Nikon is developing an 800mm, full-frame, AF-S lens, a prototype of which will be showcased at the Open Golf Championship in Lancashire next week.

The 800mm f/5.6 F-mount optic, which boasts Vibration Reduction, will be shown to professional photographers at the Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club from 19-22 July.

Aimed at news, sports and wildlife photographers, the fixed focal length lens will also go on display at the Photokina trade show in Cologne, Germany in September.