A Review of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S Lens

70-200mm f/2.8 lenses are the workhorses of choice for a huge number of photographers, as they can comfortably tackle many genres and needs and often offer some of a company's best features and capabilities. For Nikon mirrorless shooters, there is the NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S, and this excellent video review takes a look at the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in practice. 

Coming to you from Christopher Frost, this great video review takes a look at the Nikon NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S lens. As a premium lens, the 70-200mm f/2.8 comes with a variety of impressive features, including:

  • Six extra-low dispersion elements, one fluorite element, and one short-wave refractive index element for high reduction of chromatic aberrations and increased clarity
  • Two aspherical elements for reduced distortion and increased sharpness
  • ARNEO and Nano Crystal Coats for fewer flares and reduced ghosting and deeper contrast
  • Vibration Reduction system
  • Dual autofocus drive units for faster and more accurate focusing
  • Full-time manual focus override
  • Customizable Control Ring
  • Two customizable L.Fn buttons
  • Electromagnetic aperture mechanism for greater exposure stability in fast bursts
  • OLED informational display
  • Dust- and moisture-resistant construction
  • Removable, rotating tripod collar

Altogether, the 70-200mm f/2.8 looks quite impressive. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Frost. 

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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This is my favorite range of lenses but at $2700 it's hard to swallow.