A noob question here. Does it really take that much more work to make an F2.8 vs F4 lens?

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Toua80 Regular Member • Posts: 342
A noob question here. Does it really take that much more work to make an F2.8 vs F4 lens?

So does it? For example, the Nikon 70-200 F/2.8 VRII and the 70-200 VR F/4. The 2.8 is about twice as heavy and expensive. Details if possible. Google didn't seem to help much..

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