Nikon Micro NIKKOR 200mm Macro Lens Review
If you love capturing subjects from the closest possible distance with edge to edge details, then NIKKOR 200mm Macro Lens is surely designed for you. NIKKOR 200mm Macro lens is the lens with longest focal length present in Nikon Macro lens’ line up.
The Micro NIKKOR 200mm lens is a hard tubular construction packed in leatherette case which shouts for its quality. The leatherette case is lined with brown velvet which adds a class to the construction.
Inside the hood is a metal bodied robust piece of optical equipment which comes with a huge focus ring at the front, almost covering half the barrel. The mount is a non-removable type which is up to 32mm wide. Since it can’t be removed it makes it highly incompatible for hand held shooting.
At the front of the mount is an aperture ring with a lock especially meant for modern Auto Cameras. The lens offers commendable aperture range of minimum f/32 to maximum up to f/4 offering striking image quality with reproduction ratio of up to 1:1.
The lens is made to ensure adequate performance to the photographer with its long focal Length for macro photography. The Macro lens from NIKKOR offers extra-long focal length of 200mm which ensures high versatility to the photographer for image capturing.
The lens allows you to focus the object from infinity to 19.4 inches which almost provides the reproduction ratio of 1:1 without any need of additional accessories.
The inclusion of Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass makes sure that you are delivered with minimum distortions and chromatic aberrations. The apochromatic feature offers high definition pictures with balanced contrast and sharper quality.
The lens is a 13 element construction in 8 groups which offers superb professional output to the user. Moreover, the 9 blade circular construction of the lens ensures brilliant photographic shots where you can isolate the subjects from the background.
The aperture of the lens adds ‘bokeh’ effect to the photographs, bringing total ‘wow’ appearance to your image. Make suitable setting with your Nikon Micro NIKKOR 200mm Macro Lens to capture some splendid shots with blur background.
Autofocusing included in the lens is comparatively slow and bit noisy as per the current standards, but it is visible in only selected focus points. The lens doesn’t offer the manual autofocus change as it comes with a Switch to turn from AF to Manual mode.
Pros & Cons
On one hand this macro lens offer extraordinary build quality, commendable distortion control and good tripod collar (needed for its heavy weight of approx. 1.1kg). The flaws in the lens are that it comes with geriatric autofocus techniques and offers narrow depth of field.
Nikon Micro-NIKKOR 200mm Macro Lens Price in India – Rs. 91,145.00
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