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Will this lens work with my D90?

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I use this lense on both a D90 and a D3S, and it works great.
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Oh yes
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yes. But effective focal length will be 105 mm to 300 mm given 1.5 crop factor ( D90 is not full frame camera). LENS IS SO GOOD THAT YOU NEED TO TRY IT TO BELIEVE.
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Yes.
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Yes, the lens will work with your D90.
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D80, will this lens work on it?

I'm planning on upgrading my camera at some point from a D80 to something better. I have two questions.

Will this lens work on it?

Can I use this lens on the camera witout having to have a monopod or tripod? I like to keep my camera in my hand via a secure strap. I'm wondering if I can do that same with this lens attached?

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Yes! You can use this with your D80.
I'm using this with my D80, and it is completely hand holdable
Note, the lens will dwarf the camera. it makes the camera feel like a stack of post it notes.
All joking a side, it will focus just as great as it would on any other camera.
the measurements will lead to 105 - 300 F2.8 on the D80.
you dont even need to hold the camera so much, just the lens.
Yes, you can have this camera and lens secure by a trap, I recommend getting a sling so your gear won't weigh your neck down. and it just works!
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on the shorter focal lengths, with VR turned on, you can use it handheld, however, it will be HEAVY. on longer focal lengths, unless you're using very fast shutter speeds, you will have to have at least a monopod. and an af-s lens is compatible with all D-series nikon bodies, and will be.
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yes, All AF-S lens will work with D80, And the monopod/tripod problem is really depend on what shutter speed you can work on, But it is better to have monopod/tripod when taking indoor/lowlight conduction because you can boost the ISO high enought on the D80 for a faster shutter speed
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yes, All AF-S lens will work with D80
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how will this lens work wih my 7000 camera

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Just upgrade from VRI to VRII for my D7000 and it is amazing.
If you are shooting at distance and you require the best possible results this is what you need.
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This lens works flawlessly with my D7000. I borrowed one for a wedding and it was a dream to use in the fact that I hardly thought about it the whole time, aside from wanting one!

Sample image was shot w/ a D7000 and the 70-200 VRII
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Very well. I use this on my D7000 with no problem at all.
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What kind of teleconvertes I can use?

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It depends on what you are shooting but i would use the nikon 1.7x teleconverter. It's not too much of a decrement in autofocus speed and light loss but still 70% more zoom. Great fit.
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AF-S Teleconverters (TC-14E II /TC-17E II /TC-20E II)
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TC-14E II, TC-17E II, TC-20E II and TC-20E III can all be used with the 70-200.
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Aperture locked on f/2.8

I realized today that my AF-S VR-NIKKOR 70-200mm 1:2.8 G ED lens does not respond to any camera it's mounted to as far as changing the aperture from f/2.8 to any other aperture setting. Also, when attempting to preview using the "Depth Of Field Preview Button" on either my D200, D300, or D700, I can hear the click of the camera actuate the button, but it seems the camera is not receiving the change in aperture from f/2.8 to any other aperture. I purchased the lens from B&H Photo as a factory refurbished lens and was wondering if by looking up the serial number, it can be determined if the reason it was refurbished was for the same reason.
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Dan The Photo Man, you are right on the money!!! I got a response from Nikon that made my head spin. Totally off base as far as I'm concerned. BUT...You, my friend were exactly on point! After reading your response, I took a look at the aperture arm and at first I didn't notice that it was bent. But it did not move freely in its slot. I the took a small needle nose and bent it a tiny bit, away from the side of the slot that it was rubbing against, and it sprung to the other end of the slot. It now moves freely and is spring loaded and when I tried it on the camera, it operated properly. Thanks a million, Dan!
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Sounds like the aperture arm (a little metal piece that protrudes from the lens at the mounting end) is either damaged or has been bent. When you put the lens on the camera you have to be careful not to damage the arm.

It's a shiny silver piece that should move freely in it's slot (about a half inch back and forth) and as you manually move it you will see the aperture change. You may have to bend it slightly back to it's correct position so it will engage and function properly.
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Information regarding why it was refurbished is not shown with the serial number. You are welcome to send the lens for evaluation.
Title: How do I get my Nikon product serviced?
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can i use this lens with a D3000 ?

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Yes. No problem, but the images will be cropped. I use it on my DX body cameras.
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Yes, you can use this lens with the D3000.
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Can I use with D7000 and D70?

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D7000, yes. D70 yes.
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Yes, the D7000 has a focusing motor in it as well so it can take both lenses w/ motors in them (like this 70-200) or without (like the 80-200). The D70 also has a built-in motor so it will work with both as well. The D7000's AF system is much more advanced, however, and is very quick in comparison to my D200's AF, fyi.

The sample image was taken w/ this 70-200 VRII and my D7000.
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will this lens work with my d3100?

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Yes, this lens will definitely work with your D3100. As long as the lens is an AF-S type lens, then it will function with the DSLR body at hand. Also, as a VR G type lens, it will offer those functions as well. So, you really have nothing to worry about.
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Yes, this lens is compatible with the D3100.
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Is this lense covered with international warranty?

or I have to pay extra bucks for it?
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That depends on what you bought at the time of purchase - did you pay the USA or the International (gray market) price? If it said USA, then you got the USA warranty that covers it for five years. If you paid the International price, then you got the international warranty that is different from the USA warranty. It gets a little confusing, but that's the bottom line. They are different, and how Nikon handles repairs differs as well.
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The warranty is not international. It’s only valid in the region that was purchased.
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Is it possible to purchase a replacement foot for the lens collar?

I am looking for a replacement foot for the lens collar. I have the collar, but not foot. Internet search didn't turn up anything.
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Take a look at Kirk or Really Right Stuff, both do replacement feet for the 70-200.
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Please get in contact with Nikon Parts Department
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can i use this len for D5000?beside this, what will you recommend if i like to take candid shot, motion and portrait?? tq very much

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Yes, look at my reviews for Portraits :)
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Yes, this lens is compatible with the D5000. Also, click on the link below for portrait lenses.
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Can the Nikkor 70-200mm F/2.8 G ED VR ll lens be used without experiencing the "lens creep" problem?

I am a prospective Nikon customer hoping to purchase the D800 or D7000 with selective lenses. It is my understanding that some Nikon telephoto lenses creep when pointed up or down. I would like to know which lenses have this problem and what Nikon is doing, if anything, to eliminate the problem.
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Hi
I have owned the previous version of this lens for 5 years.
Have never experienced "lens Creep". with the Nikon Pro model lenses,
they have internal focus and focal adjustment, therefore I believe there will never be lens creep
because all is internal. I own and older version of the 70-300mm, non pro lens and only experienced
"lens creep" once or twice. I believe any of the "pro" f/2.8 or lower lenses will never have a worry of lens creep.
Hope this helps.
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I can only speak for myself. I've never experienced that problem with my 70-200, nor with any other Nikkor zoom lens. If I had, the lens would have gone back to Nikon for repair. I would expect any heavily used, nose heavy lens to loosen up over time, necessitating factory adjusting. My three year old 70-200 is used 7 days a week, 4 to 12 hours during the summer. In winter usage drops to a couple of hours a week. I do not work in hot weather extremes when the different components might expand or contract causing creep so I can't address that situation. Nor have I experienced the problem in below zero temperatures.
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Can I use this lens with a D7000?

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I believe you can use this lens, most all Nikkor lenses are compatible with Nikon cameras,
I believe you can find a listing of compatible lenses on page for your camera or on page with the lens you want...
I would highly recommend the 70-200mm, I own the previous version for 5 years now and it is perfect.
Hope this helps.

http://www.nikonusa.com/Nikon-Products/Product/Digital-SLR-Cameras/25468/D7000.html#tab-ProductDetail-ProductTabs-TechSpecs

here are the specs for your camera and the lenses available.
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AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Where can I find the list of cameras that this lsense supports or works with?

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If you look at your camera model on Nikon site, look under tech specs or system,
and it will list all compatible lenses for your camera(s).
I believe most all Nikkor lenses work with most all NIkon cameras, thats the beauty of NIkon...
Hope this helps .
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It will work with all Nikon DSLR cameras rom the least expensive to the most expensive. Great lens!
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What is the true working focal length of this lens when zoomed to 200mm?

I've read dozens of reviews on this lens and it seems you've shortened the focal length from 200mm to 135-150mm. Nikon please explain!!!
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BTW, this is called "focus breathing" very common on zooms although it is a bit heavy on this lens.
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Marked 200mm is really:
1.4m 134mm
2m 147mm
3m 164mm
5m 176mm
10m 186mm
Infinity 192mm
The photos this lens takes are tack sharp,. it is the best zoom I have ever owned.
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Does AF on camera body need to be off for VR to be active? Is VR only active when maually focusing?

Manual states "If you set the AF-start (AF-ON) button to ON on the body of a camera so equiped, vibration reduction does NOT operate".
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When using Vibration reduction (VR) on a D-SLR that has the AF-On button such as the D800, or D300 etc, the AF-ON button will only activate the cameras focusing and metering systems, it does not activate the lens VR function. To activate the VR function, the shutter release must be used to focus.

The AF-ON button is particularly useful for sports photographers to focus track a subject before shooting with the shutter release. Using this method restricts the time the VR system has to activate and therefore sometimes it does not have time to fully stabilise the image.

If VR stabilisation is an important consideration, it is recommended to always use the shutter release to ensure that the VR system is activated during focus tracking.
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VR works with autfocus. I think you not understand what the AF button is for. It is a long explanation so please research on the internet.
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this lens work with my D5100 ?

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The AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II is fully compatible with the D5100.
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With a f/2.8 fixed maximum aperture, VR II image stabilization and Nikon’s advanced lens technologies, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II delivers a versatile telephoto zoom range and professional performance in nearly any light. This lens will work with the D5100. It will allow the D5100 to autofocus because the lens has an Auto Focus motor. Keep in mind that the D5100 has a DX sensor built in and the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II is a FX lens. For more infomration on what this means, please see the article below:
http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Learn-An...

To see how the lens will capture images on your camera, please use the lens stimulator:
http://static.nikonusa.com/Lens-Sim...
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Will this lens work work with my D300S?

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Yes, absolutely it will work
Great lens
Will make your D300s shine
I own previous version of this lens, love it, it is flawless
Highly recommended
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Do I need a teleconverter with this lens (AF-S NIKKORII for use on a d5000? I mostly take pictures @ baseball, football games ,and landscape shots.

Is there another lens that may be more suitable for my needs?
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Personally, I wouldn't recommend that simply because you're gaining very little by putting on a teleconverter on the 70-200 lens when shooting sports. This lens is ideal for action that is happening closer to you. By putting a teleconverter on it, it makes it a little unwieldy to shoot with. That is when you will want to use a super telephoto lens (300mm and above). That is best for shooting subjects that are far away. Also, by putting the teleconverter on the 70-200, depending on which one you use, it will also decrease your effective f-stop accordingly. If you're shooting night sports, you're going to have a tougher time trying to stop the action and get good results. Best to leave it as-is and shoot it at wide open at f2.8 and enjoy its capabilities as originally intended. If you can't afford a super telephoto at the time, at least try renting one and see how it works for you. You'd be surprised at the results you'll get!
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Depends whether you need that bit extra reach or not, only you can answer that.
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Which VR position do I use when using a monopod with the 70/200 f:2.8 VR Lens? Normal or Active

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Use Normal.
Active is for when in a moving vehicle, Car, Helicopter, Train..
Anything mobile that moves fast and can cause more than usual vibration/shake.
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both are OK, active is a mode that you use when you shoot video and you're doing a panning shot -- active "realizes" that you're panning and it doesn't try to compensate in the panning direction.
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