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Nikon 60mm PC-E Micro NIKKOR f/2.8G ED
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FeaturesSpecificationsPackage ContentsNikon 60mm PC-E Micro NIKKOR f/2.8G ED Reviews
 
  • Nikon's exclusive Silent Wave Motor ensures fast, quiet autofocus operation
  • Internal Focusing (IF) design allows faster, smoother autofocusing and eliminates changes in lens barrel length, for consistent handling
  • Two aspherical elements virtually eliminate coma and other types of lens aberration, even at the widest aperture
  • M/A mode allows rapid switching between autofocus and manual focusing
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass element for superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration
  • Nano Crystal Coat and high-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating delivers superior color reproduction, while substantially reducing ghosting and flare
  • Closest focus distance of approximately 0.185 m (0.6 ft.)
  • Rounded nine-blade diaphragm opening makes out-of-focus objects appear more natural
  • Accepts 62 mm filter attachments
  • Focal length: 60 mm
  • Maximum aperture: f/2.8
  • Lens construction: 12 elements in 9 groups (with one ED glass lens, two aspherical lenses, one with Nano Crystal Coat)
  • Picture angle: 3940' (2630' with Nikon DX format)
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 9 (rounded)
  • Minimum f/stop: 32
  • Closest focusing distance: 0.185 m (0.6 ft.) (life-size)
  • Maximum reproduction ratio: 1:1
  • Macro focusing: Available
  • M/A mode: Available
  • Weight (approx.):: 425 g/15.0 oz.
  • Dimensions (approx.) (from the camera's lens mounting flange): 73 x 89 mm/28.7 x 35.0 in.
  • External front filter attachment frame: Does not rotate
  • External front filter: 62mm
  • Circular polarizing filter II: Usable, even with dedicated Lens Hood HB-42


- 62mm snap-on front lens cap LC-62
- Rear lens cap LF-1
- Bayonet hood HB-42
- Flexible lens pouch CL-1018

Nikon 60mm PC-E Micro NIKKOR f/2.8G ED Reviews


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Nikon 60mm PC-E Micro NIKKOR f/2.8G ED
 
4.7

(based on 7 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (10)
  • Consistent output (7)
  • Easily interchangeable (6)
  • Durable (5)
  • Rugged (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General purpose (6)
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      • Enthusiast (3)

    Reviewed by 7 customers

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    5.0

    Love this lens

    By Rich in Sactown

    from Sacramento, ca

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Pros

    • Consistent Output
    • Durable
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Macro Photography

      Comments about Nikon 60mm PC-E Micro NIKKOR f/2.8G ED:

      I use this for closeups, mostly flowers and landscape.
      I also find it's fun to use on other objects.

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      • No

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great for Macro

      By Paul

      from Colorado

      About Me Professional

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Consistent Output
      • Durable
      • Easily Interchangeable
      • Lightweight
      • Quick Focus
      • Rugged
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Special Effects
        • Wildlife

        Comments about Nikon 60mm PC-E Micro NIKKOR f/2.8G ED:

        I use this for all macro shots.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great all around lens

        By PJA

        from Marietta GA

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Quick Focus
        • Rugged
        • Sharp Focus
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Landscape Photography

          Comments about Nikon 60mm PC-E Micro NIKKOR f/2.8G ED:

          I use this lens daily for general photos, portraits and attempts at my sons sporting events. Overall I am very pleased with this lens

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          (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          AF-S Micro Nikkor 60MM 2.8G ED A+

          By Shutterspeed43

          from Fairfax, Va

          About Me Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent Output
          • Durable
          • Easily Interchangeable
          • Lightweight
          • Quick Focus
          • Rugged
          • Sharp Focus
          • Strong Construction
          • Very quiet

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Flower Photography
            • General Use
            • Special Effects

            Comments about Nikon 60mm PC-E Micro NIKKOR f/2.8G ED:

            Easy to use lens, sharp as a tack focuses quickly

            Comment on this review

            (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            New product with lasting appeal

            By RoamerWest

            from San Francisco, CA

            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent Output
            • Easily Interchangeable
            • Lightweight
            • Quick Focus
            • Sharp Focus

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use
              • Landscape Photography
              • Sports/Action

              Comments about Nikon 60mm PC-E Micro NIKKOR f/2.8G ED:

              Better sharpness than expected, contrast is bright, background is smooth.

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              (7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Next generation Macro.

              By friedheadset

              from N. Arizona

              About Me Semi-Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent Output
              • Durable
              • Easily Interchangeable
              • Easy To Clean
              • Rugged
              • Sharp Focus
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Close-up
                • General Use

                Comments about Nikon 60mm PC-E Micro NIKKOR f/2.8G ED:

                This in the latest generation of Nikon 60mm Macro Lens. Internal focusing, new design and newest anti-reflection coating. I bought it for the new "FX" format cameras.

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                (21 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great results with this lense

                By P.H

                from Allenton, WI

                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Consistent Output
                • Easily Interchangeable
                • Easy To Clean
                • Sharp Focus

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Back-Up
                  • General Use
                  • Macro and portraits
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Nikon 60mm PC-E Micro NIKKOR f/2.8G ED:

                  This lense gives you great results when shooting macro photos as well as portrait shots. Also is great for general photos.

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