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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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Zoom range 5.5x
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Aperture f/4.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Length 123 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 55 mm
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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

"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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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4
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Image stabilization None
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Length 119 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
#3

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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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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Length n/a
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.7 kg
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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

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

 
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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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Length 100 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 335 g
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Min focal length 55 mm
#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."

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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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Length 117 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Weight 458 g
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
#6

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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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Length n/a
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Focus motor Tamron USD
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Weight 0.8 kg
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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 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

"This lens covers almost everything you could need for shooting DX photos in daylight. Carry this and a low-light lens, and you're set, nothing else necessary in the bag."

 
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Nikon VR II
 
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Great zoom range
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11.1x
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Zoom range 11.1x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR II
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Length 96 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Nikon-f

Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Nikon-f
 
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15x
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Zoom range 15x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Length 96 mm
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Focus motor Tamron PZD
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Weight 450 g
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Max focal length 270 mm
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Nikon Nikkor VR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED

Nikon Nikkor VR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED

"Been using the lens to take picture on my Whale wathing boat trip and this was an extraordinary experience what an exelent contrast."

 
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Zoom range 5x
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Aperture f/4.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Length 170 mm
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Focus motor None
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Weight 1.3 kg
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Max focal length 400 mm
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Min focal length 80 mm
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

"AF is fast, it tracks well, VR works great, images are sharp with good color and contrast, zoom ranges is great for FX"

 
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Zoom range 10.7x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Length 115 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 28 mm