Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with F(FX) Mount
What type of photography is the Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy Nikon AF Nikkor 180mm f2.8D ED-IF Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon AF Nikkor 180mm f2.8D ED-IF lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Hood supplied
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 9 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
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Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF is compatible with cameras that have a Nikon F (FX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (FX) lenses are Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D3500.
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF has a maximum diameter of 79mm and total length of 144mm. It weighs 760g / 26.8 oz.
Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF has a filter thread of 72mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF:
Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF has a fixed focal length of 180mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 270mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Nikon 200mm f2G ED VR II in Nikon F (FX) mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF With Optical Image Stabilization
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Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF's optical formula consists of 8 elements in 6 groups . Special elements used in this design is 1 ED glass element.
Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF comes with a built-in lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Nikon 180mm f2.8D ED-IF Lens
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