Is there an equivalent?

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  1. Rogan

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    Im looking for an equivalent in terms of IQ, zoom range and aperture

    for nikon

    to the Canon, 70-200mm F4L lens

    do nikon make a similar lens?

    im quite confused by their lens lineup i cant see any indication of wich are there "top of the range" quality lenses

    Thanks guys!

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    I'm not sure either but out of curiousity... Why would you be looking for a Nikon lens when it looks like you have a Canon body?
     
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    thats a 35mm body ;)

    geting a nikon dslr and floggin the canon stuff :)
     
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    Gotcha... :(
     
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    ahaha i have done a hell of alot of researc and have my reasons for going into nikon ;)

    so no canon vs nikon discusions here PLZ
     
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    I'm not sure that Nikon has a designation for their Pro lenses, the way Canon has L. I just know that their pro lenses are the expensive ones with an F2.8 max aperture (the zooms anyway).

    Nikon does have a 70-200mm F2.8 with VR. I'm sure they have a version without VR, but that might be an older version and not readily available. As for an F4 version...I don't know.

    You could consider the Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 (Nikon Mount). It's about the same price as the Canon 70-200mm F4 L and the IQ is pretty good...but very few lenses can match the IQ of the 70-200 F4.
     
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    I believe Nikon's best lenses are the gold ring lenses, similar to Canon's L lenses, which have red rings. The closest non VR version of the 70-200 f/2.8 is the 80-200 f/2.8. I have the 80-200 and love it, it's extremely sharp. I have read reviews that say the 80-200 and 70-200 are extremely similar. I think that it's a couple hundred dollars more than the Canon 70-200L but that is the lens that comes to mind.
     

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