A flexible telephoto zoom lens - Nikon AF-S 80-400mm f4.5-5.6G ED VR
You cannot get a more versatile and flexible telephoto zoom lens in the entire Nikon lens arsenal, than the AF-S 80-400mm f4.5-5.6G ED VR lens. Suitable for use on full frame and DX sensor Nikon cameras, this lens is great for a variety of long range uses including sports, wildlife and tightly cropped portraits. Further increasing the usefulness of this lens is the closest focus of just 1.75m, impressive for a lens of such a long range. Maintaining a good, fast aperture rating throughout the entire zoom range, the 80-400mm is a usable handheld option and is excellent at capturing moving subjects.
Excellent optical construction for excellent results
The Nikon AF-S 80-400mm features a host of Nikon's class leaving optical technologies, all of which work together to create a high-performance zoom lens that you can use to create brilliant images. The lens makeup includes ED glass elements for the ultimate in image sharpness and to help in the reduction of chromatic aberrations. Other features such as Nano Crystal coating and Super Integrated coating are also included in the design, both working towards a common goal of eliminating imperfections.
Well suited to a fast paced life
Sports and wildlife photographers will gravitate towards a lens with such a zoom range and they are bound to find even more to like in this lens. Nikon's VR stabiliser will help to elk ate camera-shake, the the tune of 4 stops equivalent in this particular lens. This basically means you can shoot up to 4 shutter speeds slower than usually possible, without your pictures being plagued by blur.
Also enticing to action shooters and also for HD video shooters is the included silent wave motor driving the Autofocus. Able to attain extremely accurate focus with minimal noise and time, this focus motor will simply do its job unnoticed, leaving you to continue taking great photos.