VR problem is still there Locked

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xPhoenix
xPhoenix Senior Member • Posts: 1,528
VR problem is still there

I think it was a given that this would be a sharp lens.  AF is fast, too.  However, this still has the same VR weirdness the 300PF has.  At shutter speeds around 1/100, the VR is not very good at all.  In fact, it's unacceptable to me, and so I returned the lens.  Sorry, but not dealing with this issue from a $3600 lens.

One more note about sharpness: it's no sharper than my very good copy of the 200-500.  You're basically paying 3 times the price for some weight savings, and slightly quicker AF.  If that's worth it to you, and you don't mind VR inconsistencies, then go for it.  Good luck!

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm F5.6E PF ED VR
Prime lens • Nikon F (FX)
Announced: Jun 14, 2018
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