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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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300 mm
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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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Weight 0.5 kg
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 5.5x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 55 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

"Considering the zoom range and the VR, this lens qualifies as a superb value for DX owners."

 
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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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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 265 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 3.1x
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Max focal length 55 mm
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Min focal length 18 mm
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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

"I keep this lens on my camera almost all of the time. This lens is great with such a wide range of zoom, so there is no real need to change lenses. It is lightweight and has quiet operation. The VR wasn't a huge selling factor for me, and I find that I don't use it hardly ever. All around, this lens is great and I recommend it!"

 
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Aperture f/3.5
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight n/a
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 5.8x
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Max focal length 105 mm
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Min focal length 18 mm
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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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300 mm
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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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Weight 435 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
#5

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Nikon-f

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Nikon-f

"I recently took a trip up and down the coast of California and took only this one lens...it worked perfectly! I could not have been happier with the results."

 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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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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Weight 0.6 kg
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
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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

"This lens is light weight and produces good clean images."

 
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Nikon VR
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 335 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 3.6x
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Min focal length 55 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

"This is a great zoom lens that raises the bar on the 70 - 200mm at the refurb price"

 
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300 mm
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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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Weight 0.7 kg
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Nikon Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Nikon Nikkor  70-300mm f/4-5.6G

"This lens is light weight, easy to remove from camera and very easy to focus. I used jut this and my 18mm-55mm lenses. I would enthusiastically reccomend to a friend."

 
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300 mm
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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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Weight 425 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
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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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300 mm
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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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Weight 0.8 kg
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm
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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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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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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 1.5 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Min focal length 70 mm