Even though we ARE Nikon lovers,we are NOT affiliated with Nikon Corp. in any way.

English German French

Sign up Login
Home Forums Articles Galleries Recent Photos Contest Help Search News Workshops Shop Upgrade Membership Recommended
members
All members Wiki Contests Vouchers Apps Newsletter THE NIKONIAN™ Magazines Podcasts Fundraising

How Good Is the 70-180 Micro Zoom?

glenninduluth

US
184 posts

Click to send email to this author Click to send private message to this author
glenninduluth Basic Member
Wed 31-Jan-01 07:31 PM

In my search to find a good price on a 80-200EDAF f2.8, I came across a used 70-180EDAF micro zoom Nikkor. My question is this, how good is this lens? I know that it is suppose to be good but I wonder if it is a good lens for me. I mostly shoot outdoors in the daylight and I very rarly use an F stop below 5.6 so the speed is not of concern to me. The focal length of 70-180 is close enough to 80-200. The added benifit of micro and the fact that it uses a 62mm filter are very attractive features to me. But I have seen very, very little about this lens. Opticaly is it even close to the 80-200? What I am loking for is only the sharpest of lenses.

Glenn
www.lakershots.com

G