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Nikon 70 - 200 F4 Lens Comparison and Comments

JHzlwd

Calgary, CA
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JHzlwd Silver Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 03rd Oct 2007
Tue 12-Feb-13 10:03 PM

Dear Colleagues,

I detest pixel peeping and other technical obsessions but there is value in putting a new piece of gear through a few simple tests. I have done so with the much talked about Nikon 70 - 200 mm VR (after all, my local dealer has a 2 week "no questions asked" return policy). I put it up against the 70 - 300 mm VR, the legacy 200 mm Nikkor "Q" (purchased 40 years ago) and the Sigma 150 - 500 set to 200 mm.

The new Nikkor is a stunning lens but I was surprised/pleased how well the competition did.

Mostly for fun and to establish expectations. You are invited to review the page here:

http://www.wolfwillow.com/Photo/WPhoto/PhotoTopics/LR_70-200F4/LR_70-200F4.php

I hope you will find something useful there but, if not, I apologize in advance for wasting your time.

I will be keeping this exceptional lens.

Best wishes,
JH.

http://www.wolfwillow.com/Photo/WPhoto

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