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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 1:31 am 
I have been tossing up which to buy, it will be going on a D7000 (DX) body and I have heard all the VRII does is fix a few things for FX bodies, is this correct?

So worth spending $1900NZ or $2999NZ, its a question which has been playing on my mind. I always think buy the best you can afford but then I also think, am I going to get or see much difference between the lenses?

Whats everyones thoughts or experiences?


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:33 am 
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The biggest difference is also the shrink factor on closest focus and the VR is a definite improvement.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:26 am 
Thanks for all the comments and opinions, I have now purchased the VRII


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Wonderful choice, congratulations on your new lens! :)

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:42 pm 
Bit of a silly thing to do if you ask me, unless you're planning on going full frame in the near future. The VRI has less focus breathing (this means that at closest focusing distance, the VRI is more 200mm where as the VRII is 135mm), and only really vignettes on full frame bodies. If I was in your shoes I would have saved the extra cash and gone with VRI. I only got the VRII because I already had a full frame body. But hey.

http://www.bythom.com/nikkor-70-200-VR-II-lens.htm


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