16 Megapixel Low-light CMOS Sensor – 83x Zoom – ISO 6400 – VR Image Stabilization – Target Finding AF – Subject Tracking – Dynamic Fine Zoom – 3.2″ 921,000-dot Vari-Angle LCD – 4K UHD 3840 x 2160 at 30/25 – 19 Scene modes – Zoom Memory – Wi-Fi – Compact and Lightweight
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Sixty years after the introduction of the iconic Nikon F Mount, the dependable mainstay of every stunning Nikkor SLR lens since, the AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR brings a beautifully bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture to the world of pro telephoto sports photography. A versatile zoom range with highly sought after speed and agility, glorious sharpness and bokeh for stunning fast action and portraiture with dazzling subject isolation.
A refined optical architecture gives the AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm staggering image rendering properties with quality and resolution one might expect from a 300mm prime. One ED glass element, two Fluorite lens elements and a newly developed SR (Short-wavelength Refractive) lens element work together for brilliantly detailed shots with exceptional color rendering. In addition, ghosting and flare are effectively minimized through the application of innovative ARNEO and Nano Crystal Coats, for sharp, clear images even when a light source is in the frame.
Chromatic aberration is a common lens anomaly that occurs when varying wavelengths of light fail to collect at the same point, resulting in color fringing. Specifically, short-wavelength light can be difficult to compensate for. The newly developed SR lens element is a high- and specialized-dispersion glass with breakthrough light-refracting properties that specifically target shorter color wavelengths like blues and violets for highly precise chromatic aberration compensation.
AF performance is paramount when photographing athletes and other fast moving subjects at a distance. A newly-enhanced AF servo drive provides optimal autofocus power, resulting in incredibly accurate subject tracking, even for subjects that erratically change speed, for pro dependability shot after shot.
Tack-sharp, action-charged sports shots are easier than ever with a powerful VR image stabilization, optimized for fast action with a SPORT mode option. With VR engaged, image vibration is significantly reduced, equivalent to a shutter speed 4.0 stops* faster. SPORT mode goes a step further, stabilizing subjects that change speed and direction quickly and unpredictably within the viewfinder for accurate shot composition.
The AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR adopts controls and operability enhancements commonly found on Nikon’s premiere telephoto and super telephoto lenses. The zoom ring, focus function buttons, tripod collar ring and controls are all designed to ensure pro-caliber operability. A Fluorite lens element and magnesium alloy construction contribute to a lightweight, durable lens that covers the focal lengths of multiple lenses for nimble all-day shooting.
With pro photographers in mind, the AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR was built to withstand less than ideal shooting environments and harsh conditions. The lens body is well-sealed to keep dust and moisture out and the front lens surface features Nikon’s fluorine coat to effectively repel dust and dirt for worry-free shooting on any assignment.
A specialized electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism electronically syncs with the camera and makes precise aperture adjustments for fast, consistently reliable exposure control, even during high-speed continuous shooting.
Auto Focus Lens
|Weight||114.6 oz. (3,250 g)|
|Dimensions||5.1 in. (128.0 mm) x 12 in. (303.5 mm)|
|Focus Mode||AF, Manual|
|Lens Mount||Nikon F|
|Focal Length||120 to 300mm|
|Special Coating||Nano Crystal Coat, ARNEO Coat|
|Diaphragm Blades||9, Rounded|
|Filter Size Diameter||112mm|
|Optical Construction||25 Elements in 19 Groups|
|Minimum Focusing Distance||6.56' / 2 m|
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