Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 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 800mm F6.3 VR S lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 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 800mm F6.3 VR S Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon Nikkor Z 800mm F6.3 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)
| 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
| 800mm reach great for Wildlife Photography
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| Slow Aperture for a Prime Lens
Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 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 800mm F6.3 VR S Lens
Nikon Z8 with the Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S Lens
Nikon Z30 with the Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 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 800mm F6.3 VR S has a maximum diameter of 140mm and total length of 385mm. It weighs 2385g / 84.1 oz.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S and Nikon Z 600mm F4 TC 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 800mm F6.3 VR S has a filter thread of 46mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S:
Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S has a fixed focal length of 800mm.
Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 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 800mm F6.3 VR S changes below:
Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S Focal Range and Aperture Change with Teleconverter
The Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 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 800mm F6.3 VR S with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Nikon Zf, Nikon Z8 and Nikon Z30.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 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 800mm F6.3 VR S's stabilization system is effective up to 5.5 stops.
With a total length of 385mm and a weight of 2385g, the Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 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.
Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S MTF Charts
Below you can find the MTF chart of Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S which would give an idea of the its contrast and resolution from the center to its edges.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.16x and has a minimum focusing distance of 5m. 0.16x 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 800mm F6.3 VR S has a max aperture of F6.3 and a minimum aperture of F32.
Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S's optical formula consists of 22 elements in 14 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 PF element
- 3 extra-low dispersion (ED) elements and 1 Short-Wavelength Refractive (SR) element
Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S
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Top Alternatives of Nikon Z 800mm F6.3 VR S Lens
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