Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens

BH #NI1830035AFS • MFR #2196
Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/DX Format
  • 27-450mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 to f/32
  • Three Aspherical and Three ED Elements
A true one-lens solution, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR from Nikon is a 27-450mm equivalent zoom designed for DX-format cameras. Spanning wide-angle to super telephoto, this handy lens is well-suited to walk-around photo and video applications. Its optical design features both aspherical and extra-low dispersion glass, which help to reduce a variety of aberrations and distortions throughout the zoom range in order to produce notable sharpness and clarity. A Super Integrated Coating is featured, too, and cuts flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color saturation.
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Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6 Overview

A true one-lens solution, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR from Nikon is a 27-450mm equivalent zoom designed for DX-format cameras. Spanning wide-angle to super telephoto, this handy lens is well-suited to walk-around photo and video applications. Its optical design features both aspherical and extra-low dispersion glass, which help to reduce a variety of aberrations and distortions throughout the zoom range in order to produce notable sharpness and clarity. A Super Integrated Coating is featured, too, and cuts flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color saturation.

Benefitting handling with such a long zoom range is VR II image stabilization, which compensates for up to 3.5 stops of camera shake to help realize sharp imagery when shooting handheld. A Silent Wave Motor is also used to provide fast and precise autofocus performance, along with full-time manual focus override.

All-in-one zoom spans wide-angle to telephoto focal lengths and is designed for Nikon F-mount DX-format cameras, where it provides a 27-450mm equivalent range.
Three aspherical elements are used to reduce spherical aberrations and distortion in order to realize sharp imagery with accurate rendering.
Three extra-low dispersion elements greatly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to produce greater clarity and color accuracy.
A Super Integrated Coating has been applied to individual elements to suppress internal reflections, flare, and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy when working in strong lighting conditions.
Silent Wave Motor affords quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override. An internal focusing design is also used, where only the internal lens groups are moved during focusing, to maintain the overall length of the lens during use and to promote faster focusing speeds.
VR II (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake by 3.5 stops to benefit shooting handheld in difficult lighting conditions.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
UPC: 018208021963

Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6 Specs

Performance
Lens MountNikon F
Angle of View76° to 5° 20'
Minimum Focus Distance1.48' / 45 cm
Maximum Magnification0.32x
Optical Design19 Elements in 14 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Features
Image StabilizationYes
Physical
Dimensions (ø x L)3.27 x 4.72" / 83 x 120 mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.6 x 5.2 x 5"
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Hi--that's an older version of this lens: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1045736-REG/nikon_2216_af_s_dx_18_300mm_f_3_5_5_6g.html
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What is the difference between the 18-300 and Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens?
Asked by: Jackie R.
Both are the single lens you can bring on a trip. Excellent proximity shots and excellent far away shots. It is also true that the 18-300 is designed for crop-sensor cameras and the 28-300 for full-frame sensors. I bought the 18-300 because it had slightly better focusing at the 300 end of the range (far away).
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Asked by: Jackie R.
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Asked by: Alex L.
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Date published: 2018-08-28

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I was wondering how this Nikkor 18-300mm lens is for night photography in the city? And what about out in the country away from the lights of the city? Thank You.
Asked by: peter cologgi
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I saw the 2014 responses. Does it still come with 2 lens hoods?
Asked by: Chris W.
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