Fres nel fans
I have been a reader of N-Photo since it first came out and follow with interest the announcements and reviews of equipment. I would like to draw your attention to the Nikon 300mm f/4 PF launched earlier this year by Nikon as I don’t believe that you have mentioned or featured this lens yet.
My wife is a keen photographer and now uses a D7200, having moved from a D300, but she found that the current crop of lenses suitable for wildlife were far too heavy. As a result her interest in wildlife photography was somewhat limited, as she was not able to achieve the results she wanted with the lenses she had. We were able to purchase the new Nikon 300mm f/4 PF lens back in April and it is nothing short of spectacular. Weighing in at 755 grams, when married to the D7200 it gives a very usable 450mm equivalent focal length and the same level of sharpness at f/5.6 that I enjoy with my Nikon 300mm f/2.8, which weighs more than three times as much. Even at f/4 the 300mm f/4 lens is extremely sharp. Needless to say I am seriously considering buying the 300mm f/4 PF for myself.
Here are some images that my wife Angela has taken with the 300mm f/4 PF. John Lord, via email We previewed the lens back in issue 43. However, we haven’t had one in our test lab yet, so thanks for letting us know how your wife is getting on with it, John!