Croped photograph of magnolia, using the the nikon d800e with the nikon afs nikkor 400mm f 2. The new supertelephoto lens is equipped with a vibration reduction vr function. Three ed glass elements minimize chromatic aberrations swm for quiet highspeed autofocus ma mode for quick switch between autofocus and manual focus operation nineblade rounded diaphragm achieves a natural blur for outoffocus elements focuses down to 3. The nikon z6 is now out in the wild and being used in various situations. Helping to achieve a high degree of clarity, sharpness, and color accuracy, the optical design uses two extralow dispersion elements and two fluorite elements, which also. Get the best deals on nikon slipon camera lens caps when you shop the largest online selection at. Before that, i had a few of the preset, manual focus 400s but when the nikon f4 was introduced, the game really changed, especially when it came to wildlife or other land. It was a great lens, but its gone, and ive found a new best friend for shooting football and soccer. If any nikon engineers are reading this, hear me loudly. Nikon labels the lens as a sports and action lens for a reason its superfast autofocus silent wave motor is designed for capturing moving subjects in realtime.
Use the tc20e on the 400mm and the tc14e on the 600mm. For comparison, there were a couple of canon 1d x mark iis and nikon d5s with their respective 400 2. I am an avid bird photographer, using a 300mm f4 nikon with tc14e ii. I had been thinking about upgrading to the 300mm f 2. On the pentax, the 400mm becomes more like a 560mm f4.
I decided to take mine out and mount it on my nikkor 400mm ed fl f 2. Sep, 2010 on the pentax, the 400mm becomes more like a 560mm f4. To each their own though, i hope you enjoy whatever lenses you end. Cameras lacking an integrated autofocus motor are the nikon d40, d40x, d60, nikon d3xxx series the latest model of which is the d3500, nikon d5xxx. The latest versions of the nikkor 400mm super telephoto lenses are ais nikkor 400mm f 2. I have been able to capture sharply detailed images of animal portraits, perched birds, and flying birds. Before i start talking about the lens in more detail, i would like to clarify that there is no nikon 400mm f 2. Making tools of war for the japanese navy, postwwii devastation, crushing leica, dominating canon. Being a lowcost alternative to fullframe macro lenses, nikon is pushing the 40mm f 2. Jun 01, 2015 croped photograph of magnolia, using the the nikon d800e with the nikon afs nikkor 400mm f 2. Any images related to the super telephoto prime lens, the nikon 400mm f 2. The added option of vibration reduction ensures you can always capture the moment without worry of blur. Dec 17, 2010 any images related to the super telephoto prime lens, the nikon 400mm f 2.
It is a dust and moistureresistant professional wideangle to shorttelephoto highperformance zoom, featuring internal focusing with constant aperture of f 2. More than average wear for the age of the item, and may have dents, dings or finish loss. Jun 08, 2015 to wit, i have nikons newer nikkor 80400mm f4. Except for the ultra high speed lens of nikkor 400mm f 2. But many observers think nikon had another plan in mind to unleash another killer zoom when they. Images of the lens either the lens alone, with other gadgets, or being used by a photographer. Its resolution and acuity performance are legendary, right on par with nikons best of the best the nikon 200mm f2g vr ii and nikon 300mm f 2. During the past few years, nikon has been slowly replacing its highend super telephoto lenses with newer technology using lightweight fluorite lens elements, shredding off a lot of weight and making additional improvements to lens designs, making the already strong lenses even better. List of nikon fmount lenses with integrated autofocus. The internal focusing lens employs the silent wave motor to drive the focusing mechanism to deliver smooth, silent and semiinstantaneous aut. In the same time, it is more than a step forward in the handholding usability ive practically had all last nikon super telephoto, except for the old 400mm and i can say that the new 400 fl is much easier to hand hold than the old 500mm f4 and paradoxically slightly better than both 300 f 2.
As already mentioned, dont even think about shooting this thing handheld. Super integrated coatings, fluorinecoated front lens element, silent wave motor af system, vibration reduction, sporttripod modes, electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism, detachable, rotatable tripod collar, rounded 9blade diaphragm. Jul 30, 2016 we dig deep into the 100year history of nikon. The shorter 200mm at f 2 provides a very unique look wide open that few modern lenses can provide, and the longer 400mm f 2. Aug 29, 2014 as previously reported, the new nikon 400mm f 2. This vr lens was in turn replaced by the 400mm f 2. Update the new nikon teleconverter tc14e iii is now.
The nikkor super telephoto range of lenses have a long development history. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or instore pickup. Confirmed earliest and latest serial numbers seen lens added to list in last 6 months bought new in last 6 months. Pairing impressive reach with impressive speed, the nikon afs nikkor 400mm f 2. Cameras lacking an integrated autofocus motor are the nikon d40, d40x, d60, nikon d3xxx series the. Not only does this lens focus more quickly than its predecessors, it also has nano crystal element coats to reduce flare and ghosting, a magnesium cast barrel to minimize. Nikkor introduces ed extralow dispersion glass and puts it to use in the nikkorh 300mm f 2. The flextilt head 2 is a lightweight head that extends, tilts and pans.
If you find my work here helpful, my biggest source of support for this free website is when you use this link to it at adorama or at amazon to get it new, or this link to it at ebay used see how to win at ebay. Now that you understand the mechanical and optical differences between macro and regular lenses, lets talk about what nikon is trying to do with the 40mm f 2. As technology moves forward better optics, features and cameras push the performance. This free websites biggest source of support is when you use those or any of these links to approved sources when you get anything, regardless of the country in which you live but i. They arent cheap, but when combined these two products provide easy camera mounting, repositioning and movement either for video work or time lapse photography. List of nikon fmount lenses with integrated autofocus motor. Priced to sell, the rating of the equipment is at 70 to 79 percent of original condition. The following list of nikon fmount lenses with integrated autofocus motor includes only nikon fmount lenses which fully autofocus in all modes of all nikon fmount digital singlelens reflex cameras with and also without an autofocus motor. Concidered as a staple lens for any professional sports, journalist, portrait photographer. Verson history of nikon af autofocus nikkor 400mm super. Get the best deals on nikon slipon camera lens caps when you shop the largest online. Review and evaluation of nikon afs nikkor 400mm f2. Glass may have marks or blemishes, but should not affect picture quality. With its versatile focal length, adapt to both closeup and wider shots by simply switching up the angle of view.424 230 1114 1073 1030 1317 1202 305 130 324 1482 514 1227 629 658 1226 463 920 1022 1250 909 1276 495 766 622 361 24 320 888 1226 789 280 643 1274 1051 933 1338 1433 524 1011 814