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Hawaii Photo's ADMIN August 5, 2015
Welcome to the Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E group. Lens shipping on or about September 15, 2015. Feel free to start a topic and welcome.

Group Description

A group to showcase and discuss Nikon's newest super telephoto the Nikkor AF-S 200-500mm f/5.6 ED VR lens.

Photos taken with, or of, the Nikkor AF-S 200-500mm f/5.6 ED VR.


A five (5) pictures per day limit was added on March 1, 2016. Pick your best five each day and upload them to the gallery.


Information on the Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6 ED VR

Compatible with these Nikon Camera Bodies:
D4, D3, Df, D810, D810A, D800, D750, D700, D610, D600, D300, D7200, D7100, D7000, D5500, D5300, D5200, D5100, D5000, D3300, D3200, D3100, Nikon 1 J1, J2, J3, J4 with FT-1, Nikon 1 V1, V2, V3 with FT-1, and Nikon 1 S1, S2 with FT-1.

Compatible with these Nikon AF-S Teleconverters:
TC-14E II
TC-14E III
TC-17E II
TC-20E III


The lens comes with:
1x HB-71 Bayonet Hood
1x LC-95 95mm Snap-On Front Lens Cap
1x LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
1x CL-1434 Semi-Soft Case


Technical Specifications:
Focal Length: 200-500mm
Maximum Aperture f/5.6
Minimum Aperture f/32
Zoom Ratio 2.5x
Lens Elements 19
Lens Groups 12
ED Glass Elements 3
Filter Size: 95mm!!!
Built in rotating Tripod Collar
Diaphragm Blades 9
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization up to 4.5 stops
Super Integrated Coating Yes
Autofocus Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) Yes
Internal Focusing Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 7.2 ft. (2.2m)
Focus Mode Manual / Manual/Auto
E-type Yes
Accepts Filter Type Screw-on
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 4.2 in. (108 mm) x 10.5 in. (267.5 mm) Based on CIPA Guidelines
Approx. Weight 81.2 oz. (2300 g) Based on CIPA Guidelines
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) 8°00'
Minimum Angle of View (DX-format) 3°10'
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) 12°20'
Minimum Angle of View (FX-format) 5°00'
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.22x

Additional Info

  • This group will count toward the photo's limit (60 for Pro members, 30 for free members)
  • Members can post 5 things to the pool each day.
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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