A good medium telephoto macro lens is one of the most versatile a photographer can have, useful not just for macro shots, but for sharp portraits, wedding ring shots, and much more. For Nikon mirrorless shooters, there is the NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S Macro, and this excellent video review takes a look at the kind of performance and image quality you can expect from it in practice.
Coming to you from Matt Irwin Photography, this great video review takes a look at the Nikon NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S Macro lens. The 105mm f/2.8 Macro comes with a variety of useful features, including:
- 1:1 maximum magnification (minimum focusing distance of 11.4 inches)
- OLED information panel that displays aperture, focus distance, and depth of field
- Dual-Motor Multi-Focus STM system with manual focus override
- Nano Crystal coating and ARNEO antireflective coating for reduced flares and ghosting
- Three extra-low dispersion elements for reduced chromatic aberrations and increased clarity
- Aspherical lens element for reduced coma and distortion
- Fluorine coating for reduced dirt and smudges buildup
- Electromagnetic Diaphragm Mechanism for greater exposure stability
- Rounded nine-blade diaphragm for smoother bokeh
- Vibration Reduction system with up to 4.5 stops of compensation
- Customizable control ring
- Customizable L-Fn button
- Focus limiter for faster focus
Altogether, the 105mm f/2.8 Macro looks like a very useful lens. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Irwin.