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The Nikon 80-400mm AF-S Nikkor f4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens is a high-performance telephoto zoom lens for use with full-frame FX-format digital SLRs. With a broad 80-400mm focal range and superior optical design, this lens is ideal for a variety of subjects including wildlife, landscapes and sports. Nikon’s Vibration Reduction (VR) system minimises camera shake and allows you to shoot at shutter speeds up to four stops slower. The Silent Wave Motor (SWM) ensures fast, quiet and accurate autofocus and the Nano Crystal Coat greatly reduces ghosting and flare even in backlit situations. More
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from Woodbridge /Suffolk.
About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast
Comments about Nikon 80-400mm AF-S Nikkor f4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:
Having just changed to nikon i find this lens on par if not better than the same or similar focal length from the other main manufacture .Not to heavy easy to hand hold and very sharp on my D810.Good for wildlife, insects and general stuff.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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About Me Keen amateur, Keen enthusiast
I bought this lens for use at motor racing and other outdoor activities. It is quite heavy as you would expect given the amount of high quality glass inside but worth it as the quality is outstanding.I was able to take advantage of a nikon cash back promotion when I bought it which reduced the price by £275.00. All in all no regrets and look forward to taking some great pictures with it.Thoroughly recommended.
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Herts County Show
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My interest is taking pictures of wild birds etc at various UK nature reservesAfter deciding that my 70-300mm wasn't powerful enough for wild birds I bought a Sigma 150-500. Unfortunately pictures taken at 500m wide open were too soft. Certainly improved as the lens was stopped down to f8. Unless it was an untypically bright day that meant high ISO settings and increased grain.The Sigma was replaced by a Nikon 300mm F4 (old version). The lens lacked VR but with sensible shutter speeds it produced very sharp pictures – particularly birds in flight. It was also still impressive used with a Nikon 1.4x teleconverter. However, I really missed the versatility of a zoom – particularly when something of interest was standing too near or too far away.I was seriously considering one of the new Sigma 150-600mm lenses. However, having tried the sport version at this year's photo show, I felt it was just too heavy to lug round a nature reserve for two or three hours. What appealed about the Nikon 80-400mm was that the sharpness doesn't tail off noticeably at the 400mm end and that it is a reasonable nice weight and length for lugging round. The cash back offer tipped the balance.I am really pleased with the lens. Focus speed and sharpness are very good and results handheld are impressive. It is a perfect lens for walking round a nature reserve with. If I need anything more powerful I plan to hire it. Excellent service from WEX, as usual.
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from South East
About Me Semi Pro
I had the old 80-400 until I could afford a 200-400 but had to ditch that as it was to heavy to hand hold. With the new 80-400 the focus snaps in very fast.Great Glass!
Nikon 80-400 mm lens highly recommended
from North East (UK)
The Nikon 80-400 is super sharp, focus is very quick. Great for BIF photography. Fits into my camera bag. I use it with a Monopod and Gimbel for best results.
Just a great lens
It's just a great lens - have been considering this purchase for some time and really glad I eventually decided to buy. It's expensive but you do get value for money. Great quality pics with excellent detail. It is rather heavy though and after several hours use you do feel the need to put it down!
Nikon 80-400 afs vr. Worth every penny
from West midlands
I use this lens for birds, wildlife, and insects, for dragonflies and butterflies it is fantastic. Top image quality,I can use it wide open at 5.6 no problem at all, better than any previous telephoto I have owned. Used on dx and fx, it's an expensive purchase but you get what you pay for. I waited 3 years for Nikon to bring this out and bought one as soon as they hit the shelves. Current pricing makes it a really exellent purchase, very highly recommended.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
good quality lens
Good quality robust lens with a good distance range that does allow hand holding, but better to use a tripod. Gets heavy afer lugging it around for a time which is to be expected, and not a criticism. Images are good quality, focusing quick and easy, no 'hunting' noticed.Foot is not as robust as I would have liked, but all in all very pleased with the product.
(8 of 11 customers found this review helpful)
Nikon 80-400mm AF-S Nikkor f4.5-5.6G ED
from ST HELENS
If your budget runs to this lens you will find it brilliant the best lens in my kit.
(9 of 11 customers found this review helpful)
Bought this lens for shooting wildlife, and for larger animals it is simply brilliant; fast, sharp and good VR. Focal length without a teleconverter is a little short for birds, but with the high resolution of a full frame D800, cropping the image works fine.Feels a bit heavy after a full day in the field, but still lighter than many long teles.
Please Note: Used items are not eligible for Promotional or Cashback Offers.
Included Accessories: Lens hood, Tripod collar ring, Lens cap, Lens case, Lens cap
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