Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4G ED VR Overview

Announced Aug 23, 2007 •
Telephoto prime lens | Nikon F (FX) | 2172
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Announced Aug 23, 2007
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The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4G ED VR is a relatively lightweight super telephoto prime lens, ideal for nature and sports photography. It features Nikon’s VR II image stabilization system and Nikon Nano Crystal Coating for flare resistance and reduction of internal reflections.

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Lens type Prime lens
Focal length 500 mm
Image stab. Yes (vibration reduction (VR II) up to 4 stops)
Lens mount Nikon F (FX)
Max aperture F4
Min aperture F22
Min focus 4.00 m (157.48)
Weight 3880 g (8.55 lb)
Length 391 mm (15.39)

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