Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Super Telephoto Prime
lens with Optical Image stabilization and 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with F(FX) Mount
What type of photography is the Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR 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-S Nikkor 600mm F4E FL ED VR Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 600mm F4E FL ED VR lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Distance Scale
| Compatible with Nikon Teleconverters
| Hood supplied
| Tripod Collar
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Focus Distance Limiter
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 9 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
| 600mm reach great for Wildlife Photography
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Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR 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.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR has a maximum diameter of 166mm and total length of 432mm. It weighs 3810g / 134.4 oz.
Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR has a filter thread of 40mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR:
Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR has a fixed focal length of 600mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 900mm.
Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR is compatible with the Teleconverters below. With the use of these TC/extenders, you can find how the total focal reach and effective aperture of your Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR changes below:
Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR Focal Range and Aperture Change with Teleconverter
The Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D850.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
With a total length of 432mm and a weight of 3810g, the Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR is a large lens. Fortunately, it comes with a tripod collar which you can use to attach the lens directly to a tripod or monopod instead of attaching the camera. This connection helps to better balance the lens/kit combination.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.14x and has a minimum focusing distance of 4.4m. 0.14x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Super Telephoto Prime type Nikon F mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR has a max aperture of F4.0 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 12 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 4 ED
- 2 fluorite. Nano Crystal
- Fluorine coatings.
Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is HK-34.
Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Nikon 600mm F4E FL ED VR Lens
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