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Nikon Micro-Nikkor 200mm/4 IF

Nikon Micro-Nikkor 200mm/4 IF
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2 reviews

Apr, 2014

We have collected and analyzed 2 expert reviews from international sources. The average review date is Jul 11, 2005. We have compared these reviews to 222172 reviews from other Lenses & Filters. Last update: Apr 21, 2014.

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Nikon Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4 D (IF) ED

 

This lens is the longest focal length in Nikon's line-up of Macro lenses. Nikon call them Micro, but they do the same job as everybody else's Macro lenses and that is to produce images that are a 1:1 ratio on the film or sensor. Not only is it Nikon's...

Exceptional build quality; Good tripod collar (needed); Good CA/distortion control

Narrow depth-of-field

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REVIEW: Nikon Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4 D (IF) ED

 

This lens is the longest focal length in Nikon's line-up of Macro lenses. Nikon call them Micro, but they do the same job as everybody else's Macro lenses and that is to produce images that are a 1:1 ratio on the film or sensor. Not only is it Nikon's...

Exceptional build quality; Good tripod collar (needed); Good CA/distortion control

Geriatric autofocus; Dated switching; Narrow depth-of-field

Despite its obvious quality, this lens does seem to be a little long in the tooth. More suited to specialised macro duties on a tripod than as a general purpose macro lens, it prove extremely hard to hand hold and get decent results. If you are...

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