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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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Zoom range 5.5x
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Length 123 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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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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Zoom range 4.3x
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Length 119 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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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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Nikon VR
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Aperture f/3.5
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Zoom range 3.1x
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Length 79 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 265 g
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Max focal length 55 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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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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Zoom range 4.3x
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Length n/a
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 0.7 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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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."

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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/4
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Length 117 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 458 g
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
#6

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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Zoom range 3.6x
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Length 100 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 335 g
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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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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Zoom range 4.3x
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Length n/a
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Tamron USD
#8

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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Great zoom range
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15x
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Aperture f/3.5
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Zoom range 15x
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Length 96 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 450 g
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Max focal length 270 mm
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#9

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

"I bought this lens to fill the gap between my 14-24 and 70-200 and have not been disappointed. It is as every bit as good as the other two professional products."

 
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Fixed aperture
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The same aperture at all focal lengths
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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/2.8
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Length 133 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Weight 0.9 kg
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Max focal length 70 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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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."

 
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Nikon VR II
 
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Fixed aperture
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The same aperture at all focal lengths
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Image stabilization Nikon VR II
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Aperture f/2.8
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Zoom range 2.9x
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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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Max focal length 200 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S