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Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED-IF AF-S VR Vibration Reduction Nikkor Lens - U.S.A. Warranty

SKU: NK70300AFVRU MFR: 2161
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About the Nikon 70-300mm

new high-performance 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED-IF AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor lens, featuring a new optical formula and Nikon Vibration Reduction (VRII) this new Zoom Nikkor is capable of producing images with clarity and contrast typically found in lenses costing much more. Comprising many of Nikon's most advanced features such as Nikon ExtraLow Dispersion (ED) glass, Silent Wave Motor (SWM) and enhanced Vibration Reduction (VRII), internal focus (IF), as well as optics perfected for use with both Nikon DX format digital and 35mm filmSLR cameras, the 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED-IF AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor is sure to appeal to a broad spectrum of Nikon photographers.

The Nikon 70-300mm is commonly used for Fun, General purpose, Landscape/scenery, Landscape photography, Landscapes, Macro photography, Night photography, Photojournalism, Portraits, Professional work, Shooting outdoors, Special effects, Sports/action, Travel, Upgrade, Weddings, Wildlife, Wildlife photos and more.The Nikon 70-300mm is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Beginner, Casual photographer, Casual user, Enthusiast, Parent, Photo enthusiast, Semi-professional, Semi-pro photographer, Technically challenged, Tech savvy among others.The Nikon 70-300mm is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Nikon 70-300mm: Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Easily mounted, Easy to clean, Easy to use, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Improves picture quality, Lightweight, Nice bokeh, Quiet, Rugged, Simple controls and Strong construction.

Nikon 70-300mm Includes

  • LC-67 Snap-on Front Lens Cap
  • LF-1 Rear Lens Cap
  • HB-36 Lens Hood
  • CL-1022 Soft Lens Case
  • 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 (193) , Consistent output (125) , Easily interchangeable (125) , Durable (97) , Strong construction (91) , Lightweight (55) , Rugged (54) , Nice bokeh (29) , Easy to clean (12) , Easy to use (12) , Improves picture quality (11) , Easily mounted (7) , Simple controls (6) , Quiet (5) , Compact (3)
Cons:
Heavy (52) , Poor in low light (16) , Slow focus (9) , Lens creep (3) , Weak casing (3)
Best Uses:
Sports/action (121) , Wildlife (73) , Wildlife photos (71) , General purpose (62) , Landscape/scenery (57) , Landscape photography (19) , Upgrade (19) , Weddings (14) , Shooting outdoors (13) , Travel (13) , Night photography (11) , Portraits (10) , Special effects (10) , Macro photography (9) , Professional work (6) , Photojournalism (5) , Fun (4) , Landscapes (4) , Close up filming (3) , Video (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Enthusiast (87) , Photo enthusiast (65) , Semi-pro photographer (19) , Casual photographer (15) , Semi-professional (7) , Casual user (6) , Tech savvy (6) , Beginner (4) , Parent (4) , Technically challenged (4) , Professional (3) , Pro photographer (2) , Birder (1) , Enthusiast hobby (1) , Photography student (1) , Semi pro (1) , Semi-pro (1) , Wildlife (1)

Nikon 70-300mm Features

  • Nikon's exclusive VRII technology minimizes the effects of camera shake, allowing photographers to shoot hand-held at as many as 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise bepossible, assuring dramatically sharper images in challenging shooting conditions. Normal and Active VR modes are available.
  • Construction features 17 elements in 12 groups with two ED glass elements to minimize chromatic aberration throughout the entire zoom range while ensuring high resolution and contrast.
  • A nine-blade rounded diaphragm opening makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural.
  • The Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables fast and quiet autofocusing and smoothswitching between autofocus and manual operation. Two focus modes are available ? M/A and M.
  • The added compactness and constant lens length provided by an Internal Focus (IF) design means improved handling characteristics and the elimination of the rotation of the front lens element, facilitating the use of circular polarizing filters.
  • Picture angle is 34°20' - 8°10' with 35mm SLRs and 22°50' - 5°20' with Nikon DX format SLRs. (When used on a Nikon DX-format DSLR, the effective picture angle is similar to that of a 105-450mm lens on a 35mm film SLR.)

Nikon 70-300mm Specifications

Construction 12 Groups/ 17 Elements (1 ED)
Format Compatibility Nikon FX/35mm Film / Nikon DX
Angle of view 34° 20'-8° 10'
F stop range 4.5-5.6
Closest Focusing Distance 4.9 ft.
Filter Size 67mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 3.1 x 5.6 in.
Weight 36.3 oz.
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