Nikon has launched two new additions to its Z-Mount lens lineup for mirrorless cameras. Both the Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S and the Z MC 50mm f/2.8 are first in the series to boast a 1:1 reproduction ratio.

NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S

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Engineered for a wide variety of shooting setups, the NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S is a high quality lens offering intense sharpness and a remarkable bokeh. These lenses include a NANO Crystal and the ARNEO coatings claimed by Nikon to reduce ghosting and flaring even with backlighting. The lens featuring a close focusing distance of 0.96 feet.

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Boasting Nikon’s Multi-Focus STM system, the lens is claimed by the company to provide a smooth, silent, consistent and accurate focus owing to the custom autofocus that takes into account even the smallest distance changes.

The lens comes with a limiter switch to help reduce the working range to as much as 1.6 feet for an efficient focus on close subjects.

The lens can even work well in adverse conditions thanks to the weather sealing, it also features a lens function shortcut button on the body. 

Here are few image samples:

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The Nikkor Z MC 105mm should be available for purchase from late June for $1000

NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8

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The second lens in the announcement, NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8, is specially engineered for spontaneous street snapshots along with which it captures small details with a remarkable clarity.

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The lens offers a minimum focus distance of 0.53 foot and weighs just 9.2 ounces. The lens is claimed by the company to offer high quality images in a wide variety of shooting scenarios along with a beautiful bokeh.

Powered by a stepping motor along with a focus limiter switch, the lens is also dust and “drip” resistance. It also features a control ring which can be assigned a number of functions.

Here are few images shot using this lens:

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The Nikkor Z MC 50mm lens should be available for purchase in late June for $650


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Additionally, Nikon has also announced that two more Z-Mount lenses, a 28mm f/2.8 and a 40mm f/2, are currently under development and are likely to be released before the end of 2021.