Nikon has unveiled its new NIKKOR Z 600mm f/6.3 VR S Tremendous-telephoto prime lens that’s aimed toward wildlife, aviation, and motorsport shooters.
The NIKKOR Z 600mm f/6.3 VR S is an S-Line super-telephoto prime lens that solely weighs 1.39 kg / 3 lbs and is 11″ / 27.8 cm.
The lens was designed in order that its heart of gravity is positioned nearer to the physique aspect, for higher optimum steadiness. With this low weight and small measurement, the lens can be utilized when panning in conditions that require lens management and stability, equivalent to automotive racing, or fast-moving topics like when filming birds or wildlife.
Nikon states that they’ve managed to maintain the load and measurement to a minimal by using Part Fresnel (PF) lens ingredient. In addition they declare that the superior AF and VR efficiency and S-Line superior rendering high quality permit customers to get tack-sharp photographs of fast-moving topics from a distance.
The Regular VR mode permits for five.5-stop stabilization, and the Sport VR mode stabilizes the viewfinder show with steady capturing, making it simpler to trace quickly shifting topics. When paired with a suitable physique, Synchro VR might be activated to realize as much as 6.0-stop stabilization by combining in-camera VR and lens VR.
The lens additionally options dust- and drip-resistant efficiency and it’s outfitted with 4 lens Fn2 buttons and one lens Fn button that may be custom-made and assigned to all kinds of capabilities. You’ll be able to choose a reminiscence recall perform that immediately recollects a spotlight place saved upfront by urgent the button to which the perform has been assigned.
In accordance with Nikon, the lens was designed with video shooters in thoughts too. It consists of focus-breathing suppression that successfully reduces shifting of the angle of view with focusing.
Chromatic aberration is claimed to be considerably decreased with the adoption of PF and ED glass parts. The adoption of an SR lens ingredient controls short-wavelength gentle, the consequences of that are tough to appropriate, permitting for extremely exact chromatic aberration compensation. The lens additionally makes use of Nikon’s unique Nano Crystal Coating to successfully cut back ghost and flare.
The lens can be utilized with Nikons Z TELECONVERTER TC-1.4× or Z TELECONVERTER TC-2.0× in order that the telephoto vary might be expanded to 840mm or 1200mm respectively.
Value & Availability
The brand new NIKKOR Z 600mm f/6.3 VR S can be obtainable in late October for $4799.95 USD.