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Nikon D5100 Wide angle lenses

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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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Zoom range 3.1x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Weight 265 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Max focal length 55 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

"This is a very versatile lens, it has a great focal range making it useful for most situations. There are certainty faster lenses but at this price point, you are getting a good VR lens with a respectable range, and acceptable image quality with automatic and manual focus adjustment ring."

 
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Nikon VR
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Zoom range 5.8x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Weight n/a
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Max focal length 105 mm
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Auto focus Yes
#3

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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Weight 0.6 kg
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Auto focus Yes
#4

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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Nikon VR
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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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Weight 490 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Max focal length 140 mm
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Auto focus Yes
#5

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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Great telephoto lens
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270 mm
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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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Weight 450 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Max focal length 270 mm
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Auto focus Yes
#6

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Nikon-f

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Nikon-f

"The OS works excellent. Clear at even 200mm and nice bokeh."

 
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Fixed aperture
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The same 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 Sigma OS
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Min focal length 17 mm
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Auto focus Yes
#7

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II DX

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II DX
 
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Nikon VR II
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Zoom range 3.1x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR II
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Weight 195 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Max focal length 55 mm
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Auto focus Yes
#8

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon-f

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon-f

"Very sharp lens. It's durable, has great contrast and is just a solid lens"

 
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The same aperture at all focal lengths
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Zoom range 1.5x
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Aperture f/2.8
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Min focal length 11 mm
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Max focal length 16 mm
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Auto focus Yes
#9

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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300 mm
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Zoom range 18.8x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Weight 0.5 kg
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 16 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Auto focus Yes
#10

Nikon Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX

"Smooth operating lens- just what I expected and hoped for."

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Zoom range 3.1x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 205 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Max focal length 55 mm
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Auto focus Yes