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AF-S Nikkor 300mm F2.8G ED VR II

AF-S Nikkor 300mm F2.8G ED VR II

A fast super telephoto lens with image stabilization. An ideal choice for sports and low light shooting.

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Product Number: 2186
Lens Category: Super Tele
Purchase Link: Buy Now at B&H Photo!
List Price (USA): $5,900
In Production: Yes
Year Launched: 2009
Format: FX (Full-Frame)
Optical Construction: 11 elements in 8 groups
Min. Focusing Distance (cm): 230
Max. Magnification (x): 0.16
Coating Type: Nano Crystal
Special Optical Elements: Extra-Low Dispersion Element(s) (ED)
Field of View (deg): 5.3
DX Field of View (deg): 8.2
Max. Aperture: F2.8
Min. Aperture: F22
Number of Aperture Blades: 9
Rounded Aperture Blades: No
Aperture Ring: No
Focus Type: AF-S (Silent wave motor)
Focusing Modes: AF, A/M, M/A, M
Full-Time AF Override: Yes
Internal Focusing: No
Distance Scale: Yes
Macro: No
Stabilization: Yes
Weather Sealing: No
Tripod Collar: Yes
Rear Filter Size (mm): 52
Max. Barrel Diameter (mm): 124
Collapsed Length (mm): 267
Weight (g): 2,900
Hood: HK-30 slip-on
Case: CL-L1
In the Box: Hood, Soft Case, NC Filter, Strap
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1 Review

This is my second main wildlife lens along side my 600vr. The 300vr2 is the lens I use for stalking in woods and where the light is poor . You can shoot this lens hand held no problem Thou it is not a light lens but the quality and build reflects this . A fantastic lens fast sharp and bright.