Nikon 200-400mm f/4G AF-S VR IF-ED
- Expected: November 3
- Product Details
Lens rental package includes: Front cap, rear cap, lens hood, and tripod collar/mount. (NOTE: As of the end of January, this lens may temporarily be shipping without the soft-case, as Nikon has issued a notice about the bottoms coming off on rare occasions and is replacing or modifying the cases.)
As far as the lens goes, it offers a very useful reach at 400mm and has lickity split auto-focus that is responsive and silent. This lens also includes Vibration Reduction, which offers the equivalent of shooting at a shutter speed 3 stops faster than without, and you can even select "normal" mode for handheld shots and "active" if you're in a moving vehicle; handy for shooting Mavericks from a boat or helicopter. Four buttons in front of the lens' focus ring let you easily select from the [AF-L], [MEMORY RECALL], and [AF-ON] functions. There is also a Focus Preset function allows a distance to be set to which the focus mechanism will instantly and automatically return to. Nikon recently announced a VR II version of this lens -- expect to see it available for rent shortly.