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Nikon 180mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF Nikkor
8.5 out of 10

Nikon 180mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF Nikkor

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 180mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF Nikkor

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Overall 6
6.0

Nikkor 180mm f/2.8D ED-IF Autofocus Lens

Steve, B&H Photo
14 December 2014
  • Excerpt: Nikon came out with this lens in the 1990s to replace the venerable but sharp as a tack 180mm f2.8 manual focus lens which unlike the canon equivalent was external focus. even though the lens was a staple of news and sports shooters the stiff external focus was hard to use for that.
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Sharp and lovely but purple fringing!

heidi, B&H Photo
12 July 2013
  • Excerpt: This lens was super sharp and fast, but the purple fringing was too much. If this happened every so often, it'd be no big deal, but it happened on nearly every shot.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 6
6.0

Good image but slow auto focus

Bruce, B&H Photo
14 February 2012
  • Excerpt: Not suitable for rapidly moving objects, great for stills.
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

A Flawed Classic

Osprey Guy, B&H Photo
8 July 2009
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens based on its stellar reviews, but it's been a major disappointment. Oh, it's rugged, it's light and sharpness is great, but all of my high-contrast photos are ruined by a horrible purple fringing that I have to get rid of with Photoshop.
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight, Rugged, Sharp Focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Purple fringing, Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Okay

R.I.M.BERRY, Amazon
23 October 2010
  • Summary: Great lens, but returned in favour of Nikons 70-200. The original 180 is still the best, and with its metal construction it stands the test of time. Although this current 180 is brilliant and much smaller and lighter
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Overall 6
6.0

Ein Auslaufmodell...

Max W, Amazon
15 June 2014
  • Summary: ...in meinem Fotorucksack. Bisher war ich mit der Qualität an meiner D700 wirklich sehr zufrieden, auch mit den technischen Rahmenbedingungen konnte ich sehr gut leben (kein AF-S, VR...), aber mit meiner neuen D800 macht mir die Linse kaum noch Freude.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Fotosidan.se
12 April 2014
  • Conclusion: Trevligt format och vikt, ger bra bilder. Drömmen vore väl ett 200/2 men det kostar galet mycket, ett annat alternativ är 200/4 Nikon macro vilket jag också har men jag föredrar 180an pga av bokehn förutom till macrobilder.
  • Pros: Bra klass med tanke på pris och brännvidd.
  • Cons: Inga direkta stora svagheter som jag ser det
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