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Nikon Lenses for less than $500

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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G
 
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Silent focus motor
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Silent and fast
 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.8
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 53 mm
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Aperture f/1.8
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Diameter 71 mm
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Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

"This is a MUST OWN lens in the Nikon AF line. Not only sharp and fast, but my favorite perspective and CHEAP to buy! It's the best way to learn how ALL of the photojournalists in the 40s-70s shot EVERYTHING they printed." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.8
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Focus motor None
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 38 mm
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Aperture f/1.8
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Diameter 64 mm
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Nikon Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Nikon Nikkor  70-300mm f/4-5.6G

"Unbeatable value for money in comparison to competing mid-range zoom lenses when it comes to outdoor, sport and wildlife photopraphy." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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Focus motor None
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Length 117 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Diameter 74 mm
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

"The ease of use is fantastic. Lightweight,fast lens everything I need to capture the constant action of rugby." bhphotovideo.com

 
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More advanced image stabilization
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Nikon VR
 
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Silent and fast
 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Zoom range 5.5x
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Length 122 mm
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Aperture f/4.5
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Diameter 76 mm
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

"This lens has quickly become my default lens. It's very versatile, and the system allows focus to be tweaked manually after auto-focusing. For the price you can't beat it." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Silent focus motor
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Silent and fast
 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.8
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 35 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length n/a
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Aperture f/1.8
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Diameter n/a
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

"Clarity and color is amazing in low light situations. Also depth of field is amazingly tight at 1.4. I haven't had problems with the autofocus speed. For the price this lens is amazing." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Silent focus motor
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Silent and fast
 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.4
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 53 mm
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Aperture f/1.4
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Diameter 74 mm
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Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.4D

"I bought this lens for portraits and low-light sporting events. It takes amazing photos. I recently used it to shot an evening youth football game and couldn't have been happier. I would definitely recommend this lens to everyone." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.4
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Focus motor None
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 43 mm
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Aperture f/1.4
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Diameter 64 mm
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
 
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More advanced image stabilization
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Nikon VR
 
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Great zoom range
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7.8x
 
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Silent and fast
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Zoom range 7.8x
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Max focal length 140 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Length 97 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Diameter 78 mm
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

"The lens is fast and sharp. A real joy to use." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Fixed aperture
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The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
 
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Silent focus motor
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Silent and fast
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 70 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Length 132 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Diameter 84 mm
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Nikon Nikkor 35mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor  35mm f/2D

"I use this with my D700. My wife and I specialize in wedding photography. I prefer mainly prime lenses when I shoot. This lens is clear and fast in focus." bhphotovideo.com

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Focus motor None
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 35 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 43 mm
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Aperture f/2
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Diameter 64 mm