Nikon - AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5 -5.6G ED VR Standard Zoom Lens - Black

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28–300mm f/3.5–5.6G ED VR Standard Zoom Lens: This lens lets you photograph a scene from multiple perspectives, whether you aim to capture the expanse of a bridge or the flight of a bird. The minimum focusing distance of 18 inches lets you can zero in close on your subjects. Its lightweight build and versatility make it an excellent lens for travel photography.

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Best Buy Customer Reviews

5
Sharp Images and a Very Usable Range5 Posted by: from: on This lens is used with a new Nikon D750 body and replaces a DX 18-200 lens I used with a retired D7000. I have found it produces very sharp images with no serious distortion. I compared it with a recently purchased FX16-35 Nikkor lens. This lens is as sharp as the wide angle and has less distortion. I have done nice architectural work with it for exteriors and need to see how it does on interiors where the 16-35 will probably do better. The lens is also very nice on group photos and has a wide enough DOF that everyone is in focus. It is heavier than it's DX equivalent but its manageable and it has the lock but doesn't have barrel creep so far. Slightly stiff zoom ring has a sure feel. I am very Happy with this lens and will probably have in mounted on my D750 90%+ of the time.

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5
Good lens5 Posted by: from: on This was a good all purpose lens for my recent trip. I could shoot fairly close up as well as bringing the subject in from a good distance.

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5
very good lens5 Posted by: from: on This lens is good when you need to take only one or two lenses. Some distortion at close to 300 . Also a little distortion at 28 buy it will suffice. A dedicated macro is better but it costs more. Add a fifty mm and you are good to go.

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3
300 mm - expected more out of it!!3 Posted by: from: on Pros: 1. perfect size for a 300 mm. 2. perfect lens considering the range, yo do not have to change lenses. 3. perfect with a tripod Cons: 1. Auto-focus is a bit slow. 2. captures some shake if handheld - when captured at high focal length 3. felt the clarity is much lower than 18-200 mm., had high expectation

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

5
Great all around lens5 Posted by: from: on A wonderful lens for unplanned opportunities. It is slower than prims, yet with most modern full framers you can increase the ISO while taking advantage of its stability system. A good investment for versatility when needed.

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4
Nikon lens4 Posted by: from: on I got this lens because it works great with my camera body. I love how easy it is to use. There's different apertures and is very standard. I would definitely recommend this to another.

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5
Awesome lense5 Posted by: from: Beavercreek on Great lense, Can do sports pics and still close ups without changing lenses.

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5
Very nice general purpose lens5 Posted by: from: Ohio on After I corrected a slight back-focus issue with this lens on my full-frame Nikon D610, I have been able to take some very nice photos. The combination of this lens with the D610 is quite heavy but very useful for a wide variety of photo opportunities. I have been leaving this lens on my D610 for most shooting. The attached photo was taken with the lens extended to its full zoom length and then cropped very tightly in DXO Optics Pro 10. It was one of a number of photos published on an online news service for which I am a regular contributor.

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5
Nikkor 28-300mm Zoom Lense5 Posted by: from: on Excellent addition to any DX or FX format Nikon DSLR camera. Razor sharp images and versatility makes this lense a must for any photo session.

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5
Great do it all lens!5 Posted by: from: on For the price point, this is an excellent lens that you can leave on your body if you're out and walking/on a tour. You should still carry primes or specialty lenses if needed.

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    What's Included

    • Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Standard Zoom Lens
    • Lens cap, rear lens cap
    • Lens hood
    • Owner's manual

    Ratings & Reviews

    Overall Customer Rating:
    97% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (60 out of 62)

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    Product Features

    Compatible with a variety of Nikon DSLR cameras

    Works with any Nikon DX or FX-format DSLR camera with an F-bayonet mount.

    28–300mm focal length

    This versatile zoom lens has a broad range of capabilities, from wide angle to super telephoto. Excellent for capturing wildlife, outdoors sports, landscapes and interiors.

    f/3.5–5.6 aperture

    Performs well in daylight and well-lit interiors, but is less useful for nighttime photography and dimly-lit scenes. Maintains a 5.6 aperture at the telephoto end.

    3.5-Stop optical image stabilization

    Permits utilizing slower shutter speeds (up to 3.5 stops slower) without image blur.

    SWM (Silent Wave Motor) ensures smooth, precise focusing

    Utilizes ultrasound vibrations to focus the lens, resulting in smooth, silent and precise autofocusing.

    ED (Extra-low Dispersion) lens element for superior image quality

    Effectively corrects chromatic aberration for optimum lens performance.

    Aspherical lens corrects aberration

    Precision-ground lens focuses the light rays into a single point to correct aberration and produce high-quality images.

    1.6' minimum focusing distance

    Accommodates 77mm filters

    Accessories included

    Comes with snap-on front lens cap, rear lens cap, bayonet lens hood and soft lens case.

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