New Nikon 600mm lens faces delays in Japan, just days after announcement

Nikon Z 600mm f/6.3 VR S
(Image credit: Nikon)

We’re no strangers to the term ‘supply shortage’. Whenever a new camera or lens is released, it seems almost impossible to avoid. The latest product to be affected is Nikon’s new super-telephoto 600mm prime. 

It’s only been a few days since Nikon announced the Nikon Z 600mm f/6.3 VR S lens and already the company is hinting at possible delays. The super-tele lens is geared towards wildlife, sports and aviation photographers who can’t justify the cost of the Nikon Z 600mm f/4 TC VR S (which will set you back an eye-watering ($15,497 / £15,499 / AU$27,499) and want the freedom to shoot without a tripod

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.