Nikon's new signature lens exceeds expectations, causing delays in Japan

Nikon Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena lens
(Image credit: Nikon)

Nikon has announced that its new telephoto prime lens, the Nikkor Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena, is facing delays in Japan due to short supply as it has exceeded the expected pre-orders. 

The Nikkor Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena was announced last month and has gained a lot of interest due to its impressive list of capabilities. The fact that Nikon has given this lens its own signature name suggests that it expects the lens to be popular – though thankfully not as expensive as its previous signature optic, the Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 Noct.

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 

Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.