Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G ED-IF VR

Announced May 28, 2004 •
Telephoto prime lens | Nikon F (FX) | 2150

Hi! First of all, I don't consider myself a qualified camera or lens reviewer! But I am an active advanced hobbyist and have 5 years experience with the 200VR. I'll leave the detailed 200VR reviews to those more qualified (there are many!)and limit myself to a few general comments and impressions. So why am I posting a "review"? Most of all, I wanted to post a link to some of my 200VR pictures, so that others can see examples of what this lens can do in a non-Pro's hands, in everyday use. ...

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This lens is a dream! It gives images so sharp they almost look 3D. Bokeh is brilliant. If it wasn't so hefty it would be perfect. The Nikon TC-17e II teleconverter works amazing well on it when a little extra reach is needed and your 300 f2.8 can be left at home. I've also been able to shorten my workouts at the gym down to 15 minutes because of carrying this beast so often lol. But it's optics are superb and worth it. My D3s and D700 both love it, autofocus is virtually instantaneous with ...

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