Wow, what an awesome little Macro lens. Nikon's new 40mm f/2.8 Macro lens is a STELLAR piece of glass. It's 35mm equivalent focal length is 60mm on DX(which is a really useful focal length). This lens is capable of 1:1 magnification @ a close focus distance of about 6 inches. Nikon has a long history of making very SHARP Macro lenses and this little beast is no departure. I compared it to the venerable AF-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G VR lens and at 1:1, i couldn't tell the difference. Sharpness when stopped down is criminal and contrast is amazing. Just have a look at the sample images!
Please feel free to view these images at full-resolution. This lens can't be fully appreciated unless you view at 100%.
Sticking to tradition, we were one of the first people to get a copy of the new Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G Macro lens. The same thing happened with the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Prime a few months back. We were very lucky to be able to be one of the first to get copies of these new lenses.
AF-S Micro-Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G Macro lens
Nikon SB-900 Speedlight (Off-camera), triggered by D7000 in Wireless Commander Mode
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