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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

"Awesome lens, affordable, quality construction, noticably faster than older lens, definitely has improved picture quality/sharpness" bhphotovideo.com

 
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Silent and fast
 
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More advanced image stabilization
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Nikon VR
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Zoom range 5.5x
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Aperture f/4.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 122 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Weight 0.5 kg
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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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Nikon VR
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Zoom range 7.8x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 97 mm
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Max focal length 140 mm
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Weight 490 g
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Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Nikon F

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Nikon F

"The macro is incredible for flowers, butterflies, pretty much anything you would want to get 1:2." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Silent and fast
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Length 119 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Weight 0.6 kg
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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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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Focus motor None
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Length 117 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Weight 425 g
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Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Nikon F

Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Nikon F

"This is a good lens for the price. It is light enough to carry all day, it has macro capabilities and it is relatively fast on focusing. I use this lens for sports, challenged youth. It is also perfect for wildlife and closeups of plant life. I would recommend this lens." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Silent focus motor
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Silent and fast
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Length 117 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Weight 435 g
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED

"Super background blur for a lens of this speed and yes the VR helps" bhphotovideo.com

 
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Silent focus motor
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Silent and fast
 
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Nikon VR
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 142 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Weight 0.7 kg
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX VR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX VR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED

"This lens is light weight and produces good clean images." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Nikon VR
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Zoom range 3.6x
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Aperture f/4
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 99 mm
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Weight 335 g
#8

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR
 
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16.7x
 
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Nikon VR
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Zoom range 16.7x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 99 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Nikon F

Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Nikon F

"It is fast and accurate to focus. Better than my 70-30 NIkkor. It is also shaper at the 300mm end and quiet AF." bhphotovideo.com

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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Focus motor Tamron USD
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Length 150 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Nikon F

Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Nikon F
 
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18.8x
 
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Silent and fast
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Zoom range 18.8x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Min focal length 16 mm
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Focus motor Tamron PZD
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Length 100 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Weight 0.5 kg