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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300 mm f/ 4 D IF ED Lens

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300 mm f/ 4 D IF ED lens

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300 mm f/ 4 D IF ED lens

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300 mm f/ 4 D IF ED MTF Chart

Optical design

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300 mm f/ 4 D IF ED optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Nikon F (FX, DX)

First year of production: 2001

Optical design: 10 elements in 6 groups

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor
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Average price: $1547

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
300mmf/4.0f/3291.45771440/50,8223/8,8

Additional information:

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300 mm f/ 4 D IF ED  is a very good Nikkor lineup telephoto lens. It is rather light and compact for such focal length with very fast focusing.

This lens is perfect for shooting sporting events from a distance. It is also indispensable in traveling, especially if there is a possibility of photographing wild animals in natural surroundings.

The lens features a rather solid build. It is well protected from moisture and dust. 

Thanks to the optical scheme including ED glass elements,  chromatic aberrations are negligible.

The  Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300 mm f/ 4 D IF-ED is equipped with Silent Wave Motor.

M/A mode allows you to switch from autofocus to  fine manual focusing while looking through the viewfinder.

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300 mm f/ 4 D IF-ED  pros:

  • Excellent price for its class;
  • Sharp;
  • Silent;
  • Lightweight.

The  Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300 mm f/ 4 D IF-ED cons:

  • No VR optical stabilization;
  • Negligible vignetting;

All in all, this is an excellent lens in its class, designed for special shooting purposes.


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Posted by: andrey   Date of publication: 10.02.2011

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Mechanical quality3.754
Optical quality3.754
Usability4.004
Pricing / Value4.673
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Overall lens rating
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