Nikon Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR Review

October 17, 2023 | Mark Goldstein | Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star Half rating star

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The Z 180-600mm f5.6-6.3 VR is so sharp across the full frame at all focal lengths that it rivals some S-class zoom or prime lenses in Nikon’s line-up. It works well with the Z TC-1.4x, comes with a fast and reliable autofocus, and has colour aberrations, coma, focus-breathing, and distortions very well controlled.
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For action, sports, wildlife, bird and aviation photography, the Nikon Z 180-600mm is a humdinger of a lens. Its monster zoom range really covers the distance and it’s razor-sharp at all focal lengths. The lens is just about lightweight enough for long periods of handheld shooting, for which the highly effective optical VR and customizable function buttons really earn their keep.
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So I guess my first thought is this: if you're totally price conscious, the 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR (possibly coupled with the 70-180mm f/2.8) is your choice, hands down. There's a lot of value for price here.
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