With a super telephoto focal length of 600mm and a large aperture of f/4 this lens is excellent for wildlife and sports photography. Two fluorite lens and Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass elements, together with a Nano Crystal Coat reduces flare and ghosting to provide ultimate sharpness. A 4-stop optical stabiliser ensures blur-free images at slower than ideal shutter speeds.
Introducing the AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR, the world’s lightest 600mm f/4 super-telephotoTELEPHOTOA lens with long focal length capable of making distant objects appear nearer thus larger. Essentially, it isolates and magnifies the subject so that it appears as a full image when shooting from a distance. Telephoto lenses are ideal for photographing subjects that are further away, such as wildlife and sports photography. FX-format compatible lens that’s designed to provide the pinnacle of optical precision with the latest NIKKOR technology. The AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR incorporates two fluorite lens and Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass elements, together with a Nano Crystal Coat that reduces flareFLAREOccurs when a point light source such as the sun or an artificial light (that is brighter than the rest of the scene), hits the front element of a lens resulting in a lack of contrast, haze, or unwanted semi-transparent objects being present in the image. You can avoid lens flare with a lenshood or filters, however, the effect is also useful for bringing artistic elements into an image, such as sun rays peaking out from behind a rock formation. and ghosting. It also features an electromagnetic apertureAPERTUREAperture, shutter speed and ISO form what is known as the exposure triangle in photography. Aperture refers to an opening inside the lens, similar to the iris of your eye, that changes in diameter to control the amount of light that enters a camera. Aperture is expressed in f-stops: the lower the number, the larger the aperture, e.g. f/1.4 is larger than f/8. A larger (or wider) aperture allows more light to pass through the lens to the sensor (film) as a picture is taken, particularly useful in low-light conditions. A larger aperture also produces a shallower depth-of-field, and thus more background blur. mechanism that allows for stable exposureEXPOSUREExposure is controlled by three elements: Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO. Achieving the correct exposure is similar to collecting rain in a bucket, up to an optimum level. The rate of rainfall is out of your control (light), yet you can control these three factors: the bucket’s width (lens aperture), the duration you leave it in the rain (shutter speed), and how effective your bucket is in collecting rain (ISO). These three elements work together to control the amount of light per unit area, preventing underexposure (too dark) or overexposure (too bright), giving you a natural looking image. control, and a fluorine coat that effectively repels dust, water, grease and dirt for easy cleaning. With the integration of a Vibration Reduction (VR) system that delivers an effect equivalent to a shutter speedSHUTTER SPEEDAperture, shutter speed and ISO form what is known as the exposure triangle in photography. Shutter speed is the length of time that a single frame is exposed for, more specifically how fast the shutter opens and closes to permit light entering the lens, to reach the sensor. A slow shutter speed means a longer exposure time useful for motion blur like the silky look of flowing water, whereas a fast shutter speed means a shorter exposure time useful for freezing the appearance of motion in images like a hummingbird in flight. It is measured in seconds starting at 1 second and halving our doubling in time.
For example: 1/2s, 1/4s and 1/8s are all fractions of a second with 1/2s being the longest exposure time, 1/4s half of that and 1/8s another half etc. of 4.0 stops faster, the AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR is engineered towards uncompromising clarity and sharpness that’s primed to go the distance of professional demands.
BUILT TOUGHER AND LIGHTER
The AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR is the world’s lightest 600mm f/4 super-telephoto lens at approximately 3810g by taking advantage of two fluorite lens elements combined with magnesium alloy in the lens barrel. This feat of engineering provides improved durability and significant weight reduction, further reinforcing your ability to travel around the world or on the road to create impeccable telephoto imagery.
CUTTING EDGE OPTICS
A Nano Crystal Coat, which features nano-sized crystal particles that effectively reduces flares and ghosting, is implemented together with fluorite lens and Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass elements in the AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR. These refined optics are crafted for superior sharpness and colour correction by minimising chromatic aberration and improving light flow through the lens, which reduces the inconvenience of unnecessary post-processing and allows for unrivalled optical performance.
GO FASTER AND GET SHARPER
The Vibration Reduction (VR) system in the AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR comes in two modes. In NORMAL mode, the VR system provides an effect equivalent to a shutter speed 4.0 stops faster, ideal for demanding handheld situations. In SPORT mode, the AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR is the perfect tool for shooting high-action sport scenes as the VR system allows for improved viewfinder stability and enhanced blur-reduction capabilities.
FOLLOW THE ACTION
Built into the AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR is an electromagnetic aperture mechanism that provides remarkable autofocus (AF) tracking and stable auto-exposure (AE) control, which comprises of an aperture blade unit with drive mechanism that is controlled via electric signals from the camera body. With the inclusion of the electromagnetic aperture mechanism, you can maintain optimum exposure, focus and accuracy even during high-speed telephoto shooting.
DESIGNED TO GET MOVING
Crafted to brave the harshest of shooting environments, a fluorine coat that effectively repels dust, water droplets, grease or dirt for easy cleaning is applied to the lens front. For improved durability and to facilitate a faster and smoother switching between horizontal and vertical orientations, a tripod collar ring with bearings is employed to ensure that the AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR remains as manoeuvrable as possible, allowing for improved opportunities for framing and composition.
Magnesium Alloy Barrel
Nikon F-mount (FX), Metal Mount
Full Time Manual Focus
Minimum Focus Distance
Fixed Focal Length Lens
Yes, 4 Stops
40.5mm Drop-in Filter
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