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any rumor about a 24 PC-E II ? and a 35 PC-E ?
« on: October 14, 2017, 01:24:22 PM »

any rumor about a 24 PC-E II ? and a 35 PC-E ? or maybe a 28 PC-E ?
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Re: any rumor about a 24 PC-E II ? and a 35 PC-E ?
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2017, 10:29:42 PM »

That would be fantastic! And a 14-24  II as well?
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Re: any rumor about a 24 PC-E II ? and a 35 PC-E ?
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2017, 10:50:23 PM »

That would be fantastic! And a 14-24  II as well?

The new 14-24 especially.

Nikon used to be king of the UWAs, but, aside from the PC-E 19, they've now fallen well behind Canon, Sony and Sigma, and their offerings no longer hold up in the corners of current high-resolution sensors.
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Re: any rumor about a 24 PC-E II ? and a 35 PC-E ?
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2017, 06:56:07 AM »

The rumor of the 19mm PCE was about two years before it actually came...
So ...
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Re: any rumor about a 24 PC-E II ? and a 35 PC-E ?
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2017, 07:08:57 AM »

The rumor of the 19mm PCE was about two years before it actually came...
So ...

this type of lenses is for pro... a pro (in architecture) needs a bunch of lenses... the 24 PC-E isn't good enough... especially with a D850.
19 + 45 + 85... we need a lens between the 19 and the 45... 24 or 28 or 35... but a lens !

meanwhile, as a nikon shooter... for architecture i keep my arca RM3D... for PC, canon offering is much better now, even if the 19 PC-E is superior to their 17...
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Re: any rumor about a 24 PC-E II ? and a 35 PC-E ?
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2017, 10:20:06 AM »

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The 24mm is due for an update...
The 45PCE and especially the 85mmPCE are good enough...
and 24mm is a very important for the specialized customers that use it... It is my favourite wide angle...

The 14-24mm is still very good - amazing optic!- i would like however a fixed focal 14mm that is even better... especially better resistance for flare and corner sharpness.


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Re: any rumor about a 24 PC-E II ? and a 35 PC-E ?
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2017, 12:19:31 AM »

The new 14-24 especially.

Nikon used to be king of the UWAs, but, aside from the PC-E 19, they've now fallen well behind Canon, Sony and Sigma, and their offerings no longer hold up in the corners of current high-resolution sensors.

Although I take a lot of reviews of UWA's with a pinch of salt, shooting test charts at incredibly close distances isn't really similar to most peoples uses and you can see something like the 16-35mm or new 24-70mm VR do much better at lens rentals testing at infinity.
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Re: any rumor about a 24 PC-E II ? and a 35 PC-E ?
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2017, 01:10:32 AM »

Although I take a lot of reviews of UWA's with a pinch of salt, shooting test charts at incredibly close distances isn't really similar to most peoples uses and you can see something like the 16-35mm or new 24-70mm VR do much better at lens rentals testing at infinity.

I'm going off tests at infinity (both MTFs and test shots). The 14-24 no longer holds up. The 16-35 doesn't stand out, and certainly falls short of the Canon and Sony 16-35 f/2.8 lenses, the Canon 11-24 and Sony 12-24 lenses.. And the 24-70 isn't really a UWA. The only Nikon UWA that really stands out is the PC-E 19.
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Re: any rumor about a 24 PC-E II ? and a 35 PC-E ?
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2017, 09:28:45 PM »

The 20mm F/1.8 looks pretty good stopped down but I'd agree Nikon is overdue to release an update to the 17-35mm F/2.8, the 16-35mm VR looks more or less the same as the Sony F/4 version to me, both weak at the 35mm end.
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Re: any rumor about a 24 PC-E II ? and a 35 PC-E ?
« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2017, 05:21:20 AM »

... The only Nikon UWA that really stands out is the PC-E 19.

I like very much the 24mm 1.8g Nikkor
Build quality is not Pro, but the optics are better than you would expect for 700
lightweight, small and good flare resistance.


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