Nikon 70-300mm f/4-5.6G
AF Nikkor Lens
If you can live with an f11
aperture for superb quality, the 300mm
focal length, should work for you. A better label would be for Nikon call this lens an f4-5.6, but a f5.6-f8, and the setting should not provide for any larger apertures (set your camera to f/11 in aperture priority when you shoot with this lens). Furthermore, in
low light it It is awfully slow to
focus, if it focuses at all (fireworks are the worst); in poor lighting you should manual focus.
A condensed feather weight lens, this is a 4.3x AF lens that
zooms and is perfect for
portrait photography and
(Not ED Series, Not VR)
If your principal intention is to shoot images in low light environments such as
weddings, then buy the 70-200mm f/2.8 VR or 80-200mm f/2.8 in its place. If you require a low light, fast lens, this is not the one.
Like everything else on this lens the mount is plastic, I'd say it's not the
most robust lens in the Nikkor lineup
• Lightweight 4.3X telephoto zoom lens for SLR's that set aperture from Command Dial
AF-S Autofocus lens featuring a Silent wave,
coreless, integrated, focus motor (unwrapped in 1996). Basically an
updated AF-I Autofocus-Silent sporting a "Silent Wave Motor" (ultrasonic) to
focus near silently and fast.
D- Distance. Denoted after the f-number.
It signifies the lens has the capacity to use
Nikon's 3D Matrix Metering
on camera bodies where it is supported.
DX - NIKKOR - Compact and lightweight
Nikon DX lenses feature a lesser image circle and are specifically created and
optimized for the Nikon D-series, digital SLR camera bodies. An ideal option for
photographers and enthusiasts who require shooting of expansive landscapes with
Nikon DX DSLR
Two ED- (Extra-low Dispersion Glass Elements)
a necessary element of the Nikon telephoto lens Nikon engineered Extra-low
Dispersion optical glass to facilitate the manufacture of lenses that provide
superior color correction and sharpness by diminishing chromatic aberrations
The leading factor setting the Nikon
FX apart from other sensors is the large size of the pixels, which allows
for more light collection.
• G - labeled after the f-number.
A G-lens contains no aperture ring, therefore aperture may only be
electronically controlled by the camera and only autofocus camera bodies
featuring function dials have the capacity to control G lenses
• RD- Rounded 9 Blade Diaphragm
Soft-focus images of point light resources create accepted polygonal shapes that
mirror the form of the cavity produced by the diaphragm blades.
• Lens CaseCL-S4
• Lens HoodHB-26
• Supplied AccessoriesHB-26 Hood
• 62mm lens cap
• Rear lens cap
*Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area.