 10-17mm. Of course, this does not necessarily reflect the len's nodal point, so actual dome and extension lengths still need to be experimented with.
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I shot some images of it on the D500 and D810.
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For FOV comparison purposes, here are two with the D500 and Tokina 10-17mm:
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First impressions of the lens would suggest that build quality is similar to that of the Canon EF 8-15mm F/4L lens. Optical quality has not been tested yet.
I am going to try and rig a zoom ring for it now and shoot it tomorrow behind a dome....
Any specific queries, please fire away