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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"

 
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Nikon VR
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Aperture f/4.5
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.5 kg
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 5.5x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Nikon Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX

"Focusing to 9" (film plane) it meets my needs perfectly. Vibration reduction is a definite plus as I do not like dealing with a tripod but shoot most of my photos "hand-held.""

 
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Aperture f/3.5
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 265 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 3.1x
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Max focal length 55 mm
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

"This is a very versatile lens, it has a great focal range making it useful for most situations. There are certainty faster lenses but at this price point, you are getting a good VR lens with a respectable range, and acceptable image quality with automatic and manual focus adjustment ring."

 
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Aperture f/3.5
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight n/a
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 5.8x
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Max focal length 105 mm
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Min focal length 18 mm
#4

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

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

"I love the crispness and clarity in the pictures."

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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Weight 435 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
#5

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

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

"I recently took a trip up and down the coast of California and took only this one lens...it worked perfectly! I could not have been happier with the results."

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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Nikon Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

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

"This lens is light weight, easy to remove from camera and very easy to focus. I used jut this and my 18mm-55mm lenses. I would enthusiastically reccomend to a friend."

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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor None
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Weight 425 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
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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

"Very good len, with good zooming capably, perfect for up close shots...self cleaning len"

 
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 335 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 3.6x
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Min focal length 55 mm
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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"

 
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Aperture f/4.5
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.7 kg
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
#9

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."

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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Tamron USD
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
#10

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

"All around amazing lens. Sturdy build, and very crisp images. Everyday lens."

 
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The same aperture at all focal lengths
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Aperture f/2.8
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 1.5 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm