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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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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Length 123 mm
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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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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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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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Length 79 mm
#3

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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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4
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Image stabilization None
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Length 119 mm
#4

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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Zoom range 3.6x
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Aperture f/4
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Length 100 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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Focus motor Generic motor
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Length 117 mm
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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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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4.5
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Length n/a
#7

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 ."

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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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Focus motor Tamron USD
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Length n/a
#8

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

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

"The lens is fast and sharp. A real joy to use."

 
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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 None
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Min focal length 24 mm
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Max focal length 70 mm
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Length 133 mm
#9

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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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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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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Length 96 mm
#10

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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Zoom range 15x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Focus motor Tamron PZD
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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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Length 96 mm