Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S 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 Z Mount
What type of photography is the Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S is a member of Nikon's S-Line series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
S-Line Series Lenses in Nikon Z Mount
Reasons to Buy Nikon Nikkor Z 600mm F4 TC VR S Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon Nikkor Z 600mm F4 TC VR S lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization (up to 5.5 stops)
| Built-in 1.40x Teleconverter
| Focus Memory Button on Lens
| AF/MF Switch on Lens
| Mode Switch on Lens
| Focus Range Limiter
| Focus Hold Button
| 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 Z 600mm F4 TC VR S is compatible with cameras that have a Nikon Z lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon Z lenses are Nikon Zf, Nikon Z8 and Nikon Z30.
Nikon Zf with the Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S Lens
Nikon Z8 with the Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S Lens
Nikon Z30 with the Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S Lens
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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 Z 600mm F4 TC VR S has a maximum diameter of 165mm and total length of 437mm. It weighs 3260g / 115.0 oz.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S and Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S (Nikon Z mount) to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S has a filter thread of 46mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S:
Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S 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 Z 600mm F4 TC VR S 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 Z 600mm F4 TC VR S changes below:
Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S Focal Range and Aperture Change with Teleconverter
The Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S 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 Z 600mm F4 TC VR S with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Nikon Zf, Nikon Z8 and Nikon Z30.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting. Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S's stabilization system is effective up to 5.5 stops.
With a total length of 437mm and a weight of 3260g, the Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S 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 Z 600mm F4 TC VR S has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.14x and has a minimum focusing distance of 4.5m. 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 Z mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S has a max aperture of F4 and a minimum aperture of F32.
Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S's optical formula consists of 26 elements in 20 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 3 Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) elements
- 2 Super ED elements
- 2 short-wavelength refractive (SR) elements
Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC VR S is available in Black color.
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