Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

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Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

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    Sentiments around price ( 61 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    Amazing lens in great condition and for a great price.

    Very good lens and takes incredible pictures for the price.

    I couldn't be happier with this purchase…I find myself using this lens on every shoot…the color and clarity is superb, and the price was awesome.

    And for a great price.

    This is an excellent lens for the price.

    Good lens, excellent price, and takes clear pictures.



    Sentiments around manual focus ( 17 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    Pros:-Tack sharp images, especially with stabilization (tripod + remote, etc)-Manual focus is smooth and works well (good for me because I do a lot of focus stacking)-Works well for macro and landscape (granted these won't be wide-angle landscape shots)-Fantastic for waterfall photography-PRICE!

    8 aperture is still very good for general photography- Macro feature works like a charm- Lens is lightweight enough that you can get away with handheld shots- 40mm focal length (60mm on full-frame) makes it good for product photography of larger objects- has focus limiter switch to disable macro and speed up autofocus- great manual focus feelHere are the cons of the 40mm micro- autofocus hunts more than a regular af-s lens- you're way too close to subject if you want 1:1 magnification (where 24mm wide object fills length of frame)- Max aperture is f/4.

    Seems durable and the auto focus or manual focus options are great.

    8 AIS mount manual focus lens of early 1980s, its FX-format (35mm film) equivalent is the higher specs current model Nikon AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f2.

    Since I tend to use the manual focus in those situations though, this is a very minor inconvenience.

    It does auto focus on my Nikon d3200, but can hunt when really close to subject, at this point I switch to manual focus.



    Sentiments around low light ( 18 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    It is very versatile and great in low light.

    I have used it to take macro images as well as landscapes (low light, tripod type shooting) and party pictures (including portrait work).

    It's decent in low light with the 2.

    I have used this lens in a variety of situations including extremely low light and have loved the results.

    It's fast -- even in pretty low light -- can make a photo seem like there is way more light in a room than what there really is.

    Also, while it did the job for good indoor low light performance at f1.



    Sentiments around lens ( 591 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    Amazing lens in great condition and for a great price.

    This lens is a great buy, combining excellent picture quality, light weight and great value.

    As a macro lens this unit is truly awesome.

    I love this lens and it is perfect for macro photography.

    Great lens, takes nice pictures.

    This lens is a wonderful device.



    Sentiments around macro ( 214 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    As a macro lens this unit is truly awesome.

    I love this lens and it is perfect for macro photography.

    The portraits it has produced, and also macro work it has produced, is STUNNING.

    Its a great lens overall, and performs great for macro photography as well.

    I just got start in photography and really enjoy shooting macro.

    I bought this for macro purposes and obviously it works fine.



    Sentiments around macro lens ( 115 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    As a macro lens this unit is truly awesome.

    I love this lens and it is perfect for macro photography.

    Its a great lens overall, and performs great for macro photography as well.

    8) and it has been one of the best desitions, of course it is terrific like a macro lens, but due to the sharpness is a great lens for portrait and landscapes too.

    This macro lens is a great addition to your Nikon camera.

    This is a great lens, you can use it to take macro pictures and every day pictures, in macro mode it can get a little tricky, but you can get used to it, I am very happy with it



    Sentiments around portraits ( 38 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    My newborn looks great and it takes fantastic portraits!

    Sweeping landscapes, detail-rich macros, crisp portraits.

    The portraits it has produced, and also macro work it has produced, is STUNNING.

    I have shot great macros, portraits, street scenes, long exposures, and landscapes with this lens.

    PORTRAITS ARE VERY NICE .

    Pictures at infinity are sharper and the lens is quite good for portraits.



    Sentiments around favorite lens ( 7 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    Right now this is my favorite lens.

    This is quickly becoming my favorite lens that I have.

    Favorite Lens to play with!

    Has become my favorite lens.

    This is by far my favorite lens.

    probably my favorite lens.



    Sentiments around camera ( 56 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    My wife loves flowers and this lens was the perfect for her DX camera.

    This macro lens is a great addition to your Nikon camera.

    This is a great compact and light weight lens to bring on a walk-about when paired with the light weight Nikon D3100 and a great affordable upgrade for D3000/D60/D40x/D40 series of Nikon DSLR camera bodies.

    waiting for the camera to process each shot is annoying, and excruciating to wait even longer for it be sent to the phone (thankfully, that can be turned off), but the shots are very nice.

    Love mine and its always on my camera.

    A good addition to my camera outfit.



    Sentiments around auto focus ( 12 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    Seems durable and the auto focus or manual focus options are great.

    Nice and sharp, guick auto focus, DX format, good depth of field, 250 bucks!I recommend this lens to all the DX users out there, you won't be disappointed.

    Pros:This lens can get VERY closeDoesnt require as much as a 18-55 zoomCrisp imagesGreat for the priceZooms a littleShipping was fast!The bokeh is really niceCons:The auto focus is REALLY slow and gets "confused" easily.

    It does auto focus on my Nikon d3200, but can hunt when really close to subject, at this point I switch to manual focus.

    Update: after a year and 8000 plus photo's the lens is failing, making a grinding noise when auto focusing and does not want to auto focus, right, after hundreds of photo's and 2 different Nikon D3200 cameras, on tripod and hand held can no longer get clear images in macro mode with lens set on auto, manual focus seems to work ok so far.

    Only issue is it fails to auto focus center weighted in dim or dark light with on board flash -- must use SB-910 with it in those rare instances.



    Sentiments around kit ( 27 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    It has been an incredible addition to my kit.

    I do enjoy shooting insects and don't expect to get within the 1/1 distance with most but have no reservations thinking this Spring will be nothing but amazing with the ones I can get 1 to 10 inches from because it's so sharp and really quite an upgrade over the kit in all respects but zoom.

    Such a great buy and definitely a lens I needed in my kit.

    I bought my first slr, a D3100, in May and have been extremely happy with the kit lens.

    I bought it with the kit lens, and this one, because I love close up nature photography.

    Great addition to the kit zoom if you need macro, and we do.



    Sentiments around macro photography ( 31 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    I love this lens and it is perfect for macro photography.

    Its a great lens overall, and performs great for macro photography as well.

    I just got start in photography and really enjoy shooting macro.

    It's great for macro and landscape photography.

    A great lens for macro as well as general photography.

    Awesome lense for macro or portrait photography definitely a great purchase.



    Sentiments around subject ( 40 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    It's amazing how close you can get (physically) to the subject.

    8 aperture is still very good for general photography- Macro feature works like a charm- Lens is lightweight enough that you can get away with handheld shots- 40mm focal length (60mm on full-frame) makes it good for product photography of larger objects- has focus limiter switch to disable macro and speed up autofocus- great manual focus feelHere are the cons of the 40mm micro- autofocus hunts more than a regular af-s lens- you're way too close to subject if you want 1:1 magnification (where 24mm wide object fills length of frame)- Max aperture is f/4.

    Great lens when you can get up on the subject.

    This is a great intro to macro lens especially for the price, it gets you get super close to your subject and produces razor sharp images wether you're a seasoned pro or the novice photographer.

    It is very useful when your subject takes up just a portion of the frame and you crop very tightly.

    While I haven't used the Micro 85mm, a longer macro lens is supposed to be pretty important for situations like trying to photograph bugs where you can't get too physically close without risk of disturbing the subject and ruining your opportunity.



    Sentiments around prime lens ( 26 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    In the DX single "prime" focal length lenses line-up this special purpose "prime" lens does not pair up with Nikon's other offerings, the lens which comes close as competition is the excellent and cheaper AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm F1.

    I really love this prime lens.

    Great prime lens!

    00 Honestly for the price I have not found a lens in it's range that makes this great of a general purpose walk around prime lens.

    Very nice prime lens if you are a DX camera user.

    8- affordable prime lens- fast 1.



    Sentiments around focal length ( 21 )

    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras

    In the DX single "prime" focal length lenses line-up this special purpose "prime" lens does not pair up with Nikon's other offerings, the lens which comes close as competition is the excellent and cheaper AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm F1.

    40mm is a great focal length for an all purpose lens.

    Works great on DX format with an actual focal length of about 60mm.

    That's fine and that's a good focal length in many situations.

    but it's perfect when capturing moments for it's fitting focal length and its apreture .

    Because on my DX/APS-C camera (D7000) it's a pretty fast "normal" focal length lens (40mm x 1.



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