Nikon Announces Development of 800mm Super Telephoto Lens

Nikon has announced the development of a new 800mm Super Telephoto lens with Vibration Reduction and fast Silent Wave Focusing. This lens will be fully compatible with both DX and FX DSLR Models, and has been designed with sports, news and wildlife photographers in mind.

This is a premium quality Nikkor lens that's both dust and water resistant, and will be demonstrated to Professional Photographers at the upcoming Open Golf Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club in Lancashire, England, between July 19th and 22nd 2012; where Nikon has been an official sponsor since 1993.

The new lens will also be on show at Photokina 2012 in Cologne, Germany from September 18 to September 23 this year. Lens availability and price will be announced by Nikon at a later date.

Check out Nikon's Press Release for more details about the new Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 VR AF-S Lens.