Nikon’s New 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII

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One of my favourite lens, the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 has received a make over today with the announcement of the NEW Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII. Also announced are Nikon D3000, D300s and Nikon 18-200mm which are less important to me 😛

 
 
NEW Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII

Released 2009

Lens Construction (Elements/Groups)

21 elements/16 groups (7 ED glass elements, and 1 Nano Crystal Coat)

Picture Angle with 35mm (135) format

34°20’ – 12°20’

Picture Angle with Nikon DX Format

22°50’ – 8°

Minimum f/stop

22

Closest focusing distance

1.4 m (throughout entire zoom range)

Maximum reproduction ratio

0.12x

Filter Attachment Size

77mm

Dimensions (approx.) (from the camera’s lens mounting flange)

87 x 209 mm

Weight (approx.)

1,530g

 

Original Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VR

Released 2003

Lens Construction (Elements/Groups)

21/15 (5 ED glass elements)

Picture Angle with 35mm (135) format

34(deg)20′-12(deg)20′

Picture Angle with Nikon DX Format

22(deg)50′-8(deg)

Minimum f/stop

22

Closest focusing distance

1.5m/5 ft.

Maximum reproduction ratio

1/6.1

Filter Attachment Size

77mm

Dimensions (approx.) (from the camera’s lens mounting flange)

87 x 215mm

Weight (approx.)

1,470g

 

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avatar Kent's Photography Blog says:

fixed now, thanks

avatar Branko says:

Hi, I think you swapped the MTF charts.

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