300mm f/2.8G ED VR II
Professional, fast-aperture super telephoto lens, now enhanced with Nikon VR II image stabilization and featuring Nano Crystal Coat, is an ideal choice for sports photography, live performance shooting, wildlife and more.
- 52mm filter holder
- 52mm Nikon NC Filter
- LN-1 strap
- HK-30 Slip-on lens hood
- CL-L1 semi-soft case
- Slip-on Front lens cover
- Rear lens cap
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Compare optics of Nikon 200-400 f/4 VR2 with Nikon 300 f/2.8 + 1.4 TC, both with approximately 400 mm focal length.
If possible try and rent both for a week or so see which is going to be most suitable for your needs.
2010-2011 EISA European Professional Lens awardThe European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) crowned the AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II interchangeable lens with the 2010-2011 EISA European Professional Lens award. EISA was impressed with the 300mm lens’ three ED glass elements and Nano Crystal Coat. Highlighting its fast f/2.8 maximum aperture and Nikon’s VR II vibration reduction system, the EISA touted the AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II lens “a guarantee of excellent image quality, even in the most difficult lighting conditions.”
Lens of the Year
PDN named the AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II Lens of the Year, in the PDN 2010 Photo Gear of the Year. Technology editor Dan Havlik noted that the lens offers excellent sharpness and true-to-life color. In his review, Havlik said that with this lens, Nikon has made a bold step in the pro sports photography market.