Nikon D800E to replace 4x5 & 8x10 600, 800, and 1200mm lenses

Started Aug 25, 2012 | Discussions thread
semorg Contributing Member • Posts: 947
Re: Get Leica 100, 180 apo and zeiss 50 MP, and 21

Nothing in longer ranger. THere is the leica 280/4 apo. Which suppose to be even slightly better than the 180/2.8 apo. However, I heard there were some issues converting it to Nikon F-mont or it wasn't as easy as the 180/2.8 apo, but that might be solved by now, also nikon's own lenses are great. But they are too fast for most landscape work and you'll be paying the price of carrying a huge lens around.

The other option is the nikon 200/2 with 2x extender or the 300/4 (smaller option). Take a look at this lens database for nikon d800:

David Heinrich wrote:

Thanks a lot. The 180 covers the midrange of what I'm looking for. Do you have any other recommendations for longer ones than the Leica R 180/2.8 APO?

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