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Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Micro
8.9 out of 10

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

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Micro

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Overall 8
8.0

Great solid glass

Rick, B&H Photo
3 July 2015
  • Excerpt: Using on DX format Nikon which gives approx. 90mm focal length. Very quick focus and quiet. Macro lighting for tabletop can be tricky due to the fact that at 1: 1 the subject is almost touching the front element. Solid construction. Autofocus/manual operation is very convenient.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

FOCUS ISSUES

Buttercup, B&H Photo
4 February 2015
  • Excerpt: I am a huge fan of Nikon equipment. I recently purchased this lens from B&H Photo. When I received the first lens, it wouldn't focus. Nothing I did would get it to work. I tried autofocus and manual focus. But the lens would never move off of the infinity setting.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 8
8.0

Pretty good; some chromatic aberration

Aaron Shaver, Amazon
22 November 2014
  • Summary: I bought this as compromise between other lens that were considerably cheaper or more expensive, and this lens does feel like a "mid range" model. The level of detail and how close I'm able to get to my subjects is astonishing.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice Macro Lens (well built) with very good image quality.

G. Morris, Amazon
8 November 2014
  • Summary: This is the first Macro (or in Nikon-speak, Micro) lens I have owned (in 45 years of photography). What a treat this lens has been. It's also been a new learning experience for me. I think if this lens were image stabilized, then I'd certainly give it 5 Stars!
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Overall 8
8.0

great macro lens

IC, B&H Photo
25 October 2014
  • Excerpt: great for macro and close shots, very happy with purchase, using on D5300
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

StuDawg, Adorama
28 April 2014
  • Excerpt: I had the legendary 105 2.8 macro but never used it b/c of the extending barrel and just too long. This guy is compact, pretty light and really sharp, I mean really sharp. Ultra sharp macro (use a tripod, always) and I love it on the street or in the back country. This is a really sharp lens.
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Overall 8
8.0

Exactly what I wanted!

Mike M, B&H Photo
13 April 2014
  • Excerpt: I'm using this lens with a D5200 body so the effective focal length is 90mm. This review applies to use with any Nikon DX series camera. This is perfect for closeup photography of smaller items for .. with a comfortable working distance of approximately 30" for a coffee cup sized item.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

f/2.8 confusion explained

fpink3, Adorama
26 March 2014
  • Excerpt: The prominent negative review for this macro lens cites that it is NOT f2.8 and the owner returned it. Apparently, this user did not know that Nikon, alone among camera/lens manufacturers, shows the REAL effective f/stop in use at close "macro" distances.
  • Pros: Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

fpink3, Adorama
26 March 2014
  • Excerpt: The prominent negative review for this macro lens cites that it is NOT f2.8 and the owner returned it. Apparently, this user did not know that Nikon, alone among camera/lens manufacturers, shows the REAL effective f/stop in use at close "macro" distances.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nikor 60 mm Macro

Bob Young, B&H Photo
8 August 2013
  • Excerpt: I use this lens for closeups of food mainly, but I have also use it for insects. I do like the size/weight relationship and the ease of use. Easy to focus and adjust. I have not found anything so far that I do not like about the lens. It is super for my photography experience.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Tough To Attach
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