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The competition pros just love to win The HasselbladMasters 2016, page 22

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Pentax’s flagship DSLR on test Turn to page 34 to see how the K-3 II fares

Bailey’s Stardust in Scotland’s capital Looking back on his 50-year career, page 28

Samsung memory duo Enter the competition on page 62

Threemore fromNikon As well as updating the popular pro 24-70mm, Nikon launches two more pro spec lenses

Full-frame and fully bright A constant fast aperture throughout the zoom is the headline feature of this Sigma wide-angle zoom Continue reading on page 5

Nikon’s most widely used pro zoom, the 24-70mm, has had a revamp. The AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR sells for £1849.99 and is available from 27 August. Its VR systemoffers a four EV benefit and its new optical construction features an aspherical ED glass element developed specially to combat both chromatic aberrations and coma.

A long telezoom lens has joined the line-up too. The AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR, priced at £1179.99, puts in a high spec performance thanks to its 19 elements in 12 groups, with three ED glass elements, and boasts Sport VR for perfect panning. Completing the trio is the AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.8G ED, offering

a super-close focus distance of just 0.23m and a travel-friendly size. Its 12 elements in nine groups design includes two extra-low dispersion elements and two aspherical elements. It’ll set you back £629.99. Release dates for the 200-500mm and 24mm are yet to be confirmed.

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