So the first week of 2018 sees a press release from Nikon showcasing their new AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm F/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR Super Telephoto Zoom Lens.

Nikon Inc. announced the new AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR super-telephoto zoom lens, which is ideally suited for photographing sports and wildlife with astounding speed and clarity.

This professional level FX-format lens is more versatile than ever, and has been updated with the newest NIKKOR lens technologies including an advanced optical formula to enhance performance and minimize weight and the first built-in teleconverter in a NIKKOR lens for an SLR camera.

"This lens is a great example of how Nikon continues to push the boundaries of innovation and what's possible with pro-level optics and high-end imaging equipment," said Kosuke Kawaura, Director of Marketing and Planning, Nikon Inc.

Whether capturing fast-moving winter sports on the slopes or elusive wildlife at a distance, photographers can shoot with confidence from this high performance NIKKOR lens.

The new 180-400mm f/4 is optimized for high-speed capture, and features an electromagnetic diaphragm, helping to create smooth and consistent exposures while shooting high-speed bursts of images.

The lens construction includes the use of durable magnesium alloy for weight reduction, while the lens is also sealed against dust and moisture. A fluorine coating is also used to help repel water droplets and dirt.

The AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens will be available in March 2018, if you are tempted..........See more HERE