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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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Zoom range 5.5x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Aperture f/4.5
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Length 122 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.5 kg
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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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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Aperture f/4.5
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Length 142 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.7 kg
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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." bhphotovideo.com

 
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More advanced image stabilization
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Nikon VR II
 
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Great zoom range
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11.1x
 
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Wide angle lens
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18 mm
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Zoom range 11.1x
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Image stabilization Nikon VR II
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Length 97 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.6 kg
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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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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Aperture f/4
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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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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." bhphotovideo.com

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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Length 117 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Weight 435 g
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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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Wide angle lens
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18 mm
 
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Quite short
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99 mm
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Zoom range 16.7x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Length 99 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.6 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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Great zoom range
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18.8x
 
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16 mm
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Zoom range 18.8x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Min focal length 16 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Length 100 mm
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Focus motor Tamron PZD
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Weight 0.5 kg
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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

"This is a great walk-around lens if you're looking to travel light with a camera and one lens. Sharp and crisp." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Great zoom range
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10.7x
 
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Wide angle lens
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28 mm
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Zoom range 10.7x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Min focal length 28 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Length 114 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.8 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

"There are two things that impressed me as soon as I started to use it. It's sharpness is great at all focal lenghts and all apertures all the way to F16 ." bhphotovideo.com

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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Length 150 mm
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Focus motor Tamron USD
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Weight 0.8 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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Quite short
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84 mm
 
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Wide angle lens
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18 mm
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Zoom range 11.1x
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Length 84 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Weight 398 g