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Nikon 500mm f/4G ED VR for Nikon/Fujifilm

Nikon 500mm f/4G ED VR for Nikon/Fujifilm
alaAverage 4.4

5 reviews

Dec, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Nikon 500mm f/4G ED VR for Nikon/Fujifilm. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. Reviews about the usability and design are generally positive. The size and price are also mentioned favorably.

price, size, design, usability

On average, users rate this product 88/100.

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I would buy this product again and again

 

This lens is by far a must have for the photographer who wants to get UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL. Not only get close, but to add extreme depth of field effects to you photographs.

"Very Sharp Focus","Rugged","Durable","Easy To Clean","Sharp Focus"

"Tough To Attach","It's Just Huge"

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Great wildlife lens

 

I have been using an 80-400VR and wanted a bit more reach and more sharpness.

Very fast. Extremely sharp. Great contrast. CA is very low

Needs skill to use. I'm doing better than I thought without VR

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Nikon 500mm f/4D IF-ED AF-S II Nikkor

 

Light in weight - Very fast and positive focusing - Sharp from edge to edge - Color rendition is amazing.

I wish it let in 1 more stop of light....but then it would not be as light and would cost more.

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Nikon 500mm f/4.0 P ED-IF Nikkor AI-S

 

This will be a short one: I can endorse almost all the preceding reviewer said, being in a very similar situation. Haven't found any issues yet with the tripod collar and I find the frontward located focusing ring very practical. With a 1.4 Kenko TC...

Useable with all recent Nikon camera bodies Very sharp(as one would expect) Faithful colour rendition Relatively lightweight and fairly easy to carry

Noticeable vignetting up to f/6.7 even on APS-C format sensors, that's why I cannot give it a 5/5 rating

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Nikon 500mm f/4.0 P ED-IF Nikkor AI-S

 

The 500mm F4 P lens is a great way to get the advantages of a long lens without excessive cost or weight. The manual focus version is relatively light and quite sharp. Since the lens has a matrix chip, all metering modes are usable. The only thing you...

Very sharp * Relatively light for hikers * Great price/performance ratio

Focus ring at far end of lens barrel * Wimpy tripod mounting foot

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