The monster Nikon Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct could have been even BIGGER

The monster Nikon Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct could have been even BIGGER
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The Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct is one of the biggest, most behemoth lenses available for Nikon's full-frame mirrorless cameras. According to Nikon, though, it could have been even bigger – with an increase in size "far beyond imagination".

Given that the Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, at 153mm and 4 lb 6.6 oz / 2,000g, is already the most monstrous lens on the Nikon Z lens roadmap, how exactly could it be any beefier? The answer is simple: autofocus.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.