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Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX ED (VR) Vibration Reduction Zoom Lens - U.S.A. Warranty

SKU: NK1685VRU MFR: 2178
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About the Nikon 16-85mm

The Compact, 5.3x wide-angle-to-medium telephoto zoom lens is ideal for a broad range of shooting situations from interiors and landscapes to beautiful portraits. Optical design optimized for use with Nikon DX-format digital SLRs for superior performance. Vibration Reduction (VRII) Image Stabilization minimizes the effects of camera shake, allowing handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper images. Two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements offer superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration.

The Nikon 16-85mm is commonly used for Everyday, General purpose, Home, Landscape/scenery, Landscape photography, Night photography, Portraits, Studio, Travel, Upgrade and more.The Nikon 16-85mm is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Enthusiast, Photo enthusiast, Semi-professional among others.The Nikon 16-85mm is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Nikon 16-85mm: Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Easy to use, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Reliable, Rugged, Sharp and Strong construction.

Nikon 16-85mm Includes

  • 67mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-67
  • Rear Lens Cap LF-1
  • Bayonet Hood HB-39
  • Flexible Lens Pouch CL-1015
  • Nikon 5 Year USA Warranty (1 Year International + 4 Year USA Extension)

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Fast / accurate auto-focus (43) , Durable (35) , Easy to use (24) , Reliable (24) , Lightweight (21) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (13) , Consistent output (13) , Strong construction (12) , Rugged (11) , Easily interchangeable (10) , Consistent output (8) , Easily interchangeable (8) , Strong construction (8) , Lightweight (7) , Rugged (7) , Sharp (6) , Durable (5)
Cons:
Heavy (4)
Best Uses:
Landscape photography (43) , Travel (38) , Everyday (29) , Portraits (26) , General purpose (17) , Home (14) , Landscape/scenery (10) , Landscape/scenery (7) , Night photography (6) , Studio (5) , Upgrade (5) , Weddings (4) , Low light (3) , Wildlife photos (3) , Sports/action (3) , Weddings (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Enthusiast (39) , Semi-professional (13) , Photo enthusiast (8) , Photo enthusiast (4) , Professional (3) , Semi-professional (2) , Semi-pro photographer (2) , Casual photographer (1) , Photography student (1) , Semi-pro photographer (1) , Casual user (1)

Nikon 16-85mm Features

  • Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables accurate, high-speed and quiet autofocus operation
  • Three aspherical lens elements virtually eliminate coma and other types of lens aberration even when used at the widest aperture
  • Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) offers superior color performance and substantially reduced ghosting and flare
  • Close focusing distance to 1.3 feet throughout the entire zoom range
  • Rounded 7-blade diaphragm for more natural appearance of out-of-focus image elements
  • Picture angle equivalent to focal length of 24-127.5mm (in 35mm format)

Nikon 16-85mm Specifications

Focal length 16-85mm
Format Compatibility Nikon DX
FX in DX Crop Mode
Note: DX lenses are not recommended for use with "full-frame" digital or 35mm film SLR cameras
Camera Mount Type Nikon F
Maximum aperture f/3.5-5.6
Minimum aperture f/22-36
Lens construction 17 elements in 11 groups (with two ED glass elements, three aspherical lenses)
Picture angle 83° - 18° 50'
Closest focus distance 0.38 m/1.3 ft. (throughout the entire zoom range)
Maximum reproduction ratio 1/4.6
Number of diaphragm blades 7 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size 67mm
Diameter x length Approximately 2.8 x 3.4 inches (72 x 85mm)
Weight Approximately 17.1 oz. (485g)
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