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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."

 
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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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Min focal length 55 mm
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Zoom range 5.5x
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Weight 0.5 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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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."

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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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Min focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Weight 435 g
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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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."

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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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Min focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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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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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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Min focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Weight 0.7 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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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."

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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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Min focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Weight 425 g
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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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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Nikon VR
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Zoom range 3.6x
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Weight 335 g
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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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."

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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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Min focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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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 is a great lens for all situations. I like the convenience of not swapping out lenses when traveling and it takes great indoor photos without a flash."

 
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Nikon VR II
 
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Great zoom range
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11.1x
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Image stabilization Nikon VR II
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Aperture f/3.5
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Zoom range 11.1x
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Nikon Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED AF-S DX

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

"This is a great lens for the price. I have had it twice now and just love it. It is easy to use and works smoothly. Great for an amateur photographer."

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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Zoom range 3.6x
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Weight 255 g
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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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!"

 
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Great zoom range
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11.1x
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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/3.5
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Zoom range 11.1x
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Weight 398 g
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Auto focus Yes