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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 focus motor
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Silent and fast
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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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Max focal length 140 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 97 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 490 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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More advanced image stabilization
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Nikon VR
 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
 
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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/4.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 142 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 0.7 kg
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Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

"Perfect photos at 65 mph at f8 @1/800! This lens lets in lots of light so I can use a fast shutter and get absolutely no blur at highway speeds." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.8
 
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Quite short
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38 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Aperture f/1.8
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor None
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Length 38 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Weight 156 g
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G
 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.8
 
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Silent focus motor
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Silent and fast
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Zoom range 1x
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Aperture f/1.8
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 53 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Weight 187 g
#5

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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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
 
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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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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Length 117 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 435 g
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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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More advanced image stabilization
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Nikon VR
 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
 
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Silent focus motor
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Silent and fast
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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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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 122 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 0.5 kg
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

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

"I've owned this lens for two weeks and couldn't be happier. I've shot images of dogs running full speed and the focus keeps up with them. I've also shot some humans at 150mm @1/30th sec. and they are as sharp as could be. I am 100% happy with this lens." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Nikon VR II
 
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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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Zoom range 2.9x
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Aperture f/2.8
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Image stabilization Nikon VR II
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 206 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Weight 1.5 kg
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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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Great zoom range
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16.7x
 
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More advanced image stabilization
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Nikon VR
 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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Zoom range 16.7x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 99 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F

"Lightweight, easy to use & it's so wonderful to use one lens & not have to switch back from one lens to another & miss a photo op!" bhphotovideo.com

 
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Great zoom range
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11.1x
 
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Silent focus motor
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Silent and fast
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Zoom range 11.1x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Length 84 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 398 g
#10

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon F

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon F
 
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Fixed aperture
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The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Aperture f/2.8
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Focus motor Tamron USD
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Length 188 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Weight 1.5 kg