Nikon AF-S 28-300mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens

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Nikon AF-S 28-300mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is a full-frame super zoom lens for the Nikon F mount. Inspired by the success of the AF-S DX 18-200mm VR among owners of DX bodies, this is Nikons first FX lens with a 10.7x zoom range. Packed with Nikon goodies like a Silent Wave Motor (SWM), Vibration Reduction (VR), Super Integrated Coating (SIC) as well as an optical formula that includes two ED and three aspherical lens elements. In terms of features, the Nikon 28-300mm VR has quite a lot to offer. It has an internal focus (IF) mechanism and a Silent Wave Motor, allowing you to use manual focus even when you are in auto-focus mode (denoted with the usual M/A sign on the lens barrel). It also features two forms of Vibration Reduction (VR), Normal and Active. Normal VR compensates for rapid and small vibrations resulting from shaky hands, but ignores slow and wide movements to permit you to use e.g. the focus-recompose technique or panning. Active VR tries to compensate for every movement, fast and slow, large and small, and is therefore improved if you are shooting from e.g. a moving vehicle.

Versatile zoom lens offers a broad focal length range that's perfect for travel, landscapes, portraits and distant subjects. Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and video capture. Offers superior sharpness and colour correction by efficiently minimizing chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture settings.


Nikon AF-S 28-300mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens

Features:

Versatile zoom lens offers a broad focal length range that's perfect for travel, landscapes, portraits and distant subjects
Virtually eliminates coma and other aberrations, even at wide apertures
Enables quick changes between manual and autofocus operation
Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior colour consistency and reduced flare
DX-format D-SLR angle of view is equivalent to a focal length of 42-450mm in FX/35mm format
Offers superior sharpness and colour correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture settings
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) - Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus
Zoom Lock Switch - Secures the lens barrel at its minimum

Specifications:

Mount Type: Nikon F-Bayonet
F stop range: 3.5 - 22
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format): Maximum 53 / Minimum 5 20'
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format): Maximum 74 / Minimum 8 10'
Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 0.32x
Construction: 19 Groups / 14 Elements
Compatible Format(s): FX - DX - FX in DX Crop Mode - 35mm Film
Diaphragm Blades: 9
Distance Information: Yes
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image: Yes
Super Integrated Coating: Yes
Autofocus: Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor): Yes
Internal Focusing: Yes
Closest Focusing Distance: 1.6 ft. (0.5m) throughout entire zoom range
ED Glass (Elements): 2
Aspherical (Elements): 3
Filter Size: 77mm
Dimensions (Diameter x Length): Approx: 3.26x4.5 in. / 83x114.5mm
Lens Case: CL-1120
Lens Hood: HB-50
Weight (Approx.): 28.2 oz. (800g)

Kit Contents
Nikon HB-50 Bayonet Lens Hood
Nikon Lens cap LC-77
Nikon rear Lens Cap - LF-1
Nikon CL-1120 Ballistic Nylon Soft Lens Case
Instruction / User Manual

About Nikon Lenses

Nikon is the only company in the world that manufactures their imaging products all the way from glass manufacturing to finished products. The spirit and technology to freely maneuver light are deeply embedded in Nikon's products. Nikkor is a lens brand for cameras that symbolizes the sprit of Nikon.
The design concept of Nikkor such as: "100 year quality" achieved through the fusion of traditional craftsmanship with the latest technology; lenses of such quality that they are considered works of art reflecting the unique craftsmanship of the master lens makers; High image quality unique to Nikon that is both sharp and expressive; Styling so beautiful it brings a joy of ownership without sacrificing usability.
The highly expected Nikon VR Lenses are professional-grade lenses that is specifically designed for portraits, studio and wedding photographers who need an ultra-fast, quality lenses with a large aperture for low-light circumstances. VR technology remove image blur caused by camera wobble, mainly when shooting in low-light conditions, permitting photographers to use shutter speeds up to three stops slower than they would normally use to obtain sharp, well exposed images.
Prime lenses, are smaller, lighter and more compact than zoom lenses and tend to be faster, offering wide apertures of f/2.8, f/1.8 or even f/1.4. The large apertures let in more light, which benefits the photographer in a number of ways.
Nikon Macro lenses ensure superior optical performance even at close distances that allows you to you take photographs that are 1:2 or 1:1 reproduction, which is life size to life size respectively without the need for any additional accessories. It has both AF (Auto-focus) and MF (manual focus) mechanism. Nikon Macro lenses features IF "Internal Focusing" mechanism for quiet and smooth Auto Focus, yet the length of the Lens doesn't change during AF.
Nikon's Micro-NIKKOR lenses are designed to perform their best from infinity all the way down to their closest focusing distances. Moving in extremely close to the subject using a Micro-NIKKOR lens lets you to fill the entire frame with your subject, allowing you to expand your artistic vision.
Nikon Zoom lenses offers high-performance features in a solid body. Additionally they possess the shortest closest-focusing distance in its class - 0.33m throughout the entire zoom range. Nikon Zoom lenses are perfect for photojournalism and other all-purpose photographic needs.
These elements convey an "authentic ambience" to its owner, and are passed from yesterday to today, and from today to tomorrow, with the aim of bringing greater joy of visual expression to people who take photos.

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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 30 December, 2010.