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

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Product Highlights

  • F Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 to 22
  • Three Aspherical & 2 ED Elements
  • Super Integrated Coating
  • Silent Wave Motor AF System
  • Nikon VR II Image Stabilization
  • Internal Focus; Manual Focus Override
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 18"
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • Filter Diameter: 77mm
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The AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens from Nikon is an FX format lens that is also compatible with DX-format DSLR cameras. The lens features a broad zoom range from wide-angle to super telephoto perspectives, and it close-focuses down to 18" at every focal length.

The VR II image stabilization compensates for camera shake providing up to 3.5 shutter speeds stops of shake control to enable handheld shooting in dim light and at telephoto focal lengths. The Silent Wave Motor autofocus system provides smooth and quiet AF action which is particularly helpful when shooting video. For precise focusing the lens provides an M/A focus mode switch which allows the photographer to quickly change between manual and autofocus modes.

The optical construction includes two extra-low dispersion elements and three aspherical elements which reduce aberrations to provide sharp, color-accurate images throughout the frame. The lens elements have been treated with Nikon's Super Integrated Coating - an optical lens coating process that maximizes light transmission while enhancing clarity and contrast. A rounded 9-blade aperture helps to create pleasing background highlights.

Versatile 10.7x FX-format Zoom Lens
Versatile zoom lens offers a broad focal length range that's perfect for travel, landscapes, portraits, and distant subjects.
Compatible with FX and DX-Format DSLRs
The DX-format DSLR angle of view is equivalent to a 35mm format focal length of 42-450mm.
Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
Vibration Reduction system is engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens. It enables handheld shooting at up to 3.5 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and video capture.
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
Enables fast, accurate, and quiet auto focusing.
Two Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements
Offers superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture setting.
Three Aspherical Lens Elements
Aspherical lens elements virtually eliminate coma and other aberrations, even when shooting wide open.
Internal Focus (IF)
Provides fast and quiet autofocus. It also keeps the front element from rotating, which maintains the position of a polarizer filter or lens hood.
M/A Focus Mode Switch
Enables quick changes between manual and autofocus operation.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare.
Performance
Focal Length 28 - 300mm
Comparable 35mm Equivalent on APS-C Format Focal Length: 42 - 450 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5 - 5.6
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Nikon F
Format Compatibility Nikon FX/35mm Film
Nikon DX
Angle of View 74° - 8° 10'
DX Picture Angle: 53° - 5° 20'
Minimum Focus Distance 1.64' (50 cm)
Magnification 0.32x
Elements/Groups 19/14
Diaphragm Blades 9
Features
Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread Front:77 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.26 x 4.5" (8.28 x 11.43 cm)
Weight 1.76 lb (800 g)

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NikonAF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens
 
4.6

(based on 681 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (454)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (196)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (446)
  • Strong construction (364)
  • Consistent output (349)
  • Durable (303)
  • Easily interchangeable (280)

Cons

  • Heavy (250)
  • Poor in low light (92)
  • Slow focus (31)
  • Lens creep (30)
  • Blurry focus (12)

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (479)
  • Wildlife photos (364)
  • Sports/action (272)
  • Weddings (193)
  • Low light (91)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (310), Semi-pro photographer (214), Pro photographer (83), Casual photographer (35), Photography student (14)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (619), Yes (29)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great for light travels

I bought this lens just for my travel to Aghanistan. The focal range it covers was the best option for me, because I had to take all the shots from inside an armored vehicle...Read complete review

I bought this lens just for my travel to Aghanistan. The focal range it covers was the best option for me, because I had to take all the shots from inside an armored vehicle where I had limited space to move, limited angle to see. Also I didn't have the luxury to stop the car for a photo for safety precautions, so changing lenses were not reasonable either. IQ was not my main priority since the images would already be damaged a little by the thick bullet-proof glass. So I left all my pro lenses home in case of theft. It's been two weeks now and I'm mostly happy with the results.Things to consider: 1. Distortion is much, but better to keep it that way. Trying to fix it in Photoshop makes people look worse.2. Huge vignetting for apertures 7 or less, but it makes portraits better in my opinion.3. Covers huge range, especially for a full-frame. But focal lenghts beyond 200mm are blurry.4. I hear a peculiar static/electric sound when focusing even though the VR is OFF. I'm not sure every copy has the same problem. It doesn't affect images so I keep it but it's the first time I hear an AF-S lens sound so strange.5. Autofocus is fast, but not necessarily accurate everytime, even though I take most of the shots from a car moving 80-100 kms/hour. It's better than what the most people say.6. Images lack microcontrast and rich tones like top quality lenses give. That I expected from this lens. This is what you sacrifice for zoom-coverage and the avarage price.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

All-in-one bliss, but with compromises

Title says it all. If you are looking for one lens to cover just about the full gamut of common focal lengths, this is the lens. Sounds great right? Read on. Read complete review

Title says it all. If you are looking for one lens to cover just about the full gamut of common focal lengths, this is the lens. Sounds great right? Read on.

First off, the lens is built like a tank. It is on par with the construction quality of Nikon pro glass, not sure about the seals, but you could defend yourself with this lens if you needed to! As a consequence of the build quality is the added weight. This is a heavy sucker and when you use 200-300mm it gets LONG and throws off the balance of your camera. Not a deal breaker, but also consider you will get funny looks with the obscene appearance of the lens when at 300mm!

This lens is slow, but in theory this is compensated for by the VR. If low light is your thing, you may want to look somewhere else. Additionally, you will not get those creamy soft out of focus areas like faster primes. Don't forget that the widest aperture is variable too depending on focal length. Image sharpness is pretty good, but not on par with pro level zooms or even a less costly set of primes. Comparing this lens to the fantastic 70-200mm F2.8 VRII is an eye opener. If sports is your thing, save your money and get the latter lens it is that much better. Autofocus while good, may not be fast enough for some sports. I shot soccer at it was good, but not as fast as the 70-200.

Here is the big downside, distortion. Gobs of it. If you use it creatively you might get results you want, but be mindful how you use the lens especially at the wide end or you may be rather dissappointed.

Overall, the lens is best for someone who wants only ONE lens and isn't too overly concerned about IQ, distortion etc. This is not a pro level lens nor one I'd use for critical shoots, but to travel with this may be ideal, but again, don't forget how heavy this sucker is!

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Good walkabout lens with range

By FotoFlash

from TX

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Wide Range

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • General Use One Lens

Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

Add this to a D810 and you will not blow away in a storm and can defend yourself, if need be (weight and sturdy build). Yes, the rig is heavy but that is my preference. Quality is good enough for my purposes. With the camera and the lens, good for fireworks, night time football games, nature, vacation, group photos, etc. I'm happy with my purchase.

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

One Lens- Leave the Rest at Home

By Ron Lykins

from Campbell, CA

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Great Focal Rancge
  • Quiet

Cons

  • Poor In Low Light

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Travel
  • Weddings/Events
  • Wildlife photos

Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

This is a very good all-purpose lens. The 28-300 zoom range means I am ready for just about anything. Works as a macro too due to its close focus ability. Not super fast in low light but adequate for most situations. With my D800, I notice it is not quite as sharp as my fixed standard lenses, 50 1.2, or 135 DC portrait lens or my 200 macro, but for a zoom with this range it borders on amazing. Makes a wonderful travel lens because you can leave the rest behind. I find the focus speed adequate and quiet and the VR works well. I wish it were a little faster but then the front element would need to be much bigger and hence the lens would weigh more. Great at a party or event where you want to get the big scene and also want to get some candid head and shoulder shots. I find this on my camera more than I expected. This and my 50 are my go to lenses. I replaced a prior generation 24-120 and find this lens superior in clarity and range. If you want a full technical review I suggest you see Ken Rockwells review on his website. I like this lens and for the money find it to be a great buy. B&H is my source for top quality equipment at a good price.

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(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great lens

By jimmyd

from South Carolina

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Quiet

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Travel
    • Wildlife photos

    Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

    It is a wonderful lens for everything I do. I purchased this lens last June, and I honestly have taken this off only to put on my 60mm macro. It has surprised me in many ways and my sensor stays much cleaner because the lens stays on so much. Originally I bought it because of a permanent knee injury that requires me to walk with a cane, and that means changing lenses is a job no fun. Now I find there is no reason, at least for me not to have it.

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    5.0

    I would buy this product again

    By dyen

    from huntington beach, ca

    Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

    I use this for travel. Great lens.

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    4.0

    Not perfect...But

    By ctuna

    from Hawaii, New Mexico, Illinois

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization

    Cons

    • Poor In Low Light

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Travel

    Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

    My "on the camera" lens I use on my D600 for travel and general shooting. Great:Focal rangeSharpness when focus is on targetBarrel lock Not so great:Weight Auto-focus performance,(not stellar any time and almost worthless in low light)but that may be camera induced also.Only time I take it off is when I'm shooting models, don't need the extra range, and don't want to wrestle it for 2 hrs of constant shooting.Quality of photos: You have to micro analyze to see the difference between it and a Nikkor prime. Unless you are a pro or extremely attentive to detail you probably won't be able to tell the difference.Yes, for 4x the cost and 3x the weight you can buy pro quality lenses to cover the same range.I'd rather buy more plane tickets. A better piece of glass or a better camera isn't going to make a "pro" out of me so...for me this works just fine.If I had a Sigma or Tamron equivalent maybe I'd be singing a different song.

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    5.0

    Great For General Use

    By Brendan Buschi

    from Milton, DE

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
    • Fast Shutter Speed
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action
      • Travel
      • Wildlife photos

      Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

      I got this lens for general use. I plan to use it outdoors for landscape/nature photography.The lens is easy to use and does the job. It will cover a wide range of shooting situations.For specific tasks I prefer prime lenses.

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      5.0

      My Go To Lens for all occasions

      By Phil

      from Columbia, SC

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Wildlife photos

        Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

        Landscape, nature and wildlife, studio portraiture

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        4.0

        Great all around lens for Travel.

        By Mike

        from South Jersey

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Image Quality
        • Good Image Stabilization

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel

          Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

          I have the D7100 for about a year now and am really pleased with the camera in every aspect. I had the Sigma 18-250 and was pleased with the quality of pictures. I really wanted to upgrade to the D750 but not able at this time. So I went with NIKKOR lens and knowing the later I went with a full frame lens for future FX camera. I noticed the difference immediately and am very pleased. I travel to Europe a few times a year and on my last trip totally enjoyed the results along with the one lens aspect. To help with the weight of it all, I did remove the battery pack and that helped with carrying the camera/lens all day long.

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          4.0

          Very versatile lens

          By Bardo

          from Fairport, NY

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

                Recently purchased Nikon's new D750 full frame camera and needed full frame zoom. (Previously used 28-200 DX lens on a D300). You can't go wrong with this lens - it is very versatile. One caution - lens hood will cause shadows in wide angle shots, especially using the built in flash. Zoom lock is a nice feature over the DX version of the lens.

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                5.0

                Go to All Purpose Lens

                By WilliamC

                from Pleasanton, CA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • Quiet

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Travel
                  • Weddings/Events
                  • Wildlife photos

                  Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

                  Outstanding all purpose lens. Use it daily and only swap it for a wide angle lens when I need to go below 28mm.

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                  5.0

                  Great for when you want to carry only 1

                  By DJA

                  from Park City

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                  • Good Image Quality
                  • Good Image Stabilization
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Good Light
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Sports/Action
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

                    I bought this lens when I sold my D7000 and 18-200 in order to go to fx: D750. Wanted to have an option when I wanted to carry just one lens for vacations, family outings, etc. Very happy with the product. It certainly has its sweet spots but performs MUCH better than the dx equivalent. In order to get the best out of the 18-200 lens you had to be at f8 and be somewhere in the 50-130 focal range. I have been very happy with all images at all f stops and focal ranges. Some of this might be attributed to the fact that the D750 is an AMAZING camera but regardless the finished products are fantastic. With rebates B&H offering it was an easy decision. Glad I made this purchase.

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                    5.0

                    A great combination with the D-750

                    By MAVRICK

                    from IOWA

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                    • Good Image Quality
                    • Good Image Stabilization
                    • Quiet

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Family Photos
                      • Indoors/Low Light
                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Sports/Action
                      • Travel
                      • Video
                      • Weddings/Events
                      • Wildlife photos

                      Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

                      I purchased this fine lens with my D-750.

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                      5.0

                      Versatile Lens

                      By Tom M

                      from Erie, CO

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Good Image Quality
                      • Good Image Stabilization

                      Cons

                      • Tripod Collar

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

                      I purchased this lens to go along with my recent D810 purchase during a Nikon bundle deal that had an instant $ buy and save rebate applied to the lens. I'm a Canon user but test driving the D810 and have a small but quality collection of Nikkor lenses. Most of my photography is landscape based so I dont have a need for a fast lens but I do like the flexiability of the 10x zoom range for hiking and travel. I was hesitant to buy a 'do it all' lens like this but have been pleased with the range and quality of the images on the D810's demanding sensor. My other Nikkor's are gold ring and I have a bag full of Canon L glass so I have lot's of high quality glass to compare this lens too. While there is some barrel distortion and pin cushioning the Adobe ACR profiles correct this. Sharpness is excellent through the range and when shooting between F8 and F11. While I originally planned on buying the over priced (IMO) 70-200 F4 VR, this lens is $ cheaper, more versatile and for my kind of photography on a tripod between F8 and F11 I doubt one could see little if any difference in comparisons. If you understand the limitations inherent in a lens like this, have good technique, use it mostly from a tripod with cable release, shoot RAW files and can utilize Adobe Camera Raw lens profiles to easily correct some distortion and pin cushioning then this lens is a great addition to a landscape or travel kit.

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                      5.0

                      IF YOU ONLY GET ONE LENS!!

                      By nikel

                      from Colorado:)

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Good Image Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

                          This is the lens to get- very sharp and great reach as well as bokeh for macro working distance- the adventure is the fun!!

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                          (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Best lens for your money...

                          By Rodney Som

                          from Baltimore, MD

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Output
                          • Durable
                          • Easily Interchangeable
                          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                          • Lightweight
                          • Nice Bokeh
                          • Rugged
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                          • Lens Creep
                          • Poor in Low Light
                          • Slow Focus

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Macro Photography
                          • Weddings/Events
                          • Wildlife Photos

                          Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

                          I've bought this lens from B&H in October 2011; I've been in love with this lens since. I"ve used variety...from portraits to weddings, from studio to on-location. If you want to have quality and saturation, you'll shot at f8; so this is perfect for my application.

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                          4.0

                          Quite Surprised

                          By BoDonald

                          from Chicago IL.

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easily Interchangeable
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                          • Gets Kinda Dark At Full Z

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Sports/Action
                          • Weddings/Events

                          Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

                          I heard mixed reviews about this lens but after buying I was quite pleased with it's performance. Sure is has some distortion but its easily corrected in LR. I like the feel and zoom range. Good for event photographers.

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                          5.0

                          Completely satisfied

                          By Frank

                          from Fairfax, VA

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                          • Nice Bokeh
                          • Sharpness
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                          • Heavy

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Wildlife Photos

                          Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

                          This lens is everything you need, micro, zoom, portrait, landscape. For those who start I recommend you go with this lens before spending more money on special expensive lens I wish I bought this lens five years ago when I got my first D300 which was bundled with 18-200mm lens. Unfortunately this lens was made around 2010. You cannot go wrong with this lens specially those who travel a lot. One size fits all.

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                          5.0

                          Great all in one lens....

                          By Jim

                          from Frederick , MD

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Output
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Weddings/Events

                            Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

                            Again a great all in one lens, will be the lens I leave on the camera most of the time.

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                            5.0

                            If you can only pick one...

                            By OzarkImageWorks

                            from NW Arkansas

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                                  Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

                                  Five stars, based on the notion that if I can only take a single FX lens with me, this is a fine solution. As a class, I dislike variable aperture zoom lenses. There are good reasons they cost less than their fixed aperture kin.The AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G is an exceptional case. The combination of excellent optics, image stabilization, tremendous zoom range make a compelling argument in favor of the product. It's relatively lightweight, and the 77mm filter size provides access to a broad range of front-end elements. Combination of these features make it a great "only one in the bag" lens, suitable for everything from interior shots to landscapes to outdoor moving targets.

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                                  5.0

                                  Best Travel Lens

                                  By barb

                                  from Boston Heights, Ohio

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Consistent Output
                                  • Durable
                                  • Easily Interchangeable
                                  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                                  • Nice Bokeh
                                  • Rugged
                                  • Strong Construction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Landscape/Scenery

                                    Comments about Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens:

                                    A cruise was recently in my travel plans and I was in a quandary over what lens to take. I have a 70-200 but way too heavy. A 24-70 but not enough zoom. I decided to purchase the 28-300 and it was definitely the right choice. My photos are sharp and the zoom worked for ship or tour bus to shore. Definitely recommend for one lens travel.

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                                    Hoods & Covers

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                                    LensCoat - Hoodie Lens Hood Cover (Medium, Black)
                                    • You Pay: $13.75
                                     
                                    LensCoat - Hoodie Lens Hood Cover (Medium, Realtree Max4 HD)
                                    • You Pay: $18.75
                                     

                                    Cases & Wraps

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                                    Pearstone - Onyx 10 Lens Case
                                    • You Pay: $11.99
                                     

                                    Protection/Camouflage

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                                    LensCoat - Lens Cover for the Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF Lens (Black)
                                    • You Pay: $74.95
                                     
                                    LensCoat - Lens Cover for the Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF Lens (Realtree Max4)
                                    • You Pay: $84.95
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                                    Lens Mount Caps

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                                    Sensei - 77mm Clip-On Lens Cap
                                    • You Pay: $3.95
                                     

                                    Extension Tubes

                                    Vello - Auto Extension Tube Set for Nikon
                                    • You Pay: $79.95
                                     
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