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Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Micro

In January, Nikon replaced their Nikkor 60mm f2.8 adding some ex Read more

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REVIEW: Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Macro Nikkor Review

photodo
1 October 2010
  • Excerpt: Nikon's latest 60mm Micro lens replaces the old D version and adds a silent wave focusing motor, a bright f/2.8 maximum aperture, internal focusing and can be picked up for around £365. This lens is compatible with both FX and DX format cameras. On a DX camera, it will provide an angle of view equivalent to a 90mm lens used on a 35mm camera.
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Lens Test: Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Micro-Nikkor

Pop Photo
7 September 2010
  • Excerpt: The latest version of Nikon's legendary close-focusing 1:1 "normal" macro (the first was the 55mm f/3.5 of 1961), this full-frame lens ($490, street) incorporates aspheric and ED glass elements, with Nikon's Nano crystal coating, indicated by the gold "N" logo, for suppressing internal flare and reflections. Internally focusing, with a non-rotating front element, it's suited to Nikon's lensmounted, wireless macro flash system.
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Nikon 60mm f/2.8G AF-S ED Micro Lens

The Digital Picture
22 June 2010
  • Excerpt: While I hope to create a full Nikon 60mm f/2.8G AF-S ED Micro Lens evaluation, my first priority is to include results from this lens in the lens comparison tools. This page currently exists because it is required by the database and content management systems for the posting of those standard test results.
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Overall 9
9.0

Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Macro Nikkor Review

ePHOTOzine
24 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Nikon's latest 60mm Micro lens replaces the old D version and adds a silent wave focusing motor, a bright f/2.8 maximum aperture, internal focusing and can be picked up for around £365. This lens is compatible with both FX and DX format cameras. On a DX camera, it will provide an angle of view equivalent to a 90mm lens used on a 35mm camera.
  • Pros: Excellent sharpness performance, Nano Crystal Coating, Fast to focus for a macro lens, Very low levels of CA
  • Cons: Falloff of illumination towards the corners at wide apertures, No focus limiter switch.
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AF-S Micro 60 mm f/2.8G ED

LensTip.com
26 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Originally posted 2011-03-07 on Optyczne.pl There are really a lot of macro 50-60 mm lenses available currently on the market. You can divide them into two distinct groups. The first one consists of instruments designed for smaller sensors – as examples we can list here such lenses as the Canon EF-S 60 mm f/2.8 USM Macro, the Tamron SP AF 60 mm f/2.0 Di II LD (IF) Macro 1:1 or the Olympus ZD 50 mm f/2.0; all of them have been tested by us.
  • Cons: significant vignetting,, a bit too high chromatic aberration near the maximum relative aperture,, lack of a focus limiter.
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Overall 8
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Value for money 8
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Overall quality 8
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Build quality 8
8.0

Micro-Nikkor AF-S 60mm f/2.8 G ED (FX) - Review / Test Report

photozone.de
20 September 2010
  • Conclusion: The Micro-Nikkor AF-S 60mm f/2.8 G ED is an excellent lens that delivers very sharp images straight from the maximum aperture down to f/11, where diffraction starts to reduce resolution. Typical for macro lenses it is practically free of distortion. CAs are moderate and decrease by stopping down (and are easy to correct in post processing anyway), while vignetting is surprisingly high at large apertures.
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Overall 10
9.5
Audio & image quality 10
9.5
Versatility 9
9.0
Usability 10
9.5
Build quality 10
9.5

AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8 G ED Lens

PhotoReview
1 August 2008
  • Summary: A compact macro lens with superb performance for 1:1 close-ups, copying work and general photography.The AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8 G ED is the latest in a long line of macro lenses from Nikon. Capable of true 1:1 reproduction, it features internal focusing, which provides faster, smoother autofocusing and also eliminates barrel length changes. And, because the front element doesn't rotate, users can fit angle-critical filters, such as polarisers. . .
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Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Micro test side

objektivguide.com
25 May 2011
  • Conclusion: Bruker du Nikon crop kamera (DX) og er ute etter et fantastisk bra macro objektiv så trenger du ikke å lete lengre. Kjøp dette dersom det er en passende brennvidde for macro . Bruker du fullformat kamera så er det heller ikke et dumt kjøp dersom brennvidden ikke blir alt for liten, men ytelsene er ikke helt i toppklassen på en så stor bildebrikke.
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Expert Review

Optyczne.pl
7 March 2011
  • Summary: Można zastanawiać się na ile walory obiektywu podniosłyby się, gdyby został on wyposażony w stabilizację obrazu oraz ogranicznik pracy autofokusa. Wtedy jednak należałoby się zacząć zastanawiać na ile wzrosłaby jego cena. W obecnej sytuacji, kwota jaką musimy zapłacić za obiektyw nie jest bowiem wygórowana i powoduje, że stosunek uzyskiwanej jakości do ceny jest niewątpliwie dobry.
  • Pros: solidna i zwarta obudowa,, rewelacyjna jakość obrazu zarówno w centrum jak i na brzegu kadru,, zerowa dystorsja,, mała koma,, niewielki astygmatyzm,, świetnej jakości powłoki dające wysoką transmisję i prawidłową kolorystykę,, dobra praca autofokusa.
  • Cons: wyraźne winietowanie,, trochę za duża aberracja chromatyczna w okolicach maksymalnego otworu względnego,, brak ogranicznika zakresu pracy mechanizmu ustawiającego ostrość.
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